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153732

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767747668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 4, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery Civil War era title * 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 includes content on the Massachusetts 54th Regiment. The 54th Massachusetts 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 authorized in March, 1863, by the governor of Massachusetts, John A. Andrew, and... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:12

$125.00
153598

ISLES OF SHOALS White Island Lighthouse Rye New Hampshire Created 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758772027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 20, 1820 * Isles of Shoals Lighthouse * White Island Light creation * Rye, New Hampshire Page 2 has: "An Act to authorize the erection of a light-house on one of the Isles of Shoals, near Portsmouth, In New Hampshire." which takes most of a column & is signed in type: James Monroe. This is likely the White Island light house (see hyperlink). This issue has an additional 24 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by James Monroe. Also a resolution & Senate debate about the abolition of "The Slave Trade" (see for beginning). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:06

$29.00
153425

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Auction PRINTS Civil War ABRHAM LINCOLN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916787716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 3, 1865 * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era * Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which features a very decorative and slave-themed masthead which shows a scene of slaves being auctioned, and a scene of slaves being liberated (see). Content inside includes: "The President & His Critics" "Gen. Banks Vindicated by a 'John Brown' Abolitionist" "Gen. Banks & the Freedmen" as well has a quote signed in type: Abraham Lincoln, concerning him standing by his Emancipation Proclamation (see); "Convention of Colored People" at Harrisburg; "An Old Slave ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:33

$74.00
153422

(15) Original WINDSOR VT Vermont 1832 Old Newspapers w/ Anti-Slavery Content


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916784457

Shown are 15 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, 1832 A lot of 15 issues of this temperance/religious/anti-slavery themed newspaper, although there news from Congress & other "regular" reports as well. Each issue is cleanly loose at the spine and the issues have some old library tape mends, most at the central fold on inside pages.

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:27

$36.00
153340

John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln SLAVES 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391746628683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, Sept. 2, 1861 * John C. Fremont's controversial "Emancipation Proclamation" Among the front page column heads on the Civil War is General Fermont's very controversial Proclamation issued from St. Louis, Aug. 31, 1861. Fremont placed all of Missouri under martial law believing that slavery aided the guerrillas and that a direct strike at that institution would crush them. He issued his own "emancipation proclamation", declaring Missouri's slaves free, without informing President Lincoln. See the photos for the full text. This act, of course, far exceeded the authority of his position. When he found out what Fremont had done, Lincoln asked him to modify his pr... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:33

$57.00
153720

CSS MANASSAS 1st Ironclad Ship of Confederacy w/ Print 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371932433466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance Upon Yorktown" and much more. Page 6 has a print of: "Hollins's Gunboat the 'Manassas' or 'Turtle' " with very descriptive text. This was the first ironclad built for the Confederacy (see hyperlink for more). More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 13:17

$34.99
152677

Rare 1847 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722027642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, March 31, 1847 * Rare Anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves is a focus, but much other news as well. Items include: "Convention of Churches on Slavery" "Life At the South" "Another Slavery Trap""The War! The War!" "News from the Seat of War" "Slaveholders for Office" . Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:47

$47.00
152258

THE BARBARISM OF SLAVERY Charles Sumner Speech 1860 Pre Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710042713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1860 * Barbarism of slavery speech * Senator Charles Sumner A great issue on 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. Coverage of his speech is found on pages 4 & 5, headed: "Mr. Sumner's Speech" with some comment on it, then further down the page is portions of the actual text of his speech, with some paraphrasing. Portions include: "Mr. Sumner (R... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 15:15

$64.00
151004

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abolition Movement New York City Civil War Era 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669317459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 26, 1861 * Rare abolitionism title As the title would suggest, focused on the anti-slavery movement from during the first year of the Civil War. Reports include: "Grand Split in the Southern Confederacy" "Meeting of Colored Citizens in New Bedford" "The Reaction In the Border States Against Slavery" "Shall Slavery Or the Country Be Destroyed?" and much more. Four pages, wear at the central fold, some archival mends, otherwise good (see images).

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:13

$38.00
150891

MEHMED VI Abolition of the Last Ottoman Turkey Empire Sultanate 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665066394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, November 17, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a three column headline: "TURKISH SULTAN FLEES FROM CONSTANTINOPLE ON AN ENGLISH WARSHIP" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:32

$37.00
150712

Rare SOCIALIST LABOR PARTY OF AMERICA Communist Marxism 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659174566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY PEOPLE, New York, Feb. 20, 1937 Subtitled: "Official Organ Of The Socialist Labor Party". in the masthead is a quite from "Marx": The workers ought to inscribe on their banner the revolutionary watch word, 'Abolition of the wage system!" An interesting newspaper with all of page 3 taken up with a discussion headed: "The Supreme Court", timely today (see for just a small portion). Six pages, good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:38

$18.00
149893

(33) Original WINDSOR VT Vermont & Providence RI 1832 Newspapers w/ Anti-Slavery


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634391431

Shown are 33 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, 1832 A lot of 25 issues of this temperance/religious/anti-slavery themed newspaper, although there news from Congress & other "regular" reports as well. Each issue is cleanly loose at the spine and the issues have some old library tape mends, most at the central fold on inside pages. Also: RHODE IS. AMERICAN STATESMAN, 1829, a lot of 8 issues, cleanly loose at the spine, generally good condition. Offered as a "2nd rate" lot of 33 issues.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:52

$54.00
147972

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1864 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747153419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his soldiers having near the end:"...Soldiers! Assured success awaits us in our holy struggle for liberty & independence & for the preservation of all that renders life desirable to honourable men..." & much more. Other ftpg. items include: "Exciting News from Mississippi" "From the Peninsula" "From the Rapidan--Official Dispatch" which is signed in type: R. E. ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:38

$236.00
147560

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Arlington National Cemetery Created 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391560014391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 15, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery title w/ great masthead * Arlington National Cemetery creation 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 articles are: "Radical Ingratitude" "Copperheads" "The Position of the Fremonters" and so much more including reports on the Civil War. But certainly the most significant item is an inconspicuous report at the top of page 3: "Gen. Lee's Land" which essentially announces the creation of what we now know as Arlington National Cemetery. Bits include: "A happy thought has occurred to the ... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2016 15:23

$185.00
147216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546506292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 mili... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:25

$175.00
146434

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Abolition Negroes 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371694134323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 1864 * Rare pro-Confederate title Content includes: "Presentation of Gen. Grant's Commission" "A Magnificent Report" "Reprisals for Abolition Outrages" "Outrages Perpetrated--Disgraceful Conduct of Soldiers and Officer" "Destroying the Negroes" "Southern News" "War News of the Week" "Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond" "One of the Atrocities of This Terrible War..." and more. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, minor wear at the central fold causes a small hole at the center, foxing, generally good. 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 an... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:16

$40.00
145845

1st BALLOONING Jean-Pierre BLANCARD English Channel Crossing 1785 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371671701879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * French ballooning pioneer * 1st English Channel crossing Inside has an article: "Antiquities & Present State of the City of Bolgari" which includes a full page plate of some ruins, etc. (see). Other items include: "Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King of Spain" dated at Jamaica, 1503. Also: "A Sketch of the Life of the Late Capt. Cook" takes over 3 pages . Under "Foreign Intelligence" are reports headed: "American News" which includes some detail of the abolition of slavery in Pennsylvania, noting in part: "...It is not, they say, for them to enquire why, in the creation of mankind the inhabitants of the s... See More  

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Ends July 31, 2016 15:19

$73.00
144864

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Petition Letter re. Stance on Negroes 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391471443746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 26, 1862 * President Abraham Lincoln petition * Letter on his stance w/ African Americans Among the articles are: "Signs of Backing Down" "A Petition to Abraham I" which is a letter to Lincoln critical of his stance on African-Americans (see for portions); "The Horrors in Missouri" "The Peninsular Campaign" "From Minnesota" "Terrorism & Outrage in Missouri" "The Abolition Proclamation of President Lincoln" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2016 05:34

$37.00
144314

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391459143832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts (see). An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more (see) taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on ... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:55

$67.00
143032

(25) Original WINDSOR VT Vermont 1843 Old Newspapers w/ Anti-Slavery Content


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427761662

Shown are 25 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, 1843 A lot of 25 issues of this temperance/religious/anti-slavery themed newspaper, although there news from Congress & other "regular" reports as well. Each issue is cleanly loose at the spine and the issues have some old library tape mends, most at the central fold on inside pages. Otherwise in good condition. Offered as a "2nd rate" lot.

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:18

$54.00
141230

Re: THE LIBERATOR William Lloyd Garrison w/ Davy Crockett 1831 Niles' Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382706676

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 22, 1831 * re. Anti-slavery publication "Liberator" * Davy Crockett & George Washington The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more (see). This was from the very first year of this famous newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which would survive until shortly after the end of the Civil War. Among other reports in this issue are: "Franklin Institute" "Anti Masonry" (masonic) "Mr. Crockett" "The Memory of ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:06

$51.00
140934

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Battle of Gettysburg Eyewitness Rpt. 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546098403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 13, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery title * Battle of Gettysburg * Eyewitness account 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). Page 3 has most of a column taken up with a: "Letter From Rev. Daniel Foster" datelined at Gettysburg, July 5, 1863, the day after the final battle of Gettysburg. This is a nice account of a soldier's rushed march to Gettysburg and the ensuring battle, noting near the end: "We have met the enemy and conquered them. The 11th army corps fought as well s men ever did or could...... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:37

$190.00
140765

AFRICAN SLAVES American Trade Colony of Free Blacks & PIRATES 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374054009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 24, 1820 * African slaves * Pirates Page 2 has: "Colony of Free Blacks in Africa" which is: "...an asylum for such of our free blacks as are willing to return to the country of their ancestors..." taking about 3/4 of a column. Also: "Piracies begins: "Three persons have just suffered death at Boston for piracy & murder...". Further on is a rather lengthy article: "Proceedings on the Slave Trade" being debates in Congress taking about 3 pages, with includes within its text: "A bill to incorporate the American society for colonizing the free people of color of the U. States." and "Resolutions Authorizing the President...to negociate with foreign governm... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:48

$37.00
138794

MITIGATION OF SLAVERY Abolition of Slaves ? & Native Americans 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498599472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 14, 1819 * Slavery - slaves * Abolishing ? Most of the front page, all of page 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with: "Mitigation of Slavery--No. 7", part of a continuing series on the slavery issue in the United States. It offers some interesting concepts (see for portions). Close to 3 pages are taken up with: "Indian Affairs". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very minor damp staining, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devo... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:37

$31.00
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