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194500

SOUTHERN SECESSION Pre Civil War Tensions Abraham Lincoln Elect Era 1860 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718703192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 8, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect era * Southern secession from the Union * Pre Civil War tensions over slavery Among pg. 2 column heads on the Civil War: "THE CRISIS" "Progress of the Secession Movement in the South" "A Dissolution of the Union Apparently Inevitable" "Large Meeting in Vicksburg, Miss." "Separate State Secession Repudiated". Just a wealth of reporting from the Southern states concerning thoughts on leaving the Union, too much to note here. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:41

$34.00
194399

PEACE CONFERENCE & 13th Amendment Abolishing Slavery 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795162662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865  * Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln * 13th Amendment abolishing slavery Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals..." "The Constitutional Amendment" reports that New York has ratified the 13th amendment prohibiting slavery. Much more as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:27

$47.00
194395

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706546340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864 * Rare rebel publication Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in Maryland--Capture of Martinsburg, Harper's Ferry and Hagerstown by Our Forces" "The Situation in Georgia--The Falling Back of Johnston" "A Chapter of Yankee Outrages and a few other smaller items. The back page has more war reporting including much editorial comment, one beginning: "President Lincoln calls for another half million of soldiers; and the Federal Congress having ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:20

$64.00
194346

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Philadelphia Obsequies 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373792979767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination  * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia Among the first column heads on the Lincoln funeral are: "THE FUNERAL" "Removal of the Remains of the President from Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "The Reception in the City of Brotherly Love" "Programme of the Funeral in New York" "The Lincoln Monument". Much more related converge on pages 5 and 8 including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Assassins" "Statement Of An Eye Witness" "Sherman" "The New Administration" "Important Speech of President Johnson" and much more. Eight pages, all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, two old tape stains at the right side of the front page, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 15, 2021 15:18

$88.00
194291

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Proclamation Civil War Era 1863 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788257320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 19, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Battle Between Our Advance & Longstreet" "Union Citizens Escaping from Knoxville" "Rebel Raid on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad" "The Siege of Charleston" "City Shelled with Effect on Tuesday Night" & more. The front page also has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, light damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:28

$34.00
194287

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393696785765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this City" and more. But perhaps the most notable content is on the back page with: "Inauguration of Jefferson Davis" datelines from Montgomery, Feb. 18. The report has the text of his inaugural address. Also on the bkpg: "Reception of Mr. Lincoln in the Metropolis" "Vice President Hamlin" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception in Philadelphia... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:26

$48.00
194275

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Leaves Springfield, Illinois for His INAUGURATION 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788242750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois * Starts his journey for Washington D.C. The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Mr. Lincoln's Departure From Springfield" "Parting Address To His Fellow-Townsmen" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important Speech by the President Elect" "Departure Of The Secession Troops" and more. Much text concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield towards Washington, D.C. and his inauguration the following month. Eight pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine, printing creases on page 4 to the "News Of The Day" article id distracting, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:17

$72.00
194195

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination - Preparing for FUNERAL Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679365887

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * The hunt for John Wilkes Booth Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked" "Arrest of the Assassin of Secretary Seward" "Four of His Female Accomplices Caught" "The Capture of Booth Hourly Expected" "The Detectives On His Trail" and more. The entire ftpg. is taken up with coverage of the funeral plans, including a crude diagram of: "The Funeral Cortege" showing the position of the hearse. Additiona... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 11:40

$210.00
194478

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Re-Election & Jefferson Davis Speech 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373801257492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's re-election * Jefferson Davis message  More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with the actual message being prefaced with some editorial comments. Also on the front is Abraham Lincoln's victory speech shortly after he won his second election as President of the United States with headlines: "Congratulating The President" "A Serenade by the Clubs, and a Speech by Mr. Lincoln" with the text of his speech printed here. Also within this issue are some incoming election results... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2021 13:40

$49.99
194015

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Election & Jefferson Davis 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393654023113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864   * Abraham Lincoln election results * Jefferson Davis message Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief. The results from New York show a county by county tally, showing Lincoln as the winner: 65,309 against 56,103 for McClellan. Over half of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis's Message--A Review of the Situation of the Confederacy--Arming Negroes Condemned--Atlanta & Richmond not Vital Points" with the lengthy address signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Following this repor... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:06

$45.00
194007

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373772053648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "The Negroes entitled to a Voice in Adopting a New Constitution" & much more. The bkpg. has: "THE TRIAL" "Important Evidence Involving the Rebel Leaders in the Plot" "Examination & Identification of Booth's Remains" "Accumulation of Evidence Against Jeff Davis" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimm... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:01

$36.00
194005

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373772053033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865  * Civil War ending events * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Trial of the conspirators The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has: "THE TRIAL" "A Witness for the Prosecution Charged with Corrupt Motives" "More Testimony About Dr. Mudd's Movements" "The Trial Drawing to an End" "The Evidence on Tuesday" plus many subheads concerning various testimonies (see for portions). A portion of the report includes: "...were two or three witnesses he desire to examine still in defence of Mrs. Surratt, but that if they did not appear before... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:00

$33.00
193893

GRACE BEDELL Tells Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard "Whiskers" 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763877520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old Abe Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buffalo" "Accident to Major Hunter" "The Speech in Buffalo". Perhaps the best content is the famous story (pg. 5, col. 4) of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, reading: "...he had received a letter from a young girl of this place in which he was kindly admonished to do certain things, and among others to let his ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:24

$205.00
193850

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ Abraham Lincoln Negro Troops 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638350038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Regiments Rejected" Complete as a single sheet issue, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:54

$73.00
193590

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617176587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862  * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Many others discuss emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is th... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:44

$98.00
193584

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617168263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America The front page has some column heads on the upcoming Civil War including: "The Surrender of Fort Sumter to be Demanded" "North Carolina Ready to Secede" and more. But perhaps better content is on page 5 with: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln and the Southern Secessionists" "The president Elect & the Southern Rebellion--Prsogramme of the Journey to Washington--A Lull--About Applications for Office...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:40

$48.00
193563

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747972919

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * From our nation's capital Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic on the front page is the black-bordered cameo print of Abraham Lincoln, with all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered in memory of Lincoln. The first column on the ftpg. has heads on the funeral ceremonies with the more significant & historic headlines found on pages 2 & 7 including: "THE ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT" "The Terrible Details" "When, W... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2021 14:28

$2,150.00
193273

1863 Original American CIVIL WAR Year of the Battle of Gettysburg 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731748890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Lee Re-Enforced by Polk" "Lee's Infantry all Across the Rapidan" "Great Quaking In Mobile" "The Cowardice of the Frightened Rebels" "Bragg at Chattanooga" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:26

$28.00
193227

SECOND BATTLE OF CORINTH Mississippi & Abraham Lincoln 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728548628

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862  * Second Battle of Corinth, Mississippi * Abraham Lincoln visits Frederick, Maryland * Bardstown, Kentucky - Guerrilla John Morgan Among the front page  column heads on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "A Great Battle Fought at Corinth on Saturday" "A Great National Victory" "The Enemy in Full Flight, and Our Forces in Full Pursuit" "The Losses Heavy" "The President In Frederick" which includes a short speech by him; "IMPORTANT FROM KENTUCKY" "Evacuation of Bardstown by the Enemy" "Defeat of the Guerrilla John Morgan" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:37

$34.00
193224

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585447854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads. Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Worn Veterans Make a Splendid Appearance" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:36

$32.00
192754

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect at Springfield, Illinois 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373700246358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more. Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:22

$44.00
192692

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Abraham Lincoln 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533667044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1864  * Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War A wealth of Civil War reporting from this Confederate stronghold with column heads including: "Summary of Northern Intelligence" "Lincoln Re-nominated by the Baltimore Republican Convention" "Grant Besieging Richmond by Parallel Approaches" "Forrest's Operations in the West" "The Campaign in North Georgia" "The Enemy's Dash on Petersburg" "The Confederate Congress" "Casualties in the 20th Reg. S.C.V. Near Gaines' Farm" which takes a full column. Single sheet, full banner masthead, various damp staining & some foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:25

$74.00
192670

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ General Abraham Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533646355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Virginia, March 26, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * General Abraham Lincoln The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the army & to assist to defend his country & to secure the independence of the South, he had better remain at home..." with more. Other war items as well. Page 2 begins with an interesting editorial: "Generalisimo Lincoln" the text beginning: "We had never supposed that Abraham Lincoln was such an immeasurable ass as to aspire to be actually the commander-in-chie... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:06

$78.00
192557

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518514370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862  * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the bottom half of the second column and takes the top half of  the third column and is signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Just before the Proclamation is a very nice editorial piece on the Emancipation Proclamation and includes portions of the it, including: "...That on the first day of January next all persons held as slaves within any... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:52

$950.00
192556

SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA w/ Gettysburg North Maryland Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373690232647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1862  * Southern Pennsylvania, Northern Maryland map The front page features a rather large Civil War map headed: "Operations On The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad" showing much of Maryland, parts of Virginia and the southern portion of Pennsylvania including Gettysburg & Harrisburg. Plus there are front page column heads including: "The Battle of Mill Spring, Ky." "The Rebel Account of the Battle" "Another Union Account of the Victory" "Full Details of the Action" "Total Rout & Demoralization of the Rebels" plus more. There is also a small diagram of the: "Serious Fires In New York". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:51

$50.00
192554

GRACE BEDELL Tells Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard "Whiskers" 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518510464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Page 5 has the actual reporting of the famous story of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, which he did. Unusual to find this in a period newspaper. The text with this report is seen in the photos, reading: "...Mr. Lincoln took occasion to state that during the campaign he had received a letter from a young girl of this place, in which he was kindly admonished to do certain things, and among others to let his whiskers grow, and that, as he had acted upon that piece of advice, he would now be glad to welcome his fair correspondent, if she was among the crowd...a lassie made h... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:50

$205.00
192440

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Springfield Illinois Funeral BURIAL 1865 Hometown Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373686747638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial * The very best title to be had * An extremely rare opportunity here Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried. Although the front page has a few tidbits regarding closing events of the Civil War & the conspiracy trials in Washington, page 2 is where the Lincoln content is found. The top of page 2 has: "Obsequies of President Lincoln" "Military Display" "Vast concourse of People" and more, with the text including: "Yesterday was a marked and eventful day; a solemn landmark in the history of... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2021 08:37

$350.00
192182

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Trip to White House Pre Inauguration & Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393486102015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861 * President-Elect Abraham Lincoln heads to Washington D.C. The front page has the following one column headings: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Progress of the President Elect Towards Washington" "His Departure From New York" "Popular Ovation at Jersey City and Speeches of Mr. Lincoln" "The President-Elect nearly Squeezed to Death in the Crowd: "His Reception At Newark" and more. Complete with 8 pages, uncut and untrimmed, printing flaw slightly affects the mentioned headings (see), generally very nice.

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Ends September 05, 2021 09:40

$52.00
192151

Historic GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Abraham Lincoln's Speech 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393484505296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln * Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable newspaper from the Civil War. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln, with this venerable title, with the content being on the front page, and the combination makes for one of the best newspapers one could own from the Civil War era. The front page coverage of "The Heroes Of July" "A Solemn and Imposing Event" "Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburgh" and more takes over a full column, including a complete printing of "The President's Address", now known as the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln's... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2021 14:45

$6,575.00
191862

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Order for the Draft & Williamsport WV Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393467618779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Williamsport WV - Strawberry Plains TN The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTING IN WESTERN VIRGINIA. Scene of the Recent Contest in Gen. Kelley's Dept." Column heads on the war include: "Call for Half a Million of Men" "The President's Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "Sharp Contest in the Vicinity of Williamsport, Hardy County, Va." "Hasty Retreat of Longstreet's Forces" and more. Eight pages, dirtiness to the top quadrant of the ftpg., small library stamp in the masthead, otherwise good.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:16

$40.00
191648

JOHN MORGAN'S RAID Yazoo City & Jackson MS Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654517623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1863  * John Morgan's raid ending * Yazoo City & Jackson, Mississippi * Post Gettysburg Robert E. Lee Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Morgan's Invasion Ended" "Battle at Geiger's Creek" "Rebels Defeated & Driven to a Bluff" "They Then Unconditionally Surrender" "Morgan & Body Guard Sneak Away" "Capture of Yazoo City" "The Attack on Jackson" "The Boasted Invasion of Gen. Lee" "Jeff. Davis's Conscription Proclamation" which is signed by him in type: Jefferson Davis. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:47

$34.00
191233

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393417727402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Conspirators - assassins The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Official Version of the Suppressed Testimony" "A Letter From Jeff. Davis" "The Trial On Monday" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 15:28

$38.00
190472

CONFEDERATE P.G.T. Beauregard Extolled for BULL RUN 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373592277759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861  * P.G.T. Beauregard praised * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People". This includes an interesting bit: "...Yes, in the eyes of God & man, morally, constitutionally, Abraham Lincoln is a perjurer and murderer. This is no figurative exaggeration. It is not the coloring of prejudice, but the sober judgment of truth, founded upon facts & principles which admit of no controversy..." and more. Also: "Lincoln's War Measures" "G... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2021 11:07

$127.00
189673

EDWIN BOOTH Did It ? Abraham Lincoln Assassins Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551626784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865  * Trial of the conspirators * Edwin Booth ? The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more. Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in the South" "The Southern Press On His Prospects" "The Suffrage Question" "Objects of the National Freedman's Relief Association" "The Maryland Apprentice System". Eight pages, nice condition

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:01

$35.00
189665

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Union Victory vs R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393258593128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida New York, July 9, 1863  * Battle of Gettysburg victory * First report coverage Page 3 has reports on the Civil War under the heading: "Late News", and includes some reports concerning the Battle of Gettysburg, the text beginning: "The past week has been full of interesting and important events. On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 1st, 2nd, and 3d of July, the "Army of the Potomac, under the new header, Gen. Meade, was engaged in a series of terrible battles with the Rebels under Lee, at Gettysburg, Pa., which resulted in the defeat of the Rebels and their retreat towards the Potomac..." with much more concerning the battle. This report carries over to page 3 as well. The page 2 edit... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2021 10:58

$157.00
189574

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393252489584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861  * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey. One of the subheads: "The Re... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 15:18

$114.00
189127

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226826868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case" . Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:42

$41.00
188354

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Macbeth Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165066931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862  * Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement * 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination * American Civil War reporting The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "And Last Night but One of the appearance of J. WILKES BOOTH, Who will impersonate his great character of MACBETH..." with just a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would b... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:48

$67.00
188223

LINCOLN re. EMANCIPATION 2nd Battle of Rappahannock Station 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153209928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 12, 1863  * Second Battle of Rappahannock Station * George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee * Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flags to General Meade" which includes: "A Congratulatory Order" signed in type: Major-Gen. Meade. Page 2 has a letter from Lincoln concerning the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type:  A. Lincoln. Also: "The Pay of Colored Troops". Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:56

$37.00
188201

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination w/ 1st Plot (1861) to Assassinate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153191339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865  * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 6 and 7 have some good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861. Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Idea of Immortal Fame". Page 7 has: "Additional Testimony in Regard to the Assassination" with much interesting content taking over a full column. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the blank spine, minor fold rubbing & foxing

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:33

$49.00
188107

ABRHAM LINCOLN Virginia Legislature Proclamation 1863 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138986315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 25, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The South" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in The Virginia Legislature" "What is Thought of It In Richmond" "General Averill's Operations in Western Virginia "Army of the Potomac" "A Retrograde Movement Not Improbable" "Chances Which May Provoke Battle" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:54

$28.00
188106

EVE of the GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Governor Curtin Procl. 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465688852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 18, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM CHATTANOOGA" "Junction of Gen. Sherman's Corps with the Army Under General Grant!" "The Rebel Battery at Work on Lookout Mountain" "Bragg Receiving Reinforcements" "Army of the Potomac Again Advancing" "A Battle Expected Within Four Day" & more. Also on the ftpg. is: "The National Cemetery at Gettysburg--Proclamation by Governor Curtin", which would be dedicated the following day & where Lincoln would give his historic speech. Eight pages, light damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:54

$29.00
186630

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Response Type Signed 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401703568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln letter signed in type Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$34.00
186593

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre-Election Springfield Illinois Personal Habits 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064886812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1860  * Pre-election Abraham Lincoln * Personal description - Springfield Page 5 has: "Our Springfield Correspondent" "Chroniclers of Glorious Deeds Around Lincoln--No Sensation Item to be Found--Sergeant-at-Arms Refuses to Pursue Lincoln--His Personal Habits--Style of his House--His Ability--Thurlow Weed's Pilgrimage to Springfield--Manufacturing Canes out of Honest Abe's Rails-- Pennsylvania Editor in Search of a Sensation Item--Rail Splitting his Only Qualification, &c." Quite detailed taking 3/4 of a column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:09

$73.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Jewish Synagogues Services 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898661074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue," and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black. It is quite unusual to find front page mentions of Lincoln memorial services held at synagogues. Among the additional one column headlines on the front page are: "IN STATE," "THE DEAD BODY IN THE CAPITAL," "THE GUARD OF HONOR," "An Immense Number of Citizens View the Remains," "The Pr... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2021 07:58

$825.00
185774

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373336989134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Mass., February 20, 1866  * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The top of page 2 has one column headings: "Veto By The President" "No Signature For The Freedmen's Bureau Bill" "Able And Powerful Argument" and more. (see) Message takes up about 2 1/2 columns and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 11:57

$57.00
185330

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Petersburg Siege 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300788868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 17, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..."  (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:19

$37.00
184908

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259990564

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

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:05

$92.00
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Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952282305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with the bulk of the front page taken up with a lengthy list of Acts of the Confederate Congress, many relating to the Civil War. The back page includes: "The War In The North--The Yankee Capital in Council on the War--Addresses of President Lincoln, General Shields...--Three Cheers For the Hanging of Mumford, etc." and other items relating to the war. There are several "General Or... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:25

$74.00
183774

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation for Troops & Charleston County 1864 War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152439531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Proclamation for more troops As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also on the ftpg: "The Military Situation" and "The New Call for Troops". Other items in this issue include: "The Affair at Legareville, S.C." "A Plan of Harbor Defence" "General Pope's Campaign in Virginia" "The Cleanliness of Troops" "Comparative Strength of the North and South" "the Future of Our Navy" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, nice co... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:06

$39.00
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