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182989

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872735181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 2 has a detailed & horrific article headed: "Sufferings of the California Emigrants" which is an account of what we know as the Donner Party tragedy, the emigrants headed for California who got trapped in a snow storm in the Sierra Mountains and were compelled to cannibalism to survive. The details are from a letter datelined "Rancho Del Paso, Jan. 29, 1847" with bits including: "...After the storm ceased they succeeded in getting fire & again endeavored to pursue their pathless course through the newly-fallen snow...death was there hovering fearfully over them...Yes, stern necessity, & that lov... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:42

$225.00
182988

MORMONISM & POLYGAMY Orson Pratt-Newman Debate re. Bible Sanction 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1870 * Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons * Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE MORMONS AND POLYGAMY" "Dr. Newman Notifies Brigham Young That He Has Girded Up His Loins" which includes correspondences between Newman and Young. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, nice condition. Source: Robert Duane Hatch: The colorful history of Mormon polygamy has many interesting stories to tell, and one of the most interesting is that of Rev. Dr. J. P. Newman's debate with the Mormon Apostle Orson Pratt on "Does the Bible Sanction Polygamy?" This debate was held at the New Tabernacle in Sal... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$34.00
182987

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$86.00
182986

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT 1934 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger * Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Nice 1st report for display The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "HUNT DILLINGER; 2 DIE, 4 SHOT" with a subhead noting: "Desperadoes Escape North Woods Trap". The article carries over to page 8 where is a rather large map headed: "Dillinger Escapes Trap In North Woods" as well as a one column photo of John Dillinger. The back page includes a photo of Dillinger's father, captioned: "Dad Admits His Desperado Son Is Smart." with more. This was the infamous botched raid by the FBI at the Little Bohemia Lodge upon the John Dillinger Gang. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious a... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$469.00
182985

Six 6 Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1793 Philadelphia Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115008036

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia A lot of six issues dated January 2, 8, 11, 14, 16 & 18, 1793. All are complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. Offered at nearly half the $42 per-issue price.

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$142.00
182984

Very Early ULYSSES S. GRANT West Point Military Academy Entree 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...". He would graduate from West Point in 1843, ranking 21st in a class of 39. At the academy, he established a reputation as a fearless and expert horseman. Great to have such an early mention of Grant long before he would become a household name in American history, and also great to have on the front page. T... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$98.00
182983

Rare 18th Century COLONIAL NEW YORK Short Lived Publication 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, Feb. 1, 1753 * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived publication This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. A fine opportunity to purchase at a reasonable price a very early issue--over 265 years old--by James Parker from the colonial press of New York. American titles from the 1750's are rarely found. Four pages, 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:39

$235.00
182982

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1863 * Strong anti-Yankee editorial * Capital of the Confederacy A Confederate newspaper from its capital city of Richmond. Obviously the Civil War reporting has a bias towards the Confederate cause. Among the front page items are: "From General Lee's Army --Yankee Movement In The Valley" "The Richmond Post Office" "North Carolina and The War--The Voice of Her Soldiers", items datelined: "Camp Near Raccoon Ford, Culpepper Country, Virginia" and "Camp Near Fredericksburg, Va." among other items. There is more war-related reporting on the back page including: "Latest News From The North" "From the Army In Virginia" "Military Strength of the Confederate States" which includes... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:39

$68.00
182981

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Fort Donelson Capture CIVIL WAR 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373114178309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 * Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Donelson" "The Tennessee Panic" "The Northern Congress" "Re-Organization of the Cabinet" "Substitutes in the Army" "The New Army--The Pike" "The Confederate Congress" "The War Upon Whiskey" "Legislature of Virginia" "Telegraphic News" and more. Also a very nice & patriotic editorial, a few bits including: "...that the war must endure for years... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:43

$90.00
182980

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ Battle of Chickamauga 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 12, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "A Cavalry Fight in Tennessee--Rosecanz's Railroad Communications Cut" "From Northern Virginia" "The Battle Of Chickamauga--Our Lines In Tennessee" which has some good content. Also: "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Telegraphic News--Affairs In Texas--The Sabine Pass Victory--Military Enthusiasm of The People--The Currency--State Election" "Skirmish In Culpeper" "The Latest From Bragg's Army" "Handsome Success In Louisiana--Several Hundred Yankees Killed & Captured" and a few other smaller ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:42

$90.00
182979

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1862 Columbia S.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862 * Jefferson Davis inaugural address * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern”. Certainly the most notable content begins page 2 being: "President Jefferson Davis's Inaugural address, delivered in Richmond, February 22, 1862" which takes over a full column. The front page includes: "The Hampton Legion" "Sketch of Clarkesville" "The Defences of Augusta" "Burning Our Towns". The bkpg. includes: "The Rebel Territory" "Confederate States Senators" "The Women of the South" "The Crisis" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, minor mend at a margin, nice c... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:41

$335.00
182978

* Uncommon Title 1792 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 18th Century Old Newspaper *


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 12, 1793 * 18th century America publication Page 3 has a half column report from Pittsburgh concerning the arrival of soldiers from Virginia, which notes near the beginning: "...are sincerely happy...to inform the inhabitants of the western country that there is now a prospect of a speedy & general peace with the various Indian nations within the territory of the United States north west of the river Ohio..." with much more on this. Also a page 3 report concerning Mr. Blanchard, the balloonist. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:41

$58.00
182977

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:40

$158.00
182976

COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL MASSACRE Shootings Colorado Mass Murder 1999 LAT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871880882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 21, 1999 * Columbine High School massacre * Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Armed Youths Kill Up to 23 in 4-Hour Siege at High School" with subheads and 2 related photos. Much more inside. Complete with all sections, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:40

$82.00
182927

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867673808

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 August 09, 2020 15:14

$41.00
182926

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867673234

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 August 09, 2020 15:13

$66.00
182925

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867672108

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 August 09, 2020 15:12

$48.00
182924

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109889800

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 August 09, 2020 15:11

$54.00
182923

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867671566

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 August 09, 2020 15:11

$32.00
182922

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109886515

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 August 09, 2020 15:11

$37.00
182921

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670827

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 August 09, 2020 15:10

$34.00
182920

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670493

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 August 09, 2020 15:10

$37.00
182919

Boston MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE Beacon Hill Cornerstone Laid 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109880964

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 August 09, 2020 15:09

$72.00
182918

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867669959

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 August 09, 2020 15:09

$84.00
182917

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109880073

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 August 09, 2020 15:08

$248.00
182916

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109879948

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 August 09, 2020 15:08

$79.00
182915

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109879453

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 August 09, 2020 15:07

$40.00
182914

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109866193

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 August 09, 2020 15:04

$38.00
182913

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109865358

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 August 09, 2020 15:02

$44.00
182912

MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight TERRELL 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109864807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 7, 1967 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * Heavyweight boxing title match fight * Ernie Terrell The top of the front page has a nice headline: "Clay Trims Terrell in Uneven Match" with the actual report being in the sport's section (page 22) under the heading: "Terrell Handed Savage Beating" with photo. (see) Complete with 32 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1967, Ali and Terrell met to end the confusion about who was the legitimate heavyweight champion. Before the bout, Terrell chose to call Ali by his birth name, Cassius Clay, rather than his adopted Muslim name. Ali took offense to this, as he had in a previous fight with Ring Leg... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$52.00
182911

SYRACUSE NY Central Baptist Church Floor Collapse Disaster 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109864393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 25, 1874 * Central Baptist Church disaster * Syracuse, New York floor collapse The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE CHURCH DISASTER" "Heartrending Scene" "A Happy Throne Suddenly Buried in a Struggling Mass" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns with list of the dead and injured. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$35.00
182910

GEORGE A. CUSTER Fort Abraham Lincoln North Dakota SIOUX Indians 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867665078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1874 * Pre Black Hills expedition * General George A. Custer * Sioux Indians - Native Americans Page 7 has a brief report from Fort Abraham Lincoln in North Dakota with the small headings: "Sioux On The War Path" "Custer Preparing to Move Against Them-Friendly Indians Eager for Blood and Scalps" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$33.00
182909

MEMORIAL HALL Harvard University Cambridge MA Delta DEDICATION 1874 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867664914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 24, 1874 * Memorial Hall (Harvard University) * Cambridge, Massachusetts dedication The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE COLLEGES" "Dedication of Memorial Hall at Harvard" "Harvard Dedication Day" (see) Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:00

$38.00
182908

SS RESOLUTE Hamburg-American Line CRUSIE Around the World 1932 Broadside News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109863966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, February 27th, 1932 An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was "Bound for Penang". An ironic newspaper evidencing how the wealthy "muddled through" the Great Depression. Nice masthead, 9 by 13 inches, nice masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:00

$26.00
182907

WENDELL SCOTT Becomes Only African American to Win NASCAR Race 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867663846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963 * Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race * 1st and only African American to do so * Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief report here is due to the fact that NASCAR wasn't that popular back then, in fact the New York Times didn't even report it. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Scott began his racing career in local circuits and attained his NASCAR license in around 1953, making him the first... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:59

$67.00
182906

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109841754

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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182905

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867661048

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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182904

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109836422

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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182903

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy Newspaper General John Burgoyne BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109819838

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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182902

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109814856

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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182901

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867651892

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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182900

Very Rare DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN Jackson MS Confederate 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109805068

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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182899

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109802076

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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182898

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109797511

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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182897

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867648995

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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182896

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109796039

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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182895

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109791108

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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182894

NEW ORELANS MASSACRE White Democrats attack Black Republicans 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109787635

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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182893

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109785818

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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182892

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109782692

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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