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155893

THE ERIE CANAL Historic Grand Opening Hudson River New York 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850484767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 18, 1823 * The Grand Opening of the Erie Canal * Very historic ! Perhaps the best item in this issue is the lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to cover the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes up to close to half of this newspaper. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in th... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:52

$46.00
155892

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Emperor of France French Revolution ABDICATION 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026526237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 5, 1815 * Napoleon Bonaparte abdication Page 2 has a report headed: "Highly Important" which includes in part: "...announced the SECOND ABDICATION OF BONAPARTE...After the battle o the 18th Bonaparte left his army...arrived in Paris...he demanded...new levies of men & money...not having accede to this request...they proposed to him to abdicate the imperial power. He wished to make his abdication conditional in favour of his son, but to this condition the Chambers refused to accede. He finally complied with their wish, renouncing unconditionally his authority..." and more (see). A nice account of a notable event. Four pages, minor loss to the spine margin of the back l... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:50

$41.00
155642

Battle of BUNKER HILL MONUMENT Charlestown MA Obelisk w/ Prints 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843415814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1828 * Battle of Bunker Hill anniversary * Charlestown, Massachusetts * Monument - obelisk construction A nice issue on the "Bunker Hill Monument" from during its construction, with very descriptive text taking over a full column, and a print of it at that time and also one as it should look when completed. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:38

$29.00
155638

DOLLY MADISON DEATH & California Gold Rush Women 49ers Letter 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017928290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 14, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers * Dolly Madison death The bottom of pg. 2 has an item beginning: "The death of Mrs. Madison is at length realized. She died at her residence in Washington about 10 o'clock on Thursday..." with more detail (see). Also on pg. 2: "What the Ladies Do In California" is part of a letter from the gold mining region with some interesting content (see). Four pages, minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:32

$48.00
155580

JOHN C. FREMONT Court-martial Mutiny Trial - Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372016931286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 1847 Inside has over 3 columns taken up with verbatim testimony on the "Army Court Martial" of Lt. Col. Fremont. In an interesting situation, Frémont, was court-martialed on the grounds of mutiny and disobeying orders. Frémont was appointed governor of California in 1847 in recognition of his role in the Mexican War. General Stephen Kearny, however, was sent by the federal government to govern the state. Tension arose between Kearny and Frémont over who had governing authority. In August 1847, Kearny ordered Frémont arrested and charged with insubordination. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:17

$29.00
155355

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009664707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe Page 3 has not one, but two advertisements for the sale of: "Uncle Tom's Cabin". One ad begins: "Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly. By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe. For sale, wholesale and retail..." and the other begins: "Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's Great Story, first published in the 'National Era' and now just issued in two handsome volumes..." with more. Also page 2 has a notice headed: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (see). The "National Era" was the newspaper which introduced the famed "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to the world, being serialized in this newspaper before the published book was available. Four pages, never-... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:18

$43.00
155125

Maryland JEW BILL Finally Passes JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Inauguration 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827559791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 * The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill" * John Quincy Adam's inaugural address Without question the most notable content within this issue is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland", which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday last. The 'Jew bill', as it is called--or a bill to alter the constitution so as to relieve persons from political disqualifications on account of their religious opinions, has again passed both branches of the legislature--in the house of delegates by a vote of 26 to 25; only 51 out of 80 members being present. Before it is effective it must be passed by the next succeeding legislature..." ... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:41

$175.00
155116

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Out West 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371995943586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 26, 1860 * William H. Seward campaigning out West * Abraham Lincoln about to become president Page 2 has one column headings that include: "The Great Contest" "Movements Of Senator Seward" "The Destiny Of The United States" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up four columns. Complete in 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:21

$33.00
155104

THE PONY EXPRESS Mail Service Report St. Joseph Missouri 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824297933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1860 * From the Pony Express Page 7 has one column heads: "Eight Days Later from California" "Arrival Of The Pony Express" "Sufferings by Emigrants to the Washoe Mines". Somewhat uncommon to find genuine "Pony Express" reports as this mail service lasted for less than 1 1/2 years. The telegraph system would eventually put it out of business. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:22

$29.00
155102

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824291084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his po... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:06

$59.00
154799

Very Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Title 1840 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980918033

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

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:44

$168.00
154759

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813881442

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

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:28

$62.00
154720

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810754175

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

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:45

$34.00
154616

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809253273

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

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:46

$27.00
154609

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809250364

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

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:37

$47.00
154318

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961882178

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

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Ends June 24, 2017 15:33

$54.00
154168

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792134278

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

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:54

$22.00
154113

SS AUSTRIA Transatlantic Steamship SINKING Maritime Disaster 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789035228

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

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:41

$32.00
154104

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Creation & Texas War of Independence START1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955403971

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

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:25

$48.00
154102

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1875 Oldest Pacific Publication Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788402489

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

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:19

$43.00
154087

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788331779

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

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:05

$43.00
153984

Lengthy FUGITIVE SLAVES Negroes Kidnapping Case Pre Civil War 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781667420

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

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:16

$42.00
153684

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767306453

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

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:29

$166.00
153614

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759457573

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

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:54

$33.00
152967

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Near Death Campaign Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894421060

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

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Ends May 15, 2017 15:40

$68.00
153342

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371912187185

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

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:37

$52.00
153315

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911841306

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

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Ends May 05, 2017 07:25

$54.00
153306

Early UNITED STATES NAVY Rules & Regulations 1820 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911376493

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

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:19

$35.00
153110

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900923145

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

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:12

$28.00
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
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