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199638

Very Rare Greensboro NC Guilford County North Carolina Antebellum 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394182474157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, May 25, 1850 * Rare Antebellum publication Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city. A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated. Four pages, very condition.

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Ends August 29, 2022 07:32

$35.00
199564

Jewish Conversion Jews Judaica & Indiana Statehood 1816 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180260611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 14, 1816   * Indiana Statehood * Converting the Jews One of the more notable items in this issue is the back page item with a small heading: "The Jews" with the text including: "...about $500,000 have been assessed on the public in one form or other for the last five years & expended---with what result? The conversion, real or supposed, of five Jews. This is at the rate of $100,000 per Jew..." with just a bit more, and ending with: "...what is it to us in this land of civil and religious liberty?" Under "Congress", are the details regarding Indiana statehood:  "... the resolution for admitting the state of Indiana into the union... was read the third time, and passed unanimousl... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2022 10:51

$48.00
199547

Rare Steamship Acadia New York Herald Extra Broadside 1842 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374190324840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD EXTRA, July 22, 1842  This single sheet, "Extra" edition of the famous N.Y. Herald newspaper is printed on the front side only. The text is entirely consumed by reports from Europe with a wide variety of content as seen in the heads near the top of the first column. This heading also ha a nice engraving above which is: "Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia." The back side is completely blank. Measures 15 1/4 by 19 1/2 inches, evening foxing throughout, very nice & clean condition.

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:18

$53.00
199546

Famous John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers Boxing 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374190323682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him...". Page 6 has a one column head: "Lat... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:16

$87.00
189675

Rare Battleship Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial Prints 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551628040

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

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Ends August 22, 2022 11:02

$36.00
199473

Very Rare First Illustrated Comics United States 1834 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394173920106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GALAXY OF COMICALITIES, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834  A very rare newspaper, said  to be the first illustrated comic periodical in the United States. This issue contains 4 woodcuts among its eight pages. This title only lasted for 40 issues, hence its rarity. This is the volume 1, no. 15 issue. Measures 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Good condition. A rare book dealer has an issue offered for $750.

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:39

$145.00
199411

19th Century St. Johmsbury VT Caledonia County Vermont 1895 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374183166128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ST. JOHNSBURY REPUBLICAN - EXTRA, Vermont, April 25, 1895  The entire front page of this "Extra" issue is taken up with the life of local businessman, Franklin Fairbanks, who died the day prior to this issue. Franklin Fairbanks was an American businessman, natural scientist, collector, political figure, and one of the founders and first trustees of Rollins College. He was born and died in St. Johnsbury. Four pages, printed on high-quality, thick-stock newsprint, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:27

$29.00
199350

John James Audubon American Naturalist Ornithologist Biography 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394170313665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHAMBERS' EDINBURGH JOURNAL, Scotland, Dec. 22, 1832 * John James Audubon * American ornithologist  Pages 6 and 7 contain a quite lengthy biographical sketch of John James Audubon, the text noting near the beginning: "...the labors of this ingenious and most meritorious artist, whose published drawings of American birds form, without exception, one of the most extraordinary productions of the age...". The photos show just the beginning of the article. Eight pages, 9 by 12 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:34

$29.00
199349

Very Early Abraham Lincoln Springfield Illinois Politics Meeting 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394170313527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22 1843   * Very early Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois convention 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 fro... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:34

$183.00
199284

Battle of Monterrey Zachary Taylor Victory Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394162109919

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 8, 1847  * Battle of Monterrey - Nuevo León * General Zachary Taylor victory Page 3 begins with a lengthy article headed: "The Capitulation of Monterey" with much detail on the battles there. This report takes over a full column. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:26

$38.00
199283

Thomas Jefferson Presidential State of the Union Annual Address 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394162109798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 25, 1802 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Early 19th century original Half of page 2 is taken up with the President's annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition begun with Washington and which continues to this day. It is headed: "Message to the Senate & House of Representatives of the United States" which, perhaps unique to Jefferson, was actually delivered by Jefferson's secretary ("Mr. Lewis", of Lewis & Clark fame) rather than Jefferson himself. It is signed in script type at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson. Following this lengthy account are several editorial items on the Message. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:26

$45.00
199281

Mormons Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah California Emigration 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394162109486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 1849  * Mormons - Mormonism Page 3 has a nice letter from a Mormon newspaper: "From The Valley of the Salt Lake" which includes: "News from the Valley is quite encouraging.  The crickets entirely disappear where fowls & swine are permitted to range...The health of the citizens there was good...About 12,000 or 15,000 California emigrants passed through the alley...Many of the Californians had been baptized...No difficulty occurred between our people & the California emigrants & the Indians are all friendly..." with much more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:25

$57.00
199277

John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. 4th of July 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374175216433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 30, 1800  * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Most of a front page column is taken up with an Act of Congress signed in script type by: John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson. Then a letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States" on celebrating the 4th of July, with his "Answer" signed in type: J. Adams. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, irregular at the blank spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:23

$36.00
199261

Death of the Gerrymander Voting Districts Governor Elbridge Gerry 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374175176745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, April 8, 1813  * Death of the "Gerrymander" * Governor Elbridge Gerry Page 3 begins with an interesting article headed: "The Gerrymander", essentially a report of its death. The "gerrymander" was--and remains to this day--a controversial political maneuver used to reshape voting districts in order to favor a political party. It was named for Elbridge Gerry, the former governor of Massachusetts, and Vice President of the United States from 1813 until the following year when he died in office. The article begins: "The Gerrymander expired on Monday last, leaving, we trust, but few mourners to lament its loss, and inspiring joy among all the friends of rational liberty and just principles of representation... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2022 14:45

$65.00
199136

Jews Jewish Colony Niagara & Mormons Mormonism Connection ? 1823 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374167216170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, April 5, 1823 * Jews and Mormons ? An inside page has a brief report noting: "...that the society for meliorating the condition of the Jew, are now engaged in a negociation for 20,000 acres of land in the 'Genesee country' for a Jewish colony. Will the Jews work on it?" In brief, this was an attempt by Elias Boudinot to create a land to be a refuge for converted Jews. This attempt was countered by Mordecai Noah, the first Jew born in America to reach national prominence, who attempted to create a homeland for Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. Neither project succeeded. However, is it just a coincidence that this time and place also marked the advent of Oliver Cowdery on th... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2022 15:32

$73.00
199135

Mormons Mormonism Brigham Young Indians Native Americans Tensions 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374167215799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1857  This issue has multiple reports regarding the Mormon tensions of mid-late 1857. Page 2 begins with a full column article headed: "A Reply to Brigham Young" which kicks off with Young's detailed letter on how to handle the Indians, followed by the response of J.W. Denver, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Both letters detail the strained relationship among the Mormons, Indians, and the federal government. Also of interest is the more than half a column article on page 3: "The Mormon Outrage" which reports an attack by the Mormons upon a wagon train of military supplies destined for U.S. force in Utah.  Although much was destroyed, no lives were lost. Not shown in... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2022 15:31

$125.00
199078

War of 1812 Begins Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160467202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812  * War of 1812 begins * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is "A Proclamation" issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same...". The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of America ...", also signed in t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:05

$215.00
199038

Great Heraldic Eagle Masthead Engraving Catholic Religious Rare 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158359840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES CATHOLIC INTELLIGENCER, Boston, Jan. 27, 1832  * Large masthead with a heraldic eagle This rather rare title lasted for just one year, having begun in October, 1831 and ending in September, 1832. The issue is a "vol. III" issue as this publication was preceded by one titled "Jesuit, or Catholic Sentinel" and they kept the same volume numbering. It was also curiously superseded by the same title as well. Its most striking feature is the very large & deep masthead, taking close to half of the front page, and which includes a large eagle with a scroll in its beak making it very displayable.  As the title would suggest, the content is almost entirely religious. Eight pages, 10 1/4 by 14 1/2 inches, vari... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:02

$31.00
199025

19th Century New York City 1815 Newspaper w/ Steamboat Stagecoach Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158346065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 15, 1815  * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least i15 illustrated ship ads. The back page has an ad for a stagecoach and more. Four pages, a little light staining, generally nice.

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Ends July 30, 2022 10:49

$25.00
198992

Early Robert E. Lee as a Cadet at West Point Military Academy 1829 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394139258269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829 * Cadet Robert E. Lee * West Point military academy It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name. Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and listed in the "First Class" is a young Robert E. Lee from Virginia, second in this freshman class,  22 years of age at the time.  It would be another 30+ years before his name would be known to most in the country. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in t... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:05

$42.00
198950

Treaty of Amiens French Revolutionary Wars France & G.B. Signing 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154956335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, October 17, 1801   * Treaty of Amiens signing announcement * French Revolutionary Wars - King of England * Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis Most of the front page is taken up with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION, Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as Well by Sea as Land, Agreed upon between His Majesty and the French Republic, and Enjoining the Observance thereof." This is the King of England's formal announcement that the Treaty of Amiens had been signed on October 1 and ratified by both countries on October 10. The Treaty of Amiens temporarily ended hostilities between France and England at the end of the War of the Second Coalition. It marked the end of the French Revolutionary Wa... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:11

$37.00
198949

Mormons Mormonism Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154956089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1858   * The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Mormons - Mormonism   Page 5 has nearly three-quarters of a column headed: "Interesting From Salt Lake City--Our Fort Kearney Correspondence" which is followed by more: "The Governor on a Pleasure Excursion--The Street Fight of Williams and Grant--A California Mail Destroyed by Indians--Murder of Emigrants--Col. Lander and the Wagon Road, etc." Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:11

$57.00
198945

Very early John Sutter's Mill Pre Californis Gold Rush Town 1844 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154950468

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK AMERICAN, June 21, 1844 * Early Sutter's Mill report * Pre gold rush - John Sutter  Page 2 has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later. There is mention of a letter which says in part: "...enclosing the following letter from Don Augustin Sutter, the Alcalde [magistrate in a Spanish town] of the new town of New Helvetia, situated on the river Sacramento, one of the branches of the San Francisco. Mr. Sutter is a Swiss, now a citizen of Mexico [California was a Mexican territory at the time], and obtained from the government a large tract of land on which he is establishing a town, having already a fort to protect him from the Indians. All p... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:06

$187.00
198944

Edwardsville IL Madison County Illinois Very Early Rare Volume 1 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394137575167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDWARDSVILLE SPECTATOR, Illinois, June 5, 1819 * Very rare publication * Madison County  This is the earliest newspaper from Illinois we have offered. Not only that, it is eleven years earlier than the previous earliest newspaper from this state. And it is the volume 1, number 2 issue. Keep in mind that Illinois just became a state six months previous. It is notable that the two volume reference work "History & Bibliography of American Newspapers" by C. Brigham has but seven entries of newspapers which existed in Illinois thru 1820, consuming but 3 of the 1500+ pages. The content, with news items & ads, is typical of other newspapers of the era. Complete in 4 pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, minor rubbin... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:06

$780.00
198926

32 The Youths Companion Family Focus Pre Civil War with Prints 1847 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394135768764

Offered are 32 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE YOUTH'S COMPANION, Boston, 1847  A lot of 32 issues of this popular: "Family paper devoted to piety, morality, brotherly love...". The front page of each has a print, many of which are religious, but several of geographical formations, buildings, etc. Each complete in 4 pages, small folio size, never bound nor trimmed, some edge wear & margin damp staining.

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Ends July 27, 2022 10:00

$52.00
198856

Rare Abraham Stephen Lincoln Douglas Debates 7th Alton Illinois 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374146530782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1858   * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 (last one) * Alton, Madison County, Illinois Keeping in mind that this was from the period of the Lincoln/Douglas debates, page 4 has a report from Springfield headed: "Illinois Politics" which talks of Stephen Douglas. Taking over a full column is a fine report on the last of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates, this one at Alton, Illinois.  A few excerpts from the report include: "The last great debate between Douglass and Lincoln took place today in our city...No political flags or mottoes were allowed...Douglass was speaking...His manner was excited and animating...the latter referring specially to every personal ... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:08

$722.00
198855

Very Early Railroads Locomotives Trains Masthead Print 1833 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374146528777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 2, 1833 * Very early on the railroad industry * Uncommon publication This is a very early issue of the very first American periodical on railroading, having begun the year prior. The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of the train, but keep in mind this is from the formative years of the railroad industry.  There are railroad-related articles in this 16 page issue including a a few illustrations. Measures 9 by 12 inches a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:07

$87.00
198817

Rare Broadside Extra Steamship Pacific Print New York City 1854 old newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374144377653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXTRA SUN, New York, July 24, 1854  This is a broadside "Extra", meaning a single sheet and printed on the front only. The page is focused on the latest news from Europe via the: "Arrival Of The Steamship Pacific" with a large print of it. The reverse has many discrete archival mends, mostly near the margins. Otherwise nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2022 10:21

$67.00
198815

Henry Knox 1st Secretary of War under George Washington death 1806 newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374144375863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 3, 1806   * General Henry Knox death * U.S. Secretary of War * Under George Washington Page 2 has a report headed: "Death of Gen. Knox" which begins: "It is with the deepest regret I have now to inform you that the great and good Gen. Knox departed this life yesterday morning...". Henry Knox was born and raised in Boston, so great to have this account in his hometown newspaper. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2022 10:18

$37.00
197457

Rare Sag Harbor Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1879 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394039229251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, June 14, 1879  * Rare high class community title An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons.  Various local and national news of the day, plus a great wealth of advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed with wide margins. Good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2022 13:45

$37.00
198722

Early Trading Posts Native Amercians Indians James Madison Act 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394123624532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 11, 1811 * Indians - Native Americans * Early trading posts  Over a full column is taken up with n Act of Congress: "For establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.", signed in type by he President: James Madison. Two more Acts are from the Mass. legislature. Four pages, small piece from a blank margin, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2022 07:07

$27.00
198643

President Thomas Jefferson State of the Union Address 1804 Hartford CT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394116982390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Nov. 21, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Early 19th century original Fully half of page 2 is taken up with the state-of-the-union address of the President headed: "President's Message", signed in type at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe that their dispositions are gene... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:21

$67.00
198642

Very Early Portland Oregon Pacific Northwest Town Description 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374131998282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1849 * Very early Portland, Oregon description Page 2 has a great article headed: "Letter From the Farthest West" which takes two-thirds of a column, being very descriptive of the "Town of Portland" and the vicinity. Other subheads: "The Lumber Trade" Wages of Seamen & Laborers" "Enterprise of the American". Page 3 has: "Navigation of the Mississippi" which has some fine content as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:19

$48.00
198532

ANTONIO LOPEZ DE SANTA ANNA is Provisional President of Mexico 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109852491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 1847  * Antonio López de Santa Anna The top of page 3 has a column headed: "President Santa Anna" which includes a letter from him announcing his acceptance of the Provisional Presidency. Some interesting editorial commentary as well. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:50

$35.00
198520

MORMONS Mormonism Europe Emmigration to New York 1858 Norwalk Ohip Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123313478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 4, 1858 * Mormons from Sweden, Denmark, etc. emigrate to U.S. * Uncommon title from Ohio * Gang goes on a murderous rampage The bottom of page 2 has "Arrival of Mormons at New York", which states in full: "A company of 90 Mormons, 81 of them from Sweden, Denmark and Norway, and nine from England, arrived in New York… on board of the emigrant ship John Bright, from Liverpool. The majority of the emigrants are females. None of the men have more than one wife, and many of them have none. The Times says they are generally very intelligent looking. They will settle temporarily in some part of the Northwest, judging it unsafe to venture across The Plains now." An unrelated article has, "A ... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:42

$98.00
198517

NAUVOO EXPOSITOR Illinois Newspaper Destroyed by Joseph Smith LDS 1844 Mormons


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109844631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1844  * Destruction of the "Nauvoo Expositor" * Prelude to Joseph Smith's murder * Mormons - Mormonism The front page has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later. Printed here is a letter which says in part: "...the following communication from J. A. Sutter, the Alcalde of the new town of New Helvetia, on the river Sacramento, one of the branches of the San Francisco. All parties by land from the Oregon, or from the United States to California, touch at this establishment first; and most of the emigrants on land from the States since 1840 have settled near Mr. Sutter...". And what follows is... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:41

$244.00
198516

Mormons NAUVOO TEMPLE Illinois Description re. Joseph Smith Death 1844 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123312584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1844  * Nauvoo Temple description * re. Joseph Smith's death * Mormons - Mormonism The front page article is headed: "The Mormon Difficulties" which begins: "The St. Louis New Era thinks the Mormon war at an end...the Mormons are deeply wounded at the death of their leader and look for vengeance in some form..." with a bit more.  The article continues with a description of Nauvoo, Illinois, which begins: "They have built up a considerable town in a very brief period. They claim a population in the city of about 15,0000...The buildings are scattered over a wide space..." with more.   At the bottom of page 3 is an article headed: "The Mormon Temple" which is very de... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:39

$144.00
198418

Early SANTA FE TRAIL Creation Missouri New Mexico Trading Trade 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394105114917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 9, 1825  * The Santa Fe Trail creation * Missouri - New Mexico Inside has an early report on the Santa Fe Trail, headed: "New Mexico" which mentions in part: "...man belonging to an expedition fitted out for trading to Santa Fe, from St. Louis, in 1822, arrived here...left Santa Fe in August last & states that the trade of that country is lucrative & the inhabitants friendly to the Americans...Taos is the first town met with on the route from St. Louis to Santa Fe & contains 4 or 5000 inhabitants. It is 80 miles from Taos to Santa Fe...Santa Fe contains about 9000 inhabitants...there is a silver mine in its vicinity...100 miles further south is Albuquerque..." with more. Sixteen... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:20

$35.00
198394

DANIEL WEBSTER "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever" SPEECH 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374112407562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830  * Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!" Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's antebellum period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South. Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil war ultimately proved futile. On January 26, Webster gave a reply to Hayne, in which Webster openly attacked Nullification, negatively contrasted South Carolina's response to the tariff with that of his native New England's response to the Embargo of 1807, rebutted H... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2022 13:01

$98.00
198393

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  * War of 1812 declaration by United States  * James Madison proclamation An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, headed: "AN ACT Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain...and the United States of America & their territories", signed in type by the President: James Madison. Great to have this historic reporting in a newspaper published so close to Washington, D.C., and in ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2022 13:00

$118.00
198377

1860 GREAT METEOR Earth-Grazing Meteoric Procession Fireballs in NYC Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1860  * Earth-grazing meteor procession * Fireball meteors   The front page has an article headed: "The Meteor Of Friday Night" "Its Brilliancy and Its Great Distance from the Earth" "All Sorts Of Accounts" and more with small illustration. Text takes up 4 full columns on the front page. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, some archival strengthening at the margins not affecting text, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:46

$35.00
198335

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 9, 1858  * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside.  Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River".  There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompanying article. Sixteen pages, ... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:25

$79.00
198326

JOHN MURRELL Land Pirate Mississippi River Bandit Outlaw DEATH 1844 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 29, 1844  * John Murrell death - "land pirate" * Mississippi River outlaw A front page report about the "Death Of Murrell" says: "The Chattanooga Gazette of the 16th announces the death, at Pikeville, Tennessee, of the notorious John A. Morrell, whose name as 'land pirate' figured so frequently in the press...and who was recently discharged from the penitentiary. He died of consumption, and denied to the last moment...that he was guilty of the...charges against him." The front page has a small article from Louisiana claiming fraud had occurred in the Presidential election. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding,  nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:20

$45.00
198309

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Nov. 4, 1848  * Rare antebellum publication 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, three years before the Civil War. Over half of the ftpg. has various political Acts and documents signed in type by the President: James K. Polk. Various content within including: "Fillmore's Abolitionism Admitted" "He Won't Resign" and much more. The bkpg. is filled with ads including: "Committed to Jail - A Negro man named Dick..." with much detail & a small print. Four pages, toning, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:12

$97.00
198297

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Jews Religious Freedom Commence 1818 Baltimore Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 19, 1818  * Maryland Jew Bill Initiated Inside has a brief yet notable item with a small head: "Maryland Legislature" which includes in part: "...A committee was appointed to bring in a bill to extend the same civil privileges to persons professing the Jewish religion as are enjoyed by those of any other religious sect...". This would ultimately come to pass, known as the Maryland Jew Bill. As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution safely protected "...all persons professing the Christian religion..." yet said nothing at all for those of other beliefs. It was a fact not widely known among other Americans that in the State of Maryland, and in Maryland alone, a citizen ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:06

$37.00
198249

Nice THOMAS JEFFERSON State of the Union Address w/ Lewis & Clark 1805 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE REPERTORY, Boston, Dec. 13, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Lewis & Clark's Expedition A fine issue has more than half of the front page & a bit of page 2 are taken up with Thomas Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation. Within the address Jefferson reflects upon the events of the past year and needs for the coming year, which includes mention of current relations with Indians. He also makes reference to the Louis and Clark Expedition with: "A state of our progress in exploring the principal rivers of that country, and of the information respecting them hitherto obtained, will be communicated so soon as we shall receive some further relations which we have reason sh... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2022 09:44

$125.00
198130

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


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

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:24

$76.00
198084

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS 1824 United States Presidential Election Controversy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085531071

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

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Ends June 19, 2022 12:31

$34.00
198038

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


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

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:22

$66.00
198036

Fall CAPITULATION OF ALEXANDRIA French Expedition of Egypt 1801 Old Newspaper


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

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:21

$45.00
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