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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
149998

Rare Devoted to TELEGRAPH INVENTION Title New York City 1868 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391639083221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JOURNAL OF THE TELEGRAPH, New York, July 1, 1868 * Devoted to the telegraph As the title would suggest, this is a newspaper devoted almost exclusively to the world of telegraphy. Although not a new invention at this time, it was when use of the telegraph was expanding rapidly around the world. It's modern equivalent might be a computer magazine. Complete in 8 pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, some wear with a few small holes to the front leaf.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:44

$26.00
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
148295

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586072698

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Burlington, Iowa, June 30, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#11) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 11, published when the train was at Burlington, Iowa. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the way. Each issue carr... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:17

$377.00
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
148022

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391575731746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND LEADER, April 10, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill becomes law * Post Civil War - slavery The front page has one column headings: "Civil Rights Bill A Law !" "Passed The House 122 To 41" Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:30

$56.00
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
147690

DEERING Dearing Philadelphia MURDERS Antoine Probst EXECUTION 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371738763784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 9, 1866 * The Dearing family murders * "Murder by gaslight" * Antoine Probst execution The back page has a one column heading: "THE HANGING OF PROBST" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2016 14:29

$30.00
147663

(9) CIVIL WAR ERA Final Weeks Ending Springfield Massachusetts 1865 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562740343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March, 1865 A lot of nine Civil War issues from the closing weeks of the war, each issue with Civil War content and each complete in 4 or 8 pages in nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:50

$87.00
147463

MASONIC HALL Manhattan Orignial Masons Temple DEDICATION 1875 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371731446729

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, June 1, 1875 * Original Masonic Hall (Manhattan) dedication ceremonies * Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of New York The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE MASONS' JUBILEE" "Closing Preparations For The Dedication Of The Temple" Article takes up 2 full columns, all on the front page. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along he spine, good condition.

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Ends October 08, 2016 15:08

$29.00
147412

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371730569059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, December 2, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report) * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam prints An inside page has a print with the caption: "New York. - Sports of the Season - Duck-Shooting On Great South Bay, Near Center Moriches, Long Island." Another page has a supporting article which includes about 7 linear inches of text. Also included is the front page: "New York Harbor - Departure of General Sherman And Lieutenant Fred. Grant For Europe - Scene On The Deck Of The U.S. Steamer "Wabash,' At The Moment Of Sailing". Both prints mentioned are in very good condition. Additional images are present throughout but are in varying conditions. T... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2016 13:48

$78.00
147362

NEW ORLEANS RIOT Radical Republicans NEGROES Black Codes 1866 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371730279668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 3, 1866 * New Orleans LA Louisiana * Riots - massacre - official report The front page has a lengthy article headed: "THE NEW-ORLEANS MASSACRE", "Report of the Military Commission" "The Massacre Planned by Supporters of Johnson's Policy" and more. Text takes up the entire front page. Too much to photograph here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 07, 2016 05:05

$22.00
147342

CHINESE MASSACRE Chinatown Los Angeles CA California MOB 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729957576

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, October 28, 1871 * Chinese massacre * Chinatown * Brigham Young verdict The front page has a very brief article with small heading: "Plundering The Heathen Chinee" Short coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:17

$28.00
147216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546506292

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 September 29, 2016 09:25

$175.00
146948

(5) 1877-1890 HOSTETTER'S ALMANACS Farmers Miners etc. Pittsburgh Pennsylvania


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391534713646

A set of five of "Hostetter's Illustrated United States Almanac" printed in Pittsburgh, Pa., years being 1877, 1885, 1886 (2 of this year), & 1890. All are complete almanacs, 36 pages, several illustrations within, still in original green, decorative wrappers. Very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2016 15:27

$27.00
146890

Old West Outlaw SAM BASS Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533750945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877 * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * $20 gold pieces ($60,000) train holdup * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous (see hyperlink). There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:56

$87.00
146853

(6) 1870 New York Tribune Newspapers Post Civil War BASEBALL GAMES w/ Box Scores


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710747836

Shown are 6 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues of Sept. & Oct, 1870, each containing on the front page (1) or back page (5) a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues are complete 8 pages, two have European war maps on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 08:08

$39.00
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