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152319

CIVIL WAR START CLOSE Fort Sumter Attack Days Away SLAVERY TRADE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391711194226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 2, 1861 * The Civil War about to begin * Fort Sumter to be attacked * History about to be made Page 6 includes: "From South Carolina--The Slave Trade--Drunken Remarks of Keitt--England & Slavery--Patriotic Women--Slave Plots" "Trouble Among the Rebels- The Jeff. Davis Constitution Under Consideration" "and more on events from just before the outbreak of the Civil War. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:29

$27.00
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

$73.00
152078

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866409801

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Oct. 17, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, Feb. 23, 1809; Boston Gazette, Sept. 6, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 29, 1802; and New York Herald, April 7, 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 March 15, 2017 16:17

$35.00
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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701541224

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860050950

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857323555

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855125185

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
152334

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


eBay Auction Item # 391712057939

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 01, 2017 08:29

$49.99
152284

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe BOOK Advertisement 1852 Wash. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371873110471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 1852 * Uncle Tom's Cabin The back page has an advertisement for the sale of: "Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or Life Among The Lowly" and noting: "50,000 Copies Sold In Eight Weeks!" with details (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. Also within: "Debate In The Senate - The Fugitive Slave Law". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 28, 2017 07:51

$37.00
152252

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


eBay Auction Item # 371872413696

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 February 27, 2017 11:40

$39.99
152250

WYANDOT PEOPLE Indians Treaty & Steamboat Erie Burning Disaster 1841 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391709887042

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 February 27, 2017 11:31

$34.99
151610

DEAD RABBITS RIOT Bowery Boys New York City GANGS OF War 1857 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687685329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 10, 1857 * Dead Rabbits vs. Bowery Boys - riot * New York City civil disturbance Page 5 has an article headed: "Dead Rabbit Demonstration" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Eight pages, archival overlay along the margins with a little margin wear, sold as is.

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:56

$28.00
151530

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685284628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1818 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Inside has 6 pages of detailed charts on the various imports into the United States. Further on is the: "Message" of the President to Congress, being the annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Monroe. This address takes nearly 4 pages. Complete in 24 pages with the "Supplement" issue, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:30

$26.00
151488

Rare Antebellum LYNCHBURG VA Virginia Pre Civil War 1830 Old Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371844499834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, Virginia, May 17, 1830 * Rare antebellum title We have difficulty finding issues of such an early date from Virginia. A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated particularly those on the back page (see photos). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:41

$38.00
151374

JOHN RODGERS United States Navy INFRASTRUCTURE Letter Document 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842085668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829 Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well. Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:20

$37.00
151372

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Congress Session Call PROCLAMATION 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391679728683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1803 Page 3 has: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" calling for a special session of Congress, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:17

$26.00
140590

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391370030662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, March 6, 1847 * Rare antebellum title * Iowa statehood A very early newspaper for Florida. The front page has: "Laws of the United States..." which includes: "An Act for the admission of the State of Iowa into the Union" with the text noting in part: "...That the State of Iowa shall be one, and is hereby declared to be one, of the United States of America...", signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, some loss in the lower half of the spine causes text loss but not to the noted content, otherwise good.

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Ends February 15, 2017 08:24

$67.00
151299

MISSOURI Territory to be STATEHOOD ? Slaves Slavery or Free 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838887644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 8, 1820 * Missouri Statehood question * Slavery & the Union - slaves The front page begins with 1 1/2 columns on: "Missouri and Slavery", which was a topic of much political debate at the time given the Missouri Compromise of March of 1820. The back page has: "Missouri Expedition" and more. Four pages, bit close-trimmed at bottom of back leaf causes loss of bottom line, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:17

$28.00
151297

JAMES MONROE United States Navy Acts of Congress 1820 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676375433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 18, 1820 * President James Monroe acts * United States Navy vessels Page 2 has: "AN ACT to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington, and to repeal all acts heretofore passed for the purpose." which takes 3 1/2 columns & is signed in type: James Monroe. Included are 18 other acts or resolutions, each signed in type: James Monroe, one of which is: "AN ACT Authorizing the Building of a Certain Number of Small Vessels of War" (see). Four pages, bit irregular at right margin but no text loss, a small archival mend, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:14

$37.00
151173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836302549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 16, 1859 * Very early baseball game * Pre Civil War era The bottom of page Page 5 has a small report on a baseball game under the heading: "Base Ball. Atlantic vs. Pastime" 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 February 09, 2017 14:33

$22.00
151148

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY Naval Commander DEATH Funeral w/ Coffin Print 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673563627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Oct. 5, 1819 * Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry * Death - funeral w/ coffin print The front page has over a column taken up with reports of the death of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, which also includes some details on the funeral including a nice engraving of his coffin and the position of the pall bearers (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 13:56

$64.00
151129

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Mississippi River Missouri Exploration 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835620396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1819 Page 2 has: "Yellowstone Expedition" which has two letters from Col. Johnson, the first from "off Cape Girardeau" and nearly "50 miles against the current of the Mississippi" with mention of difficult perils encountered on the river, and a second letter reporting that he was at St. Louis with 200 tons of provisions but that the 6th Regiment was "...yet in our rear... the rifle regiment is ready and is divided between the Belle Fountain and Martins Cantamount...". Some talk about the level of the river and his optimism about the journey (see). The top of pg. 2 has: "President Monroe" which reports a rumor that he had died, but then notes it was incorrect... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:52

$32.00
151127

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835619069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August, 1815 * Illustrated ship 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 nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:50

$25.00
151111

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835605893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 20, 1834 * David "Davy" Crockett In reports from Congress is text noting Davy Crockett's comments, with: "Mr. Crockett submitted the following resolutions:..." and a bit further on: "Mr. Crockett said he feared gentlemen did not understand the nature of his resolution. It was a mere inquiry whether those rivers were of a national character or not..." with more (see). And another item on an earlier page references Davy Crockett's comments in Congress, beginning: "The little speech of col. Crockett in the house; of representatives on the 11th inst. has a great deal of point in it..." with more (see). Other items in this issue include: "Free Negro Labo... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:27

$35.00
151004

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abolition Movement New York City Civil War Era 1861 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 26, 1861 * Rare abolitionism title As the title would suggest, focused on the anti-slavery movement from during the first year of the Civil War. Reports include: "Grand Split in the Southern Confederacy" "Meeting of Colored Citizens in New Bedford" "The Reaction In the Border States Against Slavery" "Shall Slavery Or the Country Be Destroyed?" and much more. Four pages, wear at the central fold, some archival mends, otherwise good (see images).

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:13

$38.00
150998

New York Herald New Year's CARRIER'S ADDRESS to His Patrons 1803 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1803 * New Year's carrier address Almost the full first 2 columns are taken up with the carrier's address poem: "To The Patrons", a tradition in one of the first issues of the new year (see hyperlink for details). Four pages, various foxing/staining, partially loose at the spine.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:00

$27.00
150996

ANDREW JACKSON State of the Union Address re. Indian Removal Act 1829 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 11, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address * Indian Removal Act All of page 2 & some of pg. 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being his annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would be spelled out in the Indian Removal Act of 1830: "...I suggest...the propriety of setting apart an ample district west of the Mississippi, & without the limits of any state...to be guaranteed to the Indian tribes as long as they shall occupy it...This emigration should be vol... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 06:53

$48.00
150959

BALLSTON SPA Village Saratoga County New York Steam Factory 1815 Balt. Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1815 * Ballston Spa, New York On the back page, in the Supplement, is an article: "Ballston Spa Factory" which begins: "The steam factory in this village is now ready for operation. The engine and a portion of the spinning apparatus is now prepared for working..." with more, taking half a page. This town was the birthplace of Abner Doubleday. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, 6 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 the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia it: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Dev... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:49

$20.00
150830

(8) 19th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1836 Original Old Newspapers


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Shown are 8 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, 1836 Although there is some literary content this newspaper also has much current news of the day. This is a lot of eight issues from this year. All are never bound nor trimmed, several folds and some rubbing to the top fold at the masthead, scattered foxing, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:30

$26.00
150829

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


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Page 5 has a report: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Trial of Captain Cook" with various subheads including: "Brown's Religion" "Denial of Gerrit Smith's Being a Slave Owner..." "Visit to Old Brown..." and more. Page 6 has: The Case of Stevens, the Harper's Ferry Conspirator" Twelve pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:28

$28.00
150827

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663952544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address. Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:25

$38.00
150707

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Antebellum w/ Daniel Webster Signature1843 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY KENTUCKIAN, Louisville, Kentucky, June 5, 1843 * Rare antebellum title * Daniel Webster ? A volume 1 issue of this uncommon & early title. A four page issue with various news of the day and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Of note is "D. Webster" penned at the top, typically reserved for the subscriber's name. I believe this issue came from the Library of Congress collection so it is likely this is "the" Daniel Webster who was Secretary of State for President Tyler at the time. Archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:32

$67.00
150649

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect About to Change America 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820299516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:06

$41.00
150618

BLEEDING KANSAS Missouri Border Ruffians & Free Staters 1856 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657430595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 2, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Kansas War" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:38

$23.00
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