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173058

Rare 1873 MARYSVILLE California Old West Newspaper w/ Modoc War & Bloody Benders


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674088428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, May 31, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Bloody Benders The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on the Modoc Indian War with the heading; "The Lava Beds" and subheads: "Their History, Location and Character--How They Look from the Signal Station--Among the Caves--View of Captain Jack's Lair". Page 2 has a descriptive article headed: "Bender Biography" "The Lives & Personal Appearance of the Old Man, the Old Woman, John and the She Devil". This was the "Bloody Bender" family of serial killers from the 1870's. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$43.00
172958

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The top of the ftpg. has column heads on a very notable event in the opening of the West: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Celebrations in San Francisco and Sacramento--A Grand Jubilee--The Last Spike Driven in the Central Line--Reception of this News in Sacramento" with much on the celebration. One item has: "...The dispatch from the junction of the road announcing the driving of the last spike of the Central Pacific Road, at 1 o'clock a.m. sent a thrill through the city...". Also on the ftpg: "The Indians" "The Captures of General Custer--Preparations for Further Hostilities" with much detail. Eight pages, minor foxi... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:51

$54.00
172930

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296824934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 12, 1905 * Rare title * Many scenes from the television series Rawhide were filmed in Tucumcari An uncommon and early newspaper from 7 years before New Mexico would become a state. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with a few small tape mends, should be handled with care. Background (Wiki): In 1901, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad built a construction camp in the western portion of modern-day Quay County. Originally called Ragtown, the camp became known as Six Shooter Siding, due to numerous gunfights. Its first formal name, Douglas, was used only for a short time. After it grew into a permanent settlement, it was renamed Tucumcari in 1908. The name was ta... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:11

$40.00
172839

GERONIMO Apache Indians Leader & Fort Bowie Arizona Surrender ? 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294603786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 2, 1886 * Geronimo - Apache Indians leader * Fort Bowie - Arizona - pre-surrender The ftpg. has an article: "The Faithless Indians" - Another Bloody Massacre Narrowly Escaped--Why Geronimo Did Not Surrender" with the text including: "...Geronimo had his men with rifles ready to fire upon all the white men including General Crook...Geronimo's failure to keep his promise of surrender at Fort Bowie is ascribed to the fact that having so much bloodshed to answer for, he could expect no clemency..." with more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:24

$34.00
172797

Early JESSE JAMES GANG Genevieve MO Missouri Bank ROBBERY Holdup 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666791902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1873 * Jesse James Gang * Early bank robbery * Genevieve, Missouri The ftpg. has more than a column on the Modoc War: "AFTER THE MODOCS" "From the Columbia River to California--Scenes En route--Oregon Railroads--To the Lava Beds" & also: "Indian Treaty - Government Acquires the Title to 1,000,000 Acres of Land by Treaty with the Devil's Lake & Sisseton Bands of Sioux". Page 3 has: "Bank Robbery" "Particulars of the Daylight Outrage in Ste. Genevieve, Mo." which was one of the robberies by the Jesse James-Younger gang. Page 5 has over half a column: "Letters To the Editor" "The Case of Susan B. Anthony". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:09

$61.00
172783

BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE United States Navy & Creek Indians War of 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666604769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, Dec. 28, 1813 * Battle of Lake Erie - Ohio * War of 1812 naval fight * Creeks Nation - Indians The entire front page is taken up with a very lengthy & detailed report headed: "British Official Account of the Naval Battle on Lake Erie, and the Capture of Proctor's Army", signed in type: E. Baynes, Adj. Gen, followed by the list of killed, wounded & missing. Notable reports inside include: "Third Victory Over the Creeks" "Fourth Victory Over the Creeks" which is very detailed; "Bounty o Maritime Prisoners of War" which includes a letter signed: John Rodgers; "Frigate Congress's Cruise" "Frontier News" "The Embargo" which is a report to Congress signed in type: James Madison. Four pages, 9 3/4 by ... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:37

$42.00
172776

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Niagara Falls (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666603817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:34

$392.00
172732

WILLIAM GANNAWAY PARSON BROWNLOW Pro African Americans Governor 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392291984426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1867 * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow * Tennessee governor - anti-slavery abolitionist The front page has a article headed: "Gov. Brownlow Addresses the [Blacks]" (see) Also front page reporting on the ongoing American Indian Wars. Complete with all 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:13

$23.00
172589

FORT DUQUESNE General John FORBES EXPEDITION French & Indian War 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286914113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1759 * Fort Duquesne - Pittsburgh PA * General John Forbes expedition Page 2 has some reports on the French & Indian War in America including: "...a letter from...Philadelphia...informed, that letters...from General Forbes...that he was then within 18 miles of fort du Quesne which he proposed to invest in 6 or 7 days, & made no doubt of being master of it as he had between 4 and 5000 with him..." with a bit more. Another item includes: "...letter from Boston mentions an advantage gained by a body of our troops in Nova Scotia where major Morris & Capt. Gorham...have taken a French settlement called Capesse with 70 prisoner...General Monkton, having finished the buildin... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:26

$62.00
173083

BATTLE OF THE BIG HOLE River Montana Nez Perce Indians U.S. Army 1877 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392300472673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1877 * Battle of the Big Hole - Montana * Nez Perce Indians - Native American * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass The front page has an article headed: "THE RECENT INDIAN FIGHT" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 8 pages, toning and minor wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 28, 2019 13:34

$29.99
172537

TECUMSEH Shawnee Indian Leader Walpole Island Ontario BONES Found 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 17, 1931 * Tecumseh bones found in Canada * Native American - Shawnee leader * Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario The front page has a one column heading: "'TECUMSEH BONES' ARE DISCOVERED" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:53

$47.00
172464

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Run Sooners Boomers Cherokee Strip CLOSE 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, Jan. 19, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush close * Boomers and Sooners The front page has a one column head: "The Promised Land" "A Raid 5000 Strong to be Made on Oklahoma". This is an interesting article on plans for the huge land rush which would occur on April 22. The article mentions Pawnee Bill (see). Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, a few spine indents from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:49

$34.00
172333

MEXICO-ARIZONA APACHE WARS Indians General George Crook Campaign 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653725422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 18, 1883 * Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook The top of pg. 8 has column heads: "CROOK'S PETS" "The Apaches Again on the War-Path in the Southwest" "150 of Them Terrorizing the Country About Sonora--Recent Murders & Outrages". This article takes 1/4 columns. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:22

$31.00
172329

TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Migration Winfield Scott 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653723926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, June 5, 1838 * Trail of Tears * Native Americans * Winfield Scott Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Address of General Scott to The Cherokees" signed in type: Winfield Scott, from the Cherokee Agency. This was the last of the various forced migration of the American Indians to land west of the Mississippi, part of the infamous "Trail of Tears" (see the web). It includes: "Cherokees! The President of the United States has sent me, with a powerful army, to cause you, in obedience to the Treaty of 1835, to join that part of your people who are already established in prosperity on the other side of the Mississippi. Unhappily, the two years which were allowed for the purpose you have suffered... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:19

$47.00
172305

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Slavery & Lincoln Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653484885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians..." "The Indian War". Among articles inside: "What the Army Threatens to Do With Abolitionism" "The Present Administration of the Country--Its Promises--Its Doings--Its Chances" "War News of the Week" "McClellan's Report of the Battles of South Mountain and Antietam" "Official Confirmation of the Capture of Munfordsville" and so much more. Eight pages, good conditi... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:18

$38.00
172302

2nd SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN & Richmond KY Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653484064

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run * Battle of Richmond, Kentucky * Two Confederate victories The first column on the ftpg. has some nice heads including: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA" "A Glorious Victory" "Second Battle of Bull Run" "Terrific Conflict on the Old Field" "Battle Lasted from Dawn to Dark" "The Rebels Suffer Twice as Severely" "Gen. Pope In Hot Pursuit" "Official Report of the Battle" "List of Killed & Wounded" and more (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:17

$49.00
172239

ANGLO-CHEROKEE WAR Creek Indians Rebellion South Carolina PEACE ? 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650303638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 25, 1760 * Anglo-Cherokee War - peace ? * Creek Nation - Indians Inside has half a column headed: "America" with news from Charleston concerning relations with the Cherokee & Creek Indians (see). Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:48

$30.00
172029

FRANCE Declares War w/ England SEVEN YEARS'S WAR & Early America 1756 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270685201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1756 * France declaration of war w/ England * Early America The issue begins with a: "...Satyrical Description & character of the Celebrated M. de Voltaire...". Page 4 has an interesting item on the "French King's Declaration of War" which is essentially their justification for going to war against England in what we now call the French & Indian War (see for portions). This is followed by a: "...Letter written by Col. Napier to Gen. Braddock..." with much discussion of the French & Indian War (see for portions), taking over a full page. Over a full page is taken up with a: "...Letter to Dr.Mitchell Complaining of a Material Error in marking the Limits of New Jersey in his Map... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:54

$95.00
171800

BATTLE OF DETROIT Bushy Run Fort Pitt Pontiac's Rebellion INDIANS 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392265705953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1763 * Battles of Bushy Run & Detroit * Western Pennsylvania * Pontiac's Rebellion The prime content in this issue is: "By the King, a Proclamation" which calls for the disposition of newly acquired American territories, which does not allow English settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains, and requires all colonists already settled in those regions to return east. Any purchase of Indian land west of the Appalachians is strictly forbidden. This historic Proclamation takes 3 pages. Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Instructions for the Preservation of Health in the Navy" "Boundaries of Quebeck Government" "Of East Florida, West "Florida, and ... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2019 07:31

$155.00
171735

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux Indians REVISITED1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263654877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, January 6, 1935 * The Custer Massacre revisited * Battle of Little Big Horn Page 2 of this section has a article headed: "CUSTER'S LAST FIGHT: NOTES BY GEN. SCOTT" "Facts He Gathered Led Him to Believe The Tragedy Could Have Been Avoided" with small subheads, photo of Custer and illustration of the battle. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 8 only with all 12 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:14

$46.00
171704

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships & Pennsylvania Child Free State 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632426419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1816 * African slave trade & more The back page has a few interesting items including: "By a decision in Pennsylvania, the child of a slave born in that state is free." Also: "The commissioners of the navy are advertising for life oak and other timber for a ship of the line and two frigates." Also: "The infamous trade to Africa for slaves, is pursued with uncommon vigor from Havana...The British vessels stationed on the coast of Africa have frequent battles with the slave traders & have captured several under Spanish colors." There is also a letter from General Andrew Jackson concerning the friendly intentions of the majority of the Cherokee Indians, signed in type: A. Jack... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:14

$34.00
171703

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632426288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a London magazine The first article in the issue is: "Debates on the American Stamp Act" which carries on for five pages of excellent reporting on this critical issue. The photos show only small portions, one bit reading: "...It is my opinion that this kingdom has no right to lay a tax upon the colonies...The Americans are the sons, not the bastards of England...There is an idea in some that the Colonies are virtually represented in this House. I would fain know by whom an American is represented here?...". Also: "Abstract of the late Act of Parliament for the better Securing the Dependence of his Majesty's Dominions in America on the Crown of... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:14

$185.00
171665

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page has an ad for the desertion of two soldiers from military service, with details (see). Page 2 begins with a report noting: "General Lee writes from Purrysburg...that he is going to break up East Florida. President Rutledge...writes that the South Carolinians had destroyed five Indian towns...". Also a list of: "Enemies to the American States, commonly called Tories, gone & going to Staten Isl... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:20

$740.00
171664

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 13, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Included are reports under the heading "America" from Charleston, Philadelphia, Boston, Newport, & New York, including a letter "...from the Cherokee country, informs us...upper Cherokee towns are greatly harassed by several parties of Indians from the Ohio & Mississippi who kill every body they met with, whether white men or Indians..." with much more concerning the Indian tribes in the colonies. Also the report of an incident at the docks in Boston: "...made a seizure of a sloop lying at Hancock's wharf & which they ordered to be carried off under the guns of his Majesty's ship, Romney. This affair occasioned a dispute between the offic... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:19

$170.00
171640

QUETTA EARTHQUAKE Baluchistan British India Pakistan DISASTER 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631655634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1935 * Quetta Earthquake (1st report) * Baluchistan, British Raj (Pakistan) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "20,000 DIE IN INDIAN QUAKE; WIDE AREA IS DEVASTATED; 43 BRITISH AIRMEN VICTIMS" with subheads and related map. More on page 3 with two related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor cr... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:00

$40.00
171392

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer North American Tour PHOTO in 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255723779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932 * Australia tour of North America * Don Bradman "The Don" photo * Greatest cricket batsman ever The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than ind... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:30

$45.00
171380

PARTITION OF Union of INDIA Dominion of Pakistan Independence 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255085711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 15, 1947 * Partition of India The front page has a great banner headline: "RIOT TORN INDIA FREE TODAY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the partition of the British Indian Empire into the Dominion of Pakistan and the Union of India. Always nice to have notable events in history reporteda in this World famous publication. Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:39

$62.00
171290

ROYAL INDIAN NAVY MUTINY Bombay British India Mahatma Gandhi 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392253630766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Feb. 24, 1946 * Royal Indian Navy mutiny * Bombay, India - Mahatma Gandhi The front page has a great banner headline: "DEATH TOLL GROWS IN INDIA" with subheads. Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 04, 2019 16:49

$44.00
171250

CHOCTAW INDIANS Native Americans Living off the Land re. Clothing 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392252977912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 3, 1830 Near the back is: "The Choctaw Indians" includes several letters concerning them including: "...The nation begin to live like the white people & they dress quite decently at public collections. They begin to raise plenty of stock of all kinds..." and: "...am satisfied that their means of living by the chase have much declined; but that they have been gradually & pretty generally improving in the art of making clothing & subsistence from the cultivation of the earth..." with more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:44

$29.00
171248

TRAIL OF TEARS Samuel Houston & North Carolina GOLD Discoveries 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392252977379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829 * Trail of Tears * Samuel Houston * North Carolina gold Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennessee--but abandoned the state, and for ever!" Of course in a few years he would earn some acclaim for his efforts in Texas. An article: "The Creek Indians" includes: "...directed to remove his agency west of the Mississippi to the country allotted to the emigrating Indians..." which is concerning the infamous Trail of Tears. Among other articles in this issue are: "Th... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:43

$41.00
170967

BATTLE OF CHATEAUGUAY Quebec Wade Hampton vs. Mohawks War of 1812 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244866485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, Nov. 30, 1813 * Battle of Chateauguay - Quebec, Canada * Wade Hampton vs. Charles de Salaberry * War of 1812 - Mohawk people The ftpg. has: "General Orders" being the British account of: "...the affair of the 26th Oct. between General Hampton and the British". which was the Battle of Chateauguay. This was one of the two battles (the other being the Battle of Chrysler's Farm) which caused the Americans to abandon the Saint Lawrence Campaign, their major strategic effort in the autumn of 1813. Also on the ftpg: "Of Gen. Wilkinson's Army" datelines at Albany & Watertown. Much more on the War of 1812 inside including "The Action Near Cornwall" and reports from Ogdensburgh, Albany, Sac... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$33.00
170877

OPELOUSAS MASSACRE Riot Louisiana & Red Cloud's War Indians 1868 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243214948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1868 * Opelousas massacre - Louisiana * Red Cloud's War - Indians The ftpg. includes: "The Indian War" "Running Fight with the Apache Indians--The Kiowas and Comanches Joining the Cheyennes and Arapahoes on the Arkansas River" Also: "The New Rebellion" "The Rebel Butchery at Opelousas--100 [blacks] Killed & 50 Wounded...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:54

$32.00
170872

BATTLE OF WHITESTONE HILL Dakota Terr. Sioux Indians 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605868025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 12, 1863 The top of page 2 has a report on the battle of Whitestone Hill, the culmination of operations against the Sioux Indians in the Dakota Territory. It is headed: "Repulse Of Indians in Dacotah Territory" Also on pg. 2 is a lengthy letter: "General Gadsden to Jefferson Davis" and other war reports. War reports on the ftpg. include: "Texas Expedition - The Affair on the Atchafalaya" 'The Siege of Charleston" "Reported Movements of the Enemy" and more. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:52

$29.00
170712

1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Civil War CONFEDERATE Wilmington 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238453119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 24, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "Last Sunday's Fight" which is on the Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run; "The North Carolina State Troops" "Army Matters" "The Confederate Loan" "Congress" as well as an: "Important Letter from President Davis which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This lengthy letter--taking most of a column--concerning the relations among the various Confederate States, public property... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:38

$138.00
170443

ULYSSES S. GRANT Promoted Major General of U.S. Army 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228769723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 22, 1863 * Ulysses S. Grant promoted * Major General in Civil War Near the top of the ftpg. has a report: "Gen. Rosecrans Relived - General Grant to Command the Combined Armies", followed by: "From Gen. Burnside's Army - A Brilliant Piece of Strategy" being a letter signed by him: A. E. Burnside, Major-General. There is also mention of Custer. The ftpg. has: "A Letter From Charles Dickens - Description Of An Earthquake" signed by him in type: Charles Dickens. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:40

$37.00
170316

President JAMES MADISON Death & Second Seminole War FLORIDA 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582147482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836 * President James Madison death * Battle of Micanopy - Florida A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patriots are gratitude and honor more justly due, than that of James Madison..." The report concludes: "...He retired from the presidential chair on the 4th of March, 1817, and has since resided in philosophic ease at Montpelier, Orange county, Virginia." (see). Other news of the day includes: "The Creek ... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:11

$48.00
169983

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mauch Chunk PA Coal Miners Executions REPRIEVE 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568891984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 16, 1878 * Molly Maguires * Mauch Chunk Page 3 has an article: "Mollies Reprieved" which concerns the Mollie Maguires, beginning: "Gov. Hartranft...reprieved the condemned Mollie Maguires, James McDonnell and Charles Sharpe, who were to have been hanged on the 18th instant, at Mauch Chunk..." with further details. Easton is not far from what was then Mauch Chunk, currently Jim Thorpe. Four pages nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:47

$35.00
169829

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND NYC & Benjamin Franklin Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563052407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 7, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * Benjamin Franklin & John Hancock * American Revolutionary War This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. One-third of the front page & nearly half of page 2 are taken up with An ORDINANCE for the Appointment of Justices of the Peace for the State of Pennsylvania" which is signed in type by its President: B. Franklin. This is followed by a document from Congress concerning the purchase of gun powder, signed in type by its President: John Hancock. Page 2 also has two depositions concerning a battle with the ... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:50

$970.00
169702

Great AFRICA Geographer Thomas Jefferys 18th Century MAP 1748 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556580347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748 Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map of "AFRICA", which shows considerable detail of the entire continent, at least as much as was known over 250 years ago. Included also is the Saudi Arabia peninsula, portions of present-day Iraq and Iran, as well as the very southern tips of Italy (including Sicily), Greece, and Spain. Madagascar & other islands in the area are shown as well. This map folds out to measure 11 by 10 inches & is in good condition. Interesting articles in this issue include: "Invention of Writing Music by Playing It" with two small illustrations; "Articles For a General Peace" "Introduction to Heraldry" with related plate; "A... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:32

$145.00
169697

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Magic Squares PUZZLE Print Engraving 1768 London UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207073097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1768 * Ben Franklin's "A Magic Square of Squares" plate Page 2 has "Interesting Advices from America" with a Boston report beginning: "Last Friday fe'nnight the officers of the customers made a seizure of a sloop belonging to John Hancock..." with more (see photos), followed by other reports of troubles in America. On an inside page is an article titled: "Suprizing Properties of Numbers placed in Dr. Franklin's Magic Square of Squares" which is a fascinating article describing Benjamin Franklin's amazing numerical puzzle. There is also a full page engraving of this "Magic Square of Squares". More typically this plate is missing from the issue, but it is present here. Among var... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:29

$298.00
169661

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555542438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.30, 1879 * Very rare Old West title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is one of our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912. Page 2 hs a report: "The Indians" which mentions: "...give the most deplorable account of the ravages of Victorio and his band in their recent raids. About sixty persons have been killed...entire attention of the citizens seems now to be devoted to self protection. The country is in arms..." with more. Victorio was considered one of the fiercest of the Apache leaders. Also articles on the Ute Indians and the Navajoes (see). The ... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:41

$157.00
169658

KING GEORGE III Assassination Attempt by Woman Margaret Nicholson 1786 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206332888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 10, 1786 * King George III murder attempt * Margaret Nicholson Beginning on the front page & taking over a column on pg. 2 is a nice account of the attempted assassination of King George III by Margaret Nicholson, an event which received much attention at the time, in fact Wikipedia has a nice account on her. Part of the report notes: "...The knife that was struck at his Majesty's breast was a desert knife, worn very plain...much sharpened...It struck against his Majesty's waistcoat & made a little cut...Had not his Majesty shrunk in his side the blow must have been fatal!..." with more (see ). See also our item 550221 which includes a contemporary print of the assassination attempt... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:40

$78.00
169353

CUSTER CREEK TRAIN WRECK Olympian Saugus Prairie County Montana 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196344015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1938 * Custer Creek train wreck * Olympian passenger train * Saugus, Montana - Prairie co. The front page has a great banner headline: "34 DEAD IN OLYMPIAN WRECK" with subheads and list of the dead. (see) Nice for display. Two large photos take up the entire back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:49

$52.00
169346

Tribal Chief COCHISE Chiricahua Apaches Indians DEATH 1st Report 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196340597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians The very bottom of the front page has a very brief report headed: "Death Of The Indian Chief Cochise" with the text reading simply: "Cochise, the famous Apache chief, died on the 9th of June." (see) Eight pages, browned at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:42

$38.00
169335

Rare MOORE OKLAHOMA Indian Territory Pre-STATEHOOD Sooners 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196338419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, Jan. 9, 1903 * Pre-statehood This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two). A small folio-size newspaper of 8 pages with local & national news, and a page 2 column headed: "Territory Topics". Some minor edge wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:37

$48.00
169105

INDIANS Southern Native Americans Removal West of Mississippi 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531248547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1830 * Southern Native Americans - Indians * Removal to lands West of Mississippi River Near the back is: "Removal of the Cherokees" which is a follow-up to the Indian Removal Act signed by the President 3 months prior. The lengthy letter from the "Department of War, Office of Indian Affairs" explains the benefits of the Indians being removed to west of the Mississippi and the dangers of staying where they are (see). Ultimately this controversial Act would result in the Trail of Tears. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, damp stain to a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:42

$32.00
168944

ELIZABETH BACON CUSTER George Armstrong's Widow WILLS War Relics 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372525287267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 12, 1933 * Elizabeth Bacon Custer's will filed * General George Armstrong Custer widow Page 24 has a one column heading: "Gen. Custer's Widow Leaves U.S. War Relics" (see) Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, 4 small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:52

$40.00
168756

JOHN DICKINSON Pennsylvania Farmer Plea & John Hancock Troubles 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182077874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769 * John Dickinson * John Hancock Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 pages; "...Letter from General Paoli to an English Gentleman" "Account of the late Abdication in Sweden" Noteworthy is: "An Address to the Americans by the Author of the Farmer's Letters", being John Dickinson. This takes 1 1/2 pages and includes: "In the great & important question now before us, my countrymen, a question on which the liberty or bondage...... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:32

$59.00
168741

1862 Civil War CONFEDERATE Newspaper Pre-Second Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182066350

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 28, 1862 * Pre-Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much concerning the Civil War including items headed; "From The Seat of War" which reports that: "...Pope is hastily retreating to Alexandria, where it was expected he would make a stand...". Further on is a report headed: "Brilliant Cavalry Dash of General Stuart--Five Thousand Of the Enemy Routed" with reports on the fighting just before the 2nd battle of Bull Run (see photos). Also on the ftpg: "Important Debate in the British Parliament on the Question of Recognizing the Confederate States" & there are several Acts fr... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:14

$75.00
168700

EDWARD SETTLE GODFREY General Custer's Massacre Survivor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182037429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1932 * Edward Settle Godfrey death * Custer's Massacre survivor Page 26 has a one column heading: "Gen. E. S. Godfrey, Indian Fighter, Dies In 88th Year" with small photo of Godfrey. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Settle Godfrey, United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor. He was a surviving lieutenant of the 7th United States Cavalry of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:20

$39.00
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