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161411

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391984607383

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, February 19, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad A curious literary item here as page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "MACBETH", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Malcolm". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 26, 2018 15:06

$39.99
161402

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


eBay Auction Item # 372227080148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Over half of page 5 is taken up with many detailed articles concerning: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak". Various subheads include: "Old Brown & the Mesmerizer.." "A Representative Colored Abolitionist" "Excitement at Charlestown, Va." "Arrest of One of the Harper's Ferry Conspirators in Tennessee" & more. Eight pages, archival mend to pg. 6, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2018 09:45

$29.99
161472

EDGAR ALLAN POE Father & Mother THEATRE AD Play King Lear 1807 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985382399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, March 2, 1807. * Edgar Allan Poe's mother & father theater ads On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "KING LEAR", with Mr. Poe as "Duke of Albany" & with Mrs. Poe as "Cordelia" (see) This was the mother & father of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and poet. Rare to find such ads in period newspapers. News of the day with other interesting ads. Complete with 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:19

$49.99
160772

19th Century Variey Lot - 10 Authentic Issues From the 1800's Severely Discouted


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372205338351

Shown is an original & historic old set of newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for under $2.50 each. A great set for a great price. The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issues you will receive. Actual issues vary. Additional lots are available. Feel free to order more than one set.

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Ends February 25, 2018 08:52

$24.95
160702

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372203867170

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL AND MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, May 28, 1803 * USS Constitution * Sailors wanted ad Page 3 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 February 23, 2018 15:36

$44.00
160696

MEXICO DELCARES WAR Mexican-American w/ Mariano Paredes Proc. 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968251345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, May 27, 1846 * Mexico declares war against U.S. * Mexican-America War beginning * General Mariano Paredes - president The top of the front page has: "Proclamation OF War by the Mexican Usurper" which includes: "...The supreme President, Gen. Paredes, issued a proclamation on the 23rd April. This manifesto...showing the progress of the American forces & the means adopted to repel them...that the American troops, having advanced to the Rio Grande..." with more on this (see). Curious that it ends with: "...Apprehensions are entertained that the Mormons, who were said to be crossing the mountains, would overrun the whole of Mexico and subdue it. Their reputati... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:19

$74.00
160592

LYNCHBURG VA Virginia PRE Civil War SOUTH w/ Slaves Ads 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199429322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, Jan. 28, 1847 * A few slave advertisements Page 3 has three slavery advertisements including: "Cash for Negroes" "Cash for 200 Negroes". (see) News of the day with several other interesting advertisements. Four pages, a few tiny margin tears, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:25

$37.00
160582

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199413048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 27, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 14 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:08

$37.00
160486

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963320202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING GAZETTE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 19, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 of this four page issue has several reports concerning the British victory over the French at Waterloo which includes a dispatch signed in type by: Wellington. Great to have period reports of this historic European event in an American newspaper. Four pages, bit of foxing, a bit close-trimmed at the right edge of page 3 affecting only ads.

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:57

$68.00
160386

JOHN BROWN'S Raid on Harpers Ferry WV NEGROES Insurrection 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192413220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1859 * John Brown's Negro insurrection * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Among the first column heads on the front page were; "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Preliminary Legal Proceedings in the Case of the Prisoners" "Old Brown's Harangue to the Court" "The Testimony of the Witnesses" "and more (see). The top of a middle column has: "The Insurgent Arrested at Carlisle". Most of the front page is taken up with the John Brown Harper's Ferry content. Eight pages. Irregular at the spine margin touching just a few letters.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:52

$37.00
160385

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192412120

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 16, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just after Brown's execution The entire front page is taken up with: "The John Brownites In Council" "Great Confusion & Frequent Interruptions" "Unwonted Activity of the Police" "Various Offenders Ejected" "Serious Prospects of a Bloody Termination" and more. The back page has content concerning hangings related to the John Brown Harper's Ferry insurrection (see). Eight pages, irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:51

$37.00
160360

POST BATTLE OF WATERLOO Duke of Wellington's defeat of Napoleon 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191508428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Oct. 16, 1815 * re. Battle of Waterloo * Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat Page 2 has most of the first column taken up with: "Visit To Waterloo" from less than 2 months after the famous battle (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:28

$28.00
160359

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exile in St. Helena Island Letter 1818 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959841879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Aug. 28, 1818 * Napoleon Bonaparte letter * From exile in St. Helena The ftpg. contains a bitter letter signed: Napoleon, in which he mentions: "...This crafty proceeding has one object--to prevent your exposing the criminal plot they have been contriving against my life for these two years past..." and also: "...that affecting a willingness to provide me lodging and build a house for me, I have been kept for three years in this unhealthy bard & no building has yet been commenced..." and more (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:27

$35.00
160358

SAMUEL ADAMS Founding Father & Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959840444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 * Samuel Adams death * Governor of Massachusetts The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition and bodily pain natural to the infirmities of age. He had reached his 81st year." Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:25

$74.00
160357

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959839522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 2, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe Page 2 contains a nice account of the historic Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "INDIAN BATTLE!' with various details (see). Page 3 has an editorial headed: "A Most Distressing Disaster" beginning: "The rumour received yesterday by the way of Pittsburgh of the defeat of our troops by the Indians under the Prophet, unfortunately turns out to be too true. Our little army has been dreadfully defeated..." with more. Actually this editorial is quite inaccurate (see hyperlink). Four pages plus the single sheet Supplement, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:23

$57.00
160356

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Pope Pius VII Catholic Church EXCOMMUNICATION 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191502959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 4, 1809 * Napoleon Bonaparte Excommunication * Pope Pius VII & the Catholic Church Half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams" which includes a letter signed by him written 2 months previous. Among news items from Europe found on page 2 is: "Pope Pius VII has issued his sentence of excommunication against Bonaparte and all his accomplices." (see). Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:21

$29.00
160355

MORDECAI MANUEL NOAH Ararat,City of Refuge at Grand Island JEWS 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191496033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRISTIAN MIRROR, Portland, Maine, Sept. 16, 1825 * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Ararat, City of Refuge The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet notable item: "Hebrew City--During the present month the erection of the new city of Ararat will be commenced with masonic and military ceremonies on Grand Isle, N.Y. facing the Grant Canal." This was the effort the famed Jewish leader/politician/patriot Mordecai Manuel Noah, and effort which would never come to fruition. Page 2 also has a short item on the London Jews' Society (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:11

$37.00
160351

Rare First Issue VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 Leslie's Illustrated w/ Prints 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959828546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1855 * Volume 1 - Number 1 issue This is the very first issue, volume one, number one, of what would become the first truly successful illustrated newspaper in America, predating even the famous Harper's Weekly by more than a year. Following on the heels of the Gleason's/Ballou's publication which lasted about 10 years, Leslie's would last for 65 years. The ftpg. features illustrations of: "The Arctic Explorers". Other prints within include: "Map of the Three Proposed Pacific Railway Routes" & a nice fullpg: "Panorama of the Great Southern Pacific Railway" which features many iconic images of the West. Plus the bkpg. includes a life-size prin... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:05

$257.00
160350

President FRANKLIN PIERCE Inauguration Washington D.C. Prints 1853 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191485803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 12, 1853 * Franklin Pierce inauguration * Washington D.C. prints Most of the front page is taken up with a nice print of: "President Pierce". Inside prints include: "The President Leaving Willard's Hotel, Washington" "President in Vic-President's Room", a full page: "Interior of the Rotunda--Procession to the Portico", a double page centerfold: "Assembling of the Multitude at the Eastern Portico at the Commencement of the Inauguration Ceremonies". Also a half page of the 'President's House, Washington" being a nice view of the White House; "Inauguration Ceremonies of General Washington" from 1789; and a full page of: "The Retiring Cabinet". The full back pa... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:04

$73.00
160348

THOMAS JEFFERSON Financial Troubles Bankruptcy 1826 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959826238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 18, 1826 * Thomas Jefferson's financial troubles The top of the ftpg. has a report with thoughts that the state of Virginia to come to the aid of Thomas Jefferson: "...out to force upon him, as a free gift, a sum of money sufficient to relieve him from pecuniary embarrassment..." who was in dire financial trouble during the closing months of his life. Four pages, some foxing, two folds, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:01

$47.00
160264

DESERTERS of the United States Army THOMAS JEFFERSON Pardons 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372184752610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 23, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson pardon * United States Army deserters Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning those: "...who have deserted from the army of the United States...has become sensible of their offense & are desirous of returning to their duty, a full pardon is hereby proclaimed...as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer..." signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Page 3 also has some news concerning the frigate Chesapeake (see). Page 2 has a report beginning: "Fellow citizens of the southern states...be upon your guard! Thirty Convict Negroes from Jamaica have been brought into this... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:33

$33.00
160263

CHESAPEAKE-LEOPARD AFFAIR Norfolk Virginia Naval Engagement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372184751563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1807 * Chesapeake-Leopard affair * Naval engagement off Virginia Page 2 has a nice report concerning the attack upon the frigate Chesapeake by the British ship Leopard, an embarrassment for the U.S. Navy which enraged the American public. It mentions in part: "...the late unprecedented outrage of Great Britain in demanding the privilege of searching a public armed vessel of the U.S.--compelling a submission to that demand by attacking the said U.S. frigate within our jurisdiction, when unprepared for resistance--wounding and murdering our fellow citizens & forcibly seizing & carrying away four of the crew of the said frigate..." (see) Ther... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:32

$48.00
160260

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Pittsburgh Letter Reply 1808 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372184745519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 & 3 contain a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, being an: "Answer of the President of the United States to the Young Republicans of Pittsburgh and Its Vicinity" regarding those who step forward: "...to support them with your lives and fortunes & of the disregard of inconveniences which must be encountered in resisting insult & aggression are...encouraging to your country...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:24

$28.00
160220

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Springfield Illinois Republican Rally 1860 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183708230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois Page 3 has report that describes the scene at the Republican rally at Springfield, Illinois including mention of a two mile procession that passed Lincoln's home where he stood on the porch smiling at the crowd. Also included is the text of the speech that he delivered & noting the immense applause, and when he retired from the grounds he: "...was seized upon and carried hither and tither..." by the massive crowd. Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:50

$39.00
160219

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955228378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 8, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The last column of the ftpg. has: "The Harper's Ferry Affair" "The Excitement & Crisis in the South" with many subheads (see). Also: "The Law of Virginia In Regard to Pardons" and "A Warning from Accomack" (see). Pg. 4 has an editorial on it headed: "The Revolutionary Sentiment & the Crisis at the South" Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:49

$38.00
160215

FUGITIVE SLAVES Slavery in Washington D.C. & California GOLD RUSH 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955226132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPUBLIC, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1850 * Fugitive Slaves - slavery * California Gold Rush Page 3 has: "Robbery of a California" noting: "D. Campbell returned to the city...from California with a quantity of the sacred dust, which, for security, he kept to the number of 29 1/2 oz wrapped up & in his pocket..." with more on the robbery (see). Page 2 has a bit headed: "Fugitive Slaves--Slave States" and also: "Slavery and Slave Trade in the District of Columbia--Slave States, etc." (see). Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:41

$38.00
160214

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress Signed re. Embargo 1808 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955225376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson Most of the ftpg. middle column has: "An Act" of Congress relating to the Embargo, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:40

$34.00
160213

Uncommon 1827 RICHMOND VA Virginia Old Newspaper w/ SLAVES For Sale NEGROES Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955224710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Feb. 20, 1827 * Uncommon title * Slaves for sale The ftpg. contains no fewer than 4 slave related ads including "Land and Negroes for Sale" and "$15 Reward", etc. Other new & ads of the day. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:39

$35.00
160199

Early DICKINSON COLLEGE Carlisle PA Pennsylvania Admission NOTICE 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955130586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 8, 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, Penns... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:35

$46.00
160186

PERSECUTION OF JEWS in 19th Century Europe Jewish Judaica 1819 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183527527

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 10, 1819 * Persecution of Jews in Europe The front page has a short article: "The Jews" which notes their persecution, including; "The most dreadful excesses continue to be exercised towards the Jews...The charges against them are that they have grown rich on the necessities of the war & that they riot in luxury; and that M. Rothschild, the richest banker in Europe, assisted with his money to forge the new chains intended for Europe!...the poor Israelite had nothing to do but to seek safety in flight..." and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:09

$38.00
160094

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372177477672

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 January 26, 2018 15:23

$49.00
160047

JOHN MURRELL Great West Land Pirate SLAVE REVOLT at Vicksburg MS 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372176470896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1835 * John Murrell slave revolt * "Great West Land Pirate" * Vicksburg, Mississippi The ftpg. has an editorial headed: "Vicksburg Outrage" which comments on the: "...official account of the hanging of five gamblers at Vicksburg, Miss...". This concerns the angry mob which decided to expel all professional gamblers from the town, based on a rumor that the gamblers were part of a planned plot to free slaves, known as the "Murrell Excitement" (much of it presumed to be fictitious). The gamblers resisted, and as a result, 5 gamblers were hanged by the mob. Also on the ftpg. is: "Insurrection in Mississippi" which mentions the plan: "...caused by a r... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:16

$33.00
160013

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
159975

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Acadia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948563231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD EXTRA, July 22, 1842 This single sheet, "Extra" edition of the famous N.Y. Herald newspaper is printed on the front side only. The text is entirely consumed by reports from Europe with a wide variety of content as seen in the heads near the top of the first column (see). This heading also ha a nice engraving above which is: "Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia." The back side is completely blank. Measures 15 1/4 by 19 1/2 inches, evening foxing throughout, very nice & clean condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:14

$62.00
159958

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171483816

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The first column heads include: "The Executions At Charlestown" "Bold But Unsuccessful Attempt of Cook & Coppic to Escape" "Impressive Religious Services in the Prisoners' Cells" "Immense Concourse of Spectators to Witness the Executions" "Firm Demeanor of the Culprits on the Scaffold" "The Hanging of Green, Copeland, Cook and Coppic" [also Coppie & Coppock] and more. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:45

$68.00
159909

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391947762889

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 9, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 5, 1809; Boston Gazette, April 23, 1804; The Repertory, May 29, 1807; and New England Palladium, May 11, 1802. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:33

$35.00
159830

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167219964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August, 1815 * Illustrated ship advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat, a stage coach, and at least ten illustrated ship ads. Four pages, some scattered foxing, generally in nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:56

$25.00
159791

DANIEL EDGAR SICKLES Philip Barton Key Murder Trial VERDICT 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165810207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1859 * Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict * Philip Barton Key murder Page 6 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Comments On The Trial of Daniel E. Sickles" concerning his the controversial trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. One of the comments begins: "Whatever may be alleged to the contrary, no impartial man can go back to the beginning of this tragedy without being convinced that every effort of ingenuity, perversion, and misrepresentation was employed to prejudge its merits & prepossess the public in favor of the prisoner..." (see). Much other discussion as well. Eight pag... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:13

$42.00
159787

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944948461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826 * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Morecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah (see). Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief (see), and over half a page on: "Officers of the Navy" which lists the number of the various ranks, plus names of the captains, masters commandant, and lieutenants (see). Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for natio... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:08

$58.00
159715

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE'S Loss at Waterloo Battle & Exile to America ? 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943892655

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 11, 1815 * re. Napoleon's loss at Waterloo * To be exiled to America ? Page 2 has a report from Paris: "We presume that the frigates which are to transport Napoleon Bonaparte to the United States of America are waiting at Rochefort..." and a bit more. It was though that was where he was destined, but the British sent him to the island of St. Helena. Following this is some nice reflection on the Battle of Waterloo, with comments on how close Lord Uxbridge came to capturing Napoleon, but he miraculously escaped (see for more). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:34

$31.00
159711

Rare CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Miner on Horseback Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163984937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 5, 1853 * Rare Californian miner print * Gold Rush The front page has an illustration of: "Almeda De Paule, Havana". A halfpg. inside has a view of: "Montpelier, Vermont." and another halfpg. shows: "Crossing The Ice, On The Hudson River, At Albany". But the prime content in this issue is the quarter page print captioned: "Miner Of California Prospecting." (see) which is a rare print of the California gold rush. There is related text as well. Also a print of: "Mr. Shelton, California Botanist, In Traveling Costume". P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication (see photos). Sixteen pages, occasional foxing, untrimmed, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:29

$65.00
159709

Rare LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATES Abraham Stephen 2nd Freeport Illinois1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943885438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas debates are very difficult to find in newspapers outside of Illinois, perhaps not surprising because it was a senate race in Illinois and Lincoln was, at this time, still a relatively unknown figure in American politics. However this issue is a rare exception, as page 6 contains a report headed: "Lincoln And Douglas At Freeport" 'Lincoln Answers And Asks Some Questions" which is a report on their second of seven debates. The report begins with Lincoln's verbatim answers to 7 questions Douglas put to Lincoln in the first debate but ... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:21

$665.00
159633

JOHN ADAMS Invited to Plymouth Colony MA Pilgrims Landing Anniv. 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941914100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803 The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:39

$29.00
159632

RICHARD PENN Lieutenant Governor Province of Pennsylvania DEATH 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161297807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, July 29, 1811 The back page has a very nice, black-bordered report of the death of Richard Penn, who was governor of the province of Pennsylvania from 1771-1773. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:37

$27.00
159586

SECOND SEMINOLE WAR Florida - Sam Houston - Santa Anna - Mexico 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160488784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836 * Second Seminole War - Florida * Sam Houston & Santa Anna The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "United States & Mexico" and much more. Perhaps the most notable article is a detailed account of the Battle of Micanopy in Florida, part of the Second Seminole Indian War (see hyperlink), taking nearly a full page. Sixteen pages, nice condition, 6 by 9 1/2 inches. This newspaper began in 1811 and wa... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:12

$37.00
159574

ABERMARLE COUNTY Virginia President James Monroe LAND FOR SALE 1824 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160482221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, March 6, 1824 * Abermarle County, Virginia land sale * President James Monroe On the back page under "Land For Sale" is a detailed notice that begins: "For sale, my tract of land in Albemarle County, heretofore my residence..." and more about the location of the property as well as the various amenities and improvements. Also some details about a tract of land below Milton. The ad is signed: James Monroe (see). The front page has a "Negroes For Sale" ad with details about the couple. Four pages, a bit close-trimmed at the bottom of pgs. 1 & 4 affecting some text but not close to the noted ad, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:58

$29.00
159528

HEBREW Burnt at the Stake Judaica Jewish JEWS Church of Spain 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158866878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826 * "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" The back page includes has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition & saint Dominique, preceded by monks...Between them was placed their unfortunate victim...The wretched man having been gagged and tied down, the torch was applied...". The editor added a note: "What a pack of infernal scoundrels. May they be rewarded! but can it be true?" (see pho... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:32

$55.00
159517

America RELATIONS WITH PANAMA w/ John Quincy Adams Letter 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158839563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, March 24, 1829 Most of pg. 2 is taken up with a document concerning relations with Panama (continued in a future issue) which is prefaced with a letter from the President, signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Four pages, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:15

$29.00
159516

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158838409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, July 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice The top of page 2 has a political ad headed: "People's Ticket" "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN of Illinois" followed by a quote from him (see), and: "For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN of Maine". The ftpg. has an interesting item beginning: "An exchange says that Lincoln and Hamlin are known as the 'dirty shirt ticket'. This ought to be kept a secret by the opponents of that ticket..." with more on this (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:13

$38.00
159482

President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS & Abolitionism - Slaves Slavery 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939642345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1837 * John Quincy Adams * Slavery - abolition Beginning on the ftpg. and continuing for over 4 pages is: "Mr. Adams and the Petition From Slaves", an interesting situation about which a website is devoted (see). Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with detailed reports from Congress. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 3/4 by 12 1/2 inches, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:33

$26.00
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