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145556

Rare ONEIDA COMMUNITY Religious Commune New York NY w/ Print 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491294134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 22, 1861 * Pre Civil War era * Oneida Community print The front page features a very nice print of a "Community Dwelling at Oneida", plus most of the front page is taken up with explaining to the curious just what the Oneida Community is all about, including many subheads such as: "Religious Foundation & Principles" "Social Organization" "Rewards & Balances" "System of Labor" "Criticism" "Dress" "Health" "Politics" "Terms of Admission" "Secession" and even more, carrying over to page 2. Other articles within include; "The People Before the Government" "Platform of Principles & Measures" "Democratic Theocracy" "Abolition of Death" "Spiritualism" "Industri... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:05

$22.00
145597

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


eBay Auction Item # 371664911650

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 01, 2016 07:57

$67.00
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
143717

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Emancipation - Fort Donelson & State of Deseret 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443795079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 12, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee * Abraham Lincoln & emancipation * State of Deseret - Utah - Mormons The front page begins with: "Are the Abolition, Free Negroites to Force this War into One of Emancipation?" which is a prophetic article. Also: "Sec. Chase Working Slaves on Southern Plantations". Inside has over half a page on the continued: "Reflections On The Present Crisis" and another page is mostly taken up with: "Constitution of the State of Deseret", present-day Utah. Another page has a short editorial headed: "Utah" which begins: "As the State of Deseret (Utah) will soon be knocking at the door of Congress for admission, we publish t... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2016 15:32

$39.00
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
141458

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391387600908

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 18, 2016 16:06

$64.00
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
135566

MICHIGAN Joins the Union as 26th STATE & (3) Andrew Jackson Acts 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371418021320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WORCESTER REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 8, 1837 * Michigan joins the Union * Admitted as the 26th state The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, the first of which is signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson. Two of the Acts relate to Indians, and one for: "...the payment of the revolutionary & other pensioners of the U.S..." (see). Of significance is a page 2: "ACT to Admit the State of Michigan into the Union Upon an Equal Footing with the Original States", dated Jan. 26, 1837 (see). Page 3 has a report on Van Buren's thoughts on the anti-slavery question. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2015 07:01

$68.00
135476

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391229943918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 23, 1864 * Very rare title * Anti-Confederate W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of high treason ... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2015 07:04

$278.00
134977

MITIGATION OF SLAVERY Gradual Abolition of Slaves ? w/ Stats 1819 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391206378502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 15, 1819 * Slavery - slaves * Abolishing ? The issue begins with nearly 3 pages of: "Mitigation of Slavery--No. 2" which is a detailed look at the need to abolish slavery, obviously an issue which would not be resolved until the Civil War. Included are two charts showing the growth of slavery in the United States since 1790 (see). Inside has 4 pages taken up with a: "Treasury Circular", and nearly 1 1/2 pages on: "Naval Salutes" among other items. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, 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 Wikiped... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2015 13:13

$32.00
130743

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Radicalism Abolition Presidential Campaign 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371274225292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 6, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln about to become President * Presidential campaign that would divide the nation Page 6 has an editorial headed: "Lincoln's Radicalism Proved--His Obedience to the Abolition Idea" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little spine wear, nice.

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Ends April 03, 2015 12:51

$32.00
129968

BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK Springfield MO Ben McCulloch Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391045670138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 5, 1861 * Battle of Wilson's Creek * Springfield MO Missouri Among the many war-related column heads are: "A Civil War Wanted at Our Doors" "The Effect of the Abolition of Slavery Upon the North--Henry Clay's Opinion" "The War In Missouri! Visit to the Battle Field Near Springfield" "Highly Important From Missouri--Gen. Fremont Declares Martial Law in the State" "Rebel Account" "From the Rebel Capital" "Movements of Mrs. Lincoln" and much more. 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 cou... See More  

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Ends March 05, 2015 08:12

$38.00
129844

AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY w/ William Lloyd Garrison MEETING 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391040735250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1860 * American Anti-Slavery Society meeting * William Lloyd Garrison speech Pages 2 & 3 have a reporting headed: "The American Anti-Slavery Society" "The Republican Party Defended and Denounced--Disunion Speech by Mr. Garrison..." Text takes up over 5 columns total. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2015 11:37

$36.00
129789

PARSON BROWNLOW Tennessee Politician SLAVERY Slaves 1858 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391039850992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 11, 1858 * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow * American slavery - slaves Page 5 has: "The Slavery Debate" which begins: "The Slavery debate was continued this evening, Parson Brownlow was obliged to have his argument read...replied to the chief abolition argument 'That man cannot hold his fellow man in bondage'..." with much more (see). Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2015 10:10

$34.00
129786

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391039848678

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 February 26, 2015 10:06

$196.00
129513

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371237589757

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 February 15, 2015 14:28

$42.00
129391

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391030678794

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 February 15, 2015 12:11

$95.00
127972

Abraham Lincoln EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Pro Confederate Civil War 62 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390981718016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1862 * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln * Rare pro Confederate title Given the focus of this controversial newspaper, being supportive of the Southern cause while publishing in the North, it is particularly noteworthy that this issue contains on page five the Emancipation Proclamation whereby President Lincoln would free the slaves on January 1 of the coming year. The introductory subheads would be of no surprise as well: "The 'Irrepressible Conflict' upon Us--President Lincoln Succumbs to the Radical Abolitionists--Seward's Letter to the European Governments Carried Out--Four Millions of Blacks turned Loose upon the Country--Th... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2014 11:18

$415.00
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
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
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
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