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TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Emigration TREATMENT 1838 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578878394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 26, 1837 * Trail of Tears treatment * Native Americans - Indians A nice issue on the "Trail of Tears". Page 3 has: "Indian Treaty" followed by: "Emigrating Indians" which has: "A late visit to the camps of the Indians...convinced us that we were wrong in concluding that their treatment did not conform to the humane disposition of the government...". But an inside have is mostly devoted to: "The Emigrated Indians" which begins: "The condition of the tribes who have removed from their birth places east to new homes west of the Mississippi river has recently been the subject of frequent notice..." with much more on this, broken down by tribes. Then the following page has; "Indian ... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:07

$45.00
177178

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862996384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Ro... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$340.00
177175

TEXAS WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE w/ Santa Anna & Creek War Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862994233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1836 * Texas War for Independence * Santa Anna to be tried & shot * Creek War - Cherokees - Indians The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves. Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" "Western Indians" and "Texas", the latter mentioning that the Mexicans had not advanced and will not prosecute further operations against Texas, for the present, and with mention of Goliad, the Alamo, and San Jacinto. There is also mention that Santa Anna has been taken to Nacogdoches where: "...he was t... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:47

$33.00
177170

CAMPUS MARTIUS Marietta Ohio Country MAP Northwest Indian War 1788 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568279156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, November, 1788 * Campus Martius (Ohio) map * Marietta, Washington County * Northwest Indian War Articles include: "To the Ladies on the Use of Cosmetics" "Interesting Extracts from the Life of General Putnam" which takes over 8 pages; "On the Religion, Language & Sciences of the Gypsies" "An Account of Campus Martius at the City of Marietta, Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio". Marietta was the first permanent settlement in the Northwest Territory. The accompanying (and very rare) foldout plate of Campus Martius is still present. Near the back is: "American Intelligence" with the latest news reports of the day including nice details on the state of Mary... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$180.00
176998

Very Rare & Early PENSACOLA Escambia County FLORIDA Antebellum 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851071374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENSACOLA GAZETTE, Florida, July 27, 1839 * Rare antebellum title * Escambia County A very nice & early newspaper from this Florida town, very rarely found from before the Civil War. This is a four page newspaper with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Inside are: "How to Tell a Drunken Man" "Another Indian Massacre" "Late From Texas" "Naval" and much more. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, some older tape mends which do not deter readability, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$92.00
176991

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Bull Run Civil War 1861 New Bern NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "Two Men Killed" "The Dover Meeting" & other reports, however certainly the most notable content is the reporting on the first major battle of the Civil War: "Battle Opened at Manassas" "The Lincolnites Attempt to Cross at Bull's Run!" "They are Three Times Repulsed ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176972

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372850791033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expedition & defeat of General Bra... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$136.00
176971

Early MAJOR GEORGE WASHINGTON 22 Years Old in French & Indian War 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1754 * Early George Washington * French and Indian War A very rare opportunity for a periodical which mentions George Washington long before he would become more famous 20 years later. An inside page has a nice article titled: "Account of a Journey from Williamsburg to the French Fort near the Lake Erie in Virginia" which begins: "The French having been lately erecting forts & making settlements upon the river Ohio, in the western parts of Virginia, which are known to be the property of Great Britain, Major George Washington was sent by Governor Dinwiddie with a letter to the French commandant on that river...Mr. Washington set out on the 31st of October, 1753..." wi... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$255.00
176953

MEEKER MASSACRE Battle of Milk Creek White River Utes Indians 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849884101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., October 6, 1879 * Meeker Massacre (early report) * Battle of Milk Creek * United States Army * White River Utes - Indians Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "The Indian Troubles" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:23

$38.00
176884

Rare RAPID CITY SD Pennington South Dakota Territory BLACK HILLS 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848372020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BLACK HILLS JOURNAL, Rapid City, Dakota Territory, June 22, 1883 * Very rare Old West title * Pennington County From six years before South Dakota would become a state. Much concerning mining, including: "Custer's Peak - And the Country Surrounding--Silver & Copper Ore Discoveries" 'Valentine and Rapid City" "A New Milling Process" & other items. Page 2 has an article beginning: "Crook went to Mexico in pursuit of the Apaches. He overtook & conquered them...". Four pages, some holes at folds, a 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch piece clipped from the front leaf, various archival mends at margins.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:10

$88.00
176847

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847215841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 14, 1877 * Battle of the Big Hole - Montana * Nez Perce Indians - Native American * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass The top of the front page has an article headed: "THE INDIAN WARS" with smaller subheads. (see) Complete in 8 pages, toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:13

$34.00
176717

CHEROKEE NATION Indians & North Carolina Boundary Line Argument 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 2, 1767 * Cherokee Nation - Indians (currently spelled Gloucester) The middle of the ftpg. has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, which mentions a proclamation by N.C. Governor Tryon for a dividing line between North Carolina land and Cherokee Indian land. Also one for apprehending offenders who: "...infested all the back parts of the southern provinces." Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$38.00
177286

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Run Sooners Boomers Cherokee Strip Begins 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372866572397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 23, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush beginning * Boomers and Sooners * Town of Guthrie riot The front page has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "Settlers Admitted to the New Territory at Noon Yesterday" "A Mad Rush for Land All Along the Line" "The City of Guthrie Settled & Organized With Incredible Rapidity" "Disappointed Boomers Form a Plan to Seize the Cherokee Strip" with the text taking over 3 1/2 columns. Eight pages, bit of front page fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:43

$74.99
177280

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Diggings Miners Mining 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372866558812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California" including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at work washing out gold...one man has a hole sunk 14 ft. below the bank..,.he makes from five ounces to a pound every day. Plus there are other accounts of gold mining: "I have earned today only $12, and the prospects among the workies are rather disheartening..." and much more. Page 3 also has: "The Late Indian Murder in Florida". Four pages, very nice... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:21

$49.99
177273

Early STEAM FIRE ENGINE Horse Pulled Truck Firefighting PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372866542115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 * Great pre-Civil War fire engine print For the collector of fire-fighting memorabilia, this is a terrific issue. The entire front page is taken up with a very detailed & terrific print titled: "The New Steam Fire Engine" which was called the "Neptune", manufactured by Silsby, Mynderse & Company in Seneca Falls, N.Y. The description begins at the bottom of the ftpg. & carries over to page 2. A terrific issue for display. Much other invention-related content within but it pales in comparison to the front page print. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 08:50

$99.99
176645

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531207729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 27, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Inside has an address by the governor of Virginia to the House of Burgesses concerning a boundary line between the colony and Cherokee Indian land. This is followed by another address noting: "...that his Majesty's present administration have at no time entertained a design to propose to parliament to lay any further taxes upon America for the purpose of raising a revenue, & that it is their intention to propose in the next session of Parliament to take off the duties upon glass, paper and colours...". (see) Other news of the day & a wealth of ads. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 16:00

$164.00
176265

GERONIMO SURRENDERS Chiricahua Apaches Indians Chief Fort Rucker 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505008978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 29, 1879 * Geronimo surrenders * Chiricahua Apache chief Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous yet notable report: "Geronimo, an Apache chief, and 83 of his band, have surrendered to the military at Camp Rucker & will be sent to the San Carlos reservation. These Indians have been depredating for months, and their surrender, it is said, 'virtually wipes out all the renegade Indians in Arizona and on the border.' " Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:20

$54.00
176058

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame ARRESTED Mohawk 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492444818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1921 * Sid Hatfield arrested (1st report) * Battle of Matewan WV fame Page 3 has small one column headings: "Sid Hatfield Arrested For Another Shooting", "Ex-Chief of Police of Matawan Is Now Accused of Part in Attack on Village of Mohawk". (see) First report coverage on the arrest of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, West Virginia. He would be killed in a shootout a few days later. Twenty-four pages, light toning, some margin wear with small tears, must be handled with care.

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:10

$42.00
175977

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483966165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:19

$37.00
175967

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Run Sooners Boomers Cherokee Strip Beginning 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806615416

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 19, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush beginning * Boomers and Sooners The top of the front page has column heads including: "ON TO OKLAHOMA" "The Boomers Allowed to Cross the Cherokee Strip" "And Align Themselves on the Border of the Promised Land" "Final Arrangements Completed for the Opening on Monday" "Several Lives Lost in Affrays Between the Settlers" with the article taking 1 2/3 columns. A great account formalizing the Oklahoma Land Rush which would commence 3 days later. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, in uncommonly nice condition for a newspaper of this vintage.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:46

$86.00
175966

TEXAN SANTA FE EXPEDITION Trail - Republic of Texas & New Mexico 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806615107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 13, 1842 * Texan Santa Fe Expedition * Texas & New Mexico The entire front page is taken up with a great letter titled: "The Texas Santa Fe Expedition" "San Antonio--Spanish Missions in the Neighborhood--Return to Austin--Sight of Comanche Indians". A terrific travelogue with a wealth early text on this journey though the West, much of it unexplored at this point. Page 2 has an article: "Latest from Texas", pg. 7 has: "Horrible Murders by Negroes", and the back page has: "General Sam Houston". Eight pages, light foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:45

$84.00
175817

CUSTER MASSACRE Jesse James Northfield Bank Robbery Lady Liberty 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre * Northfield Bank robbery * Jesse James gang * Statue of Liberty Several interesting items in this issue including a page 5 item, although brief: "The Northfield Robbers - Reported Fight With the Escaping Bank Raiders" who were the Younger Brothers. Also on page 5: "THE INDIAN WAR", "Crook Striking In For the Black Hills" "Sheridan's Arrangements Upset" "Sitting Bull's Invitation to the Tribes in Wisconsin" "Story of a White Man Who Witnessed the Custer Massacre" with the text taking over a full column. One of the subheads is: "The Custer Massacre--What an Eye-Witness of the Slaughter Tells--Thrilling If True". And page 3 has: "The Statue Of Liberty" noting the vi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$93.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175734

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468496249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 1, 1795 * Uncommon title The ftpg. has two items on the Yellow Fever which was ravaging the East Coast at the time. Inside has: "Peace Between France & Spain" and another item begins: "There has a general and (apparently) sincere peace just taken place between the Creeks and the United States..." with some detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:40

$44.00
175729

Mahatma Gandhi SALT MARCH Satagraha BEGINS Dandi India Indian 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797129678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Salt march (salt satyagraha) begins * Dandi, India Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI ON MARCH CHALLENGES ARREST" "Upper India Demonstrates as Nationalists Open Campaign for Independence" "British Troops On Alert" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the beginning of Mahatma Gandhi's salt march. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with nice front page coverage on the current prohibition law. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:38

$60.00
175726

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN George Washington & 18th Century SLAVERY 1789 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468481671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1789 * President George Washington * Benjamin Franklin * Early slavery One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Pages 1 & 2 have the "Address of the Governor & Council of North Carolina to his excellency General Washington with his "Answer" signed in type: G. Washington. Other items in this issue include: "Account of the Climate of Pennsylvania" "...Respecting the Fortifications in the Western Country" "Account of the Society of Dunkards in Pennsylvania" "Account of the Effects of Electricity in Paralytic Cases. In a Letter to Dr. Pringle from Dr. Franklin" which is signed in type: B. Franklin, from Dec. 21, 1757; "On The Manumission of Slaves" One of t... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:36

$185.00
175633

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456154347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 6, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of the Little Bighorn - Montana * Chief Sitting Bull - Lakota Indians The front page has the top one-third of the 2nd column taken up with nice headlines on the Custer Massacre, including: "BUTCHERED BOYS" "The Heroism of Mad Anthony Wayne Outdone by Custer on the Little Horn" "A Tiger-Like Assault by the Dashing Cavalryman on Five Thousand Sioux" "His Detachment of Five Companies Massacred & the Canon Literally Transformed Into a Slaughter Pen" "Custer and His Brothers Meet Death at the Head of Their Column Unflinchingly" "Not One of the Gallant Band Escaping to Tell the Tale of Bloodshed" "The Troops Overcome by Brute Force and Fairly Dragged f... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:49

$360.00
175557

President GROVER CLEVELAND State of the Union Address 1888 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTSON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 3, 1888 * President Grover Cleveland * State of the Union Address the front page has a nice stack of column headlines: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "Unjust & Useless Taxation" "Suspension of Silver Coinage Recommended" "Our Foreign Relations" "he Pacific Railroads" "Our Indian Wards" and more. Then begins the very lengthy state-of-the-union address which completes the column and carries over to take almost all of page 7. Eight pages, some tears at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$39.00
175335

RENO GANG Outlaw Brothers Train Robbers Seymour Indiana LYNCHINGS 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433100002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 * Reno Gang brothers lynchings * Train robbers - outlaws On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robbers, John, Frank and Simon Reno, and Charles Anderson, who were immediately seized upon and all four were hung..." There is a second account that has additional details of the lynching, mentioning that Frank & William Reno were hung on the same pillar and that Simon was hung from the ceiling. The... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$66.00
175329

Great 18th Century EUROPEAN MAP - French and Indian War OSWEGO 1756 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 * Great & quite large map of Europe * Oswego - French & Indian War * Judaica - Jewish content The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, and parts of the Middle East including Jerusalem, Joppa, Cairo, & Cyprus. This map measures 13 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, margins being sufficiently wide. There is some off-setting of ink in the two right corners, from having been folded into itself for over 250 years. Otherwise in excellent condition. Under the heading near the back: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$190.00
175286

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773856509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 15, 1947 * Partition of India (1st report) The front page has a one column heading: "MOUNTBATTEN NEW GOVERNOR OF HINDU INDIA" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Related photo on the back page. First report coverage on the partition of the British Indian Empire into the Dominion of Pakistan and the Union of India. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 44 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 October 17, 2019 14:34

$82.00
175008

ALEXANDER McGILLIVRAY Creek Indians Nation Chief Leader QUITS 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401617154

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAPS AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Aug. 23, 1791 * Alexander McGillivray * Creek Indians Nation A front page report from Winchester includes: "...the report of McGillivry [Alexander McGillivray, Creek Indian Chief] having quitted the Creeks is on account of their hostile disposition towards the U.S. is void of foundation..." with a bit more on this. Also a front page notice headed: "Louisiana" which includes a lucrative offer to any persons willing to become settlers there. Four pages, a minor printing flaw near the top affects the word "Winchester" in the mentioned article, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:18

$43.00
174977

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormoism Leader DEATH & Sitting Bull 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399899928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877 * Brigham Young death (1st report) * Mormons - Mormonism * Chief Sitting Bull The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions during the lat forty-eight hours..." and more. Beneath it is a small item: "Sitting Bull" noting: "...estimates Sitting Bull's strength at 1000 Sioux..." with more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$65.00
174848

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doctor administer to his wants..." with much more on him & his life. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$57.00
174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
174755

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739414339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first politic... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:45

$15,000.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174654

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Seneca Falls NY EQUAL RIGHTS Amend. Convention 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375809870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923 * Historic Women's Suffrage item * Seneca Falls, New York convention * Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848. The one column headlines read: "WOMEN ADOPT FORM FOR EQUAL RIGHTS" "National Party Accepts Proposed Wording of Amendment to Constitution" "Called World Movement" "New York State Branch of the Party Elects Mrs. Clarence M. Smith President". This was the beginning of a 49 year struggle to get the amendment passed, introduced in every session of Congress since 1923 until it was approved... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:50

$245.00
174512

BELLEVILLE ILLINOIS Native Americans Indians Pre Black Hawk War 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729276000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831 Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War (see). Several follow-up reports as well. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:25

$29.00
174407

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Lake Erie & Eastport, Maine Capture in War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362152932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 23, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * Lake Erie - War of 1812 * Fort Sullivan, Eastport, Maine The ftpg. has : "Events of the War - Letter form Com. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy" dated at Sackett's Harbor & concerning events at Presque Isle. Also a bit on: "Squadron in the Chesapeake". Inside has; "Battle at Chippawa" "More Detached Militia" "Capture of Eastport" and another article also headed: "The Battle of Chippewa" and more on the War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:49

$39.00
174339

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722963542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: "...The robbers were six in nu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:35

$179.00
174235

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Battle of Bull Run CONFEDERATE 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720258233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Very rare Confederate title A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday last...". with much more, taking about a full column of text. Other content includes: "A Conductor a Traitor" "The Black Horse Cavalry" "From Manassas--Our Army" "Interesting From Pensacola" "The Enemy's Blunders" "The Naval Fight" "Proposed Increase of the Army" "Confederate Loan" "A Visit to Arlington Heights" and more. Folio-size, single sheet, very nice condi... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$530.00
174223

"WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman MURDER 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero Few events are more legendary from the Old West than the murder of Wild Bill Hickok while playing cards in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. And unfortunately, not many newspapers of the day reported the event. But here is one. A brief and inconspicuous report on page 7 is headed: "Murder In The Black Hills" with the report reading: "James B. Hickok, alias Wild Bill, known in Kansas and the Territories as a scout of some prominence in former years, was killed in a saloon at Deadwood on the 2nd inst. by one Bill Sutherland, who, in justification of the act, alleges that Hickok killed Sutherland's brother at Fort H... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:25

$455.00
174222

CUSTER MASSACRE Chief Sitting Bull & Jesse James Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1876 * The Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Chief Sitting Bull autobiography * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Otterville, Missouri train robbery (1st report) This is a great issue on the General Custer massacre, with very nice page 3 column headlines including: "THE SIOUX WAR" "General Terry's Official Report on Custer's Gallant March to Death" "Gibbon's Rescue of Reno" "Danger Threatening from Defection of Friendly Indians" "White Outlaws Lead the Reds" "General Sheridan Thinks the Army Strong Enough to Crush Sitting Bull's Band" and more, along with the official: "General Terry's Report". A great wealth of fine content. Plus more related reports on Custer: "The Results of the Bat... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
174099

CONFEDERATE Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA R.E. Lee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709994001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one week before the Battle of Antietam in Maryland. The front page also has: "The Northern Press on the Late Battles" being the Second Battle of Bull Run (see photos). There is also: 'The Excitement in the North" "Additional From the North" "The Yankee Account of the Evacuation of Fredericksburg--Destruction of Property--Escape of Negroes..." "The Revolut... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$117.00
173787

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Although much of the front page is taken up with various reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" (see photos for full report), reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...". The front page has the endorsement of President Abraham Lincoln's famous rally letter, which defended his Emancipation Proclamation, by the members of the Syracuse Convention. This letter was read at the convention held the day prior in Springfield, Missouri. Eight pages, minima... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:19

$42.00
173694

FIRST BATTLE OF LEXINGTON Hemp Bales Kentucky Civil War CONFEDERATE 1861 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, October 9, 1861 * First (1st) Battle of Lexington, Kentucky * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Recruiting In New York" "Another Indian Fight in Texas" "The Potomac Batteries" and "Missouri & Kentucky". Much war reporting continues on the inside pages where is found: "The Battle of Lexington--Official Report of Gen. Price" which takes over a full column and is signed in type by: Sterling Price. Other content includes: "Yankee Encampment at Chickamacomack Broken up & dispersed--Entire Camp Equipage Captured--Full Particulars" "War News & Rumors" "Late Northern News" "Confession o... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:32

$145.00
173682

MARIAS MASSACRE Wyoming Piegan Blackfeet Indians EUGENE BAKER 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693360218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1870 * Marias Massacre * Piegan Blackfeet Indians * Colonel Eugene Baker The front page has an article headed: "Massacre Of Indians" "Colonel Baker's Attack on an Indian Village--Men, Women and Children Slaughtered--Ninety Women and Girls Killed" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaws, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2019 15:17

$45.00
173600

OPERATION REDWING 1st Airbourne Nuclear Atomic Bomb Bikini Atoll 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372691626834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 21, 1956 * Operation Redwing - Cherokee nuclear weapon * 1st U.S. air delivered thermonuclear device * Bikini Atoll - Marshall Islands The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. PLANE DROPS FIRST H-BOMB" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:26

$40.00
173450

Rare French and Indian War AMERICA MAP w/ Forts Oswego & Ontario 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312289873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 * Forts Oswego and Ontario * French and Indian war with map Inside has is a quite lengthy article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages. This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario and Oswego with Part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario", including a key to the noted points on the map (see photos). Only a small portion of the text is shown in the photos. The more significant item in this issue is the great a... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:56

$455.00
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