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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
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
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
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
140696

UNIONTOWN PA Penn. Captain A.C. Nutt by Nicholas L. Dukes MURDER 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391373007367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, December 29, 1882 * Uniontown, Pennsylvania murder * Nicholas L. Dukes * Captain A. C. Nutt This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "FIFTEEN LIVES TAKEN" "State Treasurer Nutt Murdered Near Pittsburgh" and more. (see) 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, some wear along the left margin causing some unrelated text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:41

$26.00
140689

FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372996163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a complete, genuine historic newspaper with the following title, date and description: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 27, 1866. * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Laramie The bottom of the front page under: "Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers And Ninety Soldiers Surrounded And Butchered" is a rather inconspicuous report reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, of the Eighteenth Infantry, with 90 enlisted men of the Second Cavalry and Eighteenth Infantry, were surrounded by Indians, and every officer and man killed" This was one of the more deadly massacres of American soldiers during the In... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:33

$66.00
140640

Rare 1894 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372268510

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, June 6, 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: "The Dear Creatures." double-page centerfold: "Condemned to Die." (a staple at fold & tear at bottom of fold) back page: "Nancy" which is an illustrated poem with a print showing tennis. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 24, 2016 15:29

$26.00
140558

DAVID L. PAYNE Early Oklahoma Settlers Indian Territory Boomers 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391369968944

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, December 14, 1880 * David L. Payne * Oklahoma & Boomer Army The front page has a small one column heading: "Payne's Phalanx" with subhead. See images for text here. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:03

$29.00
140553

BATTLE OF LIBERTY PLACE New Orleans LA Louisiana CONFEDERATES 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538354704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 18, 1874 * Battle of Liberty Place * New Orleans LA Lousiana * John McEnery & William Pitt Kellogg * Confederate veterans Page 2 has an article with small heading: "The Louisiana War" (see) Coverage on the Battle of Liberty Place in New Orleans, Louisiana. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2016 05:55

$30.00
140520

Rare & Early MORMONS Church of Latter-Day Saints 1880 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537153994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Sept. 6, 1880 * One of the oldest Mormon periodicals This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and was primarily aimed at British Latter-day Saints. Many of the British Mormons took part in the westward migration of the Mormon community in America. Logically, the content is almost entirely focused on the Mormon church. There are no advertisements. Here is a nice issue of this ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:40

$35.00
140513

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537149842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865 * Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia * Captain Henry Wirz trial Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sharp Rebukes From The Court" "One of the Counsel Carrying Letters for Mrs. Wirz" "Some More Testimony as to What Witnesses Did Not See" "Efforts to Throw the Responsibility on Gen. Winder". Eight pages, in very good condition.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:31

$32.00
140233

Rare MILAN Erie & Huron County OHIO Village - Edison's Birthplace 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364544090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873 * Erie & Huron County * Thomas A. Edison birthplace This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:36

$34.00
140067

1st Annual NRA National Rifle Association CREEDMOOR Prize Meeting 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371526779296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, October 9, 1873 * NRA National Rifle Organization * 1st annual prize meeting - Creedmoor The front page has an article headed: "Shooting At Creedmoor" "First Annual Prize Meeting Of The National rifle Association" with results. See images for text here. The NRA was founded just two years earlier making this a very early report on the famous organization. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2016 15:24

$35.00
139772

CHESTER A. ARTHUR State of the Union Address 1881 Pittsburgh PA Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520019547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PITTSBURGH EVENING CHRONICLE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 7, 1881 * President Chester A. Arthur * State of the Union Address The back page has "The Message" of the President to Congress, mentioning in part: " ...the troops have been...employed in collecting Indians hitherto hostile and locating them on their proper reservations; that Sitting Bull and his adherents are now prisoners at Fort Randall..." signed in type: Chester A. Arthur. Four pages, archival mends to a few edge tears, large folio-size, good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:09

$42.00
139760

JESSE JAMES GANG Last Robbery Blue Cut TRAIN Holdup Glendale MO 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520013447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 * Last Jesse James Gang robbery * Blue Cut Train Robbery * Glendale, Missouri The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed report of a holdup of the Chicago and Alton Railroad follows these headings. Although not mentioned by name, this was the work of the infamous James Gang. In fact, this was the very last robbery of the James Gang (see photos for the full text). The report just below this one is headed: "Apache Outrages" "Great Excitement In Arizon... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:54

$179.00
139711

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519460099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 22, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? Half of the first column has heads concerning the death & funeral of President James Garfield including: "IN THE CAPITOL" "Lie The Remains of the Dead President" "Followed There by a Mourning Multitude" "the Trip from Elberon to Washington" and much more. Much reporting on inside pages as well. Also a front page illustration of him. Garfield was from Ohio. Additionally page 4 has an interesting illustration showing: "THE TRACK and Lodgment of the Fatal Bullet." with descriptive text (see). Page 1 is black-bordered, plus mourning rules at the top & bottom of the inside pages. Eight pag... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:35

$57.00
139689

MASONIC FRATERNITY Kinghts Templar Masons Freemasonry 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391351491172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1870 * Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry * Knights Templar - grand lodge The back page has an article headed: "THE MASONIC FRATERNITY" "Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge" "The Grand Master's Address" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:54

$28.00
139673

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519360441

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial All of the front page is taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with 1st column headings that include: "IMPEACHMENT" "President Johnson's Answer to the Charges and Specifications" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:16

$28.00
139637

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery 1881 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516301519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Rock Island Railroad train robbery The top of the middle column of the front page has heads: "THE WORK OF ROAD AGENTS", "Robbery And Murders On A Rock Island Train", "Details Of The Bloody Affair At Winston, Mo.--The Conductor And A Passenger Killed And The Express Safe Robbed--Statements By The Train-Men And Passengers". This is one of the more lengthy & detailed accounts of the famous Winston, Missouri train robbery committed by Jesse & Frank James and their cohorts. The coverage takes 3 columns or close to half of the front page, with other heads including: "What Passengers Say--Detailed Accounts of the Robbery as Witnessed by th... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:11

$166.00
139293

Rare WATSONVILLE Santa Cruz County California OLD WEST ERA 1879 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509938785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WATSONVILLE TRANSCRIPT, Santa Cruz County, California, June 27, 1879 * Rare Old west title An uncommon title that has a front page report about "Marble Canyon" which includes a 6 by 4 1/2 inch engraving of it. Page 2 has an editorial: "The Prospects of Watsonville". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a news agent's stamp in an upper corner, first leaf has non-archival mends to a few tears.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:46

$58.00
139009

African Explorer DAVID LIVINGSTONE Henry Morton Stanley Found 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503399192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 14, 1872 * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Page 3 has small one column heading: "Dr. Livingstone" with brief text. (see) Other news and several interesting advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized issue, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2016 15:51

$26.00
138877

KATIE KING Spiritualism Spiritualists Ghosts Seance Medium 1875 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334410042

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, January, 1875 Inside has an 11 page article titled; "Touching Visitants From a Higher Life" which is an interesting & detailed article on the spirit "Katie King", who was said to have appeared several times in seances, creating a bit of a sensation at the time (see the hyperlink for much more). This Atlantic Monthly article is rather famous among collectors of spiritual/mystic related items. Complete in 128 pages, disbound from a volume without wrappers, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:26

$46.00
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138802

CRICKET Australians Players vs. New York Game Tour w/ Scores 1878 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498611476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1878 * Cricket test match * Australian team The back page has one column headings: "THE HOME TEAM BEATEN" "A Victory For The Australian Cricketeers" and more with score card. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:01

$32.00
138716

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330219802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robbers seized upon the engine and disconnected the express car...in the direction of Seymour. While in motion, they broke into the express car, disabled the messenger, and threw him out of the car. The engine and the car were found deserted...". There are more details in a second report, with mention that the robbers took less ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:25

$53.00
138706

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War & Blackfeet Confederacy 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371494627646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1873 * Captain Jack * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The first column has reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE SAVAGES" "Letter of Mr. Mweacham Detailing the Brutal Treachery of Modoc Jack--Latest from the Front" and: "Reported Fighting with the Blackfeet" "The Indian Commission". Page 5 has a detailed baseball report. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:50

$29.00
138661

WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK Mexican & Civil War General DEATH 1886 Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391328441036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, February 11, 1886 * Winfield Scott Hancock death (1st report) * United States Army General * Democratic nominee for president The front page has an article headed: "THE DEAD SOLDIER" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few binding slits along spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 24, 2015 15:26

$27.00
138617

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493209179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 25, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The bottom of pg. 3 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 the week previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "A meeting of the incorporators of the National Rifle Association was held at the office of G. W. Wingate...yesterday afternoon. There were present..." followed by a list of the officers where elected, most notably: "President, Major-Gen. Burnside; Vice President, Col. ... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:57

$90.00
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