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168368

ANDREW JOHNSON State of the Union Anuual Address RECONSTRUCTION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372501197262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Dec. 4, 1867 * Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address * Post civil war reconstruction era All of page 2 & a bit of pg. 3 are taken up with: "President Johnson's Message" being his state of the union address to the nation, in which he reviews the events of the year. Signed by him at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:23

$29.00
168367

SEWARD'S FOLLY Purchase of ALASKA Russian-America William Seward 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372501196727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 21, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia Near the bottom of page 2 is a brief yet very notable report on "Seward's Folly" headed: "The Russian Bargain Completed" which includes in part: "The president issued a proclamation on Thursday announcing the ratification treaty with Russia, ceding the Russian American possession to the United States..." followed by text of the proclamation. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:22

$42.00
168310

POW WOW East Room White House INDIANS Chief Spotted Tail & Crook 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500191396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1877 * Pow Wow - Indians * Chief Spotted Tail & more * Gen. George Crook Nearly two columns of the ftpg. are taken up with: "The Sioux In Washington" with subheads: "A Council at the White House' "What the Savages Want" "The Proceedings of the Council" "Breezes at the Agencies--A Flurry at Red Cloud Over the Beef Ration". The article begins: "Twenty-three Indian Chiefs, among whom were Spotted Tail and Red Cloud, and some who were in the Custer fight, gathered in the East Room of the White House...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:30

$34.00
168309

FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500190955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 2, 1867 * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Philip Kearney The front page has: "The Indians" which includes: "...that a terrific massacre occurred on the 22d at Fort Philip Kearney, Dakota Territory..." with more (see). This was the Fetterman Massacre (see the web), a notable event in Red Cloud's War. Eight pages, various staining, irregular at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:29

$46.00
168308

FREDERICK DOUGLASS National Union Southern Loyalists Convention 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172074476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1866 * Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia * Considerable anti-black sentiment in the reporting * Mention of Frederick Douglass The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Loyalists' Convention" held in Philadelphia, with subheads: "The Hon. James Speed Elected President--His Address to the Delegates...Andrew Johnson's Policy Declared Fatal to the Loyal South--Speeches of Gov. Lane, Gen. Burnside...Frederick Douglass, and Others...Spirit of the Northern Convention" and more (see). A few bits note: "...Frederick Douglass excited quite an interest. As the delegates were leaving the Square he and Theodore Tilton walked arm in arm..." and near the end: "...Gov. Curtin... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:29

$68.00
168203

CLEMENT VALLANDIGHAM Very Bizarre Death Shoots Self by Accident 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168796232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1871 * Clement Laird Vallandigham's bizarre death The front page has an article headed: "Vallandigham" "Fatal Result of His Wound..." (see) His death is considered one of the most unusual as he was demonstrating how his defendant accidentally shot himself. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:51

$24.00
168200

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168795525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1868 The entire front page is taken up with coverage of the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with column heads: "IMPEACHMENT" "Continuation of the Case for the Defence" 'Proceedings in the Case of Sec. Stanton Against Gen. Thomas" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:49

$29.00
168166

JOHANN PHILIPP REIS German Inventor TELEPHONE Invention Print 1876 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494723164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1876 * Johann Philipp Reis * German scientist & inventor * Make-and-break telephone The ftpg. shows: "An Australian Man-Of-War" with a related article. Inside print: "Professor Reuss' Telephone" with article; "the Invention of the Telephone" , a crane mounted on a railroad car, and various other articles with prints. Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:26

$42.00
168020

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Chief Sitting Bull


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163994220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Aug. 24, 1876 * Post Custer massacre The front has one column heads: "The Sioux Scattered" "A Fight Reported Between Sitting Bull and Terry and Crook" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:45

$34.00
168019

CINCINNATI OHIO Robinson's Opera House Theatre False Fire PANIC 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487865469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, February 6, 1876 * Robinson's Opera House panic * Cincinnati, Ohio This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: "'TO DEATH" "An Appalling Calamity in a Cincinnati Theater" "Several Persons Crushed To Death" and more. (see) Complete, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:44

$28.00
167979

Second 2nd Great CHICAGO FIRE Disaster w/ Map 1874 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486797193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1874 * 2nd great Chicago fire disaster / map The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE CHICAGO CALAMITY" with subheads and related map. This includes lengthy text. More on the back page. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:39

$33.00
167825

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1873 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392156697585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 17, 1873 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away at bottom right corner, otherwise good.

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Ends November 24, 2018 06:22

$37.00
167736

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478216183

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 Swam[ps 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, irregular at the spine from disbinding, some foxing at ftpg. folds, generally good condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:13

$227.00
167733

Early WINE INDUSTRY Southern California GRAPES Vine Culture 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154033505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 2, 1867 The ftpg. includes a nice article concerning the early wine industry in California: "The Vine Culture In Southern California". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:11

$33.00
167732

CANADIAN CONFEDERATION Independence British Colonies United CANADA1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154033281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 2, 1867 * Canadian Confederation * British colonies united A very notable event in Canadian history is reported on page 2 headed: "From The Dominion of Canada - The New Government Commenced". The text concerns the beginning of Canadian independence which happened the day prior. Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:11

$58.00
167722

SOUTHERN STATES in Reconstruction - Free Slaves Negroes Adjusting 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154031584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1866 * Southern states in transformation * Freed slaves in the South The top of the first column has one column headings that include: "AFFAIRS IN THE SOUTH" "Misrepresentations Sent to the North" "State of Feeling Toward the Freedmen" "Sights and Scenes in the Old Dominion" and more. Lengthy text. Compete with 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:07

$23.00
168380

Rare YREKA California Siskiyou County GOLD Rush Mining Town 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372501843519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YREKA WEEKLY UNION, Yreka City, California, Jan. 11, 1871 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining town This is an old Gold Rush mining town at the very northern edge of California. Today's population is 7200 and tourism is a major industry as the core of the downtown listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This may well be the only issue we have. Various news of the day & a wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 08:22

$69.99
168379

Rare GALVESTON TX Post Civil War Provisional Government TEXAS 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372501841767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FLAKE'S WEEKLY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, August 23, 1865 * Rare Southwestern title * Texas provisional government created This is an early issue of this newspapers since the Yankees took over the port. Galveston was the site of the last naval battle of the Civil War, as the Confederates surrendered the city on June 2, nearly 2 months after the surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox. Not surprisingly much content relates to Reconstruction efforts after the end of the war. The page 2 editorial is headed: "The Provisional Government, What it Is", "News From the Interior", "Additional From the North", "Latest News! - Telegraphic Dispatches" and much more. Four pages, minor wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 08:19

$79.99
168327

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172468767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treason Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Sanders Heard to Say that Booth was Bossing the Job" "That Job was to Assassinate Lincoln On or Before Inauguration Day" "More About the Treatment of Union Prisoners in the South" and more. Eight pages, archival repair at the spine where some blank margin is missing, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2018 07:33

$3.00
167681

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth Prints 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372474944097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * John Wilkes Booth front page The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is shown also. Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on the Night of April 14, 1865", one showing Booth shooting Lincoln in ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:42

$720.00
167674

Very 1st First MEMORIAL DAY Holiday Frontiersman Kit Carson Death 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372474941911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1868 * Very 1st Memorial Day * Kit Carson death History tell us that the very first official Memorial Day was in 1868. In that year General John A. Logan established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers. By the 20th century, various Union and Confederate memorial traditions, celebrated on different days, merged, and Memorial Day eventually extended to honor all Americans who died while in the military service. This issue reports that very first Memorial Day celebration in the pages 5 and 8 with an article headed: "Decoration of Soldier's Graves" "Decoration of Graves of Deceased Soldiers" and "Grand Army of the Republic". The latter re... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:39

$185.00
167626

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Hunt for the Conspirators DAVIS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150112270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 4, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Pursuit of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. The top of the front page includes column heads; "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "The Funeral Progress" "From Chicago To Springfield" "Scenes and Incidents" "End of the Long Journey" "THE ASSASSINATION" "Jeff. Davis An Accomplice" "$100,000 Reward Offered for His Capture!" "Proclamation By The President" "Davis, Thompson, Clay, Tucker, Saunders and Cleary Charged with the President's Murder" "The Brand of Cain Fixed On Them" "Whereabouts of the Arch-Traitor" "He was at Yorkville, S.C. on the 28th" "Our Forces Pu... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:43

$73.00
168262

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Museam Menagerie Advertisement & Illustration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392170073934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 2, 1873 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Also ftpg. column heads on: "The Financial Panic" Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends November 16, 2018 10:13

$33.00
167590

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472310889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone "Summary Of News" an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two miles....the notes taken of the conversation at the different points, proves the successful operation of Prof. Bell's invention." Otherwise this is primarily a newspaper by & about the Oneida Community. Small folio-size, 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:21

$50.00
168222

SS SULTANA Steamboat Disaster & Abraham Lincoln Funeral Train 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372495723336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1865 * SS Sultana disaster * Abraham Lincoln's funeral train * Closing events of the Civil War Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "The Formal Surrender of Johnston's Army on Saturday Last" "The Surrender Made to General Schofield" "Joe Johnston's Army Demoralized by the Prospect of Peace" "The Closing Scenes" "Winding Up the Rebellion at Several Points" "Flight of Rebels From Canada" The Washington Conspiracy" "Preparations for the Trial of the Assassins" and much more. Page 5 has: "The Funeral Train" "Arrival of the Remains at Chicago" "The Obsequies in That City". Page 5 has reports on the Sultana steamboat disaster on the Mississippi (see). It was, at the time, the nation's wo... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2018 09:12

$37.00
167496

SAM BASS Old West Outlaw Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372468441999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 20, 1877 * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has: "A Train Robbed By Highwaymen" being a report about a train held up by "...thirteen masked men at Big Springs, Neb..." which provides nice detail about the "loot" which included $65,000 in coin and more. Although not mentioned here, this was the work of noted outlaw Sam Bass and his gang. This is said to be the first big time holdup for Bass. Eight pages, browned a bit at the edges, the good condition.

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:37

$67.00
167437

OXFORD MS Mississippi Central Railroad TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145667706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1870 * Oxford MS Mississippi * Train wreck disaster The front page has an article headed: "The Disaster In Mississippi" "The Scene of the Accident--Twenty-One Persons Known to be Dead--Horrible Mutilations" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:11

$35.00
167396

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Funeral PRINTS Illustrations 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144829306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 * Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard". Inside has a full page print: "President Lincoln's Funeral--Reception Of the Remains at Chicago, Illinois", and two half page prints: "President Lincoln's Funeral--Building Erected for the Reception of His Remains at Cleveland, Ohio" & "...the Catafalque at the City Hall, Chicago". Other prints within include; "President Lincoln's Former Home at Springfiel... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:41

$180.00
167391

NEWBERRY Williamsport PA Pennsylvania Church Collapse DISASTER 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372466196345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 27, 1872 * Williamsport, Pennsylvania PA (Newberry) * Lycoming County church collapse disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TERRIBLE CATASTROPHE" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, irregular and some wear at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:36

$30.00
167300

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Inauguration Inaugural Address 1865 Racist Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463877856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, March 11, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * 2nd presidential inauguration * Rare pro-white title Fine coverage of Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration & inaugural address. Keep in mind that this was a racist newspaper in the North, calling itself: "An Anti-Abolition Democratic Paper For White Men" on the back page. Understanding this, it is interesting to read the ftpg. article: "An Inauguration Scene" which begins: "A 'loyal' paper gives the following account of the drunken scene in the inauguration drama at Washington on the 4th of March...". And page 5 has the very historic report headed: "MR. LINCOLN'S INAUGURAL" "The Vice President 'Incoherent' ""A Disgraceful Scene" which has intere... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:17

$240.00
167299

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463877503

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 07, 2018 14:16

$1,095.00
167165

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456724247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire The entire page 5 is taken up with reports concerning the Great Chicago Fire with headings that include: "CHICAGO" "The Frightful Conflagration Quenched at Last" "Miles of Wooden Pavement Burning--A Literal Sea of Flames" "Prominent Citizens Killed" and much more. Reports carry over to page 9 as well. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the folds, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:39

$82.00
167164

MATTHEW WEBB 1st Crossing of English Channel SWIMMING Swimmer 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456724059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 26, 1875 * Swimmer Matthew Webb * 1st crossing of the English Channel The front page has a small heading: "A Great Swimming Feat--Capt. Webb Crosses The Channel" (see) Report from London, and one from Calais stating: "Capt. Webb arrived here at 11 0' clock this morning in good health and spirits....The passage from Dover occupied twenty-one hours and forty minutes." First report coverage on Matthew Webb becoming the 1st person to swim the English without the help of artificial aids. Eight pages, toning and wear at the margins, loose along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:38

$39.00
167123

CLARK COUNTY Folker Township MISSOURI Spencer Family AX MURDERS 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 4, 1877 * Folker Township, Clark County, Missouri * Spencer family ax murders (1st report) This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 5 has an article headed: "THE WORST YET" "A Blood-Curdling Deed in Clark County, Mo." and more. (see) This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:36

$33.00
167122

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 27, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition Page 7 has one column headings: "NEGRO CONSPIRACY" "Organized Movement Against the Whites in Tennessee" "Arrest and Lynching of Sixteen of the Ringleaders" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE OGALLALAS" "Custer's Discoveries in Their Ancient Territory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167110

JAMES FISK JR. 'Big Jim' American Stockbroker ASSASSINATION Death 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455675390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1872 * James Fisk Jr. assassination (1st report) * "Big Jim" "Diamond Jim" The front page has a one column heading: "JAMES FISK MURDERED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:28

$57.00
167105

JAMES-YOUNGER GANG Northfield Bank Robbery MADELIA MN Capture 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134527934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 22, 1876 * Jesse James -Younger Brothers gang * Northfield bank robbery attempt The back page has an article headed: "Capture Of The Northfield Robbers" "They Are Hunted Down On The Prairie And One Killed" See image for 1st report coverage on the capture of members of the James-Younger gang at Madelia, Minnesota A few weeks after the famous Northfield bank robbery attempt. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:24

$40.00
167099

Great 1867 HOP PICKING Beer 20 X 26 Inch COLOR Illustration Illustrated PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134326962

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 5, 1867 This is a terrific and quite rare full color print captioned: "Hop Picking". This foldout has an image measuring 16 1/4 by 21 3/4 inches, with the entire print with borders measuring 20 1/2 by 26 3/4 inches. This print is rarely available as it was typically removed from the volumes years ago, and even when found the condition is often very poor from having been folded and unfolded many times. The condition of this print is very nice. There are a few archival repairs to the reverse for strengthening at the folds, plus a repair (from the reverse to a portion of the left margin. Generally in very nice, clean condition. There is some "ghost" effect to the bottom margin being offsetting from the image from having been folded aga... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:34

$169.00
167092

WALT WHITMAN "Abraham Lincoln, Born Feb. 12, 1809" 1st Appearance POEM 1876 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455226394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 12, 1876 * Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN, BORN FEB. 12, 1809" * 1st appearance - quite rare Page 12 has Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)," which was a piece written exclusively for the New York Herald. While noteworthy, it is certainly one of his shortest poems. The entire text reads: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809). To-day from each and all, a breath of prayer, a pulse of thought,To memory of Him—to birth of Him," signed in block block type: WALT WHITMAN. In 40+ years of collecting, this is the only issue we have ever obtained for this date. Quite rare. Other news of the day is found throughout. Complete in 24 pages, very... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:30

$150.00
167040

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132104139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 2, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "HIS CHANCE" "Plymouth's Great Paster Takes the Stand" "The Most Remarkable Scene of the Famous Trial" and more. Text takes up four columns of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:32

$34.00
167036

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132102931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife Page 2 has an article headed: "MRS. ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "Proceedings In The Investigation as To Her Sanity" and more. (see) Also a brief item on the same page headed: "Mrs. Lincoln To Be Removed To A Private Insane Asylum" Total text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Complete in 10 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:29

$57.00
166984

Rare NAPA CA California Old West WINE COUNTRY w/ Advertisements 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131430196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NAPA REGISTER, Napa City, California, Oct. 20, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Wine country Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold Rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches. News & ads of the day, 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:01

$48.00
166976

Rare FOND DU LAC Lake Winnebago WISCONSIN 1871 Old Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449592715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Feb. 13, 1871 * Scarce title from the early Midwest A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago. 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. Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away along the spine but no text loss, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:55

$30.00
166953

STEAMER MIAMI Arkansas River Explosion Disaster 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131394584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, January 31, 1866 * Steamer Miami disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "DISASTERS" "Two Steam Boats Lost" "230 Persons Killed" and more. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 21 inches, some light staining, generally nice.

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Ends October 26, 2018 13:56

$27.00
166883

Rare DANIELSON (Killingly) Windham County CT Connecticut w/ Ads 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447481785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WINDHAM COUNTY TRANSCRIPT, Danielsonville, Connecticut, July 1, 1875 * Danielson - Killingly * Uncommon title * Windham County News with several interesting advertisements of the day. Larger size issue measuring 28 x 21 inches, a little wear at the margins and central fold, generally in good condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:26

$30.00
166840

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372444158290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Closing events of the Civil War Two-thirds of the first column on the front page is taken up with great end-of-war heads including: "SHERMAN" "Joe Johnston's Surrender" "Terms of the Capitulation" "The Ceremony of Surrendering to Take Place at Greensboro, North Carolina" "Beauregard & Hardee Embraced in the Surrender" "Wade Hampton Reported Killed" and much, much more (see). Also on the front page are: "The Assassins" "Astounding Revelations Forthcoming--Demand for the Surrender of Conspirators in Canada--John Wilkes Booth's Last Letter to His Mother--Circumstances of the Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth..." and more. Pag... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2018 15:15

$55.00
166789

FALL OF RICHMOND VA Virginia Civil War FINAL DAYS Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443047453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1865 * Confederate capital occupied * Last days of the Civil War * Jefferson Davis flees From just 2 days before Lee would surrender to Grant essentially ending the Civil War. The first column heads include: "RICHMOND" "The Occupation of the Late Rebel Capital by Our Forces" "Evidences of a Precipitate Flight by Lee & His Army" "Sheridan Close Upon Lee's Flanks" "Probability of the Capture of the Whole Rebel Army" "Flight of Jeff. Davis From Richmond" "He is Reported on His Way to Texas and Mexico" and more. Much good content on the capture of the Confederate capital. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:17

$57.00
166750

ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Courth House Sigining (EVE) 1865 NY Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441901048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of) * Appomattox Court House signing (eve) * Battle of Sailor's Creek - Farmville, Virginia This issue is published during the closing moments of the Civil War--indeed, General Robert E. Lee would surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant the very next day. The ftpg. features a very large map headed: "STRIKING THE FLYING REBELS--Scene of the Important Operations of the 6th Instant--The Rear of Lee's Army Cut Off & Captured by the 2nd & 6th Corps." The maps shows the various towns around the Appomattox River, with much detail (see). There are also great first column heads including: "GRANT" "Victory!" "Lee Again Routed" "Th... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:28

$72.00
166749

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Last Proclamation Prior Assassination 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441900749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865 * Civil War is over speech * Abraham Lincoln's last public speech * Presidential proclamation 128 * Just 2 days before his assassination This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech. The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compliment to Gen. Grant & His Officers & Soldiers" and more, the speech datelined April 11 and beginning: "We meet this evening not in sorry, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surren... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:27

$145.00
166746

Best CHICAGO FIRE w/ Catherine O'Leary's Barn Cows Investigation 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127159421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, Oct. 20, 1871 * The great Chicago Fire * Rare report on O'Leary's barn * Best title to be had ? - rare Just 10 days after the Great Chicago Fire which burned over 3 square miles of the city from Oct. 8-10, the Tribune put out this issue using a rotary press sent from Baltimore, and type sent from Cincinnati. The ftpg. begins with reports headed: "What Remains Of The City" "A Gathering Together of the Relics of Chicago" "A City of Over 290,000 Inhabitants Still In Existence" "An Exact Statement of the Number of Buildings Destroyed" "What Se Now Have that Did Not Exist in 1800". Other ftpg. items on the fire as well. Page 2 has more on the Great Fire with ... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:26

$330.00
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