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178496

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Sentenced to 4 Months in Prison w/ PHOTO 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652946389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1960 * Martin Luther King Jr. * Sentence to 4 months * re. Atlanta sit-ins The top of front page has a two column photo of Martin Luther King Jr. wearing handcuffs with heading: "Dr. King Gets 4 Months in Georgia" (see) source: "The King Legacy": On January 20, MLK moves to Atlanta and becomes co-pastor, with his father, at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Lunch counter sit-ins begin on February 1 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee is founded on April 15 to coordinate student protests at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and elsewhere. MLK is the keynote speaker at the event. In Atlanta, on October 19, MLK is arrested during a sit-in while ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:40

$98.00
178397

VIETNAM WAR United States Marines Ground War Viet Cong Beginning 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372922817491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 25, 1965 * United States entering Vietnam War * Famous Martin Luther King Jr. march to begin The banner headline is an ominous and prophetic statement concerning the future of the Vietnam War during this early stage of American involvement: "VIET CRISIS GROWS" as well as: "Red China Would Send Troops". This report notes that Red China is committed to sending troops to fight in Vietnam if the Americans persist in their growing involvement, and that they would: "...fight together with the South Vietnamese people to annihilate the U.S. aggressors." American involvement in the Vietnam War would only continue to grow for another 8 years. This is in response to the event of 3 weeks prior when the firs... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2020 15:21

$58.00
178361

BLACK LEGION White Supremacist Ku Klux Klan Virgil Effinger Arrest1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646716153

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Aug. 21, 1936 * Black Legion - White supremacists * Virgil Effinger - KKK - Ku Klux Klan * re. Charles Poole murder The front page has a banner headline: "22 Black Legion Officers Are Indicted" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Another banner headline on page 2. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:39

$48.00
178357

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia BLACKS Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646712752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1859 * John Brown's black insurrection * Harper's Ferry, West Virginia Page 6 has over a full column on: "John Brown's Invasion" "The Martial Law Illegal--Reaction Against Wise" which concerns the aftermath of John Brown's insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Page 3 has: "Monument to John Brown" & "A Defense of the Memory of John Brown". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:35

$37.00
178356

Abolitionist JOHN BROWN EXECUTION Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1859 * John Brown's execution * Raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia A great issue concerning the John Brown/Harper's Ferry affair, with over half of page 5 taken up with related content. The top of a column has: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads including: "John Brown's Remains" "The Execution of Capt. Brown" with details; "The Execution on Friday Last" "Incidents Connected with the Execution" and "Arrival of Mrs. Brown" (minor chip at a bottom margin effects a few words). Related content carries over to the back page with subheads: "Letters From John Brown" "Affairs at Charlestown" "The Martyr's Death & The Martyr's Triumph" "The Execution" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:34

$78.00
178355

Woman FUGITIVE SLAVE Matilda Lawrence Case & Trail of Tears 1837 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 22, 1837 * Matilda Lawrence case * Woman fugitive slave * Trail of Tears - Indians The most notable report is a page 5 item headed: "Slave Case" which is the fascinating case of slave Matilda Lawrence. Abolitionist William Birney, who published "The Philanthropist" hired friend & future Supreme Court Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase, to defend Matilda. As a website notes: "On 11 March 1837, at 9:30 a.m., Chase made a widely-read, logos-based defense of Matilda’s right to freedom that would rock the nation to its core. He asked not for sympathy but for careful ears in this case under national spotlight. The results of this case could forever influence U.S. democracy, law... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:33

$59.00
178337

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves 1842 Pre Civil War Old Newspaper w/ Cedar of Lebanon


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646327285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Oct. 20, 1842 * Anti-slavery newspaper from Boston * Much on politics and related slavery issues * Engraving of The Cedar of Lebanon A newspaper focused on freedom for slaves. Page 2 has an illustrated notice for: "James G. Birney for President..."for the Liberty ticket. Articles include: "J.G. Whittier's Letter of Acceptance" as a Liberty candidate for Congress, signed by him in type: John G. Whittier. John Greenleaf Whitter was a staunch abolitionist. Also: "To the Friends of Freedom!!" "Dr. Humphrey's Sermon on Dueling" and much more. Four pages, some foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:41

$42.00
178233

STONEWALL JACKSON Confederate General DEATH 1863 Virginia Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE, Virginia, May 14, 1863 * Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death * From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville * From a Virginia publication - rare as such Technically Alexandria was a Confederate city for one day, as the day after Virginia voted to secede from the Union federal troops moved in this city neighboring the nation's capital and occupied it. The front page begins with: "Death of Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson" which is provided by two dispatches, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. Jackson was accidentally killed by friendly fire. War news on pages 2 and 3, plus page 4 has: "The Attack on Charleston" "The Negro Troops" and "Regiment of Negroes" among other items. Four pages, 9 by 12 ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:17

$228.00
178226

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Electrical Electricity Exhibition PRINTS 1884 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640044466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 18, 1884 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electrical exhibition See the photo for the very nice front page article with one of two illustrations, captioned: "The Edison Electrical Darky" being an electrical lantern worn by an African-American handing out pamphlets at the Edison exhibit at the Exhibition. The other print is captioned: "The Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition--The Edison Exhibit". There is more on an inside page. Additional articles, illustrations and advertisements are with. Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:14

$55.00
178221

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915324713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island (New York), Sept. 28, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The bottom of page 3 has a very historic report on the Amistad slave ship case, headed: "Decision of Judge Thompson In The Case of The Amistad" which reports: "...Judge Thompson has decided that the crew of the Amistad have committed no offence against the laws of the United States, of which this Court has jurisdiction. The Court is now engaged in trying a writ of habeas corpus, which will decide whether they be set at liberty, or detained to be delivered up to Spain, agreeable to treaty." This slave ship case was the subject of a 1997 film "Amistad" by Stephen Spielberg. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:11

$68.00
178220

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Death - Stevie Wonder - Hair 1969 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915322029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 11, 1968 As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history. This issue has many pages and articles concerning the death & funeral of Martin Luther King. Additionally, there are 3 items concerning "Little Stevie Wonder", one noting he is dropping the "Little" now that he recently turned 18 years of age. And of special interesting is an ad for the: "Preview Tonite" HAIR" The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" off Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre. Com... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:09

$68.00
178160

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury Civil War William T. Sherman 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912770892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 3, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War * General William T. Sherman's march to the sea Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Progress of the Fighting in Virginia" "Gov. Brown's Reply to Gen. Sherman's Message" "General Hardee Transferred to Charleston" "Letter From Richmond" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads including at least one for a runaway slave. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, bit of paper weakness affects very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:09

$64.00
178159

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912770278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STAR OF FLORIDA, Tallahassee, Middle Florida, Oct. 20, 1841 * Rare antebellum title We have had a few titles from Florida before the Civil War, but this is more rare than the others. Various news & ads of the day. The back page has an illustrated runaway slave ad. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:09

$108.00
177978

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Enters National Stage w/ Bus Boycott GUILTY1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900917570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 23, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Pushed into the national spotlight * From the city of his assassination The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old and considered the leader of this campaign. It was his eventual arrest and guilty verdict that pushed him into the national spotlight. The front page of this issue has the report of this event with a nice banner headline: "MINISTER GUILTY IN BOYCOTT" with subheads and small photo of MLK. (see) A significant issue in the early stages of... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$327.00
177971

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG in a Confederate Atlanta GA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$466.00
178448

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


eBay Auction Item # 392650934149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 23, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Page 5 has over a full column taken up with "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" and "John Brown's Last Appeal to A Court" with a subhead: "The Virginia Fright". Nice content on is involvement in the Harper's Ferry Insurrection. Eight pages, a few small margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 09:02

$44.99
178442

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392650892824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on the back page: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "The Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Bill for that Purpose Signed by the President" with the full text of the document included, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. Page 4 has a nice editorial on this: "End of Slavery in the District of Columbia" plus considerable pg. 2 reporting under: "The President's Policy" "Howe To Solve the Slavery Question". ... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 08:14

$99.99
177867

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609849629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois Democratic Convention--Important Resolution on the Crisis" & more. Page 3 has a few war-related items as well including a report from Milledgeville noting in part: "After the passage of the ordinance of Secession, the governor...sent...a threatening resolution...seizing Fort Pulaski & requesting him to hold possession of the same until the relations between Georgia & the Federal Government ha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$34.00
177834

July 8, 1863 Confederate Newspaper - Positive Spin on Gettysburg - Richmond, VA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891536898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863 * Confederate Civil War newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Positive confederate view of the Battle of Gettysburg Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates, reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more. The front page includes: "The Defense of Richmond" "The Army Of The Pamunkey, plus some comments on: "A Correction" and a brief--and early--mention of the fall of Vicksburg: "...a man who had come through the lines that Vicksburg had fallen & that t... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:57

$725.00
177833

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891517121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed"... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$69.00
177830

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539538

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

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:20

$98.00
177814

1948 LARRY DOBY 1st African American to Hit HOME RUN in World Series of Baseball


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608534881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 10, 1948 * Larry Doby becomes 1st African American * Home run in World Series history w/ photos * Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves The front page of this section has a banner headline: "INDIANS BEAT BRAVES, 2-1, FOR 3-1 LEAD IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads and three related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run. More on page 7 of this section with another photo of Doby and box scores. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in very nic... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:12

$67.00
177782

SIEGE OF PETERSBURG Robert E. Lee Letter 1864 Civil War CONFEDERATE VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605065882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 20, 1864 * Siege of Petersburg Va Virginia * Robert E. Lee letter * In a Confederate title One of the more successful newspapers from the Confederacy, and from its capital as well. The front page includes nearly two columns headed: "The War News" which begins: "The news this morning is cheering and encouraging...the enemy made most desperate & repeated assaults on our lines but were driven back in every instance with great slaughter..." with much more. Some of the subheads include: "The Enemy About Suffolk" "Fitzhugh Lee's Fight with Sheridan" "The Enemy's Conduct In Staunton" "From General Lee's Army" and more. Included is a letter of congratulations signed in type: R. E. Lee, General... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$76.00
177718

African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177635

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595189927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and "The Barracoon at Key West Where the Africans Are Confined". Further on in the issue is a lengthy & very detailed article titled: "On Board A Slav... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:09

$636.00
177599

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879566890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1849 * Early Abraham Lincoln This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" in a vote concerning a "Private claim for a slave" (see). Also, page 3 has a similar mention of him in a discussion in the House, reading: "Mr. LINCOLN gave notice of a motion for leave to introduce a bill in relation to school lands which have been or may be relinquished...". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for hi... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:10

$52.00
177572

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592946239

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

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:37

$36.00
177571

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592945519

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

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:37

$57.00
177518

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586501324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 * Early life in California Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics". This is perhaps the best description of California from such an early date. The photos show only portions. Page 2 also has: "Great Britain and the Slave Trade" taking most of a column. And page 3 has: "A Recommendation" concerning prayers for: "...the visitation of a fearful pestilence which is spreading its ravages throughout the land..." signed in type: Z. Taylo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$78.00
177516

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586500031

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$177.00
177476

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874804372

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

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:15

$570.00
177331

LA AMISTAD Slaver Ship African Slaves Trade Description 1840 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870043520

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

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$39.00
177264

Historic JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier MLB Baseball Debut 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372865495295

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

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Ends January 05, 2020 12:19

$117.00
177173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862992084

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

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$95.00
177171

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568280311

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

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$62.00
177129

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861842608

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

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$38.00
177122

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

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

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
177031

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372854158320

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

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Ends December 25, 2019 14:47

$58.00
176992

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851065886

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:57

$59.00
176971

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576162

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$255.00
176945

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849881095

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

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:19

$44.00
176849

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451036

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

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$44.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

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

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176818

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098215

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

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$63.00
176817

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098134

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

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$168.00
176724

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919341

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

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$32.00
176721

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534918290

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

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176613

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507977

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

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$44.00
176540

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832151196

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

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:33

$32.00
176530

Post SELMA to MONTGOMERY Alabama March Martin Lurther King BOYCOTT1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523203932

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

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:24

$52.00
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