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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
158079

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908472614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompa... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:54

$59.99
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
155639

SALT LAKE CITY Utah Mormons re. Mountain Meadows & Pony Express 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017929272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 7, 1860 * Salt Lake City Utah Mormons * Pony Express Page 2 has most of a column taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--The New Judges--The Mountain Meadows Massacre--Merino Sheep--The Crops--Brigham Young" with the text having much on the latest news from Salt Lake City (see for portions). The ftpg. has a column headed: "From The Pacific--Arrival of the Pony Express--Advices from California, Mexico, Japan, and China". Eight pages, small tears at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:33

$36.00
154923

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormonism Saint Death FUNERAL Burial 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986965524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1877 * Brigham Young death funeral - burial * Mormons - Mormonism - SLC Utah . The front page has a one column heading: "Brigham Young's Funeral" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:17

$38.00
153868

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratified BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry UTAH 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391775990179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, January 16, 1919 * Prohibition (beer, liquor) * 18th Amendment ratified * 3/4 of the states needed is met The top of the front page has a two column heading: "PROHIBITION WILL NOW BECOME PART OF BASIC LAW OF COUNTRY" with subheads. (see) The same day Nebraska would ratify as well, formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 04, 2017 15:14

$62.00
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
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
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
151335

STUDEBAKER Wagon & Carriage Manufacturing Co. JESSE JAMES Killing 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678677063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, April 8, 1882 * Studebaker Wagon and Carriage Manufacturer * Great article with 2 related prints * On the Jesse James killing About two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an excellent & very detailed article on the history of the Studemaker company, with column heads at the top of the page: "STUDEBAKERS" "History and Growth fo the Most Remarkable Wagon Manufactory in the Word" "It Employs an Army of workmen and Its Wheels are Rolling in Every Clime" "The Branch House in Sale Lake and Its Successful Management". The article includes two prints of its huge manufacturing facilities as well (see). The back page has an item from S... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:12

$58.00
150365

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391650571632

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 January 11, 2017 15:35

$33.00
149765

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader ARRESTED for Murder 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391627013696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1872 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Arrested for murder ? The top of the back page has: "Brigham Young Arrested on a Charge of Murder" with subheads: "Brigham Young" "He is Arrested on a Charge of Murder...." See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with tiny tears, generally nice.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:15

$39.00
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
149354

Infamous QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning Tompkinsville Staten Island 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784388802

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 08, 2016 13:06

$36.00
148388

SALT LAKE TABERNACLE City Mormons Temple Square Construction PRINT 1867 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391590772218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867 * The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah An inside page of this scientific periodical has a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake" with a related article as well. Additional articles are: "Densmore's Upright Boiler"; "Brown's Fruit Gatherer"; "Taylor and Laffeerty's Broom Head"; "White's Washing Machine" and much more. Complete in 16 pages, a little light foxing, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2016 13:04

$77.00
148295

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586072698

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

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:17

$377.00
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
146548

MORMONS Salt Lake City Founding & THOMAS EDISON'S Electic Light 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518794491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 12, 1880 * Mormons - Mormonism - Utah * Thomas Edison & Electricity Page 6 begins with a lengthy article headed: "A Mormon Anniversary" "The Journey of the Saints to Utah" "Gulls, Rattlesnakes, and Deceitful Guides as Divine Interpositions--The Story of the Founding of Salt Lake City", taking over a full column. Equally as nice is a; lengthy back page article headed: "An Inventor's Workshop" "What Edison Has Accomplished--His Carbon Lamp and its Latest Modification" "Speedy Introduction of the Light Promised--His Various Patents and Designs--The Electric Railway". This article takes nearly two columns with much detail (photos show just the beginn... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:28

$79.00
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
142895

JESSE JAMES Recues Fellow Outlaw Train Robber from Custody 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422453469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 19, 1875 * John James Hinds (Hines) * Jesse James Gang The front page has: "Jesse James, The Dare Devil, Rescues a Confederate" being a report of a wanted train robber who was captured but then "rescued" by Jesse James, noting: "...that they were met by Jesse James and that Hines was rescued by this ubiquitous and dare devil, knight of the road..." (see). Also on the ftpg: "Utah--Brigham's Health..." and "Latest From the Indian Country" & more. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:52

$44.00
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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