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158752

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128687475

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

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:29

$28.00
158673

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124490479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 25, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the announcement of the death of the 4th son of King George III, the page reading: "Yesterday morning, at ten o'clock; departed this life, at Sidmouth, after a short illness, His Royal Highness Edward Duke of Kent and Strathern, His Majesty's fourth son, to the great grief of all the Royal Family." The remainder of the ftpg. has notices concerning the official mourning (see). Ironically, King George III would die just six days later. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:48

$138.00
158672

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918012570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? A terrific issue on the funeral for King George III with a ftpg. announcement: "The interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty, of Blessed Memory, took place in the Royal Chapel of St. George, withi9nt the Castle of Windsor, on Wednesday evening the 16th instant. An account of the solemnities observed upon that melancholy occasion will appear to-morrow morning in a Supplement to this Gazette." And included is that "Supplement", a six page edition with each bordered in wide mourning rules and providing considerable detail on the funeral procession (see photos). This would be the... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:46

$227.00
158628

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Inauguration Inaugural Editorial 1805 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917397030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S MUSEUM, Walpole, New Hampshire, March 30, 1805 * President Thomas Jefferson * Inauguration editorial The front page has over a full column taken up with: "President Jefferson's Inaugural Speech" which is essentially an editorial on the speech with commentary on various extractions from it (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:31

$28.00
158620

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA Honduras 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917388825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1860 * William Walker (filibuster) shot * Nicaragua expedition - Honduras The ftpg. has reporting on: "The Political Campaign" which includes mention of Lincoln. Also on the ftpg: "News From California" "Arrival of the Overland Express" which begins with a St. Joseph dateline: "The Pony Express with California dates to Sept. 8 arrived here last night...". Also: "Gen. Walker Shot" being a report of the fascinating William Walker, who attempted to create English speaking colonies in Latin America under his control. He was shot by Honduras authorities (see hyperlink for more). Eight pages, some archival mends near the right margin.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:20

$30.00
158617

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123520905

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 December 01, 2017 14:16

$77.00
158612

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:10

$39.00
158486

PRE CIVIL WAR Fort Sumter Charleston SC Crisis TENSIONS INCREASE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118404461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 16, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions on the rise * Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina The first column heads relate to efforts to prevent a war: "THE REVOLUTION" "The Mission of Col. Hayne" "The Surrender of Fort Sumter Demanded, osr Its Capture Resolved on at Any Cost" "The Georgia State Convention Meets To-day" "Debate in the House on the State of the Union" "The Report of the House Crisis Committee" and more. Eight pages, a little irregular along the blank spine margin (from disbinding), nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:18

$27.00
158485

CONGO, AFRICA Negroes South Carolina Slavery SLAVES Pre Civil War 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118402583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1858 * Congo, Africa Negroes * Slaves to South Carolina * Pre Civil War slavery question The front page has: "The Congo Question In South Carolina" "Cause of the Capture of the Putnam--Crowds to See the Negroes--Apprehension of a Rescue--Removal of the Negroes--The Coming Trial of the Slave Crew" A detailed report. Other news of the day includes: "The Quarantine War" "The Morale of the Staten Island Outrages" "News From Kansas" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, some fraying along the right blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:16

$28.00
158484

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118401800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1858. * Southern Slavery question The back page has: "The Slavery Question In The South" "Comprehensive and Conservative View of the Field by a Southern Statesman" "The Northern Agitation Exhausting Itself--A Hopeful View of the Future" "Speech of Hon. James R. Hammond, Delivered at Barnwell Court House, October 28, 1858" Lengthy text takes up 4 1/4 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Academy of Music" "Amrine Disasters" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:15

$28.00
158483

Pre Civil War TENSIONS Southern Rebellion Nears Secession Talks 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118401033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * secession talks throughout the South The front page has: "The Revolution" "Preparations for an Attack on Fort Sumter" "Seizure of the Savannah Forts by the Governor of Georgia" "Meeting of the Florida Convention" and more, with over 2 columns of text on the tensions which would lead to the Civil War. Eight pages, some margin wear but no text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:14

$28.00
158482

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL MAIL SERVICE Arrives at San Francisco 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914404933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1858 * First transcontinental mail service success * Arrives at San Francisco, California Page 4 has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Very Late From California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail" "Short Trip Across the Plains" with several dispatches. See the hyperlink for further details. A very significant event in the settling of the West. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:12

$42.00
158481

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect at Springfield, Illinois 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118399639

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 30, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln Page 5 has: "Important From Springfield--The Position of The President Elect" noting: "...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the border state compromise, nor to any other. He stands immovably on the Chicago platform & he will neither acquiesce in, nor counsel his friends to acquiesce in any compromise..." and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:11

$43.00
158480

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & the New Administration Settles In 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118396865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 7, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln * New President of the United States * Post inauguration activities * New Administration settles in The front page of this famous national newspaper reports much on the recent inauguration of Abraham Lincoln of just 3 days prior, with first column headlines including: "The Troubles of the New Administration" "Probable Reconstruction of the Cabinet of Mr. Lincoln" "Appointment of Mr. Crittenden to the Supreme Court" "Important Speech of Mr. Douglas in the Senate" "He Views Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural as a Pacific Document" "The Army of Office Seekers at Washington" and more. Keep in mind that Abraham Lincoln was just inaugurated 3 days pr... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:07

$52.00
158473

PAUL MORPHY Chess Master World Champion Revere House Banquet 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914398411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1859 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Revere House banquet honorable guest The front page has an article headed: "Paul Morphy In Boston" "Banquet At The Revere House" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 13:54

$37.00
158455

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINNING w/ Mexico Mexican Republic Dissolved 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913834900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1835 * Texas Revolution beginning * Mexican Republic dissolved Inside has a report headed "Mexico" which includes: "...The tidings of the recent movements in Texas had reached the capitol & as to be expected, had produced a great excitement...every appearance that we shall soon hear of serious doings in the revolted province...A division of 2000 infantry had been ordered to assemble at Matamoras & 300 cavalry under general Montezuma had begun their march to Monterey in Texas. It was said that general Santa Anna himself would proceed thither to take the chief command..." and also: "The colonists of Texas have revolted against the supreme governme... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:47

$48.00
158448

WESTERN EXPANSION Midwest Land Sale & Mexican War 1847 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117310387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 * Western expansion * Mexican War The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see). Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican War: "The Three Million Bill" "The Wilmot Proviso" "Very Interesting from Mexico--Latest" "Important from Mexico, via Havana". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:39

$33.00
158413

Republic of TEXAS ANNEXATION Into United States Union & Millerism 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116255927

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1845 * Republic of Texas annexation * Incorporation into United States * Millerism - Second Advent of Jesus Christ Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The Great Question - Annexation of Texas" which is the formal document listing the full text as approved by the Senate & the House of Representatives, including the vote count, and ending with: "...By six o'clock in the evening they arrived at the final question upon the amendments, which were adopted, ayes 132, nays 76. The bill now only requires the signature of President Tyler to be the law of the land. One hundred guns from the Capitol Hill immediately announced the triumph of Anne... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:57

$44.00
158315

Rare & Early SITKA AK Alaska City View PRINT & Havana Cuba Harbor 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912405959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 9, 1856 * Rare Sitka, Alaska print The front page features a print: "Portrait of Ex-Governor Hunt, of New York" plus an article on "General Walker as a Political Mentor". Nice prints inside include: "Entrance To The Port Of Havana, From Puerte Del Principe" & "Havana--Part Of The Harbor--Fort Of Aratas" "Sinking Of The Staten Island Ferry Boat 'Columbus,' New York Harbor". One-third page view of: "Sitka, A Russian Settlement On The West Coast Of North America" with a related article. The back page has 4 prints relating to: "College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York City" with text. Complete in 16 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:05

$59.00
158314

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114648935

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. And P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication (see photos). 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 (see). 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 Man... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:03

$86.00
158227

THOMAS JEFFERSON President State of the Union Address 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372109856414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 20, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Early 19th century original Nearly two pages are taken up with the state-of-the-union address of the President headed: "President's Message", signed in type: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe t... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:33

$45.00
158223

JAMES MONROE United States Presidential Election WIN in 1817 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909903105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 22, 1817 * President James Monroe * Presidential election win Page 3 has report from Congress headed: "Votes for President & Vice President - Official" which has a list of votes by state "For James Monroe, President" and "D. D. Tompkins, Vice President", with votes for Rufus King as well, showing 183 for Monroe and 34 for King. Also: "The President of the Senate then declared JAMES MONROE, of Virginia, to be duly elected President of the United States; and DANIEL D. TOMPKINS, of Ne York, Vice President of the United States, for the term of four years..." and a bit more (see). Page 2 has an editorial beginning: "It is now announced that the next... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:25

$57.00
158222

Horrid Barbarities of WHITE SLAVES in Africa 1816 Salem Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372109849719

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, June 19, 1816 * Whites slaves in Africa The full last column of the bkpg. (& a bit on pg. 2) are taken up with: "White Slaves" "Recitals of the Deplorable Situation, Cruel Treatment, and Horrid Sufferings of the White Slaves in Africa". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:24

$32.00
158220

LAFAYETTE Accepts $200,000 Gift from United States Congress 1825 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372109847548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK OBSERVER, Jan. 8, 1825 * Lafayette gets $$ gift from Congress Page 3 has an article: "La Fayette's Acceptance of the $200,000 Grant, etc." which mentions Congress's approval of the gift to him for his services to the United States. Included is his letter of acceptance (see). Also on pg. 3: "North Carolina Gold". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:21

$27.00
158185

MISSOURI TERRITORY Very Early Description re. Land Climate & etc. 1817 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909284330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 14, 1817 * Very early Missouri Territory Page 2 has 1 12 column headed: "Missouri Territory--A Bid's-Eye View of the Missouri Territory" which is a very nice, detailed "travelogue" of the area, several years before statehood. Very fine reading. Fours pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:25

$32.00
158184

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Log Cabin Political Campaign Cartoon Notice1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909283500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, June, 1840 * William Henry Harrison for president This issue has on the inside page a political cartoon print of a log cabin (for Wm. H. Harrison) and a heraldic eagle engraving with "Harrison & Tyler" on a banner in the eagle's beak (see). Much political reporting. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:23

$27.00
158122

Colonel DANIEL BOONE Kentucky Pioneer Frontiersman False Death 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908715427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Sept. 15, 1818 * Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer * False death report The bottom of the front page has: "Death of Col. Daniel Boon" which reports that: "...early in last month Col. Boon rode to a deer-lick...while setting this concealed with his old rusty rifle in his hand, pointed towards the lick...without struggle or motion...he breathed out his last so gently that when he was found next day...he looked as if alive with his gun in his hand, just in the act of firing." This report was totally false, as Daniel Boone would not die until more than two years later. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:32

$37.00
158120

THOMAS JEFFERSON Reitres Presidency & Public Life at Monticello 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908714286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 24, 1809 * President Thomas Jefferson * Retires from presidency & public life The front page has a letter from Rhode Island to Thomas Jefferson concerning his retirement as President, with his response datelined at Monticello, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:29

$29.00
158085

Rare JEWISH PUBLISHER Mordecai Manuel Noah (1st Born Jew in U.S.) 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908478586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK ENQUIRER FOR THE COUNTRY, April 28, 1828 * Jewish publisher * Nice masthead This newspaper was published by Mordecai Manuel Noah who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States to reach national prominence. With his last name of Noah he though it appropriate to have an engraving of Noah's Ark in the masthead. In 1819 Noah wrote a play, "She Would Be a Soldier", establishing him as America's first important Jewish American writer. In 1820 Noah tried to establish a Jewish homeland at Grand Island in the Niagara River to be called Ararat (see Wikipedia/web-search for more). This newspaper by Noah lasted for only 3 years. Page 2 has an ad supporting Andrew Jackson & ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:17

$58.00
158064

DOLLY MADISON President James Wife DEATH ? Newark New Jersey 1849 NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908034503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 10, 1849 * Death of Dolly Madison ? Page 2 has a small report headed: "Reported Death of Mrs. Madison" with a Washington dateline, noting: "Mrs. Madison, widow of James Madison, died this morning at an advanced age..." with a bit more, and then: "A despatch a few hours later says Mrs. Madison was still living, but very low." In reality she would die on July 12. Four pages, minor margin wear, a few ftpg. smudges.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:13

$28.00
157848

JAMES MONROE President-Elect Pre Inauguration Inaugural Letter 1817 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903405439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 8, 1817 * President-elect James Monroe Page 2 has an interesting letter from President-elect James Monroe informing the President of the Senate when he will take the oath of office. The letter reads, in part: "...I propose to take the oath which the Constitution prescribes to the President...before he enters on the execution of his office, on Tuesday the 4th inst. at 12 o'clock in the Chamber of the House of Representatives...", signed in type: James Monroe. Also on this page: "The Inauguration" has the "Order of the Arrangement" for the inauguration ceremonies, as well as the names of the probable cabinet members for the Monroe administration. Four ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:25

$37.00
157734

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094772436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 28, 1858 * African slave trade * Slavery in the Southern U.S. * Pre Civil War Page 4 has an article with small heading: "The Slave-Trade Issue" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:15

$23.00
157728

Very Rare 1ST ILLUSTRATED COMIC United States Periodical 1834 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899890491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GALAXY OF COMICALITIES, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 A very rare newspaper, said to be the first illustrated comic periodical in the United States. This issue contains 4 woodcuts among its eight pages. This title only lasted for 40 issues, hence its rarity. This is the volume 1, no. 15 issue. Measures 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Good condition. A rare book dealer has an issue offered for $750.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:08

$225.00
157609

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896815241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 4 has a small and discrete article headed: "Two Slavers Captured" See image for this brief first report. This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:26

$37.00
157581

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088548184

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1852 * Uncle Tom's Cabin 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 a small advertisement: "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). Also on the bkpg. is: "Th... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:41

$45.00
157579

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088547303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 20, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:39

$44.00
157573

PRE-UTAH WAR Mormons Settlers Polygamy vs. Other States Tensions 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895962018

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 22, 1853 * Mormons - polygamy * Pre-Utah War tensions Page 4 has a quite lengthy Mormon article headed: "Mormondom, Present and Future" which takes over a full column. One of the paragraphs begins: "The difficulties between the Mormons and the people of the other States are not difficult of reconciliation, except in the matter of polygamy...war must ultimately be made upon them & their sect be put down by main force..." with much more. Page 6 has most of a column on: "The Negroes of Wilkes Barre", Pennsylvania. Eight pages, minor slits at the spine, some toning, good condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:26

$48.00
157507

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894680694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him..." Page... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:39

$175.00
157381

STAGECOACHES Horse Drawn Covered Wagon Illustrated Advertisements 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080816696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN TRAVELLER, Boston, May 13, 1828 * Early American stagecoaches The front page has two illustrated advertisements for stagecoaches. (see) News of the day with other ads as well. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:03

$24.00
157353

Early MAMMOTH CAVE System Edmonson County KENTUCKY Description 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890538005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 1816 * Mammoth Cave National Park * Edmonson County - Kentucky The ftpg. has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Great Kentucky Cave" which begins: "The Mammoth Cave is the most extensive and stupendous vault in the known world..." with much detail on it, including the Indian mummy which was its first tourist attraction. It is now a national park. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:51

$29.00
157350

Fall of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exiled to Saint Helena Island 1816 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890536637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, London, England, Aug. 20, 1815 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena A great issue on the recently surrendered Napoleon Buonaparte, with pg. 3 having a poem: "Description of the Island of St. Helena" where he would be banished. Also: "The following is Bonaparte's certificate on leaving the School of Brienna: Mr. de Bonaparte (Napoleon) born the 14th of August, 1769, four feet, eleven inches, has completed his four years..." with more. Another item: "A letter from Vienna...says, 'When the intelligence of Napoleon having surrendered himself to the English arrived here, the Empress went to Baden to prepare the Archduchess Maria Louisa for this news...". Page 4 has a detailed account: "Bo... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:47

$38.00
157337

THOMAS JEFFERSON Presidential State of the Union Address 1804 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890518986

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 14, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Early 19th century original Over half of page 2 is taken up with he state-of-the-union address of the President, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory, just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe that their dispositions are generally favorable and friendly..." (s... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:16

$69.00
157334

Great UNITED STATES CAPITOL BUILDING Pre Civil War Era PRINT 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890516735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 19, 1856 * United States Capitol Building Formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but preceding it by several years. The ftpg. has an allegorical illus. of the: "State of Illinois" with an article on the state. The prime feature of the issue is a great double page centerfold of the: "National Capitol" in Washington, D.C., showing it as it will look in the future with the extensions and new dome. A related article as well. Another full pg. has 3 prints of modes of transportation in India, and another pg. has a print of: "A Southern Planter's Home In Alabama". Sixteen pages, bit of minor foxing near margins, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:12

$46.00
157296

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress Signed re. Embargo 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888654138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 19, 1809 * President Thomas Jefferson Over half of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress regarding an embargo, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 14:50

$29.00
157295

President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Southern Land Sale Documents Signed 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372077058062

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 1826 Page 3 has two detailed documents "By the President of the United States", each signed in type: John Quincy Adams, for the sale of public lands in Mississippi, and in the cities of New Orleans and Mobile. Headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 14:47

$28.00
157294

(3) JAMES MONROE Inauguration U.S. President Inaugural Address 1817 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888651233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, a nice trio of consecutive issues dated March 12, 15, and 19, 1817 on the inauguration of James Monroe. * James Monroe inauguration * President of the United States March 12 has on pg. 2: "The Inauguration" from Washington City, including: "Under the auspices of a delightful day, yesterday took place the interesting ceremony attendant on the entrance of he President elect of the United States on the duties of his arduous station. The ceremony & the spectacle were simply but grand..." with much more on the details (see). The March 15 issue has on the front page: "President's Inauguration - Speech" being Monroe's inaugural address, which concludes on ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 14:45

$84.00
157191

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074963858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The top of the back page has a column head: "Further Of The Gold Mines" which is an early report on the California Gold Rush. It is primary a lengthy letter datelined "Monterey, California, August 29, 1848". A few bits include: "The gold discoveries still continue--every day brings some new deposits to light. It has been found in large quantities...At present the people are running over the country & picking it out of the earth here and there, just as a thousand hogs let loose in a forest would root up ground-nuts...The whole country is now moving on the mines..." and so much more. Truly... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:25

$79.00
157178

TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE Manufacturing the Wire PRINTS 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887164323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 18, 1857 * Transatlantic telegraph cable Inside has 2 pages on the: "Manufacture of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable" with 6 prints. Other prints in this issue as well. Sixteen pages, some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:01

$33.00
157152

Early 19th Century CONSTANTINOPLE Capital of Ottoman Empire MAP 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074043603

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK AMERICAN, Oct. 30, 1829 Near the top of page 3 is a: "Map of Constantinople" with some related text (see). Unusual to find maps in newspapers of such an early date. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:09

$28.00
157028

USS CONSTITUTION United States Navy Frigate SEAMEN Wanted AD 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069343586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL AND MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, June 1, 1803 * USS Constitution * Sailors wanted ad The back page has a rather small ad headed: "Wanted" reading: "For the purpose of heaving down the Frigate Constitution, Two vessels of about 100 tons burthen each. Persons willing to furnish them will apply either to Edward Preble, Esq. the Captain of the Frigate, or at Store No. 3, Central-wharf." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:20

$44.00
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