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646966

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

Item #646966
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789 



* George Washington's election victory

* Arrival in New York City for inauguration




A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of C... See More  

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655249

George Washington is elected President...

Item #655249
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 



* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.

* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)




Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More  

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659059

The Department of State is created...

Item #659059

July 29, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789



* Department of State creation



  Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper.

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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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655073

Examining the American economy...

Item #655073

May 25, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1791  The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "...Lord Sheffield's Observations on the Commerce of the United States of America"

A page 2 report from Connecticut says that The Hon. Roger Sherman, Esq. is elected to represent this State in the Senate of the U.S. A page 3 report states that Vice President John Adams was elected President of the
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584804

Franklin D. Roosevelt's great-great grandfather

Item #584804

June 16, 1792

THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, June 16, 1792 



* Franklin D. Roosevelt 

* Great-great grandfather
 



Most of page 2 is taken up with various depositions concerning an election controversy in Otsego County, New York. Page 3 has a notice mentioning Isaac Roosevelt as "...the President of the Board of Board of Managers for the City Dispensary for the Relief for... See More  

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680609

Washington appears to be re-elected for a second term...

Item #680609

January 10, 1793

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 10, 1793  Page 3 has a report headed: "Indians" concerning a letter from Virginia noting that: "...Capt. Hanly...on his march with 40 men...was attacked by the Indians in ambuscade. Himself and 12 men fell on the spot--eleven are missing--sixteen got safe in."

Also mention that: "The returns of votes from... See More  

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661792

George Washington and Sam Adams...

Item #661792

April 16, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 16, 1796 



* George Washington & Samuel Adams



The front page features two Acts of Congress concerning courts, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

Page 2 has a chart of the latest count for the election of Mass. governor, showing Judge Sumner leading over Gov. Sam Adams.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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668125

Sam Adams is elected governor...

Item #668125

May 11, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796 



* Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor

* 18th century American original




Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes."



Four pages, irregular at the right margin, paper flaw to front leaf causing a blank spot on pg. 2... See More  

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679025

Washington authorizes copper for the mint... To run for a 3rd term?

Item #679025

June 18, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 18, 1796  The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, plus part of a fourth Act which carries over to pg 2, also signed by Washington.

The very first, at the top of the front page, is: "An Act Respecting The Mint" detailing the ways & means of procuring copper for the minting of cents a... 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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668739

A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...

Item #668739

December 20, 1796

GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Dec. 20, 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 2 has much reporting from Congress. Pate 3 ha... 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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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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667350

Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #667350

March 15, 1805

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




An historic issue as page 2 begins with: "Inaugural Speech" of Thomas Jefferson's 2nd term, with a prefacing paragraph: "On the 4th instant at 4 o'clock, Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was ... See More  

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650415

From 1808 Madrid, Spain...

Item #650415

April 15, 1808

GAZETA DE MADRID, Spain, April 15, 1808  The ftpg. begins with news from America announcing the election of James Madison as President. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 6 by 8 3/4 inches, great condition.

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649452

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #649452

October 12, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1811  Inside has a report headed: "Revolutionary Pubic Papers - The Declaration By the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, ...Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of their Taking Up arms--July 6th 1775" which was one of the most historic & significant documents of the 18th century. This documents takes over 2 pages.... See More  

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648949

Causes & Necessity For Taking Up Arms... Louisiana...

Item #648949

October 12, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1811  Inside has a report headed: "Revolutionary Pubic Papers - The Declaration By the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, ...Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of their Taking Up arms--July 6th 1775" which was one of the most historic & significant documents of the 18th century. This documents takes over 2 pages.... See More  

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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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649930

James Monroe is re-elected... Rare mention of Daniel Boone...

Item #649930

December 16, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Dec. 16, 1820  The back page has a report with a small head: "Presidential Election" which begins: "It is probable that Mr. Monroe has been re-elected president by an almost unanimous vote & Mr.Tompkins re-elected  vice president..." with a bit more.

This issue comes with a "Supplement" which includes a rare ... 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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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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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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655962

First Jews elected in Maryland...

Item #655962

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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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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673726

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

Item #673726

June 21, 1828

UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, June 21, 1828 



* Rare campaign periodical

* 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, "Green proved ... 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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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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598243

On Andrew Jackson as the next President...

Item #598243

July 30, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1831  Inside has: "To the People of the United States--On the Next Presidential Election" which reports on Andrew Jackson as a candidate.

Complete in 20 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primaril... See More  

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549484

Davy Crockett...

Item #549484

August 05, 1831

ALBANY ARGUS, Albany, New York, August 5, 1831



* Davy Crockett

* House of Representatives




On page 2 under "Dignity of a Congressman" is a humorous report reading, in full: "Davy Crockett, one of the wig leaders in congress made a speech, for his own benefit, in Cincinnati, on his way home. Twenty-Five Cents! was demanded of all admitted into the room. Dear enough! A whole ca... 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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668142

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

Item #668142

February 14, 1833

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



* President Andrew Jackson election



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

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651854

Praise for Colonel Davy Crockett...

Item #651854

September 07, 1833

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1833  An inside page has an article with small heading: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "A great deal has been said in the newspapers concerning col. Crockett, who has been again elected a member of congress from Tennessee. It was the misfortune of the colonel to have received no school education in his youth, and since to have ha... 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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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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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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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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552083
Item #552083

February 06, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, N.Y., February 6, 1841 Famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison for President.



Page 2 has: "Gen. Harrison's Journey" "Departure From Cincinnati", plus reports about his stops at Wheeling & Pittsburgh.



Masthead has an engraving of log cabin, one of the themes in the 1840 election.



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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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664492

Harrison's campaign newspaper...

Item #664492

July 31, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, July 31, 1841 



* William Henry Harrison

* Rare campaign title by Greeley




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.

As would be expected, a wealth of political reporting but other news of the day as wel... See More  

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578293

Famous political newspaper by Horace Greeley...

Item #578293

October 16, 1841

THE LOG CABIN, New York, October 16, 1841 Famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of the Whig Party and specifically in support of Wm. H. Harrison's presidential campaign. The paper continued after the election and eventually merged into his very successful "Tribune". 

The entire ftpg. & pg. 2 are taken up with text on the "Trial of Alex. McLeo... See More  

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668280

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

Item #668280

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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678432

The newly invented telegraph described...

Item #678432

November 13, 1844

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



* Samuel Morse

* Telegraph invention




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

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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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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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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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647277

Scenes of Honduras... Scene in the House of Representatives...

Item #647277

January 12, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 12, 1856  The ftpg. shows a: "Scene in the House of Representatives--Contest for the Election of Speaker". Inside has several prints of "Honduras" and of the people there, and there are also six prints concerning: "Immigration" including: "Searching For Stowaways" "Emigration Vessel--Between Decks"... See More  

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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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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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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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673812

Pre Civil War baseball...

Item #673812

May 02, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 2, 1857 



* Very early pre-Civil War baseball



Inside under "Base Ball" is report about the annual meeting of the "Empire Base Ball Club" which includes a list of the officers elected for the ensuing year, plus mention that they "...commenced playing on the 15th inst., and will play Wednesday and Saturday afternoons ... 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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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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655321

Buchanan's 1857 state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #655321

December 09, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 



* President James Buchanan

* State of the Union Address

* Best title to be had - rare a such




A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchan... 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.

Text article entitled "The Rights and Wrongs of Filibusterism" which references William ... 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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654137

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

Item #654137

June 24, 1858

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



* Abraham Lincoln

* 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-Douglas debat... 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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678576

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

Item #678576

October 15, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859



* Centerfold print of a baseball game in progress



Half of the double page centerfold is a terrific illustration 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 half shows a cricket match.

The frontpage shows: 'A German Beer Garden i... 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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662251

Creating the Jefferson Territory...

Item #662251

November 26, 1859

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1859 



* Provisional Government of the Territory of Jefferson

* Pre Colorado Territory




Page 2 has an intriguing article: "A New Territory" "The New Territory of Jefferson--Election for Delegate to "Congress--Meeting of the Legislature..." which is followed by: "Governor's Message - History of the Organization of the New Territor... 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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671494

Mr. Lincoln's personal habits, & more...

Item #671494

June 26, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1860 



* Pre-election Abraham Lincoln

* Personal description - Springfield




Page 5 has: "Our Springfield Correspondent" "Chroniclers of Glorious Deeds Around Lincoln--No Sensation Item to be Found--Sergeant-at-Arms Refuses to Pursue Lincoln--His Personal Habits--Style of his House--His Ability--Thurlow Weed's Pilgrimage to Springfield--Manufac... 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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662211

Ad supports Lincoln and Hamlin for President & Vice President...

Item #662211

October 02, 1860

DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 2, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln for President notice

* Pre Civil War era




This was obviously a 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 ftpg. also has a bit stati... 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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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.

Oth
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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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650809

Carson City... Virginia City... Jamaica... Presidential election reporting (Lincoln)...

Item #650809
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1861 Featured in this issue is an article "A Peep at Washoe" which includes coverage on silver mining, Carson City, Virginia City and much more.

Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.

Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... 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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646028

Confederates states elected their President & Vice President... Their Constitutional Convention...

Item #646028

February 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 



* Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president

* Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy

* Pre Civil War tensions brewing




A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Const... 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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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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671822

Electing a Confederate President...

Item #671822

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commission... See More  

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655273

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #655273

September 05, 1861

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1861 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...".

The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Pas... 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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646035

From when New Orleans was in the Confederacy... Missouri votes to secede...

Item #646035

November 06, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 6, 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 from New Orleans a... 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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647355

A Memphis newspaper printed in Jackson, Mississippi...

Item #647355

January 31, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 31, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title



This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Note that the city of publication, "Jackson", is noted near the top of page 2.

The front page has much on the war including: "Federal Reports from Port Hudson" "From ... 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 (see). A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inches.

The front page has two prints: ... 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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654794

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #654794

April 06, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 6, 1864  Among the front page reports are: "Mixing The White and Black Races in Ohio" which takes 2 1/2 columns. Also: "A Letter From the Army" "Massa Lincoln" "Mr. Lincoln's Re-Election and Rebel Discouragement" and more.

Other items inside include: "War News of the Week" "Gen. Banks's Order&quo... See More  

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645829

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

Item #645829

May 21, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 21, 1864  Parson Brownlow was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inf... 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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663371

Lincoln accepts the nomination for the Presidential election...

Item #663371

June 29, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864



* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* American Civil War reporting




Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... 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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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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649461

Two accounts of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #649461

October 18, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* Rare Confederate title




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: &... 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  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 on the grand round..." and includes a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee noting: "On the 14th instant ... See More  

Item from Catalog 312 (released for October, 2021)...

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667393

Jefferson Davis' lengthy speech...

Item #667393

October 26, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1864 



* President Jefferson Davis speech

* General James Longstreet

* Gen. Robert E. Lee




Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "Jeff. Davis' Speech at Columbia, S.C." "His Views of the Copperhead Plan of Adjustment" "Rebel Victories to Insure the Election of the Peace Candidate" "Fur... 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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652988

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

Item #652988

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* President Lincoln gives 1st speech upon being re-elected

* Arming Negroes ?

* Jefferson Davis' speech to the Confederacy




Page four has the 1-column heading: "UNION REJOICES," with subhead: "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and others." The article includes, in part, one of the most hu... 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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669352

The troops vote for Lincoln...

Item #669352

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Election among the troops




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond" "the Soldiers' Vote in the Army of the James" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority 2,904" "SHENANDOAH" "Important Movement of the Rebel Forces" "Attempt to Flank Sheridan & In... 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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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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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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664611

Confederate newspaper from near the end of the war...

Item #664611

November 14, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from not long before surrendering.

The front page has: "Tribute to the Me... 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
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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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172844

The effects of war... The Chief Justices of the Supreme Court...

Item #172844

December 24, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 24, 1864  The full front pager is taken up with prints of: "The Chief Justices of the United States" with Salmon Chase as the central print, surrounded by John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth, Roger B. Taney, and John Marshall.

Many nice prints within including a full page: "View of the Stations on Grant's Military Railroad from City Point to His ... See More  

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597796

Electoral votes for Abraham Lincoln...

Item #597796

February 09, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 9, 1865 



* Battle of Hatcher's Run

* re. Abraham Lincoln election




Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Counting of the Electoral Votes" "212 Votes for Lincoln and Johnson" "21 for McClellan and Pendleton" "The Peace Conference In Congress" "ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "Severe Fighting but n... See More  

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172904

Lincoln conspirators hanged, including Mrs. Surratt...

Item #172904

July 22, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1865  The full front page is a print captioned: "A British Midshipman Restoring the American Eagle in Front of the United States Legation at Honolulu, Sandwich Islands".

But the prime content in this issue is the somber full page print captioned: "Execution of the Conspirators at Washington" which shows four of them hanging from the... See More  

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172908

Nast prints on recovering from the Civil War...

Item #172908

August 05, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1865  The front page has prints of: "The Late Right Reverend Alonzo Potter" "The Late Rev. Newton Heston" and "The Boat Race at Poughkeepsie, New York". Prints inside include a full page: "Reception of the German Singing Societies at the City Hall Park" and: "The Launch of the Ironclad 'Dunderberg". T... See More  

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172910

Celebrating the success of the Atlantic telegraph cable...

Item #172910

August 12, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 12, 1865  The front page shows: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia" as well as: "Terminal Station of Collins's Overland Telegraph, New Westminster, B.C."

Inside has prints captioned: "The Indo-European Telegraph--Landing the Cable in the Mud at Fao, Persian Gulf" "Trial of Mowing Machines...at West Mount Ver... See More  

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172912

Flight of Jefferson Davis...

Item #172912

August 19, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The front page includes prints of: "Emma, Queen Dowager of Hawaii" "Brevet Major-General Nathaniel A. Mills" and "Elisha Kingsland, Chief Engineer of the N.Y. Fire Department". Prints within include a full page: "The Electric Union" celebrating the union of England & America by telegraph; "College R... See More  

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172922

Champ Ferguson & his guerrillas.... Horrors of train travel...

Item #172922

September 23, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1865  The front page shows: "Champ Ferguson & His Guard", the Kentucky guerrilla arrested for murder, once a protege of John Morgan. Also on the front page are: "Hiram Oliver" and "John W. Hartup". Inside has prints of: "Dover Mills, on the James River & Kanawha Canal, Virginia" "Rockett's Landin... See More  

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172926

The dead at Andersonville...

Item #172926

October 07, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1865  The front page shows: "The Naval Festival at Portsmouth, England - Arrival of the French Fleet--The 'Solferino' Saluting the English Flag". Other prints within include: "Genberal H. W. Slocum" "General Francis C. Barlow" "The Late Thomas Wildey, P.G." "Monument Erected September 20, 1865 in Ho... See More  

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555916

Kentucky Martial Law ends...

Item #555916

October 13, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, NY, October 13, 1865



* Post civil war Kentucky



The front page has: "Washington" "Martial Law No Longer in Force in Kentucky" "The President's Proclamation" "The Status Of Kentucky". Proclamation concerning martial law in Kentucky is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.



Other news of the day throughout this 8 page issue. Mino... See More  

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172934

Prints on the surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #172934

November 04, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1865  The full front page is a print captioned: "Meeting of the Fenian Congress in the Assembly Building, Philadelphia".  Among the prints within are: "Looking at the Eclipse" "Burning of the Michigan Central Freight Depot at Detroit, Michigan" "Shipwrecked Passengers and Crew of the Brig 'Titania' &quo... See More  

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172938

Very nice and early baseball print...

Item #172938

November 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865  Certainly the most desired print is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd. The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865." There is ... See More  

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172940

Great baseball print... Execution of Henry Wirz...

Item #172940

November 25, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1865  Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club."

Other prints
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649309

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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180007

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #180007
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage centerfol... See More  

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557564

Rebellious States Ruled Out...

Item #557564

December 05, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, from New York, New York, dated December 5, 1865



* Post civil war United States Congress

* Rebellious States Ruled Out




The front page has: "The New Congress" "Convening of the Two Branches Yesterday" "Hon. Schulyer Colfax Elected Speaker" "All Representatives from the Rebellious States Ruled Out" "The Radicals Early at Work in Bo... See More  

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172944

Thomas Nast’s "National Thanksgiving"...

Item #172944

December 09, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865  The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City".  Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".

The double... See More  

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172956

Sentencing Mr. Edward Ketchum in the Court...

Item #172956

January 20, 1866

Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 20, 1866 Ftpg. shows the : 'Funeral of German Patriots at Comfort, Texas'. Inside fullpg: 'Winter' & 'Types of American Beauty' & 'Sentencing Mr. Edward Ketchum in the Court'

Complete in 16 pages.

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172980

Great fire in Cincinnati...

Item #172980

April 14, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 14, 1866  Fullpg: 'The Great Fire in Cincinnati' halfpg. article & illustration on 'Robert E. Lee, in Civil Life' 1/4 pg: 'The Rev. Alexander Grummell' is a Black minister.

Complete in 16 pages.

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595124

Judaica content... Jewish... Jews...

Item #595124

May 29, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1866  Page 5 has an article: "Convention Of American Israelites" with subheads: "The Board of Delegates in Session--Election of Officers for the Ensuing Year--The Establishment of a Jewish Rabbinical Institute Decided Upon" (see).

Eight pages, good condition.

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551393

Notable death... Winfield Scott...

Item #551393

May 30, 1866

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, May 30, 1866



* General Winfield Scott death

* Post civil war original




This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott

* Sketch of His long & Glorious Military Career

* His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats

* His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c. ... See More  

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173004

Baltimore Regatta...

Item #173004

July 07, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1866 Includes two front 1/2 pg. illus. One entitled "The Baltimore Regatta" and one entitled "The Baltimore Regatta-Club Cottage and Boat House." Full pg. illus. of the "Second Annual Review of the New York Yacht Club." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Gunpowder vs. Nitro Glycerine-Experiments Under Government Inspection, Near the Navy Ya... See More  

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173010

Fire at Portland, Maine...

Item #173010

July 28, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1866 Two ftpg. scenes, plus a fullpg. & doublepage centerfold inside on the 'Great Fire in Portland, Maine'. Quarter pg. illus. of 'Marks of Punishment Inflicted Upon a Colored Servant in Richmond'. Also a quarter pg. illus. of Barbara Frietchie, 'Heroine of Frederick', made famous by Whittier.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173024

President Johnson in New York City...

Item #173024

September 15, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 15, 1866 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception in N.Y.'. Halfpg: 'Gathering Moss on Berwick Bay, La.' 1/3 pg: 'Negro Quarters on Jeff Davis's Plantation' & 'Jeff. Davis's Mansion in Miss.' & 'Andrew Johnson' & fullpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception at City Hall, N.Y.'

Complete in sixteen p... See More  

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678516

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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173028

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #173028

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Burning of the Clipper 'Hornet' ".

Another source notes that Mark Twain was in Hawaii at the time the boat of sur... See More  

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173030

The Coliseum at Rome...

Item #173030

October 06, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 6, 1866 Four small illus. of houses on the front cover: "Philip Embury's House," "Strawbridge Meeting House," "The Rigging Loft," and "The First Methodist Church and Parsonage, in New York." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Coliseum at Rome." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Rev. William Arthur, President of th... See More  

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173044

Sea Steamer 'Great Republic'... Election results...

Item #173044

November 24, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 24, 1866 Nice full ftpg: 'Launch of the Sea Steamer 'Great Republic' '. Halfpg: 'Collecting the Remains of Union Soldiers for Re-Interment in National Cemeteries'. Fullpg: 'Election Returns--Scene in Front of the N.Y. Tribune Office '. Halfpg: 'Departure of Gen. Sherman for Mexico'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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