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178371

Very RARE Early French & Indian War Era ANNAPOLIS MD Maryland 1755 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921426698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MARYLAND GAZETTE, Annapolis, May 1, 1755 * Very rare & early American title Not only is this a "Southern" title, but also an issue from the French & Indian War. While most of the news items are European reports, page 2 has a bit of war-related content in a letter from Pennsylvania noting: "We are like to have hot work with the French next summer, for their camp is but 250 miles from the city of Philadelphia, so that probably my future letters may furnish you with this history of a bloody campaign...The French will soon be so strongly fortified on the Ohio that no force can lead to that country will be able, perhaps, to dislodge them. A trifle of men & money wold have dislodged them when they first settled at Crow... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:43

$2,650.00
178355

Woman FUGITIVE SLAVE Matilda Lawrence Case & Trail of Tears 1837 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 22, 1837 * Matilda Lawrence case * Woman fugitive slave * Trail of Tears - Indians The most notable report is a page 5 item headed: "Slave Case" which is the fascinating case of slave Matilda Lawrence. Abolitionist William Birney, who published "The Philanthropist" hired friend & future Supreme Court Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase, to defend Matilda. As a website notes: "On 11 March 1837, at 9:30 a.m., Chase made a widely-read, logos-based defense of Matilda’s right to freedom that would rock the nation to its core. He asked not for sympathy but for careful ears in this case under national spotlight. The results of this case could forever influence U.S. democracy, law... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:33

$59.00
178290

HENRY MORTON STANLEY Heart of African Nile Exploration w/ MAP 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916567981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1876 * Henry Morton Stanley * Africa exploration w/ map Page 2 is consumed by a very large map and descriptive text on Stanley's exploration of Africa, the map headed: "THE SOURCES OF THE NILE. New Map Showing Stanley's Explorations..." plus the first column has heads: "STANLEY" "His Last Letter form the Heart of Africa" "Inhospitable Natives" Thwarted in His Plans by the Kishakka" "Paralyzed By Famine" and more. This article takes the vast majority of the page. Another page has most of a column on "The Indian War". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:29

$55.00
178281

PRELUDE to Battle of Tippecanoe INDIANS on Wabash River 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641613508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Oct. 8, 1811 * Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe * Indian - Native Americans on Wabash River Page 3 has a note concerning the arrival: "...500 troops...proceeded on towards Vincennes...to join the regulars; and thence to proceed up the Wabash to the Prophet's town and intend building a fort; and if the Indians make the least resistance no doubt but there will be an engagement...". This was just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe... Then a letter from Franklin, Pa., concerning Indians as well (see). Also an item concerning the Little Belt affair. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:21

$32.00
178235

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$150.00
178166

Early SEA SERPENT Monster - Andrew Jackson - Black Hawk Indian War1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637453418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson * Black Hawk Indian War * Sea Serpent monster The front page has a small article noting in part: "The Sea Serpent has been seen again upon our boast...confident he say one hundred feet of the monster...we tender our thanks to his Serpentship for making his appearance once more...may we be there to see!" and more. Also on the ftpg. are two article on: "The Assault Upon the President" with much detail. This was the first attempt to do bodily harm to any President. Andrew Jackson had ordered the dismissal of Robert Randolph from the Navy for embezzlement. Randolph appeared at Alexandria, Virginia, and assaulted Jackson, then fled the scene... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:13

$38.00
178162

CAPTURE OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912771745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1847 * Capture of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 2 has: "Chippewa Treaties" as well as a lengthy letter: "On The Origin of the War", being the Mexican War. Page 3 has a notable report headed: "The Capital taken by General Scott--Our Flag Flying over the Halls of the Montezumas!" with details of the capture of the city. Also: "The War News", and a letter headed: "General Taylor" from Monterey & signed in type: Z. Taylor. This is followed by 5 additional letters on the Mexican War. Much more on the terms of surrender, too much to detail here. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:10

$47.00
178483

SIOUX FALL South Dakota Powder House EXPLOSION Botched Robbery 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392652586521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1937 * Sioux Falls, South Dakota * Powder house explosion * Robbery gone awry Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Girl, Shot by Gang, Sees It Execute Member By Dynamite Which Rocks Sioux Falls, S.D." (see) First report coverage of the Sioux Falls, South Dakota powder house blast. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little spine residue from disbinding, very nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 09:07

$37.99
178438

Very Rare KIT CARSON Frontiersman & Indian Fighter Portrait PRINT 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392650874651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867 * Kit Carson - frontiersman In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: "Christopher Carson, the Indian Agent". Note: this issue is missing half of the inside pages, so only 8 of 16 pages are present. But fortunately both pages relating to Kit Carson are present. Some dirtiness to the ftpg., some edge wear. A nice display issue.

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Ends January 30, 2020 07:52

$59.99
178426

AMERICAN INDIAN WARS Native Americans Outbreak in Great Plains 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649628093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 28, 1867 * American Indian Wars * Native Americans outbreak * Eyewitness account from the Plains The back page has a article headed: "OUR INDIAN TROUBLES" "CAUSES OF THE OUTBREAK" "The Whites as Much to Blame as the Redskins" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:28

$29.99
178424

KIDDER FIGHT Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372923919766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867 * re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:08

$29.99
178423

FORT WALLACE Kansas U.S. 7th Cavalry Massacre Cheyennes Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649595485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1867 * Battle of Fort Wallace (Massacre) * United States 7th Cavalry * Cheyennes - Indians Page 4 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Attack on Fort Wallace, Kansas--Thirteen Soldiers of the Garrison Killed" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:00

$29.99
178390

1867 THOMAS FRANCIS MEAGHER Irish Nationalist & U.S. Army General INDIAN WAR


eBay Auction Item # 392647969932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 2, 1867 * Thomas Francis Meagher * Irish Nationalist & U.S. General * Indian War in Montana Page 3 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "The Indian War In Montana" "Governor Meagher and His Volunteers Take the Field--Fight Between Regulars and Indians" (see) The Mysterious death of Meagher would occur shortly after this. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 09:33

$24.99
178381

Mahatma Gandhi SALT MARCH Satagraha BEGINNING India Indian 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922466767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 13, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Salt march (salt satyagraha) beginning The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MANY INJURED IN CLASH NEAR BOMBAY TODAY" "GANDHI'S STUNT" and more. Coverage on the beginning of Mahatma Gandhi's salt march. Fourteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2020 08:25

$37.99
177824

Rare ALTURAS Modoc County Pit River CALIFORNIA Old West 1879 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608537181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MODOC INDEPENDENT, Alturas, California, Dec. 27, 1879 * Rare Old West title A rare title from the Old West in California. This is the last issue of this title that we have in our inventory, with a variety of local and national news with a large number of advertisements. Four pages, 14 by 21 inches, a stray red pencil mark on the front page and a news agent's stamp in the masthead, otherwise in a good condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:16

$53.00
177820

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536597

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 C... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:14

$775.00
177771

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889080743

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

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:24

$625.00
177764

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. Here is an issue of the pro-Confederate "Courier". The front page includes: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders from St. Louis" "Letter from Thos. H. Hays to Capt. J. G. Gorsuch" "Trouble Brewing" "Adams Express and Arms West" "Letter From Frankfort--Gen. Anderson in Frankfort--The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Ou... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177522

Early STEAM FIRE ENGINE Horse Pulled Truck Firefighting PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586503649

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 January 13, 2020 15:26

$115.00
177515

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875018483

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 January 13, 2020 15:22

$58.00
177511

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875017180

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 January 13, 2020 15:19

$86.00
177328

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
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
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
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
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
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
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