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188675

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186389545

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 April 12, 2021 14:37

$53.00
188646

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373493200270

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 April 11, 2021 15:27

$665.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
186926

JEFFERSON CITY Becomes Missouri Capital & Rev. War Veterans $$$ 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085330642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822  * Jefferson City, Missouri becomes capital * American Revolutionary War veterans Inside has a report headed: "Mexico" which begins: "The direct news from Mexico...is that the whole kingdom has declared independence & sworn to maintain it...A provisional government is in operation & in the latter part of the month of December delegates to a general convention were appointed in all provinces to meet in Mexico to form a constitution..." with more. The front page has an article headed: "Thomas Jefferson" carrying over to page 2 where is a letter signed by him: Th. Jefferson, datelined from Monticello, Jan. 26, 1822. Includes a: "Law of the United States" is: "An act to... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:18

$36.00
186846

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417651108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1825  * Early Erie Canal * 1st boat - ship journey Perhaps the most notable event reported is headed: "FROM BUFFALO" which tells of the first vessel--The Seneca Chief--to traverse the new Erie Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic. Other news found within include an early American execution, cannibalism, a mention of German-Jews, a letter from John Quincy Adams, The Morris Canal, and more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, 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 February 04, 2021 14:59

$60.00
186795

Infamous QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning Tompkinsville Staten Island 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075056567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858  * Quarantine Hospital burning * Bayley Seton Hospital * Tompkinsville, Staten Island Page 4 has a column headed: "Great Conflagration at Staten Island" "Destruction of the Quarantine Establishment" with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. Also: "News From Utah" and "From St. Louis...Colored Emigration to Hayti" and "The Kansas Gold Mines". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:21

$33.00
186739

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews - Judaism Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication. Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." and a related article: "Synagogue of the Jews". This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:17

$70.00
186731

Rare PHONETIC REFORM New Spelling Language Teachings 1850 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850  * Rare publication [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century. During this time there was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which is almost entirely written phonetically. This newspaper lasted a bit over 3 years. The front page: "Explanation" begins: "The Spelling and Writing Reform consists in the introduction of a complete alphabet of 40 letters (which represents all the sounds of the English language.)..." with more, and adjacent to it is the: "English... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:09

$47.00
186697

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE after Revolution Pres. Andrew Jackson Message 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068701011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1836  * Texas Revolution - Independence * President Andrew Jackson message Pages 3 & 4 contain a message from the President to Congress headed: "United States And Texas" in which he reviews the situation in Texas and its independence. A few bits include: "...No steps have been taken by the executive towards the acknowledgment of the independence of Texas...The Acknowledgment of a new state as independent & entitled to a place in the family of nations is at all times an act of great delicacy...Upon the issue of this threatened invasion, the independence of Texas may be considered as suspended...The title of Texas to the territory she claims is identified with her independence. S... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:36

$37.00
186589

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons & Winslow Homer PRINTS 1859 Harper's Weekly Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064885941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 * Brigham Young - Mormons * Winslow Homer - West Point Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City". Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smaller illustrations: "The Amphtheatre" and "The Ward".   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$138.00
186520

Colonel AARON BURR CONSPIRACY Treasonous Cabal 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058058254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 1807  * Colonel Aaron Burr The ftpg. has a notable Proclamation signed by William Claiborne, gov. of the Louisiana Territory, concerning the Burr Conspiracy. It begins: "Whereas I have received information that certain persons are combining & confederating in a traitorous project to subvert the authority of the government of the United States over a portion of the territories thereof...". Page 3 has even better & lengthier content on the Burr Conspiracy, including a letter to Congress from the President noting information received from Gen. Wilkinson, signed: Th. Jefferson. Then a letter signed by: A. Burr, then very lengthy & informative letter signed by: James Wilkin... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:16

$55.00
186510

Best TREASURY BUILDING in Washington, D.C. Arsonist FIRE Disaster 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058041012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1833  * Treasury Building (Washington, D.C.) * Arson fire disaster Most of page 2 and even a vbit of page 3 are taken up with a wealth of reporting and details on this burning of the Treasury Building. Included is: "Note of the President Directing an Investigation in Relation to the Fire" signed in type: Andrew Jackson. The Treasury Building was totally destroyed save for the fireproof vaults, the act of an arsonist hoping to destroy incriminating evidence against him. Great to have this report in this famous paper from the nation's capital. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:56

$56.00
186508

NATURAL BRIDGE Arch Rockbridge County of Virginia For Sale ? 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393643785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 1849  * Natural Bridge (Virginia) An interesting article noting that the Circuit Superior Court in Virginia decreed that the: "...famous property known to the world as the Natural Bridge of Virginia..." would be offered for sale. Much detail. At this time the Natural Bridge was quite the tourist attraction, a "must see" for visitors from Europe. It would eventually become a state park. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:55

$33.00
186430

James GADSDEN PURCHASE Arizona & New Mexico Treaty Finalized 1854 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052193334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Feb. 17, 1854  * James Gadsden * Gadsden Purchase * Arizona & New Mexico Page 3 has an article; "Mexican Treaty" which concerns the Gadsden Purchase, the purchase of land in Southern Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico from Mexico. It would become effective on June 8. This article is a letter to the Senate from the President with his thoughts on it, beginning: "I transmit to the Senate for its consideration with a view to ratification a treaty between the United States of America & the Mexican Republic..." with more.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:11

$29.00
186426

Tyrant BRIGHAM YOUNG Utah Terrirory Mormons Mormonism is LEADER 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373386997940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young Page 3 has a report headed: "Affairs In Utah Territory" which includes in part: "...Brigham Young, the Governor of Utah Territory, is the acknowledged head of he 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head, the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for the law by which they are to be governed; therefore, no law of Congress is by them considered binding in any manner..." with much more. This article takes three-quarters of a column. Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:06

$67.00
186349

Historic MONROE DOCTRINE President James U.S. Foreign Policy 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373383484926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec.  6, 1823  * The complete Monroe Doctrine * United States foreign policy An inside page has the "President's Message" being James Monroe's annual address to Congress. Part of his message contains the historic language warning European powers not to get involved in any affairs in the western hemisphere. This directive became known as the Monroe Doctrine and served as the cornerstone for American foreign policy for most of the 19th century. The message, taking over 5 pages, is signed in type: James Monroe (photos show only portions). The ftpg. includes an editorial on the President's message & includes: "...There is one part of the message...that will attract particular ... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2021 15:07

$175.00
186257

1st RABBI Prayer in U.S. Congress Judaica Jewish Jews 1860 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373377009053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1860  * First Rabbi to lead prayer in Congress  * Judaica - Jewish - Jews The front page has proceedings of the first session of the "Thirty Sixth Congress" and included is a brief but very historic account about the first time the proceedings were opened with a prayer by a rabbi. The account headed "Impressive Address To The Throne of Grace" reads in part: "The proceedings were opened with a prayer by Rabbi Raphael. It abounded with fervently expressed patriotic and religious sentiment. He implored Divine blessing to direct the House in the election of a Speaker...that the members might speak and act for the glory and happiness of their common country...". A notable Judaica item. Eight pag... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2021 08:05

$195.00
186177

P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrations Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372629275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853  * Published by P. T. Barnum Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Residence of General Pierce" Sixteen pages, various foxing, archival repair inside, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues, less than ... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:29

$30.00
186175

Rare 19th Century SPORTS THEMED Pre Civil War w/ Nice Masthead 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372628930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 19, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing. The front page features a full-figure print of: "Harry Ellis, A Celebrated Canadian Pigeon Shooter". Inside has reports on various sports including: "The Ring" "The Trigger" "Sparring" "Fistiana" "The Game of Chess" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:28

$32.00
186127

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037709541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841  * President William Henry Harrison * Eve of his inauguration - inaugural * From the city where it happened - rare A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the following day. The first 1 1/2 columns are taken up with: "The Inauguration - Order of Procession" "Programme" "Regulations" "Line of March" and: "The Inauguration". The considerable detail of the proceedings is not surprising in a newspaper from the nation's capital, and likely not to be found in any other city's newspaper. He would hold office for just one month. Four pa... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:50

$54.00
185963

Early NEBRASKA TERRITORY Description Pre Statehood Emigration 1857 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028669853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1857  * Westward expansion Page 3 has: "Nebraska Territory" which is a letter from Fort Calhoun which begins: "This most interesting Territory is rapidly settling up. No part of our great country presents such attracting inducements to the emigrant..." with more. Also inside: "The Reported Treaty With Mexico" "The Incoming Administration" lists the Cabinet members; and: "The Florida Indians". Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$34.00
185962

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361212741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican War Page 2 has close to two very detailed columns concerning the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory over a larger Mexican force. The two reports are headed: "Battle of Buena Vista" and then: "Santa Anna--His Position--The Consequences of the Battle of Buena Vista". Page 3 has more on the war with: "From California" "On the Events of the War" "From Vera Cruz" and a few other items. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$48.00
185877

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346169979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has: "California Items" which has various news items which relate to the California Gold Rush. Much concerning transportation plans for the West. Page 2 has: "The Astor Place Rioters". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:02

$34.00
185814

USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015712625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855  * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame * Battle of Hampton Roads fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:13

$38.00
185789

OCCUPATION OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337027326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1847  * Occupation of Mexico City ? * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 3 has news from the Mexican War under the heading: "From The Rio Grande". This report focuses on whether General Winfield Scott had entered Mexico City, on letter noting: "It is rumored here for a week past that Gen. Scott had arrived in the city of Mexico...it is not possible that he could have entered he city of Mexico in time for the news to reach Matamoros a week previous..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:18

$35.00
185636

Historic 1ST AMERICA'S CUP Schooner Yacht Race PRINT 1851 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005340835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 25, 1851  * 1st America's Cup race * Schooner Yacht "America" The front page features a nice print of the yacht: "The America", which to our knowledge is the only period print of the racing yacht America having just won the historic race against 14 other competitors. A similar print appears is the Illus. London News but it was from before the race. It would be this yacht, in this 1851 regatta, that would give the famous race "America's Cup" its name. The caption is interesting, reading in part: "We present our readers...with an engraving of the little vessel that recently struck John Bull with such amusing astonishment. 'Who's first?' was the universal question as to the r... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:06

$275.00
185631

TREATY OF AMIENS French Revolutionary Wars France & G.B. SIGNED 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322319873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802  * Treaty of Amiens signed * French Revolutionary Wars * Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom..." It consumes 2 pages & is signed in type: Bonaparte, Cornwallis & others. This was the Treaty of Amiens which temporarily ended hostilities between France and the United Kingdom during the French Revolutionary Wars. Also a message from President Thomas Jefferson signed in type. Other news as well. Eight pages 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:04

$36.00
185627

THOMAS JEFFERSON Proclamation for Neutrality in Napoleonic Wars 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322313545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson proclamation * America neutrality in Napoleonic Wars Page 2 contains the historic "Proclamation" signed by President Th. Jefferson, in which is empathizes the neutrality of America in the Napoleonic Wars, and also notes that: "...requiring all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of Great Britain now within the harbours or waters of the United States, immediately & without any delay to depart from the same...". This is in response to the  Leonard-Chesapeake Affair (see), and to be followed by a formal embargo enacted by Congress. Four pages, minor foxing and slightly irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:02

$37.00
185593

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393003983708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...The Empire City brings over $600,000 in species and gold dust...An attack had been made by a party of rowdy Americans in San Francisco...emigrants from Missouri...are now arriving daily...In the gold diggings, many of the placers are becoming exhausted but new ones are being continually discovered. About an ounce a day is states as the average quantity found...Provisions are plenty in the mines..." with much more. The article on the gold takes over half a column. The ftpg. has a print of  "Alexander Dumas", author of The Three Musketeers. Four pa... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:09

$53.00
185468

Uncommon & Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia 1808 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312975349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 19, 1808   * Early 19th Century antebellum publication The front page has various reports from Europe on the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has several naval reports concerning American ships detained at Algiers, as well as: "Deserters" which relates to the attack on he ship Chesapeake by the frigate Leopard, then several correspondences from Rear Admiral Isaac Coffin concerning the sloop of war Wasp. Four pages various damp staining and foxing, minor irregularities at the margins.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:55

$34.00
185336

JAMES MONROE United States Presidential Election WIN in 1817 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300789892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  Feb. 19, 1817  * President James Monroe * Presidential election win A page 2 report datelined "Washington, Feb. 13, 1817" reports: "According to the provisions of the Constitution, the votes given by the Electors...were yesterday counted...in the presence of the Senators and Representatives in Congress, and it was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate; that JAMES MONROE is elected President of the United States; and that DANIEL D. TOMPKINS is elected Vice-President...". Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:22

$42.00
185317

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993647101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 22, 1847  * Rare pre-Civil War title * Mexican 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, six years before the Civil War. Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from Congress including several Acts, Proclamations and Resolutions as well as "Treaties" which includes one with France. Also on the front page: "Cities & Towns Between Vera Cruz & Mexico" and "Later From Monterey" with reports on the ongoing Mexican War. Much more on the Mexican War on pgs. 2 & 3 with: "Later From Mexico--Plan of Campaign--Guerrilla War--Santa Anna..." and more. Four p... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:09

$118.00
185139

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed Mississippi River 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * Mississippi River Navigation Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negroes at Cape Francois and landed them at Savannah, Ga. for sale." Four pages, minor archival mend near the top of page 2, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$30.00
185122

WAR OF 1812 BEGINNING re. Declaration of War America vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985005632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 3, 1812  * Declaration of war close * War of 1812 to begin Page 2 has a notable report headed: "War with England!" stating: "A letter has been received in town from a Senator of the United States, dated May 28th, which says, The Committee of the Senate on Foreign Affairs have agreed unanimously [Mr. Lloyd being absent] to recommend a Declaration of War against---England." Three weeks later this newspaper would report that war has officially been declared against England, initiating the War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:42

$39.00
185024

Early 19th Century SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS Surgeons Surgery Tools AD 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272064397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 28, 1818  "Notice To Surgeons" on page 3 is an ad for a business that sells surgical instruments. The ad includes a woodcut of an ominous-looking saw, used for surgery. Much of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with various Acts of the Mass. legislature, one is: "An Act Regulating the Practice of Physic and Surgery". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:09

$29.00
185020

Tyrant BRIGHAM YOUNG Utah Terrirory Law Mormons Mormonism LAW 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978317411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Utah Terrirtory law The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory. A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory; the only law known, or obeyed in the law of the church, and that is the will of Brigham Young, who most clearly is the most brutal tyrant now on earth...". Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:07

$77.00
184955

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ General Santa Anna Letter 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847  * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request that Childs evacuate the city of Puebla and if he does so he would extend courtesies to his exit. The responding letter from Childs states he will have none of it--he will defend his position at Puebla. Ultimately Santa Anna would depart. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:30

$44.00
184908

(10) ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President & Hamlin 1860 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259990564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, October, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln for President notices A lot of ten issues of an obviously Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The front page also has a bit stating: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Four pages, large folio size, cleanly cut at the spine. Somewhat fragile and should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:05

$92.00
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