eBay Listings Search Results

Web Results (87) Listings on eBay (27)

Sort:

122130

Historic FORT SUMTER ATTACKED Civil War Begins in a CONFEDERATE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390817406883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, April 15, 1861 * Fort Sumter attacked * Charleston SC South Carolina * American Civil War begins * In a rare Confederate title Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the Confederate-leaning newspaper. The front page has much on the early events of the Civil War with: "The War News--Our Extra" "An Abolition Army to be Called Out--Congress to Assemble" "Lincoln Reiterates His D... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 10, 2014 10:09

$460.00
121700

WOMEN'S Woman Rights Anna Elizabeth Dickinson & Cady Stanton 1868 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390805689491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1868 * Woman's rights - suffrage * Anna Elizabeth Dickinson The top of the back page has: "The Political Issues" "Speech of Wendell Phillips Before the Anti-Slavery Society" "Addresses by Miss Anna Dickinson, Thomas Higginson, Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Others" takes 2 1/4 columns. Eight pages, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 24, 2014 11:48

$32.00
121581

SOJOURNER TRUTH Pilgrimage Speech in Rare 1864 Anti-Slavery Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390800836414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 8, 1864 * Rare Anti-slavery title * Sojourner Truth * Civil War era Page 3 has an item concerning Sojourner Truth noting in part: "Sojourner Truth, in her pilgrimage to the Capital, is resting for a time in New Jersey & spoke effectually at Orange...We understand that she has meetings in prospect in Newark and Trenton also..." with more (see). Also in this issue: "The Army & the Negroes" "Gen. Butler Defines His Position" "Slavery The True & Divine Condition of the Poor Man" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 18, 2014 10:11

$73.00
121254

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Elizabeth Cady Stanton Call for Women 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371020681332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 17, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery title * Elizabeth Cady Stanton This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated (see). Among the various articles are: "The Proclamation of Freedom" "Intercepted Letter from Jefferson Davis to Fernando Wood" is signed by him in type: Jefferson Davis;"The Abolitionists Won't Fight" "McClellan's Disgraceful Record" "A War Meeting of Colored Citizens" "Military Organization of the Negroes" "Call for a Meeting of the Loyal Women of the Nation" is signed in tpe: Elizabeth Cady Stanton; and more. Four pages, very nic... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 09, 2014 13:48

$80.00
120986

CONFEDERATE Abraham Lincoln State of the Union Address 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390786106659

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 9, 1862 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address * In a Confederate title (rare) Has "Confederate States Of America" printed in the masthead which is rarely seen on Southern newspapers from the Civil War. On the back page under "Message Of Abraham Lincoln" is President Lincoln's second Annual Message to Congress (see). Message takes 4 1/2 columns, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Within the text of the message is a resolution recommended by Lincoln concerning the abolition of slavery. The resolution related directly to the Emancipation Proclamation, a copy of which was published in Northern newspapers in September of 1862.... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 30, 2014 15:50

$177.00
119798

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Speech & More 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390748484945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Feb. 6, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery title This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated (see). Among the various articles are: "England & American Slavery" "What a Major General Says of McClellan" "An Appeal from an Officer of the Army to the Country" "Speech of William Lloyd Garrison" "Annual Meeting of the Mass. Anti-Slavery Society" "Negro Regiments" & much more. Four pages, browning at the folds to the upper quadrant of the front page, otherwise nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 15, 2014 11:32

$68.00
119488

Rare CONFEDERATE Fremont's Emancipation Proclamation 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390741072864

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12, 1861 * General John C. Fremont * Emancipation proclamation * Battle of Wilson's Creek A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Army Of The Potomac" "From Wise's Legion--Position of the Enemy--An Ambuscade" "Northwestern Virginia--An Encouraging View of its Present Condition" "Female Scolds" and "Fremont & His Proclamation" which is a very nice item concerning his Emancipation Proclamation in Missouri, much to the anger of Lincoln, which result in it being overturned and Fremont removed from his position. Good Civil War coverage continues inside with: "The Ladies of Virginia" "From ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 05, 2014 07:39

$126.00
119313

Rare 17th Century ENGLAND 1649 Newsbook During English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370972101896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MODERATE INTELLIGENCER: Impartially Communicating Martial Affaires to the Kingdome of ENGLAND, May 24, 1649 * Rare mid-17th century periodical * English Civil War This newsbook, a predecessor of today's newspaper and published during the English Civil War, supported the abolition of the monarchy and welcomed the beheading of King Charles I. This was somewhat of a transitional item between pamphlets & newspapers, but defined specifically as a periodical by having a set period of issuance, being consecutively numbered, and dated on a regular interval. This is issue #218 of this title. Being from the English Civil War period it is not surprising that much of the content within is of a mi... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 25, 2014 07:22

$360.00
119312

ROTHSCHILDS Buy Jerusalem Israel JUDAICA Jews Jewish 1829 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370972101572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, November 28, 1829 * The Rothschilds buy Jerusalem One of the articles within is headed: "Jerusalem" with the text beginning: "There is a report that the Rothschilds have purchased Jerusalem! We see nothing improbable that, in the pecuniary distress of the sultan..." with more, & ending with: "...The sultan is in great difficulty--Baron Rothschild was proceeding to Constantinople & a second rebuilding of the temple is not among the most strange things expected in these strange times, by some of the Jews." (see). Among the other reports in this issue are: "Washington Monument" "Locomotive Carriages" "Texas" "Mexico--Total Abolition of Slavery" and much mor... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 25, 2014 07:20

$44.00
118744

Charles Sumner Anti-Slavery Speech THE BARBARISM OF SLAVERY 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370956239602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1860 * "The Barbarism of Slavery" speech * Charles Sumner Just a few days following Charles Sumner's historic & impassioned anti-slavery speech "the barbarism of slavery", reaction from fellow Congressmen is reported in this newspaper. One article: "The Republican Press on Sumner's Speech" has near the beginning: "...all agree in opinion about Sumner's speech...With singular unanimity they deprecate its tone, though they do not repudiate its principles....for they believe, with Sumner, that slavery is an evil and a sin, & they belong to a party which is organized to abolish it..." with much more. (see) Page 3 has an article reacting to Sumner's speech as well (se... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 01, 2014 13:52

$52.00
118685

Early American SLAVERY Pennsylvania Resolution for ABOLITION 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370956049326

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 25, 1826 * Early abolition of slavery ? Page 2 has a small report: "Slavery" beginning: "Resolutions have passed the Senate of Pennsylvania declaring slavery to be a national evil, that the people and the states of the Union ought mutually to participate in the duty & burden of removing it and that the general government ought, if practicable, to adopt an efficient plan for its gradual abolition..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 01, 2014 07:15

$29.00
118138

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Anti-Slavery Society & Sam Houston Proclamation1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390695640252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1843 * Abolitionist Frederick Douglass * Samuel Houston - Texas president The most significant item is a report headed: "American Anti-Slavery Society" with a report of the meeting, bits including: "...The report took a wide review of all the public questions being upon the topic on slavery. ..The most remarkable occurrence in the meeting was a speech by a fugitive slave, Fred. Douglass, who told the meeting, what we have always supposed to be true, that the slaves of the South were taught to know, that movements touching the abolition of slavery were going on at the north, mainly by the fury and denunciations of their masters...The speech of Dou... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends December 07, 2013 09:21

$55.00
118127

Charles Sumner Anti-Slavery Speech THE BARBARISM OF SLAVERY 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390695632206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1860 * "The Barbarism of Slavery" speech * Charles Sumner A great issue containing the famous "barbarism of slavery" speech by Senator Charles Sumner on June 4, 1860, some four years after being beaten by fellow Congressman Preston Brooks for slandering his cousin in an impassioned anti-slavery speech in 1856. Returning after four years of absence & recuperation from the attack, this lengthy speech was delivered on the floor of the Senate. It begins on the front page, takes all of pages 2 & 3 and concludes on page 4. In his speech he attacked attempts to depict slavery as a benevolent institution, said it had stifled economic development in the South and that it lef... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends December 07, 2013 09:05

$138.00
118031

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves John Greenleaf Whittier 1853 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370935251172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1848 * Rare title A rather famous anti-slavery newspaper with John Greenleaf Whittier listed as a "corresponding editor" in the masthead. Among the front page articles are: "Treaty--Slavery" "No More Slave Territory" "The Treaty--Slavery" "What Are We Doing?" "Slavery--Doughfaces". Four pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends December 04, 2013 14:27

$38.00
117317

THE BARBARISM OF SLAVERY Charles Sumner Anti-Slavery Speech 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370915242122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1860 * "The Barbarism of Slavery" speech * Charles Sumner Just a few days following Charles Sumner's historic & impassioned anti-slavery speech "the barbarism of slavery", reaction from fellow Congressmen is reported in this newspaper. One article: "The Republican Press on Sumner's Speech" has near the beginning: "...all agree in opinion about Sumner's speech...With singular unanimity they deprecate its tone, though they do not repudiate its principles....for they believe, with Sumner, that slavery is an evil and a sin, & they belong to a party which is organized to abolish it..." with much more. (see) Page 3 has an article reacting to Sumner's speech as well (se... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends November 07, 2013 13:53

$56.00
116665

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Butler's General Order No. 28 WOMEN 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370896741016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, May 30, 1862 * Butler's General Order No. 28 * Women of New Orleans This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. The ftpg. contains several war related reports including items headed: "Exemptions under the Conscript Act" "Regulations Concerning Substitutes in the Army" "The Conduct of the War" "Important Order--Abolition of Slavery" the latter signed by General David Hunter (see). Much war coverage carries over to pgs. 2 & 3... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 12, 2013 12:03

$470.00
114870

GOBRECHT DOLLAR Mormons Mormonism - Abolition of SLAVERY 1840 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390618413373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 21, 1840 * The new coin (Gobrecht Dollar?) * Mormon conference * Much on the abolition of slavery This issue contains coverage on the recent Presidential Election between Harrison and Van Buren, still awaiting all the votes to be received. Inside is a portion of the lengthy "Speech of W. C. Johnson, of MD. on the Subject of the Rejection of Petitions for the Abolition of Slavery." Also within his speech is a reference (on pages 185 & 186) to an early woman's anti-slavery convention, with a footnote of a letter containing the adopted resolutions of the conference (nice early suffrage content). A small item discusses the minting a new co... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 28, 2013 15:34

$65.00
114662

Very Rare 1852 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370839045166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass, this being a volume five issue. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "The Free Colored People's Convention" "Light In The South" "Free Soil Convention" "Second Anti-Slavery Festival" "A Nut for the Abolitionists" "Counterpart to Uncle Tom" "Practical Abolitionism" "No Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law" "Abolition at the South" "Celebration of West India Emancipation" and much more. This complete, four page issue... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 20, 2013 14:36

$7,450.00
113721

BOTANY BAY AUSTRALIA Admiral Arthur Phillip & African Slave Trade 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370817169503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia * Admiral Arthur Phillip * Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore Phillips, after supplying the ships with sea stores, means to purchase live stock of every kind the country affords & then to proceed in a direct course to the place of is destination, unless driven by stress of weather to alter it." (see photo). This report coincides with the historical record which indicates Philli... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 16, 2013 14:10

$95.00
113627

ANNA ELIZABETH DICKINSON Anti- Slavery & Women's Suffrage DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370816329881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1932 * Anna Elizabeth Dickinson death * Anti slavery - Women's rights Page 19 has one column headlines: "ANNA E. DICKINSON, SLAVERY FOE, DEAD" "Had Been Hoping to Celebrate 90th Birthday Next Friday Until Just Before End" "Woman's Rights Champion" and more with photo. (see) See images for 1st report coverage on the death of Ann Elizabeth Dickinson, advocate for the abolition of slavery and for Women's suffrage. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light browning, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 15, 2013 09:20

$42.00
113548

ANNA ELIZABETH DICKINSON Anti- Slavery & Women's Suffrage LETTER 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370815103579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, April 20, 1877 * Anna Elizabeth Dickinson * Abolitionist & Women's Suffrage advocate This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 2 has small one column headings: "Miss Anna Dickinson" "An Open Letter to Whom It May Concern" which is signed in type: Anna E. Dickinson. See images for text here. Complete, tape mended tear on 1st leaf, otherwise good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 13, 2013 09:41

$23.00
113493

Rare PRO SOUTH Confederate Columbus Ohio NEGROES Troops Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390595064414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 11, 1863 * Rare pro-South Union paper * Negroes - soldiers - troops 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 obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raided by a hateful mob. Among the various articles are: "Negroes Better Soldiers than White Men" "Lady Prisoners!" "War News of the Week" "Look Out for Abolition Lies" "The Horrors of Missouri" "The Negro Army Bill as Passed by the House of Re... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 12, 2013 10:04

$39.00
113399

Rare ANTI SLAVERY Pre Civil War 1852 Salem Ohio Columbiana Co. Newspaper SLAVES


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370812277306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ANTI-SLAVERY BUGLE, Salem, Ohio, May 1, 1852 * Very rare anti-slavery title As the title notes this is an anti-slavery newspaper which has printed in the masthead: "No Union With Slaveholders." The front page has the lyrics of two slavery-related "Hymns". As one might expect, most of the content relates to the anti-slavery movement, but there is also some general news & various ads. One of the more uncommon titles from the anti-slavery press. Some wear & dirtiness along the upper vertical fold & in the masthead, first leaf has small holes at three fold junctures, has four stains on the front page, occasional foxing.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends June 08, 2013 09:48

$74.00
112677

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves 1842 Boston MA Massachusetts Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370798297092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, June 16, 1842 * Rare anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, this is a newspaper focused on the anti-slavery movement but there is much religiously themed content as well. Page 2 has: "Atrocious Abduction" which begins: "The horrible decree of the Supreme Court of the United States allowing every slaveholder the legal right to seize his slaves, & the increase, wherever he can find them, is beginning to yield its proper fruits, which will go on...until they cause the streets of our northern cities to run with BLOOD..." and more (see). Also: "Our Shipwrecked Slaves" and other items. 4 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 16, 2013 09:40

$43.00
112434

FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT Case Negro Anthony Burns Anti-Slavery Sympathy 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370793315948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 30, 1854 * Fugitive slave case - act Page 5 has 3 1/2 columns headed: "The Boston Slave Case" "Further Particulars". The case of fugitive slave Anthony Burns was a very notable one attracting national attention to the evils of the Fugitive Slave Act, just enacted in 1850. See the hyperlink for much detail on this case and details on the Fugitive Slave Act. This issue has one of the detailed accounts of the Burns case to be found in a period newspaper, the amount of space devoted to the case being evidence of the national interest. The report gives much detail on the hatred towards the Fugitive Slave Act this incident created, and much sympathy for Anthony Burns. See... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 08, 2013 14:21

$139.00
112086

1872 Old Newspaper EMANCIPATION OF SLAVES Disctrict of Columbia Slavery Anniver.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 370785435995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1872 * Emancipation of slaves * District of Columbia * Slavery anniversary The front page has one column headings: "Emancipation Proclamation" "Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia" Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 25, 2013 07:20

$24.00
109806

(13) Original WINDSOR VT Vermont 1849-50 Old Newspapers w/ Anti-Slavery Content


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390522361900

Shown 13 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, 1849-1850 A group of 13 issues of this newspaper, eleven of which have some anti-slavery content from these formative years of the Fugitive Slave Law. Otherwise various news of the day with an emphasis on religious reporting. Each is of folio size, 4 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, some fold foxing, some tape mends, generally good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 03, 2013 09:55

$79.00
[ RSS Feed ]