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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
198082

Historic BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Kite Flying Experiment ELECTRICITY 1752 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085529859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1752 * Benjamin Franklin's famous kite experiment described Inside has a terrific account of a legendary event in history--the famous kite experiment conducted by Benjamin Franklin. Note there is even mention of Franklin's name on the title page. The article, datelined "Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1752", begins by mentioning the reports about kite experiments, especially a different and easier one at Philadelphia: "...success of the Philadelphia experiment for drawing the electrical fire from clouds by means of pointed rods of iron erected on high buildings, &c., and it may agreeable to inform the curious that the same experiment has succeeded in Philadelphia, tho made in a differ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2022 12:29

$680.00
198040

President GEORGE WEASHINGTON Returns to Mount Vernon as Citizen 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080354043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1797 * George Washington returns home * Becomes a private citizen * Mount Vernon, Virginia Page 2 has a report noting that 24 Philadelphia clergymen presented an affectionate address to George Washington on the last day of his presidency, to which he replied: "Believing as I do, that Religion and Morality are the essential pillars of civil society; I view, with...pleasure, that harmony and brotherly love which characterizes the Clergy of different denominations, as well as in this as in other parts of the United States, exhibiting to the world a new and interesting spectacle, at once the pride of our country and the surest basis of universal harmony." This is followed by a repor... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:23

$98.00
198037

DAVID RITTENHOUSE Astronomer Inventor Mathematician & More DEATH 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374084082231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 20, 1796  Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns devoted to the life of David Rittenhouse, who recently died. Rittenhouse was a renowned American astronomer, inventor, clockmaker, mathematician, surveyor, scientific instrument craftsman and public official. Rittenhouse was a member of the American Philosophical Society and the first director of the United States Mint. The report begins: "As the Philadelphia papers of last week announce the death of that worthy and ingenious man, it may not be improper to give our readers some account of this remarkable character..." then proceeding with much text on his life & his achievements. The back page has an ad placed by the "Pennsylvania ... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:22

$48.00
197947

DEERING Dearing Philadelphia MURDERS Antoine Probst EXECUTION 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374073488214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1866   * The Dearing family murders * "Murder by gaslight" * Antoine Probst execution The back page has one column headings: "THE DEERING MURDER" "Execution of Anton Probst at Philadelphia" "His Final Confession--Letters to His Parents" and more, taking over 3 columns. In one of the most gruesome mass murders in Philadelphia history, Anton Probst, a Union veteran employed as a farm hand at the Deering Farm on James Lane in Point Breeze, then on the southern outskirts of the city, murdered the entire Deering family one by one, seven people in all, on April 7, 1866. The front page reports the end of the attempted Fenian invasion of Canada with: "FINIS" "The Flag End of the Great Fenian Fizzle... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:55

$34.00
197946

HENRY CLAY of Kentucky for President Notice 1832 Philadelphia USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394073377871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1832  Page 2 begins with a political notice supporting: "For President - Henry Clay, of Kentucky. For Vice President John Sergeant, of Pennsylvania". Page 3 article: "Loss of the Brig Java" with much detail.  Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with wide margins, very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:54

$27.00
197885

WEST POINT Military Academy LAND - Seat of Government Decision 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374068175134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 30, 1790  * West Point Military Academy land bought * Seat of Government decision Part of page 1 & half of pg. 2 are taken up with a continuing discussion in the House of Representatives on "Mr. Gerry's motion on the assumption of the state debt..." from the Revolutionary War, a controversial discussion at the time. Pages 2 & 3 continue with reports from Congress. The back page has the beginning portion of: "The New Constitution of the State of South Carolina" including Sections 1 through 7. Noteworthy is a page 3 report: "We hear that the bill to determine the permanent & temporary seat of government of the United States had a second reading...when New York... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:11

$127.00
197819

Rare FUTURE Phrenology Horoscope Predicting the Future 1866 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062163660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER AND ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, April, May, June, 1866  * Uncommon publication * Astrology - Horoscope A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future--great to read in hindsight. Among the articles: "Professor Owen on Astrology, Astronomy, and Medicine" "The Nativity of William H. Seward" which takes over half a page, followed by: "The Nativity of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant" which also takes over a full page, and noting: "...I am afraid that he will have to take the field again in these months...". Four pages, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:47

$41.00
197802

Runaway SLAVES Black Negro Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061337223

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slavery advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including three on the back page for runaway slaves. Four pages, untrimmed, tiny ... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:35

$48.00
197801

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061337013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1795  * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has one of the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisements we have seen in any newspaper. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:34

$58.00
197756

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Election WIN 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058169378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793 * President George Washington * Historic 2nd election victory Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation. But by far the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 report announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President. History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of 1792.  Page 3 has a report datelined February 20 which states: "On Wednesday last [the 13th] both houses of Congress met in Con... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:57

$1,150.00
198108

GEORGE WASHINGTON LETTER re. Lord Cornwallis Surrender at Yorktown 1791 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374087272674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1791  * President George Washington letter * re. Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown Several pages are taken up with: "A Brief Examination of Lord Sheffield's Observation on the Commerce of the United States" with details on the manufacture of "Naval Stores" "Pot and Pearl Ashes". Also: "That it Must Always be the Situation of the United States to Court Great Britain" "Observations on the Relative Situation of Fugitives from America to England..." "On Secrecy" and a portion of an ongoing story: "The Negro Equaled by Few Europeans" which takes 8 pages. There is also a portion of another ongoing article: "Essay on the Influence of Religion in Civil Society" which takes 6 pages. A... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 08:20

$39.99
197603

CHAMP FERGUSON Confederate Civil War Guerrilla EXECUTION Hanging 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374043079775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 11, 1865  * Champ Ferguson hanging * Confederate guerrilla The full front page has 5 prints of: "The Catastrophe on Board the Steamer St. John". Prints inside include: "Burning of the Michigan Central Railroad Depot, Detroit" "Passengers & Crew of the Ship Titania Rescued..." "The Old Landmarks of New York City--House, N.W. Corner of Peck Skip and Water Street" "The Fenian Congress at the Assembly Building, Philadelphia" "Execution of Champ Ferguson at Nashville" "The Great Fire in the Dismal Swamp"  "Execution of the Chief of the Assassins of the English Officers at Yokohama, Japan" plus another related print. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2022 14:52

$46.00
197574

North & South VIETNAM WAR ENDS w/ Iconic Saigon Helicopter PHOTO 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374041405387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 30, 1975  * Vietnam War ends * Saigon falls to Reds * Iconic helicopter photo This issue is becoming the definitive issue on the end of the Vietnam War, with the striking banner headline and the iconic ftpg. photo. The banner head: "Saigon Surrenders" announces America's pull-out of the Vietnam War. One of the subheads: "Follows American Evacuation" accompanies the famous photo of American crewmen helping evacuees up the ladder and into the awaiting helicopter. The complete issue, multiple sections, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:31

$74.00
197568

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Philadelphia Pennsylvania Letter 1793 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394045734674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1793  * President George Washington On page 2 under "Pennsylvania" is an address presented to the President "...at his house..." by a committee of "Commercial and Trading Interests" in Philadelphia supporting his Proclamation of neutrality, followed by his gracious reply, signed in type on pg. 3: Go. Washington. Over half of the front page has continued reporting on the: "Trial of Louis XVI". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:27

$69.00
197986

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Great 18th Century MASTHEAD1779 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374079626991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 11, 1779  * American Revolutionary War * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the most ornate and decorative mastheads of the Revolutionary War, the words "Pennsylvania Packet" so frilly that it can be difficult to read. Most of page 2 is taken up with; "An Act for Vesting the Estates of the late Proprieties of Pennsylvania in this Commonwealth", signed in type by: Thomas Paine, who was Clerk of the Pa. General Assembly at the time. Page 3 has news reports from Charleston including; "...the Hon. Major General Lincoln, commanding the troops in the Southern department, returned here from the Southward." Also mention that Samuel... See More  

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Ends May 23, 2022 12:09

$324.99
197417

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Poem w/ Electric Lightning Rod Mention 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036395976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  * A poem to Benjamin Franklin * Mention of his lightning rod Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753". At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the effect of thunder and lightning is prevented." and the other: "The steeple and organ of St. Philip's church at Charles Town [Charleston] have been twice damaged by lightning." Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including an item under "Plantat... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:14

$88.00
197219

WILLIE SUTTON 'The Actor' Bank Robber Holmesburg Prison ESCAPE 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394021053049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1947 * Famous Bank Robber * Willie Sutton prison escape * Holmesburg Prison, Philadelphia   The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "FIVE FLEE PRISON IN PHILADELPHIA" with subhead. (see) Complete with 56 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally in great condition. wikipedia notes: Sentenced to life imprisonment as a fourth time offender, Sutton was transferred to the Philadelphia County Prison, Holmesburg section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On February 10, 1947, Sutton and other prisoners dressed as prison guards carried two ladders across the prison yard to the wall after dark. When the prison's searchlights hit him, Sutton yelled, "It's all righ... See More  

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Ends May 07, 2022 12:50

$42.00
197182

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux Indians PRINTS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007985867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1876  * The Custer Massacre * Chief Sitting Bull * Prints - illustrations The entire front page is a nice political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "The Democratic (Deformed) Tiger 'Fixed' ". Within this issue is over a full column article headed: "The Montana Slaughter", which in addition to follow up work by General Crook also gives an account of the Custer Massacre of June 25. This same page features a half page map captioned: "The Gold Regions of the Black Hills, Showing The Scene of the Massacre of General Custer's Troops & the Indian Reservations & Military Posts in the Western Portion of the United States."  Additionally there is a full page with 5 prints ... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:25

$124.00
197173

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007976150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 12, 1797  * Rare 18th century American publication This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:16

$67.00
197143

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE 1 Year in Jail for WEAPONS Gun 1929 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374006291550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 29, 1929  * Al 'Scarface' Capone - Chicago Beer baron  * 1 Year Jail term - Avoids murder for hire  * Holmesburg Prison, Philadelphia, Pennsyvania The top of page 3 has a small one column heading: "Al Capone Says His Jail Isn't So Bad, And Neither Is He" (see) Probably only found is a Chicago publication. Capone entered the jail the previous week. Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: Capone arranged to have himself jailed in Philadelphia for a year to avoid numerous "murder for hire" outfits that were hunting for him. McGurn was gunned down at a bowling alley on the anniversary of the garage slaughter, and two others involved in the killing disappeared.... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:35

$52.00
196979

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1779 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992312168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 21, 1779  * Revolutionary War era newspaper Page 2 has a letter from New York to his friend in Savannah, Georgia, noting in part: "With a body of 12,000 men we do---nothing! The rebels are the only active people here. Such are the blessed effects of the 3 years campaigns under the Howes...We have changed our chief, it is true, but I cannot say for the better..." with more critical comments. Page 5 has reports including: "...that Count D'Estaing had put into Chesapeak Bay...It was thought prudent to evacuate Rhode Island & the garrison was safe arrived at New York...certain accounts had been received of violent dissentions between the congress and Arnold's party, which caused Mr.... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:23

$43.00
196959

GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Journey to New York re. Inauguration 1789 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992306327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, May, 1789  * re. George Washington's inauguration * His journey to New York City The issue begins with a continuation of: "A Concise History of the Late War In America" taking 8 pages. Also: "Account of the Preparations at Gray's Ferry on the River Schuylkill & the Reception of General Washington there, April 20, 1789, on his way to the Seat of the Federal Government to take upon him the High Office of President of the United States" (lacking the plate noted). "Account of the Manner of Receiving, at Trenton, his Excellency George Washington...on his Route to the Seat of Federal Government..." and more. Near the back is "The Chronicle" with the latest news reports, and under "Unite... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:13

$97.00
196869

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania as Nation's Capital 1794 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373988139625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1794  * Philadelphia as the nation's capital Given that Phila. was the temporary capital of the United States while the District of Columbia was under construction, it is nice this issue has reports from Congress during this early year of the federal government. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margin, very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:47

$65.00
196867

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393999009039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, July 18, 1881  * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery The back page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery, committed by Jesse James and his cohorts. This is one of the more detailed accounts we have found. The column is headed: "THE TRAIN ROBBERY" "Narrative of the Daring Outrage, As Told by Passengers" "The Killing of Conductor Westfall and the Passenger McMilan--Desperate Encounter in the Express Car--Bravery of a Brakesman". Among the subheads within the body of the report are: "How the Robbery Was Committed" "Conductor Westfall's Death" "The Express Messenger's Desperate Fight". A separate article with its own head... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:45

$147.00
196714

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989182207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797  * Rare 18th century American publication * 3 runaway slave advertisements This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:49

$67.00
196520

BABE RUTH'S Very Last Final MLB Baseball Game Played1935 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393975900578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1935  * Babe Ruth's final farewell * Last game as a player * Baker Bowl, Philadelphia * MLB baseball icon The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Phils Crush Braves by 11-6, 9-3" with subheads and box scores. In the first game of this double-header, Babe Ruth struck out in the first inning, then hurt his knee taking him out of the game. This was actually his last time on the field of play as a baseball player. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rag edition printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Very nice condition.

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:10

$72.00
196379

AL Scarface CAPONE Chicago Gangster Prison Release Chicago Return 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373953982566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY TRIBUNE, Mass. March 22, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CAPONE GIVEN SMALL CHOICE BY THE POLICE" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends March 28, 2022 11:10

$46.00
196264

CAPTURE OF SANTA ANNA Battle of San Jacinto Texas Revolution 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393952545837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia,  May 19, 1836  * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Capture of Santa Anna * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence The front page has: "Important From Texas" which reports that the Mexicans, while being attacked by Gen. Houston, set fire to Harrisburg and retreated only to be overtaken by Houston resulting in a loss of 700 with 500 captured. A letter from Sec. of War Rusk has particulars about the Battle at San Jacinto stating in part: "We met Santa Anna on the 21st inst...with 600 men.... we entirely routed his forces....Santa Anna and all of his...officers are our prisoners....we had only 6 killed and twenty wounded." More war details in other reports, with one sta... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:44

$89.00
196252

ETHAN ALLEN American Patriot CAPTURED Revolutionary War 1775 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373944641195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 21, 1775  * Ethan Allen captured * Revolutionary War The front page includes a letter: "To the King" which references the American situation & includes: "...Let then, royal Sire, the liberty of England and America be ever in your heart, then shall the people be free, and America shall yet be happy in the full enjoyment of her rights...". Also on the ftpg. is: "A Plan for Reducing the Rebellious Colony of New England & for the Support of Legal Constitutional Government in America", and other items from London concerning the situation in America. Page 3 has what is perhaps the most notable report in this issue: "Our last accounts from St. John's inform us that Col. Allen, wit... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:37

$935.00
196119

PHILADELPIA GENERAL STRIKE Trolley Transit Workers Labor Riots 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373931602394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 22, 1910 * Philadelphia general strike (1910) * Trolley workers labor strike & riot The front page has a nice banner headline: "100,000 MEN IN PHILADELPHIA ARE ORDERED OUT ON STRIKE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The General Strike of 1910 was a labor strike by trolley workers of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company that grew to a citywide riot and general strike in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Ends March 14, 2022 11:23

$39.00
195828

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Engraving Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393909279352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798  * Rare 18th century American publication This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, mild wear at the margins, good condition.

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Ends March 01, 2022 15:13

$62.00
195818

Humorist WILL ROGERS & Aviator Wiley Post Airplane Crash DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393909228901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING BULLETIN, Philadelphia, Aug.  16, 1935  * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The top of the front page features a headline on the airplane crash that took the lives of Will Rogers and Wiley Post: "Will Rogers and Wiley Post Are Killed When Plane Falls 50 Feet in North Alaska" with subheads, related photo and map. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs (pages 1-2 & 15-16) only, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2022 14:29

$47.00
195729

NEARER MY GOD, TO THEE by Louis A. Drumheller RMS Titanic Fame 1933 Sheet Music


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393899209310

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SHEET MUSIC, Morris Music Company, Philadelphia, 1933 The front page has a banner heading: "Nearer My God, To Thee" by Louis A. Drumheller. This song was made famous as it was play on deck on the RMS Titanic as it was sinking. Six pages, a few small stains on the front page, otherwise very nice.

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Ends February 25, 2022 11:21

$13.00
195629

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373884756018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States. Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends February 18, 2022 08:01

$103.00
195574

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Jacob Duché 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869595865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778  * Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress * Famous letter to General George Washington * American Revolutionary War A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other. The entire front page is a very interesting discussion concerning the Articles of Confederation, headed: "Letter V From a Gentleman in the Country to His Friend in This Town [Boston]" and which begins: "I am greatly obliged to you for the Articles of Confederate with the Resolves of Congress...which you were so good as to send me: They are interesti... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:23

$1,225.00
195544

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1798 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869608798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, March 19, 1798  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. The entire front page is taken up with advertisements including 9 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has a lengthy message to Congress concerning the growing troubles with France, signed in type by the President: John Adams. Also a dispatch from Italy: "Buonaparte To His Army". Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:13

$55.00
195501

Early MASON-DIXON LINE Creation w/ Pennsylvania & Maryland MAP 1769 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393861926685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1769  * Early America map * Pennsylvania and Maryland * Mason and Dixon Line creation Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice full page map of the Chesapeake region showing parts of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and all of Delaware. The inset in the lower right corner reads: "A Map of that Part of America where a Degree of Latitude was Measured for the Royal Society: By Cha. Mason, & Jere. Dixon." This map has a companion article titled: 'The Length of a Degree of Latitude in the Provinces of Maryland and Pennsylvania, determined from the Observations of Messrs. Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, appointed by the Royal Society" which takes nearly t... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:07

$455.00
195499

THE NATIONAL LEAGUE Major League Baseball NL FOUNDED 1876 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864858448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1876  * Creation of the National League * Major League Baseball - MLB On page 2 under "Base-Ball" is a report about a meeting held in New York resulting in the establishment of the National League. The report begins: "A meeting of the managers of all the professional base-ball organizations in the country, excepting the Philadelphia Club, was held at the Grand Central Hotel on Wednesday, Feb. 2...". The report continues, mentioning the passage of a resolution concerning "championship play" while the second resolution prevented "...any two clubs from playing in a city in which neither of them belongs." Several rules were amended at the meeting including one that allows "...the base-ru... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:06

$225.00
195496

Colonial PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania & English JEWS BILL Jewish 1753 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864856510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1753  * The Jew Bill in England * Colonial Philadelphia description Pages 1 through 4 are taken up with a fascinating article titled: "A Compleat View of the Controversy concerning the late Act in favour of the Jews". The subheads include: "Reasons for the Jews Bill and Answers" and "Objections to the Jews Bill and Answers". There are 13 "Objections", each with an answer. Portions of the article are shown in the photos. There is a full page with text and an engraving showing: "A View and Account of the Islands of Nisida, Gaiola, etc." with descriptive text which is presented vertically (unusual format). These islands are in the Bay of Naples. There is also a detailed article ta... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$118.00
195416

JAMES BOWDOIN Politician 2nd Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1790 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373851094487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1790 * James Bowdoin death * 2nd Governor of Massachusetts The front page has: "Mr. Bowdoin" being a brief report announcing the death of James Bowdoin, a former Massachusetts governor and scholar, plus the "Order Of Procession" for his funeral. A page 3 report from "Philadelphia" says the President was about to leave Mt. Vernon "...on his return to the seat of government." Also word about the arrivals of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Also a great item from King James concerning the evils of smoking. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, some discrete archival mends near the spine.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:18

$44.00
195363

BOWLING GREEN Kentucky - Tunnel Hill & Reseca Georgia 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373846856488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 23, 1864  * Bowling Green, Kentucky * Battle of Resaca, Georgia * Tunnel Hill, Georgia Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Lee Is Retreating Before General Grant" "Capture of Bowling Green" "News From General Butler" "Campaign in Northern Georgia" "The Great Battle of Resaca" "Capture of Tunnel Hill!" "Advance Toward Atlanta" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at margins with margin tears, good condition.

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Ends January 31, 2022 10:07

$29.00
195358

Rare & Early SITKA AK Russian Alaska City View PRINT Illustration 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393835955329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 1, 1855 * Rare Sitka, Alaska view illustration  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Sitka, The Russian Possession on the North-West Coast of America". This is a very early newspaper print of this Alaska town, from 12 before America would purchase it from Russia. Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with mild fold & margin wear, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 31, 2022 10:01

$56.00
195357

Early MELBOURNE Australia City View Illustration PRINT Engraving 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393835954384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 29, 1855  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Melbourne, Australia" along with a full column article with the same heading. Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with mild fold & margin wear, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 31, 2022 10:00

$37.00
195337

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Original South Pole James Cook MAP 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845510070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1776  * American Revolutionary War * Original South Pole map This is a fine issue from this significant year of the Revolutionary War, with much war-related content. Included are two pages on an: "Act for Prohibiting all Trade with America" which is followed by an: "Act of Massachusetts Bay for Fitting out Armed Vessels" which takes 3 pages. Also reported here is a: "Declaration of the Continental Congress on a late Proclamation" from England, datelined Philadelphia, Dec. 6, 1775, being their heated response to the King declaring the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion. There is some great text including: "We the delegates of the 13 United Colonies..... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:57

$365.00
195336

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Long Island New York MAP Benjamin Franklin Ltr. 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834731866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778  * Rare Revolutionary War New York map * Benjamin Franklin letter * Ethan Allen Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long Island to Lake Ontario with considerable detail. This map measures 9 by 13 inches in very nice condition. Trimmed at the bottom right margin to allow the map to fold into the issue, not compromising the border. The first article is: "Debate in the House of Commons" which takes 7 pages and does include discussion on the Revolutionary War, a few of the items including: "...stated the causes that led to t... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:56

$385.00
195314

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Acts of Congress Signed - Ohio Land 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834716097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1799  * President John Adams * Land Acts of Congress The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams. One is to authorize the sale of: "...certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio...". Other items include: "Rumors of a Naval Engagement" "Fever at Philadelphia". Four pages, irregular at the spine, a few archival mends at margins inside, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:44

$49.00
195084

Great PHILADELPHIA Revolutionary War Era MAP & Battle of Trenton 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833909293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777 * The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey * Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the greater Phila. vicinity. The map measures 12 by 14 1/2 inches and is in uncommonly great condition. More typically these maps are heavily worn & torn from constant folding & unfolding. The bottom half of the right margin is trimmed close so as to fold into the issue, however no inked areas are compromised. The map is called for on the title/index page of... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:35

$565.00
195046

BLACK HAWK WAR Illinois Governor Settlers Call To Arms vs INDIANS 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393800430198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1832   * Black Hawk War Page 2 has a report on the Black Hawk War, a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk Indian leader. This was the war in which Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois militia soldier, although he saw no combat.  About half a column has several reports, bits including: "...from Genereal Atkinson...The swamp occupied by the main body of Indians had been penetrated, and Black Hawk and his warriors, with women & children, had fled..." and a bit more. Then: "Defeat of Black Hawk" has: "...announce the gratifying intelligence of the defeat of Black Hawk and his warriors...". Another report is datelined f... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:15

$41.00
195044

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. Retirement 1797 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393800428546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 14, 1797  * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career The ftpg. has: "Summary of the Points of the Debates in Congress on the Answer to the President's Address" referring to Washington's last state-of-the-union address. It begins: "On one side, it was openly declared that they did not regret the President was going to retire...". Page 2 has a report from "Virginia" concerning: "...a late meeting, chose a respectable committee to address the President of the United States on his determination to retire from office, to express their extreme regret..." and more. This is followed by the response of the President signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice con... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:15

$91.00
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