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ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107579675

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:06

$98.00
154942

LOUDON & Knoxville TN Tennessee - Charleston Harbor SC 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821156064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 8, 1863 * Knoxville, Tennessee * Loudon TN skirmish * Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Gen. Banks Going to Texas" "The Reported Occupation of Knoxville Confirmed" "A Sharp Skirmish at Loudon" "The Rebels Routed with Considerable Loss" "The Siege of Charleston" "General Attack on Sumter, Wagner and Moultrie" "From Virginia--Arming the Slaves--The Use the Rebels Make of Them...Rebels Make the Negroes Work & Fight for Them" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:11

$29.00
153811

BRITISH JEW BILL Rare Charleston SC South Carolina Engraving 1753 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371939363998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753 * Early Charleston SC church print * The British Jew Bill This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of the kind in America. The design was sent us from Charles-Town [Charleston] where it has a very advantageous situation at the upper end of a broad extensive street.". Quite rare to find prints of American architecture in this magazine. Another feature article in this issue is: "The Bill Permitting the Jews to be Naturalized by Parliament..." ... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2017 07:17

$240.00
150693

BATTLE OF FORT CHARLOTTE Mobile, Alabama & more Revolutionary War 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659144794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1780 * Battle of Fort Charlotte - Mobile, Alabama * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina to British The front page includes a "Copy of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters Charles-Town [Charleston] South Carolina, June 3, 1780" signed by him in type: H. Clinton, and what follows is a lengthy: "Hand-Bill issued after the Surrender of Charles-town". This is followed by three more Proclamations concerning the fall of Charleston, carrying over to pgs. 2 & 3, as well as the "Articles of Capitulation...." for the surrender of Fort Moultrie in Charleston harbor, and an address to the inhabitants of Charleston whic... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:01

$135.00
142590

CONFEDERATE First Battle of Charleston Harbor 1863 Richmond Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414365011

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, April 10, 1863 * First Battle of Charleston Harbor A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. includes: "Latest News from the North!" "Confidence of Taking Charleston!" "Rumors of Its Capture in the North!" "Latest from Charleston" "The First Day's Fight" "The Loss Sustained by the enemy" "Confidence of Holding Charleston" "The Law of Impressment" & more. News on the back page as well including reports from the: "Confederate Congress", as well as ads. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a full banner masthead, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:22

$90.00
141428

USS HATTERAS Action off Galveston Light Homer C. Blake 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555725107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1863 * Action off Galveston Light * USS Hatteras sinking * Homer C. Blake Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Loss of the Hatteras" "Official Report of Com. Blake" "Desperate Encounter at Close Quarters" "Encouraging Reports from the Army" "Effect of the Iron Will of Gen. Hooker" "Dept. of the Missouri" "The Affair in Charleston Harbor" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 16:09

$27.00
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