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African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177450

PRE CIVIL WAR Southern Tensions at Forts & Pony Express 1861 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586172586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * Pony Express The front page includes: "Mr. Douglas Mounts a High Horse & Descends Again" "The Proposed Inquiry Relative to the Southern Forts" "The Office-Seekers and the Appointments" and more. Page 5 has: "Later From the Pacific" "Arrival of the Overland Express..." with a dateline of Fort Kearney & the report beginning: "The California Pony Express passed this place at 4 p.m. bringing the following summary of news...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:02

$36.00
174205

MORMONS Salt Lake City - Pre Civil War BASEBALL & Pony Express 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352582449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1860 * Mormons & Salt Lake City * Early baseball & Pony Express Over an entire column on the front page is taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--Celebration of the National Anniversary at Salt Lake City--The Grain Crops--How the Presidential Nominations are Received". Also on the front page: "Base Ball--Atlantic Club vs. Mutual Club" with much detail and the box score. Difficult to find pre-Civil War baseball game reports. Page 5 has: "Arrival Of The Pony Express--News From the Pacific Coast" with a St. Joseph dateline & the text beginning: "The Pony Express, through in ten days, has just reached here with a general summary of news from California..." which follows. Eight pages, loss to ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:12

$35.00
173599

FLORIDA ALABAMA Secedes & Pensacola Fort Pickens MAP1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392315623635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 12, 1861 * Pensacola - Fort Pickens map * Florida & Alabama secession (1st reports) * Pre Civil War tensions brewing Certainly the dominant feature is the large front page map headed: "Pensacola, Florida, And Its Fortifications." The first column headlines relate to it and the advent of war, and include: "THE IMPENDING CIVIL WAR" "Important Despatches to Major Anderson & Gov. Pickens" "Resignation of Mr. Thomas as Secretary of the Treasury" "Number & Cost of Fortifications Already Seized" "State of The Union" "Names of Federal Officers Resigned" "Secession in Florida" and more. Inside has: "Secession of Florida and Alabama from the Union" "Capture of All the Forts & Arsenals of Louisiana by St... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:25

$72.00
170565

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House 1861 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392234110306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 28, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House * Pro Confederate title Content includes: "Mr. Lincoln at New York" "Mr. Lincoln at Philadelphia" "More Seceding States!' "Mr. Greeley on Mr. Lincoln's Hasty Departure from Harrisburgh" "The President Elect's Flight from Harrisburgh" "Troubles In Kansas" "Shocking Murders" "A Thrilling Narrative of Texas Border Life..." "Arrival of the Pony Express" and much more. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted th... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:30

$40.00
158620

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA Honduras 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917388825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1860 * William Walker (filibuster) shot * Nicaragua expedition - Honduras The ftpg. has reporting on: "The Political Campaign" which includes mention of Lincoln. Also on the ftpg: "News From California" "Arrival of the Overland Express" which begins with a St. Joseph dateline: "The Pony Express with California dates to Sept. 8 arrived here last night...". Also: "Gen. Walker Shot" being a report of the fascinating William Walker, who attempted to create English speaking colonies in Latin America under his control. He was shot by Honduras authorities (see hyperlink for more). Eight pages, some archival mends near the right margin.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:20

$30.00
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
155983

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN First Election Victory 1st Report 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031358218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PRESS, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st) Page 3 has reports and charts on the Presidential election, the first column heads not noting anything definitive: "THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION" "The Result of Last Tuesday's Canvass" "The Result In Virginia Doubtful" "Missouri Carried By Douglas" "Lare Majorities for Lincoln in the Eastern & Western States" "The Secession Movement" and more (see). But the editorial on the same page is more definitive: "The Result of the Presidential Struggle" which includes: "...That Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, have been elected to the two highest offices in the gift of the American people, th... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:18

$157.00
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