eBay Listings Search Results

Web Results (2900) Listings on eBay (351)

Sort:

155104

THE PONY EXPRESS Mail Service Report St. Joseph Missouri 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824297933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1860 * From the Pony Express Page 7 has one column heads: "Eight Days Later from California" "Arrival Of The Pony Express" "Sufferings by Emigrants to the Washoe Mines". Somewhat uncommon to find genuine "Pony Express" reports as this mail service lasted for less than 1 1/2 years. The telegraph system would eventually put it out of business. Eight pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 23, 2017 15:22

$29.00
155102

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824291084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his po... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 23, 2017 15:06

$59.00
155052

Rare & Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ Slave Ad 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823388382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12, 1809 * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original An early newspaper from the South. Page 3 has an ad for: "Thirty Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave, with much detail. Also an ad for a Deed of Trust noting eleven slaves are included in the deed (see). Various news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine & a few at margins, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 22, 2017 07:45

$31.00
155051

BURNING OF WASHINGTON British Capture Nation's Capital War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989661966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 30, 1814 * Burning of Washington (capture) * British attack on the capital of U.S. A fine issue from the War of 1812 with much of pg. 2 taken up with war reports, items headed: "Splendid Defense of Fort Erie!" "Latest From Buffalo" "District Troops" and war-related reports from Canandaigua, Albany, Yorktown and elsewhere. But the most notable reports are those concerning the British advance upon the nation's capital, including a letter from Washington beginning: "You no doubt feel anxious to hear from this place, since it has within a few days become the seat of war. The distress here & in Georgetown is beyond description...". Also: "The Enemy" and: "H... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 22, 2017 07:43

$64.00
155024

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822873736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompa... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 21, 2017 15:04

$59.00
154958

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821172494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, May 24, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era The top of page 2 has a political ad headed: "People's Ticket" "For President, ABRAM LINCOLN of Illinois" "For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN of Maine" (see). This is followed by a great editorial on the election & referencing those of the past, & including: "...Fillmore, it is reported, will support 'Old Abe Lincoln', his old Whig ally of 1840, '44, and '48..." and further on: "...and support 'honest old Abe' as the best & surest way to defeat the slave-code Administrationists...". This is followed by: "Fillmore Support Lincoln!" which includes: "The result is before the peopl... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 15:37

$49.00
154936

Rare SLAVE SHIP Slaver Capture Negroes Slaves PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986999339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, NY, June 23, 1860 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship Most of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Landing Of The Cargo Of Slaves Captured On Board The American Bark Williams By The U. S. Steamer Wyandotte--Disembarkation At Key West" showing slaves coming off a ship in carts (see). The rest of the front page is an article: "Capture Of The Slave Vessels And Their Cargoes" which carries over to page 2. A related print on page 5 shows: "Buildings at Key West...for the Accommodation of the Negroes Captured from Slavers by the United States Cruisers" (see). Other illustrations in this issue as well but the pale in comparison to the slave prints. Complete... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 11:39

$178.00
154935

EMBARGO ACT President Thomas Jefferson Signs Into Law Shipping 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820960832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1807 * Embargo Act of 1807 signed into law * President Thomas Jefferson Pg. 2 has the full ext of the historic Embargo Act, headed: "EMBARGO" "An Act Laying an EMBARGO on all Ships and Vessels in the ports & harbours of the United States", signed in type by the President: TH: Jefferson. This controversial act that essentially banned trade with foreign countries such that no foreign ships were permitted to carry cargo out of American ports. This was widely protested by the New England states because of the effect on their economy. Four pages, archivally repaired at the blank spine but not remotely close to the Embargo content, otherwise nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 11:38

$78.00
154934

PAYMENT FOR SLAVES Speech of Mr. J.R. Giddings of Ohio 1849 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820960115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT DEMOCRAT & FREEMAN, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb. 1, 1849 Almost the entire front page is taken up with a speech by Mr. Giddings headed: "Payment For Slaves - On the Bill to Pay the heirs of Antonio Pacheco for a Slave sent West of the Mississippi with the Seminole Indians in 1838." Four pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 11:37

$35.00
154933

Rare & Early RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ SLAVES Advertisements 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986996124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Sept. 18, 1818 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original The top of the front page has a detailed advertisement headed; "Trustee's Sale of Land and Negroes". The back page has an article: "Florida - Seizure of Pensacola". Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 11:35

$29.00
154932

SLAVE SHIP Slaver HMS Spitfire Negroes Capture & Susan B. Anthony 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986994560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 11, 1860 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship * Susan B. Anthony The front page has an article headed: "Capture of a Slaver" "Inhuman Conduct of the Slaver's Crew". A few bits from the article include: "...a brigantine, suspected of being engaged in the slave trade was met...she was boarded......directed the hatches to be opened, whence issued immediately the frantic cries of stifling hundreds of wretched human beings who were huddled together in heads, naked regardless of sex or age...The vessel was found to contain 500 slaves..." with more. The top of the ftpg. has: "Anti-Slavery Convention in Buffalo" which mentions the name Susan B. Anthony. (see) Page 5 has a leng... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 11:34

$42.00
154931

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820955084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOORE'S RURAL NEW YORKER, Rochester, June 16, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago Near the back is a report noting: "The Republican nominee for the Presidency, Hon. Abraham Lincoln, as addressed the following letter to the President of the National Convention:..." with the letter datelines at Springfield, Ill., May 23 and beginning: "Sir: I accept the nomination tendered me by the Convention over which you presided..." with more, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. A similar acceptance letter for the Vice Presidential candidate signed in type: H. Hamlin. Eight pages, tabloid-size, ornate masthead, a few farming-related illustrat... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 11:32

$56.00
154930

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986991935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Oct. 25, 1852 * Daniel Webster death A fascinating issue as pages 1 thru 5 (of 8) are taken up with reports on the death of Daniel Webster, the noted American statesman (see hyperlink). The ftpg. begins: "DEATH OF DANIEL WEBSTER" "Sketch of His Life & Public Career". Other articles inside are headed: "Daniel Webster" "Death Of Mr. Webster" "Rapid Progress Of His Disease" "Deathbed Scenes" "Preparations For the Funeral" and a bit more. Eight pages, all pages have wide, black mourning rules, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 19, 2017 11:31

$48.00
154808

(4) GOLD RUSH ERA Concord New Hampshire NH 1848-49 Original Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980927979

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, 1848-1849 A lot of four issues from the Gold Rush era but without any known Gold Rush content. A nice lot offering a perspective of life from this fascinating era. Minor wear & occasional foxing, generally nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 13, 2017 15:54

$23.00
154807

Fall of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exiled to Saint Helena Island 1816 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391815114971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, March 9 1816 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena The front page has a report of Napoleon being sent in exile to the Island of St. Helena, headed: "Bonaparte's Arrival At St. Helena" (see). Four pages, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 13, 2017 15:53

$28.00
154799

Very Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Title 1840 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980918033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PILOT, Baltimore, April 9, 1840 * William Henry Harrison * Very rare campaign title This is the volume 1, number 2 issue of a quite rare campaign newspaper in support of William Henry Harrison for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for less than a month. The Library of Congress has all issues & the Am. Antiquarian Society has but a single issue, not this date. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, several fold creases and various foxing & damp staining but no loss & otherwise good.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 13, 2017 15:44

$168.00
154798

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (3) Acts of Congress & Proclamation 1806 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980916724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, May 12, 1806 * President Thomas Jefferson The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Also on the ftpg. is: "A Proclamation" concerning bringing Henry Whitby to justice, concluded on pg. 2 where it is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 13, 2017 15:42

$29.00
154759

re. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON'S DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813881442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, March 27, 1841 * re. William Henry Harrison's death * 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. This issue is from shortly after Harrison's Death, content including: "Gen. Harrison's Last Letter" 'Mr. Tyler's Opinions" "The Presidential Succession" [remember that Harrison was the first President to die in office] & a few other items relating to Harrison's death. Page 3 has a full column with: "President Tyler's Address To the People of the United States" which--partia... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 12, 2017 15:28

$62.00
154723

THE PONY EXPRESS Mail Service Report St. Joseph Missouri 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810756047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 23, 1860 * From the Pony Express Page 5 has a one column heading: "Additional News from California and Carson Valley" with reports from San Francisco. Somewhat uncommon to find genuine "Pony Express" reports as this mail service lasted for less than 1 1/2 years before the telegraph system put it out of business. Eight pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 09, 2017 13:48

$32.00
154720

WILLIAM J. WORTH Mexican-American War & Fort Worth Fame DEATH 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810754175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington D.C. May 23, 1849 * General William J. Worth's death report Page 2 has a report headed: "Report of Gen. Worth's Death" [Fort Worth, Texas fame], with supporting text. Other news of the day with period ads throughout. Four pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 09, 2017 13:45

$34.00
154686

SIEGE OF BEXAR Battle of San Antonio TEXAS REVOLUTION Ben Milam 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976823694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1836 * Siege of Bexar (San Antonio) * Texas Revolution * Benjamin Milam The front page has a report headed: "The latest news from Texas, received by way of New Orleans, says:---" "with the text reading in part: "By the schr. Julius Ceasar we learn that the last accounts from camp received by express at Bragoria on the 11th instant states that on the morning of the 5th an attack was made on the town of San Antonio by the Texian army, headed by captain Milane & after a hard fight of 36 hours, succeeded in getting possession of three stone houses..." with further details. Inside has: "Washington's Opinions of Slavery" from 1786. Sixteen pages, ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 09, 2017 08:31

$30.00
154616

PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE Furniture Tax Act of Congress Signed 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809253273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 21, 1815 * President James Monroe Over half of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Furniture Tax - An Act" of Congress, signed in type by the President: James Madison. Four pages, some light dirtiness inside.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 08, 2017 07:46

$27.00
154612

WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT Macon Georgia Fugitive Slaves in Boston 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975838907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1850 * William and Ellen Craft * Macon, Georgia slaves * Escape to the North Page 5 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Boston Slave Hunt & the Vigilance Committee" which begins: "The slave hunters, Knights and Hughes, left the city yesterday at 2 o'clock fully persuaded, after a week's trial, that all attempts to arrest Mary[sic. should be William] and Ellen Crafts in the city of Boston were worse than useless..." with much more. This is actually a very famous case, William & Ellen being slaves who escaped to the North in 1848. Their daring escape was widely publicized making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves. Abolitionists featured ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 08, 2017 07:42

$57.00
154609

USS UNITED STATES vs. HMS Macedonian - Naval Battle 1812 War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809250364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1812 * USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian A section headed "Events of the War" has much on the War of 1812 taking over 8 pages and including: "General Orders" "American Prizes" "Our Little Navy" "Proceedings of Congress" "Newman's Expedition" "Military" "To the Men of the Counties of Ontario and Genesee" signed: Peter B. Porter; and more. One of the items is headed: "Naval--Glorious Naval Victory" being a report of the victory of the ship United States over the British ship Macedonian, with various details (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 08, 2017 07:37

$47.00
154531

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe BOOK Advertisement 1852 Wash. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969257959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 12, 1852 * Uncle Tom's Cabin The back page has an advertisement for the sale of: "Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or Life Among The Lowly" with details (see). The "National Era" was the newspaper which introduced the famed "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to the world, being serialized in this newspaper before the published book was available. Also within: "Meeting Of Colored People". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 01, 2017 15:24

$37.00
154417

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800481437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 15, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America The front page has a nice stack of column heads on the coming Civil War including: "THE REVOLUTION" "Arrival of Messengers from South Carolina & Fort Sumter at Washington" "The Fort Not to be Reinforced" "The Sale of Arms to Secessionists Declared Treasonable" "the Crisis Regarded as a Divine Judgment" and more. Page 5 has most of a column taken up with: "The Lincoln Regime--News From the Republican Mecca" which is datelined Springfield, Illinois. This is followed by another report from Springfield. Eight pages, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 30, 2017 08:36

$29.00
154389

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Southern Secession Crisis 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800445082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 17, 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Southern secession & tensions Page 4 has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, some first column heads including: "THE CRISIS AT THE SOUTH" "The Condition of Affairs in the Border & Cotton Slave States" "The Baptist State Convention in Favor of Secession" "The Retaliatory Measures of Georgia" "Will Gen. Scott be Sent to Allay the Secession Excitement?" and more. Page 7 has a report taking one-third of a column headed: "Interesting From Illinois" with subheads: "Great Rush of Visitors to the President Elect--Applications for Office--The Portrait of Mr. Lincoln". ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 30, 2017 07:56

$38.00
154388

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967956564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 3 has more than a column taken up with: "Interesting from Utah" "Interesting Times Among the Saints & Gentiles--Another Murder--The State Fair..." with more subheads. This lengthy article has munch on the Mormons there. Page 9 has much headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Increase of Excitement in the Old Dominion" "Full Report of the Closing Speech of Brown's Counsel" and more (see). Twelve pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 30, 2017 07:53

$33.00
154386

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967955438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, June 5, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon Page 5 has a very notable report under the heading: "Obituary" reading: "DIED, at Mount Vernon, on Saturday evening, the 22nd ultimo, Mrs. Martha Washington, widow of the late illustrious general George Washington..." with a bit more (see). Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/4 inches, great condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 30, 2017 07:50

$93.00
155066

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINS Independence & John Murrell Slave Revolt 1835 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371989962359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 17, 1835 * Texas Revolution beginning * John Murrell slave revolt Inside has a brief but quite historic report: "A letter from Texas says---'Enclosed I send you the proceedings of a meeting at Columbia. On the 15th of October a general convention of delegates from all Texas will meet, when they will declare us 'independent of Mexico.' Red River is all alive to our interest, and offering us their assistance as individuals...'We have accounts of many proceedings in Texas, all leading to independence." Further in the issue is a lengthy report headed: "Transactions In Mississippi" which includes a report concerning the bandit John Murrell and his plans f... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 29, 2017 14:20

$34.99
155065

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1835 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391823593132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address The prime content is the very lengthy annual state-of-the-union address of the President, taking eight pages and signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. A very detailed review of the events of 1835. Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter signed by: James Madison in 1811; another document signed by: Andrew Jackson; and a lengthy "Treasury Department" report. Complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As no... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 29, 2017 14:13

$26.00
154998

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death vs. Aaron Burr DUEL Conspiracy ? 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371988719935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Aug. 7, 1804 * re. Alexander Hamilton - Aaron Burr duel Page 5 has an item: "A very interesting, tho' painful, discussion has for several days occupied some of the New York papers...The object is to show that the late melancholy event was the effect of a settled, deliberate design of Col. Burr and a few of his friends to take the life of Gen. Hamilton & others. A legal investigation..." with a bit more. Also a bit noting the king of the Osage Indians is in Washington in hopes of agreeing to a treaty. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, 8 12 by 10 1/2 inches, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 28, 2017 07:40

$44.99
154994

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


eBay Auction Item # 391822165706

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, Sept. 3, 1840 * Very rare title * Martin Van Buren This was a short-lived campaign newspaper which supported Martin Van Buren for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for just 41 issues. Eight pages, 9 by 12 1/4 inches, bit of foxing, a period notating in an upper corner, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 27, 2017 14:48

$47.00
154971

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391822129622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 17, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined at the spine, small tape mend to a lower corner, very nice, clean condition. Folder size noted is for the iss... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 27, 2017 13:49

$39.99
154970

Maryland JEW BILL Finally Passes JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Inauguration 1825 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391822047562

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 * The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill" * John Quincy Adam's inaugural address Without question the most notable content within this issue is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland", which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday last. The 'Jew bill', as it is called--or a bill to alter the constitution so as to relieve persons from political disqualifications on account of their religious opinions, has again passed both branches of the legislature--in the house of delegates by a vote of 26 to 25; only 51 out of 80 members being present. Before it is effective it must be passed by the next succeeding legislature..." ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 27, 2017 12:04

$149.99
154967

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Out West 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391821896792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 26, 1860 * William H. Seward campaigning out West * Abraham Lincoln about to become president Page 2 has one column headings that include: "The Great Contest" "Movements Of Senator Seward" "The Destiny Of The United States" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up four columns. Complete in 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 27, 2017 08:51

$29.99
154939

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


eBay Auction Item # 371987070029

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.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 26, 2017 12:59

$37.00
154318

Siege of VERA CRUZ Mexican War General Winfield Scott Santa Anna 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961882178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1847 * Mexican–American War * Siege of Veracruz * General Winfield Scott The front page has: "Great Triumph of the American Arms which is a great & lengthy letter on the victorious battle of Vera Cruz & includes a detailed letter signed by the commanding general: Winfield Scott. Included are the: "Terms of Capitulation..." signed by Scott & others. This notable battle was the first large-scale amphibious assault conducted by United States military forces, and ended with the surrender and occupation of the city. U.S. forces then marched inland to Mexico City. Also on the ftpg: "The Late Events in Santa Fe" "Santa Anna" "Later From t... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 24, 2017 15:33

$54.00
154310

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress 1807 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391795119617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 24, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson * From our nation's capital Most of the front page first column is taken up with: "AN ACT Authorizing a detachment from the militia of the United States." with all 8 sections, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Nice to have this in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some period notations inside, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 24, 2017 14:52

$29.00
154280

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Creation Thomas Jefferson Signed Letter 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391794727172

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  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 24, 2017 07:44

$55.00
154271

Early MORMONS Mormonism Trouble in Illinois 1839 Windsor Vermont VT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960841112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, July 24, 1839 * Early Mormons - Mormonism Page 3 has: "Mormon Troubles In Illinois" which reports: "...some of the inhabitants of that county having embraced the Mormon faith, were...beset by a mob & assaults committed upon them...Judge Breeze issued warrants against 15 of the leaders..." and a bit more. An early report on the Mormons. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 23, 2017 15:22

$43.00
154269

Mitigation of SLAVERY Slaves Condition of Negroes in America 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960839286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 1, 1819 * Slavery - slaves Page 2 has an article headed: "Slavery" which has some interesting commentary including: "...Respectable meetings have been held...on the highly interesting subject of checking the extension of Negro Slavery...This subject has been discussed with the utmost delicacy towards the slave holding states...cannot exist...the least desire to injure the feelings, or infringe on the rights of those states. But they have a duty which they owe to their God & their country..." with more (see). Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 23, 2017 15:20

$28.00
154235

PAUL MORPHY Chess Master World Champion Revere House Banquet 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960338898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1859 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Revere House banquet honorable guest The front page has an article headed: "Paul Morphy In Boston" "Banquet At The Revere House" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 23, 2017 07:18

$30.00
154234

Early SEA SERPENT Southern Coast Detailed Description SIGHTING 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960330586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, September 28, 1888 * Sea Serpent sighting The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE SEA SERPENT GAIN" with subheads. Eight pages, light even toning, some spine wear with tear, should be handled with care.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 23, 2017 07:11

$30.00
154168

2 Nation's Capital SLAVERY SLAVES Advertisements Washington D.C. 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792134278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1820 * 2 slavery ads from our nation's capital The back page has an ad: "Runaway Negro For Sale" with details, and also: "Wanted To Hire" a few slaves (see). The back page has more than a full column headed: "On Military Science - Construction of Seacoast Batteries". Uncommon to find slave ads from out nation's capital. Much reporting from Congress inside. Four pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 21, 2017 14:54

$22.00
154113

SS AUSTRIA Transatlantic Steamship SINKING Maritime Disaster 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789035228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 30, 1858 * SS Austria steamship sinking The front page has an article headed: "The Burning Of The Austria" "Full Particulars Of The Disaster" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up the entire front page and more. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 18, 2017 07:41

$32.00
154105

General ANDREW JACKSON Presidential ELECTION Victory 1833 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789026571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson election An inside page has a report from the "House of Representatives" has a nice account of the formal election of Andrew Jackson as President, noting: "The hour of one having arrived, the senate attended in the hall of the house of representatives...in the presence of the two houses proceeded to open the votes of the electors in the several states for president and vice president of the United States..." and what follows is a detailed chart by state (see). Another page has a "Military Order" signed in type by: Andrew Jackson. The front page has some nice content on "Gold" produced in North Carolina (see).... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 18, 2017 07:27

$30.00
154104

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Creation & Texas War of Independence START1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955403971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1836 * Smithsonian Institution creation * Texas War of Independence begins The front page includes a report prefaced in part by: "...A provisional government has been completely organized & a bill of rights adopted which will be found below..." and what follows is the: "Declaration of the People of Texas in General Convention Assembled" followed by the 8 posts of the Bill of Rights, including: "That they do not acknowledge that the present authorities of the nominal Mexican republic have the right to govern within the limits of Texas." and more (see). This is followed--still on the front page--with a report beginning: "There has been some fightin... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 18, 2017 07:25

$48.00
154102

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1875 Oldest Pacific Publication Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788402489

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 17, 2017 15:19

$43.00
154087

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788331779

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.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 17, 2017 14:05

$43.00
[ RSS Feed ]