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186003

LUCIUS CRASSUS Alexander Hamilton's Pen Name re. Thomas Jefferson 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373363884511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 2, 1802  * re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address * Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus Printed on pages 2 & 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number V" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth. Another page has the speech of the governor t... See More  

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:43

$83.00
185963

Early NEBRASKA TERRITORY Description Pre Statehood Emigration 1857 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028669853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1857  * Westward expansion Page 3 has: "Nebraska Territory" which is a letter from Fort Calhoun which begins: "This most interesting Territory is rapidly settling up. No part of our great country presents such attracting inducements to the emigrant..." with more. Also inside: "The Reported Treaty With Mexico" "The Incoming Administration" lists the Cabinet members; and: "The Florida Indians". Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$34.00
185962

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361212741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican War Page 2 has close to two very detailed columns concerning the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory over a larger Mexican force. The two reports are headed: "Battle of Buena Vista" and then: "Santa Anna--His Position--The Consequences of the Battle of Buena Vista". Page 3 has more on the war with: "From California" "On the Events of the War" "From Vera Cruz" and a few other items. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$48.00
185961

UTAH WAR Mormons Mormonism to Resist U.S. Government Authority 1857 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361211924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 6, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Utah War - resist government Page 3 has a report headed: "From The Mormon Country" which includes in part: "...The Mormons express themselves determined to resist to the death every attempt of the general government to establish any authority in Utah...They had a code of laws made by themselves & they should enforce the...This is illustrating the principle of 'squatter sovereignty' with a vengeance..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$66.00
185957

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Museam Menagerie Advertisement & Illustration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028662860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 1, 1873  * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:54

$32.00
185952

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1878 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361190984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, March 7, 1878 * Rare high class community publication An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons.  A third of the ftpg. is taken up with local advertisements. Four pages, a few margin tears, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:50

$30.00
185951

BLACK FRIDAY Wall Street Financial Panic GOLD PRICE COLLAPSE 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361189287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sun.., Sept. 26, 1869  * "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) - 2nd report ** * New York Wall Street financial crisis * Stock Market & gold Panic begins The top of page 3 has one column headings: "WALL STREET" "The Scene of Friday's Great Financial Contest and Stampede" "The Government Sale of Gold Yesterday" and more. Text takes up more than 4 columns. Great to have in a NYC publication. This is a report on the great gold panic of 1869 when wealthy financiers Fisk and Gould caused a financial panic by attempting to corner the gold market. It was one of several scandals that rocked the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant (see hyperlink). Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, small piece torn away a... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:50

$42.00
185950

PANIC OF 1873 Newspaper Wall Street Financial Crisis JAY COOKE & Company - More


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361187732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1873  * Wall Street - stock market failure The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "WALL STREET" with subheads. (see) Coverage of "The Panic of 1873", brought on in part by the failure of Jay Cooke & Company. Great to have this NYC publication. Complete with 12 pages, pages numbers are out of order, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:50

$32.00
185946

UNCLE JOHN SMITH Latter-Day Saint Mormon Mormonism Leader DEATH 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028642434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 14, 1854 *  Death of Mormon Patriarch "Uncle John" Smith Near the bottom of the last column on the front page is an article headed: "Death of the Patriarch, John Smith" being a descriptive article on the death of "Uncle John" Smith, the uncle of Mormon founder Joseph Smith.  He was the leader of the Latter-Day Saints in Utah from 1847 - 1848.  Nice to have this report on the front page. Eight pages, some tiny blank margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:48

$110.00
185883

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of State DEATH 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346178417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1872 * William H. Seward death * U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln The front page has a few reports regarding the death of William H. Seward under the headings: "Mr. Seward's Death" "A Tribute To The Dead Statesman" "Honors At Syracuse" "Preparing For the Funeral?" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:06

$26.00
185879

SPIRITS GHOSTS PHOTOGRPAHY Specter William H. Mumler Fraud Trial 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020905912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1869 * Spirit photography - ghosts * William H. Mumler fraud trial Page 7 has an article with much testimony headed: "SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY" "Marshal Tooker's Ghostly Raid" "Prospero Mumler and His Gentile Ariel in Court" and more. (See) Text takes up almost 3 full columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:04

$40.00
185877

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346169979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has: "California Items" which has various news items which relate to the California Gold Rush. Much concerning transportation plans for the West. Page 2 has: "The Astor Place Rioters". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:02

$34.00
185876

President ZACHARY TAYLOR "Old Rough and Ready" DEATH Early Report 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346168901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 10, 1850  * President Zachary Taylor death * "Old Rough and Ready" Page 2 begins with a black-bordered report on the death of President Zachary Taylor, who died just the previous day. Headed: "PAINFUL INTELLIGENCE "Death of the President of the United States". The details include in part: "...Gen. Taylor had just served one year and three months of his Presidential term when death deprived the country of his future services...". This report is followed by: "Illness of the President" "Illness of the President" and "Death of Gen. Zachary Taylor, President of the United States". Taylor was the 2nd of 8 Presidents who would die in office. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:02

$59.00
185873

Rare MONROE LA Ouachita Parish Louisiana Post Civil War 1869 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346158963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OUACHITA TELEGRAPH, Monroe, Louisiana, May 19, 1869  * Very rare publication * From the deep South * Quachita Parish - LA A quite uncommon title from the northern portion of Louisiana. In fact Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes only one institution in the country has this title, it having just a single issue from 1870. Among the articles: "M. A. H. Stephens on State Sovereignty" "The Ma; Who Pulled General Jackson's Nose" "Gen. Lee Visits President Grant" "Six Days Across the Continent" has some great content and takes nearly a full column Four pages, printed on somewhat thick-stock newsprint, a few foxing spots, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:00

$187.00
185851

JAMES JEFFRIES Robert Fitzsimmons Heavyweight BOXING Championship 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020547036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., June 10, 1899  * James Jeffries wins heavyweight boxing title * w/ illustration - vs. Robert Fitzsimmons The top of page 3 has one column headings: "JEFFRIES IS CHAMPION" "Easily Defeats Fitzsimmons In The Great Battle" and more with illustration of Jeffries. Also round by round coverage. Complete with 8 pages, light even toning, 2 large archival mends on pages 2 & 3 but doesn't affect the boxing report. A little margin wear, partially loose along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:34

$82.00
185849

General ULYSSES S. GRANT Presidential Re-Election Victory 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373345517167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1872  * Ulysses S. Great elected president Page 3 has nice one column headings that include: "THE BATTLE WON" "ANOTHER APPOMATTOX!" "Disastrous Rout of the Liberals" "GRANT RE-ELECTED" and more with elections numbers. Twelve pages, large piece torn away at the upper right corner of the 1st leaf (pages 1 & 2) (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:33

$45.00
185846

GRACE BEDELL Tells Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard "Whiskers" 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373345511179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old be Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buffalo" "Accident to Major Hunter" "The Speech in Buffalo". Perhaps the best content is the famous story (pg. 5, col. 4) of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, reading: "...he had received a letter from a young girl of this place in which he was kindly admonished to do certain things, and among others to let his w... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:31

$205.00
185815

BLACKWELL'S Roosevelt ISLAND Insane Asylum Nellie Bly Fame PRINT 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337301956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876  * Blackwell's Island insane asylum  * Nellie Bly fame A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" in India. Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:13

$42.00
185814

USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015712625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855  * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame * Battle of Hampton Roads fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:13

$38.00
185789

OCCUPATION OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337027326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1847  * Occupation of Mexico City ? * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 3 has news from the Mexican War under the heading: "From The Rio Grande". This report focuses on whether General Winfield Scott had entered Mexico City, on letter noting: "It is rumored here for a week past that Gen. Scott had arrived in the city of Mexico...it is not possible that he could have entered he city of Mexico in time for the news to reach Matamoros a week previous..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:18

$35.00
185777

GEORGE MEADE Civil War General & Battle of Gettysburg Fame DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373336992203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 8, 1872 * General George Gordon Meade * American Civil War General * Battle of Gettysburg hero The top of page 5 has one column headings: "GEN. GEO. G. MEADE" "Honors to the Memory of the Hero of Gettysburg" "His Death Announced to the Army...." See images for text. Complete with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 11:58

$34.00
185776

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Found Guilty Illegal VOTING Women's Woman Vote 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015535143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1873  * Susan B. Anthony found guilty of voting (1st report) * Women's suffrage - Woman's rights advocate The top of page 5 has one column headings: "WOMAN SUFFRAGE" "Trial of Miss Anthony for Illegal Voting--Opinion of Judge Hunt--Verdict of Guilty Rendered" (see). The reporting takes up over 2 full columns. Unfortunately there are a few small binding holes along the 1st of the Anthony report. I placed pinkish paper behind these holes during photographing so you can see where they are. Complete with 8 pages, the mentioned binding holes, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 11:58

$98.00
185774

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373336989134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Mass., February 20, 1866  * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The top of page 2 has one column headings: "Veto By The President" "No Signature For The Freedmen's Bureau Bill" "Able And Powerful Argument" and more. (see) Message takes up about 2 1/2 columns and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 11:57

$57.00
185731

ANN ELIZA Leaves Brigham YOUNG re. Polygamy Files Divorce MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393012894294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 17, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham Young divorce * Mormons - polygamy The front page has an article with small heading: "Brigham Young To Be Sued Fr Divorce". See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:46

$47.00
185729

1ST ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1st Person Murderer WILLIAM KEMMLER 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393012893415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, August 9, 1890  * William Francis Kemmler * 1st electric chair execution * From the city where he is from Front page coverage on William Kemmler, who had the dubious distinction of being the first person to die by the electric chair. The one column headings reads: "The Auburn Execution" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a Philadelphia paper, his hometown. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, large issue measuring 29 x 21 inches, some margin wear with small tears, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:45

$62.00
185728

ULYSSES S. GRANT Civil War General for President of United States 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333063546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Sept. 23, 1872  * Ulysses S. Grant notice * Civil War general for president A pg. 2 ad endorses the Grant-Wilson ticket. Also present is a list of the state and county Republican candidates. Also with in the issue is other news of the day and numerous advertisements. Complete in four pages measuring approximately 20.25 x 13.5 inches in very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:45

$24.00
185704

Life of President ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Lawyer William Herndon 1867 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011231626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1867  * President Abraham Lincoln biography * By lawyer partner William Herndon Page 7 has a terrific article on the Life of Abraham Lincoln  from the perspective of his former law partner, William Herndon. The subhead: "A Talk With the Late President's Law Partner" with a Springfield, Ill., dateline. A wealth of interesting personal reflections on Lincoln. The article takes 2 1/2 columns. Eight pages, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:13

$68.00
185703

Rare AVON PARK Highlands County FLORIDA Founding Development 1891 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373331253650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDA HOME SEEKER, Avon Park, Florida, 1891  * Rare Southern publication * Highlands County This is the: "Second World's Fair Edition" An interesting little newspaper focused on the development of the Avon Park area. A few articles include: "Avon Park at Chicago" "The Florida Development Company" "Another Plan to be Developed" and more. The feature is a nearly full page and very detailed ma headed: "Avon Park, Fla." showing the various tracts of land, etc. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:12

$59.00
185701

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1871 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011228121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, April 22, 1871  * Rare high class community publication * Post Civil War reconstruction era An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons.  Various local and national news of the day, plus a great wealth of advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed with wide margins. Good condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:08

$37.00
185670

Early 18th Century London England w/ RED TAX STAMP 1807 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393010429281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COURIER, London, June 15, 1807 * Uncommon publication w/ red tax stamp The front page is taken up with various advertisements and a red tax stamp at the upper right corner. News of the day inside and partially on the back page. Complete with 4 pages, never bound, good condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 07:47

$23.00
185639

JEWISH CITY CREATION Jews Grand Island Niagara River New York 1825 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005344457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  * Jewish city creation * Grand Island, New York * Niagara River One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may be compared with that of a certain general to the 'men of New York', during the late war. We have not time to notice it further at present." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States t... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:08

$84.00
185638

2 issue set of ALABAMA CONSTITUTION State Adopted Statehood 1819 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322332169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  * New state of Alabama Constitution Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution. Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2, 1819" with this text taking 4 full pages of the Sept. 18 issue and the first five pages of the Sept. 25 issue. Included also is the list of members of the convention.  A few months later Alabama would be accepted into the union. You get both issues each complete in 16 pages 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, with... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:07

$48.00
185636

Historic 1ST AMERICA'S CUP Schooner Yacht Race PRINT 1851 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005340835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 25, 1851  * 1st America's Cup race * Schooner Yacht "America" The front page features a nice print of the yacht: "The America", which to our knowledge is the only period print of the racing yacht America having just won the historic race against 14 other competitors. A similar print appears is the Illus. London News but it was from before the race. It would be this yacht, in this 1851 regatta, that would give the famous race "America's Cup" its name. The caption is interesting, reading in part: "We present our readers...with an engraving of the little vessel that recently struck John Bull with such amusing astonishment. 'Who's first?' was the universal question as to the r... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:06

$275.00
185631

TREATY OF AMIENS French Revolutionary Wars France & G.B. SIGNED 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322319873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802  * Treaty of Amiens signed * French Revolutionary Wars * Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom..." It consumes 2 pages & is signed in type: Bonaparte, Cornwallis & others. This was the Treaty of Amiens which temporarily ended hostilities between France and the United Kingdom during the French Revolutionary Wars. Also a message from President Thomas Jefferson signed in type. Other news as well. Eight pages 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:04

$36.00
185630

President THOMAS JEFFERSON a Infdel ? & Thomas Paine Letter 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005338466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Dec. 14 and 21, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * Thomas Paine Page 2 of the 14th has an interesting article taking most of the page, concluding in the 21st, which reports on the spirituality of Thomas Jefferson. A few bits include: "Altho' every candid friend of religion must, it is thought be convinced, from Mr. Jefferson's own writings, that he is an infidel...foreigner was riding with him in Virginia 7 observing a decayed building inquired what it was? Mr. Jefferson answered, 'a church'. Do you suffer your churches, said the gentleman, to decay i this manner; why, sir, it looks like a barn. I', replied Jefferson 'it is good enough for a God who was born in ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:03

$48.00
185627

THOMAS JEFFERSON Proclamation for Neutrality in Napoleonic Wars 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322313545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson proclamation * America neutrality in Napoleonic Wars Page 2 contains the historic "Proclamation" signed by President Th. Jefferson, in which is empathizes the neutrality of America in the Napoleonic Wars, and also notes that: "...requiring all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of Great Britain now within the harbours or waters of the United States, immediately & without any delay to depart from the same...". This is in response to the  Leonard-Chesapeake Affair (see), and to be followed by a formal embargo enacted by Congress. Four pages, minor foxing and slightly irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:02

$37.00
185626

THOMAS JEFFERSON John Adams Act of Congress Northwest Territory 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322312261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 18, 1801  * Thomas Jefferson & John Adams * Act of Congress re. Northwest Territory The top of the front page has a half column Act of Congress for allowing franking to delegates from the Northwest Territory, signed in type by both: Th. Jefferson and John Adams. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, small posting hole at the top, good condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:01

$29.00
185593

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393003983708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...The Empire City brings over $600,000 in species and gold dust...An attack had been made by a party of rowdy Americans in San Francisco...emigrants from Missouri...are now arriving daily...In the gold diggings, many of the placers are becoming exhausted but new ones are being continually discovered. About an ounce a day is states as the average quantity found...Provisions are plenty in the mines..." with much more. The article on the gold takes over half a column. The ftpg. has a print of  "Alexander Dumas", author of The Three Musketeers. Four pa... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:09

$53.00
185552

GOLIAD MASSACRE James Fannin & Prisoners Executions Texas Revolution 1836 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393002471731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 30, 1836  * Goliad Massacre - James Fannin * Post-Battle of Coleto prisoners * Texas Revolution - Texian Army An inside page contains an article headed simply: "Texas" which includes several reports on events there, including: "The southern papers bring further & disastrous advices from Texas. The contest, it will be seen, is becoming fierce & sanguinary, & on the part of the Mexicans is one of extermination...the Texian force under col. Fanning with the army of Houston...they were overpowered, compelled to capitulate, and according to the account before us, subsequently massacred." This is followed by another report stating: "On the 23d ult colonel Fanning had sent out a sco... See More  

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$148.00
185551

FIRST ISSUE Volume 1 Number 1 Issue of Niles's Register 1811 Baltimore Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1811  * Volume 1 number 1 issue This was the first issue published: "Vol. 1 No. 1" as noted in the masthead. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Editor To The Public" in which he details what the newspaper is to be about. Page 10 has a chart of: "Total Expenses, Of the War for Independence with a Statement of All the Troops in the Continental Service." First issues remain desirable to collectors and even more so titles which would because extremely successful such as this one. Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, unusually great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted pri... See More  

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185550

MISSOURI Statehood Admitted to the Union & Major John Andre Bones 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373318224049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 18, 1821  * Missouri admitted to the Union * Major John Andre bones exhumed Inside has: "Major Andre" concerning the removal of his bones to be shipped off to England. Also in this issue: "Indian Trade", and an historic report headed: "Admission of Missouri" concerning it formally joining the Union, which happened just 8 days prior. Included is the: "Proclamation - By the President of the United States" concerning Missouri's admission, signed in type by the President: James Monroe. The back page has a report of a: "Sea Serpent". Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines i... See More  

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$39.00
185543

MARIAS MASSACRE Wyoming Piegan Blackfeet Indians EUGENE BAKER 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373318197890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 11, 1870 * Marias Massacre * Piegan Blackfeet Indians * Colonel Eugene Baker The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Pigean Massacre" with subheads. See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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$32.00
185526

EDGAR ALLAN POE's Father & Mother "King Lear" THEATRE AD Play 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373317627571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Oct. 5, 1807. * Edgar Allan Poe's mother theater ad On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "KING LEAR, And His Three Daughters", with Mrs. Poe as "Cordelia", the youngest daughter of King Lear. This was the mother of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and poet. Rare to find such ads in period newspapers. News of the day with other interesting ads. Complete with 4 pages, a few small ink stains, nice condition.

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$52.00
185524

Rare VELASCO TX pre Freeport Brazoria County TEXAS Map 1892 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373317625921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Feb. 26, 1892  * Rare Southwestern title * Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note) A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early history is closely tied with the Battle of Velasco and the Texas Revolution. Velasco was an important entry point for American settlers in Texas. In 1836 following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto, Velasco was named a temporary capital of the Republic of Texas by the interim President David G. Burnet. In 1837, the final actions of the Battle of Br... See More  

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185489

THOMAS EDISON Electric Light Bulb Invention MENLO PARK NJ 1879 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000036735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, New York, Dec. 24, 1879  * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Menlo Park The ftpg. begins with a great article, taking over a full column, headed: "EDISON'S LAMP YET BURNING" "The Inventor's Calculation that this is Equivalent to Ordinary Family Use for 24 Days--How the Electricity Is Obtained, and How it is to be Distributed by Wires". This is a wonderful article on Thomas Edison's electric lamp, Edison has quotes in this article, as he defends the success of his new invention, particularly against the criticism of William Sawyer. A great article on one of the inventions that would change the way people would live. Four pages, some archival mends inside, some margin tears generally nice co... See More  

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$140.00
185470

Early YOSEMITE National Park Sierra Valley California w/ Diagram 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312975770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1865  * Very early Yosemite description w/ diagram The front page has a detailed, column-wide diagram and a wonderful account of a visit the Yosemite Valley and surrounding region: "From The Missouri To The Pacific...XVI" "Yosemite--Its Discovery--Our Party--View From Inspiration Point--Entering the Valley" & more. The report begins: "See Yosemite and die! I shall not try to describe it; the theme is too large and my capacity too small...". This is one of the best, early accounts of what would some day become Yosemite National Park that we have seen, taking 1 1/3 columns. The diagram is labelled with many of the locations the world has come to adore. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, s... See More  

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$75.00
185469

THOMAS JEFFERSON re. Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312975622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, April 2, 1801  * President Thomas Jefferson * re. Inauguration - inaugural address The front page begins with a review of Jefferson's recent inaugural address, beginning: "While reading the speech of Mr. Jefferson, every American must feel an indignation that within the United States, there are men, so lost to every honorary principle as to calumniate a character so truly amiable and respectable..." with much more. Page 3 has mention of the President & others dining at Gadsby's Hotel in Alexandria, plus a list of appointments by the President, as well as a letter authorizing Louis Andre Pichon as the ambassador from France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$33.00
185468

Uncommon & Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia 1808 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312975349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 19, 1808   * Early 19th Century antebellum publication The front page has various reports from Europe on the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has several naval reports concerning American ships detained at Algiers, as well as: "Deserters" which relates to the attack on he ship Chesapeake by the frigate Leopard, then several correspondences from Rear Admiral Isaac Coffin concerning the sloop of war Wasp. Four pages various damp staining and foxing, minor irregularities at the margins.

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$34.00
185466

Rare CHEYENNE WYOMING Territorial American Frontier 1875 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999750364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHEYENNE DAILY LEADER, Wyoming (Territory), Aug. 26, 1875 * Very rare territorial publication A very elusive title from 15 years before Wyoming statehood. The Leader was the very first newspaper published in the territory, having begun in September, 1867. Typical news & ads of the day with page 3 beginning: "Cheyenne As An Outfitting Point!". Many of the ads are illustrated. Four pages, in great condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:54

$74.00
185465

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abolition Movement New York City Pre-Civil War 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312974763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 30, 1845  * Rare abolitionism title As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from 16 years before the Civil War. Among the articles: "The Patriotism of Abolitionists" "Slavery" "Free Suffrage Convention" "Address Of the Yearly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends..." "The Abolition of Capital Punishment" and much more. Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:53

$52.00
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