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155052

Rare & Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ Slave Ad 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823388382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12, 1809 * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original An early newspaper from the South. Page 3 has an ad for: "Thirty Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave, with much detail. Also an ad for a Deed of Trust noting eleven slaves are included in the deed (see). Various news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine & a few at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:45

$31.00
154958

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821172494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, May 24, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era The top of page 2 has a political ad headed: "People's Ticket" "For President, ABRAM LINCOLN of Illinois" "For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN of Maine" (see). This is followed by a great editorial on the election & referencing those of the past, & including: "...Fillmore, it is reported, will support 'Old Abe Lincoln', his old Whig ally of 1840, '44, and '48..." and further on: "...and support 'honest old Abe' as the best & surest way to defeat the slave-code Administrationists...". This is followed by: "Fillmore Support Lincoln!" which includes: "The result is before the peopl... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:37

$49.00
154948

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison CIVIL WAR ERA 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371987202116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 29, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery title * Civil War era This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). Articles include: "Position & Influence of the Original Abolitionists" ""Wm. Lloyd Garrison" "General Banks's Labor System" "West India Emancipation" "Letter From a Young Soldier" "The Freedman & the Ex-Slaveholders" "Negrophobia In Nashville" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:22

$87.00
154936

Rare SLAVE SHIP Slaver Capture Negroes Slaves PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986999339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, NY, June 23, 1860 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship Most of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Landing Of The Cargo Of Slaves Captured On Board The American Bark Williams By The U. S. Steamer Wyandotte--Disembarkation At Key West" showing slaves coming off a ship in carts (see). The rest of the front page is an article: "Capture Of The Slave Vessels And Their Cargoes" which carries over to page 2. A related print on page 5 shows: "Buildings at Key West...for the Accommodation of the Negroes Captured from Slavers by the United States Cruisers" (see). Other illustrations in this issue as well but the pale in comparison to the slave prints. Complete... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:39

$178.00
154934

PAYMENT FOR SLAVES Speech of Mr. J.R. Giddings of Ohio 1849 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820960115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT DEMOCRAT & FREEMAN, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb. 1, 1849 Almost the entire front page is taken up with a speech by Mr. Giddings headed: "Payment For Slaves - On the Bill to Pay the heirs of Antonio Pacheco for a Slave sent West of the Mississippi with the Seminole Indians in 1838." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:37

$35.00
154933

Rare & Early RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ SLAVES Advertisements 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986996124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Sept. 18, 1818 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original The top of the front page has a detailed advertisement headed; "Trustee's Sale of Land and Negroes". The back page has an article: "Florida - Seizure of Pensacola". Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:35

$29.00
154932

SLAVE SHIP Slaver HMS Spitfire Negroes Capture & Susan B. Anthony 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986994560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 11, 1860 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship * Susan B. Anthony The front page has an article headed: "Capture of a Slaver" "Inhuman Conduct of the Slaver's Crew". A few bits from the article include: "...a brigantine, suspected of being engaged in the slave trade was met...she was boarded......directed the hatches to be opened, whence issued immediately the frantic cries of stifling hundreds of wretched human beings who were huddled together in heads, naked regardless of sex or age...The vessel was found to contain 500 slaves..." with more. The top of the ftpg. has: "Anti-Slavery Convention in Buffalo" which mentions the name Susan B. Anthony. (see) Page 5 has a leng... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:34

$42.00
154795

MEHMED VI Abolition of the Last Ottoman Turkey Empire Sultanate 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980914957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 17, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN FLEES TO SAVE LIFE" with subhead. (see) Other news, sport and advertismeents of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:39

$35.00
154724

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Civil War ROBERT SHAW 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371977100935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Nov. 20, 1863 * Colonel Robert Shaw - Mass. 54th Negro regiment fame * Slave owners paid for enlisting their slaves for the military * Equal pay for "colored" soldiers This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page two has a notice on funds being received for the "Shaw Monument", being a monument in honor of the late Colonel Robert Shaw of the famous Massachusetts 54th negro regiment (see images). The notice states that the monument will be constructed of 100% Massachusetts granite. Page three has se... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:50

$160.00
154671

Pro Confederate ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Procl. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810391819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 23, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln call for troops * Pro Confederate title Among the items in this issue are: "An Attempt to Mob the Union Office" "Additional From Florida" "Introducing Negroes to Compete with White Labor" "Negro & White Prisoners Put in the Same Cells" "Proclamation by the President--200,000 More Men Called For..." is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "Soldier Shot" & much more. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some toning, very nice condition. This interesting title was described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South". It opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republ... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:50

$37.00
154670

1862 Pro-Confederate Civil War Newspaper w/ BATTLE OF PEA RIDGE Arkansas & More


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976785142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 26, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate title * Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas * Fort Donelson - Tennessee Among the items in this issue are: ""The Free Negro Question in Ohio" "Jeff. Davis' Message Accompanying the Report of Floyd of the Battle of Fort Donelson" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis; "Reflections on the Present Crisis" "Emigration of Negroes into Ohio" "War News of the Week" "How to Treat Prisoners" "The Confederate Account of the Terrific Pea Ridge Battle" "The Battle at Pea Ridge" Eight pages, damp staining near the bottom, good condition. This interesting title was described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the S... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:48

$35.00
154665

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976135964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred Page 3 has a one column heading: "VIGILANTES URGED FOR SHELBYVILLE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1934, a lynch mob burned down the fourth courthouse after learning that the young African-American man they wanted to hang had been taken from the county jail and transported to another county for his protection.

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Ends July 08, 2017 14:39

$38.00
154629

SLAVES INSURRECTION Rebellion Antigua Caribbean West Indies 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809266919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 4, 1786 * Slave rebellion Inside has nearly two-thirds of a page taken up with a report headed: "Plantation News - St. John's, Antigua" which reports a slave insurrection on the Caribbean island, with much detail (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends July 08, 2017 08:07

$28.00
154612

WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT Macon Georgia Fugitive Slaves in Boston 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975838907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1850 * William and Ellen Craft * Macon, Georgia slaves * Escape to the North Page 5 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Boston Slave Hunt & the Vigilance Committee" which begins: "The slave hunters, Knights and Hughes, left the city yesterday at 2 o'clock fully persuaded, after a week's trial, that all attempts to arrest Mary[sic. should be William] and Ellen Crafts in the city of Boston were worse than useless..." with much more. This is actually a very famous case, William & Ellen being slaves who escaped to the North in 1848. Their daring escape was widely publicized making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves. Abolitionists featured ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:42

$57.00
154529

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802172424

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

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:21

$25.00
154528

CELEBRATING Repeal of the Stamp Act & Early Slave Ship SLAVER 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969255379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 16, 1767 * Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration * Early slave ship - slaver Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with datelines from New York, one item noting: "...sailed from Bristol in June 1765 on board the sloop William, for the coast of Africa...where they continued 23 months purchasing slaves for a brig and themselves, and afterwards proceeded for St. Kitt's..." then report of a murder on board, and then: "...was afterwards cast away on the Isle of May, and the slaves were sold to the Portuguese for 50 dollars a head." Another report notes that: "...from the Grenades, we hear that the rebellious Negroes who had fled to the mountains in that island were ent... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:20

$67.00
154526

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802161059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:11

$62.00
154466

Great LIFESAVING Surf Lifeguard Rescue Coney Island Beach PRINT 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968899027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 24, 1889 * Lifesaving at Coney Island Beach * New York City Telegrams The full ftpg. showing the celebration of President Harrison on his visit to Lawrence, Mass. & Portland, Maine, with another print inside. Certainly the most dramatic print is the double page centerfold: "SAVED ! Dangers Of Surf-Bathing On The Coast--A Scene At Coney Island" which shows a lifeguard rescuing a young both (very dramatic). Other prints include a small portrait: "Hon. H. P. Cheatham, The Only Colored Representative Elected To the 51st Congress"; a full pg. with 7 scenes: "The Method Of Sending A Telegram--Scenes In The Main Office Of The Western Union Telegraph Company... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:23

$98.00
154457

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968270074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COURTHOUSE FIRED AS TROOPS KILL 2 IN LYNCHING MOB" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1934, a lynch mob burned down the fourth courthouse after learning that the young African-American man they wanted to hang had been taken f... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:15

$40.00
154454

MARIANNA Jackson County FLORIDA Negro Lynching CLAUDE NEAL 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968268502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1934 * Claude Neal Negro lynching * Marianna, Jackson County, Florida The front page has one column headings: "ROOSEVELT ACTION ON LYNCHING ASKED" "Florida Troops Check Mob, Seeking Prisoner, After Negro IS Lynched Secretly" and more. The top of page 31 has one column headings that include: "GROUP KILLS NEGRO; DISAPPOINTS CROWD" "Mob Attacks Jail for Another Prisoner, but Scatters as the Governor Sends Troops" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Claude Neal at Marianna, Florida Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:12

$52.00
154426

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Southeast Coastal March Charlotte NC 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968004990

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Attacking the Southeast coast * Near the end of the war Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Operations of Sherman & Gillmore" "Charleston Evacuated by the Rebels" "The Birthplace of Treason in Our Hands" "Details of the Evacuation of Columbia" "Sherman Marching on Charlotte, North Carolina" "Evacuation of Richmond in Progress" "Lynchburg the Very Last Ditch" "GRANT" and much more. Reports inside as well including: "The Negro Question Decided by Virginia" "The Rebels Determined to Arm Them" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:46

$33.00
154389

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Southern Secession Crisis 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800445082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 17, 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Southern secession & tensions Page 4 has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, some first column heads including: "THE CRISIS AT THE SOUTH" "The Condition of Affairs in the Border & Cotton Slave States" "The Baptist State Convention in Favor of Secession" "The Retaliatory Measures of Georgia" "Will Gen. Scott be Sent to Allay the Secession Excitement?" and more. Page 7 has a report taking one-third of a column headed: "Interesting From Illinois" with subheads: "Great Rush of Visitors to the President Elect--Applications for Office--The Portrait of Mr. Lincoln". ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:56

$38.00
154388

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967956564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 3 has more than a column taken up with: "Interesting from Utah" "Interesting Times Among the Saints & Gentiles--Another Murder--The State Fair..." with more subheads. This lengthy article has munch on the Mormons there. Page 9 has much headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Increase of Excitement in the Old Dominion" "Full Report of the Closing Speech of Brown's Counsel" and more (see). Twelve pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:53

$33.00
155066

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINS Independence & John Murrell Slave Revolt 1835 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371989962359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 17, 1835 * Texas Revolution beginning * John Murrell slave revolt Inside has a brief but quite historic report: "A letter from Texas says---'Enclosed I send you the proceedings of a meeting at Columbia. On the 15th of October a general convention of delegates from all Texas will meet, when they will declare us 'independent of Mexico.' Red River is all alive to our interest, and offering us their assistance as individuals...'We have accounts of many proceedings in Texas, all leading to independence." Further in the issue is a lengthy report headed: "Transactions In Mississippi" which includes a report concerning the bandit John Murrell and his plans f... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 14:20

$34.99
155059

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371989883106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, May 30, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South 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 which surrendered without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The top of the ftpg. has an interesting editorial: "What They Are Fighting For", which concludes with:... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 12:46

$99.99
155002

THURGOOD MARSHALL 1st African American Supreme Court DEATH 1993 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391822691651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993 * Thurgood Marshall death (1st report) * 1st African American Supreme Court Justice The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "Retired Justice Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights giant who as a lawyer won the landmark victories that ended forced segregation in the United States and then became the first black justice of the Supreme Court, died Sunday at the age of 84..." The article continues inside with additional photos. This also enclosed a boxed insert w... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2017 08:53

$99.99
154965

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371987855032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 5 of section 2 has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 70... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2017 08:37

$49.99
154959

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


eBay Auction Item # 371987802501

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

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Ends June 27, 2017 07:22

$24.99
154269

Mitigation of SLAVERY Slaves Condition of Negroes in America 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960839286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 1, 1819 * Slavery - slaves Page 2 has an article headed: "Slavery" which has some interesting commentary including: "...Respectable meetings have been held...on the highly interesting subject of checking the extension of Negro Slavery...This subject has been discussed with the utmost delicacy towards the slave holding states...cannot exist...the least desire to injure the feelings, or infringe on the rights of those states. But they have a duty which they owe to their God & their country..." with more (see). Four pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:20

$28.00
154168

2 Nation's Capital SLAVERY SLAVES Advertisements Washington D.C. 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792134278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1820 * 2 slavery ads from our nation's capital The back page has an ad: "Runaway Negro For Sale" with details, and also: "Wanted To Hire" a few slaves (see). The back page has more than a full column headed: "On Military Science - Construction of Seacoast Batteries". Uncommon to find slave ads from out nation's capital. Much reporting from Congress inside. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:54

$22.00
154099

Early & Rare WASHINGTON D.C. 18th Century MAP & Paul Revere 1792 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954741650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1792 * 18th century Washington D.C. map Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. Content includes "The Pleasures of Poverty" "An Oration on Genius" "Funeral Rites of the Aboriginals" "Happiness of an American Farmer" and more. Near the back is a: "Collection of Publick Acts, Papers, etc." from the federal government including: "An ACT for the Relief of Certain Widows, Orphans, Invalids & other Persons" and "An ACT for Making Farther & more Effectual Provision for ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:15

$240.00
154093

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION States Consider Adoption 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954735949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA MERCURY & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 15, 1788 * United States Constitution * States consider adoption Page 2 has a continued article titled: "Thoughts Upon the African Slave Trade" which takes 3 columns. The back page has reports which include: "The elections for the state of New York...impossible to ascertain the list of the members for their convention...the constitution will be considered by able & candid politicians...many in the New York convention who have expressed a desire for the adoption...no doubt of seeing that near neighbour & sister state adding her respectable name to the new confederacy. Then will all be included from Massachusetts to Maryland. ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:06

$64.00
154087

HARPER'S FERRY John Brown Insurrection & Slave Ship Capture 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788331779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1859 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship * Harper's Ferry insurrection Front page reports include: "The Slave Trade" "Capture of an Alleged Slaver---Her Arrival in New York" which is concerning the slave ship Emily & takes almost the entire first column (see). Also: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Sentence of Cook and Other Insurrectionists". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin but no loss of text, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:05

$43.00
153998

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781688282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 3 has great coverage on the Harper's Ferry situation with column heads: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Trial of John Brown, Charged with Conspiracy, Treason & Murder" "Conclusion of the Testimony for the Prosecution" "The Evidence for the Prisoner" 'Speeches of Old Brown" "He Complains of Unfairness & Asks Time to Send for His Witnesses" and more. Elsewhere is: "Southern Views of the Late Abolition Affair at Harper's Ferry--What Shall We Do?". Twelve pages, a little irregular at the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:32

$33.00
153920

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946415678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has over a full column taken up with: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Surrender of Harrison" "John Brown As A Farmer" "A Couple of Indignant Virginians". Also: "Naval Officers & Their Uniform" & much more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin but no text loss, nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:48

$25.00
153859

CSS MANASSAS 1st Ironclad Ship of Confederacy w/ Print 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371940769738

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance Upon Yorktown" and much more. Page 6 has a print of: "Hollins's Gunboat the 'Manassas' or 'Turtle' " with very descriptive text. This was the first ironclad built for the Confederacy (see hyperlink for more). More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2017 13:57

$37.00
153732

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767747668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 4, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery Civil War era title * 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). This issue includes content on the Massachusetts 54th Regiment. The 54th Massachusetts saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official Black units in the United States military. The regiment was authorized in March, 1863, by the governor of Massachusetts, John A. Andrew, and... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:12

$125.00
153661

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Negro Labor & more 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931357470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 11, 1865 Among the front page column heads are: "OUR SOUTHERN TOUR" "The Real Sentiment In the South" "Views of the People" "Negro Labor--Pro and Con" "A Rough But Truthful Discourse" "The Insanity of Slavery" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, minor fold wear.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:04

$27.00
153655

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931347256

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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 12:51

$34.00
153621

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759461532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 so... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:04

$62.00
153599

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Siege of Vicksburg Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924952792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 2, 1863 * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi - Pre-Gettysburg A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items: "From Fredericksburg" "A Substitute Scheme Foiled" "Under Sentence of Death" for various military offenses; and other items. The back page has a very lengthy editorial beginning: "The only news from Vicksburg comes through Northern sources, but it is very favourable to the Confederates. Every assault has been repelled easily & with considerable slaughter of the enemy..." Also: "Latest News From the North--Important; From Vicksburg--Grant's Army Repulsed With Immens... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:07

$92.00
153598

ISLES OF SHOALS White Island Lighthouse Rye New Hampshire Created 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758772027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 20, 1820 * Isles of Shoals Lighthouse * White Island Light creation * Rye, New Hampshire Page 2 has: "An Act to authorize the erection of a light-house on one of the Isles of Shoals, near Portsmouth, In New Hampshire." which takes most of a column & is signed in type: James Monroe. This is likely the White Island light house (see hyperlink). This issue has an additional 24 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by James Monroe. Also a resolution & Senate debate about the abolition of "The Slave Trade" (see for beginning). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:06

$29.00
153529

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756541503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see) Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:40

$39.00
153519

Great MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Assassination Civil Rights 1968 ATLANTA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754231912

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 5, 1968 * Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination * 1st report w/ nice headline for display * The city where he was born and raised (rare) The front page features a nice banner headline announcing: "King Shot, Dies in Memphis; 4,000 Guards Sped to City" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much related content on the front page & more inside inside including a full page pictorial. Great to have this first report on his death from the city where he was born and raised. Rare as such. This is the complete first section (of 4) with pages 1-26. A little wear along bottom margin, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:46

$350.00
153513

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE & War of 1812 Events w/ James Madison Message Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754112615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1812 The front page begins with a "Message from the President to Congress, signed: James Madison. Inside includes; "West Florida" "Russia & Spain" "Privateering" "Important Discovery" being perpetual motion; "The Slave Trade" and more. Near the back is over a full page on: "Events of the War" concerning the War of 1812. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:32

$28.00
153505

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391753594185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, September 8, 1832 * Very early report on the Mormons * Detailed 1830 census report Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 also had joined at Lynn. Certain of these converts have cast considerable sums of money into the stock, and all were about to depart for the 'promised land', in Jackson county, Missouri--the precious spot having been lately discovered." (see). This is one of the earliest mentions of the Mormons we have seen in a newspaper, an... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:08

$87.00
153480

(6) Rare BALTIMORE MD Civil War Maryland Slave State 1862 ORIGINAL Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371918543014

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MARYLAND NEWS SHEET, Baltimore. * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common Civil War titles from the North. Here is a lot of six issues from February, 1862, each four pages, never bound nor trimmed, Civil War reports on the front page & some inside. Minor wear at the margins, minor foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:59

$49.00
153473

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Illus. Negroes SLAVES Advertisements 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752758570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE WEEKLY JOURNAL, Kentucky, May 5, 1841 * Rare antebellum title from Kentucky * Illustrated slave advertisements An early Kentucky newspaper from 20 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. Large folio size and complete in 4 pages, it contains a wealth of news of the day. Among the features would be the many interesting advertisements including four illustrated slave ads on the back page (see photos). Four pages, large folio size, minor margin wear. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:46

$37.00
153425

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Auction PRINTS Civil War ABRHAM LINCOLN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916787716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 3, 1865 * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era * Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which features a very decorative and slave-themed masthead which shows a scene of slaves being auctioned, and a scene of slaves being liberated (see). Content inside includes: "The President & His Critics" "Gen. Banks Vindicated by a 'John Brown' Abolitionist" "Gen. Banks & the Freedmen" as well has a quote signed in type: Abraham Lincoln, concerning him standing by his Emancipation Proclamation (see); "Convention of Colored People" at Harrisburg; "An Old Slave ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:33

$74.00
153380

FATHER DIVINE African Americans Pilgrimage Peace Mission Movement 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747647268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936 * Father Divine's pilgrimage * African American spiritual leader * International Peace Mission movement The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary sub... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:28

$34.00
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