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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
152219

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 Wash DC Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870116378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a trio of issues April 21, 23, and 26, 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 prominen... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:08

$54.00
152131

WINFIELD SCOTT Texas War For Independence Fort Mitchell Alabama 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867405601

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 23, 1836 * Fort Mitchell, Alabama * Texas War for Independence * General Winfield Scott Page 3 has: "From The Army--Official" which is a report from Fort Mitchell (Alabama) & signed in type by: Winfield Scott, concerning various actions with the Indians. Also: "Texas" which mentions: "...to negotiate an exchange of prisoners had been seized by the Mexican authorities & imprisoned. The Mexicans positively refuse to enter into any treaty with the Texians..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:40

$37.00
152130

MEXICAN INVASION OF 1842 Gen. Mariano Arista Attacks TEXAS 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704878089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, March 26, 1842 * General Mariano Arista Page 5 has a noteworthy article headed: "Important From Texas--War Commenced--Texas Invaded by the Mexicans!" with various details. See this hyperlink for more on the Mexican invasion of 1842. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:39

$39.00
152128

CATO STREET CONSPIRACY British Cabinet Murder Attempt EXECUTIONS 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704876385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1820 * Cato Street Conspiracy * British cabinet ministers * Conspirators executions Page 2 has 2 columns taken up with: "The Executions in England" with considerable detail & a prefacing paragraph which includes: "...detailed, with painful minuteness, all the circumstances of the hanging & decapitation of the five miserable men who had been sentenced to that punishment...". This concerns the Cato Street Conspiracy, an attempt to murder all the British Cabinet ministers (see hyperlink). Page 2 has: "Piracy" which is interesting (see), and the bkpg. has an ad headed: "Lots of Ground and a Negro Man for Sale". Four pages, minor foxing, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:36

$39.00
152124

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867396425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1859 * Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict * Philip Barton Key murder Page 4 has over a full column editorial headed: "The Acquittal of Mr. Sickles", which is concerning the controversial Daniel Sickles trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. The editorial begins: "The result of the Sickles trial takes nobody by surprise. Everybody expected it..." with much more (see photos for the beginning). The verdict of "not guilty" was handed down just two days previous. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:26

$36.00
152084

STATE OF FLORIDA Adams-Onis Treaty U.S. Possession from Spain 1819 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866418360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 18, 1819 The front page has a document: "Full Powers - James Monroe" authorizing John Quincy Adams with negotiating powers, signed: James Monroe (see). This was for his efforts in the: "Treaty of Amity Settlement and Limits" which is printed on the front page in full & signed in type by John Quincy Adams and Luis De Onis for Spain. This is known as the Adams-Onis Treaty which ceded Florida to the U.S. and defined the boundary between the U.S. and New Spain. It settled a standing border dispute between the two countries and was considered a triumph of American diplomacy (see hyperlink). Page 2 has an article: "Slavery In Missouri". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:29

$73.00
152035

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701539578

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 3, 1819 The front page has: "Yellow Stone Expedition" which is a letter from Col. Johnson off Belle Fountain in which he describes the "...difficulties of the Missouri..." (see). Four pages, some foxing, generally good.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:09

$29.00
151896

MICHIGAN TERRITORY Towards Statehood ? & Creating a Constitution 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860052567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 18, 1835 * Michigan territory creating a constitution * A move towards statehood The prime content in this issue would be the complete printing of the: "Constitution of the State of Michigan" which takes almost four pages and concludes with the signatures in type of the various members of Michigan's congress. This constitution would be approved by Michigan residents in October, but statehood would not come until early in 1837 as their was a boundary dispute with Ohio concerning land around Toledo, known as the "Toledo War". This document was an important step towards statehood. This issue also have nearly eleven pages of text on the: "Deb... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:30

$38.00
151892

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Negroes Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697024521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * Captain surrenders Near the bottom of the front page is a brief and somewhat discrete report headed: "Surrender of the Captain of the Yacht Wanderer" Also another brief report headed: "The Supposed Slaver Laurens" Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:24

$28.00
151856

BATTLE OF SACRAMENTO RIVER - New Mexico & More Mexican War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857323555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 20, 1847 * Battle of Sacramento River * Mexican War A great wealth of fine reports on the Mexican War include: "From New Mexico" which reports on a battle with the Mexicans; "Latest From the Rio Grande" "Letter From the Seat of War" "The March on the Rio Grande" "Affairs in New Mexico" which is a lengthy & detailed report taking over 1 1/2 columns; "the Battle of Sacramento" "From Vera Cruz to Mexico" " "An Avalanche of Victories" and even more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:43

$38.00
151764

BOWIE KNIFE Alabama Laws in the South MURDER w/ Severe Penalty 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855125185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILE'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington D.C., Sept. 16, 1837 * Early Bowie Knife legislation * Murder - Severe penalty On the third page under "Use Of Bowie Knives" is the text of an "act" passed by the legislature of Alabama. The first section of the act states that: "...if any person carrying any knife or weapon, known as Bowie knives...on a sudden recounter, shall cut or stab another with such knife, by reason of which he dies, it shall be adjudged murder, and the offender shall suffer the same, as if the killing had been by malice and aforethought...". The second section says that anyone caught "...selling, giving or disposing..." of such a weapon, will be subject to a fine of one hundred ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:04

$46.00
151762

JEWS IN WARSAW Jewish Judaica Poland Given Rights for Land 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692846358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848 * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they may even purchase ground to build on..." with more detail (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:01

$59.00
151610

DEAD RABBITS RIOT Bowery Boys New York City GANGS OF War 1857 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687685329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 10, 1857 * Dead Rabbits vs. Bowery Boys - riot * New York City civil disturbance Page 5 has an article headed: "Dead Rabbit Demonstration" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Eight pages, archival overlay along the margins with a little margin wear, sold as is.

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:56

$28.00
151374

JOHN RODGERS United States Navy INFRASTRUCTURE Letter Document 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842085668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829 Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well. Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:20

$37.00
151297

JAMES MONROE United States Navy Acts of Congress 1820 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676375433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 18, 1820 * President James Monroe acts * United States Navy vessels Page 2 has: "AN ACT to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington, and to repeal all acts heretofore passed for the purpose." which takes 3 1/2 columns & is signed in type: James Monroe. Included are 18 other acts or resolutions, each signed in type: James Monroe, one of which is: "AN ACT Authorizing the Building of a Certain Number of Small Vessels of War" (see). Four pages, bit irregular at right margin but no text loss, a small archival mend, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:14

$37.00
151129

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Mississippi River Missouri Exploration 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835620396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1819 Page 2 has: "Yellowstone Expedition" which has two letters from Col. Johnson, the first from "off Cape Girardeau" and nearly "50 miles against the current of the Mississippi" with mention of difficult perils encountered on the river, and a second letter reporting that he was at St. Louis with 200 tons of provisions but that the 6th Regiment was "...yet in our rear... the rifle regiment is ready and is divided between the Belle Fountain and Martins Cantamount...". Some talk about the level of the river and his optimism about the journey (see). The top of pg. 2 has: "President Monroe" which reports a rumor that he had died, but then notes it was incorrect... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:52

$32.00
151127

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835619069

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 nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:50

$25.00
150959

BALLSTON SPA Village Saratoga County New York Steam Factory 1815 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668043666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1815 * Ballston Spa, New York On the back page, in the Supplement, is an article: "Ballston Spa Factory" which begins: "The steam factory in this village is now ready for operation. The engine and a portion of the spinning apparatus is now prepared for working..." with more, taking half a page. This town was the birthplace of Abner Doubleday. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia it: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Dev... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:49

$20.00
150827

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663952544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address. Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:25

$38.00
150649

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect About to Change America 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820299516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:06

$41.00
150618

BLEEDING KANSAS Missouri Border Ruffians & Free Staters 1856 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657430595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 2, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Kansas War" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:38

$23.00
150577

Famous LIBERTY GOLD COIN Coronet $10 Eagle Piece Created MINTED 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656492827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1839 * Famous Liberty $10 gold coin * Philadelphia Mint creation The bottom of the front page has a nice any for any coin collector (numismatist): "The Gold Eagle" which notes in part: "This beautiful coin, after a long absence, has reappeared in our country. The mint at Philadelphia is striking them & a quantity has arrived here. It is not only a noble coin, but, in its improved appearance, a fine specimen of art..." with more, and noting at the end: "It is now thirty five years since an eagle has been coined at our mint." This was the famous Liberty, or Coronet $10 gold piece, the first produced since the Turban head design ended in 1804. ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:54

$34.00
150553

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818743076

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 Page 2 has: "Destination of Bonaparte--St. Helena" for his exile. the article notes in part: "...the account of the final destination of Bonaparte; who, before this time is far 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 hi of all hopes of ever again resuming the imperial diadem..." and much more. Napoleon would die there six years later. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:23

$37.00
150525

BATTLE OF BUENA VISTA General Zachary Taylor Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654026907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 22, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * General Zachary Taylor * Mexican-American War A great issue as nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Battle of Buena Vista" "General Taylor's Detailed Report" signed by him in type: Z. Taylor. Taylor's 4800 inexperienced volunteers managed a victory of Santa Anna's army of 15,000 men. Also on the ftpg: "Further From Vera Cruz". Page 2 has a detailed report; "Official--From New Mexico" taking close to two columns. Pg. 3 has: "The Capture of Alvarado" "Later From Vera Cruz" & other items on the Mexican War. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:32

$49.00
150361

FLAG ACT OF 1818 United States Stars & Stripes Revision CONGRESS 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371812451839

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 1, 1818 * United States Flag revision The back page has over 2 columns taken up with a very lengthy list of Acts of Congress which were recently passed. Included very inconspicuously within the list is: "To establish the flag of the United States--House, April 4, 1818." (text of the Act not included: see) This was the historic Act which formalized how the flag would be altered in future as additional states join the Union. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2017 15:28

$29.00
149958

INAUGURATION Of James Monroe Inaugural ADDRESS 1821 Baltimore MD Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637705992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821 * President James Monroe * Inauguration - inaugural address Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to Mr. Monroe, previous to his entering upon the duties of his second term of service as president of the United States: After which he delivered the following speech:..." and what follows is his lengthy inaugural address, beginning on the front page and taking all of pages 2, 3 4 & a bit of pg. 5. (see for portions). There is also... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:55

$37.00
149893

(33) Original WINDSOR VT Vermont & Providence RI 1832 Newspapers w/ Anti-Slavery


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634391431

Shown are 33 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, 1832 A lot of 25 issues of this temperance/religious/anti-slavery themed newspaper, although there news from Congress & other "regular" reports as well. Each issue is cleanly loose at the spine and the issues have some old library tape mends, most at the central fold on inside pages. Also: RHODE IS. AMERICAN STATESMAN, 1829, a lot of 8 issues, cleanly loose at the spine, generally good condition. Offered as a "2nd rate" lot of 33 issues.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:52

$54.00
149692

(6) Early & Rare 19th Century FEMININE Womanly 1804 Old Newspapers w/ Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791089872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY VISITOR OR LADIES' MISCELLANY, New York, 1804 A lot of 6 issues of this interesting & uncommon title, featuring an angelic engraving in the masthead. Mostly "womanly" content but a page with mostly news items near the back. All are eight pages, various foxing, minimal margin wear, 8 1/4 by 10 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:26

$23.00
149608

MEXICAN WAR Battles of Contreras & Churubusco MEXICO 1847 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623236514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 1847 * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico Almost the entire front page is taken up with Mexican War reports, including: "Dispatches From Gen. Scott" "Army Court Martial" "Official Dispatches - Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" this being two lengthy & detailed reports signed in type: "Winfield Scott. Mexican War reports continue to take much of pg. 2 with: "Reports of Commanders of Divisions to the Commander-in-Chief - Report of Major General Pillow" and "Report of Brevet Major General Worth" each signed in type by them. Also: "Army Court Martial". Four pages, minor archival rep... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:40

$42.00
149598

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789423131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:24

$42.00
149593

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623213721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 2 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote of the "Ten Regiment Bill" which includes a list of those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Among the list of those who voted "Nay" is "Lincoln" (see photos). 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 afte... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:14

$42.00
149353

Official GOLD DISCOVERY Discovered in California Territory Mining 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618276298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1848 * Gold discovered in California * Official government report * Pre 49ers- Forty-Niners Beginning on the front page and taking all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 is the: "President's Annual Message" to the nation, in which is a rather lengthy & detailed report on the discovery of gold in California. Although there were earlier newspaper reports of gold discovery, this was the first "official" announcement by the government and did much to cause many to head west and be among the "49ers" who would created the great gold rush in the coming months & years. At one point on pg. 2 in the address is: "...The accounts of the abundance of gold in t... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 13:03

$430.00
149321

JEWISH SYNAGOGUE B'nai Jeshurun (Manhattan) Dedication in NYC 1827 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784203415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, July 9, 1827 * B'nai Jeshurun (Manhattan) dedication * Jewish synagogue congregation page 2 has: "Dedication of the New Synagogue" in New York City which begins: "The new synagogue in Elm Street by the German & Polish Jews was dedicated by divine service..." with much description of it (see). Four pages, various ink stains and some inked doodling, otherwise good.

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Ends December 08, 2016 08:53

$46.00
149104

President JAMES BUCHANAN State of the Union Address 1857 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391611685475

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 11, 1857 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address The entire front page and a little more than a column on the second page contain the annual state-of-the-union address of the President signed in type: James Buchanan. It includes references to the Mormons and the Kansas situation. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, wear at the central fold crease and some margin wear as well.

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:35

$36.00
149100

THOMAS JEFFERSON Presidential Proclamation re. Army Deserters 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778337757

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, October 28, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson * Proclamation to Army deserters The front page features a Proclamation on Army deserters which is signed in type: TH: JEFFERSON and James Madison, Sec'ry of State. Other news, illustrated ship ads and advertisements of the day are within this issue as well. Four pages, some foxing & light staining, generally good condition.

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:28

$46.00
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