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197946

HENRY CLAY of Kentucky for President Notice 1832 Philadelphia USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394073377871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1832  Page 2 begins with a political notice supporting: "For President - Henry Clay, of Kentucky. For Vice President John Sergeant, of Pennsylvania". Page 3 article: "Loss of the Brig Java" with much detail.  Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with wide margins, very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:54

$27.00
197938

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394073371965

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 begins with a report headed: "Inauguration of President Polk" noting in part: "...The arrangements were admirable...The ceremony at the Capitol was very imposing...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...". Also on the front page is: "Inaugural Address" which continues inside taking nearly 2 pages. Also of note is a report from Congress: "F... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:49

$55.00
197883

General DANIEL MORGAN Rev. War Battle of Cowpens Leader DEATH 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374068174421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 27, 1802  * General Daniel Morgan death * Battle of Cowpens SC fame Page 7 has a report of the death of a notable Revolutionary War general: "In Virginia, Gen. DANIEL MORGAN in the 66th year of his age. Eminent for the services he rendered during our struggle with Great Britain. For his victory at the Cowpens over a superior force, Congress presented him with a gold medal...". Page 6 has: "Reported Attempt on Bonaparte" noting an attempt to kill him. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:10

$29.00
197882

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Inauguration Inaugural Address 1805 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394068105917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, March 14, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 2 has the lengthy: "President Jefferson's Speech" which is his inaugural address, introduced with: "This day, at 12 o'clock, Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, took the oath of office & delivered the following Inaugural Speech..." which takes nearly two columns. One portion includes: "...I know that the acquisition of Louisiana had been disapproved of by some, from a candid apprehension that the enlargement of our territory may endanger its union. But who can limit the extent to which the federative principle may operate effectively? The larger our association, the less will it be shaken by local passion... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:09

$245.00
197872

RUNAWAY SLAVES Negroes ADVERTISEMENT From Nation's Capital 1844 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394068102204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, October 26, 1844 * Several runaway slaves in one ad The ftpg. has a detailed notice offering a "Seven Hundred Dollars Reward" for "...the following slaves, to wit: Lewis, who calls himself Lewis Brawner....Daniel calls himself Daniel Paine....Charles calls himself Charles Mastin....Henry calls himself Henry Chapman....Also Gradison....One other negro fellow, Vincent ....One other boy, William....One other, Joe..." News of the day with several other advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:04

$35.00
197821

FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT LAW of 1850 Pasees U.S. Congress James Hamlet 1st Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061349443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Oct. 5, 1850  * Fugitive Slave Act Law of 1850 * Passes the United States Congress * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers Page 7 has a very historic report headed: "The Fugitive Slave Law" which begins by noting the vote by which the controversial Act passed Congress--names included voting yea and nay--followed by the full text of the Act with all 10 Sections. Relating to this page 5 has a very notable report, which is more commentary, headed: "Slave Catching in New York--American Kadis--Unconstitutionality of the New Law" which takes nearly two columns. Keeping in mind that the controversial Fugitive Slave Act took effect on September 18, runaway slave James Hamlet has the... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:48

$535.00
197814

TRAIL OF TEARS Samuel Houston & North Carolina GOLD Discoveries 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062159955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829  * Trail of Tears  * Samuel Houston  * North Carolina gold Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennessee--but abandoned the state, and for ever!"   Of course in a few years he would earn some acclaim for his efforts in Texas. An article: "The Creek Indians" includes: "...directed to remove his agency west of the Mississippi to the country allotted to the emigrating Indians..." which is concerning the infamous Trail of Tears. Among other articles in this issue are: "Th... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:44

$41.00
197812

General LAFAYETTE DEATH New Jewish Synagogue Constructed JUDAICA 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061340795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  June 21, 1834  * General LaFayette death * Jewish Synagogue An inside page has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. the papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  The following page has a report that: "The Synagogue belonging to the congregation of Sherath-Israel, just finished in Crosby Street, New York, was...consecrated with the most imposing & interesting ceremonies, which were closed by an oration by M.M. Noah..." with a bit more. This was only the second home of ... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:43

$75.00
197808

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061338372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841  * President William Henry Harrison * Day of his inauguration - inaugural * From the city where it happened - rare A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the day this newspaper was printed. The first column is taken up with: "Arrangements For the Inauguration of the President Elect, on the Fourth of March, 1841: with considerable detail. Columns 2 and 3 are nearly taken up with: "THE INAUGURATION" "Order of Procession" along with subheads: "Programme" "Regulations" "Line of March". And also a heading: "Arrangements For the Day". The... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:38

$89.00
197796

Pioneer Wilson Price HUNT John Jacob Astor EXPEDTIION to Oregon 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061334783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1813  * Wilson Price Hunt - Astor expedition Pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating article headed "American Enterprize" which is a detailed report on a journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri. This notable event is commonly referred to as the Astor Expedition. An associate of John-Jacob Astor, Wilson Price Hunt was commissioned by Astor to lead an overland expedition to the mouth of the Columbia River where Astor waned to establish a fur-trading colony. The text provides fascinating detail of the journey including the route and the expedition, making comparisons to Lewis & Clark's journal. This is one of the earliest references to the expedition's retur... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:31

$127.00
197795

CAPTURE OF SANTA ANNA Battle of San Jacinto Texas Revolution 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061334526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1836  * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Capture of Santa Anna * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence An inside pg. has "Capture Of Santa Ana" which includes three letters from him with one that begins: "Having yesterday had an unfortunate encounter, I have resolved to remain a prisoner of war in the hands of the enemy...". Signed in type: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana. Following this is are two more letters signed by Santa Ana concerning disposition of his troops and the command to: "...order the military command at Goliad to put all the prisoners made at Copana at liberty...". There is also a letter which begins: "Tell our friends...that we have beaten the enemy....General... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:30

$93.00
197785

Rare CAMPAIGN Presidential Campaign Andrew Jackson by Duff Green 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058187847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH, Washington City, June 25, 1828  * Rare campaign periodical * Andrew Jackson This newspaper has a wealth of political reporting, published by Duff Green who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor." which could be taken literally as Green got involved in a fist-fight in the Capitol. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 11 by 15 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:10

$27.00
197754

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059598775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1859   * Mormons in Salt Lake City, Utah * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia This issue has a wealth of content concerning the John Brown slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, with other items as well. Articles include: "John Brown & His Wife" "An Interview With Mrs. Brown--Visit of a Lady to the Charlestown Jail". This article is fascinating initing and takes over two columns, with subheads including; "A Newspaper Correction--Capt. Brown's Religious Character--A Box for Captain Brown--Is He Insane?--His Recent Letters to Mr. Brown" Also: "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown art Charlestown" "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" "Another Fright at Charle... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:55

$65.00
197753

Choctaw Chief Hummingbird & DeWitt Clinton DEATHS - Railroading 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059598388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1828  * Death report of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird * Death report of New York Governor DeWitt Clinton * B & O Railroad expands to include Pittsburgh, PA Page 7 has a report of the death of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird, also known as General Hummingbird: "Died, on the 23d December, at his residence near the Choctaw agency, general Hummingbird, a Choctaw chief, a the advanced age of 75... a great friend to the United States, and has fought many battles with the red people in behalf of our government... This noted war chief received a commission and silver medal from general Washington, which were interred in the coffin with his remains at the request of his friends." The sudden dea... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:54

$39.00
197689

AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE & American Government Pre-Civil War 1858 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053760391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1858  Page 2 has an article taking fully 1 1/2 columns headed: "Constitutionality of the Laws Against the African Slave Trade". Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed since 1808. Page 3 has: "Liberia and the Slave Trade". Four pages, light damp stain at the top, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:02

$46.00
197671

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY Naval Commander DEATH Funeral w/ Coffin Print 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055545789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Oct. 5, 1819  * Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry * Death - funeral w/ coffin print Page 2 has two reports on the death of famed naval commander Oliver Hazard Perry. The first is headed: "Highly Important" "The Hero of Lake Erie!--the gallant Oliver H. Perry, is no more!!" with details. Also: "Tribute of Respect". This is followed by: "Died", On Monday evening, the 23d Aug. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry of the U. States Navy, at the early age of 34..." with further detail. Included is an engraving of his coffin. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, one small tape repair

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:50

$48.00
197579

NEGROES Slaves Wanted for Cash Advertisement 1837 Washington D.C. Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374041409526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1837  * Slavery - slaves - Negroes An advertisement on page 3 is headed: "Cash For Negroes" noting: "I will give the highest cash price for likely Negroes, from ten to twenty-five years of age..." with just a bit more (see). News of the day with other interesting advertisements. Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:34

$28.00
197576

Actor CLARK GABLE & Actress Carole Lombard MARRIED Weds Marry 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374041407936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 30, 1939  * Actor Clark Gable * Actress Carole Lombard * Marriage - wedding The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Gable and Carole Lombard Return to Bride's Home" with photo. (see) Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:33

$44.00
197572

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs Morrissey American Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394045735947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York,Oct. 30, 1858  * John C. Heenan vs. John Morrissey * Famous American championship boxing Among the prints within are: "Great Brewery of John Taylor & Sons, Albany" showing 4 views. But the focus is a great full page of: "The Great Prize Fight Between Morrissey and the Benicia Boy at Long Point, Canada West", which faces another full page with 3 additional prints regarding this historic Morrissey/John 'Benicia Boy' Heenan boxing match, and then yet a third full page with  6 related prints. Sixteen pages, some light dirtiness and minor margin wear.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:29

$47.00
197569

INDIANA TERRITORY President John Adams Congress Act CREATION 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374041401954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 23, 1800  Most  of a front page column is taken up with: "An Act to Divide the Territory of the United States North-west of the Ohio, into Two Separate Governments" which is signed in script type by the President: John Adams. This was the Act of Congress which created the Indiana Territory, with Vincennes as its capital. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some older archival repairs to the back page spine margin, good condition.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:28

$58.00
197978

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Woman's Women's Rights & African Slaves Trade 1855 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374079442976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1855  * Susan B. Anthony * African slave trade The bottom of the front page has an article: "Woman's Rights" concerning the appeal--led by Susan B. Anthony--to the law-makers of New York to  work for the: "...restoration of woman's legal and political rights..." and notes that: "...Forms of petition, also woman's rights, tracts, may be had of Susan B. Anthony,  Rochester, N.Y."  Included is the text of the "Woman's Rights Petition" address to the Assembly of the state of New York, with all 4 petitions. Also of interest is a very lengthy review of a new book: "Inside View of Slavery, or, A Tour Among the Planters" by C. G. Parsons. This was a quite notable work, the review taking ... See More  

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Ends May 23, 2022 10:52

$44.99
197457

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1879 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394039229251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, June 14, 1879  * Rare high class community title 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 May 20, 2022 13:45

$37.00
197452

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394039228299

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, September 27, 1811  * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. A very rare and unusual newspaper which seldom comes on the market. Complete in four pages, 9 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2022 13:42

$385.00
197442

VAMPIRE OF MONTPARNASSE Francois Bertrand Necrophilia Corpses 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394037903785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXAMINER, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 1, 1849  * Francois Bertrand * Vampire of Montparnasse * French Army sergeant * Crime of Necrophilia A quite scarce newspaper anti-slavery newspaper which lasted but 2 1/2 years, from June, 1847 thru December 9, 1849.  The front page has a fascinating article headed: "A Vampire" which is concerning Francois Bertrand, noting: "...One Sergeant Bertrand was accused of violating the tombs of the dead...He...acknowledged that, borne on by an irresistible fury, he had rushed to the cemeteries, dragged from their coffins the lately-buried bodies, beat them with tremendous violence, and tore out from the carcasses the internal portions...he feasted on these mutilated remains & comm... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 14:31

$88.00
197441

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374030520454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 23, 1807  * Edgar Allan Poe's mother theater ad A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" for the performance of: "HIGHLAND REEL", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mrs. Poe" as Maggy. (see image) She was the mother of Edgar Allan Poe. News of the day and other interesting advertisements. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2022 14:30

$42.00
197932

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374072423620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president  A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The top of page 4 has a nice print of: "Col. John Charles Fremont" with the following text, taking a full column then carrying over to taking the entirety of page 5. It is headed: "THE PEOPLES' CONVENTION" "The Platform" "Col. J. C. Fremont Nominated for President" and other heads on page 5: "The Nomination" and "After the Nomination" among others. Of significance is t... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:27

$224.99
197930

4 JOHN C. FREMONT Western Expedition Rocky Mountains Exploration 1845 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 374072413976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a set of four issues dated August 19, 21, 26 & 28, 1845 containing the text of: "Captain Fremont's Second Exploring 'Expedition" to the West. * John C. Fremont * Western expedition During the years of 1842–54 Fremont personally led and directed five western expeditions. This set of issues details his lengthy report on the second expedition (1843-4), to the interior of the Rockies and the Pacific Coast including northern, southern, central, and eastern Utah as well. Great to have this extremely lengthy & detailed report in this famous title from the nation's capital. Each complete in 4 pages, the issue of the 28th has an irregular bottom margin not affecting any text,... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:19

$69.99
197415

BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO Texas Revolution War "Remember the Alamo" 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029113344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON COURIER, June 13, 1836 * Battle of San Jacinto * "Remember the Alamo" * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence The front page has a report on the Battle of San Jacinto with a small  heading: "Texas"  concerning the murder of Mexicans at the battle of San Jacinto by the Texas troops. It begins: "The battle lasted 19 minutes and then commenced the rout and slaughter. The poor devils of Mexicans would hold up their hands, cross themselves, and sing out 'me no Alamo' but nothing could say e them; they blood of our countrymen was too fresh in the memory of our people to let one Mexican escape until worn down with pursuit and slaughter, they commenced making prisoners..." with more. Also mentioned is: "...Santa An... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:13

$127.00
197919

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abolition Movement New York City Pre-Civil War 1843 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394068728054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Sept. 21, 1843 * Rare abolitionism title As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from 18 years before the Civil War. Four pages, chunk torn away to upper left margin (see), a little foxing, sold as is.

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Ends May 17, 2022 15:17

$19.99
197912

GEORGIA SECESSSION from Union Abraham Lincoln as President Elect 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394068399340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * The Civil War about to begin * Georgia secedes from the Union The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort Pickens, Pensacola" "The Responsibility of Civil War Thrown on the Lincoln Administration" "Secession of George From The Union" "Call for a State Convention in Missouri" "Interesting Reports from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia" and more. Page 4 has a report headed: "The New Administration" "The Scramble at Springfield for the Spoils" with a b... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2022 12:11

$34.99
197903

Fall CAPITULATION OF ALEXANDRIA French Expedition of Egypt 1801 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394068266351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, Oct. 22, 1801   * Capitulation of Alexandria * French expedition of Egypt This "extra" edition--published outside the regular printing schedule to get historic news into the hands of the public quickly--notes on the front page, with a dateline of "Head-Quarters, Camp before Alexandria, Sept. 5, 1801" fro Egypt, includes: "I have now the satisfaction to inform your Lordship that the forts and town of Alexandria haste surrendered to His Majesty's troops..." with more on the details. This capitulation of Alexandria put an end to the French expedition in Egypt. Great to have this report on an "extra" edition of this famous London newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, 7 by 11 inches... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2022 10:29

$39.99
197901

JOHN C. CALHOUN Death & California Gold Rush Mines Discoveries 1850 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394068215525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1850 * John C. Calhoun Death * California Gold Rush  Over half of the front page is taken up with a very detailed account of the life of: "John C. Calhoun" who died just 6 days prior. Page 5 has: "Death of John C. Calhoun" followed by: "Funeral Services of Mr. Calhoun". Much of pages 6 & 7 are taken up with extensive reporting on: "California - Report of Hon. T. Butler King", a few paragraphs noting in part: "The discovery of the gold mines had attracted a very large number of citizens...The greatest confusion prevails respecting titles to property...Towns & cities were springing into existence..." and so much more. The front page has a review of a new book: "The Scarlet Letter, by N... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2022 09:55

$59.99
197898

Early 19th Century BALTIMORE Maryland w/ Slavery Slaves Ads 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374068339077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Sept. 3, 1811   * Uncommon publication * Slavery advertisements A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements. Among the ads are: "NEGROES - Wanted immediately about fifteen young Negro Slaves, Male and Female, from ten to twenty years old, for which the highest price in cash will be paid." Also: "150 Dollars Reward" for a runaway Negro man, James Ambly, with much detail, and yet another slave reward ad. Four pages, generally good condition.

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Ends May 17, 2022 09:30

$29.99
197892

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS 1824 United States Presidential Election Controversy Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394068137156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLOBE & EMERALD, Philadelphia, Feb. 19, 1825  Page 6 has the chart of the: "Election of President of the United States", a very controversial election which would be decided by the House of Representatives, John Quincy Adams becoming the winner. The text carries over to page 7. Eight pages, 14 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends May 17, 2022 08:56

$29.99
197373

THIOMAS JEEFERSON Presidential Letter re. Dedicated Book 1805 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023567437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 has a letter signed in type by Th. Jefferson, concerning a book "Dictionary of Elegant Essays" dedicated to him. Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner, good condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:49

$28.00
197356

RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisement 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023420917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, Aug. 5, 1839  * Runaway slave advertisement The front page has a notice that offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 08:44

$34.00
197217

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1853 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394021052687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 12, 1853   * Rare antebellum publication This early Southern publication has news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 07, 2022 12:49

$29.00
197180

Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1822 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394019712199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 25, 1822  The bottom of the front page has an illustrated ad for "Joseph W. Revere..."Factory and ship Bells..." with a bit more. Joseph was the 3rd Paul Revere's 8 children, taking over the bell foundry business from his father in 1811. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:24

$26.00
197169

PIRATE JEAN LAFITTE Galveston Texas TX Gulf of Mexico Piracy 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007974686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 27, 1817 * Pirate Jean Lafitte * Galveston, Texas * Gulf of Mexico Certainly the best report in this issue is headed "Of Galveston" which is concerning, among other items about Galveston, Texas,  the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous characters who happened to be then at Galveston were many of the notorious offenders against our laws...among whom the Lafittes may be classed foremost & most actively engaged in the Galvezton trade..." with more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches and in very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:15

$76.00
197137

General LAFAYETTE DEATH New Jewish Synagogue Constructed JUDAICA 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394018159116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  * General LaFayette death * Jewish Synagogue Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  More details would be reported in the following 4 issues of this newspaper. The following page has a report that: "The Synagogue belonging to the congregation of Sherath-Israel, just finished in Crosby Street, New York, was...consecrated with the most imposing & interesting ceremonies, which were closed by an orati... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:30

$75.00
197062

OUR AMERICAN COUSIN Abraham Lincoln Assassaination Connection AD 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373998804948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1858  * Theatrical connection to the Lincoln assassination * Debut of the play "Our American Cousin" * Three days until opening night The play President Abraham Lincoln attended on the night he was shot was "Our American Cousin". Its "world" premiere was actually in New York City on October 18, 1858. This issue contains on page 7 a very brief and discrete advertisement for the play, noting: "Laura Keene's New Theatre...Monday-Tom Taylor's new comedy, Our American Cousin". This brief mention was three days prior to opening night. In another curious connection, Laura Keene, the actress for whom this New York Theatre was named, was the star in the Ford's Theatre production the evening Lincol... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:57

$33.00
197051

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Mention in Report 1835 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373998801664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1835  * Rare Davy Crockett report The front page includes: "The emigration to Arkansas is very great--'with large droves of negroes'...exclusive of those who are about to join the people of Texas. Col. Crocket has left Little Rock, with his followers, for Texas. Many others had the same destination."  Just over 2 months later he would die at the Alamo. Among other news reports within the issue are: "From Liberia" "New College at Buffalo" with details; "the Jesuits" "Presidential Nominations" "Daniel Webster & Anti-Masonry" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 10 inches, some foxing, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circula... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:51

$78.00
196982

General LAFAYETTE DEATH New Jewish Synagogue Constructed JUDAICA 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003347645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  * General LaFayette death * Jewish Synagogue Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  More details would be reported in the following 4 issues of this newspaper. The following page has a report that: "The Synagogue belonging to the congregation of Sherath-Israel, just finished in Crosby Street, New York, was...consecrated with the most imposing & interesting ceremonies, which were closed by an orati... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:24

$75.00
196960

HEBREW CITY Jews Jewish Niagara River Grand Island NY CREATION 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003336751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825  * Hebrew city to be established * Grand Island, New York * Jews - Jewish - Judaica One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mouth of the great canal." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States to reach national prominence. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Naval Court Martial" which is the case of Commodore Stewart (another article on this as well); "Capitol of the Unite... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:13

$47.00
196863

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Home Safe Return 1806 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373988137146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 4, 1806  * Lewis and Clark Expedition * Safe return - homeward bound Page 7 has a nice report concerning the Lewis & Clark Expedition noting their safe return, with some accounting of their experiences. It is prefaced with: "The National Intelligencer announces the arrival of the captains Lewis and Clarke, with their exploring party, at St. Louis, having lost but one man. They also bring with them the great Mandan chief, who is on a visit to Washington." What follows is a report responding to the inquiry: "Do you learn any particulars of their expedition?", offering much detail (see the photos). Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, various light foxing, gene... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:44

$365.00
196837

JOHN C. FREMONT Court-martial Mutiny Trial - Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373986548525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1847  Page 2 has nearly two columns taken up with reports concerning the court martial of John Fremont for mutiny & other charges, including a letter signed in type: J. C. Fremont. Pages 2 & 3 have much on the Mexican War headed: "The President's Message--No. III".  And the back page has more on the: "Army Court Martial" of John Fremont which includes five letters signed; J.C. Fremont. Within these letters is one: "To Brig. Gen.S W. Kearny" which mentions in part: "The witness continued. Col. Fremont left me, to go to Gen. Kearny's quarters, desiring me, as soon as I had copied the letter, to send it to him by Mr. Carson. I copied it and gave it to Mr. Carson to carry...Did ... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:40

$35.00
196835

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996969180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1848  * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes text of discussion, with each speaker's name noted in capital letters. "Mr. Lincoln" spoke twice (see photos). Additionally, page 4 has continued reporting from Congress including the votes on a certain bill with "Lincoln" noted among the "Yeas" who voted. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:39

$42.00
196831

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1803-1809 American NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996965819

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, April 20, 1803; United States' Gazette, Nov. 2, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Aug. 24, 1808; New England Palladium, Jan. 8, 1805; and Providence Gazette, Oct. 28, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:35

$47.00
196830

Early 1852 CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH w/ Sutter's Mill & Coloma CA PRINTS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373986526226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852  Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California". There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was made in the country...picture of California representing the Mission of San Carlos, one of the noted localities of the gold country & from whence are have returned enriched with fortunes...". Other prints include: "View of the Baptist Theological Institution, Newton, Mass." on the ftpg; "View of the Court House at Pittsburgh, Penna."; and two prints concerning the fire department of B... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:34

$53.00
196816

JOHN BROWN'S Raid on Harpers Ferry WV NEGROES Insurrection 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996957828

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1859 * John Brown's Negro insurrection * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia  Inside has an article headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" which takes over 2 1/2 columns with subheads including: "Personal Portraits--Hon. Andrew Hunter--Charles D. Harding--Judge Parker--Affairs at Charlestown--John Brown's Early History--The Expulsion of Mr. Hoyt From Charleston".  Another page has an interesting article: "The Navajo Indians Again At Work, datelined from Rio Pecos, New-Mexico. Eight pages, a few discrete archival mends at the top, a piece form the spine margin does not affect any mentioned articles.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:26

$40.00
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