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GRACE FORTESCUE TRIAL Joseph Kahahawai Murder Thalia Massie Rape 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150117003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1932 * Grace Fortescue trial * Joseph Kahahawai murder * Thalia Massie rape ? * Honolulu, Hawaii The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "DARROW BARS MOVE TO EXAMINE MASSIE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the trial of Grace Fortescue for the murder of Joseph Kahahawai, a innocent man charged with the rape of her daughter, Thalia Massie. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:53

$37.00
167545

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392148590335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, July 15, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCOPES DEFENSE WINS PARTIAL VICTORY OVER OPENING COURT PRAYER" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:30

$39.00
167343

Colonel AARON BURR Treason Trial Alexander Hamilton DUEL Fame 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464904676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 21, 1807 Most of the ftpg. is taken up with several documents headed: "Circuit Court of the United States--On the Motion to Commit Messrs. Burr, Blannerhassett, and Smith" concerning their charge of High Treason. Also on the ftpg is a letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Page 3 has a report that: "The U.S. frigate Constitution, Capt. Campbell, and the sloop of war, Wasp, Capt. Smith, arrived here yesterday..." at Boston. Four pages, some stray ink notations, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:44

$28.00
167234

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392137660192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, July 14, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCOPES MADE VICTIM OF RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY, DARROW TELLS COURT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:32

$38.00
167112

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134531913

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, some stray ink marks at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:29

$78.00
167097

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455228363

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The last column of the ftpg. (of section 2. See below) has: "FIGHTS EVOLUTION TO UPHOLD BIBLE" "Author of Tennessee Law Tells Motive That Led Him to Frame It" "Fears For the Children" "Believes Statue, if Enforced, Will Prevent Them From Becoming Infidels" and more. This reports on the famous "monkey trial" in Tennessee. The coverage takes the entire column & continues on page 4. Note: present are sections 2, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 only. Section 1 and 3-6 are lacking. Indents at the blank spine from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:33

$37.00
167051

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin & Mobster Crime Boss LUCKY LUCIANO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372450959957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Returns home after 1st American visit * Mobster - crime boss Lucky Luciano trial The front page has a column heading: "HINDENBURG HOME AFTER RECORD TRIP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with related map. Another one column heading on the front page reads: "VICE RING 'SEIZURE' IS LAID TO LUCANIA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:39

$38.00
167043

John T. SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Case GUILTY Verdict 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132106385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1925 * John T. Scopes 'Monkey Trial' * William Jennings Bryan * Verdict of guilty (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCOPES GUILTY, FINED $100, SCORES LAW; BENEDICTION ENDS TRIAL, APPEAL STARTS; DARROW ANSWERS NINE BRYAN QUESTIONS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the guilty verdict in the Scopes Monkey Trial in Dayton, Tennessee. This very famous trial involved high school science teacher, John Scopes, who was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution. Lengthy text continues on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:36

$88.00
167040

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132104139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 2, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "HIS CHANCE" "Plymouth's Great Paster Takes the Stand" "The Most Remarkable Scene of the Famous Trial" and more. Text takes up four columns of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:32

$34.00
167647

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer Chicago MURDER CASTLE Report 1895 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392150641521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, August 18, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer * "Murder Castle" in Chicago The front page has an article with small heading: "Holmes May Stand Trial Twice" and more. (see) Coverage on the famous murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 25, 2018 07:50

$37.00
167563

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372472174800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1925 * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BRYAN WILL BE BURIED IN ARLINGTON AFTER SIMPLE RITES IN CAPITAL FRIDAY; MOURNING DAYTON WILL VIEW BODY TODAY" with many subheads. (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 44 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 23, 2018 13:11

$39.99
167556

Very Rare & Early Printer JOHN PETER ZENGER New York City 1734 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471967914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-YORK WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 21, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This is the very rare & early newspaper printed by John Peter Zenger who, just 8 months earlier was arrested for the critical comments he made in his newspaper about a decision made by the British Governor of New York, William Cosby. The result was a famous libel case in which Zenger was acquitted, the argument being that he had printed the truth and that truth is not libelous. It was--and still is--considered a landmark decision in establishing freedom of the press in America. Governor Cosby would soon order that copies of Zenger's "Journal" be: "...burned by the hands of the common hangman...". The front page begins with a lengthy... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 08:32

$5,499.99
166687

Historic YURI GAGARIN Vostok 1 Cosmonaut 1st Human SPACE FLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440938026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL, April 12, 1961 * Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut * 1st human into outer space (1st report) The banner headline accounts the Soviets taking the lead in the space race with: "SOVIET IN SPACE" plus a related subheads on Yuri Gagarin's historic flight. Also ftpg. content concerning the trial of Adolf Eichmann for crimes against the Jewish people & against humanity. Present are just the outer leaves of the front section with pages 1, 2, 11 & 12. Good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:40

$43.00
166681

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126602805

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 October 18, 2018 15:26

$78.00
166677

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440924540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 * Bank robber John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape told The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 3, 1934, Dillinger escaped from the "escape-proof" (as it was dubbed by local authorities at the time) Crown Point, Indiana county jail which was guarded by many police and national guardsmen. ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:22

$38.00
166630

Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126040690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with text under the headings: "THE TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Remarkable Evidence as to a Newspaper" "Ben. Wood's News in a Curious Category" "Rebel Gold Supporting a Rebel Organ in New York" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:16

$36.00
166429

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432625356

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 October 10, 2018 13:57

$345.00
166149

LEE BIBLE Race Car Driver Land Speed Record Ormond Beach KILLED 1929 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111767605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., March 14 & 15, 1929 * Race car driver Lee Bible killed * Land speed record attempt * Ormond Beach, Florida The sport's section (page 4) of the 14th issue has a one column heading: "Tragedy Again Mars Daytona Speed Trials" with subhead: "Lee Bible, Driver, and Pathe Camerman Killed. (see) You also get the March 15 issue which has a small photo on the front page with caption: "His Last Photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 16 pages each, light toning at the margins, s few biding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:29

$44.00
166136

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111623107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Complete in... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:41

$129.00
166035

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M. Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille Beginning n the ftpg. is a report of the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute with the Balloon, he took ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$54.00
165876

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099298217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Fenian raids in Canada * Jefferson Davis treason trial Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic. Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$33.00
165488

Jewish LEO FRANK Found Guilty Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372383092678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 26, 1913 * Leo Frank found guilty * Mary Phagan murder case The top of the third column has heads on the famous Leo Frank murder trial, a sensation at the time which would become a made-for-TV movie in the 1990's. "LEO FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER OF GIRL" "Superintendent of Atlanta Pencil Factory Unmoved" "Crowd Cheers Verdict" "Mounted Police Disperse Manifestants Outside Court" "Frank's Wife Collapses" and more subheads. The case had strong anti-Semitic overtones as Frank was Jewish. Before his sentence could be carried out Leo Frank was abducted and hanged by a lynch mob. Today, the consensus of researchers on the subject holds that Frank wa... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:15

$63.00
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
165032

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Trial for Battle of MINORCA Failure 1757 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363669269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1757 * Admiral John Byng trial * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure The first four pages have extensive coverage headed: "Abstract of the Trial of the Hon. Admiral John Byng..." for failing to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Relating to this is another article, 7 pages: "Account of the Siege of St. Philip's Fort in the Island of Minorca" continued from a previous issue. Also within: "Account of the British Plantations in America" which examines New Jersey and Pennsylvania in much detail. Also: "An Essay of the Jews, by M. de Voltaire". Near the back is ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:20

$54.00
164968

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358996623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Gangland Victim Linked to Lepke" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November of 1939, Siegel, Whitey ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:12

$40.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
164887

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
164830

JOHN BROWN DEATH SENTENCE Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection 1859 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071974160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Sentenced to death (hanging) * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV The top of page 3 has column heads on the trial of John Brown for his raid on Harper's Ferry, including: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Continuation of the Trial of the Conspirators" "John Brown Sentenced to Suffer Death on the Second of December" "The Speech of the Culprit" which is included here; "Conviction of Edwin Coppic, Charged with Treason, Conspiracy & Murder" and more. Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:33

$68.00
164091

1950 Israeli Knesset Proclaims Jerusalem as its Capital - Newspaper (Boston)


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313897471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, MA, January 26, 1950 Although it flew under the radar, on January 23, 1950 Israel's Knesset (Parliament) declared Jerusalem to be the capital of the State of Israel by a overwhelming 60-2 vote. The declaration made their stance effective back to 1948 - when Israel Statehood was enacted. Many newspapers did not report this event, but the lack of reporting does not diminish its significance. Page 2 of this issue has, under the heading, "Jerusalem Listed As Israeli Capital," details concerning this historic vote (see images). Another inside article has, "Jesse Owens Is Acclaimed Greatest Of Track Athletes." Additional coverage in the issue includes a front... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:18

$165.00
164035

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048628592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 14:59

$29.00
163979

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1880 Old Newspaper w/ Wyatt Earp Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046806722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare Wyatt Earp mention This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. This rare issue was printed less than a year before this famous gunfight and is replete with advertisements with a distinctively Western theme. Has all ads on the front page, including: "The Arizona Corral", "The Palace Saloon" and "The Crystal Palace" among many others. Page 2 has a large ad for "Shaffer & Lord" described as the "Original Miners and Prospectors Store... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:05

$765.00
163525

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034745159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 2, 1862 * From the Confederate capital The front page includes: "Unionism in the South" "The Battle of Kernstown" "Col. Vance of North Carolina" "A Year of Trials" & more. Inside includes: "The Battle of Kernstown - An Interesting Narrative" "The Blockade" "Confederate Congress" "Scouting in the West" and more. Four pages, bit of foxing, very nice condition. Great content for a Confederate newspaper.

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Ends June 02, 2018 14:46

$93.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
163168

PATTERSON V. ALABAMA Scottsboro Boys U.S. Supreme Court Decision 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281816314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1935 * Patterson v. Alabama decision * United States Supreme Court case * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Jury of African-Americans The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW TRIAL ORDERED BY SUPREME COURT IN SCOTTSBORO CASE" with subheads. (See) Much more on page 15 with complete text of U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Patterson v. Alabama was a United States Supreme Court case which held that an African-American defendant is denied due process rights if the jury pool excludes African-Americans.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:29

$42.00
162938

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017877214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 31, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 3 has an uncommonly lengthy account of the: "Trial & Execution of Joseph Persons, For Desertion", the report taking a full column. The back page has the: "Speech of the Secretary at War to the Chiefs & Warriors of the Poutewatamy, Ottewa, and Chippewa Nations" taking over a full column. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:48

$43.00
162869

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372273770882

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident The front page has a six column headline: "KENNEDY FACES TRIAL, POSSIBLE PRISON TERM" with subhead. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 44 pages, minor right margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2018 14:59

$52.00
162792

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392013913026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial begins * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow This issue has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with a one column heading at the top of the front page: "DAYTON KEYED UP FOR OPENING TODAY OF TRIAL OF SCOPES" with subheads. (see) This very famous trial involved high school science teacher, John Scopes, who was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:25

$44.00
162788

MARY HARRIS Abraham Lincoln's Assassination Trial ACQUITTAL 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269963617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Mary Harris acquitted * Reconstruction era The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos). Other news of the day. Eight pages, untrimmed, some margin wear with tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:16

$44.00
162704

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with more fascinating text (see). Top of the ftpg. has: "The Trial of the Assassins" which takes nearly a full column, and half of pg. 3 is taken up with: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta to Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:36

$63.00
162478

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256515398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SNETINEL, Massachusetts, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The bottom of the of front page has a one column heading: "Tucker's Group Found Innocent In Fraud Case" (see) Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. 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 March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz. Soon th... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:12

$37.00
162467

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256481510

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow This issue has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with a one column heading at the top of the front page: "BRYAN THREATENS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO BAR EVOLUTION" with subheads. (see) This very famous trial involved high school science teacher, John Scopes, who was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:25

$44.00
162352

WORLD WAR I OFFICIALLY ENDING Germany & the Treaty of Versallies 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004061191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1919 * World War I officially ending * Treaty of Versailles signing imminent The top of the front page has a 3 line banner headline: "GERMANS VOTE, 237 TO 138, TO SIGN TREATY; MAKE RESERVATIONS, WHICH PARIS REJECTS, ON WAR RESPONSIBILITY AND KAISER'S TRIAL" with various related subheads. Indeed, the official signing of the Versailles Treaty would happen just 5 days later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:51

$46.00
162343

NEVADA GAMBLING Legalized Reno NV & Divorce Pre Las Vegas Strip 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004051079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1931 * Gambling becomes legal in Nevada (historic) * Divorce legalized as well Page 17 has one column headings: "SIX-WEEKS DIVORCE MADE LAW IN NEVADA" "Secret trial Provided--Governor Also Signs Bill to Legalize Gambling--Reno Prepared" (see) A historic report on the legalization of gambling that would eventually lead to the business boom of the famous Las Vegas strip. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:34

$52.00
162337

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004047589

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, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:28

$46.00
162302

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252897547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:55

$29.00
162062

Nathan LEOPOLD and Richard LOEB Plead Guilty BOBBY FRANKS Murder 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372244159356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1924 * Bobby Franks murder * Nathan Leopold and Richard Leob both plead guilty The top of the front page has one column headings: "SLAYERS OF FRANKS BOTH PLEAD GUILTY; JUDGE HOLDS FATE" "Tense Audience Hears Darrow Throw Leopold and Loeb on Mercy of Court" "Does Away With Jury Trial" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends April 08, 2018 15:57

$40.00
161786

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372236548787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The back page has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent 5 days previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "The Rifle Association met last evening in the armory...Capt. Wingate presented to the meeting certified copies of the papers of incorporation. On behalf of the Committee on By-laws, Col. Church reported a complete set, which were adopted. the Association then adjourned." And s... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 15:58

$96.00
161749

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt Trial & Beer Baron Business Profits 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991079325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial decision (day of) * Beer baron makes fortune in illegal alcohol Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AFFIDAVIT UNDER FIRE IN TRIAL" with subheads. (see) He would be found guilty on this day and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Also on the same page is a two column heading: "Capone Declared to Get $2,000,000 a Week From 25,000,000-Pint Chicago Beer Business" (see) 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, al... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:07

$42.00
161748

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235697032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issu... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:06

$44.00
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
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