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189971

Early EMPIRE Baseball CLUB of New York Pre-Civil War Sports 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393298438821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 7, 1857  * Pre-Civil War baseball Basically a sporting & theatrically themed newspaper with a great article inside headed: "Base Ball - Empire Club". This was just the 2nd professional baseball club in New York. The article takes a full column & begins: "This club was organized Oct. 23, 1854 & consisted at first of only 11 members. It has now upwards of 40 members. They meet for exercise on the ground at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken..." with much more. Nice content on the individual players, etc. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2021 15:15

$37.00
189910

JAMES MADISON 4th President of the United States F. Father DEATH 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373566281810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PATRIOT & DEMOCRAT, Hartford, Connecticut, July 9, 1836  * President James Madison death Page 3 has a black-bordered article headed: "Another Patriot Gone!" which begins: "Death of James Madison--This illustrious American statesman died at his residence in Virginia on Tuesday morning, June 28th...He was one of the last of that noble band of pure patriots who sat upon the cloud & directed the storm of the American Revolution..." and much more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2021 15:31

$58.00
189909

Very Early EMPIRE BASEBALL CLUB Debut w/ Uniforms Description 1855 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373566281421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, April 26, 1855  * Very early baseball * Uniforms described Page 8 has a nice report about the debut of the Empire Baseball Club. Established in October, 1854 it was just the 2nd professional baseball club to be established in New York City. The report begins by stating that the club: "...played their first regular season game at McCarthy's ground in Hoboken, yesterday afternoon. The report also says that the club consisted of ...thirty young men, mostly clerks in the lower part of the city... and that ...the club was organized last year...at the close of the season...". Of particular interest is the description of the clubs uniforms: "Their uniform consists of a white cap and jacket, tr... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2021 15:30

$87.00
189883

re. GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Death Memorial & President John Adams 1800 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373562283264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 19, 1800  * re. George Washington's death * President John Adams The front page has an introductory note from the President signed: John Adams. Page 2 has a report concerning a memorial to George Washington who died two months earlier. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, never trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:20

$38.00
189881

JAMES T. CALLENDER Thomas Jefferson Dispute Slave Sally Hemings 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393283462912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 10, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * Slave Sally Hemings * James T. Callender Page 3 has content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender under the heading: "Jefferson & Callender", this being essay #6 of a series. Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger, due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties. In the late 1790s, Thomas Jefferson sought him out to attack President John Adams, which Callender did. After Jefferson won the presidency, Callender expected employment as a postmaster, which was denied by Jefferson. C... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:19

$55.00
189879

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & John Adams DEATHS Announcement 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373562282554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 8, 1826  * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson deaths Page 2 has a black-bordered report beginning: "In announcing yesterday the death of Thomas Jefferson, on the Fourth of July, we little expected that we should have, this day, to communicate the melancholy intelligence that another of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence expired on the same hallowed anniversary, a few hours after the last breathing of his illustrious colleague. John Adams departed this life at his residence in Quincy..." with more. This is followed by various letters from John Adams & Thomas Jefferson concerning being awarded gold medals for the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of In... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:19

$67.00
189868

Uncommon 19th Century DANVILLE Vermillion County ILLINOIS 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393283426426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 13, 1880 * Uncommon title This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, light toning and a minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:14

$30.00
189819

14TH AMENDMENT Negroes Citizenship North Carolina RATIFICATION 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393276044526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868  * 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina * President Andrew Johnson signs The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. This was one of the Reconstruction amendments which guaranteed citizenship to African-Americans, among other details. Included is the full text of President Johnson's proclamation. Also of interest inside: "South Carolina - The Legislature--Black vs. White--Demand for the Blacks--Ratification of the 14th Article..." and; "Across the Sierra Nevada - First Passenger Train from Sacramento to Over the Mountains" with much ... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2021 14:49

$78.00
189812

Great TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Pacific Trains Construction MAP 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373559479672

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1867 * Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad map  A terrific issue on the trans-continental railroad, as closer to half of page 2 is taken up with a large and very detailed map headed: "THE PACIFIC RAILWAYS". The map shows from Illinois to California and shows the routes of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad and noting the portions complete and in progress of construction. Much of the balance of page 2 is taken up with extensive reporting on the railroad work. It would be more than two years before the construction would be completed at Promontory Point, Utah. Eight pages, an old tape repair to the front page does not cause loss of readability to the pag... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2021 14:45

$88.00
189763

THE ERIE CANAL Historic Grand Opening Hudson River New York 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273835656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Oct. 18, 1823  * The Grand Opening of the Erie Canal Perhaps the best item in this issue is the rather lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to detail the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes nearly half the issue.   Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, and is in very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:17

$46.00
189760

NULLIFICATION CRISIS South Carolina & U.S. Government Andrew Jackson 1833 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373557537974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1833  * Nullification Crisis w/ Andrew Jackson On November 26, 1832, South  Carolina passed The Ordinance of Nullification which declared the Tariff of 1828 and 1832 null and void within its borders. This issue contains President Andrew Jackson's message of January 16, 1833 in which he threatened to send in federal troops to enforce compliance, it taking 6 pages & signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson.  In the end a comprise was reached where South Carolina agreed to repeal the ordinance and Congress lowered the tariff. While a constitutional crisis was averted this set the stage for future conflict between the North and South, as most southerners believed decisions mad... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:16

$45.00
189759

TEXAS REVOLUTION War of Independence Mexicans Santa Anna TEXIAN 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273834375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30,1836 * Texas Revolution * War of Independence * Mexican - Santa Anna A front page item headed: "Texas" includes: "...the Texians & the Mexicans both seem to be animated by enthusiasm. The former were receiving reinforcements from the United States & the latter were rising en masse & forming into military bodies for the purpose of proceeding to Texas...the Texian army, estimated at about 3,000 men, were in the neighborhood of Victoria...Santa Ana has been taken to Columbia & put in irons, with a strong guard over him...the Texian soldiery are much incensed against the captive general & an attempt to shoot him with a pistol, which was fired at him, was prevented by the timely int... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:15

$37.00
189756

(10) American CIVIL WAR RECONSTRUCTION Era New York Tribune 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373557528871

Offered are 10 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues from the early Reconstruction era dated November 24 thru December 9, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the rebuilding of a united country following the tumultuous events of the Civil War. Each is complete in at least 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), in good condition with perhaps a bit of staining.

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:13

$55.00
189755

BATTLE OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE Second Seminole War w/ Zachary Taylor 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373557525271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Jan. 20, 1838  * Battle of Lake Okeechobee - Florida * Second Seminole War - Zachary Taylor Page 3 has a letter from Z. Taylor's command which relates the Battle of Okeechobee, headed: "Authentic From Florida" datelines from Fort Gardner, beginning: "The 1st brigade under the command of colonel Taylor reached this, a few yours since, from Lake Okee-cho-bee where it encountered the Indians &, after a severe & bloody battle...the Indians were driven in every direction leaving 10 dead on the ground..." with more. This is followed by another letter with further details. The front page has: "Latest From Texas" with reports concerning Mexicans at San Antonio, with: "...The people o... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:13

$38.00
189754

14TH AMENDMENT Negroes Citizenship North Carolina RATIFICATION 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273831204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1868  * 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina * President Andrew Johnson signs Page 5 has: "PROCLAMATION - The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina" signed in type: Andrew Johnson. This was one of the controversial Reconstruction amendments, particularly for many of the former Confederate states, which guaranteed citizenship to African-Americans, among other details. Included is the full text of President Johnson's proclamation. Also, page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "The President and the Constitutional Amendment" which begins: "Mr. Johnson's proclamation declaring the ratification by North Carolina of the Fourteenth Constitutiona... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:12

$75.00
189753

(4) TURN OF THE 19TH CENTURY w/ Thomas Jefferson & John Adams 1800 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273830939

Offered are 4 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1800  A collection of four consecutive issues dated July 23, 26, 30, and August 2, each containing a part of: "An Act for the Better Government of the Navy of the United States" which is obviously very lengthy, needing to stretch over four newspapers. The Act of Congress begins on the ftpg. of the July 23 issue & continues on the front pages of the following three issues, ending with the August 2 issue where it is signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. Each issue is complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, still bound together, nice condition. A nice set of four issues with a singular focus.

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:12

$77.00
189752

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273830686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 8, 1858 * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition   Page 4 has an article with heading: "The President's Message on the Seizure of Walker--The Old and New Filibusters" (see) Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:12

$28.00
189750

CHARLEY ROSS 1st Kidnapping for Ransom in America Germantown Pa 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373557518034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1874 * 4 year old boy - Charley Ross kidnapping * 1st American for ransom in U.S. (media coverage) The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE CUNNING KIDNAPPERS" "The Boy's Portrait" and more (see). Text takes up about 1 1/3 columns Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:11

$34.00
189748

Lot of (13) WASHINGTON D.C. National Capital Pre-Civil War 1856 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273829722

Offered are 13 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: EVENING STAR, Washington D.C. Lot of 13 issues from the year 1856. News of the day just prior to the outbreak of the American Civil War. Each issue is complete with 4 pages, loose along the spine, minor wear, a few small tape mends, generally very nice.

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:10

$44.00
189716

DAVID LIVINGSTONE Henry Morton Stanley AFRICAN Exploration 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373556185112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa. Pages 4 and 5 are mostly taken up with large facsimiles of a Livingstone letters headed: "Livingstone's Letter of Thanks to the New York Herald" and: "Livingstone's Letter to the American Geographical So... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2021 08:49

$57.00
189675

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551628040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, May 7, 1859  * Rare title w/ great masthead This is one of the more ornate & beautiful masthead, featuring a 3 masted ship with several embellishments. The ftpg. shows: "Iron Bridge Across the Goomtee, at Lucknow, India" and: "Princess Frederick-William of Prussia & the Infant Prince". Eight pages, nice, displayable condition.

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:02

$36.00
189673

EDWIN BOOTH Did It ? Abraham Lincoln Assassins Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551626784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865  * Trial of the conspirators * Edwin Booth ? The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more. Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in the South" "The Southern Press On His Prospects" "The Suffrage Question" "Objects of the National Freedman's Relief Association" "The Maryland Apprentice System". Eight pages, nice condition

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:01

$35.00
189670

JAMES K. POLK Presidential Inauguration & FLORIDA Statehood 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393258607842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1845  * President James K. Polk * Inauguration - inaugural address * Florida statehood - joins the union The front page has a report "Inauguration of President Polk" "...The arrangements were admirable. We give the programme as published in advance... The ceremony at the Capitol, was very imposing... The flag-staffs of the whigs, as well as an acknowledgment that The Chief of the Nation was there, and must be duly recognized...President Polk, quitting the Capitol after the Inauguration, drove rapidly by an indirect route to the White House, where he received during the afternoon, the congratulations of his fellow citizens. In the evening he and his lady attended both of the balls... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:00

$55.00
189669

MICHIGAN TERRITORY Admitted to the Union STATEHOOD Admission 1837 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551625176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 28, 1837  * Michigan statehood * Admitted to the Union The front page has a report "Michigan. On Wednesday last the bill for the admission of Michigan into the union, passed the house of representatives, and on the following day received the sanction of the president, and became a law of the land... The union now comprises twenty-six states, precisely double the number on the Declaration of our Independence." Towards the back of the issue is another report on the congressional discussion and voting of the bill. Eight pages, 8 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches, nice, clean condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States..... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:00

$62.00
189667

Rare 19th Century HONOLULU HI Hawaiian Kingdom w/ Advertisements 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393258599107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, Honolulu, November 18, 1890  * Rare 19th century Hawaiian publication Nineteenth century newspapers from Hawaii are extremely uncommon and therefore very desirable among collectors. Here is such an issue from what is now the capital city of Hawaii, and from when Hawaii was known as the Kingdom of Hawaii. The front page features a rather large photo of: "The Government House, Honolulu". This is a quite historic building, originally intended to be the royal palace for King Kamehameha V but was actually used as a government building. Today it is the home of the Hawaii State Supreme Court. Complete in 12 pages, irregular & some tears at the spine, minimal margin wear.

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Ends May 22, 2021 10:59

$138.00
189663

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551623547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 8, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The last column of the ftpg. has: "The Harper's Ferry Affair" "The Excitement & Crisis in the South"  with many subheads. Also: "The Law of Virginia In Regard to Pardons" and "A Warning from Accomack". Page 4 has an editorial on it headed: "The Revolutionary Sentiment & the Crisis at the South". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2021 10:57

$38.00
189625

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 South Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393254852887

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, July 18, 1871  * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's so The middle of the front page has an intriguingly brief report of an event which would have justified a much lengthier article. Under "News From Washington" is the brief note: "Tad Lincoln is dead." Nothing more. Perhaps the Southern sympathies had yet to soften? Four pages, even toning throughout, good condition.

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Ends May 21, 2021 08:09

$38.00
189621

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393254851677

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 14, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Conspirators - assassins The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Tuesday" "Inquiry into Payne's Alleged Insanity" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, a few small margin tears, some creasing, generally nice.

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Ends May 21, 2021 08:08

$34.00
189610

HAYMARKET AFFAIR Square Riot Bombing August Spies Inquiry 1886 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373549992497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, May 7, 1886 * Haymarket Square riot * Chicago IL Illinois * Anarchy - Anarchists The front page has one column headings that include: "ORDER NOW REIGNS" "The Chicago Police Raiding Socialists' Quarters..." "LABOR TROUBLES" and more. Lengthy text. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. Uncommon title.

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Ends May 21, 2021 08:03

$30.00
189596

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393254831280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861 * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this City" and more. But perhaps the most notable content is on the back page with: "Inauguration of Jefferson Davis" datelines from Montgomery, Feb. 18. The report has the text of his inaugural address. Also on the bkpg: "Reception of Mr. Lincoln in the Metropolis" "Vice President Hamlin" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception in Philadelphia" an... See More  

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Ends May 21, 2021 07:53

$84.00
189574

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393252489584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861  * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey. One of the subheads: "The Re... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 15:18

$114.00
189554

WESTERN United States Mineral Mining Colorado MAP 1865 Civil War Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393252172391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1865  * Mining the West - Colorado map * Final months of the Civil War The front page id dominated by a huge map headed: "THE SPECIE BASIS OF THE REPUBLIC--Map Showing the Parks of Colorado, Fringed with Auriferous Mountains--Central Position of the Isothermal Belt Around the Earth" plus over half of the first column is taken up with various heads concerning the magnificence of the American West, including: "Trip Beyond the Snowy Sierra and Around the Grand Golden Circle" "American Gold & Silver and the Grand Column of American Progress" "Immense Area for Future Imperial States" "Our New Gold & Silver Territories" "Colorado Luminous" "The Silver State of Nevada Ascending Brilliantly..." and much... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:52

$66.00
189550

L. HARRIS HISCOCK George W. Cole Albany Legislature NY MURDER 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373547321047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 6, 1867 * L. Harris Hiscock assassination * New York State Assembly - Albany * General George W. Cole The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE ALBANY TRAGEDY" "The Prisoner Visited By His Wife" "Sketches of Mr. Hiscock and General Cole" and more. Complete with 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:35

$33.00
189499

Very Rare KIT CARSON Frontiersman & Indian Fighter Portrait PRINT 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373540542388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, August, 1854  * Kit Carson - frontiersman Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it. Inside has a great article, including a rare print, of: "Kit Carson - A Phrenological Character and Portrait" with near the beginning: "Mr. Carson possesses a strongly marked organization...He is a man of strong muscles, large bones, and positive character. Phrenologically...he presents a well-developed brain with some very sharply defined developments..." and so much more. Complete in 24 pages, 9 by 11... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2021 15:12

$58.00
189498

NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION Negroes Blacks w/ Frederick Douglass 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393246027477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1872  * National colored convention * Frederick Douglass as president Page 4 has: "The Colored Convention" "Second Day's Discussion of the Colored Class" with various subheads. A great deal of reporting from the New Orleans convention taking almost an entire column. Twelve pages, a small ad clipped from the back leaf, very nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2021 15:12

$38.00
189484

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393245739333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1860  * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery Page 7 has a notable report headed: "Exciting Fugitive Slave Case in Troy" concerns the case of Charles Nalle, a rather notable fugitive slave. It begins: "At noon to-day U.S. Deputy Marshal Holmes arrested a colored man in this city, named Charles Nalle, as a fugitive from Virginia, the property of B. W. Hatesborough of Culpepper county..." with more (see). Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles Nalle was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Twelve pages, a little margin wear with a few small archival mends, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 14, 2021 09:54

$115.00
190029

Early MARK TWAIN Samuel Clemens' Clipper "Hornet" Report w/ PRINT 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373571357861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  * Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens * Clipper "Hornet" disaster report * First national headline for Twain The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Burning of the Clipper 'Hornet' ". Another source notes that Mark Twain was in Hawaii at the time the boat of survivors arrived and he reported on the event, interviewing several survivors, a story that this issue of Harper's Weekly published with the illustration giving Twain his first national headline. There is no mention of Twain in the printed article or the caption of t... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2021 09:53

$69.99
189998

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer CHICAGO MURDER CASTLE 1895 Beth. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373569666769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 26, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "MRS. CONNER'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Complete with 4 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 13, 2021 08:49

$39.99
189993

Nice Rare SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Richmond Virginia PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373569622494

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 27, 1856  A lengthy article titled: "Sketches In the Free & Slave States of America" includes two pages filled with ten related prints, most showing African-Americans. A few are captioned: "Negro Expulsion From Railway Car, Philadelphia" "Slaves Waiting for Sale, Virginia" "The Negro Reveille, Charleston" and the most significant captioned: "Slave Auction at Richmond, Virginia" being a one-third page... See More  

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$299.99
189991

Colonel AARON BURR CONSPIRACY Treasonous Cabal 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393302040792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1807  * Colonel Aaron Burr Over half of the front page is "An Act" of Congress concerning circuit & district courts in North Carolina. Page 2 has a note to Congress concerning a situation with France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Both pages 2 & 3 has various letters concerning the Burr Conspiracy. Four pages, nice condition.

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$26.99
189426

SS CENTRAL AMERICA Shipwreck Sinking Sinks Treasure GOLD LOST 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538590065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK Tribune, Sept. 18, 1857  * SS Central America shipwreck * Gold coins - treasure lost Page 5 begins with column heads: "Loss of THE CENTRAL AMERICA" "525 Passengers and $1,000,000 On Board" "Only 60 Passengers Saved" and more. The detailed report takes nearly half of the page. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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189425

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Early Letter Signed 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538585940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 28, 1830  * Early Davy Crockett letter The top of page 2 has a: "Letter From Col. Crockett" datelines at Washington to the editor of the Jackson Gazette, signed in type: David Crockett. This was less than 6 years before he would meet his fate at the Alamo. Four pages, very light damp staining, good condition.

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$57.00
189990

THOMAS JEFFERSON Presidential Letter re. Book 1805 Hartford CT Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393301992046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 15, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Th. Jefferson, concerning a recent book themed on science being dedicated to him. Four pages, very nice condition.

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189986

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


eBay Auction Item # 393301879079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 31, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War * General Zachary Taylor Page 3 has some fine reporting on the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory in a battle against a larger Mexican army. "Glorious But Dear-Bought Victory", then a letter from New Orleans with detail. Also: "Battle of Buena Vista--Four Thousand Mexicans Killed and only Seven Hundred Americans" "Mexican Account of the Battle" "Additional Particulars" and: "Further From Tampico and the Brasos". Even more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$39.99
189928

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murders Corpses DISCOVERY 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373567475320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1873  * Bloody Benders * Cherry Vale, Kansas * Corpses discovered The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with an excellent and uncommonly lengthy report of the "Bloody Benders" with the discovery of their victims. The top of a column is headed: "THE KANSAS MURDERS" "Narrative of the Horrible Crimes of the Bender Family--Discovery of the Bodies of Their Victims". The text begins: "The accidental discovery of a vacated house...has led to a search which has finally resulted in the disclosure of a series of the most horrible crimes on record, it being clearly evidenced that a wholesale system of robbery and murder has been going on within a short distance of that town for some time..." and so m... See More  

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189922

MORMONS Latter Day Saints EMMIGRATION Crossing the Plains 1857 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393293510270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism - Emmigration Page 3 has a brief but interesting article headed: "Mormon Emigrants" noting in part: "...a train...containing nearly one thousand Mormons, on their way to Great Salt Lake, passed through the Central depot..." with a bit more. Also: "A Theologian on Slavery". Four pages, a few binding indents at the blank spine, light damp stain at the bottom, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$37.99
189921

TREATY OF CUSSETA Signed Creek Nation INDIANS Lewis Cass 1832 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393293507227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1832  * Treaty of Cusseta * Creek Nation - Indians The ftpg. begins with over a column headed: "Treaty With The Creek Indians - Articles Of A Treaty" which begins: "The Creek tribe of Indians cede to the United States all their land East of the Mississippi River...". This was the Treaty of Cusseta between the United States government and the Creek Nation signed March 24, 1832. The treaty ceded all Creek claims east of the Mississippi River to the United States.   Once the treaty went into effect, many of the new Creek landowners, not being aware of the value of land, were quickly taken advantage of by settlers who often purchased the treaty-promised land for a pittan... See More  

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$34.99
189920

(5) Original Early 19th Century NEW YORK SPECTATOR 1811 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 393293501672

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, 1811  A lot of five issues in good condition however all are irregular and mostly loose at the spine.

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$25.99
189912

Rare ROCHESTER NY Monroe County New York Short-Lived 1833 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373567053219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROCHESTER EVENING ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 3, 1833  * Rare publication This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a rather rare title as it appears to have lasted less than a year as such.  The American Antiquarian Society has just 3 issues of this title, none of which are this date. Four pages, good condition.

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$69.99
189911

Rare FELL'S POINT MD Waterfront Neighborhood Baltimore Maryland 1836 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393293463772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTERN EXPRESS, Fell's Point, Maryland, Dec. 23, 1836  * Very rare publication A volume 1 (#27) issue of this very rare title from a now very upscale, tourist-focused section of Baltimore neighboring the Inner Harbor. This title is not listed in "Union List of American Newspapers" nor is it found in the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. Four pages, small folio size, light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2021 07:30

$129.99
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