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165995

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403388266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The first column heads include: "The Executions At Charlestown" "Bold But Unsuccessful Attempt of Cook & Coppic to Escape" "Impressive Religious Services in the Prisoners' Cells" "Immense Concourse of Spectators to Witness the Executions" "Firm Demeanor of the Culprits on the Scaffold" "The Hanging of Green, Copeland, Cook and Coppic". Subheads include: "Details of the Execution of the Culprits" "The Executions" "Request to Gov. Wise to Get the Bodies of the Colored Men". Eight pages, toning throughout, irregular at the spine margin touching a few w... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:26

$63.00
165953

ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football UPSET West Point vs. Annapolis 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402348694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1950 * The Army-Navy game (upset) * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis A nice sports section banner headline proclaims: "NAVY UPSETS ARMY, 14-2, ENDING CADET 28-GAME STREAK" with subheads and a nice action photo. Much more related reporting with headlines, photos and stats. This game is considered one the greatest upsets in college football history. The complete Sunday edition with 100+ pages. This is the "Rag Paper Edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional use. Great condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:42

$95.00
165920

1859 Newspaper JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV - U.S. ARSENAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101922080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 20, 1859 * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry WV The first column heads include: "Excitement & Alarm In Virginia" "Affairs at Charlestown" "Bread of Another Abolitionist Incursion" "Project of Seizing & Holding Hostage for Old Brown" "Virginia Arming For Civil War" and more. Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine margin, minor loss at the top margin, otherwise good.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:20

$29.00
165833

BUFFALO'S BILL CODY Wild West Show Advertisement w/ Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396772229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 11, 1885 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Wild West Show ad Page 7 contains an advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a nice print of him. Good text on those in the show, with special mention that the show: "...features the Renowned Sioux Chief, Sitting Bull..." with more. Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:14

$35.00
165793

FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON DEATH American Frontier West Painter DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097735202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1939 * Frank Tenney Johnson death - painter * Old American West - cowboys - frontier The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "FRANK T. JOHNSON, A NOTED PAINTER" 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:42

$38.00
165761

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ George Washington & Samuel Adams 1777 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372394474502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 15, 1777 * American Revolutionary War * General George Washington * Samuel Adams & more Page 2 has a letter from a general officer in General Washington's Camp at Middle Brook dated June 23, 1777, which includes: "The enemy...formed a design of going to Philadelphia by land & on the 13th...marched with one division of the army to somerset Court House in hopes of making General Washington quit his place & proceed on in their front to the Delaware..." with more of the battle (see). Also: "...it was strongly reported...that the famous or rather infamous, Sam Adams, had left the Congress and the country & it was supposed he was gone with his pillage ... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:50

$50.00
165757

Best KING JAMES II of England & Queen Mary Coronation 1685 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372394473272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 * Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary * Best title to be had - rare as such This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Majesties King James the Second and Queen Mary was performed at Westminster in manner following..." and what follows is the lengthy text on the ceremonies. Given the historic nature of this report the full text is shown in the... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$1,250.00
165753

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096951323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The top of page 5 has column heads: "THE CHARLESTOWN EXECUTIONS" "Great Influx of Strangers" "A Grand Military Parade" "The Prisoners Preparing for Death" "Attempted Escape of Cook and Coppic" "Their Discovery by a Sentinel" with the text taking 3 columns. Among the subheads: "Execution of Copeland and Greene" "Preparation for the Execution" "Execution of Cook & Coppic" "Request of Gov. Wise for the Bodies of the Colored Men". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:45

$57.00
165716

Rare BRIDGEPORT CALIFORNIA Mono County Valley OLD WEST 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393291600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BRIDGEPORT CHRONICLE-UNION, Mono County, California, December 4, 1880 * Rare Old West title A very rare title from this town very high in the mountains near the Nevada border. Today it is a tourist-focused community. Gregory (Union List of American Serials) notes that only two institutions have ANY issues of this title, one of which has this issue. Four pages, with various local news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Archivally rejoined at the spine with some loss at the spine, some archival mends at the margins, generally nice condition but it should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:48

$98.00
165705

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096270074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article preface... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:39

$115.00
165563

SLAVERY Abolsihed in British Empire Colonies w/ Abolition Act Law 1834 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387131952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1834 * Slavery is abolished in the British Empire * A report from the West Indies Although inconspicuous, page 421 has a noteworthy report from the West Indies regarding the emancipation of the slaves in that region as a result of the enactment of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. Also present are articles regarding the Book of Enoch, the Ancient Cross at Nevern (with corresponding plate), and on the Pennies of Henry VII (with corresponding illustrations). Complete in over 100 pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, contents page (no cover as is typical of GM's of the 1830's), nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:59

$68.00
165558

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death re. Aaron Burr DUEL Conspiracy ? 1804 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387128721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1804 * re. Alexander Hamilton - Aaron Burr duel The first column of a page is headed: “AMERICA & THE WEST INDIES” reporting: “By the New York papers, we learn, that the Coroner’s Inquest, held on the late Gen. Hamilton, have brought in a verdict of ‘Willful murder against A’ Burr, esq. Vice President of the United States... It is also stated, that Mr. Burr was attacked with dropsy in his head, and was lying extremely ill near Philadelphia.” Both full page plates called for are present (see). Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John&rsquo... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:56

$75.00
165526

Rare YUKON GOLD RUSH Dawson Y.T. Territory Prospectors 1900 Nugget Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091887817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SEMI-WEEKLY NUGGET, Dawson, Y. T., [Yukon Territory] March 29, 1900 * Gold rush A very rare newspaper from the Yukon Territory during the period of the Klondike Gold Rush. When gold was discovered in 1896 a stampede of prospectors headed to this region and spurred an entirely new era of romance of the West, the quest for gold, and the many hardships which caused the hopes of wealth to be dashed by many who made the arduous trek to this harsh & desolate region of North America. Although this issue has various mining-related reports and advertisements, there is other news of the day as well. Complete in 6 pages, 20 by 13 inches, foxing at the central fold, very nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:38

$135.00
165487

SLAVERY Abolished in Tennessee & Raid on Beverly WV Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392090283821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 15, 1865 * Slavery abolished in Tennessee * Rosser's Beverly raid - West Virginia Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "TENNESSEE" "Abolition of Slavery Throughout the State" "West Virginia" "Beverly Court House Attacked by the Enemy" "Richmond" and more. Much more war reporting on pages 4, 5 & 8 as well. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, good condition,.

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:09

$32.00
165382

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation to Deserters & CAROLINAS Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380309798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 11, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Deserters must return to their posts * W.T. Sherman's Carolinas Campaign Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Proclamation by President Lincoln" "Pardon to All Deserters Who Return to Service Within Sixty Days" "Penalties For Not Returning" "Guerrillas Near Leesburg" "Tennessee" "Trade with the Rebels in the Western Part of the State..." "The South" "Sherman Is Played Out" "Flight of the Rebels Between Wilmington & Goldsboro" "Sherman The Terror of the South" & much more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:24

$39.00
165879

JACKSON MS Mississippi & Little Rock Arkansas 1863 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392101625438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1863 * Jackson MS Mississippi * Little Rock, Arkansas Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The War In Mississippi" "Gen. Grant Reported to Have Evacuated Jackson" "The War In Arkansas" "Daring Reconnaissance from Helena Toward Little Rock" "Official Dispatch from Adm. Porter" "Affairs At Key West" and much more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2018 07:23

$24.99
165305

Rare 18th Century WHITEHALL Westminster London England 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374436165

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, June 17, 1773 * Rare 18th century title * Pre Revolutionary War * Nice masthead engraving Page 3 has an interesting article from "Otahitee" [Tahiti] concerning the banishment of criminals to a neighboring island called "Balobola" (see). Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:47

$37.00
165303

ST. FRANCIS DAM Disaster Los Angeles CA San Francisquito Canyon 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374435527

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1928 * St. Francis dam disaster * Los Angeles California area The front page has a four column headline reporting the famous St. Francis Dam break with: "274 PERISH, 700 MISSING, IN TORRENT LOOSED BY BURSTING CALIFORNIA DAM; FLOOD ENGULFS VICTIMS AS THEY SLEEP". Several subheads including: "Water Wall 78 Feet High" "Homes, Ranches and Roads Are Swept Away in 20 Mile Canyon" "Pack Trains Hunt Bodies" and more. Also a photo of the shattered dam. Reporting continues on page 2 with a photo and map. The St. Francis Dam break was very controversial: see the Wikipedia information below. Complete in 52 pages, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Three minutes b... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:46

$85.00
165301

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374434646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 31, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Note that the city of publication, "Jackson", is noted near the top of page 2. The front page has much on the war including: "Federal Reports from Port Hudson" "From Washington" "Congressional Proceedings" from Richmond; "Federal Officers in Tennessee" "Federal Reports From Mobile" "Answer to a Yankee General's Remonstrance" "Letter from Lincoln to McClellan" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln; "A Daring Adventure of the War" "Finances of the Confederate States" and other items. The back page... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:45

$177.00
165267

Rare 1887 ST. HELENA Napa County CA California Newspaper w/ Treasure Island


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085395412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. HELENA STAR, Napa County, California, September 30, 1887 * Rare old West title * Robert Louis Stevenson This is a small town north of the San Francisco Bay area. The front page features a chapter from the serialized "Treasure Island, by Robert L. Stevenson", with a front page illustration from the book as well. It first appeared in book form just 5 years previous. Four pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:20

$33.00
165232

Early WEST FLORDIA Apalachicola River Land re. Creek Indians 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084825969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1769 * Early West Florida * Apalachicola River Page 6 has reports datelines from Charleston and Boston with one report noting a conflict of ownership of the Keys off Florida. Another item begins: "They write from West Florida that the Spaniards have certainly been in treaty with the Creek Indians & making them offers for a quantity of land on the Apalachicola...". The Boston report notes a reward to discover: "...any of the rioters who on the evening of the 14th carried about certain figures or effigies & burnt the same..." (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:33

$43.00
165220

Very 1st NBA Porfessional Basketball ALL-STAR Game 1951 Springfield MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084808642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1951 * Very 1st NBA All-Star game * National Basketball Association The sport's section has a very small yet notable report headed: "Eastern All-Stars In 111-94 Triumph Over West Rivals". While only brief, this was the very first NBA All-Star game, and great to have in a newspaper from the city where basketball was invented. Complete in 28 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:04

$76.00
165818

Great 18th Century UNITED STATES U.S. America w/ Florida MAP 1763 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372396428774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June 1763 * 1763 map of the United States * Slave insurrection in the West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which shows the greater portion of colonial America in 1763, showing from the Great Lakes to most of Florida, to New Mexico, to the upper portions of "Louisiana" (see). The accompanying article, which takes over 3 pages, is titled: "Some Account of Louisiana, or the Western Ports of Virginia and Carolina, & of the Countries that lie on both sides the Mississippi, where a Colony from the Plantations is actually now Forming." The article is very descriptive (photos show portions) noting that this large expanse... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 08:47

$599.99
165805

Rare DENVER Mile-High City COLORADO Old West 1886 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392098211508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLORADO GRAPHIC, Denver, Nov. 6, 1886 * Rare Old West title True to its name, this issue has various illustrations on 7 of its 8 pages, all with different themes and of people and places. Included are prints of: "A Curious Old Town" being New Orleans; a print of: "Mrs. Lucy Parsons" and an article on her headed: "The Woman Anarchist" with the text taking nearly 1 1/2 columns. Lucy Parsons was an American labor organizer, radical socialist and anarchist communist. She is remembered as a powerful orator. Also many other prints. Eight pages, some margin tears, irregular at the spine from disbinding, a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 16, 2018 07:28

$69.99
165053

Rare SAN BUENAVENTURA Old West California w/ CUSTER MASSACRE 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VENTURA SIGNAL, San Buenaventura, Ventura County, California, July 15, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Rare Old West title The front page has: "The Situation Grave" which concerns the recent Custer Massacre, beginning: "It is agreed on all hands that there must now be an Indian war, till hostile Indians of the Northwest have been chastised & subjugated. The cause & responsibility of the Little Big Horn massacre are matters of small moment in deciding what shall be done..." with more. The back page has more on this with: "Further Particulars of the Late Indian Battle" which has some particulars including: "...The battle was fought on the 25th of June,... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:51

$160.00
165027

Rare 1661 NEWSBOOK Newspaper MERCURIUS PUBLICUS 17th Century London Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080108321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS PUBLICUS, London, England, May 16, 1661 * Early newsbook, mid-17th century * Before the era of newspapers The longer titles also includes: "Comprising The Sum of all Affairs Now in Agitation in England, Scotland, and Ireland, Together with Forraign Intelligence for Information of the People, and to Prevent False News." Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers). The issue is almost entirely taken up with news from "Westminster" with reports relating to the King. One interesting note: "...minding them from His Majesty to provide against that excessive drinking in counties and burroughs before they choose their knights and burgesses..."... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:09

$72.00
164979

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372359003696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829 * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good overall condition, but the front page does have a small amount of foxing and lite ink smudging (see images). As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:24

$27.00
164951

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY in Virginia & re. Trail of Tears Indians 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358976371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1829 * Abolition of slavery in Virginia * Trail of Tears - Southeastern Indians Near half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Abolition of Slavery" which concerns Virginia, noting: "...revise the constitution of the commonwealth, praying for the adoption of some provisions in the new constitution by which the slave population in the state may be checked, or reduced, and, if possible, ultimately done away...". Similarly, an inside page has most of 2 pages taken up with: "Abolition Of Slavery" in Virginia. Also inside is a nice report concerning the "Trail Of Tears" headed: "Indians Removed Westward" with a dateline of New Echota (Ga.) including: "... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:49

$32.00
164918

ST. CLAIR'S DEFEAT Battle of the Wabash River Ohio INDIANS Victory1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076541058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1791 * St. Clair's Defeat - Northwest Territory * Battle of the Wabash River * Native American victory Page 2 has a significant report which includes: "The Western Expedition--and its issue--occupy all our thoughts...The Indians charged our troops, tomahawk in hand, and must have suffered considerably from the bayonets of our troops--though their loss cannot be ascertained. It is said Gen. Scott with 5000 Kentucky volunteers has reached Fort Jefferson & has marched immediately in quest of the Indians--in hopes to overtake them...Colonel Gibson and Major Butler are said to be dead of their wounds. Gen. St. Clair's tent was surrounded by the Indians--but ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:38

$93.00
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
164831

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347586186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Front page column heads include: "The Harper's Ferry Invasion" "Continued Excitement Throughout Virginia" "Old Brown's Commentaries on Beecher's Sermon" "The Feeling In Washington" "The Latest from Charlestown" "and more. Also: "The Abolition Movement" & a brief bit: "The Slave Trade". Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:34

$34.00
164830

JOHN BROWN DEATH SENTENCE Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection 1859 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071974160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Sentenced to death (hanging) * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV The top of page 3 has column heads on the trial of John Brown for his raid on Harper's Ferry, including: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Continuation of the Trial of the Conspirators" "John Brown Sentenced to Suffer Death on the Second of December" "The Speech of the Culprit" which is included here; "Conviction of Edwin Coppic, Charged with Treason, Conspiracy & Murder" and more. Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:33

$68.00
164816

Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR Whistle Stop Train Tour West PHOTOS 1932 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071963688

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, September 18, 1932. * Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential campaign * Whistle stop train tour - Western states The front page of this photo section has five related photographs Franklin D. Roosevelt's whistle stop train tour during his 1932 presidential campaign. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:15

$37.00
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
164730

William BUFFALO BILL Cody Wild West Showman Fame DEATH 1917 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342370563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MILWAUKEE DAILY NEWS, Wisconsin, Jan. 10, 1917 * Buffalo Bill death * William Cody This issue has one of the better reports on the death of Buffalo Bill Cody, as other reports we've encountered tend to be related to an inside pages with small reports. This is in the center of the front page with a very nice graphic, and mention of him in the banner headline: "...'BUFFALO BILL' DIES..." among other mentions (see). The graphic is headed: "Death Summons 'Buffalo Bill', Greatest Of The Western Plainsmen" with 6 graphics in addition to a full figure print of him. Related text as well. A great display issue on the death of this iconic figure from the Old West. Complete in 10 pages, archivally ... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2018 15:14

$178.00
164678

DOC MIDDLETON Outlaw & Horse Thief James M. Riley BIOGRAPHY 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 * Doc Middleton described * James M. Riley - David C. * Outlaw & horse thief The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a column with much on his notorious life and "career". He also went by many aliases including James Riley, David Middleton, Texas Jack, Jack Lyons, Gold-Tooth Jack, and Gold-Tooth Charley. Doc Middleton was an outlaw and horse thief whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Wild West Show. Eight pages, ve... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:46

$58.00
164592

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335605066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper. The front page has: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders in St. Louis" "Letter From Frankfort...The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Delegates from Louisville to the Frankfort Convention" " Reported Fight at Shelbina--The Second ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:30

$92.00
164519

Very Rare SALIDA Chaffee County COLORADO w/ Town Print 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062823819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, July 1, 1882 * Very rare Old West title * Town view print Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) was purchased by us. This newspaper would change its name in 1885 to the "Mail", of which 3 institutions have holdings, the earliest from 1889. The town of Salida was founded just two years previously in 1880. Today the 5200 pop. community is basically a tourist destination. The top of the front page features a very... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:47

$115.00
164503

Rare ALAMEDA Bay Farm Island CA California OLD WEST The Encinal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332253734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALAMEDA ENCINAL, California, April 15, 1877 * Wild Old West * Rare title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:27

$30.00
164501

WILLOW ISLAND DISASTER Cooling Tower Power Plant Scaffold COLLAPSE1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332246993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOA ANGELES TIMES, April 28, 1978 * Willow Island disaster * Cooling tower - power plant * Scaffolding collapse The front top of the page has a one column heading: "51 Killed as 168-Foot-High Scaffold Falls" with photo (see photo). First report coverage on the Willow Island disaster in West Virginia. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:18

$44.00
164388

BATTLE OF FONTENOY War of the Austrian Succession - France Victory 1745 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326993674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1745 There is a half page headed: "Plantation News" with reports from Boston, New York, and Jamaica. The New York report notes offer of a reward: "...to all privateers who shall take or destroy any enemy's privateer on their coast between Cape Henlopen and the east end of Long Island...". Among many articles in this issue are: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards & French" which takes nearly two pages and has mention of action off the coast of America; "On the late Battle at Fontenoy" "Bravery of the Duke of Cumberland at Tournay" "Of the Victory Obtained by the Prussians in Silesia" "Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets Overturn'd" "A Farther Account of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:30

$42.00
164380

Early DICKINSON COLLEGE Carlisle PA Pennsylvania Admission NOTICE 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059703568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, January 28, 1803 * Very early Dickinson College * Advertisement for admission The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained here as in any other college on the continent..." and noting: "...those who offer themselves for admission...if found deficient in classical learning must spend such time ass may be necessary in the grammar school..." with more, (see). Dickinson College, Carlisle, ... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:16

$42.00
164328

BATTLE OF MOOREFIELD West Virginia WV Civil War Cavalry Fight 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392056328052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 10, 1864 * Battle of Moorefield - West Virginia Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE LATE INVASION" "Situation of the Rebels in the Shenandoah Valley" "The Success of Gen. Averell at Moorfield" "Resignation of Secretary Stanton" "The Glad Tidings from Mobile & Gen. Averell" "The Indian Troubles" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:30

$28.00
164324

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322162906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Aug. 16, 1861 * Rare Confederate title from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. Content in this issue includes, on the ftpg., a "Patriotic Address to the Army from General Johnston and Beauregard", signed in type: J. E. Johnston & G. T. Beauregard. Pg. 2 has an endorsement: "For President: JEFFERSON DAVIS, Of Mississippi. For Vice President: ALEX. H. STEPHENS, Of Georgia." Also on pg. 2 are: "The Confede... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:24

$188.00
164258

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054969764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 6, 1887 * Very rare issue from the Arizona Territory This is an extremely early and uncommon newspaper from Arizona Territory (it wasn't a state until 1912). Filled with various news of the day both local and national, and a wealth of ads--most very "Western" looking and many illustrated. The front page has almost a full column of: "Local Happenings" while pages 2 and 3 are mostly taken up with advertisements, many of which are illustrated including some cattle brand ads. The back page has more news items, but the predominant feature is the very large ad for a real estate company, the "Phoenix Land Investment Company" which includes a large & detailed map... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:30

$125.00
164254

CEDAR KEYS Florida & Port Royal SC South Carolina 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320168363

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 14, 1862 * Cedar Keys, Florida * Port Royal, South Carolina This genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "INTERESTING FROM KEY WEST" "THE UNION FLEET AT WORK" "The Union Expedition to Cedar Keys, Florida" "Rebel Vessels Fortifications Destroyed" "INTERESTING FROM PORT ROYAL" "Affairs At Tybee And Warsaw Sound" and more. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:26

$27.00
164220

ELIZABETH CITY North Carolina Nashville TN Yorktown VA Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054211508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1862 * Elizabeth City, North Carolina * Siege of Yorktown, Virginia * Nashville, Tennessee This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Fortress Monroe" "Union Account of the Fight Near Elizabeth City, N.C." "The Rebels Repulsed with Considerable Loss" "Reported Offer of the Surrender of North Carolina" "Our Army Before Yorktown" "North Alabama and Western Georgia at the Mercy of General Mitchel" "Rebel Report of the Recapture of Nashville" "The Rebel Losses at Corinth" and more. Complete in eight pages. This issue is not frag... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:41

$30.00
164210

Rare & Early TUCSON ARIZONA TERRITORY Pima County Old Wild West 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054201283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Oct. 24, 1899 * Rare old West title A complete four page issue of this territorial newspapers, as Arizona did not became a state until 13 years later. Various news & ads of the day. Subscription label at the top notes "Territorial Library". Very nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:24

$39.00
164208

BATTLE OF THE BULGE Nazis Tanks Belgium vs. U.S. 7th Army 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319361834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Jan. 2, 1945 * Battle of the Bulge * World War II - WWII Headline notes: "Nazis Smash By Land And Sea With Five Blows At 7th Army and Luftwaffe Raids; Reds Close Pincers on Axis In Budapest" and related subheads. This was the Battle of the Bulge, the last major German offensive on the Western front. Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:23

$37.00
164164

DUST BOWL Storm in Kansas Black Blizzards Dirty Thirties Topsoil 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392051425547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1935 * Dust Bowl era storm The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "WIND, SNOW, DUST RAGE THE WEST" with subheads and related photo. (see) 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 remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends June 24, 2018 11:06

$38.00
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