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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
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
141980

MISSOURI COMPROMISE & Mordecai Noah Jewish Grand Island Settlement1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565993467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820 * Missouri Compromise * Maine and Missouri become states * Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement The top of the front page has an article which announces the approval of the Missouri Compromise: "The bills for the admission of Maine and Missouri into the union have been respectively signed by the president of the United States and become laws. The latter without restriction as to slavery, but containing the provision to prevent its further extension, forever, north of 36 1/2 deg. north latitude, except within that state."" (see). The front page also has a nice editorial concerning the Missouri Compromise headed: "The Sla... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:26

$140.00
141915

PRE CIVIL WAR Fort Sumter Crisis & Abraham Lincoln Takeover Close 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565140149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Pre Civil War tensions in the South The front page has many first column heads relating to the looming war including: "The Revolution" "The Surrender of Fort Sumter Refused" "Will There Be War?" "The Reported Secession of Texas Confirmed" "A Provisional Government for the Southern Confederacy" and more. The back page has: "The Lincoln Regime" which takes over two columns & has many subheads (see). Also: "The Military Occupation of the District of Columbia". Complete in 8 pages, some light damp staining & foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:27

$37.00
141907

Rare & Early PUTNEY VT Windham County Vermont ONEIDA COMMUNITY 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396715752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, February 15, 1843 * Rare title One of the earliest Oneida Community titles we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater presence in the decades to come. Noyes saw man as reaching a state of perfection (hence the title) or sinlessness at conversion. When Noyes asserted this doctrine of complete release from sin at conversion while studying at Yale Divinity School, he was denied ordination. It is said that o... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:21

$25.00
141901

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396704954

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 9, 1857 * Pre Civil War slavery The front page has: "The African Slave-Trade" "Another American Vessel Seized by a British Cruiser" "The Adams Grey Captured by the Prometheus" "Statement of Lieut. Odevaine, of the British Cruiser, who Captured the Panchita as a Slaver" "The Story Of The Bark's Mate And Men." with the text taking over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:13

$36.00
141834

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395805218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, June 2, 1849 * Minnesota Territory established (historic) * President James K. Polk * Rare title from pre-civil war Florida On the front page under "Acts and Resolutions passed at the Second Session of the Thirtieth Congress" is: "AN Act to establish the territorial government of Minnesota..." signed in type: James K. Polk. Other news of the day includes: "History of the Horse" "The Fire At St. Louis" "An Alabama Blackleg" and more . Early and uncommon from Florida. A volume I issue (number 22). Large area of damp staining in the upper half, some in the text of the act.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:07

$76.00
141759

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Negro Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391392926858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny Inside contains a lengthy & interesting report headed: "Protest", of the officers of the ship Creole, the slave ship upon which the slaves mutinied, a rather infamous event in American history. The Creole case was the result of an American slave revolt in November, 1841 [erroneously noted as "November, 1842" in the report] on board the Creole, a ship involved in the United States slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the rebels ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the most successful slave revolt in US history. Two persons died as a result of the... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2016 09:32

$59.00
141635

Mitigation of SLAVERY Slaves Condition of Negroes 1819 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391390927324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1819 * Slavery - slaves Inside has over 2 1/2 pages taken up with: "Mitigation of Slavery--No. 3" which begins with a proposition: "That it is true wisdom to exalt the minds of the slaves--to invest them with correct ideals of the moral duties, & encourage them in the acquirement of a qualified property." (see) Also in this issue: "Cession of Cuba" "Insolvent Laws" "National Interests". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, 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 m... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2016 12:42

$31.00
141627

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Republican National Convention w/ Lincoln Behind1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391390921313

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1860 * Republican National Convention * William H. Seward takes the early lead Over half of the front page is taken up with details of the first day of the Republican National Convention in Chicago. From this meeting Lincoln would emerge as the dark horse candidate for the Presidency, but at this early point it was Seward who drew all the attention and was the expected winner. I see Lincoln's name mentioned just once in this lengthy report. The pg. 4 editorial reflects upon the convention as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2016 12:30

$36.00
141465

Early MOBY-DICK The White Whale Herman Melville Novel REVIEW 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391387605546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851 * Herman Melville's Moby-Dick * Early novel review - The Whale Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: "The Whale". Within the body of various reports under "Town Talk and Table Talk" is the review, which includes: "...Herman Melville's last and best and most wildly imaginative story, The Whale...will worthily support his reputation for singularly vivid and reckless imaginative power -- great aptitude for quaint and original phi... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:15

$69.00
141379

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Valentín Gómez Farías Address 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391386489191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 16, 1847 * Valentín Gómez Farías address * Mexican-American War As would be expected from a D.C. paper, much reporting from Congress including talk on funding the army. Page 3 has: "Late From Mexico" which has the address of the Mexican vice president. Also a letter which begins: "The war is not finished so soon as people here believed, for they thought that, by striking a couple of blows like those of the 8t & 9th of May...they would be able to obtain such a treaty as they desire, that is, giving them the Californias & other possessions in the north of Mexico..." with more. Also: "Extract of a Letter to a Member of Congress" date... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:21

$34.00
141230

Re: THE LIBERATOR William Lloyd Garrison w/ Davy Crockett 1831 Niles' Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382706676

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 22, 1831 * re. Anti-slavery publication "Liberator" * Davy Crockett & George Washington The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more (see). This was from the very first year of this famous newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which would survive until shortly after the end of the Civil War. Among other reports in this issue are: "Franklin Institute" "Anti Masonry" (masonic) "Mr. Crockett" "The Memory of ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:06

$51.00
141194

JAMES BUCHANAN & John C. Breckinridge Election Endorsement Notice 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391381977848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PRESS AND POST, July 14, 1856. * James Buchanan for President endorsement The photo shows a front page endorsement for the Buchanan-Breckinridge ticket in the presidential contest of 1856. Includes the title and date, plus the names of the electors with illustration of a heraldic eagle. (see) News of the day with many ads. Larger sized paper measuring 28 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches, minor margin wear, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2016 15:36

$24.00
140933

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Santa Anna & General William J. Worth 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377256737

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1847 * Mexican-American War * Antonio López de Santa Anna * General William J. Worth Page 3 has: "Later From the Army" which has a report mentioning: "...that Santa Anna, at the head of 15,000 troops, was on is way & within four days of Saltillo; and that General Worth...was slowly falling back in the direction of Monterey..." with more. Also: "From Tampico" and: "Important Report From Mexico" (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:36

$37.00
140797

Public Domain LAND ACT OF 1820 President James Monroe ACRES $$$ Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374123028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, April 27, 1820 * Land Act of 1820 * Public domain lands The bkpg. has three Acts of Congress, one for: "...making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands." which reduced the minimum purchase price to $1.25 per acre and the size of the minimum purchase, but also abolished the use of credit. This was the "Public Land Act", supposed to encourage settlers to purchase land, although it was real estate speculators who benefited the most. Signed in type by the President: James Monroe" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:35

$38.00
140796

FRANCIS SCOTT KEY House for Sale Advertisement 1820 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374122674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., March 14, 1820 * Francis Scott Key house for sale ad * From the Nation's Capital A back page notice headed "Valuable Property For Sale" begins: "That large and commodious two story brick dwelling house near the upper end of Bridge street, lately occupied by Francis S. Key, Esq...." plus a few details (see). Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:34

$27.00
140794

SEMINOLES Fort Mitchell Milledgeville Georgia Indian Troubles 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374121192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Jan. 27, 1818 Page 3 contains several letters from Fort Mitchell and Milledgville, Georgia, concerning trouble with the Seminole and other Indian tribes, taking over a full column. The back page has a huge chart of: "Wholesale Prices Current at New York" for a wide variety of consumer goods. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:31

$26.00
140789

Rare NORWALK Huron Co. OHIO w/ Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542633438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORFOLK EXPERIMENT, Huron County, Ohio, Nov. 23, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * Rare title Page 2 has an item: "The Labors of Senator Douglas" which concerns his exhaustive efforts in his campaign for the state senate seat against Abe Lincoln, including: "...the labors of Senator Douglas...he has addressed his constituents in 57 counties. He met Mr. Lincoln in debate once in each Congressional District; made 59 set speeches..." and more (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:24

$47.00
140788

John LOVE'S DEFEAT Wet Route Sante Fe Trail Kansas INDIANS 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542632734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Aug. 7, 1847 * Love's Defeat - Wet Route * Mexican-American War Page 2 has a very interesting and uncommon account of a battle with the Indians from before the Civil War, headed: "From The Plains" with a prefacing note including: "...Lt. Love's command, gives a more particular account...yet seen of Lt. Love's engagement with the Indians...". The letter is headed: "Camp on Battle Ground, Arkansas River, 1st July, 1847 and takes over half a column with considerable detail. This is called "Lt. Love's Defeat" & occurred 9 miles west of Garfield, Kansas. See the hyperlink for much more on it. Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War with: "Letter From Vera Cruz" ... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:23

$47.00
140786

KING WILLIAM IV of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria Uncle DEATH 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542631346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES, London, July 10, 1837 * William IV of the United Kingdom This venerable British newspaper has all columns on all pages black-bordered for the death & funeral of King William IV. Pages 4 & 5 have column heads including: "Funeral of His Late Majesty King William IV" "The Town of Windsor" and a wealth of additional subheads. Pg. 5 has a nice engraving of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers to its side (see). It was upon his death when Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:20

$58.00
140705

BUSHROD WASHINGTON George's Nephew Request to Move Body Virginia 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371541545755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, April 3, 1816 * Bushrod Washington request * George Washington's nephew Page 2 has an interesting letter from the Governor of Virginia to Bushrod Washington, nephew of George, requesting permission to remove Washington's remains to Richmond, with Bushrod's reponse signed in type: Bushrod Washington.

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:54

$27.00
140701

PIKES PEAK Colorado Rocky Mountains GOLD RUSH Miners Mining 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391373014615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 21, 1860 * Pikes Peak gold rush From when this popular title was in newspaper format, primarily focused on literary items but there are a few news tidbits. One item notes: "A party of Pike's Peakers returned to Chicago, state that...they meet 5,488 teams on the road between Denver City and Fort Keaerney & 1,500 more between Fort Kearney & Omaha City...and all going West." Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:50

$29.00
140354

HORACE GREELEY & President Elect Abraham Lincoln in SPRINGFIELD 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535191148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois Page 4 has: "Important From Springfield" reports on an interview between Lincoln and Horace Greeley, with some additional items (see). Other interesting articles relating to the coming Civil War. Eight pages, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:09

$38.00
140351

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Campaign & Hicks the Pirate re. Execution Hanging 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367093185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln campaigning for president * re. Albert W. Hicks hanging at Liberty Island * Last pirate executed in the United States The front page has: "Political Affairs" with subheads including: "Politics by the Roadside--The Coming Presidential Election--Lincoln's Prospects...". Page 4 has: "Execution of the Pirate Hicks on Bedloe's Island" reporting on his upcoming hanging (see). Hicks was the last person to be executed for piracy in the United States (see hyperlink for more). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:06

$34.00
140338

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535179167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, August 4, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, minor wear at the folds, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:41

$26.00
140231

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532303228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, December 30, 1839 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address The "Message of the President to Both Houses of Congress" takes all of page 2 and concludes on page 3 where it is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Four pages, a few small archival mends to edge tears, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:34

$34.00
139885

(16) President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Inauguration ERA 1860 Boston Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353913308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS & BEE, Boston, a lot of 16 issues from Nov. & Dec., 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln era The critical period just after Lincoln's election and plans for his new administration. Each issue is 4 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, nice condition. A wealth of fine reading.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:39

$59.00
139880

Illustrated Mammoth CIRCUS Advertisement 1846 Old Salem Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371521364302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1846 * Illustrated circus advertisement * 19th century Salem, Massachusetts Page 3 has an ad: ""Mammoth Circus! Grand Entertainment with Great Addition In Interest, Splendor &c." re. the Rockwell & Stone Circus. Has details, plus an engraving of an equestrian performance." News of the day includes: "Dreadful Steamboat Disaster" "Charge Of Aiding In The Slave Trade" and more with some interesting advertisements. Trimmed close at the top and the right causing minor unrelated loss, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:32

$32.00
139870

Near PINE GROVE TOWNSHIP Warren County PA Pennsylvania COAL Find 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353904987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, from New York, dated July 9, 1835 * Pennsylvania coal discovery * Pine Grove Township, Warren County A page 2 report begins: "We are requested to state that a mine of bituminous coal, of...superior quality, has lately been discovered in the town of Elk, Warren Co., Pa., eight miles from...Pinegrove.... the Proprietor has commenced working the mine..." & a bit more. Other news of the day. 4 pages in nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:17

$28.00
139808

GENERAL JAMES WILKINSON Abuse of Military Power in New Orleans 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520121709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 21, 1807 * General James Wilkinson The front page has: "French State Paper! Message of His Majesty the Emperor & King, to the Senate" signed in type: Napoleon. Page 2 has: "Slave Trade" with House discussion on eliminating it (see), and also: "The abominable tyranny & oppression exercised by Gen. Wilkinson in New Orleans in arresting & transporting citizens under military guards on bare suspicions..." & more. See the hyperlink for much more on this controversial figure. Four pages, some loss at the spine not affecting text, archivally repaired at the blank spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:20

$28.00
139801

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Austrian Classical Music Composer Vienna DEATH 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520110288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809 * Franz Joseph Haydn death * Classical music composer * Vienna, Austria Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see) Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams" Four pages, scattered foxing, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:11

$58.00
139800

MISSOURI STATEHOOD Joining the Union Admission SENATE Vote 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520109669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1820 * Missouri joining the Union * Statehood close The front page has a notice that: "The resolution for the admission of Missouri into the Union...has passed the Senate by a decisive majority...not yet been read in the House...All the indications of a speedy decision of that question...have failed..." (see). Another ftpg. report from Congress is headed: "Admission of Missouri". Page 2 has an Act of Congress concerning the sale of land in Illinois, signed in type by the President: James Monroe. The back page has a quite large "General Statement of the Bank of the United States...", the chart taking nearly half the page.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:09

$28.00
139799

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352421104

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT GAZETTE----EXTRA * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address A great broadsheet (one sheet of paper printed on both sides) "Extra" created specifically to report the President's state-of-the-union address for 1839, headed: "President's MESSAGE To the Twenty-sixth Congress", it takes the entire front side & most of the back, the balance filled out with various advertisements and a few news items, one of which is headed: "Serpent in the Mississippi River". As was typical with broadsheet extras, typically included with the "regular" edition, the normal masthead was replace with a more simplistic one without city and dateline, however the "Message" is dated at its concl... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:07

$54.00
139780

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President & Hamlin NOTICE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520025903

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 27, 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). Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined at the spine, some archival mends near the bottom, very nice, clean condition. Folder size is for the issue folded horizontally at the center.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:23

$44.00
139779

JUDAICA Jewish Jews in America & NEGRO Boy for Sale Ad 1845 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520025388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1845 * Judaica - Jewish * Slave for sale ad The front page has nearly half a column headed: "The Jews On The Continent" (see ) followed by an ad: "A Private Sale, a Negro Boy 18 years old...". Much other news of the day. Four pages, some front page staining & a bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:21

$35.00
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