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182826

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address w/ Text Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 14, 1796 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address * Full text & signed in script Most of page 2 is taken up with the historic last state-of-the-union address of President George Washington, headed: "SPEECH of The President of the United States" and ending with his signature in script type: Geo. Washington. In this address to Congress Washington reflects both upon the accomplishments of the year and of his pending retirement. Four pages, there is minor burn loss to the right margin affecting no text on the front page and a few letters on page 2, however the Washington Address is on columns 2, 3 & 4 so no affect to it. Otherwise some foxing & damp staining.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:35

$345.00
182825

Rare COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS Boston w/ Nice Masthead Engraving 1772 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865536714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, March 19, 1772 * Rare colonial title w/ nice masthead The front page has tw lengthy letters which question the independence of Massachusetts from England. One item notes: "...guarded against tend in my opinion to the destruction of the town, and must greatly affect the glorious cause of Liberty, which you as well as myself have been struggling hard to maintain...". The lengthier letter begins: "I fully agree with you as to the very great importance of the question, 'Whether the Massachusetts government hath been an independent state from the beginning...". It also includes a oblique reference to the Boston Massacre (see). Page 2 has a report from New Bern, ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:34

$266.00
182824

Twelve (12) Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1795-1797 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107410126

Offered are 12 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston A lot of twelve issues dating from 1795-1797, each has some minor damage causing them to be in "2nd rate" condition. Several have some burn loss to the right margin. There are no portions removed.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$92.00
182823

MASONIC Masons Grand Lodge Celebration Toast to George Washington 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1795 * Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry * Toast to President George Washington * St. John the Baptist celebration Page 2 has a report of a: "Fraternal Feast", a Masonic celebration, beginning: "The Feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated by the Grand Lodge of this Commonwealth..." with details of the event. Among the toasts given: "Our worthy & beloved brother, the illustrious George Washington. May his virtues, like the rays of the celestial light, shine from the east..." with more. Page 2 also has a letter: "By the Governor" signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$49.00
182822

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL Pacific RAILROAD Creation William B. Ogden 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865536185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869 * First Transcontinental (Pacific) Railroad Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed. "The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$28.00
182821

1st Pro BASEBALL Pennant Philadelphia Athletics & POLYGAMY Mormons1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865535890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 31, 1871 * 1st baseball pennant race - Philadelphia Athletics Page 3 has a report of the championship game of 1871: "The Champion Athletics" "One of the Finest Games of the Season--The Chicagoes Narrowly Escape Being 'Chicagoed'--The Athletics to Fly the Whip Pennant." The report begins with some preliminary details, including the fact that White Stockings wore an array of uniforms due to the loss of all their equipment in the famous Chicago Fire: "The Chicago club, it will be remembered, lost everything but their lives in the late fire, and the appearance they made yesterday in their suits of various hues and make was ludicrous in the extreme." Note also the fine Mormon reporting ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$57.00
182820

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, Jan. 20, 1842 * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor A rare "Extra" edition produced to offer the latest news on the fascinating trial of John Colt. Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the case of Colt who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Note that the front page has a print headed: "Samuel Adams, The Printer, Before He Was Cut Up and Salted." Also a "Diagram of Second Floor" where the murder happened. Much of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with much text headed: "Colt's Trial". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$53.00
182819

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Mention in Report 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer denies the authenticity of the book lately published, purporting to be his memoirs, and says that he is now writing his own life & adventures, which will probably be in print before the termination of the present session of Congress." Four pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:31

$38.00
182818

WASHINGTON IRVING American Short-Story Writer Sleepy Hollow DEATH 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1859 * Death of Washington Irving * American short-story writer * "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame The top of the front page has: "Obituary' "Death of Washington Irving" with the lengthy details taking over 2 columns. Eight pages, binding indents at the spine cause some text loss to the first column article, but not close to the noted content. Otherwise good.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:31

$32.00
182817

ALBANY EXECUTION James Hamiton Murder Benjamin Birdsall HANGING 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818 The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for the murder of Major Birdsall last summer...his fate excited much sympathy, and his execution was witnessed by more than 1000 people...". Shortly before his execution Hamilton wrote his final words of thanks to many for how he was treated, printed here (see). It is signed in type: James Hamilton. The first attempt at the hanging failed, so he had to ascend the scaffold and submit himself to a second hanging. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$29.00
182816

Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts 1795 Old Newspaper w/ Shipping


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865534816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 3, 1795 * 18th century American title Page 2 includes: "Naval Action in the Mediterranean" between the English & the French; also: "Republic of France - National Convention" "Annihilation of the Emigrants Lately landed in France" & other items. Page 3 includes 7 illustrated ship ads, with 6 on the back page. Four pages, a few ink stains, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$39.00
182815

CLARENCE THOMAS U.S. United States Supreme Court Confirmation 1991 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107402788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 16, 1991 * Clarence Thomas confirmation (1st report) * U.S. United States Supreme Court * Succeeds Thurgood Marshall * Anita Hill sexual misconduct fiasco The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thomas Confirmed, 52 to 48; It Is Now 'Time for Healing,' the New Justice Says" with subheads and photo of Thomas with his wife. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America. Complete 1st section with all 22 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:24

$100.00
182814

CLARENCE THOMAS U.S. United States Supreme Court Nomination 1991 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865531738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1991 * Clarence Thomas nominated * U.S. United States Supreme Court * President George H. W. Bush nomination The top of the front page has a headline announcing: "A Conservative Black Picked for High Court" with subheads and photo of Thomas with the president. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:24

$100.00
182813

Best SAG HARBOR Long Island NY New York FIRE Disaster w/ Map 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107401955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, March 3, 1877 * Rare high class community title * Fire disaster w/ related map An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. The features a detailed report headed: "EXTENSIVE CONFLAGRATION" "The Lower Part of Sag Harbor in Ashes" "A Wild Night of Fire and Tempest" "34 Buildings Destroyed--Music Hall, the Maidstone Mills and the Nassau House Swept Away" and much more on the terrible fire. Included is a nice street map of Sag Harbor showing the "Ruined District" with various buildings and streets labeled. Four pages, two folds, ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:23

$49.00
182812

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107401625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, April 12, 1961 * Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut * 1st human into outer space (1st report) The front page accounts the Soviets taking the lead in the space race with the headline: "RUSS ORBIT, LAND FIRST SPACEMAN" with subhead 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 only with pages 1, 2, 13 & 14. Good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:23

$52.00
182811

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107401254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 13, 1668 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & dis... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:23

$52.00
182810

KINSTON NC Battle of Wyse Fork North Carolina CIVIL WAR Nears End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 13, 1865 * Final month of the Civil War * Kinston NC North Carolina (Wyse Fork) * Confederacy down to their last hope Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From North Carolina" "A Battle Reported Near Kinston on Wednesday" "A Victory Claimed Over Our Forces" "The Gallantry of the Union Troops Acknowledged" "Reports of Scouts" "Rumored Union Victories in South Carolina" "Cheatham & Johnston Get 'Awfully Whipped' " "General Sherman at Cheraw" "The Slave-Arming Question..." and more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:22

$35.00
182809

RAID ON SAN YGNACIO Zapata Co. Texas Mexican Raiders Bandits Wars 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA DAILY NEWS, June 15, 1916 * Raid on San Ygnacio - Zapata County, Texas * Mexican raiders vs. United States Army * Bandit Wars - Mexican Revolution The front page has a one column heading: "3 Troopers Killed, 6 Hurt In Mexican Fight" (see image for brief text). Fourteen pages, light toning, some wear at the margins, partially loose loose along the spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:22

$40.00
182808

World Famous & Rare BRITISH GUIANA One 1c Cent Magenta Stamp SOLD 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1940 * Sale of world's most rare & most valuable postage stamp * British Guiana (Guyana) one cent magenta stamp * Significant philately report : key philatelic interest Page 22 contains a somewhat inconspicuous report of the most recent sale of the world's most valuable stamp, the one cent magenta British Guiana stamp. The report--see the photos for the full text--gives some details as are substantiated by further details on this stamp provided by Wikipedia: "The British Guiana 1 cent magenta is regarded by many as the world's most famous stamp.It was issued in limited numbers in British Guiana (now Guyana) in 1856, and only one specimen is now known to exist. The 1 cent magenta was part ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:22

$48.00
182807

PATRICK JOSEPH HAYES Cardinal Roman Catholic Church DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865530258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 5, 1938 * Patrick Joseph Hayes death (First report) * American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church * Archbishop of New York The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Cardinal Hayes Dies at 70 In Sleep at Country Home" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more on pages 6 & 7 with several more photos. Lengthy text. 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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:21

$42.00
182806

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865530046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. It is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This is a significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, various foxing, and some minor chipping at the right margin which does not affect any text.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:21

$158.00
182805

Battle of WOUNDED KNEE MASSACRE Lakota People Indians U.S. Army 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Dec. 31, 1890 * Battle of Wounded Knee * Redskins Indians The first column begins with a stack of heads on the Battle of Wounded Knee: "A DEADLY TRIANGLE" "150 Indians Bite the Dust in It" "Forty Squaws are Among the Killed" "The Greatest Slaughter of Redskins of Many a Year" "24 Brave Soldiers Dead" "Children's Laughter Mingled with the Roar of the Guns" and more. There are also several subheads in the very detailed article which takes over half of the front page. Eight pages, irregular and loose at the spine with some back leaf loss st the spine, a portion of the masthead lacking (see photos) not affecting any of the mentioned text.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:20

$56.00
182804

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Summons PRINTS 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107399843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Impeachment trial summons prints Full ftpg: "Judge Nelson, Administering The Oath To Chief Justice Chase, As Presiding Officer By the Court Of Impeachment, In The Senate Chamber." Fullpg. has two halfpg. illus: "Chief Justice Chase, As President Of The Court Of Impeachment, Administering The Oath To Senator Wade, In The Senate Chamber" & "Mr. Geo. T. Brown, Sergeant-At-Arms Of The Senate, Serving President Johnson, At His Office In The White House, The Summons To Appear Before The High Court Of Impeachment." Fullpg: "Opening Of The High Court Of Impeachment In The Senate Chamber...For The Trial Of Andrew Johnson." Sixteen pages, a few archival ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:20

$52.00
182803

HENRIETTA WOOD Woman Slavery Reparations Restitution Verdict 1878 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865528782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1878 * Enslaved Woman Henrietta Wood * Awarded slavery reparations verdict The front page has a notable report concerning the fascinating case of Henrietta Wood. The Article is headed: "The Good Old Times" "The Suite of Henrietta Wood, of Cincinnati--Heavy; Damages Granted by the Jury". In 1853, Wood was a free black woman living and laboring as a domestic worker in Cincinnati when she was lured across the Ohio River and into the slave state of Kentucky by a white man named Zebulon Ward. Ward sold her to slave traders, who took her to Mississippi. A cotton planter bought her there and later took her to Texas, where she remained enslaved through the Civil War. Wood eventually returned to Cin... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:19

$125.00
182802

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865527620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 14, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 3 has a report from Albany noting: "...that Major Yates...has abandoned Fort George...Part of the enemy still remain at Skeensborough...General Nixon with about 1000 men, lies at & about Fort Ann...Gen. Schuyler continues his head quarters at Fort Edward..." and much more. Then reports from Congress giving praise for the actions of Lt. Col. Meigs, and Lt. Col. Barton. Another item has: "Mr. Washington, with his army, we hear is encamped on the Heights between New Germantown and the river Schuylkill...". Other reports note the action near Staten Island. Other war-related items shown in the photos. Four ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:18

$48.00
182801

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHA PA Pennsylvania 1796 Original American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865527366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Dec. 14, 1796 * Rare 18th century American publication A quite rare title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:18

$82.00
182798

BATTLE OF GREEN SPRINGS Virginia Cornwallis Revolutionary War 1781 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 14, 1781 * Battle of Green Spring * James County, Virginia * Revolutionary War The front page has news from captured correspondence including: "The revolt of the Pennsylvania line & Jersey brigade...are certainly events of very great importance, & must have very extensive effects both in reducing Washington's present force & preventing its being recruited by new levies..." and: "...I flatter myself the southern provinces will be recovered to his Majesty obedience before the long promised succors, none of which are yet sailed, can arrive from France, & Mr. Washington, unable to draw subsistence for his troops from the west side of the Hudson's river, be c... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:48

$460.00
182797

NINETY SIX SC Carolinas Revolutionary War SOUTH Nathanael Greene 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 28, 1781 * Revolutionary War in the South * Ninety-Six SC South Carolina Half of page 2 is taken up with a letter from Major General Green in which he officers much on the Siege of Ninety-Six. Additional reports carry over to page 3 with much more detail on the military events in South Carolina. One item begins: "...a party of horse, headed by Sad Hampton, came down unexpectedly from Monk's Corner, stopt at Goose Creek church at the time of service & made the congregation prisoners...surprized a party of South Carolina dragoons, killed the officer...Lord Rawdon is now in town; he came lately from Ninety-Six..." and so much more. Four pages, ornate lett... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:48

$425.00
182796

SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS Yorktown Siege PRELUDE Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865276760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Sept. 4, 1781 * Surrender of Cornwallis nears * Siege of Yorktown prelude * Revolutionary War ending close Page 2 begins with a report from Annapolis which foreshadows the coming events at Yorktown: "The apprehensions of an invasion are at present dissipated; the fleet, supposed to be destined for Baltimore or this city, has entered York river; the troops have landed at Gloucester and York, and are fortifying..." with more. Then a letter from a person with the Marquis de la Fayette beginning: "Maryland is relieved by the enemy's establishing themselves in York river...Under these circumstances your military preparations are as necessary as ever...". Further ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$420.00
182795

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare publication As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "trumpeting" the n... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$2,935.00
182794

BILLY THE KID William H. Bonney Old West Outlaw Pat Garratt KILLS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Billy the Kid shot dead * Pat Garrett - Old West lawman On page 2 under "News Of The Day" is a section devoted to "Crimes And Casualties". Among the news items in this section is an inconspicuous yet historic report that reads, in full: "Billy the Kid,' a notorious murderer and desperado, for several years the terror of New Mexico, was shot dead, by Sheriff Garrett of Lincoln County, at Fort Sumter, in that Territory, on the 14th inst." Somewhat uncommon to have reports about the death of "Billy the Kid". Many tend to be brief such as this one, although this one has all the basic facts marking the end of one the most famous and legendary outlaws of the Old W... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$250.00
182793

SEABISCUIT Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes HORSE RACING Victory 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1938 * Seabiscuit wins Hollywood Gold Cup * Santa Anita Stakes - Arcadia, California * Thoroughbred racehorse racing the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT TAKES $50,000 ADDED TEST" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes in Arcadia, California. This was the inaugural race here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 80+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:46

$62.00
182792

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Lee vs. Grant w/ Virginia MAPS 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865276146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness w/ maps * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant The ftpg. is dominated by a quite large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS ON JAMES RIVER. Major General Butler's Landing on the South Side of the River---The Approaches to the Rebel Capital." There is much related text & column headlines concerning this, the Battle of the Wilderness, including: "ONWARD TO RICHMOND!" "Complete Surprise of the Rebels by Major General Butler" "Splendid Success of the Operation" "The Reported Battle of the Wilderness" "Success of Gen. rant in His Operations" and much more. Additionally, the back page features a nice map headed: "THE BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS. Sc... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:46

$78.00
182791

Siege BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Tennessee Gunboats Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865275967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee The front page features a nice & detailed map titled: "FORT DONELSON, TENN. The Scene of General Grant & Commodore Foote's Latest Achievement". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SIEGE OF FORT DONELSON"; "Details of Three Days Desperate Fighting"; "Terrific Fire of the Enemy on the Union Gunboats"; "Desperate Courage of the Rebels" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:45

$67.00
182790

FORT HINDMAN MAP & Diagram Arkansas Post & St. Charles Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865275812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 25, 1863 * Fort Hindman Arkansas captured * Map w/ fort diagram * St. Charles & more The front page features a map titled: "THE CAPTURE OF FORT HINDMAN" Also on the ftpg. is a diagram titled: "Inside Of Fort Hindman" with much detail. Among the one column ftpg. headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM ARKANSAS" "Operations on the White River" "Capture of St. Charles, Duval's Bluff and Des Arc" "Investment of Fort Hindman by Gen. McClernand's Army" "Splendid Operations of the Army of the Mississippi" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:45

$54.00
182789

Rare MEXICAN-AMERICAN MAP Near the Start w/ Rio Grande Brownsville1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865275529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1846 * Rare Mexican-American map * Near the beginning of conflict Page 2 has a very nice two column map headed: "Correct Map Of The Seat Of War on the Rio Grande" showing the Corpus Christi area down to Matamoros, and present-day Brownsville and Padre Island, and more. There are also nice column heads on the Mexican war such as: "Latest From the Arm on the Rio Grande" "Position of Point Isabel" "Condition of the Camp" & "The War With Mexico" . Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some spotted stain, very light damp stains

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:45

$67.00
182788

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. John Jay's Treaty 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107090182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston. Nov. 12. 1795 * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has: "Indian Intelligence - Of the Creeks" which is most of a column with details on relations with them & other tribes. The report is datelined from Savannah. Page 3 has a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington, concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, one bit noting; "...It is now well known that my assent to the Treaty has been given--and the principles which governed my determination have also been made public...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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182787

Great JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107089463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIAMI NEWS, Florida, Nov. 22, 1963 * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY IS DEAD ! " "Felled By Assassin In Dallas" in huge letters on the front page, as the pagination is odd. There are 8 pages total which is likely all this edition had, but they are numbered 1, 2, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19 & 20. It is called the: "Blue Streak Edition" as a blue streak runs down the right margin. Great condition, and a terrific issue for display given this huge & very dramatic headline.

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182786

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865274965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell The front page is a two column heading announcing: "Career of Jean Harlow Closed by Grim Reaper" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.

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182785

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 22, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement * Thomas Burling, furniture & cabinet maker * Slavery - slaves - Negroes advertisements Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be cons... See More  

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182784

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Electrical Electricity Exhibition PRINTS 1884 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 18, 1884 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electrical exhibition See the photo for the very nice front page article with one of two illustrations, captioned: "The Edison Electrical Darky" being an electrical lantern worn by an African-American handing out pamphlets at the Edison exhibit at the Exhibition. The other print is captioned: "The Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition--The Edison Exhibit". There is more on an inside page. Additional articles, illustrations and advertisements are with. Sixteen pages, good condition.

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182783

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION 1st Rpt. Civil War Final Weeks 1865 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War * Assassination nears Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in the Streets and at the Capital" "Washington, March 4, 1861, and Washington, March 4, 1865." "THE CONTRAST" "The Grand Reception in the Evening" "All Classes and Colors Represented at the White House" "The President Shakes Hands With Everybody". Much text, too much to photograph. Nice reporting about the inaugural scene. There is a small hole in this rep... See More  

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Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & KILLED 1865 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1865 * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination A very historic issue with the front page, first column heads: "BOOTH'S END" "The Shooting of the Assassin of the President" "The Flight and Desperate Resistance" "He is Traced Through the Swamps of Maryland and Virginia and Burned Out of a Barn" "He Refuses to Surrender and is Shot" "The Body In Washington" "Harrold Captured and in Irons" "Full Details of the Pursuit and Captures" and even more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 30, 1782 * Vermont to fight for British ? * Southern events - Georgia & more * American Revolutionary War Page two has several reports of military events in the South with mention: "...that all apprehension for the loss of Georgia were now entirely unnecessary...the enemy to relinquish all thoughts of attacking it. General Greene had re-crossed the Edisto & taken post at Dorchester...a severe action having taken place near Charlestown between the British...& the army under General Greene...". Also an interesting item stating: "That Commissioners from Vermont had met...and offered to become subject to the Crown of Great Britain upon the following terms..." with those terms listed.... See More  

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182780

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes Commander in Chief Revolutionary War 1775 UK Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 5, 1775 * George Washington becomes commander-in-chief * Continental Army - American Revolutionary War Page 2 has an: "Extract of a Letter dated Philadelphia, June 20" which notes that Congress intends to make two proposals: "First, that they will submit to an absolute restriction of their trade for the benefit of Great Britain upon condition that nothing further shall be required of them...Or, Second that it shall be agreed between Great Britain & the colonies that the latter shall raise her full, equal, and just proportion of revenue for the support of the whole empire in a similar manner as the assessment is upon Scotland...On this system the Colonies cannot be taxed one farthing... See More  

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182779

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY William Slade Jr. Speech & AMISTAD Slaves 1841 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 30, 1841 * William Slade Jr. speech * Abolition of slavery * Amistad African slaves One half of this issue is taken up with the "Speech of Hon. William Slade" in the House of Representatives on: "Power of Congress To Abolition Slavery and the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia" which falls under the larger heading of: "Abolition Of Slavery". The bkpg. begins with: "The Amistad Africans" begins: "...that the efforts to make up sufficient funds to reconvey those foreigners to their own country have failed..." with more on this. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length mov... See More  

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Wants to Resign from Public Service to Congress 1783 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 22, 1783 * Benjamin Franklin wants to resign Page 3 has a brief item: "Dr. Franklin has written to Congress requesting permission to resign his public employment, 'the business being too weighty for his old shoulders'. Such was the Doctor's expression." Page 7 is mostly taken up with: "American News" which talks of ships leaving the colonies, concerns of New Yorkers with paying their taxes, the capture of various ships, a report of an expedition up the Mohawk River to "...surprize and reduce the British post at Oswego..." with more on this. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/14 inches, very nice condition.

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SLAVER African Slave Trade Ship CAPTURED Atlantic Ocean 1860 Old NYC Newspaper


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This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856 * Pre Civil War slavery * African slave trade Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the slave ship. Also: "From Fort Kearny" has a report on a skirmish with Cheyenne Indians. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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OLD CROTON AQUEDUCT New York City Water Distribution System OPENS 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865270071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1842 * Old Croton Aqueduct opens * New York City water system The front page has an article of significance to those in New York City: "Opening Of The Croton Aqueduct" begins: "Monday last was great day for the city of New York; for on that day was opened...the stupendous work known as the Croton Aqueduct, through which the water of the Croton river, conveyed over aa distance of forty miles, was let into the great receiving reservoir not far from the outer suburbs of the city...". This famous aqueduct took 5 years to construct, and was replaced by the "New" Croton Aqueduct in 1890. Four pages, very nice condition.

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BARBARA FRITCHIE American Folklore Letter & Outlaw Sam Hildebrand 1869 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 5, 1869 * Barbara Fritchie * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand Page 5 has: "The Truth About Barbara Fritchie" which is a letter with facts and details about Fritchie, who became part of American folklore because of a poem by J. G. Whittier. Also a report: "Sam Hilderbrand" "Fruitless Pursuit of the Outlaw" "Companies Organized to Hunt Him Down". Eight pages, nice condition.

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$29.00
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