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182456

(6) JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Insurrection Invasion 1859 D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853029605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. A lot of 6 issues dated Nov. 16, 19, 24, 26, Dec. 22 & 24, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Each has reports relating to the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Great to have these reports in this famous newspaper from the nation's capital. Each issue is four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the folds with minimal fold wear.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:50

$58.00
182415

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851911772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on pages 1, 2 & 3 reports from the "House of Representatives". The front page has a report concerning the "Civil and Diplomatic Appropriations". In this discussion is: "Mr. Lincoln delivered a speech on the subject of internal improvements, in the course of which he argued in opposition to doctrines advanced on this subject in the President's veto message." Pages 2 & 3 have voting results from the House of Representatives & within two of the "Yeas" lists are the votes "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. Quite rare to find m... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:30

$59.00
182249

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222195

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The front page has two reports concerning the latest ruling on the Amistad slave case. Most of a page 3 column is headed: "Further Particulars In The Case of The Amistad". The article provides the latest information from Hartford concerning the Amistad slaves as the court trial was to begin that day (Sept. 19), mentioning seven lib... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:12

$66.00
182248

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Hardships Encountered w/ Indians Attacks 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1849 * California gold rush Page 3 has a report: "From Santa Fe and the Far West" which includes: "...large number of emigrants have left Santa Fe for California. Seven out of nine men belonging to parties destined for California...were killed. They were attacked...by 200 Apache Indians. The emigrants for California had principally passed Fort Kearny...A great many had died o the roads leading to the frontier, and the road sides were lined with graves..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:11

$35.00
182247

THREE WITNESSES Joseph Smith's Book Of Mormons Martin Harris 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1849 * One of the Mormon 'Three Witnesses' recants church teachings At the bottom of page 3 is a very notable report concerning one of the Three Witnesses of the Mormon Church, with a small head: "A Mormon Apostle". This is concerning Martin Harris: "...who was concerned with Joe Smith in originally proclaiming the Mormon faith. He wrote the book of Mormon from Joe Smith's dictation...He abandoned them 15 years ago when they assumed the appellation of 'Latter-Day Saints' & bore his testimony against them by declaring that 'Latter Day Devils' would be a more appropriate designation..." with more. Small printing error at the last sentence affects 3 words. Page ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:11

$365.00
182246

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Diggings Weather & Sickness Hardships 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1849 * California gold rush * Hardships for 49ers Page 3 has an article: "Gold Digging" which includes a very good letter on the details, including: "The suffering from heat is almost incredible...The changes from heat to cold are very sudden & prejudicial to health. Much sickness prevailed at Sacramento...Board at the mines cost from $14 to $20 a week...The labor of digging for gold is intolerable to any but the stoutest & most robust frames..." with more, and ending with a final dismal comment: "...The biggest lump of gold that has yet been found (or imagined) in California would be insufficient to tempt either of them to pay the country another visit." Page... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:10

$57.00
182084

Lot of 9 Early 19th Century w/ THOMAS JEFFERSON Washington D.C. 1807 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839411445

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. A lot of 9 issues from 1807, each contains at least one Th. Jefferson document or letter signed in type by the President, but each has damage.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:10

$58.00
182079

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839410218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1865 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor at Ford's Theatre * Only weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. The front page has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which includes: "Benefit of Mr. John McCullogh, This Saturday Evening March 18, 1865 Mr. John Wilkes Booth has kindly volunteered his valuable services..." to play the role of Pescara in the play "The Apostate". Relating to this page 3 has an report headed: "Theatrical Matters" noting in part: "......There will be a real treat also at Ford's Mr. McCullogh has a benef... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:07

$475.00
182583

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858398213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's 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. 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. Quite ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:59

$37.99
182552

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Mention in Report 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857319702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer denies the authenticity of the book lately published, purporting to be his memoirs, and says that he is now writing his own life & adventures, which will probably be in print before the termination of the present session of Congress." Four pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends July 07, 2020 09:14

$34.99
182542

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Hunt for General Santa Anna 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857241180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847 * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, according to your directions, to get round Santa Anna, but it is all no use. He's as slippery as an eel, and has as many lives as a cat. Trist and I together can't hold him U Scott and Taylor can't kill him off...he slips through our fingers..." with much more. Another report is headed: "Santa Anna's Purposes". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2020 07:37

$39.99
181188

TABASCO MEXICO CAPTURED Mexican-American War Matthew C. Perry 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049237016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1847 * Tabasco, Mexico captured * Mexican-American War * Matthew C. Perry Fine content on the Mexican War with page 2 having 1 1/2 columns taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "The Capture of Tabasco" "Extract of a Letter from an Officer on Board the U.S. Steamer Spitfire at Tabasco". Page 3 has: "From Mexico" with reports on the Mexican War, and then followed by nearly a half column headed: "California" concerning the habitability of the territory, talking of its farmland, etc. One bit notes: "...As it is now almost beyond a doubt that Monterey, on account of its good harbor & central position, will be the capital of California, building lots..... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:29

$38.00
180779

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Women Woman's Lifestyle Change 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775129403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1849 * Women & the California Gold rush - 49ers Page 3 has an interesting article: "What The Ladies Do In California" now that they are in a dramatic different living situation than they were used to before moving close to the gold mines. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:00

$54.00
180523

Early INDIAN APPROPRIATIONS Act 1857 Newspaper TREATY


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765229737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1857 * funding the Indian Department (Office of Indian Affairs, U.S.) * for expenses and fulfilling treaty requirements A large size newspaper of 4 pages with most of page 2 taken up with "An Act making appropriations for the...expenses of the Indian Department & for fulfilling treaty stipulations..." with headings for each of the tribes and specifics as to how the money is to be used. Only portions are shown in the photos. This text takes almost 6 columns. Irregular at the spine & some loss in the bottom margin, neither affecting any text.

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Ends May 16, 2020 08:50

$44.00
180479

UTAH WAR Expedition Mormons Rebellion ENDING James Buchanan Proc. 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021160029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1858 * Utah War - Mormon Rebellion ending * President James Buchanan proclamation The top of page 3 has a column headed: "President's Proclamation To the Mormons" which has a prefacing paragraph on the on-going Mormon War which includes: "...in respect to that deluded & erring community is displayed with distinctness & intelligibility...with lenity to all who may be disposed to return to their fealty...". The full text of the Proclamation is here, dated April 6, 1858 & signed in type by the President: James Buchanan. The document offered free pardon to the Mormons for any acts incident to the conflict if they would submit to government authority. This included pe... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:30

$120.00
180473

49ERS CHANGING THEIR MINDS California Gold Rush Fever Hardships 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762541292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 24, 1849 * California gold rush fever * 49ers hearing of hardships Page 3 has a small item: "The California Fever" which notes: "...that divers & sundry persons who had intended to start for California...have given up the idea in consequence of the very discouraging accounts they received from the return passengers who arrived in the Alabama yesterday. We think they exhibit great wisdom by their determination." Also on page 3 is nearly a half column report: "Letters to The Hebrews" which is about an anniversary of the Hebrew Benevolent Society, and includes two letters, one signed in type: Daniel Webster, and the other Wm. H. Seward, Seward a U.S. Senator from N.Y.... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:27

$64.00
180289

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015239206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page 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. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:20

$425.00
179791

Post Mexican-American War States of CALIFORNIA & NEW MEXICO 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993070823

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1849 Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Administration and California" which has much discussion on how California and New Mexico--recently won in the Mexican-American War--are to be administered. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:22

$29.00
179723

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slaver Ship Captured w/ 750 Slaves 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729069985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1849 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has reports headed: "From Salt Lake" with reports on the travails of people heading West. Another item is brief: "Slavers Captured" noting: "...that a British man of war has recently taken into that port a Brazilian brig & barque, having on board in the aggregate about 750 slaves." Also on pg. 3: "The Texas Gold Hunters Returned" "An Indian Outbreak In Florida" "General Scott" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:03

$34.00
179721

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989754631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The bottom of page 3 has: "Gold Diggers" with: "...an official report to the War Dept. on the civil affairs of California, Gen. Riley estimates the number of persons actually employed in digging for gold at ten thousand, while the number of persons engaged in other employments at the placers would greatly increase this amount...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:02

$37.00
179718

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events & Terms of Surrender Debate 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989750222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War * Negotiation terms for surrender Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of reporting on the Mexican War, headed: "Late and Important From Mexico" "The Capture of the City of Mexico--The Peace Propositions of Mr. Trist and the Counter Propositions of the Mexicans". Included is a letter signed in type by: Winfield Scott to Santa Anna, with his response signed in type: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. A wealth of additional correspondence on the war as well. Page 3 continues with much war reporting, most of the focus being on the terms to be negotiated for the surrender the first point being: "The independence of Texas s... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:58

$48.00
179572

OCCUPATION OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1847 * Occupation of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 3 has a a full column letter concerning the Mexican War. Also, most of a column is taken up with some fine reports on the war in a letter prefaced in part with: "...from a high source of military information...that every word of it may be implicitly relied upon...Besides recapitulating the victories obtained by Gen. Scott on his way from Puebla to the city of Mexico, it gives the amount of force with which he commenced his march & the number of lives lost on both sides during the insurrection which followed the entrance of our army into the capital:" and what follows is the d... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$41.00
179194

JAMES FENIMORE COOPER American Frontier Writer Novelist DEATH 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701571937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 23, 1851 * American writer death Taking three-quarters of a column on pg. 3 is a report: "Death Of James Fenimore Cooper". Nice details about the career of America's first great novelist. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:04

$49.00
179020

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Origin of the Beginning & more 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692355560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1847 * Looking back at the origin of the Mexican War Half of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy article: "On The Origin of the War", referring to the on-going Mexican-American War. Much reporting from the war is on page 3 with: "Unwelcome News From Mexico" "Correspondence of the Mobile Herald" and: "Correspondence of the Vera Cruz Sun". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:41

$38.00
179013

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692353328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 6, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has most of a column headed: "California" with some great text describing San Francisco and Benecia at that time. Also some talk of Napa and Sonoma. A great article with fine descriptive text on the principal cities of the gold rush. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:38

$56.00
179012

MEXICAN WAR ENDS Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo MEXICO Texas - Polk 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692353065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1848 * Mexican War ends * Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo * Mexico - United States - Texas The top of page 2 has the very historic report of the official end of the Mexican War, beginning with: "A Proclamation" "Whereas a treaty of peace, friendship, limits, & settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican republic was concluded and signed at the city of Guadalupe Hidalgo..." followed by the balance of the text of the Proclamation by the President. This is then followed by the text of the actual Treaty, which takes 3 columns and includes all 23 articles with the signatures (in type) of 4 Mexican officials as well as the President: James K. Polk. Following t... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:38

$295.00
179011

Best MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Treaty of Peace Ratification ENDS 1848 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692352862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1848 * Mexican-American War ends * General William Orlando Butler * Treaty of Peace ratification The top of the first column of the front page has the heading every collector wants from this period: "The Mexican War Ended ! " with related text taking the entire column. Also on the front page is: "Exchange of the Ratifications of the Treaty of Peace With Mexico" with the detailed text taking 2 1/2 columns. This is followed by: "The Army Returning Home". Not only great to have this historic content on the front page, but having it in this newspaper from the nation's capital, as the "National Intelligencer" served as the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four p... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:37

$235.00
179008

MORMONS Mormonism Murdered by Indians Salt Lake City Settlements 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957702003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1848 * Mormons murdered by Native Americans The front page has: "From The New Mormon Settlement" which mentions: "...the Indians have commenced open hostilities against the Mormons. They attacked them in their towns..." and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:36

$56.00
178916

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Hardships Encountered High Cost of Living 1849 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952073088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 2, 1849 * California gold rush Close to half of page 2 is taken up with various information concerning California, some of it political. It begins with a: "Proclamation by Gen. Riley" noting: "...that a portion of these forces should be employed in maintaining order in the gold districts...". Page 3 has: California Items" which reports on the very high prices for items, and that: "...Buildings were springing up very rapidly, most of the cheapest character. At present one-half of the population live in tents...As a general thing property is respected, evil doers being kept in check by fear of Lynch law...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:38

$39.00
178914

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Genral Santa Anna Mexico City 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684753775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 23, 1847 * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War with items headed; "Official" "Important From Mexico", this latter report taking a full column which includes a report from Santa Anna noting: "...The army of the enemy being upon the eve of moving upon this capital with a view to attack the same...martial law having been declared...". Four pages, a discrete archival mend on pg. 3, very nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:36

$33.00
178778

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679915510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his post!..." with more (see images)... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:37

$75.00
178369

Early RAILROAD Trains Construction over Plains Rocky Mountains 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921425662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1852 * Early railroad construction in the West The front page has: "Fugitive Slaves" as well as: "Export of Gold From California" which includes a chart. Also: "From Texas" and "From El Paso" "A Patriot of the Rio Grande". Page 2 has: "A Plan for Constructing a Railroad over the Plains between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains" which is 1 1/2 columns. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the top quadrant of the ftpg., generally good.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:42

$45.00
178365

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646717729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 1849 * Early Abraham Lincoln This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" not once but 3 times in the count of votes on various motions, twice voting "yea" and once voting "nay". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. 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 a... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:41

$49.00
178163

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco Tells Hardships Encountered 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912772948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 * California gold rush hardships Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted with the hard labor...With scarcely an exception the gold-hunters were all anxious to return. Pride prevented some..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:11

$54.00
178162

CAPTURE OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912771745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1847 * Capture of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 2 has: "Chippewa Treaties" as well as a lengthy letter: "On The Origin of the War", being the Mexican War. Page 3 has a notable report headed: "The Capital taken by General Scott--Our Flag Flying over the Halls of the Montezumas!" with details of the capture of the city. Also: "The War News", and a letter headed: "General Taylor" from Monterey & signed in type: Z. Taylor. This is followed by 5 additional letters on the Mexican War. Much more on the terms of surrender, too much to detail here. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:10

$47.00
178075

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630512138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page 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. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $2000 each. Four pages, some stray i... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:04

$425.00
177734

STATE OF DESERET Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints - SLC Utah 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883990319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 1849 * State of Deseret - Mormons - Mormonism * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Salk Lake City, Utah description Page 3 has: "The State Of Deseret" which is a fine report on the situation of the Mormons at the Great Salt Lake, and very descriptive of the vicinity. It begins: "Five miles from the foot of the mountain lies the 'City of the Great Salt Lake, of nine months' growth...It is laid out in blocks, containing ten acres each, and each block is subdivided into eight lots...Nearly one thousand adobe houses have been built...A mile north of the city is a warm sulphur spring...The weather is delightful..." and more. Four pages, very nice co... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:18

$68.00
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Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595188381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre 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 an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on this production of "The Lady Of Lyons" which includes: "...Mr. J. Wilkes Booth appears as Claude Melnotte, a part in which, it is said, he stands without a peer..." and further on: "...Tonight's entertainment will doubtless fill Ford's to overflowing...To-morrow evening Mr. Booth has a benefit, and appears in two splendid Shakespearean plays, via. the Merch... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:08

$475.00
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Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879566890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1849 * Early Abraham Lincoln This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" in a vote concerning a "Private claim for a slave" (see). Also, page 3 has a similar mention of him in a discussion in the House, reading: "Mr. LINCOLN gave notice of a motion for leave to introduce a bill in relation to school lands which have been or may be relinquished...". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for hi... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:10

$52.00
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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586502858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The top of pg. 3 has a column headed: "Additional From California" which has much concerning the growth of the territory. One bit includes: "The immigrants by the overland route were continuing to arrive...It is said that numbers are now coming by the northern trail...The emigrants think that much of the suffering which has already occurred, & much yet to be endured, is attributable to the false statements made by these different writers...most of the miners there are dissatisfied & that many are already returning...general impression is that the diggers are now very successful." Additional reports concernin... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:25

$48.00
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Early MORMONS Mormonism Traveling to UTAH Council Bluffs, Iowa IA 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875019121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1847 * Early Mormons - Mormonism * Travel West - Council Bluffs, Iowa The bottom of page 3 has: "The Mormons" noting in part: "...that the Mormons are in a flourishing condition in their new location on the fine lands of the Pottawatamie...above Council Bluffs...have built, also, a town, called 'Winter Quarters'...a population of some seven thousand souls...Mormons are on friendly terms with the Indians..." and more. Page 3 has: "Late From Santa Fe" as well as: "Movements On the Rio Grande" concerning the Mexican War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:24

$59.00
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Early LIFE IN CALIFORNIA Description during GOLD RUSH ERA 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586501324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 * Early life in California Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics". This is perhaps the best description of California from such an early date. The photos show only portions. Page 2 also has: "Great Britain and the Slave Trade" taking most of a column. And page 3 has: "A Recommendation" concerning prayers for: "...the visitation of a fearful pestilence which is spreading its ravages throughout the land..." signed in type: Z. Taylo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$78.00
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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Diggings Miners Mining 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875018483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California" including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at work washing out gold...one man has a hole sunk 14 ft. below the bank..,.he makes from five ounces to a pound every day. Plus there are other accounts of gold mining: "I have earned today only $12, and the prospects among the workies are rather disheartening..." and much more. Page 3 also has: "The Late Indian Murder in Florida". Four pages, very nice... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:22

$58.00
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Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586497726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 2 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes concerning establishing territorial governments in Oregon, California, and New Mexico. Within the "Yea" lists on two votes is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. This is two printings of Lincoln's name, one for each vote. 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,... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:22

$39.00
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MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events w/ Vera Cruz & more 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875017739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War Page 3 has much reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Command" which has reports of the killed & wounded at Cerro Gordo, National Bridge, Paso Ovijas, and at Lasanimas. Also a report headed: "A Little Later From Vera Cruz" which has much, taking over a full column. There is also a report: "From Santa Fe" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:20

$37.00
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Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586189279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:16

$455.00
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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
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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
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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
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