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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


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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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