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TECUMSEH Shawnee Indian Leader Walpole Island Ontario BONES Found 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372047107713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1931 * Tecumseh bones found in Canada * Native American - Shawnee leader * Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario Page 9 has a two column heading: "Tecumseh's Bones Believed Found in Ontario At the Island Cabin of a Chief's Widow" (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 &... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2017 15:11

$42.00
156329

Rare 18th Century Era EDINBURGH SCOTLAND Original 1761 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046013958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 15, 1761 Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Boston and New York, a bit related to the on-going French & Indian War (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:25

$32.00
156324

THOMAS EDISON Menlo Park New Jersey Inventions & Sitting Bull 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864668295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1878 * Thomas Edison - inventions * Menlo Park, New Jersey * Sitting Bull - Indians Near the top of the ftpg: "The Hostile Indians" "Sitting Bull's Threatening Attitude--Details of the South Mountain Fight". Page 4 has a piece beginning: "We rejoice to hear from the almost magic precincts of Menlo Park, that our wildest anticipations regarding the 'phones' that await us in the future are likely to be speedily realized..." and more (see). Page 5 has; "Phonomime, Autophone, and Kosmophone" is an interesting article on "phones" of the future with talk of Thomas Edison (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, very nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:17

$37.00
156242

Rare OURAY COLORADO Old West Gold & Silver Mining Miners Town 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861865062

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OURAY TIMES, Colorado, Feb. 3, 1883 * Very rare Old West title A very rare newspaper as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only the Colorado Historical Society records any issues of this title. Originally established by miners chasing silver and gold in the surrounding mountains, the town at one time boasted more horses and mules than people. Prospectors arrived in the area in 1875. At the height of the mining, Ouray had more than 30 active mines. The town is named for Chief Ouray of the Utes, a Native American tribe. By 1877 Ouray had grown to over 1,000 in population. The ftpg. has: "Ouray County Mines" "Further Description of the Great Strike in the Red Mountain ... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:12

$147.00
156140

SECOND BARBARY WAR ENDS w/ Stephen Decatur, Jr. TREATY Signing 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039008966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 13, 1816 All of page 1 & a bit of page 2 are taken up with: "The Algerine Treaty" ending the Second Barbary War, signed by the two who did the negotiations: Stephen Decatur & William Shaler. But this would not truly be the end (see hyperlink). Also inside is: "The British Treaty" dealing with some issues from the War of 1812, as well as: "Indian Treaties" with the Sioux, signed by James Madison & many chiefs with their "X" marks. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. Wikipedia notes: "Niles...Register (w... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:28

$28.00
156102

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037914026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri * 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 O... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:57

$179.00
155931

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027614249

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 19, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana * The Modoc War - Lava Beds The front has an article headed: "The Colfax Horror" (see) Coverage on the Colfax massacre (riot) in Louisiana. Also on the front page is a article headed: "Routing The Modocs" with subheads. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:47

$37.00
155906

JACKSON BARNETT "The World's Richest Indian" Oklahoma Oil DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850927344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1934 * Jackson Barnett death (1st report) * "The World's Richest Indian" * Oklahoma oil wells owner * Muscogee Creek Native American The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "BARNETT 'CROESUS' OF INDIANS, DIES, 92" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 rathe... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:29

$38.00
155891

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850483317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 19, 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 Tucu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:49

$40.00
155883

Post CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn Sitting Bull SIOUX WAR 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026518086

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1876 * General George Custer's massacre aftermath * Little Big Horn - Sitting Bull - Gen. Sheridan * Sioux Indians War The front page has one column headings: "OPERATIONS IN MONTANA" "Sheridan To Take The Field" "Waiting For Merritt" "A New Theory Of The Custer Retreat" and more. (see) Interesting coverage shortly after Custer's Massacre. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:39

$38.00
155874

First BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Virginia Description 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850462996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run described The first column features a nice stack of headlines concerning the Civil War, but the best content is on the back page which has about 5 columns taken up with: "The Defeat At Manassas" "Mr. Russell's Account to the London Times--A Cowardly Rout and Causeless Panic--Scenes in Washington After the Retreat". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the margins with some repairs at the spine.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:18

$32.00
155873

NATIVE AMERICANS Florida State Seminoles & Cherokees Mediation 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026484038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 29, 1841 * Native Americans Inside has over 3 columns taken up with: "The Cherokee Mediation" which has a subhead: "To the Chiefs, Headmen, and Warriors of the Seminoles of Florida". Considerable reporting on the Indian situation at the time. Four pages, damp staining in the bottom half, some wear at the margins.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:17

$27.00
155847

TREATY OF HOPEWELL Keowee River Cherokee INDIANS & Iceboat Print 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025342914

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1786 One of the two plates includes an image of a: "'curious iceboat" which has some text on the facing page. Above this text is some on a land-boat used for traveling in the desert, etc. Near the back is a bit of: "American Intelligence" which reports of a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Indians, and also warning: "...to look out after a party of Indians who call themselves Cherokees, but had positively refused to make peace, and had actually gone out to war." (see) Included are both plates called for, one of which is a foldout which has prints of the "sufferings of Job". Complete in 88 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featu... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:40

$29.00
156450

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


eBay Auction Item # 391866945801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:47

$29.99
156430

Rare TIN CUP Gunnison County COLORADO Old West Mining Ghost Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372048903275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GARFIELD BANNER, Tin Cup, Gunnison County, Colorado, April 1, 1882 * Very rare Old West title * Only a few left in inventory A very rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes only one institution as having just a single issue of this title. The holdings of the only other institution with any issues were recently purchased by us. In October 1859, prospector Jim Taylor panned some gold from Willow Creek,and carried it back to camp in a tin cup; he named the valley “Tin Cup Gulch.”. For years the area was the site of seasonal placer mining, but no year-round communities were established, partly because of the danger of Indian attack. In 1878, lode deposits... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 08:06

$99.99
155795

Rare Militia NORWICH VT Vermont Military Science 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372023801727

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, April 2, 1841 * Rare military title * Mad Anthony Wayne "Devoted To the Interests of the Militia, Military Science & National Defense" as noted in the masthead, where also is found their motto: "In Times Of Peace, Prepare For War". Over half of the back page has the: "Biography - General Wayne" providing a mid-19th century glimpse of how he was viewed at the time. Also in this issue: "Naval Battles And Surviving Naval Heroes" "Militia of the United States" "Tactics" "Revolutionary War Battles" (a list), "The Seminole's Reply" and more. Lasted but 52 issues, 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, a rare & uncommon title. Typical foxing, 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:32

$33.00
156266

FORT STANWIX Sir John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War 1779 Old British Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372044621306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin..." (see image). Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." (see). Another rep... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2017 07:40

$59.99
156265

FRENCH and INDIAN WAR American Forts Diagrams w/ Description 1755 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372044619731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (discounted price) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755 * Diagrams of three American forts * The French & Indian War A 4 page article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America." This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contending nations of England & France & the troubles which brewed between them. It takes over 4 pages. Subheads at the top of the pages are: "New History of Hudson's Bay" and "Discovery & Settlement of Newfoundland and "French & English Contend for i... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2017 07:36

$69.99
155729

(5) GOLD RUSH ERA National Intelligencer Washington D.C. 1849 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845335699

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a lot of 5 issues from 1849. Although I find no Gold Rush content, there are articles of interesting from the period such as Indian reports, etc. Not "generic" issues but issues with content yet not worthy of individual sale. Four pages each, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:20

$29.00
155636

18th Century PIRATES ON TRIAL & Natives People of Peru PRINT 1749 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843409299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1749 * The people of Peru * Pirates on trial Among the interesting items in this issue are: "Proceedings at a Court Martial for Trying Pirates" "Burying in Churches and Towns Condemned" "Of the Crocodiles in Guayaquil" "On An Academy for Drawing" "Of the Continuance of High Taxes" and much more. A nice article is: "Of the Method of Passing Rivers in Peru" which has a related full page plate with rare prints of the indigenous people of Peru, including: "A Spanish Woman of Quito" "An Indian Palla, or Lade" "An Indian Barber" and more (see plate). This print also shows three rope bridges used to cross a river. This print is often lacking. ... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:28

$57.00
155635

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG DEATH Royal Navy & Early Electricity Study 1757 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017924517

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1757 * Early regarding electricity * Much on the death of Admiral John Byng The first article is: "State of our African Settlements" taking over a full page. Other articles include: "Utility of a Tax Upon Dogs" "Remarks on the Expected Comet" "New Properties of Electricity" "Circumstantial Account of the Death of Admiral Byng" which takes over 2 pages; and many other items. There are a few brief items from or about America but nothing of significance. Included is a plate called for which is a foldout (see). Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches with a full title/contents page which includes an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition. A ve... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:27

$54.00
155550

WOUNDED KNEE MASSACRE South Dakota Native Amercians Indians PRINT 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015984891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, January 31, 1891 * Wounded Knee Massacre * Lakota Indians The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "The Relief Corps Searching for the Dead and Wounded After the Fight with the Hostile Sioux at Wounded Knee - Discovery of a Live Papoose". Inside the issue are: double page "A Man Wanted"; full page "The Late George Bancroft"; full page "Scenes on the Brooklyn Bridge on a Winter Day"; full page "Views in the City of Cheyenne, Capital of Wyoming"; an article "Freeport, Illinois which contains four illustrations; and additional articles, illustrations and advertisements. Twenty pages, minor evidence of being boun... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:43

$66.00
155408

Early AMERICA SOUTH Cowee NC New Orelans LA 1767 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011024403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 28, 1767 * Early American South Inside has half a column of report taken: "From the South Carolina Gazette" with a Charleston dateline, beginning: "The animosity between the French & Spaniards at New Orleans has risen to great heights..." & another item mentions: "...seven traders from Virginia who were carrying goods into the Cherokee country were found murdered near Cowee..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:47

$28.00
155397

(3) 18th Century MAPS North America & More French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010690932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 * 3 nice 18th century maps * French and Indian War The prime feature of this issue would be the three maps included, although only one is called for (other two meant for the Supplement). One is a very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Map of the New Continent According to its Greatest Diametrical length from the River la Plata to beyond the Lake of the Assimiboils" (see). This map shows both North and South America. North America is somewhat crudely done, particularly the West, obviously due to limited familiarity of that part of the world (see). This map measures 8 1/2 by 10 inches and is in great condition. The second map is... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:56

$225.00
155393

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010687478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "A Bold Train Robbery" "The Dalton Gang Hold Up an Express and Secure a Rich Prize" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:51

$92.00
155204

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR and South Carolina Cherokee Indians Hostile 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829052742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 15, 1760 * French and Indian War * Cherokee War Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the latter having a report of an officer who murdered a women for her complicity in a pick-pocket scam. There is also nearly a column on a letter from Charleston, South Carolina, concerning hostilities by the Cherokee Indians, and some items concerning General Amherst, Crown Point, & Quebec in the French & Indian War (see). The back page has a letter "...from the President of the College of New Haven in Connecticut", being Yale, concerning an unusual medical malady (see). Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, bit close-trimm... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:33

$27.00
155053

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux INDIANS July 13, 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989664260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 13, 1876 * General George A. Custer's massacre * Battle of Little Bighorn - Sitting bull * Native Americans era original The top of page 3 has column heads: "The Little Horn Massacre" "Reno's Charge and Repulse" "Custer's Impulsive Onslaught" with various news reports on what happened (see). Four pages, large folio size, several folds, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:48

$64.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 * Georgetown CO Colorado * Tacoma WA Washington Territory The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail (see); half page: "The Indian at Work--Maple Sugar Making in the Northern Woods" and "Iowa--Scene at Danbury during the Terrific Tornado...". Also a nice quarter page print of: "Colorado--The Mining City of Georgetown, in Clear Creek Canyon". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154934

PAYMENT FOR SLAVES Speech of Mr. J.R. Giddings of Ohio 1849 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820960115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT DEMOCRAT & FREEMAN, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb. 1, 1849 Almost the entire front page is taken up with a speech by Mr. Giddings headed: "Payment For Slaves - On the Bill to Pay the heirs of Antonio Pacheco for a Slave sent West of the Mississippi with the Seminole Indians in 1838." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:37

$35.00
154679

Great 18th Century EASTERN CANADA MAP Foldout Quebec Nova Scotia 1746 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810404942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1746 * Great Eastern Canada map * Jacobite Rebellion Certainly the prime content in this issue is the quite large foldout map titled in the ornate cartouche: "A New Chart of the Coast of NEW ENGLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW FRANCE or CANADA with the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John's, etc...". The map show much great detail of this portion of present-day Canada, from Labrador to Boston, including towns at the eastern edge of Massachusetts & other portions of New England including Salem, Manchester, Salisbury, Marblehead, Charlestown, Cambridge, Kenebec, etc. There is nice detail of the "City of Quebec" in an inset, as well as a more expansiv... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:09

$335.00
154610

WAR OF 1812 EVENTS w/ Isaac Chauncey & O.H. Perry Letters 1814 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809250788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 11, 1814 * War of 1812 original reading Inside has over 5 pages taken up with: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Among the subheads & reports are: "the Late Foreign News" "British Prospects"; a letter from Edward Baynes from Montreal; a letter from Alexander Cochrane concerning Americans willing to join the British service (see); "Military" "Campbell's Expedition" "The Creeks"; a letter signed by Isaac Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy from Sackett's Harbor; "Naval" "General Orders" from Buffalo; a letter signed in type by: O.H. Perry, and much more. Included with this issue is an 8 page "Supplement". Complete in 24 pa... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:38

$29.00
154398

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967966459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured the contents said to be $50,000. The passengers were not molested. Deputy Marshall, at Guthrie, will organize a posse and start in pursuit of the gang.' (see) History tells us the first train the gang passed on because it was dark & they were suspicious something was wrong. So the r... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:09

$98.00
154347

QUETTA EARTHQUAKE Baluchistan British India Pakistan DISASTER 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391795899876

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 25, 2017 10:44

$37.00
154313

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391795120995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1933 * Elizabeth Bacon Custer's will filed * General George Armstrong Custer widow The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "RELICS OF CUSTER WILLED BY WIDOW" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends June 24, 2017 14:55

$39.00
154268

re. BATTLE OF BULL RUN London England's Opinion 1861 Civil War Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391794148011

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 28, 1861 * re. Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia Page 4 has: "Mr. Russell's Account of the Battle of Bull Run", a writer for the London Times, with thoughts that he has a bias for the Confederacy (much like the U.K. due to their interest in the cotton market). Some additional war-related news on page 5 as well. Eight pages, 3 small worm holes just below the middle not affecting the Bull Run content, nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:19

$37.00
153973

AMERICA Crown Point Fort Edward New York MAP French and Indian War 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781661390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1759 * French and Indian War * Nice map of America from Crown Point & Lake Champlain to Fort Edward on the Hudson River * Foldout map of the war in Germany A very nice issue from during the French & Indian War with war-related content as well as other news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the prime articles in this issue is one headed: "Particulars of Major Robert Rogers's Last Expedition Against the Enemy" at Ticonderoga, the report taking over a full page of text (see for portions). Of... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:58

$300.00
153931

BABY FACE NELSON Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin Shootout 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780197233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger gang * Baby Face Nelson hunted * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "POSSE CLOSING IN ON DILLINGER AIDE" with subheads that include: "Nelson's Car Found in Woods of Wisconsin--Fugitive in Indian's Hut 4 Days" and more. (see) Coverage on the John Dillinger gang being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:24

$36.00
153928

MAHATMA GANDHI Forces Seizes Solapur Indian Independence Movement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946441964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 13, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Siege of Solapur, Maharashtra, India * Indian Independence Movement The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Troops Crush Sholapur Revolt; Native Rule Is Short Lived; Arrest Six, Gandhists Flee" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, A few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: During the Indian independence movement, the people of Solapur enjoyed full freedom on 9–11 May 1930. However, this resulted in the executions of Mallappa Dhanshetti, Abdul Rasool Qurban Hussein, Jagannath Bhagwan Shinde ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:17

$34.00
153908

Early PLAYING CARDS King "Harry" VIII Advertismeent & JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946388818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799 * Two President John Adams script signatures * Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards * Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital * Moses Gill proclamation and script signature The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for regulating: "...trade with Indian tribes & to preserve peace on the frontiers." and the other to authorize the President: "...to fill certain vacancies in the army & navy.". Page three has a rare ad for "King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards," which is not a misprint. Some suggest the use of "King Harry VIII" ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:28

$125.00
153770

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371933644665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 13 has one column headings: "GANDHI RESTS, WORN BY CONSTANT STRAIN" "Indian Leader's Nerves Frayed--Campaign of Disobedience Spreads Over the Country" "He Explains At Speech" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 m... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2017 15:21

$36.00
153591

General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE & Long Branch New Jersey Prints 1876 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924941090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1876 * General George Custer's massacre * Long Branch NJ New Jersey scenes Beginning on the front page is a 14 page article: "Life At Long Branch" that has 13 illustrations of various beach scenes & notable landmarks, including "President Grant's Cottage" & the "Monmouth Race Course" and includes two views of Long Branch & two scenes at Ocean Grove. Also within is an article: "The Mikado's Empire" which has much on Japan which has 22 prints and a map of Japan, and an article with prints of: "Eton College". However, the most significant content would be the report of the Custer Massacre found near the back (see). The report includes: "... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:50

$79.00
153307

JOHN DICKINSON Pennsylvania Farmer Plea & John Hancock Troubles 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911377096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 wh... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:20

$59.00
153284

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742635173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1932 * Edward Settle Godfrey death * Custer's Massacre survivor Page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. GODFREY DIES; INDIAN WAR HERO" with subheads. (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. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:59

$35.00
153146

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Interview 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737279435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Interview With Captain Jack & Others" as well as: "Execution In Kentucky" "Destructive Fire in Cincinnati" and more. Four pages, large folio size, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:25

$29.00
153035

MAUCH CHUNK PA Pennsylvania View Jim Thorpe Early Alaska PRINTS 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733975566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 * Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe) * Early Alaska scenes The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: "Illinois--The Growing Industries in the United States--Curing & Packing American Beef...". Also three prints from: "Alaska--The Great Fur-Seal Island in Behring Sea". Attached is the "Supplement" on the "Princess Alice Disaster" which has several related prints. Twent... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:43

$49.00
152925

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152899

TREATY OF SAGINAW Chippewa Indians & United States Army SIGNED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729229909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1820 The back page has a Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa nation of Indians, headed with a heraldic eagle. A very unusual item as it is very lengthy with much detail on the land involved, and nearly a column taken up with Indians signatures with their "X" marks (see). This was the Treaty of Saginaw (see hyperlink for details). Fours pages, minor loss to an upper corner with no text loss, generally good.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:17

$39.00
152860

RODMAN WANAMAKER Department Store Magnate Aviation Investor DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391727628877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928 * Rodman Wanamaker death * Department store magnate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rodman Wanamaker, department store magnate. 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editi... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:22

$34.00
152857

JIM THORPE & Joe DiMaggio JACKIE ROBINSON Contract Signing PHOTOS 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391727624841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1950 * Jim Thorpe - Jackie Robinson - Joe Dimaggio * Three famous sport's stars in 1 issue The sports page has a very notable report on the legendary Jim Thorpe, with a two column head: "Thorpe Hailed As Greatest Player On Gridiron in Past Fifty Years" and also: "Carlisle Indian First in Mid-Century Poll With 170 Votes--Red Grange Next With 138 as Nagurski Gets 38 for Third". Included as well is a photo captioned: "Jim Thorpe with Carlisle Indian School Team forty years ago." and headed: "Picked As Football Star of Half-Century" (see). Also very notable on the following sports page is a near banner head: "Yanks Sign DiMaggio; Robinson Accepts Dodgers' Terms" ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:15

$83.00
152640

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Ontario & Valaparaiso Capt David Porter War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391719867846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * Battle of Valaparaiso - David Porter The issue begins with: "General Hull's Defence, to the Citizens of the United States" concerning his decision to surrender Detroit to the British. He was sentenced to be shot but was reprieved by President Madison. This letter is signed in type: William Hull, and takes over 2 1/2 pages. Also in this issue: "Capt. Porter & the Essex" which takes over 3 pages on his Battle of Valaparaiso (see hyperlink). Further on is: "Events of the War" taking 7 pages and includes much on the War of 1812, perhaps the most significant being a nice account of the Battle of Chippawa Falls s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:33

$39.00
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