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183586

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Takes Over as President Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900994623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * New administration takes over * Pre-Civil War tensions escalate A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition. Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: "The agony is over, and Lincoln's Cabinet is formed..." with much more. Also: "The Inauguration" "President Lincoln's Inaugural--Opinions of the Press" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Reception of the Inauguration" is a lengthy account of the comments from various cities throughout the country. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:01

$82.00
183585

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidetial Election Troops Votes Return1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140633004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Election among the troops Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond" "the Soldiers' Vote in the Army of the James" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority 2,904" "SHENANDOAH" "Important Movement of the Rebel Forces" "Attempt to Flank Sheridan & Invade Maryland and Pennsylvania" "Our Army in Fine Condition & Ready to Meet the Enemy" "Mr. Lincoln the Choice of the Troops" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:00

$33.00
183533

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Jewish Synagogues Services 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898661074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue," and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black. It is quite unusual to find front page mentions of Lincoln memorial services held at synagogues. Among the additional one column headlines on the front page are: "IN STATE," "THE DEAD BODY IN THE CAPITAL," "THE GUARD OF HONOR," "An Immense Number of Citizens View the Remains," "The Pr... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:58

$825.00
183450

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Virginia Battles 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133267504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 6, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:27

$35.00
183359

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373129814146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15. And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the 15th. All columns on all 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Almost the entire first column of the front page is taken up with headlines on the assassination and the reaction of the nation, including: "OUR LOSS" "The Great National Calamity" "DEATH of the PRESIDENT" "Sad Details of the Terrible Event" "T... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:41

$1,765.00
183345

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Pacific Railway Act w/ Abraham Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862 * Pacific Railway Acts * Transcontinental Railroad * President Abraham Lincoln * American Civil War era Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction of a transcontinental railroad across the United States. This first Pacific Railway Act (July 1, 1862) authorized the building of the railroad and granted rights of way to the Union Pacific to build westward from Omaha, Neb., and to the Central Pacific to build eastward from Sacramento, California. It has a great wealth of detail & is signed in... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:16

$68.00
183228

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123540748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events he ftpg. has a nice stack of column heads on the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, with: "The Conspiracy" "Progress of the Secret Trials at Washington" "Reverdy Johnson Said to Have Agreed to Defend Mrs. Surratt" "Interesting Story of the Arrest of Louis Payne the Assailant of Secretary Seward" "How the N.Y. Detectives Succeeded in Tracking Him" "Scene In Mrs. Surratt's House" "An Unpublished Chapter in the History of the Conspiracy" and even more. The lengthy coverage carries over to the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:03

$29.00
183187

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Election Victory Win Rpt. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122203833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Original Civil War reporting The ftpg. has some reports on the election, headed: "The Election - A Great Union Triumph" which includes: "Our returns s we write are fragmentary & incomplete, but there is no doubt of the result...The stream of Union gains is unremitting...Pennsylvania, without which McClellan had not the ghost of a chance of success, has gone for the Union..." with more on some results by state. There is then a lengthy chart of the: "Maryland Election" with voting results for Lincoln and for McClellan. There are many reports on the latest events in the Civil War. Four pages, large folio size, archivall... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:30

$45.00
183141

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121163977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 with various timed dispatches... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:26

$2,450.00
183604

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation for Troops & Charleston County 1864 War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392903956067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Proclamation for more troops 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 front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also on the ftpg: "The Military Situation" and "The New Call for Troops". Other items in this issue include: "The Affair at Legareville, S.C." "A Plan of Harbor Defence" "General Pope's Campaign in Virginia" "The Cleanliness of Troops" "Comparative Strength of the North and South" "the Future of Our Navy" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, nice co... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2020 09:26

$34.99
183599

GRACE BEDELL Tells Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard "Whiskers" 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373143890716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old be Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buffalo" "Accident to Major Hunter" "The Speech in Buffalo". Perhaps the best content is the famous story (pg. 5, col. 4) of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, reading: "...he had received a letter from a young girl of this place in which he was kindly admonished to do certain things, and among others to let his w... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2020 08:43

$169.99
183597

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S First 1st State of the Union Address 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392903918448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st State of the Union Address * American Civil War original Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War. Civil War headlines on the inside pages include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Attempt to Capture 2,000 Rebel Cavalry" "Gen. McClellan and Fugitive Slaves" and more. Eight pages, good condition. The ftpg. is filled with ads.

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Ends August 17, 2020 08:28

$49.99
183529

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392898651512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 4, 1862 * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln * Rare Southern California title Quite rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Los Angeles, which at the time had a population of less than 5,000. But the content is not just typical war-related reports. Page 2 begins with: "The President's Proclamation" which doesn't just have the full text of his historic document, but is prefaced with a quite lengthy editorial beginning: "Below, we give the proclamation lately issued by the President, declaring the slaves of the South free after the 1st of January next..." and so much more. Following this is the actual text of the Proclamation, which includes: "...That on the ... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2020 08:46

$449.99
182924

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route White House w/ Speeches 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109889800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House w/ speeches The top of page 4 has some interesting column heads: "No Compromise!" "No Concessions To Traitors!" "The Constitution as it is." plus the printing of the "Mottoes For The Day" signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln. Page 5 has: "The President Elect En route" with two columns of text on his route through Philadelphia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Baltimore. Included are several speeches made by Lincoln. There is also: "Departure of Vice-President Hamlin". Page 6 has: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "What Will the Compromisers Recommend?--What Will Mr. Lincoln's Administration Do?--Anxieties and Uncertaintie... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$54.00
182901

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letters to General George McClellan 1864 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867651892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 30, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln letters 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. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" reporting news from the various theaters of the war, and includes: "...Unimportant skirmishing is of almost daily occurrence northeast of Knoxville; and it is rumored that John Morgan, at the head of 5,000 cavalry, is about to make a movement to cut the communications between that city & Chattanooga, or for a raid in Kentucky..." with much more. Among the articles on the inside pages are: "Jack Tar & His Grog" "The Pay of Seamen" "Staff Officers &... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:52

$28.00
182783

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION 1st Rpt. Civil War Final Weeks 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War * Assassination nears Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in the Streets and at the Capital" "Washington, March 4, 1861, and Washington, March 4, 1865." "THE CONTRAST" "The Grand Reception in the Evening" "All Classes and Colors Represented at the White House" "The President Shakes Hands With Everybody". Much text, too much to photograph. Nice reporting about the inaugural scene. There is a small hole in this rep... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:42

$359.00
182782

Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & KILLED 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1865 * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination A very historic issue with the front page, first column heads: "BOOTH'S END" "The Shooting of the Assassin of the President" "The Flight and Desperate Resistance" "He is Traced Through the Swamps of Maryland and Virginia and Burned Out of a Barn" "He Refuses to Surrender and is Shot" "The Body In Washington" "Harrold Captured and in Irons" "Full Details of the Pursuit and Captures" and even more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:42

$262.00
182760

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG About to Start & Hartsville TN 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107081026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 12, 1862. * Burnside captures major Virginia city * Battle of Fredericksburg close * General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee * Battle of Hartsville - Tennessee This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Army Of The Potomac" "Capture Of Fredericksburg By Gen. Burnside" "Terrific Bombardment of the City""A Battle Expected To-day" "The War In Tennessee" "The War In Arkansas" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:27

$38.00
182705

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863979352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and, Like His Accomplice Booth, Takes to the Woods" "He is Pursued & Forced to a Stand" "He Shows Fight & Flourishes a Dagger in the Style of the Assassin of the President" and more. The details of this historic report take up fully half of the front page. The balance of pg. 1 is taken up with other end-of-war items. Most of an inside page is taken up with testimony of the trial of the c... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:00

$75.00
182635

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Conspirators Galveston 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858695198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1865. * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * Galveston, Texas surrenders This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON FRIDAY" "THE REBELS IN CANADA" "A PLEA FOR ARNOLD" "LATER FROM TEXAS" "Official Announcement of the Surrender of Galveston" "All The Texan Ports In Our Possession" "END OF THE BLOCKADE" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:47

$62.00
182634

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Conspirators Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858695027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1865. * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - conspirators This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON MONDAY" "ARGUMENT OF REVERDY JOHNSON" "MR. STONE'S DEFENSE OF HARROLD" "A Plea for Arnold and O'Laughlin" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:46

$52.00
182453

LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Posthumous) w/ Famous Print & Charleston 1865 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853022426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 * Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous) Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Lincoln at Home" [which is the same illustration found on the front cover of Harper's Weekly of May 6, 1865 -- him with his son, Tad]; and other articles and stories. Under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is the news of the surrender of Johnston's army and the charging of the persons for the assassination of President Lincoln. This is co... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:36

$80.00
182324

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln & P.G.T. Beauregard Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092712985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 6, 1864 * From the origin of the American Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's amnesty proclamation This was one of the few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States of America" within its dateline. The front page is almost entirely filled with reports concerning the Civil War, with items headed: "From Richmond--Great Rise in the River--Later Northern News" "From Dalton--News From the Front" "Five Dollar Confederate Notes" "Soldier's Enquiry" "Charleston & Its History" "Letter From Gen. Beauregard" which is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard; A Bold Speech in the Federal Congress on the War--Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation Even Laughed At" and ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:46

$117.00
182107

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL w/ Black Mourning Borders 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839427241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination funeral * Black mourning column borders Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with a nice series of headlines concerning the death & funeral of President Abraham Lincoln, who died just 3 days previous. Some of the heads include: "MOURNING" "Further Details of the Terrible Tragedy at Washington" "Important Statements of Eye-witnesses" "The Deliberate Character of the Crime Fully Established" "A Well Planned 'Conspiracy" "Arrest of One of the Assassins" "The Funeral Preparations" and more. There are some additional & similar headlines on the back page as well. Obviously a tremendous amount of reporting from this early date after the ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$125.00
182097

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison EMANCIPATION ? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Hunter's emancipation order This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation" controversy, in which he issued an emancipation proclamation for selected states without authority. The proclamation is printed here & signed in type: David Hunter, Major General Commanding. This issue includes the document signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, negating Hunter's proclamation. There is also a lengthy editorial on this s... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:22

$150.00
182079

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839410218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1865 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor at Ford's Theatre * Only weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. The front page has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which includes: "Benefit of Mr. John McCullogh, This Saturday Evening March 18, 1865 Mr. John Wilkes Booth has kindly volunteered his valuable services..." to play the role of Pescara in the play "The Apostate". Relating to this page 3 has an report headed: "Theatrical Matters" noting in part: "......There will be a real treat also at Ford's Mr. McCullogh has a benef... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:07

$475.00
182075

Assassination of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Conspirators & Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839408804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's conspirators * Kirby Smith continues rebellion The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Continuation of the Secret Military Trial at Washington" "How the Prisoners Are Confined" "Description of the Cells in Which They are Placed" and more. This is the trial of those who conspired to assassination President Lincoln and others. Also on the ftpg: "Kirby Smith Don't Want to Give Up" "He Denounces Lee's Surrender" Eight page, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:05

$31.00
182053

ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address Criticized 1861 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839347247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address criticized * General P. G. T. Beauregard letter Among the articles are a lengthy ftpg. report: "The President's Message" which is commentary on Lincoln's recent state-of-the-union address. Most of pg. 2 has: "Report of the Secretary of War". Other items include: "Horrors of Civil War in Missouri" "Brother Against Brother" "A Declaration of Independence - Cabal Against the President" "Criticisms of Republican Papers on President Lincoln's Message" "Curious Letter from Gen. Beauregard" is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing, nice condition. Described as "The Ho... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:49

$37.00
181997

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President Elect & Jeffersaon Davis Wins Election 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839181513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected president of the South * Abraham Lincoln as president elect The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "Important From Washington" "The Report of the Conspiracy Committee" "No Evidence Found of a Design to Attack the Capital" "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural And the Crisis" and more. Among the subheads on the front page are: "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural Address" "The Struggle For Power Under the Lincoln Regime" "Movements of the President of the Southern Confederacy"... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:20

$77.00
181906

Plot of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S ASSASSINATION w/ John Wilkes Booth 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824869209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with much more fascinating text. This is followed by yet another intriguing article: "The Would-Be Assassin--His Arrival in Washington--Personal Appearance" which related to an advertisement which appeared in the "Selma Advertiser" the previous year which was essentially an ad offering $1000 to someone to: "...cause the lives of Abrah... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:13

$62.00
181904

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824868862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emancipation Proclamation, headed: "The Proclamation of Emancipation" signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln announced the freeing of all slaves on September 22, 1862, to take effect January 1, 1863, this printing formally documenting the freedom of slaves is now the law of the land. This is one of the more historically significant ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:12

$455.00
181903

CONFEDERATE Richmond Virginia w/ Abraham Lincoln Bill 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824868474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 19, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy * President Abraham Lincoln bill signed * Compensation for states ending slavery Among the ftpg. reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "The President's Bill to Compensate Any State Which May Abolish Slavery" which is prefaced with a note signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also: "Richmond the Citadel of the Rebellion--Everything for Richmond" "Interesting Narrative of an Escaped Confederate Prisoner" & much more. The back page has a wealth of war reporting as well. Single sheet, slightly irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:12

$87.00
181858

CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln Signed Documents1863 Civil War Richmond Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 28, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * President Abraham Lincoln documents The front page has: "From Fredericksburg" "Thew Situation in Tennessee" "From North Carolina" "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with many subheads including: "Butler at Home--A Public Reception Given Him--Butler Makes a Speech--History of the Peninsula Campaign--Another Important Letter from President Lincoln to General McClellan..." which includes the letter, signed by him in type: A. Lincoln. This letter is very critical of McClellan movements in Virginia. This is followed by McClellan response, signed by him: Geo. B. McClellan. Also on the front page is: "The President's Specia... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:32

$89.00
181857

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Funeral Train Arrives in New York City 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession to the City Hall" "Scene of Sadness & Sorrow" "Incidents of the Obsequies" & much more. Further reporting on the funeral on pages 4, 5 and 8 including: "The Assassins" "The President's Murder Organized in Canada & Approved at Richmond: "SHERMAN" "Capture of Macon, Ga." "Honors to the Mart... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:31

$110.00
181701

LONG ABRAHAM LINCOLN a Little Longer Civil War Era PRINT 1864 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 * American Civil War era * President Abraham Lincoln The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election. This cartoon has become quite famous. The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Collins" "Capt. C.M. Morris" & one of: "The Captured Rebel Privateer' Florida' & the U.S. Steamer 'Wachusett' ". Other halfpg. prints within include: "Before Petersburg--Fortifications on the Weldon Railroad" "...A View of the Weldon Railroad" "...Reinforcements Going to the Front" & "...'Mounted Infantry"... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:04

$61.00
181695

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Macbeth Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066447952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862 * Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement * 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination * American Civil War reporting The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "And Last Night but One of the appearance of J. WILKES BOOTH, Who will impersonate his great character of MACBETH..." with just a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would b... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:01

$67.00
181625

Grant's GENERAL ORDER NO. 11 Expelling JEWS Abraham Lincoln Voids 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065176046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 5, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln rescinds * General Order No. 11 (1862) * Expelling all Jews - Jewish * Issued by Ulysses S. Grant Certainly the most notable content is the rather inconspicuous item on page 5 wherein President Lincoln rescinded Grant's General Order 11 to expel all Jews from his military district of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi. This Grant directive, issued on Dec. 11, 1862, is regarded as one of the most blatant anti-Semitic actions of the 19th century. This page 5 report notes the order was revoked, mentioning: "The action of Gen. Grant, in ordering all Israelites out of his Department, was too-day reversed by Gen. Halleck at the instance of the President. The 'Jewish persu... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:21

$670.00
181618

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065174419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862 * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the bottom half of the second column and takes the top half of the third column and is signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Just before the Proclamation is a very nice editorial piece on the Emancipation Proclamation and includes portions of the it, including: "...That on the first day of January next all persons held as slaves within any... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:17

$775.00
181245

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050980404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event 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 3 or 4 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. This is a Sunday issue so the reportin... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$2,400.00
181068

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788605179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 4, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, close-trimmed at the spine of page 3, good condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:01

$44.00
181062

Historic GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Abraham Lincoln's Speech 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373043062027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech * Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in a newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address remains one of the more desired issues by collectors. Page 2 contains an article headed "Consecration Of The Gettysburg Cemetery" giving considerable detail on the events and ends with the portion headed: "A Closing Address by President Lincoln" which includes a complete printing of his famous speech beginning: "Four score and seven year... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2020 14:57

$2,550.00
180891

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston NC North Carolina ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1862 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373037577774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1862 * Rare Confederate publication * President Abraham Lincoln There is some nice content in the issue About half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Conscription Law--A Bill to be entitled 'An Act to Further provide for the public Defense.' ". Also on the ftpg. is: "The United States Elections" which includes in part: "The change against Lincoln is very great & doubtless is very disquieting to him...The people of the United States have at least declared by this vote that Lincoln is prosecuting the war by wicked & forbidden means...our duty is to assume the worst & prepare for it..." with more. Also on the ftpg: "A Cry for Peace". Page two has: "The News" "A Goodly... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:37

$210.00
180887

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782081476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" - slavery - slaves Page 3 has a report with column heads: "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance of the Republican Nomination For President" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor..." and more. Also inside is: "The Slave Trade" "Another Important Capture of a Slaver wi... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:31

$90.00
180873

ABRAHAM LINCOLN as President Elect w/ Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392780023861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 31, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Pre-Civil War tensions in the South Among the first column heads are: "An Attack on Fort Sumter Expected" "Revival of Rumors of War" "The President's Views on the Subject" "Condition of the Forts on the Florida Coast" "The Relations of the Seceding States with Foreign Powers" "Programme of the New Southern Confederation" & more (see). Page 5 has: "The New Administration" which reports on the incoming Lincoln administration. Eight pages, a little light foxing, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:11

$39.00
180828

PEACE CONFERENCE Abraham Lincoln & Seward at Fort Monroe1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778738100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1865 * Peace conference * Abraham Lincoln Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE MOVEMENT" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "President Lincoln Goes to Meet Them" "Late Rebel News" "President Lincoln Leaves Washington in a Special Car for Annapolis--He is to Join Sec. Seward at Fortress Monroe..." 'The President & the Peace Commissioners" "Latest Facts & Rumors in Washington--Jeff. Davis Supposed to be Coming to See the President..." and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:09

$29.00
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Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031600752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * From our nation's capital Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic on the front page is the black-bordered cameo print of Abraham Lincoln (see), with all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered in memory of Lincoln. The first column on the ftpg. has heads on the funeral ceremonies with the more significant & historic headlines found on pages 2 & 7 including: "THE ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT" "The Terrible Details" "... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:02

$1,275.00
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BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG Virginia Begins w/ Bombardments1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373028478984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 13, 1862. * Burnside captures major Virginia city * Battle of Fredericksburg begins * General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Army Of The Potomac" "Nearly all the Army Across the Rappahannock" "Crossing of Franklin's Division Below Fredericksburg" "The Rebels Open Fire From Their Batteries" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 21, 2020 15:13

$32.00
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Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765603220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page. The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. Included are twelve dispatches which chronicle the events and provides various particulars based on the best reports available. At press time this newspaper still reports Lincoln being alive. The first dispatch, dated "Friday, April 14, 1865", simply states: "The President was shot in a theatre tonight, and perhaps mortally wounded." Each subs... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:21

$878.00
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Conspirator SAMUEL ARNOLD LETTER Abraham Lincoln's Assassination 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762529338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1869 * Samuel Arnold letter to his mother * Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator The top of page 11 has small headings: "The Wilkes Booth Conspiracy" "Letter from Arnold to His Mother" and is signed in type: Samuel B. Arnold. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:11

$37.00
180309

SOLDIERS'S NATIONAL MONUMENT Battlefield of Gettysburg Dedication 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755374769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1869 * Soldiers' National Monument dedication * Battle of Gettysburg Battlefield - cemetery * Henry War Beecher's prayer Page 5 has an article with small headings: "Gettysburg" "Unveiling of the Monument--A Large Attendance..." Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:39

$35.00
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