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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
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
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
161040

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Columbia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214638900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, Aug. 2, 1842 A nice broadside (single sheet & printed on 1 side only) "Extra" likely produced to report the news recently arrived from Europe, as the top of the first column has "Arrival Of The Steamship COLUMBIA" with a nice engraving of a steamship (see). This issue includes reports from France, Prussia, Austria, Spain, Portugal, "The East" and "The Late Duke of Orleans". There are other "Miscellaneous Items" as well including a report on: "Ballooning at Matanzas". Even foxing throughout, very nice condition. 15 by 19 3/4 inches.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:46

$64.00
161039

President JAMES MADISON Separation of Church and State Controversy1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975699548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 * President James Madison * Church & State controversy Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a Religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--the House negatived the bill 55 to 33 !" How ironic that one of the principal architects of the Constitution was confr... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:45

$84.00
161038

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214635899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 26, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham The ftpg. has: "Affair Of The Little Belt" being the correspondence between James Monroe and Mr. Morier, followed by those between Monroe and Foster. All letters are signed in type by their respective authors. Subscriber's name written above the masthead. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:42

$28.00
160993

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974221787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August 9, 1815 * Illustrated 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 March 04, 2018 15:37

$25.00
160987

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372212103746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 9, 1858 * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition Page 2 has an article with heading: "The Walker Filibuster Question" with subheads. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:27

$28.00
160954

JAMES K. POLK Presidential Inauguration & FLORIDA Statehood 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974015445

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1845 * President James K. Polk * Inauguration - inaugural address * Florida statehood - joins the union The front page has a report "Inauguration of President Polk" "...The arrangements were admirable. We give the programme as published in advance... The ceremony at the Capitol, was very imposing... The flag-staffs of the whigs, as well as an acknowledgment that The Chief of the Nation was there, and must be duly recognized...President Polk, quitting the Capitol after the Inauguration, drove rapidly by an indirect route to the White House, where he received during the afternoon, the congratulations of his fellow citizens. In the evening he and his l... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:34

$62.00
160950

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973679533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONG-ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, New York, April 6, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death The top of pg. 3 has: "Death Of The President" with the report beginning: "Yesterday mornings mail bought the important, but not altogether unexpected intelligence of the death of William Henry Harrison, President of the United States. By this event John Tyler, the vice President becomes president for the balance of Gen. Harrisons term, and Samuel L. Southard President pro. tem. of the Senate becomes Vice President of the United States." And just a few more observations in this report. In honor of Harrison's death all columns on pgs. 2 & 3 are black-bordered. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:52

$128.00
160949

JAMES BUCHANAN Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973677471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, March 11, 1857 * President James Buchanan * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 3 has the "Inaugural Address" which takes 1 1/3 columns in which he reflects on the events of the year. It is signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Page 2 has an article concerning it titled: "The Inaugural". Four pages, minor loss to blank spine at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:49

$56.00
160946

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Wins Presidential Election Victory 1841 Concord Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211134398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Feb. 19, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * Presidential election victory Page 3 has: "Presidential Vote" which is the official chart of the electoral votes certified by the tellers and announced by the Vice President to the Congress. It shows 234 votes for Harrison and 60 for Van Buren. Also a detailed report: "Arrival Of General Harrison".] Four pages, irregular at the spine, small wear hole at the center of front leaf.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:37

$52.00
160943

AMERICAN EMBARGO ACT James Madison & British Ships War of 1812 Salem Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211122942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 7, 1812 Page 3 has an atypically large head: "Another EMBARGO" and a brief report confirming the imposition of another embargo. Says the message reached Boston in 76 hours from Washington. Originally a 60-day embargo that was proposed by President Madison, it was changed to a 90-day embargo by moderate members of Congress who believed a peaceful settlement with Great Britain was still possible. The embargo was especially unpopular in New England (and in some Southern states) where shipping was an important industry. In addition to opposing the commercial restrictions created by the embargo, the New England states also opposed war with Great Britain, eve... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:27

$62.00
160935

Historic MORMON CHURCH Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints CREATION 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211113058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 * Formation of the Mormon Church * Historic issue Inside has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism". The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensions and assert a gift to work miracles ....Their great prophet Jo, has selected a part of Geanuga Co., Ohio, and pronounced it to be the promised land....The chiefs of those people... exempt themselves from labor...probably, the grand object for which they have est... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:14

$370.00
160910

PAUL MORPHY Chess Master World Champion 1859 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210132092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1859 * Paul Morphy * American chess champion The front page has one column headings: "The Chess Champion" "Presentation to Paul Morphy by the New-York Chess Club" and more with smaller subheads. Lengthy text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:45

$42.00
160897

Early JUDAICA Jews Jewish RABBIS Bavaria Synagogues 1825 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210109015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, May 27, 1825 * Early Judaica - Jewish - Jews - Rabbis - Religion On page 3 under "Edict Of The Bavarian Government Respecting The Jews" is a report stating that the government enacted "...certain measures to ameliorate the condition of the Jews...", and that: "...All the present rabbies are to be discharged, and every Jewish congregation is directed not only to engage a teacher for the children of both sexes, who has been regularly educated and approved, but also a Preacher, in lieu of the rabbin, whose duty shall be to superintend the instruction of youth, and to preach in the German language every Saturday in the synagogue from a text out of that part ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:16

$62.00
160896

Best JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1841 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210108224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1841 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had ? Half of the front page is taken up with the: "President's Message" which concludes on page 2 where it is signed: John Tyler. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition which began with Washington & continues to this day. Terrific to have this speech in the newspaper which was essentially the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:15

$49.00
160893

JOHN TRUMBELL Declaration of Independence Oil Painting & SLAVERY 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210104335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818 * John Trumbell's "Declaration of Independence" * Law prohibiting slaves leaving the state A page 2 report begins: "The Legislature of New Jersey...passed an act last Thursday, prohibiting the exportation of slaves or servants of colour out of that State. It makes it penal in the sum of 2000 dollars, or imprisonment... and more about the other circumstances that would warrant a fine or imprisonment." Page 2 also has: "Declaration of Independence" which states in part... "Col. Trumbull has finished his exhibition in New-York if this excellent National Picture....Its arrival in Boston may therefore be daily expected. Other news of the day... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:10

$36.00
160869

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH John C. Calhoun in 1849 New Orleans Louisiana LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972295249

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, July 23, 1849 * California gold rush * Rare Antebellum title Page 6 has an article: "Law and Order at the California Mines" relates to the on-going Gold rush of 1849. Pages 4 & 5 are almost entirely taken up with a lengthy address signed by: J. C. Calhoun concerning his differences with Col. Benton. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:32

$38.00
160865

Rare NORFOLK Antebellum VA Virginia w/ Runaway Slavery Ad 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372209164708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN BEACON, & NORFOLK & PORTSMOUTH DAILY ADVERTISER, Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1839 * Rare Antebellum title * Runaway slave ad Page 3 has a reward ad for a runaway negro man named Robert Butt. News of the day includes: "Dueling" "Another Steamboat Lost" "Indian Council" and more. A wealth of ads as well. Uncommon title from the South before the Civil War. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:26

$49.00
160864

JAMES FENINORE COOPER Pioneers, of The Sources of the Susquehanna 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972291931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1822 * James Fenimore Cooper Page 2 has an early report about James Fenimore Cooper, America's first great author. The report mentions in part: "The Spy--The author of this native novel...is a Mr. Cooper, of Westchester, New York son of the late Judge Cooper, formerly a member of Congress from that State. 'Precaution' is also from his pen; and he is said to be engaged in writing another novel, 'The Pioneer, or the Sources of the Susquehannah.' " The Spy was his first successful novel. The other two works mentioned were, indeed, by him. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:24

$57.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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