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173155

Lot of (15) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1800-1811 American NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676682221

Offered are 15 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A nice mini-collection of early American newspapers totaling fifteen issues including nine different titles, dates ranging from 1800 thru 1811. All are complete, mostly 4 pages each, minimal margin wear, some foxing, generally all in good condition. See the photos for the titles.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:29

$62.00
173103

EARLY BALLOONING Mississippi River Lake Ontario Flight John Wise 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301256500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1859 * John Wise (balloonist) * Ballooning - "Atlantic" * Mississippi River to Lake Ontario flight & more The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Sailing In The Air" "The Balloon Voyage from the Mississippi to Lake Ontario" and more. Lengthy text takes up full column on the front page and 3 columns on page 2. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining and rubbing near bottom portion, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:06

$33.00
173062

TUBAC Arizona Territory Slyvester Mowry & Edward E. Cross DUEL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1859 * Sylvester Mowry vs. Edward E. Cross * Tubac, Arizona Territory duel The front page has an article headed: "Interesting From Arizona" "Particulars of the Duel Between Lieutenant Mowry and Mr. E. E. Cross". See images for text. Eight pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:26

$39.00
173060

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination DEATH 1881 Memphis Tenn. TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death The inset shows the front page illustration, two of the headlines, and part of the report regarding the death of President James A. Garfield. There are several more heads in the column shown, and the various related reports take three columns. The front page also has a report: "James A. Garfield" "A Brief Sketch of the Life of a Self-Made Man" "His Career in the Field and in the Congress", taking 2 1/4 columns. The illus. measures 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches with the black borders. All columns on the front & back pages are black-bordered. This is a very large folio-size, 4 page issue, irregular at the spine, wear c... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$76.00
173056

Rare CALIFORNIA EDITION of New York Herald via Steamship Illinois 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--Edition For California, Feb. 20, 1855 The noted designation is printed in the dateline. With much emigration to the West with the Gold Rush the Herald created a special edition of their newspaper specifically for distribution in California. Noted on page 4: "Edition For California - Steamship Illinois" the ship which would carry the newspaper to The West Coast. The newspaper is lacking in any advertisements (useless given readership was 3000 miles away), filled with news and much "Maritime Intelligence". ] Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. A very rare edition of this newspaper as obviously printed in smaller numbers & rarely found on the East Coast.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:24

$185.00
173054

Rare & Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Antebellum 1819 Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674087613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, March 17, 1819 * Rare & Early antebellum title The top of pg. 2 has: "An Act to Protect the Commerce of the United States & Punish the Crime of Piracy" signed in type by James Monroe & H. Clay. Four pages, the editor's copy as the ads throughout have numeric notations on each, distracting but causing no loss of readability. Otherwise good.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:23

$35.00
172932

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296825903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on pages 2 & 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Memorial of Chicago Convention" showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others (see). In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law practice. Q... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:13

$42.00
173166

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


eBay Auction Item # 392302224334

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 May 31, 2019 08:30

$33.00
173164

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


eBay Auction Item # 392302217952

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 May 31, 2019 08:15

$24.99
173128

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


eBay Auction Item # 372675969595

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 May 30, 2019 08:15

$27.00
172596

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372661493383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just before Brown's execution Page 5 reports on plans for the hanging of John Brown for his involvement in the Harper's Ferry insurrection, with column heads: "From Charlestown" "The Visits of Clergymen" "Reporters In A Dilemma" "Removal of Stevens" "Brown's Letter to be Seized Upon" "Admiration For the Gallows". Many subheads include: "The Execution". Page 7 includes nearly two columns of reports on the: "Funeral of Washington Irving". Eight pages, a few leaves close-trimmed at right margin not affecting noted text.

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:30

$48.00
172592

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286914674

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, April 30, 1803; United States' Gazette, Aug. 21, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Dec. 31, 1808; New England Palladium, Jan. 22, 1805; and Boston Patriot, May 10, 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 May 29, 2019 15:28

$42.00
173085

NEW HARMONY INDIANA Robert Owen's Socialist Community Experiment 1826 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392301007827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1826 and is about 55 pages in length. Although this issue has several articles of interest, perhaps the most intriguing is found under the heading, "NORTH AMERICA - Mr. Owen's New Harmony," which describes in detail Robert Owen's vision for "a New Moral World" of happiness, enlightenment, and prosperity through education, science, technology, and communal living. Owen believed his utopian community would create a "superior social, intellectual and physical environment" based on his ideals of social reform (source, Wikipedia). See images for the entire text describing this utopian community. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains new... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 07:26

$29.99
173067

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392300293952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * 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 (consuming all of page 1 & most of page 2), with page 3 mostly taken up with reports headed: "Congress--In Senate" and further on: "Hou... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2019 08:00

$4,449.99
173066

Jamaica Long Island NYC New Year's CARRIER'S ADDRESS to Patrons 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392300290088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, Queens County, Long Island, New York, Jan. 8, 1856 * New Year's carrier address The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Carrier's Address to the Patrons of the Long Island Democrat", the significance of which can be found on the web. Page 2 has two reports relating to the President's state-of-the-union address.

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Ends May 28, 2019 07:41

$34.99
172539

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 26, 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 May 25, 2019 14:54

$33.00
172518

BASEBALL America's Pastime & CRICKET Games Description COMPARED 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284011305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1859 * Baseball & Cricket * Described and Compare The top of the front page has a column headed: "Cricket And Base Ball" "The English Cricketers and Base Ball Match--The Two Games Described and Compared." This is a well-written, two column report comparing and contrasting the two sports. Included are two letters: "Best Mode Of Arranging The Match Of Base Ball With The English Eleven" and: "Base Ball An English Game" which states that baseball is an English game that has been played "...for a century or more, under the name of Rounders..." Eight pages, some staining at the right margin only, nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:55

$68.00
172460

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Rev. War General Death FUNERAL 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 22, 1800 * George Washington's death & funeral The front page has two-thirds of a column headed: "Funeral Solemnities In Honor of the Sainted Washington" The first report under this heading reports on the solemnities at Medford, followed by the honors at Marblehead, then at Hallowell. The reports carry over to page two where is also found: " Memoranda of Funeral Honors" and a report from "Boston" which notes: "...the Government of Massachusetts will attend the Oration on the sublime virtues of General GEORGE WASHINGTON to e delivered at the Old South Meeting House..." and also: "Mr. Paine's Eulogy". Among the page 3 ads and notices is a black-bordered item: "Masonic Procession--Anticip... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:46

$210.00
172381

SLAVER STORM KING Afrcian Slaves Trade Ship Kongo Blacks ESCAPE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279456977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * re. Slaver Storm King escape * Indictment of officers The back page has a report headed: "The Slave Trade In New York" "The Escape of the Alleged Slaver Storm King...." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaw near beginning the mentioned report (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:46

$28.00
172359

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE after Revolution Pres. Andrew Jackson Message 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278863320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1836 * Texas Revolution - Independence * President Andrew Jackson message Pages 3 & 4 contain a message from the President to Congress headed: "United States And Texas" in which he reviews the situation in Texas and its independence. A few bits include: "...No steps have been taken by the executive towards the acknowledgment of the independence of Texas...The Acknowledgment of a new state as independent & entitled to a place in the family of nations is at all times an act of great delicacy...Upon the issue of this threatened invasion, the independence of Texas may be considered as suspended...The title of Texas to the territory she claims is identified with her independence. ... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:11

$30.00
172356

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278862572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match A quite rare edition put out specifically for the famous boxing match between Heenan and Sayers, the American champion versus the British champion, in what was billed the first "world title" boxing match, which lasted 2 hours 27 minutes. It was fought in England, hence the listing of both London & New York in the dateline of this "English Extra" edition. The publisher apologies for the prints not appearing in the issue, which would have delayed the printing of this edition (see). Almost the entire 8 pages of this issue are taken up with reports concerning the boxing match.... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:09

$55.00
172330

THOMAS JEFFERSON Document re. French Diplomat Louis-André Pichon 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278219813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 26, 1801 * Louis-André Pichon * Thomas Jefferson Page 2 has a document signed in type: Th. Jefferson, authorizing Louis Andre Pishon as an ambassador from France to the United States. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:20

$28.00
172329

TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Migration Winfield Scott 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653723926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, June 5, 1838 * Trail of Tears * Native Americans * Winfield Scott Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Address of General Scott to The Cherokees" signed in type: Winfield Scott, from the Cherokee Agency. This was the last of the various forced migration of the American Indians to land west of the Mississippi, part of the infamous "Trail of Tears" (see the web). It includes: "Cherokees! The President of the United States has sent me, with a powerful army, to cause you, in obedience to the Treaty of 1835, to join that part of your people who are already established in prosperity on the other side of the Mississippi. Unhappily, the two years which were allowed for the purpose you have suffered... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:19

$47.00
172327

ABRAHAM LINCOLN as U.S. Senator Republican Candidate1858 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653722597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln * U.S. Senate candidate Page 3 has an article headed: "Politics In Illinois" which reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, to be opposed by incumbent Stephen Douglass the Democrat. This election would be followed by the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates & would thrust Lincoln's name to national prominence & eventually the presidency. The report notes in part: "...Republican State Convention recently held...put forward its ticket...a Legislature which will have the appointment of a U.S. Senator. For the latter position the name of the Hon. Abraham Lincoln, formerly a Representative in Congress ... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:18

$88.00
172322

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278218195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:15

$28.00
172300

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S First 1st State of the Union Address 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278071393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st State of the Union Address * American Civil War original Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War. Civil War headlines on the inside pages include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Attempt to Capture 2,000 Rebel Cavalry" "Gen. McClellan and Fugitive Slaves" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:16

$54.00
172158

Best RICHMOND Virginia FALLS Heraldic Eagle Print 1865 Civil War End Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648919552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 * The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital * Terrific heraldic eagle & map for display See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later. The first column heads read: "VIRGINIA ! " "Richmond and Petersburg Taken ! " "Colored Troops the First to Enter the Slaveholders Capital" "Gen. Grant Attempting to Cut Off Lees Escape" "A Portion Of Richmond On Fire ! " "The Citizens Welcome the Union Troops" "Details of the Late Battles from Our Correspondents" "The Enthusiasm Of The North". Note the beautiful engraving of the larg... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:50

$775.00
172040

Rare GRONINGEN NETHERLANDS Early 19th Century w/ Nice Masthead 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644512836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GRONINGER COURANT, Groningen, The Netherlands, Aug. 20, 1802 A folio size single sheet issue with a handsome engraving in the masthead. Groningen is a town in Northern Holland. Interesting that one column on both sides is printed vertically. Measures 16 1/2 by10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:17

$29.00
172039

Very Rare 1853 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644511668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Jan. 7, 1853 (shown in the masthead as 1852, but inside pages and the vol./issue reference #'s confirm it to be 1853) * Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Slavery In the United States" "Slavery & the Slave Trade" "The National Era &... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:16

$6,400.00
171753

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Act of Congress re. Courts w/ Heraldic Eagle 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 28, 1801 * President John Adams Page 3 has an entire column taken up with: "Law of the United States - An Act - For Altering the Times & Places of Holding Certain Courts therein mentioned, and for other purposes." It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle and signed in type by the President: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:25

$28.00
171743

(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1829 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263660022

Offered are 20 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: PROVIDENCE PATRIOT & COLUMBIAN PHOENIX, Rhode Island, 1829 A lot of 20 issues each with fine reporting of news of the day, plus ads, some having a nice engraving of a phoenix rising from the fire. All cleanly cut at the spine, a few clear tape mends throughout, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:23

$48.00
171704

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships & Pennsylvania Child Free State 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632426419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1816 * African slave trade & more The back page has a few interesting items including: "By a decision in Pennsylvania, the child of a slave born in that state is free." Also: "The commissioners of the navy are advertising for life oak and other timber for a ship of the line and two frigates." Also: "The infamous trade to Africa for slaves, is pursued with uncommon vigor from Havana...The British vessels stationed on the coast of Africa have frequent battles with the slave traders & have captured several under Spanish colors." There is also a letter from General Andrew Jackson concerning the friendly intentions of the majority of the Cherokee Indians, signed in type: A. Jack... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:14

$34.00
171690

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632423448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote concerning the eligibility of a Representative from New York, showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law pra... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:07

$40.00
171663

PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE State of the Union Address Annual Message 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 5, 1817 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Most of page 3 has the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, signed in type: James Monroe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:19

$32.00
171523

GOLD RUSH Frazer River - MORMONS Mormonism - American Slavery 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626551928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1858 * Fraser River gold rush * Mormons - Mormonism * Slavery in America A full column of the ftpg. is on the gold discoveries & mining in the Northwest with: "The Frazer River Gold Mines" "Disappointment, Revulsion of Feeling & Suffering Among the Miners" "Important Gold Discoveries in Washington Territory" with more (see) including over half of page 2 as well. The ftpg. also has: ""Latest News From Utah" "Brigham Afraid to Preach--Who is Governor of the Territory?--Brigham Never Seen--How the Mormons would Hide in the Mountains" and more. Page 2 has much on: "The Illinois Campaign" "Tremendous Speech of Senator Trumbull at Chicago" "Mr. Trumbull is in Favor of Making Central America a ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:52

$54.00
171520

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death vs. Aaron Burr DUEL Early 1st Report 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626550997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN , Hudson, New York, July 17, 1804 (dateline misprint has 1803) * Alexander Hamilton death * Aaron Burr duel * Early 1st report Near the bottom of page 7 is a black-bordered report in "The Knell" which gives an early report on the death of Alexander Hamilton. It reads in part: "At New York, on Thursday last, of a wound received the morning previous, in a duel with Col. Burr, Gen. ALEXANDER HAMILTON. We are not enabled to add particulars, nor are we disposed to offer any reflections on this melancholy event, at present. In some future number we shall endeavor to evince our respect for this truly great man..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:50

$635.00
171518

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258650345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1860 * William H. Seward campaigning out West * Abraham Lincoln about to become president Page 5 has one column headings : "Senator Seward In Missouri And Kansas" "Senator Seward On Slave Labor" (see) Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:48

$30.00
171464

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258054574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, June 20, 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 Mo... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:33

$28.00
171409

Colonel DANIEL BOONE Kentucky Pioneer Frontiersman BIOGRAPHY 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255728277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 * Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports. But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an: "Interesting Biography" "Colonel Daniel Boone" which has a prefacing paragraph reading: "The high spirited patriotism of Kentucky, with the powerful exertions she has made against the allied forces of the enemy, noticed in many parts of the Register, gives peculiar interest to the following memoir and memorial of..." followed by the extremely det... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:41

$133.00
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WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Log Cabin Political Campaign Cartoon Notice1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392254282181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, June, 1840 * William Henry Harrison for president This issue has on the inside page a political cartoon print of a log cabin (for Wm. H. Harrison) and a heraldic eagle engraving with "Harrison & Tyler" on a banner in the eagle's beak (see). Much political reporting. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:37

$27.00
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BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE WH Harrison & New Madrid Missouri Earthquake 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372618504158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1812 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison * New Madrid earthquake Near the back is an early item concerning the disastrous New Madrid earthquake before it was known as such. The report includes: "Several shocks by earthquakes have been felt in various parts of the southern and western states...It seems probable that some dreadful calamity may have been experienced in a distant part of the world--probably South America; judging from the violence of the sensations felt in different parts of the union..." with a bit more. See the web for more on the New Madrid earthquake. Pages 1 & 2 contain reports from the: "Indiana Territorial Legislature" which includes a "Speech" ... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:45

$29.00
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CHOCTAW INDIANS Native Americans Living off the Land re. Clothing 1830 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 3, 1830 Near the back is: "The Choctaw Indians" includes several letters concerning them including: "...The nation begin to live like the white people & they dress quite decently at public collections. They begin to raise plenty of stock of all kinds..." and: "...am satisfied that their means of living by the chase have much declined; but that they have been gradually & pretty generally improving in the art of making clothing & subsistence from the cultivation of the earth..." with more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:44

$29.00
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TRAIL OF TEARS Samuel Houston & North Carolina GOLD Discoveries 1829 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 * Trail of Tears * Samuel Houston * North Carolina gold Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennessee--but abandoned the state, and for ever!" Of course in a few years he would earn some acclaim for his efforts in Texas. An article: "The Creek Indians" includes: "...directed to remove his agency west of the Mississippi to the country allotted to the emigrating Indians..." which is concerning the infamous Trail of Tears. Among other articles in this issue are: "Th... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:43

$41.00
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(18) BOSTON GAZETTE Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 lot of 1806 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372618501977

Offered are18 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: BOSTON GAZETTE, a lot of 18 issues all dated in the year 1806 and all in "2nd rate" condition due primarily to archival repairs at the margins, folds, and some across text. No missing portions.

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:41

$73.00
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CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615777176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1860 * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery The top of page 5 has: "Exciting Fugitive Case In Troy - Arrest of a Virginia Runaway - His Release and Escape Through the Efforts of a Mob". This is the case of fugitive slave Charles Nalle. Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Page 2 of the "Supplement" issue which is attached has: "The Tenure by Which Slaves are Held" part of which notes: "...You very properly rebuke the South...for endeavoring to place their slaves, so-called, in the false position of property, & upon the same political footing with 'lands, horses, mules and hogs.' It must be apparent even... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:40

$138.00
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UTAH WAR ENDING Albert S. Johnston Army Expedition MORMONS 1858 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1858 * Gen. Albert S. Johnston * Utah War expedition ending Page 5 begins with column heads: "One Week Later From Utah" "The Entrance of General Johnston into Salt Lake City--Proclamation of Governor Cumming, etc." The article includes: "The Mormons remain at Provo yet, not wishing to bring their females near the soldier boys. They are living there...in tents, whilst their comfortable homes in this city remain vacant..." with more, followed by details of the Proclamation. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:24

$56.00
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Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392250259916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841 * President William Henry Harrison * Day of his inauguration - inaugural * From the city where it happened - rare A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the day this newspaper was printed. The first column is taken up with: "Arrangements For the Inauguration of the President Elect, on the Fourth of March, 1841: with considerable detail. Columns 2 and 3 are nearly taken up with: "THE INAUGURATION" "Order of Procession" along with subheads: "Programme" "Regulations" "Line of March". And also a heading: "Arrangements For the Day". The... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:23

$177.00
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1807 EMBARGO ACT First Anniversary Mourning Mockery w/ Borders 1808 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 22, 1808. * Embargo Act anniversary... mockery item * black borders surround text On page 2 under Embargo Anniversary is a mock-anniversary announcement marking one year since the passing of the controversial Embargo Law. Content is black-bordered like an obituary. News of the day with some advertisements. Ink is lite on each side of the text making some words difficult to read, some foxing.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:13

$38.00
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Rare AMSTERDAM Netherlands Dutch 1836 Old Newspaper w/ Trumpeting News Boy PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372613838066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DEREIZENDE NIEUWS-BODE, Amsterdam, March 23, 1836 * Uncommon title * Nice masthead engraving A curious little newspaper in Dutch, perhaps most noted for the comparatively large, nice engraving on the front page of a man on horseback "trumpeting" the news. The title translates to "Traveling News boy". Four pages, 6 by 8 inches, great condition..

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Ends March 29, 2019 16:06

$25.00
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Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves 1842 Pre Civil War Old Newspaper w/ Cedar of Lebanon


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372612149498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Sept. 15, 1842 * Anti-slavery newspaper from Boston * Much on politics and related slavery issues * Engraving of The Cedar of Lebanon A newspaper focused on freedom for slaves. Page 2 has an illustrated notice for: "James G. Birney for President...". Articles include: "Treatment of Slaves" "A Crumb For the Abolitionists" "Church Action on Slavery" "White Slaves of the North" and more. Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:37

$39.00
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