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164965

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358993902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The top of the front page has an article headed: "The Modocs Executed" "The Scene At Fort Klamath On Friday Morning" with the report taking close to 1 1/2 columns. This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. Various subheads (see photos). The hyperlink has much on the war. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:07

$50.00
164907

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murderers & Modoc War 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 2, 1873 * Modoc War - Boston Charley * Bloody Benders - murderers * Cherry Vale, Kansas The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War in California with: "THE MODOC WAR" "An Exciting Chase" "Surrender of 15 More of the Band" "Boston Charley--Dr. Thomas's Murder..." "Escape of the Redoubtable Captain" "Supposed Capture of Two of the Bender Murderers". The latter heading relates to the "Bloody Benders". Four pages, very large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:27

$38.00
164620

SAM HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Bushwhacker Bandit DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336930832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 29, 1872 * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand death * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Jesse James Gang member Page 4 has an article headed: "An Outlaw's Doom" with subheads: "Death of the Missouri Desperado Hildebrand--Escape of the Outlaw from Missouri--Raid on an Illinois Village--A Walking Arsenal--Arrest of the Murderer---Attempt Upon an Officer's Life--Hildebrand Killed at Last". The article begins: "One of the greatest villains that the rebellion developed was Hildebrand--a man whose name has for years been a terror upon the Missouri borders, & who has shed more blood & committed more crimes than any other of the many desperate characters who have invested Missouri..." wit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:30

$47.00
164209

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ending Captain Jack & Bogus Charley 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054201045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, May 24, 1873 * Modoc War ending - Lava Beds * Captain Jack - Bogus Charley The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Half of Captain Jack's Band Surrender" "Bogus Charley and Hooka Jim of the Number" "Interesting Account of the Savages" "Obsequies of Gen. Canby at Indianapolis". Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:24

$46.00
161221

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Scarface Charley1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980066674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, April 19, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Scarface Charley * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE BATTLE" "Route of the Modocs" "Driven From the Lava Beds" "Shells & Musketry Too Much for the Indian Stronghold" "Scar-faced Charley Killed and Scalped" "The Conflict Not Yet Ended" with more. This reports on the Second Battle of Stronghold with much detail. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:36

$43.00
161068

SAN JOSE Santa Clara County Valley CALIFORNIA Old West Era 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391976290100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, 1871 * Rare Old West title * Santa Clara Valley In 1850 San Jose became just the 2nd incorporated city in California (Sacramento was first) & was on the Butterfield mail route. The ftpg. is mostly ads with news items & more ads inside, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:27

$47.00
160652

San Francisco CA California Old West MODOC INDIANS Lava Beds War 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391967456787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Lava Beds * Captain Jack fame The top of the ftpg. has: "Ben Wright's Massacre" "A Narrative of the Affair by One Who Was Present", it being an event from 1852 in the on-going Modoc War. It takes an entire column. The top of pg. 3 includes: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of the Engagement on the 10th" "One Soldier & Two Warm Spring Indians Killed--Eight Soldiers Wounded" "The Modocs Scattering" and more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2018 13:42

$38.00
160487

Rare SANTA CRUZ Old West California Monterey Bay 1871 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963320701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL, California, March 4, 1871 * Rare Old West title A nice, early newspaper from this now-popular city in the Monterey Bay vicinity. Various news reports of the day with a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:00

$52.00
158960

1870 TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD COLLECTION Newspapers - Reprint of Entire Set!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924020499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper. The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartered excursion by rail from the Atlantic to the Pacific. On board was carried a small printing press which was used to publish 12 issues of the "Trans-Continental" newspaper, each at a different point along the round-trip journey. By what is read in these twelve issues it was a glorious affair enjoyed by all, amid the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 11:24

$18.00
158187

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909285337

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, June 24, 1873 * Old West title The front page has an interesting & rather progressive view of suicide titled: "Not Always Cowardice". Page 2 has news from: "Arizona" plus other local & national reports. A wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at the margins, great condition. A very early newspaper from San Diego.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:28

$38.00
158060

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106924613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, Dec. 3, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has all ads and notices on the front page, news, topical items and ads on pages 2 & 3, and all ads and notices on the bkpg. Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles south of Reno. It originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864. Four pages, small folio size, nice ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:53

$38.00
153146

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Interview 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737279435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Interview With Captain Jack & Others" as well as: "Execution In Kentucky" "Destructive Fire in Cincinnati" and more. Four pages, large folio size, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:25

$29.00
153145

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California OLD WEST w/ Chinese Labor Problem 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737276042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, April 27, 1873 * Rare Old west title The ftpg. has column heads: "CHINESE LABOR" "The great Problem that Confronts Us" Not Only White Labor But White Capital in Danger" "At the Way Things are Going On, the State Will be Half Chinese in Ten Years" "What Shall We Do About It?" Also on the ftpg: "The Late General Canby" "His Remains Expected to Arrive from Portland on Monday". Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing spots to the ftpg., nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:16

$34.00
151525

Rare RED BLUFF CA California w/ Brigham Young Arrest 1872 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846945865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, Jan. 6, 1872 * Rare Old west title * Brigham Young arrested * Mormons - Mormonism Printed four years before the city would be incorporated. Page 2 has: "Advices from Salt Lake--The Mormon Cases" which begins: "Brigham Young is at home in the custody of the United States Marshal...". And from New York: "Warrant for the Arrest of Fisk and Gould". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:22

$37.00
147812

Rare QUINCY Plumas County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568173053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PLUMAS COUNTY BULLETIN, Quincy, Plumas County, California, Dec. 24, 1891 * Rare title Quincy is a town of less than 2000. It started as a Gold Rush community just outside of Elizabethtown in Northern California. Elizabethtown started in 1852 and slowly dissolved and moved a mile away into American Valley to form Quincy after 1858. Quincy is named after the city of Quincy, Illinois, named in turn after John Quincy Adams. The front page begins with: "A Moqui Snake Dance - Indians Dancing With Rattlers In Their Mouths - A Horrible Spectacle That White Men are Rarely Allowed to Witness...". Much more local news. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness to folds at the upper quad... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:31

$43.00
145585

Very Rare WASHINGTON TERRITORY Seattle West Coast Alaska Times 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491325937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKA TIMES, Seattle, Washington Territory, May 14, 1871 * Very rare W.T. issue This paper had moved to Seattle in 1870 and continued published under the same title despite no longer being in Alaska. Oswald's "Printing In The Americas" reports: "...he moved it to Seattle where he published two numbers only...", however I've had about a dozen issues all with different dates. Truly a rare item. An article on the front page is the census report on Alaska, which did not reflect very kind reporting of the people (see). Some foxing, irregular at the spine, some archival mended tears plus other margin tears. A very rare title from this early year.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:54

$390.00
145358

Rare OAKLAND CA Alameda County California San Fran. Bay OLD WEST 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486215844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, November 13, 1871 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Early for California. Minor irregularity at the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:55

$32.00
143082

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594794238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The front page has a small one column heading: "Execution of the Modocs" This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. See image for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:37

$33.00
140937

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ben Wright Massacre 1873 San Francisco CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546101068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CALL, San Francisco, California, May 14, 1873 * Modoc War ends - Lava Beds * Ben Wright Massacre * John Levine hanged The front page has an entire column taken up with a detailed account headed: "Ben Wright's Massacre" "A Narrative of the Affair by One Who Was Present". This was an affair with the Modoc Indians in 1852 which would eventually lead to a more widespread war between immigrants to Calif. and the Modoc Indians in 1873, known as the Modoc War (see hyperlink). More on the "Modoc War" on page 3. Also on the front page is: "Hanging A Woman" "The Execution of Susan Eberhart, at Princeton, Ga." The back page has an interesting report headed: "John Devine" "The Man Who is Con... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:43

$54.00
140350

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367092636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871 * Very rare title A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874. Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canada Alamosa Indians on the War-Path..." which includes a 2 dispatches from Camp Bowie, A.T. Also: "Indian Ring Scheme" "Territorial District Court" "Camp Grant Indian Thieves" and more. Complete in 4 pages, measures 12 by 18 inches, some small archival mends at margins, generally very nice condition..

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:05

$300.00
139761

Very Rare BAJA Lower CALIFORNIA Magdalena Bay Volume 1 1870 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520013731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOWER CALIFORNIAN, Magdalena, Lower California., Nov. 10, 1870 * Baja California * Very rare title Here is a volume I issue (number 2) of a very uncommon title (photo shows the nice masthead) from Lower California, more commonly known as Baja California. Content includes page 2 report under "The Expedition" which begins: "The Expedition fitted out for the expedition and colonization of the lands of Lower California Company...proceeded to Todos Santos...", with much more about the itinerary as well as various observations about the terrain, wildlife, etc. Other reports include: "Advantages To Settlers Which Lower California Offers" "Coast Survey Of Lower California" an... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:56

$470.00
139690

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519383073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Second Battle of the Stronghold Page 3 has a one column heading: "FIGHTING THE MODOCS" with smaller subheads. Lengthy text takes up over 3 full columns. Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:56

$34.00
136755

Rare YUBA CITY CA Sutter County Northern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281897609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, dated January 31, 1874 * Wild Old West * Rare title This is a very early California newspaper and has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. This is a complete 4 page issue with some stray period writing at the top margin, otherwise in nice condition. See photos for details.

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:22

$40.00
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