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172388

Post BATTLE OF WILLIAMSBURG Civil War MAP & Norfolk Virginia VA 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279501406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1862 The front page is dominated by a quite large Civil War map headed: "The Battle-Field Before Williamsburg" which shows much detail (see). Also on the ftpg. are various column heads including: "Occupation of Norfolk" "Proclamation of Gen. Wool" "All Their Steamers Destroyed" "Affairs At Richmond" "The Execution of Guerrillas" "Prohibition of Slavery In The Territories" and more. Eight pages (4 pages lacking from what should be a 12 page issue), never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 11:02

$26.00
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
172030

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644238562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands Certainly the most interesting content in this issue is the great & lengthy text (continued from the June issue) on a review of a new publication, headed: "Captain Cook's Voyage--Relation of the events that led to the murder of Capt. Cook...". This report takes nearly 3 pages, portions seen in the photos, and includes the details of the murder of Capt. Cook by the natives of Hawaii: "...What followed was a scene of the utmost horror & confusion...having turned about to give his orders to the boats, he was stabbed in the back & fell with his face into the water. On seeing him fall, t... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:54

$138.00
172424

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


eBay Auction Item # 392281962616

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 April 29, 2019 08:15

$44.99
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
172393

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


eBay Auction Item # 372655032091

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 April 25, 2019 11:18

$164.99
172372

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


eBay Auction Item # 392279435099

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 April 25, 2019 09:01

$29.99
172370

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


eBay Auction Item # 372654916195

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 April 25, 2019 08:40

$6,499.99
172341

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


eBay Auction Item # 372654227727

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 April 24, 2019 08:52

$89.99
172340

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Emancipation Slaves Message to Congress 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372654225460

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 April 24, 2019 08:47

$59.99
172334

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


eBay Auction Item # 392278578560

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 April 24, 2019 07:31

$159.99
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
171689

Uncommon 1824 RICHMOND VA Virginia Old Newspaper w/ SLAVES For Sale blacks ADS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263034218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, June 22, 1824 * Uncommon title * Slaves for sale The ftpg. has a lengthy ad: "Coal and Other Lands and Slaves for Sale". Pg. 2 has: "Navy of the United States" listing promotions & appointments. Two runaway reward ads on the bkpg. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:06

$32.00
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
171515

BLEEDING KANSAS WAR Missouri Border Ruffians Free-Staters Slavery 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626536143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, May 31, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion * War on slavery Page 3 has a report headed: "THE KANSAS WAR" "Further Particulars of the Attack on Lawrence" and more (see) which is concerning the trouble in Kansas over the slavery issue. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:44

$33.00
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
170912

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372606831168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 26, 1864 Among the articles within: "More Georgia Talk About Peace" "Lincoln's Reply to the Tennessee Delegation" takes half a column & is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "Sheridan's Victory i Grant's Army..." "The Battle Near Strasburg" "War News of the Week" "The Battle On Little Blue River" "The Late Raid Into Vermont" "Hood Moving Southward, with Sherman in Pursuit" "Mosby's Cavalry Operating in the Vicinity of Washington" "The Movement of Lee's Army..." and so much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some rubbing at folds, generally good. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed th... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2019 15:40

$37.00
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
170867

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605794070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 27, 1841 * African slaves * La Amistad Over half of page 2 is taken up with the "Case of L'Amistad", the famous slave ship. Most of the article is a letter from "Mr. Fox to Mr. Forsyth" from Washington, mentioning: "...It is known to her majesty's government that these [blacks] were imported into Cuba direct from the coast of Africa in a Portuguese slave vessel called the Tecora...shortly after their arrival they were purchased as slaves at the Havana by two Spaniards of the name of Jose Ruiz and Pedro Montez...then placed the [blacks] on board the schooner Amistad intending to convey them to another port in Cuba...the [blacks] with a view of recovering their liberty seized poss... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:43

$42.00
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
170476

Best EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abe Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231027733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., January 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves * Best title to be had ? Page 2 contains the Emancipation Proclamation, from the city where it was issued. The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation which changed the federal legal status of more than 3.5 million enslaved African Americans in the designated areas of the South from slave to free. As soon as a slave escaped the control of the Confederate government, by running away or through advances of federal troops, the former slave became free in fact. On September 22, 1862 Lincoln issued a preliminary warning that he would order the emancipation of ... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$1,155.00
170475

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts SHAW Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590182483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States military. The regiment was autho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$180.00
170471

Early SLAVERY Slaves Held in Bondage Quakers Want Freed 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590180869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 25, 1783 * Early American slavery Page has nearly a full column headed: "American News" which has a letter from Philadelphia concerning the slave trade. The letter, from the Quakers and addressed to Congress, is prefaced with: "The people called Quakers, in America, having been long impressed with a sense of the iniquity of the Slave Trade, at length enjoined the members of their society to liberate all such as they held in bondage..." with the lengthy letter focused on this point (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:27

$37.00
170434

Very Early MORMONS Emigration re. The Book of Mormon BIAS 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228762940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., June 1, 1831 * Among the earliest of reports to be had * re. "Book of Mormon" (bible) * Latter Day Saints movement The earliest Mormon report we've found in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register" which we are currently offering for $370. This issue pre-dates that report by 1 1/2 months. An article at the bottom of page 3 is headed: "Mormon Emigration" and notes in part: "About 200 men, women and children of the deluded followers of Jo Smith's Bible speculation, have arrived on our coasts during the last week from the state of Ne York...surely a melancholy comment upon human nature to see so many people at this enlightened age...truckl... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:35

$415.00
170347

Rare 18th Century BALTIMORE MD Maryland 1792 Newspaper w/ Slaves Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583233926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MARYLAND JOURNAL & BALTIMORE ADVERTISER, Nov. 13, 1792 * Rare 18th century title * Slavery advertisements Various political & other reports of the day including over half a column of: "Proceedings of Congress". The bkpg. has no fewer than 8 runaway reward ads plus one headed: two Hundred Likely Virginia-born SLAVES for SALE" with details (see). Four pages, a piece from the right margin of the ftpg. leaf affects a few letters in an inconsequential report, several archival mends inside.

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:42

$47.00
170341

Early WESTERN EXPANSION Creating Cities & Emancipation of SLAVES 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392226180894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818 * Western emigration * Emancipation of slaves A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the states of Ohio and Indiana, and the adjoining territories...". The lengthy article is very descriptive of Stuebenville, Marietta, Zanesville, Wooster, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, Vincennes, Shawneetown, Kaskaskia, Edwardsville, and Detroit. Also inside is half a page on: "Emancipation of the Blacks" which concerns: "...the object of the soci... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:40

$36.00
170270

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War Laurel Mountain WV Battle 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 17, 1861 * Laurel Mountain - West Virginia A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Inside has: "Reverses in War" "By the Governor of Virginia--A Proclamation" which is actually two, both relating to the war; "War Rumors" "Details of War News--Proclamation of Gen. Banks" "Terrible Explosion at Washington" "The Very Latest" "The Laurel Hill Battle--Death of Gen. Garnet" and many more war reports. Also 2 illustrated runaway slave ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:21

$92.00
170181

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection Invasion ARREST 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576028915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Arrest of Another Alleged Insurgent" 'Public Opinion in Virginia" "The Feeling In Alabama" and more, plus a small ftpg. item headed: "The Slave Trade--The Slave Ship Emily" (see). Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine causes some text loss but not remotely close to the noted articles.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:24

$38.00
169985

Famous ABRAHAM LINCOLN Reply Letter to Horace Greeley 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568892590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley On page 4 is one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions", which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it...", signed in type: A. LINCOLN. The full text of the letter is seen in the photos. A significant document expressing Lincoln's views on slavery ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:48

$320.00
169892

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War South Carolina 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213193724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Jan. 19, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War The front page includes: "Letter From Richmond" "Additional From the North" "An Era of Mediocrity" "Extracts from my Journal While A Prisoners in Port Royal Bay, S.C." and a column of reporting from the "Confederate Congress". The front page also has several reward ads for runaway slaves, and an illustrated recruiting ad for a mounted infantry. Complete as a single sheet issue, an archival repair near the spine of the back page where once slit, with some remnant of where once tipped into some sort of binder, otherwise good.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:10

$84.00
169714

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079078

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 R... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:41

$48.00
169558

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1865 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548368974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865 * Rare pro-white title This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which was in favor of Negro suffrage. See the text and the two prints. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:18

$54.00
169518

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548352978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 29, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, small piece torn away at the upper right corner, minor spine wear, good condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:52

$44.00
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