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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
169004

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527497755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured (1st report) * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Page 5 has a brief report headed: "Capture of a Slaver with 500 Negroes on Board" with the text reading: "The government steamer Mohawk, with the bark Wildfire, is below waiting orders. The Wildfire was captured on the coast of Cuba, and has 500 negroes on board." This is a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on pg. 5 is: "The Chicago Convention" which mentions proceedings at the Republican Presidential Convention: "...Mr. Cameron will come next, and then Mr. Lincoln. The latter is... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:16

$38.00
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
169245

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535526404

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 December 21, 2018 11:45

$39.99
169235

WAR OF 1812 ENDS w/ Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson Victory 1815 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535394039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, April 25, 1815 * End of the War of 1812 * Battle of New Orleans victory * General Andrew Jackson Page 2 has a letter signed by the pseudonym "Wilberforce" headed: "the Attempt to Disfranchise People of Color" which deals with the slavery issue (see). This is followed by: "New Orleans' beginning: "It will be recollected that soon after Gen. Jackson established his head quarters at New Orleans, he declared the city to be under martial law..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 08:54

$27.00
169231

SALISBURY MD MARYALND Wicomico County NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392193498506

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 December 21, 2018 08:10

$39.99
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
169201

ST. JOSEPH MO Missouri NEGRO Lynching Burning Lynching 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392192897089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 29, 1933. * Lloyd Warner Negro lynching * St. Joseph MO Missouri The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MOB OF 7000 BATTERS INTO MISSOURI JAIL TO GET ATTACKER OF GIRL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Lloyd Warner in St. Joseph, Missouri. Complete with 26 pages, light toning, a little margin chipping, generally good.

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Ends December 20, 2018 12:43

$39.99
169197

Critical Article re. AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE Slavery & Rights of Man 1820 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372534229445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, June 17, 1820 * Disapproving slavery - slaves Page 2 contains an interesting article headed: "Slave Trade" which begins: "The existence of Slavery under any shape is so repugnant to the natural rights of man and the dictates of justice, that it seems difficult to find for it any adequate justification...". It takes nearly a full column. The back page has: "Burning Or Human Volcano" which seems to be a lengthy article on the phenomena of spontaneous combustion. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 07:58

$27.00
169195

MAINE STATEHOOD to Join Union re. Missouri Compromise James Monroe1820 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392192726144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 7, 1820 * Maine to become a State (free) * President James Monroe * re. Missouri Compromise Page 4 has a very significant document being the printing of the Act of Congress which would allow Maine to join the Union. It is headed: AN ACT for the admission of the state of Maine into the Union, signed in type by the President, James Monroe. Maine became a state as a result of the Missouri Compromise, whereby Missouri joined as a slave state balanced by Maine joining as a free state. Maine would formally join the Union on March 15, as is stated in the "Act" above (see). Terrific to have this significant statehood document in a Washington newspaper! Four pages, nice c... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 07:44

$74.99
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
169143

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


eBay Auction Item # 392192095747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 15, 1817 * Slave advertisement from the Nation's Capital This issue has not one but four runaway slave advertisements with one on the front page and the other three on the back page. (see images) News of the day and other ads. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2018 08:50

$29.99
169141

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant NEGRO Poet Poems 1774 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392192070316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May 1773 * Phillis Wheatley * Famous "Negro" servant turned poet Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the great article: "Some Account of Phillis, a Learned Negro Girl" which is a letter to the publisher stating: "Proposals have just been published for printing by subscription, some poems written by Phillis, a negro servant of Mr. Wheatley, of Boston, in New England, the following account has been received from her master...". Hereafter is an account of Phillis Wheatley, reading, in part: "Phillis was brought from Africa to America in the year 1761...she in sixteen months time...attained the English language....As to her writing, her own curiosity led her to it...", signed i... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 07:57

$274.99
169136

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372533043439

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 December 19, 2018 07:17

$34.99
169121

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


eBay Auction Item # 372532046761

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

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Ends December 18, 2018 10:05

$174.99
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
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
168159

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494721321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military (see). Three bkpg. runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details (see). Four pages, minor loss to the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:22

$46.00
168089

Great MARION INDIANA Grant County Jail NEGROES Lynchings Hangings 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167393130

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: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 8, 1930 * Marion, Indiana * Negroes lynchings * Grant County Jail The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID INDIANA JAIL; LYNCH 2" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with a small related map. Photo of the courthouse on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 pages, Th... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:20

$78.00
167970

SLAVERY SHIP SINKING African Slaves Trade Cuba Arrests 1858 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486791535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 5, 1858 * re. African slave trade * Slavery ship sinking The front page has over half a column of details with heads: "The Mysterious Ship" "The Scuttled Ship at Montauk Point--The Mystery About her Solved--930 Slaves Landed in Cuba"... Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:33

$48.00
167791

CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina FALL OF SAVANNAH Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155087775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 28, 1864 * Fall of Savannah GA Georgia * General William T. Sherman * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "From Wilmington--Attack of the Enemy" "From Richmond" which includes two dispatches reporting on battles, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. One of Lee's dispatches ends with: "...Our troops are bearing fatigue and exposure with great cheerfulness. The damage to the works can soon be repaired. Many bridges & d... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:41

$335.00
167779

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155082453

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

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$73.00
167741

KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT Western Expansion ANTHONY BURNS Slavery Case 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154035371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1854 * Anthony Burns "slave preacher" case * Kansas-Nebraska Act - slavery pages 2 and 4 have a great deal of reporting on the discussion is Congress concerning the Kansas-Nebraska Act. It was signed into law on May 30, 1854, the day prior to this issue. The Kansas-Nebraska Act was an 1854 bill that mandated “popular sovereignty", allowing settlers of a territory to decide whether slavery would be allowed within a new state’s borders. The conflicts that arose between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers in the aftermath of the act’s passage led to the period of violence known as Bleeding Kansas, and helped paved the way for the American Civil War. Page... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:16

$250.00
167739

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1860 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154034982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1860 * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition This concerns the capture & execution of William Walker. Walker was an American who appointed himself President of Nicaragua and attempted to establish it as a slave-holding empire in the Latin America. His controversial career ended with him being captured and executed. Front page heads: "The Fate of Walker" "...Details of Walker's Capture in Honduras" with nearly a half column of text. Also on page 4: "The Doom of Walker takes over half a column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:15

$29.00
167717

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154030581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:04

$28.00
167680

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392151430714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 20, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 4 has early report on the John Brown raid at Harper's Ferry with the last column headed: "The Virginia Insurrection". The coverage takes over two full columns & carries over to page 5, including the "Killed & Wounded" plus an accounting of the various followers of John Brown (see). Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin good condition.

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:41

$39.00
167457

12 TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Solomon Northup Kidnapping into Slavery 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372468115375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 20, 1853 * Twelve Years a Slave * Solomon Northup * Kidnapped into slavery The front page has a detailed account of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning film based on his account. Second column heads announce: "THE KIDNAPPING CASE. Narrative of the Seizure and Recovery of Solomon Northrup" "Interesting Disclosures". The article takes 2 1/2 columns. Solomon Northup was born a free man & married a free woman of color and started his family. During a trip to Washington, DC, the farmer and violinist was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery for a period of twelve... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2018 07:24

$550.00
167347

1st FIRST BANK of the UNITED STATES Creation Founding in Historic 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144083726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, February, 1791 * First Bank of the United States creation Certainly the most notable content is at the back where is found a significant report headed: Congress of the United States" with the text of the creation of the Bank of the United States. It is titled: "An Act to Incorporate tehe Subscribers to the Bank of the United States", the text taking 3 12 pages and is signed in italic type by the President: George Washington, as well as by the Vice President: John Adams (see). Establishment of the Bank of the United States was part of a three-part expansion of federal fiscal and monetary power, along with a federal mint and excise taxes, championed by Alexander Hamil... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:46

$345.00
167303

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463879068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, January 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 i... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:18

$98.00
167300

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Inauguration Inaugural Address 1865 Racist Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463877856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, March 11, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * 2nd presidential inauguration * Rare pro-white title Fine coverage of Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration & inaugural address. 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. Understanding this, it is interesting to read the ftpg. article: "An Inauguration Scene" which begins: "A 'loyal' paper gives the following account of the drunken scene in the inauguration drama at Washington on the 4th of March...". And page 5 has the very historic report headed: "MR. LINCOLN'S INAUGURAL" "The Vice President 'Incoherent' ""A Disgraceful Scene" which has intere... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:17

$240.00
167245

SLAVER African Slave Trade Ship CAPTURE Atlantic Ocean 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392137667859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 18, 1859 * Slaver - slave ship Orion * African Slave Trade Patrol The front page has an article headed: "The Alleged Slaver Orion" See images for text here. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaws, generally nice.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:44

$30.00
167241

SOUTHERN SECESSION TALKS Pre Civil War Cotton States Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1860 * Southern crisis - Secession options * Abraham Lincoln as president elect From a few months before the outbreak of the Civil War, the front page has: "The Southern Excitement" "Condition of Public Sentiment in the Slave States" "The Union Element Showing Itself". More similar reports on 4. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:42

$34.00
167160

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA First Integration w/ Afrcian Americans 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456718587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 11, 1961 * Charlayne Hunter-Gault & Hamilton Holmes * University of Georgia 1st African-American students The front page has a one column heading: "2 Negroes in Classes; All is Quiet" with related photo. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Hunter-Gault was born to US Army Chaplain Charles S.H. Hunter Jr., and Althea Ruth Brown in Due West, South Carolina. She spent most of her childhood in Covington, Georgia, and attended Henry McNeal Turner High School in Atlanta. In 1961 Hunter-Gault and Hamilton E. Holmes were the ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:31

$40.00
167122

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535516

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

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167101

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134327716

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

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:35

$47.00
167086

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455223080

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

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:27

$38.00
166996

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131434429

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

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:06

$70.00
166993

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449601260

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

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:05

$188.00
166991

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131432232

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

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:03

$91.00
166777

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127768968

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

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:07

$98.00
166642

MORMONS Persecuted Refugees to Quincy Illinois AMISTAD Slave Ship 1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126045105

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

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:26

$46.00
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