Hartford, Connecticut: Thursday Morning, October 17, 1872. 30" x 23", pp. ; 9 columns per page, removed from binding; hole at central fold, fore-edges ragged.. Contains an interesting account of the proceedings of the burglars of the Waterford bank robbery in New York, political outlook, the end of the liberal movement, view of business men, campaign squibs, religious personals, fire on the hill - an accident, police intelligence, local notices, marriages, deaths, finanace and trade, railroad time table, usual ads (some with cuts), and patent medicines.
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Helena, Montana: Tuesday, June 13, 1882. 23½" x 18", pp. ; 7 columns per page, removed from binding. Mineral land patents, The Vanderbilt Menage- what it costs to run his house in New York City, local news, market report in wholesale quotes, many notices of final entry with U.S. land office, poem 'A Sailors Yarn' by Irish-American poet James Jeffrey Roche (1847-1908), usual ads (some with cuts) auction sale of horses & mares, Montana wool, stallions, carriages, and patent medicines.
London: William Little, Saturday, April 17, 1852. Approx. 15¾" x 11¼", pp. , 298-312 [i.e. 16 pages]; 3 columns per page, removed from binding, numerous wood engravings. Contains articles on the west in the east, Captain Beatson's expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, foreign and colonial news with mention of a unique set of Voltaire's Works which sold at a Paris auction, proposed national exhibition at Cork, Yellow Fever - insufficiency of quarantine, beet root sugar manufactory, calendar for the week, metropolitan news, births and deaths, meteorological observations, sketches in Burmah, naval and military intelligence, chess in Scotland, law and police intelligence, theatre and musical events, financial markets, new publications, and ads for various consumer goods.
London: William Little, Saturday, July 31, 1852. 16" x 11", pp. , 66-80 [i.e. 16 pages]; 3 columns per page, removed from binding, numerous wood engravings. Commercial relations between Great Britain and France, foreign and colonial news, the supply of water in Paris, asylum for noble ladies at St. Petersburgh, the elections, naval and military intelligence, spas of England, obituaries, the new silver florin, animals from the Zoological Society, calendar of the week, metropolitan news, national sports, the Royal Victoria Yacht Club Regatta (with a wood engraving showing among others, the yacht America), chess in Russia, theatres and musical events, and the financial markets.
Indianapolis: Sunday morning, February 22, 1874. 20½" x 15½", pp. 8; 6 columns per page; removed from binding and in loose sheets. Numerous ads, a few with cuts, articles on horses, tourists, fashion, London clubs, notes about women, Indian troubles, Washington news, news from overseas, city news, the coast of California, Gotham gossip, the Morrow murder trial, a raid of mad dogs, etc.
Leavenworth, Kan. Ross & Co., Saturday, November 1, 1884. Approx. 22" x 15", pp. ; unopened; 6 columns per page; very good. Contains a letter by the ex-President John Adams expressing dangers of the republican government, an article on the gold fields of Africa, the swine plague, along with Kansas news, minor mentions, casual, and miscellaneous sections. Numerous ads (with cuts), stoves, musical instruments, saddlery, and patent medicines to name a few.
Lafayette, Indiana: Wednesday Morning, January 16, 1878. 26½" x 20½", pp. ; 9 columns per page, removed from binding, clean split to gutter. Proceedings in congress, secretary Sherman before the committee of ways and means, secretary Schurz interviewed on the Indian office investigation, inauguration of governor McClellan of N.J., foreign news, ravages of the Cholera in Egypt, grain harvest numbers for the year, city news, school funds, railroad time table, Chicago live stock, market, New York stock market. Also contains usual ads (many large and with cuts).
Lafayette, Indiana: Friday Morning, January 18, 1878. 26½" x 20½", pp. ; 9 columns per page, removed from binding, trimmed. Senate bills, fears of attack on the Chinese in San Francisco - arrests of agitators, local news, real estate transfers, railroad news & timetable, foreign news, commercial markets, patent medicines, and usual ads (many cuts).
[London]: printed by Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, from Monday, November 24 to Thursday, November 27, 1684. Small folio broadsheet, 11" x 6½ ", pp. ; text in double column, removed from binding. Contains news from Adrianople, where the town received a visit from the Ambassador from France, named the Grand Vizier, and his attendants, "The Grand Vizier has sent Orders to twenty five of the chief Merchants at Constantinople (present-day Istanbul), to fit out each of them a galley against the Month of March." From Rome, reports that the Pope is "pressed by the Crowns to make a promotion of Cardinals at their Nomination, which his Holiness does not absolutely refuse," as well as news from Naples, Venice, Francfort, Nottingham, and Whitehall, followed by advertisements for several books.
Augusta, Maine: Homan & Badger, Saturday Morning, April 29, 1876. 28¾" x 21", pp. ; 8 columns per page, removed from binding. Black knot on plum trees, a plea for tree planting, experience in orcharding, preparations for the state fair, women's department - advice for young speculators, agricultural intelligence, congressional summary, House of Maine news, poetry, young folks' column, patent medicines, and numerous ads (many with cuts).
Boston: published by Benjamin Russell, Wednesday, August 13, 1788. 14¾" x 9¾ ", pp. ; 3 columns per page; central fold, removed from binding. Front page Miscellany from the New York Museum "Virtue the Happiness of a People", foreign and domestic news, ship news, including a short description of "His Majesty of France" narrowly escaping a bullet while riding on his horse back to Versailles. And a Miscellany: Of Hobby-Horses. Numerous ads, ships (some with cuts), spices, wine, and marriages & deaths.
Boston: printed by Young and Minns, Thursday, February 19, 1799. 19¾ " x 12½ ", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding. This issue contains further documents relative to the recent effort of the United States to negotiate with the French republic and states "to be continued" at end of article; also, a long law article on the the commonwealth of Massachusetts to empower the inhabitants of Boston to choose a Board of Health, a three-and-a-half-column account of the Massachusetts Legislature debate on the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions; marriage & death annoucements, patent medicines, farms for sale (with cuts), naval equipment, a runaway slave reward.
Boston: printed by Young and Minns, Tuesday, April 16, 1799. 20 " x 12½ ", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding. An account of a French ship firing at an American ship in the harbor of Curracoa (French forces invaded Curaçao a year later) in which ten men were killed and wounded; a letter defending President Adams, news from the Secretary of War, American naval intelligence, marine diary, marriage & death annoucements, new publications, woolen goods at auction, patent medicines, ship news (with cuts), public notices, a wet nurse recommendation, and usual ads (some with cuts).
St. Paul, Minnesota Territory: Saturday, April 13, 1850. 22" x 17¾", pp. 8; 6 columns per page; removed from binding and in loose sheets. Numerous ads, a few with cuts, articles on horses, tourists, fashion, London clubs, notes about women, Indian troubles, Washington news, news from overseas, city news, the coast of California, Gotham gossip, the Morrow murder trial, a raid of mad dogs, etc.
Rochester, N.Y. Saturday, June 12, 1858. 20x 13¼", pp. -196 [i.e. 8 pages]; 5 columns per page, removed from binding, unopened. Facts about milk, the progress of English agriculture, a rainy day in the library, racks and mangers, bees and beehives, tiledrains, leaky roofs, potato experiments, notes in the garden, aspects of vegetation in may, the grape training, Indian war in Minnesota, congressional news, foreign news, markets & commerce, ladies' portfolio, mind and heart culture for farmers, marriage, deaths, and usual ads.
Portland, Oregon: Monday, August 26, 1878. 24" x 17¾", pp. ; 8 columns per page, removed from binding, library stamp. An Indian massacre - several men killed near the falls of Payette, Yellow Fever in the South, the Potter investigation, foreign news, Pacific Coast news, Washington Territory, political news, homicide, military notes, public notices, passenger lists for steamship, military notes, finance and commerce, patent medicines, and usual ads.
New York: 1922-1925. Approx. 15¾" x 11", pp. -16; (vol. CXXVI pp. -24); 4 columns per page, central folds, numerous black and white photographic illustrations. Including, Vol. CXXI, no. 2366, Saturday, December 16, 1822; Vol. CXXV, no. 2463, Saturday, November 1, 1924; Vol. CXXV, no. 2469, Saturday, December 6, 1924; Vol. CXXVI, no. 2484, Saturday, March 21, 1925. American chorus beauties in row with British girls - quarrel taken to court; also features boxing, running, football, croquet, basketball, yachting, fencing, field hockey, whippet racing, horse races, golf, weight lifting, bike racing, tennis and netball; "Vanities" producer nabbed for showing girl pictures in lobbby - calls them "art"; cigarettes in tubes - new fad; numerous ads mainly tailored to beauty, sex, fashion, and medicinal cures. Commonly known as the Police Gazette, the publication served as a popular men's lifestyle magazine. Founded in 1845, the magazine had a good run until the Great Depression and apparently in later years, the U.S. Postal Service banned mail delivery due to its risque content. Aside from the pin-up style front cover photoshoots of models, many of the active sports photographs also featured women.
Boston, Massachusetts: Printed by Young and Minns, Friday, February 25, 1803. 20½" x 13", pp. ; 5 columns per page; removed from binding, trimmed close with some loss to bottom edge. Editorials, news from Congress, laws of the commonwealth of Massachusetts; a bill to establish a turnpike road, a new bank, and change the name of a town; a bill authorizing the President to cause four vessels of war, to carry not exceeding 16 guns each, to be built or purchased, was passed without opposition; marriages, deaths, marine lists, ship announcements (with cuts), auction sales, reward for a US Marine who deserted his post, and usual ads.
Boston, Massachusetts: printed by Young and Minns, Tuesday, March 8, 1803. 20½" x 13", pp. ; 5 columns per page; removed from binding, trimmed close with some loss to bottom and upper edge of page 2. Public notices, the health officer of New York has asked of the Governor that the quarantine regulations should extend to coasters as to other vessels, commonwealth of Massachusetts general order, legistlature bills, foreign news, Bonaparte is about setting out for the Netherlands where a camp of 12,000 men is ordered to be formed, fire to a brewery in New Haven, New Hampshire federalism, marriages, deaths, marine list, ship announcements (with cuts), auction sales, and usual ads.
Concord, N.H. William Butterfield, Wednesday, July 30, 1856. 25¾ " x 19½", pp. ; 8 columns per page; removed from binding, slightly split. Railroad news with train routes and schedules (with cuts); numerous ads: wood & coal furnaces, dentist listings, patent medicines, marriages & deaths, printing, bookbinding, wine & spirits; front page features a six-and-a-half column speech of Samuel Herbert Esq. of Rumney, on the Resolutions relating to Kansas affairs and the attack upon Senator Sumner, delivered in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, July 1st, 1856; Miscellany from Godey's Lady's Book for July, the story "Nellie-my Sister" by Virginia F. Townsend. Also news of the Democratic State Convention, and the nomination of James Buchanan and John Breckinridge for president and vice-president.
New York: Friday, June 3, 1859. 21¼" x 16¼", pp. -8; 6 columns per page, removed from binding. Overland journey through Kansas with a free state village, foreign news, rumored alliance for Austria and Russia, the new nullifiers, New York democracy and the slave trade, navy department news on slave traffic, decision of the Ohio Supreme Court, news from the Holy Land, marriages, deaths, commersial stock exchange, 'Adam Bede' by George Eliot chapters 5 and 6), emancipation in the Danish West Indies, cattle markets, Albany live stock market and usual ads.
New Orleans: Tuesday morning, July 27, 1869. 29½" x 23", pp. ; 9 columns per page; central fold, removed from binding. Auction sales, bankrupcies, numerous ads, many with cuts, state of American trade, lotteries, return of Confederate colonists from Brazil, crops, livestock, city intelligence, river intelligence, business directory.
New York: Saturday, December 4, 1852. 21" x 15", pp. 8; 6 columns per page, previous folds in quarters; 2 small puncture holes in the first leaf, the top edge a bit ragged; all else very good. Bellah ... A Tale of the Vendee; latest news from California and the South; robbery of the British Specie train; a page-and-a-half on the proposed annexation of Cuba; women and grog-shops; city news; slavery in the United States; news from England and France; whaler intelligence; nuptuals and death notices; news from the West Indies, Sandwich Islands, classifieds, etc.
[Newburyport, MA]: E.W. Allen, Friday, January 14, 1814. 19¼" x11", pp. ; 4 columns per page; removed from binding, second leaf trimmed close with minor loss, early owner's name above masthead. Letters from the president of the Merrimack Bible Society and the secretary of the Charitable Association, foreign news from the French papers containing bulletins from Napoleon, Great Britain initiating negotiations for peace with United States, ship news, births, deaths, horse artillery, books for sale, list of letters remaining at the post office, and usual ads.