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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
146363

Rare SALEM OREGON w/ Rutherford B. Hayes Election Win in 876 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515673802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY OREGON STATESMEN, Salem, Dec. 1, 1876 * Election of Rutherford B. Hayes * Rare Old West title Page 2 has a 1 line, 1 column head: "We Are Thankful" & subheads: "Behold How Brightly Breaks The Morning" "The Lord On Our Side" "Rutherford B. Hayes, President" "Our Republican Pyramid". The report is quite graphic with an eagle engraving with shield & a list of the states won by Hayes stacked in the shape of a pyramid. Another column has: "For This Favor We Have Received, the Election of Hayes and Wheeler, Good Lord Make Us Thankful" "We Have Exchanged Our Thanksgiving Turkey for This", after which has an engraving of a rooster. (see) Eight pages, minor margin wear, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:15

$58.00
146362

WINFIELD SCOTT United States Army General & Whig Party Can. DEATH 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692913723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 30, 1866 * General Winfield Scott death The front page has: "Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott" "Sketch of His Long & Glorious Military Career" "His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats" "His Course During the Rebellion--The Organization & Handling of the First Army" "His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c." The report takes six front page columns & concludes on the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:14

$34.00
146354

1865 GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY Memorial Monument Cornerstone Laid Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515664331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1865 * Battle of Gettysburg memorial * National Cemetery cornerstone laid Page 5 has: "Gettysburg" "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field" "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans" "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Place" "The Ceremonies of Laying the Corner Stone of the Gettysburg Monument". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:04

$30.00
145676

CIVIL WAR ENDING Fall of Richmond w/ Abraham Lincoln 1865 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391494160591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865 * Last days of the Civil War * Fall of Richmond, Virginia * Abraham Lincoln Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later. The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which includes several signed dispatches concerning the final terms of agreement, including six signed: A. Lincoln (see). Also on pg. 5: "Sherman's Campaign--Southern Account". There is much more Civil War reporting including a ftpg: "President Lincoln on Missouri Affairs" signed by him in type: A. Lincoln (see), and inside has: "Congrat... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:34

$96.00
145663

GHOSTS Haunted Spirits Spectres Phenomena Apparitions Mediums 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391494148899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 23, 1875 * Ghosts - spectre - apparition This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "BEAUTIFUL GHOSTS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:16

$27.00
145626

Grade of U.S. GENERAL OF ARMY Ulysses S. Grant & David Farragut 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371665164638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1866 * Grade of General of the Army created : Grant suggested * Farragut to be Admiral of the Navy Among the front page first column headlines are: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "The Bill Creating the Grade of General Signed by the President" "Lieut-Gen. Grant Nominated to the Place" "Vice-Admiral Farragut Nominated Admiral" and more. The report in column two is rather brief yet significant, with a mini-head: "The New Grades in the Army and Navy" reading: "The President has also signed the bill reviving the grade of General in the army of the United States and this afternoon nominated to the Senate Lieut.-Gen. Grant for that office, and Vice-Admiral Farragut to be Admiral in... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:26

$30.00
145616

BUFFALO BILL William Cody & Texas Jack Niblo's Garden AD 1873 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371665145812

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1873 * Buffalo Bill - William F. Cody The front page has: "The Hostile Indians" "The Murder of Surveyors Retaliation for the Killing of Indians" (see). Page 7 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at which are appearing: "Hon. W. F. Cody...the original Buffalo Bill" and "J. B. Omohundro...the original...Texas Jack" as well as Ned Buntline & others (see). Eight pages, great condition, slightly irregular at the spine.

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Ends July 24, 2016 13:57

$34.00
145585

Very Rare WASHINGTON TERRITORY Seattle West Coast Alaska Times 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491325937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKA TIMES, Seattle, Washington Territory, May 14, 1871 * Very rare W.T. issue This paper had moved to Seattle in 1870 and continued published under the same title despite no longer being in Alaska. Oswald's "Printing In The Americas" reports: "...he moved it to Seattle where he published two numbers only...", however I've had about a dozen issues all with different dates. Truly a rare item. An article on the front page is the census report on Alaska, which did not reflect very kind reporting of the people (see). Some foxing, irregular at the spine, some archival mended tears plus other margin tears. A very rare title from this early year.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:54

$390.00
145415

BLACKWELL'S ISLAND Insane Lunitic Asylum PRINT Nellie Bly Fame 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371661693288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876 * Blackwell's Island insane asylum * Nellie Bly fame A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" in India. Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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Ends July 20, 2016 15:26

$37.00
145358

Rare OAKLAND CA Alameda County California San Fran. Bay OLD WEST 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486215844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, November 13, 1871 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Early for California. Minor irregularity at the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:55

$32.00
145199

Jefferson Davis Captured Original 1865 Original Military-Themed Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371655787013

Shown is an original & historic old Civil War era newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis Captured! Subtitled: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces", this newspaper contained only military-related news, the perfect source for any battle report or military information. Even the advertisements are military related. The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration..." (see for portions). Within is another article: "The Capture of Davis" begins: "The capture of the great Conspir... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2016 15:15

$67.00
144857

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1869 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371644130021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, January 8, 1869 * Wild Old West * Rare title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2016 05:22

$28.00
144629

FRANK JAMES Outlaw Northfield Bank Robber CAPTURED 1876 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465422761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 * Jesse James Gang * Outlaw Frank captured The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounded in the Knee". The article takes over an entire column and has considerable detail (see for beginning). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$78.00
144233

HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Lake Quinsigamond Worcester MA ROWING Boats 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455938397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1865 * Harvard-Yale Regatta * Boat - rowing * Lake Quinsigamond - Worcester Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Yale vs. Harvard" "The Yale Crew Victorious" "The Great Boat Race for the Champion Flag" and "Fastest College Time Ever Made" with nearly four columns detailing the event. Other news within includes: "Movements of General Grant" "The Reconstruction Question" "The Lesson of War--The Era of Peace" and "Santa Anna Ready to Take the Field for His Countrymen". Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:30

$42.00
144076

CLEMENT VALLANDIGHAM Very Bizarre Death Shoots Self by Accident 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391453149697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1871 * Clement Laird Vallandigham's bizarre death The front page has an article headed: "Clement L. Vallandigham Accidentally Shoots Himself--The Wound Dangerouus but Not Mortal" with a updated report that follows with: "Further Particulars--His Condition Unfavorable" (see) He would die later that night. His death is considered one of the most unusual as he was demonstrating how his defendant accidentally shot himself. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2016 15:23

$38.00
143633

Historic TELEPHONE IINVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371609468024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 6, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone The front page of this issue features a nice illustration of "Bell's New Telephone", plus "Applications Of Professor Bell's New Telephone" which shows individuals using the improved device. An article titled: "The New Bell Telephone" describes the improvements made in the telephone, beginning: "Professor Graham Bell's telephone has of late been somewhat simplified in construction and also arranged in more compact portable form...". The report also summarizes the working principles of the "apparatus" and discusses how the phone can be used on a large scale or for special applications. The report... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2016 14:58

$175.00
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