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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
167788

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun w/ Slave Ads 847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155087091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Jan. 8, 1848 * Rare antebellum title * Slavery advertisements Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with reports on the "State Of the Commonwealth", carrying over to take all of pg. 2 as well. Page 3 includes: "Bounty Land to Volunteers" and many ads, one of which is quite lengthy & headed: "Valuable Land and Negroes for Sale", plus a smaller ad: "Sale of Negroes" and another: "Fifty Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave (see image). The bkpg. is filled with ads, several of which are illustrated. Four page... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:39

$87.00
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
167770

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison - Confederate Atrocities 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155078409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Massachusetts, May 9, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Confederate atrocities 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). Among the articles are: "The Army Not Abolition" "The Negroes & the Northern States" "Expulsion of the Colored Population" "Yorktown Evacuated by the Rebels" "Rebel Barbarities at Manassas" "A Philosophic Negro" "From the Army of Gen. Halleck" "Discussion on Slavery at Cincinnati" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:29

$90.00
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
167737

Rare MARTIN VAN BUREN President Campaign MAGICIAN 1840 Harrisburg PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478216605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAGICIAN, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Oct. 10, 1840 * Very rare title * Martin Van Buren A quite scarce campaign newspaper which existed for the sole purpose of promoting Martin Van Buren for President. The newspaper lasted but 18 issues (plus a "Extra" edition) from June 27 - Oct. 26, 1840. Not surprisingly the content is almost entirely political. A few of the articles include: "Freemen! To The Rescue!!!" "Abolition Movement--Right of Petition" "Democrats to be on the Alert" "Democrats of Pennsylvania! Be Watchful!!!" & much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:14

$98.00
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
167635

NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION at Louisville KY Frederick Douglass 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150113738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1883 Page 5 has over half a column headed: "THE COLORED CONVENTION" "It Adjourns After Adopting An Address to the People" "Congress Urged to Appropriate Money For Southern Schools--No Political Resolutions Adopted". This was the famous convention at which Frederick Douglass made an historic speech just a few days prior. The article begins: "The National Convention of Colored Men adjourned suddenly last midnight after adopting three series of resolutions on education, labor, and civil rights...". This convention was held in Louisville. Included is the full text of the address to Congress which was adopted. Page 4 has a related editorial on the convention headed: "The Plea of the Colored Men". Ei... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:47

$58.00
167584

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472299166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 15, 1850 * Walt Whitman's "The House of Friends" - *1st week appearance * Printed for the New York Tribune * His response to Northern Democrats who supported the (Fugitive Slave) Compromise of 1850 The front page has the noteworthy poem from Walt Whitman (signed in type, WALTER WHITMAN), "THE HOUSE OF FRIENDS," which is a first-week appearance of this poem written as his response to Northern Democrats who supported the (Fugitive Slave) Compromise of 1850. According to the Walt Whitman archive, he viewed their support as a betrayal of the nation's core values for both political and financial gain. It's great to have this 1st printing of one of Whitman's pre-"Leaves of Grass" poems. Oth... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:15

$385.00
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
167340

PORT JERVIS Orange County New York Robert Lewis NEGRO LYNCHING 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464900987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1892 * Robert Lewis lynching - African American * Port Jervis, Orange County, New York The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE LYNCHING DENOUNCED" "People Of Port Jervis Deplore The Disgrace" "and more. (see) Twelve pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Robert Lewis was a 28-year-old African American man who was lynched in Port Jervis, New York on June 2, 1892. His lynching was attended by a mob of 2,000 people, and may have inspired Stephen Crane's The Monster. He was accused by the mob of assaulting a white woman, Lena McMahon, in an incident by the Neversink River, after she had been meeting with her estranged suitor, a ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:42

$40.00
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
167128

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455684677

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

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:38

$225.00
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
167111

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455675782

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

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:28

$52.00
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
167753

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


eBay Auction Item # 392154889615

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 October 30, 2018 12:04

$39.99
167008

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131438468

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

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:12

$33.00
167001

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449604573

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

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:09

$28.00
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
166906

Rare SLAVES ADVERTISEMENTS Slavery New Orleans LA ANTEBELLUM 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130205773

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

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:50

$43.00
166891

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130201989

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

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:41

$48.00
166885

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130195397

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

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:28

$40.00
166777

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127768968

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

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:07

$98.00
166749

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441900749

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

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:27

$145.00
166700

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126612405

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

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:48

$68.00
166642

MORMONS Persecuted Refugees to Quincy Illinois AMISTAD Slave Ship 1840 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126045105

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

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:26

$46.00
166638

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Joel Chandler Harris Civil War PLANTATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043764

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

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:23

$335.00
166637

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043626

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

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:23

$122.00
166632

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439874804

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

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:18

$38.00
166586

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849. Also at the bottom of the pg: "Slaver Captured" which reports on the ship Goodwin with 400 slaves on board (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$68.00
166499

MARIAN ANDERSON African Amrican Contralto Singer Spingarn Medal 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123020652

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

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Ends October 12, 2018 15:45

$38.00
166382

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277685

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

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:46

$300.00
166340

Historic ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Creation Created 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118530195

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

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:25

$177.00
166299

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118252292

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

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:30

$98.00
166296

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426689740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. his emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln rebuffs Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then respon... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:28

$125.00
166239

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417901335

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

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$98.00
166238

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

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

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
166234

ABRAHAM LINCOLN James Conkling Letter Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112508983

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

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:36

$145.00
166033

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098669

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

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$360.00
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