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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
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
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
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
150959

BALLSTON SPA Village Saratoga County New York Steam Factory 1815 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668043666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1815 * Ballston Spa, New York On the back page, in the Supplement, is an article: "Ballston Spa Factory" which begins: "The steam factory in this village is now ready for operation. The engine and a portion of the spinning apparatus is now prepared for working..." with more, taking half a page. This town was the birthplace of Abner Doubleday. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia it: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Dev... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:49

$20.00
150649

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect About to Change America 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820299516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:06

$41.00
150618

BLEEDING KANSAS Missouri Border Ruffians & Free Staters 1856 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657430595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 2, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Kansas War" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:38

$23.00
150577

Famous LIBERTY GOLD COIN Coronet $10 Eagle Piece Created MINTED 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656492827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1839 * Famous Liberty $10 gold coin * Philadelphia Mint creation The bottom of the front page has a nice any for any coin collector (numismatist): "The Gold Eagle" which notes in part: "This beautiful coin, after a long absence, has reappeared in our country. The mint at Philadelphia is striking them & a quantity has arrived here. It is not only a noble coin, but, in its improved appearance, a fine specimen of art..." with more, and noting at the end: "It is now thirty five years since an eagle has been coined at our mint." This was the famous Liberty, or Coronet $10 gold piece, the first produced since the Turban head design ended in 1804. ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:54

$34.00
149958

INAUGURATION Of James Monroe Inaugural ADDRESS 1821 Baltimore MD Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637705992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821 * President James Monroe * Inauguration - inaugural address Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to Mr. Monroe, previous to his entering upon the duties of his second term of service as president of the United States: After which he delivered the following speech:..." and what follows is his lengthy inaugural address, beginning on the front page and taking all of pages 2, 3 4 & a bit of pg. 5. (see for portions). There is also... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:55

$37.00
149353

Official GOLD DISCOVERY Discovered in California Territory Mining 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618276298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1848 * Gold discovered in California * Official government report * Pre 49ers- Forty-Niners Beginning on the front page and taking all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 is the: "President's Annual Message" to the nation, in which is a rather lengthy & detailed report on the discovery of gold in California. Although there were earlier newspaper reports of gold discovery, this was the first "official" announcement by the government and did much to cause many to head west and be among the "49ers" who would created the great gold rush in the coming months & years. At one point on pg. 2 in the address is: "...The accounts of the abundance of gold in t... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 13:03

$430.00
149100

THOMAS JEFFERSON Presidential Proclamation re. Army Deserters 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778337757

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, October 28, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson * Proclamation to Army deserters The front page features a Proclamation on Army deserters which is signed in type: TH: JEFFERSON and James Madison, Sec'ry of State. Other news, illustrated ship ads and advertisements of the day are within this issue as well. Four pages, some foxing & light staining, generally good condition.

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:28

$46.00
148924

MEXICO CITY ENTERED General Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606306360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 11, 1847 * General Winfield Scott * Mexico City entered * Mexican-American War Page 2 has reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Encounter with the Guerrillas" and "Entrance Into the City of Mexico" & "Later From the Rio Grande" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:12

$36.00
148800

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601944474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 27, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front page has prints of: "Charles XV, the New King of Sweden" with text on him. Also: "Whitehall, South & Staten Island Ferries, & Revenue Barge Office, New York" with text. Among inside page prints is: "Toronto Boat Club Coming Into the Harbor" Eight pages, water stain at the bottom, good condition

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Ends November 20, 2016 13:42

$26.00
148564

STEPEHEN SAMUEL WISE Reform Judiasm Rabbi Jewish Leader HONORED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371762926507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1934 * Stephen Samuel Wise honored - Jewish * Reform Judaism rabbi - Zionist leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "RABBI WISE HAILED AS 'GREAT CITIZEN'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the honoring of Zionist leader, Stephen Samuel Wise, at a birthday dinner in NYC. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscri... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:10

$33.00
148440

Pre Civil War TENSIONS Southern Rebellion Nears Secession Talks 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760399270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1860 * Pre Civil War tensions * secession talks throughout the South The top of the first column has heads on the national troubles that would lead to the Civil War: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "Discussion of the Disunion Question in the Senate" "Senator Hale's Views on the President's Message & Secession" "Violent Harangue of Senator Iverson of Georgia" "The Latest Reports from the South" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:46

$29.00
147821

SS GREAT EASTERN Comes to America 1st TRANSATLANTIC Voyage Ends 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568179696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 29, 1860 * SS Great Eastern - Leviathan ship * 1st Transatlantic voyage to America arrival The top of the front page has: "The Great Eastern In Port" "Her Time from the Needles to Sandy Hook" "The Engines Never Stopped, & Over 300 Miles Made in a Day" "Her First Reception In America" "Log of the 'Big Ship' ". The Great Eastern was by far the largest ship in her time (see hyperlink). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:42

$34.00
147633

QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning & African Slave Ship ECHO Negroes 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562707092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858 The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unsheltered Sick" and more. Page 4 includes: "Later From Utah--Movements of Troops--The Utah Election--Everything Quiet" as well as a brief item on: "The Slaver Echo", noting: "...that the Africans be retained by the U.S. Marshal & that they are not subject to the laws of South Carolina." (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:06

$47.00
147589

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561439177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 29, 1818 The middle of the front page has an interesting article: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" "Extract of a Letter dated Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River...from an Officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a Gentleman in St. Louis". The letter has some fascinating first-hand reporting on this early expedition to the West. See this hyperlink for more on this expedition. Four pages, some margin wear & a bit irregular at the right margin, scattered foxing.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:16

$39.00
147588

President JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1843 Windsor Vermont Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737074707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 13, 1843 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address Taking much of pages 2 & 3 is the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address to the nation, signed by him in type: John Tyler. [historical tidbit: two of John Tyler's grandsons are still living--see hyperlink] Four pages, two small mends distract from the readability of some words, rejoined at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:15

$34.00
147584

MARIA MONK Sexual Abuse of Nuns & Infantcide in Montreal FRAUD ? 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561432543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 9, 1836 Page 3 has an interesting article with small heading: "Maria Monk's Awful Disclosures". For the background on this I will refer you to our item 629961, a issue of an unusual publication: "The Downfall of Babylon". 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 that the nunnery at the Hotel Dieu in Montreal was little more than a harem for the use of the local priesthood. Maria Monk's story was filled with sensational detail of secret entrances, underground tunnels, prisons & even a mass grave for the babies born of illicit li... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:09

$47.00
147583

DUNSINANE HILL Collace Scotland Macbeth's Castle Vault Discovery 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737070149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 10, 1820 Page 3 has a curious article headed: "Macbeth's Castle" which reports the accidental discovery of a vault at Dunsinane Castle containing a large meteoric stone and two bronze tablets. (see). Some foxing in unrelated reports. Also: "Island Of Cuba - The Erection of the Constitutional Stone" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:08

$29.00
147493

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732453054

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 21, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the recent death of President James K. Polk, with inside pg. articles: "Death of Ex-_resident Polk" "The Cabinet Is The President" "A Stab at the Illustrious Dead". Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:41

$47.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
147105

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever Mining Mines Miners Diggings Discovery 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541587291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848 * California Gold Rush California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one. A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapid fortunes by gathering gold..." and a bit more (see). Page 2 has: "Guano Versus Gold" which includes: "...several vessels are up for California...rumors are rife of the forming of companies of young men...for gold-hunting expeditions to this new El Dorado. We advise all persons inoculated with the mania...and see a specimen of Californian gold...accounts o... See More  

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:23

$84.00
147104

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Pre Battle of Buena Vista U.S. Army 1847 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541586704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 1, 1847 * Pre Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 2 has much good content on the Mexican War with column heads: "Important From the Army" "Victoria Taken by Col. Kinney--Rumors of a Battle at Saltillo--Col. May Attacked & his Rear Guard Taken Prisoners..." "Mexican View of the War" "Gen. Taylor & his Enemies--Payne of Alabama--Corwin's Speech..." "War Movements". Four pages, small piece from the spine does not affect mentioned content, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:22

$37.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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


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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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