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President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS & Abolitionism - Slaves Slavery 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939642345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1837 * John Quincy Adams * Slavery - abolition Beginning on the ftpg. and continuing for over 4 pages is: "Mr. Adams and the Petition From Slaves", an interesting situation about which a website is devoted (see). Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with detailed reports from Congress. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 3/4 by 12 1/2 inches, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:33

$26.00
158904

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131293719

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 December 09, 2017 13:52

$37.00
158380

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then responded to the o... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:07

$59.00
157581

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe BOOK Advertisement 1852 Wash. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088548184

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1852 * Uncle Tom's Cabin This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. The back page has a small advertisement: "50,000 Copies Sold In Eight Weeks! - Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly, by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe..." with a bit of detail (see). Also on the bkpg. is: "Th... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:41

$45.00
157510

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Anna Elizabeth Dickinson 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894681954

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Feb. 12, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery Civil War era title * Anna Elizabeth Dickinson at Congress Page four has content concerning Anna Elizabeth Dickinson and her speech before Congress on January 16, 1864 being the first speech made on the floor of Congress by a woman. Three separate but related articles are present: one officially recognizes her donation of the proceeds of her lecture to the National Freedman's Relief Society of the District of Columbia; another gives details of several resolutions to recognize her for her efforts; and the third gives details concerning her lecture give a few days earlier at the Cooper Institute where she repeated the speech given befo... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:43

$159.00
157437

CONFEDERATE Battle of Shiloh Pittsburgh Landing Tenn. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081824367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 16, 1862 * Report on the Battle of Shiloh from the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The entire front page is taken up with various advertisements and notices. Page 2 has war items including a lengthy editorial which begins: "The states of Kentucky & Maryland are now to determine what they will do in the matter of selling their slaves to the Federal Government at its own price & upon its own terms, in obedience to the abolition demand for emancipation..." with much more (see for portion). also on pg. 2: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "A Yankee's Review & Prediction of the Rebellion" "The Capture of Savannah, Ge... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:30

$94.00
157027

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Anti- Black Post Civil War Era 1867 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069342950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEST AND SOUTH, Cincinnati, Oct. 1, 1867 * Rare pro-white title An uncommon newspaper which lasted less than 3 years, with a racist focus, noting on the bkpg: "...We have resisted the clamor of the war...We have resisted abolition as well as consolidation. We assert the palpable difference of raves & claim that ours is infinitely superior..." and much more (see). The editorial: "The Negro Amendment Vote" includes: "...There is literally no end to it; no good end certainly that can be foreseen or predicted...". Small engraving of two hands shaking in the masthead. Eight pages, damp stain in the top quadrant.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:19

$48.00
156236

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Pro-Confederate w/ Southern Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372041998661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 27, 1865 * Rare pro-Confederate title One of the latter dates of this once Copperhead newspaper (northern paper with pro-South leanings). Among the reports: "Progress of Reconstruction" "Restoration of South Carolina" "Jefferson Davis--The Kentucky Resolutions" "The Programme Of Ruin - The Position of the Abolition Party" "Restoration or Reconstruction" "Affairs In Texas--Suppression of a Newspaper--Fears of Negro Violence" and much more. Eight pages, 13 by 19 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:03

$27.00
156098

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858332772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK ARGUS, New York City, Aug. 30, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley A quite rare title, perhaps the first we have offered? Page 5 has one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" (see the hyperlink for this), which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "...My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it...", signed in ty... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:51

$188.00
154948

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison CIVIL WAR ERA 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371987202116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 29, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery title * Civil War era 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). Articles include: "Position & Influence of the Original Abolitionists" ""Wm. Lloyd Garrison" "General Banks's Labor System" "West India Emancipation" "Letter From a Young Soldier" "The Freedman & the Ex-Slaveholders" "Negrophobia In Nashville" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:22

$87.00
154795

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980914957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 17, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN FLEES TO SAVE LIFE" with subhead. (see) Other news, sport and advertismeents of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:39

$35.00
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
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
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
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
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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