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188480

SLAVERY Abolsihed in British Empire Colonies w/ Abolition Act Law 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484627840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, August 29, 1833  * Slavery abolished in the British Empire As Wikipedia notes the British Slavery Abolition Act was passed in 1833, receiving the royal assent on August 28. Page 2 begins with: "Parliamentary Intelligence" with text noting in part: "Their Lordships sat at 12 o'clock...the Royal assent was given by commission to various bills--amongst which were...Colonial Slavery Bill...Slave Trade Conventions Bill..." amongst others. Four pages, red tax stamp to the top of the front page, very nice condition. Great to have this report in a London newspaper.

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:36

$63.00
188471

UNITED STATES CENSUS White Slaves Negroes Population CHART 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172996013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 17, 1830  * United States census chart * Whites - Negroes - Slaves Over 2 pages are taken up with: "Census of 1830" which is: "An act, to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States." & which includes the census schedule with a chart of the various categories to be counted including: "Slaves" and "Free Colored Persons" by age. It is signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Other reports: "Appointments By The President" "Mr. Clay At Natchez--The Reception & Entertainment of Mr. Clay" "Laws Of Ohio--Free Blacks" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:18

$35.00
188468

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484613400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820  Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops composing the Missouri & Mississippi Expedition in the course of the year 1819". Among other reports are: "The Spanish Treaty" "Domestic Industry" and various reports from Congress including a note signed in type: James Monroe. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:17

$29.00
188467

TEXAS WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE w/ Santa Anna & Creek War Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484613192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1836  * Texas War for Independence * Santa Anna to be tried & shot * Creek War - Cherokees - Indians The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves. Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" "Western Indians" and "Texas", the latter mentioning that the Mexicans had not advanced and will not prosecute further operations against Texas, for the present, and with mention of Goliad, the Alamo, and San Jacinto. There is also mention that Santa Anna has been taken to Nacogdoches where: "...he was to b... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:16

$33.00
188418

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373483079730

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. 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 Abraham Linco... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2021 13:47

$42.00
188416

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393170486202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more.  An early report on the California Gold Rush. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2021 13:47

$67.00
188232

BRIGHAM YOUNG Interview by Horace Greeley MORMONS Salt Lake City 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153213994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1859  * Horace Greeley interrogates Brigham young * Mormons - Mormonism - Salt Lake City, Utah * Subjects of polygamy - slavery - his multiple wives During this time famed Tribune publisher Horace Greeley took a trip to the West and wrote a series of articles on his adventures. Of his many published articles this may be the best and most desired. Taking a full column on page 5 and more than a column on page 6 is: "An Overland Journey - Two Hours With Brigham Young" which is datelined at Salt Lake City, Utah, July 13, 1859. This is a wonderful interview printed here verbatim. And Greeley being this newspaper's publisher this interview will not be found in other newspapers. Complete in... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:02

$186.00
188229

WASHINGTON IRVING DEATH & John Brown Harper's Ferry Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153212348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1859  * John Brown's Harper's Ferry insurrection * Death of Washington Irving * American short-story writer * "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame Page 5 has some fine reporting on this historic raid upon Harper's Ferry by abolitionist John Brown, including column heads: "From Charlestown" "A Visit To The Prisoners" "A Caricaturist Rebuked" "Brown Preparing His Public Letter" "He Will Make No Speech" "No One To Visit Brown" "A Guard Of 2,500 Soldiers" "Northern Reporters Driven Away" and more. Various subheads as well with the reporting taking over a full column. Page 3 has a small mention under "Died" of Washington Irving while page 5 has under: "Death Of Washington Irving" a much lengthier acc... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:00

$47.00
188228

Early HONOLULU HARBOR Sandwich Islands Kingdom of Hawaii PRINT 1851 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153210906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 19, 1851  * Early of Honolulu Harbor * Kingdom of Hawaii - print The  nice & quite detailed print at the top of the front page is captioned: "The Port Of Honolulu, In The Sandwich Islands", now known as Hawaii. There is a nice article on it as well beginning: "It is not many years since Honolulu was regarded as one of the Cannibal Islands, and missionaries were sent thither to tame the savage natures of its inhabitants & teach them the great truths of Christianity..." and much more. This may well be one of the earliest prints of the port of Honolulu to appear in any periodical. Four pages, large size, several folds, some tears at fold junctures, one causing some loss o... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:58

$68.00
188215

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473596604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 9, 1854 * Rare antebellum publication * 5 slave advertisements News of the day with several advertisements including a some slavery related ads, 1 on page 3 and another 4 on the back page. Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:45

$40.00
188205

BIG BEN Great Bell at Palace of Westminster Clock Tower PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153194681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1856  * Big Ben - Great Bell * Palace of Westminster Inside has a nearly half page print captioned: "Removal of the Bell For the Great Clock of Westminster Palace." This is what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the name is often used for the iconic clock tower. This bell would crack before being mounted in the clock tower requiring another to be cast two years later. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:36

$37.00
188109

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465691048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Nov. 19, 1863  * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey This was the day Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. It can be interesting to read what others were reading when something exceedingly historic was in the process of happening. And this issue has a neat item relating to Gettysburg, with a back page heading: "Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication - Departure of the President and Party for Gettysburg". The report notes the various dignitaries attending, and also notes that: "The special excursion train of the governors left at half past......Gettysburg [printing error here]. Among the principal dignitaries were Governors Curtin, Seymour, Pierpont..."... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:57

$79.00
188063

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (5) Acts of Congress 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463126418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 13, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson Half of the front page is taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One is for the erection of light houses, and another for surveying the coasts of the U.S. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:42

$31.00
188008

Democrat PRESTON BROOKS Pro-Slavery Advocate Death FUNERAL 1857 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134720849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857  * Death of Preston Brooks - funeral * South Carolina Congressman Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous. Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to death. Brooks beat Sumner with a cane on the floor of the U.S. Senate in retaliation for an anti-slavery speech in which Sumner verbally attacked Brooks's second cousin. Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$29.00
188007

TAOS REVOLT New Mexico Populist Insurrection Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134719809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 18, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico"  which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos". This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupation of present-day northern New Mexico during the Mexican–American War. Also some reports on the Mexican War: "Late & Interesting From Mexico". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$48.00
188006

OHIO Supreme Court SLAVE CASE Anderson v Poindexter - Freedom 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462338770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  * John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court. Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Anderson to purchase his freedom. Once in Ohio, Poindexter and the cosigners refused to pay Anderson the amount of the notes, and Poindexter declared his freedom because Ohio was a free state. Anderson filed suit in Ohio to regain his slave. In 1856, the Supreme Court of Ohio found that Henry Poindexter was a f... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$54.00
188003

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, March 9, 1802  * re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address * Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IX" signed in type: Lucius Crassus. Although not signed this work was written by Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$83.00
188002

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Funeral JOHN TYLER Takes Oath 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841  * John Tyler takes oath of office * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Page 3 has: "Arrangements For the Interment of the Late President" which includes a diagram showing the funeral procession and the position of "the corpse" with pall bearers, etc. Also: "The New President" which includes the oath of office as recited by John Tyler, & signed by him in type.  Great to have this report from the city where he died. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$120.00
188001

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, May 14, 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" with the performance of: "CURFEW: or, The Danish Bandit", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Bertrand". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$48.00
187953

Very Early 1858 BASEBALL Pre Civil War Porter's Spirit of the Times NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458230255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 25,1856  * Very early pre-Civil War baseball A nice sports-themed newspaper from before the Civil War, which has nearly half a column of various reports under the heading: "Base Ball". There are reports on 5 baseball games with commentary which would seem odd today. One item notes: "The Baltic boys confess this to be a bad beat; but as they intend to try their hand once more this season, we hope they will be able to mend their batting and their fielding...". Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$49.00
187948

BATTLE OF AMELIA ISLAND Fernandina Florida Louis-Michel Aury 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130716250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 3, 1818  Inside has a lengthy article: "Galveston and Amelia - of Amelia" which has some fine reports on the Battle of Amelia Island, just off the coast of northern Florida/southern Georgia. One dispatch notes: "The patriotism of Amelia island appears to be confined to privateering and plundering. General Aury has the command." Inside has 2 unrelated letters signed in type by: John Quincy Adams, and one by J. C. Calhoun. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, 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 March 12, 2021 13:37

$32.00
187946

TEXAS STATEHOOD ? Stephen F. Austin re. Mexico Relations 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130715337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1834  * Stephen F. Austin * Texas statehood ? Inside has an item on: "Texas" concerning S. T. Austin, delegated to represent the affairs of Texas at the city of Mexico, and noting: "...that it was expected Texas would soon be admitted into the union as one of the Mexican states..." with a bit more. Much reporting from Congress. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, various foxing, good 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 March 12, 2021 13:36

$29.00
187945

JIM BOWIE Samuuel Houston TAMPICO Expedition Mexico 1836 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130714977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836  * Jim Bowie & Samuel Houston * Tampico expedition The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front page. Another lengthier report on page 3 is headed: "The Tampico Expedition" which relates to Texas. Other various news of the day including much on "Affairs In Florida" with talk of General Gaines' actions with the Indians. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulat... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:36

$42.00
187928

RARE Unusual Title 19th Century 1813 The Tickler Newspaper w/ DOG Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130539293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, March 31, 1813  * Uncommon publication * Unusual masthead engraving The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Complete as a single sheet issue, various foxing (see), otherwise good.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:50

$24.00
187909

JAMES K. POLK Death - Colt Pistol & Runaway Slave Advertisements 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458000495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  * James K. Polk death * Colt pistol advertisement * Runaway slave ad Page 3 has much on the death of ex-President James Polk. Page 4 has a small ad for Colt's Improved Repeating Pistol. Also on page 4 is a $150 reward ad for a runaway black man from Luray, Virginia. As was typical of newspapers through this period, each column has black bold lines called "mourning rules" in honor of the death of the President. Complete in 6 pages, reattached at the left spine, only minor foxing and edge tears - quite nice. The right-top margin includes the subscriber's name.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:38

$45.00
187905

Rare & Early CAMDEN SC Kershaw County South Carolina ANTEBELLUM 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457999590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Sept. 19, 1829 * Very early Southern publication A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland  town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years. Page 2 has an interesting article on the discovery of gold in Georgia. Page 3 has: "Female Child With Two Heads". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:36

$48.00
188494

THOMAS JEFFERSON Presidential Letter re. Military Situation 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393174849846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 23, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson The front page has a letter signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, concerning the military situation. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 08:24

$26.99
188493

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


eBay Auction Item # 373485621776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism - immigration Page 3 has an article: "The Mormons Again" which is a report on the immigrants from Great Britain. Some interesting details. Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 12, 2021 08:17

$47.99
188456

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393172258437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5)  * 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.  All of page 3 and half of page 4 are a document signed in type by: Napoleon concerning the annexing of Holland In all my years of collecting rare newspapers I have only encountered five such issues, one of which resides in our private collecti... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2021 08:51

$599.99
187818

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126080920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has half a column headed: "The California Emigration" which begins: "The emigration to California from the Atlantic States is still going on steadily...In some places new associations are forming for the gold regions..." with more. Included is a nice chart noting the vessel, the master's name, port from which they sailed, and the date of departure. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:28

$54.00
187811

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126077625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., March 2, 1831  * Rare Davy Crockett * Andrew Jackson Page 3 has a small article: "President Jackson not a Jackson Man!" which notes: "Mr. Crockett of Tennessee states in Congress...that he supported the present administration when General Jackson came into power..." with more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:24

$37.00
187710

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1854 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393120646461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN AND JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Oct. 14, 1854  * Rare pre-Civil War publication A nice & uncommon opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. Formatted much like other newspapers of the day with various news reports both local & national, and a wealth of ads as well.  The complete front page is taken up with: "An Act to establish Certain Post Roads" in the U.S., with a listing of hundreds of towns in Pennsylvania, continued from a previous issue & continued in a later one. Among the articles inside are: "No More Slave States" "Florida--The Democrats Triumphant" "The Cotton Crop" & more... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:24

$67.00
187704

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449148872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826  * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Morecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah. Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief, and over half a page on: "Officers of the Navy" which lists the number of the various ranks, plus names of the captains, masters, commandant, and lieutenants. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:22

$58.00
187661

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393120248169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 23, 1815  * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The back page has an ad for a stagecoach. Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2021 07:24

$27.00
187646

Very Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN in Springfield Illinois Politics 1843 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448024544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22 1843 * Very early Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois  The top of page 2 has a report headed: "Advice From Illinois" being an account of activities in the state Whig Convention in Springfield, mentioning in part: "...The following gentlemen constitute the Electoral ticket: Electors at Large--ABRAHAM LINCOLN of Sangamon County: S. LISLE SMITH of Cook..." with more detail. Also mentioned is: "...The gentlemen selected as Electors are men of high character and standing, and the best stump speakers in the State, and are devoted heart and soul to the election of Henry Clay...". This is an early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 34 years old and very far from the national ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:23

$175.00
187639

TEXAS REVOLUTION War of Independence Mexicans Santa Anna TEXIAN 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393119582661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 3, 1836  * Texas Revolution * War of Independence * Mexican - Santa Anna The ftpg. has most of a column taken up with the latest reports from: "Texas" which includes: "...discussion on the liberation of gen. Santa Ana had taken place  in congress, but it was resolved, by a large majority, to retain him as a prisoner for some time to come..." and then also: "Santa Ana & Almonte had been relieved of their irons...The individuals who attempted the release of Santa Ana were still prisoners at Velasco...a division of the Mexican army left Mexico for the invasion of Texas...Tranquillity and a patriotic resolution to put down the Texian rebels are said to reign in Mexico..." and much mor... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:05

$35.00
187562

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1830 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443956370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Dec. 4, 1830 * Rare high class community title * Pre Civil War era An early newspaper from Long Island with news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2021 13:23

$38.00
187499

Bronze STATUE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Boston Dedication Print 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111587716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 25, 1856  * Statue of Benjamin Franklin (statue) The front page has a nice print of: "Statue of Dr. Franklin, Just Erected in Boston, U.S." A related article is on page 2: "Inauguration of the Statue of Dr. Franklin at Boston, U.S." which has much detail on it. This quite famous statue still stands in Boston, although removed from the original location to the front of City Hall. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:17

$38.00
187496

First Mention of "BLEEDING KANSAS" Term in a Poem 1856 Horace Greeley Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1856   * Origin of the expression "Bleeding Kansas" This issue contains a notable first mention of a term which would come to define the conflict within the country in the years just prior to the Civil War, and indeed, would help lead to the divide that would take another 9 years and tens of thousands of lost lives to resolve. "Bleeding Kansas" was a series of violent civil confrontations in Kansas Territory between 1854 and 1859 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery. At the heart of what often included bloody conflicts was the question of whether Kansas, upon gaining statehood, would allow slavery like neighboring Missouri, or prohibit it; that i... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:14

$75.00
187408

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress re United States Navy 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110014360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 14, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress re. U.S. Navy The top of the ftpg. has an Act of Congress authorizing appropriations for the U.S. Navy, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. This is followed by an article: "The Next President". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:28

$29.00
187404

GEORGIA GOLD RUSH Ghost Town of Auraria Lumpkin County GA 1833 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440394061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 23, 1833  * Gold in the Southeast Page 3 has a report: "The Georgia Gold Region" which notes in part: "...the village of Auraria is situated on the ridge dividing the waters of the Chestatee and Etoah rivers...The price of gold in Auraria is from 85 to 92 cents per  dwt...." with much more on the town and the gold region. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:27

$28.00
187403

CALIFORNIA REPUBLIC Statehood Talks - To Join the Union ? 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440392766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 1849  * California Republic for statehood ? The top of page 3 has a column headed: "California" which includes talk of their efforts to gain statehood.  Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:25

$37.00
187402

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Publication Baltimore MD 1840 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110012132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LOG CABIN ADVOCATE, Baltimore, Sept. 26, 1840  * William Henry Harrison * Rare campaign publication Not to be confused with the "Log Cabin" of New York, this is a much more rare campaign newspaper in support of the presidential campaign of William H. Harrison, in fact the first we have seen. This title lasted but 34 weekly issues from March 21 thru December 15, 1840, this being issue #28. The top of the first column has an engraving of: "...veteran Harrison...in the act of welcoming an old soldier into his Cabin...". A great wealth of political reporting. Four pages, period notation just above the masthead, minor wear & foxing. A quite rare title for any political collector.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:25

$178.00
187339

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105166821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 26, 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 candidate, John Fremont. This new political party, founded just two years previous, held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The top of page 4 has column heads: "Republican Ratification Meeting" "Grand Rally for Freedom" 'New York City Awake" Procession visit to Col. Fremont". The text takes the entirety of page 5 with a wealth of speeches, then: "The Procession--Visit to Col. Fremont--His Speech" with the details including the text of Fremont's acceptance speech.... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:14

$160.00
187338

President JOHN TYLER Special Session Message to U.S. Congress 1841 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436541109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 2, 1841  * President John Tyler * Special session message to Congress Most of page 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message" to Congress. Typically the President gives a state-of-the-union address near the end of the year, but given the recent death of President Wm. H. Harrison (died April 4 after just one month in office), this is a special address to both houses of Congress. The lengthy text begins by acknowledging the death of Harrison, then evolves into a more typical state-of-the-union address touching upon foreign relations, taxing situations, the state of the Treasury, the health of the nation, the state of the military, etc.  The address is signed by him... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:13

$89.00
187337

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


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 4, 1857  * Spirit Lake Massacre - Sioux Indians - Iowa Page 3 has a detailed article: "Capture of An American Slaver" which has much detail on the capture of a slave ship. Great reading. Also on page 3 is an even lengthier article: "the Indian Difficulties" "Official Account of the Agent of the Sioux Indians" which relates to the infamous Spirit Lake Massacre. This article takes two-thirds of a column. Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:12

$37.00
187335

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105164543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War * General Zachary Taylor Page 3 has much on the Mexican War including: "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "Vera Cruz" "The Battle of Buena Vista" "Investment of Vera Cruz" and a letter from Sacrificio, near Vera Cruz. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:12

$39.00
187323

Early 19th Century BUILDING ST. LOUIS Missouri MO 2000 Population 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436532911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1818  * Building St. Louis, Missouri A pg. 2 report from Missouri datelined St. Louis says that: "...three millions of bricks...have been laid here since...April...", and that there is a printing office and two banks there, it is situated near rich lead runs, enjoys a great commerce with the Indians, has a population of 2000 and a bit more. Another report from the Pittsburgh Gazette states that on a particular day the beach of the Monongahela was: "...lined with flat boats destined for the Illinois and other districts below the Falls of Ohio. The...emigrants ...are... composed of English...". Four pages, a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
187311

SS CENTRAL AMERICA Shipwreck Sinking Sinks GOLD LOST - Mormonism 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105152039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK Tribune, Sept. 26, 1857 * SS Central America shipwreck * Gold coins - treasure lost * Mormonism - Mormons This is a great issue on coverage of the sinking of the steamship "Central America", in the news in recent years due to its discovery and the finding of millions of dollars in gold coins.  Also within: "An Escape From Salt Lake" which is an interesting letter beginning: "I guess you are anxious to know the reason why I left Salt Lake. I shall try, in the first place, to inform you what a man must do to be a Mormon. He must give himself, his family, and all his possessions over to Brigham Young and then he'll have to give the tenth of all his income..." and much more. Eight pages, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:03

$98.00
187310

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Early Congress Mention 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436524135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 7, 1830  * Early Davy Crockett mention Page 3 has a short item: "Mr. Crockett" in which he relays, from a speech in Congress, an comical anecdote. Some 6 years before his fate at the Alamo. Four pages, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:02

$28.00
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