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159024

MOLLY MAGUIRES Pottsville Hazleton PA Penn. COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926022626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, June 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Molly Maguires" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 27 x 20 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:51

$39.00
158960

1870 TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD COLLECTION Newspapers - Reprint of Entire Set!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924020499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper. The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartered excursion by rail from the Atlantic to the Pacific. On board was carried a small printing press which was used to publish 12 issues of the "Trans-Continental" newspaper, each at a different point along the round-trip journey. By what is read in these twelve issues it was a glorious affair enjoyed by all, amid the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 11:24

$18.00
158900

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923312070

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 carrie... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:53

$377.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
159123

EASTVIEW NY Hamlet Mount Pleasant New York & John D. Rockefeller 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138205494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1929 * Eastview - East View, New York * Hamlet in Mount Pleasant NY * John D. Rockefeller to erase Page 9 has a three column photo with heading: "Village That Will Be Wiped Off Map By Rockefeller" (see) Also a one column heading: "RAILROAD TO QUIT ROCKEFELLER LAND" with subheads. (see) This was the beginning of the end of East View, New York, a hamlet in Mount Pleasant NY. It is now a business district there. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:42

$39.99
158314

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114648935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. And P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication (see photos). Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it (see). This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Man... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:03

$86.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157895

HABEAS CORPUS Restored in North Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101052661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1865. * Post civil War reconstruction * Habeas Corpus restored Front page has: "WASHINGTON" Proclamation By The President" "Restoration of the Privileges of the Habeas CorpusWrit in the Loyal States" and more.(see) Proclamation in signed in type: Andrew Johnson Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Slaughter" "Terrible Disaster on the Orange and Alexandria Road" and more. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:27

$30.00
157889

ROCKPORT TRAIN WRECK Mansfield Co. New Jersey Railroad Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904112950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1925 * Rockport train wreck disaster * Mansfield County, New Jersey * Lackawanna Railroad (DL&W) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "39 KILLED, 48 HURT IN LACKAWANNA WRECK; CLOUDBURST WASHED SAND OVER TRACKS; VICTIMS ON EXCURSION BOUND TO GERMANY" with subheads. Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 related photos and list of the dead and injured. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:16

$47.00
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
156689

BATTLE OF CHAFFIN'S FARM Butler Siege of Petersburg MAP Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061558721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1864 * Battle of Chaffin's Farm * Richmond & Petersburg, Virginia * Benjamin F. Butler The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "THE ADVANCE ON RICHMOND. Successful Attack on the Southside Railroad Defences" showing much detail from Richmond south to Weldon. The first column has Civil War heads including: "RICHMOND" "Important Operations of the Army of the Potomac" "The Enemy's Line Near Poplar Grove Church Carried" "Exchange of Prisoners At Atlanta" and more, plus other Civil War heads throughout the ftpg. including: "Shenandoah" "Sheridan Still Continues the Pursuit" "The Enemy Hard Pressed" "Mount Jackson Evacuated by the Rebels" "The Raid in Sherma... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:18

$45.00
156687

CONFEDERATES LAST NOTHERN INVASION Magnolia Md & MORE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061555691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1864 * Invasion of the North * The Rebel Pirateship Florida * Magnolia, Maryland The ftpg. has one column Civil War heads including: "THE INVASION" "Daring Acts of the Raiders" "The Railroad Trains Captured at Magnolia" "Rebels Raiding Around" "The Rebels in Strong Force Near Washington" "The Pirate Florida" "Rebel Account of the Florida" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:15

$27.00
155982

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031357691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San Francisco and Sacramento--General Rejoicings & Jollification--Why the Roads Were Not Joined". This text takes about 7 column inches and includes much on the celebration and preparations for the driving in of the last spike, which was delayed in part because: "...several hundred men had seized a train at Piedmont, on which was President Durant, telling him they were hungry & must have their money & that they would detain him until it was ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:17

$66.00
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
155688

Very Rare FREDERICK DOUGLASS Slavery Slaves Abolition Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019677339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DOUGLASS' MONTHLY, Rochester, New York, January, 1862 * Extremely rare title Of the four publications of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, this title published the fewest number of issues, having begun in 1858 and ending in 1863. His "North Star", then "Frederick Douglass' Paper", and post-Civil War effort "The New National Era" being weeklies published considerably more issues. As a brief biography, Frederick Douglass was first and foremost an abolitionist and civil rights activist. Fighting against his own slavery from his earliest youth, he continued to fight against the institution of slavery until its abolition. He spoke and lectured widely for the cause throughout the 18... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:17

$5,900.00
155395

President JAMES GARFIELD SHOT w/ Broadsheet EXTRA 1881 Bellefonte PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010689815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltimore & Potomac railroad office..." with further particulars. This article, along with "Retrospective" which is on Garfield as well, take two columns. But the prime feature of this issue is the broadsheet headed: "SUPPLEMENT---EXTRA" which has the entire front ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:54

$79.00
155023

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822872411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "Affairs in the Coal Regions" Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:01

$27.00
154991

TRAIN ROBBERY Old West Style at Centralia Illinois Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988092281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893 * Old West style train robbery * Illinois Central Railroad * Centralia, Illinois The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Battle With the Bandits" "Daring Courage Displayed by the Engineer and Fireman" "Sharp Shooting at Close Quarters" "Struggle Between the Robbers & Trainmen in the Express Car" "Two of the Desperadoes in Custody" & more. The article continues on page 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, foxing at the folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:26

$63.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

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

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154924

PIONEER ZEPHYR "The Silver Streak" Railroad Train SPEED RECORD 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986966428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 27, 1934 * Pioneer Zephyr "The Silver Streak" * Diesel-powered railroad train * Travel speed record Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Flying Train Sets Record on 1,015-Mile Nonstop Trip" (see) First report coverage on this record setting journey. See below for details. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 20 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 the... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:18

$38.00
154681

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond-Petersburg Campiagn 1864 Virginia Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810409998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, August 23, 1864 * Rare Confederate title * Richmond-Petersburg campaign Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The War News" which includes reports from various fields of operation; "Latest News From the North" "An Armistice Pressed at Washington" "From Grant's Army" "From Sherman's Army" "From the Valley" "The Steamer Tallahassee" "Guerrillas at Work in Kentucky" "Lincoln Makes a Speech to the Soldiers" which includes the text of it (see); "The Condition of Chambersburg" "Out of Fort Warren" "The Petersburg Court of Inquiry" "From Petersburg" and other items... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:11

$95.00
153522

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazleton Pottsville COAL PA Pennsylvania Arson 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920224925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "Mining Outrages-Buildings Repeatedly Fired" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:51

$28.00
153313

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Promontory, Utah Completed 1869 Historic Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745825755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1869 * Transcontinental Railroad completed... very historic! The front page has a report beginning: "The junction of the Union with the Central Pacific Railroad, at Promontory Point, Utah, was effected yesterday, and there is now railroad communication across the continent. The event was celebrated by jubilant demonstrations in various cities of the Union..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:36

$58.00
153189

1905 Large MAP of Railroads in Springfield Massachusetts - Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905410199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 19, 1905 * Great map of the railroads in Springfield, MA * 1905 original * Thumbnail photo and much re: Willis Phelps The front page of section 2 contains a very displayable map of 1905 railroads in Springfield, Massachusetts. The map measures approximately 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, and is surrounded by related text (including the thumbnail photo and info re: Willis Phelps) which fills all of the page and continues on to an inside page. A great issue for railroad enthusiasts! Other news of the day is found throughout. This offering includes the complete 2nd section only (pages 11-20), but the 1st page of the section reads and has the look of a fro... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:04

$55.00
153080

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC Ocean Liner Steamer & Brigham Young 1873 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900078373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1873 * RMS Atlantic wreck * Brigham Young The front page has: "THE ATLANTIC" "Valuables Found on the Bodies of Victims, and Now in the Hands of Magistrates", as well as: "Utah" "Brigham Young Going to Arizona--A Cook Shot by a Desperado" beginning: "It is known that Brigham Young will resign the Presidency of the Utah Central & Southern Railroads & accompany the missionary company to Arizona...". Eight pages, some rubbing to the front page, generally nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:40

$32.00
153034

EARLY FIGHTING Pennsylvania Maryland Virginia MAP 1861 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733972610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1861 * Near the beginning of the war * Maryland - Pennsylvania map * Alexandria, Virginia martial law The front page is dominated by a very large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR. The Strategical Points & Railroads in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania." Among the first column Heads are: "THE INSURRECTION" "More United States Troops Sent Into Virginia" "Martial Law Proclaimed in Alexandria" "Anticipated "Attack on Norfolk Today" "The Plan for the Capture of Harper's Ferry" and much more (see). Eight pages, a few very discrete archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:39

$54.00
153027

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733963643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Placer County, California, November 18, 1875 * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter being illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. On... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:25

$73.00
152317

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Final Months of the Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873479503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1865 * Final months of the war * Rare pro-Confederate title This issue is from near the end of the Civil War. Among the articles on the front page are: "The Raid on the Mobile & Ohio Railroad--Sherman Advancing into South Carolina" and "From the South--Latest from Wilmington--Disappearance of the Federal Fleet--Caustic Article on Butler--Savannah & Sherman's Operations...". Inside pages include: "War News of the Week" " "Progress of Conquest in 1864" "The Confederate General Cleburne" "Determination of the Administration to Wage a War of Extermination Against the Rebels--All Offers of Amnesty to be Withdrawn" and much more. Eight pages, never bound no... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:25

$42.00
152158

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Wilkes-Barre & More Pennsylvania RIOTS 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705852875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, July 25, 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 in Wilkesbarre" "The Railroad Troubles" "The Morris & Essex" "The Situation in Reading" and more. Lengthy text. Complete, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:14

$27.00
152044

SIEGE OF PETERSBURG Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road MAP Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701559565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, June 30, 1864 * Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road * First Battle of Weldon Railroad * Siege of Petersburg campaign The front page features a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "The Rebel Attack On The Second Corps. The Fight on Wednesday...". Plus the first column heads include: "GRANT ! " "The Left Wing in Possession of the Weldon Railroad" "Petersburg Steadily Shelled" "Sharp Engagement Between the Rebel & Union Batteries" "Reinforcement of Rebel Troops in Petersburg" "Narrow Escape of the Rebel Generals Bragg & Ewell" and more. Eight pages, as few minor margin tears, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:27

$47.00
151751

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Pittsburgh PA St. Louis & More RIOTS 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692793821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 25, 1877 * Great railroad strike ending ? * Riots in many cities This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has several headings: SEE. (see) Much more on page 4 with loads of text. 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, small label within headings on the front page (see), nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 13:52

$33.00
151149

BATTLE OF SEWELL'S POINT Norfolk VA & St. Louis MO Civil War MAPS 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673564204

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1861 * Battle of Sewell's Point * Norfolk, Virginia map * St. Louis, Missouri The front page features a nice Civil War map titled: "OPERATIONS NEAR FORT MONROE & NORFOLK". There is also a small back page map titled: "St. Louis And It's Defenses". Among the one column headlines on the ftpg: "THE INSURRECTION" "Important Military Movements in Eastern Virginia" "News From Fortress Monroe" "The Railroad Track Obstructed by the Rebels" "Interesting from the Harper's Ferry Region" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 13:57

$48.00
151039

VERMONT CENTRAL RAILROAD West Hartford VT Train Wreck Disaster 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669695390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 10, 1887 * West Hartford, Vermont * Vermont Central Railraod * Train wreck disaster (bridge) The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "BRIDGE OF DEATH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Vermont Central Wreck at Hartford, Vermont. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:14

$29.00
151006

UNION STATION Worcester Massachusetts Railroad Train Station PRINT 1876 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669319352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876 The front page features a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot, Worcester, Massachusetts" with related text. Other prints include: "Hat-Molding & shaping Machinery" "Mathewson's Steam Horse for Street Railways" "Seymour's Cotton Planter" "The Imperial Gardens at Schonbrunn, Austria" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:16

$29.00
150551

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656442270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 7, 1862 * Rare Confederate 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 has some war reports with items headed: "Secessionism in Baltimore" ""From the Seat of War I... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:20

$138.00
150410

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813355145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1862 * Rare rebel title Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The prime feature of the front page is an extremely detailed, round by round account of: "The Great Prize Fight" which went 251 rounds and three hours and two minutes. Also on the front page: "Yankee Bombast" "Supplies & material of Railroads" and: "Another Stampede of Slaves" which tells of their escape (see). More war-related news is found on the inside pages with the always interesting editorial, plus news items from Europe with subheads: "The Probabilities of A War--England Repudiates the 'Stone' Blockade--the English Press on Lincoln's... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:41

$62.00
149953

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Missionary Ridge 1863 Civil War Tenn. BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371801643304

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY REBEL EXTRA. A truly terrific & exceedingly rare little broadside (printed on one side only), being a small "Extra" edition of the Famous "Chattanooga Daily Rebel" newspaper from the Confederacy. See the bottom of this listing for the interesting history of this "traveling" newspaper. This broadside measures just 4 by 5 3/4 inches, untrimmed with wide margins. The headings are: "Another Desperate Battle" "Our Army Driven Back" "General Bragg Falls Back to Chickamauga" with the balance of the issue being a report datelined from Chickamauga, Nov. 25, 1863 signed in type by: Braxton Bragg, announcing: "After several unsuccessful assaults on our lines to-day, the enemy carried the left centre... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:49

$2,650.00
149437

Despotism of MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young as Dictator 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620051689

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1867 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young Page 4 has: "UTAH" "Return of Brigham Young from his Preaching Tour--His Exhortations to his People" with the report taking 7 1/2 inches. This is followed by: "Affairs On The Plains" "Arrest of Railroad Thieves--Pawnee Scouts & Spotted Tail Indians..." (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:31

$37.00
148802

1st BATTLE OF REAM'S STATION Virginia Murder of Negroes Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601945676

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1864 * First Battle of Ream's Station * A Confederate victory Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Wilson & Kautz Safe" "Return of the Raiding Parties" "Severe Fighting on the Way" "Our Losses 750 to 1000" "The Destruction made By Our Men" "Sixty Miles of Railroads Spoiled" "Murder of Negroes by the Rebels" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2016 13:44

$30.00
147969

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747149747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri The top of page 4 has nice column heads on the famous Rock Island Railroad train robbery, one of the works by Jesse James and his gang. Heads: "AT IT AGAIN" "Missouri Disgraced by Another Train Robbery" "Winston, on the Rock Island Road, the Scene" "The Conductor Killed, Passengers Plundered, and the Treasure Taken". See the two reports for much detail. Nice that one accounts quotes: "...jumped up and said, 'Hold up your hands', and at the same moment fired..." (see). This was one of more infamous train robberies from the Old West, these repo... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:34

$145.00
147910

BINGHAMTON NY New York Erie Railroad TRAINS Collision Disaster 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391571667102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1933 * Binghamton, Broome County, Pennsylvania * Erie Railroad train collision disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "14 KILLED, 30 HURT IN WRECK OF NEW YORK FLIER ON ERIE AND A SPEEDING MILK TRAIN" with subheads and list of the dead and injured. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. ] Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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, lib... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2016 13:43

$33.00
147746

OXFORD MS Mississippi Central Railroad TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741488301

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1870 * Oxford MS Mississippi * Train wreck disaster The front page has an article headed: "The Disaster In Mississippi" "The Scene of the Accident--Twenty-One Persons Known to be Dead--Horrible Mutilations" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:13

$30.00
147662

Rare CONFEDERATE New Orleans LA Louisiana Civil War 1862 Newspaper w/ Jeff Davis


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737868238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 16, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * President Jefferson Davis 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 which surrendered 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 has good reporting on the Civil War, including: "What t... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:49

$186.00
146890

Old West Outlaw SAM BASS Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533750945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877 * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * $20 gold pieces ($60,000) train holdup * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous (see hyperlink). There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:56

$87.00
146803

BATTLE OF HATCHER'S RUN Siege of Petersburg Virginia1865 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391525527791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1865 * Battle of Hatcher's Run, Virginia * General William T. Sherman The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "OPERATIONS ON HATCHER'S RUN". Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "The S. Carolina Railroad Destroyed" "Sherman In Possession of It at Several Points" "A Large Column of Sherman's Infantry at Blackville" "Rumored Evacuation of Charleston" "GRANT" "The Battle of Dabney's Mills" "Lee Re=ported Removing His Artillery..." and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:58

$49.00
146538

(4) YREKA Siskiyou County California LYNCHINGS MOB Hangings 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518781704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 27, 1895 * Yreka, California lynchings (4) * Siskiyou County Lynch mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "LYNCHED FOUR MURDERERS" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There have been two documented lynchings in the town of Yreka. The first took place on August 26, 1895, when four men - William Null, Garland Stemler, Luis Moreno, and Lawrence Johnson - were simultaneously hanged by a lynch mob from a railroad tie suspended from two adjacent trees. The four men were all awaiting trial for various charges of murd... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:10

$37.00
145991

MARY WILLIAMSON AVERELL Philanthropist & E.H. Harriman Wife DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502857192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1932 * Mary Williamson Averell death * American philanthropist * E. H. Harriman's wife The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "MRS. E. H. HARRIMAN DIES AT AGE OF 81" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Mary Williamson Averell, wife of railroad executive E. H. Harriman. 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:05

$33.00
143687

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MO Missouri Negro Lynching Mob LYNCHED Hung 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610217741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1925 * Walter Mitchell Negro lynching - hanging * Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri Page 2 has a banner heading: "Lynching Of Negro Will Not Be Investigated By Missouri Authorities" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the depression era lynching in the Midwest. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The day of August 6, 1925, proved to be one of Excelsior Springs darkest moments. This day was when the lynching of 33-year-old Walter Mitchell occurred, and he was hung from a tree beside the Wabash railroad tracks. The... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:15

$37.00
142465

DEMING NM New Mexico Last Major U.S. Train Robbery Old West Ends 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371578438243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1937 * Last major train robbery in the U.S. * Deming, Luna County, New Mexico * Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the one column heading at the top of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "'COWBOY' PAIR ROB SOUTHWEST TRAIN; BEATEN BY VICTIMS" with related subheads. (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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:06

$39.00
142005

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371566781785

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

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:30

$57.00
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