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193809

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761669313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829  * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 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 s... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:56

$30.00
193589

SAMUEL HOUSTON Call to Arms re. Texans Texas against Mexico 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373748785180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842  * Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens * Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immediate preparation for defensive war. All who are subject to military duty are commanded to be in readiness to repair quipped to the scene of action at the call of the authorities of the country..." signed in type: Sam. Houston. This is followed by a: "Letter of President Houston" dated at Galveston, March 11, 1842, concerning the troubles with Mexico. It notes: ".... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:43

$50.00
193585

THOMAS McKEAN Signer of Declaration of Independence LETTERS 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617168997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817  * Thomas McKean death * Signer of the Declaration of Independence The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean", a signer of the Declaration of Independence who recently died. Other items within include: "Defeat of Sir Peter Parker" "the Locust" "Domestic Manufactures" and much on the: 'President's Tour" Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an impor... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:41

$28.00
193583

CHARLES CARROLL DEATH Andrew Jackson Presidential Election 1832 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617167481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832 * Andrew Jackson re-elected President * Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins: "The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin Van Buren, of New York', be elected vice president of the United States--if they shall live until the meeting of the electoral colleges in December next..." with more. Page 2 contains a report on the death of Charles Carroll, which begins: "Charles Carroll, of Carrollton, the last survivor of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, has departed. He ... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:40

$48.00
193522

First State CONSTITUTION OF MISSOURI Complete Printing w/ SLAVERY 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393614377785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 23, 1820  * The Missouri Constitution Within is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is from the year Missouri became a state. One portion of the constitution includes: "The general assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the Emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners..." with more. The constitution is signed in type by the president of the convention: David Barton. Following the Constitution is: "An Ordinance" introduced with: "Declaring the assent of the people of the sta... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:23

$35.00
193457

BRITISH BARBARITIES Atrocities to Virginia Citizens War of 1812 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393605473241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 24, 1813  * British barbarities Over four pages are taken up with a lengthy & very detailed article: "The Monsters at Hampton" which relates the terrible treatment by the British of the people in the Hampton/Norfolk area of Virginia during  the War of 1812. It begins: "With feelings that cannot be uttered, we devote a considerable portion of the present number of the Register to publish and preserve a body of facts and evidence regarding the proceedings of the enemy at Hampton, that will forever disgrace the British name. Shuddering humanity outlaws the finished villains..." & so much more. Over 3 pages are taken up with various: "Events of the War" and then: "Annoyance of the E... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:43

$35.00
193456

INDIANS Southern Native Americans Removal West of Mississippi 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393605472854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1830  * Southern Native Americans - Indians * Removal to lands West of Mississippi River Inside has: "Removal of the Indians" beginning: "The following is a copy of the bill providing for the removal of the Indians, as it was passed by the senate recently..." followed by all 8 sections of the bill. This very controversial Indian Removal Act would be signed by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830 authorizing the President to negotiate with southern Indian tribes for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their lands. It would lead to the "Trail of Tears" some years later. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, very nice condition. ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:43

$35.00
193445

SIEGE OF FORT MEIGS William Henry Harrison vs. Tecumseh War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373740479351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1813  * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison Over two pages are taken up with: "Rules and Regulations For  the Army of the United States" which a wealth of great detail & which includes: "Changes In the Uniform of the Army of the United States", with particulars. Eight pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" with subheads: "Military" "North-Western Army" "The Enemy Repulsed" which is a lengthy letter signed; Wm. Henry Harrison concerning the Battle of Fort Meigs against Tecumseh & others. There is also an article: "York--Upper Canada" which is present-day Toronto. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: ... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2021 14:29

$37.00
193109

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Duke of Wellington & Andrew Jackson Murdered ? 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574180482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 19, 1815  * Battle of Waterloo - Wellington * General Andrew Jackson murdered ? Certainly the prime  content in this issue is a French version of the Battle of Waterloo. An inside page has a dispatch from the Duke of Wellington which recaps some of the events of the war and the follow-up movements. This is followed by a report from the French on the historic battle, which was a significant defeat for Napoleon Buonaparte. This report carries on to take over a full page. But it includes with an optimistic note: "...This, after ending the battle & repairing the errors of the day, with an assurance of the greatest success on the morrow...". The back page has a curious item on: "Ge... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:24

$44.00
192774

BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO Texas Revolution War & The Goliad Massacre 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393543161798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1836  * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence * The Goliad massacre Pages 2 & 3 have a lengthy item on "Texas Bounty Lands". On another page is: "From Texas" which begins: "The account of an important victory achieved by gen. Houston over the Mexicans is confirmed...but we are still doubtful about the capture of Santa Anna..." which is followed by a nice, detailed, eye-witness account of the battle of San Jacinto, which includes: "The manner of Santa Anna's capture is thus related:..." followed by those particulars. Also included is: "...Houston was wounded in the ankle by a musket ball in the early part of the engagement..." with more, & i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:04

$92.00
192773

United States To Buy TEXAS Mexico Purchase General Nicolas Bravo 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393543161580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830 * on the purchase of Texas from Mexico One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our country...He affirms that the U. States have for a long time desired the acquisition of that large portion of the Mexican republic..." with much more, taking almost an entire column. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Chief Justice Marshall's Speech", much reporting from Congress, "Indians in Georgia", much on the "Navy Department", "Letter of Bolivar"... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:04

$40.00
192578

MORMONS Mormonism New Home in Salt Lake City, Utah Settlement 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691565599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 13, 1847  * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormonism * New home of the Mormons - settling Near the back is a notable article on the Mormons settling upon the what would become Salt Lake City as their new home: "The New Mormon Location" which notes in part: "...a runner came in who was sent on in advance by the Mormon 'Twelve' who were on the route back from the Salt Lake...Our informant states that the Mormons have located their grand gathering place about half way between the Utah and Salt Lake, in California, on a stream which connects the two waters. The distance between the two lakes is about 60 miles---a fertile valley...There they have laid out a city & commenced making improvement... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:18

$134.00
192281

MISSOURI COMPROMISE & Mordecai Noah Jewish Grand Island Settlement1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497412517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820  * Missouri Compromise * Maine and Missouri become states * Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement The top of the front page has an article which announces the approval of the Missouri Compromise: "The bills for the admission of Maine and Missouri into the union have been respectively signed by the president of the United States and become laws. The latter without restriction as to slavery, but containing the provision to prevent its further extension, forever, north of 36 1/2 deg. north latitude, except within that state." (see). The front page also has a nice editorial concerning the Missouri Compromise headed: "The Slave Question", a major issue of ... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:54

$145.00
192238

JAMES MONROE 5th President of United States Founder Father DEATH 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373677405156

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

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Ends September 09, 2021 08:22

$39.00
192023

2 issue set of ALABAMA CONSTITUTION State Adopted Statehood 1819 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479651395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  * New state of Alabama Constitution Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution. Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2, 1819" with this text taking 4 full pages of the Sept. 18 issue and the first five pages of the Sept. 25 issue. Included also is the list of members of the convention.  A few months later Alabama would be accepted into the union. You get both issues still attached, each complete in 16 pages 6 1/4 by 9 ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 12:50

$48.00
191847

Rare 1837 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Very Early Mention & MORMONS Joe Smith 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393467613374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  * Very early mention of Abraham Lincoln * Early Mormon & Joseph Smith mention An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution (see). This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 28 years old and very far from the national celebrity he would become in another 20+ years. This is one of the very earliest mentions of him in a newspaper we have yet been able to discover. A significant addition to any collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Also of interest is ... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:09

$210.00
191667

MISSOURI STATEHOOD Admission to the Union President James Monroe 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452246440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 24, 1821  * President James Monroe * Missouri statehood "Laws of the U. States" on an inside page has a "Resolution, Providing for the Admission of Missouri into the Union on a Certain Condition" beginning: "Resolved...That Missouri shall be admitted into the union on an equal footing with the original states... upon the fundamental condition...that no law shall be passed...by which no citizen shall be excluded...", signed in type: James Monroe. Missouri would formally be admitted on August 10. There are two other Acts of Congress as well. Also inside are: "Imprisonment for Debt" and "Punishment of Piracy", the latter taking over a full page. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inc... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:59

$32.00
191666

NAT TURNER Slaves Rebellion Insurrection Leader False Death Rpt. 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654524655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  October 29, 1831  * Nat Turner false death report Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month later for his role in the recent slave uprisings. Sixteen pages, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, toning at the margins, 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 h... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:58

$38.00
191665

ANDREW JACKSON Proposes Indian Removal Act re. "Trail of Tears" 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452245938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1829  * President Andrew Jackson * Indian Removal Act - "Trail of Tears" Certainly the prime feature is the full printing of  the State of the Union Address given by President & signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would be spelled out in the Indian Removal Act of 1830: "...I suggest...the propriety of setting apart an ample district west of the Mississippi, & without the limits of any state...to be guaranteed to the Indian tribes as long as they shall occupy it...This emigration should be voluntary; for it would be as cruel as unjust to compel the aborigines to abandon the gr... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:58

$64.00
190609

Early ROBERT E. LEE as a Cadet at WEST POINT Military Academy 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373072700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829  * Cadet Robert E. Lee * West Point military academy It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name. Near the back is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and listed in the "First Class" is a young Robert E. Lee from Virginia, second in this freshman class,  22 years of age at the time.  It would be another 30+ years before his name would be known to most in the country. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:16

$40.00
190608

Peter Cooper's TOM THUMB 1st American Steam Railroad Locomotive 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373072321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830  * Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb * 1st American steam locomotive The front page has a report of the inauguration of the first railroad locomotive built in America. Headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road" the report begins by reporting the completion of the past piece of the 13 mile railroad line to Ellicott's Mills & the formal placement of the keystone in the last arch. They make mention of Peter Cooper's steam-powered railway engine (the 'Tom Thumb' but not mentioned here by name) with: "Twenty-four of the persons who witnessed the ceremony were taken to the spot by Mr. Cooper's locomotive engine--the whole weight moved being about 4 1/2 tons. The thirteen miles were made i... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:16

$40.00
190605

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE WH Harrison & New Madrid Missouri Earthquake 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373071348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1812 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison * New Madrid earthquake Near the back is an early item concerning the disastrous New Madrid earthquake before it was known as such. The report includes: "Several shocks by earthquakes have been felt in various parts of the southern and western states...It seems probable that some dreadful calamity may have been experienced in a distant part of the world--probably South America; judging from the violence of the sensations felt in different parts of the union..." with a bit more. See the web for more on the New Madrid earthquake. Pages 1 & 2 contain reports from the: "Indiana Territorial Legislature" which includes a "Speech" a... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:15

$33.00
190411

JOHN JAY American Statesman Death - Pirates Hanged - Slave Ships 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393343361609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 * John Jay death * Pirates & slave ships Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States. Also an article: "Slave Trade" which mentions the capture of ships containing 450 slaves, with much more. Also: "Pirates In A Fair Way" mentions: "...have at last caught some of the pirates...they will be hanged..." with other details. And near the back: "Creek Indians In Georgia" takes half a page. Sixteen page... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2021 09:11

$40.00
189902

Early ERIE CANAL Hudson River to Lake Ontario & Erie PLANNING 1814 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393291789833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1814  * Early Erie Canal planning The first 3 pages have a detailed report: "Internal Navigation - The Advantages of the Proposed Canal from Lake Erie to Hudson's River..." which would be the famed Erie Canal. It is signed in type by: Robert Fulton.  Inside has almost 8 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" which includes a wealth of reporting on the War of 1812. Included are the "Minutes of a Council of War Holden at Sackett's Harbor signed in type by Morgan Lewis, Isaac Chauncey, R. Swartwout and Jac. Brown. Most of the other war reports are of naval events. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, some light foxing, generally in good condition. This small size newsp... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2021 15:22

$45.00
189763

THE ERIE CANAL Historic Grand Opening Hudson River New York 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273835656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Oct. 18, 1823  * The Grand Opening of the Erie Canal Perhaps the best item in this issue is the rather lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to detail the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes nearly half the issue.   Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, and is in very 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 May 27, 2021 08:17

$46.00
189760

NULLIFICATION CRISIS South Carolina & U.S. Government Andrew Jackson 1833 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373557537974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1833  * Nullification Crisis w/ Andrew Jackson On November 26, 1832, South  Carolina passed The Ordinance of Nullification which declared the Tariff of 1828 and 1832 null and void within its borders. This issue contains President Andrew Jackson's message of January 16, 1833 in which he threatened to send in federal troops to enforce compliance, it taking 6 pages & signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson.  In the end a comprise was reached where South Carolina agreed to repeal the ordinance and Congress lowered the tariff. While a constitutional crisis was averted this set the stage for future conflict between the North and South, as most southerners believed decisions mad... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:16

$45.00
189293

LITTLE BELT AFFAIR Arthur Bingham USS President Pre War of 1812 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373530191976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811  * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812. Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very 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 May 06, 2021 09:27

$46.00
188529

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393178500191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Aug. 11, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, several folds, generally nice.

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Ends April 08, 2021 12:40

$28.00
188468

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484613400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820  Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops composing the Missouri & Mississippi Expedition in the course of the year 1819". Among other reports are: "The Spanish Treaty" "Domestic Industry" and various reports from Congress including a note signed in type: James Monroe. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:17

$29.00
188304

AMERICAN EMBARGO ACT James Madison & British Ships War of 1812 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373476353043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 11, 1812  Over half a page is taken up with the full text of this historic: "Embargo Law" signed in type by the President: James Madison on April 4, 1814. It is titled: "An ACT Laying an Embargo on all the Ships and Vessels in the Ports and Harbours of the United States, for a Limited Time." Further inside are reports from the "House of Representatives" concerning this, including a "Confidential" from the President recommending it for a period of 60 days. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2021 11:08

$35.00
187945

JIM BOWIE Samuuel Houston TAMPICO Expedition Mexico 1836 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130714977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836  * Jim Bowie & Samuel Houston * Tampico expedition The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front page. Another lengthier report on page 3 is headed: "The Tampico Expedition" which relates to Texas. Other various news of the day including much on "Affairs In Florida" with talk of General Gaines' actions with the Indians. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulat... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:36

$42.00
186927

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman in Congress - U.S. Bank 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419594175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 7, 1834 * Uncommon Davy Crockett report There is much text on: "Reports on the U. States Bank" taking nearly 7 pages. Over half a column is taken up with: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "The following is a sketch of the remarks of col. Crockett, a member of the house of representatives of the United States from Tennessee, delivered from the lower balcony of the City Hall, Boston, about two weeks ago. The colonel returned & took his seat last week..." with more. Also in this issue: "Law Against Gaming" in the state of Massachusetts; also: "The Coin Bill" which is: "A bill Regulating the Value of certain foreign silver coins within the United States", and "The Bonaparte Family and Fra... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:18

$46.00
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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$60.00
186753

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410150305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830  * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address The prime feature would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Other items within this issue include: "Georgia & the Indians" "Mr. Madison's Pamphlet" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...co... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:42

$29.00
186698

ANDREW JACKSON President & War of 1812 General DEATH Funeral 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068701149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1845  * President Andrew Jackson death Near the back are several pages on the death & funeral of President Andrew Jackson, including: "Honors to Ex-President Jackson" which begins: "At the city of Washington the funeral ceremonies were observed on the 27th...". Also: "Mr. Webster's Remarks" and "Account of Gen. Jackson's Last Moments From His Family Physician" which is very detailed and includes his last words, and his last breath. This is followed by over two pages on: "The Funeral Oration" by Hon. B. F. Butler. Also: "British Substitute For Slavery in Her Colonies" takes over a full page. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:37

$46.00
186697

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE after Revolution Pres. Andrew Jackson Message 1836 Newspaper


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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
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
186219

MORDECAI MANUEL NOAH Jewish Homeland Niagara River & Slave Trade 1825 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825   * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River * Atrocities of the Slave Trade Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. Also within: "The slave trade is prosperous, with all its horrors...that three vessels, under American colors, are on the coast...had 132 human victims on board! But justice overtook the villains--the slaves rose & executed all the crew except the captain...This trade is piracy & punishable with death..." and more. Sixteen pages, 6 by ... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 10:52

$53.00
186218

BAPTIST WAR Jamaican Slave Insurrection Revolt Rebellion Negroes 1832 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1832  * Slaves insurrection in Jamaica Most of the issue is taken up with considerable reporting on: "Proceedings of the Senate - On the Nomination o Martin Van  Buren" as the American minister to Great Britain, which would be rejected by the Senate. But he would go on to become the 8th President of the U.S. Also within is a report of the "rebellious slaves" in Jamaica which begins: "You have taken up arms against your masters and have burnt & plundered their houses and buildings. Some wicked persons have told you that the king has made you free...". Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-c... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 10:52

$36.00
185639

JEWISH CITY CREATION Jews Grand Island Niagara River New York 1825 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  * Jewish city creation * Grand Island, New York * Niagara River One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may be compared with that of a certain general to the 'men of New York', during the late war. We have not time to notice it further at present." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States t... See More  

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184786

General LAFAYETTE DEATH New Jewish Synagogue Constructed JUDAICA 1834 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  June 21, 1834  * General LaFayette death * Jewish Synagogue An inside page has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. the papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  The following page has a report that: "The Synagogue belonging to the congregation of Sherath-Israel, just finished in Crosby Street, New York, was...consecrated with the most imposing & interesting ceremonies, which were closed by an oration by M.M. Noah..." with a bit more (see images). This was only the se... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:30

$75.00
184694

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842  * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invented The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may converse with each other. There is every probability that he will be afforded the means of fully testing its practicability. It would be a wonderful improvement indeed, if effected." And what an understatement that was. This was the beginning of distant communication which continues to evolve to this day. Other articles of interest within this issue include th... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:06

$57.00
183275

CAPTAIN JAMES LAWRENCE Don't Give Up The Ship ! DEATH 1813 War of 1812 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813 * re. Captain James Lawrence death * re. USS Chesapeake v. HMS Shannon Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" within which are "Battle of Beaver Dam" "Retirement of Maj. Gen. Dearborn" "Military", a letter from Chilicothe, "Chesapeake and Shannon" which concerns the famous naval battle. In the article is: "...The second broadside, capt. Lawrence (with every other officer on the upper deck who was not killed) was mortally wounded and fell exclaiming 'fire away my lads.'...", which is likely a corruption of the very famous quote of his: "Don't give up the ship!". More war-related content as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As no... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:31

$48.00
183271

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Ontario w/ General Jacob Brown Victory War of 1812 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * General Jacob Brown victory Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown" "Gen. Izard" "Naval" "General Orders" concerning the British landing on the Niagara frontier; and further details on the: "Battle of Chippewa--British Account" plus: "The enemy in the Chesapeake" and "American Prizes" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:29

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182984

Very Early ULYSSES S. GRANT West Point Military Academy Entree 1839 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...". He would graduate from West Point in 1843, ranking 21st in a class of 39. At the academy, he established a reputation as a fearless and expert horseman. Great to have such an early mention of Grant long before he would become a household name in American history, and also great to have on the front page. T... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$98.00
181407

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Passed Jews Religious Freedom 1826 Baltimore Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825 * Maryland Jew Bill becomes passes The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825. The text of the bill includes: "Be it enacted by the general assembly of Maryland, that every citizen of this state professing the Jewish religion, and who shall hereafter be appointed to any office or public trust under the state of Maryland, shall...make & subscribe a declaration of his belief in a future state of reward & punishment, in the stead of the declaration now required by the con... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:24

$230.00
181158

Early ERIE CANAL Hudson River to Lake Ontario & Erie PLANNING ? 1812 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 21 (1812) * Early Erie Canal planning ? Year was omitted in the masthead but documents inside are dated 1812. Of interest is over half a page headed: "The Grand Canal" being the famous Erie Canal, with thoughts concerning its construction and its great value to the country, this being 5 years before construction would begin. One bit notes: "...that the project of making a canal communication from the Great Lakes to Hudson river is by far the most important that has heretofore been presented to any of the the United States..." which proved to be very true. Included is an 8 page "Supplement" issue which begins with a letter inviting Thomas Jefferson to be a member of the "Society... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:36

$28.00
180892

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Black Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny The front page has an article headed: "The Creole Captives", which concerns a slave ship upon which the slaves mutinied, a rather infamous event in American history. This article is a report from Parliament in London discussing the slave ship situation (see for portions). The Creole case was the result of an American slave revolt in November, 1841 on board the Creole, a ship involved in the United States slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the rebels ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the most successful slave revolt in U.S. history. Two persons died as a result of the ... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:37

$40.00
180798

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Creation Thomas Jefferson Signed Letter 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775281876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 15, 1821 * Thomas Jefferson on founding the University of Virginia Perhaps the best item in this issue is the nice & lengthy letter under the heading: "University of Virginia", signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson, as Rector of the University of Virginia. It was this letter that sets out the founding of this institution by Jefferson & others. A significant letter on the creation of the University of Virginia (see photos for portions). This letter takes nearly a full page. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Annual Treasury Report" "Kentucky" "Affairs at Pensacola" and "Commerce with Sweden" This issue is complete in 16 pages, measures about 6 1/4 by 9 1... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:44

$57.00
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