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JOHN WILKES BOOTH Dead Remains moved to Baltimore MD Maryland 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427732484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, February 16, 1869 * John Wilkes Booth remains moved * Assassin of Abraham Lincoln * Green Mountain Cemetery, Baltimore The front page has a brief article with small heading: "The Body of Booth" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2016 14:58

$28.00
142979

ARIZONA APACHE WARS General George Crook Victory Sierra Madres 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426698770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, June 13, 1883 * Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Crook's Campaign" "The Gallant Indian Fighter Again On American Soil" and more. (see) Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:11

$32.00
142894

INVENTION OF TYPEWRITER John Pratt of Centre Alabama Pterotype 1867 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867 * Inventor John Pratt - pterotype * Invention of the typewriter The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" which begins: "A machine by which it is assumed that a man may print his thoughts twice as fast has he can write them & with the advantage of the legibility, compactness & neatness of print, has lately been exhibited before the London Society of Arts by the inventor, Mr. Pratt, of Alabama..." (see). Depending on what source you read, John Pr... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:51

$96.00
142893

GOLD SEAL WINERY (Urbana) Hammondsport Steuben Co New York PRINTS 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 7, 1880 * Gold Seal Winery (Urbana) prints * Hammondsport, New York The front page is entirely taken up with six illustrations captioned: "Wine Making--The Urbana Wine Company, Hammondsport, N.Y." with the largest print showing workers in the finishing room (see photos). A very nice & displayable issue for any wine collector. Relating to this on an inside page is an article taking two-thirds of a page titled: "American Industries--Wine Making". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:50

$48.00
142892

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589768693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas E... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:49

$245.00
142889

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589765875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have The top of the front page features a nice portrait headed; "James A. Garfield" who was assassinated some weeks prior and died on Sept. 19. First column heads relate to his death and the news from across the country, the stack taking nearly three-quarters of the first column (see) . Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's home state, and not far from his home in Mentor, Ohio. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, black borders on all pages, several folds with some wear at the fold junctures, various foxing

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:44

$48.00
142554

General WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Civil War Exploits Biography Memoirs 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582519842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, May 17, 1875 * General William T. Sherman * Autobiography - memoirs * Civil War experience This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "SHERMAN'S MEMOIRS" with subheads. (see) Text takes up four full columns of the front page. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:25

$28.00
142457

WICKENBURG MASSACRE Stagecoach Murders La Paz Road Arizona AZ 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409612135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 17, 1871 * Wickenburg massacre, Arizona Territory Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "The Arizona Stage Tragedy" (see) wikipedia notes: The Wickenburg Massacre was the November 5, 1871, murder of six stagecoach passengers en route from Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, westbound for San Bernardino, California, on the La Paz road. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2016 14:53

$29.00
142418

BATTLE OF THE ROSEBUD Creek Montana George Crook vs SIOUX Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371577338503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PROVIDENCE EVENING PRESS, Rhode Island, June 24, 1876 * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Pre Custer Massacre The front page has a report on the Battle of the Rosebud with headings that include: "The Indians" "Details Of The Late Battle" (see) Four pages, large sized issue measuring 26 x 20 inches, some margin wear and chipping with a few small tears, must be handled with care.

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Ends April 16, 2016 13:24

$37.00
142317

Rare DEEP SOUTH BASEBALL New Orleans LA Louisiana Game Box Scores 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407506060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1870 * Post Civil War baseball * Rare Deep South game The front page has: "Base Ball Game of the Mutuals at New Orleans" being a one paragraph summary of a game played at New Orleans between the Mutuals and the "R.E. Lees" which includes the box score. Quite rare for an account of a baseball game in the Deep South, particularly on the front page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:21

$27.00
142301

JEWISH VIEW OF JESUS Judaica Jews Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Lecture 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575664679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1871 * Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews * Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture * Ernest Renan theory unsupported ? The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "Religious", titled: "A Jewish View of Jesus", with a preface which includes: "Rabbi Isaac M. Wise delivered the first lecture of the course on the Talmud and the Gospels...in Steinway Hall...His subject was 'Jesus and the Pharisees'..." with a bit more. The text of the presentation offers some cynical & defensive comments concerning Jesus and his role on earth, and near the beginning of the presentation is: "...He was Pharisean doctor, and eminent patriot, a fervent enthusiast, determined ... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 13:56

$74.00
142213

THE REAL McCOY Charles "Kid" vs. Joe Choynski 19th Century BOXING 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571809028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, March 25, 1893 * The man who inspired the phrase "The Real McCoy" * vs. Joe Choynski - 19th century professional boxing The front page has nearly a full column report on a recent fight of boxer "Kid McCoy", with heads including: "KID M'COY TALKS ABOUT THE FIGHT"; "Wrenched His Shoulder in the Fifth"; "They Did Not Try Real Hard to Stop Choynski" with more (see). Of noteworthy interest is that this is the person--as one theory speculates--who inspired the commonly used phrase "the real McCoy" to distinguish the genuine article, or the original. Of added significance is this newspaper is from the city where the mentioned fight was held--San Francisco. Comple... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:35

$43.00
142167

Uncommon 1899 EFFINGHAM Illinois "Crossroads of Opportunity" Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402915039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EFFINGHAM DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1899 * Uncommon title This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with some advertisements. Minor wear, generally very nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2016 16:30

$27.00
142165

SALVATION ARMY William Booth Humanitarian Aid to America 1880 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402912513

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1880 * Salvation Army comes to America * William Booth Page 5 has an article headed: "The Salvation Army" "Arrival Of The Pioneer Band In This Country--Their Peculiarities" Text takes up about 1/3 of a column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 08, 2016 16:26

$47.00
142127

BATTLE OF CUSTOZA Third Italian War of Independence AUSTRIAN MAP 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371570266537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1866 * Battle of Custoza (1866) * Third Italian War of Independence * Italian unification process The front page has a two column map headed: "The First Battle In Italy" (see) Many one column headings include: "EUROPE" "King Victor Emanual Marches the Italian Army Into the Heart of the Quasrilateral" Bloody Battles At Samacompagna" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:06

$29.00
142124

WHISKEY RING SCANDAL Lobby Liquor Spirits Tax Revenue RAID 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402030965

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 11, 1875 * Whiskey Ring scandal * Tax revenues The top of the front page has: "A Gigantic Ring Exposed" "Secretary Bristow Deals the Whisky Ring a Deadly Blow" with many subheads. See the hyperlink for much on the Whiskey Ring. Note that the great raid by the Treasury Dept. happened on the day previous. The article takes one-third of the ftpg. & carries over to take half of pg. 2. Ten pages, great condition.

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:03

$33.00
142051

2nd Second Anglo-Afghan War BEGINS Afghanistan vs. British Empire 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399260186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MACON TELEGRAPH AND MESSENGER, Georgia, November 22, 1878 * Second Anglo-Afghan War begins * Afghanistan vs. British Empire The front page has under Foreign News: "The Afghan War Opened--Gambetter Fights a Safe Duel--The Fish Award Paid" (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, larger size issue measuring 26 x 19 inches, some wear along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:32

$23.00
141934

WILLIAM CHAPMAN RALSTON Bank of California Failure & Death 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397012767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875 * Bank of California failure * William Chapman Ralston suicide ? The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:32

$28.00
141924

Rare 1894 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396832372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, May 30, 1894 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "Ceasar Declines...." double-page centerfold: "Mills' Senatorial Search Light." (2 staples at margins) back page: "On the Wrong Tack." which is a series of 8 scenes. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the margins & minor margin tears, generally good.

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:42

$26.00
141921

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565145369

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 * Jesse James Gang * Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri * Train robbery The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that the notorious Missouri bandits, the James and Younger boys, were engaged in the robbery." History would prove them correct as Jesse & Frank James, and Cole, Bob & Jim Younger, among others, robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad on July 7. The front page also has a report of a revolt among African-Americans in Georgia, headed: "The Dist... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:37

$95.00
141920

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565144559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 21, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone Page 8 has a somewhat inconspicuous report of an invention that would change society forever: the telephone. From this humble beginning the world of communication was born (although the telegraph preceded this), one which dominates our world to this day. The article, near the top of the page, is headed: "Audible Speech By Telegraph" with subheads: "Prof. A. Graham Bell's Discovery--Successful and Interesting Experiments Between Boston and Cambridgeport". The text details the conversation between Bell and Thomas Watson, including verbatim text (see), ending with: "...Conversation was then carried on for... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:35

$185.00
141898

Rare DANISH Minneapolis & St. Paul MN Minnesota Scandinavian 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565043879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UGEBLADET, "A Scandinavian Weekly", Minneapolis & St. Paul, Minnesota, Dec. 22, 1898 A quite unusual newspaper in the Danish language (translates to "Magazine") obviously for those of Scandinavian descent in Minnesota. The ftpg. has a nice print of Santa Claus. Eight pages, loose at the spine, various margin tears mostly at the bottom.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:09

$48.00
141846

Great FIRE OF PORTLAND ME Cumberland Maine 4th of July Disaster 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564228220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1866 * Portland, Maine fire disaster * Early 1st report coverage Page 5 has a one column heading: "Great Fire In Portland" with subhead.(see) A early 1st report here giving the brief coverage near the start of the fire. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:37

$32.00
141839

Great CALIFORNIA MINING Gold & Silver Rushes and the Outcomes 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564220726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1866 * California mining regions * Gold and silver rush Page 3 has a very nice article headed: "CALIFORNIA MINING" "Its Importance And Extent" "Washing for Gold in the Early Days and at Present" The Silver Regions" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:24

$34.00
141832

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395801676

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri Page two contains a significant report of the shooting of noted outlaw Jesse James by two former James Gang members, Charles and Robert Ford. The report is headed: "Jesse James Killed" and reads in part: "...from St. Joseph says: 'Charles and Robert Ford, who at one time belonged to the James gang...have been in St. Joseph for a week for the purpose of arresting Jesse James...they shot him down...and then surrendered to the authorities & were lodged in jail. There is tremendous excitement over the affair..." with more (see). A first report, complete in four ... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:00

$230.00
141757

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391392923802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, small piece from a lower corner of the ftpg. , nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2016 09:26

$27.00
141694

BATTLE OF POWDER RIVER Cheyenne Indians Camp Attack Sioux War of 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391778749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, March 27, 1876 * Battle of Powder River * Great Sioux War of 1876 begins * Montana Territory The back page has a very brief and discrete report under "Latest General News" that reads in full: "Gen. Crook's expedition has destroyed Crazy Horse's camp of hostile Sioux in Powder River canon" (see) Unfortunate for the small report here but still a first report. This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:29

$27.00
141650

1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company in 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371559818624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898 * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage This is a very significant magazine in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" notes that the mentioned advertisement was the first automobile ad ever published in America. It is not the first appearance, which was in the issue of July 30, 1898. A back page advertisement is headed: "Another Lot of New Ones" and describes the "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". The advertisement is 2 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches and includes a small but nice woodcut of the car. Sixteen pages, full of... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2016 16:14

$55.00
141611

BATTLE OF WHITE BIRD CANYON Nez Perce War Chief Joseph IDAHO 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391390882275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, June 23, 1877 * Battle of White Bird Canyon * Nez Perce War - Chief Joseph This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 4 has a one column heading: "THE INDIAN OUTBREAK" (see) Complete in nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2016 11:16

$33.00
141573

ST. PAUL Champaign County Ohio Village FIRE Disaster Conflagration1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391388949668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, November 29, 1883 * St. Paul (village), Ohio * Champaign County * Fire disaster Page 5 has an article headed: "AN OHIO VILLAGE BURNED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with a few small tears, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 20, 2016 12:24

$32.00
141554

GAGE STATION Silver City New Mexico NM TRAIN ROBBERY & Murder 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371557575892

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BELLEFONTE REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, November 28, 1883 * Gage Station train robbery * Silver City, New Mexico * Harvey Whitehall Page 4 has an article headed: "Daring Deed of Cowboys" (see) First report coverage on the Gage Station train robbery near Silver City, New Mexico. Other news and several interesting advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On November 24, 1883, a train robbery took place at a way station called Gage, near Silver City, with $830.60 being stolen. During the robbery, the train engineer, T.C. Webster, and the messenger, T.G. Hodgekins, were both shot and killed. Whitehill immediately set out for the robbers, leading a... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2016 10:42

$34.00
141524

JOHN L. SULLIVAN Paddy Ryan Last Bare Knuckle BOXING (Day Of) 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371557075148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1882 * John L. Sullivan vs. Patrick (Paddy) Ryan * Famous Heavyweight Boxing Match (DAY OF) * Last bare knuckle title fight The front page has a one column heading: "The Expected prize-Fight" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Eight pages, light toning, a few binding holes along the 1st column, a little margin wear, must be handled with care.

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Ends March 19, 2016 15:42

$40.00
141506

DULUTH MINNESOTA Labor Dispute Strike RIOT & Shootings Bloodshed 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391388356765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COLDWATER REPUBLICAN, Semi-Weekly, Michigan, July 12, 1889 * Duluth, Minnesota * Strike & riot The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Bloody Riot at Duluth" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, generally in nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 19, 2016 15:06

$37.00
141467

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391387607028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? First column heads on the front page announce the death of President James A. Garfield with: "DEAD !" "The President's Heroic Struggle Ended at Last!" "The Assassin's Bullet Completes His Fatal Work!" "After Eighty Days of Suffering His Released Spirit Takes Its Flight to Its Home in Heaven!" "His Death Occurs Suddenly at 10:35 P.M." "His Faithful Wife Present at His Bed" & more. Included are two reports about his final struggle and various bulletins announcing Garfield's death. There are a few related reports on page 2 and page 4 has an editorial headed: "Our Dead President!" In recogn... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:18

$159.00
141466

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371556381060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The bottom of pg. 4 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent in late November and this report notes: "A regular meeting of the Directors of the National Rifle Association was held last evening...Col. Church in the chair..." followed by a list of other members present (see). Eight pages, a few archival repairs, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:16

$53.00
141459

SEA SERPENT Monster Mississippi River Reptile 1877 St. Louis Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371556377548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, September 2, 1877 * Mississippi River * Sea Serpent This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 6 has an article headed: "A RIVER MONSTER" "The Enormous Aquatic Animal Ever Discovered in Fresh Water" and more. (see) Text takes up almost a full column. This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:07

$28.00
141382

HMS THUNDERER (1872) British Royal Navy Battlesship PRINTS 1872 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555454643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872 * HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:34

$28.00
141380

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555453015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented * Best title to have this in ? Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below..... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:31

$298.00
141242

LAURA FAIR Alexander P. Crittenden San Francisco MURDER Trial 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371551716595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, May 1, 1871 * Laura Fair murder trial * "The Woman in Black" * Alexander P. Crittenden * Love triangle case The front paged has an article headed: "The San Francisco Murder Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:24

$26.00
141186

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture under Construction France 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391381969132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 13, 1884 * Statue of Liberty under contruction * Frederic Auguste Bartholdi The front page has a one column heading: "THE BARTHOLDI STATUE" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 10, 2016 15:19

$38.00
141184

FONDA Montgomery County NY New York NEGRO Public Hanging Execution1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371551006839

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, April 20, 1878 * Fonda, Montgomery County, New York * Negro Sam Steenburgh hanging - execution The back page has an article headed: "SAM STEENBURGH HANGED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2016 15:17

$30.00
141148

BATTLE OF THE BIG HOLE River Montana Nez Perce Indians U.S. Army 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371550719502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, August 13, 1877 * Battle of the Big Hole - Montana * Nez Perce Indians - Native American * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "About the Sharp Fight on the 9th of August" "Sixty United States Soldiers Killed and Wounded" and more. (see) More on page 5. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2016 07:00

$33.00
140901

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371545550720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaze, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." The supplement contains a full pg. illus. of "The Christmas Dream." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2016 15:30

$300.00
140839

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542869286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The back page has much reporting concerning the President Johnson impeachment, with first column heads; "WASHINGTON" "Renewal of the Attempt to Impeach the President" "Proposed Changes in the Cabinet" "Grant's Letters and Chase's Prospects". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few folds & minor margin wear.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:48

$27.00
140832

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374357664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page one column heads are: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "List of Witnesses Wanted on Behalf of the Defendant" "Further Testimony of Barbarous Cruelty" "Rats a Delicacy as an Article of Food" "Awful Accumulation of Facts Against the Prisoner" "He Boasts of Beating Lee in Destroying Yankee Soldiers" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:32

$36.00
140790

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542633951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? Keep in mind that James Garfield is from a suburb of Cleveland, making this report significant in a Cleveland newspaper. The top of a middle column on the front page has a stack of heads including quotes from the Bible: "STRICKEN!" "And There Shall be a Great Cry" "Throughout all the Land of Egypt" "Nor Shall Be Like It Any More!" "As Grief To-Day Has Found Its Way" "Into the Heart of Every American Home" "Garfield, Our President, So No More" and more. The text begins: "The President died at 10:35. From what can be ascertained his death was from sheer exhaustion...". More column heads on... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:26

$89.00
140751

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy 1871 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542576005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, October 3, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader Page 2 has a Mormon item headed: "Utah" "The Prophet's Institutions in Danger--Brigham Forsook the Church for Lucre--The Brethren have No Financial Confidence in Him--The Troubles with the Judiciary" with the article taking over 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:28

$33.00
140747

BANNOCK WAR Indians Warriors Fort Washakie Wyoming Telegram ENDS 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374047138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1878 * Bannock War ends * From Fort Washakie - Wyoming The front page has an article headed: "The End Of The Bannock War" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:22

$28.00
140742

ANN ELIZA YOUNG Leaves Brigham & Polygamy Files Divorce MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391373710463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham divorce * Mormons - polygamy The front page has one column headings: "A Mormon Sensation" "Brigham Young's Seventeenth Wife Leaves--Suit For Divorce And Alimony Probable". See image for text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:53

$32.00
140699

COUSHATTA MASSACRE Red River Parish LA Louisiana WHITE LEAGUE 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391373009540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 3, 1874 * Coushatta massacre * Red River Parish, Louisiana * White League attack Page 4 has one column headings: "Does The Telegraph Lie!" "A White Reign of Terror in Louisiana" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the folds, a little irregular at the spine, generally good.

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:45

$29.00
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