Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Civil War ENDING Close 1865 Newspaper. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Houston, Texas, Dec.
Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy. Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon especially from before or during the Civil War. Quite lengthy and beginning on pg 2 is: "Wheeler's Last and Greatest Raid". Page 3 has a detailed advertisement with the names and descriptions of thirty Negroes being offered for sale, including two young children (ages 2 & 3).The back page has the lyrics of a tune called "Hood's Old Brigade". Minor war reports and other war-related content and ads. Complete in four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, there some text loss at the spine caused when the issue wa at one time separated, which includes some loss to the Wheeler article.
There are other non-archival tape mends, mostly near the spine margin and which cause no loss of readability. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind.
They are guaranteed to be original! For this specific item, A U.The per-item additional cost for folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense. Please check with your country's. We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 44 years, serve as consultants to multiple museums, and are members of the American Antiquarian Society. Timothy Hughes Rare Newspapers P.
Desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things. Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "timhu" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.