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170797

SEA SERPENT New London CT & Stealing Slaves Slavery from Jamaica 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601725702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 17, 1769 * 18th century sea serpent ? * Slave trade - Jamaica Page 6 has a nice account from Kingston, Jamaica, of a plot to steal slaves using an accomplice slave by the name of Quashee (see). The back page has a letter from New London, Connecticut, concerning: "...an ill-looking voracious sea monster...to steer clear of its devouring jays. It has been seen to devour whole vessels at once..." (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:50

$35.00
170784

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Death w/ photo BLACK Scientist Educator 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1943 * Dr. George Washington Carver death * Black scientist & educator * Born into slavery The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "CARVER, SLAVE WHO BECAME A SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead and small photo of Carver. First report coverage on the death of George Washington Carver. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170773

THE WANDERER Last Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Ship CAPTURED 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240070483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 16, 1858 * The Wanderer (slave ship) capture The top of page 2 has a report with small heading: "The Slave Trade in 1858" This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:36

$30.00
170716

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Lee ARMING SLAVES ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238456534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 17, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title * General Robert E. Lee * Arming slaves for the South ? A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. The ftpg. includes: "Unique Letter to The President" taking nearly 2 columns; "General Lee's Letter on Arming the [Blacks]" which includes: "...with reference to the employment of [blacks] as soldiers. I think the measure not only expedient, but necessary. The enemy will certainly use them against us if he... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:40

$98.00
170634

LYNCHING OF WILLIE EARLE Greenville SC South Carolina Lynched MOB 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597455559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1947 * Lynching of Willie Earle * Greenville, South Carolina The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "UNMASKED MOB LYNCHES [BLACK] HOLDUP SUSPECT" with subhead and small related map. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Willie Earle at Greenville, South Carolina. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The lynching of Willie Earle took place in Greenville, South Carolina on February 16, 1947 when Willie Earle, a 24-year-old black man, was arrested, taken from his jail cell and murdered. It is considered the last racially motivated lynching to ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$44.00
170625

Pre Civil War SOUTHERN CONVENTION Slavery Slaves & Government 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597452620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1859 * Southern slavery - slaves * Pre Civil War convention Page 4 has an interesting reporting headed: "The Southern Convention" "The Opening Of The Slave Trade" and more. Text takes up over 8 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:28

$30.00
170609

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597434497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "JACK JOHNSON LOSES LIFE IN AUTO CRASH" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 14 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:10

$52.00
170508

OXFORD MS Lafayette County Mississippi BLACK Lynching Hanging 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372591304271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1935. * Ellwood Higginbotham Black lynching * Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi Page 21 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES [BLACK MAN]" "Mississippi Prisoner Seized as Jury Debates Murder Case" First report coverage on the lynching of Ellwood Higginbotham at Oxford, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:42

$44.00
170476

Best EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abe Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231027733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., January 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves * Best title to be had ? Page 2 contains the Emancipation Proclamation, from the city where it was issued. The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation which changed the federal legal status of more than 3.5 million enslaved African Americans in the designated areas of the South from slave to free. As soon as a slave escaped the control of the Confederate government, by running away or through advances of federal troops, the former slave became free in fact. On September 22, 1862 Lincoln issued a preliminary warning that he would order the emancipation of ... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$1,155.00
170475

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts SHAW Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590182483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 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 contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment 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 autho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$180.00
170471

Early SLAVERY Slaves Held in Bondage Quakers Want Freed 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590180869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 25, 1783 * Early American slavery Page has nearly a full column headed: "American News" which has a letter from Philadelphia concerning the slave trade. The letter, from the Quakers and addressed to Congress, is prefaced with: "The people called Quakers, in America, having been long impressed with a sense of the iniquity of the Slave Trade, at length enjoined the members of their society to liberate all such as they held in bondage..." with the lengthy letter focused on this point (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:27

$37.00
157983

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905448404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Army of Richmond--Rumours" "The Campaign in Mississippi" "Yankee Marauders in King & Queen" "The White, and Negro Outlaws at Sandy Point" "A Yankee's Opinion of Yankees" "Additional From the North" and much more. Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy: "List of Wounded Received in Chimborazo Hospitals" in Richmond. Plus there is a lengthy editorial beginning: "The prospects growing out of the result of the great battle of Richmond are becoming every day more encouraging & lively...". Single sheet with a full banner masthe... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 13:51

$91.00
170435

INDIANOLA TX Texas Yankee Union Occupation CIVIL WAR 1864 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372586801732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 20, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Interesting News from Havana, New Orleans and Texas" "Occupation of Indianola, Texas, by Our Troops" "Important From Tennessee--Capture off the Rebel General Vance & His Adjutant" Official Dispatch fro General Grant" "Return of Prisoner Captured at Moorefield Junction--Negro Troops in the Rebel Service" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor staining, a ftpg. printing error, generally good.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:36

$28.00
170341

Early WESTERN EXPANSION Creating Cities & Emancipation of SLAVES 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392226180894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818 * Western emigration * Emancipation of slaves A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the states of Ohio and Indiana, and the adjoining territories...". The lengthy article is very descriptive of Stuebenville, Marietta, Zanesville, Wooster, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, Vincennes, Shawneetown, Kaskaskia, Edwardsville, and Detroit. Also inside is half a page on: "Emancipation of the Blacks" which concerns: "...the object of the soci... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:40

$36.00
170270

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War Laurel Mountain WV Battle 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 17, 1861 * Laurel Mountain - West Virginia A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Inside has: "Reverses in War" "By the Governor of Virginia--A Proclamation" which is actually two, both relating to the war; "War Rumors" "Details of War News--Proclamation of Gen. Banks" "Terrible Explosion at Washington" "The Very Latest" "The Laurel Hill Battle--Death of Gen. Garnet" and many more war reports. Also 2 illustrated runaway slave ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:21

$92.00
170213

Early JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Mention NEGRO Sport's Star 1939 Newspaper UCLA BRUINS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372578033633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939 * Jackie Robinson 1st mention * UCLA Bruins college football * 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a multi-sport standout. The bottom of page 2 of this section has a very discrete and somewhat brief article with a small one column heading: "Oregon Beaten, 16 to 6" The article includes: "A tremendous forward pass by Kenny Washington to his Negro halfback companion, Jackie Robinson, good for sixty-six yards...." Complete section 2 (sports only) with 12 pa... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2019 14:55

$40.00
170181

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection Invasion ARREST 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576028915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Arrest of Another Alleged Insurgent" 'Public Opinion in Virginia" "The Feeling In Alabama" and more, plus a small ftpg. item headed: "The Slave Trade--The Slave Ship Emily" (see). Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine causes some text loss but not remotely close to the noted articles.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:24

$38.00
170729

ABRAHAM LINCOLN James Conkling Letter Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Civil War


eBay Auction Item # 392238994091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Famous letter to James Conkling * Defending the Emancipation Proclamation Page 4 has one column heads: "The President's Letter" "An Argument Addressed to the Opponents of the War Policy of the Administration" "Letter to the Union Convention at Springfield, Ill." This has the full text of Lincoln's reply to an invitation to a meeting of "unconditional Union men". The letter, is datelined "Executive Mansion, Washington, Aug. 16, 1863". Although he politely declined the invitation, Lincoln used this opportunity to respond to those critics of his war policy and the Emancipation Proclamation. It states in part: "...There are those who are dissatisfied with me. ... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 08:19

$114.99
170724

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


eBay Auction Item # 372600283878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2019 07:43

$29.99
170582

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


eBay Auction Item # 392236254181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 27, 1841 * African slaves * La Amistad Over half of page 2 is taken up with the "Case of L'Amistad", the famous slave ship. Most of the article is a letter from "Mr. Fox to Mr. Forsyth" from Washington, mentioning: "...It is known to her majesty's government that these [blacks] were imported into Cuba direct from the coast of Africa in a Portuguese slave vessel called the Tecora...shortly after their arrival they were purchased as slaves at the Havana by two Spaniards of the name of Jose Ruiz and Pedro Montez...then placed the [blacks] on board the schooner Amistad intending to convey them to another port in Cuba...the [blacks] with a view of recovering their liberty seized poss... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2019 08:03

$37.00
170047

FALL OF RICHMOND Virginia VA CONFEDERATE Capital 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217807647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 8, 1865 * Fall of Richmond - capital of the Confederacy * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (eve) * Appomattox Court House signing close Fine coverage of the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy. Keep in mind that this was a racist newspaper in the North, calling itself: "An Anti-Abolition Democratic Paper For White Men" on the back page. So all reporting has this bias. Page 5 begins with column heads: "Evacuation of Richmond" "Three Days' Fighting" "Capture of Artillery And Prisoners" "Confederate Iron-Clads Blown Up" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" 'Partial Details of the Fighting" "Sherman Still At Goldsboro". Extensive coverage here taking most of the page with many subhe... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:47

$77.00
170037

Montgomery ALABAMA BUS BOYCOTT Post-Rosa Parks Negro Arrests 1956 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217805238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 22, 1956 * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Post Rosa Parks arrest Page 5 has a one column heading: "115 Indicted In Alabama Bus Boycott" (see) Coverage on multiple arrests of several Negroes during the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:43

$39.00
169985

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568892590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley On page 4 is one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions", which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it...", signed in type: A. LINCOLN. The full text of the letter is seen in the photos. A significant document expressing Lincoln's views on slavery ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:48

$320.00
169974

VIRGINIA MAP & Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation 1862 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392216310656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 22, 1862 * First Battle of Rappahannock Station close * Abraham Lincoln prepares emancipation proclamation The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA." Among the column heads on the ftpg. are: "General Pope Falling Back" "Stonewall Jackson Advancing" "Richmond Abandoned" "A Great Battle Expected" "The War In the South-West" "Lexington Menaced" "Our Forces in Pursuit" and much more. But perhaps more notable is the report which begins page 5 with column heads: "The Abolition of Slavery" "Proclamation of Emancipation by the President" "Part of The Cabinet Oppose It". History tells us that on July 22 Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a draft of the ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:41

$79.00
169939

NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION at Louisville KY Frederick Douglass 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215988546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 27, 1883 The top of the ftpg. has the last column headed: "AN UNRULY CONVENTION" "The Delegates To Louisville In a Constant Uproar" "Attempts to Indorse the Republican Party and Arthur's Administration Cause a Row". The article begins: "Thus far the National Colored Convention has been in a state of chaos, and the address of Frederick Douglass is the only notable feature..." with more (see). The article takes almost half a column. Eight pages, four binding holes at the blank spine, somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully. A bit irregular at the spine & some minor margin tears.

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Ends February 14, 2019 07:14

$48.00
169872

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG CLOSE Richmond VA Civil War CONFEDERATE 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212996721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, July 3, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg very close * From the rebel capital (rare) Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. And one of the less common titles as well. Most of the front page first column is taken up with: "Confederates In Pennsylvania" and "Harrisburg News". The former includes: "General Lee's army has occupied, without resistance, the flourishing town of York...The intelligence of the capture of Harrisburg is not confirmed; and was at least premature. The plans of Lee are still a secret to our enemies as well as to ourselves...One thing, however, is plain--General Lee's movements are directed...to winning of victory...will leave all M... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:38

$265.00
169714

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln * To hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier R... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:41

$48.00
169708

(8) JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556585620

Offered are 8 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of eight consecutive issues dated Oct. 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31 and Nov. 1. * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia - 8 issues Each issue has content concerning the recent John Brown's insurrection raid on Harper's Ferry, Virginia. Other content as well including the Pike's Peak Gold Rush & at least one article concerning Frederick Douglass. All complete in 8 pages save for Oct., 29 which is lacking the first leaf, good condition. Still bound as a single lot.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:39

$73.00
169699

BOSTON PORT BILL American Reaction Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207073609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1774 * Boston Port Bill reaction * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Among the articles is: "The Speech of Moses Bon Saam, a Free Negro, to the Revolted Slaves in ...the West Indies" which takes nearly 1 1/2 pages. Over 9 pages are taken up with reports of debates in Parliament. There is a full page plate of: "Women at the Quern and the Luaghad, with a View of Talyskir", Taliskir being a town on the Isle of Skye off Scotland. In: "Review of New Publications" is: "Thoughts on the Act for Making More Effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec" and; "Observations on the Act of Parliament Commonly Called the Boston Port Bill..." . The bkpg. has news headed: "A... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:30

$57.00
169632

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555525855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON DAILY GLOBE, Sept. 13, 1958 * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The front page has a banner headline: "IKE READY TO USE TROOPS; Orders Little Rock Rioters to Desist" with subheads and related photo. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section only (4 pages total), a little wear at the margins and folds, nice for display as such.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:21

$40.00
169558

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1865 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548368974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865 * Rare pro-white title This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which was in favor of Negro suffrage. See the text and the two prints. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:18

$54.00
169530

SALISBURY MD MARYALND Wicomico County NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201363574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 5, 1931 * Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland * Matthew Williams - Negro lynching lynched The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "MARYLAND MOB HANGS WOUNDED NEGRO TO TREE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Matthew Williams at Salisbury, Maryland. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:59

$47.00
169518

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548352978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 29, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, small piece torn away at the upper right corner, minor spine wear, good condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:52

$44.00
169410

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196976382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln proclamation The ftpg. has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Among the various articles within: "The Aspiring Negro" "Negromania" "Strength of the Confederate Armies--The Starvation Theory Exploded" "War News of the Week" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Un... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:49

$37.00
169266

1940 Terror Plot Exposed "Christian Front" Members Captured San. Fran. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193703532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Jan. 15, 1940 * Terrorist plot to overthrow the United States government * Dramatic headline... weapons seized * The radical group: "The Christian Front" The front page has a 3-line banner heading: "It Didn't Happen Here! G-MEN BLAST REVOLT PLOT!," with subheads: "A Conspiracy Fails," "12 Congressmen 'Marked for Death'; G-Men Seize Guns," "Guns Stolen From Army Arsenal Found; Terrorists Planned to War on Jews, Captured Utilities," with much to follow. The dramatic headline visually captures the fear of conspiracies, attacks, and overthrows that were prevalent during this tumultuous time in history. Great for display. Complete in 22 pages, other news of the day including reports regarding WWII... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:04

$80.00
169264

Rare VA CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193699284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, May 30, 1862 * Rebel newspaper from the Confederate capital * Abraham Lincoln proclamation A great wealth of Civil War reporting in this four page newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the many front page items are those headed: "Notes and News" which begins: "The star of the victorious Jackson is still in the ascendant. After the capture of Winchester he pressed on after the flying foe..." and more (see for portions). Also: "Threats of the Enemy Against the Rangers" "The Southwest" "The Engagement in Hanover on Tuesday" "Capture of the Steamer Gordon" "Sickness in the Western Army" "From New Mexico" "Effect of the War Upon the Northern Politicians" "A Dari... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:59

$75.00
169181

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192703699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 27, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.The front page includes: "The Authority of the President to Declare Martial Law Questioned" "Negro Soldiers in the Yankee Army" "A Yankee's Experience With the Negro" "Interesting Letter from the Niece of President Davis" and more. The back page begins with a lengthy editorial which begins: "We are on the eve of a long series of good & cheering news from our armies. Nothing can prevent it but sloth & incompetency on the part of our generals..." and much more. Also a wealth of reporting headed: "The Confederate Congress". Single sheet with a full banner masthead, loss near the top of the spine marg... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 06:58

$49.00
169099

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Negroes & Lincoln Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190946848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 22, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the articles are: "Negro Colonization" "Where Are We Drifting?" "All the Blame on Mr. Lincoln" "Negroes Trying to Get Into Indiana" "The Raid Upon Chambersburg" "The Boston Abolitionists Denying to a White Man Freedom of Speech" "A Degrading Spectacle--White Men Working Negro Help to Save the Union" & so much more. Eight pages, very nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that i... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:38

$43.00
168983

DARIEN GA McIntosh County Georgia NEGROES Lynchings Martial Law 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526319593

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1930 * George Grant & Willie Bryan Negro lynchings * Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia martial law Page 29 has one column headings that include: "GEORGIA TOWN PUT UNDER MARTIAL LAW" "Mob Forced Way Into Jail Despite Troops' Presence and Lynched Negro" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes George Grant & Willie Bryan at Darien, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very wh... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:45

$52.00
168966

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526185581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 21, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * 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 most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate, consuming most of pages 1 & 2 and carrying over to page 3. Taking about 1 1/3 columns on page 3 is: "An Act to Amend & Supplementary to ... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:29

$1,850.00
168763

First State CONSTITUTION OF MISSOURI Complete Printing w/ SLAVERY 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516881294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 23,1820 * The Missouri Constitution Within this issue is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is from the year Missouri became a state. One portion of the constitution includes: "The general assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the Emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners..." with more (see for portions). The constitution is signed in type by the president of the convention: David Barton. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This newspape... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:36

$33.00
168645

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181308322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred The front page has a great banner headline: "SOLDIERS KILL 2 IN LYNCH MOB" with subheads that include: "BALKED, RIOTERS DYNAMITE, BURN COURTHOUSE" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a small related map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$56.00
168580

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection w/ Robert E. Lee 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508479858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 21, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Early Robert E. Lee mention Page 5 has nearly a full column reporting on the slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, led by John Brown. The top of a column has: "The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry". The report begins: "Col. Lee, with his troops, has returned from the valley. All quiet there. He found Garrett's family safe..." followed by several other reports. Note: The Col. Lee reference is none other than Robert E. Lee. Uncommon to find Lee's name in most Harper's Ferry reports. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:37

$48.00
168541

CHICAGO Illinois RACE RIOT Red Summer NEGROES Murder Looting Arson1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372507404758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1919 * Chicago race riot starts * Red Summer of 1919 The front page has a nice banner headline: "14 ARE KILLED AND 76 WOUNDED IN CHICAGO RIOTING; 4,000 TROOPS CALLED OUT TO QUELL NEGRO OUTBREAKS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2018 15:22

$62.00
168415

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Negro Haywood Patterson GUILTY of Rape AL Alabama 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502757911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1933 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Haywood Patterson death sentence The front page has a great banner headline: "SCOTTSBORO VERDICT, DEATH" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Patterson on the back page. First report coverage on Haywood Patterson being found guilty of rape in the famous Scottsboro Boys case. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 15, 2018 07:06

$68.00
168369

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Negro Insurrection TRIAL Polar Seas Map 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172735070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 1, 1859 * Trial of John Brown * Harper's Ferry insurrection Over half of the front page is taken up with a large: "Map Of The Polar Seas, With the Leading Points of Interest in Arctic Exploration" which shows from Labrador to the North Pole and west to the "Behring Strait". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "History of Arctic Expeditions from 1743 to 1859" "Another Expedition Proposed". But the more significant content is on page 3 with column heads: "The Outbreak At Harper's Ferry" "The Trial of John Brown, Charged with Conspiracy, Treason and Murder" "The Verdict Of The Jury" "Conviction of the Prisoner of Three Capital Crimes" "Graphic Description of the Closing Scenes in the Cou... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:23

$56.00
168365

CONFEDERATE CONSTITUTION Southern Government Creation Jeff. Davis 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172733105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 11, 1861 * Confederate Constitution * Jefferson Davis The top of the front page has: "The Southern Confederacy" "Important Action of the Congress at Montgomery" "Adoption & Copy of the Constitution" "Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Elected President" "Alex. H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President" "Sketches of the Elect" "The African Slave Trade Not to be Reopened" "The Capital of the New Confederacy". The text begins by noting: "The disunion of this great republic is now un falt acompli. The reality has at last burst suddenly upon the North that we are a divided people...On Saturday last, Feb. 9, 1861, six seceding States of the old Union organized an independent government, adopted a consti... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:20

$180.00
168308

FREDERICK DOUGLASS National Union Southern Loyalists Convention 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172074476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1866 * Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia * Considerable anti-black sentiment in the reporting * Mention of Frederick Douglass The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Loyalists' Convention" held in Philadelphia, with subheads: "The Hon. James Speed Elected President--His Address to the Delegates...Andrew Johnson's Policy Declared Fatal to the Loyal South--Speeches of Gov. Lane, Gen. Burnside...Frederick Douglass, and Others...Spirit of the Northern Convention" and more (see). A few bits note: "...Frederick Douglass excited quite an interest. As the delegates were leaving the Square he and Theodore Tilton walked arm in arm..." and near the end: "...Gov. Curtin... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:29

$68.00
168246

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. I Have A Dream Speech MARCH on Washington 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495997215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, August 28, 1963 * Martin Luther King Jr. * March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom * "I Have A Dream" speech fame The front page has two column heading concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "Demonstration Forces Gather in Washington" It was at this march where Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his immortal "I have a dream..." speech (not included here). Complete with 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:43

$42.00
168235

MORMONS Utah War Expedition & African Slaver Trade Capture 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392169633465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1858 * Mormons - Utah War * African slave trade The top of the front page has a column headed: "Important From Utah" "Governor Cumming Expelled from Salt Lake City" "The Mormons Determined To Resist" "Dispatches from Governor Cumming to the State Department--The Troops at Camp Scott Living on Mule Meat, etc." A bit from the report includes: "...that the Mormons were in arms, determined to resist the army to the last, and requesting Col. Monroe to push on as speedily as possible...". Page 2 has an article: "The Slave Trade" "Slavers Under the American Flag Seized by British Cruisers" and pg. 3 has: "The Slaver Case at New Orleans--Interesting Evidence". Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:37

$57.00
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