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169105

INDIANS Southern Native Americans Removal West of Mississippi 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531248547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1830 * Southern Native Americans - Indians * Removal to lands West of Mississippi River Near the back is: "Removal of the Cherokees" which is a follow-up to the Indian Removal Act signed by the President 3 months prior. The lengthy letter from the "Department of War, Office of Indian Affairs" explains the benefits of the Indians being removed to west of the Mississippi and the dangers of staying where they are (see). Ultimately this controversial Act would result in the Trail of Tears. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, damp stain to a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:42

$32.00
169103

Early ZANESVILLE OHIO Muskingum County DESCRIPTION Pre War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531247386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 14, 1812 * Muskingum County Near the back is a brief yet interesting article headed: "Pleasing Sketch of Zanesville", Ohio, describing it as it was in 1812 (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:41

$33.00
169004

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527497755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured (1st report) * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Page 5 has a brief report headed: "Capture of a Slaver with 500 Negroes on Board" with the text reading: "The government steamer Mohawk, with the bark Wildfire, is below waiting orders. The Wildfire was captured on the coast of Cuba, and has 500 negroes on board." This is a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on pg. 5 is: "The Chicago Convention" which mentions proceedings at the Republican Presidential Convention: "...Mr. Cameron will come next, and then Mr. Lincoln. The latter is... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:16

$38.00
168966

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526185581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 21, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate, consuming most of pages 1 & 2 and carrying over to page 3. Taking about 1 1/3 columns on page 3 is: "An Act to Amend & Supplementary to ... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:29

$1,850.00
168940

CIVIL WAR About to Begin SOUTHERN Secession Tensions Fort Sumter 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372525280486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1861 * Start of the Civil War close (Fort Sumter) * Tensions at a boiling point in the South * Southern slavery and the Confederacy * History about to be made Preparations are being made for the Civil War with front page headings: "NATIONAL AFFAIRS" "Why the Southern Leaders Desire the Evacuation of Sumpter" "The Secessionists at Work in North Carolina" " and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:48

$33.00
168937

PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187326326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 6, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingto... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:46

$28.00
168881

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Citizens Warned of Sickness En Route 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392186453907

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Jan. 4, 1849 * California gold rush * Warning to 49ers Page 2 has: "California" which warns those thinking of heading to the gold fields to be very careful: "...large number of persons making preparations to proceed to El Dorado...will be obliged to undergo much suffering before reaching their wished-for haven & many will perhaps die on the passage..." with more. Also a short bit: "Death at the Gold Regions". Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the bottom not affecting any noted content, very light damp staining.

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Ends January 03, 2019 10:05

$38.00
168874

Rare SALEM NJ New Jersey Pre Civil War 19th Century 1853 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372523896059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM SUNBEAM, New Jersey, July 8, 1853 * Uncommon title This large sized issue measures 24 x 18 inches, contains news of the with several interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, a little wear at the folds with a few tiny holes within masthead, generally in nice condition.

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Ends January 03, 2019 09:59

$35.00
168763

First State CONSTITUTION OF MISSOURI Complete Printing w/ SLAVERY 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516881294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 23,1820 * The Missouri Constitution Within this issue is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is from the year Missouri became a state. One portion of the constitution includes: "The general assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the Emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners..." with more (see for portions). The constitution is signed in type by the president of the convention: David Barton. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This newspape... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:36

$33.00
168762

BLACK HAWK WAR Sauk Leader & Wabokieshiek (Prophet) Captured 1832 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182080028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1832 * Black Hawk War Among the articles are: "Island of Cuba" with a list of its products; "Affair With the Indians" which includes: "...arrived at St. Louis on the 7th inst. having on board Black Hawk, the Prophet, and eleven head men of the Sacs and Foxes...Black Hawk and the Prophet were captured & delivered up by the Winnebagoes." Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:36

$31.00
168761

TECUMSEH'S WAR w/ Confrontation at Grouseland William H. Harrison 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182079842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 18, 1811 * Tecumseh's War Page 2 has: "Louisiana" with a prefacing note: "The following are the principal features of the constitution...". The bkpg. has: "The Shawannoe Prophet a Prisoner" which reports: "...that the prophet was surrendered a prisoner to gov. Harrison by some Indian Chiefs; that Tecumseh, his brother, was to be surrendered also, in like manner--and that the Indian Chiefs stated that in the late engagement on the Wabash, the Indians lost 214 killed, besides a number wounded." Sixteen pages, 6 14 by 9 3/4 inches, light foxing, a bite irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:35

$38.00
168759

1813 USS CHESAPEAKE vs. HMS Shannon & Sackett's Harbor War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516878659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 19, 1813 * USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon * War of 1812 naval battle * Battle of Sackett's Harbor Near the back is a significant report on one of the more notable naval battles of the War of 1812, the Chesapeake versus the Shannon. The report has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" with the article noting: "...informed that the day before they had parted with the Shannon, with the Chesapeake her prize, steering fro Halifax, 'which she had taken after an engagement of two hours and give her a d___ drubbing.' " And also: "...we learn that they say two large ships going in & shortly after heard a salute fired. They had not been informed of the battle. That the Chesapeake is captured... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:34

$43.00
168758

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & John Adams DEATHS Announcement 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182079086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 22, 1826 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson deaths Inside contains a lengthy article headed: "Adams and Jefferson" which includes near the beginning: "Fellow citizens--I regret to be obliged...to trespass further on your patience. The lot has fallen on me to call your attention...to the pecuniary embarrassments of our distinguished fellow-citizen, Thomas Jefferson..." and much, much more. This is dated July 4, the day he (and John Adams died) but which was not known at the time. This article deals with ways to assist Jefferson in his debt-ridden situation late in life. Further on notes: "...If I am asked why Jefferson is singled out amid his compatriots--my answer is, he stands per-em... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:34

$78.00
168662

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 6, 1809 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Taking over 2 columns of the front page & ending on page 2 is the: "President's Message", being his annual state-of-the-union address in which he recounts the events of the year, signed in type: James Madison. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:09

$29.00
168661

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Governor Alfred Cummings 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Alfred Cummings (governor) Page 5 has close to half a column headed: "Interesting From Utah" with subheads: "The Conferences between Gov. Cumming, the Peace Commissioners and the Mormon Chiefs--Interesting Letter from a Participant--The Efforts of Gov. Cumming--Personal Appearance of Brigham--Attitude of Leading Saints, etc." Eight pages binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:08

$52.00
168650

Best PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY Washington D.C. Dedication 1858 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181309469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27, 1858 Page 2 contains a report headed "Cemetery Dedication" being the ceremonies of the historic Prospect Hill Cemetery at Washington (see photos). Four pages, very nice, clean condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:00

$75.00
168591

Rare ALEXANDRIA VA Virginia Antebellum w/ Slavery SLAVES ADS 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176988137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHENIX GAZETTE, Alexandria, Virginia, Nov. 24, 1826 * Rare & early title * Slavery advertisements Various news of the day with a wealth of nice illustrated advertisements. Also a: "One Cent Reward" for a runway indented servant, and: "Public Sale of Negroes" with: "Several Likely Negroes" with details. Four pages, a few discrete archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:43

$48.00
168590

MARIA MONK Claim of Sexual Abuse by Catholic Nuns & Priests HOAX 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176987459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD, New York, Feb. 13, 1836 The top of the ftpg. has: "Maria Monk Ungowned". Maria Monk claimed to expose systematic sexual abuse of nuns and infanticide of the resulting children by Catholic priests in her convent in Montreal. The book became a best-seller, but ultimately her claims were a hoax. See the web for considerably more detail. This article takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also of note is this is a volume one issue of the soon-to-be-famous New York Herald which would thrive into the 20th century. Four pages, damp staining, small folio size, good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:42

$67.00
168589

Rare BALTIMORE MD Feb. 17, 1840 Clipper Ship Masthead Engraving Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508486871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALTIMORE CLIPPER, Feb. 17, 1840 Nice engraving of a clipper ship in the masthead and printed for just five years. This is a volume 1 issue. The ftpg. has "More Indian Massacres" . Four pages, some discrete archival mends inside at margins, spotted foxing, minor edge wear.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:42

$32.00
168587

Rare LEBANON PA Pennsylvania w/ California Gold Rush 1849 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508485094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEBANON ADVERTISER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1849 * Rare pre-Civil War title * California gold rush An uncommon title, and the volume 1, number 5 issue. Near the top of the ftpg. is: "From California" with a San Francisco dateline, & including: "The anchorage is crowded with vessels & more arriving daily...Provision & clothing are abundant & cheap...People in San Francisco are madly gambling in lands...New towns are laid out in different spots around the bay...Gold dust is not dug out freely...At the mines as yet, matters are very quiet...that six men in 20 days, near Feather River, procured $60,000 in gold dust...". Page 2 has a nice article: "Col. Jefferson Davis" from years before he would be the President of the Co... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:40

$67.00
168583

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Inauguration as President 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176985736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * pre-Presidential inauguration From the nation's capital & the day before the inauguration it would be no surprise that much space is dedicated to plans for the inaugural ceremonies of William H. Harrison. Indeed, close to half of page 3 is filled with the details, portions of which can been seen in the photos. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:38

$54.00
168581

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508480351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 11, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The middle of the front page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War..." (see). Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfini... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:37

$34.00
168580

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection w/ Robert E. Lee 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508479858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 21, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Early Robert E. Lee mention Page 5 has nearly a full column reporting on the slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, led by John Brown. The top of a column has: "The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry". The report begins: "Col. Lee, with his troops, has returned from the valley. All quiet there. He found Garrett's family safe..." followed by several other reports. Note: The Col. Lee reference is none other than Robert E. Lee. Uncommon to find Lee's name in most Harper's Ferry reports. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:37

$48.00
168573

EDGAR ALLAN POE Father & Mother THEATRE AD Play "Adrian & Orilla" 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176975234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 10, 1808 * Edgar Allan Poe's mother & father theater ads On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "ADRIAN & ORRILA, or, A mother's vengeance", with Mr. Poe as "Adrian" & with Mrs. Poe as "Orrila" (see) This was the mother & father of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and poet. Rare to find such ads in period newspapers. News of the day with other interesting ads. Complete with 4 pages, a little staining, generally very nice.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:23

$47.00
169143

1817 Washington D.C. Old Newspaper w/ (4) Runaway NEGRO Slavery Advertisements


eBay Auction Item # 392192095747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 15, 1817 * Slave advertisement from the Nation's Capital This issue has not one but four runaway slave advertisements with one on the front page and the other three on the back page. (see images) News of the day and other ads. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2018 08:50

$29.99
169139

FIRST REPUBLIC OF VENEZUELA Declaration of Independence from Spain1811 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392192060374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1811 * First Republic of Venezuela The first five pages are focused on the hoped-for independence of Venezuela, with: "A Declaration of Rights by the People of Venezuela" which includes: "Sovereignty of The People" "Rights Of Man In Society" "Duties of Man In Society" and "Duties of the Social Body". This is followed by the: "Declaration of Independence" of Venezuela which takes nearly 2 pages. Also: "Legislature of Caracas - Regulations Of The Liberty of the Press". Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2018 07:45

$29.99
169114

Early Nauvoo Illinois MORMONS Brigham Young End of Hostilities ? 1845 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372531951516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 22, 1845 * Early Mormons - Mormonism * Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois The bkpg. has half a column taken up with: "The Mormon Compromise" by which the anti-Mormon faction and the Mormon leader agree to end hostilities. Included is a letter dated at Nauvoo signed in type by the President: Brigham Young. More as well (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:53

$57.00
169113

Rare FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Kentucky Antebellum Pre War 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392191362845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FRANKFORT COMMONWEALTH, Kentucky, July 1, 1845 * Rare antebellum title Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the President of Texas, Anson Jones, by which he does: "...proclaim a cessation of hostilities by land and by sea against the Republic of Mexico, or against the citizens & trade thereof..." with much more detail. The bkpg. has a: "$1,000 Reward" by the governor of Kentucky for the capture of a runaway murderer (see). Four pages, bit of foxing, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:48

$49.99
169112

Rare HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION Budapest Hungary Lajos Louis Kossuth 1848 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372531945554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PESTI HIRLAP, present-day Budapest, Hungary, April 1, 1848 This very rare newspaper was published during the Hungarian Revolution, and was founded by the famed Louis Kossuth in 1841. Kossuth was president of the Kingdom of Hungary during the Revolution of 1848-1849. Once source notes that "Pesti Hirlap" was the most widely circulated newspaper in Budapest at the time. Four pages, printed entirely in the Magyar language (Hungarian), minor rubbing, good condition.

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:44

$199.99
169111

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372531943003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Jan. 6, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 2 has: "California Items" which mentions a group of 20 soon to head there: "...mostly young men of spirit & enterprise...have adopted rules prohibiting gambling, drinking, the use of cards...". Also reports of other groups planning to head there, one taking a new route: "...will sail up the Rio Grande...to Paso del Norte, and strike across the country on foot, a distance of 8 or 900 miles...". Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the bottom not affecting noted content, some very light damp staining.

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:39

$39.99
169109

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392191356988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Jan. 10, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The ftpg. has: "Gold Region" noting in part: "...such astonishing news from California that they dare not publish it. If published the marvelous tale as to the length & breadth of the Gold Region would not be credited...Col. Fremont...acquainted with the existence of extensive 'gold findings' in California...resigned his commission...set off immediately for the mines...When all is known...of the gold region it will astonish the world and silence all doubters on the subject." Page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with: "California Items" with a great wealth of news on the Gold Rush. Fine content here. Four pages, light damp s... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:31

$59.99
169108

Rare 19th century GIBRALTER British Territory Iberian Peninsula 1823 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372531935312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GIBRALTAR CHRONICLE & COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCER, July 25, 1823 I believe this to be the first newspaper we've offered from this tiny territory. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of just 2.6 sq. miles and is bordered to the north by Spain. Four pages, 6 by 8 1/2 inches, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:25

$64.99
169107

Rare 19th Century ARNHEM The Netherlands in Dutch Language 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392191352791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARNHEMSCHEE COURANT, Arnhem, The Netherlands, Oct. 5, 1826 Arnhem is on the Rhine River 35 miles southeast of Utrecht. Totally in the Dutch language, single sheet, nice coat-of-arms in the masthead, and two black tax stamps in the masthead. Measures 15 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:20

$34.99
169106

Rare AUCKLAND North Island of New Zealand Mid-19th century 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372531928445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, Dec. 24, 1856 No city of publication is noted, however I believe it to be Auckland. It is formatted very much like the "London Gazette" of small folio size with very wide margins. Complete in 24 pages, 9 by 13 1/2 inches, never-trimmed margins, good condition. A mailing address is on the ftpg. noting it was sent to "Salem Massachusetts, U.S. America".

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:12

$57.00
169083

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Horace Greeley as Publisher 1841 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372531038462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LOG CABIN, New York, Feb. 27, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election. The content is almost entirely political & includes on page 3 a full list of: "The New U.S. Senate" by state & including such notables as Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Franklin Pierce & James Buchanan among others. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, engraving of a log cabin in the masthead, some dirtiness at the ftpg. folds, otherwise good.

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Ends December 17, 2018 12:02

$34.99
169076

THOMAS JEFFERSON 1st First Presidential Inauguration Oath 1801 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372530860133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 10, 1801 * Thomas Jefferson's first inauguration * President of the United States Page 3 contains a report on the inaugural ceremonies for Thomas Jefferson including: "When President Jefferson had concluded his speech, the following oath prescribed by the constitution was administered by Chief Justice Marshall.---'I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States..." with more (see), then followed by: "He then retired and repeated discharges of artillery honored him as first Magistrate of the nation." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2018 08:35

$99.99
169069

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN Founder "Father of Texas" Colonization DEATH 1837 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372530831139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 4, 1837 * Stephen F. Austin death * "Father of Texas" The bottom of the front page has a notable report headed: "Texas" which includes: "...Gen. Stephen F. Austin, one of the first settlers of the country & most active in its struggle for independence, died at Colombia on the 27th of December & was buried with the highest honors." He was known as the "Father of Texas". Page 2 has: "Indians of the North West" taking over a column. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 17, 2018 07:53

$39.99
168458

BATTLE OF CAPE ORTEGAL Spain Post Trafalgar Royal Navy vs. France 1806 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392174018695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Jan. 13, 1806 * Battle of Cape Ortegal - Spain * Final action of Trafalgar campaign Page 2 begins with: "British Naval Victory" which details an engagement between four French ships and a British squadron, stating in part: "...The action took place on the 4th of Nov. in the Bay of Biscay; and ended after a severe and obstinate struggle, in the capture of the whole of the French squadron...". It includes a list of French and British vessels and their captains with mention that: "The battle was...a fair fight--equal in numbers, and weight of metal...". This was a battle involving 4 French ships which failed to engage in the historic Battle of Trafalgar fought just 2 weeks prior. Four pa... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:42

$32.00
168448

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392174015083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, 1847 Over half of the front page is taken up with much on the: "Army Court Martial" of John C. 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. Inside has more on the court martial trial plus content on te Mexican-American War, plus: "The Lat... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:36

$38.00
168404

Napoleon Bonaparte's HUNDRED DAYS Island of Elba Exile Return 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502178079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, May 24, 1815 * Hundred Days * Napoleon Bonaparte Much of page 2 is taken up with the recent progress of Napoleon Buonaparte and his return to France after his escape from the island of Elba. Four pages, minor loss to a lower corner, bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:41

$31.00
168400

Rare & Early 19th Century DUBLIN IRELAND Province of Leinster 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173390620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUBLIN EVENING POST, Ireland, May 5, 1807 A typical newspaper of the day with mostly European news reports with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, some light soiling in portions, archival mend at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:39

$34.00
168399

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address Annual Message 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173390460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 4, 1809 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address Taking nearly 2 columns on page 2 is the: President's "Message", being his annual state-of-the-union address in which he recounts the events of the year, signed in type: James Madison. This is followed by an editorial on it headed: "The Message". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to to a portion of the blank margin of the back leaf, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:39

$45.00
168370

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372501198176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CITIZEN SOLDIER, Windsor, Vermont, April 9, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death This short-lived newspaper was: "Devoted to the Interests of the Militia, to Military Science & National Defense in General." as noted in the masthead. Page 7 has a black-bordered report headed: "General Harrison Is No More" which begins: "A report reached us on Wednesday morning that the recent illness (bilious pleurisy) of Gen. Harrison terminated in his death on Saturday night last, at 12 o'clock..." with more (see). He only served one month as President of the United States. Nice to have this report of a military leader then President in this military-themed newspaper. Eight pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, rejoined at the spine, repa... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:24

$89.00
168369

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Negro Insurrection TRIAL Polar Seas Map 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172735070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 1, 1859 * Trial of John Brown * Harper's Ferry insurrection Over half of the front page is taken up with a large: "Map Of The Polar Seas, With the Leading Points of Interest in Arctic Exploration" which shows from Labrador to the North Pole and west to the "Behring Strait". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "History of Arctic Expeditions from 1743 to 1859" "Another Expedition Proposed". But the more significant content is on page 3 with column heads: "The Outbreak At Harper's Ferry" "The Trial of John Brown, Charged with Conspiracy, Treason and Murder" "The Verdict Of The Jury" "Conviction of the Prisoner of Three Capital Crimes" "Graphic Description of the Closing Scenes in the Cou... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:23

$56.00
168316

BATTLE OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE Second Seminole War w/ Zachary Taylor 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500196044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Jan. 20, 1838 * Battle of Lake Okeechobee - Florida * Second Seminole War - Zachary Taylor Page 3 has a letter from Z. Taylor's command which relates the Battle of Okeechobee, headed: "Authentic From Florida" datelines from Fort Gardner, beginning: "The 1st brigade under the command of colonel Taylor reached this, a few yours since, from Lake Okee-cho-bee where it encountered the Indians &, after a severe & bloody battle...the Indians were driven in every direction leaving 10 dead on the ground..." with more. This is followed by another letter with further details. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, bit of foxing at the top of the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:37

$38.00
168315

MICHIGAN TERRITORY Admitted to the Union STATEHOOD Senate Votes 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500195764

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1837 * Michigan Territory * Admitted to the Union Page 3 has a notable report headed: "Admission of Michigan Into the Union" which includes the debate in the Senate on statehood, taking over a full page. Although Michigan approved its constitution in 1835, statehood was delayed until 1837 because the territory was involved in what was known as the Toledo War, a boundary dispute with Ohio. The dispute was settled when Michigan gave up its claim to the mouth of the Maumee River at Toledo, Ohio.The formal admission of Michigan to the Union would be on January 26. The ftpg. has the latest report concerning: "Santa Ana" (see). Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 13 ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:36

$33.00
168312

(3) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1801 Old U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172077213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 24, 1801 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress Page 2 has more than a column headed with a heraldic eagle engraving followed by three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: John Adams, one for funding the Navy for the year & another is: "To discharge Samuel Lewis senior from his imprisonment." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:35

$31.00
168302

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172072684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documents from R.I. governor Samuel W. King, as well as two letters signed in type by Thomas W. Dorr himself. Else where is a fine letter signed by: Charles Dickens concerning the need for enforcement of an international copyright law, endorsed by other British writers. Included is a response to Mr. Dickens signed by: Thomas Carlyle. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 1... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:26

$47.00
168235

MORMONS Utah War Expedition & African Slaver Trade Capture 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392169633465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1858 * Mormons - Utah War * African slave trade The top of the front page has a column headed: "Important From Utah" "Governor Cumming Expelled from Salt Lake City" "The Mormons Determined To Resist" "Dispatches from Governor Cumming to the State Department--The Troops at Camp Scott Living on Mule Meat, etc." A bit from the report includes: "...that the Mormons were in arms, determined to resist the army to the last, and requesting Col. Monroe to push on as speedily as possible...". Page 2 has an article: "The Slave Trade" "Slavers Under the American Flag Seized by British Cruisers" and pg. 3 has: "The Slaver Case at New Orleans--Interesting Evidence". Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:37

$57.00
168204

SS GREAT EASTERN Maiden Voyage Boiler EXPLOSION Disaster 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495103555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 25, 1859 * SS Great Eastern * Maiden voyage explosion The front page has an article headed: "The Great Eastern" "The Explosion And It's Causes" Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:51

$28.00
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