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170970

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244868567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has over a full column taken up with: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Surrender of Harrison" "John Brown As A Farmer" "A Couple of Indignant Virginians". Also: "Naval Officers & Their Uniform" & much more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:47

$33.00
170968

Early SAMUEL COLT'S Revolver Pistol Fire-arms Gun for Mexican War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244867115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 23, 1847 A very early issue of this famous magazine (still publishes today) as it began just 2 years previous in 1845. Page 2 has a brief yet significant item headed "Colt's Revolving Pistols" which reads: "Government has decided to arm a regiment of mounted men with this most effective weapon, and Mr. Colt (whose factory is at Hartford) is now at work upon a contract for one thousand for the Government. The contract is nearly completed." This contract for the Mexican War was the beginning of much fame for this firearm which would become ubiquitous with weaponry of the Civil War and the Old West. Much more content on other scientific & manufacturing improvements & inventions of the... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$80.00
170911

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & James Callender Controversy LETTER 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372606830880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 15, 1802 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Page 2 contains a letter datelined from Monticello, Sept. 6, 1799, signed in type by: Th. Jefferson, sent to publisher James Callender, with whom he had a very contentious relationship. Four pages, small ink stain at the top, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2019 15:39

$33.00
170880

Early IOWA TERRITORY Creation from Wisconsin Martin Van Buren 1838 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243215335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, July 17, 1838 * Iowa Territory creation * Martin Van Buren The front page begins with a very historic Act of Congress: "An Act to Divide the Territory of Wisconsin and to Establish the Territorial Government of Iowa" which takes over half of the page & is signed in type by the President: M. Van Buren. Eight years later it would become the 29th state to join the Union. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, some staining, posting hole at the top.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:56

$48.00
170879

INDIANA TERRITORY to Join the Union Statehood (EVE) John Adams 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243215222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1816 * Indiana will become a state (eve) Page 3 has reports of discussions from Congress, one report headed: "Indiana State" which includes: "...proceeded to the order of the day on the resolution recognizing the republicanism & conformity to constitution and law of the constitution of the new State of Indiana...and ordered to a third readying. It was accordingly read a third time and passed unanimously." It would be presented to the President for signature the day after this printing and Indiana officially became the 19th state of the Union on December 11. The top of page 3 has an ad for the historic: "Union Tavern, Georgetown". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:55

$37.00
170878

THOMAS PAINE American Founding Father & Common Sense Fame DEATH 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605869841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 12, 1809 * Thomas Paine's death (early rpt.) * From the nation's capital Interesting that page 3 has a very brief and somewhat inconspicuous report announcing: "DIED at New-York on Thursday last, the celebrated THOMAS PAINE." Four pages, some rubbing wear in the top quadrant cause some small holes and some text loss & a tear at the spine margin.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:55

$38.00
170870

Rare SHEFFIELD South Yorkshire England Early 19th Century 1808 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243213215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE IRIS, OR THE SHEFFIELD ADVERTISER, England, Aug. 30, 1808 I believe this is the first of this title we have offered. Various European news reports and advertisements. Four pages, irregular at the margins, good condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:51

$37.00
170867

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605794070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 27, 1841 * African slaves * La Amistad Over half of page 2 is taken up with the "Case of L'Amistad", the famous slave ship. Most of the article is a letter from "Mr. Fox to Mr. Forsyth" from Washington, mentioning: "...It is known to her majesty's government that these [blacks] were imported into Cuba direct from the coast of Africa in a Portuguese slave vessel called the Tecora...shortly after their arrival they were purchased as slaves at the Havana by two Spaniards of the name of Jose Ruiz and Pedro Montez...then placed the [blacks] on board the schooner Amistad intending to convey them to another port in Cuba...the [blacks] with a view of recovering their liberty seized poss... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:43

$42.00
170866

PANIC Financial Crisis Wall Street New York BEGINNING 1837 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243157836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1837 * Panic of 1837 * Financial crisis The front page has a notable report: "Suspension of Specie Payments" which would be the trigger which stated the Financial Panic of 1837. On May 10, 1837, banks in New York City suspended specie payments, meaning that they would no longer redeem commercial paper in specie at full face value. Despite a brief recovery in 1838, the recession persisted for approximately seven years. Banks collapsed, businesses failed, prices declined, and thousands of workers lost their jobs. Unemployment may have been as high as 25% in some locales (Wikipedia). Related reports take the balance of the ftpg. as well as most of page 2. Sixteen pages, 8 1/... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:42

$36.00
170863

JOHN ADAMS Funding the Military Act of Congress w/ Heraldic Eagle 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605793101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1801 * President John Adams Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Law of the United States--An Act - Making Appropriation for the Military Establishment o the United States for the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and one", signed in type by the President; John Adams. It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:41

$28.00
170776

Rare FOND DU LAC Lake Winnebago WISCONSIN 1871 Old Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240072754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Sept. 16, 1870 * Scarce title from the early Midwest A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Four pages, large clipping cut away on the 2nd leaf (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:37

$27.00
170773

THE WANDERER Last Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Ship CAPTURED 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240070483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 16, 1858 * The Wanderer (slave ship) capture The top of page 2 has a report with small heading: "The Slave Trade in 1858" This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:36

$30.00
170718

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599608855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Jan. 31, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death - best title to be had ? A very historic report of the death of the King with the ftpg. beginning with the announcement datelined: "Whitehall, January 31, 1820". The text begins: "On Saturday afternoon at thirty-five minutes past eight o'clock, our late Most Gracious Sovereign King George the Third, whose strength had gradually declined for some weeks, expired without the least apparent suffering, at his Castle of Windsor in the 82 year of his age and the sixtieth of his reign..." with much more. All of the content on pages 2 & 3 related to the death of the King. The back page is blank. Terrific to have this announcement in ... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:42

$730.00
170625

Pre Civil War SOUTHERN CONVENTION Slavery Slaves & Government 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597452620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1859 * Southern slavery - slaves * Pre Civil War convention Page 4 has an interesting reporting headed: "The Southern Convention" "The Opening Of The Slave Trade" and more. Text takes up over 8 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:28

$30.00
170608

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Mississippi River Missouri Exploration 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597433203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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). Half of the ftpg. h... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:09

$32.00
170478

SAGE OF MONTICELLO re. President Thomas Jefferson's Lifestyle 1817 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231029238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1817 The most notable content in this issue is found in the 8 page "Supplement" which has a full page taken up with: "The Sage of Monticello". The lengthy article is the result of a visit by a writer to the home of Thomas Jefferson with comments on Jefferson's daily routine, his manner, and considerable discussion about his home and surroundings. Near the beginning is: "Mr. Jefferson is very regular & temperate in his mode of living; he retires to his chamber about nine o'clock & rises before the sun...Until breakfast, which is early, he is employed in writing; after that he generally visits his workshops, laborers, etc. and then until twelve o'clock he is engaged in his study eithe... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:31

$37.00
170477

Rare RALEIGH NC Wake Co. North Carolina Pre Civil War Antebellum 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590183552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Sept. 1, 1847 * Rare antebellum title Among the articles: "A Coon Hunt in a Feney Country" "Later From Vera Cruz" which is the heading for two columns of reports on the Mexican War. Also: "More Important News from Mexico" "New Call for Troops" "Attack Upon the Train" "Gen. Taylor's Last Letter" "The Crisis--General Taylor" & much more. Four pages, irregular at the blank margins, some wear at folds & scattered foxing.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:31

$53.00
170439

Rare NORTH BRABANT Province The Netherlands Dutch Language 1828 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372586802689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PROVINCIAAL DAGBLAD [Provincial Newspaper], North Brabant, The Netherlands, Dec. 30, 1828. * Rare title Totally in the Dutch language, four pages, coat-of-arms in the masthead, two black tax stamp as well. Measures 8 by 12 1/2 inches, light dirtiness to the ftpg., never-trimmed margins.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:38

$43.00
170438

Rare PARIS FRANCE E DRAPEAU BLANC The White Flag French Language 1823 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228766613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LE DRAPEAU BLANC, Paris, March 15, 1823 Translates: "The White Flag". This newspaper lasted from 1819 - 1827. Four pages, 9 by 13 3/4 inches, red tax stamp in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:37

$38.00
170434

Very Early MORMONS Emigration re. The Book of Mormon BIAS 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228762940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., June 1, 1831 * Among the earliest of reports to be had * re. "Book of Mormon" (bible) * Latter Day Saints movement The earliest Mormon report we've found in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register" which we are currently offering for $370. This issue pre-dates that report by 1 1/2 months. An article at the bottom of page 3 is headed: "Mormon Emigration" and notes in part: "About 200 men, women and children of the deluded followers of Jo Smith's Bible speculation, have arrived on our coasts during the last week from the state of Ne York...surely a melancholy comment upon human nature to see so many people at this enlightened age...truckl... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:35

$415.00
170429

Best QUEEN VICTORIA CORONATION London England Gold Ink Edition 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372586795283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, London, the "July 6, 1838 2d edition of June 28, 1838" as noted in the dateline. * Queen Victoria coronation * Special gold ink edition * Best title to be had ? This is a most unusual issue, being a special edition celebrating the recent coronation of Queen Victoria, done in a most unusual way--with all the text on pages 1 and 4 printed in gold ink. Editorial comments at the top of page 2 explain this very special edition (see). The text on pages 2 & 3 describing the coronation is in black ink, and the cameo image of Queen Victoria on the front page is in black ink as well. There is no printing on page 2 behind the cameo image so as not to cause "bleed-through" on the front page which would detract from the ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:28

$225.00
170350

FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan American Frigates in Mediterranean 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583235030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON WEEKLY MAGAZINE, April 21, 1804 * First Barbary War - Tripolitan Page 3 has reports on the Barbary Wars including: "Commodore Preble writes...'I have just returned from a cruise off Tripoli where in the 23d December I captured a vessel with the Bashaw's presents to the grand Signior...I trust this capture will give us considerable advantages in negociating a peace. The squadron fitting out for the Mediterranean consists off the following frigates: the United States, President, Congress, Constellation, and John Adams..." with more. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:44

$28.00
170341

Early WESTERN EXPANSION Creating Cities & Emancipation of SLAVES 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392226180894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818 * Western emigration * Emancipation of slaves A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the states of Ohio and Indiana, and the adjoining territories...". The lengthy article is very descriptive of Stuebenville, Marietta, Zanesville, Wooster, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, Vincennes, Shawneetown, Kaskaskia, Edwardsville, and Detroit. Also inside is half a page on: "Emancipation of the Blacks" which concerns: "...the object of the soci... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:40

$36.00
170935

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372607594268

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

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Ends February 28, 2019 08:03

$159.99
170932

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


eBay Auction Item # 372607573991

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

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Ends February 28, 2019 07:44

$49.99
170928

Gen. GEORGE WASHINGTON DEATH Honoring His Life w/ Funerals & More 1800 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392244520258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 15, 1800 * re. George Washington's death * Funerals - honoring his life The front page has: "Funeral Solemnities, In Honor Of The Memory Of The Now Sainted Washington. 'A Nation's Gratitude is exhibited in these Testimonials.'" Hereafter are reports about the solemn tributes in honor of the death of the illustrious Washington "At Old York" "At Berwick" "At Hingham" & "At Malden", all in Massachusetts (see). There is also a very detailed report about the funeral honors and other ceremonies "At New York" that includes a procession order of "...the Citizens, in their Military and Civil Habiliments, with Foreigners of various Nations...", followed an order of the "Tammany Society or... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 07:18

$114.99
170316

President JAMES MADISON Death & Second Seminole War FLORIDA 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582147482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836 * President James Madison death * Battle of Micanopy - Florida A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patriots are gratitude and honor more justly due, than that of James Madison..." The report concludes: "...He retired from the presidential chair on the 4th of March, 1817, and has since resided in philosophic ease at Montpelier, Orange county, Virginia." (see). Other news of the day includes: "The Creek ... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:11

$48.00
170884

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


eBay Auction Item # 372606460948

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

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Ends February 27, 2019 07:19

$34.99
170829

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


eBay Auction Item # 372605459404

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

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Ends February 26, 2019 07:53

$23.00
170812

BLEEDING KANSAS WAR Missouri Border Ruffians Free-Staters Slavery 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392242086448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, May 29, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion * War on slavery Page 3 has a report headed: "The Crisis In Kansas" "Further Particulars of the Attack on Lawrence" and more (see) which is concerning the trouble in Kansas over the slavery issue. Eight pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2019 09:03

$27.00
170810

Rare & Early PUTNEY VT Windham County Vermont ONEIDA COMMUNITY 1843 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392242069787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, March 15, 1843 * Rare title One of the earliest Oneida Community titles we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater presence in the decades to come. Noyes saw man as reaching a state of perfection (hence the title) or sinlessness at conversion. When Noyes asserted this doctrine of complete release from sin at conversion while studying at Yale Divinity School, he was denied ordination. It is said that one of the reasons that Noyes adop... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2019 08:26

$25.23
170805

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


eBay Auction Item # 372604429210

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

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Ends February 25, 2019 08:06

$37.00
170749

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


eBay Auction Item # 392239800191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Jan. 12, 1849 (misdated as Jan. 11) * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 2 has several nice reports from the California Gold Rush under the heading: "California Items", including: "...The gold fever at Charlestown, Va., has begot a scheme for a company of 50 to go to California at $250 each, which 25 most useful and respectable citizens have already signed..." with other items (see). Four pages, damp staining to the bottom half, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2019 07:55

$34.99
170747

Rare EASTON MD Talbot County Maryland w/ Runaway Slavery Ads 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392239794388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON GAZETTE, Maryland, Oct. 18, 1834 * Rare title Typical news & ads of the day, with pg. 3 having two illustrated runaway ads, with details (see). A third one on the bkpg. Four pages, some staining, wide untrimmed margins.

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Ends February 22, 2019 07:43

$39.99
170181

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection Invasion ARREST 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576028915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Arrest of Another Alleged Insurgent" 'Public Opinion in Virginia" "The Feeling In Alabama" and more, plus a small ftpg. item headed: "The Slave Trade--The Slave Ship Emily" (see). Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine causes some text loss but not remotely close to the noted articles.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:24

$38.00
170055

Napoleon Bonaparte's HUNDRED DAYS Island of Elba Exile Return 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217901174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, June 2, 1815 * Post Hundred Days * Napoleon Bonaparte Page two has several reports concerning the work of Napoleon Buonaparte in France just after his return after his escape from the island of Elba. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:17

$28.00
170051

JOSEPH LOVELL Surgeon General of the United States Army 1820 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217810127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 27, 1820 Pg. 3 has a detailed letter from Joseph Lovell, Surgeon General U.S. Army, concerning meteorological observations made at military posts in the U.S. It includes an abstract of the observations that take about 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Arrival of the Queen In London" "Latest From France" "Debate on the Tariff Bill" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:50

$27.00
169989

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568894344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841 * President William Henry Harrison inauguration * Inaugural address - best title to be had (rare) Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. Most of page 2 is taken up with: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841, On entering Upon the Duties of the office of President of the United States". Fully half of page 3 is taken up with excellent coverage of the inaugural proceedings & ceremonies. Among the column heads: "THE INAUGURATION" "The Procession" "The President Elect" "Approaching The Capito... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:50

$1,250.00
169987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568893392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 5, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st Inauguration - inaugural address * Dawn of the Civil War The top of the front page has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW GOVERNMENT" "Inauguration of President Lincoln as President of the United States" "Military & Civic Display & Precautions" "Opening Address" "The Policy of the New Administration" "Installation of Vice President Hamlin" "The New Cabinet" "The Grand Inauguration Ball". The front page also includes: "The Inaugural Address" which takes over 2 1/2 columns, and is followed by: "Opinions of Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural". Before the inaugural address is so... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:49

$220.00
169978

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1853 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568885514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 30, 1853 * Rare antebellum title Page 2 has Napoleon's Attempt to Commit Suicide". The back page has a lengthy "Proclamation by the President of the United States" signed in type: Franklin Pierce. Four pages, various news of the day & other ads, evenly toned, a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:43

$29.00
169971

PS LADY ELGIN Sidewhell Steamship Lake Michigan DISASTER Sinking 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568874340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 12, 1860 * Lake Michigan disaster * Steamship PS Lady Elgin Page 5 has an article headed: "The Disaster On Lake Michigan" (see) Eight pages, margin wear with tears, mentioned article is fine, sold as is.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:38

$23.00
169901

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Caledonia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564963145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, May 6, 1842 A single sheet broadside (printed on one side only), that has at the top of the first column: "Arrival Of The Steamship Caledonia", plus a nice woodcut of steamship, and: "18 Days Later From Europe". Says the ship arrived at Boston, has news from Europe, plus a list of the passengers who were on the ship, and a few ads. Nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:14

$56.00
169899

BRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican Nomination for President 1860 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564962515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1860 * Ratifying Abraham Lincoln's nomination for President On page 4 under "The Presidential Campaign" and "The Republican Nominations" is a May 18 letter from the President of the Republican Convention in Chicago notifying Abraham Lincoln that he was nominated by a unanimous vote to be the "...republican candidate for the office of President of the United States to be supported at the next election....and respectfully...request that you will accept it..." Hereafter is the text of Lincoln's reply, beginning: "I accept the nomination tendered me by the Convention...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Following Lincoln's letter, is a reply from Hannibal Hamlin accepting the nomination to be the ca... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:13

$84.00
169898

Historic 1851 1st AMERICA'S CUP Yachting Scooner "America" Arrives w/ Print News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213195116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 9, 1851 * 1st America's Cup * Yacht "America" arrives Page 5 contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the yacht named "America" (fully constructed) to be found, accompanying an article headed: "Arrival of the American Clipper Yacht 'America' of the New York Yacht Club". The article provides much detail on the yacht, beneath which is a print of it captioned: "The United States Clipper Yacht 'America' of the New York Yacht Club". The article carries over to page 6 where is an additional half column of detail on it, including dimensions of its length, breadth, etc. Note the article references an earlier rendition of yacht while under construction, found in the March 15 iss... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:13

$255.00
169714

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln * To hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier R... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:41

$48.00
169711

Painter GILBERT STUART George Washington Portrait & Parson Weems 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556586849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 31, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart * Mason Locke Weems - Parson 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 edi... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:40

$38.00
169708

(8) JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556585620

Offered are 8 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of eight consecutive issues dated Oct. 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31 and Nov. 1. * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia - 8 issues Each issue has content concerning the recent John Brown's insurrection raid on Harper's Ferry, Virginia. Other content as well including the Pike's Peak Gold Rush & at least one article concerning Frederick Douglass. All complete in 8 pages save for Oct., 29 which is lacking the first leaf, good condition. Still bound as a single lot.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:39

$73.00
169695

THE GENIUS OF AMERICA Pediment at Capitol by Luigi Persico DONE 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207072730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 8, 1828 Page 4 has a very detailed article on the completion of the carved artwork of Luigi Persico, the artist who created the "Genius of America" pediment which fronts the Capitol building in Washington. It was work in progress from 1825 - 1828 and this report describes the work, beginning: "The scaffolding and shed which have so long concealed from the public eye the tympanum of the capitol have at length been removed, and the lover of the fine arts cannot be but truly gratified with the beautiful production of the chisel which has been disclosed. Mr. Persico has shewn himself to be an artist of the superior class..." with much more. It would be restored in 1962. Sixteen pages, 6 1... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:29

$28.00
169694

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Jews Religious Freedom Commence 1818 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556576785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 19, 1818 * Maryland Jew Bill Initiated Inside has a brief yet notable item with a small head: "Maryland Legislature" which includes in part: "...A committee was appointed to bring in a bill to extend the same civil privileges to persons professing the Jewish religion as are enjoyed by those of any other religious sect..." (see). This would ultimately come to pass, known as the Maryland Jew Bill. As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution safely protected "...all persons professing the Christian religion..." yet said nothing at all for those of other beliefs. It was a fact not widely known among other Americans that in the State of Maryland, and in Maryland alone, a ci... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:28

$42.00
169663

Rare 19th Century PORTLAND ME Cumberland County Maine 1806 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555543616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTERN ARGUS, Portland, Sept. 25, 1806 * Rare 19th century title * Thomas Jefferson This was actually part of Massachusetts at the time as Maine did not become a state until 1820. A very early Maine newspaper 14 years before statehood. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with An Act" of Congress relating to claims of land in the territory of Orleans, part of the recent Louisiana Purchase. It is signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, scattered foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:43

$32.00
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