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187778

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125694700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$39.00
187381

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393109229735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:38

$38.00
184905

JEFFERSON DAVIS Fourteenth Amendment TREASON Trial Start ? 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259988375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868 * Double jeopardy The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$35.00
184238

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1868 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198491616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper:  SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Nov.12, 1868   * Wild Old West * Rare title * Post Civil War This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:12

$30.00
183046

Gen. ULYSSES S. GRANT Wins Presidential Election Elected Victory 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874206382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 4, 1868 * General Ulysses S. Grant presidential election All of page 3 is taken up with the election results, with one column headlines including "ULYSSES S. GRANT ELECTED PRESIDENT" "All the Original Free States Except New York Declare for Him" "The Election Uncommonly Quiet" and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:03

$71.00
182804

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Summons PRINTS 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107399843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Impeachment trial summons prints Full ftpg: "Judge Nelson, Administering The Oath To Chief Justice Chase, As Presiding Officer By the Court Of Impeachment, In The Senate Chamber." Fullpg. has two halfpg. illus: "Chief Justice Chase, As President Of The Court Of Impeachment, Administering The Oath To Senator Wade, In The Senate Chamber" & "Mr. Geo. T. Brown, Sergeant-At-Arms Of The Senate, Serving President Johnson, At His Office In The White House, The Summons To Appear Before The High Court Of Impeachment." Fullpg: "Opening Of The High Court Of Impeachment In The Senate Chamber...For The Trial Of Andrew Johnson." Sixteen pages, a few archival ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:20

$52.00
180889

ULYSSES S. GRANT General Order No. 11 JEWS Reply to Adolph Moses 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782084587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1868 * General Ulysses S. Grant * General Order No. 11 - Jews Page 5 has a very significant Judaica item headed: "Letter From General Grant on the Hebrew Question." This relates to Ulysses S. Grant's General Order #11 from during the Civil War, known as the infamous "Jew Order". A website has further details on Grant's controversial order which is considered to be the most anti-Semitic official act in American history. As Wikiipedia notes, Grant's General Order #11 and antisemitism became an issue during the 1868 presidential campaign. In a letter, published after the election, Grant sought to unequivocally distance himself from General Orders No. 11: "Grant's self-serving expl... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:36

$420.00
180201

19th Century LIGHTWEIGHT Bare-Knuckle BOXING Championship Fight 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373010701730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1868 * Billy Edwards vs. Sam Collyer * Bare-knuckle boxing - pugilist * Lightweight fight championship Page 3 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Fight for the Light Weight Championship Between Billy Edwards and Sam Collyer" "Edwards The Winner" and more. Round by round coverage. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:43

$37.00
180200

CHARLES LORING ELLIOTT American Portrait Painter Artist DEATH 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373010701591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1868 * Charles Loring Elliott death * American portrait painter Page 9 has a report on the death of Charles Loring Elliott under: "Obituary" "Charles Loring Elliot" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:43

$33.00
180198

HARRY LOVE Texas & 1st California Law Agency Ranger Lawman DEATH 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392749064457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1868 * Harry Love death * Killed Joaquin Murrieta fame * Texas- California Ranger - lawman Page 3 has report with small headings: "Tragic Affair In California" "Particulars of the Death of Harry Love, the Texas Ranger" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, a little light staining, generally nice.

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:41

$35.00
180132

BLACK SUFFRAGE in the South Politicized for Presidential Campaign 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746872992

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: NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1868 * Black suffrage and the Southern States * Political campaign for president Page 6 has an editorial headed: "Universal [Black] Suffrage--The Great Issue of the Campaign" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:06

$35.00
180131

SIOUX INDIANS Native Americans Treaty Signed at Fort Rice D.T. 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008704769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1868 * Indians - Native Americans treaty signed * Fort Laramie - Fort Rice, Dakota Territory Page 7 has an article with small headings: "The Indians" "Treaty with the Sioux at Fort Rice..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:05

$33.00
180130

MILLICAN TX Brazos Co. Texas KKK Ku Klux Klan & Blacks Race Riot 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008704578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1868 * Millican, Brazos County, Texas * KKK - Ku Klux Klan race riot Page 5 has an article headed: "Serious [Black} Riot in Texas" "... [Blacks] Attempt top Hang a Man and Are Prevented--A Bloody Fight the Result..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:04

$33.00
180115

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746573984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes up over 5 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 10:19

$33.00
180089

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007412436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180088

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745616635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 6, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180087

Isthmus of SUEZ CANAL Mediterranean & Red Sea Waterway Construct. 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745616237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1868 * Isthmus of Suez Canal construction ongoing * Mediterranean to Red Sea in Egypt Page 8 has an article headed: "SUEZ ISTHMUS" "The Great Ship Canal Transit Through Egypt" "Connection of the Mediterranean and Red Sea" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up the entire page. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:10

$33.00
180086

August 18, 1968 SOLAR ECLIPSE Moon Passes Between Earth & Sun 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745615850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1868 * 19th century Solar eclipse * Moon - Earth - Sun Page 11 has an article headed: "Total Eclipse Of The Sun Of August 18, 1868" and more. (see) Text takes up a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:10

$33.00
180085

SOLOMON RIVER VALLEY Defense of Kansas Frontier vs. INDIANS War 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007411695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1868 * Defense of the Kansas Frontier * Solomon River Valley - Indians Page 7 has an article headed: "Our Indian Troubles" "Large Bodies of Indians on the War Path--Government Troops Defeated--Settlements Broken Up--Eight Men Murdered" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light damp staining at top portion, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:09

$33.00
180047

MICHAEL BARRETT Irish Rep. Brotherhood Fenian Execution HANGING 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741174357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1868 * Michael Barrett execution - hanging * Last man publicly hanged in England * Irish Republican Brotherhood - Fenians * re. the Clerkenwell explosion - bombing Page 5 has an article headed: "BARRETT, THE FENIAN" "Execution of the Clerkenwell 'Conspiracy,' in England" "The Hangman, the Halter, the Fall and Death" and more. Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:36

$42.00
180038

ULYSSES S. GRANT Republican Convention Nomination for President 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741168937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1868 * General Ulysses S. Grant * Presidential Republican nomination The top of page 3 has one column headings: "CHICAGO CONVENTION" "Republican Nominations" "For President, ULYSSES S. GRANT, of Illinois" and more. Lengthy text takes up the entire page and continues on page 10. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:26

$35.00
180037

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741168728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:26

$33.00
180036

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination NEW TRIAL ? 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003458030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 23, 1868 * New John H. Surratt trial ? * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 4 has an article headed: "The Trial Of John H. Surratt" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:25

$33.00
179030

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958027703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, some light foxing, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his Afr... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:21

$117.00
178918

1ST PRACTICAL TYPEWRITER Machine Christopher Latham Sholes PATENT 1868 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952073841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 8, 1868 * Christopher Latham Sholes * Patent for 1st practical typewriter Near the back is a lengthy list of the: "Official Report of Patents and Claims Issued by the United States Patent Office for the week ending June 23, 1868." One of these is the patent for the very first practical typewriter, given to C. Latham Sholes, headed: "Type Writing Machine" with some descriptive text (see the photos for the full report). An inconspicuous yet historic report, and a keystone issue for any collector of early typewriters. Also of note is a front page article: "What Is Planchette?" with a print of one. Planchettes were used to produce mysterious written messages in the belief that suc... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:39

$62.00
176122

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392494508870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Page 3 has proceedings on President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial, with first column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Subsidence Of The Excitement" "Preliminary Preparations for the Trial of the President" and more. Eight pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$33.00
175335

RENO GANG Outlaw Brothers Train Robbers Seymour Indiana LYNCHINGS 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433100002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 * Reno Gang brothers lynchings * Train robbers - outlaws On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robbers, John, Frank and Simon Reno, and Charles Anderson, who were immediately seized upon and all four were hung..." There is a second account that has additional details of the lynching, mentioning that Frank & William Reno were hung on the same pillar and that Simon was hung from the ceiling. The... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$66.00
167674

Very 1st First MEMORIAL DAY Holiday Frontiersman Kit Carson Death 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372474941911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1868 * Very 1st Memorial Day * Kit Carson death History tell us that the very first official Memorial Day was in 1868. In that year General John A. Logan established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers. By the 20th century, various Union and Confederate memorial traditions, celebrated on different days, merged, and Memorial Day eventually extended to honor all Americans who died while in the military service. This issue reports that very first Memorial Day celebration in the pages 5 and 8 with an article headed: "Decoration of Soldier's Graves" "Decoration of Graves of Deceased Soldiers" and "Grand Army of the Republic". The latter re... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:39

$185.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
157762

JOHN ALLEN "Wickedest Man in New York" Dance Hall Owner ARRESTED 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900500964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1868 * John Allen (saloon keeper) arrested * "Wickedest Man in New York" * Notorious underworld figure * Post Water Street revival - dance hall Page 6 has an article headed: "John Allen At Tombs" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on John Allen's arrest shortly after he claimed to be reformed. Google Wikipedia for more information re: John Allen (saloon keeper). Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:10

$34.00
138716

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330219802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robbers seized upon the engine and disconnected the express car...in the direction of Seymour. While in motion, they broke into the express car, disabled the messenger, and threw him out of the car. The engine and the car were found deserted...". There are more details in a second report, with mention that the robbers took less ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:25

$53.00
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