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146793

BUSHROD WASHINGTON George's Nephew Letter re. President Remains 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702812990

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, April 1, 1816 * Bushrod Washington letter request * George Washington's remains Page 2 contains a very notable letter signed in type by: Bushrod Washington, the nephew of George Washington, which is in response from the state of Virginia that the remains of George Washington be re-interred in Richmond. Bushrod ultimately does not permit it, citing the will of his uncle which requests that his remains be at Mount Vernon. (see) Four pages, minor fold wear, generally good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:20

$37.00
146769

SLAVE SHIP ECHO CAPTURED Slaver Congo Negroes Aboard USS Dolphin 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524749983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 1, 1858 * Slave ship Echo captured * USS Dolphin Page 2 has over half a column concerning the capture of the slave ship Echo, with heads: "he Captured Slaver" and another article: "The Dolphin at Key West--Her Stern-Chase After a Slaver--The Capture--Condition of the Negroes--More Slavers Looked for in Cuba..." (see). Fine content on this famous slave ship. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:32

$57.00
146768

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letter from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702157468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848 * California gold rush letter * Early - pre-49ers The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many persons have collected in one day, of the finest grade gold, from three to eight hundred dollars..." and more. A great letter from the early days of the California Gold Rush. Four pages, small folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:30

$64.00
146763

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524740006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This issue contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which mention Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. report, at the very top of the 3rd column, notes: "MR. LINCOLN (being entitled to the floor) stated, i advance, that hsi object was to make a speech on the general subject of internal improvements..." with much more. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:19

$48.00
146762

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524738094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pgs. are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk..." (see photos). Pg. 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there. Always nice to have a Presidential death report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some small tears at margins and some small archival mends, good condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:16

$52.00
146496

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517907015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5) * 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. All of page3and half of page 4 is a document, signed in type by: Napoleon, concerning the annexing of Holland In all my years of collecting rare newspapers I have only encountered five such issues, one of which r... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:33

$765.00
146485

Rare 1847 MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR MAP General William Worth at Churubusco Mexico


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695064248

MEXICAN WAR MAP A very unusual item, being a large-size, measuring 20 by 32 1/2 inches, map titled: "Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Aug. 1847" which shows the vicinity form San Antonio (Mexico) to Churubusco including some nice details. The inset in the lower right notes in part: "The two fronts of attack of the bridge head fort were bastioned fronts, proportioned as the books require. The 'Exterior side' of the south front has 75 yds. & the east from 100 yds..." with more (see). The paper upon which this map is printed is of heavier stock than normal and has an archival overlay on the back for added strength & protection. There was a tear which was archivally repaired and is almost unnoticeable. Still quite white and in very nice condition. We once had many of these map... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:13

$225.00
146483

NEW YORK CRYSTAL PALACE 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517892293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 20, 1853 An early issue of this still-publishing periodical. The ftpg. shows: "Iron Refining & Puddling Furnaces". Pg. 2 has lengthy text on "The Crystal Palace" in New York. Pg. 5 shows: "Brown's Improvement on Saw Mills". Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:11

$27.00
146378

THE STEAM PLOW Joseph Fawkes Agricultural Invention Testing 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516025157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859 * Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:08

$28.00
146282

THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE Regulation of Slavery & Maine Statehood 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391512087193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 11, 1820 * The Missouri Compromise * Slavery regulation * Maine statehood The top of the front page has an historic report headed: "Congressional Diary" with a subhead: "Missouri Bill" noting: "A message was received from the House that they concurred with the Senate in the amendments to the bill to admit Missouri into the Union", followed by: "Maine Bill" noting: "A Verbal alteration was made in the bill to admit Maine into the Union necessary to confirm to the existing state of things." Further down the ftpg. are details of this historic event, known now as the "Missouri Compromise", headed: "Missouri Bill" which begins: "A message from the Senate announ... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2016 14:53

$248.00
146218

ANDREW JACKSON Elected Presidential Election Win VOTES Counted 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371687867261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, Feb. 23, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * Election win Page 3 has a nice account of the procedure involved in: "Counting Votes or President and Vice President" and which includes: "...I therefore declare, that Andrew Jackson is duly elected President of the United States for four years...and John C. Calhoun is duly elected Vice President for the same period." (see) Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:37

$36.00
146213

1811-12 NEW MADRID MO Missouri Intraplate Earthquakes 1812 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511260453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1812 Near the back is an early item concerning the disastrous New Madrid earthquake, before it was known as such. The report includes: "Several shocks by earthquakes have been felt in various parts of the southern and western states...It seems probable that some dreadful calamity may have been experienced in a distant part of the world--probably South America; judging from the violence of the sensations felt in different parts of the union..." with a bit more (see). See the hyperlink for more on the New Madrid earthquake. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:24

$29.00
145869

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR re. Fall of Vera Cruz & Zachary Taylor 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500175631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1847 * Mexican-American War The front page has: "The Army" "Late from the City of Mexico" which references the fall of Vera Cruz. Also: "Intelligence From California" which has a wealth of content taking almost a full column (early for California news). More news concerning the Mexican War on inside pages including: "Gen. Taylor--Mexican Banditti" which is signed in type: Z. Taylor. Four pages, small piece from a blank margins, good condition.

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:40

$37.00
145868

BATTLE OF CERRO GORDO Winfield Scott Victory Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371674456543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 11, 1847 * Mexican-American War * Battle of Cerro Gordo * Winfield Scott vs. Santa Anna Some great front page content on the Mexican War including: "Dispatch From General Scott - Official Account of the Battle of Cerro Gordo" which takes most of a column & is signed in type: Winfield Scott. Also: "Kearney and Stockton" "Mexico - Addresses of Anaya and Santa Anna!" the latter signed in type: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Four pages, some archival mends near margins inside, good condition.

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:37

$39.00
145863

JEWISH CITY CREATION Jews Grand Island Niagara River New York 1825 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500170486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.24, 1825 * Jewish city creation * Grand Island, New York * Niagara River One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may be compared with that of a certain general to the 'men of New York', during the late war. We have not time to notice it further at present." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Je... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:30

$84.00
145765

BRODERICK-TERRY DUEL Lake Merced California over SLAVERY Question 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495768030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 13, 1859 * Broderick-Terry duel * David C. & David S. * Last notable American duel Page 6 has a lengthy article headed: "THE BRODERICK DUEL" "The Cause--The Challenge" "Full Particulars of the Shooting" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:40

$39.00
145760

SOUTHERN SECESSION ? Pre Civil War South Carolina Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495762858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 29, 1860 * Pre civil war tensions * Secession talks throughout the South * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect Among the one column headlines on the tensions building in the South prior to the Civil War are: "Fort Moultrie and Castle Pinckney in Possession of South Carolina Troops" "The Charleston Custom House, Post Office and Arsenal Occupied by the Seceders" "The Action of Major Anderson Condemned" "Rejoicing Over the Warlike Attitude of South Carolina" and more. Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:28

$30.00
145759

Early BALLOONING Pioneer Aerial Navigation John Wise Letter 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669668761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1859 * Early ballooning * John Wise letter Page 5 has a letter headed: "Systematic Ballooning" "Interesting Letter From Mr, John Wise" signed in type: John Wise. News of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:27

$23.00
145719

FORT SUMTER Charleston SC Diagram Pre Civil War Tensions CRISIS 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669574100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 31, 1860 * Fort Sumter diagram * Charleston, South Carolina * Southern tensions The front page features a nice map headed: "THE CHARLESTON FORTIFICATIONS. Topographical Sketch of Fort Sumpter". The first column has related headlines including: "The Revolutionary Crisis" "Important From the South" "Special Message of the President on the Action of South Carolina" "Another John Brown Excitement in Virginia" "The Charleston Fortifications" and more. Eight pages, minor loss at the spine margin, loose at the spine, the back leaf is a bit disfigured.

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Ends July 29, 2016 13:59

$37.00
145717

CALLING CITIZENS TO VOTE Massachusetts District Elections 1802 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495701066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 14, 1802 * Call to vote in Massachusetts * District elections Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the coming election headed: "Electioneering" in which they make the time-honored appeal to the citizens to get out and vote, particularly for those supported by this newspaper: "...On Monday, the first of November, you are called on to exercise your constitutional rights. Let the hammer be silent and the plough at rest on that day--attend to that business on which all your labor eventually depend--support an Administration which lessens your taxes..." and more. The back page has a poem: "Description of Charlestown, Written the Day Before the Battle of B... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 13:55

$28.00
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
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
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
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
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