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158087

Rare 1st Southern ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Richmond Virginia 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107588568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * From capital of the Confederacy (post) * 1st Southern newspaper to report Once the capital of the Confederacy fell to the North in early April the Yankees also took over the press and continued printing newspapers. This is an early issue (#12) of this "union occupation" newspaper with page 4 coverage of Lincoln's assassination. According to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (see Wikipedia/web-search for more), the Whig was the first newspaper in the South to print the news of the assassination. It is particularly noteworthy that this is the very first report of the assassination in Richmond, the Conf... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:21

$1,600.00
158152

Post ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination - Conspirators Arrested & More 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372108593996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, May 4, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination * John Wilkes Booth body * Hunt for Jefferson Davis Page 2 begins with a lengthy article headed: "The Authors of the Assassination". Other pg. 2 articles: "A Monument to Mr. Lincoln" "Jeff. Davis's Specie Lost" "Mr. Lincoln's Remains at Springfield" "Arrest of Rebel Sympathizers" and other items. The other pages are mostly taken up with advertisements. Four pages, various small archival mends at margins, good condition.

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Ends October 25, 2017 09:26

$44.99
158074

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107554710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 26, 1865 * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 2 & 3 have some nice items relating to the end of the Civil War with: "The Distinguished Traitors" 'Kirby Smith in a Tight Place" "More Testimony Against Dr. Mudd" "Preparations for Blowing Up Libby Prison" "More Evidence Against Mrs. Surratt" "Malignity of the Rebels in Canada" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:25

$26.00
157384

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891192761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Not only this event but this title remain among the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country. The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin" "The Deed Done at Ford's Theatre Last Night" "The Act Of A Desperate Rebel" "Details Of the Dreadful Tragedy". One can only imagine the horror of finding this report in the morning paper at a time when the nation should have been in celebration of the end of the Civil War. The report has much detail... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:06

$2,950.00
157190

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074963364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The ftpg. has: "What the Freedmen Say of Gen. Banks". Pg. 2 has: "The Assassination Plot- The Rebel Chiefs, Captured & Otherwise--The Great Review at Washington--Southern & Reconstructive--Military Personal--Closing Acts of the War...". Page 6 has column heads: "Trial Of The Conspirators" "What the Defense Have to Say" "Testimony for Mrs. Surratt--Testimony for O'Laughlin--Testimony for Dr. Mudd" & more subheads. Eight pages, minor spine tears, generally good.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:24

$29.00
156650

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Funeral PRINTS Illustrations 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875999089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865 * Great & graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the United States Post Office. An inside page has a dramatic full page print captioned: "Scene at the Death Bed of President Lincoln" showing many standing around him. Another full pg. print is captioned: "President Lincoln's Funeral Procession in Washington... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:20

$480.00
154989

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Political Assassination & Trial of Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822148066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 31, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Thoughts on political assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The front page has an interesting item: "President Lincoln's Opinion About Assassination" which includes: "...do you think the Richmond people would like to have Hannibal Hamlin here any better than myself...If there were such a plot, & they wanted to get at me, no vigilance could keep them out..." and more (see). Page 4 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Evidence Against Davis & Breckinridge" "Their; Remarks on the Assassination" & many subheads, taking close to 2 columns. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:23

$38.00
154928

Rare ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Post Capital of Confederacy 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820953098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, April 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Prior Confederate capital Once the capital of the Confederacy fell to the North in early April the Yankees also took over the press and continued printing newspapers. This is an early issue (#12) of this "union occupation" newspaper with page 4 coverage of Lincoln's assassination. As noted in the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History website, the Whig was the first newspaper in the South to print the news of the assassination. Although this is not the first report, the front page first column heads read as though it could have been: "THE GREAT TRAGEDY!" "Additional Particulars Of The Murder" "The President'... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:26

$680.00
154761

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813885563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 18, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins Page 2 has: "Trial of the Assassins" taking half a column, plus a related editorial on this as well. Another column has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Full Details of the Testimony!" "The Testimony Which was Kept Secret" with other subheads, taking 1 1/2 columns. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:32

$30.00
153582

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924929947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CALEDONIAN, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, April 21, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper this issue has a first report of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Pages 2 and 3 have all column black-bordered with a rather dramatic one column headline: "President Lincoln ASSASSINATED ! " "Attempt To Assassinate Secretary Seward" with the detailed report taking over half of page 2 and nearly half of page 3. One advantage of a weekly newspaper report is that it encapsulates all the news reports of the actual event and the follow-up details, not found in daily newspapers of the time. The photos show only a small portion of th... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:31

$485.00
143213

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598798632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Surrender of Robert E. Lee's army Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, with black borders at the top of the page & again near the top of the facing page where the report ends. It contains a great wealth of information, is headed: "The Murder Of The President" and amo... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:16

$578.00
139186

JEFFERSON DAVIS Hunt & re. Abraham Lincoln Murder 1865 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342208723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 13, 1865 * Jefferson Davis hunted * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Civil War ending As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation, carrying over to take all of pg. 2. Other items in this issue include: "A New Iron-Clad" "Standing Armies" "Army Order & Instructions" "Motives In War" "General Sherman & the Louisiana Legislature" "Army & Navy Personal" "Military Government of the South" which includes various dispatches signed in type by General ... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 06:10

$39.00
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