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176842

MEXICO CITY CAPTURTED Mexican-American Nearing the End 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847214276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 22, 1847 * Mexican-American War nearing the end Inside has nearly 4 1/2 columns taken up with reporting on the Mexican War. Just far too much content to mention here, and the photos only show portions. Much of the reporting is on the capture of Mexico City from very near the end of the war. There is also: "Other Accounts by Foreigners" concerning the Mexican War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:10

$44.00
176841

STATE OF TEXAS Boundaries Debated in the Senate 1850 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543447151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 12, 1850 * Shaping the State of Texas Most of pages 1 and 2 are taken up with the lengthy & detailed: "Debate In The Senate" concerning the: "Texan Boundary" issue. It begins with: "The Senate having under consideration the bill 'proposing to the State of Texas the establishment of her northern and western boundaries..." with much more. Great to have this report in the newspaper which was the mouthpiece of Congress. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:09

$35.00
176821

WAR OF 1812 General Andrew Jackson Peace Treaty Signed 1815 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, April 20, 1815 * General Andrew Jackson * War of 1812 ending - peace treaty The front page begins with a letter from Gen. Jackson to the Sec. of War acknowledging receipt of the Secretary's letter about the signing of the peace treaty between the U.S. and Great Britain ending the War of 1812, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Curiously, the historic Battle of New Orleans, led victoriously by Jackson, was fought after the peace treaty was signed. This is followed by the "General Orders" dismissing the various militia, also signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Much other content concerning the War of 1812 as well. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:46

$58.00
176818

SLAVERY TRADE in District of Columbia Slaves Senate Debates 1850 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1850 * re. Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 * United States Senate debates * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly almost all of pages 1 and 2, and a portion of page 3, are taken up with verbatim "Debate in the Senate" "Slave Trade in the District of Columbia". This controversial topic would result in the abolishing of slave tr... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$63.00
176722

CHARLES CARROLL Last Declaration of Independence Signer DEATH 1832 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840312989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832 * Charles Carroll death * Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor) * From our nation's capital The front page begins with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death. Also at the top of the ftpg. is a black-bordered item: "Died" being Hon. Philip Doddridge, a Representative from Virginia. Page 3 has another black-bordered item on: "The Funeral of the Hon. Philip Doddridge". Great to have this content in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$56.00
176721

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534918290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt The front page has 2 items concerning the Nat Turner Slave Insurrection: "...as the jailer entered the room of the prison in which the [blacks] condemned for being concerned in the late insurrection were confined...they knocked him down & rushed out of the room...one of the villains was enabled to make his escape--one was killed...another severely wounded...remainder were secured without injury. On Friday four of them were hung in pursuance of the previous sentence of the court." This is followed by another report which includes: "...informs is that Nat Turner's cave had been discovered on the estate of his master..." with f... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176718

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Emigrants Letter & Dolly Madison Death 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers * Dolly Madison death Page 3 has: "The Overland California Emigrants" which includes a terrific letter on a long wagon train heading: "...towards the golden regions of California...that a collision had taken place between a party of emigrants and some Indians..." with more. Great letter on the romance of gold-seekers heading west. Also: "Funeral of the Late Mrs. Madison" being the famed Dolly Madison; and: "From Santa Fe" which is rather lengthy (see). Four pages, very nice condition. Very minor loss to a lower, blank corner not close to any text.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$93.00
176715

California Constitutional MONTEREY CONVENTION for Statehood ? 1849 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840309123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 * Monterey Convention * California Statehood ? Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". A great wealth of reporting on creating a constitution. Page 3 has a brief article: "Returning Californians" which notes: "...The discouraging reports brought by the California's passengers, with the more undeniable evidence in the haggard looks & wasted frames of many unfortunates, has induced many on the Isthmus to take the back track..." Four pages, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:57

$56.00
176714

STATE OF DESERET Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints Emigration 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534915524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 27, 1849 * State of Deseret - Mormons - Mormonism * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Page 3 has: "The State Of Deseret" which begins: "The progress of the Mormon sect in this country...must be regarded as an extraordinary phenomenon of the times. From small beginnings they have gone on increasing steadily in spite of persecutions & hardships..." with more, including: "The converts to this faith, moreover, do not appear to belong to that class of enthusiasts that give way to hallucinations. The Mormons are a practical people; they are industrious, temperate, orderly...These people, having been driven from Illinois a few years ago, abandoned their city of... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:57

$59.00
176713

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534915177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a terrific, nearly full column report headed: "The California Gold Region" which has much detail and fascinating accounts. Its begins: "It is now nearly two years since the discovery of the gold mines in this country...". there is too much fine content to detail here--see the photos. Page 3 has: "Overland Travel To California" which has: "This gold excitement has caused an immense amount of suffering...there are at least 8000 teams...on the road..." with more, then ending: "...Gold should be abundant to defray such losses." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:56

$79.00
176712

ST. MARKS FLORIDA Established James K. Polk & Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534914891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1847 * St. Marks, Wakulla County, Florida Page 3 has various reports on the Mexican War with items headed: "The Army Under Gen. Scott" "Prosecution of the War" "American Prisoners in Mexico--Probable Advance of Gen. Scott". The back page has a document: "By the President of the United States" establishing the town of St. Marks, Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:56

$35.00
176017

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372808473581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 14, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has "Correspondence from California" which has a letter which includes: "...The news here is most flattering. Gold is abundant! Labor is worth seven to thirty dollars a day..." with much more on how high the prices are, & continuing with: "...Persons going to the mines take nothing with them but a change of clothes & tin basin to wash the gold in. They say that all the gold washers are not worth owning; nothing has proven better for washing gold than the simple tin basin or the cradle. We have all been agreeably disappointed in not hearing of any robberies or murders being committed--every man in Cali... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2019 06:50

$85.00
176016

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco Tells Hardships Encountered 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372808473243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 1849 * California gold rush hardships Page 3 has: "Items From California and Panama" which begins with a discouraging report: "Nearly all the American passengers by the Empire City are returning from the mines, disgusted with the life of extreme toil & hardship which must be endured there..." and continues on with the conditions of life in the gold region. One item notes: "...The number of women in San Francisco was increasing, but there was still a great lack of the 'last, best gift'. Gambling is carried on to an enormous extend..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2019 06:50

$59.00
176015

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485642960

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 November 17, 2019 14:38

$58.00
176014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485640700

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 November 17, 2019 14:35

$34.00
175957

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Congress Declaration Begins 1846 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806610017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1846 * Mexican-Amercian War begins * From our nation's capital Page 2 has the very historic: "Act Providing for the Prosecution of the Existing war between the United States and the Republic of Mexico" dated May 13, 1846. This was the formal document by Congress declaring war in the Mexican War. It is followed by: "An Act to Authorise an Increase of the Rank & File of the Army of the United States. The top of page 3 has an editorial headed: "The War With Mexico". Great to have this notable document in this newspaper which was the voice of the federal government. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:39

$218.00
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
175844

CALIFORNIA Governing for Statehood & HAWAII Relations 1849 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799666266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 * California Republic for statehood ? * Early Hawaii relations w/ America Page 3 has: "California Matters" "The Revenue of California" and: "Close of the Convention & Signing of the Constitution" being fundamental reports on California becoming a state. Also: "Commerce of San Francisco, with all of the above taking a full column. Also on page 3 is: "Treaty With the Sandwich Islands" which would shortly result in the historic treaty of Dec. 20, 1849 which would formally create relations between Hawaii and the United States. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:14

$48.00
175819

Best WASHINGTON MOUMENT Laying the Cornerstone 1848 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 6, 1848 * Washington Monument - obelisk * Laying the cornerstone - construction * Beast title to be had ? - rare a such This would be the best newspaper to be had for the ceremonial laying of the cornerstone of the Washington Monument. Taking the entirety of page 2 and a port of page 3 is extensive reporting headed: "Mr. Winthrop's Address On the Occasion of Laying the Corner-stone of the National Monument to Washington". In additions to Wihthrop's remarks are other reports headed "Prayer "The Masonic Address" and concluding with details of the ceremony of laying the cornerstone, including: "The most Worshipful Grand Master then descended to the corner-stone, and,... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:09

$78.00
175555

GREAT SEAL of the State of CALIFORNIA Adopted 1849 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1849 * Great Seal of California At the bottom of page 3 is an article with a small heading: "California Coat Of Arms" which describes this early version of the state seal (some alterations since). This was the very first seal of California, actually adopted by the Calif. Constitutional Convention shortly before it became a state. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:51

$66.00
175554

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786107811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a wealth of reporting from California including: "Important From California" which takes over a full column and deals with the efforts to create a constitution so they can join the Union. One paragraph begins: "A Bill of Rights precedes the Constitution, which, as adopted in committee of the whole, embraces 20 sections of the usual character of such provisions...". Also: "The Immigration Into California" gives the latest information, and: "Advice To California Emigrants" offers thoughts on the best way to get there. One item notes: "The best route, of course, is by way of Panama, if you can secur... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:51

$76.00
175485

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175425

BEST Inauguration of ANDREW ANDY JACKSON Inaugural 1833 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780647323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833 * President Andrew "Andy" Jackson * Second inauguration - inaugural address * Best title to be had - rare as such Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representatives' Hall in the Capitol...a great concourse of ladies & citizens, each took the oath of office which was administered to them by the Chief Justice of the United States...". The next column is headed: "Inaugural Address of the President of the United States" which takes most of the column. Terrific to have these reports in this newspaper from the nati... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:03

$190.00
175423

MORMONS IN CALIFORNIA Samuel Brannan Settling San Joaquin River 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441631654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 1847 * Samuel Brannan - American Settler * Mormons settling along San Joaquin River Page 3 has one-third of a column headed: "The Mormons" which is a very interesting report on the news of the Mormons in settling in the West. Mention of several being excommunicated, and that some had: "...commenced a settlement on the river San Joaquin, a large & beautiful stream emptying into the Bay of San Francisco..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:01

$56.00
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
175421

Early SETTLING IN CALIFORNIA Construction of New Cities Gold Rush 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441631333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 1849 * Settling cities in California * Gold rush miners era A terrific issue on the early towns of California, as page 2 has: "New Towns In California" which takes half a column. It is prefaced: "...gives a long account of new cities which have been laid out in that country...within a few months. We abridge the account as follows:..." and what follows are details on the new cities of Fremont, Vernon, Boston, Sacramento City, Sutter City, Webster Suisin, Toulumne City, Stockton, New York of the Pacific, Benecia, Martinez, Napa, Sonoma, St. Louis, San Rafael, and Saucelito. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:01

$83.00
175420

Best DOLLEY MADISON President James Wife & First Lady DEATH 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441629722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 14, 1849 * Death of Dolley Madison * First Lady of the United States * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 3 has a black-bordered report noting: "It is with saddened hearts that we announce to our readers the decease of Mrs. Madison, Widow of James Madison, Ex-President of the United States..." with particulars. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital, where she died. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:00

$76.00
174971

DEAD RABBITS RIOT Bowery Boys New York City GANGS OF War 1857 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395416

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 8, 1857 * Dead Rabbits vs. Bowery Boys - riot * New York City civil disturbance Page 3 has a report of what is known as the "Dead Rabbits Riot" in New York City, as seen in the photos. This was a two-day civil disturbance resulting from what was originally a small-scale street fight between members of the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boys into a citywide gang war which occurred July 4–5. Taking advantage of the disorganized state of the city's police force the fighting spiraled into widespread looting and damage of property by gangsters and other criminals from all parts of the city. It is estimated that between 800 and 1,000 gang members took part in the riots, along ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$29.00
174966

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Death Funeral 1841 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749393867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1841 * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with many "...evidences of public sentiment..." for the death of Harrison, containing many reports about his death. Page 3 begins with a very lengthy account headed: "The Funeral" which begins: "When, but four weeks since, it was our welcome task to lay before our readers a sketch of the joyous scenes which marked the inauguration of a beloved Chief Magistrate, how little did we--alas! how little did any one--anticipate that our columns ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:03

$155.00
174847

JOHN C. FREMONT Fourth 4th Fatal Western Expedition Colorado Snow 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 * John C. Fremont * Fatal 4th expedition The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near the end is; "...Later reports say that all of Col. Fremont's party perished except himself, and he is badly frostbitten." The ftpg. also has a brief, curious item: "A Yankee transported a couple of hogs to the 'diggins' in California to root for 'the precious ore', and obtained every night from six to eight ounces of gold from their snouts!" Four p... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$49.00
174748

BEST President JAMES BUCHANAN Annual State of the Union Address 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739412420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had - rare a such A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Within the very lengthy address Buchanan address the major issues of the year both domestic & international. Not the least of the concerns is the situation in Kansas. One bit notes: "...Should she be admitted into the Union with a constitution either maintaining or abolishing slavery, against the sentiment of the people, this could have no other e... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$245.00
174714

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381499762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - mine The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the time necessary to go by water round the cape or by the overland route..." & more. Also: "The Gold Fever" has a letter beginning: "The gold fever, which is spreading like an epidemic through the whole country...The attempt to guard the public property from gold-hunters & squatters...might lead to very serious consequences..." and much more. And then: "Late... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$72.00
174712

Best MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1839 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address The entire page 2 and nearly one-third of page 3 are taken up with the President's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "MESSAGE of the President Of the United States Transmitted to Both Houses of Congress, Dec. 24, 1839". As was typical with such addresses the President touches upon the happenings of the year. It is signed by him at the conclusion: M. Van Buren. Terrific to have this report in a Washington newspaper, where the address was given. The top of page 3 has an editorial on it headed: "The Message". Also of curious interest--and perhaps not surprising in this Christmas Day issue--i... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:20

$98.00
174191

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT of 1850 Pasees U.S. Senate in a Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720246774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 16, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 * Passes the United States Senate * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate. The back page has a brief yet noteworthy report headed: "The Fugitive Slave Bill" with the text noting: "The enrolled bill entitled ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:01

$144.00
174000

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707147787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon Over half of page 2 and some of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and historic report headed: "Great Battle In Europe" with the official report from Wellington on his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte at Waterloo, signed by him in type at its conclusion: Wellington. The detailed text includes at the end the list of "British Killed and Wounded". This report is the same as appeared in the very famous "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of June 22, 1815 which is found rather commonly today as a reprint but very rarely found as a genuine issue. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:20

$155.00
173995

14 Best DRED SCOTT CASE Slavery Slaves Supreme Court 1857 Wash. D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332104065

Offered are 14 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A terrific lot of 14 issues of the DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., covering the historic Supreme Court decision of the Dred Scott case. The March 7 issue contains at the top of page 3: "Important Decision Of The Supreme Court". It begins: "Washington, March 6 -- The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered today by Chief Justice Taney. It was a full & elaborate statement of the views of the Court. They have decided the following all important points:..." followed by the four key points in their decision, including: "1st. [Blacks], whether slaves or free...are not citizens of the United States by the Constitution...". This is followed by the minority decision of Justice Nel... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$6,750.00
173933

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Death Funeral 1841 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702252022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1841 * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral Page 3 contains various reports concerning the death & funeral of President William Henry Harrison. It begins with a note only to be found in a Washington newspaper: "We are requested to give notice that the public offices will be closed & the works on the public buildings in this city suspended until Thursday morning next." An item from the War Dept. has: "Official" "It is with feelings of the deepest sorrow that the Sec. of War announces to the Army the death of the President of the United States. William Henry Harrison is no more..." & much more. Then a similar announcement from the Navy De... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:07

$66.00
173794

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696402149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln attends Ford's Theatre (day of) * Actor John Wilkes Booth performs A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre" which includes in part: "...announced for performance to-night, with J. Wilkes Booth as Raphael...In his personification of the romantic young sculptor, Mr. Booth concentrates many of his best qualities as an artist. The part is exceedingly picturesque & engaging, but Mr. Booth, by his earnestness, his vigorous grasp of genius, & his fervor of style, invests it with an intere... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:23

$845.00
173691

BRIGHAM YOUNG Prolamation of Martial Law UTAH WAR Mormons 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1857 * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Proclamation of martial law * Utah War delcaration Page 3 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon Treason" which is primarily occupied by the: "Proclamation By The Governor" which is signed in type: Brigham Young. The article begins with a letter signed in type: Brigham Young and written to: "The Officer Command the Forces now Invading Utah Territory:..." which includes in part: "...I have issued and forwarded to you a copy of my proclamation forbidding the entrance of armed forces into the Territory. This you have disregarded. I now further direct th... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$188.00
173624

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316156167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. The entire ftpg. is taken up the continued Circuit Court of the U.S. report on the motion to commit Aaron Burr & 2 others for High Treason,. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: this same notice for printing the Lewis & Clark book recently s... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$425.00
173246

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304429000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate (consuming all of page 1 & most of page 2), with page 3 mostly taken up with reports headed: "Congress--In Senate" and further on: "Hou... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 15:00

$4,600.00
173154

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Yankees Victory 1863 Civil War Newspaper HISTORIC !!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302202882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A great issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with most of the front page taken up with related reports, some quite detailed. Among the column heads are: "BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG" "Victorious News" "LEE DEFEATED" "Gen. Hill And Gen. Longstreet Wounded and Prisoners" "Lee's Pontoon Bridges Destroyed" "THE THREE DAYS' BATTLES" "Unofficial Details" "The Enemy Defeated, and His Dead and Wounded Left on the Field". The text is lengthy & very detailed, carrying over to page 4. Page 2 has some additional reporting with a column headed: "The Battle of Friday", and page 3 has a nice editorial headed:... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:29

$675.00
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
172462

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG George Meade vs. R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282165357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War Pages 2 & 3 have content reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg. Column heads include: "Latest from the Battle Field - Two More Battles" which includes two dispatches from General Meade. Also: "Unofficial Reports" and then: "The Fight Of Wednesday" & "A Fight at Carlisle". Page 2 has a report: "The Removal of Gen. Hooker" which announces General Meade as his replacement (head partially shaved here: see). There is also: "The Late General Reynolds" who died in the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Great to have this notable content in this famous newspaper from the nation's c... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:48

$390.00
172327

ABRAHAM LINCOLN as U.S. Senator Republican Candidate1858 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653722597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln * U.S. Senate candidate Page 3 has an article headed: "Politics In Illinois" which reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, to be opposed by incumbent Stephen Douglass the Democrat. This election would be followed by the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates & would thrust Lincoln's name to national prominence & eventually the presidency. The report notes in part: "...Republican State Convention recently held...put forward its ticket...a Legislature which will have the appointment of a U.S. Senator. For the latter position the name of the Hon. Abraham Lincoln, formerly a Representative in Congress ... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:18

$88.00
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
171163

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392250259916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841 * President William Henry Harrison * Day of his inauguration - inaugural * From the city where it happened - rare A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the day this newspaper was printed. The first column is taken up with: "Arrangements For the Inauguration of the President Elect, on the Fourth of March, 1841: with considerable detail. Columns 2 and 3 are nearly taken up with: "THE INAUGURATION" "Order of Procession" along with subheads: "Programme" "Regulations" "Line of March". And also a heading: "Arrangements For the Day". The... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:23

$177.00
170879

INDIANA TERRITORY to Join the Union Statehood (EVE) John Adams 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243215222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1816 * Indiana will become a state (eve) Page 3 has reports of discussions from Congress, one report headed: "Indiana State" which includes: "...proceeded to the order of the day on the resolution recognizing the republicanism & conformity to constitution and law of the constitution of the new State of Indiana...and ordered to a third readying. It was accordingly read a third time and passed unanimously." It would be presented to the President for signature the day after this printing and Indiana officially became the 19th state of the Union on December 11. The top of page 3 has an ad for the historic: "Union Tavern, Georgetown". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:55

$37.00
170051

JOSEPH LOVELL Surgeon General of the United States Army 1820 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217810127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 27, 1820 Pg. 3 has a detailed letter from Joseph Lovell, Surgeon General U.S. Army, concerning meteorological observations made at military posts in the U.S. It includes an abstract of the observations that take about 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Arrival of the Queen In London" "Latest From France" "Debate on the Tariff Bill" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:50

$27.00
169989

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568894344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841 * President William Henry Harrison inauguration * Inaugural address - best title to be had (rare) Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. Most of page 2 is taken up with: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841, On entering Upon the Duties of the office of President of the United States". Fully half of page 3 is taken up with excellent coverage of the inaugural proceedings & ceremonies. Among the column heads: "THE INAUGURATION" "The Procession" "The President Elect" "Approaching The Capito... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:50

$1,250.00
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