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183710

CAPTAIN DAVID PORTER United States Navy Naval Exploits War of 1812-13 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146616566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 23, 1813 * Captain David Porter * United States Navy * War of 1812 - naval Inside has some items on the War of 1812 including; "Capt. Isaac Hull concerning honoring him for: "...the glorious victory over the Guerriere...". Also: "Tribute To Valor" and "The Essex Frigate" which is a lengthy letter signed in type by: David Porter, with details on his victory over the British ship Montezuma. Then another lengthy letter signed by David Porter on his naval exploits. Four pages, damp stains to the right side, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:16

$34.00
183709

TENNESSEE STATEHOOD Joining the Union Recognized by Congress 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906317496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 20, 1796 * Tennessee statehood An item on pg. 2 headed: "Tenesee [sic]" noting: "...relative to the territory south of the Ohio reported that that territory, now bearing the name of the State of Tenesee, was entitled to all the privileges enjoyed by the other States of the Union, and that it should be one of the sixteen states of America. Read twice & committed." And there is another brief item reading: "Another star to be added to the Federal Constellation---The new State of Tenesee is recognized by Congress." Tennessee would be officially admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796. Four pages, a small piece missing from the bottom, chipping at the right margin, but neither affect the ... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:15

$54.00
183707

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906317012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more. An early report on the California Gold Rush. Four pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$67.00
183706

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906316785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Last spike driven at Promontory Point A great issue celebrating the completion of the historic transcontinental railroad. East meets West. The first column begins with nice heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Last Rail Laid and the Last Spike Drive" "San Francisco and New York Linked to Each Other" "Celebration of the Event Throughout the United States" with a wealth of other subheads. The text is headed: "Official Announcement of the Competition of the Road--The Point of Junction, Promontory Summit, Utah, May 10, 1869" It reads: "The last rail is laid--the last spike driven. The Pacific Railroad is complete. The point of junction is 1,086 mil... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$177.00
183705

MORMONS Mormonism Attacked by Indians Salt Lake City Settlements 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146615332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853 * Mormons attacked by Native Americans Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$48.00
183704

TREATY OF FORT GIBSON w/ Florida Seminole Indians Andrew Jackson 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906316227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1834 * Treaty of Fort Gibson * Seminole Indians The last column of the front page is taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Seminole Indians of Florida, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 7 Indian chiefs. The ftpg. has a wealth of ads including a: "$25 Reward" for a runway slave, with details. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:13

$38.00
183703

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146613314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22, 1699 * New governor in Leeward Islands * Caribbean Sea Page 2 has a report noting: "His Majesty has been pleased to constitute Christopher Codrington Esq., Captain-General and Governor in Chief of His Majesty's Leeward Caribee islands in America, in the room of his father Colonel Cadrington deceased...". Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition with wide margins.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:10

$48.00
183702

USS CONSTITUTION United States Navy Frigate Sail Ship KEEL LAID 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146613180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 20, 1795 * USS Constitution construction begins * Laying of the keel - United States Navy A page 3 report under "Federal Frigate" reports the beginning of work on this famous addition to the U.S. Navy, stating in part: "...the keel of the United States frigate...was finished laying. It is 156 feet in length, and from the elegance of the workmanship, and the goodness of the timber of which it is composed...we anticipate she will be one of the finest vessels that ever floated...". This was actually the keel of what would be the frigate Constitution as the frigates had yet to formally named at this point. Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:10

$133.00
183701

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146610656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 4, 1862 * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln * Rare Southern California title Quite rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Los Angeles, which at the time had a population of less than 5,000. But the content is not just typical war-related reports. Page 2 begins with: "The President's Proclamation" which doesn't just have the full text of his historic document, but is prefaced with a quite lengthy editorial beginning: "Below, we give the proclamation lately issued by the President, declaring the slaves of the South free after the 1st of January next..." and so much more. Following this is the actual text of the Proclamation, which includes: "...That on the ... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:07

$490.00
183700

Great Decorative President WILLIAM McKINLEY Assassination DEATH 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906312048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, California, Sept. 14, 1901 * President William McKinley assassination Avery graphic, broadside-like front page announcing the death of President McKinley. The banner headline reads: "OUR GREAT PRESIDENT IS DEAD" with subheads: Nation's Martyr" "William McKinley the Victi of a Lawless Hatred" "With a Benediction In His Heart He Bows to the Divine Will ad Passes to His Eternal Rest". There are also more related heads on McKinley in a tombstone-like graphic at the center of the page, and there are 22 U.S. flags rimming the front page, all at half-mast. Present are the outer leaves only being pages 1, 2, 11 and 12. There is glue at the spine and at portion of the central fold, scattered foxing,... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:07

$67.00
183699

Gettysburg DEAD CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS Buried in Hollywood Cemetery 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906311360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1872 * re. Battle of Gettysburg * Dead Confederate soldiers * Hollywood Cemetery - Richmond Page 7 has an article headed: "The Dead From Gettysburg" "Solemn Funeral Procession in Richmond Yesterday" "The Remains of 718 Confederate Soldiers Finally Interred" (see) Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:06

$38.00
183698

ANNA DE NOAILLES Death & Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro Assassination 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146608048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1933 * Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro assassination * President of Peru - Peruvian army officer * Anna de Noailles death * Romanian-French writer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT IS SLAIN IN PERU ON LEAVING REVIEW OF TROOPS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of the president of Peru. The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "ANNA DE NOAILLES, FRENCH POET, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:06

$39.00
183697

INDIANS Native Americans w/ Chief Red Cloud at Cooper Institute 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906308977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1872 * Indians - Native Americans * Chief Red Cloud speech * Cooper Institute peace meeting The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "LO! THE POOR INDIAN !" "Reception of Our Red-Skinned Visitors at the Cooper Institute Last Evening" "Speeches by Red Cloud, Red Dog...." and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:04

$33.00
183696

1st COLLIN COUNTY TEXAS Stephen Ballew Legal Execution HANGING 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146606342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1872 * Stephen Ballew hanging * Collin County, Texas * 1st legal execution The top of page 5 has one column headings: "The Gallows In Texas" "Hanging of the Notorious Steph. Ballew...." (see) Stephen Ballew was the first person legally hanged in Collin County. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, ice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:03

$38.00
183677

SOVIET ATOMIC BOMB PROJECT Russia Becomes a Nuclear Superpower 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905164796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1949 * Semipalatinsk Test Site "The Polygon" * Soviet atomic bomb project revealed * Joins America as a nuclear super power The top of the front page has a five column headline: "ATOM BLAST IN RUSSIA DISCLOSED; TRUMAN AGAIN ASKS U.N. CONTROL; VISHINSKY PROPOSES A PEACE PACT" with many subheads. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:28

$52.00
183676

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer CHICAGO MURDER CASTLE 1895 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905164524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 25, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of front page has one column headings that include: "Bones In Holmes's Cellar" "They Were Buried In Quick Lime" "A Physician Says They Were A Portion Of A Human Truck" and more. (see) Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Sixteen pages, loose along the spine, archival mend along most of the central fold of the front page but doesn't affect the Holmes report, some margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:28

$52.00
183675

THE GREAT DEPRESSION ERA Financial Gloom 1931 Wall Street Journal Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145554116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, California, November 16, 1931 * Original from the Great Depression This newspaper has business news, charts, stock quotes and more throughout during a time in American history that was not so promising. Get a first hand look at what was going on in the business World during this dark time. Complete with 8 pages, Light even toning, a little wear at the top, right corner, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:27

$35.00
183674

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal COURT TRIAL 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145553632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:26

$45.00
183673

THE GREAT THUMB FIRE Michigan Bad Ax LAKE HURON Sanilac Lapeer MI 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905160310

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, September 12, 1881 * The great thumb fire - Huron * re. James A. Garfield assassination The top of the front page has small one column headings: "The Forest Fires" "The Loss of Life--Terrible Stories of Suffering" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:21

$32.00
183672

TEXTILE WORKERS STRIKE w/ Honea Path SC Southern States RIOTS 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1934 * Honea Path, South Carolina riot * Chiquola Mill workers incident * General Textile Strike of 1934 The top of the front page has a three column headline: "7 STRIKERS KILLED IN SOUTH, SIX IN FIGHT WITH WORKERS; BAR TALK TILL MILLS CLOSE" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on the following pages with two related photos. Loads of text here. First report coverage on the Chiuola Mill incident at Honea Path, South Carolina during the general textile strike of 1934. Much coverage on the riots in other parts of the South. 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, lig... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:20

$50.00
183671

SANTA MARIA RIVER Muchos Canyon INDIANS 5th Cavalry Battle ARIZONA1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905159629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1872 * Muchos Canyon, Santa Maria River, Arizona * Captain J. W. Mason - U. S. 5th Cavalry Page 5 has two articles under: "The Indians" See image for text here. Complete with all 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$32.00
183670

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on page 10: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "Approval of the Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Names & Antecedents of the Emancipation Commissioners" and more. The document is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The front pag has considerable reporting from Congress debating the bill for abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia. It is followed by: "The President's Policy Explained" which carries... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$115.00
183669

Rare 1967 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145549961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Aug. 25,1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original The front page has: "Messenger Muhammad: A NATION IN A NATION!", which includes a photo of "The Hon. Elijah Muhammad" with a related article inside. Other articles within: "Revolt Against Viet War Splits 'White Power' "Eye-Witness Tells of Storm-Trooper Shooting of Black Youths" "Women in Islam" and so much more. The tack page is taken up with: "The Muslim Program - What the Muslims Want" and "What the Muslims Believe". The issue is complete in 28 pages, nice condition. Note: This newspaper was one of the most widely-read that was produced by an African American organiza... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$44.00
183668

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Museam Menagerie Advertisement & Illustration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905158234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 3, 1873 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Eight pages, minor ftpg. staining, good condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:17

$30.00
183667

Great HAWAII STATEHOOD Joins The Union Admission 1959 Old Honolulu HI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145549280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, March 12, 1959 * Hawaii statehood * Joins the Union * Great title to have in See the photo for this very dramatic & displayable front page. Nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Congress Says YES ! " in huge letters dropped out of a large red box, above which is printed: "Statehood Extra". The banner headline beneath the box is: "Hawaii To Become 50th State" with other related subheads. One of the front page photos shows Hawaii politicians celebrating in Washington, D.C. The complete first section (of 2) with ten pages. Minor piece from an upper corner is just blank margin, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:17

$58.00
183666

INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE Atalanta vs. London Crews Rowing Thames 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145547627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869 * The international boat race * Atalanta vs. London boat club crew * The River Thames - London w/ map Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL ROWING MATCH" and more. Also one column headings: "THE GREAT BOAT RACE" "The Match Between the Atalanta and London Rowing Club Crews Contested on the Thames" "Immense Assemblage of People on the River Banks" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:13

$34.00
183665

9/11 TERRORISTS Suicide Attack Osama Bin Laden World Trade Center 2001 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145547298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE, A Special Afternoon Edition, Penn., September 11, 2001 * 9/11 Terrorists attack * World Trade Center Because most newspapers today are morning papers, most reported the tragedy of September 11 in their Sept. 12 issue. But some printed an "Extra" edition later the same day, such as this newspaper. The banner headline reads: "Attacked" with: "Thousands Could be Dead" and more with 3 related photos. Nice for display. Every page in this special edition publication is related to this infamous event. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the fold and left margin, very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:12

$45.00
183664

Very Rare 18th Century APPLEBEE'S London England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905153860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: APPLEBEE'S ORIGINAL WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, August 25, 1733 * Very rare 18th century publication * w/ red tax stamp A quite rare title which existed from 1720-1737 with most of the news reports on pages 2 and 3. The news is almost entirely of British interest and consists more of brief, wide-ranging news items rather than lengthy articles. The bkpg. is taken up with advertisements. Four pages, 9 1/4 by 14 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:12

$77.00
183663

VICTORIA WOODHULL 1st Woman For President FREDERICK DOUGLASS 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145546726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1872 * Victoria Woohull 1st Woman presidential nominee * Frederick Douglass as her vice-president pick Page 5 has a report concerning Victoria Woodhull running for President, with Frederick Douglass as her running mate. The top of the page has one column headings that include: "'the Woodhull's' Convention" "The Long-Haired Brethen and the Short-Haired Sisters Agree for Two Whole Days" "Victoria Opens a Free Love Credit Mobilier" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Coverage on this signal event in American politics, with the notable names of Victoria Woodhull, a leading women suffrage leader, and Frederick Douglass, the noted abolitionist. Complete with all 16 pages, minor ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:11

$72.00
183662

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145546328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 17, 1872 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "VESUVIUS" "'The Mountain Has Fallen In and Ever So Many People Are Killed'" "Opening Of A New Crater" "A Party of Explorers Destroyed by the Fiery Lava" "Two Hundred Lives Sacrificed" "Streams Of Lava Ten Feet Deep" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Complete with 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:11

$47.00
183661

THOMAS JEFFERSON & Genet Letters re. France & America Accord 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905152879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson & Edmond Charles Genet * Letters re. relationship between America & France Pages 2 and 3 contain several letters between Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State, and Genet, the Ambassador from France, concerning the troubling relationship between the two countries. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:11

$56.00
183660

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145545964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The front page has: "Republican Convention and has a sub-head: "Second Day--The Platform" and further on notes the votes for their nominee for President, won by Colonel Fremont. Also reports on: "Nomination of Vice President" Terrific to have such lengthy reporting on the very beginning of the Republican party in his famous newspaper from the nation's capital. ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:10

$215.00
183659

RECRUTING AMERICANS General William Howe - Revolutionary War 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905151794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1776 * Recruiting Americans for British allegiance * General William Howe (great year to have) The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with several letters & documents, most signed in type by Lord Viscount Howe, concerning offering pardon to those Americans who would swear their allegiance to the King of England. Interesting content. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:09

$67.00
183658

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145544935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 4, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Almost the entirety of the front page is taken up with a letter from General Howe to Lord G. Germaine dated at "York Island, Sept. 21, 1776". It begins with an historic report: "I have the satisfaction to inform your Lordship of his Majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels' abandoning their lines at Brooklyn, the King's army moved from Bedford..." and then much more detail on the British victory at New York City. The report is signed in type: W. Howe, and is followed by two more dispatches signed by Howe dated Sept. 23 and Sep... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:09

$448.00
183657

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905150403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Aug. 25, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory "Extraordinary" issues were printed when notable reports were received outside the normal publishing schedule, created to get the news to the public as quickly as possible. This issue was printed to report the taking of Ticonderoga by General Burgoyne. Pages 1, 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with the very lengthy & detailed letter signed in type by: J. Burgoyne in which he gives significant detail on his taking of Ticonderoga from American General Arthur St. Clair. His letter begins: "I have the honour to acquaint your Lordship that the enemy were dislodged from Ticonderoga & Mou... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$355.00
183656

BURNING of Norfolk & Portsmouth by British Revolutionary War 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905149804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 22, 1779 * Burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British The entire front page, and most of page 2, are taken up with reports on this historic taking of Portsmouth & Norfolk, Virginia, by the British. There is a prefacing note at the top of the front page concerning the lengthier report, followed by a letter from Major General Mathew to General Henry Clinton which includes some details on his successes, including: "...Having taken possession of the fort...I encamped in two lines, right to the fort...On the 12th the guards marched at night to Suffolk..." with more. And what follows this is a very lengthy & detailed account of the action in a letter from Sir George Collier to General ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$83.00
183655

JAMES MADISON Acts of Congress re. the United States Navy War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905149500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 18, 1813 * President James Madison * United States Navy The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress, one: "To Increase the Navy of the United States", both signed in type by the President James Madison. Other War of 1812 content includes; "More About Impressments" "War Measures" "The Navy" and other items. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$31.00
183654

EARLY Lou Bud ABBOTT & COSTELLO Comedy Duo Comedian Actors Photo 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905149192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, August 11, 1940 * Comedian actors Bud Abbott & Lou Costello The back page of this section has a banner heading: "THE SLAM-BANG COMEDIAN FINDS A NICHE ON THE RADIO" with subheads and photo. (see) This is early for this famous duo. Complete section 9 only with 10 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:06

$40.00
183653

Post Civil War WHIPPING POST Atrocities to 2 Negroes Whipped 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145541205

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1872 * Post-Civil War whipping post * Atrocity against 2 Negroes * Henrico County Courthouse The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "Whipping In Virginia" "Two Negroes Receive Twenty Stripes Each..." and more. Rare to find reports on whippings. Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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$34.00
183652

TECUMSEH Shawnee Indian Leader Walpole Island Ontario BONES Found 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145540519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1931 * Tecumseh bones found in Canada * Native American - Shawnee leader * Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario The top of page 9 has a two column heading: "Tecumseh's Bones Believed Found in Ontario At the Island Cabin of a Chief's Widow" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, two small library stamps with the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:05

$45.00
183628

Post Revolutionary War LOYALIST HANGING in America 1783 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904179570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 28, 1783 Page 5 has a letter noting: "...trade of this port is at a very low ebb...nor do I expect it will revive until the States of America obtain a more settled government, which...seems to be at a very considerable distance...the state of Virginia...is under the control of a governor & council..." and more. Another small item has: "One Stinson, who during the war was suspected of being a Loyalists & sent out of the state of New Hampshire...on hearing that the war was over & peace settled, returned...soon as he was landed he was dragged into prison...condemned, and hanged the next day." Page 7 has "A Proclamation" which relates in part to trade with the American colonies, then a report... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:19

$36.00
183627

GENERAL HENRY CLINTON Declaration for Peace ? Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144208591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781 * General Henry Clinton * Peace with Americans ? * Revolutionary War Pages 1 and 2 contain an excellent response to the controversial "Declaration" of General Clinton in which he offers a proposal for peace to the Americans. A few bits include: "The first thing which is offered is a pardon to all the inhabitants of these States who have been so hardy as to oppose a degradation from the rank of freemen to that of slaves..." and further on: "...Suppose of the majority of the people should be so mad, so lost to a sense of their duty & interest, as to accede to these propositions..." and then ending with: "...some further evidence to evince the knavis... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:19

$450.00
183626

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144208279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 19, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Inside has a few items relating to the Revolutionary War, including a bit noting: "...recommend unanimity, firmness and perseverance to the people of the American states as the British ministry are straining every nerve to enable Generals Clinton and Cornwallis to act in the most offensive manner this campaign...letter...from the Marquis de la Fayette advises that Earl Cornwallis & his troops...had joined the British forces at or near Petersburg." Another report begins: "Count de Grass has returned from his pursuit of the enemy...The troops destined for the attack of St. Lucia are all embarked..." a... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$330.00
183625

MEXICAN WAR Battles of Contreras & Churubusco MEXICO 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144207866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of the Mexican War. This is followed by another very lengthy letter, taking a column on the ftpg and most of 2 columns on page 2. More war items inside with: "Dispatches From Gen. Scott" and "Army Court Martial" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$38.00
183624

Serial BTK KILLER Strangler Dennis Rader CONVICTION Gets Life 2005 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904178902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 19, 2005 * BTK killer - strangler - rapist * Dennis Rader conviction - guilty * "Bind, Torture, Kill" serial killer Page 13 has a four column heading: "BTK, Who Inflicted Pain for His PLeasure, Gets Life" with subhead and a few related photos. Complete with all sections (100+ pages), great condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$67.00
183623

POPE PIUS XI Casti Connibii on Marriage, Divorce & Birth Control 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904178785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931 * Pope Pius XI * Casti connubii * Papal encyclical The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all. 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 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:17

$39.00
183622

JANE TOPPAN American Woman Serial Killer Poisoner Nurse DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144206382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse Page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. 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 42 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:17

$52.00
183621

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144206140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1767 * 18th century London, England European news of the day about 8 years prior to the American Revolutionary War Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:16

$23.00
183620

Best CHICAGO CUBS World Series Wrigley Field w/ Full Pg Pictorial 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144205830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, October 6, 1929 * Chicago Cubs vs. New York Yankees * World Series of baseball close * Great full page pictorial w/ players * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page of this section has a seven column headline: "WORLD SERIES RIVALS READY; BATTLE TUESDAY" with subheads. Page 3 of this section has a great full page pictorial showing Wrigley Field and the players. The top of the back page also has photos of the players. (see) The opening day game was two days away. Complete sport's section only with 14 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:16

$52.00
183619

LOCKHEED P-80 SHOOTING STAR 1st U.S. Jet Fighter Plane Debut 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904178047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Aug. 1, 1945 * Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star debuts * United States Army Air Forces jet fighter * World War II nears the end The top of the front page has a two column photo with heading: "Army's New Jet Plane, P-80 Tops 550 Miles Per Hour" with subhead. (see) Complete with 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:15

$40.00
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