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182659

ROSEWOOD MASSACRE Florida BLACKS Race War RIOTS Levy County 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859590257

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923. * Rosewood, Florida black massacre * Florida race war The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see) Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Fourteen pages, light toning, a little margin wear, loose along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Rosewood was a small community of nearly 350 people, mostly black, in Levy County in central Florida, USA. Today, it is remembered for the Rosewood Massacre of January 1923, in which over several days, white mobs at... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 11:16

$39.99
182658

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373102078185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 5, 1939 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Many games w/ photos The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 14-0" with subheads, stats, lineups and related photo. Other sporting news of the day including many other college football games of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition, light crease along the 1st column of the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 11:08

$34.99
182657

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


eBay Auction Item # 392859520023

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, August 2, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Chicago murder castle search ends ? * America's 1st serial killer era original The top of page 2 has one column headings that include: "Geyer Ordered Home" "His Search For Howard Pitezel Discontinued For The Present" "Closing In On Holmes" and more. (see) Coverage on the famous murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, loose along the spine, should handled with care.

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Ends July 09, 2020 09:57

$37.99
182656

MICHAEL LANDON Bonanza & Little House on the Prairie Actor DEATH 1991 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859504486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION B ONLY of the Los Angeles Times, July 2, 1991 * Michael Landon death (1st report) * Hollywood actor, director & producer * "Bonanza" Little Joe Cartwright * "Little House on the Prairie" Charles Ingalls The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "TV Actor Michael Landon Is Dead at 54" with subhead. First report coverage continues on the back page of this section with two related photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as from the city near Malibu, where he died. Complete SECTION B ONLY with 12 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 09:44

$37.99
182655

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War IRONCLADS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859431640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads Page 5 contains some nice one column heads on the Civil War: "The Damages To The Merrimac," "The Condition of the Minnesota," "The Merrimac Hemmed In," "The War In the South-West," "New Madrid Is Ours," "The Place Evacuated," "Skirmish With the Rebel Gunboats" and more. The back page has a nice map headed: "The Position at New Madrid" which shows portions of Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 08:34

$29.99
182654

CSS MANASSAS 1st Ironclad Ship of Confederacy w/ Print 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859426465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance Upon Yorktown" and much more. Page 6 has a print of: "Hollins's Gunboat the 'Manassas' or 'Turtle' " with very descriptive text. This was the first ironclad built for the Confederacy. More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 08:31

$34.99
182653

OPENING WEEK 1st Troops Called Post Fort Sumter Attack 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373101914879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1861 * Opening week of the Civil War * Post Fort Sumter attack * Troops gathering Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Extraordinary Enthusiasm Throughout the County" "Alacrity in Obeying the President's Call to Arms" "30 Men Killed at Fort Moultrie During the Battle" "Expected Secession of Virginia" and more. Some very nice content from the first week of the Civil War. Eight pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 08:21

$29.99
182652

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route White House w/ Speeches 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859419368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House w/ speeches The top of page 4 has some interesting column heads: "No Compromise!" "No Concessions To Traitors!" "The Constitution as it is." plus the printing of the "Mottoes For The Day" signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln. Page 5 has: "The President Elect En route" with two columns of text on his route through Philadelphia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Baltimore. Included are several speeches made by Lincoln. There is also: "Departure of Vice-President Hamlin". Page 6 has: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "What Will the Compromisers Recommend?--What Will Mr. Lincoln's Administration Do?--Anxieties and Uncertaintie... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 08:18

$49.99
182651

BATTLE OF HANOVER COURT HOUSE Slash Church Virginia MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859410097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 29, 1862 * Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia w/ map The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia" which shows from Harper's Ferry to Norfolk. Among the one column heads on the front page are: "The Battle at Hanover Court House" "Complete Rout of the Enemy" "His Loss Estimated at 1000" "From Gen. Halleck's Army" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 08:06

$44.99
182650

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Court House Robert E. Lee EVE MAP1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373101902292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania (EVE) * Robert E. Lee & large map Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE SCENE OF THE IMPENDING CONFLICT. Virginia from Fredericksburg to Richmond--The Fords, Rivers, Railroads, Turnpikes, etc. between Our Army & the Rebel Capital." Half of the first column is taken up with related Civil War heads including: "The Advance of the Army" "The Battlefield of Chancellorsville Passed" "Lee Found in Force in Our Front" "Heavy Fighting with Hill, Ewell, and Longstreet" "Our Troops in Glorious Spirits" and much more. A great issue for display. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 08:03

$59.99
182649

General BENJAMIN BUTLER & the Women of New Orleans 1862 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373101900088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1862 * General Benjamin Butler * Women of New Orleans The front page is filled with various Civil War reports including some one column heads: "From Gen. M'Clellan's Army" "The Step in Advance Toward Richmond" "Gallantry of Our Troops" "Camp of the Rebels Occupied by Hooker's Men" "Corps of Gens. Fremont, Banks and McDowell Combined" "The Shenandoah Valley" "News From Memphis" and more. The prime content is the interesting front page text headed: "The Women and Gen. Butler" with items from Southern newspapers concerning the reaction to the very controversial address Butler made the previous month to the women of New Orleans, essentially considering them prostitutes and stating they would be t... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:59

$37.99
182648

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Carriage Travel Tax 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859399547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1796 * President George Washington Taking half the front page & concluding on pg. 2 is the: "Act Laying Duties on Carriages for the Conveyance of Persons..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. The front page begins with a detailed ad for: "Josiah Flagg, Surgeon Dentist". Flagg was the first native-born dentist in the United States. Page 2 has a report on the 20th: "Anniversary of Independence". Four pages, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:51

$74.99
182647

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 373101894418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in the issue of the 19th taking all of the front... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:47

$229.99
182646

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859395292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796 * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:43

$79.99
182645

Boston MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE Beacon Hill Cornerstone Laid 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859394118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1795 * Massachusetts State House's cornerstone laid Page 2 contains a nice editorial headed: "The Treaty" referring to the controversial Jay Treaty, which had recently been approved by the Senate. It begins: "The ratification of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and his Britannic Majesty...must be a source of pleasing sensations...to all sincere lovers of their country. The seeds of dissension which had been so plentifully sown are now removed & instead of irritations, feuds and divisions, there appears a prospect of harmony..." with much more. Also another item headed: "On The Treaty--Authentic" which offers further details. Page 3 has, under "... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:40

$67.99
182644

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania as Nation's Capital 1794 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859392180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 26, 1794 * Philadelphia as the nation's capital Various news reports from when Philadelphia was the temporary seat of the federal government while the District of Columbia was under construction. The ftpg. begins with a detailed article headed: "PIRACY!". Page 3 has reports from: "Congress". In addition to news reports of the date are ads for: "An Essay on Slavery" "Treasury Department" and more. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, an archival mend near the bottom of the back leaf, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:35

$39.99
182643

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373101887151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 10, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has one-third of a column headed: "America" which includes news items from Newport, Boston, and Virginia. One item notes in part: "that the pension granted to his Honour the L.G. to be paid out of the revenue now raising in America but virtue of the Acts of Parliament so much complained of in every colony...". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:30

$34.99
182641

1860 GREAT METEOR Earth-Grazing Meteoric Procession Fireballs in NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373101884748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1860 * Earth-grazing meteor procession * Fireball meteors The front page has an article headed: "The Meteor Of Friday Night" "Its Brilliancy and Its Great Distance from the Earth" "All Sorts Of Accounts" and more with small illustration. Text takes up 4 full columns on the front page. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, some archival strengthening at the margins not affecting text, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends July 09, 2020 07:26

$29.99
182623

EARLY ROCKETS Flight Robert H. Goddard & Albert Einstein Universe 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100983012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1931 * Robert H. Goddard * Early rockets - rocketry * Liquid fuel is the key * Albert Einstein & the Universe Page 4XX (inside, near back) has a four column heading: "DOUBLE ATTACK ON SECRETS OF UPPER AIR" with subhead: "Goddard to Send Up Great Rockets as Astronomers Also Look for New Light". Other news of the day throughout including interesting reporting also on page 4XX with banner headline: "HOW TO EXPLAIN THE UNIVERSE? SCIENCE IN A QUANDARY" with related photos including Albert Einstein. Lengthy text here. Complete as a 100+ page Sunday edition, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends July 08, 2020 11:48

$69.99
182622

Georges Lemaître COSMIC RAYS Big Bang Theory Universe Expansion 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858524411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1933 * Georges Lemaître's big bang theory * Expansion of the universe * Cosmic Rays - physics Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Le Maitre Sees in Cosmic Ray First Energy; May Reconcile Compton-Millikan Theories" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia not... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 11:39

$39.99
182589

JFK John F. Kennedy Democratic Presidential NOMINATION Win 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858437029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, July 15, 1960 * John F. Kennedy JFK * Democratic nomination The top of front page has one column headings that include: "If Kennedy Wins" "He'd Make Greater Use Of Presidential Power, Follow a New Deal Line" and more with small illustrated portrait of him. (see) Complete with all 18 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2020 09:39

$39.99
182588

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Kentucky & Roanoke Island NC 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100815890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * Roanoke Island, North Carolina The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebels" "More Prisoners, Artillery & Horses Taken" "Official Reports of Officers Engaged" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2020 09:32

$26.99
182587

NEW ORELANS MASSACRE White Democrats attack Black Republicans 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858428879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1866 * New Orleans massacre of 1866 * Anti-racist marchers - Negroes * White Democrats attack black republicans The front page: "GREAT RIOT" "Anarchy & Bloodshed in New Orleans" "Massacre of Several Prominent White Citizens" "A Great Number of Colored Men Killed" with more related to this event (see). Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The New Orleans Massacre of 1866 occurred on July 30, during a violent conflict as white Democrats, including police and firemen, attacked Republicans, most of them black, parading outside the Mechanics Institute in New Orleans. It was the site of a reconvened Louisiana Constitutional Conve... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 09:29

$37.99
182586

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Liquor Beer Alcohol Prohibitin Era Gangster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100795186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, October 19, 1929. * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Prohibition era gangster * Beer baron The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK IS SOUGHT AS RUM RAID EVIDENCE" with subheads. (see) The great stock market crash of 1929 would occur just a few days later. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 08, 2020 09:16

$39.99
182585

CHAUNCEY OLCOTT Irish-American Actor Songwriter Singer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858411031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932 * Chauncey Olcott death * Actor, songwriter & singer Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 & ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 09:11

$39.99
182584

Best JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858401903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963 * John F. Kennedy assassination * Best title to be had (1st report) Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper. Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination on the same day it happened--November 22--and only in their 2nd and 3rd editions. The MORNING NEWS, being a morning newspaper, reported the assassination in its November 23 issue. Here is the issue of the TIMES HERALD newspaper of November 22 with the very large & dramatic banner headline reading: "PRESIDENT DEAD" with a subhead reading: "C... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 09:03

$349.99
182583

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858398213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on pages 2 & 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Memorial of Chicago Convention" showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law practice. Quite ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:59

$37.99
182582

Great DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 1st Reported in England 1776 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100777372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 10, 1776 * Declaration of Independence * First reported in England * New York campaign Of very special significance is the brief--yet significantly historic report: "...informed that the Continental Congress have declared the United Colonies free and independent states." Front page content doesn't get much better than this. Almost all of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the Battle for New York, with over a column being: "Extracts of two letters from...General Howe to Lord George Germain dated Staten Island the 7th & 8th of July..." which contains the latest information on the British invasion of New York, with portions including: "...the fullest information of the state of th... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:52

$749.99
182581

Very Rare DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN Jackson MS Confederate 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858389532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 14, 1862 * Very rare Confederate publication Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue. Among the articles: "Skirmishing in Desoto" "An Act to Relieve the Army of Disqualified, Disabled and Incompetent Officers" "From Granada" "Deserters" "Gen. Robert E. Lee" "Plans of the Enemy--The Demonstration at Fredericksburg" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:45

$149.99
182580

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letters to General George McClellan 1864 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100772309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 30, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln letters As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" reporting news from the various theaters of the war, and includes: "...Unimportant skirmishing is of almost daily occurrence northeast of Knoxville; and it is rumored that John Morgan, at the head of 5,000 cavalry, is about to make a movement to cut the communications between that city & Chattanooga, or for a raid in Kentucky..." with much more. Among the articles on the inside pages are: "Jack Tar & His Grog" "The Pay of Seamen" "Staff Officers &... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:43

$26.99
182579

BEN HOGAN Hale America National Open GOLF Tournament WIN w/ Photo 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100771188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, the Sports Section only, June 22, 1942 * Hale America National Open Golf Tournament * Ben Hogan victorious The top of the ftpg. has a banner headline: "HOGAN'S 271 TAKES HALE AMERICA TITLE" plus a subhead and two photos relating to this golf tournament. After the attack on Pearl Harbor the United States Golf Association decided that it would be improper to play the 1942 U.S. Open. The USGA together with the PGA of America and the Chicago District Golf Association sponsored the 'Hale America' Open in response to calls for a series of local tournaments to be played. It was intended to be a war-time substitute for the U.S. Open. The proceeds raised by the event benefited the Navy Relief Society a... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:39

$69.99
182578

1762 NORTH AMERICA Colonies Florida & More MAP French and Indian War Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 373100764029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE For The Year 1762 * 18th century America map * French and Indian War This "Supplement" issue was printed at the end of the year, which has as its lead article a nice report titled: "General Observations on the Preliminaries of Peace, so far as they Relate to the Continent of North America..." which references the terrific map which comes with this issue. This article takes about 1 1/2 columns. The map has always been among my favorites of the many which appeared in Gentleman's Magazine from the 18th century. It is titled: "An Accurate Map of the British Empire in Nth. America as Settled by the Preliminaries in 1762." referring to the Treaty of Fontainebleau which would lead to ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:28

$599.99
182577

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy Newspaper General John Burgoyne BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


eBay Auction Item # 392858373835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 11, 1777 * Great ftpg. Rev. War content * General John Burgoyne * Benjamin Franklin Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific item headed: "An Appeal to the Unprejudiced or a Vindication of the Measures of Government with Respect to America" which is a great statement on the need for the Revolutionary War. A nice issue for display as such, as one can get a sense for the feelings of the day from just the front page. Elsewhere is a report from Paris that: "...with respect to the arrival of Dr. Franklin in that city...the King has forbidden his ministers from having any thing to do with the Doctor either directly or indirectly...on pain of disgrace & the King's indigna... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:24

$67.99
182576

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858342334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1777 * Revolutionary War * Fort Ticonderoga * From The Enemy Inside pages have some content on the Revolutionary War, including items containing: "...the King's arm were near Crown Point; the rebels abandoned the Fort of Ticonderoga & brought their stores over the Lake George...every rebel they found obliged the drivers & every rebel they found to take the oath of allegiance to his Majesty...rebels found the loyalists had abandoned the mountain..." with more. A back page report from Hartford includes: "Gov. Tryon having collected a gang of starved wretches from among the British troops & tories, came over from Long Island..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:12

$49.99
182574

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams ACTS of Congress Signed1792 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858296674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 5, 1792 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are four "Acts" each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Each act is also signed in type: Jonathan Trumbull, John Adams & TH: Jefferson. One of the acts was for erecting "...a Light-House on Montauk Point in the State of New York..." & another established "...the Compensations of the Doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress...". Page 2 has a report concerning a statue of Ben Franklin. Four pages, much staining but no loss of readability, some wear at folds, dirtiness to the top quadrant, untrimmed margins.

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Ends July 08, 2020 07:35

$69.99
182573

Best King JAMES II OF ENGLAND Death 1st Report 1701 London England UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392858293302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701 * James II of England death The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France. The report from Paris dated Sept. 17 reads: "The late King fell into a lethargy on the 14th instant, and was thought to be dead, he continued in the same till yesterday, and died between three and four that afternoon." Great to have this content in a London newspaper. The back page also has a maritime report of ships from America: "The King William Galley from Scanderoon, the Leonera from New England, and the Amity from Virginia, are ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 07:30

$299.99
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Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHA PA Pennsylvania 1796 Original American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373099777190

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 July 07, 2020 15:12

$74.99
182571

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373099770585

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 July 07, 2020 15:03

$44.99
182570

TORIES Tory Atrocities in Connecticut Revolutionary War 1779 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857555483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Nov. 4, 1779 * Barbarous actions of Tories in Connecticut * American Revolutionary War from the enemy The back page has reports from Boston including: "...that the Tories, in the late barbarous descents upon Connecticut...acted from revenge for their confiscated estates: But did they not first take a most unnatural & cruel part against their country before their estates were confiscated? Did not their country wish for their aid in the beginning of this struggle & were they not under every obligation to afford it?...It has also been said that the Britons have behaved in Connecticut with less inhumanity than the Germans or Tories...Are not the Tories the most abject slaves of the Britons?... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2020 15:00

$34.99
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HENRIETTA WOOD Woman Slavery Reparations Restitution Verdict 1878 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857534133

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 July 07, 2020 14:27

$114.99
182568

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Summons PRINTS 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857523784

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 July 07, 2020 14:11

$47.99
182567

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


eBay Auction Item # 373099722974

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 July 07, 2020 14:04

$49.99
182566

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857513681

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 July 07, 2020 13:57

$149.99
182565

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


eBay Auction Item # 392857501583

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 July 07, 2020 13:39

$37.99
182564

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


eBay Auction Item # 392857493202

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 July 07, 2020 13:28

$39.99
182563

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


eBay Auction Item # 392857456536

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 July 07, 2020 12:32

$37.99
182562

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


eBay Auction Item # 392857452741

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 July 07, 2020 12:25

$29.99
182561

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


eBay Auction Item # 392857445687

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 July 07, 2020 12:15

$47.99
182560

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


eBay Auction Item # 373099633505

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 July 07, 2020 12:12

$47.99
182559

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


eBay Auction Item # 392857434387

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 July 07, 2020 11:57

$44.99
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