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P.A. COTTON Rebel Ironclad Gunboat Destroyed on the Bayou Teche 1863 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822549449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1863 * General Godfrey Weitzel expedition * Rebel ironclad gunboat P.A.Cotton Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Engagement in the Bayou Teche" 'A Rebel Ironclad Blown to Atoms' "The Rebels Completely Flanked' 'Gen. Grover at Baton Rouge" "Rebel Rumors of Union Disasters" "Speech of Gen. Hamilton" & much more inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:21

$28.00
176086

JOHN DILLINGER Lincoln Court Apartments St. Paul MN SHOOTOUT 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812139268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1934 * Outlaw John "The killer" Dillinger * Lincoln Court Apartments shootout * St. Paul MN Minnesota The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG SHOOTS WAY OUT OF ST. PAUL TRAP" with subhead (see). Page 18 has photos of Dillinger and John Hamilton with headline: "Dillinger and Pal Shoot Way Out of Trap". When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, rag edition, a few... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:25

$78.00
174718

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738129273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862 * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Discussion on emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is the lett... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:23

$95.00
172622

VERY Rare & Early AMERICAN Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1740 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, "New England", April 10-17, 1740 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). This issue is among the earliest American newspapers we have offered. Not surprisingly much of the news on the front page is from London & other parts of Europe, however there are reports datelined: "Philadelphia" and "New York"... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:00

$3,540.00
172134

JOHN HAMILTON Bank Robber & Dillinger Gang Criminal BODY FOUND 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648218292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935 * John Hamilton's body found * John Dillinger gang member The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On ... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:51

$40.00
171520

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death vs. Aaron Burr DUEL Early 1st Report 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626550997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN , Hudson, New York, July 17, 1804 (dateline misprint has 1803) * Alexander Hamilton death * Aaron Burr duel * Early 1st report Near the bottom of page 7 is a black-bordered report in "The Knell" which gives an early report on the death of Alexander Hamilton. It reads in part: "At New York, on Thursday last, of a wound received the morning previous, in a duel with Col. Burr, Gen. ALEXANDER HAMILTON. We are not enabled to add particulars, nor are we disposed to offer any reflections on this melancholy event, at present. In some future number we shall endeavor to evince our respect for this truly great man..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:50

$635.00
168949

FLOYD HAMILTION Bonnie & Clyde Gang - Public Enemy # 1 CAPTURED 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187821776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1938 * Floyd Hamilton capture * Public enemy # 1 * Bonnie and Clyde fame The front page has a five column heading: "Outlaws Elude G-Men; Taken by Cops" with subheads. (see) Reporting continues on page 8 with related map. Nice photo of Hamilton is on the back page. First report coverage on the capture of the last of the Bonnie & Clyde gang, Floyd Hamilton. He was also public enemy # 1 at the time. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Great... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:20

$44.00
167160

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA First Integration w/ Afrcian Americans 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456718587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 11, 1961 * Charlayne Hunter-Gault & Hamilton Holmes * University of Georgia 1st African-American students The front page has a one column heading: "2 Negroes in Classes; All is Quiet" with related photo. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Hunter-Gault was born to US Army Chaplain Charles S.H. Hunter Jr., and Althea Ruth Brown in Due West, South Carolina. She spent most of her childhood in Covington, Georgia, and attended Henry McNeal Turner High School in Atlanta. In 1961 Hunter-Gault and Hamilton E. Holmes were the ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:31

$40.00
166897

CRESCENT CITY Florida School Bus & Train Tragedy & John Dillinger 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130203010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1933 * Crescent City, Florida * School bus & train disaster * John Dillinger gang member The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "10 CHILDREN KILLED AS TRAIN HITS BUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Crescent city, Florida school bus tragedy. The back page has a one column heading: "GANGSTER KILLS CHICAGO OFFICER" with subheads. First report coverage on John Hamilton, one of John Dillinger's gang members. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:44

$38.00
165957

5 THE GANGSTER ERA Mobsters Al 'Scarface' Capone John Dillinger 1934 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402352462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BELLINGHAM HERALD, Washington, May 3, 4, 9, 18, and 29, 1934 This is a 5 issue set from May of 1934 which provides a great swath of reporting covering this famous period of gangsters, robberies, and mob related events. The issues include reports (and images) mentioning Al Capone, John Dillinger, and John Hamilton (see). Each issue is complete, have minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:47

$68.00
159288

SULLIVAN INDIANA Hamilton Township Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935100044

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1925 * Sullivan County, Indiana * Hamilton Township * Coal mine explosion disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "51 BELIEVED DEAD AFTER EXPLOSION IN INDIANA MINE" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:28

$40.00
159066

BONNIE AND CLYDE Outlaws Gang Pre Killed by Police TIPSTERS ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136452397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1934 * Billie Jean Parker & Floyd Hamilton * Bonnie and Clyde gang members arrested * The tipsters to law enforcement re. whereabouts ? Page 16 has an article with small headings: "2 Of Barrow Gang Held" "Woman and Man Relative of Bandit Accused of Texas Killings" (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Floyd Hamilton and Bonnie Parker's sister. Bonnie and Clyde where ambushed and killed just two days later. Could these two have been on ones who tipped law enforcement to the whereabouts of the infamous duo or was it just a coincidence. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Ot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:32

$47.00
154620

RAYMOND HAMILTON Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde Fame CAPTURED in Texas 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809254868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1935 * Raymond Hamilton re-captured * Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde fame * Edwin Arlington Robinson death The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RAYMOND HAMILTON CAPTURED IN TEXAS POSING AS A TRAMP" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:51

$46.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
146844

GAIL HAMILTON Mary Abigail Dodge Women's Temperance Movement 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533469356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT, New York, June 18, 1885 * Gail Hamilton - Mary Abigail Dodge * Women's temperance movement Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Prohibition" "The Women's Temperance Movement as a Factor in Politics" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:57

$28.00
146061

CLINTON SCOLLARD American Poet & Hamilton College Professor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506382055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1932 * Clinton Scollard death * American poet - poetry * Hamilton College professor Page 29 has a one column heading: "CLINTON SCOLLARD, NOTED POET, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report his death as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2016 15:13

$33.00
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