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164944

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Second Inauguration "With Malice Toward None.." 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358961720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration (historic) * "With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All" * End of Civil War & assassination nears The front page has nice & detailed reporting on the inaugural of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Inauguration Day in the National Capital" "Bad Weather & a Tame Affair" "Second Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln" "Speech of Vice-President Johnson" & a bit more. Included on the ftpg. is a subhead: "The Inauguration--Mr. Lincoln's Address" which begins: "Mr. Lincoln was enthusiastically greeted by the immense crowd assembled. Silence, however, followed at once when the President stepped forward & read his i... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:31

$545.00
164907

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murderers & Modoc War 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 2, 1873 * Modoc War - Boston Charley * Bloody Benders - murderers * Cherry Vale, Kansas The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War in California with: "THE MODOC WAR" "An Exciting Chase" "Surrender of 15 More of the Band" "Boston Charley--Dr. Thomas's Murder..." "Escape of the Redoubtable Captain" "Supposed Capture of Two of the Bender Murderers". The latter heading relates to the "Bloody Benders". Four pages, very large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:27

$38.00
164872

WINSLOW HOMER Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow PRINT 1874 H.W. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement) * Famous Winslow Homer Illustration - print * "Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow" Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow" which is in nice condition. Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public School--The Young Orator", a full page with 2 prints: "A Chief Forbidding the Passage of a Train Through His Country" and "Scalp Dance" under the major caption of: "Sketches of Indian Warfare" (see). There is also a large ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:00

$195.00
164727

Inventor THOMAS ALVA EDISON Description Phonograph Demonstration 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068784615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison Page 7 has an article: "Edison's Inventions" noting in part: "...last night Mr. Edison gave an exhibition of the phonograph...A carelessly dressed man of medium height, he has a long, pale face..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, tabloid size, bit of very light staining, good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 15:11

$36.00
164620

SAM HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Bushwhacker Bandit DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336930832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 29, 1872 * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand death * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Jesse James Gang member Page 4 has an article headed: "An Outlaw's Doom" with subheads: "Death of the Missouri Desperado Hildebrand--Escape of the Outlaw from Missouri--Raid on an Illinois Village--A Walking Arsenal--Arrest of the Murderer---Attempt Upon an Officer's Life--Hildebrand Killed at Last". The article begins: "One of the greatest villains that the rebellion developed was Hildebrand--a man whose name has for years been a terror upon the Missouri borders, & who has shed more blood & committed more crimes than any other of the many desperate characters who have invested Missouri..." wit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:30

$47.00
164582

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064931129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaza, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his Lips Close at her Ear" and "Remember What I Told You about Launcelot Li... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:18

$300.00
164563

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Defeated in the South ? Civil War Nears End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064619925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 4, 1865 * General William T. Sherman Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "Wild Rebel Reports Concerning Gen. Sherman" "Reported Union Defeat & Capture of the General & Staff" "Goldsboro & Kinston to be Fortified" "THE SOUTH" "Suspicious Rumors Circulating in Richmond" "Speculation on the Attempt to Cut Off Lee's Retreat" "Heavy Reinforcements for General Grant's Army" and much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:35

$31.00
164554

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335071379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 21, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana * The Modoc War - Lava Beds Page 2 has an article headed: "The Great Parish Massacre" (see) Coverage on the Colfax massacre (riot) in Louisiana. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:26

$30.00
164503

Rare ALAMEDA Bay Farm Island CA California OLD WEST The Encinal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332253734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALAMEDA ENCINAL, California, April 15, 1877 * Wild Old West * Rare 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, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. 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. Minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:27

$30.00
164257

MORMONS Mormonism Polygamy Case Made Illegal by Law 1875 Memphis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054969508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 11, 1875 * Mormons - Mormonism * Polygamy made illegal The front page has a somewhat inconspicuous, yet historically very significant, report headed: "A Polygamist Convicted". The report datelined Salt Lake, includes: "...a strong charge to the jury to-day in the George Reynolds polygamy cases, calling for enforcement of the law of Congress as regards polygamy in this Territory before further injury is done to innocent women and children. The jury this evening brought in a verdict of guilty, with a recommendation to mercy." This is the polygamy case which ended up in the Supreme Court which resulted in the ruling that polygamy, even on religious g... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:29

$120.00
164229

EARLY BASEBALL Championship Series w/ Box Scores New York Phila. 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054657650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, September 18, 1872 * Early baseball (game 8) * Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York * Championship series The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Again Victorious--They Defeat the Athletics Easily After a Fine Game--Score 10 to 3" with box scores (see photos). Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:46

$28.00
164209

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ending Captain Jack & Bogus Charley 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054201045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, May 24, 1873 * Modoc War ending - Lava Beds * Captain Jack - Bogus Charley The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Half of Captain Jack's Band Surrender" "Bogus Charley and Hooka Jim of the Number" "Interesting Account of the Savages" "Obsequies of Gen. Canby at Indianapolis". Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:24

$46.00
164172

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial CRISIS 1873 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319089635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1873 * Panic of 1873 (early reporting) * Start of the "Long Depression" Front page has: "THE PANIC SUBSIDING" "Condition Of Affairs In The Street Yearterday". Various related reports take most of the ftpg. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:44

$37.00
164171

MODOC INDIANS WAR Captain Jack & Black Jim 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319089333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, June 6, 1873 * Modoc Indians War - lava beds * Captain Jack & Black Jim This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Last of the Modocs--The Triumphant Militia to be Mustered Out" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:43

$27.00
164102

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050144191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 mili... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:36

$175.00
164101

Rare BLOOMVILLE Seneca County OHIO Village 19th Century 1877 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313908947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLOOMVILLE BANNER, Ohio, April 11, 1877 * Rare title Uncommon title from this small village in Seneca County. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 4 pages, a little light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:34

$33.00
164099

Rare OLATHE KS Johnson County KANSAS 19th Century 1876 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050142909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIRROR AND NEWS LETTER, Olathe, Kansas, April 13, 1876 * Uncommon title This rare title from Johnson County has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, small hole in the middle of the back page, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:32

$44.00
164061

Rare STAUNTON VA Independent City Virginia Post Civil War 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313061112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STAUNTON SPECTATOR, Virginia, July 16, 1867 * Uncommon title * Washington County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, some creasing, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:41

$30.00
163916

Rare SOMERSET PA Pennsylvania FIRE Disaster 18th Century 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046174098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SOMERSET HERALD, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1872 * Uncommon title * Fire disaster Much of the front page is taken up with reports concerning thos horrific fire which destroyed much of the town of Somerset in 1872, with column heads: "SOMERSET ! " The Great Fire of May 9, 1872" "A Detailed Description of the Disaster". Following this lengthy & very detailed report are: "Suffering Somerset!" "The Town In Ashes" "The Somerset Fire" "That Should Be Done" "To The Public" and more. More reports on the fire on page 2 as well. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:11

$38.00
163814

SNAP-THE-WHIP Winslow Homer's Famous Oil Painting PRINT 1873 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306395563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873 * Winslow Homer's most famous print * Great for framing * SNAP-THE-WHIP This issue has a tipped-in double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" drawn by Winslow Homer. This print, considered by many to be the most desirable illustrations done by Homer to appear in Harper's Weekly--and arguably the most desired issue from the 60 year run of the newspaper--features several young boys playing snap-the-whip in a schoolyard. Another page has a brief article about the illustration, and a related poem. Other illustrations include, on the front page: "The New School-Mistress", a fullpg. inside: "Saved" being a life-saving scene on a beach, plu... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:24

$980.00
163568

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392035598067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of) * Appomattox Court House signing (eve) The front page has a nice war map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA" showing the area of Paineville, Amelia Court House, Henderson, Jennings, & more. Some great & historic front page reporting with first column heads: "VIRGINIA!" "Our Armies Again Victorious!" "General Sheridan Fights a Battle Near Burkesville" "Prospects Of Lee's Surrender" "Rapid Marching of the Union Forces" "The Occupation of Richmond" and more. This is actually the very day that Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House, which would be reported in newspapers of the following day... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2018 14:34

$75.00
163537

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034765555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son Near the bottom of the front page is a report from Chicago headed: "Death of 'Tad' Lincoln--His Mother Inconsolable", noting: "Thomas Lincoln, universally known as Tad Lincoln, the youngest son of the late President, died at the Clifton House at Chicago...of dropsy of the heat, aged 18 years...During his illness his mother has been his almost constant attendant...Mrs. Lincoln is almost completely prostrated by her affliction." In addition to the assassination of her husband, this was her third child to die, and it is believed the death of Tad contributed to her depression and being institutionali... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 15:05

$62.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
163205

BATTLE OF THE ROSEBUD Creek Montana George Crook vs SIOUX Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023652958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, June 24, 1876 * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Custer Massacre a few days away Page 4 has an article headed: "Indian Affairs" "A Sharp Encounter Between United States Troops and the Indians" with the text taking about 2/3 of a column. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the folds, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:17

$46.00
163129

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jeff. Davis Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022057006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, April 26, 1865 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Page 3 contains a synopsis of President Davis' message in which he talks about the evacuation of Richmond and reaffirms his commitment to the Confederacy, reading in part: "...it is my purpose to maintain your cause with my whole heart & soul; that I will never consent to abandon to the enemy a foot of the soil of any of the States of the Southern Confederacy...again & again we will return until the baffled & exhausted enemy shall abandon in despair his endless & impossible task of making slaves of a people resolved to be free..." and more, signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Terrific & historic... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:24

$420.00
163082

Very Rare PIOCHE NV Lincoln County Nevada OLD WEST Gunfights Fame 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372279849573

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY JOURNAL, Pioche, Nevada, Sept. 26, 1875 * Wild Old West original * Known for gunfights * Silver mining town The first settlement of the area was in 1864 with the opening of a silver mine, but it was abandoned when Indians launched a series of raids and massacres. It was resettled in 1868 and François Pioche bought the town in 1869. By the early 1870s, it had grown to become one of the most important silver-mining towns in Nevada. Because of the remoteness which allowed Indian raids to occur, the town had a reputation for being one of the roughest towns in the Old West. Local lore says 72 men were killed in gunfights before the first natural death occurred in the camp. This le... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:10

$76.00
163031

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019297670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * The first modern day muscial's very first musical theatre performances (week of) * 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:19

$47.00
163024

FINAL DAYS OF CIVIL WAR Fort Stedman w/ MAP & William T. Sherman 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019051358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1865 * Final days of the Civil War * Battle of Fort Stedman * William T. Sherman The front page features a detailed Civil War map titled: "'THE MILITARY COMBINATIONS. - Scene of Grant's, Sherman's, Schofield's and Terry's Operations---The Encircling Columns". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "SHERMAN - Goldsboro Occupied on the 21st Inst" "GRANT - Advance on the National Lines on the Left" "Lee's Losses on Saturday Over 6,000" "Engagement at Mount Olive, N.C." "The Enemy Defeated & Driven Into Raleigh" "Sherman Enters Smithfield in Triumph" & so much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:06

$51.00
162954

1866 The BLACK CROOK Ad & Review 1st Modern Musical Broadway New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017884360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866 * Review of the 1st Modern Musical * Broadway showing at Niblo's Garden * 1866 - less than 7 days from debut! Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical. 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 f... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:04

$450.00
162788

MARY HARRIS Abraham Lincoln's Assassination Trial ACQUITTAL 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269963617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Mary Harris acquitted * Reconstruction era The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos). Other news of the day. Eight pages, untrimmed, some margin wear with tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:16

$44.00
162704

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with more fascinating text (see). Top of the ftpg. has: "The Trial of the Assassins" which takes nearly a full column, and half of pg. 3 is taken up with: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta to Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:36

$63.00
162703

ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Interview 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267798569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1865 * Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia The top of the front page has column heads: "WIRZ" "A Herald Correspondent's Interview" "His Life and History from His Own Lips" "Interesting Narrative of His Adventures in Europe and America" "A Water Cure Manager in Massachusetts & a Rebel Jailor in Georgia" "Intercession of the Condemned Man's Counsel for Executive Clemency". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:35

$43.00
162421

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Black Americana Abolitionist PRINT 1867 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005429005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 * Rare Frederick Douglass print Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star. Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England"; prints of: "The Rev. Josiah Henson--The Original of 'Uncle Tom' " "The Plain of Marathon"; a full page F.S. Church print: "Spring Concerts--The Opening of the Season" "Chains and Slavery - A Sketch in the Streets of Antwerp" "The Fortresses of the Bosporus"; a Nast print: "Withdrawal of th... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:15

$76.00
162409

NEZ PERCE WAR ENDS Chief Joseph Native Americans Indians vs Miles 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005422957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1877 * Nez Perce War ends * Native Americans - Indians * Chief Joseph surrenders * General Nelson A. Miles Page 4 has a nice report from the Nez Perce Indian War with: "MILES IN LUCK" "Joseph and the Hostile Nez Perces Surrender" "A Severe Engagement Followed by a Grand Result". Also: "The Concluding Portion of Miles' Report About His Recent Battle" and "Joseph Exchanged". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:02

$38.00
162302

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252897547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:55

$29.00
162139

Great CIRCUS Menegerie & Hippodrome Illustrated ADVERTISEMENT 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372247907618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 16, 1873 * Very nice illustrated Circus advertisement Page 2 has two columns entirely taken up with a nice, graphic advertisement for a circus, being the: "Great Eastern Menagerie - A Towering Giant Among Its Fellows - The Great 12 Center-Pole Tent - Dual Circus Exhibition!" with more on the double circus coming to Bethlehem. There are four rather large illustrations of some of the acts (see). Four pages, very nice condition with much news of the day.

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:45

$32.00
162028

HOLYOKE Massachusetts Precious Blood Church FIRE Disaster 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243338411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1875 * Precious Blood Church fire disaster * Holyoke, Massachusetts The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE HOLYOKE DISASTER" "Frightful Scenes During The Burning Of The Church" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 columns, all on the front page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good. Somewhat fragile, must be handled with care.

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:22

$37.00
161982

JEFFERSON DAVIS Rally Call to Southerners 1865 Civil War Nearing End Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242993329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 29, 1865 * Jefferson Davis rallying call * Nearing the end of the Civil War Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a terrific & lengthy :"Address of the Confederate Congress - An Appeal to the Southern People" which begins: "Fellow Citizens: The result of the Peace Commission is known to the country. the hopes of those who have hitherto believed that an honorable termination might be put to the war by negotiation have been rudely disappointed...". It goes on to encourage the people of the South to soldier on, noting: "...But the enemy has already put forth his utmost strength...He has strained his energies to their utmost limit...Let us stand firm. Let us be ca... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 08:35

$63.00
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BATTLE OF THE BIG HOLE River Montana Nez Perce Indians U.S. Army 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391995521146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1877 * Battle of the Big Hole - Montana * Nez Perce Indians - Native American * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass The front page has an article headed: "THE WAR WITH THE INDIANS" "Gen. Gibbon's Fight In Montana" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 8 pages, toning and minor wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 06, 2018 16:41

$38.00
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CHARLES GOODRICH Lizzie Lloyd King Brooklyn New York MURDER 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994253717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder * Lizzie Lloyd King The back page has one column headings: "MURDERED BY BURGLARS", "A Brooklyn Merchant Found Dead in his own House--Three Bullets in his Head". First report coverage on the murder of Charles Goodrich in Brooklyn. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:28

$27.00
161786

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372236548787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The back page has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent 5 days previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "The Rifle Association met last evening in the armory...Capt. Wingate presented to the meeting certified copies of the papers of incorporation. On behalf of the Committee on By-laws, Col. Church reported a complete set, which were adopted. the Association then adjourned." And s... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 15:58

$96.00
161738

Evangelist DWIGHT L. MOODY Bible Spiritual Hippodrome Sermon 1876 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235646025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 14, 1876 * Evangelist Dwight L. Moody * P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome sermon The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Revival Success" "The Evangelists Power" and more. Text takes up 2 full columns on the front page and continues on page 5. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2018 14:51

$34.00
161648

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234131996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Oct. 1, 1873 * Panic of 1873 * Wall Street - stock market * Henry Clews The front page has much reporting on the financial panic of 1873 with headings: "Financial Situation" "The Dawn In The East" and more. Text takes up three columns, all on the front page. More on page 6 under: "Finance and Trade" Eight pages, small hole on the front page, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:43

$28.00
161641

Rare DRESS PATTERNS Insert 1879 Women's FASHION Prints Harpers Bazar Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989651852

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, May 29, 1869 * Victorian fashions * Dress pattern "Supplement" included! This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867. The early issues offered elegantly handy hints on living & dressing well, covering everything from the avant-garde to running a country home. There are a wealth of fashion-themed prints with this issue, with text as well (see). Of particular rarity is the large foldout dress pattern included with this issue. Since it was simply loose and not... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:32

$36.00
161548

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372230215408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The full front page shows portraits of: "The Cabinet". Great fullpg. sailing ship illus. perfect for display: "The New U.S. Frigate Trenton". Great fullpg: 'The Brooklyn Ascent to the Bridge Tower" shows the famous Brooklyn Bridge under construction. Nast doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon. There is nearly a full page with three: "Random Street Sketches in Philadelphia",' mostly shows African-Americans. Sixteen pages, foxing & damp stains most at bottom margin, stain & hole to the front leaf, never bound nor trimmed.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:51

$48.00
161546

(6) 1865 New York City Newspapers Post Civil War BASEBALL GAMES w/ Box Scores


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372230212211

Shown are 6 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE and TIMES, a lot of six issues of July, August & September, 1865, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. Very early baseball from shortly after the Civil War. All are complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:45

$39.00
161543

CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Becomes LAW Slavery Ends 1866 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986982949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 9, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill becomes law * Post Civil War - slavery The top of page 3 has: "The Civil Rights Bill A Law" noting; "The vote on the Civil Rights bill was taken this afternoon and passed over the veto by a vote of 122 against 41, and the Speaker declared that the bill had become a law. Tumultuous and long continued applause follow3ed, with some hisses, when the House adjourned..." with just a bit more. Very rare to have this same-day report. An interesting pg. 2 tidbit: "Lieut. Gen. Grant was arrested on Saturday for fast driving in the streets of Washington." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:43

$68.00
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Historic ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Electric Speech Machine TELEPHONE Patent in 1876


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986106609

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 8, 1876 This is a very historic issue in the well-known struggle for the patent for the telephone. See the photo below for the very significant, yet quite inconspicuous, recording of the patent number to Alexander Graham Bell for "Telegraphy", with the patent number noted. All patents issued were published as such in Scientific American, and here is the announcement of Bell getting the telephone patent! No related article or illustrations. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:31

$128.00
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The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster 1871 Oneida NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372227325346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ONEIDA CIRCULAR, New York, Oct. 16, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Page 4 has over one-third of the page on: "The Great Fire" which begins: "Chicago in Ashes -- Fire and death sweeping everything before them - 150,000 people houseless & homeless - Hundreds of millions of property burned - Fearful loss of life apprehended. These are the announcements that have struck every ear and saddened every heart. The calamity is almost unparalleled in kind..." with much more. This was the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (see the web for more). From the famous Oneida Community, an early "commune" in experimental living. Much o the balance of the issue is religiously-themed. Eight page... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:17

$59.00
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BATTLE OF WYSE FORK in NC & Negro Soldier Bill Passage 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391984612063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 13, 1865 * Negro Soldier Bill passage * Battle of Wyse Fork - North Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Official Dispatch From Gen. Lee" "Victory Won by Gen. Bragg near Kinston" "THE SOUTH" "Passage of the Negro Soldier Bill by Both Houses of Congress " & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:15

$28.00
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