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179571

Best PRINCESS LOUISA OF GREAT BRITAIN Death Funeral Burial 1768 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1768 * Princess Louisa of Great Britain * Death - funeral - burial * Best title to be had ? The entire front page appears more as a broadside, being a one column report on the funeral of: "...her late Royal Highness Princess Louisa-Anne..." who was interred in the Royal Family vault in King Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster Abbey. Included is a diagram of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers which is unusual for this newspaper. Coverage carries over to page 2. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:15

$59.00
179570

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981891359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Oct. 28, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. So it is not surprising that this issue has much content on the book and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The great content takes almost the entire back page, being a concluded series of letters between Harriet Beecher Stow and Rev. Joel Parker. Th... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:14

$136.00
179569

A CHORUS LINE pre-Broadway Rare Review and Ad - Village Voice Greenwich Village


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981890977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, June 2, 1975 * A Chorus Line is Reviewed pre-Broadway * Off-Broadway at the Public Theater * Michael Bennett, Marvin Hamlisch, Nicholas Dante, & James Kirkwood Jr * The issue is from the Village Voice's own collection A great issue reporting the very beginning of what would become a Broadway mega hit, "A Chorus Line". This issue reviews the musical during its off-Broadway beginning. It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Much of it content focused on the Greenwich Village world in New York City with an emphasis on art and theater. So it is not surprising that it would be very early in... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:14

$160.00
179568

Rare COLONIAL Boston Massachusetts N.E. w/ St. Augustine Florida 1762 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON NEWS-LETTER AND NEW ENGLAND CHRONICLE, May 13, 1762 * Rare Colonial Massachusetts * St. Augustine, Florida This is a much later issue of America's first successful newspaper, founded in 1704. The top of the ftpg. has a nice recruiting advertisements to enlist soldiers to fight in the on-going French & Indian War: "For Recruiting His Majesty's Regular Forces In AMERICA" All Able-bodied volunteers above the age of 18...who are willing to engage in His Majesty's service..." with further details on what will be paid. Page 3 begins with: "A Description of Augustin" being the Florida city of St. Augustine. Then a letter beginning: "As the Spaniards have thought proper to force us into a war with them, it beh... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$625.00
179567

ALIEN & SEDITION ACTS re. France Quasi-War President John Adams 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981888719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 15, 1798 * Alien and Sedition Act * President John Adams Most of the ftpg. first column is "The Sedition Act" signed in type by the President: John Adams. This was part of the collective Alien and Sedition Acts, four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists during an undeclared naval war with France, known as the "Quasi-War". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$138.00
179566

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a letter signed in type by: W. H... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$465.00
179565

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863 * Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville * Much on Civil War events in Virginia Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy. Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "From The Seat Of War In Virginia--Sensation's Stories In This City--Movement Of The Enemy" which covers the battle of Chancellorsville as it was still going 0n. Bits include: "...On every hand the questions were asked ''Where is General Lee?--Where is our army?...The above, coolly translated, seems to mean that the Yankee cavalry...left Spotsylv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$198.00
179564

1863 STONWALL JACKSON Wounded Battle of Chancellorsville CONFEDERATE Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia * General Stonewall Jackson wounded * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a nice newspaper from the Confederacy but one from its capital. This is a particularly significant issue as there is good content on the Battle of Chancellorsville, a significant victory for the Confederate forces although it came at a price--the death of "Stonewall" Jackson. He would actually die 8 days after the battle (from friendly fire no less), but the top of the front page reports his injury under the heading; "From Fredericksburg" which reads in part: "...After an obstinate fight General Early repulsed the enemy...While at the headquarters he ... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$565.00
179562

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981886820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the Civil War reports inside are: "Prentice's Tribute to his Rebel Son" "From Arkansas" "Progress and Events of the War" which takes over a full column; "Co. F, 30th Regt. Alabama Vols." "From Gen. Marchall's Command" and much more. See also the detailed ad for the sale of land "and Eight Likely Negroes!" Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861". Four pages, light toning, light water stains near the top & bottom do not d... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:11

$134.00
179561

CAPTURES of York Zeb Pike - Forts George & Erie War of 1812 1813 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981886488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, June 8, 1813 * Captures of York, Fort George & Erie Beginning on the ftpg. & concluding on pg. 2 is: "Capture of York - Brigade Order" which is signed in type: Z.M. Pike, who died during the battle. Also inside; "The Enemy Defeated" which is a letter concerning from Sacket's Harbor signed: Jacob Brown; "Extract of a Letter from an Officer, dated Sacket's Harbor" "FORT GEORGE TAKEN!" which is a detailed, full-column letter signed: James Preston; "Capture of Fort Erie" "Com. Decatur's Squadron" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:11

$48.00
179560

1813 USS CHESAPEAKE vs. HMS Shannon Naval Battle War of 1812 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981886124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, Nov. 2, 1813 * USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon * War of 1812 naval battle Most of the front page is taken up with a very historic report headed: "Chesapeake And Shannon" which is a French report of this significant naval battle. It begins: "The British, who had triumphed in so many naval combats previously to the prevailing American war, have long relinquished the practice of rejoicing for victories obtained over a single frigate..." with much more. Also on the ftpg: "General Orders of Debarkation, of March, and of Battle" which carries over to take half of pg. 2 as well. Inside has: "...Letter from Com. Chauncey to the Sec. of the Navy" "Address of the Inhabitants of the Upper Province of Canada"... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:10

$39.00
179559

18th Century CREEK AND CHOCTAW Nations Native Americans Indians 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721927044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 2, 1769 * Creek and Choctaw Nations * Native Americans - Indians Page 6 has a report from Charleston beginning: "The war between the Creeks and Choctaws is carried on with great inveteracy..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small hole in the top quadrant, good condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:10

$25.00
179558

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION Taxing in America Pre Rev. War 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721926550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 9, 1774 * Taxation without representation * Pre Revolutionary War tensions The front page has two reports under "America", datelined from New York and Philadelphia (see), and page 2 has a letter from New Bern, North Carolina (see). And there is yet another full column article concerning the American situation on another page, and includes: "...the American parts of these dominions are inexcusable, in demanding such unjust, absurd, unreasonable exemption..." with more on the taxation issue (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:09

$48.00
179557

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL w/ Dick Liddil Gallatin Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981884908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 26, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "Giving Away The Gang" "Dick Liddell [Liddil] on the Witness Stand at Gallatin" "Full Details of His Connection with the James Boys" "How the Winston Train Robbery was Planned & Executed" and more. Three columns of text with a fine & very detailed account of the murder trial of Frank James, brother of outlaw Jesse James. The report begins: "The hearing of testimony in the case of the state vs. Frank James, charged with the murder in the first degree, was resumed..." with much, much more. Some of the subheads include: "How Liddell Looks" "Counsel For the State" "Opinion of The Cou... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:09

$54.00
179556

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981882870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Although there reporting on the Mexican War with: "The Mexican Question - What Shall Be Done With Mexico?", the prime content in this issue is a rare period account of the Donner party tragedy, headed: "The Emigrants To California" which takes over half a column on page 2. This was the event where the emigrant party was stranded in a snowstorm in Northern California and some resorted to cannibalism to survive. The full text of this report is seen in the photos, portions including: " ...was lost in the snow storm in which Mr. Reed and party suffered so severely...he had succeeded in killing a bear & had s... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:07

$180.00
179555

Best JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Chicago Theater ASSASSINATION 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721925066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead * Chicago theater w/ photos * Best title to be had - very rare Simply a terrific issue if for no other reason than this is a report concerning the killing of outlaw John Dillinger in a Chicago newspaper--the city where it happened. The bold banner headline proclaims: "JEALOUSY SET DILLINGER TRAP" with subheads: "Federal Clew Is Traced To A Love Rivalry" "Girl and Ex-Convict Linked to Case". The article carries over to page 2 where also is found a wealth of additional articles including: "Throngs Fight For Glimpse Of Dead Dillinger" "Undertaker Refused Body Till Curious Get Fill" "Dillinger Dies Before Woman Who Knew Him" "Dillinger Used Nun's Disgui... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:06

$475.00
179554

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721924773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 22, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 3 has an item headed: "Boxing" noting in part: "The battle between Ward and Mendoza is to take place this day. The place and time of meeting were left entirely to the choice of Mendoza..." with more on the details of the boxing match. Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer (see Wikipedia for more). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:06

$27.00
179553

CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Rose Bowl Win in 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721924533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 2, 1938 * Rose Bowl: California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide * Orange Bowl: Auburn Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans * Sugar Bowl: L.S.U. Tigers vs. Santa Clara Broncos * Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Colorado Buffaloes The top of the front page of this section has a headline: "BEARS TRIUMPH, 13-0!" with 3 related photo. Nice for display. Also much reporting on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games inside. Lots of text, too much to photograph all. Large photos as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally n... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:05

$62.00
179552

BATTLE OF AACHEN Germany Urban Fighting ENDS & Leyte 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981881251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1944 * Battle of Aachen, Germany ends * Battle of Leyte beginning * World War II - WWII The front page has a two column heading: "All Aachen Resistance Ends as 1,000 More Surrender"(see) First report coverage on the Germans surrendering in the Battle of Aachen. This was the first city captured by allied forces on German soil. Also a nice banner headline: "AMERICANS CAPTURED TALCBAN IN LEYTE DRIVE". Coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Leyte. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:05

$44.00
179551

President GEORGE WASHINGTON John & Samuel Adams Act of Congress 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981880776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1795 * President George Washington * John and Samuel Adams * Acts of Congress & Massachusetts The middle of the front page has an Act of Congress which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. This is followed by an Act from Massachusetts which is signed in script type by the Governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, even foxing, good condition. A displayable issue with these two found fathers on the front page.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:04

$125.00
179550

Early FLORIDA EVERGLADES Pay-hai-o-kee Grass Water Description 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721923771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 25, 1841 * Early Florida Everglades The bkpg. has a very early article on: "The Everglades" which begins; "The Pay-hai-o-kee, grass-water of Everglades, comprises a large portion of Southern Florida...and separated from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico by a pine barren..." with more descriptive text. Another page has: "Indian Treaty" concerning a treaty with the Sioux Indians, with the details. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:04

$38.00
179549

Joel Chandler Harris' Own Collection Only Confederate PLANTATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721923452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Oct. 6, 1862 * Only known title to be published on a Southern Plantation (Turnwold Plantation) * From Joel Chandler Harris's own personal collection * Non-J.C.H. issues are quite valuable in and of themselves * Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg, Maryland A fascinating little newspaper which perhaps is most famous for being the only newspaper published on a Southern plantation. It was published by Joseph A. Turner on his plantation named “Turnwold" some 9 miles from Eatonton. He used the “Countryman” to voice his pro-Confederate views as a staunch advocate of slavery. Also of interest is the "printer' devil" (typesetter) for Mr. Turner was Joel Candle... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:03

$420.00
179548

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721923301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 1, 1783 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting item: "Advice is said to be received that Delegates had arrived from several of the northern provinces t new York to treat with Sir Guy Carleton on terms of putting themselves under his protection, and returning to their old form of government; but the Commander in Chief was under the necessity of rejecting these overtures, having received intelligence of the American independence being granted , and of the surrender of the whole Continent into the hands of Congress." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:03

$34.00
179547

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON to Visit France ? & Vermont Statehood ? 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721922504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 13, 1783 * General George Washington to visit France ? * Vermont statehood ? Page 4 has a brief item from Paris: "General Washington certainly visits this city, though he is not yet arrived; Dr. Franklin returns soon to Philadelphia. As his hotel is not given up, it is supposed Mr. Washington will reside there during his stay in France...". Half of page 7 has a document from the "state of Vermont" to the President of Congress concerning their admission to the Union. Vermont would join the Union in 1791 as the 14th state. Also: "Particular Instance of Gratitude in an Indian". The back page has a report: "...that Congress had at last entered fully into the business of the Loyali... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:02

$54.00
180189

CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS Arms Blockade John F. Kennedy Soviets ENDING 1962 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748872322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., Nov. 2, 1962 * Cuban missile crisis nearing the end * Cold War - Soviet Union The top of the front page has a six column headline that announces: "Photos Taken over Cuba Show Russians Dismantling Missiles" with subhead and related photo. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 10:01

$39.99
180188

FLIGHT 823 Douglas DC-6 Airplane LaGuardia Takeoff Crash DISASTER 1957 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373010551254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1957 * Northeast Airlines Flight 823 * Douglas DC-6 airplane crash * LaGuardia Airport takeoff The top of the front page has a four column headline: "20 DIE, 65 SURVIVE IN PLANE CRASH ON RIKERS ISLAND DURING TAKE-OFF; 8 ON MIAMI-BOUND FLIGHT MISSING" with subheads and photo of the pilot. Also a related map. (see) Nice to have in this World famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, toning along the central fold, small address stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Northeast Airlines Flight 823 was a scheduled flight departing from New York City's LaGuardia Airport en route to Miami International Airport... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 09:56

$37.99
180187

BEST JFK President John F. Kennedy Washington D.C. INAUGURATION 1961 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748829168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961 * John F. Kennedy inauguration (JFK) * w/ famous quote cited * Best title to be had ? (rare) Great to have this newspaper from the nation's capital with this banner headline: "JFK PROCLAIMS NEW 'QUEST FOR PEACE' " with a photo of John F. Kennedy taking the oath of office. Not surprisingly being a D.C.newspaper, there is much coverage of the inauguration. Beginning on page 3 & carrying over to page 6 is the text of his famous inaugural address headed: "JFK Asks Rebirth of U.S. Greatness" where is found his famous quote: "...Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country...". A great same day report. Complete in 76 page... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 09:06

$114.99
180186

PROPHETIC HEADLINE St. Louis Cardinals to Win 1942 World Series 1941 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748827570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - Sports Section only, Oct. 7, 1941 * St. Louis Cardinals to win 1942 World Series ? * MLB - Major League Baseball true prediction The banner headline reports on the just-completed 1941 World Series in which the New York Yankees were victorious over the Brooklyn Dodgers, noting a boastful St. Louis bias: "CARDS WILL TAKE CARE OF YANKEES IN 1942 WORLD SERIES" with subhead: "That's Consensus After McCarthy's Men Polish Off Brooklyn Dodgers". But it would turn out to be very true. In 1942 the St. Louis Cardinals did, indeed, win the Major League Baseball World Series by defeating Yankees in five games. And great to have this in a St. Louis newspaper. The complete sports section with other sectio... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 09:02

$99.99
180185

Rare JAMAICA Caribbean Sea Island w/ Horatio Nelson & Slavery Ads 1806 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373010475809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, Jamaica, May 10, 1806 * Rare & early 19th century publication * Lord Horatio Nelson re. death * Many runaway slave ads A rare issue from the early 19th century and with great content as well. This issue has not just a "Supplement To The Royal Gazette" but a "Postscript To the Royal Gazette" as well. The ftpg. of the Postscript has: "Liberality of Lord Nelson" which begins: "A letter from Boston in America...furnishes us with the following anecdote of the late Lord Nelson..." which includes a note signed by him: Horatio Nelson. Also here is: "Inscription On Lord Nelson's Coffin" certifying that it is made from the wood of the L'Orient, the French ship he destroyed at the Battle of the Nile. Als... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 08:57

$79.99
180184

Historic CORNWALLIS Surrenders at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War 1781 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748818047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 29, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * American Revolutionary War ending * Historic item w/ Articles of Capitulation This is a terrifically historic issue, reporting the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and his British army to Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. The front page has a report which includes: "...when we had the mortification to hear that Lord Cornwallis had proposed terms of capitulation to the enemy on the 17th. This intelligence was brought us...other persons who came off from the shore & said they had made their escape from York on the 18th...Comparing therefore the intelligence given by these people & several others...... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 08:45

$799.99
180183

Early BASEBALL "National Game" (5) Contests Reports w/ Box Scores 1876 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373010448101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1876 * Early baseball games w/ box scores Page 10 has three-quarters of a column taken up with baseball reports, & nice that it is headed: "The National Game". There are reports on five games, with box scores for each. Then there are: "Base Ball Notes". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 08:34

$34.99
180182

Legalizing the AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE in Louisiana Slavery Pre War 1858 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748808743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1858 * Legalizing the Slave trade in Louisiana The top of page 5 has a brief article headed: "Legalized Importation of Africans Into Louisiana" noting that a bill has passed the state House of Rep. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 08:29

$27.99
180181

SLAVE SHIP African Trade Slaver Captured & PONY EXPRESS Missouri 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373010436310

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1860 * Slave ship - Slaver * Pony Express The top of page 7 has a report: "Capture of Another Slaver Off the Coast of Cuba" which is rather brief (see). This is followed by: "Arrival of the California Pony Express--The Express Intercepted by Indians--Failure of the Mail, etc." with a St. Joseph, Missouri dateline. Then: "News From Pike's Peak". Twelve pages, some light staining, small piece from the top of the front leaf.

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Ends April 10, 2020 08:23

$44.99
180180

WALT WHITMAN "Mannahatta" Very First 1st Appearance POEM 1888 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748804304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 27, 1888 * Walt Whitman's "Mannahatta" poem - 1st appearance Near the bottom of page 6 is the printing of a short poem: "Mannahatta" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, toned at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends April 10, 2020 08:19

$114.99
180179

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux INDIANS July 14, 1876 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748802670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 14, 1876 * General George A. Custer's massacre * Battle of Little Bighorn - Sitting Bull * Native Americans era original Most of page 2 is taken up with some very nice & detailed reporting on the Custer Massacre, with one column heads including: "GENERAL CUSTER" "The Responsibility Of The Massacre" "The Press of the Union on the Present Indian Campaign" "Meanness of the Censure Cast on the Golden-Haired Leader" "Southern Officers On the Massacre" with a large number of subheads, including: "Custer and the South" "Detroit's Tribute to Custer" "Custer With a Bullet in His Leg" "Mrs. Custer Left Alone" "Custer's Last Ride" "Custer & Reno" "A Prediction By Custer" "The Responsibility of ... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 08:16

$114.99
180170

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON POST England GREAT YEAR 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748041816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Nov. 12, 1776 * Revolutionary War Era * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy The front page has a report mentioning: "...the following article of intelligence: That Doctor Franklyn [Franklin] and Mr. Adams were arrived with a flag of truce at General Howe's camp demanding an audience of his Majesty's Commissioner and Commander in Chief, as Ambassadors from the American Congress..." with more on this. Inside has a report from New York noting: "...that Gen. Howe ha separated his army into three divisions, one he left at New York, another at Long Island, and with the remainder he designed to endeavour to take possession of one of the Jerseys." with more on this. Also an intri... See More  

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180169

NORTHWEST INDIAN WAR Fort Hamilton Ohio Chief Blue Jacket Indians 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748038288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 6, 1795 * Northwest Indian War * Fort Hamilton - Ohio * Chief Blue Jacket Page 3 has 3 reports concerning affairs with Indians near Fort Hamilton (see). Various other news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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180168

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE John Adams Letter Florida Boundary Line 1797 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748031392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 13, 1797 * Rare 18th century publication * President John Adams * Early Florida boundary Page 3 has a letter to Congress signed in type by the President: John Adams. The focus is on the disputed boundary line between the colonies of East and West Florida and the territory of the United States. This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. ... See More  

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180167

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION States Consider Ratification? 1788 American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748029124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 8, 1788 * United States Constitution * States considering ratification The ftpg. has some discussion from London on the: "Slave Trade". Page 2 has an item from Philadelphia concerning the choosing of electors to consider the Constitution. Reasons why the Town should fill the Vacancies in the Boston Seat of Representatives" begins with: "The business of the Federal Constitution which will be an object of the first importance to this town...". Other political news as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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$49.99
180166

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748026434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, December 23, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 41. The front page begins with the conclusion of: "A Plan for Reducing New England by the Lakes" signed in type by: J. Burgoyne. Page 2 has a report prefaced with: "The following are some of the reasons that have been assigned why the assault on Savannah did ot succeed...", they taking half a column. Also a small bit concerning Ben Franklin. A report from Trenton mentions a loan from France and the States of Holland, result of a ... See More  

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180165

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1680 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373009605441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ANTI-ROMAN PACQUET: OR, MEMOIRS OF POPES & POPERY, London, Nov. 5, 1680 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popes Harbinger". Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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180164

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN at Greneda MISSISSIPPI Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373009603870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridi... See More  

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180163

Very RARE New Iberia LA Louisiana Civil War CONFEDERATE WALLPAPER 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392747796277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONFEDERATE STATES, New Iberia, Parish of St. Martin, Louisiana, Sept. 12, 1863 * Extremely rare wallpaper publication A quite rare newspaper as the beginning & ending dates are not known, and Gregory notes only two issues are located in just one institution. Of particular significance is this being a wallpaper issue. During the Civil War, with most of the paper mills located in the North, several Southern newspapers ran out of newsprint in the latter years of the war, with some becoming resourceful in printing on what could be found. In his instance, wallpaper. The ftpg. begins with a nice: "Conscript Call!" to recruit more soldiers, then four "General Orders" from the military. And the back page has more item... See More  

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180162

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


eBay Auction Item # 373009597280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 23, 1842 * Amistad slaver ship case * The slaves return home * African slave trade The back page begins with: "Amistad Africans" which reports of their return to Sierre Leone: "...and were well received by Dr. Ferguson, the Lieut. governor...they found there many of their Mendi countrymen & liberated Africans...The conduct of Cinque & the rest...had not been so good as the missionaries had hoped..." with a bit more. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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180161

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392747780475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has a bit noting: "...an officer is arrived there from America & has brought some disagreeable news...that there is a revolution in some of the colonies, & that dispatches are also brought from the Congress to Dr. Franklin complaining of the bad behaviour of some of the French troops in America..." and more. Then a letter includes: "...the Americans in general seem impatient for and expect a speedy peace with England; but he adds, I do not know an idea existing among them short of independence..." and more (see). The bkpg. has an item: "...that every thing in the provinces of New Hampshire & Connecticut were ... See More  

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180159

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle England GREAT YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392747762192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 3, 1776 * Revolutionary War Era * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy An entire page is taken up with correspondence from Vice Admiral Howe and General Howe plus some papers from Congress. Portions of the letters include: "...the colonies in rebellion should have the earliest information of his majesty's most gracious intentions with respect to the restoration of peace & the granting of pardon..." and another letter includes: "...meritorious services of all persons who shall aid & assist in restoring the public tranquility in the said colonies...that pardons shall be granted...". The note from Congress includes: "...a copy of the circular letters & of the declaration they inc... See More  

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180158

PONZI SCHEME Charles Ponzi Wall Street Stocks Scandal Exposed 1920 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373009583043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1920 * Charles Ponzi finally exposed * Italian swindler and con artist * Wall Street scheme - Stock Market The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PONZI CONFESSES RECORD IN PRISONS; PLEADS FOR CHANCE" "Declares He Sacrificed Himself for Employer in Montreal Forgery Conviction" and more. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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180157

NEW KENT COUNTY Virginia Black Execution HANGING Lengthy Report 1870 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373009581141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1870 * New Kent County, Virginia * Black hanging - execution * Very detailed report The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of a [Black] Murderer in Virginia" "Scenes at the Gallows--Wretched Bungling of the Executioner" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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180156

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392747735264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2020 08:40

$27.99
180155

James Jim BOWIE KNIFE "Bloody Instruments" OUTLAWED in Tennessee 1838 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392747720779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, February 17, 1838 * James 'Jim' Bowie knife * Outlawed in Tennessee Among the various reports in this famous newspaper is a back page item which notes: "The legislators of the state of Tennessee adjourned on Monday...The Bill to suppress the sale and use of bowie knives deserves to be reckoned among the most salutary acts passed by the ...assembly...Its provisions will effectually stay the use & sale of one of the most bloody instruments of death known to the present age & every friend of humanity & good order must rejoice..." and a bit more (see). A great wealth of other interesting articles in this issue including: "Death of Osceola" "Florida--Official. Camp Pierce, on Ind... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2020 08:20

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