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ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008722399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has one column headings: "Andersonville" "The Trial of Wirz" "Dr. Bates Testimony Resumed" "Evidence of a Loyal Physician" "Sickening Details of Rebel Barbarities" "A Prisoner Killed by a Bloodhound" "Wirz Knocks a Man Down & Stamps on Him". Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minimal wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:30

$33.00
180032

UNITED STATES FLAG American Stars & Stripes Transformation 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741166261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818 * United States Flag revision The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that the union be twenty stars, white in a blue field...that on the admission of every new state into the union one star be added to the union of the flag..." with this Act of Congress signed in type by the President: James Monroe (see). Sixteen pages, 9 1/2 by 6 inches, scattered foxing throughout, otherwise good condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:22

$63.00
179986

1st WOMAN EDITOR Eliza Anderson Godefoy "Beatrice Ironside" 1807 Balto. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001433459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OBSERVER, Baltimore, May 23, 1807 * First Woman editor of a general-interest magazine A short-lived periodical which published only from November, 1806 thru December, 1807. Its significance in the world of journalism is that its editor, Eliza Anderson Godefoy, or Eliza Anderson at the time (pseudonym "Beatrice Ironside"), was the first woman to edit a general-interest magazine in the United States. She was 26 years old at the time. While a few widows had taken on the role of editing or publishing newspapers after the death of their husbands, the idea of a female editor was certainly a novel one in 1807. And almost all magazines edited by women in the 19th century were aimed at a female audience, while Anderson's "... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:29

$39.00
179946

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737966215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Feb. 12, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. has literary & other items including: "Melancholy Affair" "The Gold Room in Windsor Castle" "Necessity of Suffering" "A Curiosity" and other items. Page 2 has content on the closing events of the Mexican War including; "Late & Important From Mexico" (see). Pages 3 & 4 have advertisements including ones headed: "Negro Clothing" & "Sale of Negroes" with details (see). The bkpg. also has a lengthy Act concerning the sale of land in Florida, sign... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:29

$133.00
179931

UNITED STATES NAVY Napoleon Bonaparte War of 1812 Andrew Jackson 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737781336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1815 * United States Navy * Napoleon Bonaparte Inside has an article: "Navy of the United States" which includes a half page chart of the ships of the United States, columns for "Rate" "Name of Vessels" "Commanders" "Stations, etc.". This is followed by a smaller chart with text headed: "List for 1812--Before the War". There is over a full page of: "War Events: Or Things Incidental to the Late War" and a letter signed in type: Napoleon, plus "Trial of Gen. Jackson" which takes 3 1/2 pages and ends mid-sentence, continuing in the next issue. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated m... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$45.00
179927

BAD AXE MASSACRE Ends Black Hawk War & Mordecai Manuel Noah JEWS 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999937259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 1, 1832 * Bad Axe Massacre * Black Hawk War * Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish An inside page has: "Affairs With the Indians" takes over a full page and has much detail on what was known as the Battle of Bad Axe, or the Bad Axe Massacre. This was the final battle of the Black Hawk War, marking the end of the war between settlers and the Sauk and Fox tribes under Chief Black Hawk (photos show only portions). Among other items in this issue are: "Progress of the Cholera" with several charts; "Letter from Gen. Washington, signed: G. Washington, from 1780; "Dinner In Oglethorpe, Georgia"; a notice from famed Jewish publisher signed: M.M, Noah, regarding him leaving the newspaper '... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:14

$42.00
179905

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1850 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999804567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1850 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The front page begins with a column taken up with: "Another Route to the Pacific" followed by: "Additional from California and the Isthmus". Page 2 has over 3 column taken up with: "The Red Men of America - Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs" (close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line). Twelve pages, slightly irregular at the spine margin, generally good.

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:09

$44.00
179792

Uncommon NORTH HAMPTON Rockingham County NH New Hampshire INDIANS 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993071705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Jan. 20, 1830 Pge 3 has: "African Colonization" as well as: "Diminution of the Indians". Four pages, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:23

$27.00
179791

Post Mexican-American War States of CALIFORNIA & NEW MEXICO 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993070823

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1849 Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Administration and California" which has much discussion on how California and New Mexico--recently won in the Mexican-American War--are to be administered. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:22

$29.00
179743

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Revival in State of Mississippi 1858 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392730038732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 2, 1858 * African slave trade resumes in Mississippi Page 3 has two-thirds of a column headed: "The Reported Reopening of the Slave Trade at the South" which notes near the beginning: "...stating that the slave trade in the South had been reopened & that a regular depot has been established on Pearl river, in Mississippi, where cargoes have been received and the [blacks] sold and put to work..." with much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:20

$38.00
179732

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Illus. Blacks SLAVES Advertisements 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729269295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE WEEKLY JOURNAL, Kentucky, July 20, 1842 * Rare antebellum title from Kentucky * Illustrated slave advertisements An early Kentucky newspaper from 19 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. A wide range of news tidbits fill most of this large-size newspaper, but with a variety of ads as well. Included are two illustrated runaway slave ads. Four pages, large size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:31

$43.00
179727

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 Tho. Jefferson Era 1803 NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729266608

Offered are (5) original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: (5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1802-1803 A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Nice condition. The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:25

$48.00
179724

MORMONS Settling in Salt Lake City UTAH & Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729070533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1847 * Mormons - Mormonism * Settling in Salt Lake City * Mexican-American War Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial on: "The War With Mexico". Additionally page 3 has: "Further Details of Late Events In Mexico". Page 3 has a full column taken up with "Army Court Martial - Case of Lieut. Col. Fremont". Fremont was convicted in court-martial for mutiny and insubordination over a conflict of who was the rightful military governor of California. After his sentence was commuted and he was reinstated by President Polk, Fremont resigned from the Army. Page 3 also has: "The New Mormon Location" which includes: "...was sent on in advance by the Mormon 'Twelve'... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:04

$75.00
179723

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slaver Ship Captured w/ 750 Slaves 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729069985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1849 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has reports headed: "From Salt Lake" with reports on the travails of people heading West. Another item is brief: "Slavers Captured" noting: "...that a British man of war has recently taken into that port a Brazilian brig & barque, having on board in the aggregate about 750 slaves." Also on pg. 3: "The Texas Gold Hunters Returned" "An Indian Outbreak In Florida" "General Scott" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:03

$34.00
179721

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989754631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The bottom of page 3 has: "Gold Diggers" with: "...an official report to the War Dept. on the civil affairs of California, Gen. Riley estimates the number of persons actually employed in digging for gold at ten thousand, while the number of persons engaged in other employments at the placers would greatly increase this amount...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:02

$37.00
179718

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events & Terms of Surrender Debate 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989750222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War * Negotiation terms for surrender Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of reporting on the Mexican War, headed: "Late and Important From Mexico" "The Capture of the City of Mexico--The Peace Propositions of Mr. Trist and the Counter Propositions of the Mexicans". Included is a letter signed in type by: Winfield Scott to Santa Anna, with his response signed in type: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. A wealth of additional correspondence on the war as well. Page 3 continues with much war reporting, most of the focus being on the terms to be negotiated for the surrender the first point being: "The independence of Texas s... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:58

$48.00
179572

OCCUPATION OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1847 * Occupation of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 3 has a a full column letter concerning the Mexican War. Also, most of a column is taken up with some fine reports on the war in a letter prefaced in part with: "...from a high source of military information...that every word of it may be implicitly relied upon...Besides recapitulating the victories obtained by Gen. Scott on his way from Puebla to the city of Mexico, it gives the amount of force with which he commenced his march & the number of lives lost on both sides during the insurrection which followed the entrance of our army into the capital:" and what follows is the d... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$41.00
179570

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981891359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Oct. 28, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. So it is not surprising that this issue has much content on the book and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The great content takes almost the entire back page, being a concluded series of letters between Harriet Beecher Stow and Rev. Joel Parker. Th... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:14

$136.00
179556

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981882870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Although there reporting on the Mexican War with: "The Mexican Question - What Shall Be Done With Mexico?", the prime content in this issue is a rare period account of the Donner party tragedy, headed: "The Emigrants To California" which takes over half a column on page 2. This was the event where the emigrant party was stranded in a snowstorm in Northern California and some resorted to cannibalism to survive. The full text of this report is seen in the photos, portions including: " ...was lost in the snow storm in which Mr. Reed and party suffered so severely...he had succeeded in killing a bear & had s... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:07

$180.00
179550

Early FLORIDA EVERGLADES Pay-hai-o-kee Grass Water Description 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721923771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 25, 1841 * Early Florida Everglades The bkpg. has a very early article on: "The Everglades" which begins; "The Pay-hai-o-kee, grass-water of Everglades, comprises a large portion of Southern Florida...and separated from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico by a pine barren..." with more descriptive text. Another page has: "Indian Treaty" concerning a treaty with the Sioux Indians, with the details. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:04

$38.00
180082

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373007231506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page 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. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2020 12:40

$399.99
180081

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373007225177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends April 07, 2020 12:35

$34.99
180065

Battle of TIPPECANOE & Little Belt Affair - Naval & SLAVES 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373006985757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * The Little Belt Affair * Census w/ "Slaves" column The prime content is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, which is actually 3 separate reports headed: "Battle With The Indians" with a dateline of Vincennes, November 12. Taking over half a page it begins: "This day we have just received information that the governor has had a battle with the Indians--30 men killed & about 100 wounded. The governor marched up to the Prophet's town..." with more. This is a fine & early report on William H. Harrison's famous battle with "The Prophet". Among the other reports are over a full page of text headed: "Affair of the Little Belt, Proceedings of the Court... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2020 07:41

$49.99
180060

LA AMISTAD African Slaves Slavery Ship Case Trial 1840 Baltimore Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392744341430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 * African slaves * La Amistad trial Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the [blacks] who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to interpose...in their behalf in order that they may be restored to liberty..." with much more, including a responding letter with the Amistad text taking over a full column. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 11:08

$29.99
180059

MORDECAI MANUEL NOAH Ararat City of Refuge at Grand Island JEWS 1825 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392744192295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 26, 1831 * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Ararat, City of Refuge An inside page has a nice report on the ceremonies of the laying of the cornerstone of the city of Ararat. This was the project of Mordecai M. Noah, who is acknowledged to be the first American born Jew to rise to national prominence. His city of Ararat was to be a Jewish homeland in America, and was situated on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This report takes about three-quarters of a page (see for portions). Just above this report is one headed: "Domestic Slave Trade" which has a list of slaves imported into New Orleans, by port, during a mentioned week. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 09:31

$69.99
179460

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison - TECUMSEH & Indians 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977276558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians..." with the complete text taking nearly 4 pages. (see photos for portions), including the note signed in type: James Madison, and the detailed battle report signed: William Henry Harrison. There is also another report datelined "Vincennes, 4th Dec. 1811" on the battle, signed: William Henry Harrison. Included also are the census reports for Georgia, North Ca... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:27

$68.00
179459

GEORGE & MARTHA Washington Remains to be Placed in Richmond VA ? 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716952763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 6, 1816 * George & Martha Washington Over a page is taken up with: "Maj. Gen. Harrison's Letter" concerning expenditures, signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. An interesting letter under: "Remains of Washington" is a request that George & Martha Washington's remains be removed to the capitol in Richmond, Virginia. This is followed by a plea from Washington's nephew, signed in type: Bush. Washington, that: "...obligations more sacred...command me to retain the mortal remains of my venerated uncle in the family vault where they are deposited. It is his own will, & that will is to me a law which I dare not disobey...". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:26

$37.00
179458

Early BLACK African American Colored College in New Haven CT 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977276210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 1, 1831 Within this issue is an interesting article headed: "[Black] College" coming from New Haven,and the text beginning: "Our readers, no doubt, will be surprised at the caption of this paragraph & will wonder what we mean by '[black] college'. We will inform them that we mean, without any jesting, to say that there has been an attempt...to get up an institution in this place for the education of colored men..." with much more. The same page has an article headed: "First Law Against Slavery" with the text beginning: "The following document is said to be the first act of any government designed to prevent enslaving the [blacks]..." being a motion from Rhode Island. Another artic... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:26

$29.00
179417

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372976001848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just after Brown's execution Page 3 has over 3 columns of text headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads: "The Fugitives--Cook and Virginia In Kansas" "Further Testimony--Letter from C.P. Tidd" "John Brown and G. W. Brown" "Direct From Harper's Ferry" "Disunion Sentiment" and more. Eight pages, an inside margin close-trimmed not affecting mentioned content, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:18

$47.00
179416

Rare BATTLESHIP Gleason's Pictorial Ornate Masthead PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715320108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 11, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead The front page has illustration of: "Victor Emmanuel, King of Sardinia" and a nice print: "View Of A Fleet of United States Men-of-War". Prints inside include: "Sheep Shearing in Australia" "Transport of Wool From the Blue Mountains, Australia" and two others. Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embellishments in the margins, good condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:17

$36.00
179380

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372973781121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews 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 German-Jewish congregation known as Rodeph Sholom." Also a nice view of: "Prattsville, New York, As It Is". Sixteen pages, very nice condition. Formatted very... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:51

$63.00
180017

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392740876432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has one column headings: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial On Saturday" "Evidence Closed On Both Sides" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 08:01

$29.99
179999

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Passed Jews Religious Freedom 1826 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373002373953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1826 * Maryland Jew Bill becomes law Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland. The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to have an improving appearance...for the political liberation of persons held in servitude for conscience-sake, has been also passed by the house of delegates 45 to 32, so a late disgraceful part of our constitution is abolished, and Jews are freemen..." with a bit more (see photos). Included also is the list of those who voted "Year" and "Nay" for the change in the cons... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 12:25

$89.99
179997

Historic MONROE DOCTRINE President James U.S. Foreign Policy 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392740055491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 6, 1823 * The complete Monroe Doctrine * United States foreign policy An inside page has the "President's Message" being James Monroe's annual address to Congress. Part of his message contains the historic language warning European powers not to get involved in any affairs in the western hemisphere. This directive became known as the Monroe Doctrine and served as the cornerstone for American foreign policy for most of the 19th century. The message, taking over 5 pages, is signed in type: James Monroe (photos show only portions). The front page includes an editorial on the President's message & includes: "...There is one part of the message...that will attract particular attenti... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 12:13

$169.99
179996

Rare DANIEL BOONE Kentucky Pioneer Famous Frontiersman 1816 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373002364625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1816 * A visit with Daniel Boone * Rare mention of this famous frontiersman An inside page has half a column headed: "Colonel Boone" which tells of a visit to Fort Osage, Missouri Territory, by Daniel Boone, including in part: "We have been honored by a visit from col. Boone, the first settler of Kentucky...He has established a colony or settlement...on the Missouri...The colonel cannot live without being in the woods. He goes a hunting twice a year to the remotest wilderness he can reach...Col. Boone is 85 years of age...stoutly made & active for one of his years..." with more. Rare to find period mention of Daniel Boone in newspapers while he was still alive. This is on... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 12:09

$54.99
179995

Rare JIM BOWIE Mention Battle of the Alamo Era Texas Revolution 1836 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392740041059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1836 * Rare Jim Bowie mention Within are several articles concerning the Texas war for independence. "Letter from the War Department" is concerning Indian tribes and is quite lengthy & detailed. A report headed: "News From Texas" mentions: "...volunteers are returning from Texas...they have found any thing else there than food for a frolic & report very discouragingly of the inhabitants of the country. In the camp at San Antonio the troops had been entirely out of bread-stuff some days before our informant left..." and more. Another report mentions: "...Col. Bowie had gone amongst the Camanche Indians to have a talk & he will endeavor to keep them quiet." and "On the 4th o... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 12:06

$47.99
179250

ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Execution 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704512789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1865 * Execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia Column heads on the ftpg: "Execution Of Henry Wirz" "How the Condemned Met His Death" "Review of His Life and Character" "Singular Statement" "A Scheme to Take Poison" "The Charges and Specifications" "Efforts of Mr. Schade in the Prisoner's Behalf" "Gratitude of Wirz--His Last Letter". Henry Wirz was the "demon" commandant of the notorious Andersonville Prison. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 08:59

$59.00
179245

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704511535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 19, 1863 * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey This was the day Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. It can be interesting to read what others were reading when something exceedingly historic was in the process of happening. And this issue has a neat item relating to Gettysburg, with a ftpg. subhead: "The Ceremonies At Gettysburg" listing the various dignitaries who will be present for the dedication of the cemetery there, closing with: "...accompany the Secretary of State, Mr. Seward to Gettysburg today. This party also accompanied President Lincoln and his private secretary, Mr. Nicolay and several numbers of the Cabinet & others, who were in the ... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 08:57

$78.00
179243

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704510613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, July 28, 1858 * Rare pre Civil War title * 5 slave advertisements Page 5 is entirely filled with many advertisements, and among them are three for the sale of slaves. (see) Two other slave related ads on the same page as well. Eight pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends March 27, 2020 08:56

$36.00
179206

PYRAMID LAKE WAR 1st Battle Paiute Indians William Ormsby Massacre1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965901944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1860 * First Battle of Pyramid Lake * Paiute Indians - William Ormsby * Numaga - Nixon, Nevada The back page has an article headed: "War with the Indians" "Details Of The Fight At Pyramid Lake..." Text takes up over a 1/2 column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 16:13

$38.00
179194

JAMES FENIMORE COOPER American Frontier Writer Novelist DEATH 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701571937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 23, 1851 * American writer death Taking three-quarters of a column on pg. 3 is a report: "Death Of James Fenimore Cooper". Nice details about the career of America's first great novelist. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:04

$49.00
179192

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Revival in the Southern States 1858 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701569101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1858 * African slave trade resumes * Southern States pass bill (Louisiana) Page 4 has an article headed: "Revival of the African Slave Trade in the Southern States". the article includes: "Some of our n****r worshiping contemporaries have started off upon a new scent. A bill has been passed by the Louisiana House...authorizing the importation into that state of voluntary [black] apprentices to labor for a term of years & this scheme is denounced by our anti-slavery philosopher as the revival of the African slave trade. But it is no such thing..." with much more, taking nearly half a column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:03

$44.00
179189

AMERICAN SLAVER SHIP African Trade Kongo Blacks Naval CAPTURE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701564396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * American Slaver ship capture The front page has an article headed: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars Relative To The Slaver William, Late Of Baltimore, At Key West" which begins: "The William left the Congo River nine days before the Wildfire, having on board 790 slaves, and arrived here [Key West] with 513; 33 died after capture on their passage here..." with more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:00

$46.00
179121

12 TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Solomon Northup Kidnapping into Slavery 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961178874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 18, 1853 * Twelve Years a Slave * Solomon Northup * Kidnapped into slavery The front page has a report "From Washington" which includes, in part, some details of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning film based on his account. Part of the subhead notes: "...Recovery of a Free [Black]...". The text reads in part: "...H.B. Northrup, Whig candidate for Congress...passed a law authorizing the Governor to take measures to restore to freedom colored citizens from that State, kidnapped into slavery...Governor Hunt issued a commission to Northrup to recover a free c... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:44

$335.00
179107

Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1822 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961174377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 14, 1822 The bottom of the front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:35

$18.00
179097

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Pre Civil War Antebellum Mexican War 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695405814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 16, 1846 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, seven years before the Civil War. The key content in this is breaking news headlines on page 3 from the start of the Mexican War: "From The Army" "Glorious News!" "Gen. Taylor Attacked in his Entrenchments!!" "Repulse Of The Mexicans With The Loss Of Seven Hundred Men!" "Junction Of Gen. Taylor's Army With His Stores At Point Isabel". The report begins: "We stop the press to give the following information from the Army of the frontier..." & more (see). There is a related ... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:19

$93.00
179030

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958027703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", 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, some light foxing, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his Afr... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:21

$117.00
179020

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Origin of the Beginning & more 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692355560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1847 * Looking back at the origin of the Mexican War Half of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy article: "On The Origin of the War", referring to the on-going Mexican-American War. Much reporting from the war is on page 3 with: "Unwelcome News From Mexico" "Correspondence of the Mobile Herald" and: "Correspondence of the Vera Cruz Sun". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:41

$38.00
179018

GENERAL CONFERENCE Brigham Young Mormons Mormonism in SLC Utah 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692354754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 14, 1853 * General Conference * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young Page 7 has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken p with a Mormon report headed: "Utah", being much reporting on: "...The opening of the General Conference...". A subhead notes: "Gov. Young's Visit to the Indians". Eight pages, small hole above the masthead, slightly irregular at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:40

$85.00
179013

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692353328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 6, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has most of a column headed: "California" with some great text describing San Francisco and Benecia at that time. Also some talk of Napa and Sonoma. A great article with fine descriptive text on the principal cities of the gold rush. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:38

$56.00
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