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174092

BATTLE OF JACKSON MS Mississippi Falls Captured MAP 1863 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709988856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863 * Battle of Jackson, Mississippi * General Ulysses S. Grant victory * Vicksburg campaign The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN MISSISSIPPI" showing from Mobile to Baton Rouge and north to West Point, Miss. Among the front page column heads are: "The Capture of Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Twice Defeated" "Battle of Clear Hill" "The Enemy Routed with the Bayonet" "Capture of Port Gibson" "Success In Raising Colored Troops" "The Use the Rebels Put Them To" and much more. War reports inside as well including: "Slaveholding Murder" Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, small repaired hole affects no ftpg. words, spotted foxing, otherwise g... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:51

$38.00
173995

14 Best DRED SCOTT CASE Slavery Slaves Supreme Court 1857 Wash. D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332104065

Offered are 14 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A terrific lot of 14 issues of the DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., covering the historic Supreme Court decision of the Dred Scott case. The March 7 issue contains at the top of page 3: "Important Decision Of The Supreme Court". It begins: "Washington, March 6 -- The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered today by Chief Justice Taney. It was a full & elaborate statement of the views of the Court. They have decided the following all important points:..." followed by the four key points in their decision, including: "1st. [Blacks], whether slaves or free...are not citizens of the United States by the Constitution...". This is followed by the minority decision of Justice Nel... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$6,750.00
173990

Very Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Non-Consumption Agreements 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, August 25, 1774 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * 18th century Woman publisher This was one of three separate newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Of very special note is this newspaper was: "Printed By Clementina Rind" as noted in the masthead, she being one of just a few 18th century female newspaper publishers. As an additional treat the front page begins with a letter signed in type by her: Clementina Rind, concerning the operation of this newspaper. She would die the following month, so issues with her imprint are both rare & desired. The ftpg. also has an interesting letter from a woman concerning the poten... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$5,695.00
174155

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


eBay Auction Item # 372717189020

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 River ... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2019 14:24

$49.99
173796

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696402401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 17, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "Power of the South to Protect Herself--In Men, Position, and Agricultural Wealth" "A Convention & Its Powers" "Fugitive Slaves in Pennsylvania" "The Demand of South Carolina an Unconditional Evacuation of Fort Sumter" and more. Pages 3 & 4 have illustrated reward ads for slaves. Four pages, an old tape repair to pg. 3, otherwise very nice.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:24

$34.00
173771

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Black Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696149236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, January 1, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves uprising * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny The back page has: "Brig Creole" which is a report on the "Creole Case", the result of an American slave revolt in November on board the Creole, a ship involved in the U. S. slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the Africans ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the "most successful slave revolt in US history". Two persons died as a result of the revolt, a black slave and a white slave trader. The report mentions in part: "...that Capt. Ensor has recovered so far...Two of the mutineers had died in jail from their wounds. The following is the list of the owners of the sl... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:32

$33.00
174147

State of GEORGIA End of Slavery Slaves 1865 NYC Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392347108514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page of features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" concluding on the back page. Page two reports "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - Important Speech at Macon - Slavery Utterly Extinguished". Also on page five is a nice baseball game report including the box score. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2019 14:03

$44.99
173688

HENRY HIGHLAND GARNET 1st African American Speak to Congress 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317721149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1865 * Henry Highland Garnet - minister - abolitionist * 1st African American to speak to Congress * re. end of slavery during the Civil War The ftpg. is filled with Civil War-related content, among which is are subheads including: "Great War Meeting in Richmond--Speech of Sec. Benjamin...He Advocates the Arming of [Blacks]--Fierce Denunciation of Yankees, but Very Little Comfort for Rebels". Page 4 has an extremely significant item in Black history, being an inconspicuous report noting: "The Rev. Henry Highland Garnett, the well-known colored minister, preached in the hall of the House of Representatives yesterday morning by invitation...A large crowd of both white and colored auditors wa... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:30

$188.00
173683

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173518

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Battle of Ball's Bluff VA Virginia 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689351038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 7, 1861 * Pro Confederate title * Battle of Ball's Bluff Among the various reports are: "Rebel Account of the Battle of Ball's Bluff..." "The Exchange of Prisoners" "The Battle of Ball's Bluff" "The Negro Clergyman with Seward's Passport in his Pocket" "Official Report of Major Sturgis of the Battle of Wilson's Creek" "The Retirement of Gen. Scott" "The Santa Rosa Battle" and so 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 that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So o... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:20

$36.00
173394

United States BILL OF RIGHTS Constitution Amendments Printing 1790 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392310253572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1790 * United States Bill of Rights printing (historic) Articles include: "An Oration...on the Unlawfulness & Impolicy of Capital Punishments & the Proper Means of Reforming Criminals" "Extract of a Letter from Dr. Franklin - Essay on Luxury" "Essay on the Influence of Religion" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to John Alleyne" is signed in type: B. F. "Sketch of the Life of the Late General Nathaniel Greene" "Character of the Irish" & much more. Near the back is "Domestic Intelligence" with the latest news reports including an item from North Carolina that the state: "...have called a convention for the purpose of discussing the momentous subject of the federal constitution...",... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2019 07:05

$890.00
173386

CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Becomes LAW Slavery Ends 1866 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309964726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 11, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill becomes law * Post Civil War - slavery Under "XXXIXth Congress: is a tiny heading: "The Civil Rights Bill" with brief text. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:26

$42.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:51

$36.00
173314

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307989326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 7 has one column headings: "Activity In The Slave Trade" "Capture of Two More Slavers--The Erie and Storm King" "Nearly Fifteen Hundred [Blacks] Found on Board" (see photo). This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, archival strengthening along the margins, printing flaw within mentioned article (see), a little spine wear.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:50

$37.00
173246

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304429000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate (consuming all of page 1 & most of page 2), with page 3 mostly taken up with reports headed: "Congress--In Senate" and further on: "Hou... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 15:00

$4,600.00
173189

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676946024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 30, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. A wealth of war reporting with column heads including: "From General Lee's Army" "Severe Cavalry Fighting" "Gen. Lee's Official Dispaches" "Hunter's Army Routed" with two dispatches, each signed in type: R. E. Lee, General. Also: "From General Johnston's Army" "General Hardee's Victory" "Heavy Losses of the Enemy" "Slavery" "Latest From Virginia" and so much more. Complete as a single sheet issue, several archival mends to the reverse, minor margin tears.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:31

$88.00
172959

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297365744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 reports, taking most of the column. This article is followed by: "North Carolina Slaves". Four pages, some older tape mends inside, re-glued at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:52

$43.00
172932

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296825903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on pages 2 & 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Memorial of Chicago Convention" showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others (see). In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law practice. Q... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:13

$42.00
172732

WILLIAM GANNAWAY PARSON BROWNLOW Pro African Americans Governor 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392291984426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1867 * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow * Tennessee governor - anti-slavery abolitionist The front page has a article headed: "Gov. Brownlow Addresses the [Blacks]" (see) Also front page reporting on the ongoing American Indian Wars. Complete with all 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:13

$23.00
172596

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372661493383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just before Brown's execution Page 5 reports on plans for the hanging of John Brown for his involvement in the Harper's Ferry insurrection, with column heads: "From Charlestown" "The Visits of Clergymen" "Reporters In A Dilemma" "Removal of Stevens" "Brown's Letter to be Seized Upon" "Admiration For the Gallows". Many subheads include: "The Execution". Page 7 includes nearly two columns of reports on the: "Funeral of Washington Irving". Eight pages, a few leaves close-trimmed at right margin not affecting noted text.

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:30

$48.00
172541

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284199910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 10, 1775 * John Hancock and the Massachusetts Bay colonists - calls for a Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to Almighty God * Rare mention of the non-Negro slave trade * Georgia agreement - the Continental Association * Virginia troops commended This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Part of the front page has a report on the ship St. Stephen, noting in part: "...This vessel has long been employed in the Guinea trade in a new way...He trades in gold dust..... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$6,950.00
172539

(2) RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisements 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 26, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisements A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "[black] man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:54

$33.00
172535

13th THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT Abolition of Slavery 1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284186630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 * Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution * 13th passes U.S. Senate - Abolition of slavery * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted. It concludes with a typically Southern editorial comment: "The amendment is passed too late to be submitted to many of the state legislatures...and of course cannot go into effect. But it furnishes a theme of agitation upon a subject of the eterna... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:52

$179.00
172519

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284011443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" "Fight at Sparta" "From Rosecrans' Army--No Large Operations To be Undertaken by Him--Some Raids to be Inaugurated" "The Siege of Vicksburg" "The Supply Of Men" "Another Nashvillian Arrested" "From The Trans-Mississippi" and other items. But perhaps the best item in the newspaper is the lengthy front page letter: "To the Soldiers Of the Confederate States" in which he attempts to rally the troop... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:56

$177.00
172515

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Emancipation Slaves Message to Congress 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284010759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 7, 1862 * President Abraham Lincoln * Message to U.S. Congress * Slavery emancipation Among the many front page one column Civil War heads are: "Important Message Of the President to Congress" "Initiatory Movement for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery" with the document printed in full and signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln (see). Also: "Government Pecuniary Aid for State Emancipation" "Activity of the Hostile Armies on the Lower Potomac" "Brisk Cannonading on Both Sides" "Skirmishes With the Enemy" and much more. Eight pages, a few spots on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:54

$64.00
172514

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Owen Lovejoy Death 1864 CW Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 1, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery title * Owen Lovejoy death * American Civil War era A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. Page 3 has: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "Its Objects Defined" "By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" which re-states his Amnesty Proclamation of December 8, 1863 in which an offer for amnesty was given to those who would swear their allegiance to the government, under several stipulations. This docu... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:53

$98.00
172387

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655025839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing - Grant's official report * 2 front page Civil war maps The most noteworthy content is found on the front page: "EMANCIPATION IN THE DISTRICT" which includes: "An act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia..." with further particulars. It is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The ftg. also has nice column heads on the battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing as it was also called: "The Battle of Pittsburg" "Beauregard's Flag of Truce" "Hi... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 11:01

$115.00
172381

SLAVER STORM KING Afrcian Slaves Trade Ship Kongo Blacks ESCAPE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279456977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * re. Slaver Storm King escape * Indictment of officers The back page has a report headed: "The Slave Trade In New York" "The Escape of the Alleged Slaver Storm King...." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaw near beginning the mentioned report (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:46

$28.00
172322

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278218195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:15

$28.00
172306

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION Inaugural Address 1865 Pro Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653485221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Inaugural address on the ftpg. * Closing weeks of the Civil War * In a pro-Confederate title Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right...". Page 4 has an editorial headed: "Lincoln's Inaugural", critical of him as would be expected from this newspaper. One bit notes: "...It is brief, for Mr. Lincoln appears to have nothing to say. He ventures no predictions, for the reason that he seems to have learned that all his predictions... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:19

$490.00
172305

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Slavery & Lincoln Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653484885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians..." "The Indian War". Among articles inside: "What the Army Threatens to Do With Abolitionism" "The Present Administration of the Country--Its Promises--Its Doings--Its Chances" "War News of the Week" "McClellan's Report of the Battles of South Mountain and Antietam" "Official Confirmation of the Capture of Munfordsville" and so much more. Eight pages, good conditi... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:18

$38.00
172300

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S First 1st State of the Union Address 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278071393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st State of the Union Address * American Civil War original Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War. Civil War headlines on the inside pages include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Attempt to Capture 2,000 Rebel Cavalry" "Gen. McClellan and Fugitive Slaves" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:16

$54.00
172158

Best RICHMOND Virginia FALLS Heraldic Eagle Print 1865 Civil War End Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648919552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 * The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital * Terrific heraldic eagle & map for display See the photos for this terrific and extremely graphic issue reporting the capture of Richmond, which essentially meant the end of the Confederacy. Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox just 5 days later. The first column heads read: "VIRGINIA ! " "Richmond and Petersburg Taken ! " "Colored Troops the First to Enter the Slaveholders Capital" "Gen. Grant Attempting to Cut Off Lees Escape" "A Portion Of Richmond On Fire ! " "The Citizens Welcome the Union Troops" "Details of the Late Battles from Our Correspondents" "The Enthusiasm Of The North". Note the beautiful engraving of the larg... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:50

$775.00
172039

Very Rare 1853 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644511668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Jan. 7, 1853 (shown in the masthead as 1852, but inside pages and the vol./issue reference #'s confirm it to be 1853) * Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Slavery In the United States" "Slavery & the Slave Trade" "The National Era &... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:16

$6,400.00
171923

CONFEDERATE Battle of Ball's Bluff Virginia RICHMOND VA 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639158057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 * Battle of Ball's Bluff * Capital of Confederacy Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk" "Our Northern Summary" "Affairs At the South" "The Battle of Leesburg--General Stone's Order" "Fight In Carroll County, Mo." "Later From Arizona--More of the Battle of Alamosa..." "From the Army of the Kanawha" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing throughout, some wear at the margins and the spine.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:09

$82.00
171704

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships & Pennsylvania Child Free State 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632426419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1816 * African slave trade & more The back page has a few interesting items including: "By a decision in Pennsylvania, the child of a slave born in that state is free." Also: "The commissioners of the navy are advertising for life oak and other timber for a ship of the line and two frigates." Also: "The infamous trade to Africa for slaves, is pursued with uncommon vigor from Havana...The British vessels stationed on the coast of Africa have frequent battles with the slave traders & have captured several under Spanish colors." There is also a letter from General Andrew Jackson concerning the friendly intentions of the majority of the Cherokee Indians, signed in type: A. Jack... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:14

$34.00
171700

CONTINENTAL ASSOCIATION Complete Text - We Will Die or Be Free 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263036111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, December, 1774 Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title. "A Plan for Reconciling Britain and Her Colonies" asks 7 questions pertaining to this (see) with some thoughts. There are 13 1/2 pages taken up with some terrific content headed: "American Papers and Proceedings" near the beginning of which is a great report from New Hampshire noting: "All the commissioners, new counsellors, Tories, and their dependents are now in Boston; the country is pure & free from these contagious pests of human society. The soldiers are rebuilding the fortification, mount cannon., etc. to defend themselves & the Tories from the resentment of ... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:12

$177.00
171690

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632423448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote concerning the eligibility of a Representative from New York, showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law pra... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:07

$40.00
171661

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Oneida Indians & Blacks Insurrection 1773 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631672366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 16, 1773 * Early American Indians * U.S. Slaves insurrection * Pre Revolutionary War An inside page has most of a column taken up with news from the New York Gazette, one beginning: "A scouting party of the Oneida Indians...returned from an attack \of some of their enemies to the Southward, either Choctaws or Cherokees..." with more. Another report gives some details of an attempted slave insurrection, including: "...about twenty of the most desperate of the [blacks] still in arms; that five who were taken were executed in the following manner..." (see) with additional details. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, good condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:17

$36.00
171552

JEFFERSON DAVIS Elected Confederate President Constitution Conv. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president * Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy * Pre Civil War tensions brewing A wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page column heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Constitution" "The Executive Officers of the New Republic" "Jefferson Davis or Mississippi, President" "Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President" and more. The front page subheads include: "The Constitution of the Southern Confederacy" which gives some highlights from their constitutional convention, including the text of the Preamble, and also noting differ... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:25

$148.00
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
171518

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Out West 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258650345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1860 * William H. Seward campaigning out West * Abraham Lincoln about to become president Page 5 has one column headings : "Senator Seward In Missouri And Kansas" "Senator Seward On Slave Labor" (see) Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:48

$30.00
171204

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615777176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1860 * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery The top of page 5 has: "Exciting Fugitive Case In Troy - Arrest of a Virginia Runaway - His Release and Escape Through the Efforts of a Mob". This is the case of fugitive slave Charles Nalle. Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Page 2 of the "Supplement" issue which is attached has: "The Tenure by Which Slaves are Held" part of which notes: "...You very properly rebuke the South...for endeavoring to place their slaves, so-called, in the false position of property, & upon the same political footing with 'lands, horses, mules and hogs.' It must be apparent even... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:40

$138.00
171051

Anti-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Pro Confederate 1861 Civil War Columbus OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372612150988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 30, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * Beginning of the Civil War Among the ftpg. reports are: 'Repudiation Repudiated" "Redpath and the Negroes!" "Sensible at Last" "Death of Gen. Stokely". Page 2 has: "Letter From Kentucky, to Abraham Lincoln..." which is interesting reading, beginning: "You are a native-born Kentuckian--your heart must indeed by callous & your sensibilities hardened if you feel no pride nor affection for the Commonwealth that gave you birth...You are nominally the President of the United States, in reality the President of the non-slaveholding portion of the late Union..." & much more (see photos for portions). Also on the inside pages are: "Abolition Reign of Terr... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:40

$43.00
171047

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves 1842 Pre Civil War Old Newspaper w/ Cedar of Lebanon


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372612149498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Sept. 15, 1842 * Anti-slavery newspaper from Boston * Much on politics and related slavery issues * Engraving of The Cedar of Lebanon A newspaper focused on freedom for slaves. Page 2 has an illustrated notice for: "James G. Birney for President...". Articles include: "Treatment of Slaves" "A Crumb For the Abolitionists" "Church Action on Slavery" "White Slaves of the North" and more. Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:37

$39.00
170868

AMNESTY PROCLAMATION Pardons to Civil War Confederates Soldiers 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243158197

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, September 11, 1867 The top of page 6 has a column headed: "Amnesty Proclaimed" "The Executive Proclamation" followed by the full text signed in type: Andrew Johnson. As a bit of history a website notes: On May 29, 1865, following the end of the Civil War, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation former Confederates who had not already taken advantage of President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation could receive amnesty upon their taking an oath to defend the Constitution and the Union and to obey all federal laws and proclamations in reference to slavery made during the rebellion. In September 1867, the president issued a second proclamation which reduced the... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:43

$38.00
170784

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Death w/ photo BLACK Scientist Educator 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1943 * Dr. George Washington Carver death * Black scientist & educator * Born into slavery The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "CARVER, SLAVE WHO BECAME A SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead and small photo of Carver. First report coverage on the death of George Washington Carver. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170715

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Robert E. Lee as Commander Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599606710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan,. 23, 1865 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Robert E. Lee as supreme commander A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and this issue is from the closing months of the war when the Confederate cause was losing much hope. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The law of Congress requiring the President to appoint a General in Chief, passed by a majority approaching unanimity...though the phrases defining the duty of the General are somewhat succinct. He shall command the armies of the Confederate States..." with more concerning the powers given this position. Further on is: "...It is commonly supposed that no other officer than General Robert E. Lee can or shoul... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:40

$83.00
170625

Pre Civil War SOUTHERN CONVENTION Slavery Slaves & Government 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597452620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1859 * Southern slavery - slaves * Pre Civil War convention Page 4 has an interesting reporting headed: "The Southern Convention" "The Opening Of The Slave Trade" and more. Text takes up over 8 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:28

$30.00
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
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