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DANIEL WEBSTER "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever" SPEECH 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358980854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830 * Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!" Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South. Webster tried three times to achieve the Presidency; all three bids failed, the final one in part because of his compromises. Similarly, Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil war toward a definite peace ultimately proved futile. Despite this, Webster came to be esteemed for these ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$60.00
164956

STEPEHEN DECATUR United States Navy DUEL vs. James Barron KILLED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077819882

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820 * Stephen Decatur Killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...They fought at 8 paces with pistols---at the first fire both were wounded--com. Decatur through the abdomen of which he died..." with more. Further in the issue is another report with a small head: "Com. Decatur" with has a bit more detail concerning the funeral, etc. Among other reports in this issue are: "Relations with Sp... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$30.00
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HEBREW Burnt at the Stake Judaica Jewish JEWS Church of Spain 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158866878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826 * "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" The back page includes has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition & saint Dominique, preceded by monks...Between them was placed their unfortunate victim...The wretched man having been gagged and tied down, the torch was applied...". The editor added a note: "What a pack of infernal scoundrels. May they be rewarded! but can it be true?" (see pho... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:32

$55.00
143645

SIR WALTER SCOTT 1st Baronet DEATH & re. Andrew Jackson Election 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442299100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 24, 1832 * Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet death * Andrew Jackson presidential election Among the articles are: "Sir Walter Scott" concerning his death & memorial, plus another article: "Sir Walter Scott (see); much reporting on the: "Elections" for President with many charts by state and county; "Progress of the Cholera" "The Cape de Verd Islands" "Chickasaw Treaty" and much more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:18

$27.00
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