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145622

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391492047509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present, it is in relative nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is not. There are a few small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, not distracting. There is off-setting in the margins from having been folded wit... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:13

$195.00
145578

MARTIN VAN BUREN Democratic Party Presidential Nomination 1835 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491321764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1835 * Martin Van Buren * Presidential nomination Page 2 has: "Letter To Mr. Van Buren, Announcing His Nomination" being the letter from the president of the convention at Baltimore, plus: "Mr. Van Buren's Reply Accepting The Nomination", signed in type: M. Van Buren. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:46

$34.00
145574

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491318673

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER & DAILY COURIER, Philadelphia, April 8, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death Page 2 has a report: "The Solemnities Of Yesterday" "The Death of President Harrison". Includes the resolves passed by the committee to honor the death of President Harrison. All columns on pages 2 & 3 are black-bordered in honor of Harrison's death. Other news of the day with many ads. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:41

$55.00
145523

Rare RAVENNA Portage County OHIO w/ John Tyler Proclamation 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371663427970

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN RESERVE CABINET, Ravenna, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1841 * Rare title Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning: "...sundry secret lodges, clubs, or associations exist on the Northern Frontier...members...are bound together by secret oaths...have collected fire-arms & other military materials..." (see). Signed in type: John Tyler. Four pages, wear at folds, some foxing & light damp staining.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:39

$43.00
145522

SOUTHERN SECESSION Movement & Pony Express 1860 Pre Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371663427278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 29, 1860 * Southern Secession talks * The Pony Express Among the articles are: "The Secession Movement" which has a report from Columbia, S.C., "From California & Oregon" "From Charleston" "California Pony Express" and much more. Eight pages, minor margin tears & a few discrete archival mends, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:38

$32.00
145517

USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490513919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855 * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:32

$38.00
145454

(2) RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisements 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371662493220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 29, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisements 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) Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2016 13:55

$33.00
145380

1860 GREAT METEOR Earth-Grazing Meteoric Procession Fireballs in NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486262079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1860 * Earth-grazing meteor procession * Fireball meteors Page 8 has an article headed: "The Brilliant Meteor" "One of the Most Remarkable Phenomena" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2016 14:49

$37.00
145351

1837 LYNCHBURG, Virginia Antebellum Newspaper Runaway Slave Negroes For Sale Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486201872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, March 20, 1837 * Rare antebellum title * Negro runaway slave and "for sale" ads Issues from the antebellum South are typically uncommon. Here is such an issue from the south-central part of Virginia. Has legislative business and various ads on the front page, including one headed "Negroes Wanted", that notes: "I wish to purchase a large number of likely young Negroes, from 12 to 15 years old...". Has general news and more ads. Four pages, scattered foxing, mostly good.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:34

$47.00
145316

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371657680054

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 26, 1818 * United States Flag revision The back page has reporting from "Congress" which includes discussion headed: "National Flag" which includes: "...on the bill to alter the flag of the United States..." with nice detail on the discussion on how to alter it with the addition of each new state to the Union. Interesting to read the discussion that would lead to the new law, and likely only found in this newspaper from the nation's capital which was the "mouthpiece" of the federal government. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 16, 2016 15:27

$48.00
145315

JAMES MONROE State of the Union Address & MISSOURI Statehood ? 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391485217173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 10, 1819 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address * Missouri statehood ? The front page begins with a report on the: "Missouri Bill" noting in part: "...in relation to the introduction of slavery in the new states beyond the Mississippi...". Ultimately the discussion would result in the "Missouri Compromise" whereby Missouri would join s a slave state, and Maine as a free state. Over half of page 2 is taken up with the President's annual state of the union address signed in type by the President: James Monroe.

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Ends July 16, 2016 15:25

$38.00
145208

1859 Charles Blondin Tightrope Niagara River Gorge (Emile Gravelet) NY Tribune


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391483146484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, July 1, 1859 * First report of his famous 1st crossing of the Niagara River Gorge A pg. 5 report headed "Mr. Blondin's Tight-Rope Feat" is datelined "Niagara Falls, June 30, 1859", and begins: "This afternoon Mr. Emile Blondin successfully accomplished the terrific undertaking of crossing the Niagara River on a tight Rope at a height of 150 feet above the rushing torrent below...". Much more about this dramatic feat, the report taking over two columns. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, some margin wear.

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Ends July 14, 2016 15:27

$40.00
145155

1847 TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre-Civil War Rare Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371654935291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 22, 1847 * Santa Anna, Vera Cruz, Mexico mentions * Early Florida newspaper - quite rare Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, six years before the Civil War. Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from Congress including several Acts, Proclamations and Resolutions as well as "Treaties" which includes one with France. Also on the front page: "Cities & Towns Between Vera Cruz & Mexico" and "Later From Monterey" with reports on the ongoing Mexican War. Much more on the Mexican War on pgs. 2 & 3 with: "Later From Mexico--Plan... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2016 14:18

$126.00
144913

Rare JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN New York Tribune Edition 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391472531956

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 19, 1856 * Rare campaign edition * John C. Fremont This is the "Campaign Edition" as printed at the very top of the first column on the front page (see), supporting John Fremont for President as evidenced by the page 4 advertisement (see). As might be expected of a campaign newspaper much of the content is filled with political content but there are other news items as well. Eight pages, close-trimmed at the top of pgs. 24, 5, & 7 cause some text loss but not to noted items.

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Ends July 02, 2016 06:31

$29.00
144912

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Pre Civil War Era 1856 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391472531549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY DAY BOOK, New York, June 14, 1856 * Rare pro-white title This was--or would become--a racist-themed newspaper. This issue is mostly taken up with political content with the ftpg. mostly filled with reports concerning the rally supporting the nomination of Buchanan and Breckenridge for President. Page 3 has: "Buchanan's Nomination--How It Was Received". The top of pg. 4 has: "The Presidential Campaign" which begins: "In answer to requests as to whether we intend to publish a campaign paper, we would say that the Weekly Day Book is a campaign paper all the time..." with more (see). Eight pages, wear at the folds, minor foxing, minor spine wear.

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Ends July 02, 2016 06:30

$34.00
144860

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S Parents Josiah & Abiah Gravesite TOMBSTONE 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371644132269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 23, 1826. * The tombstone/monument of Josiah and Abiah Franklin * Benjamin Franklin's parents gravesite Page two has an interesting letter to the editor which makes a rather eloquent public plea for the city of Boston to take responsibility for raising/reclaiming the tombstone of Josiah and Abiah Franklin - a marker which was put up by Ben Franklin in memory of his parents. Included is the quip describing the sad state of affairs: "...the tomb-stone... which is now nearly as buried as they." Much is said regarding Franklin's intimate relationship with the city. See images for additional details. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisement... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2016 05:27

$38.00
144838

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BRONZE STATUE Old City Hall Boston DEDICATION 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391470936097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL DRAWING-ROOM COMPANION, Boston, October 11, 1856 * Benjamin Franklin bronze statue * Old City Hall, Boston dedication Within this issue are prints captioned: "Tufts College, Somerville, Massachusetts" "Warwick Castle" "The Village Postman" with a full back page print of: "The French Soldiers' Return From War". The prime print is the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Inauguration Of The Statue Of Franklin" in Court Square, Boston" with a related article headed: "Inauguration of the Franklin Statue, Boston". This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actuall... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:22

$42.00
144783

Rare PITTSBURGH PA Western Pennsylvania 19th Century Volume 1 1822 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371643241735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 8, 1822 * Early Western Pennsylvania The volume 1 number 29 issue of a quite uncommon and very early periodical from Western Penna. Content is primarily religious but the back 2 pages do have more secular items. Sixteen pages, 5 by 8-1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends June 30, 2016 06:45

$26.00
144751

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat vs Duke of Wellington 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466988328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1815, with the Supplement issue. * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington This issue, along with its 94 page "Supplement", reports one of the more notable military events in European history, the battle of Waterloo in which Napoleon Buonparte was defeated by England's Duke of Wellington. And terrific to have this in a British periodical, from the country which was the victor. Near the back of the June issue are various reports under the heading "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" which give much detail on the situation with the French (see for portions), with much on Napoleon and his political ambitions with France. This text... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2016 15:37

$188.00
144744

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President Elect Creating CABINET at Springfield 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371639438741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 6, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Creating his cabinet at Springfield The front page has some reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War. Page 5 has two-thirds of a column headed: "THE LINCOLN REGIME--News from the Republican Mecca" datelined from Springfield, Illinois. This lengthy article deals with the presumed selection of key men to fill the various Cabinet posts in the Lincoln administration. Eight pages, some fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2016 15:27

$32.00
144631

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371637311643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 3, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican War Good reporting on the Mexican War with the ftpg. having; "Investment of Vera Cruz" "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "The Battle of Buena Vista". Inside has: "Official--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which has 3 letters signed in type: Z. Taylor, and one by: Ant. Lopez de Santa Anna. Another article on: "The Battle of Buena Vista" and "Our Loss At Buena Vista" "From California" "Vera Cruz" and even more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:33

$39.00
144148

INDIANA TERRITORY to Join the Union Statehood - John Adams Ltr. 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454107154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, July 6, 1816 * Indiana will become a state Page 2 has: "New State of Indiana" which begins: "At the last session of Congress a law was passed admitting the Indiana Territory to the privileges of an independent state & authorizing the election of a convention for the purpose of forming a Constitution..." with a bit more. On December 11 Indiana would be admitted as the 19th state of the Union. Page 3 contains a letter signed in type by John Adams, written at Philadelphia on July 5, 1776 which begins: "Yesterday the greatest question was decided which has ever debated in America...The fourth of July, 1776, will be a memorable epoch in the history of America..." & more (se... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:16

$34.00
143922

UNITED STATES FLAG American Stars & Stripes Transformation 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448190268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818 * United States Flag revision The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that the union be twenty stars, white in a blue field...that on the admission of every new state into the union one star be added to the union of the flag..." with this Act of Congress signed in type by the President: James Monroe (see). Sixteen pages, 10 by 6 1/4 inches, various foxing, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:40

$72.00
143920

Early 19th Century JEWS IN MARYLAND Pre Jew Bill 1820 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616234286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1820 * Pre Maryland Jew Bill * Jews to hold public office Page two has an article taking close to half the page headed: "Jews In Maryland" which begins: "From an agitation of the subject in the papers, we presume that another attempt will be made at the ensuing session of the legislature of Maryland to exonerate this persecuted sect from the odious restrictions which our incomprehensible constitution imposes on them..." plus much more. The full text of this article can be seen in the photos. Among other reports in this issue are: "The Right & Power on Suffrage" "Missouri" "Report on the Navy" "Missions to the Indians" which concerns the Osage ... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:37

$48.00
140702

Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1822 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371541544179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 16, 1822 The front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2016 16:51

$18.00
143645

SIR WALTER SCOTT 1st Baronet DEATH & re. Andrew Jackson Election 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442299100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 24, 1832 * Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet death * Andrew Jackson presidential election Among the articles are: "Sir Walter Scott" concerning his death & memorial, plus another article: "Sir Walter Scott (see); much reporting on the: "Elections" for President with many charts by state and county; "Progress of the Cholera" "The Cape de Verd Islands" "Chickasaw Treaty" and much more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very 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-circulated magazines... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:18

$27.00
143563

Very Early & Rare KIT CARSON American Frontiersman Indian Agent 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439978935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, August 1, 1848 * Early & rare Kit Carson mention Page 2 has a report from "St. Louis" that mentions the famous explorer and guide Kit Carson. The report states that he left Santa Fe on June 25 and arrived at St. Louis with dispatches from California. Among the news is word that a party of fourteen Americans was attacked by one hundred Apache Indians near Taos, killing four and wounding eight of the former. Mentions that the Indians stole eighty horses during the engagement. Uncommon to find reports mentioning Kit Carson, especially this early. Other reports includes: "Slave Case at Washington" "Later From Yucatan" "Free Soil Movement in Virginia" and ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:59

$38.00
143558

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE & Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma WEDDING 1810 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606897738

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 23, 1810 * Napoleon Bonaparte * Maria Louise of Austria * Wedding description On page 2 under "The New French Empress" are details about the Empress Maria-Louisa and her wedding attire, as seen by an "America gentleman" who was present "...at the celebration of the nuptials of Napoleon, in Paris...". The bride is described as being "...above the common height...", possessing a "...good figure, blue eyes, and...a dignified deportment." About her opulent wedding attire, the account reports: "...she wore a crown of diamonds brilliant beyond description--her mantle was purple satin, with a double train [borne by five Queens] edged with diamonds....The gown alon... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:50

$37.00
143556

HMS GRASSHOPPER Captures African Slaves Trade Ship w/ Negroes 1828 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439969459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON RECORDER, Aug. 1, 1828 * HMS Grasshopper (1813) * Captures slave ship - slaver A page 3 report mentions the reception of a letter from Havana that says: "...Yesterday came into this port, H.B.M. sloop of war Grasshopper...bringing a Spanish Guineaman, with 405 slaves, which she...took...after 26 hours chase, on the coast of Mexico...about 7 leagues from this port, where she was about to land her negroes." Four pages, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 27 June 1828 she captured the Xerxes. Admiral Fleeming had ordered Crawford to patrol Cuba's northwest coast and it was there that Grasshoper encountered the Xerxes. The Xerxes was armed with one 18-pounder gun, four smaller... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:42

$37.00
143439

Early HAWAII Sandwich Islands MISSION Work 1829 Hartford Connecticut Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437333369

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 30, 1829 The front page has: "Sandwich Islands" which is an early account of the mission work in what is now called Hawaii. Various other religious reports. Four pages, some staining on the ftpg., otherwise good.

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:14

$28.00
143438

SOUTH CAROLINA SECESSION Leaves the Union Pre Civil War Tensions 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604826986

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS & BEE, Boston, Dec. 22, 1860 * Pre Civil War tensions * South Carolina secession The top of page 2 has an editorial: "Secession of South Carolina" with the article taking one-third of the column. A notable report on the first Southern state to secede from the Union (see) which begins: "South Carolina by ordinance has declared her connection with the Union as dissolved...". Also on pg. 2 is reporting from: "The South Carolina Convention!!" And yet another notable article; "Important from Springfield" reporting on the reaction of Lincoln to S.C. leaving the Union (see). Four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:12

$35.00
143328

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Trip to White House Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434045683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 9, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House * America about to be changed The front page has the one column headlines including: "IMPORTANT FROM SPRINGFIELD" "Route of the President Elect to Washington" "What Will be Done and What Will Not be Done on the Journey" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "The Deliberations of the Peace Conference" "The Demand for the Surrender of Sumter" "Fort Sumter" and more. Fine content on the Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration as well as the events just preceding the outbreak of the Civil War. Page 5 has a report mentioning the short-lived Pony Express. Eight pages, very minor foxing, nice conditi... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:18

$52.00
143326

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434041867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Even his first name was not commonly known ("Abram"). Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:16

$93.00
143258

Rare ANTI CATHOLIC Popish Hierarchy 1835 NYC Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433308425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, August 29, 1835 * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". Over a full page is taken up with a chapter on: "The Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monks, Nuns, and People". 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... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:16

$37.00
143210

Pre Civil War TENIONS Pro Slavery Rebellion & PONY EXPRESS 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432548909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 1, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * Pony Express Inside includes: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "The True Cause of Secession" "South Carolina Sharp Practice" with over half of the page dealing with the issues leading to the Civil War. Other items include: "From the Pike's Peak Gold Region" with a Denver dateline; "Pay For Their Slaves" "Negro Plots" and "From Springfield" which mentions Abraham Lincoln (see). The back page has news "From California" which arrived by Pony Express. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:11

$38.00
142888

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO SS Austria Disaster & Comet Donati 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589764926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858 * Rare title The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice item on Donati's Comet, taking nearly a full column (see hyperlink). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:43

$29.00
142887

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589764152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 8, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:42

$44.00
142885

(10) 19th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1836 Original Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589762805

Shown are 10 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, 1836 Although there is some literary content this newspaper also has much current news of the day. This is a lot of ten issues from this year. All are never bound nor trimmed, several folds and some rubbing to the top fold at the masthead, scattered foxing, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:40

$29.00
142866

1847 Louis Agassiz Harvard Lecture Zoology Images & Text - New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589738553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1847 * Professor Agassiz lecture... first year at Harvard * World-renowned work regarding Nomenclator Zoologicus The front page has the 11th lecture given by Jean Louis Agassiz, the new Professor of zoology and geology at Harvard University, with corresponding images. He was known for resisting Darwinian evolution, and believed the available biological and geological evidence confirmed his position. It is quite interesting to see images of the work related to his lecture. Four pages, minor edge tears, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:09

$98.00
142812

Rare FOND DU LAC Lake Winnebago WISCONSIN 1871 Old Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391420223877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, January 27, 1871 * Scarce title from the early Midwest A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away along the spine but no text loss, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:10

$30.00
142767

BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS Victory & Treaty of Peace GHENT Ratified 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587371404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1815 * Battle of New Orleans is won by Andy Jackson * The War of 1812 is over - Treaty of Peace Near the back under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a report headed: "America" which begins: "Dispatches from Major General Lambert have related the total defeat of the British Army before New Orleans..." with a bit more detail, then: "...The Treaty of Peace, concluded at Ghent..;on the 24th of December last, was ratified at Washington, Feb. 17, at 11 p.m." Nice to have these two notable reports in a British publication. It is curious that the Battle of New Orleans was actually fought a month after the treaty of peace was signed. Complete in 98 pa... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:38

$54.00
142751

CIUDAD VICTORIA Tamaulipas Occupation Mexican-American War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587355960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1847 Page 3 has: "Interesting From the Army" with news concerning events near Victoria, Mexico, including: "...that Brig. General Quitman had, on the 29th of Dec., occupied the city of Victoria, the capital of the State of Tamaulipas..." with more. Also: "General Taylor arrived at Victoria with the division of Brig. Gen. Twiggs..." with more. Four pages, loss to a lower corner on back leaf affects just a few words & none of the noted reports.

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:14

$28.00
142709

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Negro Insurrection Mutiny 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587059472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 18, 1841 * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny The back page features a quite lengthy report concerning the "Mutiny Of Slaves" on the ship Creole, a rather infamous event in American history. In this report, it also states: "...the slaves rose on them & murdered a passenger, Mr. John Hewell, owner of a portion of them, by stabbing him with a bowie knife..." (see). Other reports within this issue include "Report of the Secretary of War" which takes over 4 pages; a report from Cuba on slave vessels and of the Texian expedition to Santa Fe which was captured by the Mexicans, among other items. Sixteen page issue, 8 1/2 ... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:10

$76.00
142597

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414369970

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Jan. 1, 1819 Page 2 has a nice & early report headed: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" which is dated at the "...Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River, 2nd Nov. 1818 from an officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a gentleman in St. Louis" which offers some great detail. See the hyperlink for much more on his historic Yellowstone Expedition. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:31

$45.00
142302

Great SLAVES AUCTION New Orleans Negroes for Sale INHUMANITY 1855 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575668077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1855 * New Orleans slave auction * Great descriptive account The first column of page 3 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; slave auction...I as little dreamed, two hours ago, of attending a 'negro auction' as I did of taking a trip to the moon..." with details on how he came across the auction. Then he delves into the details of what he witnesses, his comments including: "...He is now engaged in hauling upon the 'block' a feeble negro ... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:00

$380.00
142214

Very Early 1857 BASEBALL Pre Civil War Porter's Spirit of the Times NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571810116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 12, 1857 * Very early pre Civil War baseball As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume 1 issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back is a report headed: "Base Ball". This is quite an early report for baseball, as any baseball reports before the Civil War are very uncommon. Additionally, the accompanying subheads read: "The Base-ball Controversy", "Oriental Base-ball Club", "Grounds", and much more. Many other sporting reports including boxing ("Fistiana"), Equestrianism, cricket, chess, & horse racing. Sixteen pages, an ornate sports-themed masthead can also b... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:37

$42.00
142205

NEW YORK CRYSTAL PALACE Bryant Park Manhattan FIRE Disaster 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403763668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 7, 1858 * New York Crystal Palace * Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations * Fire disaster The front page has an article headed: "The Crystal Palace Fire" "Scenes In And Around The Ruins" "No Lives Lost in the Destruction of the Building" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up most of the front page. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear w/ small tear, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:23

$33.00
142042

Rare SALEM Washington County INDIANA Mexican-American War Era 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567439903

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, Feb. 5, 1847 * Mexican-American War * Washington County A quite early newspaper from Indiana. Inside has various items on the Mexican War including: "The War--Its Causes & Its Prosecution" "Later From the Army" and "Troops at Victoria". Four pages, various foxing throughout, small piece from an upper corner not affecting any text.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:16

$48.00
142040

Rare NEW ORELANS LA The Crescent City Louisiana ANTEBELLUM 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399251356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY CRESCENT CITY, New Orleans, Sept. 19, 1841 * Rare antebellum title * From the deep South One of our earliest offerings from New Orleans. Among various articles are: "In Event of a War" "Yellow Fever Sketch" and a great wealth of small tidbits. Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, small hole near the center.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:13

$31.00
142005

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371566781785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842 * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invented The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may converse with each other. There is every probability that he will be afforded the means of fully testing its practicability. It would be a wonderful improvement indeed, if effected." And what an understatement that was. This was the beginning of distant communication which continues to evolve to this day. Other articles of interes... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:30

$57.00
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