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201263

President James Madison Death & Second Seminole War Florida 1836 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293778983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836  * President James Madison death * Battle of Micanopy - Florida A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patriots are gratitude and honor more justly due, than that of James Madison..." The report concludes: "...He retired from the presidential chair on the 4th of March, 1817, and has since resided in philosophic ease at Montpelier, Orange county, Virginia.". Other news of the day includes: "The Creek War... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:58

$45.00
201261

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293778696

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 most notable article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai 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, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the Unit... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:57

$62.00
201253

Church & State Mississippi Territory President James Madison 1811 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394275679385

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE REPERTORY, Boston, March 12, 1811  * Church and State * President James Madison Page 2 has: "National Legislature" being a rather inconspicuous report mentioning not only a rare veto by the President, but also concerns a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--The House negatived the bill 55 to 33." The President at the time was James Madison. How ironic that Madison, the principal architect of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights ... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:43

$115.00
201236

James Fenimore Cooper Pioneers of The Sources of the Susquehanna 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374291857166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1822  * James Fenimore Cooper * Establishes himself as a great American novelist Page 2 has an early report about James Fenimore Cooper, America's first great author. The report mentions in part: "The Spy--The author of this native novel...is a Mr. Cooper, of Westchester, New York son of the late Judge Cooper, formerly a member of Congress from that State. 'Precaution' is also from his pen; and he is said to be engaged in writing another novel, 'The Pioneer, or the Sources of the Susquehannah.' " The Spy was his first successful novel. The other two works mentioned were, indeed, by him. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2022 09:13

$57.00
201234

Samuel Adams Founding Father & Governor of Massachusetts Death 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374291856425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803  * Samuel Adams death * Governor of Massachusetts The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition and bodily pain natural to the infirmities of age. He had reached his 81st year." Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2022 09:12

$62.00
201222

James Sullivan Lawyer 7th Governor of Massachusetts Death 1808 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394274215545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 14, 1808  * Death of James Sullivan * Governor of Massachusetts The middle of page 2 has a black-bordered report headed: "Death" which is a report on: "...the melancholy tidings of the decease of His Excellency JAMES SULLIVAN, Esq., Governor & Commander in Chief of this Commonwealth, in the 65th year of his age..." with more detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2022 07:48

$29.00
201207

President Thomas Jefferson & James Callender Controversy 1802 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394272769911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 3, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Inside has about a full page of interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender, including a lengthy letter signed by the latter. Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties. In the late 1790s, Thomas Jefferson sought him out to attack President John Adams, which Callender did. After Jefferson won the presidency, Callender expected employment as a postmaster, which was de... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2022 09:49

$57.00
201199

James Monroe 5th President of United States Founder Father Death 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394272705007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831 * President James Monroe * 4th of July death An inside page has: "Death Of James Monroe--Fifth President of the United States" and still in the heading is printed: "At the house of his son-in law, Samuel L. Gouverneur, esq. New York at half past 3 o'clock P.M. July 4, 1831." What follows is a lengthy "Bibliographical Sketch" of him which is then followed by 3 announcements of his death, one from the New York Society of the Cincinnati beginning: "The president with deep & sincere regret announces to the members of the society that the venerable James Monroe, late president of the United States...died at his residence in this city..." with more. There are two other re... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2022 08:45

$39.00
201189

Rare 1850 Magazine Journal by Author Writer Charles Dickens American Literature


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374290225295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, England, Dec. 7, 1850 * Charles Dickens publication This 24 page issue is in nice condition and measures 6 x 9 inches. This was a weekly journal which was conducted by Charles Dickens as noted in the masthead. This magazine has mainly literary reading (stories, poems etc.), some by Charles Dickens himself. wikipedia notes: "On 21st January 1846 Charles Dickens published the first edition of his new radical newspaper, The Daily News. The newspaper was not a great commercial success and Dickens resigned as editor. However, he was determined to create a means where he could communicate his ideas on social reform and in 1850 he began editing Household Words. The weekly journal included articles on... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2022 08:36

$18.00
201169

Very Rare & Early Pensacola Florida Antebellun Pre Civil War 1822 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394271295957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Pensacola, June 15, 1822   * Rare antebellum publication Not only is this the earliest Florida newspaper we have offered, it is a volume 1 issue of the earliest title in Pensacola, and one of the earliest newspapers in all of Florida. Its desirability is more in its early date than in its content, which has typical news reports and include: "From Fort Smith, Arkansas" "Alligator's Cruise" "West India Trade" and a very lengthy letter signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, a few other minor mends plus some tape "mends" actually used to flatten creases & not to repair tears.

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Ends November 03, 2022 15:02

$420.00
201165

Early & Rare President William Henry Harrison Illustration 1840 Newspaper Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374288883709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, Montpelier, Oct. 12, 1840   * President William Henry Harrison A very notable issue as it has, on the front page, the earliest image of a contemporary President or future President that we are aware of in any periodical.   Featured is a large image of William Henry Harrison who was running for President at the time, with much ftpg. reporting on: "General Harrison's Speech". He would win the election, but would only serve one month in office before his death. Our previous earliest such print was the Nov. 23, 1844 issue of the Illustrated London News featuring James K. Polk. Another collection has an 1838 issue of Alexander's Weekly Messenger with a print of George Washington, but obvi... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2022 15:00

$128.00
201118

Sea Serpent Dragon Monster Appearance ? Charleston Atlantic Ocean 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374283195881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 21, 1843  * Sea serpent - monster * Atlantic Ocean Page 3 has an article: "Sea Serpent" which notes in part: "Captain Cotton...states that on his passage...he saw a large serpent from seventy to eighty feet in length...The serpent's head was elevated about eight feet above the level of the water." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2022 11:06

$28.00
201105

Very Rare Alexandria Potomac River Commenwealth of Virginia VA 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394265648108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALEXANDRIA DAILY GAZETTE COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL, Virginia, July 13, 1812   * Very rare 19th century American publication A very scarce title, in fact we believe this is the first we have encountered it. There are no issues of this date recorded in Brigham outside of the American Antiquarian Society. The masthead features an engraving of George Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:32

$225.00
201101

Pre Civil War Tension Edwin Booth President Elect Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394265646139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1860  * Southern crisis * Secession options * Abraham Lincoln as president elect Inside includes: "Visit of Mr. Bates to Mr. Lincoln" "The Kansas Sufferers" "The Secession Movement" "Mr. Edwin Booth as 'Lago' " "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case" "The Right of Secession" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:29

$31.00
201099

Edgar Allan Poe A Rebel Soul by Henry Clay Preuss Postmortem 1853 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374281539560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 19, 1853 * Edgar Allan Poe * "A Rebel Soul" * Henry Clay Preuss  Page 2 has almost an entire column taken up with a very notable article headed: "Edgar A. Poe, by Henry Clay Preuss". As a bit of background, the following from eapoe.org is very helpful: “In the decade following Poe’s death, periodical writers on both sides of the Atlantic disputed his place in American letters. From the outset, “practically all criticism began, and as a rule ended, with a consideration of the life and character of the man.”   Students of Poe have long been familiar with the major documents in this war of words, but one suggestive item has escaped scholarly notice: the es... See More  

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:28

$725.00
201098

Martin Van Buren Inauguration & Andrew Jackson's Farewell Address 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394265644857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK OBSERVER, March 11, 1837 * Martin Van Buren inauguration * Andrew Jackson farewell address Pages 2 and 3 contain the lengthy: "Farewell Address of Andrew Jackson" signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he reiterated his policies one final time. He appeal to the different regions of the country to place their loyalty to the Union above all else. He condemns monopolies, speculation and paper currency. Page 4 has the: "Inaugural Address" of Martin Van Burden, signed by him in type.   Four pages, close-trimmed at the top of page 1 only affecting the masthead, and a bit irregular at the spine margin, some light staining.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:28

$56.00
201092

1801 Thomas Jefferson Presidential State of the Union Address 1801 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394265635189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 18, 1801   * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" being Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address. Interesting that it was not delivered in person but rather was distributed in paper form to members of Congress, with the address prefaced by a letter from the President stating why he chose to do this. The lengthy address--in which he reviews the accomplishments & challenges of the year--is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. This is followed by: "A letter from the President of the U.S. to Capt. Sterret, commander of the schooner Enterprise", also signed: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, ornate masthead, neve... See More  

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:20

$145.00
201091

Abolitionist John Brown Execution Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374281528478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1859   * John Brown's execution * Raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia A great issue concerning the John Brown/Harper's Ferry affair, with over half of page 5 taken up with related content. The top of a column has: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads including: "John Brown's Remains" "The Execution of Capt. Brown" with details; "The Execution on Friday Last" "Incidents Connected with the Execution" and "Arrival of Mrs. Brown". Related content carries over to the back page with subheads: "Letters From John Brown" "Affairs at Charlestown" "The Martyr's Death & The Martyr's Triumph" "The Execution" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:19

$98.00
201090

President William Henry Harrison Inauguration Inaugural Address 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394265634434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COURANT--EXTRA, Hartford, Connecticut, March 6, (1841)   * William Henry Harrison * Presidential inauguration * Inaugural address An uncommon single sheet "Extra" broadsheet with most of the front page taken up with the: "Inaugural Address or President Harrison" carrying over to page 2. William Henry Harrison has the dubious distinction of being the first President to die in office, severing the shortest term (31 days) and having delivered the longest inaugural address, longer than all four of FDR's addresses combined. Single sheet, nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:18

$78.00
201089

Preesident William Henry Harrison Election Win 1840 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374281527456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1840 * William Henry Harrison * Presidential election victory Perhaps there can be no better newspaper to report a Presidential election than one from the nation's capital. Page 3 begins with: "The Election" "It becomes our duty to announce to the public that we have received returns of the elections in a sufficient number of the states to render the final result no longer doubtful. Gen. Harrison, the standard bearer of the Federal and Abolition parties, has been elected..." with much more. This report takes a full column. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:18

$179.00
201067

George Washington Death Funeral President John Adams Proclamation 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394262994471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 4, 1800  * George Washington funeral * President John Adams All four pages have wide black mourning rules for the death of George Washington. Page 2 has: "Further Respectful Testimonials, Sacred to George Washington, Deceased" "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" signed in type: John Adams, concerning: "...the people...to wear crape on the left arm, as mourning, for 30 days..." and a bit more.  Also: "Funeral Honors at Philadelphia" "Funeral Honors at Salem" "Funeral Obsequies at Charlestown" "Masonic Funeral Honors" "Funeral Honors at Fort Independence" with even more. Four pages, minor archival mend near the bottom of the inside spine, light damp stai... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:58

$485.00
201011

Alexander Hamilton Death Funeral vs. Victim of Aaron Burr Duel 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394259937454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 31, 1804  * Alexander Hamilton death * Aaron Burr duel victim All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Alexander Hamilton, the result of a duel with Aaron Burr. The entire front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with a: "Funeral Oration". Further on is a conclusion of a report headed: "Death of Hamilton" which takes almost 2 full pages (see for portions), and includes: "..and it pleases God to give me the opportunity to reserve and throw away my first fire, and I have thoughts even of reserving my second fire--and thus giving a double opportunity to Col. Burr to pause and to reflect...". This lengthy text is foll... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2022 11:38

$450.00
201009

Dartmoor Massacre Devon England Prison American Prisoners War of 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374275568099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 17, 1815  * Dartmoor Prison massacre * American prisoners Inside contain over three pages on the infamous Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre, perhaps the most detailed account of this event we have seen in a newspaper. Included is a: "List of Prisoners Wounded on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815" and "Description of Death Wounds Inflicted on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815", the date of the massacre. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2022 11:38

$38.00
201005

Rare Tallahassee Leon County Florida Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394259935838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 15, 1847  * Rare antebellum publication * Mexican-American War Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, 14 years before the Civil War. Content includes reports on the Mexican war including a lengthy report: "Battle Of Sierra Gorda" "Mexican Prisoners" "The Soldiers of Vera Cruz" "Still Later--Continued Triumphant Progress of American Arms--Jalapa Taken without a Struggle---Perote, the Renowned Perole, delivered up to Gen. Worth with all its Armament!" "The Capture of Tuspan and more. Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2022 11:36

$88.00
200971

President William Henry Harrison Death John Tyler 1841 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374270581916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841 * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - John Tyler  This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) notes it was a semi-weekly devoted to "...the security of the right of suffrage by additional laws to punish bribery & fraud...an exposure of abuses & corruptions in government..." and more. Amos Kendall was Postmaster General under Andrew Jackson, later publishing this small, bi-weekly newspaper from 1841-1844 He was very pro-democrat and anti-Whig. Near the back is more than a full page taken up with text concerning the death of Wm. H. Harrison and the report on his successor, John Tyler. The Harrison article is bl... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2022 10:55

$148.00
200970

Early Mormons Salt Lake City Utah State of Deseret Mormonism 1849 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374270581542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1849   * California gold rush - 49ers * Mormons at Salt Lake City * Mormonism - emigration Two-thirds of a column on page 3 is taken up with: "The Mormons" which notes in part: "...Seven thousand of them have found a resting place in the most remarkable spot on the American continent...to follow after a new Jerusalem in the West...They are again assaulted by popular persecution; their prophet murdered, their town depopulated, & finally their temple burnt!..." with much more on their new home at the Great Salt Lake in the Utah Territory. Near its end is: "...the new Mormon Temple at the Salt Lake is to be a splendid building...The size of the temple is not stated, b... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2022 10:55

$97.00
200969

John James Audubon Naturalist Ornithologist Gold Rush Indians 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374270581246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849   * John James Audubon * American ornithologist Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more. Also on page 3 is a letter from Rio Janeiro beginning: "The slave trade is carried on to a very great extent here..." with more detail. Also: "The Comanche Indians" as well as: "Late & Interesting From California" which includes a letter related to the gold rush. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2022 10:54

$56.00
200885

President Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress & Henry Dearborn Forts 1805 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374266746493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 25, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress - Henry Dearborn Over half a column of the front page is taken up with: "An Act to regulate the clearance of armed merchant vessels.", signed in type by the President; Th. Jefferson. Page 3 begins with over a column from the "War Department" on securing bids to supply rations to the various forts and installations noted, signed: H. Dearborn, Secretary of War. With the Act on the front page, combined with the very decorative masthead, makes this a very displayable newspaper. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, printed on thick-stock newsprint, nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2022 10:32

$32.00
200883

President Thomas Jefferson New Haven CT Connecticut Letter 1801 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394252889894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1801  * President Thomas Jefferson The front page has a "Remonstrance" of the merchants of New Haven, to the President, concerning the removal of the Revenue Collector & appointment of his replacement. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" in which he justifies the action, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends October 21, 2022 10:31

$32.00
200881

1855 Castle Garden Fort Clinton pre Ellis Island Immigration Station Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394252888587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 4, 1855  The front page has nearly two columns taken up with: "Castle Garden - How Emigrants Are Treated on Landing". Castle Garden with the point of entry into the United States prior to Ellis Island. It had just opened to immigrants the year of this article, on the eve of a dramatic wave of European immigration. During the next 35 years, more than 8 million people passed through Castle Garden, especially from Germany and Ireland, and later from Italy and Eastern Europe. Page 3 has over a full page taken up with: "The Kansas Troubles" "Gov. Reeder's Alleged Speculations in Indian Lands". It would soon ben a hotbed for trouble on its way to statehood. Eight pages, some disbinding evidence at th... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2022 10:29

$47.00
200839

General President Andrew Jackson Inauguration Inaugural Address 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394251603203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 9, 1833  * General President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Certainly the best content in this issue is the inside page account of: "The Inauguration" which is followed by the: "Inaugural Address Of The President Of the United States, Fourth of March, 1833" which takes over half a page This was the inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson. Other items of interest in this issue include: "The Indians" "Letter From General Mercer" "The Tariff Bill" and over 8 pages of reporting from Congress. Great to have this inaugural coverage from a newspaper so close to Washington, D.C. Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice cond... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2022 13:33

$42.00
200836

President John Adams Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress Lighthouse 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394251602061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20, 1800  * President John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The middle of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for building or re-building of three light houses, each signed in script type by the President; John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2022 13:30

$39.00
200835

American Antiquarian Society AAS Worcester Massachusetts Established 1812 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394251601846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 25, 1812  * American Antiquarian Society (AAS) established * Worcester, Massachusetts - American history Page 2 has a very significant news report headed: "American Antiquarian Society" which begins: "This Society was incorporated by an Act of the Legislature of this Commonwealth, passed October 22d, 1812. It's object is to collect and preserve the most authentic ancient documents & memorials..." with more. Also noted is that Isaiah Thomas was elected as President. The American Antiquarian Society is the very respected institution in Worcester, Mass., which houses the country's largest & most complete collection of material printed in the United States prior to 1876. Page 2 also has W... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2022 13:30

$33.00
200748

John Adams Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress Canadian Loyalists 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374255664306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 4, 1801  Headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, the front page has an Act of Congress concerning ranting of land to refugees from Canada, presumably for Loyalists who fled to Canada after the Revolutionary War, signed in type by Vice President Th. Jefferson & President John Adams Also on the ftpg. & carrying over to page 2 are correspondences signed by Wm. Bainbridge concerning out troubles with Tripoli, a war which would last until 1805. Page 2 also has a "Proclamation" signed in type by: Buonaparte, and other events from Europe. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:49

$32.00
200747

1801 Thomas Jefferson Presidential State of the Union Address 1801 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394244230939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1801 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address Beginning at the bottom of the ftpg. is the: "Message" of the President to Congress, prefaced with a note stating that it was delivered to each House by Mr. Lewis (of Lewis & Clark fame), Secretary to the President. What follows, and taking over half of page 2, is Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address in which he reviews the events of the year. Because Jefferson disliked formal ceremonies he sent the message to the Congress in written form rather than delivering it in a speech as would be more the custom, establishing a precedent that would last until 1913. Four pages, a stain to the front page, otherwise q... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:48

$120.00
200710

Early Mormons Salt Lake City Utah State of Deseret Mormonism 1850 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374253985642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 1850   * Mormons - Mormonism * Early Salt Lake City, Utah * Statehood in the Union ? One and one-half columns on page 3 are taken up with: "The State of Deseret" concerning the Mormon's settling in Utah. It begins: "Mention is frequently made of Deseret, as the name of a Territory settled by the people commonly called Mormons and now praying to be admitted to the Union under the name just stated..." with much more. Over half of the front page is taken up with a report from the Senate: "Select Committee To Prepare A Compromise", which is early talk on what would be the Compromise of 1850, which would determine how the new territories won in the Mexican War would be ei... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:54

$56.00
200704

Presidential Martin Van Buren State of the Union Annual Address 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374253981389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1839  * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union annual address Being so close to the nation's capital it is not surprising that much of the content is on politics of the day, including a wealth of reporting from Congress. The prime feature would be the complete and lengthy text of the annual state-of-the-union address of President Martin Van Buren. The address takes over 4 page and is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, scattered foxing & light staining, generally good.

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:52

$33.00
200703

Abraham Lincoln pre Presidental Election Springfield IL Ugly Man ?1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374253981157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1860   * Great Abraham Lincoln article * Pre 1860 presidential election * Life in Springfield, Illinois * Was Lincoln an ugly man ? Page 3 has a nice and interesting article headed: "Lincoln At Home" which has a Springfield, Illinois dateline. This fascinating article takes an entire column, and begins: "In a large two-story frame house, bearing no slight resemblance to Washington's headquarters...resides the Republican candidate for President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln..." with much more. There are several subheads in this article including: "His Family and Their Connections" "Whom He Married, and His Wife's Family Relations" "What His Neighbors Say of Him" "His Persona... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:52

$175.00
201290

Karl Marx German Socialist Philosopher Communist Correspondence 1854 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394277253171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 28, 1854 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist Pages 5 & 6 have a lengthy report headed: "The State of Europe" which is written by Karl Marx, and is appropriately signed in type: Karl Marx. Karl Marx was the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. He spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. His income while in London was supplemented by weekly articles for the New York Tribune, writing as a foreign correspondent. Eight pages, printing error to the front page, significant staining to the left half of the issue, fortunately the Karl Marx report is unaffected.

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Ends October 14, 2022 07:53

$49.99
201280

Turn of the 19th Centruy Prices for Goods Chart in 1800 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394275866369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1800   * Turn of the 19th century * Prices of household goods Most of the front page is taken up with a huge chart with prices of various goods at the time. Inside has news of the day & a wealth of ads, several illustrated.  Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 13, 2022 10:29

$23.99
201274

Embargo to The Enforcement Act Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1809 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394275789774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1809  * Thomas Jefferson * Enforcement Act Most of the front page is  taken up with "An Act" of Congress which was known as the "Enforcement Act". It was designed to halt smuggling activities & other illegal avoidance of the Embargo Acts. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2022 09:16

$34.99
201271

Mormons Mormonism Pre Battle of Nauvoo Illinois Settlers Tensions 1846 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374293840123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1846   * Mormons - Mormonism * Pre Battle of Nauvoo - Illinois Over two pages are taken up with various reports on the on-going Mexican War. The back page has: "Mormon Troubles" which includes: "...we learn that Nauvoo is once more the theatre of great excitement.  a body of about 80 persons...left there for the purpose of pursuing some desperadoes, who, it is said, had severely beaten a small body of Mormons and new citizen, whilst engaged in harvesting...five or six of them were arrested and lodged in jail..." with more. Sixteen pages, 8 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2022 08:48

$39.90
201270

Mormons Nauvoo Illinois Legion Militia & Millerites Millerism 1843 old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394275739822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1843 * Nauvoo Legion militia - Illinois - Mormons * John Tyler - state of the union address * William Millerites - Millerism Inside has a small heading: "The Nauvoo Legion" which notes: "...that the Nauvoo Legion numbers some four or five thousand men. They are thoroughly disciplined, and well acquainted with the use of artillery, etc. Apprehensions exist that the frequent drilling of the legion forebodes no good purpose on the part of the Mormon Prophet." The back page has: "Millerism" which mentions: "Father Miller...visited Rochester...devoted one whole week to dealing out exhortations and admonitions in relation to the awful destruction which awaits this sinful world o... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2022 08:39

$59.99
201227

General & 1st President George Washington Death Funeral Honors 1800 US Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394274292636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, January 11, 1800  * President George Washington's death Being less than a month since the death of George Washington, it is not surprising that there is still content relating to him and his death. Page 2 has several documents from the state of Massachusetts & city of Boston concerning Washington, and also a "Speech" signed by the (acting) governor of Massachusetts, Moses Gill, relating to Washington. Also: "Tributary Honors in Boston and "Eulogy" with related text carrying over to page 3. Complete with four pages, all margins on all pages have wid, black mourning rules, water staining in the lower right quadrant, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 12, 2022 08:48

$299.99
201206

President Thomas Jefferson & James Callender Controversy 1802 American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374290341171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 24, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender. Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties. In the late 1790s, Thomas Jefferson sought him out to attack President John Adams, which Callender did. After Jefferson won the presidency, Callender expected employment as a postmaster, which was denied by Jefferson. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches,... See More  

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Ends October 11, 2022 09:48

$44.99
201143

Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Novel 1853 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374288496028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 1853  * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century, "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. Page 2 has several reports relating to Uncle Tom's Cabin including a report which notes in part: "...Uncle Tom's Cabin is to be found in a great many houses in this city, and receives more or less of condemnation, though universally adm... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2022 09:28

$59.99
201135

President Elect Abraham Lincoln Baltimore Plot Murder Attempt 1861 old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394270861486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March  2, 1861   * President-elect Abraham Lincoln en route * Assassination attempt - Baltimore Plot Page 6 has a report on the attempted assassination of President-Elect Abraham Lincoln, with column heads: "The President Elect In Washington" "His Arrival There" A Plot Against His Life' "The Assassins Foiled" "Speeches & Receptions". This is a fine & detailed account ion Lincoln's travels just prior to his inauguration including some details on the attempt upon his life. Included as well is: "The Inauguration--Arrangements for rhe Inauguration of the President of The United States on the Fourth of March 1861". Much detail here. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2022 08:27

$49.99
200624

Early Ball Game of Lacrosse Native Americans Indians Print 1852 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394235990962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1852 * Early lacrosse print * "The Creator's Game" * Native Americans  The front page has a print headed: "Indians Playing Ball" with a related article. The print shows it looks somewhat like lacrosse. Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with fold & margin wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 09, 2022 12:00

$31.00
200608

Rare Honolulu Hawaiian HI The Friend 1858 Original Old Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374247836515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 26, 1858  * Rare publication It is rare to find Hawaiian newspapers from  the middle of the 19th century. This title has a somewhat religious theme but with other content as well. Complete in 8 page, 11 3/4 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:49

$64.00
200607

Rare & Early Putney VT Windham County Vermont Oneida Community 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394235981447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, April 1, 1843 * Uncommon publication An early newspaper from the Oneida Community. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within the issue the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater presence in the decades to come. Noyes saw man as reaching a state of perfection (hence the title) or sinlessness at conversion. When Noyes asserted this doctrine of complete release from sin at conversion while studying at Yale Divinity School, he was denied ordination. It is said that one of the reasons that Noyes adopted this doctrine was the fact that he cou... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:48

$29.00
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