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165912

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco 49ers in 1849 Windsor Vermont VT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101920227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 19, 1849 * California gold rush This title has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day. Page 3 has several reports from the gold rush region headed: "Latest From California" (see). Page one has an update in the missionary efforts to the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands and various Native American Indian tribes including Oregon, Choctaws, Cherokees, Sioux, and more. Four pages, minor foxing at upper ftpg. folds, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:17

$57.00
165905

SLAVERY Slaves Southern America Eyewitness Account 1854 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401166527

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1854 * American slavery Page 5 has a fascinating, very lengthy, and detailed article headed: "Slavery Described By An Eye-Witness" which begins: "Last August I visited a retired agricultural district of Virginia, wishing to see my friend & to look at slavery with my own eyes...We reached Norfolk next day in the afternoon. I never had seen a slave...The slaves appeared to me to be dressed nearly as well as laborers in a free country but not so cleanly..." and much more. The photos showing less than half of the article. A great slavery-related newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, water staining to the left half of the issue touching a small portion of the mentioned artic... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:12

$78.00
165903

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letters from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401164647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 1848 * California gold rush * Early - pre-49ers Page 3 has a lengthy article: "The Gold Region of California" which is from the very early period of the Gold Rush. It is mostly taken up with two letters from the gold fields, introduced with: "It would seem from late accounts that California is afflicted with some rich gold mines. The people there have been seized with madness on the subject & are abandoning the ordinary pursuits of life for the sake of hunting gold..." with more. And the two letters have some terrific content on the early days of the Gold Rush, the 2nd of which ends with: "...This placer was discovered some time since by a M... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:11

$88.00
165901

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it. This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan built as a synagogue and still used for worship. It was built by a German-Je... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:10

$89.00
165899

Rare SHELBYVILLE KY Kentucky Pre Civil War - William H. Harrison 1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SHELBY NEWS, Shelbyville, Kentucky, Sept. 16, 1840 * Rare title A surprisingly few number of issues of this title are held by any institution, per Gregory. This is a volume one issue. The top of the front page makes an accurate prediction: "That Gen'l William Henry Harrison will be the President on the 4th of March next, & will rectify all the evils under which the country suffers, & restore the Government to the pure Democratic principles of Jefferson and Madison." and this is followed by other various notices supportive of Harrison. Much of the balance of this newspaper has various political & campaigning items. Four pages, some light foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:09

$67.00
165873

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Antebellun w/ California Gold Rush 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397978125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, April 14, 1849 * Early California gold rush report * Rare title from pre-civil war Florida Page 3 has: "Interesting From California" which takes over a full column with various news items from the gold region. Some bits include: "...The whole of Lower California was deserted by the men who had gone North to the placer. When Mr. Suwerkrop touched at Cape San Jose he found scarcely any males there,,,There was not many in San Francisco; they were scattered over the country--at Sutter's Fort, encamped on the placers...many diggers had pitched their tents around the bay of San Francisco...The largest lump that Mr. S. has seen weighted 14 ounces..." and much ... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:31

$91.00
165829

Albany New York 1840 Newspaper w/ MARTIN VAN BUREN for President Notice w/ Flag


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396771456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ALBANY ARGUS, New York, Oct. 24, 1840 A feature of this issue is the rather large front page notice supporting: "For President, MARTIN VAN BUREN..." with more, and a nice engraving of a U.S. flag (see). He would be defeated by William Henry Harrison. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:12

$27.00
165827

SOLOMON SOUTHWICK Anti-Masonic Party Leader Albany NY New York 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098418007

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHWICK'S FAMILY NEWSPAPER, Albany, New York, Oct. 6, 1838 This is one of several newspapers by Solomon Southwick, this one with both religious and secular items. A handsome masthead with a detailed engraving. A volume one issue, 8 pages, 11 by 14 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:09

$28.00
165753

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096951323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The top of page 5 has column heads: "THE CHARLESTOWN EXECUTIONS" "Great Influx of Strangers" "A Grand Military Parade" "The Prisoners Preparing for Death" "Attempted Escape of Cook and Coppic" "Their Discovery by a Sentinel" with the text taking 3 columns. Among the subheads: "Execution of Copeland and Greene" "Preparation for the Execution" "Execution of Cook & Coppic" "Request of Gov. Wise for the Bodies of the Colored Men". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:45

$57.00
165712

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe Charles Dickens 1st Review1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096272366

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, November 10, 1852 * Charles Dickens review of Harriet Beecher Stowe's, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" * Article from Charles Dickens' own publication Most are aware "Uncle Tom's Cabin", upon its release, was embraced by abolitionists but enraged most of those from the South and Northern supporters of slavery. However, few are aware that it was exceeding popular in England - the first London edition appearing in May, 1852, which sold over 200,000 copies (an amazing number for the era). Only a few month's after its release, the renowned Charles Dickens weighed in with his own thoughts (coupled with those of Henry Morley) in the September 18, 1852 of his own publication, Household ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:46

$195.00
165709

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1853 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096271433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., February 24, 1853 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. The back page has an ad for the book headed: "Mrs. H.B. Stowe's New Work - A Key To Uncle Tom's Cabin..." with more (see images). Also included on the same page, under "EXTRACTS FROM OUR CORRESPONDENCE,"... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:43

$60.00
165707

WALT WHITMAN "The House of Friends" 1st Appearance POEM - Slaves 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393282306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 14, 1850 * Walt Whitman's "The House of Friends" - 1st appearance * His response to Northern Democrats who supported the (Fugitive Slave) Compromise of 1850 Page 3 has the noteworthy poem from Walt Whitman (signed in type, WALTER WHITMAN), "THE HOUSE OF FRIENDS," which is the first appearance of this poem written as his response to Northern Democrats who supported the (Fugitive Slave) Compromise of 1850. According to the Walt Whitman archive, he viewed their support as a betrayal of the nation's core values for both political and financial gain. It's great to have this 1st printing of one of Whitman's pre-"Leaves of Grass" poems. Other news of the day is f... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:40

$365.00
165557

ANDREW JACKSON re. End of WAR OF 1812 Warns Soldiers Ghent Treaty 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387127237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 1, 1815 * General Andrew Jackson * Warns his soldiers (end of war?) * re. Treaty of Ghent Inside has a letter signed by: And. Jackson to his "Fellow citizens and soldiers" with a New Orleans dateline, regarding the articles of peace signed at Ghent, telling them to be on guard: "...the enemy too often seeks to accomplish what the utmost exertions of his strength will not enable him to effect. To place you off your guard and attack you by surprise..." until such time that it has been verified that the articles of peace had been signed by both governments. Prefacing this is a brief report noting: "It is expected the official news of peace may have re... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:55

$38.00
165556

American Poet WALT WHITMAN 1st Appearance of Poem BARDIC SYMBOLS 1860 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387126909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, April, 1860 * Walt Whitman's "Bardic Symbols" - 1st appearance * also Whitman's 1st appearance in The Atlantic Monthly * 2 lines deleted by the publisher Pages 445-447 have Walt Whitman's, "Bardic Symbols," which is both the poem's 1st appearance and Whitman's 1st contribution to The Atlantic Monthly. According to the Walt Whitman Archive, the editor removed two lines from the poem which were believed to be too graphic. When it appeared in the updated edition of "Leaves of Grass," Whitman reinserted the lines. Other poems, announcements of new publications, and reviews of period literature are present throughout, including the announcement of the publication of "Hom... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:54

$325.00
165525

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372386204186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 30, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham Page3 has nearly half a column headed: "A Naval Engagement" concerning the Spitfire, the frigate President, and the Little Belt. One bit notes: "...There is no truth in the report of the President having been sent out in pursuit of the frigate that impressed a man from the brig Spitfire--and the unfortunate affair now before us has no connextion with any particular orders to Commodore Rogers..." and what follows are: "Particulars of the engagement between the U.S. frigate President, Commodore Rogers, and the British sloop of war Little Belt, Capt. Bingham..." with the details (see). Following impres... See More  

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:37

$38.00
165517

Early MOBY-DICK The White Whale Herman Melville Novel REVIEW 1851 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372386198692

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, December, 1851 * Herman Melville's Moby-Dick * Early novel review - The Whale Near the back of the issue is "Literacy Notices" which discusses "A new work by Herman Melville, entitled Moby Dick; or, the Whale, has just been issued by Harper and Brothers... Moby Dick is the name of an old White Whale; half fish and half devil; the terror of the Nantucket cruisers...This huge sea monster has a conflict with one Captain Ahab...". Additional articles include: "The Boston Tea Party" with eleven related prints; "Napoleon Bonaparte" "Gold--What It Is and Where It Comes From" "The American Arctic Expedition" and much more. Complete in 150+ pages, 9 by ... See More  

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:29

$65.00
165384

BOLIVAR MO Polk County Missouri NEGROES Insurrection Uprising 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380313836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 30, 1859 Front page column heads include: "The Irrepressible Conflict" "Negro Insurrection in Bolivar, Missouri" "Arrest of an Incendiary in North Carolina" "The Contemplated Field of Old John Brown's Operations". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:28

$29.00
165265

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373340789

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 17, 2018 15:19

$79.00
165185

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372371009560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE STATESMAN & CONCORD REGISTER, Dec. 18, 1825 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address All of the ftpg. and most of pg. 2 are taken up with the President's state-of-the-union address to Congress, a tradition begun with Washington and continuing yet today. Signed in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. A great review of notable events in 1830. Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:45

$29.00
165184

Rare 19th Century BREDA The Netherlands Dutch Language Tax Stamp 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372371008371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BREDASCHE COURANT NIEUWS-BLAD, Breda, The Netherlands, Nov. 12, 1830 A single sheet newspaper with a large and ornate engraving in the masthead, plus two black-inked tax stamp a the top. Totally in the Dutch language. Measures 10 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:43

$33.00
165183

Early DETROIT FREE PRESS 19th Century Pre Civil War MICHIGAN 1837 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084224446

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, June 7, 1837 A rather early newspaper from Detroit. A typical newspaper of the day with pg. 2 beginning with "Laws Of the United States" one concerning: "...An act granting half pay to widows & orphans where their husbands & fathers have died of wounds received in the military service...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:43

$34.00
165182

TREATY OF WASHINGTON II Cherokee Nation Indians Native Americans 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084223531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, June 7, 1828 * Treaty of Washington II * Cherokee Nation - Indians * John Quincy Adams Page 2 begins with over two columns taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Nation of Indians, signed in type by President John Quincy Adams & several Indian chiefs (with their X mark). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:40

$29.00
165154

JEWISH RABBI Morris Jacob Raphall Address SLAVERY VIEW re. Bible 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370973593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, January 5, 1861 * Jewish - Judaica - Jews * Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall * The Bible view of slavery * B-nai Jeshurun (Manhattan) The last column of the front page is taken up with a lengthy report, carrying over to take all of pages 2, 3,4 and 5, with heads including: "STATE OF THE UNION" "Our National Fast Day" "Its General Observance in the Metropolis" "The Religious View of The Crisis" "Sermons, Address, and Prayers by..." "Immense Crowds at the Churches" and more. Among those who preached, and whose address begins on the front page of this newspaper and carries over to take two columns on page two, is: "The Rev. Dr. Raphael, Rabbi" "The Greene Street Jewish Synagogu... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:01

$215.00
165054

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Texas Joining Confederacy 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 26, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page includes: "Admission of Northern States into the Southern Confederation" "How Charleston Looks in the Eye of a Yankee" "News From Pensacola" and other items. Inside has: "The Convention of South Carolina" in which they will discuss adopting the Confederate Constitution. There is also a nearly half column notice: "Loan For the Defence Of The Confederate States"... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:52

$196.00
165047

P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrations Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080123036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 * Published by P. T. Barnum Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Residence of General Pierce" Sixteen pages, minor foxing, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 iss... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:40

$32.00
165042

Early LEVEE SYSTEM New Orleans Louisiana Creation & Simon Bolivar 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080121105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, June 19, 1816 The front page has a lengthy report: "On The Mississippi - Levees" concerning plans to create a levee system at New Orleans. Page 2 has a letter headed: "Simon Bolivar" written to people in Venezuela beginning: "This is the period of the republic...", signed in type: Simon Bolivar. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:35

$28.00
164979

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372359003696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829 * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good overall condition, but the front page does have a small amount of foxing and lite ink smudging (see images). As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:24

$27.00
164974

2 issue set of ALABAMA CONSTITUTION State Adopted 1819 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372359000059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819 * New state of Alabama Constitution Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution. Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2, 1819" with this text taking 4 full pages of the Sept. 18 issue and the first five pages of the Sept. 25 issue. Included also is the list of members of the convention (see photos). A few months later Alabama would be accepted into the union. You get both issues still attach... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:18

$61.00
164973

DENMARK VESEY Charleston SC Slaves Negroes Revolt EXECUTIONS 1822 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358999475

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1822 * Denmark Vesey slave revolt * Executions of slaves - Negroes * Charleston, South Carolina Pages 9-11 have much regarding Denmark Vesey and the "Servile Conspiracy in South Carolina," which has a report of the Denmark Vesey slave revolt. Note: Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. Word of the plans were leaked and authorities at Charleston arrested the plot's leaders before the uprising could begin. During the Civil War Frederick Douglass used Vesey's name as a battle cry to rally African-American regiments. Also includ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:17

$40.00
164957

DANIEL WEBSTER "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever" SPEECH 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358980854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830 * Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!" Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South. Webster tried three times to achieve the Presidency; all three bids failed, the final one in part because of his compromises. Similarly, Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil war toward a definite peace ultimately proved futile. Despite this, Webster came to be esteemed for these ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$60.00
164956

STEPEHEN DECATUR United States Navy DUEL vs. James Barron KILLED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077819882

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820 * Stephen Decatur Killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...They fought at 8 paces with pistols---at the first fire both were wounded--com. Decatur through the abdomen of which he died..." with more. Further in the issue is another report with a small head: "Com. Decatur" with has a bit more detail concerning the funeral, etc. Among other reports in this issue are: "Relations with Sp... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$30.00
164953

JOHN JAY American Statesman Death - Pirates Hanged - Slave Ships 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358978181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 * John Jay death * Pirates & slave ships Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States. Also an article: "Slave Trade" which mentions the capture of ships containing 450 slaves, with much more. Also: "Pirates In A Fair Way" mentions: "...have at last caught some of the pirates...they will be hanged..." with other details. And near the back: "Creek Indians In Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:52

$32.00
164908

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom Death FUNERAL 1820 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:28

$47.00
164883

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076097609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 3 has more than a column taken up with: "Interesting from Utah" "Interesting Times Among the Saints & Gentiles--Another Murder--The State Fair..." with more subheads. This lengthy article has much on the Mormons. Page 9 has much headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Increase of Excitement in the Old Dominion" "Full Report of the Closing Speech of Brown's Counsel" and more (see). Twelve pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:14

$33.00
164831

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347586186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Front page column heads include: "The Harper's Ferry Invasion" "Continued Excitement Throughout Virginia" "Old Brown's Commentaries on Beecher's Sermon" "The Feeling In Washington" "The Latest from Charlestown" "and more. Also: "The Abolition Movement" & a brief bit: "The Slave Trade". Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:34

$34.00
164830

JOHN BROWN DEATH SENTENCE Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection 1859 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071974160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Sentenced to death (hanging) * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV The top of page 3 has column heads on the trial of John Brown for his raid on Harper's Ferry, including: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Continuation of the Trial of the Conspirators" "John Brown Sentenced to Suffer Death on the Second of December" "The Speech of the Culprit" which is included here; "Conviction of Edwin Coppic, Charged with Treason, Conspiracy & Murder" and more. Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:33

$68.00
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
164750

GERSHOM MENDES SEIXAS 1st Native Born Jewish Minister DEATH 1816 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343299826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, July 3, 1816 * Gershom Mendes Seixes death * First native-born Jewish minister Page 3 has a brief note announcing the death of Gershom Mendes Seixas: "DIED" "This morning of a lingering illness, in the 71st year of his age, and 50th of his ministry, the Rev. Geishour Seixas, of the Jewish Congregation of this city." Seixas was the first native-born Jewish minister in the United States and the first American Jewish clergyman to give a sermon in English.

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:08

$38.00
164591

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064939942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Aug. 19, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. contains various Acts of the federal Congress with one signed in type by the President: James K. Polk, and various political items as well including: "Taylor & Mexican Territory" "Gen. Taylor is Not an Abolitionist" "Case & the Wilmot Proviso". Other items inside include: "The Veto" "The Whigs & the Proviso! "Goring the Taylor Ox" "Millard Fillmore" "First Gun for Cass & Butler" The bkpg. is filled with ads, seve... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:29

$93.00
164518

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332267842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. The back page has two small advertisements: "50,000 Copies Sold In Eight Weeks! - Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly, by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe..." with a bit of detail (see). And also: "Uncle T... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:46

$47.00
164504

American Poet WALT WHITMAN 2nd Appearance of Poem RESURGEMUS 1850 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062815999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 22, 1850 * Walt Whitman - American poet * 2nd Appearance of "Resurgemus" A very notable issue for any literary collector as the front page contains at the head of the first column the second newspaper appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Resurgemus" signed by him in type at its conclusion: Walter Whitman. The very first appearance was on page 3 of the daily edition the day prior. It was also reprinted at a later date in the N.Y. Evening Post. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:30

$350.00
164386

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326988242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 4, 5 & 6 have much on the follow-up to the Dorr Rebellion, including talk calling for a convention correct the problem with voting restrictions in Rhode Is. (cause of the Dorr Rebellion). Also reports on the whereabouts of Thomas Dorr including: "...The enemy to the number of 700 are entrenching themselves on Alcot's Hill...They have about 10 cannon and plenty of arms & ammunition. Mr. Dorr is expected to reach the encampment this day...". Also a Proclamation establishing martial law in Rhode Is, and including: "...And I do warn all persons against any intercourse of connexion with the TRAI... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:24

$47.00
164380

Early DICKINSON COLLEGE Carlisle PA Pennsylvania Admission NOTICE 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059703568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, January 28, 1803 * Very early Dickinson College * Advertisement for admission The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained here as in any other college on the continent..." and noting: "...those who offer themselves for admission...if found deficient in classical learning must spend such time ass may be necessary in the grammar school..." with more, (see). Dickinson College, Carlisle, ... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:16

$42.00
164259

(3) WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1860 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320174023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 21, and 22, 1860 * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition This is a nice trio of issues covering the capture of execution of William Walker. Walker. Walker was an American who appointed himself President of Nicaragua and attempted to establish it as a slave-holding empire in the Latin America. His controversial career ended with him being captured and executed. The Sept. 19 issue has ftpg. heads: "The Fate of Walker" "...Details of Walker's Capture in Honduras" with nearly a half column of text (see). The Sept. 21 issue has on the ftpg: "Gen. Walker Shot" "News from Truxville by way of Havana--Gen. Walker & Col. Ruttler Executed..." with very few... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:34

$83.00
164232

Queen Charlotte of England Death Report 1818 (Possibly) 1st Black Royal


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054659783

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1818 * The death of Queen Charlotte of England * 1st black royal (?) The first 3 pages report on the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules. See images for details. Reports from throughout the world are found throughout. Although some of the pages are close-trimmed at the bottom, there is no loss of text, and the issue is overall in very good condition. Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen Charlotte, like Meghan Markle - the now-titled Duchess of Sussex, was also of mixe... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:49

$95.00
164133

Very Rare & Early KANKAKEE ILLINOIS Pre Civil War 1855 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314742154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KANKAKEE GAZETTE, Illinois, May 26, 1855 * Rare and early title * Pre-Civil War era A rare title from the Midwest only one year after being founded and 10 years prior of being incorporated. Contains news of the day and several advertisements. Four pages, small cutout within the masthead, a little wear at the folds and margins, two circular stains (see), otherwise good.

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Ends June 23, 2018 14:57

$34.00
164107

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050147570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1825 * The Santa Fe Trail creation * Missouri - New Mexico See the photo for a partial list of Acts of Congress recently passed, which includes: "An act to authorize the president of the United States to cause a road to be marked out from the western frontier of Missouri to the confines of New Mexico" which would be the famed Santa Fe Trail. A very historic--yet brief--report. Another article: "Suppression of the Slave Trade" takes almost three pages. in it Great Britain and the United States denounce the slave trade as piracy and discuss the possible solutions. This issue also has an Indian Treaty with the Creek Nation. Sixteen pages, 6 1/... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:44

$55.00
164035

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048628592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 14:59

$29.00
163938

Rare GREEN BAY Brown County Wisconsin Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372308719708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GREEN BAY ADVOCATE, Wisconsin, February 7, 1861 * Rare title from the Midwest * Pre Civil War tensions * Brown County From just a few months prior to the start of the Civil War, this issue has some reporting on the tensions occurring in the South. Several advertisements as well. Complete with all 4 pages, a few small margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:45

$33.00
163919

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046175559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:15

$114.00
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