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(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372501196485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 15, 1796 * President George Washington * 3 Acts of Congress signed in script * Nathaniel Gorham death Page 2 has a report of the death of Nathaniel Gorham, a signer of the Constitution. Nice to have in a Boston newspaper as he lived in nearby Charlestown and was a signer for the state of Massachusetts. The front page has three Acts of the United States Congress, each signed in script type: Go: Washington. The first act is quite lengthy and is for the sale of land in the Northwest Territory. The third Act begins on page 1 and concludes on page 2. Complete in four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:22

$155.00
167741

KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT Western Expansion ANTHONY BURNS Slavery Case 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154035371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1854 * Anthony Burns "slave preacher" case * Kansas-Nebraska Act - slavery pages 2 and 4 have a great deal of reporting on the discussion is Congress concerning the Kansas-Nebraska Act. It was signed into law on May 30, 1854, the day prior to this issue. The Kansas-Nebraska Act was an 1854 bill that mandated “popular sovereignty", allowing settlers of a territory to decide whether slavery would be allowed within a new state’s borders. The conflicts that arose between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers in the aftermath of the act’s passage led to the period of violence known as Bleeding Kansas, and helped paved the way for the American Civil War. Page... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:16

$250.00
164913

CAPITOL BUILDINGS Designs in D.C. & President George Washington 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356280253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 17, 1792 * President George Washington * Designing District of Columbia * Federal buildings - Capitol Most of the bkpg. is taken up with: "An Act for Raising a Farther Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, and for Other Purposes therein mentioned." which is signed in type by the President: G. Washington. Also a great ad headed: "Washington, in the Territory of Columbia - A Premium" noting: "Of a lot in this city to be designated by impartial judges and 500 dollars...by the commissioners of the Federal Buildings, to the person who, before the 15th day of July, 1792 shall produce to them the most approved plan...for a Capitol to be erected in ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:33

$166.00
158448

WESTERN EXPANSION Midwest Land Sale & Mexican War 1847 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117310387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 * Western expansion * Mexican War The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see). Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican War: "The Three Million Bill" "The Wilmot Proviso" "Very Interesting from Mexico--Latest" "Important from Mexico, via Havana". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:39

$33.00
158185

MISSOURI TERRITORY Very Early Description re. Land Climate & etc. 1817 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909284330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 14, 1817 * Very early Missouri Territory Page 2 has 1 12 column headed: "Missouri Territory--A Bid's-Eye View of the Missouri Territory" which is a very nice, detailed "travelogue" of the area, several years before statehood. Very fine reading. Fours pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:25

$32.00
157151

Rare DAYTON Columbia County Washington Territory OLD WEST 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391886459319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC STATE JOURNAL, Dayton, Columbia County, Washington (Territory), July 13, 1883 * Rare Old West title This is a volume 1 issue of a title we have never had before from Washington, 6 years before it would become a state. "Union List of American Newspapers" notes that it lasted for just 2 years, with just 5 issues held by one institution and scattered issues by another. A typical newspaper of the day, large size, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some very discrete archival mends at margins, some damp staining. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:08

$89.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

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

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
149353

Official GOLD DISCOVERY Discovered in California Territory Mining 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618276298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1848 * Gold discovered in California * Official government report * Pre 49ers- Forty-Niners Beginning on the front page and taking all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 is the: "President's Annual Message" to the nation, in which is a rather lengthy & detailed report on the discovery of gold in California. Although there were earlier newspaper reports of gold discovery, this was the first "official" announcement by the government and did much to cause many to head west and be among the "49ers" who would created the great gold rush in the coming months & years. At one point on pg. 2 in the address is: "...The accounts of the abundance of gold in t... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 13:03

$430.00
145585

Very Rare WASHINGTON TERRITORY Seattle West Coast Alaska Times 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491325937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKA TIMES, Seattle, Washington Territory, May 14, 1871 * Very rare W.T. issue This paper had moved to Seattle in 1870 and continued published under the same title despite no longer being in Alaska. Oswald's "Printing In The Americas" reports: "...he moved it to Seattle where he published two numbers only...", however I've had about a dozen issues all with different dates. Truly a rare item. An article on the front page is the census report on Alaska, which did not reflect very kind reporting of the people (see). Some foxing, irregular at the spine, some archival mended tears plus other margin tears. A very rare title from this early year.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:54

$390.00
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