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182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
182453

LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Posthumous) w/ Famous Print & Charleston 1865 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853022426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 * Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous) Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Lincoln at Home" [which is the same illustration found on the front cover of Harper's Weekly of May 6, 1865 -- him with his son, Tad]; and other articles and stories. Under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is the news of the surrender of Johnston's army and the charging of the persons for the assassination of President Lincoln. This is co... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:36

$80.00
182650

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Court House Robert E. Lee EVE MAP1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373101902292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania (EVE) * Robert E. Lee & large map Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE SCENE OF THE IMPENDING CONFLICT. Virginia from Fredericksburg to Richmond--The Fords, Rivers, Railroads, Turnpikes, etc. between Our Army & the Rebel Capital." Half of the first column is taken up with related Civil War heads including: "The Advance of the Army" "The Battlefield of Chancellorsville Passed" "Lee Found in Force in Our Front" "Heavy Fighting with Hill, Ewell, and Longstreet" "Our Troops in Glorious Spirits" and much more. A great issue for display. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 08:03

$59.99
182549

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL Pacific RAILROAD Creation William B. Ogden 1869 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392857310323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869 * First Transcontinental (Pacific) Railroad Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed. "The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2020 08:54

$26.99
181950

Nice ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Telephones Inventor Cover PHOTO 1903 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392826825546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 2, 1903 * Alexander Graham Bell cover photo (nice for display) The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it along with an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "The Stanley Airship"; "Powerful English Locomotive for Suburban Traffic"; "Ore Finding by Electricity"; "Condition of the Work on the Rapid Transit Subway (New York)"; "The Latest Atlantic Line, 'Kaiser Wilhelm II'"; and other articles and advertisements. Complete issue in 16 pages, tabloid size, very light staining, nice condition.

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Ends July 05, 2020 07:54

$52.00
181789

JOHN EDGAR THOMSON Pennsylvania Raildroad (PRR) Leader DEATH 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373070921872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1874 * John Edgar Thomson death (1st report) * Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) leader The top of page 7 under "Obituary" is a heading: "J. Edgar Thomson, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:27

$33.00
181701

LONG ABRAHAM LINCOLN a Little Longer Civil War Era PRINT 1864 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 * American Civil War era * President Abraham Lincoln The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election. This cartoon has become quite famous. The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Collins" "Capt. C.M. Morris" & one of: "The Captured Rebel Privateer' Florida' & the U.S. Steamer 'Wachusett' ". Other halfpg. prints within include: "Before Petersburg--Fortifications on the Weldon Railroad" "...A View of the Weldon Railroad" "...Reinforcements Going to the Front" & "...'Mounted Infantry"... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:04

$61.00
180968

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039011339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842 * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invented The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may converse with each other. There is every probability that he will be afforded the means of fully testing its practicability. It would be a wonderful improvement indeed, if effected." And what an understatement that was. This was the beginning of distant communication which continues to evolve to this day. Other articles of interest within this issue include th... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:42

$47.00
180830

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778738602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 14, 1862 * From the Confederate capital The front page includes: "War News" "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad" "How Complimentary Presentations Are Gotten Up Among the Yankees" "Additional From the North--Yankee Bluster About the War" "From New Orleans" which includes a lengthy letter signed in type by: Benj. F. Butler; plus other items on the Civil War. The back page has the always interesting editorial, beginning: "The campaign of General Bragg in Tennessee and Kentucky approaches its conclusion, & the military riddles with which he and General Buell have puzzled the world, & perhaps themselves also, during the last four months must shortly receive some sort of solution... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:10

$81.00
180560

The GREAT REVERE TRAIN WRECK Massachusetts Railroad Disaster of 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765607261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1871 * Great Revere train wreck of 1871 - Massachusetts * Eastern Railroad's Portland Express accident The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SLAUGHTER" "The Massachusetts Railroad Horror" "Thrilling Account Of the Disaster" "Sickening Sight at the Deadhouse" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:27

$37.00
180444

PROMONTORY SUMMIT Point Utah Transcontinental Railroad Last Spike 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762532598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 24, 1869 * Promontory Summit - Point - Utah * How the area has grown since "Last Spike" * re. Transcontinental Railroad The top of page 9 has small headings: "The Great West" "Promontory Summit--The Changes in Railroad Towns--The Moral and Physical Elements of the Town...". (see) The famous "last spike" was driven in just a few months earlier. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:16

$33.00
180293

THE CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY 1864 Confederate Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015241274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, August 22, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war report would eventually be sent and typically find the way to the printed page. The front page includes: "The War News" with many subheads including: "The Enemy Driven Out of the Valley--A Complete Little Victory in Florida--The North Side--The Doubts Cleared Up.." and more. Also: "The Dueling Case Before the County Authorities" "From Petersburg & other smaller items. The back page begins with the always interesting editorial, beginning: "All round the horizon our sky is brightening. General Grant's movements, both to the right & to the left, in order to b... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:22

$77.00
180089

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007412436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180088

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745616635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180037

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741168728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:26

$33.00
179742

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990991620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America - capture * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred from the ink but is readable (see). What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world ... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:20

$56.00
179710

1ST MEDAL OF HONOR Recipients w/ Jacob Parrott & More Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729045351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1863 * 1st Medal of Honor recipients * American Civil War * Jacob Parrott & more This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor. In the first column is a heading: Award Of Medals To Soldiers," which states in part: "...Ohio soldiers recently returned from the Southern barbarians...After complimenting them upon their fortitude & devotion to the Union, the Secretary presented to private Jacob Parrott, the boy who received a hundred lashes on his bare back without flinching, t... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:41

$230.00
179565

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863 * Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville * Much on Civil War events in Virginia Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy. Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "From The Seat Of War In Virginia--Sensation's Stories In This City--Movement Of The Enemy" which covers the battle of Chancellorsville as it was still going 0n. Bits include: "...On every hand the questions were asked ''Where is General Lee?--Where is our army?...The above, coolly translated, seems to mean that the Yankee cavalry...left Spotsylv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$198.00
179480

JESSE JAMES GANG Last Robbery Blue Cut TRAIN Holdup Glendale MO 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 * Last Jesse James Gang robbery * Blue Cut Train Robbery * Glendale, Missouri The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed report of a holdup of the Chicago and Alton Railroad follows these headings. Although not mentioned by name, this was the work of the infamous James Gang. In fact, this was the very last robbery of the James Gang (see photos for the full text). The report just below this one is headed: "Apache Outrages" "Great Excitement In Arizona--Organization Of The Militia... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:47

$179.00
179469

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716957984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 * Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri Train robbery The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that the notorious Missouri bandits, the James and Younger boys, were engaged in the robbery." History would prove them correct as Jesse & Frank James, and Cole, Bob & Jim Younger, among others, robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad on July 7. The front page also has a report of a revolt among African-Americans in Georgia, headed: "The Disturbance at Hamburg" "Six Negroes ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:33

$95.00
179362

ROCKVILLE CENTRE NY Trains Collision Disaster Long Isle Railroad 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972477435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1950 * Rockville Centre Station disaster * Long Island railroad * Trains crash The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LONG ISLAND TOLL 29 DEAD, 79 HURT; MOTORMAN IS HELD" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) Nice to have in this famous New York City newspaper. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 80 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 02, 2020 16:07

$42.00
179246

CONFEDERATES STATES Marietta - Atlanta GA Georgia Civil War MAP 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967711306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * Confederate states map * Atlanta GA Georgia Three-quarters of the front page is taken up with a huge and very detailed Civil War map, with a banner heading: "THE WAR IN GEORGIA--GEN. SHERMAN'S APPROACH TO ATLANTA". There are also one column heads including: "Sherman's Progress" "Joe Johnston Again Beaten" "Gen. Sherman Seizes the Railroad Near Marietta" "Gen. Thomas Occupies Marietta" "The Rebels Retreating Toward Athens & Macon" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 08:58

$87.00
179186

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701562687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline. What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sparsely inhabited country permitted robbers to escape undete... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:56

$70.00
178659

LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY 1st Inter-City Railroad Creation 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941381599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 20, 1830 * Liverpool and Manchester Railway creation Near the back are four pages taken up with a very detailed report of the historic "Liverpool and Manchester Railway". The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened on Sept. 15 1830 (this report is datelined Sept. 17) between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester in England. It was the first railway to rely exclusively on steam power, with no horse-drawn traffic permitted at any time; the first to be entirely double track throughout its length; the first to have a signaling system; the first to be fully timetabled; the first to be powered entirely by its own motive power; and the first to carry mail. John B. Jervis of ... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:17

$28.00
178619

FALL OF ATLANTA GA Georgia William T. Sherman Enters 1864 CIVIL WAR Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372940269621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1864 * The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia (1st report) * General William T. Sherman * John Bell Hood evacuates A very significant issue from the Civil War, reporting the fall of the "rebel stronghold" Atlanta. First column heads include: "ATLANTA" "Fall of the Rebel Stronghold" "A Great Battle on the Macon Railroad" "Hood's Army Cut In Twain" "The Rebel General Hardee Killed" "Sherman Enters The City" "Surrender of Fort Morgan" "The War In Tennessee" and more. Eight pages, water staining to the lower right & light damp staining to the right margin, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 03, 2020 15:11

$117.00
178471

BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS Ulysses S. Grant Vs. Robert E. Lee MAP 1864 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652437232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1864 * Battle of the Wilderness * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed map headed: "THE JAMES RIVER MOVEMENT. Scene of Operations by Gen. Butler's Force--Petersburg, Richmond, and the Railroads". Plus over half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads, beginning: "Struggle For Richmond" "Gen. Grant Driving Lee Back" "Rebel Dash Foiled At Last" and much more (see). War reports inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition. A printing error to the back leaf.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:31

$48.00
178414

1st ELECTRIC TOY TRAIN Carlisle & Finch & Winton Automobile ADS 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649318805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 * 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch * 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast this issue has two significant advertisements. First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is for their toy "Electric Railways, $3.50 to $7." Carlisle & Finch was the creator of the very first electric toy train. They first appeared in 1897 making this a very early advertisement. The ad measures a bit less than 1 by 2 1/2 inches. Secondly, the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the first appearance, which... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:33

$65.00
178369

Early RAILROAD Trains Construction over Plains Rocky Mountains 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921425662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1852 * Early railroad construction in the West The front page has: "Fugitive Slaves" as well as: "Export of Gold From California" which includes a chart. Also: "From Texas" and "From El Paso" "A Patriot of the Rio Grande". Page 2 has: "A Plan for Constructing a Railroad over the Plains between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains" which is 1 1/2 columns. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the top quadrant of the ftpg., generally good.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:42

$45.00
177557

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879113712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, July 23, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 9 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:27

$38.00
176850

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning his involvement in Winston Railroad robbery 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 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$32.00
176123

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much more detailed account of the event, taking three-quarters of a column & headed: "Robbing A Train" "Eye-Witnesses Accounts of the Robbery at Winston, Mo.". This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Eight pages, some wear at a front page fold, 12 3/4 by 19 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$117.00
175960

JESSE JAMES-Younger Brothers Train Robbery MUNCIE KS Kansas City 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806611932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1874 * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report) Page 5 has an article: "Another Bold Railroad Robbery" "A Train Stopped and the Express-Car Robbed By Five Masked Men" with the article providing various details as know at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This was a robbery by the Jesse James and Younger brothers gang which resulted in the theft of $30,000 when the Kansas Pacific Railroad train was near Muncie, Kansas. Complete in 10 pages, even toning, a little margin wear, somewhat fragile and should be handled with care.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:41

$65.00
175557

President GROVER CLEVELAND State of the Union Address 1888 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108377

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

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$39.00
175024

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Reading & More Pennsylvania RIOTS 1877 Bethlehem Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401642278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, July 24, 1877 * Great railroad strike * Riots in many cities This 4 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has small one column headings that include: "The Situation at Easton..." "The Situation at Hazleton" "The Situation at Wilkesbarre" "The Troubles at Reading" and more. Lengthy text. Complete, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:29

$36.00
175005

Rare ELKO NEVADA California Emigrant Trail Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372750481269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ELKO INDEPENDENT, Nevada, Dec. 2, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1868. News of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:17

$53.00
174910

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of section 2 has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 70+ page Sunday edition, rag edi... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:59

$78.00
174851

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
174749

1ST MEDAL OF HONOR Recipients w/ Jacob Parrott & More Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739413238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1863 * 1st Medal of Honor recipients * American Civil War * Jacob Parrott & more This issue has a report quite inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It reports the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor. Page 4 has a one column heading: "Private Soldiers Rewarded For Meritorious Service" which includes the background of the honored soldiers & mentions in part: "...six of the number arrived in Washington...had an interesting interview with...the Secretary of War...The Secretary presented each of them a medal such as was authorized by the late Congress for meritorious conduct... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:42

$165.00
174339

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722963542

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

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:35

$179.00
174222

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

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

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
173994

Rare REDDING CA Northern California Old West Shasta County 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332103904

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE READING INDEPENDENT, [Redding] California, March 25, 1880 * Rare Old West title This town is located not far south of the Oregon border, situated along the Siskiyou Trail. Redding became a stop on a trade and travel route connecting California's Central Valley and the Pacific Northwest. It was originally named for early California pioneer, Pierson Reading, but then was changed to recognize railroad man Benjamin Redding in 1874. Various news and ads of the day, many of which are illustrated, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, inked news agent's stamp at the very top. Good condition. I believe we only have 1 more issue of this rare title in our inventory.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$45.00
173453

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Rock Island Railroad train robbery Near the top of page 2 is a article: "Desperadoes On the Rail" "A Western Express Robbed and The Conductor and A Passenger Murdered". The article begins: "One of the most daring of recent crimes was committed on board a train on the Rock Island road near Winston, Ks...The robbers were six in number and are supposed to be under the leadership of Jesse James..." with much more on the detail. This was one or the more infamous of the James Gang robberies. Much is written about it on the internet. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:57

$77.00
173312

AMERICA'S 1st TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683183778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1866 * 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The top of the front page has nice headlines on: "The Railroad Robbery" with also: "Over Half a Million Dollars Stolen from the Adams Express Company" "Escape of the Thieves" "Interesting Particulars of the Crime". What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sp... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:49

$67.00
173193

Rare UTAH TERRITORY Pre State 1873 Newspaper Old West OGDEN UT w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302411869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873 * Rare Old west title * Utah territory The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood. Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" "Claggett Appointed Governor, but He Considers"". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$44.00
172930

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296824934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 12, 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 Tucumcari in 1908. The name was ta... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:11

$40.00
172925

BINGHAMTON NY New York Erie Railroad TRAINS Collision Disaster 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670184892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1933 * Binghamton, Broome County, Pennsylvania * Erie Railroad train collision disaster The front page has a banner headline: "TRAINS CRASH; 14 DIE, 30 HURT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:08

$40.00
172797

Early JESSE JAMES GANG Genevieve MO Missouri Bank ROBBERY Holdup 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666791902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1873 * Jesse James Gang * Early bank robbery * Genevieve, Missouri The ftpg. has more than a column on the Modoc War: "AFTER THE MODOCS" "From the Columbia River to California--Scenes En route--Oregon Railroads--To the Lava Beds" & also: "Indian Treaty - Government Acquires the Title to 1,000,000 Acres of Land by Treaty with the Devil's Lake & Sisseton Bands of Sioux". Page 3 has: "Bank Robbery" "Particulars of the Daylight Outrage in Ste. Genevieve, Mo." which was one of the robberies by the Jesse James-Younger gang. Page 5 has over half a column: "Letters To the Editor" "The Case of Susan B. Anthony". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:09

$61.00
172776

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Niagara Falls (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666603817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) 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 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:34

$392.00
172386

PUEBLA Mexico MAP & Battle of Cape Girardeau Missouri 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279498778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1863 * Puebla, Mexico map * War in Louisiana The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "Map Of The City of Puebla And Its Environs" with a key as to the principal buildings, etc. The front page has related heads and reports on the Civil War, with: "From Mexico" "French Accounts of the Siege of Puebla" "The City Entered by the French Troops" "From New Orleans & Key West" "Banks Captures the Opelousas Railroad" "From Washington" "Payment Of Mustered Out Soldiers" "General Banks's Successful Advance" and more. More war content inside as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 11:00

$38.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
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