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155103

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991016722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1871 * Great Chicago fire Over half of the front page is taken up with much detail on the great Chicago fire, with heads at the top of the first column including: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "Present Aspects of the Devastated City" "The Work of Reconstruction Already Commenced" "Scenes & Incidents Among the ruins" "Searching for the Bodies of the Dead" "One Thousand Persons Believed to Have Perished" and a bit more (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:09

$58.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
155023

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822872411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "Affairs in the Coal Regions" Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:01

$27.00
154983

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINTS 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822143467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:14

$35.00
154954

Very RARE Yankee Occupation Volume 1 RICHMOND VA Post Confederate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821168103

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RICHMOND TIMES, June 1, 1865 * Very rare Yankee occupation issue * Post capital of the Confederacy A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 36 issue. The April 20 issue of the "Richmond Whig" has an announcement of the creation of the paper, headed: "A New Morning Paper - The Richmond Times" and includes: "...The paper will be under the exclusive editorial charge & control of Mr. H. Rives Pollard, late of the Richmond Examiner, and the first number will appear on Friday...will be devoted to the honor and interest of Virginia...For the present at least--until Virginia shal... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:31

$188.00
154923

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormonism Saint Death FUNERAL Burial 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986965524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1877 * Brigham Young death funeral - burial * Mormons - Mormonism - SLC Utah . The front page has a one column heading: "Brigham Young's Funeral" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:17

$38.00
154915

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986957027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another full page shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a half page as well. The double page centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by Nast as well, in addition to a full page showing: "The Yacht Race for the Queen's Cup" which has 9 prints. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:06

$155.00
154764

1865 President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation Army & Navy CIVIL WAR Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979961583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, March 25, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Nearing the end of Civil War As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In The Carolinas" and some on: "The Campaign In Virginia". Among the various articles within are: "The Fighting Of Troops" "The Regular Army", "Naval Armaments in America", "The Mustering of the Forces" & more. Near the back are various letters including a: "Proclamation by the President" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln and "Retaliation by General Sherman" signed by him: W. T. Sherman. In the "S... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:36

$37.00
154762

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813886528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" "He Adds Theft To His Greater Crimes" "Further Details of the Rebel Slaughter Pen" and more. Also: "The Great Base Ball Match" "A Signal Victory for the Philadelphians" "Handsome Treatment of the Visiting Club". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to an upper quadrant & the two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:34

$33.00
154748

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979945720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 27, 1871 * Scranton, Pennsylvania * Coal mine region riots A half page illustration inside: "The Coal Riots Near Scranton, Pa.--Laborers' Meeting Near The Dodge Shaft, At Hyde Park, Dispersed By The Welsh Miners and Their Wives, May 9th." Related report on another page: "The Coal Troubles." A full front page: "New York City--Parade and Review Of The Metropolitan Police--Inspection By The Mayor." Other articles and advertisements are within. Complete in 16 pages, small pinholes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:12

$41.00
154745

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979943779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1871 * Great Chicago fire The front page first column has nice heads on the Great Chicago Fire, including: "THE CITY OF CHICAGO" "A Quiet & Peaceful Sabbath Yesterday" "How the Citizens Observed the Day" "Rapid Growth of the Temporary Dwellings & Stores" "Interesting Resume of the Effects of the Great Fire" "Scenes &I Incidents Among the Ruins" (see). The text takes over half of the front page. Eight pages, a printing crease in the first column causes no loss of readability, otherwise in great condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:09

$54.00
154725

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810756817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:51

$37.00
154680

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Woman Voting Trial 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976812385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, June 20, 1873 * Susan B. Anthony * Illegal voting trial The front page has a significant report on the woman's rights issue, with: "Susan's Sentence", which includes: "...Judge Selden made a motion in the case of Miss Anthony for a new trial on the ground of a misdirection of the Judge in ordering a verdict of guilty without submitting the case to the jury...Miss Anthony answered & said she had a great deal to say, & declared that in her trial every principle of justice had been violated..." with more (see images). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:10

$73.00
154672

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mahanoy City PA & More COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976787547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Coal miners * Pennsylvania One of the more successful of the early California newspapers. The ftpg. includes: "Mollies of Pennsylvania--A Secret Religious Organization on the War Path--They Commit Murder & Other Deeds of Violence in the Coal Regions" "Bonds Not Gold" "The New Mint" & much more. Four pages, very large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, mild margin & fold wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:51

$38.00
154459

PARIS OPERA HOUSE Theatre Salle Le Peletier FIRE Disaster 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968271956

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1873 * Paris Opera fire * Salle Le Peletier Page 3 has an article headed: "THE BURNED OPERA-HOUSE" "The Destruction Of The French Academie De Musique" Text takes up over a full column here. Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:19

$34.00
154422

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800493176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 28, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The full front page is a dramatic print: 'The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street'. Prints inside include a nice fullpg: 'Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge' plus a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Chicago In Ruins' which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Two more fullpgs. with seven fire scenes. A very dramatic and historic issue. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:42

$140.00
154174

AVERASBORO NC North Carolina & Alabama Raid Civil War NEARS END 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958640493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1865 * Confederates falling apart * Nearing the end of war * Averasboro NC North Carolina Among the front page one column ads on the Civil War are: "Great Cavalry Campaign" "Land Co-Operation with the Fleet Before Mobile" "From The South" "Official Dispatch From Gen. Grant" "The Reported Fight with Hardee at Averysboro" "Grossly Exaggerated Rebel Account" and much more. A nice issue on the closing weeks of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:03

$30.00
154111

Best GREAT BOSTON FIRE Conflagration w/ Diagram 1st Report 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955414787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Nov. 14, 1872 * Great Boston fire of 1872 * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The front page features a nice map headed: "Diagram Of The Burnt District" in Boston, which had just suffered a horrible fire. The top of one of the columns has: "A TERRIBLE CALAMITY" "One Eighth of the Property of Boston Destroyed: "Eighty Acres of Territory Burned Over" "The Richest Portion of the City in Ruins". Considerable reporting on the inside pages as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a huge paper measuring 23 1/2 by 29 1/2 inches, some browning at folds and a few small archival mends. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:39

$47.00
154102

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1875 Oldest Pacific Publication Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788402489

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 1, 1875 * "The oldest paper in The Pacific" It is rare to find Hawaiian newspapers from the 19th century, and this was the first newspaper & literary magazine published by pioneers not native to Hawaii. This title has a somewhat religious theme, but with other content as well. Content includes "The Sailor's Friend" "Extracts from Livingstone's Journal" "Hawaiian & United States Postage Treaty" & much more. The masthead is quite ornate and includes two engravings (see). Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:19

$43.00
153906

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780137164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 29, 1871 * Scranton, Pennsylvania * Coal mine region riots Within the issue is a half page: "Riots Near Scranton, Pa.--The Affair of April 6th At Tripp's Slope--Rioters Stoning The Working Bosses, Who Drew Up The Coal During The Intimidation Of The Operatives." and a related report: "Scenes In The Coal Regions." Several illustrations and a double page centerfold about the German Peace Jubilee. Sixteen pages, several small binding holes along left spine, otherwise is in good condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:26

$38.00
153728

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR Brooklyn NY Home for the Aged FIRE 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932535764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 9, 1876 * Little Sisters of the Poor fire * St. Augustine's home for the aged The front page has a one column heading: "The Brooklyn Holocaust" "and more with list of the dead. (see) Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 20 inches, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:04

$33.00
153687

CIVIL WAR ENDING Jefferson Davis Capture & Trial of the Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 22, 1865 * Jefferson Davis confined * Trial of the assassins Page 2 has an article beginning: "Jeff Davis has arrived at Fortress Monroe & is secretly confined there..." Also: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Key to the Rebel Official Cypher" and many subheads (small hole here effects 2 words); "Gossip About Gen. Sherman" and much more. Four pages, small hole near top as noted, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:39

$26.00
153661

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Negro Labor & more 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931357470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 11, 1865 Among the front page column heads are: "OUR SOUTHERN TOUR" "The Real Sentiment In the South" "Views of the People" "Negro Labor--Pro and Con" "A Rough But Truthful Discourse" "The Insanity of Slavery" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, minor fold wear.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:04

$27.00
153660

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931356715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their Misery" "His Boasts About His Barbarous Exploits" "Horrors of the Dead Line "2933 Men Die in One Month" "The Report Admits that Bloodhounds Were used" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, some water staining & a bit of foxing.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:03

$34.00
153522

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazleton Pottsville COAL PA Pennsylvania Arson 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920224925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "Mining Outrages-Buildings Repeatedly Fired" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:51

$28.00
153478

ULYSSES S. GRANT Youth of America Message re. BIBLE Sunday School 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752762616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1876 * President Ulysses S. Grant Page four has the text of the letter President Ulysses S. Grant wrote to the children and youth of America at the request of the editor of The Sunday School Times for insertion into the Centennial Edition. The letter emphasizes the importance of the Bible in regards to life and liberty: "My advice to Sunday Schools, no matter what their denomination, is: Hold fast to the Bible as the sheet-anchor of your liberties; write its precepts in your heart, and PRACTICE THEM IN YOUR LIVES. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization, and to this we must look as our guide in the future. &lsq... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:54

$80.00
153313

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Promontory, Utah Completed 1869 Historic Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745825755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1869 * Transcontinental Railroad completed... very historic! The front page has a report beginning: "The junction of the Union with the Central Pacific Railroad, at Promontory Point, Utah, was effected yesterday, and there is now railroad communication across the continent. The event was celebrated by jubilant demonstrations in various cities of the Union..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:36

$58.00
153146

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Interview 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737279435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Interview With Captain Jack & Others" as well as: "Execution In Kentucky" "Destructive Fire in Cincinnati" and more. Four pages, large folio size, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:25

$29.00
153145

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California OLD WEST w/ Chinese Labor Problem 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737276042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, April 27, 1873 * Rare Old west title The ftpg. has column heads: "CHINESE LABOR" "The great Problem that Confronts Us" Not Only White Labor But White Capital in Danger" "At the Way Things are Going On, the State Will be Half Chinese in Ten Years" "What Shall We Do About It?" Also on the ftpg: "The Late General Canby" "His Remains Expected to Arrive from Portland on Monday". Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing spots to the ftpg., nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:16

$34.00
153144

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Stillwater MN re Northfield Capture 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737275211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Jan. 29, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang * Stillwater, Minnesota Page 5 has a nice article: "COLE YOUNGER - Painting Pails In the Minnesota State Prison--The Transgressor's Road" which begins: "This is the home of the Younger brothers. Naturally the Northfield trio were the much sought after of the convicts yesterday..." with more interesting reading (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:15

$43.00
153143

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Distribution of the REWARD MONEY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371901803078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 24, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "The Younger Boys" "How The Reward For Their Capture Was Divided--The Question Decided in the Courts". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:13

$32.00
153092

WIRZ TRIAL Andersonville Prison & Powder River Expedition INDIANS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900614824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 27, 1865 * Powder River Expedition (1865) * Andersonville prison trial - Henry Wirz Among the front page column heads are: "A Pardoned Rebel Lawyer" " "Refuses To Take the Test Oath" "The Confiscation Act" & more, with pg. 4 having; "THE WERZE TRIAL" "Werze Receipts For Sanitary Stores" "Monster Winder Sustained by Jeff. Davis" "More Prison Horrors" as well as: "From Fort Laramie" "A Series of Battles with the Hostile Indians" "The Enemy Totally Routed". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:42

$29.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
153027

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733963643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Placer County, California, November 18, 1875 * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter being illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. On... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:25

$73.00
152928

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894059802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:21

$34.00
152926

PEACE ! Civil War Officially Ends w/ President Proclamation 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729763560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, April 3, 1866 * Civil War officially ends * PEACE The top of the first column of the front page has the historic announcement of the official end of the Civil War with the headings: "PROCLAMATION" "By the President of the United States" "The Sword Sheathed" "Peace-Law-Liberty", which also deals with the reconstruction of the Southern states and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson and dated April 2, 1866. The text takes 1 1/4 columns. See the hyperlink for the significance of this Proclamation. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:12

$46.00
152925

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152806

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murders Corpses DISCOVERY 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725043723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 9, 1873 * Bloody Benders * Cherry Vale, Kansas * Corpses discovered The front page has a brief article with a small and somewhat discrete heading: "Eight Dead Bodies Found Under A House" See image for key text here. Eight pages, light staining, some margin wear with small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:43

$32.00
152562

Outlaws JESSE JAMES & Younger Brothers - GHOSTS Spirit Katie King 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880426205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 17, 1875 * Jesse James & Younger Brothers gang * Ghosts - spectres - apparition - spirits Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Jameses And Youngers" "A Plea for Mercy from a Union Soldier and a Republican". Page 2 has: "Dayton's Spook--A Butcher's Daughters Are Roughly Treated by the Uncivil Ghost" being an interesting articles on ghostly spirits, with reference to the famous spirit Katie King (see). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:27

$45.00
152558

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Old West Killed SHERIFF in Texas ? 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880420538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, March 22, 1876 * Buffalo Bill - William Cody * Young County, Texas sheriff killed ? The back page has a terrific report which I don't believe we've found in a period newspaper before. It is headed: "Buffalo Bill Murders A Sheriff", with the text including in part: "...A few weeks ago he went to Texas & after being there awhile the sheriff of Young County attempted to arrest him, when he resisted. The sheriff and he drew their weapons at the same moment & fired together. The sheriff's shot took effect, but Buffalo Bill missed his mark. He grasped a rifle, however, and fired, the shot piercing the heart of the sheriff, killing him instantly. Buffalo Bill, tho... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:16

$68.00
152440

JESSE JAMES Outlaw On the Run in Missouri 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714231288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 8, 1875 * Outlaw Jesse James on the run Page 3 has an article: "Jesse James at Dinner" which is interesting, telling of how he: "...rode up in front of the house...asked the proprietor...if he could get dinner...he asked if there were any dangerous people around...wanted to know a way to retreat if it became necessary..." with more (see). Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:07

$47.00
152324

CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS Welcome Home & Jefferson Davis in Custody 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391711207652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * Civil War soldiers coming home * Jefferson Davis in jail Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see). The back page has: "Davis In Fortress Monroe" "The Arch-Traitor and C.C. Clay Placed in Close Confinement" "Their Cells guarded by 20 Men & Two Officers". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:38

$29.00
152323

JEFFERSON DAVIS & Henry Wirz Andersonville Prison TRIALS 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873497957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Andersonville Prison * Jefferson Davis Among the front page column heads on the events ending the Civil War are: "DAVIS AND WIRZ" "Jeff's Repudiation of the Andersonville Jailer" "The Story Said to be Unfounded in Truth" "The Andersonville Prison Records Missing" "Description of Wirz" "Andy Johnson's Home" "A Visit to Greenville, East Tennessee" "Recollections of the President When a Tailor" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:36

$28.00
152269

JEWISH VIEW OF JESUS Judaica Jews Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Lecture 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710098430

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 26, 1871 * Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews * Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "The Origin Of Christianity" "Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, on the Apostle Paul--The Religion of Jesus from a Jewish Point of View" beginning: "The last of an interesting series of lectures by Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, an eminent Jewish rabbi, on the origin of Christianity..." with much more. The text of the presentation offers some cynical & defensive comments concerning Jesus and his role on earth. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:12

$74.00
152221

Rare EUGENE Skinner's Mudhole Lane County OREGON 1875 Old West Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707668572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, May 22, 1875 * Rare Old West title A very early issue as it was just 22 years earlier that Eugene got its first Post Office. The town was originally known as Skinner's Mudhole. Various news reports of the day & a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:17

$34.00
152158

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Wilkes-Barre & More Pennsylvania RIOTS 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705852875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, July 25, 1877 * Great railroad strike * Riots in many cities This 4 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has small one column headings that include: "The Situation in Wilkesbarre" "The Railroad Troubles" "The Morris & Essex" "The Situation in Reading" and more. Lengthy text. Complete, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:14

$27.00
152117

MERIDIAN MS Mississippi Freedmen RACE RIOT Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378747

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan The front page has an article headed: "A Judge Killed In Court" "Bloody Riot at Jackson, Miss--A Long Roll of Killed and wounded" First report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:14

$37.00
151751

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Pittsburgh PA St. Louis & More RIOTS 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692793821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 25, 1877 * Great railroad strike ending ? * Riots in many cities This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has several headings: SEE. (see) Much more on page 4 with loads of text. 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, small label within headings on the front page (see), nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 13:52

$33.00
151525

Rare RED BLUFF CA California w/ Brigham Young Arrest 1872 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846945865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, Jan. 6, 1872 * Rare Old west title * Brigham Young arrested * Mormons - Mormonism Printed four years before the city would be incorporated. Page 2 has: "Advices from Salt Lake--The Mormon Cases" which begins: "Brigham Young is at home in the custody of the United States Marshal...". And from New York: "Warrant for the Arrest of Fisk and Gould". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:22

$37.00
151518

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685263572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876 * Rare Old west title An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:05

$54.00
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