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182326

JAMES MADISON Signed Proclamation re. Trade w/ France French 1810 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850292095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, Nov. 13, 1810 * President James Madison proclamation Page 3 begins with a half column: "Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, concerning revoking various edicts against the French in regard to trade. Four pages, a very handsome masthead, small wear hole at fold juncture, foxing and a central crease.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:47

$27.00
182325

Rare City of ANGELES CAMP "Frogtown" Calaveras County California 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092713640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ANGELS CAMP RECORD, Calaveras County, California, Sept. 7, 1907 * Very rare publication Certainly the first issue we have sold from this Northern California town. A typical newspaper of the day, 8 pages never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Various archival mends mostly at margins. Minor foxing, and minor wear at the folds & margins.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:46

$62.00
182324

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln & P.G.T. Beauregard Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092712985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 6, 1864 * From the origin of the American Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's amnesty proclamation This was one of the few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States of America" within its dateline. The front page is almost entirely filled with reports concerning the Civil War, with items headed: "From Richmond--Great Rise in the River--Later Northern News" "From Dalton--News From the Front" "Five Dollar Confederate Notes" "Soldier's Enquiry" "Charleston & Its History" "Letter From Gen. Beauregard" which is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard; A Bold Speech in the Federal Congress on the War--Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation Even Laughed At" and ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:46

$117.00
182323

Great Gulf of Mexico TEXAS & Mexican COAST Civil War Era MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850291453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 * Gulf of Mexico coast map * Texas - Mexico An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, French and Spanish Expedition." with the map showing much details. There is an inset showing Cerro Gordo, Mexico City, Tampico, Castle of San Juan De Ulua, and a diagram of the city of Vera Cruz. In additional to showing the Mexican coastline the map extends to the cost of Texas and Louisiana as well, showing New Orleans, Sabine City, Galveston, Houston, P... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:45

$83.00
182322

Rare TEMPLETON San Luis Obispo County CALIFORNIA w/ Coolies Labor 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092710684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TEMPLETON TIMES, San Luis Obispo County, California, Aug. 25, 1888 * Rare Old West publication * "Coolies" China laborers The first of this title we have offered. The ftpg. has: "Ousting The Coolies" "Fruitmen and Vineyardists Prefer White Boys" "Very Successful Experiment". Other news of the day. Four pages, large folio size, various older tape mends inside, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:44

$64.00
182321

Rare 19th Century ESCONDIDO San Diego County CALIFORNIA Old West 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850289869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ADVOCATE, Escondido, San Diego County, California, Nov. 30, 1894 * Rare Old West publication Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a very detailed article on the virtues of Escondido. Four pages, some old tape mends inside, toned, minor wear at the margins.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:44

$54.00
182320

OCCUPATION OF MATAMOROS Tamaulipas Mexico Mexican-American War 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092710318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, June 6, 1846 * Occupation of Matamoros - Mexico * Mexican-American War The ftpg. has nice column heads on the Mexican War with: "WAR NEWS" "Matamoras taken, without Opposition--The Mexican Soldiers deserting in great numbers--Additional Particulars of the Actions on the 8th & 9th of May--Emigrants attacked by Comanche Indians". More war-related reporting on page 3. Four pages, some printing errors on page 2, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:44

$36.00
182319

ROBERT E. LEE Monument Avenue Richmond Virginia Statue UNVEILING 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850288888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 30, 1890 * Robert E. Lee monument - statue dedication * Confederate Civil War General - commander * Monument Avenue - Richmond, Virginia The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE LEE STATUE" "It Is Unveiled Amid Great Enthusiasm In Richmond" "20,000 Persons In The Parade" "Buildings Throughout The City Handsomely Decorated" "The Monument And Its Site" Text takes up well over a full column. This is the statue that Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam, had recently ordered taken down. Complete with 8 pages, a oversized publication measuring 29 x 21 inches, should be handled with care as such.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:41

$78.00
182318

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850288597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 3, 1743,4 (double-dated year depending on which calendar was used at the time) * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion more Particularly...", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, measures 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an Ame... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:41

$110.00
182317

Very Rare WALL STREET JOURNAL Just After Great Stock Market Crash 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092709001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Nov. 19, 1929 * Very rare issue from just after the infamous crash Certainly the most desired newspaper reporting the stock market crash of 1929 is the Wall Street Journal, with several issues of the last week of October commanding well over $1000. Of curious interest to any collector of financial history would be the days and weeks after the Crash, which "officially" began on October 24 and ended in early November. This issue has various financial reports throughout just after the crash that would ultimately result in the Great Depression. Eighteen pages, toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:40

$52.00
182316

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1670 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850287864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 13, 1670 * 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 several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & d... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:39

$48.00
182315

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1797 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708821

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: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 1, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * 4 slave advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads including one for a runaway slave. The back page has 3 more slave ads. News of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding slits along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:39

$72.00
182314

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, May 10, 1798 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, a little various light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:38

$42.00
182313

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1798 * Rare 18th century American publication Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:37

$37.00
182312

Illustrtated SHIPS & Runaway Slave Ads Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850286186

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: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 4, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave advertisement The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 18 illustrated ship ads. One runaway slave ad is on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:37

$42.00
182310

INVASION OF SICILY Operation Husky Begins World War II Italy 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092707882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, July 10, 1943 * Invasion of Sicily Italy begins * Operation Husky * World War II - WWII The front page has a great banner headline in large lettering above the masthead: "ALLIES SMASH AHEAD IN SICILY" with subheads and related map. Nice for display. First report coverage on the initial invasion of Sicily Italy named Operation Husky. Complete with all 32, large tabloid size, minor margin wear, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, was a major World War II campaign, in which the Allies took Sicily from the Axis (Italy and Nazi Germany). It was a large scale amphibious and airborne operation, followed by six weeks of land combat. It la... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:36

$68.00
182309

Allied Invasion of SICILY ITALY Ends Messina FALLS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850285437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 17, 1943 * Allied invasion of Sicily ends w/ capture * Operation Husky - World War II - WWII The front page has a great banner headline: "SICILY TAKEN!" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First section only with pages 1-16, light toning and a minor wear at the margins and central fold, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:35

$62.00
182308

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS vs. New York Yankes World Series Baseball 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092707684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass, sport's section only, October 10, 1926 * New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals * World Series of baseball (game 6) * Grover Alexander - winning pitcher The top of the front page of this section has a banner headline: "CARDS HIT HARD BEHIND ALEXANDER AND SQUARE SERIES" with subheads, related photo and box scores. Nice for display. More on page 2 with another related photo. Complete sport's section only with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:35

$52.00
182307

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders Case TRIAL 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092707329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 8, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "Some Important Witnesses" "Examined In The Borden Case" "Lizzie Borden's Uncle on the Stand..." "" and more. Lengthy text takes up over 4 1/2 columns. Eight pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with some tiny tears and unrelated text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:33

$52.00
182306

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Wins NHL Hockey Stanley Cup Championship 1967 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092706963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 3, 1967 * Toronto Maple LEafs - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup - championship The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Vet Sawchuk Sparks Leafs To Cup Win" (see) First report coverage on the Toronto Maple Leafs winning the 1967 Stanley Cup. This was their last as well. Complete with 32 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$54.00
182305

WASHINGTON D.C. Land Sale Early American Government 1791 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092706260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 23, 1791 * Washington D.C. land lots for sale * Early United States government era The front page is filled with ads, and certainly the most intriguing is the one with a dateline of "George-Town, Sept. 9, 1791" with the text including: "The sales of the lots in the Federal City will commence on Monday the 17th...commissioners finding they may engage materials & workmen for the Public Buildings to any desirable extent..." with a bit more. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$45.00
182304

Runaway Slave Ads & Illustrtated SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850283238

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: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Three Slave ads The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Two more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$42.00
182303

DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN Famous 20th Century Headline 1948 Chicago Tribune Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092704975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 3, 1948 * Most recognized and sought after headline of the 20th century See the photos for what is arguably the most recognizable headline of the 20th century: "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN". Even those not remotely knowledgeable about historic newspapers are familiar with this headline as it appeared in countless history books, historical reviews of the 20th century, and presidential campaign and election reports. It was the early "two star" edition of this paper which printed this famous error, changed with the second edition. And there were actually two different "two star" editions, one noting "City 54 pages" above the stars (presumably for city distribution) and the other without "c... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:30

$3,350.00
182302

Best DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER World War II General IKE Inauguration 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850282030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1953 * Dwight Eisenhower - Ike * President of U.S. inauguration The banner headline announces: "750,000 HAIL EISENHOWER INAUGURATION" with a large photo of him taking the oath of office. Various related subheads as well. Pages 7, 8 & 9 are filled with photos of the ceremonies Terrific to have a Presidential inauguration report in a Washington, D.C. newspaper. The complete first section (of 3?) with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:28

$68.00
182299

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850279317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., February 21, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "REPEAL BILL GOES TO STATES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the United States House of Representatives approving the repeal of prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:24

$44.00
182298

THE ADVENTURER John Hawkesworth 18th Century Samuel Johnson 1752 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850279208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Dec. 30, 1752 * Rare 18th century title * Over 267 years old An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson. A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:24

$30.00
182297

Colonel DANIEL BOONE Kentucky Pioneer Frontiersman BIOGRAPHY 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849553584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 13, 1813 * Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer Being from the midst of the War of 1812 it is not surprise that much of the content within these pages related to the war, with some nice battle (land and naval) reports. But the key content in this issue is found in the "Supplementary" issue which accompanies it, containing on pages 1 thru 4 an: "Interesting Biography" "Colonel Daniel Boone" which has a prefacing paragraph reading: "The high spirited patriotism of Kentucky, with the powerful exertions she has made against the allied forces of the enemy, noticed in many parts of the Register, gives peculiar interest to the following memoir and memorial of..." followed by the extremely det... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:13

$133.00
182296

Early JAMES OGLETHORPE & GEORGIA and 18th Century Netherlands MAP 1744 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849552226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1744 * Early James Oglethorpe & Georgia * 18th Century Netherlands map An inside page has a report which includes: "...had a commission to be engineer with a salary of 15s a day, given him by Gen. James Oglethorpe who also conferred upon him many other favours having under pretence of sickness, left Georgia when the Spaniards came up to invade the same with a fleet and army of between 4 and 5,000 men, whilst Gen. Oglethorpe was doing his duty under great difficulty, upon his arrival in England, filed against him 19 articles & summoned many officers and soldiers from Georgia for witnesses..." with more. An early item on the troubles of Oglethorpe. Among various other ... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:12

$93.00
182295

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Execution on HMS Monarch & Early NORTH POLE MAP 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849551799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1757 * Admiral John Byng execution * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure * Early North Pole map The prime feature of this issue is a large foldout map titled: "A Physical Planisphere wherein are represented all the known Lands & seas in the Great Chains of Mountains which traverse the Globe from the North Pole...". It is a map of the world from the perspective of the North Pole. Typically this map is missing from the issue due to its desirability so we are pleased to be able to offer it along with the issue. It folds out to measures 12 by 14 inches. There is a related article as well. The issue begins with over four pages taken up with the: "Trial of the late Ad... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:12

$190.00
182294

FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849551227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne's official report * Gen. George Washington The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners. One letter is signed: G. Washington, and 3 are signed by: W. Howe. This fascinating text if followed by a: "Proclamation, by John Burgoyne" dated June 29, 1777, taking a full page and includes: "...The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown..." with much more. Near the back is more American news including a report begi... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:11

$132.00
182257

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848225158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1786 * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Various news reports of the day. The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period. Four pages, light dirtiness to the top half of the front page, a very small rubbing hole to the front leaf, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:17

$36.00
182256

YEAR OF THE STAMP ACT British America Colonies Duty 1765 Old London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1765 * Year of the Stamp Act Page 2 has half a column headed: "America" with a report from Boston noting in part: "Our trade is in a most deplorable situation...Our cash almost gone before the Stamp and Post Office acts are to operate..."and other items. Page 6 has more news headed "America" with content concerning relations with the Spaniards, as well as news from New York concerning the Indians. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:16

$30.00
182255

USS CONSTITUTION Bainbridge Captures HMS Java Naval Battle War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, June 29, 1813 * USS Constitution - William Bainbridge * HMS Java - Henry Lambert The entire front page is taken up with: "British Official Account of the Capture of the Java" as well as: "Constitution And Java" which carries over to take most of page 2 as well. Terrific detail & great to have these reports in a newspaper focused on the War of 1812. Other items inside include: "British Account of the Capture of 2 of our Armed Vessels on Lake Champlain" "General Orders" "Official Account of the Action at Stony Creek" "From Norfolk" "From Lake Ontario" "The Chesapeake" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, bit of light damp staining, nice condition. This is a fascinat... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:16

$49.00
182254

PEACE TREATY THOUGHTS & American Independence on it's Way ? 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 15, 1782 * Possible peace treaty ? * American Independence ? The entire ftpg. (and one-third of pg. 2) are taken up with a lengthy letter concerning the situation with America and the terms for a peace treaty, with much thought on independence (see for beginning). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:15

$48.00
182252

THE AMISTAD Africans Slaver Ship Trade Case - SLAVES Return Home 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848223494

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: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 12, 1842 * Amistad slaver ship case * The slaves return home * African slave trade The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief item noting: "Arrival of the Amistad Africans at Sierra Leone. Accounts have been received at Salem that the barque Gentleman, arrived at Sierra Leone in January, having on board the Amistad Africans." This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a n... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$28.00
182251

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 3, 1783 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has several items concerning prisoners from the war and an agreement made concerning Loyalists: "A negociation has been held between the American Congress & the King's officers relative to such persons as intended to stay, to dispose of their effects after the King's garrison were withdrawn..." Also: "...Left New York near 5000 of the British prisoners of war had arrived at New York from Philadelphia...the numbers stood 5826 out of which there were but 806 Germans, and 326 belonging to provincial corps which last the Americans were determined should not stay among them...". Also a report concerning: "The u... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$48.00
182249

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222195

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: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The front page has two reports concerning the latest ruling on the Amistad slave case. Most of a page 3 column is headed: "Further Particulars In The Case of The Amistad". The article provides the latest information from Hartford concerning the Amistad slaves as the court trial was to begin that day (Sept. 19), mentioning seven lib... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:12

$66.00
182248

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Hardships Encountered w/ Indians Attacks 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1849 * California gold rush Page 3 has a report: "From Santa Fe and the Far West" which includes: "...large number of emigrants have left Santa Fe for California. Seven out of nine men belonging to parties destined for California...were killed. They were attacked...by 200 Apache Indians. The emigrants for California had principally passed Fort Kearny...A great many had died o the roads leading to the frontier, and the road sides were lined with graves..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$35.00
182247

THREE WITNESSES Joseph Smith's Book Of Mormons Martin Harris 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1849 * One of the Mormon 'Three Witnesses' recants church teachings At the bottom of page 3 is a very notable report concerning one of the Three Witnesses of the Mormon Church, with a small head: "A Mormon Apostle". This is concerning Martin Harris: "...who was concerned with Joe Smith in originally proclaiming the Mormon faith. He wrote the book of Mormon from Joe Smith's dictation...He abandoned them 15 years ago when they assumed the appellation of 'Latter-Day Saints' & bore his testimony against them by declaring that 'Latter Day Devils' would be a more appropriate designation..." with more. Small printing error at the last sentence affects 3 words. Page ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:11

$365.00
182246

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Diggings Weather & Sickness Hardships 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1849 * California gold rush * Hardships for 49ers Page 3 has an article: "Gold Digging" which includes a very good letter on the details, including: "The suffering from heat is almost incredible...The changes from heat to cold are very sudden & prejudicial to health. Much sickness prevailed at Sacramento...Board at the mines cost from $14 to $20 a week...The labor of digging for gold is intolerable to any but the stoutest & most robust frames..." with more, and ending with a final dismal comment: "...The biggest lump of gold that has yet been found (or imagined) in California would be insufficient to tempt either of them to pay the country another visit." Page... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:10

$57.00
182244

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Bill President Johnson Signed into Law 1st Day 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848219161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 4, 1964 * American Civil Rights Act of 1964 * Lyndon B. Johnson signed bill into law * First day in affect with a few examples The front page has a three column heading: "Rights Bill's First Day: Compliance, Defiance" with subhead: "[African Americans] Served Quietly in Birmingham, Ala." and two related photos. (see) Complete issue with all 26 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:07

$62.00
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BATTLE OF FRANCE Germans Attack PARIS French World War II 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317718765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 5, 1940 * Battle of France begins * World War II - WWII The front page has a very nice banner headline: "PARIS DRIVE BLOCKED, FRENCH SAY; [GERMANS] CLAIM ADVANCE AT CHANNEL; 2,000,000 Battle on 110-Mile Front" with many subheads and related map. Nice for display. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2020 07:25

$47.00
182975

1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Auction Item # 373114158104

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 3 inches, minimal wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 14:15

$164.99
182974

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392871861596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1889 * Jefferson Davis funeral & burial * Confederate president - Confederacy The top of the last column on the ftpg. has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS BURIED" "The Grandest Funeral Seen In The South" "New Orleans Draped In Mourning and Thronged With Visitors--Bishop Galleher's Oration". The report takes the entire column & continues on pg. 2 where also are subheads; "Jefferson Davis In Prison". Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, evenly toned, some chipping at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends July 20, 2020 14:12

$34.99
182973

EARLY Rare 17th Century 324 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1696 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392871858255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 11, 1696 * Among the 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 several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2020 14:05

$24.99
182972

Serial BTK KILLER Strangler Dennis Rader CONVICTION Gets Life 2005 LA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373114144533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 19, 2005 * BTK killer - strangler - rapist * Dennis Rader conviction - guilty * "Bind, Torture, Kill" serial killer Page 13 has a four column heading: "BTK, Who Inflicted Pain for His Pleasure, Gets Life" with subhead and a few related photos. Complete with all sections, great condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 13:59

$49.99
182971

BLACK DAHLIA Elizabeth Short Los Angeles CA HOLLYWOOD Murder Case 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373114130514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Feb. 20, 1947 * Black Dahlia murders * Elizabeth Short case * Hollywood - Los Angeles CA The front page has a 3 column headline: " 'Dahlia' Death Site Believed Found in Las Tunas Canyon" with a subhead: "Stained Clothes, Razor, Clews". The article carries over to page 3 where is a photo of a discovery of a: "...blood-stained shirt which may be that worn by Black Dahlia slayer..." with more. The woman who came to be known as the "Black Dahlia" was Elizabeth Short who was found on January 15. Short's case became highly publicized due to the graphic nature of the crime, which included her corpse having been mutilated and bisected at the waist. Terrific to have this report in a newspaper from... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2020 13:42

$149.99
182970

JOHN WAYNE GACY Serial Killer Clown Murders Discovered ARREST 1978 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373114126791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 23, 1978 * John Wayne Gacy arrested (1st report) * Serial "killer clown" discovered Here is a issue on the discovery of John Wayne Gacy's crimes in a Chicago suburb. The top of page 12 has a two column heading: "Chicago Man Reportedly Tells of Killing 32 Youths" with subhead: "Contractor Who Liked to Clown for Children Charged in 1Death; 'Multiple Bodies' Found" and photo of Gacy. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 13:37

$99.99
182969

KAREN CARPENTER Singer & Drummer "Carpenters" Singing Duo DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373114010512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Feb. 8, 1983 * Karen Carpenter death (1st report) * American singer and drummer * "The Carpenters" singing duo fame The top right corner of the front page has a small photo of Carpenter with brief text. The actual article begins on the front page of section D with heading: "Carpenter: A comeback cut short" with subhead and related photo. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 11:02

$59.99
182968

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer DEATH 1797 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373114004159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Nov. 11, 1797 * Mary Wollstonecraft death * Women's rights advocate Page 3 has a brief yet notable report under the heading: "Died" reading: "Lately in England, in child-bed, Mrs. Godwin; more known as Miss Wollstonecraft, the celebrated authoress of 'The Rights of Women'." Mary Wollstonecraft was a very early & famous advocate of women's rights. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 10:53

$54.99
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