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178409

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President Elect TRIP To Washington D.C. Planned 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649315658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington D.C. * President elect - pre inauguration Page 5 has: "The Lincoln Regime" "The New Administration Still in Favor of Coercion" and "The Day Fixed for the Departure of the President Elect for Washington". Also a subhead: "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" which begins: "It is now positively settled that Mr. Lincoln will depart for Washington on the 11th of February...". All this takes over a full column concerning the new administration. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:30

$64.00
178369

Early RAILROAD Trains Construction over Plains Rocky Mountains 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921425662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1852 * Early railroad construction in the West The front page has: "Fugitive Slaves" as well as: "Export of Gold From California" which includes a chart. Also: "From Texas" and "From El Paso" "A Patriot of the Rio Grande". Page 2 has: "A Plan for Constructing a Railroad over the Plains between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains" which is 1 1/2 columns. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the top quadrant of the ftpg., generally good.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:42

$45.00
178365

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646717729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 1849 * Early Abraham Lincoln This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" not once but 3 times in the count of votes on various motions, twice voting "yea" and once voting "nay". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. 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 a... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:41

$49.00
178358

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921417866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, August 5, 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 3 Acts of Congress, one of which is signed by the President: James Polk. Over two ftpg. columns are taken up with "The Votes of Millard Fillmore on Slavery...". Other ftpg. items include: "Mr. Fillmore an Anti-Mason" "Mr. Cass on Temperance" & inside has: "Taylor Blarney" "Gen. Taylor and the Wilmot Proviso" "Cass On Slavery Question" "The Veto" and much more. Pg. 2 includes an ad supporting "Gen. Lewis Cass" for President of the U.S. (see)... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:35

$110.00
178357

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia BLACKS Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646712752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1859 * John Brown's black insurrection * Harper's Ferry, West Virginia Page 6 has over a full column on: "John Brown's Invasion" "The Martial Law Illegal--Reaction Against Wise" which concerns the aftermath of John Brown's insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Page 3 has: "Monument to John Brown" & "A Defense of the Memory of John Brown". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:35

$37.00
178356

Abolitionist JOHN BROWN EXECUTION Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1859 * John Brown's execution * Raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia A great issue concerning the John Brown/Harper's Ferry affair, with over half of page 5 taken up with related content. The top of a column has: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads including: "John Brown's Remains" "The Execution of Capt. Brown" with details; "The Execution on Friday Last" "Incidents Connected with the Execution" and "Arrival of Mrs. Brown" (minor chip at a bottom margin effects a few words). Related content carries over to the back page with subheads: "Letters From John Brown" "Affairs at Charlestown" "The Martyr's Death & The Martyr's Triumph" "The Execution" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:34

$78.00
178355

Woman FUGITIVE SLAVE Matilda Lawrence Case & Trail of Tears 1837 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 22, 1837 * Matilda Lawrence case * Woman fugitive slave * Trail of Tears - Indians The most notable report is a page 5 item headed: "Slave Case" which is the fascinating case of slave Matilda Lawrence. Abolitionist William Birney, who published "The Philanthropist" hired friend & future Supreme Court Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase, to defend Matilda. As a website notes: "On 11 March 1837, at 9:30 a.m., Chase made a widely-read, logos-based defense of Matilda’s right to freedom that would rock the nation to its core. He asked not for sympathy but for careful ears in this case under national spotlight. The results of this case could forever influence U.S. democracy, law... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:33

$59.00
178337

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646327285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Oct. 20, 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..."for the Liberty ticket. Articles include: "J.G. Whittier's Letter of Acceptance" as a Liberty candidate for Congress, signed by him in type: John G. Whittier. John Greenleaf Whitter was a staunch abolitionist. Also: "To the Friends of Freedom!!" "Dr. Humphrey's Sermon on Dueling" and much more. Four pages, some foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:41

$42.00
178281

PRELUDE to Battle of Tippecanoe INDIANS on Wabash River 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641613508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Oct. 8, 1811 * Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe * Indian - Native Americans on Wabash River Page 3 has a note concerning the arrival: "...500 troops...proceeded on towards Vincennes...to join the regulars; and thence to proceed up the Wabash to the Prophet's town and intend building a fort; and if the Indians make the least resistance no doubt but there will be an engagement...". This was just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe... Then a letter from Franklin, Pa., concerning Indians as well (see). Also an item concerning the Little Belt affair. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:21

$32.00
178232

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers World Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of the Heenan and Sayers fight, while another 4 page print is mostly damaged due to the typical trimming of the issue. Sixteen pages, minor wear with small archival mends at the margins.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:17

$89.00
178221

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915324713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island (New York), Sept. 28, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The bottom of page 3 has a very historic report on the Amistad slave ship case, headed: "Decision of Judge Thompson In The Case of The Amistad" which reports: "...Judge Thompson has decided that the crew of the Amistad have committed no offence against the laws of the United States, of which this Court has jurisdiction. The Court is now engaged in trying a writ of habeas corpus, which will decide whether they be set at liberty, or detained to be delivered up to Spain, agreeable to treaty." This slave ship case was the subject of a 1997 film "Amistad" by Stephen Spielberg. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:11

$68.00
178203

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372913911861

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, June 22, 1803; United States' Gazette, Sept. 21, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Oct. 19, 1808; New England Palladium, Oct. 5, 1802; and Boston Gazette, June 25, 1804. 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 February 14, 2020 15:12

$48.00
178166

Early SEA SERPENT Monster - Andrew Jackson - Black Hawk Indian War1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637453418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson * Black Hawk Indian War * Sea Serpent monster The front page has a small article noting in part: "The Sea Serpent has been seen again upon our boast...confident he say one hundred feet of the monster...we tender our thanks to his Serpentship for making his appearance once more...may we be there to see!" and more. Also on the ftpg. are two article on: "The Assault Upon the President" with much detail. This was the first attempt to do bodily harm to any President. Andrew Jackson had ordered the dismissal of Robert Randolph from the Navy for embezzlement. Randolph appeared at Alexandria, Virginia, and assaulted Jackson, then fled the scene... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:13

$38.00
178165

Early MORMONS Emigration SLC Donner Party & Slaver Ship Captured 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912775131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 13, 1847 * Early Mormons emigration * Donner Party tragedy * Slaver ship capture - slaves A great issue, as page 3 has an article: "Late from California" with a variety of items, including mention: "...the emigrants to California & Oregon were making very handsome progress...The Mormons, with 676 wagons, were meet at the forks of the Platte on their route to California. The Twelve Apostles, as they are called, were at Fort Bridger & it was understood that the Mormons would not proceed this season further than the neighborhood of the Salt Lake...". Then there is reference to the tragedy of the Donner Party, an early report with a bit of detail: "...These gentlemen ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:13

$116.00
178163

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco Tells Hardships Encountered 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912772948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 * California gold rush hardships Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted with the hard labor...With scarcely an exception the gold-hunters were all anxious to return. Pride prevented some..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:11

$54.00
178162

CAPTURE OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912771745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1847 * Capture of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 2 has: "Chippewa Treaties" as well as a lengthy letter: "On The Origin of the War", being the Mexican War. Page 3 has a notable report headed: "The Capital taken by General Scott--Our Flag Flying over the Halls of the Montezumas!" with details of the capture of the city. Also: "The War News", and a letter headed: "General Taylor" from Monterey & signed in type: Z. Taylor. This is followed by 5 additional letters on the Mexican War. Much more on the terms of surrender, too much to detail here. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:10

$47.00
178159

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912770278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STAR OF FLORIDA, Tallahassee, Middle Florida, Oct. 20, 1841 * Rare antebellum title We have had a few titles from Florida before the Civil War, but this is more rare than the others. Various news & ads of the day. The back page has an illustrated runaway slave ad. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:09

$108.00
178158

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Leon County Pre Civil War Antebellum 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912769847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 17, 1846 * Rare antebellum title A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages with various local and national news reports in addition to many advertisements. Page 3 includes: "Important from Washington" which begins: "The long agony is over! The Oregon notice resolutions have PASSED THE HOUSE! The vote was..." with more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:08

$105.00
178075

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630512138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 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. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $2000 each. Four pages, some stray i... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:04

$425.00
178069

re. MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY William Bligh & the Pitcairn Islands 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906567893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 25, 1839 * re. Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh * Pitcairn Islands - Pacific Ocean Inside has an article: "Pitcairn's Island" which is a accounting of what happened since the Bounty mutineers had settled on the island. It begins: "The history of this little island--a tree enbosomed spot in the Pacific--is an interesting episode in the world's great epic..." & continues to take over a full column to detail what transpired since (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:01

$34.00
178003

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903804789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Aug. 30, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 06, 2020 08:01

$44.00
177985

PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903795010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 21, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingt... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$30.00
178448

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


eBay Auction Item # 392650934149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 23, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Page 5 has over a full column taken up with "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" and "John Brown's Last Appeal to A Court" with a subhead: "The Virginia Fright". Nice content on is involvement in the Harper's Ferry Insurrection. Eight pages, a few small margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 09:02

$44.99
178440

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


eBay Auction Item # 392650881569

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

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Ends January 30, 2020 08:01

$69.99
178415

Life & Adventures of MARTIN CHUZZLEWITT Charles Dickens BOZ 1843 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372923712416

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER & NATIONAL GAZETTE, from Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1843. * Martin Chuzzlewit * Boz - Charles Dickens The front page has the continuation of: "A New Story By Boz." "The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit His Relatives, Friends, & Enemies" by Charles Dickens. Text takes up over three columns on the front page. Complete in four pages, good condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 08:48

$27.99
178346

JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address w/ War of 1812 Prelude 1811 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921129239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1811 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address * War of 1812 prelude Beginning on the front page is the: "President's Message" which carries over to take all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 where it is signed in type: James Madison. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address in which he addresses the significant issues of the year and thoughts on 1812, particularly noteworthy since the War of 1812 would begin in less than 7 months. The balance of the issue has other news of the day & political reports from Congress, etc. Included are two 8 page supplements, consequently 32 pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:40

$27.99
178344

LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY 1st Inter-City Railroad Creation 1830 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921125480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 20, 1830 * Liverpool and Manchester Railway creation Near the back are four pages taken up with a very detailed report of the historic "Liverpool and Manchester Railway". The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened on Sept. 15 1830 (this report is datelined Sept. 17) between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester in England. It was the first railway to rely exclusively on steam power, with no horse-drawn traffic permitted at any time; the first to be entirely double track throughout its length; the first to have a signaling system; the first to be fully timetabled; the first to be powered entirely by its own motive power; and the first to carry mail. John B. Jervis of ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:33

$26.99
177850

1860 Newspaper ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892631320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:50

$44.00
177844

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1853 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892618588

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 January 27, 2020 07:47

$136.00
177830

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539538

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 co... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:20

$98.00
177734

STATE OF DESERET Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints - SLC Utah 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883990319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 1849 * State of Deseret - Mormons - Mormonism * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Salk Lake City, Utah description Page 3 has: "The State Of Deseret" which is a fine report on the situation of the Mormons at the Great Salt Lake, and very descriptive of the vicinity. It begins: "Five miles from the foot of the mountain lies the 'City of the Great Salt Lake, of nine months' growth...It is laid out in blocks, containing ten acres each, and each block is subdivided into eight lots...Nearly one thousand adobe houses have been built...A mile north of the city is a warm sulphur spring...The weather is delightful..." and more. Four pages, very nice co... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:18

$68.00
177720

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598208420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 18, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Geor... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:08

$26.00
177718

African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177693

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Brigham Young Letter 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882434031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 14, 1858 * Lengthy reports on the Mormons * Brigham Young letter Page 6 has some nice Mormon content with an article: "Later From Utah" mostly taken up with a letter datelined "Great Salt Lake City". It discusses a visit to the penitentiary there as well as meeting Lorenzo Young, Brigham's youngest brother, and much more. This takes over 1 1/2 columns & is followed by: "A Letter From Brigham Young" signed by him in type: Brigham Young. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:18

$62.00
177685

Commodore Matthew C. PERRY EXPEDITION Navy to JAPAN w/ Prints 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882410807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 7, 1853 * Perry Expedition to Japan Inside has a full page with text and two illustrations on: "The United States Expedition To Japan" including a portrait of: "Commodore Matthew Perry, Commander..." and also: "the Steam Frigate 'Mississippi', U.S. Navy". The front page has an illustration of: "A Bush Fire in Australia" with an article on pg. 2. Includes the Supplement issue. Total of 24 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:07

$59.00
177644

SS GREAT EASTERN Iron Sailing Steamship Maiden Voyage Success 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595223633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 23, 1859 * SS Great Eastern * Maiden voyage The front page has an article headed: "The Great Eastern in Salt Water" "Splendid Success Of The Vessel" and more. Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little light foxing and irregularity along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:28

$28.00
177635

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595189927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and "The Barracoon at Key West Where the Africans Are Confined". Further on in the issue is a lengthy & very detailed article titled: "On Board A Slav... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:09

$636.00
177599

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879566890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1849 * Early Abraham Lincoln This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" in a vote concerning a "Private claim for a slave" (see). Also, page 3 has a similar mention of him in a discussion in the House, reading: "Mr. LINCOLN gave notice of a motion for leave to introduce a bill in relation to school lands which have been or may be relinquished...". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for hi... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:10

$52.00
177572

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592946239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, July 6, 1858 * Rare pre Civil War title * 4 slave advertisements Page 3 is entirely filled with many advertisements, and among them are two 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 January 17, 2020 07:37

$36.00
177571

THE WANDERER Last Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Ship LANDS South 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592945519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, December 12, 1858 * The Wanderer (slave ship) lands in Georgia Page 5 has a brief, discrete but historic report with small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America (see hyperlink for corroboration). See images for reporting here. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:37

$57.00
177570

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879118072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August 26, 1815 * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The front page also has an ad for a stagecoach. Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:36

$27.00
177557

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879113712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, July 23, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 9 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:27

$38.00
177522

Early STEAM FIRE ENGINE Horse Pulled Truck Firefighting PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586503649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 * Great pre-Civil War fire engine print For the collector of fire-fighting memorabilia, this is a terrific issue. The entire front page is taken up with a very detailed & terrific print titled: "The New Steam Fire Engine" which was called the "Neptune", manufactured by Silsby, Mynderse & Company in Seneca Falls, N.Y. The description begins at the bottom of the ftpg. & carries over to page 2. A terrific issue for display. Much other invention-related content within but it pales in comparison to the front page print. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:26

$115.00
177521

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586502858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The top of pg. 3 has a column headed: "Additional From California" which has much concerning the growth of the territory. One bit includes: "The immigrants by the overland route were continuing to arrive...It is said that numbers are now coming by the northern trail...The emigrants think that much of the suffering which has already occurred, & much yet to be endured, is attributable to the false statements made by these different writers...most of the miners there are dissatisfied & that many are already returning...general impression is that the diggers are now very successful." Additional reports concernin... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:25

$48.00
177519

Early MORMONS Mormonism Traveling to UTAH Council Bluffs, Iowa IA 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875019121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1847 * Early Mormons - Mormonism * Travel West - Council Bluffs, Iowa The bottom of page 3 has: "The Mormons" noting in part: "...that the Mormons are in a flourishing condition in their new location on the fine lands of the Pottawatamie...above Council Bluffs...have built, also, a town, called 'Winter Quarters'...a population of some seven thousand souls...Mormons are on friendly terms with the Indians..." and more. Page 3 has: "Late From Santa Fe" as well as: "Movements On the Rio Grande" concerning the Mexican War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:24

$59.00
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Early LIFE IN CALIFORNIA Description during GOLD RUSH ERA 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586501324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 * Early life in California Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics". This is perhaps the best description of California from such an early date. The photos show only portions. Page 2 also has: "Great Britain and the Slave Trade" taking most of a column. And page 3 has: "A Recommendation" concerning prayers for: "...the visitation of a fearful pestilence which is spreading its ravages throughout the land..." signed in type: Z. Taylo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$78.00
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Very Early BOOK OF MORMONS Palmyra NY New York Emigration 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586500570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., July 20, 1831 * Among the earliest of reports to be had * Palmyra, New York - Book of Mormon * Mormons - Latter Day Saints movement The earliest Mormon report we typically find in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register". This report is just 4 days later. The front page has: "Letter From A Mormonite" which takes nearly a full column. It begins: "On a journey to the westward, after passing through Palmyra in the state of New York, we learned that a man belonging to that town whom we had seen about 18 years since, had become a believer in this book...We had an opportunity to see the book about an hour and it appeared to us like an impositi... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$278.00
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NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586500031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Aug. 31, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. This report actually includes several accounts, one item beginning: "...that an insurrection had broken out, that several families had been murdered, & that the [blacks] were embodied, requiring a considerable military force to reduce them...". Another account begins: "On Monday last in... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$177.00
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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Diggings Miners Mining 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875018483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California" including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at work washing out gold...one man has a hole sunk 14 ft. below the bank..,.he makes from five ounces to a pound every day. Plus there are other accounts of gold mining: "I have earned today only $12, and the prospects among the workies are rather disheartening..." and much more. Page 3 also has: "The Late Indian Murder in Florida". Four pages, very nice... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:22

$58.00
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Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586497726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 2 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes concerning establishing territorial governments in Oregon, California, and New Mexico. Within the "Yea" lists on two votes is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. This is two printings of Lincoln's name, one for each vote. 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,... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:22

$39.00
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