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Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ 5 Illustrated SLAVES Ads 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126612405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CITY GAZETTE & DAILY ADVERTISER, Charleston, South Carolina, Nov. 27, 1802 * Very early & rare for SC * Slave advertisements Certainly a very early & uncommon issue from Charleston. Various news of the day with a great wealth of ads including 5 illustrated runaway or rewards ads for slaves, with details for each. Handsome masthead, four pages, never-trimmed margins, 4 small wear holes in each leaf, a tape mend & archival repair to the inside spine.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:48

$68.00
166699

Early LOUISIANA PURCHASE Relinquish to United States from France 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440942637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 2, 1803 * Louisiana Purchase confirmation w/ France Page 3 has a notable report which includes: "Mr. King informs us that Louisiana, including New Orleans, is absolutely ceded to the United States by France. What are the boundaries of the territory ceded and what the conditions of purchase, is not precisely known..." with some further detail (see). A very early report concerning the Louisiana Purchase which would not be formally consummated until October. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:47

$49.00
166643

Gov. MOSES GILL Death Funeral & JOHN ADAMS Act for Bankruptcy 1800 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126045365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 24, 1800 * Moses Gill death - funeral * John Adams act - bankruptcy Page 2 has the "Order Of Procession" for the funeral of Moses Gill, the Lieut.-Governor of Massachusetts who died just 4 days previous. Each page has wide, black mourning rules. The ftpg. has the conclusion of an "Act to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy..." signed in script type: John Adams. Four pages, a 3 by 5 inch ad is clipped from a corner of the back leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:26

$36.00
166642

MORMONS Persecuted Refugees to Quincy Illinois AMISTAD Slave Ship 1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126045105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 31, 1840 * Persecuted Mormons - refugees * Quincy, Adams County, Illinois * Amistad slave ship sold in auction The bkpg. has: "Mormons - Latter Day Saints" which includes: "...sailed on Tuesday week with 19 cabin passengers and 200 in steerage. The whole of the steerage passengers belong to a sect called 'Later Day Saints' and bound for Quincy in the state of Michigan, on the borders of the Mississippi, where a settlement has been provided for them by one of their sect..." with more. Although it mentions Michigan, I believe this to be Quincy, Illinois, which is along the Mississippi River (see text) and which has a history of Mormon immigration. ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:26

$46.00
166641

TEXAS REVOLUTION War of Independence End - Samuel Houston Address 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439880538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 24, 1837 * Texas Revolution * War of Independence * Samuel Houston address Inside has a great report headed: "Texas" which includes a lengthy: "Address To the Army of Texas" signed in type by: Sam. Houston. In the letter he congratulates the efforts & heroism of those who fought in the battles for Texas independence, beginning: "Comrades: You are the declared champions of the liberties of your country. The world regards you as such...Teas regards you as among the proud defenders of human freedom..." with much more, & ending: "...Let such feelings animate the army of Teas and their fame will be eternal. Comrades! I salute you." (see). There is als... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:25

$42.00
166637

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, October 19, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia - early reporting Page four, column five, begins the reporting of the insurrection at Harper's Ferry with the following headlines: "THE VIRGINIA INSURRECTION" "Quiet Restored" "Storming of the Armory" "The Battle of the Bridge" "Old Brown and Son Shot" "Fifteen of Twenty-two Insurgents Killed" "Some of the Assailants Shot" "Marines and Militia in the Fight" "Graphic History of the Outbreak" "Important Question of Jurisdiction". The article continues through over half of page five. See photos for details. Eight pages, irregular left spine, a few archivally mend edge tears, ot... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:23

$122.00
166633

(3) Napoleon Bonaparte HUNDRED DAYS Island of Elba Exile ESCAPE 1815 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439875128

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, a trio of issues dated June 24, 27, 28, 1815. Each issue has much page 2 content on the military efforts of Napoleon Buonaparte from shortly after his escape from the island of Elba. A wealth of great reading of this fascinating era in European history. Each complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:19

$44.00
166588

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124180184

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, March 20, 1816 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena Page 3 has a great, lengthy letter headed: "Bonaparte" and datelined at St. Helena, No. 20, 1815, which provides a great account of his life there in banishment, with descriptive text of the island as well. It has a prefacing note which includes: "...letter from St. Helena describing the behavior of Bonaparte since his arrival there with a minuteness and accuracy which renders his communication unquestionably the best...delighted to learn that Bonaparte has at length begun to feel a small portion of those privations & sufferings which, in the course of his famous & wicked life, he has wantonly heaped upon millions!" The lett... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:48

$47.00
166586

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slave Ship Captured w/ 400 Negroes 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849. Also at the bottom of the pg: "Slaver Captured" which reports on the ship Goodwin with 400 slaves on board (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$68.00
166579

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124176890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 15, 1854 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist Page 5 has about a 2 column article: "THE STATE OF EUROPE," which is written by Karl Marx, and is appropriately signed in type: Karl Marx. See images for details. A website dedicated to the works of Marx states provides the following theme/topic for the article: "Excitement in Italy.-The Events in Spain.-The Position of the German States.-British Magistrates." Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his l... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:43

$62.00
166384

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372428238256

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Page 5 has news headed: "Rhode Island" which is consumed for information on the Dorr Rebellion, including an address by the rival governor Thomas Dorr, prefaced with: "The revolutionary legislature passed an act for the registration of votes throughout the state; an act repealing resolutions passed by the (charter) general assembly..." and more (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:47

$36.00
166383

Rare 1837 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Very Early Mention & MORMONS Joe Smith 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837 * Very early mention of Abraham Lincoln * Early Mormon & Joseph Smith mention An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution. This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 28 years old and very far from the national celebrity he would become in another 20+ years. This is one of the very earliest mentions of him in a newspaper we have yet been able to discover. A significant addition to any collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabili... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:47

$210.00
166343

1858 Rehoboth Beach Delaware Details in Article - Decades Prior to Incorporation


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118532001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1858 * Rehoboth Beach, Delaware - detailed description * Prior to Methodist-Episcopal Camp Meeting - decades before incorporatio * Quite rare The top of the back page has an interesting article headed: "Rehoboth Beach" which takes 7 column inches. Near the beginning is: "About five miles below Cape Henlopen, on the Delaware sea-coast, is a spot of land now laid off as a town called Rehoboth. The fast land extends down to the beach, which is of hard sand, furnishing, when the tide is down, a magnificent drive for miles. The surf is excellent and safe for bathers..." with much more descriptive text of this now-famous beach community. Inter... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:27

$85.00
166297

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1st Week as President Post Inauguration Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118251844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 9, 1861. * Abraham Lincoln the new President of the United States * Several responses to his Inaugural Address * Gold mining at Pike's Peak This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines inside that include: "The Border States" "Diplomatic Visit To Mrs. Lincoln" "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural in New Orleans" "Effect Of The Inaugural" "The Pro Slavery Rebellion" and more. Also of interest is the article on the back page: "Gold Mining At Pike's Peak." Other news of the day with pre-civil war tensions reporting. Minor spine wear, several archival mends (no loss), and dampstaining. See images for details.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:29

$58.00
166292

TEXAS REVOLUTION War of Independence Mexicans Santa Anna TEXIAN 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118250134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1836 * Texas Revolution * War of Independence * Mexican - Santa Anna A front page item headed: "Texas" includes: "...the Texians & the Mexicans both seem to be animated by enthusiasm. The former were receiving reinforcements from the United States & the latter were rising en masse & forming into military bodies for the purpose of proceeding to Texas...the Texian army, estimated at about 3,000 men, were in the neighborhood of Victoria...Santa Ana has been taken to Columbia & put in irons, with a strong guard over him...the Texian soldiery are much incensed against the captive general & an attempt to shoot him with a pistol, which was fired at him,... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$35.00
166291

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINNING w/ Mexico Mexican Republic Dissolved 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426687285

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

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:25

$48.00
166238

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
166231

Best Southerner PRESTON BROOKS Attacks Charles Sumner in CONGRESS 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 23, 1856 * Charles Sumner & Preston Brooks * "Bleeding Kansas" Congress attack * Best title to be had from nation's capital In the annals of Congressional history few events would prove as bazaar as the beating of Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate by Representative Preston Brooks. Many website provide the details, however in short, an anti-slavery speech by Sumner so enraged Brooks that he severely beat Sumner with a walking stick. This issue has an editorial report on the event.. Page 3 has a report headed: "Painful Occurrence" reading in part: "It is our unpleasant duty to notice an occurrence of a very painful cha... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:34

$270.00
166217

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112457142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER& NATIONAL GAZETTE, from Philadelphia, October 31, 1843. * Martin Chuzzlewit * Boz - Charles Dickens The front page has the continuation of: "A New Story By Boz." "The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit His Relatives, Friends, & Enemies" by Charles Dickens. Text takes up over three columns on the front page. Complete in four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:52

$28.00
166213

BATTLE OF SOLFERINO Napoleon III French vs. Austrian Armies MAP 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112456343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 17, 1859 * Battle of Solferino, Italy * Second Italian War of Independence The front page has one column headings: "News From Europe" "Additional Details of the Battle of Solferino" "Blunders of the Emperor of Austria on the Field" and more. Lengthy text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:50

$29.00
166209

EDGAR ALLAN POE Poet Poem Poetry PORTRAIT Painting Discovery 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112455370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Section 2 only, January 19, 1936 * Edgar Allan Poe * Portrait discovery * Richard Gimbel The top of page 2 of this section has a one column heading: "MYSTERY PAINTING SHOWS A NEW POE" with subheads and the portrait of Poe that was recently found. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:47

$52.00
166161

(5) Best DRED SCOTT CASE Slavery Slaves Supreme Court 1857 Wash. D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372416586897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (5) DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 7, 9, May 29, 30 and June 1, 1857 An extremely significant set of five newspapers from the nation's capital, the home of the Supreme Court. The March 7 issue contains at the top of page 3: "Important Decision Of The Supreme Court". It begins: "Washington, March 6 -- The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered today by Chief Justice Taney. It was a full & elaborate statement of the views of the Court. They have decided the following all important points:..." followed by the four key points in their decision, including: "1st. Negroes, whether slaves or free...are not citizens of the United States by the Consti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:37

$5,350.00
166734

1817 Washington D.C. Old Newspaper w/ (4) Runaway NEGRO Slavery Advertisements


eBay Auction Item # 372441867191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 24, 1817 * Slave advertisement from the Nation's Capital This issue has not one but four runaway slave advertisements with one on page 3 and the other three on page 4. (see images) News of the day and other ads. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 14:56

$29.99
166731

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


eBay Auction Item # 372441829789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Feb. 13, 1871 * 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. Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away along the spine but no text loss, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 14:16

$27.00
166718

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


eBay Auction Item # 392126983584

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 8, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, May 25, 1809; Boston Gazette, Dec. 13, 1804; New England Palladium, April 23, 1802; and New York Herald, Feb. 19, 1803. 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 September 26, 2018 09:26

$37.00
166716

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392126974563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1860 * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery Page 7 has a notable report headed: "Exciting Fugitive Slave Case in Troy" concerns the case of Charles Nalle, a rather notable fugitive slave. It begins: "At noon to-day U.S. Deputy Marshal Holmes arrested a colored man in this city, named Charles Nalle, as a fugitive from Virginia, the property of B. W. Hatesborough of Culpepper county..." with more (see). Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles Nalle was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, archival strengthening at many several margins does not deter readability (not affecting menti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:12

$84.99
166711

Rare LEXINGTON KY Kentucky Fayette-Urban County 1830 Newspaper w/ Slavery ADS


eBay Auction Item # 372441530823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTUCKY REPORTER, Lexington, Kentucky, Aug. 18, 1830 * Rare & early for Kentucky * Slavery - slaves ads An interesting & early newspaper with some nice illustrated ads inside. Page 3 has one of the better runaway slave ads we've offered, with much detail & a little engraving (see). Another ad: "Negroes, Household & Kitchen Furniture with Farming Utensils" for sale. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit irregular at the wide margins, some light soiling, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:46

$59.99
166706

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana w/ Slavery Ads 1849 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392126948550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Sept. 3, 1849 * Rare antebellum title The top of the front page has a nice travelogue-style article in a "Letter from Col. Clairborne concerning a portion of Louisiana. Also a: "Letter from Capt. Bender" which is interesting (see). "The Saratoga of Mississippi--A Real Watering Place--Customs of the Place--Enterprising Mules..." written from Mississippi Springs. Near the back are at least 2 illus. runaway slave ads. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:17

$24.99
166648

3 THOMAS JEFFERSON Early 19th Century Presidential Letters 1804-1808 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392126407117

Shown are 3 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A nice trio of issues, each containing within a letter signed in type by Thomas Jefferson. The Balance & Columbian Repository, Hudson, N.Y. Oct. 9, 1804; Portsmouth Oracle, N.H., April 23, 1808; Universal Gazette, Washington, Sept. 15, 1808. All complete, moderate wear, some period writing.

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Ends September 25, 2018 07:37

$34.99
166613

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Slaves Insurrection Fame Funeral BURIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392125967977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1859 * Post John Brown execution (hanging) * Much on the funeral services - burial Almost all of the front page is taken up with with reports on the burial of John Brown including first column heads: "The Impending Crisis" "The Burial of John Brown" "Approaching Execution of His Comrades" "The Efforts to Obtain a Pardon for Cook" "The Burial of John Brown" with various subheads as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2018 13:12

$39.99
166610

Rare RAILROADS Trains & Locomotives Railway Industry 1855 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372439726226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN RAILWAY TIMES, Boston, Sept. 27, 1855 * Early trains - railroads As the title would suggest, this newspaper was focused on the burgeoning railroad industry, which would not come to full bloom until after the Civil War. Even several of the ads are railroad-themed, with some early illustrations. Four pages, water stain to the bottom quadrant, mostly good.

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Ends September 24, 2018 12:48

$32.00
166604

GREAT TRAIN WRECK Camp Hill Disaster Whitemarsh Township PA 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372439666122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 19, 1856 * Great Train Wreck of 1856 * Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania * The Camp Hill Disaster The front page has an article headed: "THE DISASTER ON THE NORTH PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD" "Further Particulars" "Sixty Lives Supposed to be Lost" and more with list of the killed. (see) Text takes up over 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Great Train Wreck of 1856 occurred in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, between Camp Hill Station and Fort Washington Station, on July 17, 1856. Two trains, traveling on the same track in converging directions, collided, killing between 59 and 67, and injuring over 100. T... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2018 11:51

$29.99
166597

FRANCIS R. SHUNK 10th Governor of Pennsylvania DEATH 1848 Lancaster Pa Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392125786933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LANCASTER INTELLIGENCER, Pennsylvania, July 25, 1848 All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of the governor, Francis R. Shunk. As might be imagined page 2 has much on his death. Four pages, a piece from near the spine affects text but fortunately nothing concerning the Shunk reports, otherwise good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 24, 2018 08:20

$29.99
166596

Rare SLAVES ADVERTISEMENTS Slavery New Orleans LA ANTEBELLUM 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392125785260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dec. 27, 1848 * Southern newspaper with slave advertisements Page 2 has a small bit: "For California" about a ship headed there, and: "...a most safe, comfortable and speedy means of transportation to the El Dorado of California." Page 3 has 8 illustrated "Reward" ads for runaway slaves, not a surprise in a New Orleans newspaper. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 24, 2018 08:15

$39.99
166594

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Mining Miners Sufferings Dust Prices 1849 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392125772604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Jan. 13, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers Page 2 has an article: "From California" which includes: "...the price of gold dust in the 'diggins' had fallen to six dollars an ounce, being less than one third its real value at the U.S. Mint...There was much suffering at the mines & even apprehensions of famine in consequence of the multitudes arriving from all quarters..." and a bit more. Also a brief item: "New California Association" being created for those headed west (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2018 07:53

$49.99
166035

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M. Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille Beginning n the ftpg. is a report of the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute with the Balloon, he took ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$54.00
166034

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the death of the 4th son of King George III. The ftpg. begins with: "Orders for the Court's going into mourning on the Sunday next...for His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent & Strathern, fourth son of His Majesty...The Ladies to wear black bombazines...The gentlemen to wear black cloth..." with more detail. The balance of the ftpg. is more on proper mourning attire. Ironically, King George III would die just two days later. Great to have this content in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 p... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$58.00
166031

NAPOLEONIC WARS France French Empire vs. United Kingdom BEGINS 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 4, 1803 * Napoleonic Wars begins * England vs. France The top of page 3 has a "news flash" headed: "WAR DECLARED" noting: "An express from New York arrived...the following is an extract from a letter received..." which states: "I beg leave to acquaint you, that WAR was declared between France and England on the 25th of March...". This was the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. Four pages, an archival mend in this notice and more behind it on page 4 causing no loss of readability. Otherwise nice.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:43

$39.00
165995

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403388266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The first column heads include: "The Executions At Charlestown" "Bold But Unsuccessful Attempt of Cook & Coppic to Escape" "Impressive Religious Services in the Prisoners' Cells" "Immense Concourse of Spectators to Witness the Executions" "Firm Demeanor of the Culprits on the Scaffold" "The Hanging of Green, Copeland, Cook and Coppic". Subheads include: "Details of the Execution of the Culprits" "The Executions" "Request to Gov. Wise to Get the Bodies of the Colored Men". Eight pages, toning throughout, irregular at the spine margin touching a few w... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:26

$63.00
165994

Early GOLD MINING Fields Miners Australia Scene Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103397085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853 * Early gold mining print Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Providence. Sixteen pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$38.00
165920

1859 Newspaper JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV - U.S. ARSENAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101922080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 20, 1859 * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry WV The first column heads include: "Excitement & Alarm In Virginia" "Affairs at Charlestown" "Bread of Another Abolitionist Incursion" "Project of Seizing & Holding Hostage for Old Brown" "Virginia Arming For Civil War" and more. Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine margin, minor loss at the top margin, otherwise good.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:20

$29.00
165918

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401175898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, April 10, 1847 * Rare pre-Civil War title * Mexican War A nice & rare opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. This issue has some very notable Mexican War content on pages 2 & 3, the first headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS" "Capture of the City and Castle of Vera Cruz" with other heads including: "Further Particulars" "Important Documents" "Official Report--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which includes 3 dispatches signed in type by him: Z. Taylor, and one signed in type: Ant. Lopez De Santa Anna; "The North and the South" "General Scott at ... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:20

$78.00
165912

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco 49ers in 1849 Windsor Vermont VT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101920227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 19, 1849 * California gold rush This title has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day. Page 3 has several reports from the gold rush region headed: "Latest From California" (see). Page one has an update in the missionary efforts to the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands and various Native American Indian tribes including Oregon, Choctaws, Cherokees, Sioux, and more. Four pages, minor foxing at upper ftpg. folds, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:17

$57.00
165905

SLAVERY Slaves Southern America Eyewitness Account 1854 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401166527

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1854 * American slavery Page 5 has a fascinating, very lengthy, and detailed article headed: "Slavery Described By An Eye-Witness" which begins: "Last August I visited a retired agricultural district of Virginia, wishing to see my friend & to look at slavery with my own eyes...We reached Norfolk next day in the afternoon. I never had seen a slave...The slaves appeared to me to be dressed nearly as well as laborers in a free country but not so cleanly..." and much more. The photos showing less than half of the article. A great slavery-related newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, water staining to the left half of the issue touching a small portion of the mentioned artic... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:12

$78.00
165903

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letters from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401164647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 1848 * California gold rush * Early - pre-49ers Page 3 has a lengthy article: "The Gold Region of California" which is from the very early period of the Gold Rush. It is mostly taken up with two letters from the gold fields, introduced with: "It would seem from late accounts that California is afflicted with some rich gold mines. The people there have been seized with madness on the subject & are abandoning the ordinary pursuits of life for the sake of hunting gold..." with more. And the two letters have some terrific content on the early days of the Gold Rush, the 2nd of which ends with: "...This placer was discovered some time since by a M... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:11

$88.00
165901

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it. This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan built as a synagogue and still used for worship. It was built by a German-Je... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:10

$89.00
165899

Rare SHELBYVILLE KY Kentucky Pre Civil War - William H. Harrison 1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SHELBY NEWS, Shelbyville, Kentucky, Sept. 16, 1840 * Rare title A surprisingly few number of issues of this title are held by any institution, per Gregory. This is a volume one issue. The top of the front page makes an accurate prediction: "That Gen'l William Henry Harrison will be the President on the 4th of March next, & will rectify all the evils under which the country suffers, & restore the Government to the pure Democratic principles of Jefferson and Madison." and this is followed by other various notices supportive of Harrison. Much of the balance of this newspaper has various political & campaigning items. Four pages, some light foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:09

$67.00
165873

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Antebellun w/ California Gold Rush 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397978125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, April 14, 1849 * Early California gold rush report * Rare title from pre-civil war Florida Page 3 has: "Interesting From California" which takes over a full column with various news items from the gold region. Some bits include: "...The whole of Lower California was deserted by the men who had gone North to the placer. When Mr. Suwerkrop touched at Cape San Jose he found scarcely any males there,,,There was not many in San Francisco; they were scattered over the country--at Sutter's Fort, encamped on the placers...many diggers had pitched their tents around the bay of San Francisco...The largest lump that Mr. S. has seen weighted 14 ounces..." and much ... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:31

$91.00
165829

Albany New York 1840 Newspaper w/ MARTIN VAN BUREN for President Notice w/ Flag


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396771456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ALBANY ARGUS, New York, Oct. 24, 1840 A feature of this issue is the rather large front page notice supporting: "For President, MARTIN VAN BUREN..." with more, and a nice engraving of a U.S. flag (see). He would be defeated by William Henry Harrison. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:12

$27.00
165827

SOLOMON SOUTHWICK Anti-Masonic Party Leader Albany NY New York 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098418007

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHWICK'S FAMILY NEWSPAPER, Albany, New York, Oct. 6, 1838 This is one of several newspapers by Solomon Southwick, this one with both religious and secular items. A handsome masthead with a detailed engraving. A volume one issue, 8 pages, 11 by 14 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:09

$28.00
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