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650774

"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...

Item #650774

June 17, 1852

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, June 17, 1852



* Extremely rare publication



We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who esc
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675239

The first convention of clubs: the birth of organized baseball...

Item #675239

January 23, 1857

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857 



* Birth of organized baseball

* First convention of clubs




The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printed the day after the event happened!

The second column has an article headed: "Our National Sports" with subheads: "The Game of Base Ball--Convention of the Various Clubs Of the Ci... See More  

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$1,375.00
679511

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #679511

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel" "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue" and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black.

It is quite unusual to find front page menti... See More  

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$825.00
674389

Full text of the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #674389

October 31, 1803

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, October 31, 1803  The complete text of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, with both conventions, is found on page 2. It is prefaced with an article headed: "Louisiana Treaty!" noting in part: "Yesterday...the Senate ratified the Louisiana Treaty, 24 votes in the affirmative and seven in the negative...We congratulate our fellow citizens on the pro... See More  

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$640.00
679456

Handsome Revolutionary War newspaper with war content...

Item #679456

April 04, 1780

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 4, 1780  This issue has one of the more decorative mastheads of the colonial era with exceeding ornate filigree work around the lettering, plus an engraving of a 3 masted ship.

The front page has an extract of a letter from Lord George Germaine to Major General Howe which concerns the exchange of prisoners with the Americans.... See More  

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646966

The election of Washington as the first President, and so much more...

Item #646966
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789  A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of Congress", the first headed: "Brief Sketch of the Most Interesting of the Proceedings... See More  

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667086

Formation of the Mormon Church...

Item #667086

July 16, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism".

The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensi
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$390.00
679237

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #679237

November 01, 1811

COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, Nov. 1, 1811



* Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper



This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language.

In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this ne... See More  

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$385.00
677981

Great map showing North America... On taxing America without their consent...

Item #677981
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." 

The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludg
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665478

Washington's state-of-the-union address...

Item #665478

December 19, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1795 



* President George Washington

* State of the Union Address




Over half of the front page is taken up with the "President's Address" being George Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for the year 1795, a tradition he started in his first administration and which continues to this day.

The "Speech" as it is h... See More  

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609903

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #609903

November 30, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Nov. 30, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War title 

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the pres... See More  

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$288.00
679488

Scarce and valuable reference work...

Item #679488

January 01, 1937

This is one of the most desired, yet difficult to find, reference works for post-1820 American newspapers, essentially picking up where the Brigham work left off. This single volume is titled: "American Newspapers 1821 - 1936 - A Union List of Files Available In the United States and Canada" edited by Winifred Gregory, originally published in 1937 and reprinted in 1967.

This volume incl... See More  

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$228.00
667588

Prints of the coats-of-arms of Pennsylvania & New Jersey...

Item #667588
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1787



* Rare 18th century American title 

* Coats-of-arms PA & NJ




Quite rare that this issue still contains both of the full page plates called for. One is: "Plan of a New Machine for Raising Water by Wind" which has an accompanying article.

The other is quite significant showing the: "Armorial Bearing of the State of Penns... See More  

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679484

One of the earliest newspaper mentions of Lincoln to be had...

Item #679484

August 12, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution.

This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 2... See More  

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670632

Great on the capture of New York...

Item #670632

November 01, 1776

THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 



* Capture of New York City

* American Independence

* Great year to have (1776)

* Revolutionary War




Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era.

A speech in Parliament mentions the hope that Americans would return to their allegiance to the K... See More  

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658839

News of Cornwallis' capture causes the Britons to say the war is over...

Item #658839

January 15, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 15, 1782 



* Lord Charles Cornwallis

* Surrender at Yorktown

* British citizens say war is over




Page 2 has a letter form General Heath from the Highlands, Dec. 25, 1781, which includes: "...Capt. Williams of the New York levies, who are doing duty on the lines of this post...made an excursion to Morissania, took &a... See More  

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674310

Rare St. Augustine, Florida.... The successful Creole slave revolt...

Item #674310

July 06, 1839

THE NEWS, St. Augustine, (E.F.) [East Florida], March 12, 1842 



* Very rare East Florida publication

* Creole slavery slaves case

* Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny




A very early date from Florida and only the second issue of this title we have offered. Gregory notes only one institution has this issue.

Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Samuel Colt, defending the quality of: &... See More  

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658428

Visiting President Washington... How he was dressed for the inauguration...

Item #658428

May 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1789 



* United States government in it's infancy

* Post-President George Washington inauguration




A great issue on the earliest days of the new federal government including most of page 2 taken up with: "Debates of Congress" from the first several weeks. The entry for May 1 notes: "The speech of the President to the two House... See More  

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671570

Officers respond to Washington's Farewell Address... British evacuate New York City....

Item #671570

January 02, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784 



* re. George Washington's Farewell Address

* British Troops evacuation of New York




The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in ... See More  

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679394

Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #679394

September 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864  The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne".

Inside has: "What The Ladies Say" "Our Army Correspondence" "From Virginia" "Latest Northern News" "How To Recruit The Army" "War News - South Carolina - Virgin... See More  

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667063

Number three on the "top ten" list of Supreme Court decisions...

Item #667063

March 20, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 20, 1819  Close to eight pages of this issue are taken up with what one website lists as number 3 of "The Ten Most Significant Supreme Court Decisions Of All Time" (#2 is Roe vs. Wade; #1 is the Dred Scott Decision).

This is the case of McCulloch vs. the state Maryland, the text headed: "Bank of the United States - In the Supreme Co... See More  

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675266

Terrific full page baseball print...

Item #675266

November 03, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 3, 1866  Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the great full page captioned: "The Great Contest Between the Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, and the Athletics of Philadelphia, at the Capitoline Grounds, Fulton Ave., Brooklyn". This is one of just a few baseball prints showing the entire field of play with both offensive and de... See More  

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676042

Battle of Waterloo: with a diagram...

Item #676042

August 15, 1815

WEEKLY AURORA, Philadelphia Aug. 15, 1815  



* Battle of Waterloo w/ diagram (rare)

* Duke of Wellington vs.Napoleon I




Concerning the famous Battle of Waterloo, the second page of this issue has a detailed report headed: "French Account Of The Battle."

The report takes about 1 1/2 columns on the second page and continues on next where, is a 6 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch diagram showing... See More  

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670658

The 1906 World Series: Chicago vs. Chicago...

Item #670658

October 15, 1906

* 1906 Chicago White Sox vs. Cubs

* World Series of baseball - all 6 games




EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California  A complete set of 6 issues reporting on all 6 games of  the 1906 Major League Baseball World Series. The newspapers dated October 9 thru 15, 1908 (no newspaper on Sunday).

As the photos show each issue has a front page report on the games between the Chicago Cubs and th... See More  

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679227

Terrific Mardi Gras newspaper...

Item #679227

February 26, 1936

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 26, 1936 



* Great Mardi Gras issue

* Climax of the carnival w/ Rex




For Mardi Gras collectors the festivities at New Orleans are of prime importance during the days before the beginning of Lent.

Newspaper accounts from across the country report the doings in New Orleans, but having a New Orleans newspaper reporting the Mardi Gras is abou... See More  

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669417

The historic Civil Rights Act...

Item #669417

July 02, 1964

THE BRYAN TIMES, Ohio, July 2, 1964 



* American Civil Rights Act of 1964

* Passes Congress - signing into law

* Nice headline for display

* Early, same day report




The front page features an historic banner headline: "HOUSE PASSES RIGHTS BILL".

The report begins: "The House finally passed and sent to the White House today far-reaching civil rights legislation born of r... See More  

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675004

Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #675004

March 11, 1862

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Historic Civil War naval battle




Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, between the Monitor and Merrimac: "The Battle In Hampton Roads" "Interesting Details of the Two Days' Fighting" "How The Cumberland Was Sunk by the Merrimac" &quo... See More  

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618269

Jacksonville, Florida, captured by the Yankees...

Item #618269

October 07, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 7, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Jacksonville, Florida captured




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "The Great Kanawha Valley" "Confederate States General Hospital at M... See More  

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668786

An advertisement concerning the "President's Household"...

Item #668786

May 19, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 19, 1789



* President George Washington

* Steward for his house advertisement




Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas... See More  

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674359

The 1987 stock market crash...

Item #674359

October 19, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 19, 1987 



* Stock market crash

* Wall Street




A rare same-day report on the stock market "crash" of 1987. This is a late edition as we have other issues of this title & date without the crash report.

The front page has a banner headline announcing: "BEDLAM ON WALL ST." "Dow Plunges 508; Record 6-04 Million Shares Sold"
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667474

Jefferson's state-of-the-Union address to the Congress...

Item #667474

December 18, 1801

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 18, 1801 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address




Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" being Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address.

Interesting that it was not delivered in person but rather was distributed in paper form to members of Congress, with the address prefaced by a letter fro... See More  

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669882

First mention of skiing in an American newspaper? Barnum's paper...

Item #669882

March 19, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 19, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last but 48 issues.

Although an illustrated newspaper, perhaps the most nota... See More  

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675147

Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...

Item #675147

January 26, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation

* Rare Confederate publication



Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page includes: "The War News" with various reports from the different fields of battle, subheads including: "Deserters from the Yankee Army" "The B... See More  

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678808

Dramatic issue illustrating the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #678808

October 28, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 28, 1871



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



Much of the illustrative focus is on the Great Chicago Fire, including a full front page: "...The Terrified Populace in Front of the Briggs House...".

Inside has more with two half page prints; "The Great Fire at Chicago" and a great & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "...Panic-Stricken Ci... See More  

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675104

Capt. Cook explores the South Pacific...

Item #675104

July 30, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1771 



* HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy

* Captain James Cook

* 1st voyage of South Pacific




An inside page has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman on Board the Endeavour...", which includes in part: "We sailed in August, 1768 and after touching at several places, arrived at St. George's Land...great care was taken to cultivate... See More  

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677226

Nine issues of this famous illustrated newspaper...

Item #677226

November 27, 1880

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York  A lot of 9 issues dated April 21, 1874; June 20, 1874; Sept. 16, 1874; March 27, 1876; Sept. 3, 1880; Nov. 27, 1880; Dec. 20, 1882; March 31, 1883; and April 23, 1883.

This was a full folio-size, illustrated newspaper of the day, one of just a few which existed. Each issue has a full front page print--typically a political cartoon--plus other prints inside and on... See More  

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665477

Alexander Hamilton... Pay for the President...

Item #665477

November 28, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 28, 1795  All of pages 1 and 2, and some of page 3 are taken up with a very lengthy: "EXPLANATION--by Mr. Hamilton, on the subject of a late attack upon the President of the U.S. and the former and present Secretary of the Treasury, in relation to the Compensation of the President." which is signed in type on page 3: ALEXANDER HAMILTON. Followed by a... See More  

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644621

The 'Swamp Fox' enters into a treaty with the Loyalists...

Item #644621

August 13, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1782 



* American Revolutionary War

* Francis Marion - "The Swamp Fox"




Page 7 has the: "Articles of Treaty Between General Marion in Behalf of the State of South Carolina, and Major Ganey [for the Loyalists] & the Inhabitants Under his Command...17th of June, 1781". This was a truce which begins: "Major Ganey and his m... See More  

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676388

The young U.S. Navy... The President's palace...

Item #676388

December 29, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 29, 1798 



* United States Navy in it's infancy



Page 2 has a chart headed: "American Navy" being a: "List of Vessels In Service" noting the number of guns of commander of each.

It begins with the "United States" "Constitution" and "Constellation" then 12 other vessels, followed by a list of ship that ... See More  

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675875

Two great maps on the Crimean War...

Item #675875

December 03, 1854

NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Dec. 3, 1854



* Two great maps on the Crimean War

* Sevastopol Ukraine


* Rare antebellum title from the deep South




Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the Crimean War, with items headed: "Sevastopol Retaken" "Position of the Allies" "The Attack on Sevastopol" and more.

The prime feature of the ftpg. is a... See More  

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665006

The Virginia Governor dissolves the House of Burgesses...

Item #665006
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, July 10, 1769 (currently spelled Gloucester)  The front page under: "America" has very notable reports from Williamsburg, Virginia. It is prefaced with: "After his Excellency the Governor had dissolved the General Assembly, the late representatives of the people formed an association to consider off some measures to be taken for preserving the tr... See More  

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659435

George Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #659435

April 22, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 22, 1790 



* President George Washington

* Alexander McGillivray




Inside has a report of "Duels", as well as an attack by Indians, and a letter from Savannah, Georgia, beginning: "McGillivrary, there is reason to fear, is still meditating mischief of some sort or another..." amongst the Creek Indian... See More  

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675146

"...the cause of the Confederacy will triumph..."

Item #675146

January 24, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 24, 1865 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy but from its capital as well.  The ftpg; has: "The War News" which includes several subheads including: "Gold & Currency" "The War Office" "Military Exemptions in Congress" "The Richmond Lines" an... See More  

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675315

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675315

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861 



* Michael Heilprin - Jewish biblical scholar

* Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall on pro-slaves

* "The Bible View of Slavery" - Jews - Judaica




Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered c... See More  

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679566

Very early surfing print...

Item #679566

April 07, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 7, 1866  Included is a nearly half page print captioned: "Surf Swimming at Hawaii, Sandwich Islands" with a related article having the same title.

The print shows women lying on boards riding the surf, but none standing on them. This would have to be one of the earlier images of surfing and surfboards to be found, let along ... See More  

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676112

Great reporting on the Battle of New Orleans, including Jackson's letter...

Item #676112

February 11, 1815

ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 11, 1815  



* End of the War of 1812

* Battle of New Orleans victory

* General Andrew Jackson




A great issue reporting the historic Battle of New Orleans, with the top of the front page headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS From New Orleans!" "Splendid Victory Over the British!" with the text beginning: "...the following important and... See More  

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667081

First Jews elected in Maryland...

Item #667081

October 14, 1826

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826  One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to... See More  

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677266

Treaty of Fontainebleau ends Napoleon's reign: banishes him to Elba...

Item #677266

June 19, 1814

BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London, June 19, 1814



* Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814)

* Napoleon Bonaparte's exile to Elba

* End of his rule as Emperor of France




 A quite historic issue as a full column on page 6--one-third of the page--is taken up with the Treaty of Fountainbleau, ending Napoleon's reign of Emperor of France, and banishing him to the island of Elba.

It is head... See More  

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674858

First report on John F. Kennedy's assassination... In a Dallas newspaper...

Item #674858

November 22, 1963

THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963 



* John F. Kennedy assassination

* Best title to be had (1st report)




Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper.

Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination o... See More  

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675227

Nice coverage of the Lincoln funeral...

Item #675227

April 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865 



* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination 

* Traveling funeral - obsequies

* End of the Civil War events




Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Balti... See More  

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676678

Capture of Fort Frontenac...

Item #676678
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758  The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario.

The report begins: &... See More  

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667090

Abolishment of slavery, and the backlash from Jamaica...

Item #667090

June 15, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1833  has over half a page headed: "Slavery in the British West Indies" which reports on the: "...deputation in favor off the immediate emancipation of negro slavery within the British dominions..." which includes the full text on the 5 "Resolutions", signed in type by: Samuel Gurney as the chairman. The same page h... See More  

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667348

Jefferson's last state-of-the-union address...

Item #667348

November 15, 1808

THE REPERTORY, Boston, Nov. 15, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Last State of the Union Address




Close to half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" which is Jefferson's last annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun with Washington and which continues to this day.

Rather than delivered orally, Jefferson chose to present his Address in ... See More  

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659331

Henry Knox and Alexander Hamilton... Last issue in New York...

Item #659331

October 13, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 13, 1790  This issue might  be more desirable for what's in the dateline rather than in the text, as this was the last issue of this famous newspaper to be published in New York City. When the nation's capital moved from New York to Philadelphia this newspaper moved as well as it was the "voice" of the government to all who r... See More  

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671776

Washington occupies New York City as the British evacuate...

Item #671776

January 16, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1784 



* General George Washington enters NYC

* Evacuation Day (New York) British Army leave




Page 4 has a report noting in part: "...Admiral Digby...having quitted the American command. The troops which lately occupied New York, in consequence of the orders of Sir Guy Carleton evacuated that garrison on the 26th & 27th of November la... See More  

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672425

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #672425

May 29, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 29, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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676065

Three double page prints, one circus-related...

Item #676065

October 20, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Oct. 20, 1860  There are 3 fine double page prints in this issue including: "The Brothers Hanlon, The Bold Gymnasts and Acrobats..." which has 9 prints of their acrobatics, and names of all 6 brothers. A great circus-related double page print.

Then a dramatic: "Loss of the British Steamer 'Connaught'...Her Passenger gets & Crew Numbering ... See More  

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674979

Daring movements by Stonewall Jackson...

Item #674979

July 25, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 25, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War On Women" "Morgan's Movements In Kentucky" "Affairs at Harper's Ferry--The Daring of Stonewall Jackson" "From the South" "The Terrors of Bombardment" "The End of the Union"... See More  

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675014

The Northfield Bank robbery...

Item #675014

September 08, 1876

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 



* Famous Jesse James gang robbery

* Northfield, Minnesota bank




The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his Ja... See More  

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674829

Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks: champion for a third time...

Item #674829

September 16, 1978

THE STATES-ITEM, New Orleans, Sept. 16, 1978 



* Leon Spinks vsd. Muhammad Ali II

* Heavyweight boxing championship title fight




The banner headline announces: "The Champion -- Ali III" with a huge photo showing the boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks. A smaller photo of Ali as well.

The sports section has perhaps a better banner head: "Ahhhli, Ahhhli, Ahhhl... See More  

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674944

Battle of Seven Pines, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #674944

June 13, 1862

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* From the origin of the Civil War




From this stronghold of the Confederacy. War-related reports include: "The Naval Battle Off Memphis" "The News of the War--Full Yankee Accounts of the Battle of the Seven Pines" which takes over 2 columns; "From Chattanooga" "A... See More  

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674976

From famous Virginia City... The Camp Grant Massacre...

Item #674976

July 28, 1871

DAILY TERRITORIAL ENTERPRISE, Virginia (City), Nevada, July 28, 1871 



* Camp Grant massacre

* Apaches - Indians




Page 2 has a report headed: "The Camp Grant Massacre--The Official Report" which tell of the attack upon the Apaches who surrendered to Camp Grant, Arizona.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, a few mends near the margins, generally nice condition.... See More  

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679346

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...

Item #679346

October 13, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 13, 1862  Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers.

The front page has various war-related tidbits including: "Soldiers' Pay!" "Completed" "General Butler & Consul Mejan" "Jackson Once Surrounded" "From Richmond--Norther... See More  

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675148

Good front page reporting...

Item #675148

March 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 7, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



Among the front page items are: "The Yankees In King George" "The Conservatives of the North--Resolutions Of  The State Legislature" "The West & The War--Where are the Interests of the West?" "Abolition Legislature--The Bill of All Abominations--Military Arrests in ... See More  

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667092

Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue... Sherath-Israel...

Item #667092

June 21, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  More de... See More  

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678998

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...

Item #678998

May 21, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898  Nice full ftpg: "Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' " is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: "Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico" & fullpg. with 5 photos of: "U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida". "News from the Klondike" includes 7 photos. Doublepage centerfold: &q... See More  

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659062

Making tobacco... Wilberforce on slavery...

Item #659062

August 05, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 5, 1789 



* African slave trade

* William Wilberforce

* Early tobacco market




The front page has: "Extracts From American Essays--On The Manufacture Of Tobacco." Page 2 has: "Extracts from the Instructions of some of the Bailiwicks in France relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade".

A page 3 item says: "Mr. Wilb... See More  

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676025

First American railroad publication...

Item #676025

August 16, 1833

AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 16, 1834



* Very early on the railroad industry

* Uncommon publication




This is a very early issue of the very first American periodical on railroading, having begun the year prior.

The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of th... See More  

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679251

The Oklahoma land boom...

Item #679251

April 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... See More  

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674985

Abraham Lincoln on Negro regiments...

Item #674985

August 13, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops




From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Reg... See More  

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669096

Washington's last Act of Congress?

Item #669096

May 24, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 24, 1797 



* Last act of congress ?



Page 3 has an Act of Congress, repealing in part the: "Act Concerning Duties on Spirits Distilled within the U.S..." with more, signed in type by the President: George Washington. This was likely his last document signed as president, March 3, as Adams was inaugurated March 4.

Page 3 a... See More  

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669113

Act of Congress signed by Washington & others...

Item #669113

April 06, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 6, 1793 



* George Washington

* John Adams

* Thomas Jefferson




The front page has a lengthy Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes" signed in type by the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State: Go. WASHINGTON, John Adams, and Th. Jefferson. A decorative issue as such.

Inside has content on... See More  

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672361

British evacuate New York City...

Item #672361
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783 



* Loyalists escaping New York



Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America.

Also included under: "American Intelligence... See More  

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667950

British evacuate New York City...

Item #667950
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783  Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America.

Also included under: "American Intelligence" is a letter from Sir Guy Carl... See More  

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675131

The Kristallnacht rampage against German Jews...

Item #675131

November 14, 1938

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1938  The top of the front page Has a two column head: "Jewish Property Wrecked, Looted By Fascist Mobs" with subhead: "Worst Anti-Jewish Violence Since Hitler Became Reich Dictator; Few Police On Hand As Looters Run Wild; Goebbels Finally Calls Halt To Orgy of Destruction Fired by Death of German Diplomat Show In Paris By Jew&qu... See More  

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675166

The Confederate title from Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #675166

September 07, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confede... See More  

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679514

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #679514

June 22, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 22, 1797  This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue ap... See More  

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670927

How gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill...

Item #670927

March 17, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 17, 1849 



* 1st discovery of gold in California account

* Sutter's Mill & James W. Marshall






Page 3 has a great article headed: "Interesting Account Of How the Gold Was Discovered in California". This is an interesting article, prefaced with: "...We extract the account they received from Capt. Sutter, the owner of the m... See More  

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675026

"Baseball And Its Pleasures"... Apache Indians...

Item #675026

May 19, 1883

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1883  The entire ftpg. shows: "New Mexico--An Incident Of The Apache War--A Boy Prisoner, Captured In A Raid, Brought Into Camp." A related article inside.

 Inside has a full page featuring six scenes relating to baseball captioned: "The Sports Of The Season.--Baseball And Its Pleasures." The individual scenes are
... See More  

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675976

Fine account of "Bleeding Kansas" and the Battle of Osawatomie...

Item #675976

September 13, 1856

THE DAILY MINNESOTIAN, Said Paul, Sept. 13, 1856



* Battle of Osawatomie, Kansas

* Abolitionist John Brown

* Free-Staters vs. Border Ruffians

* Fight for pro and anti-slavery




 Actually a territorial newspaper as Minnesota did not gain statehood until May, 1858. 

Page 2 has some fine reporting on Bleeding Kansas, with a column headed: "Bloody Battle at Ossawatomie" &qu... See More  

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679520

From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...

Item #679520

February 09, 1866

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Feb. 9, 1866  An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and the deathbed of the Confederacy. On November 22, 1860, a meeting was held at Abbeville, at a site since dubbed "Secession Hill", to launch South Carolina's secession from the Uni... See More  

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172478

Wealth of Civil War prints...

Item #172478

June 22, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1861  The front page shows: "Wm. Russell, Correspondent of the London Times ". Inside has a satirical print of both sides of the: "Designs for A New Coin For the C.S.A.".

Other full page prints within the issue include: "The Eleventh Indiana Volunteers Swearing to Remember Buena Vista, at Indianapolis" & "Tenth Re... See More  

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675000

Casey at the Bat death in 1943...

Item #675000

February 10, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10, 1943 



* Casey at the Bat death ? 

* Battle of Guadalcanal ends w/ victory




The front page has a four column headline: "GUADALCANAL IS OURS" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text.

Page 25 has: "'CASEY' CLAIMANT DEAD IN CAPITAL"  with subheads that include: "Daniel Casey, 80, Contended He Was Hero of Thaye
... See More  

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674978

War reports from the Confederate capital...

Item #674978

August 09, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 9, 1862  Among the Civil War reports on the front page are: "The Affair at Malvern Hill" "Destruction of the Arkansas" "A Bold Protest from Maryland" "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plans for the Future" "The Confederate Endorsement of Guerrillas..." "The Enemy's Raid Upon ... See More  

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669555

Washington plans to retire...

Item #669555

October 05, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 5, 1796 



* President George Washington to retire ?



Inside has a report beginning: "We learn, with the most sensible grief, that...old tried friend, Gen. WASHINGTON, the best, the most virtuous & the greatest man in the world, has evidenced his intention to resign, to retire to the calm & undisturbed walks of private ... See More  

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672359

Map of Germany... The Mississippi River...

Item #672359
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1761 



* Nice foldout map of Germany and vicinity 

* Concerning the French & Indian War




An article: "Thoughts on the Present Posture of Affairs" includes some discussion concerning America, and includes: "...Hence it is evident that as North America was the bone of contention, Great Britain must not be induced to par... See More  

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675030

Dalton Gang member is killed...

Item #675030

June 09, 1894

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894



* The Dalton Gang original report 

* Outlaw Bill Dalton killed




Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornered & Shot Through the Heart". The dateline is from Ardmore, I.T. (Indian Territory, or what is now Oklahoma). The report begins: "Bill Dalton, the noted outlaw & leader of the Lo... See More  

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669134

Washington responds to the Baltimore Mechanical Society...

Item #669134

June 29, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 29, 1793  Page 2 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" with his reply, signed in type: George Washington.

Many illustrated ads including ships, musical instruments, houses, and stage coaches.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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677316

First of this title we have discovered...

Item #677316

May 16, 1813

DRAKARD'S PAPER: A LONDON WEEKLY JOURNAL, May 16, 1813  



* Rare publication



A quite rare title which lasted but 51 issues, this being issue no. 19, done by John Drakard, an English newspaper proprietor, publisher, and political radical, imprisoned for his journalism.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, 10 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, full red tax stamp, very nice condition.... See More  

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675040

Judge resigns over frustrations with the Mormons...

Item #675040

May 05, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857



* Uncommon publication



Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints'... See More  

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676041

Early California prints from the Gold Rush era...

Item #676041

November 06, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852  Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California".

There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was mad... See More  

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675009

Civil War map of the battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines...

Item #675009

June 13, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks map

* Battle of Cross Keys - Virginia




The front page is dominated by a nice close-up Civil War map headed: "Plan Of The Battle Of Fair Oaks" with subheads: "Sketch of the Battle-ground of 'Fair Oaks', or the Seven Pines, on May 31, 1862..."

There are some nice front page column heads includi... See More  

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676111

Huge & graphic political ad...

Item #676111

March 12, 1814

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1814 



* Great Caleb Strong illustrated ad



The front page is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship, part of a political notice in support of Caleb Strong for governor. Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very decorative, nice ... See More  

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649673

News of peace received in America...

Item #649673

May 17, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 17, 1783 



* Articles of Peace ratification announcement

* Ending the American Revolutionary War




Page 2 has various items concerning America including: "...the Congress of the United States of America, we hear, have refused to ratify the Provisional Treaty of Peace till after the British troops are withdrawn from New York..." and also: "... See More  

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674608

Capital moves to Princeton due to troubles with angry soldiers over lack of pay...

Item #674608

August 19, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783 



* Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S.



Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disband... See More  

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668142

Andy Jackson is elected President, in a Washington, D.C., newspaper...

Item #668142

February 14, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 1833 



* President Andrew Jackson election



Page 3 has a notable report on the results of the: "Presidential Election" noting in part: "The hour of one having arrived,  the Senate  attended...the President of the senate...proceed to open the votes of the electors in the several states for President and Vice Presid... See More  

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659559

An insurrection in Philadelphia... Washington in New Jersey...

Item #659559

January 09, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 9, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy




The back page has a letter beginning: "In order that the public may not be misled into a notion of the respectability of a body of persons calling themselves Loyalists, who are shortly to assemble in Great Queen Street & in the phrenzy of a drunken revel to celebr... See More  

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678561

Working towards a constitution for California... All is not good in California...

Item #678561

December 10, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1849



* Monterey Convention

* California Statehood ?




 Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". ... See More  

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679226

Bible reading is banned in public schools...

Item #679226

June 18, 1963

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, June 18, 1963



* Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court



The top of a front page column has an article prefaced with: "Bible Reading and saying the Lord's Prayer were barred from public schools." with more text concerning the decision by the Supreme Court.

Complete in 26 pages, binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condit... See More  

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664913

Constitution of the State of Indiana... Paoli monument...

Item #664913

October 04, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 4, 1817  Inside has what appears to be the entire text of the Constitution of the State of Indiana taking over 8 pages.

The front page has an interesting broadside-like graph and text concerning public expenditures in Great Britain, Ireland and the United States. Such graphics in this title are quite rare.

Also included is a resolution for the con... See More  

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675006

To be found only in California...

Item #675006

June 17, 1939

HAM AND EGGS, Los Angeles, June 17, 1939  A very intriguing and rare newspaper, this being the vol. 1 number 29 issue. The Ham and Eggs movement was an old-age pension movement in California during the 1930s. It was originally founded by Robert Noble, a controversial radio personality. The Ham and Eggs lobby wanted a massive state pension apparatus and one time their movement had almost one m... See More  

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675020

California cowboys, a lynching party, firemen, Edison...

Item #675020

September 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 30, 1882  The full front page is a cowboy scene: "California--Extermination of Wild Geese in Colusa County...". Inside has a fullpg. with 6 images of: "Humorous Scenes & Incidents at the Democratic State Convention at Syracuse."; a terrific & dramatic full page: "New York City: An Alarm of Fire--Turning a Sharp C... See More  

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675018

Warsaw Jews given additional rights...

Item #675018

November 09, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848 



* Jewish - Jews - Judaica



The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they m... See More  

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675985

Fine account of the battle of San Jacinto...

Item #675985

June 02, 1836

VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, June 2, 1836  



* Battle of San Jacinto victory

* Capture of Santa Anna

* Texas Revolutuion

* War of Independence




Page 3 has a lengthy report from Congress with one bit mentioning: "...member of the committee on Foreign Affairs, hoped it would not be sent there to be put to sleep. It should not be referred till we were prepared to recognize the indepen... See More  

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675669

Supreme Court acts on the "Ironclad Oath" required of ex-Confederates...

Item #675669

January 16, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1867  Page 3 has two reports concerning the controversial "Ironclad Oath", which essentially prevented political activity of ex-Confederates soldiers & supporters by requiring all voters & officials to swear they had never supported the Confederacy.

A case arose in Missouri involving a Catholic priest who was indicted for preaching without ... See More  

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665508

Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...

Item #665508

August 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796 



* USS United States construction

* Samuel Adams act




The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams (stain here affects 4 words). Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada".

Also a brief yet notable report from Phila... See More  

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679489

"A Clockwork Orange" opening movie review and ad...

Item #679489

December 30, 1971

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Dec. 30, 1971  As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history.

Page 54 has the reprinted review from the ... See More  

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675029

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #675029

February 06, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 6, 1892  The very handsome front page shows two women, a child & a man: "Driving A Bargain."  Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--making it a very nice display item.

Twenty pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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674993

Finding a Northwest Passage... Protecting the Carolinas...

Item #674993
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745  Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defense of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".

Among other articles are: "Speech on the R... See More  

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675151

Fighting in Kentucky: map of Bowling Green...

Item #675151

February 16, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb . 16, 1862 



* Bowling Green, Kentucky map



The front page is dominated by a very large Civil War map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF BOWLING GREEN".

Ftpg. column heads include: "Important From Kentucky" "The Evacuation of Bowling Green Confirmed" "Movements of the Rebel Troops" "Trouble Among the Rebel Generals" "The... See More  

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675264

Sequoia National Park is created...

Item #675264

September 27, 1890

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1890 



* Sequoia National Park is created



Page 2 has a very notable yet inconspicuous report on the creation of Sequoia National Park.

Under the heading: "General Washington News" is a subhead: "The 'Big Trees' National Park" with the text noting: "Secretary Noble has promulgated rules & regulations for the gover... See More  

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676058

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Praise for colored soldiers...

Item #676058

January 02, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864 



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians

* Colored soldiers in the Civil War




Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".

Additio... See More  

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679510

Lincoln's funeral & the end of the Civil War...

Item #679510

April 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865  A wealth of column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee&q... See More  

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679561

The famed Somerville Round House...

Item #679561

April 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, April, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Perhaps of most interest is a very early print of the: "Circular House at Somerville, Mass." w... See More  

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673791

Loyalists evacuating America...

Item #673791

January 16, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1783 



* Loyalists escaping America



Page 2 has: "By authentic advices from Charlestown [Charleston]...we are informed that preparations were making with the utmost diligence for the evacuation of this valuable possession. Thousands of the inhabitants were packing up their goods & conveying their negroes to Jamaica...All hopes of a counterm... See More  

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665553

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665553

February 10, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 10, 1797 



* 18th century American publication



The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including three illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress.

Four pages, wide ne... See More  

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675098

Prince of Wales' visit to Canada... Honors to boxer John Heenan...

Item #675098

August 25, 1860

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 25, 1860  The full front page is a print of: "Sir Edmund W. Head, Governor-General of Canada". Additionally, inside has 5 prints relating to the visit of the Prince of Wales to Canada.

A very nice full page print: "Grand Festival Reception to John C. Heenan, at Jones's Wood...On His Return to America After His Celebrated Conte... See More  

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670124

Quite uncommon from London...

Item #670124

October 07, 1723

THE TRUE BRITON, London, Oct. 7, 1723 



* Early 18th century



A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page includes "Advertisements" as well as more news item.

Complete as a single sheet, full red tax stamp to the... See More  

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676047

Lengthy & extremely detailed eye-witness account of the New Madrid earthquakes...

Item #676047

February 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Feb. 28, 1812  



* New Madrid, Missouri

* Earthquakes disaster

* Great eyewitness account




Nearly three-quarters of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy and detailed letter under the heading: "EARTHQUAKE" prefaced with a paragraph noting in part: "We have postponed as numbers of articles...to make room for the following very interest... See More  

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666536

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...

Item #666536

January 21, 1863

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive" "The Horrors of Missouri" "How the President Operates on the Negro Question in the 'Loyal Slave States' " "War News of the Week" "Negro Jollific... See More  

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678896

Nazi capital is captured...

Item #678896

May 03, 1945

THE STARS & STRIPES, Paris Edition, May 3, 1945 



* Nazis surrendering in Europe

* World War II - WWII

* Richard Jarczyk execution photo




A banner head above the masthead proclaims: "BERLIN IS TAKEN" and a banner head beneath the masthead: "Nazis Surrender In Italy" with various related heads on World War II. Also a photo of a German spy being executed. Several w... See More  

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666866

New governors in Jamaica, Barbados, and Maryland...

Item #666866

August 10, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 10, 1710  The back page has a notable report: "The Queen hath been pleased to appoint the Honourable Lord Archibald Hamilton to be Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the island of Jamaica...Robert Lowther Esq. to succeed Milford Crow, Esq., in the government of Barbadoes; and Colonel Corbet to succeed Colonel Seymour in the government of  the ... See More  

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675028

Map shows the Cumberland River...

Item #675028

January 09, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Rebel General Zollicoffer's Position On the Cumberland River.", plus several columns have war-related heads including: "Great Activity at the Headquarters of the Army" "Gen. Sherman's Report of Gen. Stevens' Operations on the Coosaw River" "Important From Western ... See More  

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671237

The latest improvement on the bicycle...

Item #671237

August 19, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1868  Inside is an article: "Improvement in the Velocipede" accompanied by a print of "Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede", an early model of a bicycle. 

Other interesting illustrations and articles on the latest inventions & improvements of the day.

Sixteen pages, library stamps at some of the prints, otherwise good ... See More  

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667743

A magazine from 1790's Boston...

Item #667743
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows to a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance o... See More  

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679233

Launch of the U.S. brig President Adams...

Item #679233

August 07, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 7, 1799  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Robespierre--The Detested", the famous name from the French Revolution.

A page 2 item from Pittsburgh has: "A new brig, the property of the United States, called President Adams, was launched on Rouge River, six miles from Detroit...She carries 18 guns & is remarkably ha... See More  

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675024

Recruitment ad for joining the U.S. military...

Item #675024

June 05, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799 



* From the year of George Washington's death



Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government &a... See More  

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679265

How Berlin was divided just after the war...

Item #679265

September 28, 1945

NORDWEST-NACHRICHTEN, Germany, Sept. 28, 1945  A notable post-war newspaper--totally in the German language--concerning the creations of the four districts of Berlin, noting the American, British, French, and Russian districts, the latter to be known as East Berlin.

The title translates: "Northwest News - News Bulletin of the Allied Military Authority". The map caption translates: ... See More  

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679266

From Fiji: the 'first newspaper printed today'...

Item #679266

March 01, 1948

OCEANIA DAILY NEWS, Fiji, March 1, 1948  Given its location near the international dateline, it claims to be the: "First Paper Published In The World Today" as noted in the masthead. This is the volume 1, number 1 issue.

Tabloid-size, complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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668944

President John Adams writes to the people of Weston, Connecticut...

Item #668944

August 29, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 29, 1798 



* President John Adams letter



Page 3 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Weston, Connecticut, followed by "The President's Answer' signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing inside, good condition.

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172738

Nast's prints on the Civil War drummer boy...

Item #172738

December 19, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1863  The front page is entirely taken up with two prints: "The Laird 'El Monassir,' Seized by the British Government" and "The Laird Ram 'El Tousson,' Seized by the British Government". Other prints inside include: "The Third Corps Crossing the Rapidan at Jacobs Ford" "The Army of the Potomac--Broo... See More  

Please Read Note Concerning HW Images & Supplements!

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674825

Uncommon Kit Carson mention...

Item #674825

November 13, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1858 



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians



Page 4 has: "News from New Mexico" with a brief report stating in part: "...Kit Carson had passed through Santa Fe with a band of Ute Indians. The latter were on their way to fight the Navajos, with whom they were at war..." with more.

Ftpg. column heads include: "Details of Two Week
... See More  

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676040

Japan visits the United States... Arctic expedition...

Item #676040

June 09, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, June 9, 1860  Not just the front page but several pages inside have prints concerning the visit of the Japanese Ambassadors to the United States and the White House. 

Also within is an article: "Correspondence Between Heenan and Sayers", the famous boxers of the era. And several prints and an article concerning the Arctic Expedition, including a prin... See More  

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666863

Virginia sends its congratulations on the union of England & Scotland...

Item #666863

July 29, 1708

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1708  Near the top of the front page is a report noting in part: "The humble address of the President and Council of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, in congratulation of the happy Union of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland..." presented to Queen Anne.

England and Scotland were formally combined into one Parliament creating Great Britain... See More  

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679367

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...

Item #679367

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief.

The results from New York show a county by county tally, showing Lincoln as ... See More  

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675017

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #675017

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 



* Peninsula Campaign - Virginia

* Richmond & Petersburg VA Map

* General George B. McClellan




The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh."

Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool'... See More  

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675016

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...

Item #675016

May 15, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862 



* Peninsula Campaign - Virginia

* Richmond & Petersburg VA Map

* General George B. McClellan




The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Military and Naval Advance Toward Richmond and Petersburgh."

Plus there are nice one column Civil War heads including: "Suffolk Occupied by a Portion of Gen. Wool'... See More  

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662329

Benito de Soto, the pirate...

Item #662329

July 21, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, July 21, 1830 



* Pirate Benito de Soto



The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are consumed  by an article on: "Benito De Soto, The Pirate". De Soto was the most notorious of the last generation of pirates to plunder shipping in the Atlantic, one of those arising from the ending of the Napoleonic Wars. The article begins: &... See More  

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670492

Follow-up report on the sinking of the Maine...

Item #670492

February 17, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 17, 1898 



* USS Maine explosion & sinking

* Spanish- American War prelude

* "Remember the Maine!" fame




The front page has a stack of two-column headlines on the follow-up investigation of the sinking of the battleship Maine: "SENSATIONAL BULLETIN" "Diver Find an Eight Inch Torpedo Hole in the Maine's Pla... See More  

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677328

Arrival of a slave ship at Savannah...

Item #677328

September 23, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 23, 1797  



* Slaver ship Agenoria (Brig)

* African slaves trade - slavery

* Savannah, Georgia arrival




Page 3 has an interesting report from Savannah with a tongue-in-check heading: "The Land Of Liberty!!  A Curiosity!!!", the report noting: "Just arrived from Cape Mount on the ...coast of Africa, the ship Agenor... See More  

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675001

Charles Dickens and his marital status...

Item #675001

August 16, 1858

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1858  Page four has a small article pertaining to Charles Dickens: "Mr. Charles Dickens appears to us in the light of a gentleman badly in need of good advice... has recently felt constrained to separate from his wife of some twenty-odd years. That wife has said nothing, and, so far as the public is aware, has instigate others to say nothing, about the ma... See More  

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674955

Rebels moving towards Pennsylvania...

Item #674955

June 18, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1863 



* Confederates invasion northward

* Pre Battle of Gettysburg

* General Robert E. Lee's Army




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Retreat of Jenkins' Cavalry from Chambersburgh" "Our Fortifications South of Harrisburgh Considered Sufficient" "Movements of Lee's Army&qu... See More  

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668160
Item #668160

May 28, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1833  One-third of the front page is taken up with the historic treaty of commerce and navigation with Russia, containing all 13 Articles and appropriate signatures in type, including: Andrew Jackson as President.

The back page begins with: "A New Plan For the Public Buildings In Washington" which has considerable detail, taking mos... See More  

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669052

1797 Samuel Adams...

Item #669052

February 20, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 20, 1794 



* Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams



Pages 1 and 2 contain an Act of the Mass. legislature as well as a document, both signed in type: Samuel Adams.

Page 2 has the latest report from Paris on the French Revolution, and page 3 has a report beginning: "A revolution is on foot in Louisiana. French inhabitan... See More  

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672566

Paul Revere as President of the Board of Health...

Item #672566

June 28, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 28, 1800 



* Paul Revere

* Board of Health




Page 3 has a report from  the: "Health Office" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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669264

The evolution of the motorcycle...

Item #669264

December 21, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December 21, 1901, New York  Perhaps the most notable article is: "The Evolution of the Motor Cycle" which has great text and also includes 4 photos of very early motorcycles.

The front page is taken up with a print of the: "Giant Sand Wheel for  the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company" with an article inside.

Sixteen pages, an early repair to pa... See More  

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675005

Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...

Item #675005

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862 



* Grand Junction, Tennessee

* Siege of Fort Macon ends

* Baton Rouge, Louisiana




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beauregard To Grand Junction" showing the Corinth vicinity at the Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama border.

Column heads on the Civil War include: "Capture of Fort Macon Officially Confirmed"... See More  

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638113

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #638113

September 10, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825  One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mouth of the great canal." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel N... See More  

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663449

Act concerning high treason & piracy in America...

Item #663449

December 18, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779  The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy."

The bal... See More  

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666931

Thanks for repealing the Stamp Act, and more...

Item #666931

August 05, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 5, 1766



* Repeal of the Stamp Act thanks



Page 2 has a report from the New York General Assembly which notes the gratitude of New York, and resolved to erect an equestrian state of  the King for protecting: "...from the fury of a cruel, merciless and savage enemy; and lately from the utmost confusion and distress by the repeal of  the Stamp A... See More  

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675007

Fleshing out the details in the treaty with America...

Item #675007

April 17, 1783

DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, April 17, 1783  Page 2 has some reports from the House of Commons relating to the treaty with America, particularly the trade portion. The back page has some talk concerning relations with America as well.

Four pages, nice condition.

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675021

The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #675021

November 26, 1879

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 1879  This newspaper was published 17 years before it became a state. Included is an interesting report concerning a stagecoach robbery. Also Mormon-related items, with articles headed: "The Mormons And The Indians" & "Sugar Made In Utah" "Murder" and "Discourse Delivered by Elder Geo. Q. Cannon at the Tab... See More  

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679350

On the funeral of King William IV of England...

Item #679350

July 07, 1837

THE TIMES, London, England, July 8, 1837  Page 5 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reporting on the funeral of King William IV who died on June 20, headed: "His Late Majesty". Subheads include: "The Lying In State" and: "Embalming"

All columns of all 8 pages are black-bordered in "mourning" rules.

Good condition.

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679563

Very early Charleston...

Item #679563

January 15, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 15, 1803  A volume I issue (number 6) of this famous title from the South. The front page begins with the "Prospectus" of the newspaper, focusing on its intent, purpose, and style of the newspaper. Inside has an ad for slaves for sale, and one for a reward for a runaway slave.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, damp stain at ... See More  

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675310

Very early Charleston...

Item #675310

January 14, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803 



* Very rare & early Southern publication



A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine... See More  

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679335

Themed on the military: the last issue...

Item #679335

July 30, 1841

CITIZEN SOLDIER, Windsor, Vermont, July 30, 1841  The motto in the masthead details its purpose: "Devoted to the Interests of the Militia, To Military Science and National Defense in General." This is the last issue of this short-lived newspaper lasting just 52 weeks issues from 1840-1841.

Among the various articles within are: "Fiery Flying Serpent" and a page 2 report: ... See More  

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675640

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...

Item #675640

June 08, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".

The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More  

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659436

An "Extraordinary" issue of this title...

Item #659436

April 23, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 23, 1790  An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper.

Half of the front page is taken up with detailed reports from the: "Congress of America" carrying over to page 2 as well.

Four pages, single sheet, very nice condition.

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666739

The Battle of Monterrey...

Item #666739

March 02, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1847  An historic issue as page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with a nice report on the: "Battle of Monterrey" - Col. Garland's Report". This was a major a victory for the American Army.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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678432

The newly invented telegraph described...

Item #678432

November 13, 1844

THE DAILY GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1844  



* Samuel Morse

* Telegraph invention




Page 3 has a wonderful article on the newly invented telegraph, headed: "Morse's Magnetic Telegraph" and which begins: "We annex an article...relative to this wonderful discovery. It transmits information from this city to Baltimore and back again, a distance of 80 miles, almost i... See More  

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668252

From West Baton Rouge...

Item #668252

May 29, 1886

THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 29, 1886 



* From the deep South



A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue.

Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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669536

A letter from Fort Wayne... Death of Catherine the Great?

Item #669536

April 29, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 29, 1795  Page 2 has a: "...letter written by an officer in Gen. Wayne's army...Fort Wayne..." which has  content concerning the Indians there. Also a rep0rt from near Fort Hamilton.

Page 3 has: "Good News!!" which begins: "The Empress of Russia is dead..." being Catherine the Great. However... See More  

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675046

Gangster Tony Lombardo murdered in a revenge shooting...

Item #675046

September 08, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Sept. 8, 1928 



* Antonio Lombardo assassination (1st report)

* "Scarface" Al Capone era - Chicago gangland war




The first column has heads: "SEE REVENGE IN SHOOTING OF LOMBARDO" "Gangsters Fire on an Enemy in the 'Loop' ". Datelined from Chicago, the report begins: "Tony Lombardo's dead, a dum-dum bulle... See More  

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666738

Much on the Mexican War...

Item #666738

February 26, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1847  Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the Mexican War, with items headed: "An Important 'Sign' " "Important News From the Army" "Later From Tampico - Critical Situation of the Volunteers from the Ondiaka--Reported Conflict with the Mexicans" which has two letters from Tampico. Then: ... See More  

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667353

An engraving of an Embargo political cartoon...

Item #667353

September 10, 1808

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 10, 1808  Page 3 begins with a little political cartoon titled: "A Good Story Twice Told: or, the Allegorical Snake" which concerns the controversy over the Embargo.

Rare to find such political cartoons in newspapers of such an early date.

Page 2 has several items concerning the controversial Embargo, one item beginning: "The answer of the Preside... See More  

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672720

Adams signs two Acts of Congress... Stirring letter by Patrick Henry...

Item #672720

November 05, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 5, 1800 



* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson

* re. the death of Patrick Henry




The front page has two Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson.

Also on the ftpg. is; "The Legacy of Another Dead Patriot of Virginia" beginning: "The following letter from... See More  

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679334

Trouble with the Mollie Maguires...

Item #679334

June 10, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 10, 1875  The full front page is a political cartoon: "Cutting Themselves Off From The Party". Page 4 has 4 prints relating to the article: "The Mining Troubles - Prospectus of the Ending of the Strike--The Collision at Mahanoy City" with the prints captioned: "The Outbreak in the Pennsylvania Mining Region".

The reports on the ... See More  

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679389

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth...

Item #679389

June 03, 1953

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, England, June 3, 1953  The front page has a banner headline: "ELIZABETH II IS CROWNED" with subheads: "Splendour In Abbey Seen by Millions" "Queen 6 Times On Palace Balcony: Vast Crowds" and morel; Much coverage of the coronation, with a ftpg. photo of Queen Elizabeth with her husband, Princess Anne, and Prince Charles on the balcony.... See More  

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679518

On the death of John Calhoun... Selling slaves for emancipation...

Item #679518

April 13, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 13, 1850  The front page includes: "Another Blow at Disunion" "An Offer to Sell Slaves for Emancipation" and a lengthy, concluding: "Speech of Mr. Stanly, of N. Carolina" concerning slavery.

Page 3 has over half a column on: "The Death & Funeral of Mr. Calhoun" and: "The Scene In the Senate...on... See More  

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679527

Stephen Girard and Zachary Taylor...

Item #679527

March 10, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 10, 1849  The front page features a print of: "Stephen Girard" with a lengthy biographical sketch of him. Also a print of: "Girard College" with a related article as well.

Page 2 has a somewhat large print headed: "THE INAUGURATION" showing the ceremonies, and: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT TAYLOR" follo... See More  

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662328

The 'Trail of Tears'... William Lloyd Garrison...

Item #662328

June 02, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, June 2, 1830  Page 2 has: "Removal of the Indians" which concerns the Indian Removal Act of 1830  which created the controversial Trail of Tears. Also on pg. 2: "Mr. Garrison" concerning the jailed William Lloyd Garrison, just a year before he would begin his famous newspaper "The Liberator". Included is a lette... See More  

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670126

Very displayable masthead...

Item #670126

October 31, 1719

WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, Oct. 31, 1719 



* Great masthead engraving

* Early 18th century original




The most significant feature of this issue is the very ornate & displayable engraving in the masthead, which also contains the extension to the title: "...With Freshest Advices Foreign and Domestick."

Various European news reports with the back leaf most... See More  

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678571

First trans-Atlantic telegraph message: Queen Victoria to President Buchanan...

Item #678571

August 17, 1858

THE EASTERN ARGUS, Portland, Maine, Aug. 17, 1858



* Transatlantic telegraph cable

* 1st transmission - Atlantic Ocean




Page 2 has half a column with a report on the first telegraphic transmission across the Atlantic Ocean, headed: "Atlantic Telegraph!" "Queen Victoria's Message", her message to Buchanan reading: "Her Majesty desires to congratulate the President ... See More  

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678602

Grover Cleveland wins the Presidency...

Item #678602

November 09, 1892

THE KENTUCKY JOURNAL, Newport, Nov. 9, 1892



* President Grover Cleveland

* Presidential election




A very nice front page graphic on Grover Cleveland winning the Presidential race with double-column headlines including: "CLEVE & STEVE" "Sing, and Holler, Jump and Yell, Raise a Mighty Shout" with more. Prints of Cleveland and Adlai Stevenson as well.

Four pages archiva... See More  

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678758

Broadsheet "Extra" issue on the surrender of Port Arthur...

Item #678758

January 02, 1905

NEW FREE PRESS - EXTRA EDITION, Vienna, (Austria), Jan. 2, 1905



* Port Arthur, Manchuria surrenders (1st report)

* Russo-Japanese War




This broadsheet "Extra" is totally in German. The banner headline announces: "The Surrender of Port Arthur". This was a major event in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5.

Single sheet, older glue repairs ate the margins & central fold, ... See More  

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678909

The Scopes trial: evolution versus the Bible...

Item #678909

July 14, 1925

THE FRESNO MORNING REPUBLICAN, California, July 14, 1925



* Scopes Monkey Trial

* Dayton, Tennessee 

* William Jennings Bryan 

* Clarence Darrow




The front page has reports on the "monkey trial", the famous trial in Dayton, Tennessee, over evolution vs. the Bible.

One column heads include: "DARROW WANTS TO KNOW WHAT BIBLER MEANS" "Says Sects Disagreeing O... See More  

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678951

General Sherman and his march thru Georgia...

Item #678951

January 21, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 21, 1865  



* General William T. Sherman print

* March to the sea - Georgia map




This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has American content on the Civil War.

Page 3 has over half a column of news from: "America" including war events. Another page is taken up with 2 prints of: "Winter Sketches From New ... See More  

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679231

United States Supreme Court Building cornerstone...

Item #679231

October 14, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1932 



* United States Supreme Court Building

* President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone




The top of the front page has a two column head: "Hoover Lays Supreme Court Cornerstone; Hughes and Davis Speak for Bench and Bar". First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone for the new United States Supreme Court Building in W... See More  

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674966

Scarce title...

Item #674966

June 19, 1710

MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, June 19, 1710



* Rare publication



A very uncommon title from England with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews.  Four pages, minor tears at the wide, blank margin, otherwise in very nice condition, 8 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches. A nice opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection. ... See More  

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675010

On the slave trade in the West Indies...

Item #675010

October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 4, 1766  The back page has a small report from West Florida on the French traders in Louisiana. Also from Senegal of "... there have been lately upwards of two hundred French trading ships on the coast of Africa; -- which was a principal cause of the price of slaves being so high, the Goree Merchants having contracted to supply the Spanish West Indi... See More  

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675022

Father Time introduces the new year of 1883...

Item #675022

December 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 30, 1882  The full front page shows: "Old Time's Stock In Trade For 1883" which shows Father Time. The doublepage centerfold is a large montage of prints captioned: "Pictorial History of Leading Events of the Closing Year", & which features Father Time as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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675265

Wealth of sports coverage, including baseball...

Item #675265

April 01, 1882

NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 1, 1882  The ftpg. has a very nice print of: "Lillian Russell, Operatic Vocalist" with an article on her as well. Page 2 has about a full column of reports under the "Baseball" heading. Another pg. has a nice print of "D. A. Woods, Canadian Pedestrian" with a bio of him also. More baseball on yet another page.

This newspaper covers a weal... See More  

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673653

Reference to the surrender of Cornwallis...

Item #673653

February 26, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 26, 1782 



* Lord Charles Cornwallis

* re. Surrender at Yorktown




Page 3 has a letter: "To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "When I resolved to address you on our failures in the American war, a general apathy prevailed in every quarter of the kingdom..." with much more, taking over one-third of a page.

Another page menti... See More  

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678811

General Wainwright's story: a three issue set...

Item #678811

October 07, 1945

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, a trio of issues for Oct. 7, 8 & 9, 1945, each containing a portion of General J. Wainwright's story on his imprisonment & the mistakes that were made in the Philippines. 

Each issue is the first section, generally good condition with a few very minor defects.

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677196

Napoleon Buonaparte is re-interred at Paris...

Item #677196

June 26, 1847

THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, June 26, 1847  The front page has reports from the Mexican War headed: "Important From Vera Cruz" which has a subhead: "Texan Rangers". More reporrts on the Mexican War on page 2.

But the prime feature of this issue is the uncommonly large back page print headed: "Napoleon IN His Coffin at St. Helena, Surrounded By His Generals. Whe... See More  

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668848

How to maintain trade with America & the Caribbean...

Item #668848

February 19, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1757  Inside has over 1 1/2 pages taken up with a very detailed article on how to preserve the trade to North America, the Caribbean, and the coast of Africa. Photos show just portions.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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679228

1849 gold rush...

Item #679228

April 10, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page three has "Gold" which begins: "We notice that many person doubt the reports of finding lumps, or pieces of pure gold, in California, of several pounds weight. We are assured... a lump of pure gold weighing thirty-two pounds, was discovered in a vein or seam of... See More  

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668197

Billy Bowlegs wants peace... A sea serpent...

Item #668197

September 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1849 



* Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief"

* Seminoles - Indians




The top of page 3 has a report from New Orleans noting: "...brings advices that...received a white flag, understood to be from Billy Bowlegs, the Seminole chief, expressing a desire for peace & proposing to hold a council at the next full moon...&quo... See More  

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681100

President Richard Nixon resigns...

Item #681100

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page.

Tabloid-size, complete in 88 pages... See More  

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675220

Much on John Brown's invasion of Harper's Ferry...

Item #675220

November 21, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1859 



* John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry



Inside pages have column heads including: "John Browns Invasion--More Tribulation" taking nearly 2 columns; "The John Brown Fund" "What The Country Thinks Of It--Response Of The Northern Heart" "Boston Caring For Browns Family--Public Meeting For Their Relief" &qu... See More  

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666534

Battle of Corinth...

Item #666534

November 05, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862 



* Rare pro-Confederate publication



From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgamation of Races" "Our Recent Losses in Kentucky" "War News of the Week" "Shameless Conduct" "Lincoln's Last Story" "Battle of Corinth--Overwh... See More  

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679509

Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...

Item #679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "T... See More  

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678903

Death of King George VI in a London newspaper...

Item #678903

February 07, 1952

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, February 7, 1952  



* King George VI death

* Queen Elizabeth II reigns

* Best title to be had ?




This is the: "8 Page Memorial Supplement". When it comes to Royal events we find it best to have the reports in a newspaper from the United Kingdom. Here is one.

The banner headline announces: "DEATH OF KING GEORGE VI" with various first colu... See More  

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672083

The Presidential election... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...

Item #672083

December 04, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each, plus another report of the Alabama votes for President by county.

Also inside: "LaFayette & the Sons of the Forest" being an emotional heart-felt meeting of Choctaw Indian chiefs and General LaFayette, which is ironi... See More  

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679523

Spanish-American War headline...

Item #679523

May 04, 1898

BOSTON EVENING JOURNAL, May 4, 1898  The ftpg. has much reporting on the Spanish-American War including banner heads: "SAMPSON'S FLEET HAS SAILED" "His Errand May Be Either to Take Puerto Rico or to Cut Off the Cape Verde Fleet".

Complete in 10 pages, good condition.

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669616

A crank-motion shuttle sewing machine...

Item #669616

September 16, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 16, 1865  The front page has an article with 2 prints of: "Earle Harry Smith's Crank-Motion Shuttle Sewing Machine".

The balance of the issue is taken up with various articles on the latest inventions and mechanical improvements, a few with illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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675045

The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item #675045

September 22, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1865



* Andersonville Civil War prison camp - Georgia

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - atrocities




Front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Gen. Howell Cobb Gloating Over the Murder of Union Prisoners" "He Points to the Poor Starving Boys & Brags that His Soldiers are Better Off" "More of the Profanity & Ind... See More  

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672058

Removing the Indians to west of the Mississippi...

Item #672058

May 22, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1830 



* Southern Native Americans - Indians

* Removal to lands West of Mississippi River




Inside has: "Removal of the Indians" beginning: "The following is a copy of the bill providing for the removal of the Indians, as it was passed by the senate recently..." followed by all 8 sections of the bill.

This very controver... See More  

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673654

Looks like terms for a peace ending the Revolutionary War are eminent...

Item #673654

May 02, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 2, 1782 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




Inside has a letter from Paris mentioning: "...The day following they went to Dr. Franklin's hotel at Passy. From the frequent conferences they have since held with the American plenipotentiary...it is imagined that they are charged with a commission to settle the preliminaries for a g... See More  

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673063

The constitution of Missouri...

Item #673063

September 23, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 23, 1820 



* The Missouri Constitution



Within is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is from the year Missouri became a state.

One portion of the con... See More  

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