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ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION at Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MONITOR, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper page 2 has a first report of the death of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" "The National Horror" "Mr. Lincoln Is Assassinated" "The Assassination in His Private Box at the Theatre" "Pistol Ball Penetrates The Brain" "The Murderer Leaps Upon the Stage and Escapes". There are related articles on the assassination as well as a lengthy editorial headed: "The Nation Mourns a Martyred Father". There is also the official death report from the Secretary of War headed: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" reading: "Abraham Lincoln died this morning at twe... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$235.00
177122

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Fredericksburg VA Virginia Vol. 1 Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Unionist and locals forced him to shut down the paper due to his pro-Union editorials. With the arrival of Union forces in May, 1862 he resumed publication (renumbered), but with the Union evacuation in August he was again put out of business, this time for good. This issue has a wealth of fine war-related content, most significantly front page co... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
176999

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., March 6, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st Inauguration - inaugural address * From a future Confederate city * Dawn of the Civil War Printed on page 2 in this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city is Abraham Lincoln's: "Inaugural Address" which takes nearly two full column. In his address he tries to allay the fears of the Southern states as to his motives, and near the end he says: "...I am loth to close. We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may be strained, it must not break our bonds of affection...". Perhaps not surprisingly, there is no formal introductory text concerning the festivities, etc, but there is a "jab" in how Lincoln arrived, he... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$540.00
176924

Rare CONFEDERATE Post Battle of Gettysburg & More 1863 Civil War South Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849583176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 24, 1863 * Post Battle of Gettysburg * Battle of Fort Wagner * From capital of Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. More than half of the front page is taken up with the printing of "An Act For the Assessment & Collection Of Taxes" in the Confederacy. Other ftpg. items include: "Latest from Charleston" "Latest From Mississippi" & other smaller reports with small heads including: "The Army Intelligence Office" "The Yankee Raid In North Carolina" and more. The back page has a lengthy editorial, and also several reports on the Civil War including: 'Operations Before Charleston" "The Assault On Battery Wagner--Desperate Effort of the Enemy-... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:28

$77.00
176917

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849579719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War A wealth of fine column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee" "Richmond" "The Rebels In Canada" and more. Page 4 has: "The Funeral" "Impressive & Solemn Proceedings" "The Assassins--Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, small rubbing hole near the center of the front leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$48.00
176916

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address 1864 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546790820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address (last) "The Message Of President Lincoln" takes all of the last column on the front page and concludes on page 2, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This was Lincoln's annual state-of-the-union address. In the message Lincoln states in part: "...In presenting the abandonment of armed resistance to the National authority on the part of the insurgents as the only indispensable condition to ending the war...I retract nothing heretofore said of as to Slavery...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:23

$67.00
176912

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546783180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1866 * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The front page has message by the president headed: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "An Important Veto Message from President Johnson" "He Withholds His Approval from the Freedman's Bureau Bill" and more. (see) Message takes up about 3 columns and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:21

$57.00
176815

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846097914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration train * Jefferson Davis inauguration * Confederate President The entire front page is taken up with excellent & detailed reporting on Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration, with first column heads including: "THE PRESIDENTIAL PROGRESS" "The Journey of Mr. Lincoln & Suite from Buffalo to Albany" "The Price of Rails Rides on the Engine" "The Reception at the State Capital" "Immense Turnout to Receive the Great Rail Splitter" "The Address of Welcome & the Replies of Mr. Lincoln "The President Among the Ladies" and even more (see). Included are at least 3 speeches by Abraham Lincoln, all on the ftpg. Page 5 is noteworthy as well contain... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:44

$97.00
177245

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572051986

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:19

$349.99
177239

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865238882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:32

$424.99
177238

NATHANIEL GORDON Slave Trader Verdict & Abraham Lincoln 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572001116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1862 * re. Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon's execution * Abraham Lincoln refuses to commute sentence The most noteworthy item is found on the front page headed: "The Case of Gordon" "The Text of the President's Respite--No Hope for a Pardon" which includes President Lincoln's warrant refusing to commute Captain Nathaniel Gordon's sentence, although he did provide a few weeks of delay. On February 21, 1862, Nathaniel Gordon became the only slave trader in the history of the United States to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the slave trade. Various ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "Important From Kentucky" "The Impending Battle at Fort Henry" "Rumored Capture... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:24

$89.99
177237

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392571997388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towards the White House" "Cheers, Salutes & Bouquets" "Old Abe's Speech at Pittsburg" and page 3 has "The Journey of the President Elect" "Important Speeches of Mr. Lincoln on the Crisis & the Tariff Question" "The Arrival & Reception at Cleveland" "Incidents Along the Route" and more. Quite a bit of reporting. Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:22

$39.99
176619

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * re. President Abraham Lincoln * Battle of Perryville, Kentucky Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Page 2 has a fascinating & lengthy article: "Lincoln and His Proclamation" which is full of hatred towards him, including: "I see the Devil has given us a parting kick, via Washington City, by that imp of darkness, Abe Lincoln...expressed the opinion that Lincoln was the most vile and bitter enemy the South ever had Time has proved the correctness of that opinion..." and more, going on to comment concerning the Emancipation Procl... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:23

$192.00
176267

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Pennsylvania CONFEDERATE Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Rebel account Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners" "Sale of Negroes in Georgia" with a list of names, ages and prices--fascinating; "Another Attack On Charleston" "Our Army in the North" and other items. But the prime content on the front page would be two reports, one headed: "From General Lee's Army" which has reports on his army's retreat back to Virginia following the Battle of Gettysburg, including: "...letter...from a wounded officer...gives some news of interest concern... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:21

$870.00
176126

PICKETT'S CHARGE Battle of Gettysburg Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, August 1, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Pickett's charge fame - print * Very rare Confederate title The front page features a nice print of: "Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett" with the balance of the front page taken up with a lengthy & detailed biography of him (see for portions). Included in this biography is his involvement at the Battle of Gettysburg: "...At the late battle of Gettysburg, Pickett's Division displayed courage, fortitude and discipline to a degree that has never been surpassed. Owing to the absence of two brigades, the division did not exceed five thousand in number. yet this little body of men advancing steadily over half a mile of broken ground, charged and carried t... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:34

$920.00
176067

ABRAHAM LINCOLN SOTU Address & 6 Civil War MAPS Columbus KY More 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492450940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's annual address * Six Civil War maps in 1 issue * Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Randolph" "Map of Memphis and the Rebel Fort Pillow" and "Map of the Mississippi River". There is also another map on page 4: "The Real Blockade Of Charleston, SC". Also of significance is Abraham Lincoln's state of the union address taking most of page 2 and is signed in type on page 3: Abraham Lincoln. Present are 10 of 12 pages, pages 7-8 are lacking. Otherwise in... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:14

$63.00
176064

Very Rare CONFEDERATE BROADSIDE Chattanooga Tennessee Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492449343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY REBEL, Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 18, 1863 * Very rare Confederate publication * Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia An extremely rare broadside newspaper and a great title for a Confederate newspaper. This is the vol. 1 number 270 issue of a title which began August 1, 1862. This issue is dated from just prior to the Confederate invasion of the North and the Battle of Gettysburg. This is a folio size newspaper having 4 pages, however much as we have seen in a few other newspapers, the layout is such that page 1 has the spine at the right side with printing on the one side only. The reverse is blank. The front page has column heads noting: "Glorious Victory in Virginia!" "Millroy's Whole Army Captur... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:12

$3,350.00
176011

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG George Meade vs. R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a large date "Extra" issue, they were simply held over for the following day--terrific as such. Among the heads are: "Glorious News" "A GREAT VICTORY!" "Terrific & Unparalleled Conflict" "The Rebels Utterly Routed" "They Retreat & Are Pursued by the Union Forces" "Official Despatch from General Meade" "The Rebels Repulsed in Every Attack" and ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$570.00
175958

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483921745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:40

$985.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175669

FORT WAGNER Civil War Map & Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1863 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790946358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 24, 1863 * Fort Wagner, Morris Island South Carolina * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation 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. Perhaps the highlight is the page two diagram showing: "Fort Wagner and Its Approaches" (see) which has much text on this as well. Plus there is a "Proclamation" signed by President Abraham Lincoln, calling for more volunteers. Other items within the issue include: "A Nameless Spy" "The Changes In Command" "The Army & Its Reinforcement" "Rebel Victories & Federal Successes" and so much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:21

$56.00
175666

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790944871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 2, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America". Among the articles on the war are: "The Pennsylvania Campaign - General Lee's Official Report" "Charleston" "The Policy of Impressments" "News from Lincolndom" "The Field of Battle" "The Battle of Gettysburg" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, folio size, various wear & minor tears at the margins, two folds.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$76.00
175631

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Yankees Victory 1863 Civil War Newspaper HISTORIC !


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456151753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War * Great reporting - one of the best to be had A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE GREAT VICTORY" "The Rebel Army Totally Defeated" "Its Remains Driven Into the Mountains" "It is There Surrounded and Hemmed In" "Its Retreat Across the Potomac River Cut Off" "20,000 Prisoners Captured" "The Rebel General Longstreet Killed" "Details of the Three Days' Fighting" "The Most Terrific Combat on Record" and even more. The entire fro... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$765.00
175556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral at Philadelphia Civil War Ending SHERMAN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln funeral journey * Civil War cleanup in the South * Sherman's victory march All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumption of Hostilities Ordered!" "The Way Opened for Davis's Escape" "His Large Booty" "MOBILE" "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "From Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "Scenes & Incidents on the Route" "Great Outpouring of the People" "Extensive Preparations" "Obsequies in the City" and more inside. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$60.00
175542

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect JOURNEY To Washington White House 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln as the president elect * His journey to Washington D.C. Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards" "The Southern Confederacy". Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for porti... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175485

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175473

Extremely RARE New Iberia LA Louisiana Grant Civil War WALLPAPER 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782313937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNCONDITIONAL S. GRANT, New Iberia, Louisiana, Oct. 31, 1863 * Extremely rare wallpaper title This title is a great rarity which we have never before had the pleasure to offer. A single sheet printed on wallpaper, folded such that page 1 has news, pages 2 & 3 are wallpaper, and page 4 has additional news, this unusual newspaper was published by the 130th Illinois Regiment stationed in New Iberia at the time. I am not aware of any other Yankee newspaper having been printed in occupied Louisiana. This is the volume 1 number 2 issue, and only two issues are recorded in Gregory and known to exist. Gregory notes just two institutions holding #1 (October 24) and only one institution having this, issue #2. The front page h... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:24

$5,300.00
175255

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429798663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLIC, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice The front page has nearly 2 columns taken up with a great & detailed letter headed: "Climbing Pike's Peak". Page two has a political notice supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, Hannibal HAMLIN, Of Maine" with a bit more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:13

$42.00
175049

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago Near the back under the report: "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a quite lengthy report concerning the Republican National Convention which met recently in Chicago. Included is a lengthy abstract of the Republican platform, following which is a detailed report of the various ballots of the Convention with the final results noted: "Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, is, therefore, the Republican candidate for President, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, for Vice President, at the coming election." I don't ever recall having seen a printing of the actual ballot reports, making this... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:26

$65.00
175047

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 4 or 5 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. Not surprisingly the coverage of ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$6,800.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Several Women Faint & One Reported Killed" "The Lying in State at the City Hall" "Our Last Sad Rites" with more. Included within the lengthy text is a crude diagram of the funeral process showing the position of the "funeral car". Fine content inside as well including: "Sherman" "T... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
174974

ABRAHAM LINCOLN More Troops Proclamation Army & Navy CIVIL WAR 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399898845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * More Civil War troops needed 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 ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations". Inside has: "The Monitor Iron-Clads" "The Fate of the Alabama" "A Southern View of the Cavalry Raids" and so much more. Also included is: "By the President of the United States of America -- A Proclamation" calling for more troops, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$37.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
174967

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Proclamation 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749394148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Call for more Civil War troops Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savannah, captured 150 heavy guns, 800 prisoners...Gen. Hardee, anticipating the contemplated assault, escaped with the main body of his infantry..." with more on the capture of Savannah. Other reports including: "Capture of Fort McAllister" "The March of Gen. Davidson" "President Lincoln" "and much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some fo... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:04

$37.00
174843

SIEGE OF VICKSBURG Mississippi Ends w/ Capture Fall Ciivl War MAP 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392388822556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 8, 1863 * Siege of Vicksburg ends with capture * Large front page map for display The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "VICKSBURG AND THE SURROUNDING COUNTRY", with the first column having a nice stack of heads including: "The Fall of Vicksburg" "More Glorious News" "Gen. Pemberton Begs for Conditions" "He Wants to March Out His men" " 'Unconditional Surrender' Grant Don't See It" "He Will Not Allow a Single Man to March Out" and more. Pages 4 & 5 have some nice follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg, with: "Lee's Army Overtaken" "Great Fight on the Banks of the :Potomac" "Another Defeat & Rout" "Desperate Effort to Cross the River with his Shattered Army" "He is Attacked... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:05

$98.00
174718

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738129273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862 * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Discussion on emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is the lett... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:23

$95.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174709

CONFEDERATES React to Abraham Lincoln's EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862 * Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction * Abraham Lincoln's famous address The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "The Rules of Civil Warfare to Be Ignored" "Important From General Lee's Army" "He is Said to Be Advancing" "Impending Battle in the Valley". Further down the column is: "The Emancipation Proclamation - President Lincoln's Proclamation Again Before the Rebel Congress" which is the response by Louisiana concerning this controversial document freeing slaves. Mu... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$42.00
174390

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361844902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln to hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier River ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:33

$48.00
174204

Confederate Account Version of the BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352581174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON MORNING JOURNAL, August 1, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Confederate version Page 2 begins with nearly two column headed: "Rebel Account of the Battle of Gettysburg" which offers an interesting perspective from the Confederate point of view. The subheads include: "Preliminary Fighting--Rebel Mistake" Fighting on the 2nd--Rebel Successes" "Why The Battle Was Lost" "A Georgian Brigade" "The Rebel Storming Party "General Anderson Held Responsible for the Rebel Defeat" "The Retreat To Virginia" and more. Tremendous detail. Pg. 2 also has a small report: "The Dead At Gettysburg - No Disinterments Allowed For Two Months". Four page, some small losses at the blank margins, some discrete archival mends inside, gene... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:12

$64.00
174198

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Journey SPRINGFIELD 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720247956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Apr. 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train headed for Springfield The front page has one column heads which include: "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "The Remains at Baltimore" "A Popular Ovation" "The City In Tears" "Lying In State" "A Farewell Look" "Progress of The Cortege" "The Journey to Harrisburg" "Scenes On The Route" and some good reporting on the closing events of the Civil War as well with: "MOBILE" "Operations Against the Forts" "The Rebels Retreat Up the Alabama" "The Fall of Fort Blakeley" "Heavy Captures" and more. Eight pages, nice condition. All columns on all pages are black-bordered in memory of Lincoln.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:04

$57.00
174186

CONFEDERATE Abraham Lincoln & John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROC. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720245695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * re. Emancipation Proclamation * General John C. Fremont A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Our Correspondence--From Norfolk " "From Arkansas--Graphic Sketch of the Great Battle in Missouri--Gallantry of McCulloch's Troops" "A Desperate Expedient" "The Distinction between Aliens & Citizens" "Sales of Negroes" includes a brief list; and more, including five ads under the "Runaways" heading. Civil War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Testaments & Tracts for Soldiers" "The Affair at Lewinsville"; two General Orders signed by F. S. Armistead and Thos. G. Rhett; "Ar... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:58

$114.00
174184

PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Battle of Spotsylvania CH 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352568393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 18, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title from Ohio * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Among the articles within: "General Lee's Bill of Fare" "The Starvation Theory Exploded" "Protest of the Negro Missionaries!" "Opening of the Dreadful Eight Days' Battle" "More Trouble with the Freed Negroes--The 'Elephant' Caught" "Great Battles of the Past Week" "Plan of Lee's Campaign" "Condition of Lee's Army Before the Battle" "President Lincoln In A Quandary" "Our Loss of 40,000 in Virginia" and so much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:56

$39.00
174181

SOUTHERN SECESSION Pre Civil War Tensions - Abraham Lincoln Elect 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352567271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 27, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect * Alabama secession from the Union * Pre Civil War tensions over slavery Among the ftpg. column heads: "THE DISUNION TROUBLES" "Tribulation Of the Administration" "An Enabling Bill for New Mexico with a Slavery Clause" "The South Carolina Commissioners in Washington" "Alabama Decides For Secession" and an interesting article; "Mr. Lincoln Encounters A Secessionist". Page 4 has much as well including: "Southern Trade--Its Amount & Comparative Value" "The Cuban Slave-Trade" "Conflicting Authorities on the Slave Trade" among other items. Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:55

$34.00
174179

GEORGIA SECESSSION from Union Abraham Lincoln as President Elect 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352566724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * The Civil War about to begin * Georgia secedes from the Union The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort Pickens, Pensacola" "The Responsibility of Civil War Thrown on the Lincoln Administration" "Secession of Georgia From The Union" "Call for a State Convention in Missouri" "Interesting Reports from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia" and more. Page 4 has a report headed: "The New Administration" "The Scramble at Springfield for the Spoils" with a ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:54

$37.00
174096

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Close Invasion of Pennsylvania 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709992490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 30, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg very close (eve) * Robert E. Lee's army invasion A fine issue from just one day before the beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg, with first column heads noting: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Advance From Wrightsville" "Private Property Respected" "The Canal Not Interfered With" "Rebels Pouring Into Columbia" "More Railroad Track Torn Up" "No Advance On Harrisburg Yesterday" with various related subheads in the first two columns. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:55

$98.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Civil War Ending 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702253247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train arrives in New York * Closing events of the Civil War All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston" "A Basis of Peace Proposed" "Gen. Grant Goes to Assume Command in Front of Johnston" "Sherman's Report os His March Through the Carolinas" and much more on this. Pages 4 & 5 have reports on the Lincoln funeral with: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Preparations for the Reception of the Remains of the President" "The Body to Reach the City this Morning" "How the Metropol... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:07

$118.00
173798

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Victory Proclamation & Fall of Atlanta 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319923944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Sept. 10, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Fall of Atlanta - Georgia Page 4 begins with a Proclamation of: "Thanksgiving For Victories" at Fort Powell, Mobile, Fort Gaines & Fort Morgan, signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also inside: "Colored Men & the President" "The Surrender of Fort Morgan" "Capture of Atlanta" "John Morgan Killed" & much more. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, clear tape mends across several pages, otherwise good.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:26

$37.00
173794

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696402149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln attends Ford's Theatre (day of) * Actor John Wilkes Booth performs A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre" which includes in part: "...announced for performance to-night, with J. Wilkes Booth as Raphael...In his personification of the romantic young sculptor, Mr. Booth concentrates many of his best qualities as an artist. The part is exceedingly picturesque & engaging, but Mr. Booth, by his earnestness, his vigorous grasp of genius, & his fervor of style, invests it with an intere... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:23

$845.00
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