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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
141921

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565145369

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 * Jesse James Gang * Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri * Train robbery The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that the notorious Missouri bandits, the James and Younger boys, were engaged in the robbery." History would prove them correct as Jesse & Frank James, and Cole, Bob & Jim Younger, among others, robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad on July 7. The front page also has a report of a revolt among African-Americans in Georgia, headed: "The Dist... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:37

$95.00
141920

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565144559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 21, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone Page 8 has a somewhat inconspicuous report of an invention that would change society forever: the telephone. From this humble beginning the world of communication was born (although the telegraph preceded this), one which dominates our world to this day. The article, near the top of the page, is headed: "Audible Speech By Telegraph" with subheads: "Prof. A. Graham Bell's Discovery--Successful and Interesting Experiments Between Boston and Cambridgeport". The text details the conversation between Bell and Thomas Watson, including verbatim text (see), ending with: "...Conversation was then carried on for... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:35

$185.00
141846

Great FIRE OF PORTLAND ME Cumberland Maine 4th of July Disaster 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564228220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1866 * Portland, Maine fire disaster * Early 1st report coverage Page 5 has a one column heading: "Great Fire In Portland" with subhead.(see) A early 1st report here giving the brief coverage near the start of the fire. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:37

$32.00
141839

Great CALIFORNIA MINING Gold & Silver Rushes and the Outcomes 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564220726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1866 * California mining regions * Gold and silver rush Page 3 has a very nice article headed: "CALIFORNIA MINING" "Its Importance And Extent" "Washing for Gold in the Early Days and at Present" The Silver Regions" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:24

$34.00
141757

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391392923802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, small piece from a lower corner of the ftpg. , nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2016 09:26

$27.00
141694

BATTLE OF POWDER RIVER Cheyenne Indians Camp Attack Sioux War of 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391778749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, March 27, 1876 * Battle of Powder River * Great Sioux War of 1876 begins * Montana Territory The back page has a very brief and discrete report under "Latest General News" that reads in full: "Gen. Crook's expedition has destroyed Crazy Horse's camp of hostile Sioux in Powder River canon" (see) Unfortunate for the small report here but still a first report. 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, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:29

$27.00
141611

BATTLE OF WHITE BIRD CANYON Nez Perce War Chief Joseph IDAHO 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391390882275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, June 23, 1877 * Battle of White Bird Canyon * Nez Perce War - Chief Joseph This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 4 has a one column heading: "THE INDIAN OUTBREAK" (see) Complete in nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2016 11:16

$33.00
141466

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371556381060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The bottom of pg. 4 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent in late November and this report notes: "A regular meeting of the Directors of the National Rifle Association was held last evening...Col. Church in the chair..." followed by a list of other members present (see). Eight pages, a few archival repairs, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:16

$53.00
141382

HMS THUNDERER (1872) British Royal Navy Battlesship PRINTS 1872 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555454643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872 * HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:34

$28.00
141242

LAURA FAIR Alexander P. Crittenden San Francisco MURDER Trial 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371551716595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, May 1, 1871 * Laura Fair murder trial * "The Woman in Black" * Alexander P. Crittenden * Love triangle case The front paged has an article headed: "The San Francisco Murder Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:24

$26.00
140950

HAMBURG SC Southern Carolina Negroes Race Riot Massacre INQUIRY 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377363474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 2, 1876 * Hamburg SC South Carolina * Massacre riot inquiry Page 5 has an article headed: "THE HAMBURG MASSACRE" "Murders For Opinions Sake" "Southern Local Authorities On Trial" with the article taking over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day shortly after Custer's massacre. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:12

$32.00
140937

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ben Wright Massacre 1873 San Francisco CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546101068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CALL, San Francisco, California, May 14, 1873 * Modoc War ends - Lava Beds * Ben Wright Massacre * John Levine hanged The front page has an entire column taken up with a detailed account headed: "Ben Wright's Massacre" "A Narrative of the Affair by One Who Was Present". This was an affair with the Modoc Indians in 1852 which would eventually lead to a more widespread war between immigrants to Calif. and the Modoc Indians in 1873, known as the Modoc War (see hyperlink). More on the "Modoc War" on page 3. Also on the front page is: "Hanging A Woman" "The Execution of Susan Eberhart, at Princeton, Ga." The back page has an interesting report headed: "John Devine" "The Man Who is Con... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:43

$54.00
140839

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542869286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The back page has much reporting concerning the President Johnson impeachment, with first column heads; "WASHINGTON" "Renewal of the Attempt to Impeach the President" "Proposed Changes in the Cabinet" "Grant's Letters and Chase's Prospects". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few folds & minor margin wear.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:48

$27.00
140832

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374357664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page one column heads are: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "List of Witnesses Wanted on Behalf of the Defendant" "Further Testimony of Barbarous Cruelty" "Rats a Delicacy as an Article of Food" "Awful Accumulation of Facts Against the Prisoner" "He Boasts of Beating Lee in Destroying Yankee Soldiers" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:32

$36.00
140751

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy 1871 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542576005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, October 3, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader Page 2 has a Mormon item headed: "Utah" "The Prophet's Institutions in Danger--Brigham Forsook the Church for Lucre--The Brethren have No Financial Confidence in Him--The Troubles with the Judiciary" with the article taking over 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:28

$33.00
140742

ANN ELIZA YOUNG Leaves Brigham & Polygamy Files Divorce MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391373710463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham divorce * Mormons - polygamy The front page has one column headings: "A Mormon Sensation" "Brigham Young's Seventeenth Wife Leaves--Suit For Divorce And Alimony Probable". See image for text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:53

$32.00
140689

FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372996163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a complete, genuine historic newspaper with the following title, date and description: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 27, 1866. * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Laramie The bottom of the front page under: "Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers And Ninety Soldiers Surrounded And Butchered" is a rather inconspicuous report reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, of the Eighteenth Infantry, with 90 enlisted men of the Second Cavalry and Eighteenth Infantry, were surrounded by Indians, and every officer and man killed" This was one of the more deadly massacres of American soldiers during the In... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:33

$66.00
140553

BATTLE OF LIBERTY PLACE New Orleans LA Louisiana CONFEDERATES 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538354704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 18, 1874 * Battle of Liberty Place * New Orleans LA Lousiana * John McEnery & William Pitt Kellogg * Confederate veterans Page 2 has an article with small heading: "The Louisiana War" (see) Coverage on the Battle of Liberty Place in New Orleans, Louisiana. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2016 05:55

$30.00
140513

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537149842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865 * Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia * Captain Henry Wirz trial Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sharp Rebukes From The Court" "One of the Counsel Carrying Letters for Mrs. Wirz" "Some More Testimony as to What Witnesses Did Not See" "Efforts to Throw the Responsibility on Gen. Winder". Eight pages, in very good condition.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:31

$32.00
140352

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535190236

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * From the original of the Civil War An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:07

$230.00
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