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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
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
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
143610

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Captured ? False Report 1876 St. Louis MO Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1876 * Outlaw Jesse James captured ? Page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "Our Outlaws" which begins: "The story of the capture of Jesse James as told in our local columns of yesterday, reads more like a tale of Apulia or Calabria, or a reminiscence...it is also possible that some of the dangers of his capture may have been exaggerated by the lively imagination of the detectives..." plus much more taking over half a column. The bkpg. has over half a column of reporting on baseball games (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:42

$37.00
143609

JESSE JAMES GANG & Younger Brothers Innocent of Their Crimes ? 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607181437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 13, 1875 * Jesse James Gang * Younger Brothers Page 3 has: "The Jameses and the Youngers" which takes almost an entire column on these outlaws, including in part: "...the course of your contemporary, the St. Louis Dispatch, in relation to the noted outlaws--the James-Younger band...lost no opportunity of espousing the cause of these bandits & has consumed columns in endeavoring to create the impression...that the 'unfortunate' brothers are 'more sinned against than sinning'., in short, that they are innocent of early, if not all, the crimes laid to their charge..." and much more. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:40

$46.00
143554

General CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606892758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 22, 1876 * The Custer Massacre * Chief Sitting Bull * Little Big Horn Inside under "News Of the Week Domestic" is an inconspicuous report reading: "The Indian camp of 200 lodges on the Little Horn was attacked by Government troops on the 25th of June. General Custer, his two brothers, nephew and brother-in-law, with 305 officers and men were killed..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, a small piece from a blank margin, generally good condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:39

$78.00
143404

CHINESE EMIGRATION Steamship Alaska to San Francisco PRINT 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876 Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco". Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:44

$38.00
143213

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598798632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Surrender of Robert E. Lee's army Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, with black borders at the top of the page & again near the top of the facing page where the report ends. It contains a great wealth of information, is headed: "The Murder Of The President" and amo... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:16

$578.00
143082

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594794238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The front page has a small one column heading: "Execution of the Modocs" This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. See image for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:37

$33.00
143019

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Dead Remains moved to Baltimore MD Maryland 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427732484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, February 16, 1869 * John Wilkes Booth remains moved * Assassin of Abraham Lincoln * Green Mountain Cemetery, Baltimore The front page has a brief article with small heading: "The Body of Booth" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2016 14:58

$28.00
142895

JESSE JAMES Recues Fellow Outlaw Train Robber from Custody 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422453469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 19, 1875 * John James Hinds (Hines) * Jesse James Gang The front page has: "Jesse James, The Dare Devil, Rescues a Confederate" being a report of a wanted train robber who was captured but then "rescued" by Jesse James, noting: "...that they were met by Jesse James and that Hines was rescued by this ubiquitous and dare devil, knight of the road..." (see). Also on the ftpg: "Utah--Brigham's Health..." and "Latest From the Indian Country" & more. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:52

$44.00
142894

INVENTION OF TYPEWRITER John Pratt of Centre Alabama Pterotype 1867 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867 * Inventor John Pratt - pterotype * Invention of the typewriter The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" which begins: "A machine by which it is assumed that a man may print his thoughts twice as fast has he can write them & with the advantage of the legibility, compactness & neatness of print, has lately been exhibited before the London Society of Arts by the inventor, Mr. Pratt, of Alabama..." (see). Depending on what source you read, John Pr... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:51

$96.00
142892

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589768693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas E... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:49

$245.00
142812

Rare FOND DU LAC Lake Winnebago WISCONSIN 1871 Old Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391420223877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, January 27, 1871 * Scarce title from the early Midwest A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away along the spine but no text loss, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:10

$30.00
142418

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371577338503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PROVIDENCE EVENING PRESS, Rhode Island, June 24, 1876 * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Pre Custer Massacre The front page has a report on the Battle of the Rosebud with headings that include: "The Indians" "Details Of The Late Battle" (see) Four pages, large sized issue measuring 26 x 20 inches, some margin wear and chipping with a few small tears, must be handled with care.

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Ends April 16, 2016 13:24

$37.00
142317

Rare DEEP SOUTH BASEBALL New Orleans LA Louisiana Game Box Scores 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407506060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1870 * Post Civil War baseball * Rare Deep South game The front page has: "Base Ball Game of the Mutuals at New Orleans" being a one paragraph summary of a game played at New Orleans between the Mutuals and the "R.E. Lees" which includes the box score. Quite rare for an account of a baseball game in the Deep South, particularly on the front page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:21

$27.00
142301

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575664679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1871 * Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews * Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture * Ernest Renan theory unsupported ? The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "Religious", titled: "A Jewish View of Jesus", with a preface which includes: "Rabbi Isaac M. Wise delivered the first lecture of the course on the Talmud and the Gospels...in Steinway Hall...His subject was 'Jesus and the Pharisees'..." with a bit more. The text of the presentation offers some cynical & defensive comments concerning Jesus and his role on earth, and near the beginning of the presentation is: "...He was Pharisean doctor, and eminent patriot, a fervent enthusiast, determined ... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 13:56

$74.00
142127

BATTLE OF CUSTOZA Third Italian War of Independence AUSTRIAN MAP 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371570266537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1866 * Battle of Custoza (1866) * Third Italian War of Independence * Italian unification process The front page has a two column map headed: "The First Battle In Italy" (see) Many one column headings include: "EUROPE" "King Victor Emanual Marches the Italian Army Into the Heart of the Quasrilateral" Bloody Battles At Samacompagna" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:06

$29.00
142124

WHISKEY RING SCANDAL Lobby Liquor Spirits Tax Revenue RAID 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402030965

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 11, 1875 * Whiskey Ring scandal * Tax revenues The top of the front page has: "A Gigantic Ring Exposed" "Secretary Bristow Deals the Whisky Ring a Deadly Blow" with many subheads. See the hyperlink for much on the Whiskey Ring. Note that the great raid by the Treasury Dept. happened on the day previous. The article takes one-third of the ftpg. & carries over to take half of pg. 2. Ten pages, great condition.

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:03

$33.00
141934

WILLIAM CHAPMAN RALSTON Bank of California Failure & Death 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397012767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875 * Bank of California failure * William Chapman Ralston suicide ? The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:32

$28.00
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