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151374

JOHN RODGERS United States Navy INFRASTRUCTURE Letter Document 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842085668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829 Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well. Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:20

$37.00
151372

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Congress Session Call PROCLAMATION 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391679728683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1803 Page 3 has: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" calling for a special session of Congress, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:17

$26.00
151371

Beardless ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Campaign Candidate PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391679727722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860 * Early print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln * Running for United States President Front has a half page illustration: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860". This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history. The double page centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominent Candidates For The Republican Presidential Nomination At Chicago" which includes portraits of eleven men, of central prominence being: "Seward" with a print of "Lincoln" near the lower-left (see). This is one of the earlier prints of Li... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:16

$175.00
151323

CHESS GRANDMASTER Paul Morphy Letter from Howard Staunton 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678666958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1858 * Paul Morphy & Howard Staunton * Chess Grandmasters The front page has a reply in letter form from Howard Staunton to Paul Morphy, declining a chess match in which Morphy wanted. This letter is signed in type. H. Staunton Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:52

$28.00
151299

MISSOURI Territory to be STATEHOOD ? Slaves Slavery or Free 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838887644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 8, 1820 * Missouri Statehood question * Slavery & the Union - slaves The front page begins with 1 1/2 columns on: "Missouri and Slavery", which was a topic of much political debate at the time given the Missouri Compromise of March of 1820. The back page has: "Missouri Expedition" and more. Four pages, bit close-trimmed at bottom of back leaf causes loss of bottom line, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:17

$28.00
151297

JAMES MONROE United States Navy Acts of Congress 1820 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676375433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 18, 1820 * President James Monroe acts * United States Navy vessels Page 2 has: "AN ACT to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington, and to repeal all acts heretofore passed for the purpose." which takes 3 1/2 columns & is signed in type: James Monroe. Included are 18 other acts or resolutions, each signed in type: James Monroe, one of which is: "AN ACT Authorizing the Building of a Certain Number of Small Vessels of War" (see). Four pages, bit irregular at right margin but no text loss, a small archival mend, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:14

$37.00
151173

Early BASEBALL GAME Pre Civil War Era w/ Box Scores 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836302549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 16, 1859 * Very early baseball game * Pre Civil War era The bottom of page Page 5 has a small report on a baseball game under the heading: "Base Ball. Atlantic vs. Pastime" with box scores. (see) Rare to find baseball reports prior to the Civil War. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:33

$22.00
151148

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY Naval Commander DEATH Funeral w/ Coffin Print 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673563627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Oct. 5, 1819 * Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry * Death - funeral w/ coffin print The front page has over a column taken up with reports of the death of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, which also includes some details on the funeral including a nice engraving of his coffin and the position of the pall bearers (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 13:56

$64.00
151129

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Mississippi River Missouri Exploration 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835620396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1819 Page 2 has: "Yellowstone Expedition" which has two letters from Col. Johnson, the first from "off Cape Girardeau" and nearly "50 miles against the current of the Mississippi" with mention of difficult perils encountered on the river, and a second letter reporting that he was at St. Louis with 200 tons of provisions but that the 6th Regiment was "...yet in our rear... the rifle regiment is ready and is divided between the Belle Fountain and Martins Cantamount...". Some talk about the level of the river and his optimism about the journey (see). The top of pg. 2 has: "President Monroe" which reports a rumor that he had died, but then notes it was incorrect... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:52

$32.00
151127

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835619069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August, 1815 * Illustrated ship advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat, a stage coach, and at least ten illustrated ship ads. Four pages, some scattered foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:50

$25.00
151114

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & John Adams DEATHS Announcement 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835609617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 22, 1826 * * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson deaths Inside contains a lengthy article headed: "Adams and Jefferson" which includes near the beginning: "Fellow citizens--I regret to be obliged...to trespass further on your patience. The lot has fallen on me to call your attention...to the pecuniary embarrassments of our distinguished fellow-citizen, Thomas Jefferson..." and much, much more. This is dated July 4, the day he (and John Adams died) but which was not known at the time. This article deals with ways to assist Jefferson in his debt-ridden situation late in life. Further on notes: "...If I am asked why Jefferson is singled out amid his compatriots... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:32

$73.00
151111

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835605893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 20, 1834 * David "Davy" Crockett In reports from Congress is text noting Davy Crockett's comments, with: "Mr. Crockett submitted the following resolutions:..." and a bit further on: "Mr. Crockett said he feared gentlemen did not understand the nature of his resolution. It was a mere inquiry whether those rivers were of a national character or not..." with more (see). And another item on an earlier page references Davy Crockett's comments in Congress, beginning: "The little speech of col. Crockett in the house; of representatives on the 11th inst. has a great deal of point in it..." with more (see). Other items in this issue include: "Free Negro Labo... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:27

$35.00
151109

AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE & Richmond Virginia VA Slavery Revolt 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391672810634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Oct. 4, 1800 * The African slave trade Page 2 has: "African Slavery" which begins: "Of all the traffics that ever disgraced the people of Europe, this is the most scandalous & barbarous...the slave trade had been too long tolerated..." and more. Page 3 has a report from Richmond concerning an intended slave revolt there (see). Also: "Loss of the Brig Abigail" & "Capture of the French Frigate Vengeance". Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:24

$27.00
151004

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abolition Movement New York City Civil War Era 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669317459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 26, 1861 * Rare abolitionism title As the title would suggest, focused on the anti-slavery movement from during the first year of the Civil War. Reports include: "Grand Split in the Southern Confederacy" "Meeting of Colored Citizens in New Bedford" "The Reaction In the Border States Against Slavery" "Shall Slavery Or the Country Be Destroyed?" and much more. Four pages, wear at the central fold, some archival mends, otherwise good (see images).

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:13

$38.00
150998

New York Herald New Year's CARRIER'S ADDRESS to His Patrons 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832190935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1803 * New Year's carrier address Almost the full first 2 columns are taken up with the carrier's address poem: "To The Patrons", a tradition in one of the first issues of the new year (see hyperlink for details). Four pages, various foxing/staining, partially loose at the spine.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:00

$27.00
150996

ANDREW JACKSON State of the Union Address re. Indian Removal Act 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669302159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 11, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address * Indian Removal Act All of page 2 & some of pg. 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being his annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would be spelled out in the Indian Removal Act of 1830: "...I suggest...the propriety of setting apart an ample district west of the Mississippi, & without the limits of any state...to be guaranteed to the Indian tribes as long as they shall occupy it...This emigration should be vol... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 06:53

$48.00
150959

BALLSTON SPA Village Saratoga County New York Steam Factory 1815 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668043666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1815 * Ballston Spa, New York On the back page, in the Supplement, is an article: "Ballston Spa Factory" which begins: "The steam factory in this village is now ready for operation. The engine and a portion of the spinning apparatus is now prepared for working..." with more, taking half a page. This town was the birthplace of Abner Doubleday. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia it: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Dev... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:49

$20.00
150863

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1804-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826876835

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The Repertory, May 12, 1807; Boston Patriot, June 7, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Oct. 5, 1808; N.Y. Evening Post, Dec. 27, 1804; and U.S. Gazette For the Country, Jan. 16, 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 January 28, 2017 15:05

$35.00
150830

(8) 19th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1836 Original Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663956356

Shown are 8 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, 1836 Although there is some literary content this newspaper also has much current news of the day. This is a lot of eight issues from this year. All are never bound nor trimmed, several folds and some rubbing to the top fold at the masthead, scattered foxing, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:30

$26.00
150829

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663954672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Page 5 has a report: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Trial of Captain Cook" with various subheads including: "Brown's Religion" "Denial of Gerrit Smith's Being a Slave Owner..." "Visit to Old Brown..." and more. Page 6 has: The Case of Stevens, the Harper's Ferry Conspirator" Twelve pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:28

$28.00
150827

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663952544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address. Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:25

$38.00
150778

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1804-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825216331

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The Repertory, May 15, 1807; Boston Patriot, June 17, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Oct. 8, 1808; N.Y. Evening Post, Dec. 28, 1804; and U.S. Gazette For the Country, Jan. 23, 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 January 26, 2017 14:43

$35.00
151343

MARY ROGERS Edgar Allan Poe Detective Mystery Story Fame MURDER 1841 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391678693329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 16, 1841 * Mary Rogers murder * Edgar Allan Poe story fame The top of page 2 has a report headed; "The Conflagration of the Steamer Erie on Lake Erie", one of the biggest tragedies up to that time (see hyperlink). Much detail, taking over 2 full columns. Also on pg. 2: "The Mary Rogers Mystery". Mary Rogers was found dead on July 28, 1841, a story which became a national sensation in the U.S., inspiring Edgar Allan Poe's detective story 'The Mystery of Marie Roget'. See the hyperlink for much more on this interesting murder case. Four pages, light damp staining throughout, good condition.

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Ends January 23, 2017 15:31

$29.99
151311

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


eBay Auction Item # 371840888396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1818 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Inside has 6 pages of detailed charts on the various imports into the United States. Further on is the: "Message" of the President to Congress, being the annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Monroe. This address takes nearly 4 pages. Complete in 24 pages with the "Supplement" issue, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2017 08:13

$24.99
150707

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Antebellum w/ Daniel Webster Signature1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659169400

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY KENTUCKIAN, Louisville, Kentucky, June 5, 1843 * Rare antebellum title * Daniel Webster ? A volume 1 issue of this uncommon & early title. A four page issue with various news of the day and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Of note is "D. Webster" penned at the top, typically reserved for the subscriber's name. I believe this issue came from the Library of Congress collection so it is likely this is "the" Daniel Webster who was Secretary of State for President Tyler at the time. Archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:32

$67.00
150649

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect About to Change America 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820299516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:06

$41.00
151268

Rare Antebellum LYNCHBURG VA Virginia Pre Civil War 1830 Old Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Auction Item # 371838629716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, Virginia, May 17, 1830 * Rare antebellum title We have difficulty finding issues of such an early date from Virginia. A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated particularly those on the back page (see photos). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 10:20

$34.99
151266

ZODIAC TX Gillespie County Texas Texan 1st MORMONS Settlement 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371838622046

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Aug. 5, 1848 Page 7 has: "Texan Mormon Settlement" which mentions: "...is in a town called Zodiac...county being composed partly of Germans & partly of Mormons, who live together in the utmost harmony..." with various details (see). Another item: "A Shocking Occurrence---The Slave Case" involves murder (see). Eight pages, irregular at the spine, good condition. wikipedia notes: Zodiac is a vanished Mormon settlement established in 1847 on the Pedernales River, located 4 miles southeast of Fredericksburg, in Gillespie County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The area it was located on eventually converted to private acreage, and no trace of the settlement remains today... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 10:03

$34.99
150618

BLEEDING KANSAS Missouri Border Ruffians & Free Staters 1856 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657430595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 2, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Kansas War" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:38

$23.00
150578

Assassination Plot on President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route 1861 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818808803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 27, 1861 * Early attempt to assassinate Abraham Lincoln * Lincoln's new administration The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", "Facts & Speculations Respecting the New Ministry", "Mr. Cameron to Go Into the Cabinet", "Strong Conservative Influences Surrounding Mr. Lincoln", "The Outgoing Administration" and more. Perhaps the most intriguing content is found on page 5, with one column heads: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT FROM ALBANY", "An I... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:56

$28.00
150577

Famous LIBERTY GOLD COIN Coronet $10 Eagle Piece Created MINTED 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656492827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1839 * Famous Liberty $10 gold coin * Philadelphia Mint creation The bottom of the front page has a nice any for any coin collector (numismatist): "The Gold Eagle" which notes in part: "This beautiful coin, after a long absence, has reappeared in our country. The mint at Philadelphia is striking them & a quantity has arrived here. It is not only a noble coin, but, in its improved appearance, a fine specimen of art..." with more, and noting at the end: "It is now thirty five years since an eagle has been coined at our mint." This was the famous Liberty, or Coronet $10 gold piece, the first produced since the Turban head design ended in 1804. ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:54

$34.00
150553

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818743076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 18, 1815 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena Page 2 has: "Destination of Bonaparte--St. Helena" for his exile. the article notes in part: "...the account of the final destination of Bonaparte; who, before this time is far on his way to the island of St. Helena. the intelligence that he was to be conveyed to St. Helena was to him news of the most appalling kind; as it went to deprive hi of all hopes of ever again resuming the imperial diadem..." and much more. Napoleon would die there six years later. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:23

$37.00
150526

BATTLE FOR MEXICO CITY William J. Worth Mexican-American War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654028462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 18, 1847 * Battle for Mexico City * Mexican-American War The top of the front page has: "Description of the Battles" from near Mexico City, with much detail & taking over half a column. Page 2 has over two columns taken up with a very lengthy list--by name--of the: "Killed, Wounded & Missing" at the victorious battles before Mexico City on August 19 & 20, 1847. Four pages, several small margin tears with a few small archival mends, good condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:33

$38.00
150525

BATTLE OF BUENA VISTA General Zachary Taylor Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654026907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 22, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * General Zachary Taylor * Mexican-American War A great issue as nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Battle of Buena Vista" "General Taylor's Detailed Report" signed by him in type: Z. Taylor. Taylor's 4800 inexperienced volunteers managed a victory of Santa Anna's army of 15,000 men. Also on the ftpg: "Further From Vera Cruz". Page 2 has a detailed report; "Official--From New Mexico" taking close to two columns. Pg. 3 has: "The Capture of Alvarado" "Later From Vera Cruz" & other items on the Mexican War. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:32

$49.00
150452

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652341155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 13, 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, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:34

$44.00
150369

LA AMISTAD Sierra Leone SLAVES Mutiny Ship Prisoners Negroes 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371812461748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Oct. 9, 1839 * La Amistad slave ship case * Sidney O. Francis kidnapping Page 3 has a report concerning the Amistad slave ship, beginning: "The case of the Amistad & the probable fate of the African captives which she brought to our shores, yet engage the attention of the whole press..." & a bit more. This concerns the very historic "Amistad" case which ended up with a landmark decision by the Supreme Court in 1842. The Amistad case began with a rebellion of slaves on board the Spanish schooner of this name in 1839. It was also the subject of a 1997 film of the same name by Stephen Spielberg. Perhaps more noteworthy is a fascinating report headed: "Extraordin... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2017 15:43

$38.00
150361

FLAG ACT OF 1818 United States Stars & Stripes Revision CONGRESS 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371812451839

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 1, 1818 * United States Flag revision The back page has over 2 columns taken up with a very lengthy list of Acts of Congress which were recently passed. Included very inconspicuously within the list is: "To establish the flag of the United States--House, April 4, 1818." (text of the Act not included: see) This was the historic Act which formalized how the flag would be altered in future as additional states join the Union. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2017 15:28

$29.00
150313

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371810290768

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, nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:51

$30.00
150129

UTAH WAR United States Army Expedition MORMONS Settlers 1858 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391645259319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 12, 1858 * Utah War - Mormons * United States Army expedition Page 2 has an article headed: "THE MORMON WAR" Text takes up a full column. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2017 14:26

$33.00
150125

19th Century SEA SERPENT & West Point Military Academy CADETS 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391645252166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1817 Page 2 has: "West Point Academy" which concerns the treatment of cadets at the Academy (see). Also: "The Sea Serpent" begins: "This notorious animal still remains in our waters..." with more (see). Four pages, some wear art the folds with minimal text loss, a few tiny worm holes, generally good.

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Ends January 04, 2017 14:20

$28.00
149958

INAUGURATION Of James Monroe Inaugural ADDRESS 1821 Baltimore MD Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637705992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821 * President James Monroe * Inauguration - inaugural address Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to Mr. Monroe, previous to his entering upon the duties of his second term of service as president of the United States: After which he delivered the following speech:..." and what follows is his lengthy inaugural address, beginning on the front page and taking all of pages 2, 3 4 & a bit of pg. 5. (see for portions). There is also... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:55

$37.00
149957

INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Baltimore MD Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371801645648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 9, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Certainly the best content in this issue is the inside page account of: "The Inauguration" which is followed by the: "Inaugural Address Of The President Of the United States, Fourth of March, 1833" which takes over half a page This was the inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson. Other items of interest in this issue include: "The Indians" "Letter From General Mercer" "The Tariff Bill" and over 8 pages of reporting from Congress. Great to have this inaugural coverage from a newspaper so close to Washington, D.C. Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, in very nice... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:53

$42.00
149893

(33) Original WINDSOR VT Vermont & Providence RI 1832 Newspapers w/ Anti-Slavery


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634391431

Shown are 33 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, 1832 A lot of 25 issues of this temperance/religious/anti-slavery themed newspaper, although there news from Congress & other "regular" reports as well. Each issue is cleanly loose at the spine and the issues have some old library tape mends, most at the central fold on inside pages. Also: RHODE IS. AMERICAN STATESMAN, 1829, a lot of 8 issues, cleanly loose at the spine, generally good condition. Offered as a "2nd rate" lot of 33 issues.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:52

$54.00
149837

RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisement 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796727273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, August 2, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (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 December 23, 2016 06:58

$28.00
149714

5 Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1829 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791626666

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 17, 2016 08:19

$30.00
149692

(6) Early & Rare 19th Century FEMININE Womanly 1804 Old Newspapers w/ Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791089872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY VISITOR OR LADIES' MISCELLANY, New York, 1804 A lot of 6 issues of this interesting & uncommon title, featuring an angelic engraving in the masthead. Mostly "womanly" content but a page with mostly news items near the back. All are eight pages, various foxing, minimal margin wear, 8 1/4 by 10 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:26

$23.00
149608

MEXICAN WAR Battles of Contreras & Churubusco MEXICO 1847 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623236514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 1847 * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico Almost the entire front page is taken up with Mexican War reports, including: "Dispatches From Gen. Scott" "Army Court Martial" "Official Dispatches - Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" this being two lengthy & detailed reports signed in type: "Winfield Scott. Mexican War reports continue to take much of pg. 2 with: "Reports of Commanders of Divisions to the Commander-in-Chief - Report of Major General Pillow" and "Report of Brevet Major General Worth" each signed in type by them. Also: "Army Court Martial". Four pages, minor archival rep... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:40

$42.00
149598

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789423131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:24

$42.00
149593

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623213721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 2 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote of the "Ten Regiment Bill" which includes a list of those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Among the list of those who voted "Nay" is "Lincoln" (see photos). 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 afte... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:14

$42.00
149585

1st RABBI Prayer in Congress Judaica Jewish Jews 1860 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789406900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 2, 1860 * First Rabbi to lead prayer in Congress * Judaica - Jewish - Jews Page 5 has proceedings of the first session of the "Thirty Sixth Congress" and included is a brief but very historic account about the first time the proceedings were opened with a prayer by a rabbi. The account reads in part: "The proceedings were opened with a prayer by Rabbi RAPHAEL. It abounded with fervently expressed patriotic and religious sentiment. He implored Divine blessing to direct the House in the election of a Speaker...that the members might speak and act for the glory and happiness of their common country. The prayer was listened to with marked attention". A notable Judaica... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 13:59

$255.00
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