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161326

President General ANDREW JACKSON DEATH & Slave ad 1845 Louisville KY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982069068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY DEMOCRAT, Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 1845 * President Andrew Jackson death * Rare title w/ runaway slave ad The front page is filled with hundreds of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Inside pages have various news of the day including: "Death of Gen. Jackson--Reception of the News". Another bit on this on page 3. Pg. 2 also has: "Something New In Thieving" and an illustrated reward ad for a runaway negro boy (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:23

$52.00
161322

(10) HORACE GREELEY 1st Year New York Weekly Tribune 1841-1842 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982063079

Shown are 10 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper by Horace Greeley, all from 1841- 1842, the first year of its publication. All issues complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:16

$58.00
161293

Southerner PRESTON BROOKS Attacks Charles Sumner CONGRESS Kansas 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981330391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, June 7, 1856 * Charles Sumner & Preston Brooks * "Bleeding Kansas" Congress attack The front page has a large illustration: "The Assault in the U. S. Senate Chamber on Senator Sumner" with an accompanying article inside as well as a print of:"Charles Sumner, U.S. Senator from Mass.". Other prints within include: "Prisons and Prison Ships of the Revolution" "City and Harbor of Norfolk, Virginia"; two illustrations of "View of Lower Bay and Headlands of San Francisco" "View in San Francisco Bay, Calif.--Mount Diabolo in the Distance" "Fireman's Hall, Mercer Street, New York"; and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:44

$79.00
161292

Rare CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Miners Mining Hut Print 1853 Old Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222631027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS. New York, Feb. 19, 1853 * Rare Californian miner print * Gold Rush The front page shows: "Burning of the Steamer at St. Louis". Prints within include a nice one-third pg: "Hut of a California Miner" . Also prints of: "John Banvard" "Sponge Fisheries in Cuba" "Fairmount Waterworks, Philadelphia" "House of Refuge, Randall's Island" "Mission House to be Erected on the site of the Old Brewery, New York" and more. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication (see photos). Sixteen pages, some binding residue at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:43

$53.00
161290

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINNING Mexico w/ Samuel Houston Letter & More 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222630042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1835 * Texas Revolution beginning Inside has over a full page headed: "Texas" telling of some early battles there with much interesting reading, including a cautionary note: "I do not think it would be prudent for you I& our family to come to Texas until the affairs of the country assume a more peaceful aspect..." and also: "...We look upon independence as absolutely certain. We have now the command of all the harbors in Texas & have driven out every garrison from the interior of our fine country...and in six weeks expect to give to the world a Declaration of Independence..." with much more. There is also a letter signed in type: Samuel Houston, w... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:41

$54.00
161279

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress 1807 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981322792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress to expand military * From our nation's capital The ftpg. begins with an uncommonly detailed "Fifty Dollars Reward" ad for the runaway "Negro John" slave (see). Most of a pg. 2 column has; "An Act" of Congress: "Authorizing the President of the United States to accept the Service of a Number of Volunteer Companies not Exceeding Thirty thousand men." signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Pg. 3 also has a "$20 Reward" for a man who deserted the Navy. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:27

$33.00
161261

(2) Zebulon Pike Expedition MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY Exploration 1807 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980686550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY, Boston, June 2 and 5, 1807 * Mississippi River Valley explored A pair of issues with much reporting headed "Account Of A Voyage Up the Mississippi River" which takes nearly 2 columns on the ftpg. of June 2, and over 2 columns on the ftpg. of June 5, continuing on to pg. 2 & in a future issue. A fine pair of issues on early exploration of the Mississippi River Valley. Each issue complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:55

$38.00
161260

THOMAS JEFFERSON Dividing Louisiana into Two Territories ACT 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980686229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1804 * Thomas Jefferson act of Congress * Louisiana Erected into Two Territories * Temporary Government Established Most of page 3 is taken up with: "AN ACT Erecting Louisiana into Two Territories & Providing for the Temporary Government Thereof." signed at its conclusion by the President: Th. Jefferson. By this Act of Congress the Louisiana Purchase was divided into the Territory of Orleans, and the District of Louisiana. Four pages, minor foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:54

$38.00
161259

WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE First Barbary War Tripoli Prison LETTER 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221700950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, May 24, 1804 * William Bainbridge letter * First Barbary War * Prison in Tripoli The front page has: "Interesting Letters" being 3 letters from during the Tripolitan War, each written from prison in Tripoli, one of which is from the U.S. commander: William Bainbridge (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:53

$38.00
161258

SOUTHERN SECESSION TALKS Pre Civil War Cotton States Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221698767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 13, 1860 * Tensions in Southern states * Pre Civil War secession nears The ftpg. has: "Senator Wigfall of Texas on Secession" "The Disunion Question--Impossibility of Restoring the Slave trade--Secession Nothing but Revolution & Certain to Involve War". Inside has: "The Disunion Movement--Latest Indications from the South--Counter-movements in the North". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:50

$27.00
161257

Fall of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exiled to Saint Helena Island 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980684845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 18, 1815 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena From shortly after the defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, page 2 has; "Destination of Bonaparte--St. Helena", noting: "...before this time is fars on his way to the island of St. Helena. The intelligence that he was to be conveyed to St. Helena was to him news of the most appalling kind; as it went to deprive him of all hopes of ever again resuming the imperial diadem...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:50

$37.00
161254

INDIANA Territory Joins the Union STATEHOOD Act of Congress 1816 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221696957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Dec. 14, 1816 * Indiana becomes a state * Joins the Union Page 2 has a brief yet historic report headed: "Congress" and reading: "An act has passed the Senate unanimously, admitting the territory of Indiana into the Union." which formally happened on December 11. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:48

$42.00
161253

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat & Abdication ? 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221695344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 7, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 begins with a: "Declaration to the French People - Frenchmen!" signed by: Napoleon, from just after his defeat at Waterloo. It mentions in part: "...My political life is ended; and I proclaim my son, under the title of Napoleon II, Emperor of the French...". Pg. 2 also has a report headed: "French Account of the Battle" of Waterloo. Also a report noting: "...The Paris papers of that day contain Bonaparte's act of abdication. In this instrument he acknowledges that for want of the co-operation of all the efforts of the nation, he is unable to maintain its independence. He declares ... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:45

$38.00
161252

DARTMOOR MASSACRE Devon England Prison American Prisoners War of 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221694795

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 20, 1815 * Dartmoor Prison massacre * American prisoners Page 2 has a report headed: "Documents Relative to the Affair at Dartmoor Prison", concerning the various American prisoners of war held there after the Treaty of Ghent was signed ending the War of 1812 (see). This report takes over a full column. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:45

$29.00
161224

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison - TECUMSEH & Indians 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980067462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 16, (1812) * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Over half of the back page is taken upu with a letter datelined "Vincennes, Dec. 13, 1811" and signed in type by: William H. Harrison, with his statement concerning the Battle of Tippecanoe and the events which surrounded it. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:38

$62.00
161218

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980065556

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 29, 1859 * Abolitionist John Brown * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia * Rare Kit Carson mention The front page has column heads: "The Harper's Ferry Trouble" "Arrangements for the Execution of John Brown on Friday" "Any Attempt at Rescue to be Crushed Out at Once" "Imposing Military Display" and "The Public Feeling in Virginia and Elsewhere." Other reports include: "The Metropolis of the Union in Favor of the Union" and an interesting item at the bottom of the ftpg: "Kit Carson Not Dead" (see). Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:33

$43.00
161125

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217076824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 28, 1858 * African slave trade * Slavery in the Southern U.S. * Pre Civil War Page 4 has an article with small heading: "The Slave-Trade Issue" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 10:00

$23.00
161124

WEA INDIAN TRIBE & William Henry Harrison - Fort Wayne Treaty 1810 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217076298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, May 1, 1810 The entire first column is taken up with 4 Acts of Congress each signed in type by the President: James Madison. Also on the ftpg. is: "A Proclamation" concerning a treaty with the Indians, entered into by William Henry Harrison, with the signatures (X marks) of 9 chiefs of the Wea Tribe, their agreement to the Treaty of Fort Wayne of a bit earlier. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, heavily foxed in portions.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:59

$29.00
161123

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217075881

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 March 10, 2018 09:58

$58.00
161122

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Mining Miners Stock 1849 Augusta ME Maine Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AGE, Augusta, Maine, Jan. 11, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers Page 2 has: "For California" concerning the creation of a stock company "...for the purpose of proceeding to California...Each member, on joining the company, is to pay $500 which will entitle him to an equal share with the others in the profits & income...". Also: "California Gold--Its Effect on Prices" which takes almost an entire column. Also: "The Administration & California" which takes over a column. More on the California Gold Rush on pg. 2, and a short bit on the Mormons as well. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:58

$57.00
161116

UTAH WAR Mormons & U.S. Army Expedition w/ Much on Brigham Young 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217072691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1858 * Utah War - Mormons * Brigham Young The top of the last column has heads: "THE MORMON WAR" "Latest from Utah & the Utah Expedition" "Message of Brigham Young to the Mormon Legislature" "Scarcity of Provisions Among the Saints" "Appeal of the Mormon Bishop to the People to Economise" "Indictment of Young, Kimball, and Others for High Treason" "The Mormons Will Fight" and more. Brigham Young's letter is very lengthy & carries over to pg. 2. Lengthy report. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:54

$44.00
161115

re. JAMES K. POLK'S Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address1845 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217072317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENC3ER, Washington, D.C., March 6, 1845 * President James K. Polk * re. Inauguration - inaugural address Over half a column on pg. 3 is taken up with: "The Inaugural Address" which is actually an editorial concerning it, delivered 2 days previous. Great to have in this newspaper from the nation's capital. Also: "From Mexico" has: "...Santa Anna still remained a prisoner at Perote & nothing definite had transpired concerning his fate..." and: "The Progress of Annexation" of Texas, Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:53

$32.00
161083

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372215685526

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, a few indents to the blank spine from disbinding, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:44

$45.00
161069

HENRY CLAY American Statesman Speaker of the House Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391976290506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN & MESSENGER, Manchester, New Hampshire, July 3, 1852 * Henry Clay death The photos show the briefest of reports announcing the death of Henry Clay: "HENRY CLAY IS DEAD." Nothing more. Maybe this was this newspaper's way of making a political statement, or perhaps it was news received at a late notice and hastily inserted at the last moment. In either case an interesting report. Four pages, a few archival mends, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:28

$59.00
161041

JOHN C. FREMONT Western Expedition Rocky Mountains Exploration 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975701948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, November 2, 1845 * John C. Fremont * Western expedition The front page has two 3 1/2 by 4 1/4 inch engravings: "Columnar Basalt On The Columbia River" & "Pyramid Lake" with details about these two natural landmarks in Oregon. The descriptive article is: "Captain Fremont's Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:48

$56.00
161040

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Columbia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214638900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, Aug. 2, 1842 A nice broadside (single sheet & printed on 1 side only) "Extra" likely produced to report the news recently arrived from Europe, as the top of the first column has "Arrival Of The Steamship COLUMBIA" with a nice engraving of a steamship (see). This issue includes reports from France, Prussia, Austria, Spain, Portugal, "The East" and "The Late Duke of Orleans". There are other "Miscellaneous Items" as well including a report on: "Ballooning at Matanzas". Even foxing throughout, very nice condition. 15 by 19 3/4 inches.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:46

$64.00
161039

President JAMES MADISON Separation of Church and State Controversy1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975699548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 * President James Madison * Church & State controversy Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a Religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--the House negatived the bill 55 to 33 !" How ironic that one of the principal architects of the Constitution was confr... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:45

$84.00
161038

LITTLE BELT AFFAIR Arthur Bingham USS President Pre War of 1812 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214635899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 26, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham The ftpg. has: "Affair Of The Little Belt" being the correspondence between James Monroe and Mr. Morier, followed by those between Monroe and Foster. All letters are signed in type by their respective authors. Subscriber's name written above the masthead. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:42

$28.00
160993

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974221787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August 9, 1815 * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat, a stage coach, and at least ten illustrated ship ads. Four pages, some scattered foxing, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:37

$25.00
160987

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372212103746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 9, 1858 * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition Page 2 has an article with heading: "The Walker Filibuster Question" with subheads. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:27

$28.00
160954

JAMES K. POLK Presidential Inauguration & FLORIDA Statehood 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974015445

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1845 * President James K. Polk * Inauguration - inaugural address * Florida statehood - joins the union The front page has a report "Inauguration of President Polk" "...The arrangements were admirable. We give the programme as published in advance... The ceremony at the Capitol, was very imposing... The flag-staffs of the whigs, as well as an acknowledgment that The Chief of the Nation was there, and must be duly recognized...President Polk, quitting the Capitol after the Inauguration, drove rapidly by an indirect route to the White House, where he received during the afternoon, the congratulations of his fellow citizens. In the evening he and his l... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:34

$62.00
160950

President WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Death w/ Black Mourning Borders 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973679533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONG-ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, New York, April 6, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death The top of pg. 3 has: "Death Of The President" with the report beginning: "Yesterday mornings mail bought the important, but not altogether unexpected intelligence of the death of William Henry Harrison, President of the United States. By this event John Tyler, the vice President becomes president for the balance of Gen. Harrisons term, and Samuel L. Southard President pro. tem. of the Senate becomes Vice President of the United States." And just a few more observations in this report. In honor of Harrison's death all columns on pgs. 2 & 3 are black-bordered. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:52

$128.00
160949

JAMES BUCHANAN Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973677471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 11, 1857 * President James Buchanan * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 3 has the "Inaugural Address" which takes 1 1/3 columns in which he reflects on the events of the year. It is signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Page 2 has an article concerning it titled: "The Inaugural". Four pages, minor loss to blank spine at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:49

$56.00
160946

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Wins Presidential Election Victory 1841 Concord Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211134398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Feb. 19, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * Presidential election victory Page 3 has: "Presidential Vote" which is the official chart of the electoral votes certified by the tellers and announced by the Vice President to the Congress. It shows 234 votes for Harrison and 60 for Van Buren. Also a detailed report: "Arrival Of General Harrison".] Four pages, irregular at the spine, small wear hole at the center of front leaf.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:37

$52.00
160943

AMERICAN EMBARGO ACT James Madison & British Ships War of 1812 Salem Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211122942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 7, 1812 Page 3 has an atypically large head: "Another EMBARGO" and a brief report confirming the imposition of another embargo. Says the message reached Boston in 76 hours from Washington. Originally a 60-day embargo that was proposed by President Madison, it was changed to a 90-day embargo by moderate members of Congress who believed a peaceful settlement with Great Britain was still possible. The embargo was especially unpopular in New England (and in some Southern states) where shipping was an important industry. In addition to opposing the commercial restrictions created by the embargo, the New England states also opposed war with Great Britain, eve... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:27

$62.00
160935

Historic MORMON CHURCH Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints CREATION 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211113058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 * Formation of the Mormon Church * Historic issue Inside has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism". The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensions and assert a gift to work miracles ....Their great prophet Jo, has selected a part of Geanuga Co., Ohio, and pronounced it to be the promised land....The chiefs of those people... exempt themselves from labor...probably, the grand object for which they have est... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:14

$370.00
160910

PAUL MORPHY Chess Master World Champion 1859 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210132092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1859 * Paul Morphy * American chess champion The front page has one column headings: "The Chess Champion" "Presentation to Paul Morphy by the New-York Chess Club" and more with smaller subheads. Lengthy text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:45

$42.00
160897

Early JUDAICA Jews Jewish RABBIS Bavaria Synagogues 1825 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210109015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, May 27, 1825 * Early Judaica - Jewish - Jews - Rabbis - Religion On page 3 under "Edict Of The Bavarian Government Respecting The Jews" is a report stating that the government enacted "...certain measures to ameliorate the condition of the Jews...", and that: "...All the present rabbies are to be discharged, and every Jewish congregation is directed not only to engage a teacher for the children of both sexes, who has been regularly educated and approved, but also a Preacher, in lieu of the rabbin, whose duty shall be to superintend the instruction of youth, and to preach in the German language every Saturday in the synagogue from a text out of that part ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:16

$62.00
160896

Best JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1841 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210108224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1841 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had ? Half of the front page is taken up with the: "President's Message" which concludes on page 2 where it is signed: John Tyler. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition which began with Washington & continues to this day. Terrific to have this speech in the newspaper which was essentially the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:15

$49.00
160893

JOHN TRUMBELL Declaration of Independence Oil Painting & SLAVERY 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210104335

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

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:10

$36.00
160869

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH John C. Calhoun in 1849 New Orleans Louisiana LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972295249

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, July 23, 1849 * California gold rush * Rare Antebellum title Page 6 has an article: "Law and Order at the California Mines" relates to the on-going Gold rush of 1849. Pages 4 & 5 are almost entirely taken up with a lengthy address signed by: J. C. Calhoun concerning his differences with Col. Benton. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:32

$38.00
160865

Rare NORFOLK Antebellum VA Virginia w/ Runaway Slavery Ad 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372209164708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN BEACON, & NORFOLK & PORTSMOUTH DAILY ADVERTISER, Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1839 * Rare Antebellum title * Runaway slave ad Page 3 has a reward ad for a runaway negro man named Robert Butt. News of the day includes: "Dueling" "Another Steamboat Lost" "Indian Council" and more. A wealth of ads as well. Uncommon title from the South before the Civil War. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:26

$49.00
160864

JAMES FENINORE COOPER Pioneers, of The Sources of the Susquehanna 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972291931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1822 * James Fenimore Cooper Page 2 has an early report about James Fenimore Cooper, America's first great author. The report mentions in part: "The Spy--The author of this native novel...is a Mr. Cooper, of Westchester, New York son of the late Judge Cooper, formerly a member of Congress from that State. 'Precaution' is also from his pen; and he is said to be engaged in writing another novel, 'The Pioneer, or the Sources of the Susquehannah.' " The Spy was his first successful novel. The other two works mentioned were, indeed, by him. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:24

$57.00
160840

BENEDICT ARNOLD Revolutionary War General & Traitor Fame DEATH 1801 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971991313

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 * General Benedict Arnold death * From his city of residence There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade." This was the infamous Benedict Arnold, who died on June 14, 1801. Always nice to have a death notice in a publication from the city where the person died, and most certainly a much earlier report than would be found in any American publication. Both fullpg. pla... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:21

$58.00
160772

19th Century Variey Lot - 10 Authentic Issues From the 1800's Severely Discouted


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372205338351

Shown is an original & historic old set of newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for under $2.50 each. A great set for a great price. The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issues you will receive. Actual issues vary. Additional lots are available. Feel free to order more than one set.

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Ends February 25, 2018 08:52

$24.95
160702

USS CONSTITUTION United States Navy Frigate SEAMEN Wanted AD 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372203867170

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL AND MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, May 28, 1803 * USS Constitution * Sailors wanted ad Page 3 has a rather small ad headed: "Wanted" reading: "For the purpose of heaving down the Frigate Constitution, Two vessels of about 100 tons burthen each. Persons willing to furnish them will apply either to Edward Preble, Esq. the Captain of the Frigate, or at Store No. 3, Central-wharf." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:36

$44.00
160696

MEXICO DELCARES WAR Mexican-American w/ Mariano Paredes Proc. 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968251345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, May 27, 1846 * Mexico declares war against U.S. * Mexican-America War beginning * General Mariano Paredes - president The top of the front page has: "Proclamation OF War by the Mexican Usurper" which includes: "...The supreme President, Gen. Paredes, issued a proclamation on the 23rd April. This manifesto...showing the progress of the American forces & the means adopted to repel them...that the American troops, having advanced to the Rio Grande..." with more on this (see). Curious that it ends with: "...Apprehensions are entertained that the Mormons, who were said to be crossing the mountains, would overrun the whole of Mexico and subdue it. Their reputati... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:19

$74.00
161339

(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1819-1820 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 391982497820

Shown are 20 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1819 & 1820 A lot of twenty issues of this newspapers with much news of the day and a wealth of ads, including many illustrated ship ads. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, some foxing, perhaps a few minor problems, generally good condition.

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Ends February 23, 2018 07:52

$44.99
161313

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Negroes 1839 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372223479446

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island (New York), Sept. 28, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The bottom of page 3 has a very historic report on the Amistad slave ship case, headed: "Decision of Judge Thompson In The Case of The Amistad" which reports: "...Judge Thompson has decided that the crew of the Amistad have committed no offence against the laws of the United States, of which this Court has jurisdiction. The Court is now engaged in trying a writ of habeas corpus, which will decide whether they be set at liberty, or detained to be delivered up to Spain, agreeable to treaty." This slave ship case was the subject of a 1997 film "Amistad" by Stephen Spielberg. Four pag... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2018 10:12

$59.99
161309

SIEGE OF FORT MEIGS William Henry Harrison vs. Tecumseh War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372223442049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 22, 1813 * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison The ftpg. has: "Victory Of York" relates to the capture of Toronto. On page 3 under "Northwest Army" is a letter Gen. W. H. Harrison to the Sec. of War, stating that the enemy had begun removing their artillery and were: "...soon embarked and out of sight..". Much more about the continued siege of Ft. Meigs on May 5 by Indians and the British. The letter is signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. Other items include: "Mobile In Our Possession" "General Orders--Head quarters, Fort Meigs" & "Baltimore Volunteers". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2018 09:39

$29.99
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