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652342

Benjamin Rush's "Moral Temperance Thermometer"...State of Kentucky... Constitution of Georgia...

Item #652342
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, January, 1789  Among the articles are: "An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania" which takes 7 1/2 pages. Also a full page chart of the: "Moral and Physical Thermometer", created by Dr. Benjamin Rush.

Near the back is "The Chronicle" with the latest news of the day including 8 pages of report unde... See More  

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652573

Very early report of Washington's inaugural address, plus his election as well...

Item #652573

April 01, 1789

THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, April, 1789 



* President George Washington

* Election victory & inauguration




 Certainly the most notable content is found in "The Chronicle" section near the back where the latest news was reported, which covers the election & inauguration of President George Washington.

The full text is shown in the photos, however some ite... See More  

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689608

George Washington is elected President...

Item #689608

April 15, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, April 15, 1789 



* George Washington presidential election win

* First report from the nation's capital at the time




Not only is this an historically significant issue--reporting the official election results of George Washington being elected President of the United States--but it is also the volume one, number one issue of this very f
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686040

On the Treasury Bill and compensations for various officers...

Item #686040

July 25, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1789  Half of the front page is taken up with an article headed: "Slave Trade" which is a report from a French society for the abolition of the trade. One bit notes: "...The abolition, therefore, of negro slavery was esteemed by the general United States & by the convention in which they were represented, not only a measure condu... See More  

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682060

Building a lighthouse on Cape Henry... Treasury Dept. document on the historic Funding Act of 1790...

Item #682060

September 29, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 29, 1790 



* Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach)

* Funding Act of 1790




The front page has a short item signed: H. Knox, Secretary of War, concerning payments to wounded veterans of the Revolutionary War. The front page also has a notable item headed: "Treasury Department" concerning the historic Funding Act of 1790, wher
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671042

On the funeral of the governor...

Item #671042

November 13, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790 



* Patriots George Read & William Patterson



Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United State... See More  

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686732

Speech signed by John Hancock... Vermont joins the Union...

Item #686732

January 29, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 29, 1791 



* John Hancock signed speech

* Vermont statehood - joins union




Over half of page 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with the "Speech" of the governor of Massachusetts which is signed in type: JOHN HANCOCK.  It is rare to find newspapers with documents signed by Hancock.

Page 3 has a report noting: "This day the Hon. Aaron ... See More  

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686162

Two documents signed by Alexander Hamilton...

Item #686162

November 28, 1791

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Nov. 28, 1791  Mot of the front page is taken up with the French Revolution with a lengthy letter signed: Louis.

Most of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress, including a brief note to the House concerning expenses for the year signed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton. This is followed by another letter signed: Alexander Hamilton with a ch... See More  

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677063

George Washington is elected President of the United States...

Item #677063

February 20, 1793

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793



* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory




Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation.

But by far the most significant ite
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679036

Politics, and those who aim to deceive...

Item #679036

November 11, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1795  The front page has much centering controversies with Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury. 

Page 2 has a letter  concerning politics noting in part: "...good men were elected who are friends to the federal government...danger from the evil designs of those who aim to deceive the people by their great but false professions of... See More  

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636120

Federal election reports...

Item #636120

November 09, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 9, 1796  The front page is taken up with various reports from Europe, with further reports on pages 2 & 3. Page 3 also has reports headed: "Federal Election".

The back page has: "Anecdote of Gen. Buonaparte" and various ads, including one headed: "75 Dollars Reward--Stop Thief and Runaway" with much d... See More  

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668738

A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...

Item #668738

November 11, 1796

GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1796  A quite rare title which lasted just one year from Sept. 16, 1796 till Sept. 12, 1797. Actually the continuation of the "Independent Gazetteer", which was later sold to "The Universal Gazette". Just 7 American institutions have scattered issues of this title.

Page 3 has a chart of election results for Preside... See More  

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668735

A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...

Item #668735

November 18, 1796

GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American publication



A quite rare title which lasted just one year from Sept. 16, 1796 till Sept. 12, 1797. Actually the continuation of the "Independent Gazetteer", which was later sold to "The Universal Gazette". Just 7 American institutions have scattered issues of this title.

Pag... See More  

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676790

John Adams is elected President of the United States...

Item #676790

February 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, February, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




The most notable report is the announcement that John Adams has been elected President of the United States.

A report near the back notes in part: "Yesterday, agreeable to a provision of the Constitution...the members...assembled...to count the votes o... See More  

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677066

Details on the Presidential election of 1796...

Item #677066

February 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1797 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




Page 2 has a report from the "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" concerning the process for tallying votes for President & Vice President: "...that the two Houses shall assemble in the chamber of the House of Represen... See More  

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682538

Adams's inauguration: the peaceful transfer of power...

Item #682538

March 13, 1797

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 13, 1797



* John Adams inauguration

* Thomas Jefferson




A very historic issue as it reports the true test of the great American republic: the peaceful transfer of power. 

Page 2 has a report noting in part: "On Saturday at twelve o'clock...soon after his election, JOHN ADAMS as President of the United States attended in the Chamber of th... See More  

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645101

Results of the election for governor... Naval news...

Item #645101

June 02, 1798

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 2, 1798  Page 3 has results of the: "Election" for Governor, showing a majority for Livingstone over John Jay. Also: "An Act More Effectually to Protect the Commerce & Coasts of the United States".

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches.

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621784
Item #621784

June 09, 1798

THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 9, 1798  Pages 1 & 2 have literary content and pg. 3 includes a chart of the: "Election for Governor". Also: "Depredations of Our Commerce" & a few other items.

Four pages, various foxing, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, good condition.

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586904
Item #586904

June 28, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 28, 1800  Contents include: "Fate of the Queen Charlotte Frigate" "Representatives of the People" includes a list of the duly elected representatives (see) "Gleanings From History" "New Mode of Traveling For Ladies"  & other literary items. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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667545

Jefferson's response upon being notified of being elected President...

Item #667545

March 11, 1801

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 11, 1801  Page 3 has, under: "President Elect" a report: "The Committee instructed on the 18th instant to wait the President Elect and notify him of his election, REPORT--that they have, according to order performed that service, and addressed the President elect in the following words, to wit: 'The committee beg le... See More  

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213833

Joseph Mckean Bowdoin College 1802....

Item #213833

September 10, 1802

MERCURY AND NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Sept. 10, 1802.

 

* Joseph McKean

* 1st Bowdoin College President

* 1802 Original



Brief report on page 3: The Rev. Joseph McKean, was formally inducted into the office of Bowdoin College, on the 2d inst. The College Edifice is called Massachusetts Hall.



Other news of the day includes: "Fever At Philadelphia" "The Indians Becoming Tr
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685609

Terrific issue on the Jefferson/Callender situation...

Item #685609

October 26, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Oct. 26, 1802



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial which includes: "The business of the late election had diverted our attention from various objects, and the execrable wretch Ca... See More  

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667347

Jefferson is honored by National Institute of France...

Item #667347

April 03, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1803 



* Thomas Jefferson

* Institut de France



Page 3 has an address from President Thomas Jefferson to the National Institute of France in which he humbly accepts the honor of being elected as: "...a foreign associate for the class of moral & political sciences...". It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, small piece from the blank spin... See More  

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687999

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #687999

March 09, 1805

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805  A very historic issue as nearly 2 columns on page 2 are taken up with Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address for his second term as President.

It is introduced with: "On the 4th inst. at 12 o'clock Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was declared, and the neces... See More  

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695803

A non-newspaper political sheet, presumably printed only on listed date...

Item #695803

March 26, 1806

THE IMPARTIAL EXAMINER, (Boston), March 26, 1806  This is a very unusual item. It is not a newspaper in the traditional sense. Note that it does not list a volume or issue number in the dateline. Nor does it list the city where published.

This would appear to be a stand-alone issue concerning the election of governor for Massachusetts. The front page has a heading: "Who Shall Be Governo... See More  

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687500

From the War of 1812...

Item #687500

October 17, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 17, 1812  The front page has a lengthy article headed: "Presidential Election". Inside includes: "Presidential Election" "A Proclamation" relating to the War of 1812, signed in type: James Madison. Following this are several reports relating to the War of 1812 including: "Army Movements".

Page 3 has much under: "War Intelligen... See More  

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674435

Very beginning of the American Antiquarian Society...

Item #674435

November 25, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 25, 1812 



* American Antiquarian Society (AAS) established

* Worcester, Massachusetts - American history




Page 2 has a very significant news report headed: "American Antiquarian Society" which begins: "This Society was incorporated by an Act of the Legislature of this Commonwealth, passed October 22d, 1812. It's object is to collect an... See More  

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692539

Latest from the War of 1812...

Item #692539

December 05, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 5, 1812   Inside has: "From Halifax" with some War of 1812 reports: "The Northern Army" and "Army of the Centre" which also have war reports. Much of a column is taken up with election-related reports including a lengthy article "The Union of the States".

Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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538588
Item #538588

February 22, 1816

BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1816.

 

* Early Cincinnati Ohio population increase

* Early 19th century original




A page 2 item headed Population Of Cincinnati says: 



* The population of the town of Cincinnati in Ohio, according to a Census lately taken, is 6498, including 247 blacks and mulattoes. The population in 1810 was only 2320. 



Other news of the day includes... See More  

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218019

DeWitt Clinton - Grand Canals in 1816...

Item #218019

December 30, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, December 30, 1816

 

* Canal between Great Lakes Erie & Hudson - DeWitt Clinton



Page 2 has a report stating that the Commissioners of New York headed by DeWitt Clinton presented a memorial to Congress ...praying for an appropriation, in lands or money in aid in the construction of the GRAND CANALS between the navigable waters of the Hudson an
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673062

James Monroe leads in the election... Navy seeks a depot in the Chesapeake...

Item #673062

February 15, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 15, 1817  Featured is a chart showing that James Monroe is in the lead for Presidency of the United States. Another report has much detail on: "Cleopatra's Barge".

Five pages are taken up with considerable detail on: "Naval Depot" "Report of the Secretary of the Navy...Information Relating to the Selection of a Site for... See More  

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622032

Monroe wins the Presidential election...

Item #622032

February 19, 1817

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Feb. 19, 1817  The top of the front page as an announcing: "According to the provisions of the constitution the votes...for President and Vice President were yesterday counted...was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate that JAMES MONROE is elected President...and DANIEL D. TOMPKINS is elected Vice President..." (see).

Four pages, never-trimmed ma... See More  

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671038

Electoral votes counted: Monroe the winner...

Item #671038

February 19, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  Feb. 19, 1817 



* President James Monroe

* Presidential election win




A page 2 report datelined "Washington, Feb. 13, 1817" reports: "According to the provisions of the Constitution, the votes given by the Electors...were yesterday counted...in the presence of the Senators and Representatives in Congress, and it was officially proclaimed b... See More  

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222711

God's hand of judgement?

Item #222711

October 17, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 17, 1818.



* Early 18th century view of breaking the Sabbath...



A front page report from Buffalo says that a sailboat returning from a party of pleasure overturned Sunday and a young man drowned, although his four companions survived. Concludes by stating: "An extraordinary fatality appears to attend Sabbath-breakers." A pg. 2 item says:
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200404

1820 James Monroe Act... Missouri...

Item #200404

May 22, 1820

BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, May 22, 1820 Pg. 2 has: "AN ACT to limit the term of office for certain officers therein named, and for other purposes", signed in type: James Monroe. Under "Missouri" is a report mentioning an election "... to form a state Constitution...". Typical ads, including an illustrate ship ad, are present.  Lite foxing. 

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687997

Great account on counting the votes for President...

Item #687997

February 24, 1821

BOSTON RECORDER, Feb. 24, 1821  



* James Monroe elected president



Page 3 has a nice account of the proceedings in "Congress - Election of President and Vice-President" datelined February 14. It details the procedure, snd the opening of the packets: "...containing the certificates and votes...handing them to the tellers who read...In this manner the vortex of the several s... See More  

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210859

1821 Seal Hunting...

Item #210859

May 05, 1821

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 5, 1821 A front page report headed Newly Discovered Land begins: The schooner Express, Capt. Williams, has arrived at Stonington, from New Shetland (the land to the S. of Cape Horn said to have been recently discovered) and has brought home 25,000 valuable fur seal skins. Other details as well. Other news of the day includes: "HAYTI" "New-York Election" and muc... See More  

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219965

1822 James Monroe...

Item #219965

August 26, 1822

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 26, 1822.



* James Monroe Naval act

* 19th century Concord New Hampshire


The front page has: An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States for the year 1822..., signed in type: James Monroe. Two other acts also signed in type by Monroe. Other news of the day includes: "Election !" "Cru
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221241

David Ricardo's Death....

Item #221241

December 01, 1823

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord NH, December 1, 1823.

 

* Death of David Ricardo



This 4 page newspaper has one page under: "Deaths" is: "In England, David Ricardo, esq. a Member of the British Parliament, and one of the most profound financiers of the age. He was of the Jewish Religion; and while a barber, amassed a fortune of nearly five millions of d
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689415

Latest results on the presidential election...

Item #689415

November 27, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 27, 1824  The front page features a chart headed: "Presidential Election - Returns so far as they are known" showing votes for Adams, Clay, Crawford, and Jackson, with Adams having a commanding lead. Much related text as well carrying over to pages 2, 3, 4 & 5 with additional charts.

Inside has a fine letter signed in type: Bolivar&nb... 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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680056

Andrew Jackson is elected President...

Item #680056

January 01, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1825 



* General Andrew Jackson elected president



The first article at the top of page 1 has a small head: "Presidential Election" with the report noting: "It being ascertained that Louisiana has given three votes to gen. Jackson & two to Mr. Adams, as president--(and an undivided vote for Mr. Calhoun as vice president), w... See More  

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563492

First elections in the Florida Territory...

Item #563492

September 15, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, September 15, 1826



* Florida Territory elections for 1st time




Page 3 has a historic report reading, in full:



* An election is to be held in Florida on the first Monday in Oct. for the first time...in that territory. Thirteen members of the Legislative Council are to be chosen, in conformity with the act of Congress of the last sess... See More  

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690294

First Jews elected in Maryland...

Item #690294

October 14, 1826

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826 



* First Jews elected in Maryland

* Judaica - Jewish

* Andrew Jackson




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. ... See More  

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688001

Early from Cincinnati... Objections to Jackson as President...

Item #688001

October 24, 1827

DAILY CINCINNATI GAZETTE, Ohio, October 24, 1827  



* Volume 1 issue



An early newspaper from the city known as the "Queen of the West". This is the volume I, number 104 issue.

Page 2 has: "Declaration of Objections to the Election of General Andrew Jackson to the Chief Magistracy of these United States". A wealth of ads, many illustrated.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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153124

Short-lived campaign newspaper to electd Andrew Jackson...

Item #153124
UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington,  1828  This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor.&q... See More  

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644853

Short-lived campaign newspaper to elect Andrew Jackson...

Item #644853

July 26, 1828

UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, July 26, 1828  This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor... See More  

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689737

Short-lived campaign newspaper to elect Andrew Jackson...

Item #689737

August 02, 1828

UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, Aug. 2, 1828  



* Rare campaign periodical

* General Andrew Jackson




This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead.

It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says: "Gree... See More  

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686281

Election of Andrew Jackson... Cherokee Indians & land troubles...

Item #686281

November 22, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 22, 1828



* President Andrew Jackson election

* Cherokee Indians Nation




 One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large major... See More  

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644278

Election of Andrew Jackson... Cherokee Indians & land troubles...

Item #644278

November 22, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 22, 1828  One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large majority of electors pledged to the support of gen. Andrew Jackson for the... See More  

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656649

When Davy Crockett was an unknown...

Item #656649

December 31, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1831  It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people years before they would become a household name.  Inside has one such report: an inconspicuous--yet noteworthy--mention of Davy Crockett, less than five years before he would die at the Alamo. As a member of Congress, this report notes: "...The speaker laid before the ... See More  

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680468

Last signer of the Declaration of Independence dies... Jackson re-elected...

Item #680468

November 17, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832



* Andrew Jackson re-elected President

* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence




The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:

"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... See More  

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219361

Sir Walter Scott...

Item #219361

November 26, 1832

NEW YORK EVENING POST FOR THE COUNTRY, Nov. 26, 1832. 



* Sir Walter Scott's Biography

* Scottish Novalist
 
Taking much of pages 2 and 3 is: Some Account Of The Life And Works Of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Other news of the day includes: "Kentucky Election" "Georgia Convention" and more. An uncommon title. 4 pages in good condition.
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211402

South Carolina Convention In 1832..

Item #211402

December 01, 1832

EVENING POST, N.Y., Dec. 1, 1832 Pg. 2 has the Report of the Committee of the South Carolina Convention which accompanied the ordinance enacted by South Carolina to nullify the Ordinances of 1828 and 1832. Takes 4 1/2 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Illinois Election" Several interesting advertisements as well. Archival mend to a small tear in this text, otherwise in nice condition.

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212969

1832 Andrew Jackson...

Item #212969

December 03, 1832

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Dec. 3, 1832.

 

* Andrew Jackson

* 1832 Election




The back page has a poem about Andrew Jackson: The Patriot President. Tune-- Whall be King but Charley.



News of the day includes: "Louisiana Election" "Presidential Election" "Federal Calculation" and much more. 8 pages in nice condition.
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675874

Lincoln in the local newspaper 40 days after assuming his first public office...

Item #675874

January 10, 1835

ILLINOIS ADVOCATE, Vandalia, Jan. 10, 1835  At this time Vandalia was the capital of Illinois, located there from 1820 thru 1837 before being removed to Springfield. This is significant to this newspaper, as the appearance of Abraham Lincoln's name at such an early date would likely only appear in a newspaper from the state capital.

Almost the entire front page is taken up with coverage ... See More  

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570754

Election returns... Runaway ad...

Item #570754

November 22, 1836

HANOVER HERALD, Hanover, Pennsylvania, November 22, 1836. Page 3 features the Official Returns for President and Vice President for Pennsylvania along with the Electoral Election results.  The front page of the issue contains a $25.00 Reward for a runaway apprentice. This contains other news and advertisements of the day. This is complete in four pages with scattered lite foxing, otherwise in... See More  

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180101

Martin Van Buren through James Buchanan...

Presidential Collection II - covering 8 administrations...

Item #180101
(8) Presidential Collection II - an eight-issue set containing one newspaper each from the administrations of Martin Van Buren, *William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, and James Buchanan. This is set two of a six-part series.



*Since Harrison served for only 1 month, the issue from his administration will be dated somewhere between his ... See More  
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649931

Martin Van Buren is elected President of the United States...

Item #649931

February 11, 1837

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1837  Near the back is a report from Congress which includes, in part, a report of the formal election of Martin Van Buren as President, evidenced by a chart of the electoral vote by state.

The text reads in part: "...the return of electoral votes from each state was opened, read & recorded...After the counting of the votes was complet... See More  

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211600

1837 Andrew Jackson Message...

Item #211600

February 18, 1837

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, Feb. 18, 1837 Pg. 2 has: Message Of The President To The Senate, Upon Mexican Affairs, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Also, under Whale Fisheries is a statement about the importation of oils and whalebone into the U.S. for the past year. Other news of the day includes: "Ship Diamond" "Murder" "Election Of President Martin Van Buren" and much more. Several interesting ad... See More  

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688187

Resolution limiting the term of the President...

Item #688187

January 22, 1839

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D. C., Jan. 22, 1839 The top of page 3 has an interesting report from "Congress" noting: "...a joint resolution was introduced by Mr. Tallmadge for the amendment of the Constitution...provides that the President shall be elected for one term of four years and be ineligible thereafter..." with other restrictive ideas.

Four pages, nice conditi... See More  

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697731

Horace Greeley's first successful publication...

Item #697731

April 13, 1839

THE NEW-YORKER, New York, April 13, 1839  This title was published by the famed Horace Greeley, begun some seven years before his more famous 'New York Tribune' would print its first issue. Although he would work at several newspapers prior to the 'New Yorker' this would be his first successful venture eventually reaching a circulation of 9,000.
Long active in politics, Gr
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213395

Martin Van Buren In 1839...

Item #213395

April 22, 1839

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, April 22, 1839.

 

* Martin Van Buren Act

* 1839 Concord NH

* Florida Indians




An Act making appropriations for the...expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Various Indian tribes, for 1839, signed in type: Martin Van Buren. Other news of the day includes: "Florida Indians" "New York Electi
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692866

The desert of California...

Item #692866

May 11, 1839

THE NEW-YORKER, New York, May 11, 1839  Inside has a report: "Desert of California". Keep in mind that California was part of Mexico at this time, so bits of the report include: "This immense plain, the existence of which was until very recently unknown, is situated in the central part of Upper or New California, in Mexico...Its area is equal to that of Virginia...this remarkab... See More  

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692867

A treaty to end the Seminole War is reached, but not for long...

Item #692867

June 08, 1839

THE NEW-YORKER, New York, June 8, 1839  Page 10 has a report headed: "The Florida War Ended" noting in part: "Such is the official announcement from Gen. Macomb, and we ardently wish it may prove correct...terms of the agreement are very vague--the Indians manifestly understanding that they are to have undisturbed possession of the territory allowed them; while our government m... See More  

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692853

Mormon numbers are increasing in New Jersey...

Item #692853

August 17, 1839

THE NEW-YORKER, New York, Aug. 17, 1839  The bottom of an inside page has a brief report on: "Mormonism" noting: "...this delusion has exhibited itself in this state [New Jersey], in the neighborhood of New Egypt & other places in Monmouth co. A number of the disciples appeared there...& have succeeded in making coverts of several persons of some standing and influence;... See More  

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692850

Mormons as fugitives from justice... Sidney Francis sold into slavery...

Item #692850

October 05, 1839

THE NEW-YORKER, New York, Oct. 5, 1839  The top of an inside page ave has a brief report: "The Mormons--Gov. Boggs of Missouri is said to have demanded the leaders of the Mormon refugees of the Governors of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin, as fugitives from justice! Will this monster dare offer again as a candidature for office, even in Missouri?"

Of perhaps greater interest is the f... See More  

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215183

Pennsylvania Deer Hunting 1839...

Item #215183

November 30, 1839

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, November 30, 1839

 

* Pennsylvania Deer Hunting

* 1839 Washington D.C.




Front page topical report: Deer Hunting In Wyoming (Pa.) Obviously discusses hunting red deer but also mentions Wilkesbarre, Luzerne, and Harveys Lake.



Other news of the day includes: "New Lead Mines" "The National Convention" "Election Of President&q
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215036

Martin Van Buren Act 1840....

Item #215036

August 07, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Aug. 7, 1840.

 

* Martin Van Buren

* Treasury Act




On the front under The Subtreasury Bill is: An Act to provide for the collection, safe-keeping, transfer and disbursement of the public revenue. Known as the Independent Treasury Act, it is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Other news of the day includes: "Libel Suits" "North Carolina Election" "The Reported
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687962

Harrison wins the election: in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #687962

November 09, 1840

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1840



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




Perhaps there can be no better newspaper to report a Presidential election than one from the nation's capital.

Page 3 begins with: "The Election" "It becomes our duty to announce to the public that we have received returns of the elections in a sufficient number of the stat... See More  

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671429

William H. Harrison is elected President...

Item #671429

November 14, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1840 



* William Henry Harrison

* 1840 election victory




Page 2 has a report headed: "Presidential Election" which begins: "Sufficient returns are received to place the result beyond all question. It is now certain that William Henry Harrison will be elected president, and John Tyler, vice president of the United States...... See More  

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693141

Horace Greeley supports William Harrison...

Item #693141

January 16, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, Jan. 16, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Rare campaign publication




The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election.

The content is almost entirely political & includes: "The Popular Vote For President" "Better Times" "Prairie Sketches" "General Harrison&... See More  

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690529

Horace Greeley supports William Harrison...

Item #690529

January 23, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, Jan. 23, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Rare campaign publication




The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election.

The content is almost entirely political & includes: "Government Officers, Agents, and Salaries" "The Public Lands" "The Loco-Focos Proper" &qu... See More  

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688512

Harrison wins the Presidential election...

Item #688512

February 03, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




The back page has a chart noting the: "Official - Popular Vote For President" for both Harrison and Van Buren, listed by state, showing a close election: 11,268,752 vs. 1,123,057.

This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) note... See More  

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644898

William Henry Harrison wins the presidential election...

Item #644898

February 19, 1841

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Feb. 19, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Presidential election victory




Page 3 has: "Presidential Vote" which is the official chart of the electoral votes certified by the tellers and announced by the Vice President to the Congress. It shows 234 votes for Harrison and 60 for Van Buren. Also a detailed report: "Arrival Of ... See More  

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679440

Horace Greeley supports William H. Harrison...

Item #679440

March 27, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, March 27, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Rare campaign publication




The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. The ftpg. includes a chart of the: "Number of Free White Persons" and "Numbe... See More  

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688276

Sam Houston is President of Texas...

Item #688276

November 04, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1841



* Sam Houston elected president

* Republic of Texas




 The top of an inside page has a very brief yet notable report: "Texas--Gen. Houston has been again elected President."

This is followed by another item: "It is said the Santa Fe expedition has returned after some skirmishing with the Indians who had appeared in ... See More  

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676110

An early newspaper mention of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #676110

December 22, 1843

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22 1843  



* Very early Abraham Lincoln

* Springfield, Illinois convention




The top of page 2 has a report headed: "Advice From Illinois" being an account of activities in the state Whig Convention in Springfield, mentioning in part: "...The following gentlemen constitute the Electoral ticket: Electors at Large--ABRAHAM LINCOLN of Sangamon Cou... See More  

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685119

Joseph Smith as a candidate for President...

Item #685119

May 18, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 18, 1844



* Mormons leader Joseph Smith

* Election campaign for president

* 1st presidential candidate to be killed




Page 2 has a report under: "Political--Presidential" which discusses the various candidates for the presidency. Included in the discussion is mention of Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormons.

It is not known by many to... See More  

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684969

Rare & lengthy account of Joseph Smith running for President...

Item #684969

June 08, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 8, 1844 



* Joseph Smith running for U.S. president

* Mormons - Mormonism - Latter-Day Saints




It is not known by many today that Joseph Smith, leader of the Latter-Day Saints, ran for president of the United States in 1844.

After several years of harassment and persecution in Missouri and Illinois, Smith wrote to five men expected to be can... See More  

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684682

Short-lived campaign newspaper supported the Whig party...

Item #684682

June 20, 1844

LOUISVILLE JOURNAL, EXTRA, Kentucky, June 20, 1844 



* Very rare publication



A quite rare and short-lived campaign newspaper which existed only to promote the Whig party cause in the 1844 election. This is issue #8 which was likely a run of just 27 issues printed from May 2 to December 5, 1844, as campaign newspapers typically ceased just following the election.

This title would resurre... See More  

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684795

Morse's telegraph... Millerites driven insane in Vermont...

Item #684795

November 14, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 14, 1844 



* William Millerites - Millerism

* Samuel Morse telegraph success




The front page has a brief yet intriguing article: "More Of Millerism" which reports: "Mr. Addison Davis...says that 26 persons are now in the insane asylum at Brattleboro, Vermont, in consequence of insanity produced by the influence of Millerism."

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676080

First print of an American President in a periodical?

Item #676080

November 23, 1844

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 23, 1844  



* 1st illustration of a U.S. president in a periodical




The front page begins with an article: "The American Presidency" carrying over to page 2, with some interesting commentary on the American democratic election process including; "...almost the only remaining instance of the elective principle applied to creating t... See More  

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689429

Results of the presidential election...

Item #689429

November 23, 1844

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1844  The top of the first column of the front page has the results of the Presidential election, headed: "Presidential" with a count by state for Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Much more on the results of the election on inside pages.

Page 2 has a letter from President Tyler to H. M. Kamehameha III, king of Hawaii.

Also inside: &qu... See More  

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684790

James. K. Polk elected as President...

Item #684790

November 26, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 26, 1844 



* James K. Polk

* Presidential election

* From our nation's capital




Page 3 begins with a detailed report/editorial headed: "The Presidential Election".

The text starts off: "It is now certain at the late election held for Electors of President &Vice-President of the United States....James K. Polk, of Tenne... See More  

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684787

Death of John Murrell, the famous "land pirate"... Complaints of election fraud...

Item #684787

November 29, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 29, 1844 



* John Murrell death - "land pirate"

* Mississippi River outlaw




A front page report about the "Death Of Murrell" says: "The Chattanooga Gazette of the 16th announces the death, at Pikeville, Tennessee, of the notorious John A. Morrell, whose name as 'land pirate' figured so frequently in the press... See More  

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622937

Early print....

Item #622937

April 11, 1846

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, April 11, 1846   The top of the front page has an illustration--unusual in newspapers of this vintage--headed: "Preparations For the Charter Election, Tuesday, April 14" which is cartoonish (see).

Eight pages, irregular at the spine, library tape across some central folds.

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217272

Barnburners Party...

Item #217272

August 15, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 15, 1848  The front page has a list of Marine Corps promotions made by President Polk. On pg. 3 under The Barnburner's Convention are the preamble and resolutions adopted at Buffalo by the Free-Soil Party. The Barnburners were the progressive faction of the Democratic Party and they opposed the extension of slavery, championing free soil, f
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583417

The tragedies of dividing slave families...Zachary Taylor elected president...

Item #583417

November 15, 1848

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, November 15, 1848 Page three contains an article entitled "The Slave Trade" which deals with the tragedies which occur when families foresee that they may possible be separated. This includes inducing their own bodily harm and even their to the point of their own death instead of being separated. "That was a most merciful attempt that was made in the la... See More  

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693268

Early advertisement for the historic Cape May Congress Hall hotel...

Item #693268

July 08, 1851

THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, D.C., July 8, 1851



* Congress Hall Hotel advertisement

* Pre Civil War Cape May, New Jersey




Among the advertisements on page 3 is one for the Congress Hall Hotel, headed: "Sea Bathing, Cape May, N.J." and beginning: "Congress Hall is now open for the reception of visitors..." with various detail.

Congress Hall is a very historic hote... See More  

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212836

1853 Manchester New Hampshire...

Item #212836

January 05, 1853

UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Jan. 5, 1853.

 

* Manchester New Hampshire

* Carrier's Address...




Page 2 has a lengthy poem: Carriers Address To the Patrons of the Union Democrat. News of the day includes: "The Presidential Election at Sea" "Female Heroism" "California News" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Small piece missing in the lower right corner of the s
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672842

Republican party's first Presidential candidate...

Item #672842

June 21, 1856

NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, June 21, 1856 



* John C. Fremont nomination

* 1st nominated for United States president




A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont.

The report shown is of the North American Party, nominating Fremont & Johnston for President & Vice President. This party would soon join the recently created ... See More  

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693471

Early reports on the Presidential election...

Item #693471

November 06, 1856

NEW YORK OBSERVER--Secular Department, Nov. 6, 1856  Page 2 begins with a report which takes most of the first column: "The Presidential Election" with various reports from cities and states. The text begins: "The election is over, and although at this moment the returns are not yet received from the whole country, it is conceded on all hands, in this city, that Fremont is not ... See More  

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172010

"A Police-Officer's Seven Thousand Mile Chase"...

Item #172010

January 03, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1857  Few titles from the 19th century are as well known to the general public as this one, very widely circulated and often cited by contemporaries of the day. This newspaper would publish for 60 years and did much to document--in its many prints--the lifestyles of America in the last half of the 19th century, and for better or worse brought the horr... See More  

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571043

Baseball... Elephant hunting... Cockfighting...

Item #571043

April 11, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 11, 1857  As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume II issue of a very early sporting publication. An article "Base Ball" has the announcement of the elected officers for the Excelsior Base Ball Club of Brooklyn. Another page features an article on "Elepha... See More  

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695716

Pre-Civil War baseball, in a sporting newspaper...

Item #695716

April 25, 1857

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 25, 1857  It is subtitled in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". 

The bottom of page 6 has a small report headed: "Base Ball" noting in part: "A meeting of the Atlantic Base Ball Club of the city of Brooklyn was held...the following officers were unanimously elected fo... See More  

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172042

Mormons...

Item #172042

April 25, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1857  Most of the front page is taken up with an article: 'The Mormons'. Inside contains several illustrations of Chinese entitled "Some Celestial Paradoxes". Several illustrations on: "A Ranger's Life In Nicaragua" and two on carrier pigeons. This is a volume one issue, with smaller illustrations than found in later iss... See More  

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172064

Brigham Young... San Francisco... Mormon Temple...

Item #172064

July 11, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1857  Front page shows: "Camp of the Pilgrims to the Jordan" and a half page: "Valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea" with a related article: "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Small print of: "John P. Durbin, D.D." Nice two-thirds page print: "The City of San Francisco, California".

Nice article: "Salt La... See More  

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172074

Bathing at Newport...

Item #172074

August 15, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1857  The front page features and article and illustration of 'The King of Delhi'. 'Travel Note of Bible Lands' includes an illustration of: 'Haifa and Mount Carmel' and 'The Monks of Mount Carmel'. A half-page illustration of 'The William and Ann, in which General Wolfe sailed to Quebec in 1759'. An article ent... See More  

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172078

Dr. Livingstone... What a Jew may do...

Item #172078

August 29, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1857  The front page has an illustration of: 'Broadway, Opposite the St. Nicholas at Four of the Afternoon' which is somewhat cartoonish. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features illustration of 'Sidon' and 'Grave-Yard'. 'Our Watering-Place Correspondence' features several small illustrations. 'Dr. Livingstone... See More  

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172084

Brigham Young... Malay pirates...

Item #172084

September 19, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1857  The front page "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features close to half page illustration 'View of Nazareth' and a smaller illustration entitled 'Shrine of the Annunciation'. "The Candidates for the Governorship of Pennsylvania" features the illustrations of 'Hon. Isaac Hazlehurst', "Hon. David Wil... See More  

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698403

Attack by Mormon gang... The Great Chicago Fire of 1857...

Item #698403

October 27, 1857

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Huron County, Ohio, Oct. 27, 1857



* Mormon gang attacks traveler (?)

* Brigham Young mentioned

* Great fire in Chicago



Page 2 has: "The Mormons", which is an article describing a letter from a W. P. Landon who tells of being attacked by a gang of Mormons in Salt Lake City, which necessitated his fleeing to Placerville, California, leaving his wife and chi... See More  

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551084

Charles Dickens... Five issue set...

Item #551084

October 31, 1857

Harper's Weekly set of 5 issues, dated weekly from October 31, 1857 through November 28, 1857, all featuring a serialized portion of "The Lazy Tour Of The Two Idle Apprentices", by Charles Dickens.  This is a great way to purchase the entire series, all five issues, for more than 20% off the single issue price.  The issues are individually described as follows:



Harper... See More  

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172098

Charles Dickens...

Item #172098

November 07, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1857  The front page features an article "Peace and War" and has two illustrations "What the United States Soldiers are Doing" and "What the British Soldiers are Doing". A full page shows six different Shawl fashion illustrations.  Full page: 'At The Polls' shows a scene at the election polls. Two half page ... See More  

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172110

Dogs... India...

Item #172110

December 19, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19,1857  Front half-page illustration of "General Sir Henry Havelock at the Head of His Staff." Inside two illustrations of dogs including "The Great American Dog, 'Prince' and 'Bill' the London Fire-Escape Dog." Two illustrations pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "The Tomb of Saint ... See More  

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172118

Early portrait of Jefferson Davis...

Item #172118

January 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1858  The front page has a very nice and somewhat large illustration of Jefferson Davis, with the remainder of the front page being a lengthy biography of him. Nice item on him before he would be thrust into much greater prominence during the Civil War.

An article titled: "The Rights and Wrongs of Filibusterism" references William Walker an... See More  

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172122

Massacre at Cawnpore...

Item #172122

January 23, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1858  The full front page illustration is entitled: 'In The Bitter Cold'. "Hon. Charles O'Conor" with an accompanying article. "The Great Massacre at Cawnpore" also features two illustrations; "The House in Which the Women and Children were Slaughtered at Cawnpore" and "The Arrest of the Missionaries by ... See More  

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172164

Bunker Hill... End of the Mormon War...

Item #172164

June 19, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1858  A nice front page illustration of: 'Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott' with a biography of him. A text article: "The End of the Mormon War". Two full page illustrations entitled 'Fashionable Promenades of Europe - Rotten Row, Hyde Park, London' and 'Longchamps, Champs Elysees, Paris'. "Monument to Col. Wm. Wa... See More  

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689543

Lincoln selected the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate...

Item #689543

June 24, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858 



* Abraham Lincoln nominated

* U.S. Senate candidate




Page 3 has an article headed: "Politics In Illinois" which reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, to be opposed by incumbent Stephen Douglass the Democrat.

This election would be followed by the famous Lincoln-Do... See More  

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674545

Burning of the Quarantine Hospital... The slave ship Echo...

Item #674545

September 03, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858  The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unshe... See More  

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172200

The steamer Winans...

Item #172200

October 23, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1858  The front page illustration: 'A Target Excursion in Broadway' with an accompanying article. An article entitled "The Winans Steamer" also includes two full pages and 6 illustrations of 'The Winans Steamship'. Full page: 'An Elephant Steeple-Chase at Rangoon, Burmah'.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as ... See More  

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172204

Early scene from Utah...

Item #172204

November 06, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1858 The front page features a half page with illustrations of  "Hon. Amasa J. Parker and Hon. Edwin D. Morgan" with the article "The Rival Candidates for Governor". An article "Thorough-Bred Horses in the United States" features two nearly half page illustrations of horses.  A one-third page illustration of 'Th... See More  

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172206

Three Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172206

November 13, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1858  The front page features the article and illustration: 'The New Brick Church in Fifth Avenue, New York'.

Inside: "The Late Election" article features two nearly half page illustrations: "Mayor Tiemann's Race to the Voting Place..." and "The Voting Place...". Over a half page illustration: "Paul Mo... See More  

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172222

The Steamship 'Ariel'...

Item #172222

January 08, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1859  Part of the front page contains an illustration of the 'Statue of Senator Douglas' along with a illustration of "John Bright, Esq., Member of the British Parliament". Article "General Jackson's Duel with Dickinson" with illustrations. This issue also contains two text articles on Charles Dickens. A fullpage illust... See More  

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172238

Cornelius Vanderbilt...

Item #172238

March 05, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated March 5, 1859. Half of the front page features an illustration of "Cornelius Vanderbilt, Esq.".  An article "A New Race of Monkeys -- The Gorillas" includes four illustrations. A nearly fullpage "Opening of the British Parliament by Queen Victoria, 1859". Fullpage 'The Napier Ball At Williard' s Hotel, Washington ... See More  

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172264

Versailles, Milan, Turin - War in Italy...

Item #172264

June 04, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1859  The front page features a quarter page illustration of "Stripping the Dead" and 1/2 page illustration of "Massacre at Tacubaya, Mexico, on April 11, 1859." Inside two illustrations pertaining to "The French Army in Northern Italy" including "Zouaves Leaving Versailles by Torch Light for the Seat of War" and &... See More  

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172284

Mountain Meadows Massacre... Pike's Peak gold mines...

Item #172284

August 13, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859  A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of... See More  

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172286

Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House...

Item #172286

August 20, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1859 The front page has the continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Inside are 16 small illustrations pertaining to "More About the Gold Discoveries of the Isthmus." (Indians, Mexico). Two full page illustrations entitled "Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House" and "Saratoga in 1859 - A Ball... See More  

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172302

Good baseball issue... Cricket... "A Tale of Two Cities"...

Item #172302

October 15, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'A German Beer Garden in N.Y. City on Sunday Eve.' Nice fullpg: 'The English Cricketers--the Eleven of All England'. Half of the dblpgctrfld. is a terrific illus. of: 'A Base Ball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken' showing a game in progress. A very displayable print, showing almost the entire field. The other hal... See More  

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172312

On John Brown's invasion of Harper's Ferry...

Item #172312

November 19, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1859 The full front page shows 3 illustrations of: 'Effect of John Brown's Invasion At The South', one being: 'A Southern Planter Arming His Slaves to Resist Invasion' and the other two showing Blacks as well. A halfpage illustration is entitled 'Chatham Street, N.Y., on Sunday'.  A third-page illustration features the &q... See More  

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172314

Winslow Homer... John Brown at Harper's Ferry...

Item #172314

November 26, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1859  Arguable the most desired print is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Fall Games--The Apple Bee".

Other prints within include: 'En Route for Harper's Ferry' with just a brief bit of text; a half page: "The Royal Road to Learning - The Prince of Wales at Oxford"; a full page:"The Fall Games - The Elepha... See More  

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172316

Assassination of Ormond Chase... The John Brown Excitement...

Item #172316

December 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, December 3, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'Assassination of Ormond Chase by the Mexicans at Tepic', showing him hanging from a tree.  A 1/4 page illustration of "John W. Forney, Esq., of Philadelphia". Also a 1/3 page illustration "Scene in a Fashionable Church at Lima". A dramatic fullpage showing the 'Loss of the 'Royal Charger... See More  

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172318

Washington Irving & Sunnyside (residence)...

Item #172318

December 10, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1859 The front page features an article and large illustration of 'The Late Washington Irving at Sunnyside' with the inside page showing a smaller illustration "Sunnyside - the Residence of the late Washington Irving". Several scenes in and around 'Pekin', China with the accompanying article "Mr. Ward at Pekin" also in... See More  

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172320

Funeral of Washington Irving, Tarrytown...

Item #172320

December 17, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1859 The front page is a full illustration of: 'The Funeral Service at Christ Church, Tarrytown, New York, at the Burial of Washington Irving' with a small article on the inside page. A 1/4 page illustration of "Hon. Fernando Wood, Mayor Elect of New York". 

Nice full page interior view of: 'Balloting for a Speaker in the Hous... See More  

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172324

'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes... New Senate chambers...

Item #172324

December 31, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1859 A very nice full frontpage illustration entitled 'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes, including Father Time and 6 vignettes. Nice doublepage centerfold shows: 'The United States Senate in Session in Their New Chamber'. The back page features three cartoons.

Complete in 12 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints ... See More  

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671374

First rabbi to lead prayer in Congress...

Item #671374

February 02, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1860 



* First Rabbi to lead prayer in Congress 

* Judaica - Jewish - Jews




The front page has proceedings of the first session of the "Thirty Sixth Congress" and included is a brief but very historic account about the first time the proceedings were opened with a prayer by a rabbi.

The account headed "Impressive Address To The Throne of Grac... See More  

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172346

Winslow Homer print... Indian print...

Item #172346

March 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 17, 1860 Two prints by Homer 'The Lady in Black & 'The Meadowbrook Parsonage', measuring about 3 x 4-1/2 inches. Poem: 'The Sack of Deerfield, March., 1704' includes a one-third pg. illustration showing Indians brutally ravaging settlers in a house. Nice quarter-pg: 'Nelson's Gold Washer at Work at the Mines'. One-third pg: &... See More  

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172362

Print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, pre-election...

Item #172362

May 12, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860  The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860".  This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history.

The doublepage centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominen... See More  

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700434

Abraham Lincoln is nominated for President...

Item #700434
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination

* Republican National Convention in Chicago




Near the back under the report: "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a quite lengthy report concerning the Republican National Convention which met recently in Chicago. Included is a lengthy abstract of the Republican platform... See More  

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693435

Much on the Presidential election of 1860... The Pony Express...

Item #693435

August 25, 1860

THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 25, 1860  Page 4 has a lengthy list of news items under: "THE PONY EXPRESS" with a dateline of St. Joseph, Missouri.

Over half of page 7 is taken up with much on the: "Political War" which has much commentary on the coming Presidential election, presented state-by-state, with much mention of Abraham Lincoln as well.

Eight pages, slightly irregul... See More  

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172398

Winslow Homer... Central Park...

Item #172398

September 15, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 15, 1860  Nice halfpg. illus. of: "Hon. Horace Greeley". Great dblpgctrfld: "The Drive in the Central Park, New York" by Winslow Homer shows a "young" Central Park with the trees very small. One-third pg: "General View of the City of London, Canada West". Half-page: "The Prince of Wales' Progress.--King ... See More  

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172400

Francesco II., The King of Naples...

Item #172400

September 22, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1860  Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francesco II., The King of Naples." Inside: 1/4 pg. illus. of "Columbia Making Her Toilet to Receive the Prince" and 1/2 pg. of "Columbia's Welcome". 1/2 pg. illus. of "Rev. William Wood Stamp, President of the Wesleyan Methodist Society, England, for 1860-1861." 1/2 pg. ill... See More  

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673297

Lincoln and Hamlin for President & Vice President: ten issues...

Item #673297

October 06, 1860

DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, October, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln for President notices



A lot of ten issues of an obviously Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The front page also has a bit stat... See More  

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172404

Prince of Wales, Albert Edward... General William Walker, death confirmed...

Item #172404

October 06, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 6, 1860  Full ftpg. shows: 'His Royal Highness Albert Edward, Prince of Wales'. Fullpg. shows: "Sheep Owned by Mr. Messenger". 3/4 print shows: "Robert Fleury's Great Picture of the Burning of Heretics by the Roman Catholics at an Auto Da Fe". Nice dblpgctrfld. view of: 'Broadway--Respectfully Dedicated to the Prince o... See More  

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683568

First election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #683568

November 07, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 7, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election

* Best publication to be had ?




Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 3 has a report headed: "The Presidential Election" which begins: "As it has been currently supposed within the last few weeks... See More  

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688054

Abraham Lincoln wins the Presidential election...

Item #688054

November 07, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, November 7, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election victory



The entire front page is taken up with reports of the election, with first column heads including: "THE RESULT" "End Of The Great National Contest" "Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, Elected President" "And Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, Vice President of the United States" &q... See More  

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683570

First election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #683570

November 08, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 1860  Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 3 has a report headed: "The Presidential Election" which notes: "From the telegraphic reports of the Presidential election received since our last publication, the reader will learn nothing which mate... See More  

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691442

Nice headlines on Lincoln's first election...

Item #691442

November 08, 1860

THE LITCHFIELD ENQUIRER, Connecticut, Nov. 8, 1860



* Abraham Lincoln elected president

* America about to change




Page 2 begins with one of the nicest stack of column heads on Lincoln's first election we have seen. They included: "VICTORY ! VICTORY !! " "Great Republican Victory!" " 'Old Abe' the Next President!!" "Secession And Fusion Simmered... See More  

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683569

First election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #683569

November 09, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln is elected President

* From our nation's capital




Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 2 has a report headed: "The Presidential Contest" which begins: "Abraham Lincoln is the next President of the United Stat... See More  

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683571

First election of Abraham Lincoln... The definitive report...

Item #683571

November 10, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's 1st election

* From the Nation's capital (best)

* The definitive report




Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Page 3 has a report headed: "Result of the Presidential Election" which gives the definitive report t... See More  

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172414

Very early Abraham Lincoln print in a newspaper...

Item #172414

November 10, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860  This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809."  Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president.

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683573

With Lincoln's election, the South takes action...

Item #683573

November 13, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1860 



* The South reacts to Abraham Lincoln's election



Perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.

Now that the election of Lincoln is assured, this issue has much on the plans of Southern states in secession discussions--particularly in South Carolina--and p... See More  

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172416

Election of Abraham Lincoln as President...

Item #172416

November 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860  The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.

Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More  

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172418

Charles Dickens... "Great Expectations"...

Item #172418

November 24, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 24, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Tomb of John C. Calhoun, Charleston, S.C.'. Nice illus. of 'Charles Dickens'. Bkpg. cartoon. This issue begins the serialization of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations", with a prefacing editorial concerning this great work. The story continues in subsequent issues.

Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172420

Winslow Homer... Thanksgiving Day...

Item #172420

December 01, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 1, 1860 Ftpg: 'Charleston Scenes' includes 'Palmetto Tree & Old Custom House at Charleston' & 'Ft. Sumter From Sullivan's Is.'. Inside illus. of: 'Entrance to Bonaventure Cemetary, Savannah, Ga.' & 'Bonaventure Cemetary, Savannah' 'The New State House at Columbia, S.C.' Winslow Homer dblpgctrfld: 'Thanksg... See More  

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172422

Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York...

Item #172422

December 08, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 8, 1860 Ftpg. article & illus. of; 'Hon. Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the U.S.'. Four illus. re. 'The Marine School at Charleston, S.C.'. Terrific & very displayable dblpgctrfld: 'General View of the Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York' shows 7 forts in the vicinity, including ones at Long Is., Staten Is., Gov.'s ... See More  

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691532

Disunion & the national crisis... Mormons on Lincoln's election...

Item #691532

December 11, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 11, 1860  



* Pre-Civil War Southern tensions - secession ?

* Mormons on Abraham Lincoln's election




A great issue from several months before the outbreak of the Civil War, with ominous first column heads including; "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "The Secession Question Before Congress" "Latest Reports From the South" and more. 

Also o... See More  

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690966

The South Carolina Ordinance of Secession...

Item #690966

December 21, 1860

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 21, 1860 



* South Carolina Ordinance of Secession approved

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect era

* From our nation's capital ( rare as such)




Page 3 has a wealth of reports concerning South Carolina and secession, as well as reports on other states as well.

Certainly the most notable report is headed: "South Carolina Conventio... See More  

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587532

Growing tensions just prior to the Civil War...

Item #587532
(5) NEW YORK TIMES, January - March, 1861 



* Five newspaper lot prior to the outbreak of the Civil War



Few periods of American history were more unsettled than the months preceding the outbreak of the Civil War, which began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on April  12, 1861. Since the election of Lincoln the preceding November the Southern states began seri... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172434

January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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172456

Military scenes in Florida: preparing for the Civil War...

Item #172456

April 06, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary Of State" taken from a Brady photograph. Inside includes a two-thirds page vertical print of: "The United States Gun-boat 'Wyandotte' Firing a Salute on Washington's Birthday in Pensacola Harbor", plus a nearly half page of: "The Flag-Staff B... See More  

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172458

Preparations for Civil War...

Item #172458

April 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861  The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More  

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172460

Great, Navy-themed centerfold...

Item #172460

April 20, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1861  The front page shows: "Hon. Charles F. Adams, U.S. Minister to England" as well as a view of: "The Confederate Batteries Opposite Fort Pickens, Florida". Inside has a full page 5 panel print of: "Commander Dahlgren, U.S.N. and the Dahlgren Gun", and a full page of: "The Washington Navy-Yard With Shad Fisheries I... See More  

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688320

North Carolina secession report in a North Carolina newspaper...

Item #688320

May 22, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 22, 1861 



* North Carolina secession

* American Civil War




Certainly the most notable report is the pg. 2 news headed: "Secession Of North Carolina!" "One of The Confederates States" "North Carolina Free--Lincoln's Military Despotism Repudiated" which also includes the two "Ordinance" reports ... See More  

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172486

Homer print on the front page...

Item #172486

July 20, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "Filling Cartridge at the U.S. Arsenal at Watertown, Mass." done by famed artist Winslow Homer.

Other prints within include 5 scenes of: "The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves, Colonel L. Wallace", and another full page with 8 prints of: "Scenes About Camp". A half page shows: &q... See More  

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678020

From New Orleans during the Confederacy...

Item #678020

October 19, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 19, 1861  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. So "Confederate" issues fro... See More  

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682233

Female spy... Drunkenness in the Union Army...

Item #682233

January 15, 1862

 DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 15, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. is taken up with ads plus news reports from Europe including: "The Mason-Slidell Affair" and the "Funeral of Prince Albert".

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which discusses several topics including how the winter has slowed the Yankee forces, and also: &q... See More  

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172552

Ulysses. S. Grant & the battle at Fort Donelson...

Item #172552

March 08, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1862  The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The Hero of Fort Donelson" with a related article inside.

Other prints in this issue include a full page: "The Hand-to-Hand Fight Over Schwartz's Battery at Fort Donelson"; a full pg: "Seeking For The wounded by Torch-Light, After... See More  

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172614

Battle of Antietam...

Item #172614

October 11, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 11, 1862  The front page has two illustrations: "Flight of the Inhabitants of Sharpsburg at the Approach of Their Rebel Deliverers" and "Ford Near Shepherdstown, On the Potomac--Picket Firing Across the River".

Prints inside include a full page of: "The Battle of Antietam--First Maryland Battery in the Fore-Ground" and anot... See More  

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172618

Nast on "After the Battle"... Civil War maps...

Item #172618

October 25, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 25, 1862  The full front page is a print of: "Garibaldi, Wounded and A Prisoner". The prints within this issue include 3 scenes: "The Campaign in Maryland--Flag of Truce from the Rebels" "Battle of South Mountain--Franklin's Corps Storming Crampton's Pass" showing 4 views, including Boonesborough, Maryland, and Middl... See More  

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172632

Several town views in Virginia...

Item #172632

December 13, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1862  The full front page is taken up with: "Major-General Burnside and the Division Commanders of the Army of the Potomac" including Hooker, Sumner, Sigel and Franklin. Other prints inside include: "General Banks's Expedition--Encampment of Troops on the Union Course, Long Island, New York"; a nice full page view of: 'Th... See More  

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172648

"Miss Lavinia Warren, The Little Queen of Beauty" in Barnum's American Museum...

Item #172648
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 7, 1863  The full front page is taken up with prints of: "Rear-Admiral David D. Porter, Commanding Mississippi flotilla" and "Major-General John A. M'Clernand" as well as a nice print showing: "Bombardment of the Post of Arkansas, January 11, 1863."

Inside contains a full page with 3 view of: "Our New Western gunb... See More  

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172652

Marriage of Tom Thumb... Slaves escaping to the North...

Item #172652

February 21, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1863  The entire front page is a great (and rather famous) illustration of: "Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Stratton (General Tom Thumb And Wife)." taken from a Brady photograph. Page 2 has an article on them.

Other prints within include a full page: "The Effects of the Proclamation--Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines At New Bern, North Ca... See More  

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140138

With Civil War reports...

Item #140138

August 20, 1863

THE EVENING POST, New York, August 20, 1863  This very large sized 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history.

This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports with small one column, heads: "Yellow Fever at New Orleans" "Sickness Among Our Soldiers at Vicksburg" "A Rebel Co... See More  

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172706

Morris Island... Charleston harbor...

Item #172706

August 29, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1863  The front page features an illustration of: "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." and an article on him as well. Inside has 4 halfpg. prints: "The 'Hartford,' Admiral Farragut's Flag-Ship, Arriving at New York and Returning the Salutes of Foreign Frigates", "Explosion of a Torpedo Under the Bow of the Unit... See More  

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172716

The Siege of Charleston and much more...

Item #172716

October 03, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1863  The full front page has 2 scenes of: "The Siege of Charleston--Attack on Battery Gregg" and "...The Boats for the Attack of Gregg on Their Way." Inside has two other full pages with 4 prints on Charleston: "...Soldiers Exploding Torpedoes by Throwing Pieces of Shell on Them from the Saps" and "...Explosion of t... See More  

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172728

The Army of the Potomac... Freed slaves in Louisiana...

Item #172728

November 14, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1863  Over half of the front page is taken up with a print: "The War In The Southwest--Adjutant-General Thomas Addressing the Negroes in Louisiana on the Duties of Freedom" showing hundreds of black soldiers, women and children.

Inside has a full page: "Lookout Mountain--Sketched by Theodore R. Davis from Our Works on Chattanooga Cre... See More  

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643592

Broadside with election returns...

Item #643592

December 03, 1863

GENESEE VALLEY FREE PRESS--SUPPLEMENT, Wellsville, New York. A quite large broadside (printed on one side only, single sheet) mostly taken up with election returns. There is no date at the top but many dispatches are dated Dec. 3, 1863. Measures 20 by 27 12 inches. Folder size noted is for the item folded in half.

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172736

The first African-American chaplain in the U.S. Army...

Item #172736

December 12, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1863  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Guerrilla Warfare--Rescue of a Wounded Officer from a Band of Guerrillas". Prints inside include: "The Great Organ in the Boston Music Hall" "The Army of the Potomac--The Great Depot of Supplies on the Railroad" and "...The Bridge Over Bull Run--Present Appearance&quo... See More  

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172740

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #172740

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863  The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children. This is a very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inches.

The front page has two prints: &quo... See More  

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683360

Rare issue of this Confederate "Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia...

Item #683360

January 16, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 16, 1864  See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

The front page includes: "General Morgan and his Movements"  "A Brave Missouri Boy" "Cheering the Trans-Mississippi People" "Brilliant Affair in Fanquier" "Capture of a Yankee Train & Yankees" "... See More  

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172752

Winslow Homer centerfold... Thomas Nast front page...

Item #172752

February 06, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 6, 1864  The full front page is a Thomas Nast print: "Thanks To Grant" showing Liberty pinning a medal on him. The doublepage centerfold is a desired Winslow Homer print titled: "Halt Of A Wagon Train" showing soldiers around a camp fire.

Other prints within include: "The Stag Dance" "A Veteran On Furlough" "A S... See More  

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172784

Uylesses S. Grant and his famous quote...

Item #172784

May 28, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1864  The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock". There is much reporting on the war with articles: "Our Armies" "The Dead Heroes" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Early Hopes of the Rebels" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Battles in the Wil... See More  

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172788

Lincoln... Sherman... Spotsylvania...

Item #172788

June 11, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1864  Inside has a great full page illustration of: "President Lincoln & His Secretaries" which is a nice full-figure view of Lincoln. Other prints include: "Great Central Fair Buildings, Logan Square, Philadelphia" "General Gouverneur K. Warren" "General Horatio Gates Wright" "Belle Plain, Virginia--Gene... See More  

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694414

Lincoln accepts his nomination for President... In a Confederate newspaper...

Item #694414

July 05, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 5, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln accepts nomination for re-election



A single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, somewhat typical for the period as most paper mills were located in the North, newsprint was of short supply in the South, causing publishers to maximize use of paper as much as possible.

This issue has a great wealth of Civil War re... See More  

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669695

Important letter from General Grant...

Item #669695

July 17, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 17, 1864  Inside has over half a column taken up with: "Important Letter  from General Grant" in which we tells of the hopelessness of the Confederacy. Bits include: "...all we want now...is a determined unity of sentiment North. The rebels have now in their ranks their last man. The little boys & old men are guarding prisoners, gua... See More  

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172800

General Grant's and General Sherman's campaigns...

Item #172800

July 23, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864  The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More  

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172812

Print that made Thomas Nast famous...

Item #172812

September 03, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1864  The full front page is taken up with a print: "Gen. Sherman's Campaign--Council of War Held at Gen. Wood's Headquarters".

Certainly the best print in this issue is also one of the more famous by Thomas Nast. This print (see) shows a triumphant Confederate soldier shaking hands with a peg-legged Union veteran as what appears ... See More  

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651771

The nomination of General McClellan...

Item #651771

September 03, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1864 



* General George McClellan

* Presidential nomination

* Rare Confederate title




Not only a very nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News with several subheads from various fields of operation: "From Atlanta" "From Mobile" "From Louisiana" and "From C... See More  

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172816

Lincoln's adversary for the Presidency...

Item #172816

September 17, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864  The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church".  Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More  

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679178

Fremont and Cochrane drop out... Battle Fisher's Hill, Virginia...

Item #679178

September 23, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 23, 1864 



* Fremont and Cochrane Retire

* Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia

* General Philip Sheridan




The front page has the heading: "THE PRESIDENCY: Fremont and Cochrane" with one and a half columns of coverage including both candidates letters of withdraw.

Additionally, the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: &quo... See More  

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172820

A great double page print of Abraham Lincoln holding a flag...

Item #172820

October 01, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1864  The front page shows: "General Warren Extending & Fortifying His Lines Across the Weldon Railroad". Inside has a full page: "The Halt" by Thomas Nast; a full page: "General Sherman's Victory--Rebel Prisoners Being conducted to Atlanta From Jonesborough"; a half pg: "Destruction of Cars by General Hood P... See More  

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683388

If McClellan wins the election, the Civil War is over... Drafting VMI cadets...

Item #683388

October 07, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 7, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* re. George B. McClellan as president ?




The front page has: "The War News" which is a reflection upon the latest reports as received & includes as subheads "The Repulse of the Enemy on the Darbytown Road Last Saturday" and "Later From Sheridan". Also on the ftpg. are: &qu... See More  

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571649

Jefferson City, Missouri...

Item #571649

October 12, 1864

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1864



* Absentee voting (soldiers)

* Jefferson City, Missouri




Among the front page first column heads are nice reports on the recent election: "VICTORY!" "Glorious Union Triumph" "Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana Swept Clean" "Five Union Members of Congress Gained" "Ohio 40,000 Union Majority" "Indiana 20,00... See More  

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679256

A detailed account of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #679256

October 18, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* From the capital of the Confederacy




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again... See More  

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172828

Wealth of Civil War illustrations...

Item #172828

October 29, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1864  The full front page is a print of: "A Group of Cavalry Officers" on horseback, being Merritt, Kautz, and Wilcox. Pages 2 & 3 have various reports on the Civil War. Other prints within include: "Headquarters Army of the James--Pennsylvania Soldiers Voting" "Headquarters Army of the James--Rebel Prisoners & Desert... See More  

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685219

Early returns show Lincoln is doing well in the 1864 election..

Item #685219

November 08, 1864

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Nov. 8, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln's election (2nd)

* Original American Civil War reporting




In addition to much inside page reporting on the latest Civil War events, page 2 has items concerning the election. Final results would not be known until the next day, however various partial returns are noted here (see photos), almost all showing Abraham Lincoln looking... See More  

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694593

Great column heads announcing Lincoln's election...

Item #694593

November 09, 1864

BOSTON MORNING JOURNAL, Nov. 9, 1864  



* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)

* 1st report plus Civil War reporting




Certainly the most notable content would be the back page column heads on the election of Lincoln as President.

The second column has perhaps the nicest stack of heads on the election we have seen in any newspaper. They include: "PRESIDENTIAL And State ELECT... See More  

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689182

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #689182

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln address

* "In Response to a Serenade"

* Jefferson Davis & arming of slaves ?




Page five has column heads: "UNION REJOICES" "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and Others."

The article includes one of the most humble calls for unity given by Lincoln: "The P... See More  

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583644

Great on the re-election of Abraham Lincoln...

Item #583644

November 12, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 12, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with: "The Campaign In Georgia" and: "The Campaign In Virginia" giving the latest reports on battle events.

Other reports inside are headed:... See More  

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687250

Abraham Lincoln is elected president...

Item #687250

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 12, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)

* 1st report plus Civil War reporting




 Page 3 has a nice illustration headed: "Prison At Andersonville, Georgia" with related text with one column heads: "Rebel Cruelties To Prisoners" "The Horrors of Andersonville, of Libby Prison, and of Relic Isle" "Plunde
... See More  

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691526

On the Presidential election, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #691526

November 12, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1864  



* re. Abraham Lincoln 2nd election victory



A wealth of war-related reports on the front page including: "THE WAR NEWS" with subheads: "From Petersburg--From the Valley--Georgia". Also: "The Yankee Presidential Elections" notes frustration in not knowing the outcome.

Other front page reports: "Additio... 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  



* Abraham Lincoln election results

* Jefferson Davis message




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 re... See More  

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563628

On Abraham Lincoln's election as President...

Item #563628

November 12, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, November 12, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln presidential election



This is the "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces" as noted in the masthead. The issue is just filled with Civil War and other military reports, and also has a nice editorial concerning the recent re-election of Lincoln as President of the United States, headed: "The Pr... See More  

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172832

General George Armstrong Custer on the front page...

Item #172832

November 12, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Nov. 12, 1864  The front page contains a nice print captioned: "General Custer Presenting Captured Battle Flags at the War Department, Washington" showing him and many others holding flags.

Many other Civil War prints within, including a half pg: "Valley of the Shenandoah--Gen. Sheridan's Wagon Trains..." & a full page Thomas Nast car... See More  

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172834

Capture of a rebel fort...

Item #172834

November 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864  The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".

Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More  

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172836

Famous Lincoln cartoon on having won the election...

Item #172836

November 26, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864  The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election (see). This cartoon has become quite famous.

The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Colli
... See More  

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172840

Sherman's march through Georgia...

Item #172840

December 10, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 10, 1864  The full front page is: "Arrival Of Union Refugees at Kingston, Georgia".  Inside has a full page print: "Thank God! Reception of Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'Eliza Hancox' ". Other prints within include: "Serving Out Rations to Our Exchanged Prisoners on Board the 'New York' " "Sund... See More  

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688836

Rare issue of this Confederate "Memphis" newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #688836

December 22, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, December 22, 1864 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of... See More  

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