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180290

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015239460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:21

$38.00
180230

WEST FLORIDA Occupation & Little Belt Affair w/ James Monroe 1811 Balt Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373013386376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 1811 * West Florida dispute * re. Little Belt Affair * President James Monroe Page 3 has: "Occupation of Florida" which concerns: "...the measures pursued by the United States for the military occupation of West Florida...". Further on are four pages of: "Correspondence Between Mr. Monroe and Mr. Foster on the Subject of the Affair of the Little Belt", a naval incident that would lead to the War of 1812. It includes five letters signed in type by: James Monroe, then Secretary of State. And further on are documents on settling the "Affair of the Chesapeake" from 4 years previous. Included is an 8 page Supplement, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2020 15:21

$29.00
180210

CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS PARDONS? U.S. Supreme Court & Andrew Johnson 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373010703109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 16, 1865 * Pardons for Confederate soldiers * President Andrew Johnson * Argued by U.S. Supreme Court The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A PRESIDENTIAL PARDON" with subheads. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), some creasing along the central fold, generally very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:47

$33.00
180204

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373010702115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 20, 1866 * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The front page has message by the president headed: "Veto of the Freedman's Bureau Bill" "The Presidential Veto" "The Veto Message" (see) Message begins on the front page and ends on page 5 and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:44

$57.00
180174

Historic MONROE DOCTRINE President James U.S. Foreign Policy 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748067562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 6, 1823 * The complete Monroe Doctrine * United States foreign policy An inside page has the "President's Message" being James Monroe's annual address to Congress. Part of his message contains the historic language warning European powers not to get involved in any affairs in the western hemisphere. This directive became known as the Monroe Doctrine and served as the cornerstone for American foreign policy for most of the 19th century. The message, taking over 5 pages, is signed in type: James Monroe (photos show only portions). The front page includes an editorial on the President's message & includes: "...There is one part of the message...that will attract particular attenti... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:50

$180.00
180173

FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748067036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne's official report * Gen. George Washington The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners. One letter is signed: G. Washington, and 3 are signed by: W. Howe. This fascinating text if followed by a: "Proclamation, by John Burgoyne" dated June 29, 1777, taking a full page and includes: "...The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown..." with much more. Near the back is more American news including a report begi... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:49

$125.00
180172

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Passed Jews Religious Freedom 1826 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748066764

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1826 * Maryland Jew Bill becomes law Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland. The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to have an improving appearance...for the political liberation of persons held in servitude for conscience-sake, has been also passed by the house of delegates 45 to 32, so a late disgraceful part of our constitution is abolished, and Jews are freemen..." with a bit more (see photos). Included also is the list of those who voted "Year" and "Nay" for the change in the cons... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:49

$98.00
180146

Post Civil War RECONSTRCUTION w/ Andrew Johnson Proclamation 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746917867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 27, 1865 * Post Civil War reconstruction * Andrew Johnson proclamation The top of the front has one column headings: "RESTORATION" "Progress toward a Peace Basis" "Trade Restrictions West of the Mississippi Removed" "Only A Few Exceptions Made". Document removing trade restrictions is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:29

$28.00
180145

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008721132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators The top of the first column of the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Thursday" "The Testimony for the Defense to Close To-Day" "Jeff. Davis's Indictment" "Atzerodt Not Courageous" "Dr. Mudd Regretting the Assassination" with the detailed text taking close to half of the front page. Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minimal margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:29

$47.00
180144

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008720748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 1, 1865 * Trial of the assassins of Abraham Lincoln * Arnold and Atzerodt - lots of testimony The first column of the front page has one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Wednesday" "Testimony Concerning Atzerodt" "The Theory of His Insanity" "The Case of Arnold" "Examination of the Proprietor of Ford's Theater" "Evidence as to Harrold's Character" "Probable Arrival of Jeff. Davis in Washington" with this related text taking most of the front page. Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), light staining along the top margin, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:28

$48.00
180115

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746573984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes up over 5 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 10:19

$33.00
180045

LEE HARVEY OSWALD John F. Kennedy Assassin KILLED Jack Ruby 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003462976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, November 25, 1963 * Lee Harvey Oswald killed * John F. Kennedy - JFK The front page has a great banner headline announcing: "OSWALD SLAIN!" with: "Accused J.F.K. Killer Hit in Jail" with subhead and large photo. (see) Nice for display. More on the following pages with a nice full page pictorial of Lyndon Johnson. Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, minimal wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:32

$68.00
180036

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination NEW TRIAL ? 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003458030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 23, 1868 * New John H. Surratt trial ? * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 4 has an article headed: "The Trial Of John H. Surratt" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:25

$33.00
180032

UNITED STATES FLAG American Stars & Stripes Transformation 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741166261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818 * United States Flag revision The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that the union be twenty stars, white in a blue field...that on the admission of every new state into the union one star be added to the union of the flag..." with this Act of Congress signed in type by the President: James Monroe (see). Sixteen pages, 9 1/2 by 6 inches, scattered foxing throughout, otherwise good condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:22

$63.00
179991

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION 1st Rpt. Civil War Final Weeks 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001436538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War * Assassination nears Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in the Streets and at the Capital" "Washington, March 4, 1861, and Washington, March 4, 1865." "THE CONTRAST" "The Grand Reception in the Evening" "All Classes and Colors Represented at the White House" "The President Shakes Hands With Everybody". Much text, too much to photograph. Nice reporting about the inaugural scene. There is a small hole in this rep... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:32

$259.00
179988

King LOUIS XVI OF FRANCE & Masonic Masons George Washington 1791 U.S. Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001434016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 25, 1791 * Louis XVI of France * Masonic - Masons Page 3 has a lengthy report of a Masonic celebration headed: "Festival of St. John" with much detail, including a list of 14 toasts, the first of which is: "Our brother George Washington--With the honours of Masonry." Page 2 has a report from France: "The King of the French, and Mob!" concerning a near riot when it was thought the King was leaving, followed by the: "King's Speech", then a response to the King, than another: "King's Answer" Also the: "Resignation of Gen. LaFayette". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famou... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:30

$57.00
179987

President JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson (2) Acts of Congress 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392739092369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 3, 1799 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson The front page contains two lengthy Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson. A very displayable front page. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:29

$49.00
179946

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737966215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Feb. 12, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. has literary & other items including: "Melancholy Affair" "The Gold Room in Windsor Castle" "Necessity of Suffering" "A Curiosity" and other items. Page 2 has content on the closing events of the Mexican War including; "Late & Important From Mexico" (see). Pages 3 & 4 have advertisements including ones headed: "Negro Clothing" & "Sale of Negroes" with details (see). The bkpg. also has a lengthy Act concerning the sale of land in Florida, sign... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:29

$133.00
179931

UNITED STATES NAVY Napoleon Bonaparte War of 1812 Andrew Jackson 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737781336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1815 * United States Navy * Napoleon Bonaparte Inside has an article: "Navy of the United States" which includes a half page chart of the ships of the United States, columns for "Rate" "Name of Vessels" "Commanders" "Stations, etc.". This is followed by a smaller chart with text headed: "List for 1812--Before the War". There is over a full page of: "War Events: Or Things Incidental to the Late War" and a letter signed in type: Napoleon, plus "Trial of Gen. Jackson" which takes 3 1/2 pages and ends mid-sentence, continuing in the next issue. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated m... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$45.00
179909

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Gets 2nd Nomination for President 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737650116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, June 8, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Second nomination (1st report) Page 3 has some column heads: "Latest from Baltimore" "Mr. Lincoln Re-nominated by Acclamation" "Baltimore Union Convention". The report from the Presidential convention concerning Lincoln is a brief, one sentence: "Mr. Lincoln has been nominated by acclamation." Other details from the convention (see). The back page has more details concerning Lincoln under heads: "The Baltimore Union Convention" Permanent Organization of the Convention". Much reporting from the Civil War as well, including a little diagram of: "Divisions Engaged". Four pages, large folio size, minor margin tears & a few minor archival mends. Generally... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:11

$48.00
179885

Rare ALEXANDRIA Virginia Abraham Lincoln Proclamation CIVIL WAR 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995381999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE, Virginia, May 9, 1863 * Rare Civil War era publication * Abraham Lincoln proclamation Technically Alexandria was a Confederate city for one day, as the day after Virginia voted to secede from the Union federal troops moved in this city neighboring the nation's capital and occupied it. The front page begins with: "The Military Situation" with various war reports. Inside has various war-related items including; "Why Gen. Hooker Crossed the River" "Letter from Wheeling" and "The Raid of Gen. Stoneman" plus more. The back page has a full column taken up with a: "Proclamation By the President of the United States, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Four pages, 9 by 12 1/2 inches, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:49

$190.00
179877

PUBLIC OFFICIALS SALARIES SET Early United States Government 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995380307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 2, 1799 * Early United States government * Salaries for public officials The back page has: "An Act to Augment the Salaries of the Officers Therein Mentioned" which has a list of key positions including their salaries, signed in type by the President: John Adams. A few include: Sec. of the Treasury, $5,000; Sec. of War, $4,500, The Postmaster General, $3,000, etc. Four pages, various foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:46

$46.00
179825

Great JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994274696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY MAIL, Anderson, South Carolina, November 22, 1963 * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY IS SLAIN" in huge red letters on the front page with banner subhead and two related photos. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back page leafs of the 1st section only, great for display as such. A few small archival mends a few archival on the inside pages to a few small margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:14

$72.00
179717

Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON & Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729059937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. Simply a terrific issue, containing reports on the historic Battle of Bunker Hill, Washington being named commander--in-chief of the Continental Army, and much more. The notable reports are on page 2, one datelined "Norwich, J... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:56

$10,000.00
180268

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election Votes & ETHAN ALLEN Death 1789 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373015137888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 28, 1789 * George Washington presidential election * Ethan Allen - Revolutionary War patriot death Page 2 has an article beginning: "By information received from Kentucky we learn that many of the principal people of that district are warmly in favour of a separation from the union L& contend that it is injurious to the interests of that country to be connected with the Atlantick States..." with more. The "Federal Register" lists the Senators elected to the new federal Congress from ten of the states. Most notably this is followed by a report headed: "Authentick State of Votes for Vice-President, by state. And then even more notably: "A letter from a respectable gentleman at... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2020 08:02

$174.99
180249

CALVIN COOLIDGE 30th President Of United States Death PHOTOS 1933 Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 373014171223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, January 8, 1933 * President Calvin Coolidge death The full front page has 11 photos showing President Calvin Coolidge. More on page 6. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 14, 2020 09:30

$29.99
180245

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373014152893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 17, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication The front page has several letters from British Lt. Col. Balfour, most dealing with discussion for an exchange of prisoners with General Greene. This discussion carries over to page 2 where is found a letter datelined: "Torbay prison ship, Charlestown harbour, May 19, 1781" concerning men on the prison ship. Then yet another letter from on board the prison ship. Page 2 also has a nice: "Proclamation - By His Excellency George Washington, Esq. General and Commander in Chief of the Allied Army" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Page 3 has more on the war including a letter from General Greene... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2020 08:54

$449.99
180244

GEORGE WASHINGTON General to First U.S. President ? Prediction 1788 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392753068672

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1788 * General George Washington * Predicted as 1st U.S. President Page 3 has an item reading: "...the general sentiment in that State [Maryland] appears to be in favour of his Excellency General Washington and Governour Hancock as President and Vice President of the United States." Also: "The Legislature of North Carolina...have taken into consideration the subject of appointing another Convention to consider the Federal Constitution." A pg. 3 report headed: "House of Representatives" has some nice items concerning a method for determining federal elections. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2020 08:47

$59.99
180236

BUSHROD WASHINGTON Emigration of Free Slaves Blacks Trail of Tears1831 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392753042459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1831 * Bushrod Washington - George's nephew * Emigration of free slaves- blacks to Africa Page 2 has a column headed: Emigration of Free [Blacks] To Africa" signed in type: Bushrod Washington. He was a recent Supreme Court Justice and nephew of George Washington. He inherited his uncle's papers and Mount Vernon, taking possession in 1802 after the death of Martha Washington. He was also president of the American Colonization Society which promoted the emigration of free slaves & free blacks to Africa. The back page has: "Removal of the Indians" which is a report from Erie, Alabama, concerning the Trail of Tears. Several runaway slave reward ads and at least one sl... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2020 07:57

$34.99
180235

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


eBay Auction Item # 373014073770

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 April 14, 2020 07:51

$109.99
180234

NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY General George Washington & Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392753036291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1783 * Newburgh Conspiracy re. military payment * General George Washington letter Over half of the front page is taken up with a notable letter from George Washington to Congress, dated at his Newburgh, New York, headquarters, dated March 18. This letter is concerning the Newburgh Conspiracy, in which the military officers were to meet concerning actions relating to the anger that Congress had not provided back pay promised, and other issues. Washington had what was described as an emotional meeting with the officers on March 15 appealing to their faith in Congress, and in this letter to the Continental Congress dated March 18, Washington wrote to assure the body that the unrest ... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2020 07:46

$349.99
179682

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION is a Failure in Herbert Hooover Address 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986120576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The front page has a nice banner headline: "DRY LAW A FAILURE--HOOVER" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's acceptance address inside. Loads of text here. Related photo on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:45

$52.00
180221

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392752014737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK DAILY GAZETTE, May 16, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with any of them. Sam. Fraunces, Steward of the Househo... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2020 09:14

$57.99
179638

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984586178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth The top of the middle column of the front page has the tragic headlines: "GREAT NATIONAL CALAMITY" "Assassination of the President" "HIS DEATH" "The Secretary of State Stabbed in His Bed" "His Son Bludgeoned" "Escape of the Murderers" "The Official Despatches". Then more column heads on the ftpg: "PARTICULARS OF THE ASSASSINATION" " "How The Murderer Was Identified" "J. Wilkes Booth The Assassin" ""Attempt on Mr. Stanton's Life" "The Attack on Mr. Seward". Even more coverage inside, including a nice editorial headed: "The President's Death" and an erroneous report: "Death of F. W. Seward" (he would l... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:03

$390.00
179636

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination William T. Sherman Returns CIVIL WAR1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Black mourning borders * William T. Sherman returns All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender". Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff Davis" with more on the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$72.00
179635

ANDREW JOHNSON State of the Union Anuual Address RECONSTRUCTION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 3, 1867 * Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address * Post civil war reconstruction era Almost the entirety of page 3 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES" which was the annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. Not surprisingly there is much devoted to Reconstruction efforts. Signed in type at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$38.00
179608

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination Acceptance Speech 1864 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln nomination * American Civil War reporting Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election in November, which he won, only to be assassinated the month after his inauguration. The front page has nice column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "How the Rebels Were Repulsed" "The Colored Troops Stand It Well" "Later from Sherman" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$86.00
179600

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Rights Leader Sentenced 4 Months in Prison 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724080201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 26, 1960 * Martin Luther King Jr. * Sentence to 4 months * re. Atlanta sit-ins The top of page 13-C has a one column heading: "King Gets 4-Mo. Term in Georgia" (see) Complete with 70+ pages, small library stamp within masthead, minor margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. source: "The King Legacy": On January 20, MLK moves to Atlanta and becomes co-pastor, with his father, at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Lunch counter sit-ins begin on February 1 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee is founded on April 15 to coordinate student protests at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and elsewhere. MLK is the keynote speaker at... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:35

$52.00
180190

Conspirator SAMUEL ARNOLD LETTER Abraham Lincoln's Assassination 1869 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1869 * Samuel Arnold letter to his mother * Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator The top of page 11 has small headings: "The Wilkes Booth Conspiracy" "Letter from Arnold to His Mother" and is signed in type: Samuel B. Arnold. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:31

$29.99
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179567

ALIEN & SEDITION ACTS re. France Quasi-War President John Adams 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981888719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 15, 1798 * Alien and Sedition Act * President John Adams Most of the ftpg. first column is "The Sedition Act" signed in type by the President: John Adams. This was part of the collective Alien and Sedition Acts, four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists during an undeclared naval war with France, known as the "Quasi-War". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$138.00
179551

President GEORGE WASHINGTON John & Samuel Adams Act of Congress 1795 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1795 * President George Washington * John and Samuel Adams * Acts of Congress & Massachusetts The middle of the front page has an Act of Congress which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. This is followed by an Act from Massachusetts which is signed in script type by the Governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, even foxing, good condition. A displayable issue with these two found fathers on the front page.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:04

$125.00
179547

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON to Visit France ? & Vermont Statehood ? 1783 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 13, 1783 * General George Washington to visit France ? * Vermont statehood ? Page 4 has a brief item from Paris: "General Washington certainly visits this city, though he is not yet arrived; Dr. Franklin returns soon to Philadelphia. As his hotel is not given up, it is supposed Mr. Washington will reside there during his stay in France...". Half of page 7 has a document from the "state of Vermont" to the President of Congress concerning their admission to the Union. Vermont would join the Union in 1791 as the 14th state. Also: "Particular Instance of Gratitude in an Indian". The back page has a report: "...that Congress had at last entered fully into the business of the Loyali... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:02

$54.00
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CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS Arms Blockade John F. Kennedy Soviets ENDING 1962 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., Nov. 2, 1962 * Cuban missile crisis nearing the end * Cold War - Soviet Union The top of the front page has a six column headline that announces: "Photos Taken over Cuba Show Russians Dismantling Missiles" with subhead and related photo. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 10:01

$39.99
180187

BEST JFK President John F. Kennedy Washington D.C. INAUGURATION 1961 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748829168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961 * John F. Kennedy inauguration (JFK) * w/ famous quote cited * Best title to be had ? (rare) Great to have this newspaper from the nation's capital with this banner headline: "JFK PROCLAIMS NEW 'QUEST FOR PEACE' " with a photo of John F. Kennedy taking the oath of office. Not surprisingly being a D.C.newspaper, there is much coverage of the inauguration. Beginning on page 3 & carrying over to page 6 is the text of his famous inaugural address headed: "JFK Asks Rebirth of U.S. Greatness" where is found his famous quote: "...Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country...". A great same day report. Complete in 76 page... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 09:06

$114.99
180168

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE John Adams Letter Florida Boundary Line 1797 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 13, 1797 * Rare 18th century publication * President John Adams * Early Florida boundary Page 3 has a letter to Congress signed in type by the President: John Adams. The focus is on the disputed boundary line between the colonies of East and West Florida and the territory of the United States. This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2020 14:11

$69.99
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HUNTERSVILLE WV West Virginia Battle Fight Skirmish Civil War 1862 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1862 * Huntersville, West Virginia This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "From Western Virginia" "A BATTLE AT HUNTERSVILLE" "Rout Of The Rebels" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:39

$28.00
179512

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Zollicoffer Killed Kentucky KY Civil War 1862 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * General Felix Zollicoffer killed This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE BATTLE OF SOMERSET" "Further Confirmation" "The Most Brilliant Victory Of the War" "Gen. Zollicoffer Found Mortally Wounded" and more. (see) A printing flaw within this report. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:38

$28.00
179497

BANK HOLIDAY Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR GOLD & KING KONG Movie Ad 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392717392354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1933 * United States Bank Holiday * The Great Depression - Franklin D. Roosevelt * Early King Kong movie advertisement The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT EXTENDS THE NATIONAL BANKING HOLIDAY; CONGRESS EMPOWERS HIM TO REOPEN SOUND INSTITUTIONS" with many subheads. Much more on page 2 & 3 with complete text of Roosevelt's messages. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happened the day after F.D.R. was inaugurated. One of the more historic issues from the Depression-era. Also of significance is a (Week Two) illustrated advertisement for the movie "King Kong" in it... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:26

$62.00
179479

Creating WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government GEORGE Proclamation 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1791 * re. Creating Washington D.C. * President George Washington Page 2 has "A Proclamation" issued by the President of the United States designating the exact location of the "permanent seat of Government". The Proclamation, which takes a full column, states in part: "...And I do hereby declare...That all that part within said four lines...which shall be in the State of Maryland and above the eastern branch, and all that part within the same four lines...which shall be in the Commonwealth of Virginia...now fixed upon ...be...accepted...for the permanent seat of Government...", signed in type: George Washington. Four pages, an archival and non-archival me... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:46

$435.00
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