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177178

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862996384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Ro... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$340.00
177176

GEORGE WASHINGTON Election Victory & NYC Arrival for Inauguration 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568287852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789 * George Washington's election victory * Arrival in New York City for inauguration A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of Congress", the first headed: "Brief Sketch of the Most Interesting of the Proceedings of Congress, Monday, April 6, 1789" which begins: "A Quorum of both houses met, and on counting the votes for president and vice president, they appeared to be: For President: His excell. gen. Washington....69. For vice president: Hon. John Adams.....34..." followed... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:47

$450.00
177172

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862990313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, headed: "AN ACT Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain...and the United States of America & their territories", signed in type by the President: James Madison. Great to have this historic reporting in a newspaper published so close to Washington, D.C., and in ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$118.00
177125

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION at Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MONITOR, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper page 2 has a first report of the death of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" "The National Horror" "Mr. Lincoln Is Assassinated" "The Assassination in His Private Box at the Theatre" "Pistol Ball Penetrates The Brain" "The Murderer Leaps Upon the Stage and Escapes". There are related articles on the assassination as well as a lengthy editorial headed: "The Nation Mourns a Martyred Father". There is also the official death report from the Secretary of War headed: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" reading: "Abraham Lincoln died this morning at twe... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$235.00
177122

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Fredericksburg VA Virginia Vol. 1 Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Unionist and locals forced him to shut down the paper due to his pro-Union editorials. With the arrival of Union forces in May, 1862 he resumed publication (renumbered), but with the Union evacuation in August he was again put out of business, this time for good. This issue has a wealth of fine war-related content, most significantly front page co... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
177121

GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signed Act & Jewish Hebrew Comedy AD 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861837947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 11, 1795 * George Washington script signature on the front page * Ad for "The JEW: Or, Benevolent Hebrew" The front page has an act to amend the act entitled: "An Act to establish the post office and post-roads within the United States," signed in script type by the President: Geo. Washington. Also included is an ad for the comedy: "The JEW: Or, Benevolent Hebrew". News and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:09

$97.00
177120

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress re. Courts Signed 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861837736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 16, 1796 * George Washington & Samuel Adams The front page features two Acts of Congress concerning courts, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Page 2 has a chart of the latest count for the election of Mass. governor, showing Judge Sumner leading over Gov. Sam Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:09

$125.00
176999

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., March 6, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st Inauguration - inaugural address * From a future Confederate city * Dawn of the Civil War Printed on page 2 in this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city is Abraham Lincoln's: "Inaugural Address" which takes nearly two full column. In his address he tries to allay the fears of the Southern states as to his motives, and near the end he says: "...I am loth to close. We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may be strained, it must not break our bonds of affection...". Perhaps not surprisingly, there is no formal introductory text concerning the festivities, etc, but there is a "jab" in how Lincoln arrived, he... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$540.00
176972

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372850791033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expedition & defeat of General Bra... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$136.00
176971

Early MAJOR GEORGE WASHINGTON 22 Years Old in French & Indian War 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1754 * Early George Washington * French and Indian War A very rare opportunity for a periodical which mentions George Washington long before he would become more famous 20 years later. An inside page has a nice article titled: "Account of a Journey from Williamsburg to the French Fort near the Lake Erie in Virginia" which begins: "The French having been lately erecting forts & making settlements upon the river Ohio, in the western parts of Virginia, which are known to be the property of Great Britain, Major George Washington was sent by Governor Dinwiddie with a letter to the French commandant on that river...Mr. Washington set out on the 31st of October, 1753..." wi... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$255.00
176923

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Act 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849582494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 19, 1798 * 18th century America publication * John Adams act of Congress Most of the first column is on: "The Bank Bill". The back page has an Act of Congress relating to judicial courts of the United States, signed in type by the President: John Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:27

$45.00
176917

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849579719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War A wealth of fine column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee" "Richmond" "The Rebels In Canada" and more. Page 4 has: "The Funeral" "Impressive & Solemn Proceedings" "The Assassins--Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, small rubbing hole near the center of the front leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$48.00
176916

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address 1864 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546790820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address (last) "The Message Of President Lincoln" takes all of the last column on the front page and concludes on page 2, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This was Lincoln's annual state-of-the-union address. In the message Lincoln states in part: "...In presenting the abandonment of armed resistance to the National authority on the part of the insurgents as the only indispensable condition to ending the war...I retract nothing heretofore said of as to Slavery...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:23

$67.00
176843

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Death FUNERAL Doctor James Craik 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543448339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 * President George Washington death - funeral The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affection of the upper part of the wind pipe..." with much more, giving the details of his affliction, the treatments they applied, and the account of his death, which includes: "...speaking, which was painful from the beginning, how became almost impracticable; respiration grew more & more contracted and imperfect, till half after 11 on Saturday night retaining the f... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:10

$650.00
176815

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846097914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration train * Jefferson Davis inauguration * Confederate President The entire front page is taken up with excellent & detailed reporting on Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration, with first column heads including: "THE PRESIDENTIAL PROGRESS" "The Journey of Mr. Lincoln & Suite from Buffalo to Albany" "The Price of Rails Rides on the Engine" "The Reception at the State Capital" "Immense Turnout to Receive the Great Rail Splitter" "The Address of Welcome & the Replies of Mr. Lincoln "The President Among the Ladies" and even more (see). Included are at least 3 speeches by Abraham Lincoln, all on the ftpg. Page 5 is noteworthy as well contain... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:44

$97.00
176677

ABRAHAM LINCOLN America's 1st THANKSGIVING Proclaimed 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534349348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation * America's national day of Thanksgiving begins Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be celebrated the fourth Thursday of every year and making it a national holiday. On page 4 is the complete text headed: "The National Thanksgiving Day" "A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. There are numerous websites giving the complete text of this Proclamation--identical to wha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:19

$288.00
177245

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


eBay Auction Item # 392572051986

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:19

$349.99
177243

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Johnb Adams Election Win 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865284237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793 * President George Washington * Historic 2nd election victory Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President. History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of 1792. A page 3 column begins: "The votes for President and Vice President of the United States, as ascertained by the two Houses of Congress, are as follows: GEORGE WASHINGTON, 132; JOHN ADAMS, 77; George Clinton, 50; Thomas Jefferson, 4; Aaron Burr, 1. And the two former have been proclaimed President and Vice-President for four yea... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:12

$899.90
177239

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


eBay Auction Item # 372865238882

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 December 12, 2019 07:32

$424.99
177238

NATHANIEL GORDON Slave Trader Verdict & Abraham Lincoln 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572001116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1862 * re. Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon's execution * Abraham Lincoln refuses to commute sentence The most noteworthy item is found on the front page headed: "The Case of Gordon" "The Text of the President's Respite--No Hope for a Pardon" which includes President Lincoln's warrant refusing to commute Captain Nathaniel Gordon's sentence, although he did provide a few weeks of delay. On February 21, 1862, Nathaniel Gordon became the only slave trader in the history of the United States to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the slave trade. Various ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "Important From Kentucky" "The Impending Battle at Fort Henry" "Rumored Capture... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:24

$89.99
177237

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392571997388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towards the White House" "Cheers, Salutes & Bouquets" "Old Abe's Speech at Pittsburg" and page 3 has "The Journey of the President Elect" "Important Speeches of Mr. Lincoln on the Crisis & the Tariff Question" "The Arrival & Reception at Cleveland" "Incidents Along the Route" and more. Quite a bit of reporting. Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:22

$39.99
176645

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531207729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 27, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Inside has an address by the governor of Virginia to the House of Burgesses concerning a boundary line between the colony and Cherokee Indian land. This is followed by another address noting: "...that his Majesty's present administration have at no time entertained a design to propose to parliament to lay any further taxes upon America for the purpose of raising a revenue, & that it is their intention to propose in the next session of Parliament to take off the duties upon glass, paper and colours...". (see) Other news of the day & a wealth of ads. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 16:00

$164.00
176619

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * re. President Abraham Lincoln * Battle of Perryville, Kentucky Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Page 2 has a fascinating & lengthy article: "Lincoln and His Proclamation" which is full of hatred towards him, including: "I see the Devil has given us a parting kick, via Washington City, by that imp of darkness, Abe Lincoln...expressed the opinion that Lincoln was the most vile and bitter enemy the South ever had Time has proved the correctness of that opinion..." and more, going on to comment concerning the Emancipation Procl... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:23

$192.00
176617

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Oct. 15, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe * Rare Benedict Arnold mention Included is a noted that: "This Day were Published" various maps of the American colonies as noted. "London" on page 6 reports that: "…on the 8th New York was attacked by our men of war, etc." and that: "…Gen. Howe had gone to the King's Bridge to cut off the retreat of the rebels…" It also mentions an: "…evacuation of New York by the Rebels…" and that "…Gen. Washington was gone to Philadelphia to consult with the Congress what further steps were…to be taken for the security of the colony, and Putnam was to have the command in his abs... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:22

$215.00
177186

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Boydton Plank Rd 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372863057630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 31, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2019 08:49

$29.99
177145

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372861858069

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 12, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe A terrific issue, particularly for display, as the entire front page is taken up with the report of the Battle of Long Island as reported in "The London Gazette Extraordinary" of October 10, 1776. "Extraordinary" issues were published at irregular intervals to report significant news reports which came to the printing office between regularly scheduled publications. This lengthy report is signed in type by: W. Howe, commander of the British forces which inflicted a crushing defeat on Washington's army led by General Israel Putnam & others. During the night Washington withdrew the colonial forces from B... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2019 09:34

$269.99
176358

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822549449

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

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:21

$28.00
176340

ANTI-SLAVERY MEDALLION Josiah Wedgwood & Benjamin Frasnklin Speech 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822543077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1788 * Josiah Wedgwood's anti-slavery medallion * Benjamin Franklin speech by James Wilson The most notable content would be the full page plate which includes four images, one of which is a small print of the medal to slavery, titled: "Am I Not A Man And A Brother?" which shows a slave with his hands in chains. This is a print of what is considered the most noteworthy abolitionist/anti-slavery 18th century mediation & worn by many of the elite class to show support for abolition. It was designed by Josiah Wedgwood (grandfather of Charles Darwin). There is a related article: "Expediency of a Reformation in the Treatment of Slaves". Other items including: "Cricket and Whis... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:10

$189.00
176302

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Brunswick County Virginia JAY TREATY 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372821355403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1795 * President George Washington * Brunswick County, Virginia Page 2 has the: "Answer Of the President to the Brunswick, Virginia, Proceedings" relating to the Jay Treaty, which is signed by him in type: G. Washington. Four pages, bit of foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:05

$68.00
176253

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 South Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820037947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, July 19, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son The first column of page 2 has an intriguingly brief report of an event which would have justified a much lengthier article. Under "News of the Day" is the brief note: "Little 'Tad' Lincoln, the youngest son of President Lincoln, dies in Chicago on Friday." Nothing more. Perhaps the Southern sympathies had yet to soften? Four pages, light toning along central fold, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:15

$45.00
176095

1790 President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812141771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 20, 1791 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of the front page is taken up with Washington's second state-of-the-union address to Congress, headed: "Congress, Wednesday, December 8, 1790. The Speech of George Washington, Esq. President of Congress on Opening the Session..." followed by the complete text of Washington's address--only the 2nd annual state-of-the-union address to be given. Washington talks about a wide range of issues of importance to the newly-formed government. The address is signed in type: George Washington. Near the back is a letter from Philadelphia beginning: "Ever since the election of General Washington to be President of the Unit... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:30

$170.00
176086

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812139268

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

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:25

$78.00
176067

ABRAHAM LINCOLN SOTU Address & 6 Civil War MAPS Columbus KY More 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492450940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 4, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's annual address * Six Civil War maps in 1 issue * Columbus, Kentucky & Memphis, Tennessee A terrific display issue as the front page is mostly taken up with five Civil War maps, headed: "Map Of Columbus, Kentucky, Showing The Rebel Fortifications" "The Rebel Fort Harris" "The Rebel Forts Wright and Randolph" "Map of Memphis and the Rebel Fort Pillow" and "Map of the Mississippi River". There is also another map on page 4: "The Real Blockade Of Charleston, SC". Also of significance is Abraham Lincoln's state of the union address taking most of page 2 and is signed in type on page 3: Abraham Lincoln. Present are 10 of 12 pages, pages 7-8 are lacking. Otherwise in... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:14

$63.00
176011

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, July 5, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War A terrific and quite graphic issue on the Battle of Gettysburg with nearly a full front page column of heads concerning the battle, including a nice patriotic graphic (see). Note that most of these heads are actually in the Herald issue of July 6, but this being a large date "Extra" issue, they were simply held over for the following day--terrific as such. Among the heads are: "Glorious News" "A GREAT VICTORY!" "Terrific & Unparalleled Conflict" "The Rebels Utterly Routed" "They Retreat & Are Pursued by the Union Forces" "Official Despatch from General Meade" "The Rebels Repulsed in Every Attack" and ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$570.00
175965

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806614915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not produce happiness..." with much more. Page 2 has news from C... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:45

$665.00
175958

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483921745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:40

$985.00
175853

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472313545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 15, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * General Thomas Gage "First Shots of War" proclamation This newspaper was published by Dixon and Hunter, 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. When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Over half of the front page is a: "...Letter from General Lee to General Burgoyne, Upon his Arrival in Boston" dated at Philadelphia, June 7, 1775. It is a te... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$11,400.00
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
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175810

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Murder Trial of the Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 10, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered for the death of President Lincoln. Among the front page one column heads are: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Commencement of The Trial" "The Conspirators Unable to Chain Counsel" "A Frightened Witness" "Ramification of the Plot" "The Assassination Defended" "PROCLAMATIONS BY THE PRESIDENT" "Notice Given to Rebel Pirates" "The State of Virginia" "She is Restored to the Union" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:03

$72.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175749

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797380388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation * Historic report This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812. Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed by James Madison, declaring that a state of war exists between the United States & England, marking the official beginning of the War of 1812. Inside has a nice editorial: "War Against England" which takes close to 2 pages and includes near the end: "War is Declared--Great Britain is the Enemy..." and at the very end: "...and e... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:57

$139.00
175748

JAMES MADISON President Proclamation of Day of Fasting and Prayer 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797379999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812 * President James Madison proclamation * Day of fasting and prayer The front page features: "A Proclamation" by the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer...to offer, at one and the same time, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God...of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that in the present season of calamity and war...care and protection...hasten a restoration of the blessings of peace." This is signed in type: JAMES MADISON. Also within are: "Law of the United States" beginning: "To prohibit American vessels from proceeding to, or trading with, the enemies of the United States..."; "North-Carolina" which is a call to ar... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:56

$62.00
175726

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN George Washington & 18th Century SLAVERY 1789 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468481671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1789 * President George Washington * Benjamin Franklin * Early slavery One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Pages 1 & 2 have the "Address of the Governor & Council of North Carolina to his excellency General Washington with his "Answer" signed in type: G. Washington. Other items in this issue include: "Account of the Climate of Pennsylvania" "...Respecting the Fortifications in the Western Country" "Account of the Society of Dunkards in Pennsylvania" "Account of the Effects of Electricity in Paralytic Cases. In a Letter to Dr. Pringle from Dr. Franklin" which is signed in type: B. Franklin, from Dec. 21, 1757; "On The Manumission of Slaves" One of t... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:36

$185.00
175723

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON First 1st Inauguration as President 1789 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797126418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 * President George Washington * First inauguration (historic) Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon. Here is a nice report of this significant event found on page 2, datelined: "Extract of a Letter from New York, dated May 1" with the text giving more details on the inauguration than is found in many American newspapers. See the photos below for the complete report, with portions reading: "Yesterday took place...a ceremony of the introduction of his Excellenc... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:34

$965.00
175669

FORT WAGNER Civil War Map & Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1863 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372790946358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 24, 1863 * Fort Wagner, Morris Island South Carolina * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Perhaps the highlight is the page two diagram showing: "Fort Wagner and Its Approaches" (see) which has much text on this as well. Plus there is a "Proclamation" signed by President Abraham Lincoln, calling for more volunteers. Other items within the issue include: "A Nameless Spy" "The Changes In Command" "The Army & Its Reinforcement" "Rebel Victories & Federal Successes" and so much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:21

$56.00
175667

Rare 18th Century 1795 BOSTON by "Other Thomas Paine" w/ Nice Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458092558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 12, 1795 * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles from Boston with various news reports on pages 1, 2 & 3. The back page is filled with ads. Was edited by Thomas Paine (but not THE Thomas Paine). Four pages, interesting engraving in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$44.00
175660

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458082726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 27, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter to the House of Rep. signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning France. Page 3 has mention of the birthday of George Washington. Much reporting from Congress. Four pages, ornate masthead, light rubbing & toning at the top quadrant, good condition. Bit close-trimmed at right margin of front leaf shaves some letters.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:16

$34.00
175631

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456151753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 6, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War * Great reporting - one of the best to be had A terrific issue reporting the result of the very historic Battle of Gettysburg, with nearly two-thirds of the front pages first column taken up with related heads, atop of which is a nice patriotic emblem. They include: "THE GREAT VICTORY" "The Rebel Army Totally Defeated" "Its Remains Driven Into the Mountains" "It is There Surrounded and Hemmed In" "Its Retreat Across the Potomac River Cut Off" "20,000 Prisoners Captured" "The Rebel General Longstreet Killed" "Details of the Three Days' Fighting" "The Most Terrific Combat on Record" and even more. The entire fro... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:48

$765.00
175559

(2) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449631740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1797 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in in type by the President, John Adams, one in script type & the other in block type. Page 2 begins with a third Act signed in script type by John Adams. Four pages, various foxing, slightly irregular at the spine.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:53

$54.00
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