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178504

ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate General COMMANDER Death 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926274742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1870 * Robert E. Lee death * Confederate leader Page 5 has various reporting on the recent death of Confederate General Robert E. Lee under the heading: "The Late Robert E. Lee" Text takes up over a full column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:44

$62.00
178495

MASONIC Freemasons Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Bldg. DEDICATION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652946103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 25, 1867 * Grand Lodge of Massachusetts dedication * Masonic - Masons - Freemasons The top of the back page has one column headings that include: "MASONIC" "Dedication of the Masonic Temple at Boston" "An Immense and Imposing Procession" and more. Text text up more than 3 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:40

$33.00
178491

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination TRIAL 1867 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652940547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 * John H. Surratt trial * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:35

$33.00
178474

BATTLE OF FIVE FORKS Abraham Lincoln LAST WEEK for Lee 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652438024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1865 * Battle of Five Forks - Last important fight of Civil War * Petersburg VA Virginia - Day Richmond would fall * Last week prior to Robert E. Lee's surrender This was the day the Confederate capital of Richmond was taken by the Yankees. See the photos for the great front page, featuring a large Civil War map headed: "THE DECISIVE BATTLE OF THE REBELLION" with a subhead, the map showing the Petersburg vicinity. Almost the entire first column is taken up with nice war-related head including a engraving of a heraldic eagle. The heads include: "VICTORY" "The Battle on Friday" "Important Despatches from Gen. Grant, the President & Secretary Stanton" "Triumphant Success of Our Arms After ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:32

$64.00
178473

BATTLE OF BENTONVILLE North Carolina William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925954252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 24, 1865 * Battle of Bentonville NC * William T. Sherman * Last days of the Civil War The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "FIELD OF OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA." The balance of the front page is taken up with Civil War reports with heads including: "Another Rebel 'Victory ! ' " "A Engagement Between Sherman & Johnston" "Our Troops Forced Back at Bentonville on Sunday" "The Rebels Capture 'Tree' Guns" "From New Orleans" "From North Carolina" "Wilmington" "Grand Rally For The Union" "The War condemned" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:32

$66.00
178435

ROXBURY NEIGHBORHOOD Annexation to City of Boston 1867 Reconstruction Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650870360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1867 * Neighborhood of Roxbury * Annexation to city of Boston Page 7 has a brief report headed: "Annexation Of Roxbury To Boston" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178434

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player Irvington New Jersey Jews 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650870166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for Irvington * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has reporting on two baseball games with box scores, one showing "Pike" playing for the Irvington team from New Jersey. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178433

JEFFERSON DAVIS President of the Confederacy Released on Bail 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650869996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis approved for bail * President of the Confederate States * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 3 has a lengthy report headed: "JEFFERSON DAVIS" "The State Prisoner Before the Circuit Court at Richmond" "The Court Fixes His Bail at $100,000" and more. (see) Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178432

Ghosts Phenomena Apparitions HAUNTED HOUSE in Zanesville Ohio ? 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372924771951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1867 * Haunted house in Zanesville, Ohio ? * Ghosts - spectres - apparitions * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "A New Sensation" "Haunted House at Zanesville--Strange Noises in a Parsonage" Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:42

$33.00
178431

FAMINE Sufferings Despair in State SOUTH CAROLINA Post Civil War 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650869043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 4, 1867 * Famine & despair in South Carolina * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "Suffering In South Carolina" "Famine Among The People" and more with several letters for various regions of the State. Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:42

$33.00
178430

RACE RIOT Blacks & Police at Richmond VA Virginia Post Civil War 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650868820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1867 * Race riot in Richmond, Virginia * African Americans & police clash * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 3 has a report headed: "RICHMOND" "Collision Between [Blacks] and Police" "Intense Excitement Among the Colored People" and more. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:41

$33.00
178429

EARLY BOXING Bare-Knuckle Fighting for 176 Rounds in New Orleans 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372924771380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867 * Early boxing with several rounds (176) * Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the bare-knuckle era. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:41

$33.00
178413

Very Rare MARION Grant County INDIANA Midwest 1871 Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649317560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MISSISSINEWA MONITOR, Marion, Indiana, June 28, 1871 * Rare Midwestern title * Grant County A very rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution had any issues and all were recently purchased by us. Eight pages, wear at some folds includes some perforation & a small hold at a fold juncture, minor margin wear.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:32

$58.00
178367

Rare WEST POINT MS Clay County Mississippi Post Civil War 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921425298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEST POINT HERALD, West Point, Mississippi, June 19, 1869 * 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 34 issue. Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine margin, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:41

$58.00
178290

HENRY MORTON STANLEY Heart of African Nile Exploration w/ MAP 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916567981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1876 * Henry Morton Stanley * Africa exploration w/ map Page 2 is consumed by a very large map and descriptive text on Stanley's exploration of Africa, the map headed: "THE SOURCES OF THE NILE. New Map Showing Stanley's Explorations..." plus the first column has heads: "STANLEY" "His Last Letter form the Heart of Africa" "Inhospitable Natives" Thwarted in His Plans by the Kishakka" "Paralyzed By Famine" and more. This article takes the vast majority of the page. Another page has most of a column on "The Indian War". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:29

$55.00
178235

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$150.00
178230

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640046951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print Although there are several Christmas-themed print, perhaps the best is the large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace. Small binding holes at the central fold. And equally as nice, and also by Thomas Nast, is the three-quarter page in the "Supplement" captioned: "Seeing Santa Claus" showing a young boy watching Santa Claus about to come down the chimney. This is a rather famous print. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, nice condition. The Santa Claus print in ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:16

$160.00
178167

SALT LAKE TABERNACLE City Mormons Temple Square Construction PRINT 1867 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637454843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867 * The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah Inside features a nearly half page captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle At Salt Lake" with a related article of the same title. The print shows the famous Temple in the early stages of construction. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:14

$87.00
177996

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903799382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The front page has an article headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Senate Ready to Proceed with the President's Trial" "Two Additional Articles Adopted by the House" "The President Arraigned for Speaking Disrespectfully of Congress". (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$33.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
177986

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, June 21, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia The top of page ten has: "Washington" "Proclamation by the President--Ratification of the Treaty With Russia" which formalized the controversial purchase of Alaska. The proclamation states in part: "Whereas, The Treaty between the United States...and His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias...is word for word as follows: 'This treaty has already been published, and cedes to the United States, immediately upon the exchange of ratifications, all of the Russian American possessions. In consideration of which the United States are to pay Russia, within ten months, seven million two hundred thousand dollars in gold....Now the... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$176.00
178453

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player New York Mutuals Jews 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392651034936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for New York Mutuals * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era The back page has a lengthy report on a baseball game between the New York Mutuals and the Brooklyn Atlantics. The report mentions Lipman Pike with his name also in the box scores. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 09:46

$29.99
178452

OMAR PASHA Ottoman Turkey Field Marshal Fighting in Candia CRETE 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392651030202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 5, 1867 * Ottoman field marshal Omar Pasha * Fighting rebels in Kingdom of Candia (Crete) Page 4 has a heading: "Omar Pasha's Report of His Work in Candia" with the report on page 5 under: "The Eastern Question" Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, some staining with a few printing flaws, generally good.

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Ends January 30, 2020 09:39

$27.99
178449

MAXIMILIAN I OF MEXICO Second Mexican Empire Emperor EXECUTION 1867 NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372924823861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 3, 1867 * Maximilian I of Mexico (Emperor) * Second Mexican Empire monarch * Execution by firing squad Page 4 has a report headed: "MAXIMILIAN" "Official Confirmation of His Execution" "His Last Words, 'Poor Carlotta'" and more. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 09:12

$29.99
178447

NEW BRUNSWICK NY New Jersey Black Execution HANGING Lengthy Report1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372924807404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1867 * New Brunswick, New Jersey * Black hanging - execution * Very detailed report Page 6 has a lengthy report headed: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of the [Black] Joseph Williams at New Brunswick, N.J." "Scenes At The Scaffold" and more. (see) A unusually very detailed account that takes up 2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 08:55

$29.99
178438

Very Rare KIT CARSON Frontiersman & Indian Fighter Portrait PRINT 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392650874651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867 * Kit Carson - frontiersman In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: "Christopher Carson, the Indian Agent". Note: this issue is missing half of the inside pages, so only 8 of 16 pages are present. But fortunately both pages relating to Kit Carson are present. Some dirtiness to the ftpg., some edge wear. A nice display issue.

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Ends January 30, 2020 07:52

$59.99
178427

WILLIAM G. Gannaway "Parson" BROWNLOW Tennessee Governor Election 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649634927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1867 * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow * Governor of Tennessee re-election victory Page 4 has an article headed: "THE TENNESSEE ELECTION" "Governor Brownlow Re-elected by Thirty Thousand Majority" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:37

$29.99
178426

AMERICAN INDIAN WARS Native Americans Outbreak in Great Plains 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649628093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 28, 1867 * American Indian Wars * Native Americans outbreak * Eyewitness account from the Plains The back page has a article headed: "OUR INDIAN TROUBLES" "CAUSES OF THE OUTBREAK" "The Whites as Much to Blame as the Redskins" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:28

$29.99
178425

BRIGHAM YOUNG JR. Mormons Mormonism w/ Wives Visits New York City 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649615047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 14, 1867 * Brigham Young Jr. visits NYC * Mormons - Mormonism w/ wives Page 3 has an article headed: "Mormonism" "Brigham Young, Jr., in New York..." (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:16

$29.99
178424

KIDDER FIGHT Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372923919766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867 * re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:08

$29.99
178423

FORT WALLACE Kansas U.S. 7th Cavalry Massacre Cheyennes Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649595485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1867 * Battle of Fort Wallace (Massacre) * United States 7th Cavalry * Cheyennes - Indians Page 4 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Attack on Fort Wallace, Kansas--Thirteen Soldiers of the Garrison Killed" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:00

$29.99
178422

M. JEFF THOMPSON Confederate General as Yazoo MS Southern Editor 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649583475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1867 * M. Jeff Thompson * Confederate General * Southern editor Page 4 has a editorial for the Yazoo Banner in Mississippi headed: "Filibustering Preparations In The Gulf States" and "Gen. Jeff Thompson Pitching Into A Southern Editor" signed in type: M. Jeff Thompson. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 11:40

$29.99
178418

THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE Urban Conflagration Disaster 1872 New York City Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649398091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 13, 1872 * The great Boston Fire * One of most costly fires in U.S. history The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the huge Boston Fire with: "BOSTON ALIVE AGAIN" "Business Men Too Busy to Mourn Over Their Losses" and more. Page 3 has a large & detailed map headed: "BOSTON & THE BURNT DISTRICT. Diagram Showing the Location & Extend of the Great Fire of Sunday, Nov. 10". Page 2 has: "Visitors to the Yosemite Valley--New Facilities for Travelers, Artists & Photographers" (see). Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 09:09

$37.99
178390

1867 THOMAS FRANCIS MEAGHER Irish Nationalist & U.S. Army General INDIAN WAR


eBay Auction Item # 392647969932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 2, 1867 * Thomas Francis Meagher * Irish Nationalist & U.S. General * Indian War in Montana Page 3 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "The Indian War In Montana" "Governor Meagher and His Volunteers Take the Field--Fight Between Regulars and Indians" (see) The Mysterious death of Meagher would occur shortly after this. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 09:33

$24.99
178388

L. HARRIS HISCOCK George W. Cole Albany Legislature NY MURDER 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922528165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1867 * L. Harris Hiscock assassination * New York State Assembly - Albany * General George W. Cole The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "Terrible Tragedy In Albany" "A Member of the Constitutional Convention Shot Dead" and more. Complete with 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 09:07

$29.99
178379

FRANZ JOSEPH I OF AUSTRIA Emperor & King of Hungary CORONATION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922440163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1867 * Franz Joseph I of Austria * King of Hungary coronation The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE HUNGARIAN CORONATION" "Hungary Receiving Her King" "Francis Joseph and the Empress of Austria as King and Queen" and more. Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 08:02

$29.99
178348

DAVID LIVINGSTONE African Explorer FALSE DEATH by Vicious Savages 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921161525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1867 * Dr. David Livingstone death ? * African explorer Page 5 under: "Dr. Livingstone's Funeral" "Account of His Death and the Burial of His Body" is an erroneous account on the death of Dr. David Livingstone, the famous explorer. Livingstone actually died in 1873. The report suggests he was killed by African savages. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 09:10

$29.99
177851

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:51

$58.00
177829

Rare SAN DIEGO Outlaw Tiburcio Vásquez Bloody Benders 1875 California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, March 17, 1875 * Tiburcio Vásquez - California bandido * Bloody Benders - serial killers * Rare Old West title An early newspaper from this now quite famous & large city in Southern California. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Inside has: "Growth of the West" and an interesting article: "Vasquez" "How the Outlaw Views His Fate". This latter article is on the infamous outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez who would be executed in San Jose, Calif. on March 19th. Also, page 3 has a lengthy article: "BENDER" "The Old Man's Story" "His Identity Established Beyond Doubt" "Confession of Old John Bender, the Head of the Family of Cherry Vale (Kansas) Murders". This is a fascinating arti... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:19

$82.00
177826

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded." The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "The accounts of the capture of Vasquez...differ. The most reliable statement is that he was surprised while at dinner, with his weapons in another room. He received seven wounds in his attempt to escape....There is great excitement at Los Angeles. The jail is guarded by a strong force of men to prevent the escape or lynching of the prisoner..." plus a few details about the reward m... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:18

$55.00
177825

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic (1st report) * Ocean Steamer - North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this infamous marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. See the photos for portions of the report. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:17

$61.00
177765

CONFEDERATES FAILING Civil War Nearing the End Ulysses S. Grant 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889079319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 * Nearing the end of the American Civil War * Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman * Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro" "Goldsboro Formally Occupied..." "GRANT" "Sounds of Army Trains Moving Within the Enemy's Lines" and much more. Page 5 has: "A DIVIDED SOUTH" "Quarrel Between Jeff. Davis and His Congress" "An Irrepressible Conflict Between the Legislative & Executive Departments of the Bogus Confederacy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:20

$31.00
177758

KKK Ku Klux Klan Activity in Wayne & Clinton County KENTUCKY 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392603697243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1873 The bottom of the front page has an article headed: "KuKlux In Kentucky" See image for text here. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:52

$30.00
177757

WAYNE COUNTY Seat WAR Centerville & Richmond Indiana 1873 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372888105580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1873 * Wayne County Seat War * Centerville & Richmond Indiana The front page has an article headed: "Mob Law In Indiana" with subhead. See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:51

$38.00
177726

BELMONT STAKES 1st Ever Thoroughbred HORSE RACING Race 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883980901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1867 * Belmont Stakes - Jerome Park Racetrack Page 10 contains a seemingly innocuous report but which has great significance in the sport of horse racing: the very first running of the Belmont Stakes. The column heads include: "THE TURF" "The Summer Meeting of the American Jockey Club" "The Jerome Park Races" "Four Fine Races" "Luxemburg, Ruthless, Cleopatra and Virgli the Winners" and more. Within the text, which takes nearly 3 columns, is a subhead: "The Second Race" which begins: "The Belmont stakes, for 3 year olds, one mile and five furlongs...." with a list of the horses, then a review of the race with Ruthless the winner. The text ends with: "...it will rank as one of the best races t... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:13

$73.00
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African Explorer DAVID LIVINGSTONE I Presume Henry Morton Stanley 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883980062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1872 * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Page 5 has a nearly full column report "Livingstone's Rescue" with subheads "Herald Special Report from London" "Rejoicing and Excitement in England Over the News" "The Herald's Despatches Republished in Full" and more. Page 6 has a nearly full column report: "The Herald and Dr. Livingstone" with subhead: "Comments of the Press on the Latest Despatches". Within the report is the famous quote printed not once but twice: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?", one follows with "He, smiling, answered 'Yes' ". Complete in ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:10

$138.00
177643

Rare BAKERSFIELD Southern California OLD WEST Circus Mollie Brown 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595221706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, Oct. 15, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Large circus advertisement A very early newspaper from this city at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well. Page 2 has a very nice circus advertisement which features Mollie Brown, bareback somersault rider. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:28

$45.00
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Outlaws YOUNGER BROTHERS in Jail & Jesse Frank James Gang Hunted 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595209968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 5, 1876 * Jesse & Frank James hunted * Cole, Bob & Jim Younger in jail * Post Northfield, Minnesota raid The top of a front page column has heads: "SATAN'S IMPS" "Threatened Outbreak of the Utes in Colorado" "Affecting Interview Between the Youngers and their Sisters". The latter is concerning the famous outlaws & includes: "The relatives visiting the Younger brothers in jail..." with more. Page 2 has: "The James Brothers--Their Last Trick to Elude Enraged Pursuit" which includes: "...some personal knowledge of the whereabouts of the two Northfield bank robbers, supposed to be the James brothers, whose hiding place has not yet been discovered..." with more. Eight pages, slightly irr... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:23

$55.00
177503

AUSTRO-PRUSSIAN WAR German Confederation vs. Austria BEGINS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586490026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NW YORK TRIBUNE, July 3, 1866 *Austro-Prussian War begins The front page has one column headings that include: "WAR !" "The War Actually Begun" and more with large map. (see) Nice for display. Eight pages, uncut, never bound, some creasing at the folds, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:15

$34.00
177472

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586188547

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$380.00
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