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193225

JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV - U.S. ARSENAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585449068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1859  * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry Inside pages have column heads including: "John Browns Invasion--More Tribulation" taking nearly 2 columns; "The John Brown Fund" "What The Country Thinks Of It--Response Of The Northern Heart" "Boston Caring For Browns Family--Public Meeting For Their Relief" "Troops For Brownsville" "The Hyannis Fugitive Slave Case" "The Virginia Panic" "Reported Burning of Farm Produce" "Another Attack Expected" "Troops Moving & More Called For" and even more on the Harper's Ferry situation. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:36

$37.00
193222

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585436126

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, Aug. 27, 1803; United States' Gazette, Oct. 23, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Nov. 26, 1808; New England Palladium, Nov. 26, 1802; and Boston Gazette, June 4, 1804. 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 October 20, 2021 15:32

$38.00
193217

1848 THE RIGHTS OF JEWS Jewish Judaica Land in Warsaw, Poland 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585419177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they may even purchase ground to build on..." with more detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:16

$55.00
193212

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO w/ Mormons Mormonism 1857 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728534169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857 * Uncommon publication Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for the law...", and also that: "...there is a secret oath-bound organization among...the church...to acknowledge no law save the law of the 'holy priesthood' which comes to the people through Brigham Young, direct from God...prophetic successor of Joseph Smith, who was... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:11

$59.00
193209

Negro THOMAS SIMS Fugitive Escaped Slavery Case 1851 Greensboro NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728532958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, Greensboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1851  * Thomas Sims - Negro * Fugitive slave case Page 3 has a brief report headed: "More Fugitive Slaves given Up" reporting that: "Three fugitives, a man, his wife and a child, were taken in Columbia, Penn...delivered...to their owners who live in Maryland. There was some excitement among the blacks, but no resistance. The brig Acorn, with the fugitive Sims, has arrived at Savannah." These events were the result of the new Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Thomas Sims is a person of some note, several websites having much on him. He was among the first to fall victim to the Fugitive Slave Act, and became a cause celebre throughout the North, and abolitionist... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:09

$44.00
193153

General ANDREW JACKSON Presidential ELECTION Victory 1833 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373723630445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 1833  * President Andrew Jackson election Page 3 has a notable report on the results of the: "Presidential Election" noting in part: "The hour of one having arrived,  the Senate  attended...the President of the senate...proceed to open the votes of the electors in the several states for President and Vice President of the United States..." with a bit more and a chart showing the votes by state. Then: "...Whereupon the President of the joint meeting proclaimed that ANDREW JACKSON of Tennessee, having a majority of the whole number o votes, was elected President...". Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:58

$56.00
193142

BLEEDING KANSAS Missouri Border Ruffians & Free Staters 1856 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576325200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 25, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion The front page has a one column heading: "The War In Kansas" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:43

$30.00
193130

BENITO DE SOTO Galician Pirate Burla Negra Captain in Atlantic 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574195896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, July 21, 1830  * Pirate Benito de Soto The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are consumed  by an article on: "Benito De Soto, The Pirate". De Soto was the most notorious of the last generation of pirates to plunder shipping in the Atlantic, one of those arising from the ending of the Napoleonic Wars. The article begins: "The subject  that shall occupy the remainder of this letter is the career of a desperate pirate, who was tried and executed last week..." Incredible detail on his life of pirating. Four pages, very light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:34

$44.00
193127

TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Emigration 1831 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722475488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1831  * Trail of Tears * Native Americans The ftpg. has a bit concerning the Trail of Tears with a small head: "The Emigrating Indians". The bkpg. begins with a small ad supporting: "For President of the United States, Henry Clay...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:33

$29.00
193122

THOMAS JEFFERSON Last Presidential State of the Union Address 1808 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574188255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE REPERTORY, Boston, Nov. 15, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * Last State of the Union Address Close to half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" which is Jefferson's last annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun with Washington and which continues to this day. Rather than delivered orally, Jefferson chose to present his Address in writing to both Houses of Congress. Much review on the events of 1808 and of his accomplishment during his two terms as President. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Following this is an editorial review of the message. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:31

$84.00
193109

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Duke of Wellington & Andrew Jackson Murdered ? 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574180482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 19, 1815  * Battle of Waterloo - Wellington * General Andrew Jackson murdered ? Certainly the prime  content in this issue is a French version of the Battle of Waterloo. An inside page has a dispatch from the Duke of Wellington which recaps some of the events of the war and the follow-up movements. This is followed by a report from the French on the historic battle, which was a significant defeat for Napoleon Buonaparte. This report carries on to take over a full page. But it includes with an optimistic note: "...This, after ending the battle & repairing the errors of the day, with an assurance of the greatest success on the morrow...". The back page has a curious item on: "Ge... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:24

$44.00
192983

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1858 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373714861422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1858  * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Page 4 has: "News from New Mexico" with a brief report stating in part: "...Kit Carson had passed through Santa Fe with a band of Ute Indians. The latter were on their way to fight the Navajos, with whom they were at war..." with more. Ftpg. column heads include: "Details of Two Weeks News from California" "$1,664,664 In Treasure" "Indian Troubles In California" "Close of the Oregon War" and more.   Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2021 08:02

$46.00
192939

Extremely Rare 19th Century HONOLULU HI Hawaiian Kingdom w/ Ads 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393559792261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POLYNESIAN, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Feb. 22, 1845  * Very rare 19th century Hawaiian publication One of the earliest newspapers we have offered from Hawaii, and fourteen years earlier than the few of this title we offered in recent years. The "first series" of this title existed for just 1 1/2 years from 1840 to 1841. It proved unprofitable and was shut down. The editor reestablished the paper under the same title in May, 1844. Two months later it become the "Official Journal of the Hawaiian Government" and remained so until 1861. The Polynesian was the leading paper on Oahu in the mid-1800's. Issues of this era very rarely surface. This is issue #40 under the "new series". Half of the front page is ta... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2021 09:19

$585.00
192873

SPIRIT LAKE MASSACRE Iowa Sioux Indians & Slaver Ship Captured 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373707716803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1857  * Spirit Lake Massacre - Sioux Indians - Iowa Page 3 has nearly a full column article on the infamous Spirit Lake Massacre. The article is headed: "The Late Indian Massacre at Spirit Lake and contains a great wealth of detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 03, 2021 10:45

$39.00
192857

Very Rare 1854 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393547878358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Dec. 15, 1854  * Extremely rare publication We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "A Hundred Thousand Victims!!" "Liberia" "Dr. Adams On Slavery" "Rochester Anti-Slavery Festival!" "Anti-Slavery Meetings in Chautauque County" "Unity of the Human Race" and much more. Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, just a bit of foxing, very nice condition. A very fine and rare opportunity for one of the more sought-after titles of the 19th century.

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:32

$7,250.00
192769

EARLY BALLOONING Mississippi River Lake Ontario Flight John Wise 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373702929722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1859 * John Wise (balloonist) * Ballooning - "Atlantic" * Mississippi River to Lake Ontario flight & more The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Sailing In The Air" "The Balloon Voyage from the Mississippi to Lake Ontario" and more. Lengthy text takes up full column on the front page and 3 columns on page 2. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining and rubbing near bottom portion, otherwise very nice.

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:27

$35.00
192780

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373703853788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, July 30, 1803; United States' Gazette, Oct. 9, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Nov. 2, 1808; New England Palladium, Oct. 22, 1802; and Boston Gazette, June 14, 1804. 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 September 30, 2021 08:09

$38.00
192775

NAT TURNER Slaves Insurrection Leader Caught - Tried & HANGED 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373703848668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 19, 1831 * Nat Turner, leader of the slave insurrection, is hanged  Within this issue is a brief & rather inconspicuous item reading: "The famous Nat Turner was taken in Southampton county on the 30th ult. His place if concealment was in a cave, not many miles from the theatre of his bloody exploits. He has been tried, found guilty and hung, and his body given to the surgeons." Among other reports in this issue are: "United States Whale Fishery" "The Imprisoned Missionaries" "Vermont" "Polish Proclamation" Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...D... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:05

$58.00
192774

BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO Texas Revolution War & The Goliad Massacre 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393543161798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1836  * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence * The Goliad massacre Pages 2 & 3 have a lengthy item on "Texas Bounty Lands". On another page is: "From Texas" which begins: "The account of an important victory achieved by gen. Houston over the Mexicans is confirmed...but we are still doubtful about the capture of Santa Anna..." which is followed by a nice, detailed, eye-witness account of the battle of San Jacinto, which includes: "The manner of Santa Anna's capture is thus related:..." followed by those particulars. Also included is: "...Houston was wounded in the ankle by a musket ball in the early part of the engagement..." with more, & i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:04

$92.00
192773

United States To Buy TEXAS Mexico Purchase General Nicolas Bravo 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393543161580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830 * on the purchase of Texas from Mexico One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our country...He affirms that the U. States have for a long time desired the acquisition of that large portion of the Mexican republic..." with much more, taking almost an entire column. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Chief Justice Marshall's Speech", much reporting from Congress, "Indians in Georgia", much on the "Navy Department", "Letter of Bolivar"... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:04

$40.00
193239

1860 19th Century CHIHUAHUA Free State MEXICO Original BROADSIDE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393586944348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALCANCE A LA COALICION, Chihuahua (Mexico), Sept. 14, 1860  This is a broadside issue (printed on one side only), totally in Spanish, 8 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2021 09:19

$25.99
193237

Rare 1842 ST. AUGUSTINE FLORIDA w/ Creole Slave Ship Mutiny Revolt '42 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393586917729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS, St. Augustine, (E.F.) [East Florida], March 12, 1842  * Very rare East Florida publication * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny A very early date from Florida and only the second issue of this title we have offered. Gregory notes only one institution has this issue. Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Samuel Colt, defending the quality of: "Colt's Patent Repeating Carbines" Almost the entire front page is taken up with detailed reporting on the: "Case of The Brig Creole". This concerned a slave revolt aboard the Creole just four months prior during the U.S. slave trade, freeing 128 slaves aboard the ship when it reached British territory where slavery was outlawed in Nassau... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2021 09:08

$174.99
192765

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393535977880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1848  * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. Plus page 3 has additional coverage from the House of Representatives which includes Lincoln's name under the "Nays" list of those who voted against an motion (see). 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 through March, 1849, so Congressional re... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:30

$64.00
192761

UNITED STATES FLAG American Stars & Stripes Transformation 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373700249756

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818  * United States Flag revision The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that the union be twenty stars, white in a blue field...that on the admission of every new state into the union one star be added to the union of the flag..." with this Act of Congress signed in type by the President: James Monroe (see). Sixteen pages, 10 by 6 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:28

$77.00
192754

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect at Springfield, Illinois 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373700246358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more. Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:22

$44.00
192727

Rare & Very Early 1803 South Newspaper CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Slave Ad


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393534242688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 13, 1803  * Very rare & early Southern publication A volume I issue (number 4) of this famous title from the South. Inside has a lengthy report from the New York Society of Cincinnati with talk of creating an equestrian statue of George Washington. Also a nice editorial on the: "Equestrian Statue of Washington". Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, damp stain at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2021 14:46

$40.00
193155

CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE Battle of Balaclava Crimean War PRINT 1854 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393576370743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 18, 1854  * Charge of the Light Brigade illustration * Battle of Balaclava - Crimean War The front page contains not only a nice article but a great illustration on the famous "Charge of the Light Brigade" from during the Crimean War. The article is headed: "The Battle Of Balaclava" which carries over to page 2, and the print is captioned: "The Light Cavalry Charge at Balaclava" with a separate, related article on page 2. There are more articles and more illustrations on the Crimean War in this issue. A fine opportunity for a European report of one of the more notable European battles of the 19th century. Complete 24 pg. issue in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends September 23, 2021 08:13

$109.99
193102

2 JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress & Patrick Henry 1800 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393574116832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 5, 1800  * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * re. the death of Patrick Henry The front page has two Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. Also on the ftpg. is; "The Legacy of Another Dead Patriot of Virginia" beginning: "The following letter from Mr. Patrick Henry of Virginia will be read by many with mingled emotions of joy & anxiety..." carrying over to page 2 where it is signed: P. Henry. Then a letter signed by John Adams. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor archival mend inside, good condition.

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Ends September 22, 2021 08:51

$34.99
193099

1837 ELIJAH PARISH LOVEJOY Anti-Slavery Abolitionist MURDER Death 1837 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393574070420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Nov. 25, 1837  * Elijah Parish Lovejoy murder * Alton IL Illinois mob attack * Anti-slavery abolitionist Pages 4 & 5 contain details on the murder of abolitionist newspaper publisher Elijah Lovejoy, killed by a pro-slavery faction angry over Lovejoy's anti-slavery editorial stance. Lovejoy is considered an early martyr to the anti-slavery movement. Also within the issue is "Indian Meditation" "Dreadful mutiny at Sea" and much other news of the day. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, a rubbing hole near the center affects several pages but fortunately not any of the mentioned report. Otherwise in good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the mo... See More  

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Ends September 22, 2021 08:27

$34.99
193098

1842 Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION & Mormonism Mormons Joseph Smith Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393574063123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1842  * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack * Mormons - Mormonism - Joseph Smith Page 4 has a report headed: "Rhode Island" concerning the Dorr Rebellion, a few bits including: "Since the flight of Mr. Dorr, a voluminous paper controversy has commended between some of the actors in the late scenes...He still claims to be their legitimate governor...Meanwhile the governor of Rhode Island has made a requisition upon the governor of New York for the surrender of Mr. Dorr as a fugitive from justice...". The back page has a brief report: "The Mormons have found a new book called the Book of Abraham. It purports to have been written by that patriarch & is said to have ... See More  

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Ends September 22, 2021 08:23

$44.99
192604

Very Rare & Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Antebellum 1819 Southern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393521316272

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819  * Very rare & early deep South publication This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" signed in type by the President: James Monroe. Complete as a single sheet issue with just a column masthead at the top of the front page. Verification of this unusual layout is found in Brigham (History & Bibliography of American Newspapers) where it states: "...and in 1818-1820 there was no title except column heading." A discrete tape mend across the center, a pen... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:32

$167.00
192603

Early Lake ERIE CANAL First Ship Steam Boat Travel in New York 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393521316051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 10, 1825 * Early Erie Canal * 1st boat - ship journey Page 3 includes a nice account of the celebration of the arrival of the first boat on the Erie Canal, headed; "New York Celebration". Included is the governor's "Address" which begins: "This solemnity, at this place, on the first arrival of vessels from Lake Erie, is intended to indicate & commemorate the navigable communication which has been accomplished between our Mediterranean seas and the Atlantic ocean in about eight years, to the extent of more than 425 miles...". This is prefaced with a note that Governor Clinton included: "...the ceremony of uniting the waters by pouring that of Lake Erie into the Atlantic." T... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:31

$42.99
192602

BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR Naval Engagement w/ Lord Horatio Nelson Death 1805 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691576124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, December 26, 1805  * Battle of Trafalgar * Lord Horatio Nelson death * British Royal Navy Page 2 has nice & detailed reports on the Battle of Trafalgar, headed: "Glorious Victory Over the Combined Fleets. Death of Lord Nelson". Part of the introductory announcement reads: "...Providence has blest his Majesty's Arms with a most signal victory over the combined fleets, but it has thought fit to chasten our exultations by depriving us of a Man, whose very name was a host & tower of "Strength--Lord Nelson was killed in the action." What follows are various reports of the historic battle, including in part: "...a glorious victory was gained by his Majesty s fleet off Cadiz under the comma... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:31

$168.00
192600

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers World Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691575693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 12, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page is mostly taken up with 5 prints concerning the famous Heenan and Sayers boxing match including: "The Field Where the Champion Battle Was Fought" plus prints showing both Heenan and Sayers. Inside has a nearly half pg. print: "Heenan In his Bed After Returning from the Fight...". This notable and illegal fight took 2 hours and 27 minutes with 42 rounds, ending in a draw. Among other prints within: "Lodge & Entrance to Llewellyn Park, Orange Mountain, New Jersey" with an article. Sixteen pages, minimal wear. Nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:30

$64.00
192578

MORMONS Mormonism New Home in Salt Lake City, Utah Settlement 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691565599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 13, 1847  * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormonism * New home of the Mormons - settling Near the back is a notable article on the Mormons settling upon the what would become Salt Lake City as their new home: "The New Mormon Location" which notes in part: "...a runner came in who was sent on in advance by the Mormon 'Twelve' who were on the route back from the Salt Lake...Our informant states that the Mormons have located their grand gathering place about half way between the Utah and Salt Lake, in California, on a stream which connects the two waters. The distance between the two lakes is about 60 miles---a fertile valley...There they have laid out a city & commenced making improvement... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:18

$134.00
192554

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518510464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Page 5 has the actual reporting of the famous story of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, which he did. Unusual to find this in a period newspaper. The text with this report is seen in the photos, reading: "...Mr. Lincoln took occasion to state that during the campaign 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 whiskers grow, and that, as he had acted upon that piece of advice, he would now be glad to welcome his fair correspondent, if she was among the crowd...a lassie made h... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:50

$205.00
192508

CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD VOTING Joining the Union 31st Star Close 1850 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514479851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1850 * California statehood voting * Joining the Union close  Page five reports on: "The California Bill in the House" noting in part: "...After the expiration of the morning hour spent on Resolutions, the House went into Committee, and by a vote of 86 to 83, decided to go on with the California bill...Now there is just one way to put the California bill through, and that is to sit the question out in Committee...There is no alternative, then but for the friends of California to sit still in their places for thirty hours, if need be, or for three nights in such succession, until the minority will assent to let the bill be reported. This is rather harsh medicine, but there is no other, and... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:07

$33.00
192507

QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning & African Slave Ship ECHO Negroes 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514479476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858  The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unsheltered Sick" and more. Page 4 includes: "Later From Utah--Movements of Troops--The Utah Election--Everything Quiet"  as well as a brief item on: "The Slaver Echo", noting: "...that the Africans be retained by the U.S. Marshal & that they are not subject to the laws of South Carolina." Eight pages, nice condition.

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$45.00
192473

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373687013535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Sept. 24, 1807  * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" for the performance of: "OTHELLO", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe". (see image) He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. News of the day and other interesting advertisements. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 16, 2021 14:43

$42.00
192448

(3) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1800 Old U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373686754353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 1, 1800  * President John Adams * Three Acts of Congress The front page has three Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. Page 2 has a report on the: "President's Birth-Day". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor archival mend inside, good condition.

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$33.00
192426

THOMAS JEFFERSON Note re. Military & Aaron Burr 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393504260155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 has a letter from the "Washington County Militia" or Pennsylvanian concerning troops raised for the militia, followed by a note of thanks from the President, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Pages 2 & 3 contain a very lengthy: "Portrait Of Aaron Burr, No. 1" of what must have been a series. Extremely detailed and taking nearly 4 columns of text. Four pages, some period notations to page 3, good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:23

$29.00
192425

Rare ANTEBELLUM New Orleans LA Louisiana in French Language 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683299964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LE COURRIER DE LA LOUISIANE, New Orleans, Dec. 13, 1842  * Rare antebellum publication * 19 years prior to Civil War A large size newspaper which, save for some notices and advertisements, is totally in the French language. At least 8 illustrated slave ads. Four pages, various foxing, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:22

$57.00
192404

INDIANS Southern Native Americans Removal West of Mississippi 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502214779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1830  * Southern Native Americans - Indians * Removal to lands West of Mississippi River The front page has a nearly full column article: "Georgia And Cherokees" which concerns the controversial "Trail of Tears". One bit notes: "...the charge of injustice & inhumanity in the act of Congress passed...for the removal of the Cherokee Indians from the state of Georgia to some place beyond the Mississippi...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:50

$34.00
192399

SIAMESE TWINS Chang and Eng Bunker Conjoined Early Advertisement 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502209044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 1832  * Chang and Eng Bunker * Siamese twins Near the middle of page 2 is an advertisement for the: "Siamese Twins at Washington" with various detail on their "exhibition" for 25 cents each. This was Chang & Eng Bunker, the original Siamese twins. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:47

$28.00
192397

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Burning of Nassua Hall Contributions Wanted 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502208630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 27, 1802  * Burning of Nassau Hall, Princeton University Inside has a detailed appeal to various groups seeking financial contributions and more, for the rebuilding of the College of New Jersey (Princeton) which recently burned, signed in type: Joseph Bloomfield, Governor of New Jersey. This report takes 1 1/3 pages. Eight pages, 9 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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$32.00
192396

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Inauguration Inaugural Address 1805 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502208456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson * Inauguration - inaugural address An historic issue as page 2 begins with: "Inaugural Speech" of Thomas Jefferson's 2nd term, with a prefacing paragraph: "On the 4th instant at 4 o'clock, Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was declared, and the necessary oath administered to him. ON this occasion he delivered the following SPEECH" which consumes nearly the first two columns. At its conclusion it is signed in type: Thomas Jefferson. Pg. 3 has an editorial headed: "President Jefferson's Inaugural Speech". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:46

$79.00
192395

THOMAS JEFFERSON Aaron Burr Acts of Congress United States Navy 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502208209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 31, 1803  * Thomas Jefferson * Acts of Congress * United States Navy Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with 33 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, and  the Vice President: Aaron Burr. One is for; "Making an Appropriation for the Support of the Navy of the United States...". Page 3 has a letter signed: Th. Jefferson, his accepting the honor of being named an associate by the National Institute of the Arts & Sciences of France. Four pages, close-trimmed at the top of the ftpg. affects the top of the title, binding slits at the blank spine, generally good condition.

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$32.00
192394

THOMAS JEFFERSON President Proclamation re. England Tensions 1807 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682409760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" signed by the President: Th. Jefferson. It relates to the ongoing troubles in Europe and America's situation & specifies that: "...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..." with much more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:43

$33.00
192318

Rare Abraham Stephen LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATES 1st Ottawa Illinois 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678844312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, August 27, 1858  * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 (first one) We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas debates are very difficult to find in newspapers outside of Illinois, perhaps not surprising because it as a senate race in Illinois and Lincoln was, at this time, still a relatively unknown figure in American politics. However this issue is a rare exception, as pages 2 and 3 contain a report headed: "Great Debate Between Lincoln And Douglas At Ottawa" "Twelve Thousand Persons Present" "The Dred Scott Champion Pulverized" which begins: "From sunrise till high noon on Saturday Ottawa was deluged in dust. The first of the seven great ... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 14:51

$930.00
192282

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497412945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807  * Lewis and Clark expedition Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. The entire ftpg. is taken up the continued Circuit Court of the U.S. report on the motion to commit Aaron Burr & 2 others for High Treason,. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: this same notice for printing the Lewis & Clark book recently... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:55

$475.00
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