ELEPHIND.COM search the world's historical newspaper archives
From:  To: 
click here to view elephind tips
Elephind Tips
To find items containing all the words:
John Quincy Adams
Simply type the words:
John Quincy Adams
To find items containing the exact phrase:
John Quincy Adams
Put the phrase in quotes:
"John Quincy Adams"
To find either of the words:
president, congressman
Type OR between the words:
president OR congressman
For more tips take a look at the search tips page.
bubble pointer to elephind tips
click here to subscribe our mailing list
Search limited to
Clear all
Title: New York Clipper Delete search filter
Elephind.com contains 465,171 items from New York Clipper, samples of which are listed below. All items from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire collection of 2,949 newspaper titles in Elephind.com.
465,171 results
Three Days' Rifle Shooting . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 8 October 1853

Three Days Rifle Shooting . The targets are distinguished by the letters A , B , & c ., each having its appropriate letter of large size painted above it . At suitable distances between the stand and the bulkhead are ereated posts with projecting boards , so arranged as to prevent any shooter from seeing more than one target at a time , and thus forming for each target a perfect and distinct gallery . To make known to the marker that his target has been fired at , a bell is attached to each target , which , as soon as a shot ia fired , is rung by the shooting attendant , a boy for that purpose stationed at the side of the marksman—and the marker immediately shows , in the usual way , where the ball struck . Whenever the bullseye is hit , the marker makes it known bywaving a flag , and immediately removes from the target ( to be replaced by ano ther ) the bullseye , and after numbering it , places it in a sealed box , and displays in large cyphers , so as to be distinctly...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 8 October 1853

State of New York . SECRETARY S OFFICE , Albany , August 18 , 1853 TO THE SHERIFF Of THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK Sir : —Notice is hereby iven . hat at the General E ection to be held in the State on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November next , the following officers are to be elected , to wit : A Secretary of State in the place of Henry S . Randall . A . Comptroller in tne place of John C . Wright . „ . * , , t ora < -y General in Ihe place of LeviS . Chatfield . , « A . Sta H E , ngin ? or ana Surveyor , in the place of William J McAlpine . , „ A , Sta , te Tre *> - irer , in the place of Benjamin Welch ; Junior . • . r- , A Canal Commissioner in the plane of John C . Mather . A State Prison Inspector , in the place of WiltamP . Angel . Two Judges of the Court of Appeals—one in the place of Charles H . Ruggles , and one in the place of Hiram Denia , appointed to fill the v acancy occasioned by the resignation of Freeborn U . Jewitt . A Clerk of the Co...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
POIZE FIGHT AT WILLIAMS -BTTEGH , 1 . 1 , Between Ed . Holland and Larry Tierner . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

POIZE FIGHT AT WILLIAMSBTTEGH , 1 . 1 , Between Ed . Holland and Larry Tierner . TUESDAY , OCT . 4 TH . A quarrel having taken place a short time since , between the above named individuals , a match was made between them to fi ght it out , and accordingly , on Tuesday , October 4 th , they met to decide the merits ofthe case . then said firmly , If you will hold youi arm steady , I will perform the feat . But why the left hand and not the right ? Because the right hand ia hollow in the centre , and there is a , risk of cutting off tho thumb : the left ii high , and the danger will be lesa . Napier waa startled . I got frightened , he said ; I saw it wae au actual feat of delicate swordsraansnip , and if I had not abused the man as I did before my staff , and challenged him to the trial , 1 houeatiy acknowledge I would have retired from the encounter . However , I put the lime on my hand , and held out my arm steadily . The juggler balanced himself , and with a swift stroke cut thn ...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

whether , th » re is or is not a bottom to the sea will no longer remain adi « - culty to answer . * . - - »«•> ¦

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Edith and Stiagam SaiUag Katah [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

Edith and Stiagam SaiUag Katah The second matoh between , the Bliagaree and Edith eame off at Peas . Christian , Sept . 17 . It was for $ 800 a -Um a triangular nee of flfteen milea , | iaa wu won handily by the Edith , beati ^ her adversary nine minute * and forty - five seconds . The Picayune , , * to « whieh we quote , continue * : Although the Stingaree beat the Edith it Thunday last , at Biloxi , in a stiff bi-oso ^ tfce odds to-day were , on-Jhf Ediih ^ invse - * asquenoe of the light wind , at the hour of starting . After passing the light ship , the breese freshened up , aad the Stingaree gained from thence to iht Mt-eomethirty-five second . Inalightwiad , the Edith may be considered invincible in her class ; in a blow , the Stingaree ls terrible to behold .

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AECHEEY . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

AECHEEY . • SAND Asonsar AT QOOKTIM-O PABK . On Thursday week there was a splendid meeting of the two orders , tha South Saxon Arehen and the Foresters , at Cuokfield-plaee , when about 9 , 000 of the elite of the county assembled . Ths ground chosen for the display was a fine plain on the south ofthe avenue leading to the house , whioh had been mowed • nd rolled for the occasion . Mr . Sergison allowed the public admission by ticket , and a large , respectable party ef the townsfolk * and other * from the neighborhood availed themselves ofthe opportunity afforded , forthe first time in Cuokfield , to seo an archery meeting . At the oloso of the shooting the party retired to a largo tent fitted up on the grounds , where a superb dinner was spread , affording every delicacy of the season , after which the following prizes wero awarded : — LADIES PBIZSS . —Tbe first numbers , Miss Slater ; the hits , Mis * Julia Bonham ; the best gold , Mis * Caroline Scobell ; visitor s prize , Mis *...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TOM SPRING , THE BUTCHER , CHAMPION OF ENGLAND IN 1824 . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

TOM SPRING , THE BUTCHER , CHAMPION OF ENGLAND IN 1824 . LIFE ANDBATTLES rFrom a work published in London in 1839 , now first republished ^ countrr iii the Nsw Yoax CUPPEB . 1 F * OM the retirement of Gully and Gregson out of the fig hting circle , very few bi g ones of note entered the prize-ring as candidates for milling honours and upwards of six years had elapsed since Cribb , tlie Champipn , had been engaged in actual combat when S PRING appeared . The attention ofthe amateurs was therefore principally directed towards pug ilists under the weig ht of twelve stone ; however , about the year 1818 , a little variety was produced , some new boxers having entered the field , among whom SPRINO did not appear least anxious to obtain the highest p lace on the roll of pug ilistic fame . This pug ilistic hero was born at a place called Fownhope , Vithin six miles ofthe City of Hereford , on February 22 , 1795 . At the age of 17 , he entered the ring at Mordeford . with a man ofthe name o...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Wz ~ - ~~ T ~ - ¦ z ^ Y The Stag heard from . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

Wz ~ - ~~ T ~ - ¦ z ^ Y The Stag heard from . | g $ The following ha * been handed-us by the Stag : New YOBK , Oct ; 10 , 1453 . , -j ^ Ma . E DITOR—Seeing in your paper a challenge from Mickey Free , in whieh -he offers to make sundry matches , and noticing in your comments the question MTkere is tho Stag ? I take this opportunity . of informing -you ,. and . through ypu ^ the > porting community , that I oin about , and ready to mako a match with Mickey Free , or any other person to walk 7 , 10 , or 20 miles , for any sum o ? Tnoney ; desired . lean be seen at the house of bay Lazarus , 4 James street , or at Sullivan s ; 82 Chatham st . * - - - Yours . JAMES WINTERFIELD ; j The-German-Stag . . .. Another Challenge to Walk . .. Billy Ross , alias the Cricket , of Williamsburgh , offers to walk any man in Williamsburgh , New York or Brooklyn , - fjronf 3 v to 5 miles , for the sumofHb ftfiv race to take place two weelu . alter a match is made . Any lettei ** addressed Cr...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
®» r 0 tt titmrns , fo . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

®» r 0 tt titmrns , fo . Excursions to take place . Hesten Light Guards , Oct . 17 . .. Liberty Guards , Oct . 19 . McCarthy Guards , Oct . 17 . Hamilton Guards , Oet . 17 . Singer Guard , Oct . 13 . . Continental Volunteers , Oct . 3 * . Atlantic-LightGuard , Oct 31 . Dip can Guard , Nov . i . Baxter Guard , Nov . I . Willett Guard , Nov . 9 . Sweeney Guard , Nov . 7 . Hempstead Musketeers , Nov . U . L . C . Grimes Guard , Nov . 14 . Edward J . Shandley Guard , Nov . ai Lindsey Blues , Nov . 24 . - Yellow Metal Musketeers , Doo . 83 Philbin and Quinn Guards , Nov . j . , Haugwout and . Dailey Guards , Nov . | ¦ Whitehall Light Guards , Oct . 26 Protection Guard , Oct . 31 . Pickwick Guard , Oct . S 5 . * 15 th Ward Independent Guard , Oot a ; Vamptown Rangers , Nov . 24 Atlantic Light Guard , Oct . 31 . Our Own IndepondcntGuard , Oct [? Independent Blues , Nov . 7 . Boyd Guard , Oet . 19 . Wheelan Light Guard , Oct . iii . Suffolk 1 Light Guard , Oct . 31 . Moore s House Smith Gua...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
jfttll f wicflars J [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

jfttll f wicflars J OF THE GREAT FIGHT BETWEEN Morrisey and Sullivan , AT BOSTON CORNERS , \ yf 4 hcsday ; . Oetpbef . ilfi . , 1853 . Since the first announcement of this match , much anxiety has been manifested in regard to the ultimate result , • nd for the lut six weeks , the fight has Wrothe talk pot only of the sporting , circle * , but of other classes of the community . The origin of the match was the consequence of . a little disturbance between the . parties at a saloon in Broadway , the particular * of which were given at the time in the Clipper . A challenge Was at once given by the one -party , and -as readily accepted by the - ««!»» .. __ it _ h » iiie _ understood ,, that the parties should meet and sign articles of agreement , and make the first deposit on . Wednesday evening , the first of Sep tember , at tho house corner of Whitehall and Bridge-streets . The matter was soon noised about the city , some thinking it was mere talk , and that it would fall thr . ough ,...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
[ SEWraOYB OH THE IWK-OUI [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

[ SEWraOYB OH THE IWK-OUI . 1 Dunn-grtae excitement on WedneSda afternoon-last , while crowds of our citi zens were waiting ^ o , hoar , tbe result ol the Prixe . Fight , the newsboys , ever os the alert to make money , bought up the edition of tBeDay Book , and crying but , Here s the extra—aint got the count ofthe great fight . The wo . rdJifighC WM ~ eh ( niglF : * ---aiid ~ many a purchaser fttmefont when too late , that it would RaVe been best to wait for the Clipper . ; The 4 » ys-made * a-gboFTOm : of mbiieyby ^ selliAg the , Day Book without the account of : the . fight , ram ] in consequence many a shilling was- expounded at the -Bowery theatre last night . .- * ¦ * TIIE SPOBTJ 5 G HOUSEE The * sporting , house .-j throughout , the • fei vere thronged .: on . . Wednesday evening last jby . the friends ofSiillitaii . Jbytonudt , Dtitujal watti ,. a } id . saiiipar ilta { were in rrgiroit demond , r % * i : ; -tlfc liarkeepers lurid tlieir hands full of business . Temperance ...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Suffolk light Guard . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

Suffolk light Guard . The third annual excursion of this company takes place on the 31 st of October . They will number about 50 members , and will bc undefthe command of Captain Stephen A . Smith . The Suffolk * accompanied by Dodworths Band , will proceed to the River House , Harlem , whero the shooting exercises will take place for a number of costly . prizes . To judge irom . the tone of the . invitation sent us to accompany them , the Suffolks must have some lively young men among them . Thank you for remembering us . Independent Blues . This company , under the command of J . H . Simington , will go on their fifth annual target excursion on Monday , Nov . 7 th , to Motthavcn . Their dress will consist of black frock coat and pants , blue belt and stripes . They will be accompanied by Whitworth s City Brass Band . The Blues were organized Nov . Sth , 1849 , and re-organized Sept . 9 th , 1853 . They drill every Tuesiay evening at Excelsior Hall , 75 AUen itreet . We return our ...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Steic aito % franra . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

Steic aito % franra . The Opera at Niblos . Maretzek has had a decided success the present season , and his company , thus far , have not been suffered to disappoint the patrons of Opera by the old excuse of influenza , and shocking bad colds . This speaks well for the manager , and also goes to show that the disapprobation manifested the last season by the New York public at the disappointments experienced by them , has had a good effect upon the members of Ihe present Italian Opera Company . We are glad our citizens have made themselves clearly understood in this matter , and hereafter we hope there will be no necessity for singers topurcftase a physician s certificate of ill health . Keep your eye on them , Max . JuUien a Concerts . We have had occasion heretofore to speak of Julliens Concerts , and the system adopted by him and hia agents to worm themselves into public favor . We have also pronounced his visit to thii country a failure , as far a * money matter * are concerned ....

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
' % Stir § ath < S % tr . A WEEKLY SPORTING PAPER , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

% Stir § ath &amp;lt; S % tr . A WEEKLY SPORTING PAPER , DKVOTED TO THE RINO , THE TURF , YACHTING , PEDESTRIANISM , C RICKET R OWING M ATCHES , THEATRICALS , MUSIC , Aad tbe various sports of the OLD WORLD AND THK NEW . THE CLIPPER U published every Thursday morning , and is for sale b y tbe news dealer * in New York , Brooklyn , Williamsburgh , Jersey City , &amp;amp; c , at the low price of 3 cents per copy . Reports of Races , Prize Fights , and sporting items of all kinds will be gladly received from correspondents , and inserted gratuitously in the columns of the CLIPPER . Advertisements inserted on reasoaable terms , viz ., 6 cents per line for the first insertion , and 4 cent * per line for each subsequent insertion . The CLIPPER will afford a desirable medium for the circulation of sporting and other advertisements , as its immense patronage secures its peusal by 50 , 000 readers . Full reports of every sporting affair of interest , in this or the old country , will...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

NEW YOBK CLIPPEB . OCTOBER 15 , 1853 . ¦ HARBISON TRENT , Proprietor . FRANK QUEEN , Editor . - - * r OUB WHOLESALE AGENTS Ross &amp;amp; JONES , 21 Ann Street . S . HALLOCK , ISO Fulton Street . MIKE MADDEN , 47 Ann Street . YATES &amp;amp; SEELV , 15 Ann Street , Notice . I ©* Persons -wishing to subscribe to the Clipper , will please send direct toour office , No . 150 Fulton street . t-jiT OOR PHILADELPHIA AGENT , Mr . A Winch , 116 Chesnut street , will supply newspaper dealers in Philadelphia with the Clipper at our regular wholesale rates .

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
~ . . - ^ - .- * - ***^ -T- * % S & jpr ' s ltm *** [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

~ . . - ^ - .- * - ***^ -T- * % S &amp;amp; jpr s ltm *** A Talk with onr Friends at Home aad Abroad . ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS . H . L . W ~ Will you have the kindness to inform me who is considered the present Champion of England 1 2 . Is Mr . Hyer considered the Champion of America ? 3 . What was the largest amount ever fought for in a Prise Ring ? An answer to the above will decide a bet . 1 . Harry Broome wae the lut Champion of England , but as one of the rules ofthe Ring compels the champion to accept ail challenges given him , and as Broome has refused to fight Perry , the Tipton Slasher , he ( Broome ) loses the office , and the challenger , Perry , is now considered the Champion of England . 2 . Ho is , as far as snch a title is recognized in this country . 3 . We have searched several works on the Prize Ring in order to give a correct answer . Front the records of pugilistic battles from 1700 to 1853 , we can discover no amount of money fought for as large as the sum...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Jfwmj Jfait gtprtiwnl : [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

Jfwmj Jfait gtprtiwnl : NUMBER TWELVE . Target Companies—what -are they Though most of our citizens havo seen and admired the numerous target companies whieh at this particular season - the year make their annual parades , yet vei , f ev inquire into the objects for which these O Mnpanies are formed , and in what manner tht- ;* . are beneficial to the community at large , A , -we have taken a particular interest in target companies , wishing them to go on in the good work which they have so nobly begun , perhaps a brief account of their exercises , &amp;amp; c , may not be uninteresting to our readers . A number of young men , generally companions , or mechanics working together , or members of fire companies , form themselves into a company for the purpose of perfecting themselves in tho use of the musket , as well as for becom ing proficient in the duties of a soldier . In order to make the inducement stronger for keeping well together , in harmony and good feeling , and in or...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
TOM » UNQ . N [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

TOM » UNQ . N This woek wc comment * the publication of the Life and Bettie * . of Tom Spring , onco Champion of Engliad . — Secure a copy early , if you wish to pr « - cure au interesting publication . CB 0 WDES OUT . Owing- to tho great length of our account of tho Pruo Fight , many articles havo been unavoidably crowded . They will appear in our next . The Cabinet . There is trouble in the Cabinet at Washington , and there is trouble in con sequence in the Custom House in New York . Can tho Herald answer one of its own questions , by informing us whether the Cabinet is a umV ? If it i . &amp;lt; a unit , there is no use to sigh for . it . Gee up Dobbin , goo up and gee wo . •— — — r Stato of New York . SECBETABV S OFFICE . Albany , August 18 , 1853 TO THE SHERIFF OF THE COUNTY OK NEW YOKK Sir : —Notice is hereby . ven tliat atthe General E eclion to be held in the • State on tiio Tuesday succeeding the lirst Monday of November next , the following officers are to be elected ,...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
10 C 0 EEESP 0 NDFNTS . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

10 C 0 EEESP 0 NDFNTS . Those noj answered this week , will be attended to in our next . Felix . —Your little squibs in our next . Sam Maddox . —Too late for last week . In this . Charley S . —Will let you know as soon as we learn . Do not know at present . Extraordinary Circulation . It is with feelings of no ordinary pride and gratification that we announce the fact that the circulation of the New York Clipper is with one exception the largest of the New York weeklies . Our success is unprecedented in the annnals of cheap literature , six months not having elapsed since we issued the first number of the Clipper . The Life of Tom Crib , which was published exclusively in our columns , is succeeded this week by the commencement of the Life and Battles of the celebrated Tom Spring , once Champion to England . The battles of the most celebrated pugilists of the English Ring will be published in rapid succession , and when we mention that the list will embrace the names of Ward , Broug...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
The Gobelin Tapestry . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 15 October 1853

The Gobelin Tapestry . Call at the great carpet establishment of Hiram Anderson , No . 99 Bowery , and you will there behold some of the most magnificent tapestry ever offered to the public . Mr . Anderson has been peculiarly fortunate in his selections of carpeting * during the present season , and the prices at which they have been offered have kept the salesmen in Mr . Anderson s store very busy during the past month , in attending to the orders of customers . For cheapness and elegance the stock of goods at No . 99 cannot be surpassed . The fiagaerrean Hat Those fashionable hatters , Messrs . Rafferty and Leask , of No . 57 Chathamstreet , and corner of Chatham and Pearl , have been reaping the reward of their enterprize in an unusual degree during the present season . When it is taken into Consideration that the beautiful hats manufactured by the above gentlemen cannot be surpassed for elegance ofstyle and cheapness , and that each customer has his likeness inserted in his hat ...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
x
Loading...
x
x