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171014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392245683522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 12, 1865 * Civil War is over speech * Abraham Lincoln's last public speech * Presidential proclamation 128 * Just 2 days before his assassination The front page has one column heads including: "RECONSTRUCTION" "Important Speech by the President" "His Views On Peace & Reconstruction" with the text of his speech beginning: "We meet this evening not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surrender of the principal insurgent army, give hopes of a righteous & speedy peace whose joyous expression cannot be restrained..." & carrying on to take well over a full column. This is recorded in history as the very last public speech by Lincoln, who would be as... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:38

$198.00
171013

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Conflagration Disaster New York Times 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372609061682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1871 * The great Chicago fire * Early coverage Among the front page first column headlines on this historic Chicago Fire are: "CHICAGO" "Present Condition of the City and Its Inhabitant" "Various Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Sufferers" "Estimated Losses to Insurance Companies Throughout the Country" "Present State of Chicago" "Sufferings of the Homeless Inhabitants--Arrival of Provisions--Summary Punishment of Rioters..." and more. Much related front page text as well. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:37

$76.00
170918

BALLOONIST Washington Harrsion Donaldson Lake Michigan BALLOONING 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372606834148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 17, 1875 * Washington Harrison Donaldson * Balloonist - ballooning flight * Disappearance - missing This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A Missing Balloon" "Grave Fears for the Safety of Professor Donaldson" and more. (see) Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2019 15:43

$28.00
170877

OPELOUSAS MASSACRE Riot Louisiana & Red Cloud's War Indians 1868 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243214948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1868 * Opelousas massacre - Louisiana * Red Cloud's War - Indians The ftpg. includes: "The Indian War" "Running Fight with the Apache Indians--The Kiowas and Comanches Joining the Cheyennes and Arapahoes on the Arkansas River" Also: "The New Rebellion" "The Rebel Butchery at Opelousas--100 [blacks] Killed & 50 Wounded...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:54

$32.00
170876

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605869519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of Lincoln's assassination with nice first column heads: "A TERRIBLE CRIME ! " "ASSASSINATION of PRESIDENT LINCOLN" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Full Details of the Shocking Events' "Inauguration of Andrew Johnson As President". The entire front page is coverage of the details with many subheads including: "The Presidential Party For The Theatre Formed" "The Manner Of The Murder" "A Fuller and ore Correct Account" "Last Moments of the President" "The Autopsy" and so much more. All the specifics of the event are provided with muc... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:54

$477.00
170868

AMNESTY PROCLAMATION Pardons to Civil War Confederates Soldiers 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243158197

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, September 11, 1867 The top of page 6 has a column headed: "Amnesty Proclaimed" "The Executive Proclamation" followed by the full text signed in type: Andrew Johnson. As a bit of history a website notes: On May 29, 1865, following the end of the Civil War, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation former Confederates who had not already taken advantage of President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation could receive amnesty upon their taking an oath to defend the Constitution and the Union and to obey all federal laws and proclamations in reference to slavery made during the rebellion. In September 1867, the president issued a second proclamation which reduced the... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:43

$38.00
170864

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers Gang Gads Hill Missouri TRAIN ROBBERY1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605793293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 2, 1874 * The Gads Hill Train Robbery - Missouri * Jesse James-Younger Brothers gang Ftpg. has: "The Robbery On The Iron Mountain Railroad" with the report stating that the outlaws were planning to rob a lumber company executive carrying $5000, but they discovered he was not aboard. More details about the robbery, plus word that the outlaws were being pursued but then their trail was lost. Although not identified in the report, this was the work of the James Gang. Eight pages, 4 binding holes near the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:41

$53.00
170796

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240088889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 22, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow * Final weeks of the rebellion W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrest... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:49

$277.00
170776

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240072754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Sept. 16, 1870 * 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. Four pages, large clipping cut away on the 2nd leaf (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:37

$27.00
170775

ULYSSES S. GRANT Civil War General for President of United States 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601716156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1872 * Ulysses S. Grant notice * Civil War general for president A pg. 2 ad endorses the Grant-Wilson ticket. Also present is a list of the state and county Republican candidates. Also with in the issue is other news of the day and numerous advertisements. Complete in four pages measuring approximately 20.25 x 13.5 inches with several very small binding holes along the left spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:37

$24.00
170720

Great BASEBALL GAME Harper's Weekly 1870 PRINT Cincinnati Red Stockings 1ST LOSS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238459644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 * Early baseball action print Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic game the Atlantics defeated the Red Stockings 8-7. The victory by the Brooklyn team snapped the 84 game winning streak by the Red Stockings, which began the year prior. A report about the Red Stockings' tour against various New York teams appears on another page. A nice print of one of the most famous baseball matches of the 19th ce... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:43

$195.00
170662

Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237550657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with text under the headings: "THE TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Remarkable Evidence as to a Newspaper" "Ben. Wood's News in a Curious Category" "Rebel Gold Supporting a Rebel Organ in New York" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some creases, good condition.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:40

$34.00
170563

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Conflagration 1871 Old Constantine Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372594396484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, Oct. 19, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire * Rare title Over two of the front page columns are taken up with reports on the Great Chicago Fire with heads: "THE GREAT FIRE" and "Statement of An Eye-Witness". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:30

$52.00
170557

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Patriotic Order Sons of America 1870 Camp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392234106720

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Sept. 1, 1869 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists, and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public school system, The Constitution of the United Sates and the American way of life. An historic service rendered by the Patriotic Order Sons of America includes the saving of Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge and the surrounding grounds. Eight pages, plus there is a single sheet "Supplement Camp News" which has patriotic lettering (see... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:23

$43.00
170475

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts SHAW Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590182483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops 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 (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States military. The regiment was autho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$180.00
170410

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial Crisis 1873 Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392227819243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Oct. 15, 1873 * Panic of 1873 * Wall Street - stock market The front page has much reporting on the financial panic of 1873 with headings: "A Financial Cloud" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns, all on the front page. Eight pages, some staining near the bottom of the front page (see), a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 02, 2019 15:40

$26.00
170985

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Niagara Falls (#1) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372608725896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Niagara Falls, New York, May 24, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#1) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is the very first issue, volume 1 number 1, published shortly after it left Boston, this dateline noting Niagara Falls. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2019 09:45

$349.99
170978

THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden Advertisement 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392245404334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York City and ran for a record-breaking... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2019 08:35

$39.99
170345

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination - Preparing for FUNERAL Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583233474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 19, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * The hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in mourning for the death of President Lincoln. The front page has one column heads which include: "THE NATIONAL LOSS" "The Would-be Assassin of Secretary Seward Secured" "Booth Brought To Bay" "Preparations For The Funeral" and more. There are many more related reports concerning the assassination, the funeral, and Lincoln's life on the inside pages and back page as well, with some headlines including: "Mr. Lincoln's Fame" "The People's President" "$10,000 Reward for Booth's Arrest" "Booth & His Co-conspirators Reported to be Surrounded by our Cavalry" "The Assassination In The ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:41

$96.00
170885

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372606463173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, San Diego CA, November 1, 1873. * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements * 1873 San Diego, California 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, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Some of the articles in this issue include: "Interesting Discovery In San Francisco" "Pennsylvania Central Railroad" "Texas and Pacific" and much more. Very early for Southern California. Some browning around the margins with minor margin wear.

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Ends February 27, 2019 07:24

$29.99
170831

Early BASEBALL Post Civil War Termed "NATIONAL GAME" of America 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392242887117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated August 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball The back page of this issue has an article: "The Field" "Base Ball--Grand Championship Match" which has a detailed summary about a match between the Atlantic and Mutual clubs at the Capitoline Ball Ground, in Brooklyn. This also describes the scene with much talk about the crowd estimated at about 20,000. The summary also acknowledges that: "...Baseball is decidedly the National game of America..." and mentions that: "...the ladies platform [was] crowded with elegantly dressed ladies...". This also has details about the game and a box score. This is complete in 8 pages and is in very nice condition. See photos for details.

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Ends February 26, 2019 08:09

$44.99
170808

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372604436031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 10, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Evidence of the Infernal Spirit of Gen. Winder" "Official Document by a Rebel Inspector-General" "He Says Winder Openly Proposed to Starve Men to Death" "That Was Cheaper than to Build a Larger Stockade" "The Prison Denounced as Horrible Beyond Description" with more. This content takes over 2 columns of the ftpg. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends February 25, 2019 08:19

$34.99
170803

Rare SNELLING CA Merced Co California San Joaquin Valley 1872 Old West Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392242056697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Snelling, Merced County, California, Aug. 3, 1872 * Very rare Old West title This very small town (pop. 231 in 2010) is located near the geographic center of California, originally called "The Snelling Ranch". In 1870 it was changed to Snelling, a family that operated a way station since 1851. It is located just north of the larger city of Merced. In addition to news items this issue has a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, very nice, clean condition. We may only have one more issue of this title.

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Ends February 25, 2019 07:58

$59.99
170269

Rare WEST POINT MS Clay County Mississippi Post Civil War 1868 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223221989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEST POINT HERALD, West Point, Mississippi, May 23, 1868 * Rare title * Clay County Apparently a very uncommon title from shortly after the Civil War as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) does not even list this title. This is the vol. 1 number 13issue. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, irregular at the margins with some minor margin tears, generally good.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:20

$54.00
170259

MOODY AND SANKEY Ira D. & Dwight Lyman Evangelists MEETINGS 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579063013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WITNESS, Extra # 1, Feb. 12, 1875 * Evangelist Dwight L. Moody's sermon * Preaches at P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome * Ira D. Sankey - Number "one" issue This uncommon temperance issue is entirely focused on the Moody and Sankey meetings at the New York hippodrome. All the text on the front and back pertain to this. Includes a diagram of the hippodrome on the top front side. Complete as a single sheet, a few small archival mends, generally nice.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:12

$47.00
170177

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576026175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, April 6, 1874 * 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 stain in upper masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:21

$40.00
170155

CHRISTMAS Print Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS 1873 Harper's Weekly - Children Dreams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575096314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well. There are many other prints in the issue but they pale in comparison to this great centerfold. And This issue was never bound nor trimmed, with wider margins than normal, no binding holes at the central fold. The condition of this Nast print is terrific.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:54

$255.00
170154

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220633846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1874 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas This is just the front leaf of this issue, which features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." Nast Santa Claus prints are much in demand as he is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa. Very nice condition, light browning at the margin edges, very displayable.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:53

$186.00
170149

Great 1865 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Death Washington D.C. FUNERAL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575094136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Great front page reporting This is one of the best "non-first report" issues on Lincoln's assassination and funeral I've seen. See the photos for the nice front page headlines which take over half of the first column and include: "OUR GRIEF" "Additional Details of the Terrible Event of Friday Night" "Incidents Connected with the Sad Affair" "Scene of The Murder" "Sorrow in The Metropolis" and much more. The entire front page is taken up with these reports, including much on the details of the actual assassination, plus even more on pages 2, 4 & 8 as well. Various reports on the closing moments of the Civil War also. The front page also includes a letter... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:50

$225.00
170135

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220624062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing a child hanging a Christmas stocking at the fireplace, with a cameo print of Santa Claus in the fireplace screen. Nast is noted for creating the modern-day version of Santa Claus. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed with wider margins than normal, minimal margin wear, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:31

$120.00
170049

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570871772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:49

$37.00
170048

HANGING OF THE CONSPIRATORS Abraham Lincoln Assassination Murder 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217809026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, July 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Execution of the conspirators * Mary Surratt and others A great issue on the hanging of the conspirators of Abraham Lincoln and particularly interesting to have in this raciest newspaper, which calls itself: "The White Man's Paper" (see photos), particularly use of the word "Alleged" in the first column head. The top of the first column: "EXECUTION of the ALLEGED CONSPIRATORS" "Hanging of Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt" with the text taking over half of the front page. Great detail with subheads including: "the Friends & Relatives of the Prisoners" "The Procession To the Gallows" 'The Proceedings on the Scaffold" ""Application For ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:48

$95.00
170047

FALL OF RICHMOND Virginia VA CONFEDERATE Capital 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217807647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 8, 1865 * Fall of Richmond - capital of the Confederacy * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (eve) * Appomattox Court House signing close Fine coverage of the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy. 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. So all reporting has this bias. Page 5 begins with column heads: "Evacuation of Richmond" "Three Days' Fighting" "Capture of Artillery And Prisoners" "Confederate Iron-Clads Blown Up" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" 'Partial Details of the Fighting" "Sherman Still At Goldsboro". Extensive coverage here taking most of the page with many subhe... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:47

$77.00
169904

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564964448

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 February 10, 2019 15:15

$1,075.00
169893

SAMUEL PERRIS Notorious Bank Robber JAIL ESCAPE 1872 Worcester Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564960292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 6, 1872 * Samuel 'Worcester Sam' Perris * burglar, safe cracker and bank robber * Jail escape - best title to have Page 2 has a half column article headed: "Local Matters" "A DARING ESCAPE" "Sam Perris at Liberty" "How He Broke Jail". This is the notorious bank robbery 'Worcester' Sam Perris, who was called one of the most notorious criminals in America. It is said Perris participated in nearly every major bank robbery in the United States during a 20-year period. Being a "local" criminal, breaking out of the Worcester jail, terrific to have this report in a Worcester newspaper. Four pages, large folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:11

$82.00
169876

CLINTON MS Mississippi RIOT Negroes Political Rally MASSACRE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212997673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 7, 1875 * Clinton MS Mississippi * Political rally - riot - massacre The front page has a report: "Troubles In Mississippi - Disturbance at a Political Meeting - Several White Men and Negroes Killed". This riot began over the use of liquor where it was prohibited. The report includes: "...When the colored Marshal approached them and forbade the drinking. This order was not regarded, and when the Marshal attempted to take the bottle out of Siveley's hand Siveley struck him over the head with. Senator Caldwell, colored, started to settle the difficulty, and was followed by some twenty negroes... Some one fired a shot, which was followed by a general firing and a stampede..." In the end, at least fort... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:40

$38.00
169712

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556587278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 10, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia * Votes for ratification - success Page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet very historic report headed: "Washington" "Special Dispatch to the Republican" "The Purchase of Russia-America". The report mentions there were votes against it and: "...Three or four republican senators have indicated their purpose to oppose the whole project to the last...at 5 o'clock, however, a vote was taken & the treaty was ratified by the requisite two-thirds vote. The handful of democrats present of course voted for the treaty. Secretary Seward is in high glee over the result." Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:40

$78.00
169710

FALL OF RICHMOND Virginia VA CONFEDERATE Capital 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207078282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 * The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Petersburg Evacuated" "Lee and His Army in Full Flight" "Grant In Pursuit to Cut off His Retreat" "Interesting Details of the Fighting on Saturday" Sheridan's Victory Near Dinwiddie the Turning Point of the Day" "Two four-Gun Batteries, 5000 Prisoners, Including Ransoms and Stuarts Brigades Complete Pickett's Division Train, and a Large Number of Small Arms and Accoutrements Captured" "Wright, with the Sixth Corps, Pi... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:39

$345.00
169656

Rare PORT TOWNSEND Jefferson County Washington Territory 1873 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206332092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SEMI-WEEKLY ARGUS, Port Townsend, Washington Territory, August 12, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Territorial original Quite early from Washington, and 16 years before it became a state! Half of the front page is taken up with ads including one for the "Seattle Brewery". with news on pages 1 & 2. Four pages of small folio size measuring 9 by 12 3/4 inches. In very nice, clean condition. There is an archival mend to the upper margin on page one, but it is very clean - and has been done from the reverse side.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:39

$75.00
169634

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL & Thomas A. Watson Telephone Invention 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206322443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877. * Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson * Invention of the Telephone A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. 8 pages in nice condition. Page 7 contains an article on the telephone invention by Alexander Graham Bell and T.A. Watson. (see)

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:24

$33.00
169560

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President in Fort Monroe Confinement 18965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548371359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865 * Jefferson Davis in confinement * Fort Monroe - Hampton, Virginia The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our Whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender". Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starved nor Pampered in Any Way - His health Better Than it Has Been in Five Years - He is as Well as Can be Expected". The back page features baseball reports with box scores. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:22

$37.00
169558

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1865 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548368974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865 * Rare pro-white title This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which was in favor of Negro suffrage. See the text and the two prints. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:18

$54.00
169531

RUMSEY KY Kentucky Apparition GHOST Spirit Spectre 1873 Evansville IN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201363753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVANSVILLE, Indiana, October 18, 1873 * Rumsey KY Kentucky * Ghost - apparition This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. The back page has one column headings: "MORE GHOSTS" "A Ghostly Navigator Disturbs a Ferry Man and Sails Away with His Boat" and more. (see) Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:00

$23.00
169480

VICTORIA WOODHULL & Tennessee Celeste Claflin LIBEL SUIT CASE 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392198193763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1874 * Victoria Woodhull * Tennessee Celeste Claflin The back page has: "The Woodhull & Claflin Case" "The Challis Libel Suit Commenced--Two Jurors Obtained" takes close to have a column & begins: "The long-ending trial of Victoria C. Woodhull, Tennie C. Claflin, and Col. James H. Blood, charged with libeling Luther C. Challis in 'Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly" of the 2nd of November, 1872, was commenced yesterday..." with much more. Complete in 8 pages, lightly toned & browned at the margins, partially loose at the spine, 3 small binding holes near the spine. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 20, 2019 12:45

$44.00
169479

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372543456392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw Page 4 has a very detailed & lengthy report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. The top of page 6 has the heading: "VASQUEZ THE OUTLAW" "Particulars Of His Capture" "He Is Surprised In Ben, Jumps From A Window, Is pursued, Wounded Thrice, and Taken". The text takes 1 1/3 columns and offers much detail. See the web for more on the life & career of Vasquez. Page 9 has a curious article he... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2019 12:44

$83.00
169408

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell Invent - Prints 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196975295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 31, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone A front page report headed: "The Telephone" begins: "We have already laid before our readers accounts of the wonderful performance of Professor Bell's telephone, an instrument remarkable not merely for its phenomenal capabilities but also because of its having been brought to its present stage of development within the period which has elapsed since June last....Without undertaking to follow the inventor through his various improvements, it will suffice here to state the telephone has recently carried the human voice over a distance of 143 miles (from Boston to North Conway, N.H.), so that ordinary conversational tones utte... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:48

$379.00
169346

Tribal Chief COCHISE Chiricahua Apaches Indians DEATH 1st Report 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196340597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians The very bottom of the front page has a very brief report headed: "Death Of The Indian Chief Cochise" with the text reading simply: "Cochise, the famous Apache chief, died on the 9th of June." (see) Eight pages, browned at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:42

$38.00
169345

THE YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Shootout with Lawmen w/ John Killed 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196340460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1874 * The Younger Brothers gang * Shootout with lawmen Page 5 has a small, one column heading: "Desperate Conflict Between Detectives And Robbers" See the photo for text on a shootout between the Youngers and lawmen in which John Younger was killed. Rare to find articles regarding this infamous outlaw gang. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:42

$44.00
169334

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196338071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, April, 1876 A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for folks in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced. This issue has much religious-related content including "Materialism--Spiritualism" "Fruitfulness In the Divine Life" "Decline of Spiritualism" and much more. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:36

$29.00
169320

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz Trial w/ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539734781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 14, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The front page features a print headed: "Werze, The Andersonville Demon", being the infamous Henry Wirz, the warden of the Andersonville prison camp who supervised the horrible treatment of Yankee prisoners. He would be found guilty & was executed, one of only two people convicted for war crimes during the American Civil War. Quite rare to find a period portrait of him in a newspaper. Various ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the fold & margins, generally good.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:35

$67.00
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