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Great THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL Congress Building Description 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830682603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 20, 1867 * United States Capitol building Page 7 has a very lengthy--nearly two columns--article headed: "Life In Washington" "The Capitol--It's Architecture & Decorations--The Rotunda Paintings--Miss Ream's Statues and Busts--The Passages and the Speaker's Room--Leutze's Fresco--Hall of Representatives". The text begins: "Above the muddy waste of Washington the Capitol stands firm on a ledge of higher ground, a maze of marble columns, walls, corridors, and encaustic tribes. It is an anachronism of splender...". This is a wonderful, and very detailed description of the Capitol building, perhaps the best we have seen from the era. Photos show just portions. Eight pages, very nice con... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:19

$78.00
193701

1867 General GEORGE A. CUSTER Cheyenne Sioux Indians Native Americans Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623924186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 22, 1867   * General George A. Custer * Indians - Native Americans Page 3 has a report headed: "The Indians" which reports in part: "...met by over 300 chiefs & warriors who professed a desire for peace; but the same night the whole tribe abandoned their village...Gen. Custer's Cavalry were sent in pursuit...Indications point to a confederation between the Cheyennes & Sioux's for evil purposes. Gen. Hancock intended to burn the Cheyenne village...". Then a report on: "The Bank Robbers". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:43

$33.00
192452

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Construction Progress & Sioux Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393511611945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 26, 1867   Page 3 has: "Pacific Railroad--Indian Council" which reports on the progress of this historic transcontinental railroad project. Also that: "...from Gen. Sully, dated Fort Sedgwick...states he has ha a satisfactory council with the Ogallalla and Brute bands of the Sioux Indians..." with another report with details noting: "...war party of 18 Brute Sioux came in last night...acknowledged their participation in Fort Phil. Kearney massacre...Indians engaged numbered 2,000..." and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2021 08:45

$34.00
180448

Rare JACK HELM Dewitt County, Texas Cowboy Gunfighter Mention 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762534438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1869 * Jack Helm, lawman, cowboy, gunfighter * Sutton-Taylor feud - Dewitt County, Texas fame Page 7 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "Texas" "Fight Between Outlaws and Troops Near San Patricio" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:17

$33.00
180447

ROSH HASHANAH Jewish New Year Begins High Holy Days Jews Judaica 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021151750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869 * Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days * Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica Page 8 has an article headed: "Rosh-Hoshono" "Opening of the Festive Season of the Jews..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:17

$33.00
180445

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT Central Park Bust Monument Dedication 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021149434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept.15, 1869 * Alexander von Humboldt birth anniversary * Prussian polymath, naturalist, explorer, science * Central Park bust monument dedication The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "HUMBOLDT" "Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Birth of the Great Philosopher" "Imposing Tribute To Genius" "Unveiling Of The Bust In The Park" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:16

$33.00
175964

Rare SALEM Marion County Willamette Valley OREGON Old West 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483927021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, March 5, 1866 * Rare title * Old West era This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Little margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:44

$54.00
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