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172403

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, May 17, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The bkpg. has a report noting: "On Monday, May 10, the two great divisions of the Pacific Railroad, i.e. the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, accomplished their junction at Promontory Point, Utah, by laying the last rail & tie, & driving the last spike. The following is the official announcement of its competition..." which has the official report datelined: "Promontory Summit, Utah, May 10" & reads in part: "The last rail is laid! The spike driven! The Pacific Railroad is completed. The point of junction is 1,086 miles west of the Missouri River, and 960 miles east of Sacramento City..... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:12

$66.00
172013

THEODORE Ted ROOSEVELT JR. Utah Beach Normandy WWII General DEATH 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270677015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1944 * Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt Jr. death * Utah Beach World War II Normandy * World War II - WWII - Post D-Day The front page has a two column heading: "Theodore Roosevelt, 56, Dies On Normandy Battlefield" with subhead and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 8. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:44

$44.00
171523

GOLD RUSH Frazer River - MORMONS Mormonism - American Slavery 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626551928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1858 * Fraser River gold rush * Mormons - Mormonism * Slavery in America A full column of the ftpg. is on the gold discoveries & mining in the Northwest with: "The Frazer River Gold Mines" "Disappointment, Revulsion of Feeling & Suffering Among the Miners" "Important Gold Discoveries in Washington Territory" with more (see) including over half of page 2 as well. The ftpg. also has: ""Latest News From Utah" "Brigham Afraid to Preach--Who is Governor of the Territory?--Brigham Never Seen--How the Mormons would Hide in the Mountains" and more. Page 2 has much on: "The Illinois Campaign" "Tremendous Speech of Senator Trumbull at Chicago" "Mr. Trumbull is in Favor of Making Central America a ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:52

$54.00
171205

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Niagara Falls (#1) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615777448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Niagara Falls, New York, May 24, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#1) 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 the very first issue, volume 1 number 1, published shortly after it left Boston, this dateline noting Niagara Falls. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:40

$377.00
171166

UTAH WAR ENDING Albert S. Johnston Army Expedition MORMONS 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392250260210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1858 * Gen. Albert S. Johnston * Utah War expedition ending Page 5 begins with column heads: "One Week Later From Utah" "The Entrance of General Johnston into Salt Lake City--Proclamation of Governor Cumming, etc." The article includes: "The Mormons remain at Provo yet, not wishing to bring their females near the soldier boys. They are living there...in tents, whilst their comfortable homes in this city remain vacant..." with more, followed by details of the Proclamation. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:24

$56.00
169714

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln * To hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier R... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:41

$48.00
169040

JAMES A. GARFIELD Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188905938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881 * James A. Garfield inauguration * Inaugural address - uncommon title Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9. Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some dirtiness at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:45

$52.00
168984

GHOST TOWN Standardville Utah Coal Mine Mining EXPLOSION Disaster 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526320114

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 8, 1930 * Standardville, Utah (ghost town) * Mine explosion disaster This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (page 32) that include: "20 UTAH MINERS DIE IN GAS EXPLOSION" "Nine Are Rescued as Carbon Monoxide Sweeps Through Standardville Coal Shaft" and more. (see) Tells of the Standardville, Utah mine explosion disaster. Other news of the day throughout. Minor margin wear, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: When coal was discovered in the area in 1912, the town sprang up. At its peak, the population was around 550. On February 6, 1930, an explosion in the mine killed 20 miners and 3 people from rescue crews. Although the explosion had a large imp... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:45

$45.00
168661

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Governor Alfred Cummings 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Alfred Cummings (governor) Page 5 has close to half a column headed: "Interesting From Utah" with subheads: "The Conferences between Gov. Cumming, the Peace Commissioners and the Mormon Chiefs--Interesting Letter from a Participant--The Efforts of Gov. Cumming--Personal Appearance of Brigham--Attitude of Leading Saints, etc." Eight pages binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:08

$52.00
168403

VICTORIA WOODHULL'S SISTER Opposition to the Free Love Doctrine 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502177815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 8, 1872 * Victoria Woodhull sister * Free Love opposition The back page has: "Opposition to Free Love--Lecture by Mrs. Brooker" which begins: "Mrs. Utie Brooker, the sister of Victoria Woodhull, lectured last night at the Cooper Institute, in opposition to the doctrine of free love as advocated by her sister...". Also inside: "Sumner's Charges" "Utah" "A Maniac Loose" and much more. Eight pages, a library repair at the spine of the back leaf, some minor margin tears.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:40

$47.00
168235

MORMONS Utah War Expedition & African Slaver Trade Capture 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392169633465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1858 * Mormons - Utah War * African slave trade The top of the front page has a column headed: "Important From Utah" "Governor Cumming Expelled from Salt Lake City" "The Mormons Determined To Resist" "Dispatches from Governor Cumming to the State Department--The Troops at Camp Scott Living on Mule Meat, etc." A bit from the report includes: "...that the Mormons were in arms, determined to resist the army to the last, and requesting Col. Monroe to push on as speedily as possible...". Page 2 has an article: "The Slave Trade" "Slavers Under the American Flag Seized by British Cruisers" and pg. 3 has: "The Slaver Case at New Orleans--Interesting Evidence". Eight pages, very nice co... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:37

$57.00
167439

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Brigham Young Interview 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372467356601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 30, 1858 * Lengthy reports on the Mormons * Brigham Young interview Quite unusual in that the entire front page is take up with news from the Mormons in Utah, with the top of the first column heads: "VERY LATE FROM UTAH" "Highly Interesting Accounts of the Mormons" "Interview With Brigham Young" "Curious Mode of Preaching and Reporting" "Sermon Of The Prophet" "Speeches Of Commissioner Powell" "Sights And Incidents In Mormondom". The extensive reporting carries over to page 2. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:13

$63.00
167098

EARLY MORMONS Mormonism Post Utah War Gentiles Settlers 1858 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455228677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1858 * Post Utah War - Mormons Over one-third of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From Utah" with subheads: "Mormon Report of the Conference with the Commissioners--The Mormons Strong on their Destiny--Letter from a Disciple Not Over-satisfied with their Gentile Visitors--The Elements of Discord Rife--General News, etc." Eight pages, some indents at the blank spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:33

$48.00
166545

GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING Captures 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123973573

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington (freed) * Suspects captured - Harmon Metz Waley The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COUPLE CAUGHT IN UTAH CONFESS THEY KIDNAPPED THE WEYERHAEUSER BOY" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. First report coverage on the capture of George Weyerhaeuser's kidnappers, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to ... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 08:27

$38.00
165832

MORMONS Mormonism Latter Day Saints Rule Salt Lake City UTAH 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396772003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1882 * Mormons - Mormonism * Salt Lake City, Utah Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "MORMONS STILL RULE" "Disfranchisement of Polygamists Fails to Solve the Utah Problem" "...Gentiles Outnumbered Two to One..." and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:13

$39.00
165830

BRIGHAM YOUNG Salt Lake City Utah MORMONS Death WILL Many Wives 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098419552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 14, 1879 * re. Brigham Young's death Page 3 begins with: "Brigham Young's Heirs" "Threatened Scramble for the Mormon Prelate's Property" "Elaborate List of his Wives and their Sons & Daughters--His Various and Varying Regard for Them" with the text taking 1 2/3 columns. Eight pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:12

$64.00
164375

THUNDERBOLT George Eyston's Land Speed Race Car Record Breaker 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059701111

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1937 * Captain George Edward Thomas Eyston * Land speed record breaker * Thunderbolt (car) Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Eyston Sets Auto Record at 311.42 M. P. H., Breaking Campbell Mark on Utah Salt Flats" (see) First report coverage on George Eyston's "Thunderbolt" speed car surpassing Sir Malcolm Campbell's record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete issue, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2018 15:10

$37.00
164883

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076097609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 3 has more than a column taken up with: "Interesting from Utah" "Interesting Times Among the Saints & Gentiles--Another Murder--The State Fair..." with more subheads. This lengthy article has much on the Mormons. Page 9 has much headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Increase of Excitement in the Old Dominion" "Full Report of the Closing Speech of Brown's Counsel" and more (see). Twelve pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:14

$33.00
162620

Rare SALT LAKE CITY Utah Territory Pre Statehood Deseret Mormons 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263059752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), Jan. 19, 1881 * Mormons - Mormonism A notable newspaper from this Mormon community with a wide range of content both local & national. Complete in 8 pages, but it was never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Great condition.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:29

$44.00
161601

Rare AUBURN Placer County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987657651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885 * Rare Old West title Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849. In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations moved up the ravine to the site of present-day Auburn. In 1865, the Central Pacific Railroad, the western leg of the First Transcontinental Railroad, reached Auburn, as it was being built east from Sacramento toward Ogden, Utah. Various local & national news plus a wealth of ads. Wight... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:37

$40.00
159337

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 6th PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151074561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1961 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 6th professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown The sport's section (page 45) under a very small and discrete one column heading: "Wednesday Night Fight" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "Cassius Clay, 192, Louisville, knocked out Lamar Clark, 181 1/2, Cedar City, Utah, 2" (see) Very early and rare mention of Muhammad Ali here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, toning and little wear along the central fol... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:35

$52.00
158911

Infamous QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning Tompkinsville Staten Island 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923358785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858 * Quarantine Hospital burning * Bayley Seton Hospital * Tompkinsville, Staten Island Page 4 has a column headed: "Great Conflagration at Staten Island" "Destruction of the Quarantine Establishment" with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. Also: "News From Utah" and "From St. Louis...Colored Emigration to Hayti" and "The Kansas Gold Mines". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:30

$36.00
157573

PRE-UTAH WAR Mormons Settlers Polygamy vs. Other States Tensions 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895962018

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 22, 1853 * Mormons - polygamy * Pre-Utah War tensions Page 4 has a quite lengthy Mormon article headed: "Mormondom, Present and Future" which takes over a full column. One of the paragraphs begins: "The difficulties between the Mormons and the people of the other States are not difficult of reconciliation, except in the matter of polygamy...war must ultimately be made upon them & their sect be put down by main force..." with much more. Page 6 has most of a column on: "The Negroes of Wilkes Barre", Pennsylvania. Eight pages, minor slits at the spine, some toning, good condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:26

$48.00
157507

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894680694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him..." Page... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:39

$175.00
156103

POST UTAH WAR Mormons Mormonism Settlers MISERY Destitution 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858336736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1858 * Post Utah War - Mormons * Misery among the settlers Page 4 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Breaking Up of Mormonism--Condition of Affairs in Utah" which begins: "The ignorance, misery and destitution on the part of the people, and the folly, rascality and greed on the part of the leaders of the Mormons in Utah, which have been laid open to the view of the world by the entrance of the army...surpasses anything that has ever been found within the admitted pale of civilization..." with much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:58

$58.00
155968

EARVIN MAGIC JOHNSON Drafted Los Angeles Lakers NBA Basketball 1979 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030729546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 26, 1979 * Earvin "Magic" Johnson drafted * NBA basketball - Los Angeles Lakers * Best title to be had ? The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a two column heading: "Lakers Take 3-Point Stance in NBA Draft" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 6. Page 7 under "Basketball" has the list of the first 10 rounds of the NBA draft with the first round beginning with: "Los Angeles (from Utah)--Earvin Johnson (Michigan St.), 6-8, g." (see) I suspect this issue was not saved due to the fact that Johnson was not yet a NBA star. Very rare as such. Five sections present here, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1979 NB... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:47

$225.00
152968

MORMONS Salt Lake City Utah Winslow Homer PRINTS 1858 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894422377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons * Winslow Homer prints The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article on the same page: "Salt Lake City". The front page features a nearly half page illustration of "General James Watson Webb" with an accompanying article. Other illustrations include 3 prints relating to the article: "Butterfly Parks". Also a full page: "Meeting Between Mr. Reed... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:43

$79.00
152696

Rare Salt Lake City UT Utah Nice Masthead Engraving 1893 Magazine OUTER WRAPPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885876388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 21, 1893 * Uncommon title with outer wrappers * Mormons - Mormonism This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty". See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, ect. This issue includes: "The Day we Celebrate", "The Beginning is Good", "Two Distinguished Men Gone", "The Channel Tunnel" and so much more. Complete in 32 pages, 8 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:50

$32.00
152432

Early MORMONS Latter Day Saints Emigration to Utah Exodus 1855 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714223025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Dec. 22, 1855 * Early Mormons * Latter Day Saints The front page has: "News From Utah" "The Drought--Murders at Elk Mountains--The Mails--Agricultural Prospects--Emigration" which gives the latest reports on the Mormons. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 14:49

$29.00
152168

SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE California Fire Disaster w/ PHOTOS 1906 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868231777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INTER-MOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 22, 1906 * 1906 San Francisco earthquake w/ photos The front page has a series of 7 photos headed: "SCENES OF LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO AFTER FIRE ASSUMED CONTROL OF CITY" with several subheads concerning the tragic 1906 San Francisco earthquake & fire. Complete in 30 pages and in uncommonly good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:30

$46.00
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
147633

QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning & African Slave Ship ECHO Negroes 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562707092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858 The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unsheltered Sick" and more. Page 4 includes: "Later From Utah--Movements of Troops--The Utah Election--Everything Quiet" as well as a brief item on: "The Slaver Echo", noting: "...that the Africans be retained by the U.S. Marshal & that they are not subject to the laws of South Carolina." (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:06

$47.00
143681

Great Detailed Old West TRAIN ROBBERY Texas Outlaws1889 Salt Lake City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443056886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 * Old West train robbery The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top half of the front page only.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:08

$29.00
140751

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy 1871 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542576005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, October 3, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader Page 2 has a Mormon item headed: "Utah" "The Prophet's Institutions in Danger--Brigham Forsook the Church for Lucre--The Brethren have No Financial Confidence in Him--The Troubles with the Judiciary" with the article taking over 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:28

$33.00
137148

BAR HARBOR Maine FIRE & United Airlines Flight 608 DISASTERS 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463878551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1947 * Bar Harbor, Maine fire * United Airlines Flight 608 * Bryce Canyon, Utah The front page has a three column headline: "18 DEAD, DAMAGE $25,000,000 AS FOREST FIRES SWEEP ON WIDE NEW ENGLAND AREA" with subheads that include: "Night of Terror Ends Safely Foe Bar Harbor's Refugees" and more. (see) Reporting continues on page 4 & 5 with related photos and map. (see) Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Also a two column heading on the front page reads: "52 Are Killed as Airliner Crashes and Burns in Utah" with subhead. First report coverage on United Airlines Flight 608 disaster near Bryce Canyon Airport in Utah. Other news, sports and advertisem... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:19

$42.00
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