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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130716250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 3, 1818  Inside has a lengthy article: "Galveston and Amelia - of Amelia" which has some fine reports on the Battle of Amelia Island, just off the coast of northern Florida/southern Georgia. One dispatch notes: "The patriotism of Amelia island appears to be confined to privateering and plundering. General Aury has the command." Inside has 2 unrelated letters signed in type by: John Quincy Adams, and one by J. C. Calhoun. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:37

$32.00
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
185399

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392995940774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818  * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cotton daily, making cotton produ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2020 13:38

$52.00
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
184304

ISAIAH THOMAS Elected American Antiquarian Society President 1818 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200591524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1818  Page 2 has a report headed: "Antiquarian Society" which notes that Isaiah Thomas was elected President. Other officers noted s well. This is the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester. The ftpg. has: "More Bloodshed" concerning a battle with the Indians in the Alabama Territory. Four pages, various foxing and some damp staining.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:29

$29.00
183152

JOHN TRUMBELL Declaration of Independence Oil Painting & SLAVERY 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818 * John Trumbell's "Declaration of Independence" * Law prohibiting slaves leaving the state A page 2 report begins: "The Legislature of New Jersey...passed an act last Thursday, prohibiting the exportation of slaves or servants of colour out of that State. It makes it penal in the sum of 2000 dollars, or imprisonment...and more about the other circumstances that would warrant a fine or imprisonment." Page 2 also has: "Declaration of Independence" which states in part... "Col. Trumbull has finished his exhibition in New-York if this excellent National Picture....Its arrival in Boston may therefore be daily expected. Other news of the day throughout. " Four pag... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:33

$34.00
182817

ALBANY EXECUTION James Hamiton Murder Benjamin Birdsall HANGING 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818 The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for the murder of Major Birdsall last summer...his fate excited much sympathy, and his execution was witnessed by more than 1000 people...". Shortly before his execution Hamilton wrote his final words of thanks to many for how he was treated, printed here (see). It is signed in type: James Hamilton. The first attempt at the hanging failed, so he had to ascend the scaffold and submit himself to a second hanging. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$29.00
182698

ILLINOIS TERRITORY James Madison Signs STATEHOOD Joins the Union 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105949773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 12, 1818 * Illinois statehood The front page has a rather inconspicuous report headed: Journal of 15th Congress" noting in part: "...Messrs. Hunter of R.I. and Edwards and Thomas took their seats this day. The two latter represent the new State of Illinois, the law to admit which into the Union has been signed by the President...The Union is now composed of Twenty-one States...". Edwards and Thomas were the first two Senators from the new state of Illinois. The ftpg. also has a lengthy: "Letter of Mr. Jefferson" datelined from Monticello & signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:56

$57.00
180032

UNITED STATES FLAG American Stars & Stripes Transformation 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741166261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818 * United States Flag revision The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that the union be twenty stars, white in a blue field...that on the admission of every new state into the union one star be added to the union of the flag..." with this Act of Congress signed in type by the President: James Monroe (see). Sixteen pages, 9 1/2 by 6 inches, scattered foxing throughout, otherwise good condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:22

$63.00
170341

Early WESTERN EXPANSION Creating Cities & Emancipation of SLAVES 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392226180894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818 * Western emigration * Emancipation of slaves A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the states of Ohio and Indiana, and the adjoining territories...". The lengthy article is very descriptive of Stuebenville, Marietta, Zanesville, Wooster, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, Vincennes, Shawneetown, Kaskaskia, Edwardsville, and Detroit. Also inside is half a page on: "Emancipation of the Blacks" which concerns: "...the object of the soci... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:40

$36.00
147589

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561439177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 29, 1818 The middle of the front page has an interesting article: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" "Extract of a Letter dated Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River...from an Officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a Gentleman in St. Louis". The letter has some fascinating first-hand reporting on this early expedition to the West. See this hyperlink for more on this expedition. Four pages, some margin wear & a bit irregular at the right margin, scattered foxing.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:16

$39.00
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