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166906

Rare SLAVES ADVERTISEMENTS Slavery New Orleans LA ANTEBELLUM 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130205773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dec. 27, 1848 * Southern newspaper with slave advertisements Page 2 has a small bit: "For California" about a ship headed there, and: "...a most safe, comfortable and speedy means of transportation to the El Dorado of California." Page 3 has 8 illustrated "Reward" ads for runaway slaves, not a surprise in a New Orleans newspaper. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:50

$43.00
166891

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Slaves Insurrection Fame Funeral BURIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130201989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1859 * Post John Brown execution (hanging) * Much on the funeral services - burial Almost all of the front page is taken up with with reports on the burial of John Brown including first column heads: "The Impending Crisis" "The Burial of John Brown" "Approaching Execution of His Comrades" "The Efforts to Obtain a Pardon for Cook" "The Burial of John Brown" with various subheads as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:41

$48.00
166885

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130195397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1958 * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The top of the front page has a five colunn headline: "COURT BARS LITTLE ROCK DELAY; PRESIDENT CALLS FOR SUPPORT; FAUBUS ORDERS 4 SCHOOLS SHUT" with subheads and related photo. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Thirty-four pages, piece torn away along top margin with a little unrelated text loss (see), light toning along right margin, otherwise good.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:28

$40.00
166794

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre-Election w/ Views on Slavery Slaves 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127774901

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln views on slavery before election Page 4 has a fascinating article on the future if Lincoln would become President. "What's To Happen" begins: "A Mr. Lincoln, of Illinois, familiarly known as 'Old Abe', age 51, height six feet seven, by profession Rail-Splitter, is to be our next President. The thing seems pretty sure...Mr. Lincoln intends to split the Union...thinks Lincoln will live on Negroes to save expense of beef during his Presidential term...They fear...that the inter-state slave trade will be prohibited...We have great confidence in his pacific & conciliatory disposition. He seems to us much more likely to be too good-natured and tolera... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:22

$57.00
166777

FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN 1st Black Woman Jane Bolin Sworn In Judge 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127768968

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1939 * Jane Bolin sworn in as judge (NYC) * 1st African-American black Woman The top of page 7 has a very notable item, being a report of the first African-American woman judge in the United States. The article features a photo of Jane Bolin being sworn into office, headed: "Mayor Swears In Negro Woman as Judge; Summons Her to Office, Then Breaks News". The article begins: "Told by telephone that Mayor LaGuardia wanted to see her yesterday...Miss Jane M. Bolin obeyed the summons, wondering what the Mayor wished to speak to her about and got one of the surprises of her life when he swore her in as the first Negro woman justice of the Domestic Relations Court.... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:07

$98.00
166749

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Last Proclamation Prior Assassination 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441900749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865 * Civil War is over speech * Abraham Lincoln's last public speech * Presidential proclamation 128 * Just 2 days before his assassination This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech. The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compliment to Gen. Grant & His Officers & Soldiers" and more, the speech datelined April 11 and beginning: "We meet this evening not in sorry, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surren... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:27

$145.00
166700

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ 5 Illustrated SLAVES Ads 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126612405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CITY GAZETTE & DAILY ADVERTISER, Charleston, South Carolina, Nov. 27, 1802 * Very early & rare for SC * Slave advertisements Certainly a very early & uncommon issue from Charleston. Various news of the day with a great wealth of ads including 5 illustrated runaway or rewards ads for slaves, with details for each. Handsome masthead, four pages, never-trimmed margins, 4 small wear holes in each leaf, a tape mend & archival repair to the inside spine.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:48

$68.00
166642

MORMONS Persecuted Refugees to Quincy Illinois AMISTAD Slave Ship 1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126045105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 31, 1840 * Persecuted Mormons - refugees * Quincy, Adams County, Illinois * Amistad slave ship sold in auction The bkpg. has: "Mormons - Latter Day Saints" which includes: "...sailed on Tuesday week with 19 cabin passengers and 200 in steerage. The whole of the steerage passengers belong to a sect called 'Later Day Saints' and bound for Quincy in the state of Michigan, on the borders of the Mississippi, where a settlement has been provided for them by one of their sect..." with more. Although it mentions Michigan, I believe this to be Quincy, Illinois, which is along the Mississippi River (see text) and which has a history of Mormon immigration. ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:26

$46.00
166638

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Joel Chandler Harris Civil War PLANTATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Dec. 8, 1862 * Only known title to be published on a Southern Plantation * From Joel Chandler Harris's own personal collection * Non-J.C.H. issues are quite valuable in and of themselves The entire ftpg. is taken up with a poem: "The Old Plantation!" Page 3 has an editorial: "War" and page 4 is taken up with a great editorial headed: "The Reign of Terror". It begins: "We have indeed fallen upon evil times. With an outside foe pressing upon us with the avowed object of exterminating our people, white and black...Proofs are accumulating every day of the dire intent of our foe..." with much more including critical comments concerning Georgia's... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:23

$335.00
166637

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, October 19, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia - early reporting Page four, column five, begins the reporting of the insurrection at Harper's Ferry with the following headlines: "THE VIRGINIA INSURRECTION" "Quiet Restored" "Storming of the Armory" "The Battle of the Bridge" "Old Brown and Son Shot" "Fifteen of Twenty-two Insurgents Killed" "Some of the Assailants Shot" "Marines and Militia in the Fight" "Graphic History of the Outbreak" "Important Question of Jurisdiction". The article continues through over half of page five. See photos for details. Eight pages, irregular left spine, a few archivally mend edge tears, ot... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:23

$122.00
166632

State of GEORGIA End of Slavery Slaves 1865 NYC Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439874804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page of features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" concluding on the back page. Page two reports "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - Important Speech at Macon - Slavery Utterly Extinguished". Also on page five is a nice baseball game report including the box score. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:18

$38.00
166586

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789898

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 October 14, 2018 15:47

$68.00
166499

MARIAN ANDERSON African Amrican Contralto Singer Spingarn Medal 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123020652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1939 * Marian Anderson receives Spingarn Medal * Celebrated African American singer * First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "FIRST LADY HONORS MARTIAN ANDERSON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Eleanor Roosevelt presenting Marian Anderson with the 1939 Spingarn Medal. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, rag edition, a few small blue ink spots on the first few pages, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends October 12, 2018 15:45

$38.00
166382

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE "Chiefly About War Matters" First 1st Printing 1863 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 * Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters" * an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man" * same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables" When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his masterpiece, "The Scarlet Letter," which was very critical of Puritanical New England morays and hypocrisy. However, his pen also took a shot at supporters of the American Civil War with his noteworthy, but less recognized, "Chiefly About War-Matters" (signed using the pen name "A Peaceable Man"), which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly of July, ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:46

$300.00
166340

Historic ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Creation Created 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118530195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1864 * Arlington National Cemetery creation Although the front page has much reporting on the events of the Civil War, certainly the most notable report is an inconspicuous item on the back page, when essentially announces the creation of what we now know as Arlington National Cemetery. The report has a small heading: "Gen. Lee's Lands Appropriately Consecrated" with the text noting: "Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commands the army of rebels, is fighting to enslave the black man. In view of this fact, a happy thought has occurred to the Secretary of War, which it gives us pleasure to record. First. He ordered Col. Greene to organize the Freedman's Village for the prote... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:25

$177.00
166299

NATHANIEL GORDON EXECUTION 1st for African Slave Trader 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118252292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 22, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon execution The dominant feature is the page 4 article: "A DEATH-BLOW AT THE SLAVE-TRADE," with subheads: "EXECUTION OF GORDON" and "HIS ABORTIVE ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE," which tell of the execution of Captain Nathaniel Gordon, who has the distinction of being the only American who was tried, convicted, & executed for being engaged in the slave trade. The back page has the nice map: "FORT DONELSON AND ITS SURROUNDINGS," with supporting text. Other Civil War related headings include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION," "Movements of the Manassas Rebels," "GLORIOUS NEWS FROM Tennessee," "The People... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:30

$98.00
166296

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426689740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. his emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln rebuffs 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 respon... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:28

$125.00
166874

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392130145082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 4, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 01, 2018 13:52

$47.00
166863

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372446991069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 27, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition Page 7 has one column headings: "NEGRO CONSPIRACY" "Organized Movement Against the Whites in Tennessee" "Arrest and Lynching of Sixteen of the Ringleaders" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE OGALLALAS" "Custer's Discoveries in Their Ancient Territory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends October 01, 2018 08:39

$29.99
166857

KARL MARX The Emancipation Question 1st First Appearance 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372446946942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1859 * The Emancipation Question * Karl Marx - German socialist * 1st Appearance Whereas Karl Marx was a foreign correspondent for the New York Tribune, the NY Tribune also occasionally published some of his stand-alone work. Such is the case with this issue. Page 6 has what is classified as one of his minor works: "RUSSIA - THE EMANCIPATION QUESTION." What makes this printing significant is that while some of his works eventually made their way into newspapers after they had been printed in book or pamphlet form, this is the first appearance of this writing from Marx - making this a rare find. See images for details regarding his thoughts on this timel... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2018 07:52

$199.99
166816

NAT TURNER Slaves Rebellion Insurrection Leader False Death Rpt. 1831 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372444033726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 * Nat Turner false death report Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month later for his role in the recent slave uprisings. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, two minor ink marks on the front page, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...consi... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 12:48

$34.99
166800

JAMES BUCHANAN Presidential State of the Union Address w/ Slavery 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392128188227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1860 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Much on tensions in the South All of page 4 & a portion of pg. 5 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type by: James Buchanan. This was his annual state-of-the-union address, the last before the outbreak of the Civil War. Given the period, there is much concerning the growing divisions between the North & South. Following Buchanan's address are various reports from the military as well as a report headed: "African Slave Trade" which begins: "During the past year the suppression of the African slave trade has received attention & the work has been prosecuted with vigor..." with muc... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 07:47

$44.99
166239

SLAVERY ABOLITION ACT Passed w/ Slaves in British Empire Abolished 1833 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417901335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1833 * Slavery Abolition Act 1833 * Royal assent - British Empire "Proceedings In Parliament" begins with: "The Slavery Abolition Bill, after some discussion, was read a second time, and committed. The third reading of the Jews' Civil Disabilities Bill was opposed by Messrs. Finch, C. Bruce..." with more on this (see). Another page has an item dated Aug. 7 reading: "The Slavery Abolition Bill was read a third time and passed. A clause, to the effect that apprenticed labourers should not be compelled to labour on Sunday, but have freedom for religious worship, was agreed to." Somewhat related is a report from the House of Lords: "Th... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$98.00
166238

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
166234

ABRAHAM LINCOLN James Conkling Letter Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112508983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Famous letter to James Conkling * Defending the Emancipation Proclamation The ftpg. has the full text of the lengthy & rather famous: "President Lincoln's Letter" to his friend in Springfield, James Conckling, who asked him to speak at a rally there. Lincoln could not attend but sent this rousing letter, largely in defense of his Emancipation Proclamation. It includes in part: "Peace does not appear so distant as it did. I hope it will come soon, and come to stay; and so come as to be worth the keeping in all future time. It will then have been proved that, among free men, there can be no successful appeal from the ballot... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:36

$145.00
166229

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Auction PRINTS Civil War Era 1863 Abolition Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507520

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Nov. 6, 1863 * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated (see). The ftpg. begins with: "Rebel Terms of Peace". Reports inside include: "One Million Signatures!" "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land" "The Scottish Church & Slavery" & more. Four pages, some foxing at folds, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:33

$77.00
166773

1866 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Bill - Andrew Johnson Veto - African-Americans Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372442959620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND LEADER, March 28, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill - Act of 1866 * President Andrew Johnson veto * African-Americans - Negroes The front page has a very lengthy letter to the senate concerning his thoughts on vetoing the Civil Rights Bill, headed: "VETO" "The President Vetoes the Civil Rights Bill" "His Veto Message In Full" "The Negro Not A Citizen". It is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. A noteworthy issue with much good content. Other news of the day. Complete with 4 pages, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:53

$39.99
166734

1817 Washington D.C. Old Newspaper w/ (4) Runaway NEGRO Slavery Advertisements


eBay Auction Item # 372441867191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 24, 1817 * Slave advertisement from the Nation's Capital This issue has not one but four runaway slave advertisements with one on page 3 and the other three on page 4. (see images) News of the day and other ads. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 14:56

$29.99
166724

MARTIN LUTHER KING Enters National Stage Bus Segregation ALABAMA 1956 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372441764372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 21, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. becomes known * Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court outlawed bus segregation throughout the country, doing much to create defiant reactions throughout the South. The new law went into effect Dec. 21, the date of this issue. The front page has a three column heading: "South's 'Jim Crow' Buses Hit" with: "No Trouble in Montgomery" Page 3 has: "Montgomery Reports No Trouble" and "Integration Edict Studied" This was Martin Luther King's introduction to the national stage for the Civil Rights cause. A significant issue in the early Civil Rights movement. ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 12:45

$57.00
166716

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392126974563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1860 * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery Page 7 has a notable report headed: "Exciting Fugitive Slave Case in Troy" concerns the case of Charles Nalle, a rather notable fugitive slave. It begins: "At noon to-day U.S. Deputy Marshal Holmes arrested a colored man in this city, named Charles Nalle, as a fugitive from Virginia, the property of B. W. Hatesborough of Culpepper county..." with more (see). Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles Nalle was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, archival strengthening at many several margins does not deter readability (not affecting menti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:12

$84.99
166714

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


eBay Auction Item # 392126968752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 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. This is a particularly significant issue... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:00

$174.99
166711

Rare LEXINGTON KY Kentucky Fayette-Urban County 1830 Newspaper w/ Slavery ADS


eBay Auction Item # 372441530823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTUCKY REPORTER, Lexington, Kentucky, Aug. 18, 1830 * Rare & early for Kentucky * Slavery - slaves ads An interesting & early newspaper with some nice illustrated ads inside. Page 3 has one of the better runaway slave ads we've offered, with much detail & a little engraving (see). Another ad: "Negroes, Household & Kitchen Furniture with Farming Utensils" for sale. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit irregular at the wide margins, some light soiling, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:46

$59.99
166706

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana w/ Slavery Ads 1849 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392126948550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Sept. 3, 1849 * Rare antebellum title The top of the front page has a nice travelogue-style article in a "Letter from Col. Clairborne concerning a portion of Louisiana. Also a: "Letter from Capt. Bender" which is interesting (see). "The Saratoga of Mississippi--A Real Watering Place--Customs of the Place--Enterprising Mules..." written from Mississippi Springs. Near the back are at least 2 illus. runaway slave ads. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:17

$24.99
166649

Rare 18th Century 1797 BALTIMORE MD Maryland Newspaper w/ Women Slaves Sale Ad


eBay Auction Item # 372440560598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 29, 1797 * 18th century Maryland The ftpg. is filled with ads including ten illustrated ship ads. Much of pg. 2 is taken up with reporting from the "Congress of the United States". A bkpg. ad begins: "Two Negro Women For sale..." with details. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 25, 2018 07:40

$39.99
166033

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN at Greneda MS w/ ANTIETAM Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 2, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run * Battle of Antietam If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. T... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$360.00
166030

Great 18th Century UNITED STATES U.S. America w/ Florida MAP 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404320348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June 1763 * 1763 map of the United States * Slave insurrection in the West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which shows the greater portion of colonial America in 1763, showing from the Great Lakes to most of Florida, to New Mexico, to the upper portions of "Louisiana" (see). The accompanying article, which takes over 3 pages, is titled: "Some Account of Louisiana, or the Western Ports of Virginia and Carolina, & of the Countries that lie on both sides the Mississippi, where a Colony from the Plantations is actually now Forming." The article is very descriptive (photos show portions) noting that this large expanse... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$620.00
165995

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403388266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The first column heads include: "The Executions At Charlestown" "Bold But Unsuccessful Attempt of Cook & Coppic to Escape" "Impressive Religious Services in the Prisoners' Cells" "Immense Concourse of Spectators to Witness the Executions" "Firm Demeanor of the Culprits on the Scaffold" "The Hanging of Green, Copeland, Cook and Coppic". Subheads include: "Details of the Execution of the Culprits" "The Executions" "Request to Gov. Wise to Get the Bodies of the Colored Men". Eight pages, toning throughout, irregular at the spine margin touching a few w... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:26

$63.00
165990

MEDGAR EVERS African American Civil Rights Leader ASSASSINATION 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403379499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, June 12, 1963 * Medgar Evers assassination (1st report) * Breaking racial barriers at the University of Alabama The front page has a one column heading: "Negro Leader Killed" which reports the assassination of African-American civil rights activist Medgar Evers. The report begins: "Medgar W. Evers, one of the South's prominent Negro leaders, was mortally wounded in the driveway of his home early today...". Also on the front page is the report of Miss Vivian Malone and Jimmy Hood, the first African-Americans at the University of Alabama, being escorted to class: " 'Bama Students Escort 2 Negroes To Classes", they being Vivian Malone and Jimmy Hood. The top... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:12

$75.00
165951

MARYVILLE MO Missouri Raymond Gunn NEGRO Schoolhouse Lynching 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392102630023

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, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:42

$48.00
165920

1859 Newspaper JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV - U.S. ARSENAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101922080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 20, 1859 * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry WV The first column heads include: "Excitement & Alarm In Virginia" "Affairs at Charlestown" "Bread of Another Abolitionist Incursion" "Project of Seizing & Holding Hostage for Old Brown" "Virginia Arming For Civil War" and more. Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine margin, minor loss at the top margin, otherwise good.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:20

$29.00
165911

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Fort Sumter Attack CLOSE 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401171391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue. The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News" among other items. Page 2 has nearly a full column: "The Abolition Regime" with subheads: "Wow Lincoln Exhibits his Firmness--A Second Jackson About the Spoils--The Fott Sumter Game--Clumsy Diplomacy--The Safety of the South Lies in her Strength--The Abolitionists at Last Realizing Southern Independence--the Old Domin... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:16

$144.00
165905

SLAVERY Slaves Southern America Eyewitness Account 1854 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401166527

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1854 * American slavery Page 5 has a fascinating, very lengthy, and detailed article headed: "Slavery Described By An Eye-Witness" which begins: "Last August I visited a retired agricultural district of Virginia, wishing to see my friend & to look at slavery with my own eyes...We reached Norfolk next day in the afternoon. I never had seen a slave...The slaves appeared to me to be dressed nearly as well as laborers in a free country but not so cleanly..." and much more. The photos showing less than half of the article. A great slavery-related newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, water staining to the left half of the issue touching a small portion of the mentioned artic... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:12

$78.00
165900

Negro Jockey ISSAC BURNS MURPHY Wins Kentucky Derby KINGMAN Horse 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, May 14, 1891 * 1891 Kentucky Derby victory * Issac Burns Murphy - Negro jockey Inside has a report of the running of the 1891 Kentucky Derby, won by the horse Kingman, ridden by Hall of Fame African-American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy. The pg. 7 heads note: "Kingman's Easy Triumph" "He Wins the Kentucky Derby by Scarcely More Than a Canter" "No Match For Him Was In The Race" & more. The article takes most of a column. Complete in 8 pages, this issue has a loose at the spine with various shipping & some loss at the spine but nothing affecting the mentioned report. There are also other other margin tears.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:09

$83.00
165856

OXFORD MS Lafayette County Mississippi NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099282558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1935. * Ellwood Higginbotham Negro lynching * Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi Page 21 has small one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO" "Mississippi Prisoner Seized as Jury Debates Murder Case" First report coverage on the lynching of Ellwood Higginbotham at Oxford, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:01

$40.00
165855

NEWNAN GA Georgia NEGRO Lynching ELIJAH STRICKLAND Hanging 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397931682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Penn., April 25, 1899 * Newnan, Georgia * Elijah Strickland lynching * Alfred Cranford murder The top of the front page has a one column heading: "STRICKLAND LYNCHED BY THE GEORGIA MOB" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the severe lynching of Negro preacher, Elijah Strickland, at Newnan, Georgia. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:00

$47.00
165753

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096951323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The top of page 5 has column heads: "THE CHARLESTOWN EXECUTIONS" "Great Influx of Strangers" "A Grand Military Parade" "The Prisoners Preparing for Death" "Attempted Escape of Cook and Coppic" "Their Discovery by a Sentinel" with the text taking 3 columns. Among the subheads: "Execution of Copeland and Greene" "Preparation for the Execution" "Execution of Cook & Coppic" "Request of Gov. Wise for the Bodies of the Colored Men". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:45

$57.00
165708

JACK JOHNSON Boxer Arrested Lucille Cameron White Girl Mann Act 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096270814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, NY, Oct. 18, 1912 * Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ * 1st Black American to hold title (1910) * Racially motivated arrest for allegedly violating the Mann Act Page 5 has: "JACK JOHNSON WATCHED," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "influence" over Lucile Cameron - who would later become his wife. The telling subheads include: "Police Take White Girl, Once Cashier in His Cafe," "HER MOTHER'S PLEA VAIN," and "Negro Fighter's Influence Over Lucile Cameron Overcomes Parent's Prayer." Much text to follow, including excerpts from her mother's plea. History would show the arrest to have been racially ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:41

$135.00
165707

WALT WHITMAN "The House of Friends" 1st Appearance POEM - Slaves 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393282306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 14, 1850 * Walt Whitman's "The House of Friends" - 1st appearance * His response to Northern Democrats who supported the (Fugitive Slave) Compromise of 1850 Page 3 has the noteworthy poem from Walt Whitman (signed in type, WALTER WHITMAN), "THE HOUSE OF FRIENDS," which is the first appearance of this poem written as his response to Northern Democrats who supported the (Fugitive Slave) Compromise of 1850. According to the Walt Whitman archive, he viewed their support as a betrayal of the nation's core values for both political and financial gain. It's great to have this 1st printing of one of Whitman's pre-"Leaves of Grass" poems. Other news of the day is f... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:40

$365.00
165661

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Negro Haywood Patterson w/ Jail Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392094475019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, April 7, 1935 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Haywood Patterson photo * Jury of African-Americans The top of page 6 of this section has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO RULING DISTURBS THE SOUTH" with subheads and photo of Haywood Patterson behind bars. (see) This is a editorial on the recent Patterson v. Alabama U.S. Supreme Court ruling that held that Patterson was denied due process rights if the jury excludes African-Americans. Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few archival maned on unrelated pages, otherwise good.

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:44

$37.00
165645

Very Rare CONFEDERATE South Carolina CAMDEN SC Civil War 1864 Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372390245959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CAMDEN DAILY JOURNAL, South Carolina, Aug. 24, 1864 * Very rare Civil War title A nice and quite rare title from late in the Confederacy. The front page has an editorial item headed: “Rich—Very” which notes in part: “Yankee official bulletins since the war commenced have announced the killing of 500,000 Confederate soldiers in skirmishes & 2,500,000 in pitched battles…a grand total of 3 ½ millions of our men who have been killed during the war, which is considerably more than the entire fighting population of the South at the beginning of the struggle! The conclusion…is irresistible, that Yankee official reports are…lies, & monstrous l... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:33

$218.00
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