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183744

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Utah Mormons & Pike's Peak Gold PRINTS 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149049601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 * Mormons - Mormonism * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Pike's Peak gold rush A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations "The White Mountains - The Ride" and "The White Mountains - All Aboard!". This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, re-glued at the spine, never-trimmed margins, a few discrete archival mends inside, go... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:52

$120.00
183742

Rare WILMINGTON Los Angeles County Southern CALIFORNIA Old West 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149049055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL, Los Angeles County, California, Dec. 23, 1865 * Very rare old West publication A quite rare title and very early from Los Angeles County. Gregory notes that only one American institution has any sizable holdings of this title. A typical newspaper of the day with local & regional news, plus a wealth of ads. Four pages, various old tape repairs inside, some staining, wear at the margins & folds.

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:51

$84.00
183741

Rare ALHAMBRA Los Angeles County CALIFORNIA Short Lived 1890 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392908239413

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALHAMBRA REVIEW, California, April 25, 1890 * Very rare publication This is the volume 1, number 24 issue of this scarce title from Los Angeles County. According to Gregory it only lasted about a year. A four page issue of tabloid size mostly taken up with local tidbits and a wealth of advertisements. Minor fold wear, good condition.

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:50

$64.00
183739

1885 BASEBALL ALL-STARS w/ Jim O'Rourke, Joe Hornung, Buck Ewing & More PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149047955

Here is a single leaf from the May 16, 1885 edition of Harper's Weekly. The print here is a full page captioned: "Champion Baseball Players" showing portraits of twelve players from various baseball teams, including James O'Rourke, John Ward, Joseph Hornung, William Ewing, and others. (see) I assume this is a early version of all-stars as each player shown plays a separate position. The opposite side has a related article on the opening of the 1885 baseball season. Single leaf in nice condition and perfect for framing.

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:49

$52.00
183738

ANN ELIZA Leaves Brigham YOUNG re. Polygamy Divorce Case MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149047648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham Young divorce * Mormons - polygamy Page has an article headed: "Utah" "Mrs. Young No. 17 in the Hands of Her Lawyers...". See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:48

$37.00
183707

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906317012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more. An early report on the California Gold Rush. Four pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$67.00
183706

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906316785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Last spike driven at Promontory Point A great issue celebrating the completion of the historic transcontinental railroad. East meets West. The first column begins with nice heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Last Rail Laid and the Last Spike Drive" "San Francisco and New York Linked to Each Other" "Celebration of the Event Throughout the United States" with a wealth of other subheads. The text is headed: "Official Announcement of the Competition of the Road--The Point of Junction, Promontory Summit, Utah, May 10, 1869" It reads: "The last rail is laid--the last spike driven. The Pacific Railroad is complete. The point of junction is 1,086 mil... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$177.00
183705

MORMONS Mormonism Attacked by Indians Salt Lake City Settlements 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146615332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853 * Mormons attacked by Native Americans Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$48.00
183704

TREATY OF FORT GIBSON w/ Florida Seminole Indians Andrew Jackson 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906316227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1834 * Treaty of Fort Gibson * Seminole Indians The last column of the front page is taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Seminole Indians of Florida, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 7 Indian chiefs. The ftpg. has a wealth of ads including a: "$25 Reward" for a runway slave, with details. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:13

$38.00
183699

Gettysburg DEAD CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS Buried in Hollywood Cemetery 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906311360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1872 * re. Battle of Gettysburg * Dead Confederate soldiers * Hollywood Cemetery - Richmond Page 7 has an article headed: "The Dead From Gettysburg" "Solemn Funeral Procession in Richmond Yesterday" "The Remains of 718 Confederate Soldiers Finally Interred" (see) Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:06

$38.00
183697

INDIANS Native Americans w/ Chief Red Cloud at Cooper Institute 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906308977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1872 * Indians - Native Americans * Chief Red Cloud speech * Cooper Institute peace meeting The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "LO! THE POOR INDIAN !" "Reception of Our Red-Skinned Visitors at the Cooper Institute Last Evening" "Speeches by Red Cloud, Red Dog...." and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:04

$33.00
183696

1st COLLIN COUNTY TEXAS Stephen Ballew Legal Execution HANGING 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146606342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1872 * Stephen Ballew hanging * Collin County, Texas * 1st legal execution The top of page 5 has one column headings: "The Gallows In Texas" "Hanging of the Notorious Steph. Ballew...." (see) Stephen Ballew was the first person legally hanged in Collin County. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, ice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:03

$38.00
183676

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer CHICAGO MURDER CASTLE 1895 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905164524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 25, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of front page has one column headings that include: "Bones In Holmes's Cellar" "They Were Buried In Quick Lime" "A Physician Says They Were A Portion Of A Human Truck" and more. (see) Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Sixteen pages, loose along the spine, archival mend along most of the central fold of the front page but doesn't affect the Holmes report, some margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:28

$52.00
183673

THE GREAT THUMB FIRE Michigan Bad Ax LAKE HURON Sanilac Lapeer MI 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905160310

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, September 12, 1881 * The great thumb fire - Huron * re. James A. Garfield assassination The top of the front page has small one column headings: "The Forest Fires" "The Loss of Life--Terrible Stories of Suffering" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:21

$32.00
183671

SANTA MARIA RIVER Muchos Canyon INDIANS 5th Cavalry Battle ARIZONA1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905159629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1872 * Muchos Canyon, Santa Maria River, Arizona * Captain J. W. Mason - U. S. 5th Cavalry Page 5 has two articles under: "The Indians" See image for text here. Complete with all 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$32.00
183668

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Museam Menagerie Advertisement & Illustration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905158234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 3, 1873 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Eight pages, minor ftpg. staining, good condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:17

$30.00
183666

INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE Atalanta vs. London Crews Rowing Thames 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145547627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869 * The international boat race * Atalanta vs. London boat club crew * The River Thames - London w/ map Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL ROWING MATCH" and more. Also one column headings: "THE GREAT BOAT RACE" "The Match Between the Atalanta and London Rowing Club Crews Contested on the Thames" "Immense Assemblage of People on the River Banks" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:13

$34.00
183662

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145546328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 17, 1872 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "VESUVIUS" "'The Mountain Has Fallen In and Ever So Many People Are Killed'" "Opening Of A New Crater" "A Party of Explorers Destroyed by the Fiery Lava" "Two Hundred Lives Sacrificed" "Streams Of Lava Ten Feet Deep" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Complete with 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:11

$47.00
183660

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145545964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The front page has: "Republican Convention and has a sub-head: "Second Day--The Platform" and further on notes the votes for their nominee for President, won by Colonel Fremont. Also reports on: "Nomination of Vice President" Terrific to have such lengthy reporting on the very beginning of the Republican party in his famous newspaper from the nation's capital. ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:10

$215.00
183653

Post Civil War WHIPPING POST Atrocities to 2 Negroes Whipped 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145541205

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1872 * Post-Civil War whipping post * Atrocity against 2 Negroes * Henrico County Courthouse The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "Whipping In Virginia" "Two Negroes Receive Twenty Stripes Each..." and more. Rare to find reports on whippings. Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:06

$34.00
183625

MEXICAN WAR Battles of Contreras & Churubusco MEXICO 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144207866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of the Mexican War. This is followed by another very lengthy letter, taking a column on the ftpg and most of 2 columns on page 2. More war items inside with: "Dispatches From Gen. Scott" and "Army Court Martial" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$38.00
183618

SAMUEL MORSE Code Single Wire Telegraph System Inventor DEATH 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144205376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1872 * Samuel Morse death (1st report) * American inventor and painter * Single-wire telegraph system fame The top of page 3 has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Samuel Finley Breese Morse" First report coverage on the death of Samuel Morse. Teaxt takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:15

$42.00
183617

ROBERT ANDERSON Civil War General & Fort Sumter Fame BURIAL 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904176650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1872 * Robert Anderson (Civil War officer) burial * Commander of the 1st battle (Fort Sumter) The top of page 3 has one column headings: "Honors To The Dead" "Obsequies of General Robert Anderson, the Hero of Fort Sumter" "The Funeral Cortege" "The Burial At West Point" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:12

$38.00
183616

UTAH A SOVEREIGN STATE ? Mormons Mormonism Brigham Young & Pratt 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144202956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1872 * Utah to be a sovereign state ? * Mormons - Mormonism - polygamy * Brigham Young - Orson Pratt The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Proposed Mormon State" "Brigham Young Throwing Dust Into Congressional Eyes" "The Apostle Pratt Proclaims Polygamy To Be Irrevocable" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:11

$38.00
183615

BRIGHAM YOUNG Released from Jail in Salt Lake City Utah MORMONS 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904175634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1872 * Brigham Young released * Mormons - Mormonism The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "Brigham Young Released" "The Great Salt Lake Prophet Triumphs" and more. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:10

$37.00
183614

ALLEN B. WILSON Earlly Sewing Machines Pioneer re. Patents 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904175470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1872 * Allen B. Wilson re. patents * Sewing machines pioneer The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE SEWING MACHINE" "A. B. Wilson and His Patent Extension" His Early Struggles, Lawsuits and Profits" and more. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:10

$38.00
183613

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Female Movement w/ Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144201784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1872 * Women's suffrage meeting at Cooper's Institute * Suffragist Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "Female Suffrage" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute Last Night" and more. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:08

$33.00
183611

GUNN CITY MASSACRE Missouri Vigilantes Murder & KKK Ku Klux Klan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144201408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1872 * Gunn City massacre - Missouri * Vigilantes murder - Cass County * KKK - Ku Klux Klan in Illinois The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "BORDER RUFFIANS" "Missourian Cutthroats Organized for Massacre" "Terrible Murder of Signers of Anti-Bellum Bonds" and more. (see) Complete with all 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A famous vigilante action took place in Gunn City on April 23, 1872, that came to be called the "Gunn City Massacre." Outraged by a swindle by certain officials of a company building a rail line to Santa Fe, local citizens reacted by trapping the perpetrators on a train and shooting them dead.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:07

$42.00
183590

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster w/ MAP 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900997480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire w/ map A very nice & graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a front page map headed: "DEVASTATED CHICAGO. Sectional Diagram, by Miles, Showing the Burned District of the City." First column heads include: "THE RUINED CITY" "Terrible Condition of the City of Chicago" "Further Details of the Appalling Conflagration" "The Flames Providentially Stayed by a Rain-Storm" "Incendiaries Detected & Summarily Executed" "Extraordinary Sufferings of the Homeless Citizens" "The Aggregate Loss Estimated at Nearly $200,000,000" "The Chicago Calamity" and other subheads. Five of the seven ftpg. columns are taken up with reports on the Chicago fire. Eight pages, some minor mar... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:04

$138.00
183586

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Takes Over as President Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900994623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * New administration takes over * Pre-Civil War tensions escalate A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition. Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: "The agony is over, and Lincoln's Cabinet is formed..." with much more. Also: "The Inauguration" "President Lincoln's Inaugural--Opinions of the Press" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Reception of the Inauguration" is a lengthy account of the comments from various cities throughout the country. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:01

$82.00
183580

Early "Buffalo" BALLOONING Pioneer Samuel Archer King Voyage 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900990218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1873 * Samuel Archer King * Ballooning voyage The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE BUFFALO BALLOON" with subheads. (see) See images for text. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:55

$33.00
183556

Rare FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Co. Kentucky w/ Slavery Ads 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, June 24, 1826 * Rare publication * Slave ads An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward ad offering $50 in "commonwealth money" for the return of "...a negro man...Ned...". Another similar ad on the back page for a negro man named Gabriel. Four pages, a few small holes in the left margin, archival mends to a few minor margin tears, some foxing.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$65.00
183550

1889 JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Pennsylvania PA South Fork Dam Disaster DEATHS in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898952785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1889 * The great Johnstown flood of 1889 * South Fork Dam collapse The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "HUNDREDS OF FUNERALS" "Burying The Dead at Johnstown" "Few Mourners and No Ministers Present" "Difficulties to Be Surmounted" "In Clearing the Streets of Ruins" and: "SAD WORK AT JOHNSTOWN" "The Search for the Dead Resumed" "Dynamite Used ON The Ruins" "Piled Against the Railway Bridge" "Traces of the Day Express Found" and more. Four pages, two stray blue pencil marks near the top, some archival mends to margins inside, good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:26

$47.00
183531

Early & Rare ISLAND OF MALTA Italy Italian 1841 Miniature Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898660322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, April 14, 1841 A quite uncommon little newspaper published in Italian on the island of Malta. Complete in four pages, 6 by 8 inches, great condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:57

$29.00
183500

SIR SAMUEL BAKER Military Expedition to Nile Region of Africa 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137209417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1873 * British explorer Sir Samuel Baker * Military expedition to Nile region - Africa The top of page 3 has one column headings: "SIR SAMUEL BAKER" "The White Nile Fully Discussed" "The Three White Men At Ujiji" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:57

$34.00
183499

EARLY BALLOONING Prof. John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897527506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1873 * Early Ballooning - Transatlantic voyage planning * Balloonists John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Stop That Balloon" "The Voice of "Humanity" Pleading" "The Doom Of Professor Wise" and more. The flight didn't go that well as they were forced to land in New England, never making it across any water, however this was the first attempt to cross the Atlantic in a balloon. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:56

$35.00
183497

NOVA SCOTIA HURRICANE Cyclone Storm Newfoundland Disaster 1873 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137208654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 29, 1873 * Nova Scotia Hurricane disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings: "A TERRIBLE HURRICANE" "Dreadful Effects of the Recent Gale in Nova Scotia" "A Hundred Vessels Ashore Along the Coast" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:55

$33.00
183496

C.G. KELSEY OUTRAGE Huntington NY Tar & Feathered Lynching Murder 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897526191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1873 * Charles G. Kelsey outrage * Tar & feathered murder scandal * Huntington, Long Island, New York Page 3 has a lengthy article with headings that include: "THE FATE OF KELSEY" "The Remains Found in Oyster Bay a Subject Discussion" "Feeling In Huntington" "Curious Stories About Kelsey's Disappearance" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 4 columns. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:55

$35.00
183495

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial Crisis 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897525445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1873 * Panic of 1873 * Wall Street - stock market Page 9 begins with column heads on the financial panic of 1873 including: "Financial And Commercial" "A Feverish Feeling in Wall Street" "A Decline Is Gold" Stocks Weak And Fluctuating" and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:54

$34.00
183493

Rare & Early MORMONS Church of Latter-Day Saints 1880 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137207707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 30, 1880 * One of the oldest Mormon periodicals This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and was primarily aimed at British Latter-day Saints. Many of the British Mormons took part in the westward migration of the Mormon community in America. Logically, the content is almost entirely focused on the Mormon church. There are no advertisements. Here is a nice issue of this periodical, never bound nor tr... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:53

$35.00
183463

HENRY BARTLE FRERE & the African Slave Trade - Zanzibar Sultans 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 11, 1873 * Sir Henry Bartle Frere * Sultans of Zanzibar & Muscat * African slave trade - traffic The back page has a correspondence from Henry Bartle Frere at Zanzibar, Africa with heading: "The East African Slave Trade" (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$34.00
183462

LEMONT ILLINOIS Chicago and Alton Railroad Train WRECK Disaster 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892783690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1873 * Lemont, Illinois train wreck * Chicago and Alton Railroad disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER DISASTER" "Dreadful Railroad Collision Near Lemont, Twenty Miles from Chicago" "Eleven Passengers Killed--Thirty-five Maimed and Scalded" "Terrible Scenes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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183459

RUSSIAN MENNONITES Christian Anabaptism Immigrants Coming to America ? 1873 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892781565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1873 * Russian Mennonites * Coming to America ? * Anabaptists - Anabaptism The top of page 11 has one column headings: "THE MENNONITES" "A Colony of Quakers from the Black Sea Coming to America" "Modern Anabaptists Swelling the Tide of Immigration" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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183458

CAPTAIN JACK & Other Modoc Indians Lava Beds War Death Sentences 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133371513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 24, 1873 * Captain Jack & Boston Charley * And other Modoc Indians * Death sentences - Lava Beds War The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "MODOC DEATH WARRENTS" "Sentence of the Court Martial on Lava Beds Murderers" "Their Doom Sealed" "To Be Hanged at Fort Klamath, Oregon, October 3, 1873" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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183457

Rare 1887 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892780661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, May 18, 1887 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "That Saturday Scheme." double-page centerfold: "The Poverty Problem Solved." back page: "A Large Contract For Three Small Boys" Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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183455

TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE Atlantic Ocean Completion 1866 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133270233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1866 * re. Transatlantic telegraph cable completion The front page has one column headings concerning the recent completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. The headings include: "OLD WORLD" "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dispatches to Thursday Night" "Political Affairs in All Parts of Europe" and more (see). An attempt the previous year was unsuccessful as the cable broke. Eight pages, nice condition.

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183454

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL & Thomas A. Watson Telephone Invention 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133269767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877. * Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson * Invention of the Telephone A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. 8 pages in nice condition. Page 7 contains an article on the telephone invention by Alexander Graham Bell and T.A. Watson. (see)

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183448

Rare MARTIN VAN BUREN President Campaign ROUGH-HEWER 1840 Albany NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892694129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, Aug. 6, 1840 * Very rare title * Martin Van Buren This was a short-lived campaign newspaper which supported Martin Van Buren for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for just 41 issues. Almost the entire issue is taken up with the: "Speech of Mr. Williams...On the Independent Treasury Bill". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition. An uncommon title.

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$53.00
183447

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892693230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871 * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. Complete with 10 pages, minor wear at the folds and spine, gene... See More  

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$57.00
183444

GREAT FIRE OF 1873 Downtown Portland Oregon Conflagration Disaster in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133261261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1873 * Great fire of 1873 * Portland, Oregon The top of page 6 has one column headings: "PORTLAND, WEST" "Terrible Conflagration in the Chief City of Oregon" and more. (see) Complete in 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:20

$34.00
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