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125581

John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln SLAVES 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390910769626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 16, 1861 * John C. Fremont's controversial "Emancipation Proclamation" Certainly the most notable content is the front page "Proclamation of Major General Fremont" issued from St. Louis, Aug. 31, 1861, and the response by President Lincoln. In late August 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2014 11:39

$68.00
125549

BATTLE OF SHILOH Tennessee & Slavery Abolished in D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390910190598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing * Ulysses S. Grant's official report * Slavery abolished in D.C. The first column on the ftpg. has many Civil War heads including: "Grant's Official Report of the Battle at Pittsburgh Landing" "The Fighting on the Second Day Commenced by Our Forces" "Gen. Grant's Correspondence with Beauregard" "A Cavalry Reconnaissance on the Corinth Road" "Additional List of Wounded" "Commodore Foote & Gen. Pope at Fort Pillow" and more. Nearly a full column is taken up with General Grant's official report with accompanying documents, signed in type by him: U. S. Grant (see photos for portions), plus other documents which are si... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2014 15:24

$79.00
124350

Anti-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Pro Confederate 1861 Civil War Columbus OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390873970061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 30, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * Beginning of the Civil War Among the ftpg. reports are: 'Repudiation Repudiated" "Redpath and the Negroes!" "Sensible at Last" "Death of Gen. Stokely". Page 2 has: "Letter From Kentucky, to Abraham Lincoln..." which is interesting reading, beginning: "You are a native-born Kentuckian--your heart must indeed by callous & your sensibilities hardened if you feel no pride nor affection for the Commonwealth that gave you birth...You are nominally the President of the United States, in reality the President of the non-slaveholding portion of the late Union..." & much more (see photos for portions). Also on the inside pages... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2014 15:18

$43.00
124133

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abraham Lincoln Letter Negro Troops CIVIL WAR 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371086718030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Aug. 6, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln letter * Protecting Negro troops - Civil War As the title would suggest, the focus of this newspaper is the elimination of slavery. Among the items are: "The Freedmen of Natchez District" "Protection of Negro Troops" which includes a letter signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln (see); "Rebel Treachery & Barbarity" "The Army and the Negroes" and so much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2014 11:50

$48.00
122941

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston NC North Carolina FREDERICKSBURG Lee1862 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390840622986

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Dec. 19, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * Battle of Fredericksburg * Robert E. Lee victorious 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. includes a letter from a soldier at Camp French, with some nice details (see for portions). Also on the ftpg. are "The Palmyra Massacre" which is over a full column; and "Peace" and a few other items. Pgs. 2 & 3 have much more on the Civil War including: "Official Report of Gen... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2014 14:53

$267.00
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  

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Ends May 10, 2014 10:09

$460.00
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  

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Ends March 30, 2014 15:50

$177.00
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  

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Ends February 05, 2014 07:39

$126.00
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  

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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  

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Ends January 01, 2014 13:52

$52.00
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  

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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  

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Ends December 07, 2013 09:05

$138.00
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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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.

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Ends June 15, 2013 09:20

$42.00
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  

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Ends May 08, 2013 14:21

$139.00
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