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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
176683

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534352389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1839 * African slaves * La Amistad Inside has a full page of very detailed coverage of the trial headed: "Slaves Per Amistad" at Hartford. A great wealth of detail. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 12 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$48.00
176670

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534338114

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 17, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial ending * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings The top of page 4 has an article with coverage on the ending of the the Lizzie Borden murder case, with the top of the page heads: "Borden Evidence Is All In" "Arguments To Begin Monday" and more. Text takes up over 4 full columns. Ten pages, toning at the margins, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:03

$52.00
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
176963

LOUISIANA PURCHASE TREATY France & United States Ministers SIGNED 1803 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372850773584

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 November 29, 2019 08:03

$124.99
176957

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392548491174

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 November 29, 2019 07:25

$34.99
176890

H.H. HOLMES First 1st American Serial Killer Murderer ON TRIAL 1895 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392545356402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Mass., October 31, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer on trial * Chicago "Murder Castle" murders Page 2 has lengthy reporting on the trial of H.H. Holmes with a one column heading: "Mrs. Pieizel Tells Her Story" with subheads. (see) Text takes up over 3 columns. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the spine which slightly affects the Holmes report, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 27, 2019 12:31

$49.99
176853

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


eBay Auction Item # 372847295618

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 November 26, 2019 08:31

$24.99
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
175810

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Murder Trial of the Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 10, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered for the death of President Lincoln. Among the front page one column heads are: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Commencement of The Trial" "The Conspirators Unable to Chain Counsel" "A Frightened Witness" "Ramification of the Plot" "The Assassination Defended" "PROCLAMATIONS BY THE PRESIDENT" "Notice Given to Rebel Pirates" "The State of Virginia" "She is Restored to the Union" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:03

$72.00
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
175296

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles ASGILL AFFAIR Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War The back page has a nice report on the famous case of Capt. Joshua Huddy, a captured American patriot who was hanged by Loyalists. Huddy's death became a motive force behind one of the first international incidents of the fledgling United States when the Continental army planned to execute a young British officer in retaliation in what became known as the "Asgill Affair". The report mentions: "...then taken on shore under pretence of being exchanged, but was in fact forced to the first tree that could be found on which he was hung till he was dead, without any trial, or charge made against him. Upon this being related to General Washington, he imm... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$83.00
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
174439

LOUIS BRANDEIS 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice Nomination JUDAICA 1916 Newpaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392363644325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, January 29, 1916 * Louis D. Brandeis nomination * 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice The front page carries a single column headline "Brandeis Is Named To Succeed Lamar" with subhead "Nomination Causes Great Surprise, and It Seems Certain There Will Be Gift Against Confirmation". "...The senate received the nomination with unconcealed surprise in which all official Washington joined because Mr. Brandeis had not been mentioned among the long list of eligibles which President Wilson considered, or among an equally long list of aspirants who presented indorsements...". Mr. Brandeis became the first Jewish Supreme Court Justice. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:15

$88.00
174388

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726192087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:31

$40.00
174295

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354602587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident The front page has a six column headline: "KENNEDY FACES TRIAL, POSSIBLE PRISON TERM" with subhead. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 44 pages, minor right margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:32

$55.00
174265

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Trial Begins & Alvin Karpis Gang 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721128818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial begins * Bandit Alvin Karpis The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED AS HIS TRIAL BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the start of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Schultz. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Also a two column heading near the bottom of the front page: "'Karpis' Gang Battles Through 4 States; Fights Nebraska Police, Abducts Kansan" Coverage on Alvin Karpis and his gang battling with police and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pag... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:37

$48.00
174163

SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR 1st Woman United States Supreme Court SWORN IN1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352558890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1981 * Sandra Day O'Connor sworn in * United States Supreme Court - 1st woman Justice The top of the front page has a three column photo with small heading: "Now It's Justice O'Connor" with brief text. Page 8 has a two column heading: "Justice O'Connor Seated On Nation's High Court" with another nice photo. First report coverage on Ronald Reagan appointing the first Woman to the United States Supreme Court. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, address label attached to top left area (see), otherwise very nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:47

$88.00
171766

BLACKS VOTING RIGHTS Smith v. Allwright Desegregation Decision 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633907040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 4, 1944 * Smith v. Allwright decision (1st report) * United States Supreme Court * African Americans voting right in Texas The front page has a two column heading: "Supreme Court Rules [Blacks] Can Vote in Southern Primary" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 22, 2019 09:32

$55.00
174065

Best O. J. SIMPSON Ordered to Stand Trial for MURDERS 1995 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708320099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 1994 * O. J. Simpson murder case * Judge orders him to stand trial * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a headline: "Judge Cites 'Ample Evidence,' Orders Simpson to Stand Trial" with color photo. Much more on pages 18 & 19. The complete first section only with pages 1-24 of a 184 page newspaper, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:59

$75.00
173995

14 Best DRED SCOTT CASE Slavery Slaves Supreme Court 1857 Wash. D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332104065

Offered are 14 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A terrific lot of 14 issues of the DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., covering the historic Supreme Court decision of the Dred Scott case. The March 7 issue contains at the top of page 3: "Important Decision Of The Supreme Court". It begins: "Washington, March 6 -- The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered today by Chief Justice Taney. It was a full & elaborate statement of the views of the Court. They have decided the following all important points:..." followed by the four key points in their decision, including: "1st. [Blacks], whether slaves or free...are not citizens of the United States by the Constitution...". This is followed by the minority decision of Justice Nel... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$6,750.00
173990

Very Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Non-Consumption Agreements 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, August 25, 1774 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * 18th century Woman publisher This was one of three separate newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Of very special note is this newspaper was: "Printed By Clementina Rind" as noted in the masthead, she being one of just a few 18th century female newspaper publishers. As an additional treat the front page begins with a letter signed in type by her: Clementina Rind, concerning the operation of this newspaper. She would die the following month, so issues with her imprint are both rare & desired. The ftpg. also has an interesting letter from a woman concerning the poten... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$5,695.00
173791

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder & Gen. Richard Taylor Surrenders CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination mourning borders * Confederate General Richard Taylor surrenders All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The front page has: "Surrender of Dick Taylor" "It Occurs on the 4th Inst." "The Terms the Same as Those Accorded Lee" "Richmond" "Our Returning Heroes..." and more. Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial of the Conspirators--No Reporters Admitted" "Davis In Georgia" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:22

$48.00
173683

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173196

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL Pardon ? & Frank James Trial Jesse Gang 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302413007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 4, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil pardon ? Page 2 has a great article on the notorious outlaw Dick Liddil with column heads: "DICK LIDDELL" "A Pardon Denied the Late Bandit by Governor Crittenden" "Effect of the Executive's Action on the Frank James Trial--Incompetency of Liddell's Testimony in the Case...". Liddill was one of the last surviving member of the notorious James-Younger Gang of outlaws. Also on pg. 2: "Davy Crockett' 'How the Big-Hearted Pioneer Earned His Credentials". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:34

$39.00
173152

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676681892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has one column headings: "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln" "Trial Of The Question Of Her Sanity In Chicago--A Verdict That She Is Insane Rendered" See image for text here. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:28

$78.00
173119

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675552522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events All columns on all pages are black-bordered in memory of the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. includes: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Reporters Not Allowed at the Trial" "The Counsel Engaged" "Portions of the Evidence to be Published" "The Prisoners Closely Guarded" "Appearance of the Prison". One of the subheads is: "Mrs. Surratt Contrite" (see). Also much on the closing events of the Civil War including: "From Gen. Sherman's Army--Grand Triumphal March through Petersburg, Va..." "From North Carolina" "Nine Thousand Stand of Arms Received from Johnston...". Inside ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:19

$58.00
172675

Early Jonas Salk POLIO VACCINE Experimental Medical Success 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392289813278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 12, 1954 * Jonas Salk * Polio vaccine success Te top of the front page has a historic and early report on the success of the polio vaccine with a two column heading: "Polio Serum Might Last A Lifetime" with subhead. (see) This was a very early report of clinical trial successes, and it would be 13 months later that a formal announcement would be made of a definitive polio vaccine being successful. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, binding holes along the spine which slightly affects mentioned report, small ,library stamp within masthead, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 02, 2019 07:27

$62.00
172459

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page column has heads on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DAYTON FORTIFIED AGAINST LAST SHOCK OF DARROW ATTACK" with subheads: "Fundamentalists Brace Themselves for Salvo of Scientists & Final Arguments" "Rival Chiefs Off For Day" "Darrow Lectures on Tolstoy at Chattanooga--Bryan at Pikeville Lauds State's Culture" "Defense Expects To Lose" "Appeal on Three Grounds is Ready for Filing--Scopes Would Go Back to Collebe for More Science". The text takes most of a column and continues on page 2. Complete in 32 pages, a few minor margin tears, generally nice conditio... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:46

$38.00
172450

HUGO BLACK United States Supreme Court KKK Klux Klux Klan ? 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657287980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1937 * Hugo Black - American politician and jurist * Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court * Klu Klux Klan - KKK member ? The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SENATOR BLACK NOMINATED AS SUPREME COURT JUSTICE; QUICK CONFIRMATION BALKED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Hugo Black being nominated as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Black was accused by many of being associated with the Klu Klux Klan. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:39

$45.00
172405

BLACK SOX SCANDAL World Series w/ Jewish Gamblers Indictments 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal indictments * Jewish Gamblers Carl Zork and Benjamin Franklin The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WHITE SOX REINDICTED IN BASEBALL SCANDAL; 18 MEN TO FACE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the indictments of the master minds of the 1919 Black Sox World Series scandal. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$47.00
172212

GOLD CLAUSE CASES Supreme Court of the United States DECISION fdr 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275506182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 19, 1935 * Gold Clause Cases decision * U.S. Supreme Court * Great Depression era The front page has a great banner headline: "GOLD O. K. CHEERS NEW DEAL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Supreme Court of the United States decision on the Gold Clause Cases. Loads of text continues in multiple inside pages with a few related photos on the back page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: The Gold Clause Cases were a series of acti... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:06

$57.00
172124

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin & Mobster Crime Boss LUCKY LUCIANO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Returns home after 1st American visit * Mobster - crime boss Lucky Luciano trial The front page has a column heading: "HINDENBURG HOME AFTER RECORD TRIP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with related map. Another one column heading on the front page reads: "VICE RING 'SEIZURE' IS LAID TO LUCANIA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:46

$40.00
172077

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial REMORSEFUL? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372645397203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "FISH CONFESSED FEELING OF GUILT" 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 and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, ... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2019 14:47

$44.00
171920

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392267500378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treason Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Sanders Heard to Say that Booth was Bossing the Job" "That Job was to Assassinate Lincoln On or Before Inauguration Day" "More About the Treatment of Union Prisoners in the South" and more. Eight pages, very light damp stain at the top, never bound nor trimmed, very nice.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:03

$44.00
171764

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906844

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, rag edition, a little wear along the bottom margin, some spine residue from disbinding, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:31

$42.00
171758

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Sept. 2, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin trial ending Page 4 has most of a column headed: "NEARING THE END" "Th Trial of Frank James at Gallatin Drawing to a Close" "Testimony All In and Arguments to Begin Monday" "The Court's Order Concerning Instructions t the Jury--Mrs. Hite's Toilet on the Witness Stand". This is coverage of Frank James murder/robbery trial. He would be acquitted. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$37.00
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