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Rare 1844 ANTI SLAVERY Boston MA Old Newspaper EMANCIPATOR - Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371216923006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EMANCIPATOR AND WEEKLY CHRONICLE, Boston, May 8, 1844 Although the anti-slavery movement is its focus, there is much other content as well. Articles include: "Insanity Among the Colored Population of the Free States" "Right Abolition" "Van Buren Against Texas" "Tyler & Texas" "Further From the Convention" "The Texas Treaty" "The Case of John L. Brown" "Texan Puzzles" "A Fugitive Reclaimed" & much more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2015 10:14

$46.00
128530

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371215598528

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 January 14, 2015 14:01

$68.00
128394

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Anti Slavery Speech & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371210675851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1865 * Closing events of the Civil War * Frederick Douglass speech Although the front page has reports headed: "From Richmond--A View of Gen. Lee--Arrests--The Negroes--Our Soldiers", the prime content is found on page 2 with: "The Anti-Slavery Society" "Exciting Debate and Final Action on Mr. Garrison's Resolution of Dissolution" "The Society Votes to Live, by the Vote of 118 to 48" "Address of Anna E. Dickinson, Senator Wilson, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Wendell Phillips, and Others" with this coverage taking over 3 1/2 columns. One of the subheads is: "Speech of Fred. Douglass" with the text of his speech (see), in which he advocates for th... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2015 15:42

$73.00
128608

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


eBay Auction Item # 371217601505

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, April 18, 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 periodical 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 #213 of this title. Being from the English Civil War period it is not surprising that much of the content within is ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2014 07:28

$449.99
128005

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390984834744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, 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 L... See More  

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Ends December 24, 2014 12:25

$58.00
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
127314

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371174663847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1862 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address Almost the entire front page is taken up with Abraham Lincoln's state-of-the-union address, with ftpg. heads including: "THE MESSAGE" "Annual Report of the President on the State of the Nation" "New Plan of the President for the Emancipation of Slaves" "Abolition of Slavery A.D. 1900" "The Indian Troubles" and more (see). The lengthy text includes in part: "...Without slavery, the rebellion could have never existed; without slavery, it could not continue..." and near the end is: "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history...The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or d... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2014 12:32

$95.00
127309

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390959110034

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 November 26, 2014 12:23

$36.00
127235

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Fort Sumter Attack CLOSE 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 390956082445

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 22, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just a few weeks after the date of this issue. The front page has some war-related items including: "Shall We Make A Fuss Over the Evacuation? "Fort Sumter" "France & the South" "Mr. Breckinridge on the Border States" "The Fort Sumter Question" "The Prospect in the North" "The Army of the Confederate States" "The Abolition Regime" "Fort Sumter". Most of pgs. 2, 3 & 4 are taken up with ads although there is a colu... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2014 12:49

$88.00
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
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
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
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
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