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163345

Rare DORR REBELLION Middle Class Residents of Rhode Island 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287832822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1842 Page 3 has a message from the governor of Rhode Island given at a special session of the legislature which relates to the on-going Dorr Rebellion in that state (see hyperlink for details). Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:23

$33.00
163344

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392028385293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report As was typical with this newspaper, there is much reporting from Congress. Coverage from the "House of Representatives" includes some talk by Davy Crockett, reading in part: "Mr. Crockett said: Sir, as I am the only person from Tennessee in this house who am opposed to the administration, I hope I may get a few words in, that I may say what are my own notions on these matters..." with a bit more (see). Nice to have a period report on Davy Crockett when he was a member of Congress, and shortly before he would leave for Texas and fight--and die--at the Alamo. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, foxing, nice con... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:22

$37.00
163272

Very Early RAILROADS Locomotives TRAINS Masthead Print 1834 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392026816511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, April 26, 1834 * Very early on the railroad industry * Uncommon title This is a very early issue--a volume three issue--of the very first American periodical on railroading. The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of the train, but keep in mind this is from the very beginning years of the railroad industry. There are railroad-related articles in this 16 page issue but there is also other news of the day. Measures 9 by 12 1/2 inches and in very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:21

$69.00
163216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282728460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia The top of the front page has column heads on John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry: "The Excitement In Virginia" "Offers of Military Aid from the Adjoining States" "The Panic In Charlestown" "Confession of Cook" and more. This coverage carries over to take most of page 2 as well and includes two brief notes signed in type: John Brown, and lengthier letters signed by: John E. Cooke. Eight pages, disbinding slits at the blank spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:34

$34.00
163126

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1844 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022055579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Nov. 11, 1837 * Rare high class community title * Pre Civil War era An early newspaper from Long Island with items including: "Advantages of Being Ruined" "Unparalleled Murder" "Horrible Attempt to Massacre a Family" and ore with a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, some foxing.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:22

$37.00
162960

Early 19th Century MEMBERS OF CONGRESS Senate & House Roster 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017888207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, May 29, 1809 * Members of Congress in the early 19th century A full column is taken up with: "List of Members Composing The Senate of the U. States" followed by: "List of Members of the House Of Representatives", each listed by state. Many notable names here (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:11

$28.00
162959

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Letter re. Europe 1802 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017887859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, July 30, 1802 * President John Adams letter Pages 2 & 3 contain a very lengthy letter signed in type by: John Adams, dated "New York October 18, 1790" concerning the powers in Europe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:10

$27.00
162956

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Leon County Pre Civil War Antebellum 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017886347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 24, 1846 * Rare antebellum title A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages with various local and national news reports in addition to many advertisements. This issue is among the we have in our inventory. Page 2 has "The Late Mexican News" concerning the Mexican War, and also: "Later From Texas" "Santa Anna and Mexico" "The Late Duel near Bladensburg" "The Rejection of Arbitration" "Our Right to Oregon" "Anecdote of Daniel Webster" "Bartering For Peace" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some m... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:07

$155.00
162942

First INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Hartford Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017878919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 16, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 3 has: "Inaugural Address" introduced with: "Delivered by Gen. Andrew Jackson, on being sworn into office as President of the United States, on the 4th of March, 1829." followed by the text of the historic address. Page 2 has: "Negro Stealing" which begins: "A man has been convicted of stealing negroes in Tennessee, and under a law...has been sentenced to be hung..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:51

$38.00
162941

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017878498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, July 27, 1819 Page 3 has: "Yellow Stone Expedition" which is a letter from Col. James Johnson from "mouth of Missouri, 15th June, 1819" which is a significant & early expedition. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:50

$39.00
162936

JAMES K. POLK Annual Presidential State of the Union Address 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017875745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 10, 1845 * President James K. Polk Most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with the full texts of the: "President's Message" signed in type: James K. Polk, being his annual state-of-the-union address. Some of the subheads include: "The Oregon Territory" "The Annexation of Texas" "Texan Indemnity" "The Navy" "Tribute to Gen. Jackson" and much more. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:46

$29.00
162825

Very Rare NEGRO FAMILY For Sale Advertismeent Slaves Slavery 1817 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372271079176

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., February 20, 1817 * Entire Negro family for sale advertisement * Slaves - slavery - nation's capital Page 3 has a unique slave ad for the sale of an entire family - quite rare. The ad includes the owner's insistence for the buyer be a good master. Two other slavery ads as well. Unusual to find such ads from our nation's capital. Other news of the day with additi... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2018 15:24

$88.00
162787

1817 Washington D.C. Old Newspaper w/ Lengthy Runaway NEGRO Slave Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269962768

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 22, 1817 * Slave advertisement from the Nation's Capital The back page has a lengthy reward ad for a runaway described as the Negro 'CHARLES'. (see image) News of the day and other ads. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:15

$23.00
162641

President JOHN ADAMS Annual State of the Union Address 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010142000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, February, 1800 * President John Adams * State of the Union Address Near the back under the heading; "Congress Of The United States of America" is a report from the House of Representatives which includes President John Adams annual state-of-the-union address, the last of the 18th century. The address takes over 2 pages & is signed by him in type: John Adams. Complete in 80 pages, includes all 3 full page plates called for, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:46

$39.00
162636

(2) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263714139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 28, 1799 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress The front page has: "An Act giving eventual authority to the President of the United States to augment the army." plus another act, both signed in script type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 has: "Operations Of Bonaparte" "Armies In Italy" and more. Four pages, rubbing hole to the front leaf, some foxing, nearly close-trimmed at spots.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:41

$42.00
162631

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Expedition in Rare 1849 New Orleans Louisiana LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010137986

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, July 30, 1849 * California gold rush * Rare Antebellum title Page 3 has an article: "New Orleans In the Present, and In The Future". Of note is over half a column of news items headed: "Late From California" relating to the on-going Gold Rush of 1849. One letter begins: "It appears the placers of California are now the theatre of dreadful suffering if we are to credit the reports of gold hunters who left our city & have been able to return..." with much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:37

$65.00
162579

BRODERICK-TERRY DUEL Lake Merced California over SLAVERY Question 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392008885439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 11, 1859 * Broderick-Terry duel * David C. & David S. * Last notable American duel Page 4 has an article headed: "The Duel Between Broderick and Terry" (see). Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine with some unrelated text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:14

$30.00
162424

ZEBULON PIKE Mississippi River Exploration South Expedition 1806 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255469969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 25, 1806 * Zeb Pike Explores The Mississippi River Page 2 references: "...a letter from St. Louis...says Lieut. Pike returned a few since for reconnoitering the head waters of the Mississippi--All I can understand of his tour is, that the Mississippi heads out of a large lake, and runs a considerable distance very narrow and deep.--The climate very cold." Also an item concerning Commodore Truxton getting caught in "political intolerance" (see). A very brief report on the "Slave Trade". Four pages, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:19

$43.00
162407

Rare ANTI CATHOLIC Popish Hierarchy 1835 NYC Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005422415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, May 2, 1835 * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". The ftpg. has: "Continuation of the Mournful Narrative of Five Years in the Island of Cuba" and: "Narrative of the Captivity & Sufferings of an American, Among the Roman Priests of Cuba..." which carries over t pg. 2. And then: "On the Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monk... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:00

$27.00
162332

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Early Congress Mention 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004046058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1831 * Early Davy Crockett mention It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people years before they would become a household name. Inside has one such report: an inconspicuous--yet noteworthy--mention of Davy Crockett, less than five years before he would die at the Alamo. As a member of Congress, this report notes: "...The speaker laid before the house certain depositions in relation to the election of William Fitzgerald...from the district in the state of Tennessee lately represented by David Crockett, who contests the seat of the sitting member, which were referred to the committee of elections." (see) Also within is a timely coun... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:25

$38.00
162264

Assassination Plot on President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route 1861 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250202021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1861 * Lincoln's new administration The front page reports the ominous events that would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months. Also content on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln with first column headlines including: "The Finale of the Peace Conference", "Movements of Mr. Lincoln", "Facts & Speculations Respecting the New Ministry", "Mr. Cameron to Go Into the Cabinet", "Strong Conservative Influences Surrounding Mr. Lincoln", "The Outgoing Administration" and more. Perhaps the most intriguing content is found on page 5, with one column heads: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT FROM ALBANY", "An Infernal Machine found under Lincoln's ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:46

$52.00
162208

Rare HARRISBURG PA Pennsylvania Capital GERMAN Language 1833 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372249297883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARRISBURGER MORGENROTHE, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, August, 1833 * Rare title * German language newspaper (likely Pennsylvania German) A very uncommon newspaper for the German speaking community in the Harrisburg area, printed entirely in the German language (Pennsylvania German?) save for two back page advertisements. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2018 15:37

$55.00
162203

TEXAS REVOLUTION Begins w. Battle of Gonzales & Samuel Houston 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392000824578

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1835 * Texas War for Independence begins * Battle of Gonzales TX Inside has 2 1/2 pages of news under the heading: "Texas" concerning events from the beginning of their war for independence. The reports seem to be a result of the Battle of Gonzales (first battle of the Texas war for independence) but there is no direct reference to it. Included are: "....It was confidently asserted at Vera Cruz that the government was determined to put down the insurrectionary movements in Texas..." and "Whereas, the rights & liberties of our fellow countrymen of the neighboring province of Texas are endangered by the violent & despotic course of general Santa Anna... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2018 15:31

$44.00
162119

Assassination Plot on President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route 1861 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372246630933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 24, 1861 * Early attempt to assassinate Abraham Lincoln * Lincoln's new administration en route The top of the first column has: "Startling Intelligence" "Sudden Departure of Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Alleged Plot to Assassinate Him" "The Friends of the President Elect Discover it and Hold a Secret Council" "The Night Start for the Capitol" "Safe Arrival in Washington" "The Feeling of the People on the Route" "Mr. Lincoln's First Reception at Washington". There is more inside with page 4: "The Journey of a Night--the President Elect Incog." "Mr. Lincoln on the Declaration of Independence" plus the editorial has some content on Lincoln. Eight pages, nice condit... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:32

$72.00
162024

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243332161

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present but it is in uncommonly nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is in very nice condition. There are just a few very small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, almost unnoticeable. And some off-setting in t... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:11

$188.00
162018

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243328881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, May 25, 1829 * John Jay death The top of pg. 3 has: "Obituary" of the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, introduced as: "Died, on Sunday, the 17th inst. at Bedford in West Chester County, (N.Y.), the Honourable and Venerable JOHN JAY, at the advanced age of 84 years..." with much more, taking most of the column. Two very small wear holes hear cause loss of 3 words. Four pages, some minor foxing, generally good.

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:06

$31.00
162015

AMERICA DELCARES WAR Mexican-American Begns w/ James K. Polk 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243326600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1846 * U.S. declares war against Mexico * Mexican-America War begins * President James K. Polk A fine issue reporting the beginning of the Mexican-American War. Page 2 has an article; "War With Mexico" prefaced with: "The absorbing intelligence of the week has related to the commencement of hostilities, and to the measures in progress at Washington for the vigorous prosecution of a war against Mexico..." with the details noted in an article headed: "Deplorable News From the Army" which details the skirmishes at the Nueces Strip, the initial battle of the war (see the web for details). This lengthy account takes an entire column. Following it on page ... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:02

$67.00
161936

PENNSYLVANIA STATE CAPITOL Harrisburg PA Building w/ PRINT 1820 Phila. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994735018

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ANALECTIC MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, July, 1820 * Pennsylvania State Capitol This was a very famous literary-themed magazine, but this issue features a nice full page engraving: "State Capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania" which shows the first capitol when it would be completed later in 1820. That building would be destroyed by fire in 1897 with the new--and current--capitol opening in 1906. Accompanying the print is a very detailed five page article: "Description of the State Capitol of Pennsylvania, Now Building at Harrisburg". Complete in 88 pages, full title page, disbound, measures 5 1/4 by 8 1/4, various foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:08

$66.00
161931

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom DEATH 1820 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994733462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death - best title to be had ? The front page has "By the King, A Proclamation" concerning the death of King George III, prefaced with: "Requiring all Persons, being in Office of Authority or Government at the Decease of the late King, to Proceed in the Execution of their Respective Offices.". The king had just died 7 days earlier. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 pages, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, small slits at the blank spine margin, great condition.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:04

$42.00
161872

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report in a 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240279714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 * President George Washington's death Near the back is a report noting; "By letters received...we are much concerned to learn the death of that great and good character, General Washington, who died of an inflammation in his throat on the 14th of the same month, at his seat at Mount Vernon, in the 68th year of his age, after an illness of only 23 hours..." with more on this, including an acknowledgement from the House of Rep., signed in type: John Adams. Plus there is the notable & famous letter form Washington's long-time secretary, signed: Tobias Lear, in which he offers details in his letter datelines 'Mount Vernon, ,Dec. 15, 1799' & beginning:... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:06

$155.00
161871

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & James Callender Controversy Pardon ? 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240278906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JENKS' PORTLAND GAZETTE, Maine, Oct. 8, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Published in Maine 16 years before it became a state. Over half of the ftpg. is filled with content on the James Callender/Thomas Jefferson controversy, the former considered a bit of a "scandalmonger" at the time. An article begins: "The proceedings of Mr. Jefferson's first Congress having been considered, the next act we shall notice is his pardon to Callender & restoration of a fine..." Another letter begins: "These documents present us the following facts: that Mr. Jefferson, as early as the 12th day of his presidency, pardoned an unprincipled libeller who had been justly sentenced to imp... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:04

$37.00
161547

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986986385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1812 * Battle of Tippecanoe result The bkpg. has a report concerning the Battle of Tippecanoe and the resulting relationship with the Indians in the Indiana Territory (see). Beneath this is a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:50

$29.00
161545

Frigates USS CONSTELLATION vs. La Vengeance NAVY Battle Quasi-War 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986983787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 4, 1800 * USS Constellation vs La Vengeance * United States vs. French Navy frigates Page 2 has a nice report on the naval battle between the USS Constellation and the French frigate La Vengeance, a single-ship action during the Quasi-War (see the web for details). It was a victory for the U.S. Navy however the report here implies it was a victory for the French (see). Page 2 also has a nice article concerning the capture of a slave ship: "...with 80 prime slaves on board...consist principally of boys and girls in good health, and were intended for sale at the Havanna..." with more. Four pages, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:45

$38.00
161542

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372230210079

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

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:42

$64.00
161507

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229317849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 2, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead The ftpg. shows: "A.M. Ross, Acting Engineer of the Victoria Bridge Over the St. Lawrence" and the: "Indus Steam Flotilla...". An inside page has two, nearly half pg. prints: "View Of Girard College" and "U.S. Barracks, Newport, Kentucky" with related text for each. Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embellishments in the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:36

$36.00
161423

Rare & Very Early Pre Civil War BASEBALL Hoboken New Jersey 1855 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372227329295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 6, 1855 * Pre Civil War baseball * New York area clubs The ftpg. has: "Base Ball" with a summary and box score of a match payed between the Gotham and Empire clubs. The summary begins: "The Elysian Fields at Hoboken, yesterday, presented quite an animated appearance, being well covered with ladies and gentlemen to witness this match, which resulted in favor of the Gothams by 21 runs..." with more (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:23

$76.00
161326

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982069068

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

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:23

$52.00
161292

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222631027

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

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:43

$53.00
161290

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222630042

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

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:41

$54.00
161258

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221698767

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

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:50

$27.00
161257

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980684845

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

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:50

$37.00
161254

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221696957

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

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:48

$42.00
161252

DARTMOOR MASSACRE Devon England Prison American Prisoners War of 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221694795

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

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:45

$29.00
161224

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980067462

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

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:38

$62.00
161124

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217076298

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

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:59

$29.00
161122

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316748

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

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:58

$57.00
161116

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217072691

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

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:54

$44.00
161083

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372215685526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1859 * Post John Brown execution (hanging) * Much on the funeral services - burial Almost all of the front page is taken up with with reports on the burial of John Brown including first column heads: "The Impending Crisis" "The Burial of John Brown" "Approaching Execution of His Comrades" "The Efforts to Obtain a Pardon for Cook" "The Burial of John Brown" with various subheads as well. Eight pages, a few indents to the blank spine from disbinding, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:44

$45.00
161069

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391976290506

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

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:28

$59.00
161041

JOHN C. FREMONT Western Expedition Rocky Mountains Exploration 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975701948

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

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:48

$56.00
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