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THOMAS JEFFERSON President State of the Union Address 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372109856414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 20, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Early 19th century original Nearly two pages are taken up with the state-of-the-union address of the President headed: "President's Message", signed in type: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe t... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:33

$45.00
158119

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Bull Run 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107929038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 14, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * re. Battle of Bull Run This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederates States Of America" in the dateline (see photos). The entire front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 has: "the News" "Who Is Gen. Rains?" "Attention Ladies!" "Speech of the Hon. J. C. Breckinridge in Baltimore" and other items. Perhaps the best article is "An Englishman at the Battlefield" which he visits just a few days after the Battle of Bull Run, and notes: "...we were in close proximity to the battle field--a fact, indeed, easily perceptible from the intolerable effluvia which greeted my nostrils...... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:28

$124.00
158092

REVEREND SAMSON OCCOM Mohegan Indian Presbyterian Cleric 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107628146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1767 * The Reverend Samson Occom * Mohegan nation - Presbyterian cleric The last page contains a report on Reverend Samson Occom who had traveled to England to raise subscriptions (funds) for the Indian Charity School in Oneida. Occum, of the Mohegan tribe near New London, Connecticut, was the first Native-American to publish his writings in English (see Wikipedia or web-search for more). This contains the address that the chief speaker of the Indians to him, including: "...very glad you have come among us with God's news...We will, by the help of God, endeavour to keep the fire which you brought & kindled among us..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 b... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:02

$60.00
158061

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106925653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 10, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of pg. 3 has column heads: "THE CUSTER BATTLE" "A Report from the Battle Field" "Description of the Terrible Scene" with the text providing various details (see). The article takes half a column. This is followed by: "A Bold Outrage by Negroes In South Carolina". Four pages, some tears at edges with some inside pg. archival mends, generally good condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:55

$67.00
157976

CHIEF SITTING BULL on the Warpath & Thomas Edison Inventions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1878 * Chief Sitting Bull * On the Warpath * Thomas A. Edison The front page has: "Sitting Bull And His Band" which includes: "...that he and his people are not on the verge of starvation as represented, but in fine condition...His followers have plenty of arms & ammunition...He does not want to surrender but evinces a strong desire to go on the war path..." and more (see). Near the top of page 5 is: "Edison's Wonderful Inventions" "An Improvement on the Telephone Successfully Tested--The Airophone or Speaking Fog-Horn and Its Mission". The report begins: "The prolific brain of Prof. Edison has given to the world two new discoveries..." with much detail on each... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157972

PUEBLO COLORADO Arkansas & Fountain Rivers Storm FLOOD Disaster 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905428163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1921 * Pueblo, Colorado flood disaster The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "FLOODS SWEEP OVER EASTERN COLORADO, 500 DEAD IN PUEBLO; PART OF THE CITY ENGULFED AS CLOUDBURST SWELLS STREAMS; HOUSES ARE TOPPLED OVER AND FIRE ADDS TO HORROR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the great flood of Pueblo, Colorado. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:21

$42.00
157765

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

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 * 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: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
157758

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900491364

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

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:52

$40.00
157576

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088544963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS APPEAL-AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 3, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The top of the front page has nice column heads: "ROBBED MASKED MEN" "A Santa Fe Train Is Held Up" "The Robbery Occurred Near Red Rock, Indian Territory" "Gleaming Winchester Forced the Engineer To Be Obedient" "Scores of Shots Fired Before the Messenger Yielded" "Robbers Threatened to Use the Fireman as a Shield" with other subheads. A very nice & quite detailed account of this famous train robbery by the infamous Dalton Gang. See the photos for the fine content. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, various small margin tears with a bit of edge chipping, mostly loose at the spi... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:33

$96.00
158231

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372110551128

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 3 has over half a column headed: "America" with news reports from Charleston & Philadelphia concerning the French & Indian War. A few bits include: "...an express...from Major Thompson of the Rangers...no disturbance from the Indians of whom he saw several parties who scampered off...That they have met with many difficulties since Col. Montgomery's retreat which rendered it impossible for them to oppose the whole body of Cherokees..." and much more. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:25

$34.99
157572

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088539356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has nice column heads: "Terrible Battle Between U.S. Troops and Indians" "Gen. Custer And His Whole Command Slaughtered" "Whole Number Killed, 315" with the text including two accounts. The article takes over one-third of a column. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, somewhat ragged at the blank margins of the back leaf, a few small fold tears, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:22

$140.00
158208

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


eBay Auction Item # 391909706669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GARFIELD BANNER, Tin Cup, Gunnison County, Colorado, March 4, 1882 * Very rare Old West title 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 were discovered and the town ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2017 08:31

$87.00
157539

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Invention for Shipping & Wasbash Confederacy 1786 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895297579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1786 * Wabash Confederacy - Indians * Benjamin Franklin invention Inside has over one-third of a column headed: "American News" which includes talk of Indian troubles in Virginia, and that: "...All the Indians on & about the Wabash are for war...Those on the Tenasee disturb our eastern & southern frontiers..." with more. Another item begins: "A correspondent informs that Dr. Franklin has invented a machine to prevent ships from making lee-way when close hauled upon a wind..." with more on this Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:31

$42.00
158149

SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA Virginia 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391909131478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' CABINET, Amherst, New Hampshire, Aug. 2, 1861 * Battle of Bull Run # 2 * Manassas, Virginia * Confederate victory Over two columns of the ftpg. are taken up with: "Second Battle At Bull's Run" "Its Fight, Fright, and Flight" "By an Eye-Witness" with much text as well as a few crude diagrams of the battle (see). There is more related content on pg. 3 headed: "The Great Bull Run Battle" and "Correspondence from the Second New Hampshire Regiment". Four pages, mild wear at the two folds, generally good.

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Ends October 25, 2017 08:59

$44.99
157508

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086538433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have in A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From Gloucester Point" "From Yorktown" "From Norfolk" "Affairs about Williamsburg" "From Logan County" "From the Kanawha Valley" and more. The war coverage carries over to pages 2 & 3 as well with: "The Great Victory" which comments on the Battle of Manassas (see); "Newspapers & Fault-Finders" "Mr. Crittenden, Kentucky & the South" "N... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:40

$278.00
158077

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107566710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 4, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * First Battle of Bull Run * Official reports from the Confederates Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page is almost entire... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:44

$249.99
158071

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908445084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:06

$44.99
157431

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081817060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 * 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abundant & favorable...As Stated we have no doubt of the triumph of our arms nor have we any doubt that our triumph has been signal and glorious...". Also on the ftpg: "Evacuation of Fredericksburg" "From Norfolk" "Latest From the North" which has over 3 columns with tremendous detail the historic Second Battle of Manassas, with... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:16

$238.00
157353

Early MAMMOTH CAVE System Edmonson County KENTUCKY Description 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890538005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 1816 * Mammoth Cave National Park * Edmonson County - Kentucky The ftpg. has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Great Kentucky Cave" which begins: "The Mammoth Cave is the most extensive and stupendous vault in the known world..." with much detail on it, including the Indian mummy which was its first tourist attraction. It is now a national park. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:51

$29.00
157347

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079829861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see hyperlink for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:41

$3,350.00
157337

THOMAS JEFFERSON Presidential State of the Union Address 1804 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890518986

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 14, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Early 19th century original Over half of page 2 is taken up with he state-of-the-union address of the President, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory, just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe that their dispositions are generally favorable and friendly..." (s... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:16

$69.00
157260

Was PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON a Officer in British Army ? 1795 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372076688084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795 * President George Washington * Officer in the British Army ? Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess fro the French & Indian War (see). Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging his rank during the American war, or addressing him by the title of 'Excellency' which the Congress had conferred on him..." (see). A few pages later another writer addresses the issue of whether Washington ever held a British commission, beginning: "The just... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:35

$57.00
157258

BATTLE OF FORT FRONTENAC Ends w/ UK Capture French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888397143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 * Fort Frontenac captured * French and Indian War The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario. The report begins: "I landed with the troops within a mile of fort Frontenac without opposition the 25th: the garrison surrendered prisoner of war the 27th...It was a square fort of 100 yards the exterior side and had in it 110 men..." with more (see). This event was led by English Col. John Bradstreet... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:32

$85.00
157256

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR ENDS w/ Peace Treaty of Paris 1763 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888394085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1763 * French & Indian War ending treaty This issue contains one of the more significant documents of the 18th century, being "The Definitive Treaty of Friendship of Peace between his Britannick Majesty, the Most Christian King, and the King of Spain, Concluded at Paris, the 10th day of Feb., 1763...". Resulting from it, France gives up Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the St. Lawrence River islands & Canada to the British. France gives to England all her territory east of the Mississippi River except New Orleans. France gets back their Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique & St. Lucia. Spain is given back Cuba in return for territory in East & West Florid... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:29

$122.00
157235

APACHE WARS Native Americans Indians Cheyenne Kansas 1885 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887856468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 11, 1885 * Apache Wars Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 has: "The Indian Troubles" "Grievances of Cheyennes to be Redressed--Protecting the Kansas Border--Apaches take Refuge in Mountain Fastnesses" "Preparing for an Outbreak". Also: "They Didn't Lynch Him" "A Project to Hang the Cape Girardeau Wretch Falls Through..." and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:11

$30.00
157177

Post CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn George Armstrong Courtship 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074948403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MAINE STANDARD, Augusta, Oct. 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer With the Custer massacre just over 3 months old, the front page has an interesting article: "Story of Gen. Custar's (sic) Courtship", with much detail. Four pages, large size, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, bit of foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:00

$37.00
157150

Rare INDIAN Territory Native American South Dakota Iapi Oaye 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074041259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IAPI OAYE, THE WORD CARRIER, published by the Dakota Mission in Dakota Indian territory (later South Dakota), June, 1880 * Very rare title This very uncommon newspaper was founded in 1871 with the first three pages in the Dakota Indian language, and the last page in English. In 1884 the editor decided to divide & separately publish the Dakota and English language material, titled separately "Iapi Oaye" and "Word Carrier". This issue precedes that event and carries both names in the masthead (see). The entire ftpg. is a print of "Kunsitku Wicayawaste - Grandmother's Blessing." As noted above, pages 2 - 5 are in the Dakota Indian language. Pages 6-8 are in English, with the bkpg. including... See More  

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:07

$130.00
157087

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372070337281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY DETROIT PRESS, Michigan, July 22, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has column heads: "THE MASSACRE OF CUSTER" "Description of a Michigan Soldier Who Saw the Field of Battle" which is prefaced with: "Lt. John Carland...writes...under date of 'Mouth of the Little Horn, June 29th', the following vivid account of Custer's battle with the Sioux..." and the details are descriptive and sickening, including: "...it makes one heart-sick to look over the battle ground & see the poor fellow, some of them with their entrails cut out, others with their eyes dug out & heart laid across their face...They did not disfigure ... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2017 15:20

$228.00
157039

JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York ELECTION Victory Win 1795 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883111844

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, June, 1795 * John Jay election victory * 2nd Governor of New York The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles. Among the articles are: "Remarks on the Clergy" "On Compulsory Laws Respecting Marriages" "Of the Cathedral at Toledo" and much more. Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with the latest news from Europe and the States, including a report from Savannah concerning Indian affairs, and another item noting: "John Jay is declared Governor of the state of New York by a majority of upwards of 2000 votes." Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, small pieces from 2 margins affect just a bit ... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:43

$47.00
157035

GEORGE WASHINGTON Ltr. & Ill-Treated Prisoners REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883107358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1780 * Prisoners of war - atrocities * General George Washington Inside has: "...from New York represent the situation of the unhappy prisoners remaining of Gen. Burgoyne's army as truly pitiable; they are marched to the furthest extremity of the American territories under the Allegheny mountains, 400 miles from the coast, almost starved and naked, having nothing but Indian bread for their subsistence..." (see). Almost two-thirds of another are is taken up with: "American State Papers (Discovered in Mr. Laurens's Trunk)", concerning "Mr. Temple", consisting of various letters of recommendation for him who was sent to England to try to bring peace w... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:36

$63.00
156717

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877942275

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 September 30, 2017 14:18

$75.00
156716

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372062528168

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 September 30, 2017 14:16

$65.00
156646

Best JIM THORPE Carlisle Indian School Athlete OLYMPICS STAR 1912 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060374216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1912 * Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics * Carlisle Indian School star athlete * Best title to be have ? Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football history. Three year later while still at Carlisle Thorpe walked on to the track and made an impromptu high jump in street clothes, beating the school's high jumpers. He also competed in football, baseball, lacrosse, and even wo... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:13

$155.00
156599

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875044784

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 September 27, 2017 14:06

$35.00
156362

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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