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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
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
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
148924

MEXICO CITY ENTERED General Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606306360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 11, 1847 * General Winfield Scott * Mexico City entered * Mexican-American War Page 2 has reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Encounter with the Guerrillas" and "Entrance Into the City of Mexico" & "Later From the Rio Grande" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:12

$36.00
148800

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601944474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 27, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front page has prints of: "Charles XV, the New King of Sweden" with text on him. Also: "Whitehall, South & Staten Island Ferries, & Revenue Barge Office, New York" with text. Among inside page prints is: "Toronto Boat Club Coming Into the Harbor" Eight pages, water stain at the bottom, good condition

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Ends November 20, 2016 13:42

$26.00
148729

PIRATE JEAN LAFITTE Galveston Texas TX Gulf of Mexico Piracy 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767544564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 27, 1817 * Pirate Jean Lafitte * Galveston, Texas * Gulf of Mexico Certainly the best report is headed: "Of Galveston" which is concerning, among other items about Galveston, Texas, the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous characters who happened to be then at Galveston were many of the notorious offenders against our laws...among whom the Lafittes may be classed foremost & most actively engaged in the Galvezton trade..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, ink stain to the front page, n... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:22

$76.00
148608

SLAVER African Slave Trade Ship CAPTURED Atlantic Ocean 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371765524567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1859 * Slaver - slave ship Page 2 has an article headed: "Seizure of Ship Atlantic as a Suspected Slaver" See images for text here. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, other minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:16

$30.00
148564

STEPEHEN SAMUEL WISE Reform Judiasm Rabbi Jewish Leader HONORED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371762926507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1934 * Stephen Samuel Wise honored - Jewish * Reform Judaism rabbi - Zionist leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "RABBI WISE HAILED AS 'GREAT CITIZEN'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the honoring of Zionist leader, Stephen Samuel Wise, at a birthday dinner in NYC. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscri... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:10

$33.00
148533

President JAMES K. POLK State of the Union Address 1846 Old Windsor VT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371762752205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 16, 1846 * President James K. Polk * State of the Union Address Most of page 2 and almost all of page 3 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type: James K. Polk. This was his annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun by George Washington & continues to this day. Four pages, large folio size, some old library repairs at margins one affecting words of this Address (not unreadable), rejoined at the spine.

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Ends November 13, 2016 10:35

$37.00
148532

MORMONS Latter Day Saints Bellevue Nebraska EMIGRATION Westward 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595648977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Oct. 7, 1846 * Mormons - Mormonism * Bellevue, Nebraska Page 3 has: "The Mormons" which includes: "We have a most dismal account of the condition of the Mormons who undertook to migrate to California...attempted to raise a crop for their subsistence but failed to do so & have abandoned the Platte & are at Bellevue...said to be in a starving condition..." and a bit more. Pg. 2 has a brief bit noting: "Capture of Santa Fe" with: "...intelligence of the capture of Santa Fe by Gen. Kearney has been received. There was no fighting...". Four pages, an old mend on pg. 2, rejoined at the spine, good condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 10:32

$38.00
148491

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA Arrest 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391593675539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 10, 1858 * William Walker (filibuster) arrest * Nicaragua expedition The front page has an article with small heading: "General Walker's Arrest in Nicaragua..." Text takes up 1 1/4 columns. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2016 14:20

$28.00
148440

Pre Civil War TENSIONS Southern Rebellion Nears Secession Talks 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760399270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1860 * Pre Civil War tensions * secession talks throughout the South The top of the first column has heads on the national troubles that would lead to the Civil War: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "Discussion of the Disunion Question in the Senate" "Senator Hale's Views on the President's Message & Secession" "Violent Harangue of Senator Iverson of Georgia" "The Latest Reports from the South" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:46

$29.00
148430

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760375668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE (weekly), Cincinnati, Ohio, March 13, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * First Inauguration details The front page has over a full column taken up with very fine & detailed commentary headed: "The Inauguration" of Abraham Lincoln. With the text of his inaugural address in the previous week's issue, without other inaugural details, this issue concerns itself with the details, including: "...The morning of the 4th opened cloudy with prospects of rain...The ceremonials passed off with great quiet. the crowd, although immense, was peaceful and decorous. Mr. Lincoln, accompanied by Mr. Buchanan, arrived at the Capitol at five minutes past one...The table before which M... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:30

$64.00
148232

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana w/ Mexican War 1848 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391583513915

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Nov. 27, 1848 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War & more Page 2 has an intriguing & detailed article: "The Great Sea Serpent Again". Page 3 has: "Mexico - Late From Tampico, Vera Cruz and the Capital" with the latest on the closing events of the Mexican War. Another page has a short article: "The African Slave Trade" (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2016 15:34

$37.00
148059

BATTLE OF SOLFERINO Napoleon III French vs. Austrian Armies MAP 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748748838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1859 * Battle of Solferino, Italy * Second Italian War of Independence The front page has one column headings: "The War In Europe" "Additional Particulars of the Battle of Solferino" and more with map titled: "The Battle Field Of Solferino And The Famous Square" Lengthy text continues on page 2. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2016 12:46

$33.00
147971

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH "The Little Chapel That Stood" Manhattan PRINT 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747152282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 18, 1834 The top of the front page has a nice illustration of "St. Paul's Church, New York", which is the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan. Known as 'The Little Chapel That Stood' with its survival during the September 11 attack, as the World Trade Center was less than 100 yards away (see hyperlink for much more). George Washington worshiped here on the day of his inauguration in 1789. The lengthy caption of the print tells of its construction, is descriptive of its architecture, etc. Four pages, the lower right corner is torn away but not remotely close to the noted content. Otherwise rather nice.

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:37

$33.00
147821

SS GREAT EASTERN Comes to America 1st TRANSATLANTIC Voyage Ends 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568179696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 29, 1860 * SS Great Eastern - Leviathan ship * 1st Transatlantic voyage to America arrival The top of the front page has: "The Great Eastern In Port" "Her Time from the Needles to Sandy Hook" "The Engines Never Stopped, & Over 300 Miles Made in a Day" "Her First Reception In America" "Log of the 'Big Ship' ". The Great Eastern was by far the largest ship in her time (see hyperlink). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:42

$34.00
147820

President MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568178925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Dec. 14, 1840 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address Most of the front page & page 2 are taken up with the: "MESSAGE From the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress", signed by him in type: M. Van Buren. This was his annual state-of-the-union address. Four pages light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:41

$32.00
147635

Early SEA SERPENT Atlantic Coastal SIGHTINGS 1819 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737838300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1819 * Sea Serpent sightings The back page has a brief item headed: "Sea Serpent!' reading: "We have a fresh report about this supposed animal on the eastern coasts of the United States. 'Seeing is believing; but feeling has no fellow' -- Catch him!" Also on item on the: "Separation of Maine" which would become a separate state within a year. An early item on Texas as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very minor damp staining, nice condition. This small size 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, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:09

$24.00
147633

QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning & African Slave Ship ECHO Negroes 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562707092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858 The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unsheltered Sick" and more. Page 4 includes: "Later From Utah--Movements of Troops--The Utah Election--Everything Quiet" as well as a brief item on: "The Slaver Echo", noting: "...that the Africans be retained by the U.S. Marshal & that they are not subject to the laws of South Carolina." (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:06

$47.00
147589

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561439177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 29, 1818 The middle of the front page has an interesting article: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" "Extract of a Letter dated Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River...from an Officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a Gentleman in St. Louis". The letter has some fascinating first-hand reporting on this early expedition to the West. See this hyperlink for more on this expedition. Four pages, some margin wear & a bit irregular at the right margin, scattered foxing.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:16

$39.00
147588

President JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1843 Windsor Vermont Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737074707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 13, 1843 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address Taking much of pages 2 & 3 is the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address to the nation, signed by him in type: John Tyler. [historical tidbit: two of John Tyler's grandsons are still living--see hyperlink] Four pages, two small mends distract from the readability of some words, rejoined at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:15

$34.00
147587

Rare SOUTHERN SLAVES AUCTION Inhumanity Barbarity Eyewitness Rpt. 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561436365

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 2, 1855 * Southern slave auction eyewitness account * Barbarism & cruelty of the event told The front page contains an incredibly graphic eye-witness account of a slave auction by one totally unfamiliar to such a scene. His comments are both objective & horrific as he relays what he sees. Datelined at New Orleans, he notes near the beginning: "I have just returned from a;... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:13

$470.00
147584

MARIA MONK Sexual Abuse of Nuns & Infantcide in Montreal FRAUD ? 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561432543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 9, 1836 Page 3 has an interesting article with small heading: "Maria Monk's Awful Disclosures". For the background on this I will refer you to our item 629961, a issue of an unusual publication: "The Downfall of Babylon". One of the more sensational stories exploited in later issues of this newspaper was " The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk", a story of a nun which revealed that the nunnery at the Hotel Dieu in Montreal was little more than a harem for the use of the local priesthood. Maria Monk's story was filled with sensational detail of secret entrances, underground tunnels, prisons & even a mass grave for the babies born of illicit li... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:09

$47.00
147583

DUNSINANE HILL Collace Scotland Macbeth's Castle Vault Discovery 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737070149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 10, 1820 Page 3 has a curious article headed: "Macbeth's Castle" which reports the accidental discovery of a vault at Dunsinane Castle containing a large meteoric stone and two bronze tablets. (see). Some foxing in unrelated reports. Also: "Island Of Cuba - The Erection of the Constitutional Stone" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:08

$29.00
147493

Best JAMES K. POLK 11th President of U.S. Washington D.C. DEATH 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732453054

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 21, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the recent death of President James K. Polk, with inside pg. articles: "Death of Ex-_resident Polk" "The Cabinet Is The President" "A Stab at the Illustrious Dead". Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:41

$47.00
147491

ROBERT BROWNING English Victorian Poet & Playwright DEATH 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732451940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Dec. 13, 1889 * Robert Browning death (1st report) * English poet & playwright The back page has a small but notable report in the world of literature: "Robert Browning Dead" "The Great Poet and Lesser Lights Which Have Passed Away" (see). Four pages, browned at the margins, some archival mends to inside margins. This is fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:39

$30.00
147487

NOAH WEBSTER American Lexicographer & Dictionary Pioneer DEATH 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732446447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK OBSERVER, June 3, 1843 * Noah Webster death * American lexicographer * Dictionary pioneer Page 3 has a report headed: "Death of Noah Webster" taking one-third of a column (see). Also: "New York Observer--Slavery" "An Expedition to Liberia" "The Gospel for the West". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:32

$28.00
147337

SEMINOLES WARS Florida Indians Battles 1836 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729954702

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 26, 1836 The front page has: "Latest From Florida--A Battle With the Indians" with a subhead: "The Indians Near Tallahassee" and "From the Far West". Page 2 has more with: "Further Particulars of the Battle With The Indians" Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:11

$27.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
147217

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN First Presidential Election 1860 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546506980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln's 1st election * From the Nation's capital (best) * The definitive report This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper, which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital. Page 3 has a report headed: "Result of the Presidential Election" which gives the definitive report that Lincoln has formally won the election, noting that: "The whole number of Electors of President and Vice President of the United States...is 303, or whom 152 are a majority. The states, being sufficient to elect, which have decided that their electoral votes shall ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:27

$370.00
147105

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever Mining Mines Miners Diggings Discovery 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541587291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848 * California Gold Rush California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one. A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapid fortunes by gathering gold..." and a bit more (see). Page 2 has: "Guano Versus Gold" which includes: "...several vessels are up for California...rumors are rife of the forming of companies of young men...for gold-hunting expeditions to this new El Dorado. We advise all persons inoculated with the mania...and see a specimen of Californian gold...accounts o... See More  

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:23

$84.00
147104

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Pre Battle of Buena Vista U.S. Army 1847 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541586704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 1, 1847 * Pre Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 2 has much good content on the Mexican War with column heads: "Important From the Army" "Victoria Taken by Col. Kinney--Rumors of a Battle at Saltillo--Col. May Attacked & his Rear Guard Taken Prisoners..." "Mexican View of the War" "Gen. Taylor & his Enemies--Payne of Alabama--Corwin's Speech..." "War Movements". Four pages, small piece from the spine does not affect mentioned content, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:22

$37.00
146948

(5) 1877-1890 HOSTETTER'S ALMANACS Farmers Miners etc. Pittsburgh Pennsylvania


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391534713646

A set of five of "Hostetter's Illustrated United States Almanac" printed in Pittsburgh, Pa., years being 1877, 1885, 1886 (2 of this year), & 1890. All are complete almanacs, 36 pages, several illustrations within, still in original green, decorative wrappers. Very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2016 15:27

$27.00
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