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Very Rare 1853 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition

eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644511668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Jan. 7, 1853 (shown in the masthead as 1852, but inside pages and the vol./issue reference #'s confirm it to be 1853) * Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Slavery In the United States" "Slavery & the Slave Trade" "The National Era &... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:16


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


Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper

eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172072684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documents from R.I. governor Samuel W. King, as well as two letters signed in type by Thomas W. Dorr himself. Else where is a fine letter signed by: Charles Dickens concerning the need for enforcement of an international copyright law, endorsed by other British writers. Included is a response to Mr. Dickens signed by: Thomas Carlyle. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 1... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:26


Life & Adventures of MARTIN CHUZZLEWITT Charles Dickens BOZ 1843 Old Newspaper

eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112457142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER& NATIONAL GAZETTE, from Philadelphia, October 31, 1843. * Martin Chuzzlewit * Boz - Charles Dickens The front page has the continuation of: "A New Story By Boz." "The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit His Relatives, Friends, & Enemies" by Charles Dickens. Text takes up over three columns on the front page. Complete in four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:52

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