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159187

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL 1921 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928724900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial The first column on pg. 5 has reports concerning the infamous "Black Sox" baseball scandal, with heads: "BASEBALL PLOT CONFESSIONS GONE" "Immunity Waivers Signed by Three of Players Also Have Disappeared" "New Evidence Introduced at Trial Implicates Jackson and Two More of Gambling Ring" "Zork Called Their Chief" "Rothstein Promises to Make Details of Scandal Public at Home Here Today" with the article taking over a full column. Complete in 18 pages, irregular along the spine with a little unrelated text loss, light toning, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:46

$47.00
159155

NATHAN LEOPOLD Arrested for BOBBY FRANKS Murder Thrill Kill Case 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928093283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1924 * Nathan Leopold arrested * Bobby Franks murder * Thrill Kill case One of the more sensational trials of the 20th century was that of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two young, Jewish, & wealthy college students who wanted to commit the perfect crime. The front page has one column headings that include: "FIVE ARRESTS MADE IN FRANKS KILLING" "One Is a Wealthy Youth Who Admits Owning Spectacles Found Near Boy's Body" and more. (see) Other news , sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 16, 2017 15:51

$40.00
159116

MATTHEW LYON Vermont Congressman Trial for Sedition 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137488721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Oct. 22, 1798 * Matthew Lyon trial for sedition Page 3 has an account headed: "Trial of Matthew Lyon For Sedition", the details of which are mentioned in the article which takes over a full column. Lyon was a Vermont member of Congress & had a tumultuous career, brawling with another Congressman & jailed following the charge of sedition. He would win reelection to Congress from his jail cell. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:43

$44.00
159067

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrilla Leader & Jeffersno Davis Confined 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136453288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 24, 1865 * John S. Mosby * Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has: "Mosby And His Guerrillas" "Letter From Richmond - The Conquerors and the Conquered" & more. Pg. 4 has; "Jeff Davis Disposed Of--He is Confined at Fortress Monroe" "The Conspiracy Trial" and more. Eight pages, minor loss at margins does not affect type, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:34

$29.00
159018

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135365574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Conspirators - assassins The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Monday" "Interesting Testimony" "The Explosion at City Point" "Rejoicing Over the Terrible Deed" "The Rebel Leaders In Canada" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:38

$29.00
158986

LIZZIE BORDEN Woman Ax Murderer Fall River Massachusetts DEATH 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132450262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1927. * Lizzie Borden death report * Famous female Ax Murderer * Fall River, Massachusetts The top of page 21 has one column headings: "LIZZIE BORDEN DIES; HER TRIAL RECALLED" "Acquitted Thirty-three Years Ago of Murdering Wealthy Father and Stepmother" "Mystery Never Solved" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:51

$77.00
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158977

EDMUND RUFFIN Southern Fire-Eater SUICIDE & Abraham Lincoln Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924169697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1865 * Edmund Ruffin suicide * Abraham Lincoln * Trial of the conspirators Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Proceedings On Wednesday" "Argument of Mr. Doester in Behalf of Payne--A Declaration from Atzerott", all of which carries over to page 8 as well. Page 5 has a report of the suicide of the rabid Southerner Edmund Ruffin who advocated separation from the North long before the Civil War. He is credited with firing the first shot at Fort Sumter to begin the Civil War (see hyperlink for much more on him). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed (preferred), nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:34

$41.00
158933

AARON BURR Treason Trial DUEL Fame & Chesapeake-Leopard Affair 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923392963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1807 * Aaron Burr's treason trial * USS Chesapeake-Leopard affair The entire ftpg. is taken up with the continued reporting on the: "Trial of Col. Aaron Burr" for high treason, with considerable detail. Page 3 has mention of the outrage over the attack of the HMS Leopard upon the frigate Chesapeake, beginning: "The atrocious outrage of the British detailed in our last has excited in every quarter from which we have received information the deepest execration..." (see). Several runaway slave ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:25

$29.00
158921

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923371376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, May 29, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) The entire front page is taken up with considerable detail on the court martial trial of Col. Roger Enos. In the summer of 1775 Enos took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill and other activities around Boston and then joined Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec as commander of the rear guard. In October of 1775 Enos and the soldiers under his command left the struggling expedition because of a shortage of food and supplies. After marching his troops through the Maine wilderness and home to Connecticut, Enos was called a traitor and a coward, and court-martialed for "quitting without lea... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:52

$615.00
158492

Historic WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur Kitty Hawk NC Flyer 1st Flight 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914410339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Dec. 19, 1903 * Famous Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina * Orville & Wilbur Wright - Historic 1st report on the airplane Page 7 has a relatively inconspicuous report which announces one of the more significant events of the early 20th century: manned flight. The one column heads include: "IS A REAL FLYING MACHINE" "Ohioan's Invention Rises Sails and Lights as Desired" "Engine And Propellers The Force" "In First Test Machine Soars Through Space for Three Miles and Then Descends to Selected Landing Place". The dateline is Norfolk ,Va., Dec. 18, with the text beginning: "A successful trial of a flying machine was made yesterday near Kitty Hawk,... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:28

$380.00
158485

CONGO, AFRICA Negroes South Carolina Slavery SLAVES Pre Civil War 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118402583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1858 * Congo, Africa Negroes * Slaves to South Carolina * Pre Civil War slavery question The front page has: "The Congo Question In South Carolina" "Cause of the Capture of the Putnam--Crowds to See the Negroes--Apprehension of a Rescue--Removal of the Negroes--The Coming Trial of the Slave Crew" A detailed report. Other news of the day includes: "The Quarantine War" "The Morale of the Staten Island Outrages" "News From Kansas" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, some fraying along the right blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:16

$28.00
158312

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114647004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1863 * Confederate financial crisis A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, with the front page containing various advertisements as well as news reports, some of which are headed: "The Yankee Raid In Southwestern Virginia", "The Courts", "A Gunboat Blown Up by a Torpedo", "City Intelligence" and other smaller items. The back page has the always interesting editorial, which begins: "The people of the Confederate States are bracing themselves to meet the financial crisis so long predicted & now so near at hand..." with more. Another topic in the editorial includes: "From the glowing pen of Major-General Halleck, which produce... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:00

$83.00
159097

TEACHINGS OF EVOLUTION Theory Banned in Tennessee re. Bible 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391927304581

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 24, 1925 * Tennessee bans the teachings of human evolution Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Tennessee Bans the Teaching of Evolution; Governor Says the Bible Disproves Theory" First report coverage on Tennessee being the first state to ban evolution teachings that would eventually lead to the famous Scopes' monkey trial in Dayton, Tennessee a few months later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 12:45

$47.00
158124

Colonel AARON BURR Treason Trial DUEL Fame & Thomas Jefferson Act 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908717109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1807 * Aaron Burr's treason trial * Thomas Jefferson act of Congress Much of the front page is taken up detailed reporting on the continued: "Trial of Col. Aaron Burr" which carries over to pg. 2. Page 3 has nearly 2 columns taken up with: "An ACT" of Congress concerning making provision for the redemption of the public debt of the country, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:37

$32.00
158123

Early BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Game & Henry Wirz Andersonville Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107932942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball championship * Henry Wirz trial - Andersonville prison The back page has: "Out-Door Sports" "Base Ball" "The Grand Match At Brooklyn--The Atlantics The Victors--A Fine Display Of Batting". Summary describes the game as the second contest for the championship of the United States, and mentions in part: "...the presence of a force of police...had its preventive influence, but apart from that, the crowd was an American ball players crowd in its love of order and decorum...". Page 5 has: "The Trial of Capt. Wertz to Begin To-day" "He is Accused of Willful Maltreatment of Prisoners" "That He Refused Proper Shelter & Necessary Food" "That... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:35

$37.00
158011

1767 BOUND VOLUME 18th Century Gentleman's Magazine w/ Many Plates Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103909763

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1767 This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual Supplement issue as well. Some of the content includes: "Advantages for Gentlemen of Small Fortune to Settle in East Florida" "An Account of Greenland with a Description of the Manners, Customs, religious notions, etc." includes a plate showing an Eskimo(?) in a boat. "American News" "A Journey up the River Savannah in Georgia" which takes 3 pages; "Protest Against Repealing the Stamp Act" "The Examination of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Relative to the Repeal of the American Stamp Act in 1767" which takes over 4 pages and is in question & answer format. A report of a murderous gang of criminals in South Carolina. An item on a trial of a lady for torturing her servant girls which has a... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2017 12:11

$340.00
157626

SACCO & VANZETTI Nicola & Bartolomeo Murder Trial FOUND GUILTY 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896840815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1927. * Sacco and Vanzetti found guilty * Murder and robbery * Face electric chair The front page has a very nice banner headline announcing: "SACCO AND VANZETTI GUILTY, SAYS FULLER, AND MUST DIE; BAY STATE GOVERNOR UPHOLDS JURY, CALLS TRIAL FAIR; HSI BOARD UNANIMOUS, EXECUTION OF PAIR SET FOR AUG. 10" with many subheads. More on page two with 2 related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:11

$92.00
157577

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895966122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, some minor printing creases, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:35

$48.00
157339

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt of Court Trial Begins w/ Photo 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890523339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial starts w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE PUT ON TRIAL; COURT ROOM GUARDED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Capone. He would be found guilty and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & s... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:24

$46.00
157254

SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA & Benjamin Franklin 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888391386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1777 I * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * Benjamin Franklin on swimming * Fight at Kingsbridge, New York nside has: "Some of the Circumstances which Inevitably retard the Progress of a Northern Army through the uninhabited Countries of America" deals with the difficulties of Burgoyne's army in the colonies, not used to being in an environment so heavily forested. This interesting article takes nearly two pages. Further on is: "Address to the People of Massachusetts Bay by one of their most Popular Preachers" begins: "Resentment has fired the soul of every lover of his country at the disgraceful evacuation of Ticonderoga...All our accounts agree that our ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:23

$98.00
157190

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074963364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The ftpg. has: "What the Freedmen Say of Gen. Banks". Pg. 2 has: "The Assassination Plot- The Rebel Chiefs, Captured & Otherwise--The Great Review at Washington--Southern & Reconstructive--Military Personal--Closing Acts of the War...". Page 6 has column heads: "Trial Of The Conspirators" "What the Defense Have to Say" "Testimony for Mrs. Surratt--Testimony for O'Laughlin--Testimony for Dr. Mudd" & more subheads. Eight pages, minor spine tears, generally good.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:24

$29.00
156597

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin Very 1st Maiden FLIGHT 1936 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875043069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin 1st flight * Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame Page 23 has one column headings that include: "TRIAL FLIGHT MADE BY NEW ZEPPELIN" "LZ-129 Behaved Perfectly on Three-Hour Trip Over Lake Constance, Officials Say" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight of the infamous airship. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the i... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2017 14:02

$46.00
156317

1865 Newspaper ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Trial - REBELS Pardoned - Reconstruction


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864661472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 30, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln - trial of the conspirators * Rebels pardoned by Andrew Johnson Page 2 has: "Amnesty & Reconstruction" "Proclamation By The President" "Full Pardon for the Rebel Masses" "The Leaders, Officers, Raiders & Pirates Excepted" "Reconstruction of North Carolina" and more. Page 3 has: "The Conspiracy Trial - The Proceedings on Monday" (see). Four pages, archival repair at the spine, good condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:07

$28.00
156303

Best O. J. SIMPSON Murder Case Trial BLOODY GLOVES 1995 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372045000897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995 * O. J. Simpson murder case * The 'Bloody Glove" fiasco The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying over to page 39 where is a banner headline: "GLOVES: Bold Move by Prosecution May Backfire, Legal Experts Say" with considerable text and two more photos ( ink stain here). Plus pg. 38 has head: "SIMPSON: Defendant Tries Bloody Gloves On in Court" with a color photo. The complete first section with 44 (of 158) pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:28

$78.00
156116

Best O. J. SIMPSON Ex-Wife & Ron Goldman KNIFE MURDER 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858369934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1994 * Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson & Ron Goldman * Football great O. J. Simpson a suspect ? * First report from the city where it happened The significance of this issue is the relatively inconspicuous report on the front page with just a one column heading: "O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife, Man Found Slain", in a newspaper from the city where the murders happened. Rare as such. Some would dub the coming media frenzy the "trial of the century" with headlines that would command much attention in newspapers across the country for over a year. Near the beginning is: "...Simpson's attorney, Howard Weitzman, insisted that his client is innocent. He had nothing to do wi... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:47

$225.00
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
155924

Martin Niemöller Anti-Nazi Lutheran Pastor First They Came ARREST 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027596684

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1937 * Reverend Martin Niemöller arrested * Ant-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor * Famous "First they came..." statement fame The front page has a one column heading: "NAZIS FINALLY PUT NIEMOELLER IN JAIL" with subheads that include: "Accuse Pastor of Slandering Notables and Calling for Opposition to Laws" "Court Trial Awaits Him" and more. (see) First report coverage on anti-Nazi theologian, Reverend Martin Niemöller, arrest by Heinrich Himmler's Gestapo in Berlin, Germany. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning a... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:23

$97.00
155696

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Robert E. Lee Election 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FROM RICHMOND!" "Restoration of Civil Rule Not Advisable Just Now" "Secession Agitations to be Forever Silenced" "The Result of the Rebellion" "Life to the Nation, Death to Slavery" "R. E. Lee's Election to the Presidency of Washington College" "Granting of Special Pardons" "Trial of the Rebel Hyena, Wertz" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:32

$27.00
155679

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019040874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has one column headings: "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln" "Trial Of The Question Of Her Sanity In Chicago--A Verdict That She Is Insane Rendered" See image for text here. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:15

$62.00
155580

JOHN C. FREMONT Court-martial Mutiny Trial - Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372016931286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 1847 Inside has over 3 columns taken up with verbatim testimony on the "Army Court Martial" of Lt. Col. Fremont. In an interesting situation, Frémont, was court-martialed on the grounds of mutiny and disobeying orders. Frémont was appointed governor of California in 1847 in recognition of his role in the Mexican War. General Stephen Kearny, however, was sent by the federal government to govern the state. Tension arose between Kearny and Frémont over who had governing authority. In August 1847, Kearny ordered Frémont arrested and charged with insubordination. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:17

$29.00
155211

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998295243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page and most of page 5 are taken up with: "The Impeachment Trial" of Andrew Johnson, with a tremendous amount of detail with various subheads throughout. Eight pages, a bit of light foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:43

$31.00
155163

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial w/ Transcripts & Baseball 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996249994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Tax evasion trial w/ transcripts * World Series of baseball Page 4 has a one column heading: "LAVISH CAPONE LIFE AND $5 TIPS BARED" with subheads. (see) Includes trial transcripts from the day before. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series between the Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 28, 2017 15:20

$37.00
155147

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL & Frank James Missouri Trial Jesse Gang 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827690830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The Criminal Record" (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:39

$31.00
154989

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Political Assassination & Trial of Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822148066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 31, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Thoughts on political assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The front page has an interesting item: "President Lincoln's Opinion About Assassination" which includes: "...do you think the Richmond people would like to have Hannibal Hamlin here any better than myself...If there were such a plot, & they wanted to get at me, no vigilance could keep them out..." and more (see). Page 4 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Evidence Against Davis & Breckinridge" "Their; Remarks on the Assassination" & many subheads, taking close to 2 columns. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:23

$38.00
154973

CHARLES J. GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination TRIAL Prints 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988072525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Charles J. Guiteau on trial The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; a fullpg. with 4 prints: "On the Eve of the Thanksgiving Feast--Hunting the Wild Turkey", a small print of: "J. Howard Welles, Blackmailer of Jay Gould." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 13:58

$56.00
154762

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813886528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" "He Adds Theft To His Greater Crimes" "Further Details of the Rebel Slaughter Pen" and more. Also: "The Great Base Ball Match" "A Signal Victory for the Philadelphians" "Handsome Treatment of the Visiting Club". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to an upper quadrant & the two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:34

$33.00
154761

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813885563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 18, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins Page 2 has: "Trial of the Assassins" taking half a column, plus a related editorial on this as well. Another column has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Full Details of the Testimony!" "The Testimony Which was Kept Secret" with other subheads, taking 1 1/2 columns. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:32

$30.00
154680

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Woman Voting Trial 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976812385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, June 20, 1873 * Susan B. Anthony * Illegal voting trial The front page has a significant report on the woman's rights issue, with: "Susan's Sentence", which includes: "...Judge Selden made a motion in the case of Miss Anthony for a new trial on the ground of a misdirection of the Judge in ordering a verdict of guilty without submitting the case to the jury...Miss Anthony answered & said she had a great deal to say, & declared that in her trial every principle of justice had been violated..." with more (see images). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:10

$73.00
154612

WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT Macon Georgia Fugitive Slaves in Boston 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975838907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1850 * William and Ellen Craft * Macon, Georgia slaves * Escape to the North Page 5 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Boston Slave Hunt & the Vigilance Committee" which begins: "The slave hunters, Knights and Hughes, left the city yesterday at 2 o'clock fully persuaded, after a week's trial, that all attempts to arrest Mary[sic. should be William] and Ellen Crafts in the city of Boston were worse than useless..." with much more. This is actually a very famous case, William & Ellen being slaves who escaped to the North in 1848. Their daring escape was widely publicized making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves. Abolitionists featured ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:42

$57.00
154094

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts INDEPENDENCE 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788397607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere is a report from Hartford, mentioning: "...the disturbance at Boston with the officers of the customers wa... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:07

$177.00
154032

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784464551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 7 has two-thirds of a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "The Prosecution Unmasked by the Unexpected Postponement of the Trial" "Mrs. Hite's Presence a Surprise--Dick Liddill on Parole--Craig and Timberlake Too Energetic to Please the Defense" with much good content. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:09

$43.00
153905

Early 1st MAFIA Black Hand America Murder DAVID C. HENNESSY 1891 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780135731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 8, 1891 * Early Mafia in America * David C. Hennessy murder trial This murder was the beginning of the Mafia in the United States, or "The Black Hand" as it was called in America in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Mafia and other organized crime families came to the United States from Sicily and Italy creating their first stronghold in New Orleans rather than New York or Chicago, and establishing numerous secret societies specializing in counterfeiting, prostitution, and protection. Numerous murders and assassinations accompanied these operations. These early 'families' led to the organized crime organizations that became so famous durin... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:23

$58.00
153900

KEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946381176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KOENECKE'S PILOT IS HELD AS SLAYER" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:17

$42.00
153806

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371938723841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise generally nice.

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Ends June 02, 2017 15:41

$38.00
153687

CIVIL WAR ENDING Jefferson Davis Capture & Trial of the Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 22, 1865 * Jefferson Davis confined * Trial of the assassins Page 2 has an article beginning: "Jeff Davis has arrived at Fortress Monroe & is secretly confined there..." Also: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Key to the Rebel Official Cypher" and many subheads (small hole here effects 2 words); "Gossip About Gen. Sherman" and much more. Four pages, small hole near top as noted, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:39

$26.00
153660

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931356715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their Misery" "His Boasts About His Barbarous Exploits" "Horrors of the Dead Line "2933 Men Die in One Month" "The Report Admits that Bloodhounds Were used" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, some water staining & a bit of foxing.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:03

$34.00
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ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot TREASON TRIAL 1683 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756528139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 22, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot The reverse has a brief but historic report about the trial of Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The report, datelined "Westminster, Nov. 21" reads in full: "This day Algernon Sidney, Esq; was Arraigned the 7th Instant at the Kings-Bench-Bar, upon an indictment of High Treason, in Conspiring the Death of the King, and endeavoring to levy War and cause and insurrection in t... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:21

$150.00
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DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911841306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, a trio of issues dated March 4, April 9 & 13, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominent and well-c... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 07:25

$54.00
153199

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905422077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:22

$34.00
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