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WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372224859636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1925 * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame The top of the front page has a four column headline: "W.J. BRYAN DIES IN HIS SLEEP AT DAYTON, WHILE RESTING IN EVOLUTION BATTLE; HAD SPOKEN CONTINUOUSLY SINCE TRIAL" with many subheads that include: "Heart Disease Causes End" "Rigors Of Trial Blamed" and much more. A two column photo of Bryan as well. Much more on page 4. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2018 15:39

$78.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
161189

Early ADOLPH HITLER Nazis Party Movement SA & SS Men Joint Rally 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391978110451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1931 * Adolph Hitler rally in Brunswick, Germany * Sturmabteilung (SA) and Schutzstaffel (SS) men * Nazi movement prior to Hitler's coming to power * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER UNITES RANKS OF THE OLD GERMANY TO WAR ON BRUENING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Adolph Hitler's Nazi movement rally at Brusnwick, Germany. Page 4 has a one column heading: "GANG TUTOR SLATED TO TURN ON CAPONE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edit... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:37

$38.00
161121

WALL STREET PANIC & Jefferson Davis Treason Trial 1865 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 16, 1865 * New York City Wall Street * Post civil war stock market * Jefferson Davis treason trial Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York" "The Suspension & Failure of Several Houses" "Immense Fraudulent Over-Issue of Gold Checks" which is on the Wall St. panic of 1865. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, some staining inside.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:57

$34.00
161022

Rare SALEM WITCHES TRIALS 17th Century Book Advertisement 1693 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975670097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain a... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:58

$345.00
161020

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214603384

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776 The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776". It measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning ... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:52

$388.00
160938

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973665142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776 * Battle of Long Island * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:18

$535.00
160838

Rare POPISH PLOT re. Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1679 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971627133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 17, 1679 * Popish Plot The front page has a report from Madrid with Judaica reference: "...from the Pope, requiring him to send some of the processes made by the Inquisition against the Jews to Rome, that so the Pope might see their manner of proceedings declaring them if in ten days time he did not deliver them to the Nuncio, that he should be ipso facto suspected & all the Inquisitors excommunicated..." (see). Also of significance is a back page report concerning the 'trial of the five Catholic Lords' involved in the Popish Plot. It mentions that 4 or them (Lord Belasyse was too ill to attend): "...were brought to the Bar, where kneeling & ten standing... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:53

$175.00
160805

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969821175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has one column headings: "TUCKER AND AIDES CLEARED OF FRAUD" "Spectators Cheer as Federal Jury Acquits Promoters of $28,000,000 Car Venture" First report coverage continues on page with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On M... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:32

$52.00
161236

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372221439712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The front page has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with: "BRYAN, MADE WITNESS IN OPEN AIR COURT, SHAKES HIS FIST AT DARROW AMID CHEERS; APOLOGY ENDS CONTEMPT PROCEEDINGS" with many subheads including: "Dramatic Scenes In Trial" "Bryan Fixes Flood's Date & Defends Johan & Joshua" "Admits Some Allegories" "Angered, He Shouts That He Is Fighting for God Against America's Greatest Atheist" "Big Crowd Watches Trial Under Trees" "Applauds Bryan's Defense of the Bible and Laughs at Sallies of Darrow" "Scientists Present Case" "Declare Teaching Would ... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2018 08:55

$67.00
160381

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Assassins Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192409301

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - conspirators The ftpg. has: "Description of the Assassins" and over half a column with: "Instructive Letter From President Lincoln" which relates: "...evidence of his readiness to listen to all complaints & to deal justly and kindly with all..." signed in type: A. Lincoln, July 28, 1862. Pg. 2 has an editorial: "The Great Conspiracy" and: "Trial of the Assassins at Washington" "Closing Up the War" and pg. 4: "Trial of the Conspirators" "The Evidence Against Payne" with more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:46

$38.00
160221

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183714847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 11, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason Page 3 has an article: "Jeff. Davis Indicted for Treason" which has near the beginning: "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury of the United States...and the trial of the prisoner, it is supposed, will take place in June..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:52

$38.00
160156

KEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178820388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KOENECKE'S PILOT IS HELD AS SLAYER" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to si... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2018 07:48

$45.00
159976

ANITA HILL Clarence Thomas Harrassment Trial & REDD FOXX Death 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171508680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 12, 1991 * Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas trial * Comedian actor Redd Foxx death The two-line banner headline reads "Hill's New Harassment Allegations Draw Angry Denials From Thomas" with subhead "Hearings: The law professor testifies that the nominee often spoke to her about sex. Judge calls the proceedings 'a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks.'" This also includes two large photos of both Clarence Thomas and Professor Anita Fay Hill. There are additional articles on the front page and more inside the issue. Also within this issue is the reporting of the death of comedian Redd Foxx. "Redd Foxx, TV's 'Sanford,' Dies of Heart Attack at 68". Other news, sports ... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:17

$90.00
159911

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170345169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The President's Designs in Regard to the War Dept." "The Articles of Impeachment Reported to the House of Representatives" "The Question of Colored Congressmen from the Southern States" "The Impeachment--The Articles of Impeachment Before the House--The Evidence to Sustain Them--Probable Length of the Trial--Legislation Practically Suspended During Its Progress". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:39

$31.00
159873

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946059412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MOVIE DIRECTOR FOUND MURDERED IN LOS ANGELES" "William Desmond Taylor of The Famous Players Is Shot Dead in His Home" "Jealousy May Be Motive" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: William Desmon... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:02

$52.00
159872

ROMA U.S. Army Hydrogen AIRSHIP Norfolk Virginia CRASH Disaster 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167524998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1922 * Airship Roma disaster * Norfolk, Virginia crash * United States Army The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANT ARMY DIRIGIBLE WRECKED, 34 DEAD, 11 ARE SAVED; VICTIMS PERISH WHEN ROMA BURSTS INTO FLAMES AFTER FALL; COLLAPSE OF RUDDER CAUSES TRAGEDY ON SHORT TRIAL FLIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine with other light margin wear, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The United States purchased the Roma from the Italian government... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:00

$52.00
159791

DANIEL EDGAR SICKLES Philip Barton Key Murder Trial VERDICT 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165810207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1859 * Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict * Philip Barton Key murder Page 6 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Comments On The Trial of Daniel E. Sickles" concerning his the controversial trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. One of the comments begins: "Whatever may be alleged to the contrary, no impartial man can go back to the beginning of this tragedy without being convinced that every effort of ingenuity, perversion, and misrepresentation was employed to prejudge its merits & prepossess the public in favor of the prisoner..." (see). Much other discussion as well. Eight pag... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:13

$42.00
159575

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941307619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * Mary Surratt & others The trial of those accused of conspiring to assassinate President Lincoln remains a controversial event in American history. Ultimately four would be executed by hanging for their involvement, one a woman, Mary Surratt, the very first woman to be executed by the United States government. This event came to the forefront in modern culture with the release of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator", concerning this trial. Page 5 has: "THE PLOT" "The Press Excluded from the Trial of the Assassins" and "Reported Capture of Surratt, near New York City" "Appearan... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:59

$47.00
159490

Rare 18th Century CRIMINAL Trial Judgement French Republic 1794 BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939647026

Shown is an original & historic old broadside, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Interesting French criminal broadside announcing the acquittal of a trial against Etienne Michaud. Headed in large type at the top (translated): JUDGMENT OF THE CRIMINAL COURT of the Department of Rhone, Who Declares Etienne Michaud Acquitted of The Charge Against Him." followed by details of the result of the trial. There is a "dateline" at the middle; "Du 17 Floreal, l'an second de la Republique francaise une & indivisible." above which has been penciled "May 6, 1794" being the second year of the new French Republic. Measures 14 3/4 by 20 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:44

$300.00
159389

MARY PICKFORD Douglas Fairbanks Divorce & Lindbergh Baby Trial 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391936511830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1935 * Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks divorce * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping murder trial * Great depression era original The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Mary Pickford Obtains Divorce In Surprise 3-Minute Hearing" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the couple. Also front page coverage on the Lindbergh baby kidnapping case with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:21

$40.00
159329

TEACHINGS OF EVOLUTION Theory Banned in Tennessee re. Bible 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935744012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 24, 1925 * Tennessee bans the teachings of human evolution Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Tennessee Bans the Teaching of Evolution; Governor Says the Bible Disproves Theory" First report coverage on Tennessee being the first state to ban evolution teachings that would eventually lead to the famous Scopes' monkey trial in Dayton, Tennessee a few months later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:15

$52.00
159187

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL 1921 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928724900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial The first column on pg. 5 has reports concerning the infamous "Black Sox" baseball scandal, with heads: "BASEBALL PLOT CONFESSIONS GONE" "Immunity Waivers Signed by Three of Players Also Have Disappeared" "New Evidence Introduced at Trial Implicates Jackson and Two More of Gambling Ring" "Zork Called Their Chief" "Rothstein Promises to Make Details of Scandal Public at Home Here Today" with the article taking over a full column. Complete in 18 pages, irregular along the spine with a little unrelated text loss, light toning, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:46

$47.00
159155

NATHAN LEOPOLD Arrested for BOBBY FRANKS Murder Thrill Kill Case 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928093283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1924 * Nathan Leopold arrested * Bobby Franks murder * Thrill Kill case One of the more sensational trials of the 20th century was that of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two young, Jewish, & wealthy college students who wanted to commit the perfect crime. The front page has one column headings that include: "FIVE ARRESTS MADE IN FRANKS KILLING" "One Is a Wealthy Youth Who Admits Owning Spectacles Found Near Boy's Body" and more. (see) Other news , sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 16, 2017 15:51

$40.00
159116

MATTHEW LYON Vermont Congressman Trial for Sedition 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137488721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Oct. 22, 1798 * Matthew Lyon trial for sedition Page 3 has an account headed: "Trial of Matthew Lyon For Sedition", the details of which are mentioned in the article which takes over a full column. Lyon was a Vermont member of Congress & had a tumultuous career, brawling with another Congressman & jailed following the charge of sedition. He would win reelection to Congress from his jail cell. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:43

$44.00
158986

LIZZIE BORDEN Woman Ax Murderer Fall River Massachusetts DEATH 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132450262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1927. * Lizzie Borden death report * Famous female Ax Murderer * Fall River, Massachusetts The top of page 21 has one column headings: "LIZZIE BORDEN DIES; HER TRIAL RECALLED" "Acquitted Thirty-three Years Ago of Murdering Wealthy Father and Stepmother" "Mystery Never Solved" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:51

$77.00
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

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). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158977

EDMUND RUFFIN Southern Fire-Eater SUICIDE & Abraham Lincoln Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924169697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1865 * Edmund Ruffin suicide * Abraham Lincoln * Trial of the conspirators Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Proceedings On Wednesday" "Argument of Mr. Doester in Behalf of Payne--A Declaration from Atzerott", all of which carries over to page 8 as well. Page 5 has a report of the suicide of the rabid Southerner Edmund Ruffin who advocated separation from the North long before the Civil War. He is credited with firing the first shot at Fort Sumter to begin the Civil War (see hyperlink for much more on him). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed (preferred), nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:34

$41.00
158921

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923371376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, May 29, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) The entire front page is taken up with considerable detail on the court martial trial of Col. Roger Enos. In the summer of 1775 Enos took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill and other activities around Boston and then joined Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec as commander of the rear guard. In October of 1775 Enos and the soldiers under his command left the struggling expedition because of a shortage of food and supplies. After marching his troops through the Maine wilderness and home to Connecticut, Enos was called a traitor and a coward, and court-martialed for "quitting without lea... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:52

$615.00
158492

Historic WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur Kitty Hawk NC Flyer 1st Flight 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914410339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Dec. 19, 1903 * Famous Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina * Orville & Wilbur Wright - Historic 1st report on the airplane Page 7 has a relatively inconspicuous report which announces one of the more significant events of the early 20th century: manned flight. The one column heads include: "IS A REAL FLYING MACHINE" "Ohioan's Invention Rises Sails and Lights as Desired" "Engine And Propellers The Force" "In First Test Machine Soars Through Space for Three Miles and Then Descends to Selected Landing Place". The dateline is Norfolk ,Va., Dec. 18, with the text beginning: "A successful trial of a flying machine was made yesterday near Kitty Hawk,... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:28

$380.00
158485

CONGO, AFRICA Negroes South Carolina Slavery SLAVES Pre Civil War 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118402583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1858 * Congo, Africa Negroes * Slaves to South Carolina * Pre Civil War slavery question The front page has: "The Congo Question In South Carolina" "Cause of the Capture of the Putnam--Crowds to See the Negroes--Apprehension of a Rescue--Removal of the Negroes--The Coming Trial of the Slave Crew" A detailed report. Other news of the day includes: "The Quarantine War" "The Morale of the Staten Island Outrages" "News From Kansas" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, some fraying along the right blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:16

$28.00
158312

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114647004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1863 * Confederate financial crisis A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, with the front page containing various advertisements as well as news reports, some of which are headed: "The Yankee Raid In Southwestern Virginia", "The Courts", "A Gunboat Blown Up by a Torpedo", "City Intelligence" and other smaller items. The back page has the always interesting editorial, which begins: "The people of the Confederate States are bracing themselves to meet the financial crisis so long predicted & now so near at hand..." with more. Another topic in the editorial includes: "From the glowing pen of Major-General Halleck, which produce... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:00

$83.00
158123

Early BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Game & Henry Wirz Andersonville Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107932942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball championship * Henry Wirz trial - Andersonville prison The back page has: "Out-Door Sports" "Base Ball" "The Grand Match At Brooklyn--The Atlantics The Victors--A Fine Display Of Batting". Summary describes the game as the second contest for the championship of the United States, and mentions in part: "...the presence of a force of police...had its preventive influence, but apart from that, the crowd was an American ball players crowd in its love of order and decorum...". Page 5 has: "The Trial of Capt. Wertz to Begin To-day" "He is Accused of Willful Maltreatment of Prisoners" "That He Refused Proper Shelter & Necessary Food" "That... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:35

$37.00
157577

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895966122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, some minor printing creases, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:35

$48.00
157339

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt of Court Trial Begins w/ Photo 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890523339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial starts w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE PUT ON TRIAL; COURT ROOM GUARDED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Capone. He would be found guilty and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & s... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:24

$46.00
157254

SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA & Benjamin Franklin 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888391386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1777 I * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * Benjamin Franklin on swimming * Fight at Kingsbridge, New York nside has: "Some of the Circumstances which Inevitably retard the Progress of a Northern Army through the uninhabited Countries of America" deals with the difficulties of Burgoyne's army in the colonies, not used to being in an environment so heavily forested. This interesting article takes nearly two pages. Further on is: "Address to the People of Massachusetts Bay by one of their most Popular Preachers" begins: "Resentment has fired the soul of every lover of his country at the disgraceful evacuation of Ticonderoga...All our accounts agree that our ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:23

$98.00
157190

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074963364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The ftpg. has: "What the Freedmen Say of Gen. Banks". Pg. 2 has: "The Assassination Plot- The Rebel Chiefs, Captured & Otherwise--The Great Review at Washington--Southern & Reconstructive--Military Personal--Closing Acts of the War...". Page 6 has column heads: "Trial Of The Conspirators" "What the Defense Have to Say" "Testimony for Mrs. Surratt--Testimony for O'Laughlin--Testimony for Dr. Mudd" & more subheads. Eight pages, minor spine tears, generally good.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:24

$29.00
156597

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin Very 1st Maiden FLIGHT 1936 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875043069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin 1st flight * Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame Page 23 has one column headings that include: "TRIAL FLIGHT MADE BY NEW ZEPPELIN" "LZ-129 Behaved Perfectly on Three-Hour Trip Over Lake Constance, Officials Say" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight of the infamous airship. 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 in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the i... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2017 14:02

$46.00
156317

1865 Newspaper ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Trial - REBELS Pardoned - Reconstruction


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864661472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 30, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln - trial of the conspirators * Rebels pardoned by Andrew Johnson Page 2 has: "Amnesty & Reconstruction" "Proclamation By The President" "Full Pardon for the Rebel Masses" "The Leaders, Officers, Raiders & Pirates Excepted" "Reconstruction of North Carolina" and more. Page 3 has: "The Conspiracy Trial - The Proceedings on Monday" (see). Four pages, archival repair at the spine, good condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:07

$28.00
156303

Best O. J. SIMPSON Murder Case Trial BLOODY GLOVES 1995 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372045000897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995 * O. J. Simpson murder case * The 'Bloody Glove" fiasco The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying over to page 39 where is a banner headline: "GLOVES: Bold Move by Prosecution May Backfire, Legal Experts Say" with considerable text and two more photos ( ink stain here). Plus pg. 38 has head: "SIMPSON: Defendant Tries Bloody Gloves On in Court" with a color photo. The complete first section with 44 (of 158) pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:28

$78.00
156116

Best O. J. SIMPSON Ex-Wife & Ron Goldman KNIFE MURDER 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858369934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1994 * Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson & Ron Goldman * Football great O. J. Simpson a suspect ? * First report from the city where it happened The significance of this issue is the relatively inconspicuous report on the front page with just a one column heading: "O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife, Man Found Slain", in a newspaper from the city where the murders happened. Rare as such. Some would dub the coming media frenzy the "trial of the century" with headlines that would command much attention in newspapers across the country for over a year. Near the beginning is: "...Simpson's attorney, Howard Weitzman, insisted that his client is innocent. He had nothing to do wi... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:47

$225.00
155983

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN First Election Victory 1st Report 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031358218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PRESS, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st) Page 3 has reports and charts on the Presidential election, the first column heads not noting anything definitive: "THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" "The Result of Last Tuesday's Canvass" "The Result In Virginia Doubtful" "Missouri Carried By Douglas" "Lare Majorities for Lincoln in the Eastern & Western States" "The Secession Movement" and more (see). But the editorial on the same page is more definitive: "The Result of the Presidential Struggle" which includes: "...That Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, have been elected to the two highest offices in the gift of the American people, th... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:18

$157.00
155924

Martin Niemöller Anti-Nazi Lutheran Pastor First They Came ARREST 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027596684

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1937 * Reverend Martin Niemöller arrested * Ant-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor * Famous "First they came..." statement fame The front page has a one column heading: "NAZIS FINALLY PUT NIEMOELLER IN JAIL" with subheads that include: "Accuse Pastor of Slandering Notables and Calling for Opposition to Laws" "Court Trial Awaits Him" and more. (see) First report coverage on anti-Nazi theologian, Reverend Martin Niemöller, arrest by Heinrich Himmler's Gestapo in Berlin, Germany. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning a... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:23

$97.00
155696

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Robert E. Lee Election 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FROM RICHMOND!" "Restoration of Civil Rule Not Advisable Just Now" "Secession Agitations to be Forever Silenced" "The Result of the Rebellion" "Life to the Nation, Death to Slavery" "R. E. Lee's Election to the Presidency of Washington College" "Granting of Special Pardons" "Trial of the Rebel Hyena, Wertz" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:32

$27.00
155580

JOHN C. FREMONT Court-martial Mutiny Trial - Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372016931286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 1847 Inside has over 3 columns taken up with verbatim testimony on the "Army Court Martial" of Lt. Col. Fremont. In an interesting situation, Frémont, was court-martialed on the grounds of mutiny and disobeying orders. Frémont was appointed governor of California in 1847 in recognition of his role in the Mexican War. General Stephen Kearny, however, was sent by the federal government to govern the state. Tension arose between Kearny and Frémont over who had governing authority. In August 1847, Kearny ordered Frémont arrested and charged with insubordination. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:17

$29.00
155211

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998295243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page and most of page 5 are taken up with: "The Impeachment Trial" of Andrew Johnson, with a tremendous amount of detail with various subheads throughout. Eight pages, a bit of light foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:43

$31.00
155163

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial w/ Transcripts & Baseball 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996249994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Tax evasion trial w/ transcripts * World Series of baseball Page 4 has a one column heading: "LAVISH CAPONE LIFE AND $5 TIPS BARED" with subheads. (see) Includes trial transcripts from the day before. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series between the Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 28, 2017 15:20

$37.00
155147

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL & Frank James Missouri Trial Jesse Gang 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827690830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The Criminal Record" (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:39

$31.00
154989

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Political Assassination & Trial of Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822148066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 31, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Thoughts on political assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The front page has an interesting item: "President Lincoln's Opinion About Assassination" which includes: "...do you think the Richmond people would like to have Hannibal Hamlin here any better than myself...If there were such a plot, & they wanted to get at me, no vigilance could keep them out..." and more (see). Page 4 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Evidence Against Davis & Breckinridge" "Their; Remarks on the Assassination" & many subheads, taking close to 2 columns. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:23

$38.00
154973

CHARLES J. GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination TRIAL Prints 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988072525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Charles J. Guiteau on trial The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; a fullpg. with 4 prints: "On the Eve of the Thanksgiving Feast--Hunting the Wild Turkey", a small print of: "J. Howard Welles, Blackmailer of Jay Gould." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 13:58

$56.00
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