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153112

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900924754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 28, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial The top of the front page has some nice column heads on the Harper's Ferry insurrection: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Trial of John Brown, Charged with Insurrection, Treason and Murder" "The Testimony of the Witnesses Against the Prisoner" "Confession of Copland, the Negro" "Startling Revelations Forthcoming in Which the Guilty Complicity of the Abolitionists is Clearly Proven" "Marines Sent to Harper's Ferry" and more with the text taking half of the front page & more than half of pg. 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, generally nice.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:15

$40.00
153110

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900923145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, August 3, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:12

$28.00
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 April 19, 2017 15:34

$42.00
153028

President ZACHARY TAYLOR Annual State of the Union Address 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898158525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 * President Zachary Taylor * State of the Union Address Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy. Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the union address, signed in type: Z. Taylor. Terrific to have this content in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:26

$37.00
152999

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371897785805

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 in nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 07:46

$30.00
152988

PS LADY ELGIN Sidewhell Steamship Lake Michigan DISASTER Sinking 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731006889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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) Other news of the day. Complete 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:45

$23.00
152969

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730090220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The front page has a print captioned: "The Japanese Embassadors in Their State Costume" with a related article, but the prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:44

$620.00
152968

MORMONS Salt Lake City Utah Winslow Homer PRINTS 1858 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894422377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons * Winslow Homer prints The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article on the same page: "Salt Lake City". The front page features a nearly half page illustration of "General James Watson Webb" with an accompanying article. Other illustrations include 3 prints relating to the article: "Butterfly Parks". Also a full page: "Meeting Between Mr. Reed... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:43

$79.00
152967

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Near Death Campaign Horace Greeleyr 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894421060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 3, 1841 * William Henry Harrison near death * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is the inconspicuous yet very notable report on page 2: "President Harrison was taken suddenly ill on Saturday evening last, and for a time threatened with severe and protracted if not dangerous indisposition. (His disea... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:40

$68.00
152929

AVON Livingston County NY New York Resort & MORMONS Mormonism 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894060916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 9, 1849 The ftpg. has one column heads: "Summer Travel--Avon Springs" and "From the Great Salt Lake and the Plains" the latter reporting on the travels of some Mormons to Utah. Four pages, various creases, minor bottom margin tears, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:23

$24.00
152927

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Antebellum w/ Mexican War 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894057502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, June 3, 1846 * Rare title The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements, while page 2 has several reports from the Mexican War including: "Matamoras Taken" "Later from the Army" 'and other items. Pages 3 & 4 are taken up with ads as well. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:16

$33.00
152922

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729759226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 24, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The top of the front page has column heads: "The Harper's Ferry Invasion" "Affairs At Charlestown" with various subheads including: "Interviews With the Prisoners" "A Religious Epistle From Old Brown" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin but no text loss, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:04

$28.00
152901

(4) MISSOURI & SLAVERY Slaves or Free State Post Compromise 1820 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729235065

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, a group of four consecutive issues dated Sept. 15, 19, 22, 26, 1820. Each issue contains a rather lengthy report on: 'Missouri And Slavery" which continues through each issue. A wealth of reading on this controversial issue from not long after the Missouri Compromise. Four pages each issue, one issue has a corner missing with no text loss, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:27

$47.00
152899

TREATY OF SAGINAW Chippewa Indians & United States Army SIGNED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729229909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1820 The back page has a Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa nation of Indians, headed with a heraldic eagle. A very unusual item as it is very lengthy with much detail on the land involved, and nearly a column taken up with Indians signatures with their "X" marks (see). This was the Treaty of Saginaw (see hyperlink for details). Fours pages, minor loss to an upper corner with no text loss, generally good.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:17

$39.00
152897

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729228173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, May 1, 1811 (No. 122) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. A very rare and unusual newspaper which seldom comes on the market. Complete in four pages, 9 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:13

$670.00
152820

Early MORMONS in Iowa & SLAVERY Slaves Negroes 1839 Windsor Vermont VT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889083993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, July 10, 1839 * Early Mormons - Mormonism * Slaves - Negroes - Slavery Page 3 has a brief by early report on the Mormons which includes: "The Mormons have bought up many of the 'Half Breed claims' in Iowa & a competent agent is attempting to secure for them all the lands in the extensive tract of country known by that name...Many of the Mormons are now making farms on the tract..." (see). Also on pg. 3 are two brief reports headed; "Runaway Slaves" and: "Free Negroes in Louisiana". Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:32

$37.00
152819

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889082790

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 The bottom of the front page has the beginning of a report on 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:30

$58.00
152767

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Horace Greeley as Publisher 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391723525552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, Jan. 23, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election. The content is almost entirely political & includes: "Government Officers, Agents, and Salaries" "The Public Lands" "The Loco-Focos Proper" "Gen. Harrison" "United States Senate" and Most of the back page is taken up with: Funeral of Napoleon - Re-Entombment of His ashes in the Hotel Des Invalides, Paris" . Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, engraving of a log cabin in the masthead, some dirtiness at the ftpg. folds, otherwise good.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:50

$30.00
152698

MEXICAN WAR - Hawaiian Islands 1847 Buffalo NY New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885882653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN LITERARY MESSENGER, Buffalo, New York, February 13, 1847 Although primarily a literary publication, there are some news items at the back including "Army" relating to the Mexican War, and "From the Sandwich Islands & Oregon" "The Telegraph Wires" "Canal Navigation" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/2 by 10 1/2 in., scattered foxing throughout, but otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:53

$24.00
152691

Rare SCOTTISH Americans Immigrants Scotland New York City 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885868267

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTTISH JOURNAL, New York, March 13, 1841 * Rare title for Scotland immigrants Obviously a newspaper for Scottish-Americans. The masthead has a thistle-themed engraving. Various literary items & other content including front page: "Recollections of Burns" Eight pages, light damp staining, 10 1/2 by 15 inches, generally nice.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:39

$19.00
152678

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1860 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884776845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Oct. 15, 1860 * Rare antebellum title A nice Southern paper from shortly before the creation of the Confederacy, with pg. 2 having some items which report some grumblings that would lead to war. Also two illustrated slave ads as well as another on pg. 3. Four pages, some browning at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:49

$33.00
152677

Rare 1847 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722027642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, March 31, 1847 * Rare Anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves is a focus, but much other news as well. Items include: "Convention of Churches on Slavery" "Life At the South" "Another Slavery Trap""The War! The War!" "News from the Seat of War" "Slaveholders for Office" . Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:47

$47.00
152601

ANDREW JACKSON Farewell Address & King George IV Coronation ADAMS 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718942339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1821 * Farewell address of Andrew Jackson * England's King George IV is coronated An inside page has a report headed: "Gen. Jackson's Address to the Army" datelined from his headquarters, Montpelier, & signed in type: Andrew Jackson, Major General, commanding the division of the South. This report takes close to a full column and is his official farewell address to his soldiers, the text beginning: "This day, officers and soldiers, closes my military functions, and consequently, dissolves the military connection which has hitherto existed between you and myself..." with much more (see). Also of interest is over six pages taken up with: "Corona... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:12

$27.00
152564

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718075865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:29

$59.00
153127

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


eBay Auction Item # 371901503221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1859 * Very early baseball game * Pre Civil War era The bottom of page 5 has reports on two baseball games under the heading: "Base Ball" with box scores. (see) Rare to find baseball reports prior to the Civil War. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 07:30

$19.99
152480

WYANDOT PEOPLE Indians Treaty & Steamboat Erie Burning Disaster 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878696353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1841 * Wyandot people - Indians * Silver Creek, New York * Steamboat Erie disaster The front page has: "Treaty with Wyandott Indians" which includes: "... the "Wyandott nation were assembled y the Chiefs in General Council o the 20th and 22d instant, to vote upon the question of selling to the United States all their lands in Ohio, and emigrant to the West. After two days and a part of last night taken up in debating the subject, it was determined, without a division, to authorize and empower the Chiefs to enter into a treaty of cession and removal...". Also on the ftpg: "Burning of the Steamboat Erie - Account by a Survivor". Many lives... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:38

$38.00
152478

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878695381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., June 3, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe The back page has not one, but two advertisements for the sale of: "Uncle Tom's Cabin". One ad begins: "A constant supply of this most interesting work will be kept for sale..." and the other begins: "Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's Great Story, first published in the 'National Era' and now just issued in two handsome volumes..." with more. Also in this issue is a front page article: "The Fugitive Slave Law in the Senate" & also: "Mr. Floyd on the Compromise & Fugitive Law". The "National Era" was the newspaper which introduced the famed "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to the world, being serialized in this newspaper before the pub... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:36

$43.00
152433

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714223745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompa... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 14:51

$50.00
152985

(4) Early BASEBALL GAMES Pre Civil War Era w/ Box Scores 1859-60 NYC Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 391730683012

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES & TRIBUNE, a lot of four issues dated Aug. 17, July 19, 25, 1860 (Times) and July 22, 1859 (Tribune) each issue containing a back page baseball report from before the Civil War--uncommon as such. Each complete in 8 pages, bit irregular at the spine, generally good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2017 09:07

$29.99
152313

Beardless ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Campaign Candidate PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873474502

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

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:19

$300.00
152308

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873469858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The top of pg. 2 has a column head: "The California Gold Region" which has near the beginning: "The accounts which have reached the United States concerning the auriferous region of country on the Sacramento...induced hundreds, we might say thousands, of our citizens to turn their eyes in that direction..." with more on the gold rush. Quite early concerning the discovery of gold in California. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:11

$76.00
152258

THE BARBARISM OF SLAVERY Charles Sumner Speech 1860 Pre Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710042713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1860 * Barbarism of slavery speech * Senator Charles Sumner A great issue on the famous "barbarism of slavery" speech by Senator Charles Sumner on June 4, 1860, some four years after being beaten by fellow Congressman Preston Brooks for slandering his cousin in an impassioned anti-slavery speech in 1856. Returning after four years of absence & recuperation from the attack, this lengthy speech was delivered on the floor of the Senate. Coverage of his speech is found on pages 4 & 5, headed: "Mr. Sumner's Speech" with some comment on it, then further down the page is portions of the actual text of his speech, with some paraphrasing. Portions include: "Mr. Sumner (R... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 15:15

$64.00
152219

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 Wash DC Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870116378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a trio of issues April 21, 23, and 26, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominen... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:08

$54.00
152131

WINFIELD SCOTT Texas War For Independence Fort Mitchell Alabama 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867405601

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 23, 1836 * Fort Mitchell, Alabama * Texas War for Independence * General Winfield Scott Page 3 has: "From The Army--Official" which is a report from Fort Mitchell (Alabama) & signed in type by: Winfield Scott, concerning various actions with the Indians. Also: "Texas" which mentions: "...to negotiate an exchange of prisoners had been seized by the Mexican authorities & imprisoned. The Mexicans positively refuse to enter into any treaty with the Texians..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:40

$37.00
152130

MEXICAN INVASION OF 1842 Gen. Mariano Arista Attacks TEXAS 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704878089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, March 26, 1842 * General Mariano Arista Page 5 has a noteworthy article headed: "Important From Texas--War Commenced--Texas Invaded by the Mexicans!" with various details. See this hyperlink for more on the Mexican invasion of 1842. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:39

$39.00
152129

UNITED STATES CAPITOL Building Construction in Washington D.C. 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704877270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, April 15, 1820 * Capitol Building construction * President James Monroe * Slavery advertisements The back page has: "AN ACT making further appropriations for continuing the work upon the centre building of the Capitol, and other public buildings." This and two other acts are each signed in type by the President: James Monroe. Other news items include: "The Missouri Expedition" "Melancholy Shipwreck" and more. Also has two reward ads for runaway negro men & one for three slaves, each with details. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:37

$46.00
152128

CATO STREET CONSPIRACY British Cabinet Murder Attempt EXECUTIONS 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704876385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1820 * Cato Street Conspiracy * British cabinet ministers * Conspirators executions Page 2 has 2 columns taken up with: "The Executions in England" with considerable detail & a prefacing paragraph which includes: "...detailed, with painful minuteness, all the circumstances of the hanging & decapitation of the five miserable men who had been sentenced to that punishment...". This concerns the Cato Street Conspiracy, an attempt to murder all the British Cabinet ministers (see hyperlink). Page 2 has: "Piracy" which is interesting (see), and the bkpg. has an ad headed: "Lots of Ground and a Negro Man for Sale". Four pages, minor foxing, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:36

$39.00
152124

DANIEL EDGAR SICKLES Philip Barton Key Murder Trial VERDICT 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867396425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1859 * Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict * Philip Barton Key murder Page 4 has over a full column editorial headed: "The Acquittal of Mr. Sickles", which is concerning the controversial Daniel Sickles trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. The editorial begins: "The result of the Sickles trial takes nobody by surprise. Everybody expected it..." with much more (see photos for the beginning). The verdict of "not guilty" was handed down just two days previous. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:26

$36.00
152084

STATE OF FLORIDA Adams-Onis Treaty U.S. Possession from Spain 1819 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866418360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 18, 1819 The front page has a document: "Full Powers - James Monroe" authorizing John Quincy Adams with negotiating powers, signed: James Monroe (see). This was for his efforts in the: "Treaty of Amity Settlement and Limits" which is printed on the front page in full & signed in type by John Quincy Adams and Luis De Onis for Spain. This is known as the Adams-Onis Treaty which ceded Florida to the U.S. and defined the boundary between the U.S. and New Spain. It settled a standing border dispute between the two countries and was considered a triumph of American diplomacy (see hyperlink). Page 2 has an article: "Slavery In Missouri". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:29

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152052

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701580605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Among the ftpg. column heads from shortly before Lincoln's inauguration are: "AFFAIRS OF THE NATION" "Movements Of The President Elect" "Close of the Deliberations of the Peace Conference" and "Rejection of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution". Also some ftpg. item regarding the coming Civil War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:43

$37.00
152036

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1835 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 17, 1835 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address Taking almost the entire front page, all of page 2, and nearly half of pg. 3 is the "President's Message" signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This was the annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun with Washington & continues to this day. This is one of the lengthiest addresses to appear in a newspaper. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, four pg. 2 tape mends (to flatten creases) do not deter readability.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:12

$29.00
152035

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701539578

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 3, 1819 The front page has: "Yellow Stone Expedition" which is a letter from Col. Johnson off Belle Fountain in which he describes the "...difficulties of the Missouri..." (see). Four pages, some foxing, generally good.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:09

$29.00
151973

CHESS GRANDMASTER Paul Morphy Wins Championship Games in Paris 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861815271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1858 * Paul Morphy in Paris * Café de la Régence championship games * Chess Grandmaster Page 4 has an article headed: "The Championship of Chess--Mr. Morphy in Paris" with scores. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:20

$39.00
151971

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861813007

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 22, 1858 * Utah War - Mormons * United States Army expedition The front page has an article headed: "THE UTAH EXPEDITION" Text takes up almost 2 columns. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:17

$37.00
151896

MICHIGAN TERRITORY Towards Statehood ? & Creating a Constitution 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860052567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 18, 1835 * Michigan territory creating a constitution * A move towards statehood The prime content in this issue would be the complete printing of the: "Constitution of the State of Michigan" which takes almost four pages and concludes with the signatures in type of the various members of Michigan's congress. This constitution would be approved by Michigan residents in October, but statehood would not come until early in 1837 as their was a boundary dispute with Ohio concerning land around Toledo, known as the "Toledo War". This document was an important step towards statehood. This issue also have nearly eleven pages of text on the: "Deb... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:30

$38.00
151895

ALABAMA Towards Statehood & Early Florida Adams-Onis Treaty 1819 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 18, 1819 * Alabama towards Statehood * Early Florida - Adams-Onis Treaty Somewhat inconspicuously noted within a report from Congress, with a dateline of December 14, is: "It being announced that the president had signed the resolution for the admission of Alabama into the union, Mr. Walker took his seat as a senator from that state." Thus, with relatively little congressional ceremony, Alabama became the 22nd state of the United States of America. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from so close to the nation's Capital, and which was essentially the mouthpiece of Congressional proceedings. This issue also has much on: "Relations With Spain" w... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:28

$55.00
151892

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Negroes Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697024521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * Captain surrenders Near the bottom of the front page is a brief and somewhat discrete report headed: "Surrender of the Captain of the Yacht Wanderer" Also another brief report headed: "The Supposed Slaver Laurens" Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:24

$28.00
151856

BATTLE OF SACRAMENTO RIVER - New Mexico & More Mexican War 1847 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 20, 1847 * Battle of Sacramento River * Mexican War A great wealth of fine reports on the Mexican War include: "From New Mexico" which reports on a battle with the Mexicans; "Latest From the Rio Grande" "Letter From the Seat of War" "The March on the Rio Grande" "Affairs in New Mexico" which is a lengthy & detailed report taking over 1 1/2 columns; "the Battle of Sacramento" "From Vera Cruz to Mexico" " "An Avalanche of Victories" and even more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:43

$38.00
151764

BOWIE KNIFE Alabama Laws in the South MURDER w/ Severe Penalty 1837 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILE'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington D.C., Sept. 16, 1837 * Early Bowie Knife legislation * Murder - Severe penalty On the third page under "Use Of Bowie Knives" is the text of an "act" passed by the legislature of Alabama. The first section of the act states that: "...if any person carrying any knife or weapon, known as Bowie knives...on a sudden recounter, shall cut or stab another with such knife, by reason of which he dies, it shall be adjudged murder, and the offender shall suffer the same, as if the killing had been by malice and aforethought...". The second section says that anyone caught "...selling, giving or disposing..." of such a weapon, will be subject to a fine of one hundred ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:04

$46.00
151762

JEWS IN WARSAW Jewish Judaica Poland Given Rights for Land 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692846358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848 * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they may even purchase ground to build on..." with more detail (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:01

$59.00
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