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176017

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372808473581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 14, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has "Correspondence from California" which has a letter which includes: "...The news here is most flattering. Gold is abundant! Labor is worth seven to thirty dollars a day..." with much more on how high the prices are, & continuing with: "...Persons going to the mines take nothing with them but a change of clothes & tin basin to wash the gold in. They say that all the gold washers are not worth owning; nothing has proven better for washing gold than the simple tin basin or the cradle. We have all been agreeably disappointed in not hearing of any robberies or murders being committed--every man in Cali... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2019 06:50

$85.00
176016

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco Tells Hardships Encountered 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372808473243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 1849 * California gold rush hardships Page 3 has: "Items From California and Panama" which begins with a discouraging report: "Nearly all the American passengers by the Empire City are returning from the mines, disgusted with the life of extreme toil & hardship which must be endured there..." and continues on with the conditions of life in the gold region. One item notes: "...The number of women in San Francisco was increasing, but there was still a great lack of the 'last, best gift'. Gambling is carried on to an enormous extend..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2019 06:50

$59.00
176015

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events & Santa Anna Manifesto 1847 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485642960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna manifesto A great issue reporting on the ending events of the Mexican War. These reports are from General Scott's advance upon Mexico City. Page 2 begins: "THE LATE VICTORIES IN MEXICO" "Further Particulars, Incidents" with a wealth of fine reporting. Also: "The Mexican Rout--Account by the Mexican Themselves" Included as well is the; "Manifesto of Santa Anna". This is a great acceptance of his dire situation, one item noting: "...I have labored for the defence of the capital, which was about to be surrendered, defenceless, to the enemy...I have fortified various lines in order to keep at ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:38

$58.00
176014

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485640700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1847 * re. Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 3 contains a lengthy letter with details on the: "Battle Field of Buena Vista" actually fought in February. It was a signal victory for the Americans over a much larger Mexican Army. Also on page 2: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:35

$34.00
176008

Early MORMONS PIONEERS Latter-day-Saints Migration SUFFERINGS 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485629670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 3, 1847 * Mormons - Mormonism * Migration sufferings Page 2 has over half a column headed: "The Mormons" which is mostly taken up with a letter dated at Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1846 concerning their situation. A few bits mention: "...on the position and character of the Mormon people...the persecutions they had undergone...whole affair of the Mormon expulsion...a simple, unmitigated, unblushing outrage committed...the Mormon settlements on the Mississippi included a population of nearly 30,000 souls..." and much, much more. It ends with: "...I dread the winter that is before them. They are upon the bleak platform of the North Missouri...surrounded by all that is dreadf... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:32

$62.00
175968

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN v Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship PRINTS 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806615921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, March 17, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match The double page centerfold features nine prints headed: "Great International Fight in England Between John C. Heenan (Benicia Boy) and Tom Sayers for the Champion's Belt of England." with a bit of text as well. The prints show both men in training for what would become one of the more notable boxing matches of the 19th century. The front page and inside pages including a nice doublepage have prints concerning the "Shoemakers' Strike at Lynn" Massachusetts. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:47

$68.00
175966

TEXAN SANTA FE EXPEDITION Trail - Republic of Texas & New Mexico 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806615107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 13, 1842 * Texan Santa Fe Expedition * Texas & New Mexico The entire front page is taken up with a great letter titled: "The Texas Santa Fe Expedition" "San Antonio--Spanish Missions in the Neighborhood--Return to Austin--Sight of Comanche Indians". A terrific travelogue with a wealth early text on this journey though the West, much of it unexplored at this point. Page 2 has an article: "Latest from Texas", pg. 7 has: "Horrible Murders by Negroes", and the back page has: "General Sam Houston". Eight pages, light foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:45

$84.00
175957

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Congress Declaration Begins 1846 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806610017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1846 * Mexican-Amercian War begins * From our nation's capital Page 2 has the very historic: "Act Providing for the Prosecution of the Existing war between the United States and the Republic of Mexico" dated May 13, 1846. This was the formal document by Congress declaring war in the Mexican War. It is followed by: "An Act to Authorise an Increase of the Rank & File of the Army of the United States. The top of page 3 has an editorial headed: "The War With Mexico". Great to have this notable document in this newspaper which was the voice of the federal government. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:39

$218.00
175948

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1803-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806603560

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, June 8, 1803; United States' Gazette, Sept. 7, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Oct. 20, 1804; New England Palladium, Sept. 17, 1805; and Boston Patriot, May 20, 1809. 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 November 16, 2019 13:30

$46.00
175908

MORMONS SETTLERS Mormonism Utah War Wyoming & African Slave Trade 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480442099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30,1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Utah War coming to an end * The African slave trade Certainly a terrific issue for any student of Mormon history, as the entire front page is taken up with such content, with headings at the top of the front page including: "IMPORTANT FROM UTAH" "A Week Later from Camp Scott and Salt Lake City" "Arrival & Reception of the Peace Commissioners" "Incidents of Gov. Cumming's Interview with the Mormons" "Notes of the Route Between the Missouri River & the Salt Lake Valley" "Interesting Miscellaneous News" with the report carrying over to the back page where it takes an entire column as well. Plus, pg. 4 has yet further reports on the Mormons with a column headed: "Army... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:12

$117.00
175848

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472309361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Sept. 14, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this report, headed: "Southampton Affair", this issue being the first of this title to identify the leader: "...The universal opinion is that kpart of the country, is that Nat, a slave, a preacher and a pretended prophet, was the first contriver, the... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$140.00
175847

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472308557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill" listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. There is a second listing of "Lincoln" among the "Yea" votes. 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 through March, 1849, so... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$54.00
175844

CALIFORNIA Governing for Statehood & HAWAII Relations 1849 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799666266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 * California Republic for statehood ? * Early Hawaii relations w/ America Page 3 has: "California Matters" "The Revenue of California" and: "Close of the Convention & Signing of the Constitution" being fundamental reports on California becoming a state. Also: "Commerce of San Francisco, with all of the above taking a full column. Also on page 3 is: "Treaty With the Sandwich Islands" which would shortly result in the historic treaty of Dec. 20, 1849 which would formally create relations between Hawaii and the United States. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:14

$48.00
175819

Best WASHINGTON MOUMENT Laying the Cornerstone 1848 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 6, 1848 * Washington Monument - obelisk * Laying the cornerstone - construction * Beast title to be had ? - rare a such This would be the best newspaper to be had for the ceremonial laying of the cornerstone of the Washington Monument. Taking the entirety of page 2 and a port of page 3 is extensive reporting headed: "Mr. Winthrop's Address On the Occasion of Laying the Corner-stone of the National Monument to Washington". In additions to Wihthrop's remarks are other reports headed "Prayer "The Masonic Address" and concluding with details of the ceremony of laying the cornerstone, including: "The most Worshipful Grand Master then descended to the corner-stone, and,... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:09

$78.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175759

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797439521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, July 27, 1858 * Rare pre Civil War title * 5 slave advertisements Page 5 is entirely filled with many advertisements, and among them are at least two for the sale of slaves, headed: "Foster's Slave Depot...he keeps constantly on hand and for sale mechanics, field hands, cooks, washers...Also buys and sells SLAVES on commission...large three story building to the use of Slaves, has made it the best depot in the city & well furnished for the comfort of Slaves." (see), and a another: "Virginia and Maryland [Blacks] for SALE..." (see) Three other slave related ads on the same page as well. Eight pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:32

$38.00
175749

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797380388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation * Historic report This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812. Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed by James Madison, declaring that a state of war exists between the United States & England, marking the official beginning of the War of 1812. Inside has a nice editorial: "War Against England" which takes close to 2 pages and includes near the end: "War is Declared--Great Britain is the Enemy..." and at the very end: "...and e... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:57

$139.00
175693

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797046057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:29

$28.00
175659

Rare FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Kentucky Antebellum Pre War 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458081721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KENTUCKIAN, Frankfort, Kentucky, Feb. 26, 1829 * Rare antebellum title Page 2 has seven "Law of Kentucky" recently passed by the state legislature. Other news reports and ads of the day. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:15

$59.00
175632

BURNING OF WASHINGTON British Capture Nation's Capital War of 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372789763745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1814 * Burning of Washington (capture) * British attack on the capital of U.S. The front page has some significant content from the War of 1812 including: "The War--Third Year" "In the Vicinity of Washington" "Sketches of the Invasion of Washington" which provides a time line as to the advance by the British, including: "Aug. 20-21. The British began their march towards Washington...Aug. 22...The public papers began to be removed from Washington...Aug. 24...The enemy continue to advance & our army under Gen. W. falling back on the city..." with much more. Also: "Battle of Bladensburg" which has much good battle detail. Also: "War on the Lakes" "From the Niagara Border". But the mo... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:49

$137.00
175564

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786110070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1853 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist The front page has about a 1 1/2 column article under: "EUROPE," which is written by Karl Marx, and is appropriately signed in type: Karl Marx. See images for partial text. A website dedicated to the works of Marx states provides the following theme/topic for the article: "Excitement in Italy.-The Events in Spain.-The Position of the German States.-British Magistrates." Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent mos... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:56

$85.00
175555

GREAT SEAL of the State of CALIFORNIA Adopted 1849 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1849 * Great Seal of California At the bottom of page 3 is an article with a small heading: "California Coat Of Arms" which describes this early version of the state seal (some alterations since). This was the very first seal of California, actually adopted by the Calif. Constitutional Convention shortly before it became a state. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:51

$66.00
175554

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786107811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a wealth of reporting from California including: "Important From California" which takes over a full column and deals with the efforts to create a constitution so they can join the Union. One paragraph begins: "A Bill of Rights precedes the Constitution, which, as adopted in committee of the whole, embraces 20 sections of the usual character of such provisions...". Also: "The Immigration Into California" gives the latest information, and: "Advice To California Emigrants" offers thoughts on the best way to get there. One item notes: "The best route, of course, is by way of Panama, if you can secur... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:51

$76.00
175550

Rare Early HOBART Island State of Tasmania Capital Australia 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449619918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE, Tasmania, Australia, March 28, 1848 * Very rare title Quite rare to find early Tasmanian newspapers, at least in this part of the world. This is formatted very uch like the "London Gazette" of the period, as its content is relegated to legal issues and documents, etc. from the government. Complete in 30 pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, an ink smear at the dateline, generally nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:48

$138.00
175542

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect JOURNEY To Washington White House 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln as the president elect * His journey to Washington D.C. Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards" "The Southern Confederacy". Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for porti... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175483

JOHN ADAMS President & Founding Father 67th BIRTHDAY Celebration 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1802 * President John Adams * Celebrating 67th birthday The front page has over a full column of text concerning the birthday of John Adams. Headed: "Tribute of Gratitude", it begins: "Saturday last being the Birth Day of the Hon. JOHN ADAMS, late President of the United States, the same was celebrated at Quincy...". Included is an address to him, to which he responded, signed in type: John Adams. Various; toasts, etc. Four pages, a few minor archival mends near margins, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$28.00
175480

JOHN ANDERSON Escaped Fugitive Slave Extradition Case w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782315506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Canada West escaped slave w/ print “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "John Anderson, the Fugitive Slave i... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$83.00
175425

BEST Inauguration of ANDREW ANDY JACKSON Inaugural 1833 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780647323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833 * President Andrew "Andy" Jackson * Second inauguration - inaugural address * Best title to be had - rare as such Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representatives' Hall in the Capitol...a great concourse of ladies & citizens, each took the oath of office which was administered to them by the Chief Justice of the United States...". The next column is headed: "Inaugural Address of the President of the United States" which takes most of the column. Terrific to have these reports in this newspaper from the nati... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:03

$190.00
175423

MORMONS IN CALIFORNIA Samuel Brannan Settling San Joaquin River 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441631654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 1847 * Samuel Brannan - American Settler * Mormons settling along San Joaquin River Page 3 has one-third of a column headed: "The Mormons" which is a very interesting report on the news of the Mormons in settling in the West. Mention of several being excommunicated, and that some had: "...commenced a settlement on the river San Joaquin, a large & beautiful stream emptying into the Bay of San Francisco..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:01

$56.00
175422

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780645505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 3 has the earliest report on the Donner Party tragedy we have found, noting in part: "...that a party of emigrants, 60 in number, left the other side of California mountain, had suffered severely. Nineteen started for the valley, but only seven arrived, having been compelled to eat the dead bodies of their companions to save themselves from starvation...The distressed party lost their cattle on the Salt Plains, at Hasting's cutoff--a route which never should be traveled." with more. Various reports on the Mexican War as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:01

$97.00
175421

Early SETTLING IN CALIFORNIA Construction of New Cities Gold Rush 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441631333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 1849 * Settling cities in California * Gold rush miners era A terrific issue on the early towns of California, as page 2 has: "New Towns In California" which takes half a column. It is prefaced: "...gives a long account of new cities which have been laid out in that country...within a few months. We abridge the account as follows:..." and what follows are details on the new cities of Fremont, Vernon, Boston, Sacramento City, Sutter City, Webster Suisin, Toulumne City, Stockton, New York of the Pacific, Benecia, Martinez, Napa, Sonoma, St. Louis, San Rafael, and Saucelito. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:01

$83.00
175420

Best DOLLEY MADISON President James Wife & First Lady DEATH 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441629722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 14, 1849 * Death of Dolley Madison * First Lady of the United States * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 3 has a black-bordered report noting: "It is with saddened hearts that we announce to our readers the decease of Mrs. Madison, Widow of James Madison, Ex-President of the United States..." with particulars. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital, where she died. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:00

$76.00
175902

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392480288691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Page 5 has an article headed: "Tennessee" "Double Assassination by Masked (H)orseman in Franklin", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining near the top portion, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield an... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2019 13:09

$79.99
175891

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1875 Oldest Pacific Publication Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392480025574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 1, 1875 * "The oldest paper in The Pacific" It is rare to find Hawaiian newspapers from the 19th century, and this was the first newspaper & literary magazine published by pioneers not native to Hawaii. This title has a somewhat religious theme, but with other content as well. Content includes "The Sailor's Friend" "Extracts from Livingstone's Journal" "Hawaiian & United States Postage Treaty" & much more. The masthead is quite ornate and includes two engravings (see). Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 21, 2019 09:38

$39.99
175390

1860 GREAT METEOR Earth-Grazing Meteoric Procession Fireballs in NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372777334135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1860 * Earth-grazing meteor procession * Fireball meteors Page 5 has an article headed: "More About The Meteor" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2019 07:31

$33.00
175377

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434879117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August 5, 1815 * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat, a stage coach, and at least ten illustrated ship ads. Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:25

$26.00
175332

ANDREW JACKSON Square New Orelans Equestrian STATUE Unveil Print 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 1, 1856 * Andrew Jackson statue unveiling * Jackson Square, New Orleans * Battle of New Orleans equestrian hero Ftpg. shows: "Inauguration of the Jackson Statue, New Orleans--Procession Passing Into Jackson Square, Opposite the Old Cathedral". Prints inside include: "View of Malta & Fortifications..." "English Mail Steamer Entering the Port of Malta"; three prints of "Social Life in Hayti" with text; "Gordon's New Card Press" "Hospital at Scutari, Near Constantinople" for soldiers of the Crimean War. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:45

$37.00
175331

Rare & Very Early 1803 Newspaper CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433096189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 30, 1803 * Very rare & early Southern title A volume I issue (number 301) of this famous title. Taking much of pg. 2 is a chart: "The Charleston Price Current" as well as charts for "Premiums Of Insurance" the "Price Of Stocks" and the "Course Of Exchange". Also a pg. 3 ad headed: "Public Auction" that begins: "This Day, the 30th instant, will be sold before my store, A Likely Yellow Girl..." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$88.00
175326

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial * Rare printing of Henry David Thoreau's lecture The last column of the front page has heads on the John Brown raid: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "More of the Insurrectionists Convicted" "Copeland's Confession" "Progress of The Revolution" "Endorsement of John Brown & His Cause" "Kansas Abolition Testimony Against Old John Brown" and more. The article takes a full column & carries over to take nearly 3 columns on pg. 2. Terrific detail. Perhaps the most noteworthy content is the page 2 article containing details of Henry David Thoreau's impassioned Boston lecture (attended by Frederick Douglass) regar... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:42

$120.00
175325

Very Rare 1852 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775127459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 * Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Cotton Divinity and Infidelity" "The Free Colored People's Convention" "Free Soil Convention" "Light In The South" "Second Anti-Slavery Festival" "Counterpart to Uncle Tom" &... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:41

$7,250.00
175265

Rare & Early 19th Century DUBLIN IRELAND Province of Leinster 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429817801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUBLIN EVENING POST, Ireland, Aug. 1, 1807 A typical newspaper of the day with mostly European news reports with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:18

$36.00
175256

Rare HUDSON NY Columbia County New York w/ James Monroe & Alabama 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372772622480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORTHERN WHIG, Hudson, New York, Dec. 14, 1819 * Uncommon title The entirety of page 2 is taken up with the "Message" signed in type by the President: James Monroe. This was Monroe's annual state-of-the-union address, reflecting upon all that transpired in the year. Page 3 has a notable report on Alabama concerning Alabama joining the Union, headed: "State Of Alabama" (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$37.00
175255

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429798663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLIC, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice The front page has nearly 2 columns taken up with a great & detailed letter headed: "Climbing Pike's Peak". Page two has a political notice supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, Hannibal HAMLIN, Of Maine" with a bit more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:13

$42.00
162942

2nd INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Hartford Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017878919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 16, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 3 has: "Inaugural Address" introduced with: "Delivered by Gen. Andrew Jackson, on being sworn into office as President of the United States, on the 4th of March, 1829." followed by the text of the historic address. Page 2 has: "Negro Stealing" which begins: "A man has been convicted of stealing negroes in Tennessee, and under a law...has been sentenced to be hung..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 11, 2019 14:51

$38.00
175125

PAUL MORPHY Chess Master World Champion Letter Signed 1859 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418470699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1859 * Paul Morphy * American chess champion The last column of page 4 has a small and discrete item headed: "Bonner and Morphy" with brief letter signed in type: Paul Morphy. See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:47

$28.00
175049

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago Near the back under the report: "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a quite lengthy report concerning the Republican National Convention which met recently in Chicago. Included is a lengthy abstract of the Republican platform, following which is a detailed report of the various ballots of the Convention with the final results noted: "Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, is, therefore, the Republican candidate for President, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, for Vice President, at the coming election." I don't ever recall having seen a printing of the actual ballot reports, making this... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:26

$65.00
175011

Gen. GEORGE WASHINGTON DEATH Honoring His Life w/ Services & More 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 1, 1800 * re. George Washington's death * Funerals - honoring his life The front page has content relating to the recent death of George Washington, but it also includes a letter signed in type by: G. Washington dated 1792, a offering thanks for a gift. Also on the ftpg: "Virtues and Services of the Late Gen. George Washington, at Wiscasset" and then: "...At Woburn" and "...At Concord" and "...At Lexington". There is also on: "Extract form an Eulogy Pronounced at Methuen, by Mr. D. A. White". Page 3 has various reports on the actions of Napoleon Buonaparte plus there is a brief item: "It is a moot point whom Buonaparte in his conduct most resembles, Julius Caesar--or Oliver Cromwe... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:21

$76.00
174980

USS SOMERS (1842) Sinking off Vera Cruz re. Mexican-American War 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749398041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Dec. 31, 1846 * USS Somers (1842) sinking * Mexcian-American War Page 2 has a very lengthy report concerning the sinking of the U.S. brig Somers. The Somers was doing blockade duty off the coast of Vera Cruz in the Mexican War when it sunk. The various letters & correspondences take one-third of page 2,plus there is a related article on page 3: "Loss of the Somers--Noble Conduct of her Officers and Seamen..." The Somers was more well known for being the only U.S. Navy ship to undergo a mutiny (1842) which resulted in executions. There are also a few reports on the progress of the Mexican War. Four pages, mild margin wear, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:12

$38.00
174979

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399900282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1852 * Daniel Webster death All columns on pages 2 and 3 are black-bordered for the death of Daniel Webster. Page 3 has an article headed: "Death of Daniel Webster" which begins: "The death of this eminent citizen, which took place on Sunday morning last, will occasion a profound sensation throughout our own country and the world. He died at an advanced age--in the 71st year of his life--and in the full possession of his faculties...". The article takes over a full column. Page 3 has: "Honors to Mr. Webster". Great to have this report of the death of this famed politician in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:12

$67.00
174978

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399900125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 24, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Fully half of page 6 is taken up with much detail on the John Brown raid on Harper's Ferry, with column heads: "John Brown's Invasion" and subheads: "The Army" "The Prisoners" "A Seditious Sign" "John Brown in Prison, to His Old Schoolmaster--His Views of Death & Religious Hopes..." which is a lengthy letter signed by him: John Brown. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$37.00
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