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175847

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472308557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill" listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. There is a second listing of "Lincoln" among the "Yea" votes. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 through March, 1849, so... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$54.00
175817

CUSTER MASSACRE Jesse James Northfield Bank Robbery Lady Liberty 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre * Northfield Bank robbery * Jesse James gang * Statue of Liberty Several interesting items in this issue including a page 5 item, although brief: "The Northfield Robbers - Reported Fight With the Escaping Bank Raiders" who were the Younger Brothers. Also on page 5: "THE INDIAN WAR", "Crook Striking In For the Black Hills" "Sheridan's Arrangements Upset" "Sitting Bull's Invitation to the Tribes in Wisconsin" "Story of a White Man Who Witnessed the Custer Massacre" with the text taking over a full column. One of the subheads is: "The Custer Massacre--What an Eye-Witness of the Slaughter Tells--Thrilling If True". And page 3 has: "The Statue Of Liberty" noting the vi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$93.00
175816

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470689760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 has some very nice first column heads reporting the Custer massacre, including: "THE MASSACRE" "The Gallant Cavalry Leader's Death Officially Confirmed" "Names of the Killed, Wounded and Missing Officers" "An Interview With General Sheridan" "A Mistake, for Which He Paid the Penalty of His Life" "Skertch of the Indian Campaigns of the Past" and more. The coverage is quite extensive, taking the entire page and carrying over to take almost the entire next page. Rarely have I seen such detailed coverage in a July 7 newspaper. See the photos for just the first column of an 11 column repo... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:07

$268.00
175633

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456154347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 6, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of the Little Bighorn - Montana * Chief Sitting Bull - Lakota Indians The front page has the top one-third of the 2nd column taken up with nice headlines on the Custer Massacre, including: "BUTCHERED BOYS" "The Heroism of Mad Anthony Wayne Outdone by Custer on the Little Horn" "A Tiger-Like Assault by the Dashing Cavalryman on Five Thousand Sioux" "His Detachment of Five Companies Massacred & the Canon Literally Transformed Into a Slaughter Pen" "Custer and His Brothers Meet Death at the Head of Their Column Unflinchingly" "Not One of the Gallant Band Escaping to Tell the Tale of Bloodshed" "The Troops Overcome by Brute Force and Fairly Dragged f... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:49

$360.00
175422

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780645505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 3 has the earliest report on the Donner Party tragedy we have found, noting in part: "...that a party of emigrants, 60 in number, left the other side of California mountain, had suffered severely. Nineteen started for the valley, but only seven arrived, having been compelled to eat the dead bodies of their companions to save themselves from starvation...The distressed party lost their cattle on the Salt Plains, at Hasting's cutoff--a route which never should be traveled." with more. Various reports on the Mexican War as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:01

$97.00
175335

RENO GANG Outlaw Brothers Train Robbers Seymour Indiana LYNCHINGS 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433100002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 * Reno Gang brothers lynchings * Train robbers - outlaws On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robbers, John, Frank and Simon Reno, and Charles Anderson, who were immediately seized upon and all four were hung..." There is a second account that has additional details of the lynching, mentioning that Frank & William Reno were hung on the same pillar and that Simon was hung from the ceiling. The... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$66.00
175333

JEWISH Judaica Jews MARK TWAIN Samuel Clemens Germans in 1898 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1898 * Mark Twain * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The most significant article is: "Stirring Times In Austria" is by Mark Twain, taking over 9 pages and includes several illustrations (see). At this time Austria was involved in an uproar with riots over political issues, at a time when Mark Twain was there. Previously thought to having anti-Semitic leanings, his sentiments towards the Jews changed during the Civil War, but it was in this article that he first expressed, in writing, support for them. Near the end of the article he wrote: "...three or four days of furious rioting in Prague, followed by the establishing there of martial law; the Jews & Germans were harried & plun... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:45

$83.00
175864

Early MORMONS PIONEERS Latter-day-Saints Migration SUFFERINGS 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372800454634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 3, 1847 * Mormons - Mormonism * Migration sufferings Page 2 has over half a column headed: "The Mormons" which is mostly taken up with a letter dated at Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1846 concerning their situation. A few bits mention: "...on the position and character of the Mormon people...the persecutions they had undergone...whole affair of the Mormon expulsion...a simple, unmitigated, unblushing outrage committed...the Mormon settlements on the Mississippi included a population of nearly 30,000 souls..." and much, much more. It ends with: "...I dread the winter that is before them. They are upon the bleak platform of the North Missouri...surrounded by all that is dreadf... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 08:18

$57.99
175858

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372800432021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1847 * re. Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 3 contains a lengthy letter with details on the: "Battle Field of Buena Vista" actually fought in February. It was a signal victory for the Americans over a much larger Mexican Army. Also on page 2: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 07:51

$29.99
175857

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events & Santa Anna Manifesto 1847 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372800429343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna manifesto A great issue reporting on the ending events of the Mexican War. These reports are from General Scott's advance upon Mexico City. Page 2 begins: "THE LATE VICTORIES IN MEXICO" "Further Particulars, Incidents" with a wealth of fine reporting. Also: "The Mexican Rout--Account by the Mexican Themselves" Included as well is the; "Manifesto of Santa Anna". This is a great acceptance of his dire situation, one item noting: "...I have labored for the defence of the capital, which was about to be surrendered, defenceless, to the enemy...I have fortified various lines in order to keep at ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 07:48

$49.99
175830

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372799304379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 08:55

$33.99
174980

USS SOMERS (1842) Sinking off Vera Cruz re. Mexican-American War 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749398041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Dec. 31, 1846 * USS Somers (1842) sinking * Mexcian-American War Page 2 has a very lengthy report concerning the sinking of the U.S. brig Somers. The Somers was doing blockade duty off the coast of Vera Cruz in the Mexican War when it sunk. The various letters & correspondences take one-third of page 2,plus there is a related article on page 3: "Loss of the Somers--Noble Conduct of her Officers and Seamen..." The Somers was more well known for being the only U.S. Navy ship to undergo a mutiny (1842) which resulted in executions. There are also a few reports on the progress of the Mexican War. Four pages, mild margin wear, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:12

$38.00
174222

CUSTER MASSACRE Chief Sitting Bull & Jesse James Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1876 * The Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Chief Sitting Bull autobiography * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Otterville, Missouri train robbery (1st report) This is a great issue on the General Custer massacre, with very nice page 3 column headlines including: "THE SIOUX WAR" "General Terry's Official Report on Custer's Gallant March to Death" "Gibbon's Rescue of Reno" "Danger Threatening from Defection of Friendly Indians" "White Outlaws Lead the Reds" "General Sheridan Thinks the Army Strong Enough to Crush Sitting Bull's Band" and more, along with the official: "General Terry's Report". A great wealth of fine content. Plus more related reports on Custer: "The Results of the Bat... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
172958

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The top of the ftpg. has column heads on a very notable event in the opening of the West: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Celebrations in San Francisco and Sacramento--A Grand Jubilee--The Last Spike Driven in the Central Line--Reception of this News in Sacramento" with much on the celebration. One item has: "...The dispatch from the junction of the road announcing the driving of the last spike of the Central Pacific Road, at 1 o'clock a.m. sent a thrill through the city...". Also on the ftpg: "The Indians" "The Captures of General Custer--Preparations for Further Hostilities" with much detail. Eight pages, minor foxi... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:51

$54.00
172932

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296825903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on pages 2 & 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Memorial of Chicago Convention" showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others (see). In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law practice. Q... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:13

$42.00
172305

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Slavery & Lincoln Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653484885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians..." "The Indian War". Among articles inside: "What the Army Threatens to Do With Abolitionism" "The Present Administration of the Country--Its Promises--Its Doings--Its Chances" "War News of the Week" "McClellan's Report of the Battles of South Mountain and Antietam" "Official Confirmation of the Capture of Munfordsville" and so much more. Eight pages, good conditi... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:18

$38.00
171690

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632423448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote concerning the eligibility of a Representative from New York, showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law pra... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:07

$40.00
170968

Early SAMUEL COLT'S Revolver Pistol Fire-arms Gun for Mexican War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244867115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 23, 1847 A very early issue of this famous magazine (still publishes today) as it began just 2 years previous in 1845. Page 2 has a brief yet significant item headed "Colt's Revolving Pistols" which reads: "Government has decided to arm a regiment of mounted men with this most effective weapon, and Mr. Colt (whose factory is at Hartford) is now at work upon a contract for one thousand for the Government. The contract is nearly completed." This contract for the Mexican War was the beginning of much fame for this firearm which would become ubiquitous with weaponry of the Civil War and the Old West. Much more content on other scientific & manufacturing improvements & inventions of the... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$80.00
170477

Rare RALEIGH NC Wake Co. North Carolina Pre Civil War Antebellum 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590183552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Sept. 1, 1847 * Rare antebellum title Among the articles: "A Coon Hunt in a Feney Country" "Later From Vera Cruz" which is the heading for two columns of reports on the Mexican War. Also: "More Important News from Mexico" "New Call for Troops" "Attack Upon the Train" "Gen. Taylor's Last Letter" "The Crisis--General Taylor" & much more. Four pages, irregular at the blank margins, some wear at folds & scattered foxing.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:31

$53.00
170443

ULYSSES S. GRANT Promoted Major General of U.S. Army 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228769723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 22, 1863 * Ulysses S. Grant promoted * Major General in Civil War Near the top of the ftpg. has a report: "Gen. Rosecrans Relived - General Grant to Command the Combined Armies", followed by: "From Gen. Burnside's Army - A Brilliant Piece of Strategy" being a letter signed by him: A. E. Burnside, Major-General. There is also mention of Custer. The ftpg. has: "A Letter From Charles Dickens - Description Of An Earthquake" signed by him in type: Charles Dickens. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:40

$37.00
170316

President JAMES MADISON Death & Second Seminole War FLORIDA 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582147482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836 * President James Madison death * Battle of Micanopy - Florida A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patriots are gratitude and honor more justly due, than that of James Madison..." The report concludes: "...He retired from the presidential chair on the 4th of March, 1817, and has since resided in philosophic ease at Montpelier, Orange county, Virginia." (see). Other news of the day includes: "The Creek ... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:11

$48.00
168310

POW WOW East Room White House INDIANS Chief Spotted Tail & Crook 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500191396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1877 * Pow Wow - Indians * Chief Spotted Tail & more * Gen. George Crook Nearly two columns of the ftpg. are taken up with: "The Sioux In Washington" with subheads: "A Council at the White House' "What the Savages Want" "The Proceedings of the Council" "Breezes at the Agencies--A Flurry at Red Cloud Over the Beef Ration". The article begins: "Twenty-three Indian Chiefs, among whom were Spotted Tail and Red Cloud, and some who were in the Custer fight, gathered in the East Room of the White House...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:30

$34.00
168020

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Chief Sitting Bull


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163994220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Aug. 24, 1876 * Post Custer massacre The front has one column heads: "The Sioux Scattered" "A Fight Reported Between Sitting Bull and Terry and Crook" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:45

$34.00
167774

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINS United States Delcares vs. Spain 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479247616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins * United States declares war A nice & unusual graphic in this issue with a front page illustration captioned: "Entrance To Havana Harbor" showing Morro Castle with the ship La Punta. The front have also has column heads with the historic: "DECLARATION OF WAR" "The Message Sent to Congress" "Will Meet All Requirements" "Declared War in One Minute and Forty-one Seconds". The article begins: "President McKinley to-day sent a message to Congress recommending a formal declaration of war..." and another item: "It took the house one minutes and forty-one seconds to pass the declaration of war. The declaration was passed unanimously." The ... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:30

$73.00
167122

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 27, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition Page 7 has one column headings: "NEGRO CONSPIRACY" "Organized Movement Against the Whites in Tennessee" "Arrest and Lynching of Sixteen of the Ringleaders" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE OGALLALAS" "Custer's Discoveries in Their Ancient Territory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
166039

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104100875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 25, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds * Captain Jack surrenders Page 3 has a one-third column article: "Captain Jack's Surrender" with the text being a letter details the surrender of the leader of the Modoc Indians in the Modoc Indian War (see). Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:47

$38.00
165918

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401175898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, April 10, 1847 * Rare pre-Civil War title * Mexican War A nice & rare opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. This issue has some very notable Mexican War content on pages 2 & 3, the first headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS" "Capture of the City and Castle of Vera Cruz" with other heads including: "Further Particulars" "Important Documents" "Official Report--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which includes 3 dispatches signed in type by him: Z. Taylor, and one signed in type: Ant. Lopez De Santa Anna; "The North and the South" "General Scott at ... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:20

$78.00
165053

Rare SAN BUENAVENTURA Old West California w/ CUSTER MASSACRE 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VENTURA SIGNAL, San Buenaventura, Ventura County, California, July 15, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Rare Old West title The front page has: "The Situation Grave" which concerns the recent Custer Massacre, beginning: "It is agreed on all hands that there must now be an Indian war, till hostile Indians of the Northwest have been chastised & subjugated. The cause & responsibility of the Little Big Horn massacre are matters of small moment in deciding what shall be done..." with more. The back page has more on this with: "Further Particulars of the Late Indian Battle" which has some particulars including: "...The battle was fought on the 25th of June,... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:51

$160.00
164209

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ending Captain Jack & Bogus Charley 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054201045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, May 24, 1873 * Modoc War ending - Lava Beds * Captain Jack - Bogus Charley The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Half of Captain Jack's Band Surrender" "Bogus Charley and Hooka Jim of the Number" "Interesting Account of the Savages" "Obsequies of Gen. Canby at Indianapolis". Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:24

$46.00
163705

MEXICO CITY NEARS General Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302477760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 11, 1847 * General Winfield Scott * Mexico City approached * Mexican-American War The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "From The Seat Of War" "Gen. Scott's Advance to the Capital" "Suspension Of Hostilities!" "Prospect Of Peace" which takes two column with much on the Mexican-American War (see for portions). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:06

$38.00
163618

Early ZOAR Tuscarawas County OHIO Utopian Community w/ Print 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038630037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1846 * Zoar, Tuscarawas County, Ohio * Utopian community - village The top of the ftpg. has a nice print headed: "Sketch of the Community in the Valley of the Tuscarawas, Ohio" which is the town of Zoar. This was a very early commune by the Separatists (see the web for more) & exists today as an historical village. Included is a lengthy article on it as well. Inside has some reports on the Mexican War including: "Monterey - Official Dispatches in Relation to the Capture of Monterey" Eight pages, a tape mend to the back page, some foxing.

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Ends June 07, 2018 07:57

$58.00
146763

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524740006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This issue contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which mention Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. report, at the very top of the 3rd column, notes: "MR. LINCOLN (being entitled to the floor) stated, i advance, that hsi object was to make a speech on the general subject of internal improvements..." with much more. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2018 14:19

$48.00
162956

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Leon County Pre Civil War Antebellum 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017886347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 24, 1846 * Rare antebellum title A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages with various local and national news reports in addition to many advertisements. This issue is among the we have in our inventory. Page 2 has "The Late Mexican News" concerning the Mexican War, and also: "Later From Texas" "Santa Anna and Mexico" "The Late Duel near Bladensburg" "The Rejection of Arbitration" "Our Right to Oregon" "Anecdote of Daniel Webster" "Bartering For Peace" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some m... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:07

$155.00
162417

TREATY OF PARIS End of the Spanish-American War SIGNED by Queen 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255464929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 18, 1899 * Treaty of Paris signed by Queen * End of Spanish-American War The top of one of the ftpg. columns reports the formal end of the Spanish-American War with the signing of the treaty of peace by the queen of Spain. "Treaty Of Peace Signed by Queen" "Official Closing of the Drama" "An Important Page" "The Political Geography of the World Changed" and more. The text begins: "The queen regent has signed the treaty of peace between Spain and the United States. This is the official closing of the drama between Spain & the United States which has occupied the attention of almost the entire world...". Eight page, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:11

$74.00
162409

NEZ PERCE WAR ENDS Chief Joseph Native Americans Indians vs Miles 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005422957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1877 * Nez Perce War ends * Native Americans - Indians * Chief Joseph surrenders * General Nelson A. Miles Page 4 has a nice report from the Nez Perce Indian War with: "MILES IN LUCK" "Joseph and the Hostile Nez Perces Surrender" "A Severe Engagement Followed by a Grand Result". Also: "The Concluding Portion of Miles' Report About His Recent Battle" and "Joseph Exchanged". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:02

$38.00
162203

TEXAS REVOLUTION Begins w. Battle of Gonzales & Samuel Houston 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392000824578

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1835 * Texas War for Independence begins * Battle of Gonzales TX Inside has 2 1/2 pages of news under the heading: "Texas" concerning events from the beginning of their war for independence. The reports seem to be a result of the Battle of Gonzales (first battle of the Texas war for independence) but there is no direct reference to it. Included are: "....It was confidently asserted at Vera Cruz that the government was determined to put down the insurrectionary movements in Texas..." and "Whereas, the rights & liberties of our fellow countrymen of the neighboring province of Texas are endangered by the violent & despotic course of general Santa Anna... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2018 15:31

$44.00
161221

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Scarface Charley1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980066674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, April 19, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Scarface Charley * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE BATTLE" "Route of the Modocs" "Driven From the Lava Beds" "Shells & Musketry Too Much for the Indian Stronghold" "Scar-faced Charley Killed and Scalped" "The Conflict Not Yet Ended" with more. This reports on the Second Battle of Stronghold with much detail. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:36

$43.00
160891

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210100140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of the front page has one column heads on the Custer Massacre, including: "On the Field Of Glory" "Custer, whom Grant Attempted to Disgrace, Dies Like a Brave Soldier at the Head of His Column" "Our Loss Over Three Hundred--that of the Indians Not Known--The Quaker Policy with the Red Man Won't Do". The text provides some of the earliest details of the tragedy, including: "...The Indians poured in a murderous fire, besides the greater portion fought on horseback. Custer, his two brothers, nephew and brother-in-law, were all killed and not one of his detachment ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:04

$166.00
159896

SINKING OF THE USS MAINE Battleship Warship Havana Cuba EXPLOSION 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372169770474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Feb. 18, 1898 * re. USS Maine sinking disaster * Spanish-American War prelude * Havana Harbor , Cuba A middle column is headed: "WILL GO TO HAVANA" "Court of Inquiry Appointed to Investigate Maine Disaster" "with more, the text including: "...everybody believes that the battleship was destroyed, whether from without or from within, by Spanish treachery...". Also a ftpg. print of: "Mrs. Sigsbee, Wife of the Commander of the Ill-Fated Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2018 13:48

$43.00
158448

WESTERN EXPANSION Midwest Land Sale & Mexican War 1847 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117310387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 * Western expansion * Mexican War The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see). Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican War: "The Three Million Bill" "The Wilmot Proviso" "Very Interesting from Mexico--Latest" "Important from Mexico, via Havana". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:39

$33.00
158386

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913246620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:16

$47.00
157188

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINNING United States Landing in Cuba 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074959237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 27, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins * United States declares war Front page reports on the Spanish-American War include: "INVASION OF CUBA WITH INSURGENT AID" "Lieutenant Rowan, of the U.S. Army, Has Landed on the Island" "On His Way to Gen. Garcia's Camp" "The Cuban Forces Are to Cover a Landing for Our Troops on the Coast" "Mangrove Captures the Steamer Panama" and more. Also a ftpg. print of: "Commodore Dewey and The Asiatic Squadron". Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:18

$46.00
157177

Post CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn George Armstrong Courtship 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074948403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MAINE STANDARD, Augusta, Oct. 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer With the Custer massacre just over 3 months old, the front page has an interesting article: "Story of Gen. Custar's (sic) Courtship", with much detail. Four pages, large size, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, bit of foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:00

$37.00
156234

Battle of Santiago de Cuba Spain SURRENDERS Spanish-American War 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372041994367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 18, 1898 * Battle of Santiago de Cuba * Spanish Navy surrenders * Spanish-American War Inside has various reports on the Spanish-American War, the most notable on pg. 7: "YANKEE DOODLE" "Red, White and Blue Over Santiago Palace" "Acts Following the Surrender of General Toral" "Shafter Takes Formal Possession of the City" and more on pg. 8. Eight pages, irregular and cut at the spine, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 10, 2017 14:57

$29.00
154318

Siege of VERA CRUZ Mexican War General Winfield Scott Santa Anna 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961882178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1847 * Mexican–American War * Siege of Veracruz * General Winfield Scott The front page has: "Great Triumph of the American Arms which is a great & lengthy letter on the victorious battle of Vera Cruz & includes a detailed letter signed by the commanding general: Winfield Scott. Included are the: "Terms of Capitulation..." signed by Scott & others. This notable battle was the first large-scale amphibious assault conducted by United States military forces, and ended with the surrender and occupation of the city. U.S. forces then marched inland to Mexico City. Also on the ftpg: "The Late Events in Santa Fe" "Santa Anna" "Later From t... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2017 15:33

$54.00
153146

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737279435

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

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:25

$29.00
152925

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

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

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152131

WINFIELD SCOTT Texas War For Independence Fort Mitchell Alabama 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867405601

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 23, 1836 * Fort Mitchell, Alabama * Texas War for Independence * General Winfield Scott Page 3 has: "From The Army--Official" which is a report from Fort Mitchell (Alabama) & signed in type by: Winfield Scott, concerning various actions with the Indians. Also: "Texas" which mentions: "...to negotiate an exchange of prisoners had been seized by the Mexican authorities & imprisoned. The Mexicans positively refuse to enter into any treaty with the Texians..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:40

$37.00
152130

MEXICAN INVASION OF 1842 Gen. Mariano Arista Attacks TEXAS 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704878089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, March 26, 1842 * General Mariano Arista Page 5 has a noteworthy article headed: "Important From Texas--War Commenced--Texas Invaded by the Mexicans!" with various details. See this hyperlink for more on the Mexican invasion of 1842. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:39

$39.00
148924

MEXICO CITY ENTERED General Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606306360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 11, 1847 * General Winfield Scott * Mexico City entered * Mexican-American War Page 2 has reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Encounter with the Guerrillas" and "Entrance Into the City of Mexico" & "Later From the Rio Grande" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:12

$36.00
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