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165053

Rare SAN BUENAVENTURA Old West California w/ CUSTER MASSACRE 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VENTURA SIGNAL, San Buenaventura, Ventura County, California, July 15, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Rare Old West title The front page has: "The Situation Grave" which concerns the recent Custer Massacre, beginning: "It is agreed on all hands that there must now be an Indian war, till hostile Indians of the Northwest have been chastised & subjugated. The cause & responsibility of the Little Big Horn massacre are matters of small moment in deciding what shall be done..." with more. The back page has more on this with: "Further Particulars of the Late Indian Battle" which has some particulars including: "...The battle was fought on the 25th of June,... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:51

$160.00
164678

DOC MIDDLETON Outlaw & Horse Thief James M. Riley BIOGRAPHY 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 * Doc Middleton described * James M. Riley - David C. * Outlaw & horse thief The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a column with much on his notorious life and "career". He also went by many aliases including James Riley, David Middleton, Texas Jack, Jack Lyons, Gold-Tooth Jack, and Gold-Tooth Charley. Doc Middleton was an outlaw and horse thief whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Wild West Show. Eight pages, ve... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:46

$58.00
164503

Rare ALAMEDA Bay Farm Island CA California OLD WEST The Encinal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332253734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALAMEDA ENCINAL, California, April 15, 1877 * Wild Old West * Rare 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. Very early for California. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:27

$30.00
164046

Rare BUFFALO BILL Cody INTERVIEW Woodland Yolo County CA 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048634943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Yolo County, California, Nov. 6, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Buffalo Bill interview About two-thirds of a front page column are headed: "Buffalo Bill's Account of Himself" with the article relaying an interview with him beginning: "Buffalo Bill is probably more widely known than any other so-called desperado in the country..." with more (see) and ends with: "...Mr. Cody is nearly seven feet high. He still retains his long hair...On his shirt front he wears a nugget of gold, studded with diamonds, and shaped like the head of a buffalo." Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition. Rare to find such interview articles on Buffalo Bill.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:12

$127.00
163205

BATTLE OF THE ROSEBUD Creek Montana George Crook vs SIOUX Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023652958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, June 24, 1876 * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Custer Massacre a few days away Page 4 has an article headed: "Indian Affairs" "A Sharp Encounter Between United States Troops and the Indians" with the text taking about 2/3 of a column. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the folds, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:17

$46.00
163082

Very Rare PIOCHE NV Lincoln County Nevada OLD WEST Gunfights Fame 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372279849573

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY JOURNAL, Pioche, Nevada, Sept. 26, 1875 * Wild Old West original * Known for gunfights * Silver mining town The first settlement of the area was in 1864 with the opening of a silver mine, but it was abandoned when Indians launched a series of raids and massacres. It was resettled in 1868 and François Pioche bought the town in 1869. By the early 1870s, it had grown to become one of the most important silver-mining towns in Nevada. Because of the remoteness which allowed Indian raids to occur, the town had a reputation for being one of the roughest towns in the Old West. Local lore says 72 men were killed in gunfights before the first natural death occurred in the camp. This le... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:10

$76.00
162409

NEZ PERCE WAR ENDS Chief Joseph Native Americans Indians vs Miles 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005422957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1877 * Nez Perce War ends * Native Americans - Indians * Chief Joseph surrenders * General Nelson A. Miles Page 4 has a nice report from the Nez Perce Indian War with: "MILES IN LUCK" "Joseph and the Hostile Nez Perces Surrender" "A Severe Engagement Followed by a Grand Result". Also: "The Concluding Portion of Miles' Report About His Recent Battle" and "Joseph Exchanged". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:02

$38.00
161117

COLE YOUNGER Brothers Not Guilty of Murder in LETTER ? 1876 St. Louis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977315580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 14, 1876 The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Satan's Satellites" "Cole Younger a Contribution to the Criminal Column". Included is a letter signed in type: Cole Younger. Rubbing in the heads causes a hole and the loss of some letters (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:54

$28.00
160895

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES State of the Union Annual Address 1877 Eugene City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972939486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, March 10, 1877 * President Rutherford B. Hayes * State of the Union Address * Rare Old West title On page 2 under Hayes Inaugural Address is the text of Rutherford B. Hayes address in which he states in part: "...at the basis of all prosperity...lies the improvement of the intellectual and moral condition of the people. Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education.... ". Four pages, very good condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:12

$55.00
160347

Rare WINNEMUCCA NV Nevada HUMBOLDT COUNTY City of Paved Streets 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959825726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SILVER STATE, Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada, Aug. 5, 1875 * Very rare title from the Old West We are finding that any Nevada newspapers from the 1870's are quite difficult to come by. This is one. In 1868, the Central Pacific Railroad reached Winnemucca, which put the town on the transcontinental line, promoting its growth. On September 19, 1900, Butch Cassidy's gang robbed the First National Bank of Winnemucca of $32,640. The entire front page is taken up with ads while pages 2 & 3 contain various news tidbits and more ads. Portion of a news agent's stamp in the masthead. Four pages, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:00

$66.00
158875

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see Wikipedia for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important To... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:25

$3,350.00
158386

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913246620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:16

$47.00
157976

CHIEF SITTING BULL on the Warpath & Thomas Edison Inventions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1878 * Chief Sitting Bull * On the Warpath * Thomas A. Edison The front page has: "Sitting Bull And His Band" which includes: "...that he and his people are not on the verge of starvation as represented, but in fine condition...His followers have plenty of arms & ammunition...He does not want to surrender but evinces a strong desire to go on the war path..." and more (see). Near the top of page 5 is: "Edison's Wonderful Inventions" "An Improvement on the Telephone Successfully Tested--The Airophone or Speaking Fog-Horn and Its Mission". The report begins: "The prolific brain of Prof. Edison has given to the world two new discoveries..." with much detail on each... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157572

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088539356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has nice column heads: "Terrible Battle Between U.S. Troops and Indians" "Gen. Custer And His Whole Command Slaughtered" "Whole Number Killed, 315" with the text including two accounts. The article takes over one-third of a column. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, somewhat ragged at the blank margins of the back leaf, a few small fold tears, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:22

$140.00
157415

BUFFALO BILL mention in Early 1879 Woodland, California Yolo County Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879 Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interesting front page article taking half a column: "How Buffalo Bill Served a Writ". It begins: "Buffalo Bill in his autobiography tells the following story of his official career in the far West..." which follows (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, library ink stamp in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:11

$57.00
157336

BLACK HILLS South Dakota Exploration & Ealry Baseball 1875 St. Louis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079809357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 30, 1875 * Black Hills - South Dakota * Early baseball The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "THE BLACK HILLS" "The First White Men Who Ever Penetrated Their Center" "Magnificent Scenery of the Rugged & Untrod Peaks" "The Wonders of This Wild & Mysterious Region" "Evidence that the Hills Are Not Frequented by Indians" "The Existence of Gold No Longer a Mythical Story" plus a wealth of subheads. A terrific article on early explorations of the Black Hills. Inside has a wealth of baseball reporting with: "BALL AND BAT" The Washington's Again Taken Into Camp by the Brown Stockings" "Blong Secedes From the Reds to the Stars, or Covington" "Manag... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:15

$43.00
157177

Post CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn George Armstrong Courtship 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074948403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MAINE STANDARD, Augusta, Oct. 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer With the Custer massacre just over 3 months old, the front page has an interesting article: "Story of Gen. Custar's (sic) Courtship", with much detail. Four pages, large size, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, bit of foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:00

$37.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
153144

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Stillwater MN re Northfield Capture 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737275211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Jan. 29, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang * Stillwater, Minnesota Page 5 has a nice article: "COLE YOUNGER - Painting Pails In the Minnesota State Prison--The Transgressor's Road" which begins: "This is the home of the Younger brothers. Naturally the Northfield trio were the much sought after of the convicts yesterday..." with more interesting reading (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:15

$43.00
153143

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Distribution of the REWARD MONEY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371901803078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 24, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "The Younger Boys" "How The Reward For Their Capture Was Divided--The Question Decided in the Courts". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:13

$32.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
153027

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733963643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Placer County, California, November 18, 1875 * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter being illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. On... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:25

$73.00
152925

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152562

Outlaws JESSE JAMES & Younger Brothers - GHOSTS Spirit Katie King 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880426205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 17, 1875 * Jesse James & Younger Brothers gang * Ghosts - spectres - apparition - spirits Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Jameses And Youngers" "A Plea for Mercy from a Union Soldier and a Republican". Page 2 has: "Dayton's Spook--A Butcher's Daughters Are Roughly Treated by the Uncivil Ghost" being an interesting articles on ghostly spirits, with reference to the famous spirit Katie King (see). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:27

$45.00
152558

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Old West Killed SHERIFF in Texas ? 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880420538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, March 22, 1876 * Buffalo Bill - William Cody * Young County, Texas sheriff killed ? The back page has a terrific report which I don't believe we've found in a period newspaper before. It is headed: "Buffalo Bill Murders A Sheriff", with the text including in part: "...A few weeks ago he went to Texas & after being there awhile the sheriff of Young County attempted to arrest him, when he resisted. The sheriff and he drew their weapons at the same moment & fired together. The sheriff's shot took effect, but Buffalo Bill missed his mark. He grasped a rifle, however, and fired, the shot piercing the heart of the sheriff, killing him instantly. Buffalo Bill, tho... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:16

$68.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
152440

JESSE JAMES Outlaw On the Run in Missouri 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714231288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 8, 1875 * Outlaw Jesse James on the run Page 3 has an article: "Jesse James at Dinner" which is interesting, telling of how he: "...rode up in front of the house...asked the proprietor...if he could get dinner...he asked if there were any dangerous people around...wanted to know a way to retreat if it became necessary..." with more (see). Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:07

$47.00
152221

Rare EUGENE Skinner's Mudhole Lane County OREGON 1875 Old West Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707668572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, May 22, 1875 * Rare Old West title A very early issue as it was just 22 years earlier that Eugene got its first Post Office. The town was originally known as Skinner's Mudhole. Various news reports of the day & a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:17

$34.00
152161

Rare VALLEJO Solano County S.F. Bay Area NO. CALIFORNIA Old West 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868224020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VALLEJO EVENING CHRONICLE, California, November 7, 1878 * Rare Old West title From this city just north of San Francisco with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Four pages, a little margin wear, more so along spine, archival mend on page 2, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:18

$30.00
151592

Rare JACKSON CA California Amador County OLD WEST Gold Minig Town 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687033851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879 * Old West * Rare title Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines. Various news of the day both local & national. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:48

$49.00
151518

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685263572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876 * Rare Old west title An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:05

$54.00
150768

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825197270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads; "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his James-Younger Gang, although this report was too new for them to have known who the robbers were. Near the end: "...the robbers were only 25 minutes ahead of the pursuers & almost sure to be overtaken...many believing them to be the same gang heretofore operating in Missouri and Kansas." Four pages, some wear at the mar... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:29

$82.00
150528

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
149155

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612764426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 8, 1877 * John D. Lee death sentence * Mountain Meadows Massacre Page 2 includes: "Crime" "Fatal Stabbing Affray in Creek, Pike Co., Mo." "John D. Lee, the Mormon Murderer, Sentenced to be Hung" "The Perpetrator of a St. Joe Murder Discovered" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:09

$34.00
149154

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612763957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:08

$178.00
147816

Rare MOKELUMNE HILL CA Calaveras County Old West GOLD MINING Town 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742569341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY CALAVERAS CHRONICLE, Mokelumne Hill, California, June 25, 1870 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining An early issue from this county made famous by Mark Twain. Mokelumne Hill was one of the richest gold mining towns in California. Founded in 1848, the placers were so rich that the miners risked starvation rather than head to Stockton to replenish their supplies. Soon after, gold was discovered in the nearby hills, so much so that miners were restricted to claims of 16 sq. ft., and yet many of those claims were reported to have paid up to $20,000. By 1850 the town was one of the largest in the area, with its population reaching as high as 15,000 . Today the population is less than 700. ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:36

$77.00
146890

Old West Outlaw SAM BASS Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533750945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877 * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * $20 gold pieces ($60,000) train holdup * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous (see hyperlink). There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:56

$87.00
145457

Rare San Francisco California MISSION DISTRICT Old West 1879 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391489602790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MISSION MIRROR, San Francisco, Dec. 13, 1879 Printed in the masthead is: "The only Paper Wholly Printed and Published at the Mission, a Locality Containing 20,000 Inhabitants." This would be the famous Mission Delores, still located on 16th St. (see photos & the hyperlink). Page 2 has a political notice supporting: "For president in 1880, Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois". Four pages, some margin wear with minimal text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 21, 2016 14:00

$34.00
145238

1878 Montana Territory - Stradivarius, Publius Lentulus' Jesus, Perpetual Clock


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391484300770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, March 30, 1878 A great issue from when Montana was still a Territory, not gaining statehood until 11 years later. The front page has: "Perpetual Motion Accomplished", which tells of the inventor Daniel Drawbauch's perpetual motion (magnetic) clock. Also on page one: "THE SAVIOR", being a description of Jesus by Publius Lentulus, President of Judea during the reign of Tiberius Caesar, and another article telling of the auction of a Stradivarius violin, signed and dated 1709, for $4,420. Page 3 has: "Territorial News" and a wealth of other news tidbits. Four pages, a great wealth of illustrated advertisements, and in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:19

$45.00
144629

FRANK JAMES Outlaw Northfield Bank Robber CAPTURED 1876 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465422761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 * Jesse James Gang * Outlaw Frank captured The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounded in the Knee". The article takes over an entire column and has considerable detail (see for beginning). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$78.00
143610

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Captured ? False Report 1876 St. Louis MO Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1876 * Outlaw Jesse James captured ? Page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "Our Outlaws" which begins: "The story of the capture of Jesse James as told in our local columns of yesterday, reads more like a tale of Apulia or Calabria, or a reminiscence...it is also possible that some of the dangers of his capture may have been exaggerated by the lively imagination of the detectives..." plus much more taking over half a column. The bkpg. has over half a column of reporting on baseball games (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:42

$37.00
143609

JESSE JAMES GANG & Younger Brothers Innocent of Their Crimes ? 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607181437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 13, 1875 * Jesse James Gang * Younger Brothers Page 3 has: "The Jameses and the Youngers" which takes almost an entire column on these outlaws, including in part: "...the course of your contemporary, the St. Louis Dispatch, in relation to the noted outlaws--the James-Younger band...lost no opportunity of espousing the cause of these bandits & has consumed columns in endeavoring to create the impression...that the 'unfortunate' brothers are 'more sinned against than sinning'., in short, that they are innocent of early, if not all, the crimes laid to their charge..." and much more. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:40

$46.00
140950

HAMBURG SC Southern Carolina Negroes Race Riot Massacre INQUIRY 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377363474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 2, 1876 * Hamburg SC South Carolina * Massacre riot inquiry Page 5 has an article headed: "THE HAMBURG MASSACRE" "Murders For Opinions Sake" "Southern Local Authorities On Trial" with the article taking over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day shortly after Custer's massacre. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:12

$32.00
139716

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Gang & Molly Maguires Arrested for Murder 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519464001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 25, 1876 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Molly Maguires The top of page 5 has; "The Dreaded Bandits" "Another Encounter with the Famous James Boys" "Sheriff Groom & His Posse Driven Off" and also: "In the Prison Cell Sits Tweed, a Shadow of His Former Self". Page 2 has: "Murder Will Out" "Molly Maguires Arrested for a Crime Committed Twelve Years Ago--How the Men Who Assassinated Superintendent Rea Have Evaded the Hangman's Noose" which takes two-thirds of a column. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:43

$48.00
138898

Rare BAKERSFIELD Kern County Southern California OLD WEST 1875 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334425397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Bakersfield, March 11, 1875 * Rare Old West title An uncommon & early title from this California town. Four pages, a wealth of ads, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:55

$48.00
137566

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473631067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 5, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter from Col. Hodge" "Mining Summary" Ostrich Mine" "Territorial Prison" "Our First Law Suit" "Telegraphic News" "Minute-Men" "Indian Depredation Claims" "and more. Four pages, terrific condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:43

$175.00
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