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153765

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Creation Thomas Jefferson Signed Letter 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371933632258

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 15, 1821 * Thomas Jefferson on founding the University of Virginia Perhaps the best item in this issue is the nice & lengthy letter under the heading: "University of Virginia", signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson, as Rector of the University of Virginia. It was this letter that sets out the founding of this institution by Jefferson & others. A significant letter on the creation of the University of Virginia (see photos for portions). This letter takes nearly a full page. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Annual Treasury Report" "Kentucky" "Affairs at Pensacola" and "Commerce with Sweden" This issue is complete in 16 page... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2017 15:00

$50.00
153684

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767306453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 10, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death (1st report) * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is report of the death of President Wm. H. Harrison with the entire issue having all 4 pages black-bordered plus several articles on pgs. 2 being black-bordered: "Death of President Harrison!" "Death Of T... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:29

$166.00
153667

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Santa Anna Letter & Capture of Vera Cruz 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391766691344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1847 * Mexican-American War The front page has: "Honor to the American Arms" "The Navy At Vera Cruz" "Late From the City of Mexico" which is lengthy, and includes a letter headed "Liberating Army" and signed in type: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Also: "The Capture of Vera Cruz". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 14:28

$35.00
153621

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759461532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831 * Death of Simon Bolivar * Venezuela independence leader The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to independence from Spanish colonial rule. The back page item is headed: "Death of Bolivar" which gives a nice eulogy on his live. The death report is provided by Juan De Francisco De Marin and begins: "Penetrated with the greatest grief, I am overwhelmed with so... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:04

$62.00
153614

BLEEDING KANSAS WAR Missouri Border Ruffians Free-Staters Slavery 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759457573

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, September 11, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion * War on slavery Page 5 has lengthy reports from Kansas with headings that include: "KANSAS" "Late And Important News" "Pro-Slavery Accounts" and more. Text takes up over 4 full columns continuing on page 6 Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:54

$33.00
153603

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Emperor of France French Revolution ABDICATION 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758797226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 9, 1815 * Napoleon Bonaparte abdication The top of the front page has: "Abdication of Bonaparte" which includes his: "Declaration to the French People" which begins: "Frenchmen! When I commenced a war for the preservation of national independence...I had reason to hope for success and I have braved all the denunciation...My political life is ended..." with more (see). Page 2 has report headed: "Second Abdication of Napoleon" which begins: "By several arrives from Europe the report in our last of the overthrow of Napoleon has been full confirmed..." with more, taking two-thirds of the column (see). Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:34

$37.00
153598

ISLES OF SHOALS White Island Lighthouse Rye New Hampshire Created 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758772027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 20, 1820 * Isles of Shoals Lighthouse * White Island Light creation * Rye, New Hampshire Page 2 has: "An Act to authorize the erection of a light-house on one of the Isles of Shoals, near Portsmouth, In New Hampshire." which takes most of a column & is signed in type: James Monroe. This is likely the White Island light house (see hyperlink). This issue has an additional 24 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by James Monroe. Also a resolution & Senate debate about the abolition of "The Slave Trade" (see for beginning). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:06

$29.00
153590

Early 19th Century AMERICAN New York City 1800 Old Original NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758760186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Oct. 11, 1800 Mostly literary items but a few news tidbits as well. Some items headed: "The Fate of Genius" "Humanity Worthy of a Prince" "Shipwreck" & more. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:49

$16.00
153579

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report in a 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924923410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 * President George Washington's death Near the back of this issue under the section headed: "Obituary, with Anecdotes, of Remarkable Persons" is the very historic report of the death of George Washington. Beginning with the date of his death, the 14th, the obituary reads in part: ".... At his seat at Mount Vernon, in America, in his 68th year, after a short illness of about 24 hours, the illustrious General George Washington. His disorder was an inflammatory sore throat, which proceeded from a cold, of which he made but little complaint on the 13th..." with much more (see). It is interesting reading this obituary in a publication from England ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:20

$155.00
153536

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Early Congress Mention 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371922763669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 19, 1829 * Early Davy Crockett mention In the reports from Congress is discussion of land in Tennessee, which includes: "...but after a brief debate Mr. Crockett's resolution was agreed to. The following are the names of the select committee, Messrs. Crockett, Evans of Me. Tracy, Polk, Hawkins, and Grennell..." and more. Among the other reports in this issue are: "War Department" "Treasury Department" and additional reporting from Congress. Sixteen pages, 6 1/2 by 10 inches with minor foxing. Generally in nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th ce... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 08:01

$22.00
152967

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Near Death Campaign Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894421060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 3, 1841 * William Henry Harrison near death * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is the inconspicuous yet very notable report on page 2: "President Harrison was taken suddenly ill on Saturday evening last, and for a time threatened with severe and protracted if not dangerous indisposition. (His disea... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2017 15:40

$68.00
153507

MEXICAN WAR ENDS Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo MEXICO Texas - Polk 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371919443035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 5, 1848 * Mexican War ends * Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo * Mexico - United States - Texas After several years of prosecuting the Mexican War, it finally came to an end, notice of which is found on page 2 headed: "Proclamation of Peace--By the President of the United States of America" with the text of his Proclamation, followed by his signature in type: James K. Polk (see). Immediately preceding this report is a brief article with small head: "The Treaty" announcing its approval by Mexico & the President (see). Further into the issue are several reports on the closing events of the war, headed: "The Mexican War" with subheads: "Change of Comm... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:13

$56.00
153506

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391753595238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 3, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report * Andrew Jackson An inside page has a fascinating item extolling the oratory abilities of Colonel Davy Crockett in Congress, reading in part: "...And so the debate run on, as water runs down a hill, or the fountain flows in front of the capitol--but there was not much in it--till col. Crockett arose. Now every pen was dropped--every head was aroused--every eye was fixed--every whisper was hushed! None but orators can throw such a calm over the stormy waters--and, therefore, the colonel must be an orator; Friends & enemies rallied around..." with more (see). Other items in this issue include: "Steamboat Law", much ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:10

$40.00
153505

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391753594185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, September 8, 1832 * Very early report on the Mormons * Detailed 1830 census report Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 also had joined at Lynn. Certain of these converts have cast considerable sums of money into the stock, and all were about to depart for the 'promised land', in Jackson county, Missouri--the precious spot having been lately discovered." (see). This is one of the earliest mentions of the Mormons we have seen in a newspaper, an... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:08

$87.00
153486

EDGAR ALLAN POE Poet Poem Poetry PORTRAIT Painting Discovery 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371918548449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Section 2 only, January 19, 1936 * Edgar Allan Poe * Portrait discovery * Richard Gimbel The top of page 2 of this section has a one column heading: "MYSTERY PAINTING SHOWS A NEW POE" with subheads and the portrait of Poe that was recently found. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 15:08

$36.00
153479

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1844 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371918541029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Sept. 28, 1844 * Rare high class community title * Pre Civil War era An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. Page 3 has an ad supporting: "For President, Henry Clay, of Kentucky". Four pages, various foxing throughout, ever bound nor trimmed.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:55

$36.00
153474

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION (day of) 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371918534053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 4, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * First Inauguration (day of) * Dawn of the Civil War Actually a rather notable issue as every issue we've had of New York titles for this date simply reported the plans for the inauguration as this was the day Lincoln was sworn in as President. But page 2 has a column headed: "EXTRA" with a dateline of Washington, March 4, 1861, with column head: "The Inauguration Of Mr. Lincoln" "No Disturbance". The article reports on the appearance of the vicinity and comments on the people attending the inauguration, etc. (see photos) It would appear that this report was rushed to the printer before much more was known as it does ... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:48

$155.00
153473

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Illus. Negroes SLAVES Advertisements 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752758570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE WEEKLY JOURNAL, Kentucky, May 5, 1841 * Rare antebellum title from Kentucky * Illustrated slave advertisements An early Kentucky newspaper from 20 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. Large folio size and complete in 4 pages, it contains a wealth of news of the day. Among the features would be the many interesting advertisements including four illustrated slave ads on the back page (see photos). Four pages, large folio size, minor margin wear. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:46

$37.00
153422

(15) Original WINDSOR VT Vermont 1832 Old Newspapers w/ Anti-Slavery Content


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916784457

Shown are 15 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, 1832 A lot of 15 issues of this temperance/religious/anti-slavery themed newspaper, although there news from Congress & other "regular" reports as well. Each issue is cleanly loose at the spine and the issues have some old library tape mends, most at the central fold on inside pages.

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:27

$36.00
153421

THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter - Aaron Burr & General James Wilkinson 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751057729

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1807 The ftpg. has a lengthy letter: "To Thomas Jefferson, President of the U. States" from people of New Orleans, concerning the fine conduct of General Wilkinson, with mention of Aaron Burr, etc. Page 3 has a letter to capt. John Cox of the Washington Cavalry, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:24

$29.00
153764

THE GREAT NEW ENGLAND SEA SERPENT w/ Rare Illustration 1818 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371933621957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1818 * The Great New England Sea Serpent * Rarely seen illustration Certainly the prime content is at the top of the first page with a great & very descriptive article headed; "Great Sea Serpent", with with an extraordinary and relatively large illustration of it (see). We have handled many other sea serpent issues but none with such a sizable illustration. Four pages, piece torn away at bottom right corner (see), a little light foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:43

$39.99
153343

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391746632681

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The front page has news on the Gold Rush headed: "From California", beginning: "In Upper California the gold excitement is on the increase..." with more (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:38

$57.00
153342

DONNER PARTY Tragedy & Early Abraham Lincoln in U.S. Congress 1848 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371912187185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 1848 * re. the Donner Party incident * Abraham Lincoln as a unknown The front page has an article: "California" with news from before gold was discovered, warning caution for emigrants traveling to Calif as: "...The fate of those who have taken the 'short cuts', it is said, ought to be a solemn warning. The horrible sufferings of those who were overtaken by the winter snows on the California mountains in 1846 are enough to appall the stoutest heart..." which refers to the Donner Party tragedy. (see hyperlink) Also the front page is mention from the House of Representatives that: "Mr. LINCOLN asked the attention of the House for a moment ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:37

$52.00
153755

Pre Civil War TENSIONS Southern Rebellion Nears Secession Talks 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371933364714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 12, 1861 I * Pre civil war tensions * Secession talks throughout the South Items inside include: "Martin Van Buren's Opinion of Lincoln" "Startling Evidence of Treason" "the Pony Express" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Secession of Florida" "Expulsion Of Traitors" "Firmness of the President" "Secession of Alabama" "Firing on the Star of the West" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2017 09:47

$29.99
153753

CROTON AQUEDUCT Break - Slave Ship Capture & Southern Tensions 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371933358934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 7, 1860 The front page has much reporting on the break in the pipes of the Croton Aqueduct, which supplies water to New York City (see). Inside items include: "Naval Intelligence--Later from the African Squadron--Capture of the Bark Cora With a Cargo of Slaves, etc."; a brief bit on: "Sale of the Slaver Erie" "The Financial Embarrassments of the Government" "Correspondence with the British Government on the Slave Trade" "The Crisis" "The Secession Feeling in Florida" "The Georgia & South Carolina Conventions". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2017 09:35

$26.00
153751

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391768479506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has over a full column taken up with: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Surrender of Harrison" "John Brown As A Farmer" "A Couple of Indignant Virginians". Also: "Naval Officers & Their Uniform" & much more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin but no text loss, nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2017 08:34

$23.00
153750

HARPER'S FERRY John Brown Insurrection & Slave Ship Capture 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371933308473

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1859 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship * Harper's Ferry insurrection Front page reports include: "The Slave Trade" "Capture of an Alleged Slaver---Her Arrival in New York" which is concerning the slave ship Emily & takes almost the entire first column (see). Also: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Sentence of Cook and Other Insurrectionists". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin but no loss of text, otherwise very nice.

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Ends May 05, 2017 08:30

$39.99
153315

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911841306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, a trio of issues dated March 4, April 9 & 13, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominent and well-c... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 07:25

$54.00
153306

Early UNITED STATES NAVY Rules & Regulations 1820 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911376493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 13, 1820 * Early United States Navy Within this issue are: "Rules & Regulations of the Navy" which take over a full page; "Constitution of Spain" which continues into the 8 page "Supplement" issue. Complete in 24 pages scattered foxing, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 1836, making it into one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States and himself into one of the most influential journalists of his day. Devoted primarily to politics, Niles' Weekly Register is considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:19

$35.00
153285

Early BASEBALL GAME Pre Civil War Era w/ Box Scores 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371907929219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1859 * Very early baseball game * Pre Civil War era The bottom of page 5 has reports on two baseball games under the heading: "Base Ball" with box scores. (see) Rare to find baseball reports prior to the Civil War. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 14:01

$22.00
153149

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737282064

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Aug. 24, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, Feb. 9, 1809; Boston Gazette, July 12, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 1, 1802; and New York Herald, Dec. 8, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:31

$35.00
153110

RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisement 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900923145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, August 3, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:12

$28.00
153031

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898170085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 6, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Ten Regiment Bill" showing under the "nays" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others (see). In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his ... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:34

$42.00
153028

President ZACHARY TAYLOR Annual State of the Union Address 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898158525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 * President Zachary Taylor * State of the Union Address Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy. Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the union address, signed in type: Z. Taylor. Terrific to have this content in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:26

$37.00
152988

PS LADY ELGIN Sidewhell Steamship Lake Michigan DISASTER Sinking 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731006889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 12, 1860 * Lake Michigan disaster * Steamship PS Lady Elgin Page 5 has an article headed: "The Disaster On Lake Michigan" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:45

$23.00
152969

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730090220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The front page has a print captioned: "The Japanese Embassadors in Their State Costume" with a related article, but the prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:44

$620.00
152968

MORMONS Salt Lake City Utah Winslow Homer PRINTS 1858 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894422377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons * Winslow Homer prints The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article on the same page: "Salt Lake City". The front page features a nearly half page illustration of "General James Watson Webb" with an accompanying article. Other illustrations include 3 prints relating to the article: "Butterfly Parks". Also a full page: "Meeting Between Mr. Reed... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:43

$79.00
152929

AVON Livingston County NY New York Resort & MORMONS Mormonism 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894060916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 9, 1849 The ftpg. has one column heads: "Summer Travel--Avon Springs" and "From the Great Salt Lake and the Plains" the latter reporting on the travels of some Mormons to Utah. Four pages, various creases, minor bottom margin tears, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:23

$24.00
152927

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Antebellum w/ Mexican War 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894057502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, June 3, 1846 * Rare title The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements, while page 2 has several reports from the Mexican War including: "Matamoras Taken" "Later from the Army" 'and other items. Pages 3 & 4 are taken up with ads as well. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:16

$33.00
152901

(4) MISSOURI & SLAVERY Slaves or Free State Post Compromise 1820 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729235065

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, a group of four consecutive issues dated Sept. 15, 19, 22, 26, 1820. Each issue contains a rather lengthy report on: 'Missouri And Slavery" which continues through each issue. A wealth of reading on this controversial issue from not long after the Missouri Compromise. Four pages each issue, one issue has a corner missing with no text loss, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:27

$47.00
152899

TREATY OF SAGINAW Chippewa Indians & United States Army SIGNED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729229909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1820 The back page has a Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa nation of Indians, headed with a heraldic eagle. A very unusual item as it is very lengthy with much detail on the land involved, and nearly a column taken up with Indians signatures with their "X" marks (see). This was the Treaty of Saginaw (see hyperlink for details). Fours pages, minor loss to an upper corner with no text loss, generally good.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:17

$39.00
152897

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729228173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, May 1, 1811 (No. 122) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. A very rare and unusual newspaper which seldom comes on the market. Complete in four pages, 9 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:13

$670.00
152820

Early MORMONS in Iowa & SLAVERY Slaves Negroes 1839 Windsor Vermont VT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889083993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, July 10, 1839 * Early Mormons - Mormonism * Slaves - Negroes - Slavery Page 3 has a brief by early report on the Mormons which includes: "The Mormons have bought up many of the 'Half Breed claims' in Iowa & a competent agent is attempting to secure for them all the lands in the extensive tract of country known by that name...Many of the Mormons are now making farms on the tract..." (see). Also on pg. 3 are two brief reports headed; "Runaway Slaves" and: "Free Negroes in Louisiana". Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:32

$37.00
152819

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M.Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889082790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille The bottom of the front page has the beginning of a report on the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:30

$58.00
152767

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Horace Greeley as Publisher 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391723525552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, Jan. 23, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election. The content is almost entirely political & includes: "Government Officers, Agents, and Salaries" "The Public Lands" "The Loco-Focos Proper" "Gen. Harrison" "United States Senate" and Most of the back page is taken up with: Funeral of Napoleon - Re-Entombment of His ashes in the Hotel Des Invalides, Paris" . Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, engraving of a log cabin in the masthead, some dirtiness at the ftpg. folds, otherwise good.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:50

$30.00
152698

MEXICAN WAR - Hawaiian Islands 1847 Buffalo NY New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885882653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN LITERARY MESSENGER, Buffalo, New York, February 13, 1847 Although primarily a literary publication, there are some news items at the back including "Army" relating to the Mexican War, and "From the Sandwich Islands & Oregon" "The Telegraph Wires" "Canal Navigation" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/2 by 10 1/2 in., scattered foxing throughout, but otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:53

$24.00
152678

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1860 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884776845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Oct. 15, 1860 * Rare antebellum title A nice Southern paper from shortly before the creation of the Confederacy, with pg. 2 having some items which report some grumblings that would lead to war. Also two illustrated slave ads as well as another on pg. 3. Four pages, some browning at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:49

$33.00
152677

Rare 1847 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722027642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, March 31, 1847 * Rare Anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves is a focus, but much other news as well. Items include: "Convention of Churches on Slavery" "Life At the South" "Another Slavery Trap""The War! The War!" "News from the Seat of War" "Slaveholders for Office" . Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:47

$47.00
152601

ANDREW JACKSON Farewell Address & King George IV Coronation ADAMS 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718942339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1821 * Farewell address of Andrew Jackson * England's King George IV is coronated An inside page has a report headed: "Gen. Jackson's Address to the Army" datelined from his headquarters, Montpelier, & signed in type: Andrew Jackson, Major General, commanding the division of the South. This report takes close to a full column and is his official farewell address to his soldiers, the text beginning: "This day, officers and soldiers, closes my military functions, and consequently, dissolves the military connection which has hitherto existed between you and myself..." with much more (see). Also of interest is over six pages taken up with: "Corona... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:12

$27.00
152564

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718075865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:29

$59.00
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