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177519

Early MORMONS Mormonism Traveling to UTAH Council Bluffs, Iowa IA 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875019121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1847 * Early Mormons - Mormonism * Travel West - Council Bluffs, Iowa The bottom of page 3 has: "The Mormons" noting in part: "...that the Mormons are in a flourishing condition in their new location on the fine lands of the Pottawatamie...above Council Bluffs...have built, also, a town, called 'Winter Quarters'...a population of some seven thousand souls...Mormons are on friendly terms with the Indians..." and more. Page 3 has: "Late From Santa Fe" as well as: "Movements On the Rio Grande" concerning the Mexican War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:24

$59.00
177512

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events w/ Vera Cruz & more 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875017739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War Page 3 has much reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Command" which has reports of the killed & wounded at Cerro Gordo, National Bridge, Paso Ovijas, and at Lasanimas. Also a report headed: "A Little Later From Vera Cruz" which has much, taking over a full column. There is also a report: "From Santa Fe" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:20

$37.00
176842

MEXICO CITY CAPTURTED Mexican-American Nearing the End 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847214276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 22, 1847 * Mexican-American War nearing the end Inside has nearly 4 1/2 columns taken up with reporting on the Mexican War. Just far too much content to mention here, and the photos only show portions. Much of the reporting is on the capture of Mexico City from very near the end of the war. There is also: "Other Accounts by Foreigners" concerning the Mexican War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:10

$44.00
176712

ST. MARKS FLORIDA Established James K. Polk & Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534914891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1847 * St. Marks, Wakulla County, Florida Page 3 has various reports on the Mexican War with items headed: "The Army Under Gen. Scott" "Prosecution of the War" "American Prisoners in Mexico--Probable Advance of Gen. Scott". The back page has a document: "By the President of the United States" establishing the town of St. Marks, Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:56

$35.00
176015

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events & Santa Anna Manifesto 1847 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485642960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna manifesto A great issue reporting on the ending events of the Mexican War. These reports are from General Scott's advance upon Mexico City. Page 2 begins: "THE LATE VICTORIES IN MEXICO" "Further Particulars, Incidents" with a wealth of fine reporting. Also: "The Mexican Rout--Account by the Mexican Themselves" Included as well is the; "Manifesto of Santa Anna". This is a great acceptance of his dire situation, one item noting: "...I have labored for the defence of the capital, which was about to be surrendered, defenceless, to the enemy...I have fortified various lines in order to keep at ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:38

$58.00
176014

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485640700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1847 * re. Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 3 contains a lengthy letter with details on the: "Battle Field of Buena Vista" actually fought in February. It was a signal victory for the Americans over a much larger Mexican Army. Also on page 2: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:35

$34.00
175957

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Congress Declaration Begins 1846 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806610017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1846 * Mexican-Amercian War begins * From our nation's capital Page 2 has the very historic: "Act Providing for the Prosecution of the Existing war between the United States and the Republic of Mexico" dated May 13, 1846. This was the formal document by Congress declaring war in the Mexican War. It is followed by: "An Act to Authorise an Increase of the Rank & File of the Army of the United States. The top of page 3 has an editorial headed: "The War With Mexico". Great to have this notable document in this newspaper which was the voice of the federal government. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:39

$218.00
175422

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780645505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 3 has the earliest report on the Donner Party tragedy we have found, noting in part: "...that a party of emigrants, 60 in number, left the other side of California mountain, had suffered severely. Nineteen started for the valley, but only seven arrived, having been compelled to eat the dead bodies of their companions to save themselves from starvation...The distressed party lost their cattle on the Salt Plains, at Hasting's cutoff--a route which never should be traveled." with more. Various reports on the Mexican War as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:01

$97.00
174980

USS SOMERS (1842) Sinking off Vera Cruz re. Mexican-American War 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749398041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Dec. 31, 1846 * USS Somers (1842) sinking * Mexcian-American War Page 2 has a very lengthy report concerning the sinking of the U.S. brig Somers. The Somers was doing blockade duty off the coast of Vera Cruz in the Mexican War when it sunk. The various letters & correspondences take one-third of page 2,plus there is a related article on page 3: "Loss of the Somers--Noble Conduct of her Officers and Seamen..." The Somers was more well known for being the only U.S. Navy ship to undergo a mutiny (1842) which resulted in executions. There are also a few reports on the progress of the Mexican War. Four pages, mild margin wear, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:12

$38.00
174779

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1st Speech as Member of Congress 1848 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739654168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1847 * Early mention of Abraham Lincoln in Congress Page 5 contains an inconspicuous report from the House of Representatives, yet is very significant as a very early report of Abraham Lincoln speaking in Congress. The report is datelined "Wednesday, Dec. 22" and notes: "Mr. Lincoln, of Illinois, submitted a series of resolutions calling upon the president to inform congress whether the spot on which the first blood was shed in the beginning of the war with Mexico, is or is not on the soil of the United States; whether said spot was or was not ceded to the United States by France in the Louisiana purchase; and whether said spot was or was not ceded by the United States to Spa... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:17

$142.00
170968

Early SAMUEL COLT'S Revolver Pistol Fire-arms Gun for Mexican War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244867115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 23, 1847 A very early issue of this famous magazine (still publishes today) as it began just 2 years previous in 1845. Page 2 has a brief yet significant item headed "Colt's Revolving Pistols" which reads: "Government has decided to arm a regiment of mounted men with this most effective weapon, and Mr. Colt (whose factory is at Hartford) is now at work upon a contract for one thousand for the Government. The contract is nearly completed." This contract for the Mexican War was the beginning of much fame for this firearm which would become ubiquitous with weaponry of the Civil War and the Old West. Much more content on other scientific & manufacturing improvements & inventions of the... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$80.00
170477

Rare RALEIGH NC Wake Co. North Carolina Pre Civil War Antebellum 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590183552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Sept. 1, 1847 * Rare antebellum title Among the articles: "A Coon Hunt in a Feney Country" "Later From Vera Cruz" which is the heading for two columns of reports on the Mexican War. Also: "More Important News from Mexico" "New Call for Troops" "Attack Upon the Train" "Gen. Taylor's Last Letter" "The Crisis--General Taylor" & much more. Four pages, irregular at the blank margins, some wear at folds & scattered foxing.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:31

$53.00
165918

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401175898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, April 10, 1847 * Rare pre-Civil War title * Mexican War A nice & rare opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. This issue has some very notable Mexican War content on pages 2 & 3, the first headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS" "Capture of the City and Castle of Vera Cruz" with other heads including: "Further Particulars" "Important Documents" "Official Report--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which includes 3 dispatches signed in type by him: Z. Taylor, and one signed in type: Ant. Lopez De Santa Anna; "The North and the South" "General Scott at ... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:20

$78.00
163705

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302477760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 11, 1847 * General Winfield Scott * Mexico City approached * Mexican-American War The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "From The Seat Of War" "Gen. Scott's Advance to the Capital" "Suspension Of Hostilities!" "Prospect Of Peace" which takes two column with much on the Mexican-American War (see for portions). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:06

$38.00
163618

Early ZOAR Tuscarawas County OHIO Utopian Community w/ Print 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038630037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1846 * Zoar, Tuscarawas County, Ohio * Utopian community - village The top of the ftpg. has a nice print headed: "Sketch of the Community in the Valley of the Tuscarawas, Ohio" which is the town of Zoar. This was a very early commune by the Separatists (see the web for more) & exists today as an historical village. Included is a lengthy article on it as well. Inside has some reports on the Mexican War including: "Monterey - Official Dispatches in Relation to the Capture of Monterey" Eight pages, a tape mend to the back page, some foxing.

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Ends June 07, 2018 07:57

$58.00
162956

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Leon County Pre Civil War Antebellum 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017886347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 24, 1846 * Rare antebellum title A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages with various local and national news reports in addition to many advertisements. This issue is among the we have in our inventory. Page 2 has "The Late Mexican News" concerning the Mexican War, and also: "Later From Texas" "Santa Anna and Mexico" "The Late Duel near Bladensburg" "The Rejection of Arbitration" "Our Right to Oregon" "Anecdote of Daniel Webster" "Bartering For Peace" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some m... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:07

$155.00
158448

WESTERN EXPANSION Midwest Land Sale & Mexican War 1847 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117310387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 * Western expansion * Mexican War The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see). Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican War: "The Three Million Bill" "The Wilmot Proviso" "Very Interesting from Mexico--Latest" "Important from Mexico, via Havana". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:39

$33.00
154318

Siege of VERA CRUZ Mexican War General Winfield Scott Santa Anna 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961882178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1847 * Mexican–American War * Siege of Veracruz * General Winfield Scott The front page has: "Great Triumph of the American Arms which is a great & lengthy letter on the victorious battle of Vera Cruz & includes a detailed letter signed by the commanding general: Winfield Scott. Included are the: "Terms of Capitulation..." signed by Scott & others. This notable battle was the first large-scale amphibious assault conducted by United States military forces, and ended with the surrender and occupation of the city. U.S. forces then marched inland to Mexico City. Also on the ftpg: "The Late Events in Santa Fe" "Santa Anna" "Later From t... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2017 15:33

$54.00
148924

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606306360

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

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:12

$36.00
147104

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541586704

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

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:22

$37.00
146485

Rare 1847 MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR MAP General William Worth at Churubusco Mexico


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695064248

MEXICAN WAR MAP A very unusual item, being a large-size, measuring 20 by 32 1/2 inches, map titled: "Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Aug. 1847" which shows the vicinity form San Antonio (Mexico) to Churubusco including some nice details. The inset in the lower right notes in part: "The two fronts of attack of the bridge head fort were bastioned fronts, proportioned as the books require. The 'Exterior side' of the south front has 75 yds. & the east from 100 yds..." with more (see). The paper upon which this map is printed is of heavier stock than normal and has an archival overlay on the back for added strength & protection. There was a tear which was archivally repaired and is almost unnoticeable. Still quite white and in very nice condition. We once had many of these map... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:13

$225.00
145869

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR re. Fall of Vera Cruz & Zachary Taylor 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500175631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1847 * Mexican-American War The front page has: "The Army" "Late from the City of Mexico" which references the fall of Vera Cruz. Also: "Intelligence From California" which has a wealth of content taking almost a full column (early for California news). More news concerning the Mexican War on inside pages including: "Gen. Taylor--Mexican Banditti" which is signed in type: Z. Taylor. Four pages, small piece from a blank margins, good condition.

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:40

$37.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
139709

Early CALIFORNIA Description Emigration Settlers Needed for Trade 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519458364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., August 4, 1847 * Early California * Need for settlers Page 2 contains a quite lengthy, detailed, and very early description of: "California" as the article is headed. The article focuses on the various trades which are desperately needed in California, encouraging: "Tradesmen of all kinds...to emigrate here for here there are next to none..." (see for the beginning). Page 3 has some reports including: "Army Orders" from the Mexican War. Four pages, light damp staining to the right side, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:32

$64.00
137860

Rare TALLAHASSEE FL Florida Capital Pre CIVIL WAR Antebellum 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371480252502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 13, 1847 * Rare Southern title * Pre Civil War An early and uncommon title from the capital of the "Sunshine State", from two years after she became a state, and 14 years before the Civil War. Mexican War reports on page 2: "Victory!!" "Latest from Vera Cruz and city Of Mexico. Prospects of Peace". Page 3 has a notice issued by the President concerning the sale of public lands in Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:56

$105.00
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