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154933

Rare & Early RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ SLAVES Advertisements 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986996124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Sept. 18, 1818 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original The top of the front page has a detailed advertisement headed; "Trustee's Sale of Land and Negroes". The back page has an article: "Florida - Seizure of Pensacola". Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:35

$29.00
154931

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820955084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOORE'S RURAL NEW YORKER, Rochester, June 16, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago Near the back is a report noting: "The Republican nominee for the Presidency, Hon. Abraham Lincoln, as addressed the following letter to the President of the National Convention:..." with the letter datelines at Springfield, Ill., May 23 and beginning: "Sir: I accept the nomination tendered me by the Convention over which you presided..." with more, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. A similar acceptance letter for the Vice Presidential candidate signed in type: H. Hamlin. Eight pages, tabloid-size, ornate masthead, a few farming-related illustrat... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:32

$56.00
154808

(4) GOLD RUSH ERA Concord New Hampshire NH 1848-49 Original Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980927979

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, 1848-1849 A lot of four issues from the Gold Rush era but without any known Gold Rush content. A nice lot offering a perspective of life from this fascinating era. Minor wear & occasional foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:54

$23.00
154799

Very Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Title 1840 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980918033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PILOT, Baltimore, April 9, 1840 * William Henry Harrison * Very rare campaign title This is the volume 1, number 2 issue of a quite rare campaign newspaper in support of William Henry Harrison for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for less than a month. The Library of Congress has all issues & the Am. Antiquarian Society has but a single issue, not this date. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, several fold creases and various foxing & damp staining but no loss & otherwise good.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:44

$168.00
154798

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (3) Acts of Congress & Proclamation 1806 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980916724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, May 12, 1806 * President Thomas Jefferson The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Also on the ftpg. is: "A Proclamation" concerning bringing Henry Whitby to justice, concluded on pg. 2 where it is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:42

$29.00
154759

re. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON'S DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813881442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, March 27, 1841 * re. William Henry Harrison's death * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. This issue is from shortly after Harrison's Death, content including: "Gen. Harrison's Last Letter" 'Mr. Tyler's Opinions" "The Presidential Succession" [remember that Harrison was the first President to die in office] & a few other items relating to Harrison's death. Page 3 has a full column with: "President Tyler's Address To the People of the United States" which--partia... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:28

$62.00
154720

WILLIAM J. WORTH Mexican-American War & Fort Worth Fame DEATH 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810754175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington D.C. May 23, 1849 * General William J. Worth's death report Page 2 has a report headed: "Report of Gen. Worth's Death" [Fort Worth, Texas fame], with supporting text. Other news of the day with period ads throughout. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:45

$34.00
154616

PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE Furniture Tax Act of Congress Signed 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809253273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 21, 1815 * President James Monroe Over half of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Furniture Tax - An Act" of Congress, signed in type by the President: James Madison. Four pages, some light dirtiness inside.

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:46

$27.00
154612

WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT Macon Georgia Fugitive Slaves in Boston 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975838907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1850 * William and Ellen Craft * Macon, Georgia slaves * Escape to the North Page 5 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Boston Slave Hunt & the Vigilance Committee" which begins: "The slave hunters, Knights and Hughes, left the city yesterday at 2 o'clock fully persuaded, after a week's trial, that all attempts to arrest Mary[sic. should be William] and Ellen Crafts in the city of Boston were worse than useless..." with much more. This is actually a very famous case, William & Ellen being slaves who escaped to the North in 1848. Their daring escape was widely publicized making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves. Abolitionists featured ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:42

$57.00
154609

USS UNITED STATES vs. HMS Macedonian - Naval Battle 1812 War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809250364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1812 * USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian A section headed "Events of the War" has much on the War of 1812 taking over 8 pages and including: "General Orders" "American Prizes" "Our Little Navy" "Proceedings of Congress" "Newman's Expedition" "Military" "To the Men of the Counties of Ontario and Genesee" signed: Peter B. Porter; and more. One of the items is headed: "Naval--Glorious Naval Victory" being a report of the victory of the ship United States over the British ship Macedonian, with various details (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:37

$47.00
154417

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800481437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 15, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America The front page has a nice stack of column heads on the coming Civil War including: "THE REVOLUTION" "Arrival of Messengers from South Carolina & Fort Sumter at Washington" "The Fort Not to be Reinforced" "The Sale of Arms to Secessionists Declared Treasonable" "the Crisis Regarded as a Divine Judgment" and more. Page 5 has most of a column taken up with: "The Lincoln Regime--News From the Republican Mecca" which is datelined Springfield, Illinois. This is followed by another report from Springfield. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:36

$29.00
154389

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Southern Secession Crisis 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800445082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 17, 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Southern secession & tensions Page 4 has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, some first column heads including: "THE CRISIS AT THE SOUTH" "The Condition of Affairs in the Border & Cotton Slave States" "The Baptist State Convention in Favor of Secession" "The Retaliatory Measures of Georgia" "Will Gen. Scott be Sent to Allay the Secession Excitement?" and more. Page 7 has a report taking one-third of a column headed: "Interesting From Illinois" with subheads: "Great Rush of Visitors to the President Elect--Applications for Office--The Portrait of Mr. Lincoln". ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:56

$38.00
154386

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967955438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, June 5, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon Page 5 has a very notable report under the heading: "Obituary" reading: "DIED, at Mount Vernon, on Saturday evening, the 22nd ultimo, Mrs. Martha Washington, widow of the late illustrious general George Washington..." with a bit more (see). Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:50

$93.00
154318

Siege of VERA CRUZ Mexican War General Winfield Scott Santa Anna 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961882178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1847 * Mexican–American War * Siege of Veracruz * General Winfield Scott The front page has: "Great Triumph of the American Arms which is a great & lengthy letter on the victorious battle of Vera Cruz & includes a detailed letter signed by the commanding general: Winfield Scott. Included are the: "Terms of Capitulation..." signed by Scott & others. This notable battle was the first large-scale amphibious assault conducted by United States military forces, and ended with the surrender and occupation of the city. U.S. forces then marched inland to Mexico City. Also on the ftpg: "The Late Events in Santa Fe" "Santa Anna" "Later From t... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2017 15:33

$54.00
154269

Mitigation of SLAVERY Slaves Condition of Negroes in America 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960839286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 1, 1819 * Slavery - slaves Page 2 has an article headed: "Slavery" which has some interesting commentary including: "...Respectable meetings have been held...on the highly interesting subject of checking the extension of Negro Slavery...This subject has been discussed with the utmost delicacy towards the slave holding states...cannot exist...the least desire to injure the feelings, or infringe on the rights of those states. But they have a duty which they owe to their God & their country..." with more (see). Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:20

$28.00
154234

Early SEA SERPENT Southern Coast Detailed Description SIGHTING 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960330586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, September 28, 1888 * Sea Serpent sighting The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE SEA SERPENT GAIN" with subheads. Eight pages, light even toning, some spine wear with tear, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 23, 2017 07:11

$30.00
154168

2 Nation's Capital SLAVERY SLAVES Advertisements Washington D.C. 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792134278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1820 * 2 slavery ads from our nation's capital The back page has an ad: "Runaway Negro For Sale" with details, and also: "Wanted To Hire" a few slaves (see). The back page has more than a full column headed: "On Military Science - Construction of Seacoast Batteries". Uncommon to find slave ads from out nation's capital. Much reporting from Congress inside. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:54

$22.00
154113

SS AUSTRIA Transatlantic Steamship SINKING Maritime Disaster 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789035228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 30, 1858 * SS Austria steamship sinking The front page has an article headed: "The Burning Of The Austria" "Full Particulars Of The Disaster" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up the entire front page and more. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:41

$32.00
154105

General ANDREW JACKSON Presidential ELECTION Victory 1833 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789026571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson election An inside page has a report from the "House of Representatives" has a nice account of the formal election of Andrew Jackson as President, noting: "The hour of one having arrived, the senate attended in the hall of the house of representatives...in the presence of the two houses proceeded to open the votes of the electors in the several states for president and vice president of the United States..." and what follows is a detailed chart by state (see). Another page has a "Military Order" signed in type by: Andrew Jackson. The front page has some nice content on "Gold" produced in North Carolina (see).... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:27

$30.00
154104

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Creation & Texas War of Independence START1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955403971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1836 * Smithsonian Institution creation * Texas War of Independence begins The front page includes a report prefaced in part by: "...A provisional government has been completely organized & a bill of rights adopted which will be found below..." and what follows is the: "Declaration of the People of Texas in General Convention Assembled" followed by the 8 posts of the Bill of Rights, including: "That they do not acknowledge that the present authorities of the nominal Mexican republic have the right to govern within the limits of Texas." and more (see). This is followed--still on the front page--with a report beginning: "There has been some fightin... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:25

$48.00
154102

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1875 Oldest Pacific Publication Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788402489

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 1, 1875 * "The oldest paper in The Pacific" It is rare to find Hawaiian newspapers from the 19th century, and this was the first newspaper & literary magazine published by pioneers not native to Hawaii. This title has a somewhat religious theme, but with other content as well. Content includes "The Sailor's Friend" "Extracts from Livingstone's Journal" "Hawaiian & United States Postage Treaty" & much more. The masthead is quite ornate and includes two engravings (see). Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:19

$43.00
154087

HARPER'S FERRY John Brown Insurrection & Slave Ship Capture 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788331779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1859 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship * Harper's Ferry insurrection Front page reports include: "The Slave Trade" "Capture of an Alleged Slaver---Her Arrival in New York" which is concerning the slave ship Emily & takes almost the entire first column (see). Also: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Sentence of Cook and Other Insurrectionists". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin but no loss of text, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:05

$43.00
153984

Lengthy FUGITIVE SLAVES Negroes Kidnapping Case Pre Civil War 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781667420

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1850 Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Fugitive Slaves--A Case of Kidnapping--Interesting Correspondence". It is a fascinating & detailed article, the photos showing just portions. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:16

$42.00
153966

BATTLE OF MONTERREY Zachary Taylor Victory Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781658673

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1847 * Battle of Monterrey - Nuevo León * General Zachary Taylor victory The ftpg. begins with 3 documents concerning land, each signed in type by the President: James K. Polk. Also: "The War--Our Congress--Slavery--The Secretary of the Treasury". Inside includes: "The Capitulation of Monterey" and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:48

$36.00
153684

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767306453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 10, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death (1st report) * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is report of the death of President Wm. H. Harrison with the entire issue having all 4 pages black-bordered plus several articles on pgs. 2 being black-bordered: "Death of President Harrison!" "Death Of T... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:29

$166.00
153621

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759461532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831 * Death of Simon Bolivar * Venezuela independence leader The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to independence from Spanish colonial rule. The back page item is headed: "Death of Bolivar" which gives a nice eulogy on his live. The death report is provided by Juan De Francisco De Marin and begins: "Penetrated with the greatest grief, I am overwhelmed with so... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:04

$62.00
153614

BLEEDING KANSAS WAR Missouri Border Ruffians Free-Staters Slavery 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759457573

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, September 11, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion * War on slavery Page 5 has lengthy reports from Kansas with headings that include: "KANSAS" "Late And Important News" "Pro-Slavery Accounts" and more. Text takes up over 4 full columns continuing on page 6 Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:54

$33.00
152967

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Near Death Campaign Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894421060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 3, 1841 * William Henry Harrison near death * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is the inconspicuous yet very notable report on page 2: "President Harrison was taken suddenly ill on Saturday evening last, and for a time threatened with severe and protracted if not dangerous indisposition. (His disea... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2017 15:40

$68.00
153507

MEXICAN WAR ENDS Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo MEXICO Texas - Polk 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371919443035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 5, 1848 * Mexican War ends * Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo * Mexico - United States - Texas After several years of prosecuting the Mexican War, it finally came to an end, notice of which is found on page 2 headed: "Proclamation of Peace--By the President of the United States of America" with the text of his Proclamation, followed by his signature in type: James K. Polk (see). Immediately preceding this report is a brief article with small head: "The Treaty" announcing its approval by Mexico & the President (see). Further into the issue are several reports on the closing events of the war, headed: "The Mexican War" with subheads: "Change of Comm... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:13

$56.00
153474

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION (day of) 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371918534053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 4, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * First Inauguration (day of) * Dawn of the Civil War Actually a rather notable issue as every issue we've had of New York titles for this date simply reported the plans for the inauguration as this was the day Lincoln was sworn in as President. But page 2 has a column headed: "EXTRA" with a dateline of Washington, March 4, 1861, with column head: "The Inauguration Of Mr. Lincoln" "No Disturbance". The article reports on the appearance of the vicinity and comments on the people attending the inauguration, etc. (see photos) It would appear that this report was rushed to the printer before much more was known as it does ... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:48

$155.00
153473

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Illus. Negroes SLAVES Advertisements 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752758570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE WEEKLY JOURNAL, Kentucky, May 5, 1841 * Rare antebellum title from Kentucky * Illustrated slave advertisements An early Kentucky newspaper from 20 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. Large folio size and complete in 4 pages, it contains a wealth of news of the day. Among the features would be the many interesting advertisements including four illustrated slave ads on the back page (see photos). Four pages, large folio size, minor margin wear. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:46

$37.00
153343

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391746632681

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The front page has news on the Gold Rush headed: "From California", beginning: "In Upper California the gold excitement is on the increase..." with more (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:38

$57.00
153342

DONNER PARTY Tragedy & Early Abraham Lincoln in U.S. Congress 1848 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371912187185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 1848 * re. the Donner Party incident * Abraham Lincoln as a unknown The front page has an article: "California" with news from before gold was discovered, warning caution for emigrants traveling to Calif as: "...The fate of those who have taken the 'short cuts', it is said, ought to be a solemn warning. The horrible sufferings of those who were overtaken by the winter snows on the California mountains in 1846 are enough to appall the stoutest heart..." which refers to the Donner Party tragedy. (see hyperlink) Also the front page is mention from the House of Representatives that: "Mr. LINCOLN asked the attention of the House for a moment ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:37

$52.00
153315

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911841306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, a trio of issues dated March 4, April 9 & 13, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominent and well-c... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 07:25

$54.00
153306

Early UNITED STATES NAVY Rules & Regulations 1820 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911376493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 13, 1820 * Early United States Navy Within this issue are: "Rules & Regulations of the Navy" which take over a full page; "Constitution of Spain" which continues into the 8 page "Supplement" issue. Complete in 24 pages scattered foxing, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 1836, making it into one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States and himself into one of the most influential journalists of his day. Devoted primarily to politics, Niles' Weekly Register is considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:19

$35.00
153110

RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisement 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900923145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, August 3, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:12

$28.00
153031

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898170085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 6, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Ten Regiment Bill" showing under the "nays" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others (see). In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his ... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:34

$42.00
153028

President ZACHARY TAYLOR Annual State of the Union Address 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898158525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 * President Zachary Taylor * State of the Union Address Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy. Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the union address, signed in type: Z. Taylor. Terrific to have this content in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:26

$37.00
152988

PS LADY ELGIN Sidewhell Steamship Lake Michigan DISASTER Sinking 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731006889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 12, 1860 * Lake Michigan disaster * Steamship PS Lady Elgin Page 5 has an article headed: "The Disaster On Lake Michigan" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:45

$23.00
152969

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730090220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The front page has a print captioned: "The Japanese Embassadors in Their State Costume" with a related article, but the prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:44

$620.00
152968

MORMONS Salt Lake City Utah Winslow Homer PRINTS 1858 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894422377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons * Winslow Homer prints The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article on the same page: "Salt Lake City". The front page features a nearly half page illustration of "General James Watson Webb" with an accompanying article. Other illustrations include 3 prints relating to the article: "Butterfly Parks". Also a full page: "Meeting Between Mr. Reed... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:43

$79.00
152901

(4) MISSOURI & SLAVERY Slaves or Free State Post Compromise 1820 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729235065

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, a group of four consecutive issues dated Sept. 15, 19, 22, 26, 1820. Each issue contains a rather lengthy report on: 'Missouri And Slavery" which continues through each issue. A wealth of reading on this controversial issue from not long after the Missouri Compromise. Four pages each issue, one issue has a corner missing with no text loss, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:27

$47.00
152897

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729228173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, May 1, 1811 (No. 122) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. A very rare and unusual newspaper which seldom comes on the market. Complete in four pages, 9 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:13

$670.00
152819

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M.Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889082790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille The bottom of the front page has the beginning of a report on the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:30

$58.00
152767

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Horace Greeley as Publisher 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391723525552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, Jan. 23, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election. The content is almost entirely political & includes: "Government Officers, Agents, and Salaries" "The Public Lands" "The Loco-Focos Proper" "Gen. Harrison" "United States Senate" and Most of the back page is taken up with: Funeral of Napoleon - Re-Entombment of His ashes in the Hotel Des Invalides, Paris" . Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, engraving of a log cabin in the masthead, some dirtiness at the ftpg. folds, otherwise good.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:50

$30.00
152698

MEXICAN WAR - Hawaiian Islands 1847 Buffalo NY New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885882653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN LITERARY MESSENGER, Buffalo, New York, February 13, 1847 Although primarily a literary publication, there are some news items at the back including "Army" relating to the Mexican War, and "From the Sandwich Islands & Oregon" "The Telegraph Wires" "Canal Navigation" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/2 by 10 1/2 in., scattered foxing throughout, but otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:53

$24.00
152601

ANDREW JACKSON Farewell Address & King George IV Coronation ADAMS 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718942339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1821 * Farewell address of Andrew Jackson * England's King George IV is coronated An inside page has a report headed: "Gen. Jackson's Address to the Army" datelined from his headquarters, Montpelier, & signed in type: Andrew Jackson, Major General, commanding the division of the South. This report takes close to a full column and is his official farewell address to his soldiers, the text beginning: "This day, officers and soldiers, closes my military functions, and consequently, dissolves the military connection which has hitherto existed between you and myself..." with much more (see). Also of interest is over six pages taken up with: "Corona... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:12

$27.00
152564

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718075865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:29

$59.00
152313

Beardless ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Campaign Candidate PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873474502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860 * Early print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln * Running for United States President The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860". This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history. The double page centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominent Candidates For The Republican Presidential Nomination At Chicago" which includes portraits of eleven men, of central prominence being: "Seward" with a print of "Lincoln" near the lower-left (see). This is one of the earlier prints of Lincoln... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:19

$300.00
152308

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873469858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The top of pg. 2 has a column head: "The California Gold Region" which has near the beginning: "The accounts which have reached the United States concerning the auriferous region of country on the Sacramento...induced hundreds, we might say thousands, of our citizens to turn their eyes in that direction..." with more on the gold rush. Quite early concerning the discovery of gold in California. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:11

$76.00
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