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174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
174779

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1st Speech as Member of Congress 1848 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739654168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1847 * Early mention of Abraham Lincoln in Congress Page 5 contains an inconspicuous report from the House of Representatives, yet is very significant as a very early report of Abraham Lincoln speaking in Congress. The report is datelined "Wednesday, Dec. 22" and notes: "Mr. Lincoln, of Illinois, submitted a series of resolutions calling upon the president to inform congress whether the spot on which the first blood was shed in the beginning of the war with Mexico, is or is not on the soil of the United States; whether said spot was or was not ceded to the United States by France in the Louisiana purchase; and whether said spot was or was not ceded by the United States to Spa... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:17

$142.00
174756

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Candidate for President & his Views on Slavery 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383790911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln * Presidential candidate * Views on slavery Page 4 has a great and timely item concerning Lincoln's views on slavery, headed: "Lincoln and Slavery--Conservatism of the Republican Candidate". It begins: "The attempt to prove Mr. Lincoln a radical Abolitionist, which was so eagerly entered upon at the outset of the canvass, seems to lag. It is getting to be decidedly up-hill work...". Included is a copy of a rare letter dated "March 3, 1837" concerning slavery, signed in type: Dan Stone and A. Lincoln. This is followed by interview questions to Lincoln with his responses. The full articles takes 1 1/2 columns. Page 2 has: "The Last Slaver Captured" "The Brig Triton Taken... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:45

$75.00
174748

BEST President JAMES BUCHANAN Annual State of the Union Address 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739412420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had - rare a such A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Within the very lengthy address Buchanan address the major issues of the year both domestic & international. Not the least of the concerns is the situation in Kansas. One bit notes: "...Should she be admitted into the Union with a constitution either maintaining or abolishing slavery, against the sentiment of the people, this could have no other e... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$245.00
174735

(2) RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisements 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738892142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 25, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisements A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "[black] man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2019 14:59

$34.00
174713

LOUIS DAGUERRE & Early Photography Invention DAGUERREOTYPE 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381499267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1839 * Louis Daguerre and his Daguerreotype * Invention of photography Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very historic and early front page report on the invention of photography, headed: "The Daguerrotipe". The text takes takes two-thirds of a column and begins: "You have perhaps heard of the Daguerrotipe,so called from the discoverer, M. Daguerre. It is one of the most beautiful discoveries of the age..." with much, much more on this historic invention. Page 3 has a short report headed: "The Mormons" noting in part: "Great numbers of this unfortunate sect...are encamped near Quincy, Illinois, in a state of destitution of the necessaries of life. ... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$144.00
174712

Best MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1839 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address The entire page 2 and nearly one-third of page 3 are taken up with the President's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "MESSAGE of the President Of the United States Transmitted to Both Houses of Congress, Dec. 24, 1839". As was typical with such addresses the President touches upon the happenings of the year. It is signed by him at the conclusion: M. Van Buren. Terrific to have this report in a Washington newspaper, where the address was given. The top of page 3 has an editorial on it headed: "The Message". Also of curious interest--and perhaps not surprising in this Christmas Day issue--i... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:20

$98.00
174703

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738123485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 20, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 13 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:15

$37.00
174527

PIRATE JEAN LAFITTE Galveston Texas TX Gulf of Mexico Piracy 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369842097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 27, 1817 * Pirate Jean Lafitte * Galveston, Texas * Gulf of Mexico Certainly the best report in this issue is headed "Of Galveston" which is concerning, among other items about Galveston, Texas, the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous characters who happened to be then at Galveston were many of the notorious offenders against our laws...among whom the Lafittes may be classed foremost & most actively engaged in the Galvezton trade..." with more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches and in very nice condition. This small size news... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:15

$78.00
174526

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON Death Threat & William Wirt 1834 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731859179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 22, 1834 * President Andrew Jackson * William Wirt Inside contains: "Anonymous Letters!" which contains several concerning the assassination plot against President Jackson, one beginning: "This is to inform you that I, one of a number of young men of this city who have conspired your death, unknown to my colleagues, write this to warm you of this plot..." and another includes: "I am very sorry tin inform you that if the deposits are not replaced & the bank of the United States is not rechartered, by the 4th of March next you will be a dead man..." and yet another: "...feels it his duty to apprize you that it is seriously contemplated by a few individuals in this city to adopt meas... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:14

$26.00
174512

BELLEVILLE ILLINOIS Native Americans Indians Pre Black Hawk War 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729276000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831 Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War (see). Several follow-up reports as well. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:25

$29.00
174511

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE by William Henry Harrison & Early Louisiana 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729275835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 7, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison * Early Louisiana Page 15 has an: "Extract of a Letter from Governor Harrison to the Secretary of War, dated Head-Quarters near the Prophet's town, No. 8th, 1811", a letter signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. The letter describes the battle of Tippecanoe beginning with: "...the dawn of yesterday terminated any action between the troops under my command, and the whole of the Prophet's force..." with further details about the false suspension of hostilities and the surprise attack by the Indians. Near the front are nearly 5 pages taken up with: "Geography---Louisiana" which is very descriptive of the territory, which would bec... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:25

$52.00
174510

First 1st MARYLAND JEWS ELECTED Jewish Judaica & Andrew Jackson 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729275673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826 * First Jews elected in Maryland * Judaica - Jewish * Andrew Jackson One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to office in Maryland, being until lately denied the rights of citizens by the constitution of the state..." with just a bit more. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Army of the United States"; a letter signed: Andrew Jackson, with a dateline of "Hermitage" taking most ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:24

$88.00
174478

FIGHT in United States Congress Laurence M. Keitt ATTACKS G. Grow 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365012374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1858 * Laurence M. Keitt & Galusha Grow * United States House of Representatives * Legislative violence - physical attack Although perhaps not as infamous as the Sumner/Brooks caning brawl in the House of Representatives, the attack by Lawrence Keitt upon Galusha Grow was more extensive. The Wikipedia report includes in part: "A large brawl involving approximately 50 representatives erupted on the House floor, ending only when a missed punch from Rep. Cadwallader Washburn of Wisconsin upended the hairpiece of Rep. William Barksdale of Mississippi. The embarrassed Barksdale accidentally replaced the wig backwards, causing both sides to erupt in spontaneous laughter." The report is this issue is ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$47.00
174477

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." and a related article: "Synagogue of the Jews". This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan built as a synagogue and still used for worship. It was built by a Germ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$63.00
174399

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362148142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 24, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "[black] 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 August 30, 2019 14:43

$28.00
174390

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361844902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln to hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier River ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:33

$48.00
174797

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Death Funeral 1841 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740229129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1841 * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with many "...evidences of public sentiment..." for the death of Harrison, containing many reports about his death. Page 3 begins with a very lengthy account headed: "The Funeral" which begins: "When, but four weeks since, it was our welcome task to lay before our readers a sketch of the joyous scenes which marked the inauguration of a beloved Chief Magistrate, how little did we--alas! how little did any one--anticipate that our columns ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 09:04

$139.99
174792

DEAD RABBITS RIOT Bowery Boys New York City GANGS OF War 1857 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740219839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 8, 1857 * Dead Rabbits vs. Bowery Boys - riot * New York City civil disturbance Page 3 has a report of what is known as the "Dead Rabbits Riot" in New York City, as seen in the photos. This was a two-day civil disturbance resulting from what was originally a small-scale street fight between members of the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boys into a citywide gang war which occurred July 4–5. Taking advantage of the disorganized state of the city's police force the fighting spiraled into widespread looting and damage of property by gangsters and other criminals from all parts of the city. It is estimated that between 800 and 1,000 gang members took part in the riots, along ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:40

$27.00
174790

LUCIUS CRASSUS Alexander Hamilton's Pen Name re. Thomas Jefferson 1802 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384906135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 9, 1802 * re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address * Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IVI" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth. ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:19

$69.99
174206

Lot of (5) Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun 1840's Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720249946

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5) THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, 1840's * Rare antebellum title A lot of five issues from just after Florida’s statehood. All are a bit “2nd rate” (staining, rubbing, close-trimming, etc.), but are not damaged. A very popular lot. Dates included are 1846: Dec. 26 and 1847: June 12, June 19, July 3 & Aug. 21. Issues from early Florida are very difficult to find and are quite collectible. A great set at a bargain price.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:13

$149.00
174205

MORMONS Salt Lake City - Pre Civil War BASEBALL & Pony Express 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352582449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1860 * Mormons & Salt Lake City * Early baseball & Pony Express Over an entire column on the front page is taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--Celebration of the National Anniversary at Salt Lake City--The Grain Crops--How the Presidential Nominations are Received". Also on the front page: "Base Ball--Atlantic Club vs. Mutual Club" with much detail and the box score. Difficult to find pre-Civil War baseball game reports. Page 5 has: "Arrival Of The Pony Express--News From the Pacific Coast" with a St. Joseph dateline & the text beginning: "The Pony Express, through in ten days, has just reached here with a general summary of news from California..." which follows. Eight pages, loss to ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:12

$35.00
174191

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT of 1850 Pasees U.S. Senate in a Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720246774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 16, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 * Passes the United States Senate * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate. The back page has a brief yet noteworthy report headed: "The Fugitive Slave Bill" with the text noting: "The enrolled bill entitled ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:01

$144.00
174183

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Very Early from Springfield Illinois 30 YEARS OLD 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352568000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 26, 1839 * Very early Abraham Lincoln * Just 30 years old An inside page under the heading: "Illinois" has a report discussing the state Whig convention along with the names of the gentlemen who were candidates for electors of the president and vice president, including from the 3rd District, "Ab. Lincoln, of Sangamon." This is an extremely early mention of Abraham Lincoln, from when he was just 30 years old. An inconspicuous report yet extremely significant for any Lincoln collector. Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, great condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th cent... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:56

$295.00
174182

re JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720244273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 2 has a number of nice accounts of events leading to the Civil War and the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry, with column heads: "The Impending Crisis" "State Of The Union" "The John Brown Sympathy in New England" "...What is Thought of its Course in the Harper's Ferry Affair--Coppie Believed to be the Murderer of Mr. Beckham...John Brown Did Not Kiss a Black Baby on His Way to the Gallows..." "Letter From Cook and Coppie on Their Attempted Escape" "The Body of John E. Cook" and even more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:55

$32.00
174181

SOUTHERN SECESSION Pre Civil War Tensions - Abraham Lincoln Elect 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352567271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 27, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect * Alabama secession from the Union * Pre Civil War tensions over slavery Among the ftpg. column heads: "THE DISUNION TROUBLES" "Tribulation Of the Administration" "An Enabling Bill for New Mexico with a Slavery Clause" "The South Carolina Commissioners in Washington" "Alabama Decides For Secession" and an interesting article; "Mr. Lincoln Encounters A Secessionist". Page 4 has much as well including: "Southern Trade--Its Amount & Comparative Value" "The Cuban Slave-Trade" "Conflicting Authorities on the Slave Trade" among other items. Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:55

$34.00
174179

GEORGIA SECESSSION from Union Abraham Lincoln as President Elect 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352566724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * The Civil War about to begin * Georgia secedes from the Union The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort Pickens, Pensacola" "The Responsibility of Civil War Thrown on the Lincoln Administration" "Secession of Georgia From The Union" "Call for a State Convention in Missouri" "Interesting Reports from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia" and more. Page 4 has a report headed: "The New Administration" "The Scramble at Springfield for the Spoils" with a ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:54

$37.00
174784

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


eBay Auction Item # 392384890029

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 August 23, 2019 07:42

$34.99
174783

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740194333

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 August 23, 2019 07:32

$59.99
174782

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


eBay Auction Item # 372740192751

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 August 23, 2019 07:29

$34.99
174689

NEW YORK CRYSTAL PALACE Bryant Park Manhattan FIRE Disaster 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372737946208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 6, 1858 * New York Crystal Palace * Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations * Fire disaster Page 5 has an article headed: "BURNING OF THE CRYSTAL PALACE" "Brilliant Close of the Fair" "Flight of Two Thousand Visitors" "The Edifice Utterly Destroyed" and more. (see) Lengthy text up over 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2019 09:51

$39.99
174677

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1876 Year of American Centennial Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392379730278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 1, 1876 * "The Year Of The Great American Centennial" 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 "Prompt Punishment in the South Seas" "Another Arctic Disaster!" "Chinese Problem" and more. The masthead is quite ornate and includes two engravings (see). Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, minor loss at the top margin, archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 19, 2019 09:51

$34.99
174000

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707147787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon Over half of page 2 and some of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and historic report headed: "Great Battle In Europe" with the official report from Wellington on his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte at Waterloo, signed by him in type at its conclusion: Wellington. The detailed text includes at the end the list of "British Killed and Wounded". This report is the same as appeared in the very famous "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of June 22, 1815 which is found rather commonly today as a reprint but very rarely found as a genuine issue. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:20

$155.00
173999

(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1820 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332105606

Offered are 20 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1820 A lot of 20 issues of this newspapers with much news of the day and a wealth of ads, including many illustrated ship ads. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, some foxing, clear tape on most (to flatten creases), generally good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:20

$52.00
173995

14 Best DRED SCOTT CASE Slavery Slaves Supreme Court 1857 Wash. D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332104065

Offered are 14 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A terrific lot of 14 issues of the DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., covering the historic Supreme Court decision of the Dred Scott case. The March 7 issue contains at the top of page 3: "Important Decision Of The Supreme Court". It begins: "Washington, March 6 -- The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered today by Chief Justice Taney. It was a full & elaborate statement of the views of the Court. They have decided the following all important points:..." followed by the four key points in their decision, including: "1st. [Blacks], whether slaves or free...are not citizens of the United States by the Constitution...". This is followed by the minority decision of Justice Nel... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$6,750.00
173992

Rare Politcal Presidental CAMPAIGN Andrew Jackson 1828 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, March 21, 1828 * Rare campaign periodical * Andrew Jackson This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor." which could be taken literally as during the publication of the "Extra", Green got involved in a fist-fight in the Capitol. Included is a letter from Jackson from the War of 1812, also: "The Private Integrity of Mr. Adams" & "Mr. Adams Political Integrity - Why Did John Q. Adams Turn Democrat?" Six... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:15

$32.00
173991

Rare GERMAN LANGUAGE St. Louis Missouri Immigrants 1846 Der Lutheraner Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DER LUTHERANER, St. Louis, Aug. 22, 1846 * Rare title in German An unusual German language newspaper. In the mid-19th century a flood of immigrants from Europe poured into the United States, Germans being the largest ethnic group at the time. Like many immigrants, the Germans wanted to preserve their language and newspapers in their native language. In 1840 there were 40 German-language newspapers in the United States. In 1844 a Lutheran named Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther began publishing "Der Lutheraner". Although published in St. Louis, Missouri, it was written in a small town in Illinois. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$29.00
173983

Rebuilding UNITED STATES CAPITOL Building Benjamin Henry Latrobe 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 3, 1816 * United States Capitol * Rebuilding after War of 1812 * Benjamin Henry Latrobe Inside has a nearly half page article: "Capitol At Washington" which is a letter from Washington concerning the rebuilding of the Capitol after its destruction by fire during the War of 1812. Some fine, descriptive discussion on the work of Benjamin Latrobe, the architect, and the efforts in finding the appropriate marble for various columns, etc. (see). It begins: "Mr. Latrobe has already so repaired the exterior of the capitol that in a few months the effects of the fire will be scarcely visible...". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:09

$33.00
173982

NULLIFICATION CRISIS re. South Carolina w/ Andrew Jackson Message 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392329503844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson message * Nullification Crisis re. South Carolina An interesting single sheet printed on tissue paper quality newsprint; very thin. Save for a few ads on the back side the entire issue is taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress, transmitting copies of the Ordinance & Other Documents & his Proclamation in Relation to South Carolina", signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. A quite historic document on the Nullification Crisis, which was a political crisis in 1832–33 which involved a confrontation between South Carolina and the federal government. It ensued aft... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:31

$455.00
173933

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Death Funeral 1841 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702252022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1841 * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral Page 3 contains various reports concerning the death & funeral of President William Henry Harrison. It begins with a note only to be found in a Washington newspaper: "We are requested to give notice that the public offices will be closed & the works on the public buildings in this city suspended until Thursday morning next." An item from the War Dept. has: "Official" "It is with feelings of the deepest sorrow that the Sec. of War announces to the Army the death of the President of the United States. William Henry Harrison is no more..." & much more. Then a similar announcement from the Navy De... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:07

$66.00
173927

Rare ANTI CATHOLIC Popish Hierarchy 1835 NYC Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702249042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, July 11, 1835 * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". The ftpg. has: "On the Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monks, Nuns, and People", a continuing article. One of the more sensational stories exploited in later issues of this newspaper was "The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk", a story of a nun which revealed that the nunnery at the Hotel Dieu in M... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:04

$28.00
173915

JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV - U.S. ARSENAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702026025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 21, 1859 * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry WV The front page has over a full column taken up with reports on the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown with heads: "The Excitement and Alarm In Virginia" "Affairs at Charlestown" and subheads: "Our Richmond Despatch" "Alarm Movements--The South Is Ready for Action" "Preparations For Defence" "Urging on the Sentence" Foreigners & the Harper's Ferry Foray" "The Truth of History--The Pottawatomie Massacre". More concerning John Brown on page 4. Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, otherwise good.

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Ends August 02, 2019 09:02

$29.00
173771

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Black Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696149236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, January 1, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves uprising * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny The back page has: "Brig Creole" which is a report on the "Creole Case", the result of an American slave revolt in November on board the Creole, a ship involved in the U. S. slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the Africans ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the "most successful slave revolt in US history". Two persons died as a result of the revolt, a black slave and a white slave trader. The report mentions in part: "...that Capt. Ensor has recovered so far...Two of the mutineers had died in jail from their wounds. The following is the list of the owners of the sl... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:32

$33.00
173683

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173646

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316709804

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, May 4, 1803; United States' Gazette, Aug. 24, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Sept. 29, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 25, 1805; and Boston Patriot, May 13, 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 July 19, 2019 15:02

$42.00
173624

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316156167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. The entire ftpg. is taken up the continued Circuit Court of the U.S. report on the motion to commit Aaron Burr & 2 others for High Treason,. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: this same notice for printing the Lewis & Clark book recently s... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$425.00
173447

SERPENT INSTRUMENT Bass Wind Brass Cornett Advertisement w/ Print 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312289605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON MORNING POST, Jan. 12, 1838 * Serpent (Instrument) advertisement The back page has a large number of illustrated advertisements, but perhaps the most intriguing is one which shows a serpent instrument as part of an ad promoting the wares of "Henry Prentiss", the text of which lists the many other musical instruments he offers for sale (see). Other illustrated ads are for "White Teeth", several stagecoach and steamship ads, plus others. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:55

$28.00
173316

Rare FOND DU LAC Lake Winnebago WISCONSIN 1870 Old Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683184348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Sept. 15, 1870 * Scarce title from the early Midwest A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Four page issue but the second leaf is damaged, missing almost half (see), the front leaf is in nice condition. Sold as is.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:52

$27.00
173314

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307989326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 7 has one column headings: "Activity In The Slave Trade" "Capture of Two More Slavers--The Erie and Storm King" "Nearly Fifteen Hundred [Blacks] Found on Board" (see photo). This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, archival strengthening along the margins, printing flaw within mentioned article (see), a little spine wear.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:50

$37.00
173294

CAMANCHE Iowa & ALBANY Illinois TORNADO Disasters Pre Civil War 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307980883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1860 * Camanche, Iowa & Albany, Illinois * Tornado disasters The front page has a report headed: "The Terrible Tornado" "The Towns of Camanche, Iowa, And Albany, Ill., Entirely Destroyed..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:37

$30.00
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