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179039

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958031472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WOMAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MURDER OF A MOVIE DIRECTOR" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Sixteen pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: William Desmond Taylor (April 26, 1872 – February 1, 1922) was an Irish-born American actor, successful film director of silent movies and a popular figure in the growing Hollywood film colony of the 1910s and early 1920s. His murder on February 1, 1922, along wi... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:28

$52.00
179026

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692770770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The front page has an article headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Specifications Against the President Presented to the Senate" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:19

$34.00
178807

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679935766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 5, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 4 has nearly a full column of text headed: "Battling For The Bandit" "Mr. Phillips' Appeal to the Jury on Behalf of Frank James" "Why He Appears as Counsel for Defendant--Mr. Glover's Address--The Arguments to Close Today". This was the noted trial of the outlaw Frank James, brother to Jesse James. Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:56

$36.00
179059

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Assassins BOOTH Hunted 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372958843867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 18, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder * Trial of the Assassins * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth Among the many ftpg. column heads are: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Wednesday" "The Final Scenes of Booth's Life" "Testimony of Sergeant Corbett" "Harrold Declares Booth to be the Assassin" "Evidence Implicating Dr. Mudd" and more on page 9. Also: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Johnston's Surrender" "Wheeler's Command Capitulated" "Destitution Among the People" and more. Ten pages, great condition.

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Ends February 26, 2020 08:57

$39.99
178491

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination TRIAL 1867 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652940547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 * John H. Surratt trial * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:35

$33.00
178960

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial IS INSANE ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392690852718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1935 * Albert Fish trial - declared insane * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH HELD INSANE BY THREE EXPERTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 09:16

$39.99
178948

KIRBY SMITH Surrenders Civil War Ends & Trial of the CONSPIRATORS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372956528357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * Abraham Lincoln murder trial * Last battles of the Civil War Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Unconditional Release of Persons Connected with Ford's Theatre" "The Trial Drawing To a Close" "END OF THE REBELLION" "The Last Rebel Army Disbands" "Kirby Smith Surrenders the Land & Naval forces Under His Command" "The Confederate flag Disappears from the Continent" "The Era of Peace Begins" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 08:29

$59.99
178464

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925947900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty (1st report) * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Will Try to Re-organize Firm" with subhead: "Accused Cleared Of Fraud Charges" (see) Four pages, a few larger size binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz.... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:24

$38.00
178938

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINS Headline 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392686319880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, June 8, 1920 * Prohibition begins in America * No beer - liquor The front page has a three column headline: "Last Nail Put in Coffin of Old John Barleycorn By U.S. Supreme Court" with subheads. (see) A nice, to the point headline here. Great to have framed at any local bar. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 21, 2020 12:36

$59.99
178924

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Tax Evasion Trial Beginning 1935 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392686017531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1935 * New York City gangster Dutch Schultz * Tax evasion trial beginning The front page has one column headings: "SCHULTZ BEER RULE AND LINK TO GANGS PORTRAYED TO JURY" "Detectives Tell of His Speakeasy Activities After the Murder of Noe" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2020 08:34

$36.99
178370

LEO FRANK Mary Phagan MURDER Case Trial 1914 Atlanta GA Newspaper JEWISH Jews


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646720535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 7, 1914 * Leo Frank murder case * Mary Phagan murder The front page has a one column head: "MORE AFFIDAVITS FOR FRANK MOTION" with subhead "Reported That large Number of New Documents Will Form Part of Extraordinary Petition". This is pertaining to the affidavits which the lawyers for Leo Frank had recently came into possession. Great tom have this in a Atlanta publication, rare as such. Another front page article has reports pertaining to the battles taking place in Mexico in the search for Pancho Villa. Complete in 18 pages with a slightly irregular at the spine, otherwise in good condition. Should be handled with some care.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:42

$48.00
178355

Woman FUGITIVE SLAVE Matilda Lawrence Case & Trail of Tears 1837 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 22, 1837 * Matilda Lawrence case * Woman fugitive slave * Trail of Tears - Indians The most notable report is a page 5 item headed: "Slave Case" which is the fascinating case of slave Matilda Lawrence. Abolitionist William Birney, who published "The Philanthropist" hired friend & future Supreme Court Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase, to defend Matilda. As a website notes: "On 11 March 1837, at 9:30 a.m., Chase made a widely-read, logos-based defense of Matilda’s right to freedom that would rock the nation to its core. He asked not for sympathy but for careful ears in this case under national spotlight. The results of this case could forever influence U.S. democracy, law... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:33

$59.00
178890

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372951790236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Springfield, Illinois funeral train All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He Leaves Charlotte, N.C. on the 25th" "Stoneman Close On His Heels" and also on the ftpg: "The Harris Trial" "Evidence Against the Accused" "He Advises Rebel Soldiers Not to Take the Oath" and more. Inside pages have various items concerning the Lincoln funeral, including: "Our Dead President" "Chicago to Springfield" "Andy Johnson & the Black Race" "The Closing Scenes at Springfield" "A Homeste... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 08:39

$67.99
178264

Nathan LEOPOLD and Richard LOEB Bobby Franks Murder Trial Begins 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916540510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., July 22, 1924 * Bobby Franks murder trial begins * Nathan Leopold and Richard Leob The top of the front page has three column headline: "THE MOST DRAMATIC CRIMINAL TRIAL OF DECADE OPENS TODAY" with subhead. (see) Complete with 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:09

$44.00
178221

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915324713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island (New York), Sept. 28, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The bottom of page 3 has a very historic report on the Amistad slave ship case, headed: "Decision of Judge Thompson In The Case of The Amistad" which reports: "...Judge Thompson has decided that the crew of the Amistad have committed no offence against the laws of the United States, of which this Court has jurisdiction. The Court is now engaged in trying a writ of habeas corpus, which will decide whether they be set at liberty, or detained to be delivered up to Spain, agreeable to treaty." This slave ship case was the subject of a 1997 film "Amistad" by Stephen Spielberg. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:11

$68.00
178075

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630512138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $2000 each. Four pages, some stray i... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:04

$425.00
178071

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630505731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 4, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 2 has nearly a full column headed: "Criminal Calendar" "Instructions of the Judge in the Frank James Trial" "Stage Robbers Hanged--Shot by an Ex-Convict--Outraged and Killed--Other Criminal News". This reports the closing events of the notable Frank James robbery/murder trial. He would be acquitted. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$46.00
177998

BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO Supreme Court of the United States Nomination 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903802067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1932 * Benjamin N. Cardozo nomination * United States Supreme Court * President Herbert Hoover appointment The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARDOZO IS NAMED TO SUPREME COURT; NOMINATION HAILED" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 3 with photo. Loads of text here. First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover appointing Benjamin Nathan Cardozo to the Supreme Court of the United States. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little wear along the right margin of the front page only, generally nice.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:59

$48.00
177994

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES JR. Supreme Court of the United States DEATH1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626920716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. March 6, 1935 * Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. death (1st report) * Supreme Court of the United States * Associate Justice The top of the front page has a two column illustration of Holmes with heading: "DEATH COMES TO OLIVER WENDALL HOLMES, JR., AT AN EARLY HOUR THIS MORNING" (see). Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$45.00
177927

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615249007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 16, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "The Morning Session" "Lawyer Jennings Opens the Case for the Defense" Lengthy text takes up almost 4 full columns. Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:06

$52.00
177843

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892617326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page has a three column headline on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DARROW SCORES IGNORANCE AND BIGOTRY, SEEKING TO QUASH SCOPES INDICTMENT; STATE ARGUES FOR ITS POLICE POWER" with many subheads. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. Complete with 44 pages, light even toning, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:45

$45.00
177764

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as 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. Here is an issue of the pro-Confederate "Courier". The front page includes: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders from St. Louis" "Letter from Thos. H. Hays to Capt. J. G. Gorsuch" "Trouble Brewing" "Adams Express and Arms West" "Letter From Frankfort--Gen. Anderson in Frankfort--The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Ou... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177715

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 29, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "In The Last Ditch" "A Dark Day for the Defense in the Trial at Gallatin" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated by Unimpeachable Witnesses" "Statement of the Blacksmith Who Shod the Bandit's Horse" "The Bolton Family Detail the Killing of Wood Hite--The Midnight Burial--Testimony in Full". This is concerning the murder trial of Frank James, for killing a passenger during a train robbery. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:05

$53.00
177700

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer MURDER CASTLE Trial Start 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596743322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, October 29, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial begins * Chicago murder castle The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "THE TRIAL OF HOLMES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the start of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place. Complete with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:35

$68.00
177563

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879116389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "STORMY SCENES IN THE TRIAL OF SCOPES AS DARROW MOVES TO BAR ALL PRAYERS; 'LEAK' DELAYS INDICTMENT DECISION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:34

$47.00
177368

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872129349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 23, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to Overthrow the Radicals" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, foxing to an upper quadrant, generally good.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:56

$29.00
177332

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870044106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of a ftpg. column has heads: "HITE'S CONFESSION" "The Story of the Winston Robbery and Other Crimes" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated--Frank James Was One of the Party--McMillan's Death". This was the murder trial of Frank James, Jesse's brother, and Dick Liddil was one of the gang. This article takes almost the entire column. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$47.00
177228

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864489341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:28

$48.00
177203

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Voting Vote Trial Guilty 1873 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570593030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873 * re. The Susan B. Anthony trial The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended" which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:32

$27.00
177178

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862996384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Ro... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$340.00
177129

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861842608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial Much of the ftpg. is taken up with election results. Page 4 has over half a column headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Proceedings of the Court--The Case of Copeland--Trial of Cook--His Confession Read in Court--Stephens Handed Over to the Federal Authorities for Trial". Eight pages, disbinding indents at the spine cause no text loss, loss to blank margin in an upper corner.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$38.00
177124

LOUISIANA PURCHASE TREATY France & United States Ministers SIGNED 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, July 14, 1803 * The Louisiana Purchase Treaty * Signed by U.S. & France ministers A page 3 report headed: "Official" reports: "The Executive has received official information, that a Treaty was signed on the 30th April, between the Ministers...of the United States and the Ministers...of the French Government; by which the United States have obtained the full right to and sovereignty over New Orleans, and the whole of Louisiana, as Spain possessed the same." History tells us the date was actually 2 days later on May 2 when the American envoys signed the treaty of cession in Paris. The treaty would be approved by the Senate on October 20. Also on pg. 3 is an item: "James Monr... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$138.00
176850

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning his involvement in Winston Railroad robbery This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$32.00
176616

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530508858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress & what terms the colonies they represented, were to be offered..." with more, and further on: "...that Gen. Carleton had assured the Loyalists that when the business he was upon was happily brought to a conclusion, they would be safe in their persons & their property; that letters are daily passing to & from him to General Washington & express... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:21

$49.00
176482

JOHN T. SCOPES Dayton Ohio Arrest Indictment Pre Monkey Trial 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372830035876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1925 * John T. Scopes indicted * Scopes monkey trial indictment The front page has a one column heading: "INDICT SCOPES FOR TEACHINGS EVOLUTION LAW" with subhead and small photo of Scopes. This arrest was the prelude of one of the most famous trials in American history. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 42 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 05, 2019 14:54

$62.00
176424

RICHARD SPECK Chicago IL Student NURSES Dormitory Rape & MURDERS 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828636005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1966 * Richard Speck Chicago IL murders * Student nurses The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Hunt Seaman, 25, In Killing of 8 in Chicago" with subhead and photo of Speck. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Coverage on the famous mass murder of 8 student nurses in Chicago. Complete 1st section only with all 72 pages, light toning along the central fold, nice condition. wikipedia notes: At 11:00 PM on July 13, 1966, Speck broke into a townhouse located at 2319 East 100th Street in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood of Chicago. It was functioning as a dormitory for several young student nurses, some of whom were Filipinas. Armed with only a knife (the Illinois Supre... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:22

$50.00
176304

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Univ. of Cal. v. Bakke Supreme Court Decision 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506731265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUN TIMES, June 29, 1978 The front page and pgs. 4 & 5 have significant coverage of the landmark Supreme Court decision in "Regents of University of California vs. Bakke", an historic case which upheld affirmative action. Complete in 144 pages, tabloid size, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:06

$75.00
176122

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392494508870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Page 3 has proceedings on President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial, with first column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Subsidence Of The Excitement" "Preliminary Preparations for the Trial of the President" and more. Eight pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$33.00
175954

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806608761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN TAKES STAND, SWEARS HE WAS AT HOME NIGHT RANSOM WAS PAID" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & inst... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:38

$38.00
175913

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Court Testimony 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480445266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1934 * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann on the stand * Court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN ON THE STAND SHOUTS DENIAL OF MURDER; HE AND WIFE OFFER ALIBI" with subheads. (see) More inside with testimony. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:16

$38.00
175851

Best CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL Trial1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial * Best title to be had ? rare as such As the infamous Black Sox scandal comes to its conclusion (final arguments in the trial were the day before), the ftpg. of the sports section has an interesting article headed: "Asks Conviction Of 'Black Sox' On Their Own Story" "Confessions Only Evidence Needed, State Says". The text begins: "Confessions made by Eddie Cicotte, 'Lefty' Williams, and Joe Jackson that they had plotted to throw games in the 1919 world's series were held up yesterday by the state as the most convincing proof the defendants in the 'Black Sox' trial should be sent to the penitentiary..." with ... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:18

$190.00
175709

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL 1921 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468409637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial begins The front page has reporting concerning the infamous "Black Sox" baseball scandal, with a one column heading at the top: "BURNS TELLS STORY OF PLOT TO THROW 1919 WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy a\rticle continues on page 3. Complete in 32 pages, light even toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:37

$78.00
175506

CLARENCE THOMAS United States Supreme Court & Anita Hill Fiasco 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392445809213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 13, 1991 * Clarence Thomas confirmation process * U.S. United States Supreme Court * Anita Hill sexual misconduct fiasco The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thomas Vows Not to Withdraw; Judge, GOP Allies Accuse Hill of Conspiracy" with subheads and related photo. He would be confirmed a few days later. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, great condition.

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Ends October 25, 2019 15:36

$45.00
175455

CLARENCE THOMAS Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court Anita Hill Fiasco 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392442167616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 16, 1991 * Clarence Thomas confirmation (1st report) * U.S. United States Supreme Court * Succeeds Thurgood Marshall * Anita Hill sexual misconduct fiasco The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thomas Confirmed, 52 to 48; It Is Now 'Time for Healing,' the New Justice Says" with subheads and photo of Thomas with his wife. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America. Complete with all sections (80+ pages) in great condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:27

$88.00
175326

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial * Rare printing of Henry David Thoreau's lecture The last column of the front page has heads on the John Brown raid: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "More of the Insurrectionists Convicted" "Copeland's Confession" "Progress of The Revolution" "Endorsement of John Brown & His Cause" "Kansas Abolition Testimony Against Old John Brown" and more. The article takes a full column & carries over to take nearly 3 columns on pg. 2. Terrific detail. Perhaps the most noteworthy content is the page 2 article containing details of Henry David Thoreau's impassioned Boston lecture (attended by Frederick Douglass) regar... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:42

$120.00
175258

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT Women's Clothes PRINT1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429800079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S NEWSPAPER, New York, June 3, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis * Caught wearing women's clothes print * Trial of the conspirators w/ print See the photo for the fascinating front page illustration which is captioned: "Capture of Jefferson Davis, At Irwinsville, Ga., at Daybreak on May 10th by Col. Pritchard and Men of Wilson's Corps." showing him dressed in women's clothes to elude capture. There is a related article on this as well. The doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Scene in the Court room in the old Penitentiary building, Washington, D.C. during the Trial of the Conspirators, Payne, Atzerot, Harold, Arnold, McLaughlin, Mudd and Surratt, before the Military Commission." Also insi... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:15

$169.00
175115

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Political Aphorisms Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418467349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, good condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text certainly has the flavor of his whit and wisdom.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:41

$127.00
174844

ABORTIONS MADE LEGAL Roe v. Wade SUPREME COURT DECISION 1st Rpt. 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392388822706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, January 22, 1973 * Abortion made legal (1st report) * Roe v. Wade decision * U.S. Supreme Court The front page has a report headed: "Supreme Court Bars Abortion Restrictions" which reports on one of the most polarizing Supreme Court decisions of the 20th century: Roe vs. Wade. The article begins: "The Supreme Court today barred the states from interfering with the decision of a woman and her doctor to end pregnancies within the first three months...". The article carries over to page 2. Complete in 40 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:05

$255.00
174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
174565

LITTLE ROCK Blacks Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732685117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Sept. 13, 1958 * Cooper vs. Aaron * Supreme Court decision * Little Rock, Arkansas * Black students * Central High School The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Supreme Court Unanimous: No Delay In Ark. Integration" with subhead. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:08

$62.00
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