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THOMAS EDISON Etheric Force Electromagnetic RADIO Waves Discovery 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681627665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 3, 1875 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Discovers Etheric force * Radio waves Page 4 has most of a column taken up with: "Etheric Force" which notes in part: "...an ingenious person of telegraphic antecedents has just informed the world that he has discovered a new force, which he calls the 'etheric force'...This force, he assures us, is neither electricity nor magnetism, although it seems to be a sort of second cousin of the one...". This "ingenious person" was in fact Thomas Edison, and the "etheric force" he discovered was in fact radio waves. See the hyperlink for much more on this. This was from relatively early in Edison's career so he was not the household name he... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:22

$65.00
151409

BATTLE OF COTTONWOOD Nez Perce War IDAHO Looking Glass S. Whipple 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681054162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 8, 1877 * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "THE RED REBELS" "Col. Whipple Smashes Looking Glass at Clear Creek" and more. (see) This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:23

$34.00
151377

NEW JERSEY BASEBALL Elizabeth vs. Newark NJ Championship Game 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842088344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1870 * Early New Jersey baseball * Elizabeth vs. Newark Page two has: "BASE BALL" "The Contest for the New-Jersey Championship - The Elizabethan Ball Players the Victors", a match between the Resolute Club of Elizabeth & the Amateurs of Newark. "The games was very satisfactorily umpired by Mr. Chapman, and proved to be quite interesting at times. T. Ward's play at first base was the best display on the Newark side. M. Campbell excelling on the other..." The front page has: "SHIPWRECK" "The Loss of the Steamer Varuna..." which set sail from New York to Galveston, wrecked when it encountered "a perfect hurricane". The report is from one of the survivors. Eight... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:24

$36.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
151328

JEFFERSON DAVIS Civil War Confederate President CAPTURED 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678669207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 15, 1865 * Capture of Jefferson Davis * Mention of him wearing wife's clothes Page 2 has reports on the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, with: "The Finishing Blow" "Jefferson Davis A Captive" "Caught With His Wife's Dress On" "His Family & Staff Taken" "Jefferson Indignant & Cross" "His is on His Way to Washington" (see). There is also an editorial on his capture headed: "Jeff Davis Caught" (see), as well as reports on: "The Great Conspiracy" to assassinate Lincoln. Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:58

$61.00
151292

MARK TWAIN'S The Noble Red Man (Indian) 1872 Constantine Michigan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838882300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, May 30, 1872 Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a story titled: "The noble Red Man, by Mark Twain". Nice to have a Samuel Clemens work on the front page. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:06

$47.00
151284

Ocean Liner SS SCHILLER English Channel Isles of Scilly SINKING 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838864653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, May 10, 1875 * German ocean liner SS Schiller * Isles of Scilly sinking disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Appalling Disaster" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 2 1/2 columns of the front page. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:44

$39.00
151037

BATTLE OF WYSE FORK Kinston NC William T. Sherman Civil War Ending1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832473713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 16, 1865 * Battle of Wyse Fork - -Kinston, North Carolina * William T. Sherman's coastal march- Fayetteville Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here. Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:11

$24.00
151006

UNION STATION Worcester Massachusetts Railroad Train Station PRINT 1876 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669319352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876 The front page features a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot, Worcester, Massachusetts" with related text. Other prints include: "Hat-Molding & shaping Machinery" "Mathewson's Steam Horse for Street Railways" "Seymour's Cotton Planter" "The Imperial Gardens at Schonbrunn, Austria" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:16

$29.00
151002

Rare GALVESTON TX Texas Post Civil War Stronghold Reconstruction 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832198550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLAKE'S DAILY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, Aug. 11, 1866 * Rare Southwestern title * Post Civil War reconstruction An uncommon title from shortly after the Civil War. Articles in this issue include: "The Money Crisis" "The Louisiana Convention" "The New City Charter" & much more. Eight pages, worm holing does not deter from readability, and some light water staining.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:10

$38.00
150768

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825197270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads; "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his James-Younger Gang, although this report was too new for them to have known who the robbers were. Near the end: "...the robbers were only 25 minutes ahead of the pursuers & almost sure to be overtaken...many believing them to be the same gang heretofore operating in Missouri and Kansas." Four pages, some wear at the mar... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:29

$82.00
150679

Very Rare CIVIL WAR General Ulysses S. Grant Siege of Petersburg 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821036285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 * Extremely rare military title * General Ulysses S. Grant * The Siege of Petersburg ending * Civil War coming to an end An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsin Volunteers and the 8th Michigan Veteran Volunteers. As the title suggests, its purpose was to report the closing days of the Confederacy as Grant's Army of the Potomac was advancing upon Petersburg and Richmond. The content is simply terrific. The editorial near the top of page 1 begins: "Never has this vetera... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 11:55

$5,350.00
150528

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
150523

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654022422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The Brave" and much more (see). Page 5 has: "JEFF DAVIS", "The True Story of Jeff. Davis' Disguise", "He is Captured in His Wife's Morning Wrapper, Hooded & Veiled, with a Pail On His Army", "His Wife Calls Him Her 'Poor Old Mother'", "The Soldiers Make a Search for Booty & Find Jeff.'s Calfskins", "When Discovered He Rails at His Captors in Impotent ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:29

$44.00
150306

DIXON ILLINOIS Baptism Ceremony Truesdell Bridge COLLAPSE Disaster1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648301098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, May 6, 1873 * Dixon, Illinois * Truesdell Bridge collapse * Baptism ceremony disaster This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Dixon Disaster" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:36

$27.00
150049

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803878880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1870 * Orange Riots ( 1st of two) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BLOODY RIOT" "The Feud Between the Orangemen and the Catholics Renewed" "Terrible Fight At elm Park" "A Picnic Party of Protestant Irishmen Assailed" and more. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:23

$27.00
149866

(2) GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796936186

Shown are 2 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21 and 28, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 A nice pair of consecutive issues on the Chicago fire, the Oct. 21 issue containing a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Bird's-Eye View of Chicago As It Was Before The Great Fire" as well other unrelated prints. The Oct. 28 issues has a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Chicago In Ruins" which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Additionally the full front page is a dramatic print: "The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street" with prints inside including a nice fullpg: "Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge", with two more full pages with seven fire scen... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:26

$255.00
149765

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader ARRESTED for Murder 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391627013696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1872 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Arrested for murder ? The top of the back page has: "Brigham Young Arrested on a Charge of Murder" with subheads: "Brigham Young" "He is Arrested on a Charge of Murder...." See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with tiny tears, generally nice.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:15

$39.00
149764

LONE PINE EARTHQUAKE Inyo County Owens Valley California 1872 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371792959743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1872 * Lone Pine earthquake * California The front page has small one column headings: "Earthquake In California" "Goods Shaken from Shelves and Walls Cracked--Duration Twenty Seconds" First report on the Lone Pine, California earthquake. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light foxing spots, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:13

$32.00
149705

FREDERICK DOUGLASS African American Abolitionist Orator PRINT 1875 BOUND VOLME


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791107505

Shown is an original & historic old bound volume, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, a bound volume for December, 1874 to May, 1875 Perhaps the article in the volume is "New Washington" which includes not only 16 nice prints of Washington, D.C. from 1875, but also a very nice print of Frederick Douglass with some text on him as well (see). But there are many other prints in this thick volume as well, accompanying articles titled: "The Concord Fight" "American Humor" "The Isle of Man" "Last Journals of David Livingstone" "Mechanical Progress" and more. Complete in 928 pages, still has the outer wrappers bound in (very rare), tightly bound in red library bindings, spine having gold ink, both bindings & interior pages in very nice condition. Library... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:50

$94.00
149688

WHALING FLEET Disaster Bowhead Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791086171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 7, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam The front page has a very brief article headed with small heading: "The Whaling Fleet Disaster" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Whaling Disaster of 1871 was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet of 33 American whaling ships were trapped in the Arctic ice in late 1871 and subsequently abandoned. It dealt a serious blow to the American whaling industry, already in decline.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:19

$27.00
149587

Rare Free and Sovereign STATE OF GUERRERO Southern Mexico 1873 LA PAZ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623203724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LA PAZ (Peace), state of Guerrero, Mexico, Aug. 2, 1873 A Spanish language newspaper from this state in Southwestern Mexico, Noted in the masthead (in Spanish) is: "Official newspaper of the State of Guerrero". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 12 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:01

$27.00
149586

Outlaws JESSE JAMES Frank Northfield Minnesota Bank Raid HUNTED 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623203267

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 9, 1876 * Hunt for Jesse & Frank James * Northfield MN raid aftermath Near the middle of the front page is: "In Hot Pursuit--The Robbers Brought to Bay, but Escape and Are Still Pursued" which is a report from St. Paul, Minn. on the Northfield Bank robbery committed by the James Gang (see hyperlink for more). The ftpg. also has: "Notes From the Hanging at Fort Smith--Some Account of the Murderers and Their Victims" which has details on the hanging of four Indians (see). Four pages, some margin wear, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:00

$47.00
146879

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711021721

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 double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" done by famed artist 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. Very nice, clean condition, sewn-in centerfold with 5 quite tiny binding holes which are almost unnoticeable (one fully in the upper margin, with three of the other four blending in nicely with the image itself). A great d... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2016 13:42

$670.00
149438

Rare PETALUMA Sonoma County California OLD WEST 1873 Original Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620052678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PETALUMA EVENING ARGUS, California, April 28, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Sonoma County This town is in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. Various news items from the locality as well as worldwide, with a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Some margin tears, irregular at the bottom of the back leaf not affecting any text, generally good.

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:32

$38.00
149437

Despotism of MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young as Dictator 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620051689

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1867 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young Page 4 has: "UTAH" "Return of Brigham Young from his Preaching Tour--His Exhortations to his People" with the report taking 7 1/2 inches. This is followed by: "Affairs On The Plains" "Arrest of Railroad Thieves--Pawnee Scouts & Spotted Tail Indians..." (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:31

$37.00
149255

Rare STOCK MARKET Wall Street Post Civil War Financial & Banking 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391615008374

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL & FINANCIAL CHRONICLE, New York, Feb. 22, 1868 A 32 paper newspaper filled with financial related news, ads and notices. The subtitle is: "Bankers' Gazette, Commercial Times, Railway Monitor, & Insurance Journal". Never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 13 1/2 inches, loss at a few bottom margins affecting z few ads & charts only, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:26

$27.00
149155

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612764426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 8, 1877 * John D. Lee death sentence * Mountain Meadows Massacre Page 2 includes: "Crime" "Fatal Stabbing Affray in Creek, Pike Co., Mo." "John D. Lee, the Mormon Murderer, Sentenced to be Hung" "The Perpetrator of a St. Joe Murder Discovered" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:09

$34.00
149154

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612763957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:08

$178.00
149150

Best WHALING FLEET Disaster Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam PRINTS 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779259945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report) * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam prints Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes with text. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly full page: 'The Forest Fires in the West' Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 11:59

$58.00
149029

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Frank Kearney MO Missouri Mother's Home RAID 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371775258299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1875 * Jesse & Frank James boys * Outlaws - deperadoes * Raid on family home The front page has an interesting--yet false--report headed: "The Capture of The James Boys" which has various subheads including: "Statement of The Mother...She Declares the Boys Were Not in the House at the Time--Marks of A Desperate Fight" (see). Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shot up the James family home in Kearney, Missouri. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mother of Frank and Jesse. Eight in 10 pages, light tonin... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2016 11:58

$67.00
148990

ROUND LAKE Saratoga County New York Village METHODISTS Camp 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391607484888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1874 * Round Lake, New York * Summer camp meeting - Methodists The front page has an article headed: "WORSHIPING IN TENTS" "The Methodist Camp Meeting At Round Lake" (see) Text takes up more than a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:22

$33.00
148944

WILLIAMSPORT PA Lycoming Co. Susquehanna River Lumber Boom FIRE 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773727491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 13, 1874 * Williamsport PA Pennsylvania * Susquehanna lumber industry boom * Lycoming County fire disaster Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "Mills And Lumber Burned At Williamsport" Text includes: "...It destroyed all the lumber, amounting to about 20,000,000 feet..." (see) This was during the Susquehanna Boom in Lycoming County. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:43

$23.00
148933

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773716938

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial At the top of the first column on the front page are headlines reporting the surprise capture of Jefferson Davis, the former President of the defunct Confederate States of America. The reporting begins with an announcement from the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton, which states: "The following dispatch, just received...announces the surprise and capture of Jefferson Davis, and his staff...", signed in type: Edwin M. Stanton. Hereafter is a dispatch from General Wilson beginning: "I have the honor to report at daylight of the 10... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:25

$164.00
148876

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391605170672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1872 * The great Boston Fire * One of most costly fires in U.S. history The first column heads bring attention to the huge fire in Boston at the time, including; "THE BOSTON FIRE" "Additional & Interesting Details of the Disaster" "Mansard Roofs the Cause of the Spread of the Flames"" "The Merchants Imitating their Chicago Brethren" "Business to be Resumed Without a Moment's Delay" "After the Fire" and more. Over three-quarters of the ftpg. is taken up with related reports. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:23

$36.00
148870

CHARLES SUMNER Civil Rights Bill Act in Senate NEGROES Free 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371772719918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1874 * Charles Sumner * Civil Rights This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. The front page has a small one column heading: "The Substitute For Mr. Sumner's Civil Rights Bill" See image for text here. Complete in 10 pages, very minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:11

$30.00
148722

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson PRINTS Scenes 1868 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599971935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Impeachment trial prints A full page shows two: "Scenes In The Rotunda Of The Capitol, During The Impeachment Trial" and "President Johnson Consulting With His Counsel In His Business Office, Preparing The Answer To The Articles Of Impeachment." Another full page: "The Senate Chamber, During The Withdrawal Of The Senators For Secret Consultation, On The Opening Day Of Impeachment." Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:09

$38.00
148551

GOINGSNAKE MASSACRE Tahlequah Oklahoma SHOOTOUT Cherokee Nation 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595790177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 24, 1872 * Goingsnake massacre * Cherokee Nation - Oklahoma Page 5 has an article headed: "From The West" "The Indian Territory Tragedy" "Further Details Of The Slaughter" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 13:46

$30.00
148388

SALT LAKE TABERNACLE City Mormons Temple Square Construction PRINT 1867 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391590772218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867 * The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah An inside page of this scientific periodical has a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake" with a related article as well. Additional articles are: "Densmore's Upright Boiler"; "Brown's Fruit Gatherer"; "Taylor and Laffeerty's Broom Head"; "White's Washing Machine" and much more. Complete in 16 pages, a little light foxing, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2016 13:04

$77.00
148287

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586056428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 11, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The front page has: "The Northfield Robbers" which is the latest news on chasing after the James-Younger Gang, perpetrators of the famous Northfield Bank robbery 4 day previous (see hyperlink). It notes in part: "...Squads of men have been sent...to head them off...light haired man wounded at Northfield is undoubtedly Frank James...". Further on is an update headed: "Bank Robbers Corralled" noting that: "....supposed to be corralled in the timber near Lake Elpian...they cannot escape...". Four pages, loss to a lower corner not affecting these reports, otherwise good.

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:02

$55.00
148018

FORT SMITH ARKANSAS Hangings Executions Judge Isaac Parker 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748060329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 4, 1875 * Fort Smith, Arkansas * Hangings - executions (6) * Judge Isaac Parker Page 2 has a very brief and discrete report under "Latest General News" that reads in full: "Three white men, two Cherokee Indians and one negro were hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas, yesterday" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:25

$28.00
148005

ANDREW JOHNSON Presidential Impeachment Pre Trial Reconstruction 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748049431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial First column heads include: " IMPEACHMENT" "Debate in the House on the Replication to the Presidents Answer" "The Replication Adopted and Filed in the Impeachment Court" "The President Granted Until Monday to Prepare for Trial" with over 2 columns of front page reporting. Complete in 8 pages, very nice clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:03

$35.00
147816

Rare MOKELUMNE HILL CA Calaveras County Old West GOLD MINING Town 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742569341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY CALAVERAS CHRONICLE, Mokelumne Hill, California, June 25, 1870 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining An early issue from this county made famous by Mark Twain. Mokelumne Hill was one of the richest gold mining towns in California. Founded in 1848, the placers were so rich that the miners risked starvation rather than head to Stockton to replenish their supplies. Soon after, gold was discovered in the nearby hills, so much so that miners were restricted to claims of 16 sq. ft., and yet many of those claims were reported to have paid up to $20,000. By 1850 the town was one of the largest in the area, with its population reaching as high as 15,000 . Today the population is less than 700. ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:36

$77.00
147813

Rare ANTIOCH Contra Costa County CALIFORNIA Old West 1876 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742567331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ANTIOCH LEDGER, Contra Costa County, California, Jan. 8, 1876 * Rare Old West title This is one of the oldest communities in California having been founded in 1850. It is in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay, formerly known as Smith's Landing and Marsh's Landing, in 1850 a plague infested the city and wiped out most of the population. Most of the front page is taken up with a great article on the greatness & future of California with first column heads: "Manifest Destiny Of California" "Candid and Practical View" "Phases Unparalleled In History" "Explorations on the Pacific Shores" "What Made California What It Is" "The Destiny of the Pacific States", concluded in a future issu... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:32

$67.00
147812

Rare QUINCY Plumas County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568173053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PLUMAS COUNTY BULLETIN, Quincy, Plumas County, California, Dec. 24, 1891 * Rare title Quincy is a town of less than 2000. It started as a Gold Rush community just outside of Elizabethtown in Northern California. Elizabethtown started in 1852 and slowly dissolved and moved a mile away into American Valley to form Quincy after 1858. Quincy is named after the city of Quincy, Illinois, named in turn after John Quincy Adams. The front page begins with: "A Moqui Snake Dance - Indians Dancing With Rattlers In Their Mouths - A Horrible Spectacle That White Men are Rarely Allowed to Witness...". Much more local news. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness to folds at the upper quad... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:31

$43.00
147805

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742541616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. The back page has: "The Assassins - Arrest of a Supposed Accomplice of J. Wilkes Booth--Interesting Details" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:15

$37.00
147766

17th U.S. President ANDREW JOHNSON Abraham Lincoln's VP DEATH 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741533271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 31, 1875 * President Andrew Johnson * Death (1st report) Page 2 has: "Death of Andrew Johnson" beginning with a brief notice from Memphis: "Ex-President Andrew Johnson died very suddenly at Chattanooga, Tenn., at 2:30 o'clock this morning, of paralysis." followed by: "Obituary - Andrew Johnson" which takes about half a column (see). Nice to have this in a newspaper the same day he died. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:51

$54.00
147765

THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE Conflagration & Victoria Woodhull Claflin 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391567017392

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 10, 1872. * Great Boston fire of 1872 * Victoria Woodhull Claflin Page one has much content and headings related to the Great Boston Fire: "Another Chicago" "Vain Efforts of the Firemen to Check the Flames" "Startling Scenes of Panic Among the People" and more. Page three has most of a column on the noted feminist, Victoria C. Woodhull, headed: "The Woodhull Scandal" "The Case of Col. Blood-Examination Before Justice Fowler Yesterday-Decision Reserved", "Testimony of Mr. Challis", and much more. It begins: "At Jefferson Market Court, yesterday, Justice Fowler resumed the examination of the complaint against James H. Blood, who is charged with aiding and abetting... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:50

$47.00
147747

Great CIRCUS Menegerie & Hippodrome Illustrated ADVERTISEMENT 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741490638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1873 * Very nice illustrated Circus advertisement The back page has two of the middle 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 October 19, 2016 15:15

$32.00
147746

OXFORD MS Mississippi Central Railroad TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741488301

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

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:13

$30.00
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