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Historic Yacht "AMERICA" 1st America's Cup Construction PRINT 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864665197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851 * 1st America's Cup close * Construction of yacht "America" The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction it was yet to be named, but it would be called the 'America', the namesake of the famous America's Cup race. Reference to this illustration is made in the August 9 issue, in which it is called the 'America'. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "New American Yacht" which notes in part: "...Her construction is on a novel principle...This... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:12

$137.00
156319

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death vs. Aaron Burr DUEL Early 1st Report 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372045998615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1804 * Alexander Hamilton death * Aaron Burr duel * Early 1st report All columns on pages 2 and 3 are black-bordered for the death of the celebrated Alexander Hamilton, killed in a duel with Aaron Burr on July 11. This is an early report as a page 2 item datelined "July 12" announces: "The universal anxiety which agitates all classes of people in this city for the fate of General Hamilton renders it proper that we should state that at the time of putting this paper to press he was alive..." with more. But then, a few inches below is a report reading: "We stop the press to announce the melancholy tidings that GENERAL HAMILTON IS DEAD!" The next column under a Ju... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:09

$398.00
156301

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391863953212

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Aug. 29, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, Feb. 16, 1809; Boston Gazette, Sept. 3, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 19, 1802; and New York Herald, Aug. 25, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:25

$35.00
156252

CHESS GRANDMASTER Paul Morphy Letter Howard Staunton Type Signed 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861877090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1858 * Paul Morphy & Howard Staunton * Chess Grandmasters * Slaver Echo case The front page has a letter to Paul Morphy from Howard Staunton, a response to Morphy's letter. This letter is signed in type. H. Stauton Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:25

$30.00
156249

GREAT GLOUCESTER NEW ENGLAND SEA SERPENT Captain Joseph Woodward 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861874350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 16, 1818 * The Great New England Sea Serpent The front page has a report headed and affadavit under:"Sea Serpent" and is signed in type: Joseph Woodward. (see) Other news of the day with many ads. Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:22

$32.00
156212

JEWISH Conversion Jews Judaica & INDIANA Statehood 1816 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372040991346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 14, 1816 * Indiana Statehood * Converting the Jews One of the more notable items in this issue is the back page item with a small heading: "The Jews" with the text including: "...about $500,000 have been assessed on the public in one form or other for the last five yeas & expended---with what result? The conversion, real or supposed, of five Jews. This is at the rate of $100,000 per Jew..." with just a bit more, and ending with: "...what is it to us in this land of civil and religious liberty?" (see). Page 255 and 256, under "Congress", has the details regarding Indiana Statehood: "... the resolution for admitting the state of Indiana into the u... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2017 15:43

$55.00
156142

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859170495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 9, 1825 * The Santa Fe Trail creation * Missouri - New Mexico Inside has an early report on the Santa Fe Trail, headed: "New Mexico" which mentions in part: "...man belonging to an expedition fitted out for trading to Santa Fe, from St. Louis, in 1822, arrived here...left Santa Fe in August last & states that the trade of that country is lucrative & the inhabitants friendly to the Americans...Taos is the first town met with on the route from St. Louis to Santa Fe & contains 4 or 5000 inhabitants. It is 80 miles from Taos to Santa Fe...Santa Fe contains about 9000 inhabitants...there is a silver mine in its vicinity...100 miles further south is Albuque... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:30

$33.00
156141

JOHN MURRELL Great West Land Pirate SLAVE REVOLT at Vicksburg MS 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039010269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 8, 1835 * John Murrell slave revolt * "Great West Land Pirate" * Vicksburg, Mississippi The best content, and much is devoted to this, concerns the angry mob in Vicksburg which decided to expel all professional gamblers from the town, based on a rumor that the gamblers were part of a planned plot to free slaves, known as the "Murrell Excitement" (much of it presumed to be fictitious). The gamblers resisted, and as a result 5 gamblers were hanged by the mob. Relating to this is: "Gamblers In The West" which has a report on the hanging of the five. Relating to this are; "Detestable Villainy" and "Affairs In Mississippi" "Horrible Conspiracy!" and: ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:29

$38.00
156140

SECOND BARBARY WAR ENDS w/ Stephen Decatur, Jr. TREATY Signing 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039008966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 13, 1816 All of page 1 & a bit of page 2 are taken up with: "The Algerine Treaty" ending the Second Barbary War, signed by the two who did the negotiations: Stephen Decatur & William Shaler. But this would not truly be the end (see hyperlink). Also inside is: "The British Treaty" dealing with some issues from the War of 1812, as well as: "Indian Treaties" with the Sioux, signed by James Madison & many chiefs with their "X" marks. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. Wikipedia notes: "Niles...Register (w... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:28

$28.00
156137

Early FDNY Firemen Firefighting - Female Blondin - End of Slavery 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039005370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 21, 1865 Ftpg. has: "Fight Between Firemen" "Engine Companies Nos. 6 and 41 Engaged in a Midnight Fight" & more. Inside has: " A Female Blondin" "The Tight-Rope on Staten Island" "Fleshings & Flirtations" "Antecedents Of The Performer" "Perilous Feats in Mid-Air" and a nice editorial headed: "The End Of Slavery". Eight pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:21

$27.00
156105

Rare LYNCHBURG VA Virgina Pre Civil War 1826 Old Original Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037920257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VIRGINIAN, Lynchburg, Nov. 20, 1826 * Rare antebellum title Page 2 has a nice letter written by: Andrew Jackson from the "Hermitage" concerning a visit to the Harrodsburg Springs, which would be "...necessary in the restoration of Mrs. J's health..." (see) There was an exclusive spa in this Kentucky town from 1820 - 1853. Four pages, some loss at the spine not effecting the mentioned text, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:06

$32.00
156104

HUMEHUME (Tamoree) Letter from Hawaiian Islands re. Idols Worship 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858340171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 17, 1821 * Rare Humehume report * Hawaiian Islands The ftpg. has an article headed: "Sandwich Islands" which is Hawaii, beginning: "One of the most interesting events of the day is the renunciation of the worship of idols by the inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands, occasioned unquestionably by their intercourse with the American & other Christian nations...". This includes a letter signed by: King Tamoree, in which he states in part: "...I believe that my idols are good for nothing; & that your God is the only true God..." (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:05

$36.00
156103

POST UTAH WAR Mormons Mormonism Settlers MISERY Destitution 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858336736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1858 * Post Utah War - Mormons * Misery among the settlers Page 4 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Breaking Up of Mormonism--Condition of Affairs in Utah" which begins: "The ignorance, misery and destitution on the part of the people, and the folly, rascality and greed on the part of the leaders of the Mormons in Utah, which have been laid open to the view of the world by the entrance of the army...surpasses anything that has ever been found within the admitted pale of civilization..." with much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:58

$58.00
155984

PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE State of the Union Address Annual Message 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391853607140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Nov. 19, 1818 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Most of page 3 is taken up with the: "Message" of the President signed by him in type: James Monroe, being his annual state-of-the-union address in which he reflects upon the accomplishments & happenings of the year with much on Indians, and also mention of Illinois joining the Union. (a small hole in this message effects 2 words). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:23

$36.00
155983

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN First Election Victory 1st Report 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031358218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PRESS, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st) Page 3 has reports and charts on the Presidential election, the first column heads not noting anything definitive: "THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" "The Result of Last Tuesday's Canvass" "The Result In Virginia Doubtful" "Missouri Carried By Douglas" "Lare Majorities for Lincoln in the Eastern & Western States" "The Secession Movement" and more (see). But the editorial on the same page is more definitive: "The Result of the Presidential Struggle" which includes: "...That Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, have been elected to the two highest offices in the gift of the American people, th... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:18

$157.00
155893

THE ERIE CANAL Historic Grand Opening Hudson River New York 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850484767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 18, 1823 * The Grand Opening of the Erie Canal * Very historic ! Perhaps the best item in this issue is the lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to cover the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes up to close to half of this newspaper. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in th... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:52

$46.00
155892

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Emperor of France French Revolution ABDICATION 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026526237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 5, 1815 * Napoleon Bonaparte abdication Page 2 has a report headed: "Highly Important" which includes in part: "...announced the SECOND ABDICATION OF BONAPARTE...After the battle o the 18th Bonaparte left his army...arrived in Paris...he demanded...new levies of men & money...not having accede to this request...they proposed to him to abdicate the imperial power. He wished to make his abdication conditional in favour of his son, but to this condition the Chambers refused to accede. He finally complied with their wish, renouncing unconditionally his authority..." and more (see). A nice account of a notable event. Four pages, minor loss to the spine margin of the back l... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:50

$41.00
155888

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026521813

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 August 26, 2017 15:45

$62.00
155876

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter to Congress 1808 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026487921

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson * From our nation's capital Pages 2 and 3 have much reporting from Congress & includes a letter to Congress, signed by the President: Th. Jefferson, introducing some document concerning relations between the U.S. and England & France. Nice to have in this newspaper which was the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:21

$28.00
155873

NATIVE AMERICANS Florida State Seminoles & Cherokees Mediation 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026484038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 29, 1841 * Native Americans Inside has over 3 columns taken up with: "The Cherokee Mediation" which has a subhead: "To the Chiefs, Headmen, and Warriors of the Seminoles of Florida". Considerable reporting on the Indian situation at the time. Four pages, damp staining in the bottom half, some wear at the margins.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:17

$27.00
155872

JENNY LIND Swedish Nightingale OPERA Soprano Singer Performance 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026482667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 19, 1847 * Jenny Lind death * Swedish Nightingale * Opera singer A sporting and theatrical-themed newspaper. Page. 5 has: "Jenny Lind" and: "First Appearance of Jenny Lind", nice articles on this very famous soprano known at the time as the Swedish Nightingale (see hyperlink for more on her). Also within: "Cricketers' Chronicle" "Death of a Notorious Outlaw" and "Things Theatrical". Sixteen pages, minor foxing, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:16

$30.00
155849

CONNECTICUT CONSTITUTION Speration of Powers Government ADOPTED 1818 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025344374

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, a pair of issues dated Sept. 25 and Oct. 23, 1818 * Connecticut Constitution adopted Beginning on the ftpg. of the Sept. 25 issue and taking over one-third of ftpg. 2 is: "A Constitution" for the state of Connecticut, which was essentially the constitution under which the state operated through 1965 when a new constitution was written. Page 2 of the Oct. 23 issue has the report of the ratification of the constitution by the people of Connecticut along with the: "Proclamation" of the governor concerning this. Each issue has four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:42

$38.00
155822

ANNAPOLIS MD MARYLAND & the United States Naval Academy U.S. Navy 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849243248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 9, 1845 * United States Naval Academy * Why Annapolis, Maryland chosen as site Inside has an interesting report concerning the site of the Naval Academy, which was formally created on Oct. 10, 1845, just two months after this report. The Annapolis Academy was preceded by the Philadelphia Naval Asylum School. The report in this issue (taken from a Phila. newspaper) mentions the value in staying away from the temptations of a large city (also mentioned in this hyperlink), noting in part under: "The Naval School" "It is now, we believe, determined on by the department, to break up the naval school near this city, and to open one near the sea, where the... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:42

$79.00
156386

BURNING OF WASHINGTON British Capture Nation's Capital War of 1814 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391865994019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1814 * Burning of Washington (capture) * British attack on the capital of U.S. The front page has some significant content from the War of 1812 including: "The War--Third Year" "In the Vicinity of Washington" "Sketches of the Invasion of Washington" which provides a time line as to the advance by the British, including: "Aug. 20-21. The British began their march towards Washington...Aug. 22...The public papers began to be removed from Washington...Aug. 24...The enemy continue to advance & our army under Gen. W. falling back on the city..." with much more (see). Also: "Battle of Bladensburg" which has much good battle detail (see). Also: "War on the La... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 09:03

$124.99
156385

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372047874769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 6, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front includes a print of: "The Pilgrim Hall, Plymouth, Mass." with text on it, the oldest public museum in the United States in continuous operation (see hyperlink). The bkpg. has a large print of the "National Monument to the Forefathers", dedicated a few days previous to this issue, but was not completed until 1888 (see hyperlink). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 08:47

$29.99
156377

COMMONWEALTH V. AVES Transportation of Slaves Boston Girl Case 1836 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391865937135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1836 * Commonwealth v. Aves * Boston slave girl - Med Slater * Transportation of slaves The ftpg. has an item on the interment of Aaron Burr's remains. Inside has four pages of text concerning: "the Boston Save Case", being the case of the slaver girl Med. See this hyperlink for much more on this historic case, which established a precedent in law that slavery was local & liberty general. This precedent was widely appealed to by antislavery forces in their future litigation. Terrific detail in this report. Also in this issue: "Volunteers For Texas". Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 07:53

$34.99
156374

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINNING w/ Mexico Mexican Republic Dissolved 1835 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391865929941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1835 * Texas Revolution beginning * Mexican Republic dissolved The top of the front page begins: "There are various rumors & reports from Texas--and some accounts of actual collision between its inhabitants & the Mexican troops...We feel much interest in the successful vindication & defense of their just rights by the people of Texas...". Inside has: "Latest From Mexico" which includes: "...it appears certain that the federal republic has been dissolved; & that executive officers of the Mexican states have been subjected to the appointment of the central government..." followed by a list of the changes under the new dictatorship of Santa Anna ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 07:35

$37.00
156272

JEFFERSON DAVIS Inauguration Inaugural Address 1861 NC Confederate Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391863688276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, February 20, 1861 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Inauguration - inaugural address Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Nei... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2017 08:22

$424.99
155729

(5) GOLD RUSH ERA National Intelligencer Washington D.C. 1849 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845335699

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a lot of 5 issues from 1849. Although I find no Gold Rush content, there are articles of interesting from the period such as Indian reports, etc. Not "generic" issues but issues with content yet not worthy of individual sale. Four pages each, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:20

$29.00
155695

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076139

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

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:31

$66.00
155644

JOHN SUTTER California Gold Rush Pioneer Fame & Paul Morphy CHESS 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843417526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 11, 1859 * John Augustus Sutter * California gold rush fame * Paul Morphy - chess Page 3 has: "A Large Land Claim--Interesting Sketch of a California Adventurer" which includes in part: "...triangular case of the United States vs. John A. Sutter...Sutter is a well known resident of California...In 1837 a restless spirit of adventure led him to California, the northern frontier of which was then an almost impassable wilderness...he built houses and workshops..." and much more (see). The front page has: "The Chess Contest" "Morphy in Paris--Opening of the Match between him and Anderssen" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:41

$42.00
155642

Battle of BUNKER HILL MONUMENT Charlestown MA Obelisk w/ Prints 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843415814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1828 * Battle of Bunker Hill anniversary * Charlestown, Massachusetts * Monument - obelisk construction A nice issue on the "Bunker Hill Monument" from during its construction, with very descriptive text taking over a full column, and a print of it at that time and also one as it should look when completed. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:38

$29.00
155639

SALT LAKE CITY Utah Mormons re. Mountain Meadows & Pony Express 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017929272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 7, 1860 * Salt Lake City Utah Mormons * Pony Express Page 2 has most of a column taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--The New Judges--The Mountain Meadows Massacre--Merino Sheep--The Crops--Brigham Young" with the text having much on the latest news from Salt Lake City (see for portions). The ftpg. has a column headed: "From The Pacific--Arrival of the Pony Express--Advices from California, Mexico, Japan, and China". Eight pages, small tears at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:33

$36.00
155638

DOLLY MADISON DEATH & California Gold Rush Women 49ers Letter 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017928290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 14, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers * Dolly Madison death The bottom of pg. 2 has an item beginning: "The death of Mrs. Madison is at length realized. She died at her residence in Washington about 10 o'clock on Thursday..." with more detail (see). Also on pg. 2: "What the Ladies Do In California" is part of a letter from the gold mining region with some interesting content (see). Four pages, minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:32

$48.00
155580

JOHN C. FREMONT Court-martial Mutiny Trial - Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372016931286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 1847 Inside has over 3 columns taken up with verbatim testimony on the "Army Court Martial" of Lt. Col. Fremont. In an interesting situation, Frémont, was court-martialed on the grounds of mutiny and disobeying orders. Frémont was appointed governor of California in 1847 in recognition of his role in the Mexican War. General Stephen Kearny, however, was sent by the federal government to govern the state. Tension arose between Kearny and Frémont over who had governing authority. In August 1847, Kearny ordered Frémont arrested and charged with insubordination. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:17

$29.00
155579

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Death FUNERAL Doctor James Craik 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842488048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, Jan. 8, 1800 * George Washington funeral The ftpg. has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affection of the upper part of the wind pipe..." with much more, giving the details of his affliction, the treatments they applied, and the account of his death, which includes: "...speaking, which was painful from the beginning, how became almost impracticable; respiration grew more & more contracted and imperfect, till half after 11 on Saturday night retaining t... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:16

$665.00
155355

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009664707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe Page 3 has not one, but two advertisements for the sale of: "Uncle Tom's Cabin". One ad begins: "Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly. By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe. For sale, wholesale and retail..." 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 page 2 has a notice headed: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (see). The "National Era" was the newspaper which introduced the famed "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to the world, being serialized in this newspaper before the published book was available. Four pages, never-... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:18

$43.00
155203

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829050652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address The prime content is the very lengthy annual state-of-the-union address of the President, taking eight pages and signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. A very detailed review of the events of 1835. Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter signed by: James Madison in 1811; another document signed by: Andrew Jackson; and a lengthy "Treasury Department" report. Complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As note... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:28

$28.00
155135

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Candidate Questions Honest ? & more 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996045670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT, New York, May 31, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln as a candidate Page 4 has an article headed: "Abraham Lincoln" which includes: "...Those three questions are just the questions which the people of the United States ought to ask in regard to candidates for the Presidency. Let Abraham Lincoln, for example, be subjected to the ordeal of these questions. Is he honest?....Is he capable?...Is he faithful to the Constitution?..." with more on each. Also on pg. 4 is: "Is the Constitution Guilty of the Sin of Slavery?" Of curious interest is a single sheet "Supplement" attached, which includes the facsimile signatures of many famous people (see photo). Very unusual. Ten pages, some minor ... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:54

$38.00
155125

Maryland JEW BILL Finally Passes JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Inauguration 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827559791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 * The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill" * John Quincy Adam's inaugural address Without question the most notable content within this issue is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland", which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday last. The 'Jew bill', as it is called--or a bill to alter the constitution so as to relieve persons from political disqualifications on account of their religious opinions, has again passed both branches of the legislature--in the house of delegates by a vote of 26 to 25; only 51 out of 80 members being present. Before it is effective it must be passed by the next succeeding legislature..." ... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:41

$175.00
155116

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Out West 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371995943586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 26, 1860 * William H. Seward campaigning out West * Abraham Lincoln about to become president Page 2 has one column headings that include: "The Great Contest" "Movements Of Senator Seward" "The Destiny Of The United States" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up four columns. Complete in 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:21

$33.00
155109

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371995905134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 19, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined at the spine, small tape mend to a lower corner, very nice, clean condition. Folder size noted is for the issue... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 09:49

$44.00
155108

Rare MARTIN VAN BUREN President Campaign ROUGH-HEWER 1840 Albany NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827526163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, Sept. 3, 1840 * Very rare title * Martin Van Buren This was a short-lived campaign newspaper which supported Martin Van Buren for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for just 41 issues. Eight pages, 9 by 12 1/4 inches, bit of foxing, a period notating in an upper corner, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 09:45

$53.00
155107

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827479107

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 July 28, 2017 08:28

$42.00
155104

THE PONY EXPRESS Mail Service Report St. Joseph Missouri 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824297933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1860 * From the Pony Express Page 7 has one column heads: "Eight Days Later from California" "Arrival Of The Pony Express" "Sufferings by Emigrants to the Washoe Mines". Somewhat uncommon to find genuine "Pony Express" reports as this mail service lasted for less than 1 1/2 years. The telegraph system would eventually put it out of business. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:22

$29.00
155102

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824291084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his po... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:06

$59.00
155052

Rare & Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ Slave Ad 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823388382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12, 1809 * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original An early newspaper from the South. Page 3 has an ad for: "Thirty Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave, with much detail. Also an ad for a Deed of Trust noting eleven slaves are included in the deed (see). Various news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine & a few at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:45

$31.00
154958

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821172494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, May 24, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era The top of page 2 has a political ad headed: "People's Ticket" "For President, ABRAM LINCOLN of Illinois" "For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN of Maine" (see). This is followed by a great editorial on the election & referencing those of the past, & including: "...Fillmore, it is reported, will support 'Old Abe Lincoln', his old Whig ally of 1840, '44, and '48..." and further on: "...and support 'honest old Abe' as the best & surest way to defeat the slave-code Administrationists...". This is followed by: "Fillmore Support Lincoln!" which includes: "The result is before the peopl... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:37

$49.00
154936

Rare SLAVE SHIP Slaver Capture Negroes Slaves PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986999339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, NY, June 23, 1860 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship Most of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Landing Of The Cargo Of Slaves Captured On Board The American Bark Williams By The U. S. Steamer Wyandotte--Disembarkation At Key West" showing slaves coming off a ship in carts (see). The rest of the front page is an article: "Capture Of The Slave Vessels And Their Cargoes" which carries over to page 2. A related print on page 5 shows: "Buildings at Key West...for the Accommodation of the Negroes Captured from Slavers by the United States Cruisers" (see). Other illustrations in this issue as well but the pale in comparison to the slave prints. Complete... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:39

$178.00
154934

PAYMENT FOR SLAVES Speech of Mr. J.R. Giddings of Ohio 1849 Original Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT DEMOCRAT & FREEMAN, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb. 1, 1849 Almost the entire front page is taken up with a speech by Mr. Giddings headed: "Payment For Slaves - On the Bill to Pay the heirs of Antonio Pacheco for a Slave sent West of the Mississippi with the Seminole Indians in 1838." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:37

$35.00
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