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151409

BATTLE OF COTTONWOOD Nez Perce War IDAHO Looking Glass S. Whipple 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681054162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 8, 1877 * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "THE RED REBELS" "Col. Whipple Smashes Looking Glass at Clear Creek" and more. (see) This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:23

$34.00
151384

WATKINS GLEN Finger Lakes Region Seneca County New York FLOOD 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842098569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1935 * Watkins Glen flood (1st report) * Seneca County, New York * Finger Lakes region The top of the front page has a three column headline: "37 DEAD IN UP-STATE FLOODS, 7 MISSING, MANY HOMELESS; DAMAGE IS PUT AT $10,000,000" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 individual... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:40

$33.00
151292

MARK TWAIN'S The Noble Red Man (Indian) 1872 Constantine Michigan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838882300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, May 30, 1872 Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a story titled: "The noble Red Man, by Mark Twain". Nice to have a Samuel Clemens work on the front page. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:06

$47.00
151107

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391672807349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 25, 1760 * Anglo-Cherokee War - peace ? * Creek Nation - Indians Inside has half a column headed: "America" with news from Charleston concerning relations with the Cherokee & Creek Indians (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:21

$28.00
150996

ANDREW JACKSON State of the Union Address re. Indian Removal Act 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669302159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 11, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address * Indian Removal Act All of page 2 & some of pg. 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being his annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would be spelled out in the Indian Removal Act of 1830: "...I suggest...the propriety of setting apart an ample district west of the Mississippi, & without the limits of any state...to be guaranteed to the Indian tribes as long as they shall occupy it...This emigration should be vol... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 06:53

$48.00
150954

BATTLE OF THE THAMES William Henry Harrison TECUMSEH War of 1813 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668037418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 30, 1813 * Battle of the Thames * War of 1812 Over two pages are taken up with: "Barbarities of the Enemy". Also in this issue: "Reasons Against the War!" "Commodore Chauncey"; a report from Richmond concerning the Battle of the Thames beginning: "Fellow Citizens--Again, 'By Blessing of Providence, WE ARE VICTORIOUS. The complete victory obtained over the combined Indian and British forces, under the command of General Proctor...will give us entire possession of the Canadas..." with more (see). There are other reports in this issue concerning the Battle of the Thames. Over 3 pages fall under the heading: "Even ts of the War" filled with the latest ne... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:37

$34.00
151462

MARIAS MASSACRE Wyoming Piegan Blackfeet Indians EUGENE BAKER 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391682634262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1870 * Marias Massacre - Piegan Blackfeet Indians Page 5 has an article headed: "The Indians" "The Piegan Slaughter...." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along spine, archival mend on page 2, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2017 07:57

$19.99
150787

MAHATMA GANDHI Civil Disobedience Independence Movement PHOTOS 1931 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391662704450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, March 1, 1931. * Conflict in India The front page of this photo section has four related photographs of Mahatma Gandhi's civil disobedience movement during the struggle for Indian independence. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 8 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:56

$36.00
150777

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Capt. Jack 1873 San Francisco California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391662695917

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CALL, San Francisco, California, April 17, 1873 * Modoc War ends - Lava Beds * Captain Jack The front page has over a full column taken up with reports on the Modoc War with heads: "THE MODOCS" "An Engagement" "Gallant Conduct Of Our Troops" "Mortars & Howitzers In Full Play" "The Indians Repulsed" "The Savages Nearly Surrounded" and more. Plus page 3 has more column heads: "THE MODOCS" "Additional Particulars" "The Troops within 300 Yards of the Modocs' Strongest Position" "The Fiends Doomed" and more. Also: "The Apaches" "The Indians Surrendering by Hundreds" (see). Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, various tears at margins, good condition. Folder size not... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:42

$39.00
151315

Queen MARIE ANTOINETTE & King Louis XVI of France Declarations 1791 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391678420177

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, July, 1791 * Louis XVI of France * Marie Antoinette Under "Proceedings of the National Assembly in France" is the "Declaration of the King" which notes: "...I am desirous of complying with the wishes of the National Assembly & I shall never decline publishing the motives of my conduct. The motives for my journey were the outrages & the threats offered to my family & to myself..." with more, signed by him in type: Louis. This is followed by the: "Declaration of the Queen" which begins: "I declare that the King being desirous of quitting Paris with his children nothing in nature could have dissuaded me from following him..." which is signed by her in type: Ma... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2017 08:41

$37.00
150558

QUETTA EARTHQUAKE Baluchistan British India Pakistan DISASTER 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818749432

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, 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 h... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:34

$33.00
150516

NORTHWEST INDIAN WAR Little Turtle Vs. John Adair Fort St. Clair 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816021946

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 20, 1792 Page 3 has a find account of the November 6, 1792 battle between Major John Adair and the Indians under Little Turtle, the details of which can be seen at this hyperlink. A fine, first-hand account of the battle. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:15

$53.00
150464

CAPTAIN JAMES MOORE Family Abbs Valley Virginia MASSACRE Indians 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652355272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1787 * Massacre of Captain James Moore & his family in Abbs Valley Page 2 has a report: "The divisions & disaffection of the people of North America...rendered it necessary for Congress to adopt some mode which might tend to unite the several states together; for which purpose they began by the massacre of the Indian Chiefs who had assembled in their usual manner to hold a general council. In consequence of this massacre...." followed by details of the noted massacre of Captain James Moore & his family in Abbs Valley, details of which are found at this hyperlink. Another page has a letter from New York which notes: "...We carry on a great skin tra... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:42

$46.00
150405

CREEK INDIANS Nation Native Americans in Georgia TREATY ? 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813351584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1787 * Creek Indians Nation - Georgia The front page has a report noting: "...that the Indian war which threatened the province of Georgia, is happily blown over as a treaty was concluded with the Creeks. The principal articles of the treaty are..." with more on these details (see), carrying over to pg. 2. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:34

$34.00
150319

DANIEL SHAYS & Shays' Rebellion Perpetrators REWARD 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648350277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 3, 1787 * Daniel Shay & rebellion perpetrators Page 2 has a report from Pittsburgh concerning Indian affairs (see), as well as a small item reporting from the Penna. General Assembly: "Resolved, that the supreme executive council be by law authorised to give the additional proposed reward for apprehending Daniel Shays, Luke Day, and others, and that a committee be appointed to bring in a bill for that purpose.", they being leaders of the Shays' Rebellion. Four pages, a small tear to the back leaf affecting no text, good condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 13:48

$41.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A MONTHLY ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, (London), June, 1700 * Captain William Kidd * Given death sentence A quite rare monthly publication, this likely being the first we have offered in 40 years. Crane & Kaye notes that no American institution has any issue of this title, and only one is recorded in Europe, being the March, 1700 issue. As the title notes, the content report the various reports throughout Europe in the past 30 days. The format has the heading of the article in the margin (see). Certainly the most notable report is the back page article with column heading: "19 Pyrates Condemn'd". It reads: "On the same day was held a session of the Court of Admiralty at the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
149726

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791983246

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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2016 15:23

$28.00
149656

INDIANS with SCALPS & Newhall House Milwaukee Wisconsin FIRE 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371790347231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 20, 1883 * Newhall House fire disaster - Milwaukee * Indians - Native Americans - scalps Full front page: "Destruction Of The Newell House, Milwaukee, By Fire, With Great Loss Of Life". Half page prints inside include: "Montana--Scene at Ft. Keogh--Indian Scouts Bringing In Scalps" & " Wyoming-- View Of Yellowstone Lake, In Yellowstone National Park" and also 4 illus: "Turtle-Catching and Turtle-Preserving Industry, Off The Bahamas". Smaller illus: "California--View Of Humboldt Bar, Showing The Lighthouse And Life-Saving Station". Other prints as well. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:35

$56.00
149598

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789423131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:24

$42.00
149590

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Snake Oil Medicine ENDORSEMENT 1892 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623208563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING BEE, Omaha, June 2, 1892 The bottom of page 7 has a nice illustration captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody - 'Buffalo Bill' " which is essentially an endorsement by him of a patent medicine. He had become: "...afflicted with malaria. Knowing the virtues of Kickapoo Indian Sagwa, Mr. Cody sent...for this wonderful Indian remedy, & after using a few bottles was permanently cured..." with more (see). Eight pages, a small piece clipped from near the bottom of the front leaf, bit irregular at the spine, some edge tears.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:08

$42.00
149588

TEXAS & Post Civil War Reconstruction & KIRBY SMITH Captured 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623206707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1865 * General Philip Sheridan * Rio Grande - Texas * Kirby Smith captured Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "RIO GRANDE" "Affairs on the Mexican & Texas Frontier" "Position of the Army of Gen. Sheridan Along the Rio Grande" "The Loss of the Quinnebaug" "Indian Hostilities" "Kirby Smith Captured by the Mexican Liberals & Forced to Sell the Arms of Himself & Party" "The Rebel General Joe Shelby in Mexico" & much more. And more inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:05

$33.00
149552

CONFEDERATE New Orleans LA Louisiana Battle of SHILOH 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622914669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 16, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee * Rare title from the deep South 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 includes: "What the Morning Journals Say" "The O... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:26

$285.00
149528

CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA P.G.T. Beauregard Bull Run #1 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620909457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, February 4, 1862 * General P. G. T. Beauregard * Battle of Bull Run official report * Rare Confederate title Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The War--Its Movements! Official Report of Gen. Beauregard Of The Battle of Manassas" which has tremendous detail. At the end it notes: "To be concluded to-morrow." Page 22 has an editorial item headed "Gen. George B. Crittenden" which is supportive of him when others were critical concerning his involvement in a recent battle. Also inside: "From Norfolk" 'From Suffolk", "The Military Bill"; a brief dispatch to General McCook signed: ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:54

$290.00
149514

Confederate BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Virginia 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620886704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, July 20, 1861 * Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, 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. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper. The front page has: "Army Correspondence--Letters form Se De Kay--Gen. Johnston's Order--The Retrograde March...", "Preparations for Attack--Erection of Breast Works...Paying for Substitutes", "Letter From Missouri...Women Shot at--Houses Invaded", "... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:26

$258.00
149506

Great SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Virginia # 2 Civil War1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620873348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * Manassas VA Virginia * Great reporting 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..." (see photos). 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:06

$395.00
149480

Very RARE CONFEDERATE Winston NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786791536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, July 19, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * Before the battle of Bull Run This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. The front page has several items relating to the Civil War, with a Confederate perspective, including items headed: "Loan for the Defence of the Confederates States", "The Provisional Congress", which met in Richmond; "Ball and Shot", "More Disaffection" and some other items. The inside pages have much on th... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 12:56

$260.00
149477

Great CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Newspaper Manassas VA Virginia BATTLE OF BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620824798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 24, 1861 * Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia Not only a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Given the date, it is not surprising that the content on pages 2 & 3 contain much on the historic Battle of Bull Run, the first major conflict of the Civil War. The Confederate reporting tells of an overwhelming Southern victory, with column heads including: "The Great Victory" "Increasing Excitement" "Action of the Confederate Congress" "Account From Washington" "We have Met the Enemy & They are Ours! " "The Federals Acknowledge Their Defeat!" "Awful Slaughter of Troops!" "Ellsworth's 'Pet Lambs' Cut To Pie... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 12:48

$410.00
149472

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620803991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Half of the front page is taken up with ads, including five illustrated runaway slave reward ads (see), plus also on the ftpg: "More Privateersmen Captured" "Anecdote of Jefferson Davis" "The London Morning Herald on the Battle at Bethel" "A Federal congressman on the Fight at Bull Run" "A Black Republican Account" and other smaller items. Inside pages have much on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Manassas" "Jonathan and John Bull" "Coming to Richmond" "Florida Troops", extensive co... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 12:24

$235.00
149404

FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA 1st Major Civil War Battle 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371785415126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia * 1st major land battle of the American Civil War Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "Vigorous Measures Inaugurated by the Government" "80,000 Men Already Offered for the War" "Dreadful Loss of The Rebels" "Our Flag of Truce Not Allowed to Enter the Rebel Lines" "The Confederate Pickets at Fall's Church" "Further List of Killed & Wounded" from Bull Run. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2016 15:47

$48.00
149256

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781091839

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE 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 foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes..." (see). This map folds out to measure 8 1/2 by 14 inches and is in very nice, clean condition with several folds and one crease, neither distracting. This map is rarely found within the issue; more typically 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 experi... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:30

$340.00
149108

NORTHWEST PASSAGE to Pacific Ocean & President George Washington 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778353447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1791 * Northwest Passage to Pacific Ocean * President George Washington message Included is a very nice article: "North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean Practicable", taking nearly two pages with much detail and some 15 years before the efforts of Lewis & Clark. The article begins: "Government having thought it necessary to pay so great an attention to the discovery of a North-west passage to the Pacific Ocean as to offer the high reward of 20,000 pounds for the same, it appears exceeding strange that it has not yet been fully determined whether such a passage actually exists or not..." with much more. Also within: "Character of the Late Mr. Wesley" being... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:40

$38.00
149001

Great DENVER COLORADO Mile-High City Early City View PRINT 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371774489707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 28, 1883 * Early Denver, Colorado The most notable print would be the very nice full page print captioned: "Colorado--View of the City of Denver..." which is a great overview of the city at that time. Other prints include: "New Mexico--The Tertio-Millennial Celebration at Santa F: A Group of Indian Clowns" "The International Rifle Match at Wimbledon" "Colorado--Grand Canyon on the Arkansas--The Royal Gorge" "New Hampshire--Summer Pleasures in the White Mountains" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:43

$74.00
148918

Outlaw BILL DALTON Gang Dead Ardmore Oklahoma 1894 PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773703800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894 * The Dalton Gang original report * Outlaw Bill Dalton killed Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornered & Shot Through the Heart". The dateline is from Ardmore, I.T. (Indian Territory, or what is now Oklahoma). The report begins: "Bill Dalton, the noted outlaw & leader of the Longview bank robbers, lies dead in this city, pierced through by a winchester bullet..." with more (see). A very timely report as he was killed just the day before. Eight pages, lightly browned, many tears at the margins with some chipping. Fortunately the Dalton article is in the middle of the page so no problem remotely close to it. Fragi... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:02

$67.00
148888

BILL COOK GANG Oklahoma Cherokee Nation Outlaws Robberies Crime 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371772759330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894 * Bill Cook Gang The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads (see). The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime which is now holding the boards of the Indian Territory consisted of the wholesale robbery of several small towns in genuine desperado style by Bill Cook, supported by eight or ten followers..." with more on the infamous Bill Cook Gang (see hyperlink). Eight pages, partially loose at the spine, minor margin tears, somewhat fragile & must be hand... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:55

$75.00
148867

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU Pandit Mahatma Gandhi's Chief Aide JAIL SENTENCE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391605160672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, April 15, 1930 * Jawaharlal Nehru prison sentence * Mahatma Gandhi's chief aide Page 5 has a one column heading: "INDIAN CONGRESS HEAD IS ARRESTED" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning, address label near top of the front page, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:07

$35.00
148731

Early Lake ERIE CANAL 1st Ship Steam Boat Arrives at New York 1825 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599986955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 12, 1825 * Early Erie Canal * 1st boat - ship ends journey Near the back is: 'New York Canals" which takes over a full page beginning: "As was expected, the first boat from lake Erie arrived at New York on the 4th inst. She was convoyed by a fleet of steam boats, gaily dressed & decorated..." with much more (photos show portions). The first boat was the "Seneca Chief" and the article has much on the celebration of its arrival at New York. The Erie Canal was a monumental engineering effort which linked New York City with the Great Lakes, which did much for the transportation of both goods & people across what was then the most settled part of the cou... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:24

$34.00
148726

Robert ROGERS' RANGERS British Army in French and Indian War 1760 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767541849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 9, 1760 * Robert Rogers' Rangers * French and Indian War Most of page 3 is taken up with a letter "By an Assembly of Brethren called Quakers". Another page has half a column of news under: "America" with New York, Philadelphia, and Boston datelines (see). The first report includes: "By the Albany post...have advice that the brave Major Rogers has had another brush with the French. He, with 200 rangers, being out on a scout, landed about 3 miles from Nutten Island...but were soon attacked by 300 of the enemy when a smart engagement immediately commenced & ended greatly to the disadvantage of the French..." with more (see). Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inche... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:19

$48.00
148714

Comic Actor CHARLIE CHAPLIN Meets India MAHATMA GANDHI in London 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599959327

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1931 * Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin * Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gandhi Realizes His Wish to Meet Chaplin; Comedian Kneels With Mahatma at Devotions" (see) First report coverage on Charlie Chaplin meeting Mahatma Gandhi in London, England. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 8 has a one column heading: "GANDHI SEEKS A KEY TO COMMUNAL ISSUE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:55

$42.00
148601

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598184888

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, 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 r... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:03

$34.00
148551

GOINGSNAKE MASSACRE Tahlequah Oklahoma SHOOTOUT Cherokee Nation 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595790177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 24, 1872 * Goingsnake massacre * Cherokee Nation - Oklahoma Page 5 has an article headed: "From The West" "The Indian Territory Tragedy" "Further Details Of The Slaughter" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 13:46

$30.00
148493

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761283246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, 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 by 15 inches. Some minor off-setting 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 Oswego still continue to be contradict... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 14:22

$190.00
148423

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391592161906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 7, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "An American Anecdote" taking two-thirds of a column, concerning the French & Indian War (see). Page 2 has several reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "...an account of Sir Guy Carleton having passed over the lakes on the ice & taking possession of that [Ticonderoga] post, which on his approach had been abandoned by Col. Waine the rebel commander..." and further on: "It is expected that the King's troops in Canada...will soon get into the American provinces..." and "...The rebels at Providence, some time ago made appearance as if they intended to attack us...they report that the for... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:17

$60.00
148355

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391587443644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 27, 1876 * General George Custer's massacre aftermath * Little Big Horn - Sitting Bull - Gen. Crook * Sioux Indians War The front page has one column headings: "CROOK'S EXPEDITION" "A Sharp Pursuit Of The Sioux" "Skirmishes Of Gen. Crook's Force" and more. (see) Interesting coverage shortly after Custer's Massacre. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2016 13:16

$37.00
148295

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586072698

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Burlington, Iowa, June 30, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#11) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 11, published when the train was at Burlington, Iowa. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the way. Each issue carr... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:17

$377.00
148258

WILBUR UNDERHILL JR. Mad Dog Tri-State Terror Oklahoma Bandit DIES1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584746859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1934 * Wilbur Underhill Jr. death (1st report) * "Tri-State Terror" - Oklahoma bandit Page 21 has an article headed: "Underhill, Outlaw, Back In Prison, Dies" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 26, 1933, Wilbur and Hazel Underhill were celebrating their honeymoon with Ralph Roe and his girlfriend Eva May Nichols at a rented cottage in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Four days later, a 24-man strike force including federal agents, state troopers and local police surrounded the house. The group was led by R.H. Colvin and Frank Smith, the latter a survivor of ... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:14

$33.00
148230

CAPTURE OF HMS EPERVIER Off Florida Coast by USS Peacock War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371753690215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1814 * Capture of HMS Epervier * Sloop of war USS Peacock The front page has; "Naval Victory, No. 8" "Capture of British brig Epervier by the American Sloop of War Peacock" with the report signed in type: John B. Nicholson. Also: "Loss of the Frolick--Confirmed" and "British Expedition Against Oswego" & "Naval Letters". Page 2 includes: "Border War News--Of the Attack on Oswego" "Eighth Naval Victory" "American Affairs" "The Peacock Arrived" & "Peace with the Creeks". Four pages, small archival mend on pgs. 2 & 3, good condition.

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Ends November 03, 2016 15:31

$36.00
148028

MORMONS Latter Day Saints Montrose IA Iowa EMIGRATION Westward 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391575754707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Feb. 28, 1846 * Mormons - Mormonism * Montrose, Iowa Front page illustrations in pre-Civil War newspapers are quite uncommon, but here is one showing; "The Wonderful Performances of Sands and Children at the Park Theatre" with much text on the acrobat in the caption. Also on the ftpg: "Coast Piracies--The Barnegat Pirates" & "Who Is to be the Next President?" Page 3 has: "The Mormons" concerning thoughts of them moving west, beginning: "...from 1000 to 1500 Mormons are encamped at Montrose, Iowa, preparatory to marching westward. Some doubt is thrown over their destination, and many believe that they will not go to Oregon or California but stop after proceedi... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:48

$43.00
148018

FORT SMITH ARKANSAS Hangings Executions Judge Isaac Parker 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748060329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 4, 1875 * Fort Smith, Arkansas * Hangings - executions (6) * Judge Isaac Parker Page 2 has a very brief and discrete report under "Latest General News" that reads in full: "Three white men, two Cherokee Indians and one negro were hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas, yesterday" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:25

$28.00
148006

BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana Prelude War of 1812 Nears End 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748050073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 25, 1815 * Battle of New Orleans prelude * War of 1812 nearing the end The ftpg. has over half a column headed: "Invasion of New Orleans" which would become the last major battle of the War of 1812 (in fact fought after the peace treaty had been signed). Inside includes "War In the Chesapeake" "On Lake Ontario" "War Against the Creeks" and more. Four pages, some foxing & minor wear, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:04

$37.00
147958

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747130839

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, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:11

$37.00
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