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164631

Early 19th Century EVANGELICAL Religion Hartford CT Connecticut 1802 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336938897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE, (Hartford), May, 1802 As the title would suggest, content is almost exclusively religious. As noted in Mott's "History & Bibliography Of American Magazines": "...its profits to go to missionary endeavors in the new American settlements, and among the heathen...". The first article is: "The Natural Evidence of the Goodness of God" which takes nearly 9 pages. Among other articles: "On the Forgiveness of Sin" & "Revival of Religion in Vermont". Complete in 40 pages, half title page, disbound, 4 3/4 by 8 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:43

$29.00
164591

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064939942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Aug. 19, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. contains various Acts of the federal Congress with one signed in type by the President: James K. Polk, and various political items as well including: "Taylor & Mexican Territory" "Gen. Taylor is Not an Abolitionist" "Case & the Wilmot Proviso". Other items inside include: "The Veto" "The Whigs & the Proviso! "Goring the Taylor Ox" "Millard Fillmore" "First Gun for Cass & Butler" The bkpg. is filled with ads, seve... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:29

$93.00
164578

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064926044

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, March 23, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad A curious literary item here as page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "THE STRANGER", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Francis". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:12

$45.00
164518

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332267842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. The back page has two small advertisements: "50,000 Copies Sold In Eight Weeks! - Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly, by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe..." with a bit of detail (see). And also: "Uncle T... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:46

$47.00
164504

American Poet WALT WHITMAN 2nd Appearance of Poem RESURGEMUS 1850 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062815999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 22, 1850 * Walt Whitman - American poet * 2nd Appearance of "Resurgemus" A very notable issue for any literary collector as the front page contains at the head of the first column the second newspaper appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Resurgemus" signed by him in type at its conclusion: Walter Whitman. The very first appearance was on page 3 of the daily edition the day prior. It was also reprinted at a later date in the N.Y. Evening Post. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:30

$350.00
164386

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326988242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 4, 5 & 6 have much on the follow-up to the Dorr Rebellion, including talk calling for a convention correct the problem with voting restrictions in Rhode Is. (cause of the Dorr Rebellion). Also reports on the whereabouts of Thomas Dorr including: "...The enemy to the number of 700 are entrenching themselves on Alcot's Hill...They have about 10 cannon and plenty of arms & ammunition. Mr. Dorr is expected to reach the encampment this day...". Also a Proclamation establishing martial law in Rhode Is, and including: "...And I do warn all persons against any intercourse of connexion with the TRAI... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:24

$47.00
164380

Early DICKINSON COLLEGE Carlisle PA Pennsylvania Admission NOTICE 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059703568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, January 28, 1803 * Very early Dickinson College * Advertisement for admission The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained here as in any other college on the continent..." and noting: "...those who offer themselves for admission...if found deficient in classical learning must spend such time ass may be necessary in the grammar school..." with more, (see). Dickinson College, Carlisle, ... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:16

$42.00
164259

(3) WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1860 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320174023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 21, and 22, 1860 * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition This is a nice trio of issues covering the capture of execution of William Walker. Walker. Walker was an American who appointed himself President of Nicaragua and attempted to establish it as a slave-holding empire in the Latin America. His controversial career ended with him being captured and executed. The Sept. 19 issue has ftpg. heads: "The Fate of Walker" "...Details of Walker's Capture in Honduras" with nearly a half column of text (see). The Sept. 21 issue has on the ftpg: "Gen. Walker Shot" "News from Truxville by way of Havana--Gen. Walker & Col. Ruttler Executed..." with very few... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:34

$83.00
164247

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320161674

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 19, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 29, 1809; Boston Gazette, May 7, 1804; New England Palladium, July 20, 1802; and Columbian Centinel, Feb. 13, 1802. 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 June 29, 2018 15:16

$35.00
164232

Queen Charlotte of England Death Report 1818 (Possibly) 1st Black Royal


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054659783

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1818 * The death of Queen Charlotte of England * 1st black royal (?) The first 3 pages report on the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules. See images for details. Reports from throughout the world are found throughout. Although some of the pages are close-trimmed at the bottom, there is no loss of text, and the issue is overall in very good condition. Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen Charlotte, like Meghan Markle - the now-titled Duchess of Sussex, was also of mixe... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:49

$95.00
164226

Early SEA SERPENT New England Northern Atlantic Coastal SIGHTING 1824 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054655040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. DC, Aug. 24, 1824 * Sea Serpent sightings Page 3 has an article which begins with: "...first appearance this season of the SEA SERPENT..." Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 4 pages, minor foxing and margin wear, general nice.

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:39

$24.00
164133

Very Rare & Early KANKAKEE ILLINOIS Pre Civil War 1855 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314742154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KANKAKEE GAZETTE, Illinois, May 26, 1855 * Rare and early title * Pre-Civil War era A rare title from the Midwest only one year after being founded and 10 years prior of being incorporated. Contains news of the day and several advertisements. Four pages, small cutout within the masthead, a little wear at the folds and margins, two circular stains (see), otherwise good.

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Ends June 23, 2018 14:57

$34.00
164107

Early SANTA FE TRAIL Creation Missouri New Mexico Trading Trade 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050147570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1825 * The Santa Fe Trail creation * Missouri - New Mexico See the photo for a partial list of Acts of Congress recently passed, which includes: "An act to authorize the president of the United States to cause a road to be marked out from the western frontier of Missouri to the confines of New Mexico" which would be the famed Santa Fe Trail. A very historic--yet brief--report. Another article: "Suppression of the Slave Trade" takes almost three pages. in it Great Britain and the United States denounce the slave trade as piracy and discuss the possible solutions. This issue also has an Indian Treaty with the Creek Nation. Sixteen pages, 6 1/... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:44

$55.00
164607

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065470325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, Jan. 29, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad On pg. 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a notice for a performance of "Richard The Third: Or the Battle Of Bosworth Field" by Shakespeare, with Mr. Poe in the role of "Tressel". Also a notice for a "Pantomimic Ballet called "Patie & Peggy", with Mr. Poe as "Patie". This was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. News of the day with several other interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:08

$39.99
164572

GERSHOM MENDES SEIXAS 1st Native Born Jewish Minister DEATH 1816 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392064673343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, July 3, 1816 * Gershom Mendes Seixes death * First native-born Jewish minister Page 3 has a brief note announcing the death of Gershom Mendes Seixas: "DIED" "This morning of a lingering illness, in the 71st year of his age, and 50th of his ministry, the Rev. Geishour Seixas, of the Jewish Congregation of this city." Seixas was the first native-born Jewish minister in the United States and the first American Jewish clergyman to give a sermon in English.

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Ends June 21, 2018 09:24

$34.99
164571

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392064666135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 09:14

$74.99
164035

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048628592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 14:59

$29.00
164541

Rare SLAVES ADVERTISEMENTS Negroes in Memphis TN ANTEBELLUM 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392063912795

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 31, 1859 * Southern newspaper with slave advertisements From not long before the Civil War containing on the front page two illustrated ads for slaves, with details. One notes: "Forty-two likely Negroes, together with all the livestock on the plantation..." and the other: "For Sale...A no. 1 cook and laundress..." (see). Four pages, rejoined at the spine, good condition. Folder size is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 20, 2018 09:02

$27.00
164535

(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1829 Old Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392063870620

Shown are 20 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PROVIDENCE PATRIOT & COLUMBIAN PHOENIX, Rhode Island, 1829 A lot of 20 issues each with fine reporting of news of the day, plus ads, and with a nice engraving of a phoenix rising from the fire. All cleanly cut at the spine, a few clear tape mends throughout, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 07:54

$44.99
164532

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


eBay Auction Item # 372334102888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HAMPSHIRE FEDERALIST, Springfield, Massachusetts, Nov. 14, 1811 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address * War of 1812 prelude Taking most of page 2 is the: "Message" of President James Madison, his annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is prefaced with: "This day at noon the President of the United States communicated the following..." which was addressed to the Congress. In the address he reviews the events of the year, with much focus on events that would lead to the War of 1812 within 9 months. Signed by him in type: James Madison. Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 07:33

$34.99
163938

Rare GREEN BAY Brown County Wisconsin Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372308719708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GREEN BAY ADVOCATE, Wisconsin, February 7, 1861 * Rare title from the Midwest * Pre Civil War tensions * Brown County From just a few months prior to the start of the Civil War, this issue has some reporting on the tensions occurring in the South. Several advertisements as well. Complete with all 4 pages, a few small margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:45

$33.00
163920

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRUPTION 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372308680031

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 7, 1852 * Karl Marx Page 6 includes an editorial written by Karl Marx on "Corruption at Elections" in England a few years after publishing The Communist Manifesto. He writes in part:"...The bribery and intimidation practiced by the Tories were, then, merely violent experiments for bringing back to life the dying electoral bodies which have become incapable of production, and which can no longer create decisive electoral results...The New Parliament begins where the old one ended; it is paralytic from the hour of its birth...". The full editorial takes about 1 1/2 columns. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:16

$79.00
163919

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046175559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:15

$114.00
163816

(3) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1801 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044430456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 30, 1801 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a huge chart of "Prices Current" for various goods. Page 2 contains three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by President John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:28

$28.00
163803

STAGECOACHES Horse Drawn Covered Wagon Illustrated Advertisements 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305827439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN TRAVELLER, Boston, April 15, 1828 * Early American stagecoaches The back page has two illustrated advertisements for stagecoaches. (see) News of the day with other ads as well. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:44

$24.00
153031

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898170085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 6, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Ten Regiment Bill" showing under the "nays" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others (see). 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:34

$29.00
163725

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302495227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon The top of page 3 has a nice, decoratively bordered report headed: "DIED, At Mount Vernon, on the 22nd last, Mrs. Martha Washington" and the text beginning: "widow of the late General George Washington. Composure & resignation were uniformly displayed during seventeen days of depredations of a severe fever..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:32

$135.00
163719

Rare & Very Early 1803 Newspaper CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392040949560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, October 14, 1803 * Very rare & early Southern title A volume I issue of this famous title, and one of the earliest Charleston newspapers we have had the pleasure to offer. The entire page 2 is a chart: "The Charleston Price Current" as well as charts for "Premiums Of Insurance" the "Price Of Stocks" and the "Course Of Exchange" with a listing of prices for hundreds of various goods. Various news of the day and a great wealth of ads. Four pages and in very nice condition. A rare opportunity for a scarce newspaper of such an early date.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:28

$148.00
163705

MEXICO CITY NEARS General Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302477760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 11, 1847 * General Winfield Scott * Mexico City approached * Mexican-American War The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "From The Seat Of War" "Gen. Scott's Advance to the Capital" "Suspension Of Hostilities!" "Prospect Of Peace" which takes two column with much on the Mexican-American War (see for portions). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:06

$38.00
149593

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623213721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 2 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote of the "Ten Regiment Bill" which includes a list of those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Among the list of those who voted "Nay" is "Lincoln" (see photos). In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home afte... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2018 15:14

$29.00
163638

SERPENT INSTRUMENT Bass Wind Brass Cornett Advertisement w/ Print 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038849644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON MORNING POST, November 22, 1838 * Serpent (Instrument) advertisement The back page has a large number of illustrated advertisements, but perhaps the most intriguing is one which shows a serpent instrument as part of an ad promoting the wares of "Henry Prentiss", the text of which lists the many other musical instruments he offers for sale (see). Other illustrated ads are for 'Pure Sperm Oil" showing a whale, several stagecoach and steamship ads, plus others. Four pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 07, 2018 13:57

$28.00
163618

Early ZOAR Tuscarawas County OHIO Utopian Community w/ Print 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038630037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1846 * Zoar, Tuscarawas County, Ohio * Utopian community - village The top of the ftpg. has a nice print headed: "Sketch of the Community in the Valley of the Tuscarawas, Ohio" which is the town of Zoar. This was a very early commune by the Separatists (see the web for more) & exists today as an historical village. Included is a lengthy article on it as well. Inside has some reports on the Mexican War including: "Monterey - Official Dispatches in Relation to the Capture of Monterey" Eight pages, a tape mend to the back page, some foxing.

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Ends June 07, 2018 07:57

$58.00
163565

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392035596679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, April 12, 1841 A quite rare little newspaper, published in Italian on the island of Malta, containing four pages, 6 by 8 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2018 14:31

$49.00
163492

NAT TURNER Slaves Rebellion Insurrection Leader False Death Rpt. 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372294412627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 * Nat Turner false death report Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month later for his role in the recent slave uprisings. Sixteen pages, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of minor wear, mostly nice. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an importan... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:11

$38.00
163468

Rare English COMIC Satire - Figaro In London 19th Century 1833 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033138341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FIGARO IN LONDON, London, May 11, 1833 An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead and 2 more also on the front page. (see) Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, a little light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:48

$22.00
163428

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292308637

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, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2018 14:04

$47.00
163397

United States To Buy TEXAS Mexico Purchase General Nicolas Bravo 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289784261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1830 * Purchase of Texas from Mexico ? * General Nicolas Bravo One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our country...He affirms that the U. States have for a long time desired the acquisition of that large portion of the Mexican republic..." with much more, taking almost an entire column. Among other reports in this issue are: "Chief Justice Marshall's Speech"; much reporting from Congress; "Indians in Georgia", much o... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:24

$26.00
163396

ANDREW JACKSON President & War of 1812 General DEATH Funeral 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029959217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1845 * President Andrew Jackson death Near the back are several pages on the death & funeral of President Andrew Jackson, including: "Honors to Ex-President Jackson" which begins: "At the city of Washington the funeral ceremonies were observed on the 27th...". Also: "Mr. Webster's Remarks" and "Account of Gen. Jackson's Last Moments From His Family Physician" which is very detailed and includes his last words, and his last breath. This is followed by over two pages on: "The Funeral Oration" by Hon. B. F. Butler. Also: "British Substitute For Slavery in Her Colonies" takes over a full page. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:23

$46.00
163394

(2) PAUL REVERE SON Joseph Warren Copper Company Bell Foundry ADS 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289781288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 12, 1822 * Paul Revere's son Near the bottom of the front page is a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Close to it is another add: "Copper" for sale by J.W. Revere, at the same address. Nice to have these 2 Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:21

$28.00
163393

Rare 1846 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029957554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, July 14, 1846 * Rare Anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves was its focus, but much other news as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:19

$47.00
163392

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289778391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:18

$28.00
163389

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Pre Civil War Tensions 1859 Orignal Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029954356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Nov. 15, 1859 * From the origin of the Civil War From what would be the hotbed of the Confederacy movement in just one year. The bkpg. has: "John Brown in Kansas". Four pages, large folio size, obviously the editor's copy as it is considerably marked up as a guide for future issues, almost disfiguratively. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:10

$29.00
163388

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Campaign that Would Divide a Nation 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029953456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln about to become president * Presidential campaign that would divide a nation The front page of this issue has one column headlines reading: "PRESIDENTIAL" "Anti-Republican Mass Meetings" "A Breckinridge Democrat to Appoint the Electors of the Union Ticket" "Imposing Torch-Light Procession" "The State Of Party" "Speech of Hon. John J. Crittenden at Independence, Ky." and more. There is much front page reporting on Lincoln's first Presidential campaign. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:09

$35.00
146763

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524740006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This issue contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which mention Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. report, at the very top of the 3rd column, notes: "MR. LINCOLN (being entitled to the floor) stated, i advance, that hsi object was to make a speech on the general subject of internal improvements..." with much more. 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... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2018 14:19

$48.00
163345

Rare DORR REBELLION Middle Class Residents of Rhode Island 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287832822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1842 Page 3 has a message from the governor of Rhode Island given at a special session of the legislature which relates to the on-going Dorr Rebellion in that state (see hyperlink for details). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:23

$33.00
163344

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392028385293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report As was typical with this newspaper, there is much reporting from Congress. Coverage from the "House of Representatives" includes some talk by Davy Crockett, reading in part: "Mr. Crockett said: Sir, as I am the only person from Tennessee in this house who am opposed to the administration, I hope I may get a few words in, that I may say what are my own notions on these matters..." with a bit more (see). Nice to have a period report on Davy Crockett when he was a member of Congress, and shortly before he would leave for Texas and fight--and die--at the Alamo. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, foxing, nice con... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:22

$37.00
163272

Very Early RAILROADS Locomotives TRAINS Masthead Print 1834 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392026816511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, April 26, 1834 * Very early on the railroad industry * Uncommon title This is a very early issue--a volume three issue--of the very first American periodical on railroading. The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of the train, but keep in mind this is from the very beginning years of the railroad industry. There are railroad-related articles in this 16 page issue but there is also other news of the day. Measures 9 by 12 1/2 inches and in very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:21

$69.00
163216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282728460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia The top of the front page has column heads on John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry: "The Excitement In Virginia" "Offers of Military Aid from the Adjoining States" "The Panic In Charlestown" "Confession of Cook" and more. This coverage carries over to take most of page 2 as well and includes two brief notes signed in type: John Brown, and lengthier letters signed by: John E. Cooke. Eight pages, disbinding slits at the blank spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:34

$34.00
163126

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1844 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022055579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Nov. 11, 1837 * Rare high class community title * Pre Civil War era An early newspaper from Long Island with items including: "Advantages of Being Ruined" "Unparalleled Murder" "Horrible Attempt to Massacre a Family" and ore with a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, some foxing.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:22

$37.00
162960

Early 19th Century MEMBERS OF CONGRESS Senate & House Roster 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017888207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, May 29, 1809 * Members of Congress in the early 19th century A full column is taken up with: "List of Members Composing The Senate of the U. States" followed by: "List of Members of the House Of Representatives", each listed by state. Many notable names here (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:11

$28.00
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