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159237

Early 19th Central ALBANY NY Capital of New York State 1824 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142530951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MICROSCOPE & INDEPENDENT EXAMINER, Albany, New York, Jan. 24, 1824 A somewhat uncommon title with various news items of the day & many ads. Wide, untrimmed margins, foxing throughout, good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:33

$28.00
159231

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address Annual Message 1816 NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930635505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Dec. 11, 1816 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The ftpg. has 1 1/2 columns taken up with the: "President's Message" which carries over to take more than half of pg. 2, being the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type James Madison. One item mentions: "...The Indian tribes without our limits appear also disposed to remain at peace..." with more on this. A nice reflection on the events of 1816. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:18

$29.00
159230

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat vs Duke of Wellington 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142516061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 12, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 contains some good accounts of the historic Battle of Waterloo, where the Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon Bonaparte. One report begins: "...have taken into consider consideration the signal & splendid victory gained by the Army under the command of the Duke of Wellington on the 18th of June instant, over the French army under the command of Bonaparte in person..." and more. Another item is headed: "Thanks to the duke of Wellington & the Army" Other accounts as well including one from: "French Papers". Some foxing & light dirtiness, generally good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:17

$39.00
159228

AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY Evangelical Christain Literature CREATED 1825 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930632663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK OBSERVER, May 14 and June 18, 1825 * American Tract Society creation A pair of notable issues. The May 14 issue of this religiously-themed newspaper has about half of page 2 taken up with the creation of the "American Tract Society", whose formal beginning was on May 11. Included is their "Constitution" and well as the: Laying The Corner Stone" which was in New York City. Much more as well. The June 18 issue contains on the front page the first Address of the American Tract Society, taking most of the ftpg. and a bit of pg. 2.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:11

$39.00
159224

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930560267

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, April 11, 1835 * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". Over a full page is taken up with a chapter on: "The Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monks, Nuns, and People". 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:38

$27.00
159180

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928720243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Sept. 30, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly rare are those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, and from over 13 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. A wealth of news of the day and many advertisements including an illustrated ad for a runaway slave who was caught and put in jail (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:34

$93.00
159023

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926022189

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 19, 1815 * re. Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 has over a full column on the; "Battle of Waterloo", from the viewpoint of General Alava, a Spanish general & statesman who actually fought for the British at Waterloo. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:50

$35.00
159022

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926021804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov. 28, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Page 2 has two nice, detailed letters each signed in type by: Wm. H. Harrison, concerning his involvement with the Indians just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe. This is followed immediately by a more recent report datelined "Pittsburg, Nov. 18" headed: "Indian Hostilities!" which would be a very early report of the Battle of Tippecanoe with very few details. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:48

$48.00
159021

Battle of TIPPECANOE & Little Belt Affair Commodore John Rodgers 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926021314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * The Little Belt Affair The front page begins with much reporting concerning the investigation into the Little Belt Affair, being Commodore Rodgers report to the court of inquiry, with the "Judgment of the Court", much in favor of the actions Rodgers in the battle (see). This was one of the events that would lead to the War of 1812. Page 3 has two nice accounts of the Battle of Tippecanoe, one from a survivor of the battle, and noting: "...We were formed in a moment, and in less than five minutes our pickets were driven in and the savages were in the centre of our camp. By sunrise we completely... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:47

$58.00
159020

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135374968

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 7, 1825 * Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish homeland on the Niagara River Page 2 has: "Mr. Noah...is said to have purchased...Grand Island from the state of New York. The island is intended for a number of emigrants of the Jewish nation who are to find there...refuge from European oppression..." with more (see). This was Mordecai Manuel Noah and his Zionists efforts, which never materialized. Noah was the first American-born Jew to achieve national prominence (see hyperlink). Four pages, archivally mended at the spine with various archival mends at the margins. Some margin wear.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:45

$58.00
159019

Uncommon WORKING CLASS 1860's London England Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead & PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926016972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: "BRITISH WORKMAN & Friend Of The Sons Of Toil", London, England. This title does not have a date, which is curious, but it is from the early 1860's. * Celebrating the working class of England A fascinating paper which existed to "...promote the health, wealth, & happiness of the working classes." It carries a very graphic front page with a print of "Aaron Arnold & the Two Fatherless Children." The related article is headed: "Celebrated Blacksmiths". A few more unrelated illustrations inside including a nice print of Florence Nightingale distributing 'The British Workman', with an article which includes a letter signed in type by: Florence Nightingale (see) Four pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:40

$29.00
159014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926013473

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 8, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican War The front page has: "A Battle In New Mexico" "From the seat of War" "Mexico" plus a terrific & lengthy: "Buena Vista: Another Account of the Battle" which takes close to 2 columns. Inside has: "Speech of Hon. A. R McIlvaine on the Mexican War which takes over half the page. "Claims Against Texas & the U. States" "San Juan D'Ulua" "Santa Anna's Pass" "From Vera Cruz" "Important From Santa Fe" "From Our Army at Vera Cruz" which has 4 letters signed in type by: Winfield Scott. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:32

$38.00
159013

5 Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1829 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135348444

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1829 A lot of five issues, each containing on the back page 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. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:30

$30.00
158933

AARON BURR Treason Trial DUEL Fame & Chesapeake-Leopard Affair 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923392963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1807 * Aaron Burr's treason trial * USS Chesapeake-Leopard affair The entire ftpg. is taken up with the continued reporting on the: "Trial of Col. Aaron Burr" for high treason, with considerable detail. Page 3 has mention of the outrage over the attack of the HMS Leopard upon the frigate Chesapeake, beginning: "The atrocious outrage of the British detailed in our last has excited in every quarter from which we have received information the deepest execration..." (see). Several runaway slave ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:25

$29.00
158918

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131338833

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 6, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front includes a print of: "The Pilgrim Hall, Plymouth, Mass." with text on it, the oldest public museum in the United States in continuous operation (see hyperlink). The bkpg. has a large print of the "National Monument to the Forefathers", dedicated a few days previous to this issue, but was not completed until 1888 (see Wikipedia for more details). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:45

$35.00
158914

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923361996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON MORNING POST, August 7, 1838 * Serpent (Instrument) advertisement The back page has a large number of illustrated advertisements, but perhaps the most intriguing is one which shows a serpent instrument as part of an ad promoting the wares of "Henry Prentiss", the text of which lists the many other musical instruments he offers for sale (see). Other illustrated ads are for 'Pure Sperm Oil" showing a whale, several stagecoach and steamship ads, plus others. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:37

$28.00
158911

Infamous QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning Tompkinsville Staten Island 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923358785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858 * Quarantine Hospital burning * Bayley Seton Hospital * Tompkinsville, Staten Island Page 4 has a column headed: "Great Conflagration at Staten Island" "Destruction of the Quarantine Establishment" with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. Also: "News From Utah" and "From St. Louis...Colored Emigration to Hayti" and "The Kansas Gold Mines". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:30

$36.00
158906

FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan - Frigate USS Philadelphia 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131299548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 10, 1804 * First Barbary War - Tripolitan * Frigate USS Philadelphia Inside has: "Pleasing Article" noting: "Captain Mentor...informs that all the officers of the United States frigate Philadelphia...had been liberated through the spirited interference of the French Consul...and that 15 or 20 of the crew had found means to make their escape from servitude...". This was an issue in the Barbary War (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 13:55

$36.00
158899

HENRY SCHOOLCRAFT Midwest Geography Survey 1821 Richmond Virginia Va Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923311540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Aug. 10, 1821 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital Page 2 has: "Intelligence From the West" which is a terrific & very descriptive letter datelined "Fort Wayne" and introduced as: "...a very interesting letter from Henry R. Schoolcraft...now traversing the immense region lying between Detroit and the Mississippi, south of his former route...". The letter takes close to 2 columns and is a great peace on early Western exploration (see for portions). Schoolcraft was a noted geographer & ethnologist (see Wikipedia). Four pages, two very small archival mends, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:51

$55.00
158897

COMMONWEALTH V. AVES Transportation of Slaves Boston Girl Case 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923310230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1836 * Commonwealth v. Aves * Boston slave girl - Med Slater * Transportation of slaves The ftpg. has an item on the interment of Aaron Burr's remains. Inside has four pages of text concerning: "The Boston Save Case", being the case of the slaver girl Med. See Wikipedia for much more on this historic case, which established a precedent in law that slavery was local & liberty general. This precedent was widely appealed to by antislavery forces in their future litigation. Terrific detail in this report. Also in this issue: "Volunteers For Texas". Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:48

$39.00
158890

LITTLE BELT AFFAIR Arthur Bingham USS President Pre War of 1812 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131191863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov.14, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham Page 2 has an article: "Affair of the Little Belt" which includes a letter from the captain of the ship concerning its engagement with the American frigate the President. His lengthy letter gives detail of the naval battle. This is followed by much more reporting on the event, carrying over to pg. 3. The Little Belt Affair (see Wikipedia for much more), a clash between the two ships off the coast of North Carolina, was one of the events that would lead to the War of 1812. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:43

$45.00
158886

ANNAPOLIS MD MARYLAND & the United States Naval Academy U.S. Navy 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923197906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 9, 1845 * United States Naval Academy * Why Annapolis, Maryland chosen as site Inside has an interesting report concerning the site of the Naval Academy, which was formally created on Oct. 10, 1845, just two months after this report. The Annapolis Academy was preceded by the Philadelphia Naval Asylum School. The report in this issue (taken from a Phila. newspaper) mentions the value in staying away from the temptations of a large city (see Wikipedia for details), noting in part under: "The Naval School" "It is now, we believe, determined on by the department, to break up the naval school near this city, and to open one near the sea, where the studen... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:12

$80.00
158876

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176924

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 8, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "French Official Account of the Battle of the 18th" being the historic Battle of Waterloo. Much detail. Also another report with some reference to Waterloo as well. Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:26

$39.00
158866

Frigates USS CONSTELLATION vs. La Vengeance NAVY Battle Quasi-War 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923159671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Feb. 26, 1800 * USS Constellation vs La Vengeance * United States vs. French Navy frigates * Action of 1 February 1800 Page 3 has a great report on the naval battle between the USS Constellation and the French frigate La Vengeance, a single-ship action during the Quasi-War (see Wiki for details). It was a victory for the U.S. Navy with this report headed: "Huzza For Truxton!" "Official" with a letter signed in type by: Thomas Truxton, introducing the victorious action, and then followed by a much more detailed account of the battle, also signed in type: Thomas Truxton. Pus there is a third letter signed by him offering thanks to his officers and crew. Four pages, ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:42

$58.00
158856

19TH CENTURY LIGHTHOUSES President James Monroe Act of Congress 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130532431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Sept. 16, 1822 * Lighthouses to be built * President James Monroe The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Monroe. One is: "An Act to Authorize the Building of Light-Houses Therein mentioned..." with a list of the lighthouses to be built.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:35

$33.00
158803

JAMES LONG (Filibuster) Spanish Texas Expedition for Independence 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129616370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1819 * James Long (filibuster) * Spanish Texas expedition The most notable content is the nice ftpg. article: "Another Declaration of Independence" which is an historic letter signed: James Long, concerning this "Long Expedition" This was an 1819 attempt to take control of Spanish Texas led by James Long, which successfully established a small independent government known as the Republic of Texas (distinct from the later Republic of Texas created by the Texas Revolution). The expedition crumbled later in the year, as Spanish troops drove the invaders out. Long returned to Texas in 1820 and attempted to reestablish his control. Also on the... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:01

$58.00
158753

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Prepares for His 1st Inauguration Pre Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921108008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Among the ftpg. column heads from shortly before Lincoln's inauguration are: "AFFAIRS OF THE NATION" "Movements Of The President Elect" "Close of the Deliberations of the Peace Conference" and "Rejection of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution". Also some ftpg. item regarding the coming Civil War. Eight pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:32

$29.00
158752

SECOND BARBARY WAR ENDS w/ Stephen Decatur, Jr. TREATY Signing 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128687475

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 13, 1816 All of page 1 & a bit of page 2 are taken up with: "The Algerine Treaty" ending the Second Barbary War, signed by the two who did the negotiations: Stephen Decatur & William Shaler. But this would not truly be the end (see hyperlink). Also inside is: "t''he British Treaty" dealing with some issues from the War of 1812, as well as: "Indian Treaties" with the Sioux, signed by James Madison & many chiefs with their "X" marks. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. Wikipedia notes: "Niles...Register ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:29

$28.00
158673

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124490479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 25, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the announcement of the death of the 4th son of King George III, the page reading: "Yesterday morning, at ten o'clock; departed this life, at Sidmouth, after a short illness, His Royal Highness Edward Duke of Kent and Strathern, His Majesty's fourth son, to the great grief of all the Royal Family." The remainder of the ftpg. has notices concerning the official mourning (see). Ironically, King George III would die just six days later. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:48

$138.00
158672

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom FUNERAL 1820 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918012570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? A terrific issue on the funeral for King George III with a ftpg. announcement: "The interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty, of Blessed Memory, took place in the Royal Chapel of St. George, withi9nt the Castle of Windsor, on Wednesday evening the 16th instant. An account of the solemnities observed upon that melancholy occasion will appear to-morrow morning in a Supplement to this Gazette." And included is that "Supplement", a six page edition with each bordered in wide mourning rules and providing considerable detail on the funeral procession (see photos). This would be the... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:46

$227.00
158628

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Inauguration Inaugural Editorial 1805 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917397030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S MUSEUM, Walpole, New Hampshire, March 30, 1805 * President Thomas Jefferson * Inauguration editorial The front page has over a full column taken up with: "President Jefferson's Inaugural Speech" which is essentially an editorial on the speech with commentary on various extractions from it (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:31

$28.00
158620

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA Honduras 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917388825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1860 * William Walker (filibuster) shot * Nicaragua expedition - Honduras The ftpg. has reporting on: "The Political Campaign" which includes mention of Lincoln. Also on the ftpg: "News From California" "Arrival of the Overland Express" which begins with a St. Joseph dateline: "The Pony Express with California dates to Sept. 8 arrived here last night...". Also: "Gen. Walker Shot" being a report of the fascinating William Walker, who attempted to create English speaking colonies in Latin America under his control. He was shot by Honduras authorities (see hyperlink for more). Eight pages, some archival mends near the right margin.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:20

$30.00
158617

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123520905

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  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:16

$77.00
158612

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:10

$39.00
159241

POINT JUDITH LIGHTHOUSE Thomas Jefferson Approves Construction 1808 Newwspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391930647173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 17, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson * Port Judith Lighthouse * United States Navy The entire first column is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by: Th. Jefferson. The first is "An Act Making Appropriations for the Support o the Navy of the United States during the year 1808." The bkpg. is mostly taken up with two more Acts, again each signed by Jefferson. One is "An Act to Erect a Light-House on Point Judith in the state of Rhode Island." See the hyperlink for more on this historic lighthouse. Page 3 has a small & unrelated letter to the Congress signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2017 15:44

$42.00
158486

PRE CIVIL WAR Fort Sumter Charleston SC Crisis TENSIONS INCREASE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118404461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 16, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions on the rise * Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina The first column heads relate to efforts to prevent a war: "THE REVOLUTION" "The Mission of Col. Hayne" "The Surrender of Fort Sumter Demanded, osr Its Capture Resolved on at Any Cost" "The Georgia State Convention Meets To-day" "Debate in the House on the State of the Union" "The Report of the House Crisis Committee" and more. Eight pages, a little irregular along the blank spine margin (from disbinding), nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:18

$27.00
158485

CONGO, AFRICA Negroes South Carolina Slavery SLAVES Pre Civil War 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118402583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1858 * Congo, Africa Negroes * Slaves to South Carolina * Pre Civil War slavery question The front page has: "The Congo Question In South Carolina" "Cause of the Capture of the Putnam--Crowds to See the Negroes--Apprehension of a Rescue--Removal of the Negroes--The Coming Trial of the Slave Crew" A detailed report. Other news of the day includes: "The Quarantine War" "The Morale of the Staten Island Outrages" "News From Kansas" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, some fraying along the right blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:16

$28.00
158484

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118401800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1858. * Southern Slavery question The back page has: "The Slavery Question In The South" "Comprehensive and Conservative View of the Field by a Southern Statesman" "The Northern Agitation Exhausting Itself--A Hopeful View of the Future" "Speech of Hon. James R. Hammond, Delivered at Barnwell Court House, October 28, 1858" Lengthy text takes up 4 1/4 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Academy of Music" "Amrine Disasters" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:15

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158483

Pre Civil War TENSIONS Southern Rebellion Nears Secession Talks 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118401033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * secession talks throughout the South The front page has: "The Revolution" "Preparations for an Attack on Fort Sumter" "Seizure of the Savannah Forts by the Governor of Georgia" "Meeting of the Florida Convention" and more, with over 2 columns of text on the tensions which would lead to the Civil War. Eight pages, some margin wear but no text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:14

$28.00
158482

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL MAIL SERVICE Arrives at San Francisco 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914404933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1858 * First transcontinental mail service success * Arrives at San Francisco, California Page 4 has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Very Late From California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail" "Short Trip Across the Plains" with several dispatches. See the hyperlink for further details. A very significant event in the settling of the West. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:12

$42.00
158481

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect at Springfield, Illinois 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118399639

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 30, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln Page 5 has: "Important From Springfield--The Position of The President Elect" noting: "...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the border state compromise, nor to any other. He stands immovably on the Chicago platform & he will neither acquiesce in, nor counsel his friends to acquiesce in any compromise..." and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:11

$43.00
158480

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & the New Administration Settles In 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118396865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 7, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln * New President of the United States * Post inauguration activities * New Administration settles in The front page of this famous national newspaper reports much on the recent inauguration of Abraham Lincoln of just 3 days prior, with first column headlines including: "The Troubles of the New Administration" "Probable Reconstruction of the Cabinet of Mr. Lincoln" "Appointment of Mr. Crittenden to the Supreme Court" "Important Speech of Mr. Douglas in the Senate" "He Views Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural as a Pacific Document" "The Army of Office Seekers at Washington" and more. Keep in mind that Abraham Lincoln was just inaugurated 3 days pr... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:07

$52.00
158473

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914398411

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.

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Ends November 26, 2017 13:54

$37.00
158455

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINNING w/ Mexico Mexican Republic Dissolved 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913834900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1835 * Texas Revolution beginning * Mexican Republic dissolved Inside has a report headed "Mexico" which includes: "...The tidings of the recent movements in Texas had reached the capitol & as to be expected, had produced a great excitement...every appearance that we shall soon hear of serious doings in the revolted province...A division of 2000 infantry had been ordered to assemble at Matamoras & 300 cavalry under general Montezuma had begun their march to Monterey in Texas. It was said that general Santa Anna himself would proceed thither to take the chief command..." and also: "The colonists of Texas have revolted against the supreme governme... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:47

$48.00
158448

WESTERN EXPANSION Midwest Land Sale & Mexican War 1847 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117310387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 * Western expansion * Mexican War The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see). Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican War: "The Three Million Bill" "The Wilmot Proviso" "Very Interesting from Mexico--Latest" "Important from Mexico, via Havana". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:39

$33.00
158413

Republic of TEXAS ANNEXATION Into United States Union & Millerism 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116255927

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1845 * Republic of Texas annexation * Incorporation into United States * Millerism - Second Advent of Jesus Christ Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The Great Question - Annexation of Texas" which is the formal document listing the full text as approved by the Senate & the House of Representatives, including the vote count, and ending with: "...By six o'clock in the evening they arrived at the final question upon the amendments, which were adopted, ayes 132, nays 76. The bill now only requires the signature of President Tyler to be the law of the land. One hundred guns from the Capitol Hill immediately announced the triumph of Anne... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:57

$44.00
158412

Nice 19th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913277887

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 5, 1804 * Nice masthead engraving This newspaper has one of the more beautiful mastheads of the early 19th century making it nice for display. As an added benefit the front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson (see). Page 2 has an interesting report: "President for life!...The Feds pretend that the alteration in the Constitution was made 'to secure the re-election of Mr. Jefferson; and talk about the Democrats wanting 'a President for life.'..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:55

$38.00
158408

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913261959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 9, (1812) * Battle of Tippecanoe The front page features several reports concerning the historic Battle of Tippecanoe, the reports headed: "From The Wabash". It includes a letter datelines "Vincennes, Dec. 11, 1811" which gives some detail on the battle. It begins: "A relation of the affair of the morning of the 7th ult.near the Prophet's town, may not be expected from us at this moment..." but it does offer some information. This is followed by another 4 reports datelines from Vincennes concerning the battle & then another related document as well.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:47

$37.00
158315

Rare & Early SITKA AK Alaska City View PRINT & Havana Cuba Harbor 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912405959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 9, 1856 * Rare Sitka, Alaska print The front page features a print: "Portrait of Ex-Governor Hunt, of New York" plus an article on "General Walker as a Political Mentor". Nice prints inside include: "Entrance To The Port Of Havana, From Puerte Del Principe" & "Havana--Part Of The Harbor--Fort Of Aratas" "Sinking Of The Staten Island Ferry Boat 'Columbus,' New York Harbor". One-third page view of: "Sitka, A Russian Settlement On The West Coast Of North America" with a related article. The back page has 4 prints relating to: "College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York City" with text. Complete in 16 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:05

$59.00
158314

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114648935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. And P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication (see photos). Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it (see). 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 Man... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:03

$86.00
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