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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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