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183586

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Takes Over as President Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900994623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * New administration takes over * Pre-Civil War tensions escalate A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition. Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: "The agony is over, and Lincoln's Cabinet is formed..." with much more. Also: "The Inauguration" "President Lincoln's Inaugural--Opinions of the Press" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Reception of the Inauguration" is a lengthy account of the comments from various cities throughout the country. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:01

$82.00
183556

Rare FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Co. Kentucky w/ Slavery Ads 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, June 24, 1826 * Rare publication * Slave ads An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward ad offering $50 in "commonwealth money" for the return of "...a negro man...Ned...". Another similar ad on the back page for a negro man named Gabriel. Four pages, a few small holes in the left margin, archival mends to a few minor margin tears, some foxing.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$65.00
183535

Best TREASURY BUILDING in Washington, D.C. Arsonist FIRE Disaster 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138284704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1833 * Treasury Building (Washington, D.C.) * Arson fire disaster Most of the first column is taken up with breaking news headed: " Serious Disaster" which begins: "We are sorry to have to announce that the Public Building east of the President's Square, occupied as the Treasury Department, was consumed by fire yesterday morning..." with much more. The Treasury Building was totally destroyed save for the fireproof vaults, the act of an arsonist hoping to destroy incriminating evidence against him. Great to have this report in this famous paper from the nation's capital. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:59

$56.00
183531

Early & Rare ISLAND OF MALTA Italy Italian 1841 Miniature Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898660322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, April 14, 1841 A quite uncommon little newspaper published in Italian on the island of Malta. Complete in four pages, 6 by 8 inches, great condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:57

$29.00
183448

Rare MARTIN VAN BUREN President Campaign ROUGH-HEWER 1840 Albany NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892694129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, Aug. 6, 1840 * Very rare title * Martin Van Buren This was a short-lived campaign newspaper which supported Martin Van Buren for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for just 41 issues. Almost the entire issue is taken up with the: "Speech of Mr. Williams...On the Independent Treasury Bill". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition. An uncommon title.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:26

$53.00
183437

SEA SERPENT Monster Appearance ? at Boothbay Harbor Maine 1831 Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892686049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., June 29, 1831 * Sea serpent - monster * Boothbay Harbor, Maine The bottom of page 3 has a brief item headed: "Sea Serpent" reading: "The Sea Serpent made his first appearance this season...at Boothbay in the state of Maine. He will be from one hundred and fifty to two hundred feet long, during the summer." Four pages, evenly toned, a few ink stains.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:12

$28.00
183434

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892685200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Sept. 15, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, some wear at the folds, generally good.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:10

$24.00
183313

James JIM BOWIE Texas Folk Hero Alamo Fame & the SANDBAR FIGHT 1827 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887672590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1827 * James - Jim Bowie * Texas folk hero * The Sandbar fight * Battle of the Alamo fame A hero of the Battle of the Alamo some nine years later first drew national attention for his involvement in the Sandbar fight in Mississippi. The Sandbar Fight was a Sept. 19 brawl featuring Jim Bowie which first showcased his knife, which later became known as the Bowie knife. The brawl occurred at the conclusion of a duel, and resulted in Bowie being seriously injured. Bowie was nonetheless the victor. The various details of the bight take almost half a page with the subhead: "Terrible Rencontre" and makes specific mention of the knife which would give him fame: "...they both adva... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:55

$98.00
183291

Lot of (15) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1800-1808 American NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884125134

Offered are 15 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A lot of fifteen American newspapers, all dating from 1800 thru 1808, and each containing a letter of document signed in type by President Thomas Jefferson. One issue has Jefferson's 1803 state-of-the-union address. However each is either damaged or in "2nd rate" condition, hence the very low price for an early lot on Jefferson.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:37

$88.00
183281

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 26, 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 Georg... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$37.00
183273

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125531808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1831 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address Of special note is the complete & lengthy text of President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address which occupies the last four pages, signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. In it he reviews all that transpired in 1831. Also of interest is a complete listing of the "House of Representatives" in 1831, state by state, including future president James K. Polk and past president John Quincy Adams, among other notables. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politi... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:30

$29.00
183209

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Pre Civil War Antebellum Mexican War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880966526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 13, 1847 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War An early and uncommon title from the capital of the "Sunshine State", from two years after she became a state, and 14 years before the Civil War. Mexican War reports on page 2: "Victory!!" "Latest from Vera Cruz and city Of Mexico. Prospects of Peace". Page 3 has a notice issued by the President concerning the sale of public lands in Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:48

$97.00
183206

CAPTURE OF SANTA ANNA Battle of San Jacinto Texas Revolution 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122511646

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PATRIOT AND DEMOCRAT, Hartford, Connecticut, May 28, 1836 * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Capture of Santa Anna * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence Nice page 2 content on the capture of Mexican leader Santa Anna. The column heads: "Important From Texas" "Capture of Santa Anna Confirmed--The Independence of Texas Established--Rumored Revolt in Mexico". A very notable report with much detail, taking over a full column. Near the beginning is: "We have the pleasure to lay before our readers...official & satisfactory confirmation of the success of the Texians--the capture of the President, General Santa Anna--the defeat and capitulation of his forces--and the preliminary steps to the acknowledgment, by Mexico, o... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:45

$126.00
183205

Historic 1851 1st AMERICA'S CUP Yachting Scooner "America" Victory WIN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880965003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, Aug. 25, 1851 * 1st America's Cup * Yacht "America" wins Nearly half of page 5 is taken up with very detailed accounts of: "The Cowes Regatta" in England, which would become known as the famed America's Cup race. This was the very first of this iconic race, and since won by the yacht "America" it would forever become known as the race for the "America's Cup". Listed are each of the contenting yachts with details, and considerable reporting on the race. Part of the report includes: "...and the Royal yacht, having run close by the America under half steam for a short distance, went on towards Osborne. Off Cowes were innumerable yachts and on every side was heard the hail, --'Is the America first?'... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:44

$475.00
183190

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880630572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING GAZETTE, Boston, Oct. 30, 1852 * Daniel Webster death The top of a ftpg. column is headed: "DEATH OF DAN'L WEBSTER" "Demonstration of Respect In Boston" "A Nation Mourns His Loss". An incredible amount of related text as over half of the ftpg. related to Webster's death, and almost all of page 2 does as well. A great paper for this report as Webster died in nearby Marshfield. Four pages, large folio size, black "mourning" rules around all 4 pages, rubbing at the folds, light foxing or dirtiness. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:36

$38.00
183176

Pre Gold Rush CALIFORNIA Positive Description Climate Soil Etc. 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121397578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, July 29, 1847 * The future is bright for California ? Inside has reports from the Mexican War with: "The Prisoners of Encarnacion" "Deeply Interesting Narrative of the Capture, Adventures, and Sufferings of Majors Gaines and Borland's Party in Mexico" which takes over 2 1/2 columns. Perhaps most interesting is: "California" which includes: "...This country presents many attractions. Its harbors are amongst the most spacious in the world. Its soil is productive; and its climate is so pure & healthy...". Also: "Mills's Route to the Pacific" is great reading on Westward expansion as well. Four pages, some light damp staining, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:14

$73.00
183156

Buying Land from INDIANS Native Americans w/ Andrew Jackson 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 1, 1834 * Indians - Native Americans * President Andrew Jackson The front page has more than a column taken up with a treaty for the purchase of land : "...made at the Otoe Village on the River Platte, between Henry Ellsworth Commissioner...U.S. and the united bands of Otoes, and Missourias, Dwelling on the said Platte...". Included are the "X" marks of 26 Indian chiefs, as well as the President: Andrew Jackson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:35

$37.00
183155

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Cook & Coppic Execution (EVE) 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 15, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic (eve) The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "STATE OF THE UNION" "The Presidential Campaign of 1860" "The Harper's Ferry Raid" "Approaching Execution of Cook, Coppie, Green and Copeland" and more. The text takes a full column and carries over to page 2, where also are found: "The Executions To-Morrow" "The Approaching Execution at Charlestown" "The Harper's Ferry Affair". Eight pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$38.00
183153

Great POLITICAL AD for John Brooks Governor of Massachusetts Ship 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121169403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1818 * Great political advertisement as for display The ftpg. of this issue is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship headed: "Huzza, for the Massachusetts!", part of a political notice in support of John Brooks for governor. Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name, with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well. Given the considerable naval activity in the recent War of 1812 it is not surprising a nautical theme was popular for a political campaign. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$37.00
183152

JOHN TRUMBELL Declaration of Independence Oil Painting & SLAVERY 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818 * John Trumbell's "Declaration of Independence" * Law prohibiting slaves leaving the state A page 2 report begins: "The Legislature of New Jersey...passed an act last Thursday, prohibiting the exportation of slaves or servants of colour out of that State. It makes it penal in the sum of 2000 dollars, or imprisonment...and more about the other circumstances that would warrant a fine or imprisonment." Page 2 also has: "Declaration of Independence" which states in part... "Col. Trumbull has finished his exhibition in New-York if this excellent National Picture....Its arrival in Boston may therefore be daily expected. Other news of the day throughout. " Four pag... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:33

$34.00
183150

SAM HOUSTON Post Texas Revolution State of the Union Message 1837 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121168590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 10, 1837 * Samuel Houston * Post Texas Revolution Page 4 has: "Late From Texas" begins: "We learn by a letter from our Texas correspondent that the army there is in a sad state of insubordination...". Another page has the lengthy: "Message of President Houston" in which he gives a state-of-the-union report of the country of Texas, signed in type: Sam. Houston. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:32

$38.00
183149

SANTA ANNA Mistreatment as Prisoner Battle of the Alamo Revenge? 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121168402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 19, 1836 * General Santa Anna * Mistreatment as prisoner Inside has a lengthy & fascinating letter headed: "Santa Anna's Protest" in which he complains about being mistreated as a prisoner. This is followed by: "President Burnet's Answer" which includes: "...the citizens & citizen soldiers of Texas have felt, & do feel, a deep, intense, & righteous indignation at the many atrocities which have been perpetrated by the troops lately under your excellency's command; & especially of the barbarous massacre of the brave Col. Fannin & his gallant companions..." with much more. Also within, and taking two pages, is: "Texas - Message of the President, to the First Congress of the Rep... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:32

$53.00
183148

BELLOWS FALLS VT Vermont w/ Gold & Silver COINS of U.S. & England 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121168171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 9, 1826 The front page has an article: "Gold and Silver Coins of the United States and Great Britain" which reports on the various coins, quantities, their weigh, etc. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:32

$28.00
183145

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter re. Relations w/ France 1804 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879717236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * Letter re. France relations Page 2 contains a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, which concerns relations with France. Four pages, an archival mend on pg. 2, some smudges inside, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:30

$27.00
183144

JAMES SULLIVAN Lawyer 7th Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1808 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879716912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 14, 1808 * Death of James Sullivan * Governor of Massachusetts The middle of page 2 has a black-bordered report headed: "Death" which is a report on: "...the melancholy tidings of the decease of His Excellency JAMES SULLIVAN, Esq., Governor & Commander in Chief of this Commonwealth, in the 65th year of his age..." with more detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:30

$29.00
183143

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121164735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has most of a column taken up with details concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Harper's Ferry Insurrection--Sentence of Capt. Brown and Conviction of Coppee". Included is the lengthy address by John Brown. One of the subheads is: "A Culprit's Confession", as well as a report noting: "...After being out an hour the jury came in with a verdict that Coppee was guilty on all the counts in the indictment...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor rubbing at folds includes the beginning portion of the noted article, generally good condition... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:27

$44.00
183133

Pre-BATTLE OF THE ALAMO Texas Revolution Santa Anna Closes in 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1836 * Pre Battle of the Alamo * Texas Revolution * War of Independence An inside page contains "Advance of the Mexican Army & Recapture of San Antonio" with several accounts of the battles there, with one noting: "...the town of San Antonio had fallen into the hands of Santa Anna & his army...By forced marches Santa Anna took the citizens by surprise & they were obliged to surrender or fly into the garrison. There were about 200 in the fort...There were 700 Texians encamped some miles distant...Col. Travers [Travis] is in command of the garrison at San Antonio & is determined to act with rigor..." with more. This is followed by another letter which includes: "...The Texia... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:22

$115.00
183044

President FRANKLIN PIERCE State of the Union Annual Address 1853 Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116583540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Dec. 7, 1853 * President Franklin Pierce * State of the Union Address The entirety of page 2 is taken up with the annual state-of-the-union address of Franklin Pierce. It is prefaced with some detail headed: "President's Message" then followed by the lengthy: "Message Of The President" signed by him in type: Franklin Pierce. The content reflects upon the events of the year. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:02

$38.00
183571

Re: THE LIBERATOR William Lloyd Garrison w/ Davy Crockett 1831 Niles' Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373140518500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1831 * re. Anti-slavery publication "Liberator" * Davy Crockett & George Washington The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more. This was from the very first year of this famous newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which would survive until shortly after the end of the Civil War. Among other reports in this issue are: "Franklin Institute" "Anti Masonry" (masonic) "Mr. Crockett" "The Memory of George Washington, the Father of His Coun... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 08:42

$47.99
182989

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872735181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 2 has a detailed & horrific article headed: "Sufferings of the California Emigrants" which is an account of what we know as the Donner Party tragedy, the emigrants headed for California who got trapped in a snow storm in the Sierra Mountains and were compelled to cannibalism to survive. The details are from a letter datelined "Rancho Del Paso, Jan. 29, 1847" with bits including: "...After the storm ceased they succeeded in getting fire & again endeavored to pursue their pathless course through the newly-fallen snow...death was there hovering fearfully over them...Yes, stern necessity, & that lov... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:42

$225.00
182984

Very Early ULYSSES S. GRANT West Point Military Academy Entree 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...". He would graduate from West Point in 1843, ranking 21st in a class of 39. At the academy, he established a reputation as a fearless and expert horseman. Great to have such an early mention of Grant long before he would become a household name in American history, and also great to have on the front page. T... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$98.00
183558

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Utah Mormons & Pike's Peak Gold PRINTS 1859 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373139242592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 * Mormons - Mormonism * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Pike's Peak gold rush A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations "The White Mountains - The Ride" and "The White Mountains - All Aboard!". This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, re-glued at the spine, never-trimmed margins, a few discrete archival mends inside, go... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 07:37

$109.99
183526

TREATY OF FORT GIBSON w/ Florida Seminole Indians Andrew Jackson 1834 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392898629160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1834 * Treaty of Fort Gibson * Seminole Indians The last column of the front page is taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Seminole Indians of Florida, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 7 Indian chiefs. The ftpg. has a wealth of ads including a: "$25 Reward" for a runway slave, with details. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2020 08:23

$34.99
183525

MORMONS Mormonism Attacked by Indians Salt Lake City Settlements 1853 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392898621622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853 * Mormons attacked by Native Americans Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2020 08:16

$44.99
183522

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373138237546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more. An early report on the California Gold Rush. Four pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 12, 2020 07:54

$59.99
183519

Early MORMONS Mormonism Joseph Smith TROUBLES in Missouri 1838 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373138221803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Oct. 6, 1838 * Early Mormons in Missouri - troubles * Joseph Smith and more Page 3 has a rather lengthy article taking close to two-thirds of the page headed: "The Mormon Difficulties" with a few portions including: "...a citizen objected to a Mormon's voting which brought about angry words. The Mormon was struck with a club...the excitement did not terminate with the fight. Shortly afterwards, Joe Smith, Lyman Wight and other Mormon leaders collected a large force in Caldwell & went into Davies county to protect the Mormons residing there...We understand that the facts elicited at the trial of Smith and Wight, who gave themselves up & were heard before the judge of ou... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2020 07:31

$74.99
183508

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392897622908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The front page has: "Republican Convention and has a sub-head: "Second Day--The Platform" and further on notes the votes for their nominee for President, won by Colonel Fremont. Also reports on: "Nomination of Vice President" Terrific to have such lengthy reporting on the very beginning of the Republican party in his famous newspaper from the nation's capital. ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2020 11:40

$199.99
183474

MEXICAN WAR Battles of Contreras & Churubusco MEXICO 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373136174104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of the Mexican War. This is followed by another very lengthy letter, taking a column on the ftpg and most of 2 columns on page 2. More war items inside with: "Dispatches From Gen. Scott" and "Army Court Martial" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 10, 2020 08:35

$34.99
182924

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route White House w/ Speeches 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109889800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House w/ speeches The top of page 4 has some interesting column heads: "No Compromise!" "No Concessions To Traitors!" "The Constitution as it is." plus the printing of the "Mottoes For The Day" signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln. Page 5 has: "The President Elect En route" with two columns of text on his route through Philadelphia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Baltimore. Included are several speeches made by Lincoln. There is also: "Departure of Vice-President Hamlin". Page 6 has: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "What Will the Compromisers Recommend?--What Will Mr. Lincoln's Administration Do?--Anxieties and Uncertaintie... See More  

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$54.00
182898

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109797511

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

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:51

$42.00
182829

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Hunt for General Santa Anna 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847 * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, according to your directions, to get round Santa Anna, but it is all no use. He's as slippery as an eel, and has as many lives as a cat. Trist and I together can't hold him U Scott and Taylor can't kill him off...he slips through our fingers..." with much more. Another report is headed: "Santa Anna's Purposes". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:36

$43.00
182820

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, Jan. 20, 1842 * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor A rare "Extra" edition produced to offer the latest news on the fascinating trial of John Colt. Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the case of Colt who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Note that the front page has a print headed: "Samuel Adams, The Printer, Before He Was Cut Up and Salted." Also a "Diagram of Second Floor" where the murder happened. Much of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with much text headed: "Colt's Trial". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$53.00
182819

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Mention in Report 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer denies the authenticity of the book lately published, purporting to be his memoirs, and says that he is now writing his own life & adventures, which will probably be in print before the termination of the present session of Congress." Four pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:31

$38.00
182818

WASHINGTON IRVING American Short-Story Writer Sleepy Hollow DEATH 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1859 * Death of Washington Irving * American short-story writer * "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame The top of the front page has: "Obituary' "Death of Washington Irving" with the lengthy details taking over 2 columns. Eight pages, binding indents at the spine cause some text loss to the first column article, but not close to the noted content. Otherwise good.

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$32.00
182817

ALBANY EXECUTION James Hamiton Murder Benjamin Birdsall HANGING 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818 The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for the murder of Major Birdsall last summer...his fate excited much sympathy, and his execution was witnessed by more than 1000 people...". Shortly before his execution Hamilton wrote his final words of thanks to many for how he was treated, printed here (see). It is signed in type: James Hamilton. The first attempt at the hanging failed, so he had to ascend the scaffold and submit himself to a second hanging. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$29.00
182813

Best SAG HARBOR Long Island NY New York FIRE Disaster w/ Map 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107401955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, March 3, 1877 * Rare high class community title * Fire disaster w/ related map An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. The features a detailed report headed: "EXTENSIVE CONFLAGRATION" "The Lower Part of Sag Harbor in Ashes" "A Wild Night of Fire and Tempest" "34 Buildings Destroyed--Music Hall, the Maidstone Mills and the Nassau House Swept Away" and much more on the terrible fire. Included is a nice street map of Sag Harbor showing the "Ruined District" with various buildings and streets labeled. Four pages, two folds, ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:23

$49.00
182789

Rare MEXICAN-AMERICAN MAP Near the Start w/ Rio Grande Brownsville1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865275529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1846 * Rare Mexican-American map * Near the beginning of conflict Page 2 has a very nice two column map headed: "Correct Map Of The Seat Of War on the Rio Grande" showing the Corpus Christi area down to Matamoros, and present-day Brownsville and Padre Island, and more. There are also nice column heads on the Mexican war such as: "Latest From the Arm on the Rio Grande" "Position of Point Isabel" "Condition of the Camp" & "The War With Mexico" . Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some spotted stain, very light damp stains

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:45

$67.00
182779

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY William Slade Jr. Speech & AMISTAD Slaves 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865272475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 30, 1841 * William Slade Jr. speech * Abolition of slavery * Amistad African slaves One half of this issue is taken up with the "Speech of Hon. William Slade" in the House of Representatives on: "Power of Congress To Abolition Slavery and the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia" which falls under the larger heading of: "Abolition Of Slavery". The bkpg. begins with: "The Amistad Africans" begins: "...that the efforts to make up sufficient funds to reconvey those foreigners to their own country have failed..." with more on this. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length mov... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:40

$29.00
182777

SLAVER African Slave Trade Ship CAPTURED Atlantic Ocean 1860 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107085869

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856 * Pre Civil War slavery * African slave trade Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the slave ship. Also: "From Fort Kearny" has a report on a skirmish with Cheyenne Indians. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:37

$47.00
182776

OLD CROTON AQUEDUCT New York City Water Distribution System OPENS 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865270071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1842 * Old Croton Aqueduct opens * New York City water system The front page has an article of significance to those in New York City: "Opening Of The Croton Aqueduct" begins: "Monday last was great day for the city of New York; for on that day was opened...the stupendous work known as the Croton Aqueduct, through which the water of the Croton river, conveyed over aa distance of forty miles, was let into the great receiving reservoir not far from the outer suburbs of the city...". This famous aqueduct took 5 years to construct, and was replaced by the "New" Croton Aqueduct in 1890. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:37

$38.00
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