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158180

Famous ABRAHAM LINCOLN Reply Letter to Horace Greeley 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909280226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles. Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The President On the Negro Question". This was one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions", which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "...My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slav... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:15

$128.00
158114

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908710203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert Page 19 has two column headings: "Throng Honors Marian Anderson In Concert at Lincoln Memorial", "Estimated 75,000, Gathered at Monument to Emancipator, Rush Toward Negro Singer at End--Ickes Introduces Her" with about 2/3 of a column of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & stu... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:20

$57.00
158083

ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107579675

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:06

$98.00
158056

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106921667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st Negro boxer champion (1st report) * Tommy Burns Page 3 has an article with one column heads: "Jack Johnson The New Heavyweight Champion" and: "Great Crowd Witnesses His Defeat of Tommy Burns at Sydney". The coverage is quite detailed (see for portions) taking about 17 column inches. It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Complete in 10 pages, two ink spots affect each page but do not affect the mentioned report. Some margin wear, should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:49

$58.00
157983

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905448404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Army of Richmond--Rumours" "The Campaign in Mississippi" "Yankee Marauders in King & Queen" "The White, and Negro Outlaws at Sandy Point" "A Yankee's Opinion of Yankees" "Additional From the North" and much more. Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy: "List of Wounded Received in Chimborazo Hospitals" in Richmond. Plus there is a lengthy editorial beginning: "The prospects growing out of the result of the great battle of Richmond are becoming every day more encouraging & lively...". Single sheet with a full banner masthe... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:51

$91.00
157973

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Negroes War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103002631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1921 * Tulsa race riot massacre (1st report) * African-American Greenwood community The top of the front has a three column headline: "85 WHITES AND NEGROES DIE IN TULSA RIOTS AS 3,000 ARMED MEN BATTLE IN STREETS; 30 BLOCKS BURNED, MILITARY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, some spine wear, a little other margin wear, a few archival tape mends on page 2 which covers mentioned report but does not hinder readability, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The night that Tulsa died, the Tulsa Race ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:22

$52.00
157882

ALAMO TN Crockett County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904103743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1929 * Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee Page 21 has one column headings: "NEGRO, 19, LYNCHED BY TENNESSEE MOB" "Youth Accused of Attacking Woman Is Taken From Jail at Alamo and Hanged" "SHERIFF'S HOME STORMED" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 12:58

$52.00
157734

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094772436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 28, 1858 * African slave trade * Slavery in the Southern U.S. * Pre Civil War Page 4 has an article with small heading: "The Slave-Trade Issue" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:15

$23.00
157696

WORLD SERIES New York Yankees vs Brooklyn Dodgers Jackie Robinson 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372093802270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1947 * 1947 World Series of baseball (game 1) * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st ever series to include a African American (Jackie Robinson) * FRONT LEAF ONLY The two column heading announces: "Yanks Top Bum 5-3 On Branea's Blow-up Before Record Crowd" with photo of Jackie Robinson stealing second base and box scores. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:33

$29.00
157624

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089757604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the hyperlink for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:03

$125.00
157610

DALTON GA Whitfield County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1936 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089728855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 7, 1936 * A.L. McCamy Negro lynching * Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia The front page has a small one column heading: "Suspect in Attack Lynched by Mob" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro A. L. McCamy in Dalton, Georgia Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning & a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:27

$40.00
157609

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896815241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 4 has a small and discrete article headed: "Two Slavers Captured" See image for this brief first report. This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:26

$37.00
157581

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe BOOK Advertisement 1852 Wash. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088548184

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1852 * Uncle Tom's Cabin This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. The back page has a small advertisement: "50,000 Copies Sold In Eight Weeks! - Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly, by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe..." with a bit of detail (see). Also on the bkpg. is: "Th... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:41

$45.00
158146

Republic of TEXAS ANNEXATION Into United States Union & Millerism 1845 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391909127048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1845 * Republic of Texas annexation * Incorporation into United States * Millerism - Second Advent of Jesus Christ Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The Great Question - Annexation of Texas" which is the formal document listing the full text as approved by the Senate & the House of Representatives, including the vote count, and ending with: "...By six o'clock in the evening they arrived at the final question upon the amendments, which were adopted, ayes 132, nays 76. The bill now only requires the signature of President Tyler to be the law of the land. One hundred guns from the Capitol Hill immediately announced the triumph of Anne... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 08:41

$39.99
157510

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Anna Elizabeth Dickinson 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894681954

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Feb. 12, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery Civil War era title * Anna Elizabeth Dickinson at Congress Page four has content concerning Anna Elizabeth Dickinson and her speech before Congress on January 16, 1864 being the first speech made on the floor of Congress by a woman. Three separate but related articles are present: one officially recognizes her donation of the proceeds of her lecture to the National Freedman's Relief Society of the District of Columbia; another gives details of several resolutions to recognize her for her efforts; and the third gives details concerning her lecture give a few days earlier at the Cooper Institute where she repeated the speech given befo... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:43

$159.00
158078

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107569958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then responded to the o... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:48

$49.99
158077

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107566710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 4, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * First Battle of Bull Run * Official reports from the Confederates Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page is almost entire... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:44

$249.99
158076

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas Battle of Galveston Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908464154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, January 5, 1863 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in many years. Pages 2, 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with reporting on the Second Battle of Galveston fought January 1 and which was a victory for the Confederates, forcing the Union troops out of the city (see hyperlink for much more). Terrific to have this lengthy & very detailed account in this newspaper as Galveston was essentially the port city for Houston. Rarely have a seen a newspaper with nearly thr... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:38

$749.99
158073

KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Race PLAUDIT w/ Willie Simms 1898 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107552772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, May 5, 1898 * Kentucky Derby * Plaudit - horse * Willie Simms The top of pg. 3 has column heads on the Kentucky Derby. The winning jockey was Willie Simms, an African-American. He also won in the 1896 running as well. His name is only mentioned in the results (and misspelled; see). Heads include: "Kentucky Derby Won By Plaudit" "Aristocratic Son of Himyar Defeats Lieber Karl in a Grand Race" "Thousand Witness the Event" with more (see). Eight pages, even toning, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:20

$59.99
158021

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ JUDAICA Jewish Ads


eBay Auction Item # 391907831947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1783 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display It is possible two advertisements have more significance than the content in this issue. The back page has a rather large ad for "Haym Salomons", the noted Jewish financier. Salomon was a Jewish emigrant from Poland, imprisoned in 1778 by the British for aiding the Revolutionaries and was condemned to death, but he escaped to Philadelphia. There he started a successful brokerage business. He aided Robert Morris in obtaining loans from France and pledged his own fortune to the new government to maintain its credit. Salomon was never recompensed a... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:03

$154.99
157437

CONFEDERATE Battle of Shiloh Pittsburgh Landing Tenn. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081824367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 16, 1862 * Report on the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The entire front page is taken up with various advertisements and notices. Page 2 has war items including a lengthy editorial which begins: "The states of Kentucky & Maryland are now to determine what they will do in the matter of selling their slaves to the Federal Government at its own price & upon its own terms, in obedience to the abolition demand for emancipation..." with much more (see for portion). also on pg. 2: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "A Yankee's Review & Prediction of the Rebellion" "The Capture of Savannah, Ge... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:30

$94.00
157413

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081622023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:09

$98.00
157392

GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE Takes Amnesty Oath End of Slavery Slaves 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891211907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee * Takes amnesty oath * End of slavery support The first column has heads: "FIREMEN'S JUBILEE" "Grand Parade of Firemen in Philadelphia" with more on the celebration for the firemen. Also near the top: "Gen. Lee Takes the Amnesty Oath" which includes the complete printing of the document in which he pledges to support the Constitution of the United States & support all laws regarding the emancipation of slaves, signed in type: R. E. Lee (see). Inside pages have some Reconstruction-related items. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:49

$32.00
157349

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1871 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890533595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Feb. 4, 1871 * Rare pro-white title A racist newspaper which existed before, during, and after the Civil War. The motto in the masthead: "The Republic of Washington and Jackson--A Union of Co-Equal States, And A White Citizenship." Among the articles: "White & Black--How Divided" "The 'Colored Cadet' " "Woman Suffrage" "The Word 'White' in New Jersey" "Death of To Garrett, the 'Slave Stealer' ". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, tears at margins.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:44

$28.00
157335

CIVIL WAR Battles of Spotsylvania & the Wilderness PRINTS 1864 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890517193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 4, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania * Battle of the Wilderness * Civil War era original prints The full ftpg. shows: "...The Rebel Generals Bradley, Johnson and E. Stuart Taken to the Rear by Negro Cavalry." Prints inside include: "Battle of Spottsylvania Court House" "The Fairfield House, at Fairfield, Connecticut"; half of the doublepage centerfold shows: "The War in Virginia--Battle of the Wilderness". A fullpg: "Sketch on the Line of 2nd Corps at the Battle of the Wilderness". Sixteen pages, never-trimmed margins, foxing & some dirtiness mainly to the edges, wear at the margins with margin tears, a bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:13

$47.00
157247

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negroes Students Central High School Arkansas 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887866078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 25, 1957 * Little Rock Nine enter school * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School protest The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Segregation Arrives With Bayonet Point" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:29

$40.00
157083

MARYVILLE MO Missouri Raymond Gunn NEGRO Schoolhouse Lynching 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372070317359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1931 * Raymond Gunn lynching * Maryville MO Missouri * Burned atop a schoolhouse Page 3 has one column headlines: "BURNS NEGRO KILLER ON VICTIM'S SCHOOL" "Maryville (Mo.) Mob Chains Teacher's Slayer on Roof and Fire Razes the Building" "Troops Remain Inactive" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of negro Raymond Gunn in Maryville, Missouri. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1931, a notorious lynching occurred in Maryville when ... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2017 15:09

$44.00
157027

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Anti- Black Post Civil War Era 1867 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069342950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEST AND SOUTH, Cincinnati, Oct. 1, 1867 * Rare pro-white title An uncommon newspaper which lasted less than 3 years, with a racist focus, noting on the bkpg: "...We have resisted the clamor of the war...We have resisted abolition as well as consolidation. We assert the palpable difference of raves & claim that ours is infinitely superior..." and much more (see). The editorial: "The Negro Amendment Vote" includes: "...There is literally no end to it; no good end certainly that can be foreseen or predicted...". Small engraving of two hands shaking in the masthead. Eight pages, damp stain in the top quadrant.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:19

$48.00
156972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068382840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 * Rare rebel title A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Senator Toombs in Savannah" "The New Conscription" "The Currency Bill" "Movements on the Mississippi" "Revelations From Richmond" "The Yankee Army--Enlistment of Negro Soldiers" "and other items as well. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one focused on the gold standard for the Confederacy (see for the beginning). al... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:18

$74.00
156925

Rare 28TH INDIANA INFANTRY REGIMENT Colored Negro Troops 1866 Military Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067457585

Shown is an original & historic old document offered to enhance your collectible interest: A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866. "Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry." This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes this "U.S. Colored Infantry" unit was commanded by "Capt. Adelbert C. Sherman, about whom I can find nothing. But research seems to indicate this is the "28th Indiana Infantry Regiment (Colored)", about which much information can be found online (copies are supplied with this document). The document opens to measure 10 3/4... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:15

$148.00
156836

COMMONWEALTH V. AVES Transportation of Slaves Boston Girl Case 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878756671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1836 * Commonwealth v. Aves * Boston slave girl - Med Slater * Transportation of slaves The ftpg. has an item on the interment of Aaron Burr's remains. Inside has four pages of text concerning: "the Boston Save Case", being the case of the slaver girl Med. See this hyperlink for much more on this historic case, which established a precedent in law that slavery was local & liberty general. This precedent was widely appealed to by antislavery forces in their future litigation. Terrific detail in this report. Also in this issue: "Volunteers For Texas". Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:34

$39.00
156722

LITTLE ROCK NINE Black Students Central High School AR Riot 1957 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877947110

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Sept. 24, 1957 * The Little Rock Nine - negro children - enter school * Central High School riot (Little Rock, Arkansas) * Nice headline for display - Lest we ever forget! Above the masthead is a huge: "EXTRA" dropped out of a black box. The bold banner headline reads: "TROOPS ORDERED TO LITTLE ROCK BY IKE." with a subhead: "Federalize Guards in Racial Crisis" concerning the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more). Also of interest is a ftpg. article concerning the Brooklyn Dodgers moving to Los Angeles: "Dodger Contract Mailed O'Malley". The complete first section (of 4) with pages 1-20, a few archival mends to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:24

$59.00
156645

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Niagara River Slave Trade 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060371776

Shown is an original & historic old publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825 * Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish homeland on the Niagara River * Atrocities of the Slave Trade Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence (see hyperlink) to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River (see photos). Also within: "The slave trade is prosperous, with all its horrors...that three vessels, under American colors, are on the coast...had 132 human victims on board! But justice overtook the villains--the slaves rose & executed all the crew except the captain...This trade is piracy & ... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:10

$39.00
156330

MOTHER BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH 1st African American Cornerstone Laid 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864674488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 13, 1793 * Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church cornerstone laid Nearly half of the back page is taken up with the: "Last Will and Testament of Louis the XVI, written by Himself" and signed at its conclusion: Louis. This is followed by a report headed: "African Church" which notes: "...the Corner Stone of the African Church was laid in Fifth St., between Walnut and Spruce Streets, by four of the members of the church..." with more. This was the first African-American Episcopal church in the United States, as well as the first independent African Church in America. The back page also has: "Guillotine" which begins: "The following is a description of the fatal m... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:26

$165.00
156322

Great Battle CIVIL WAR PRINT OF New Bern NC North Carolina 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046004999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, as well as the WAR SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, both dated April 5, 1862 * Terrific & rare foldout Civil War battle print * Battle of New Bern NC North Carolina & morE The "regular" issue has a ftpg. print: "Siege of Island No. 10...", & prints inside: "Prince the Negro Pilot of the Ottawa" "...Gallant & Successful Bayonet Charge...Near New Berne" "Occupation of Winchester, Va..."; a nice centerfold: "The War on the Mississippi River" has two prints; "The War in Florida" is a full page with 2 prints; "...Bombardment & Capture of Fort Thompson..." plus more. The "Supplement" issue is more rare than the "regular" issue and has its own, dec... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:14

$135.00
156294

Rare 1967 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044988495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American communities, especially items concerning the Nation of Islam. The bold banner headline: "OLD WORLD GOING OUT WITH A GREAT NOISE!" Among the articles within: "Black Students Out to Break Campus Plantation S... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:09

$29.00
156236

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Pro-Confederate w/ Southern Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372041998661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 27, 1865 * Rare pro-Confederate title One of the latter dates of this once Copperhead newspaper (northern paper with pro-South leanings). Among the reports: "Progress of Reconstruction" "Restoration of South Carolina" "Jefferson Davis--The Kentucky Resolutions" "The Programme Of Ruin - The Position of the Abolition Party" "Restoration or Reconstruction" "Affairs In Texas--Suppression of a Newspaper--Fears of Negro Violence" and much more. Eight pages, 13 by 19 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:03

$27.00
156232

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861849728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, Jan. 5, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves - Negroes * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro Half a column at the top of the front page is taken up with the full text of the historic Emancipation Proclamation, headed; "Negro Emancipation Proclaimed" "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Great to have this notable document on the top half of the front page. Also on the front page as well as on pg. 2 are reports on the Battle of Murfreesboro with column heads: "Great & Bloody Battle In Tennessee" "Latest from the Battle In Tennessee" "The Re... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2017 14:53

$335.00
156154

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859181995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Oct. 19, 1864 * Very rare Civil War title * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:46

$240.00
156098

Famous ABRAHAM LINCOLN Reply Letter to Horace Greeley 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858332772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK ARGUS, New York City, Aug. 30, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley A quite rare title, perhaps the first we have offered? Page 5 has one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" (see the hyperlink for this), which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "...My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it...", signed in ty... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:51

$188.00
155904

JACK JOHNSON Negro Boxer vs. Frank Moran Heavyweight BOXING Title 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027153432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, June 28, 1914 * Jack Johnson - Negro boxer * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Frank Moran "Fighting Dentist" The front page of the sport's section (inside near the back) has a one column heading: "JOHNSON HOLDS TITLE ON POINTS" with subheads and photos of the two boxers. (see) First report coverage on Jack Johnson's heavyweight boxing title defense against Frank Moran while in exile in Europe. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30+ pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:26

$47.00
155821

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Insurrection Execution & WHALING Prints 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849242536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1885 * John Brown on way to hanging * re. Harper's Ferry insurrection * Whaling at Long Island Front full page portrait of "The Hon. William M. Evarts", the Senator from New York, with an article on him inside. Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Japan at New Orleans"; full pg. illus. of "Long Island Produce by Rail"; a very large & dramatic double page centerfold: "John Brown on His Way to Execution"; full pg. illus. of: "A New Wall Street Bank Building"; half pg. illus: "Whaling Off Long Island"; two quarter-page portraits of: "Colonel Fred Burnaby, Killed at Abu Klea" and "Ex-Mayor Gunther." Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:41

$82.00
155815

Great ATLANTIC OCEAN West Indies Carribbean RARE 18th Century 1740 Foldout MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024882667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1740 * Early and rare 18th century map * Atlantic Ocean - West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A New Map or Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, with part of Europe, Africa, and America: Shewing the Course of the Galleons, Flota etc. to and from the West Indies." This map shows the majority of the Atlantic Ocean as well as all of England, Spain, portions of France and Western Africa, the Canary Islands, the Azores, and the eastern portion of the Caribbean Islands, a bit of South America, and all of Newfoundland & the surrounding islands. There is a very large & exceedingly decorative en... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:30

$495.00
155799

Best 19th Century BASEBALL PRINTS w/ Leading Players & Game 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848453096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 4, 1865 * Great baseball prints - illustrations The centerfold of this newspaper has what is arguably one of the very finest 19th century baseball prints to appear in a newspaper. Perfect for display. There are multiple prints with a central image with a panoramic view of a baseball game with a huge crowd. Surrounding this print are full-figures portraits of 20 notables in the baseball world at that time. The centerfold is captioned: "Great Base Ball Match Between the Atlantic and Eckford Clubs of Brooklyn, at the Union Base Ball Grounds, Brooklyn, Oct. 13, With Portraits of The Leading Players of the Principal Clubs of New York, Brook... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:37

$725.00
155737

CAB CALLOWAY Cotton Club Harlem Band Leader Jazz Scat Singer DEATH1994 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019928739

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 20, 1994 * Cab Calloway death (1st report) * African American jazz - scat singer * Cotton Club, Harlem, New York City Neat the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Cab Calloway, Legendary Hi De Ho Man of Jazz, Dies" with photo. (See) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-44, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:31

$56.00
155731

18th SLAVERY Emancipated Negro Woman & Her Master Owner Grateful 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019923544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 13, 1797 The ftpg. has over a full column of a letter "To Dr. William Currie" signed in type: N. Webster, Jun. Page 3 has an article: "The Generous Slave!" who offered a kindness to her former owner, it ending with: "...Yet such are the qualities of the race that we enslave!" Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, an archival mend on pg. 2, generally nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:23

$37.00
155695

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slave Ship Captured w/ 400 Negroes 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849. Also at the bottom of the pg: "Slaver Captured" which reports on the ship Goodwin with 400 slaves on board (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:31

$66.00
155688

Very Rare FREDERICK DOUGLASS Slavery Slaves Abolition Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019677339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DOUGLASS' MONTHLY, Rochester, New York, January, 1862 * Extremely rare title Of the four publications of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, this title published the fewest number of issues, having begun in 1858 and ending in 1863. His "North Star", then "Frederick Douglass' Paper", and post-Civil War effort "The New National Era" being weeklies published considerably more issues. As a brief biography, Frederick Douglass was first and foremost an abolitionist and civil rights activist. Fighting against his own slavery from his earliest youth, he continued to fight against the institution of slavery until its abolition. He spoke and lectured widely for the cause throughout the 18... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:17

$5,900.00
155578

Rare PORT ROYAL SC Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842486929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862 * Rare Union occupation title * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state remained a Confederate stronghold until near the end of the war. This is issue #8. Certainly the prime content is complete printing of the Emancipation Proclamation" on page 4 which is headed: 'The Decree of Emancipation" and ... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:14

$1,250.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 10, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell The full ftpg. is a political cartoon: "The Double-Faced Head of Republican Radicalism". Inside has: "Bell's Articulating Telephone - The Transmission of Sound by Electricity" with an accompanying article; "Hon. David Davis, U.S. Senator-Elect from Illinois"; "South Carolina -- The Celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th in Charleston -- Scenes and Incidents of the Parade"; "New York City -- Early Morning at a Police Station -- Turning Out the Vagrant Night Lodgers"; "New York -- Sleighing on the New 'Ocean Parkway' from Prospect Park, Brooklyn, to the Atlantic - a Trot on the Coney Island Beach"; "Hon. Stewart... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
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