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177331

LA AMISTAD Slaver Ship African Slaves Trade Description 1840 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870043520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1840 * African slaves description * La Amistad slaver ship Page 2 has an article: :The Africans of the Amistad" which has a descriptive account of the captive slaves including: "...to see the captives...The nonsense that has been written about them is awful...they are just what in the south would be called a likely lot of young [blacks]...They are small, not averaging..." with much more. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Following this is: "The Slave Trade". The back page has an interesting tidbit: "The Greatest Speed Ever Known!" wh... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$39.00
177264

Historic JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier MLB Baseball Debut 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372865495295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 16, 1947 * Jackie Robinson breaks racial barrier * 1st regular season baseball game * Texas City disaster (1st report) Page 7 has the historic report of Jackie Robinson's first Major League regular season game. The brief note includes: "Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn's Negro first baseman, and the first of his race to reach the majors since 1884, failed to get a hit... but his sacrifice-error play... set up the tying and winning runs." The front page has a dramatic banner headline, "EXPLOSIONS RIP TEXAS CITY", with subheads. The front page also has a one column head: "Nazi Hanged At Osweicim" being a report of the execution of Rudolf Hoess, the commandant of A... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2020 12:19

$117.00
177173

BOTANY BAY AUSTRALIA Admiral Arthur Phillip & African Slave Trade 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862992084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia - Admiral Arthur Phillip * Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore Phillips, after supplying the ships with sea stores, means to purchase live stock of every kind the country affords & then to proceed in a direct course to the place of is destination, unless driven by stress of weather to alter it.". This report coincides with the historical record which indicates Phillips stopped off at Brazil for various supplies ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$95.00
177171

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568280311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831 * Death of Simon Bolivar * Venezuela independence leader The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to independence from Spanish colonial rule. The back page item is headed: "Death of Bolivar" which gives a nice eulogy on his live. The death report is provided by Juan De Francisco De Marin and begins: "Penetrated with the greatest grief, I am overwhelmed with sorrow. The father of our cou... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$62.00
177129

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861842608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial Much of the ftpg. is taken up with election results. Page 4 has over half a column headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Proceedings of the Court--The Case of Copeland--Trial of Cook--His Confession Read in Court--Stephens Handed Over to the Federal Authorities for Trial". Eight pages, disbinding indents at the spine cause no text loss, loss to blank margin in an upper corner.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$38.00
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
177031

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372854158320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., March 26, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Viola Liuzzo murder The front page has a three column headline: "New Englanders Join In Rights Activities" with photo. (see) Also a two column heading: "Officials Fear Renewed Violence After Slaying" (see) This was the 3rd and final try which ended in success. Complete with all 10 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2019 14:47

$58.00
176992

DRED SCOTT Famous Enslaved Afrcian American Black DEATH & Slavers 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851065886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 21, 1858 * Dred Scott death * Famed Slave * Slavers - ships Page 4 contains a very brief, yet significant, report headed: "Death of Dred Scot" with the actual text not much longer, reading: "Dred Scott died in this city on Friday night last." with a dateline of St. Louis, Sept. 20, 1858. In the same column on this page is "Later From Santa Fe" "The Slaver Echo--Yellow Fever" and "The Case of the Slave Brig Putnam". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:57

$59.00
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
176945

Dominion of GHANA West Africa Kwame Nkrumah 1st President IS BORN 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849881095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1957 * Dominion of Ghana, Africa is established * Kwame Nkrumah is the first president The top of the front page has a four column heading: "Negro Nation of Ghana is Born in Africa" with subhead and related photo. (see) More on p;ages 12 & 13 with photo of Kwame Nkrumah and related map. Fifty-four pages, toning and minor wear along the central fold, piece torn away at the upper right corner of the front page only, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:19

$44.00
176914

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Arming Blacks? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546787403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Aug. 8, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Negroes to fight ? (Civil War) This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Among the front page articles are: "Why Should the [Black] Fight?" "Why Not Employ The Blacks?" "The Negro Regiment at Port Royal" "The Black Man in the Army" "Necessity of an Immediate Alliance with the Slaves of the Rebels" "The White Man's War. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various archival mends near folds inside, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:22

$89.00
176849

JACKIE ROBINSON DEATH Baseball Brooklyn Dodgers 1st Negro 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 25, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The front page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson to Be Buried in Brooklyn". (see) Complete in 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$44.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176818

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098215

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

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$63.00
176817

SLAVERY AUCTION New Orleans LA Louisiana Slaves Sale PRINT 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 * Great slave auction illustration * Pre Civil War South - rare Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a [black] can afford it, he dresses well, sometimes quietly and in good taste..." This is followed by an article: "Slaves For Sale", which includes: "The accompanying engraving represents a gang of [blacks] exhibited in the city of New Orleans previous to an auction...The men & women are well clothed in their Sunday best..." and more. Also in this issue is a full page print:... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$168.00
177348

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


eBay Auction Item # 372870938303

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 December 17, 2019 08:55

$47.99
177341

KKK Ku Klux Klan Klansmen RIOT Gun Battle at Groton Massachusetts 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580122939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass. Oct. 2, 1926 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * Groton, Massachusetts The top of the front page has a four column headline: "KLAN AND ANTI-KLAN FORCES IN PISTOL BATTLE AT GROTON" with subheads. (See) Complete with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good. 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).

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:19

$47.99
177301

THE WANDERER Last Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Ship LANDS South 1858 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869793877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, December 12, 1858 * The Wanderer (slave ship) lands in Georgia Page 5 has a brief, discrete but historic report with small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America (see hyperlink for corroboration). See images for reporting here. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 16, 2019 09:17

$49.99
177299

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1857 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869767815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, July 6, 1858 * Rare pre Civil War title * 4 slave advertisements Page 3 is entirely filled with many advertisements, and among them are two for the sale of slaves. (see) Two other slave related ads on the same page as well. Eight pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends December 16, 2019 08:30

$33.99
176724

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Sloop of War Slaver Slaves Captured 1839 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1839 * African slave trade capture The bkpg. has a report: "Slaves Captured" which notes in part: "...British sloop of war Buzzard...captured by her on the coast of Africa on suspicion of having been concerned in the slave trade, have arrived at New York...vessels...are both American built & the officers were all American..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 112 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$32.00
176721

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534918290

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

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:00

$42.00
177285

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Nathan B. Forrest1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372866570473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "From Below Richmond" "Good News From Forrest's Command" "From the Southwest" "Latest From the United States" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper-flaw hole affects very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:40

$59.99
177284

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392573876192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 7, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Latest From Hood" "Savannah Flag of Truce" "Latest Northern News" "The Constitution to be Amended" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Northern Papers has 2 dispatches signed in type: U.S. Grant; "A Review of Hood's Army as it Passed Through Villanow" "The Yankees At Atlanta and Marietta" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, very nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:37

$74.99
177279

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


eBay Auction Item # 372866557238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Aug. 31, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. This report actually includes several accounts, one item beginning: "...that an insurrection had broken out, that several families had been murdered, & that the [blacks] were embodied, requiring a considerable military force to reduce them...". Another account begins: "On Monday last in... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:17

$164.99
177277

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


eBay Auction Item # 372866551233

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 December 13, 2019 09:07

$69.99
176687

12 TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Solomon Northup Kidnapping into Slavery 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534358271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 19, 1853 * Twelve Years a Slave * Solomon Northup * Kidnapped into slavery The back page has a report from Washington which includes, in part, some details of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning film based on his account. Part of the subhead notes: "...the Kidnapping Case--Experiences of the Rescued Man...". The text reads in part: "...The kidnapping case grows in interest. James H. Burch...was arrested...that the accused had had the kidnapped man in his possession at a [black] pen, & sold him to go to New Orleans...says he was drugged at night & carried into... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:25

$335.00
176683

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534352389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1839 * African slaves * La Amistad Inside has a full page of very detailed coverage of the trial headed: "Slaves Per Amistad" at Hartford. A great wealth of detail. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 12 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$48.00
177240

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Sumter NC North Carolina Secedes 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572020490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRI-WEEKLY WATCHMAN, Sumter, South Carolina, May 24, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * North Carolina secession Never before have we offered a newspaper from Sumter, S.C. The title as printed at the top of pages 2 & 3 is “Sumter Tri-Weekly Watchman”. Within the masthead is printed: “Devoted to General Intelligence and Southern Independence.” Perhaps the most historic report is the page 2 column head: “Secession Of North Carolina!” “One of the Confederate States!!” “North Carolina Free---Lincoln’s Military Despotism Repudiated” with the report containing the text of the “Ordinance” titled: “To dissolve the Union between the State of ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:40

$549.99
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
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
176613

HARLEM RACE RIOT Black Teenage Shoplifter Attacked at Five & Dime 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935 * Harlem race riot of 1935 * Black teenage shoplifter The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill [Black] in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Harlem riot of 1935 took place on March 19, 1935 during the Great Depression, in New York City, New York, in the United States. It has been described as the first "modern" race riot in Harlem, because it was committed primarily against property rather than persons. Harlem is a northern neighborhood on Manhattan Island in New York ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$44.00
176540

Rare Salt Lake City UT Utah Nice Masthead Engraving 1893 Magazine OUTER WRAPPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832151196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 5, 1889 * Uncommon title with outer wrappers * Mormons - Mormonism This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty". See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc. This issue includes: "The Territorial Fair" "The Negro Problem" "Colored Catholics" "Held for Bigamy" "He was from Utah" & so much more. Complete in 32 pages, 8 by 12 inches, some foxing to cover.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:33

$32.00
176530

Post SELMA to MONTGOMERY Alabama March Martin Lurther King BOYCOTT1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523203932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 29, 1965 * Post Selma to Montgomery march * Martin Luther King Jr. & Civil Rights * Call for boycott in Alabama The front page has a three column heading: "King Urges World Boycott Of Ala. to Force Reforms" with small photo of King. (see) Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:24

$52.00
176480

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA 16th Street Baptist Church BOMBING Murders 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392520120782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 17, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama church bombing * African-American girls killed * Martin Luther King Jr. The front page has a three column heading: "Birmingham [Blacks] Vow Big March on Montgomery" Lengthy text continues inside. Coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Complete with all 40 pages, library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 05, 2019 14:53

$62.00
176464

Worldwide SLAVERY Slaves Trade to Cease to Exist Elimiation ? 1827 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372829778158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 1, 1827 * Elimination of slavery Worldwide ? Pages 9 & 10 contain a full page article: "The Slave Trade" which has much on the slave trade as conducted by European countries and efforts to stop it. One item notes: "...Portugal for a long time refused to abandon this trade...By a late treaty of England with Brazil the final period of the Brazilian slave trade is foxed 3 years from its date...thus in 3 years the slave trade will cease to have a legal existence in any part of the world...". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2019 09:46

$28.00
176435

1ST African American Black Major City POSTERMASTER Leslie N. Shaw 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828638968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1963 * Leslie N. Shaw * 1st black postmaster The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "First [Black] in a Postmaster's Job" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Leslie N. Shaw becoming the first African American to become the postmaster of the major United States city. Complete with all 72 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:27

$52.00
176425

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Birmingham Campaign Alabama Protests JAIL 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518267751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 15, 1963 * Martin Luther King Jr. in jail * Birmingham Campaign movement * African American protests - arrests The front page has a two column heading: "30 [Blacks] Jailed As 1,000 Mass In Race-Tense City" with related photo. (see) King would write his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" the following day. Complete with 40+ pages, a few address stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:22

$58.00
176399

1ST New York City SUBWAY Alfred Ely Beach Pneumatic Transit OPENS 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825285936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1870 * Very 1st NYC subway opens (1st report) The top of page 7 has one column headings: "'Under Broadway'" "Proposed Underground Railroad..." Coverage on the opening of the Beach Pneumatic Transit subway. This was New York City's very 1st subway and was invented by Alfred Ely Beach. It's power source was pneumatic. Historic! Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a printing flaw at the beginning the subway article affects appearance (see), otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:53

$72.00
176359

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Harbor Monitors 1865 Richmond VA Virginia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822550118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 19, 1865 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News" with various reports on the Civil War, with subheads: "The Fall of Fort Fisher" "Movements in South Carolina" and "Rumoured Changes in the Army & Cabinet". Also on the ftpg. is a letter from Fortress Monroe which begins: "One has an extraordinary opportunity here of testing the results of the Yankee dogma of negro emancipation & equality..." with much more. The back page has a lengthy editorial which begins: "One may not unreasonably begin to hope that the country will hear no more about Confederate movements or overtures, or commi... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:21

$79.00
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
176176

GEMINI 3 Manned Spaceflight Gus Grissom NASA Capsule Splashdown 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372815641847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 24, 1965 * Gemini 3 manned spaceflight - NASA * Gus Grissom & John W. Young * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPACE TWINS IN TRIPLE SUCCESS" with subheads and large photo. NIce for display. More inside. Also a one column heading: "Ala. Marchers Slosh Through Foul Weather" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gemini 3 was the first manned mission in NASA's Gemini program, the second American manned space program. On March 23, 1965, the spacecraft, nicknamed Molly Brown, performed the seventh manned US spaceflight, and... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2019 14:27

$62.00
176082

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492620847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Page 5 has an article headed: "Tennessee" "Double Assassination by Masked (H)orseman in Franklin", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining near the top portion, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield an... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:19

$88.00
176005

SELMA to MONTGOMERY Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485628236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass March 21, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march beginning (day of) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Troops Set to Guard Rights March Today" with subheads. Related photo on page 22. This would be the 3rd try which would end in success. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:31

$52.00
175980

FATHER DIVINE African American Spiritual Leader Reigns Harlem NY 1937 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806636951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SUNDAY MAGAZINE Section only of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 6, 1937 * Father Divine & Harlem, New York * African American spiritual leader Page 3 of this section has a heading: "FATHER DIVINE Again Reigns SUPREME In His HARLEM KINGDOM" with 3 related photos. Complete magazine section only with 8 pages, a little margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:20

$37.00
175908

MORMONS SETTLERS Mormonism Utah War Wyoming & African Slave Trade 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480442099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30,1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Utah War coming to an end * The African slave trade Certainly a terrific issue for any student of Mormon history, as the entire front page is taken up with such content, with headings at the top of the front page including: "IMPORTANT FROM UTAH" "A Week Later from Camp Scott and Salt Lake City" "Arrival & Reception of the Peace Commissioners" "Incidents of Gov. Cumming's Interview with the Mormons" "Notes of the Route Between the Missouri River & the Salt Lake Valley" "Interesting Miscellaneous News" with the report carrying over to the back page where it takes an entire column as well. Plus, pg. 4 has yet further reports on the Mormons with a column headed: "Army... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:12

$117.00
175848

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472309361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Sept. 14, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this report, headed: "Southampton Affair", this issue being the first of this title to identify the leader: "...The universal opinion is that kpart of the country, is that Nat, a slave, a preacher and a pretended prophet, was the first contriver, the... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$140.00
175815

JESSE OWENS & United States Win BERLIN OLYMPICS Track Champions 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798580767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, August 10, 1936 * Americans claim track championship * Ohio State sprinter Jesse Owens * Berlin, Germany Olympics * Adolph Hitler era The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "U. S. WITH 12 FIRSTS, RETAINS OLYMPIC TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP" with subheads that include: "OWENS FIRST AMERICAN TO WIN FOUR GOLD MEDALS SINCE GAMES OF 1900" and more. Coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Owens crossing the finish line in the 200. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:07

$78.00
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
175761

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Wins 100-Meter Sprint RECORD 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797443803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 3, 1936 * Jesse Owens 100-meter gold medal victory * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a one column heading: "OWENS BREAKS WORLD RECORD IN OLYMPICS" with subhead. First report coverage continues in section 2 (sports) with related photo. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quali... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:38

$88.00
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
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