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203754

Robert E. Lee Quit Appomattox Courth House Signing EVE 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481392187

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1865  * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of) * Appomattox Court House signing (eve) * Battle of Sailor's Creek - Farmville, Virginia This issue was published the day before Robert E. Lee surrendered to U.S. Grant which essentially ended the Civil War. Not surprisingly the significant front page headlines report the coming end, with many heads including: "GRANT---LEE" "Progress of the Rout of Lee's Army" "Another Brilliant Victory" "Desperate and Sanguinary Battle Near Burkesville" "Sheridan Attacks the Enemy and Routs Them" "Capture of Six Rebel  Generals" "General Ewell, Custis Lee, Corse, Kershaw, Button, and De Barre Taken Prisoners" "Lee's Army Broken Up" "Full Details of the Victor... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 14:41

$175.00
203749

Fenians Invasion of Canada Raids Brotherhood Irish Republicans 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434702560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 2, 1866 * Capture of Fort Erie - Ontario * Fenian invasion of Canada * Fenians Brotherhood raids The front page has one column headings: "WAR" "Revolution In Canada" "The Fenian Invasion" "FORT ERIE CAPTURED"  and much more. (see) Text takes up the entire front page and ends on the back page. Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 14:39

$57.00
203710

The Great Oshkosh Winnebago County Wisconsin City Fire Disaster 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434477985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 29, 1875 * The great Oshkosh, Wisconsin fire (1st report) The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "A BURNING CITY" "Oshkosh In Flames" "Extensive Destruction of Business Houses" "Hundreds Of People Homeless" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:27

$40.00
203550

Jefferson Davis Confederate President & Henry Wirz Prison Trials 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374469785029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1865   * Confederate President Jefferson Davis * Henry Wirz - Andersonville Prison - Georgia Among the front page articles: "Jeff. Davis & the Starvation of Union Soldiers" which includes mention of the infamous Andersonville prison. Also: "Virginia" "Decapitating the Volunteer Officers...". Inside includes: "The Wirz Trial" "The Trial of Jeff. Davis" "President Johnson" "His Status As A Statesman" "What He is & Has Been" & so much more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:27

$27.00
203549

Georgia Abolishes Slavery Free Slaves Reconstruction Era Harvard 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374469784699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865  * Harvard University commencement * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page. Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated the end of the Civil War and honored the Harvard alumni who had served and died in it.   A "Commemoration Ode" delivered as part of the ceremonies by James Russell Lowell and printed on the front page, was widely reprinted. Among the notables who spoke was Ralph Waldo Emerson.   Page two reports: "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:26

$65.00
203548

American Red Cross Nurse Clara Barton Andersonville Prison Visit 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374469784101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1865   * Nurse Clara Barton * American Red Cross * Andersonville Prison The front page has: "From Brownsville" "Troops Across the River with Rebel Officers at their Head" "Cortinas's Latest Movement" and: "The Surratt Mystery" and; "Our Returning Heroes" with more.  Page 4 has over half a column on the famed Clara Barton visiting the Andersonville prison camp: "Miss Barton at Andersonville" with pg. 3 having a report headed: "Base Ball" which includes the box score. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:26

$33.00
203543

Early Wine Making Pacific Coast Vineyards California Industry 1866 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394426426239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1866  * Early wine industry in California Nearly half of page 3 is taken up with a terrific & very detailed account of the state of California, headed: "Domestic Correspondence" "California" "Vineyards on the Pacific  Coast--Their Character & Extent--Artificial Irrigation--The Wine-Growing Capacity of California". A great & early account. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:24

$50.00
203511

Rare 1st First Transcontinental Railroad Train Summit Sierra NV 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467907124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Summit Sierra Nevadas, California, May 31, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#6) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue #6, published--as noted in the masthead, and while not at a specific town at the time, they noted their location as "Summit, Sierra Nevadas, California". Each issue recorded the pro... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:20

$388.00
203510

First Jews Lynching U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish Judaica 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467903712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members The front page has an article with small heading: "Murders By The Ku-Klux Klan", 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, light vertical crease, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his African-American clerk, Lawrence Bowman, were confronted in Bierfield'... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:19

$117.00
203508

Jefferson Davis Confederate President Caught & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467897782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 15, 1865  * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial Half of the first column of the front page is taken up with significant heads including: "CAPTURE OF JEFF DAVIS !" "As Good As A Comedy!" "His Flight Suddenly Ended!" "Col. Prichard Overhauls The Fugitive!" "He Attempts to Escape in His Wife's Clothes!" "He Bolts For The Woods!" "His Boots Betray Him While He Is Running!" and more. Other ftpg. heads include: "The Assassins!" "Their Trial at Washington" "A Description of the Conspirators" and more with the entire back page taken up with verbatim testimony of their trial. Note: this issue is good for display ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:18

$48.00
203506

Fenian Brotherhood Irish Republicans Raids into Canada from U.S. 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394425302609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1870 * Fenian Brotherhood raids * Eastern Canada - Irish Republicanism * Ulysses S. Grant proclamation The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE FENIANS" "Proclamation by the President Warning Them to Desist from Their Unlawful Proceedings" "Movements of the Fenian Forces Towards Canada" and much more. (see) The Preident's proclamation is signed in type: U.S. Grant. Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few tiny binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:17

$40.00
203504

David Livingstone Found Henry Morton Stanley African Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467894743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1872 * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Over two-thirds of page 8 are taken up with a very detailed account of the Livingston/Stanley expedition in Africa. Since the New York Herald financed Stanley's expedition in search of Dr. Livingstone, this newspaper had terrific coverage of the event. First column heads include: "LIVINGSTONE AND STANLEY" "Comments of the English Press on American Pluck and Enterprise" "The Letters Of The Great Traveller" "The African Slave Trade" "Stanley's Stories of Livingstone" and more. Also, the back page begins with a report pin the Sioux which takes over 1 1/3 columns headed: "THE BRULE SIOUX" "Spotted Tail and His Squaw Go Shopping" "An Attempt ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:16

$38.00
203476

Great Railroad Strike Pittsburgh & More Pennsylvania Riots 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466359089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 24, 1877  * Great railroad strike * Riots in many cities Over three columns of the front page are taken up with a fine account of the Pittsburgh Railroad Strike of 1877, part of the larger Great Railroad Strike which resulted in over 100 deaths including women & children. The incidents followed repeated reductions in wages and sometimes increases in workload by railroad companies, during a period of economic recession following the Panic of 1873. The report is actually a collection of many dispatches from various cities in the East. Column heads include: "HARD TIMES!" "A Labor Revolution" "The Whole Railway System East of the Rocky Mountains Involved in the Strike" "Frightful Scen... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:31

$48.00
203350

Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania Coal Regions - Henry Wirz Trial Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374456136266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1865 * Mauch Chunk - coal regions * Henry Wirz - Andersonville trial Pages 2 and 3 contain an unusually lengthy article on small mining towns in north eastern Pennsylvania, with articles headed: "The Coal Regions--Mines at Jeddo, Ebervale, Harleigh, Minersville..." "Hazletown [Hazleton] and Its Surroundings...Mount Pleasant, Stockton, Ashburton...""Scenery in & Around Mauch Chunk--Its Industry--An Exciting Ride up Mount Pisgah & over the Switchback--The Burning Mountain..." with more. All this text takes nearly four full columns. The ftpg. has reports on the: "Close of Testimony in the Wirz Trial" "More Dispute About the Rights of Counsel" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:57

$28.00
203344

Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden Colorado Rocky Mountains Survey Exped. 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394417732565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 16, 1874 * Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden * Colorado - Rocky Mountains * Surveying expedition The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "Professor Hayden's Expedition" "A Delightful March Through the Heart of the Rocky Mountains" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:51

$30.00
203328

David Livingstone Found Henry Morton Stanley Africa Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394417596024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 1, 1872   * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley The back page begins with column heads on the search for Livingstone, the African explorer, with: "LIVINGSTONE - STANLEY" "The Latest Advices from Zanzibar, Unyanyambe and Ujiji" "Reports of the Royal Geographical Society Regarding Dr. Livingstone and Mr. Stanley" "Both Explorers Safe--A Letter from the Sultan of Zanzibar". There was some concern that David Livingstone had died as he had not been heard from in six years, hence the N.Y. Herald sent Stanley to look for him. This reports confirmation that Livingstone--whose one goal was to find the source of the Nile--was alive. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condit... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:29

$38.00
203324

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Funeral w/ Jewish Synagogue Service 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394417593155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1865  * Jewish Congregation Shearith Israel * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Lying in State at the Capitol * Hunt for the assassins continue Although somewhat inconspicuous, perhaps the most notable item within this black bordered issue is the page 7 mention, under the heading "Portuguese Synagogue, Nineteenth Street," of the mourning services held at The Congregation Sherith Israel [Shearith Israel] on behalf of the late President. Synagogues did not often receive the same coverage as other places of worship, and the fact that the Congregation Shearith Israel (often called The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue) was the oldest Jewish congregation in the United States only makes its mention a... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:25

$187.00
203306

Civil War Ending Fall of Richmond w/ Abraham Lincoln 1865 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416754555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 1865  * Last days of the Civil War * Fall of Richmond, Virginia * Abraham Lincoln Page 5 has a very historic report on the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, and which signaled the end of the Civil War which would come a few days later.  The top of the first column has: "THE WAR" "The Fall of Richmond!" which includes several signed dispatches concerning the final terms of agreement, including six signed: A. Lincoln (see). Also on pg. 5: "Sherman's Campaign--Southern Account". There is much more Civil War reporting including a ftpg: "President Lincoln on Missouri Affairs" signed by him in type: A. Lincoln (see), and inside has: "Congratulatory Order from General She... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:13

$96.00
203149

Goingsake Massacre Tahlequah Oklahoma Shootout Cherokee Nation 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374443270998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 29, 1872 * Goingsnake massacre * Cherokee Nation - Oklahoma * Official report of the event The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE CHEROKEE BUTCHERY" "Thirteen Men Killed in Three Minutes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:13

$57.00
203684

General President Ulysses S. Grant Inaugural Address Inauguration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394434413873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, March 5, 1873   * President Ulysses S. Grant * Inauguration - inaugural address The front page has column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The Inauguration" "Imposing Procession" "The Avenues Filled with Spectators" "The City Decorated" "The President's Inaugural Address" "Inauguration Day" with the account taking over 1 1/2 columns. Included on the front page is: "The President's Inaugural Address". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large-size newspaper, the folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 02, 2023 09:16

$44.99
203671

Custer Massacre Eyewitness Account & Northfield Bank Robbery1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394433454190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Mass., Sept. 8, 1876  * Eyewitness account of the Custer Massacre * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of page 3 has one column headings: "The Custer Massacre" "The Story Of An Eye Witness" and more with some interesting detail. Further down the same column is a one column heading: "The Minnesota Bank Robbers" which is a report on the Northfield Bank Robber. Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2023 12:26

$59.99
203659

General Robert E. Lee Surrender Close Civil War Ending April 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374479314906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 7, 1865   * Closing moments of the American Civil War * Robert E. Lee's surrender a few days away Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Occupation of Burkesville by Calvary & Infantry" "Lee's Fate Sealed" "Hood's Retreat Outdone" "The Enemy Thoroughly Demoralized" "The Army Ruined" and more. Included as well is a small diagram of the downtown of Richmond. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2023 08:12

$44.99
203656

Jesse James Gang Northfield MN Minnesota Bank Raid Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394433248752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, Sept. 10, 1876 * Rare Old West publication * re. Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank  The bottom of the front page has a report from Northfield, Minn., noting: "About 400 men are in pursuit of the bank robbers & their capture is considered certain. The impression here seems to be that thee robbers are members of the famous Younger and James gang...", which was true. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 01, 2023 08:01

$47.99
203039

Abraham Lincoln Inauguration 1st Rpt. Civil War Final Weeks 1865 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374433529381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln 2nd inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War * Assassination nears Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in the Streets and at the Capital" "Washington, March 4, 1861, and Washington, March 4, 1865." "THE CONTRAST" "The Grand Reception in the Evening" "All Classes and Colors Represented at the White House" "The President Shakes Hands With Everybody". Much text, too much to photograph. Nice reporting about the inaugural scene. There is a small hole in this report affecti... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 09:48

$375.00
203578

Historic Abraham Lincoln Assassination Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394430847766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 22, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * In a pro-white publication A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers. With this issue all factious leanings and biased commentary is set aside to report the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The entire front page reports--with considerable detail--the tragedy of the era with first column heads: "A Terrible Crime!" "ASSASSINATION of PRESIDENT LINCOLN" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Full Details of the Shocki... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 09:12

$699.99
202960

Mountain Meadow Massacre Mormons & Bloody Bender Serial Killers 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374430076966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, April 7, 1877   * Mountain Meadow Massascre * Mormons - Mormonism * Bloody Benders family * Serial Killers arrested ? Page 2 has: "The Bender Family", the Kansas family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders", the report beginning: "The Kansas detectives think they have the Bender family this time, certain. These are husband, wife, son and daughter, who--if on-half be true that is told about the murders and the quiet burial of their victims--may be justly described as human monsters..." and more. Also on page 2: "Justice Demanded" beginning: "Since the execution of John D. Lee, the Mormon papers of Utah rival the Gentile organs in their demands for bringing to justice very ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:08

$135.00
202952

Rare Alameda Bay Farm Island CA California Old West The Encinal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394397918254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALAMEDA ENCINAL--SUPPLEMENT, California, Feb. 13, 1875   * Wild Old West     * Rare publication From this city which is adjacent to and south of Oakland, also east of San Francisco. This is a single sheet "Supplement" lacking any news and ads of the day as it is entirely consumed--front and back--with tax related notices. Over half of the issue is a lengthy: "Delinquent Tax List". Single sheet, 10 1/2 by 16 inches, printed on both sides, very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:03

$27.00
202951

Early Rare San Francisco Post California Gold Rush Old Wild West 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394397917835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, San Francisco, California, July 2, 1867  Various news and ads of the day in this early San Francisco newspaper, just 18 years after the California Gold Rush. Four pages, very large size, never bound nor trimmed, minimal fold wear, minor fold foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:03

$32.00
202949

Nice Jesse James Younger Brothers Outlaws Missouri Robbers Gangs 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374430064550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, Indiana, April 4, 1874   * Jesse James & Younger Brothers Gangs Page 7 has a simply terrific & lengthy article on the James brothers and the Younger gang of bandits with heads: "BANDIT BUTCHERY" "The Missouri Robbers" "The Country Which is the House of Outlaws--The Younger and James Brothers--Their Deeds of Murder and Robbery--Their pursuit and Dispersion" plus various subheads throughout the article. The very detailed account takes over 1 1/2 columns. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, great condition.

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:02

$125.00
202835

Rare Red Bluff CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1871 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394388846501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, Jan. 20, 1872 * Rare Old West publication This is from 4 years before the city would be incorporated. Located in Northern California, there is much news of the day both local & national. Many advertisements as well. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2023 07:38

$37.00
202821

Rare San Diego Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374418561157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 15, 1871  * Rare & early from Southern California Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.  All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated. Complete as a 4 page issue, 12 by 18 inches, printed on high-quality newsprint, very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2023 07:22

$34.00
202662

Rare Truckee Nevada County California Old West w/ Advertisements 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374396994850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Aug. 1, 1874   * Wild Old West  * Uncommon publication From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Typical news items of the day with a great wealth of ads. One of the page 2 articles is: "A Trip To Death Valley". Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2023 13:17

$55.00
202659

Surrender of Lee's Army at Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War Ends Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394371587197

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 15, 1865  * General Robert E. Lee surrenders * Battle of Appomattox Court House * Dated the day Abraham Lincoln died A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers. Not surprisingly, the report of the Lee's surrender to General Grant at Appomattox is relegated to page five: "Surrender of General Lee" "Terms Of The Capitulation" "Movements of Sherman Unknown" "Mr. Lincoln on Reconstruction" which includes the many correspondences b between Grant and Lee on the closing terms of the surrender. Also two interesting editor... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2023 13:16

$344.00
202654

Red River War Native Americans Indians Wichita Agency Oklahoma 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374396989484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 30, 1874 * Red River War * John w. Davidson * Native Americans - Indians The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "THE WICHITA AGENCY" "Davidson's Troops Fighting and Acting as Firemen" "A Gallant Charge Against a Hostile Band" "Four Civilians Butchered" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2023 13:12

$33.00
202651

Buffalo Bill William Cody & Texas Jack Niblo's Garden AD 1873 old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394371583124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1873  * Buffalo Bill - William F. Cody Inside has: "Colonists For The West - Departure of 76 English Farmers for Minnesota" "Warning To Highwaymen" "More Kuklux Outrages--A Tax Resisting Assoc. Organized" Page 7 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at which are appearing: "Hon. W. F. Cody...the original Buffalo Bill" and "J. B. Omohundro...the original...Texas Jack" as well as Ned Buntline & others (see). Eight pages, great condition, slightly irregular at the spine.

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Ends January 09, 2023 13:11

$34.00
202605

Woodhull, Claflin & Co. 1st Women's Wall Street Brokerage Ad 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374395337514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 15, 1870  * "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." advertisement * First Women's Wall Street brokerage The financial page has an intriguing, somewhat inconspicuous advertisement of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first". The advertisement is for the very first women's brokerage firm to open on male-dominated Wall Street. It is headed: "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." and notes: "Mrs. V. C. Woodhull, Mrs. T.C. Claflin, Bankers and Brokers. No. 44 Broad St., New York..." with some text on the focus of their business. As the website "Bumped" notes, Cornelius Vanderbilt helped Victoria and Tennessee (Tennie) with the finances needed for them to open Woodhull, Claflin, & Co., the first for-women-by-wo... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2023 14:18

$47.00
202572

Abraham Lincoln Proclamation to Deserters & WT Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394365929156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation to deserters * General William T. Sherman Southern march * Final weeks of the Civil War Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "SHERMAN'S CAMPAIGN" "Important Reports From New Bern" "Fayetteville Said to be in Possession of Our Forces" "Sherman's Advance within Forty Miles of Raleigh" "His Presence Welcomed by the People" "The Negroes Flocking in Great Numbers to Join His Army" and more. Also on the front page is: "Important To Deserters" "Proclamation By the President" "Deserters Notified to Return to Duty--Sixty Days Grace Allowed" with the full text of the "Proclamation" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2023 08:15

$55.00
202480

Battle of Gettysburg Reunion 6th Anniversary Soldiers' Monument 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394358561091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1869 * Battle of Gettysburg reunion * 6th anniversary celebration * Soldiers' National Monument dedicated Page 5 has a small one column heading: "The Gettysburg Reunion" with subhead. (see) Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 01, 2023 08:06

$33.00
202458

President Abraham Lincoln 1st Birthday Celebration After Murder 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374382414284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 13, 1866  * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st birthday since assassination * George Bancroft memorial oration The top of the front page has column heads: "LINCOLN" "The Martyr President" "Oration By George Bancroft" "The Flags on the Public Buildings at Half Mast" and more, with very lengthy text. This was in honor of the first Lincoln birthday since his assassination. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:41

$40.00
202453

Texas Outlaw JNohn Wesley Hardin & the Sutton-Taylor Duel 1875 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374382411854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19, 1875  * John Wesley Hardin shootout The front page has a rather brief yet notable report headed: "Two Men Murdered In Texas" which notes in part: "...party of five men entered Ryan's saloon & killed Reuben Brown, city marshal... a member of the Sutton party. His body was riddled with balls...Brown was the man who arrested Taylor for the murder of Sutton..." with more. See the hyperlink on the Sutton-Taylor Feud to see that it was noted outlaw John Wesley Harden who killed Reuben Brown. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, small piece torn away at bottom right corner, fragile and must be handled with care.

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:39

$58.00
202432

Jefferson Davis Confederate President Caught & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374379721214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1865  * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The front page first column heads include: "JEFF. DAVIS" "Details Of His Capture" "His Camp 'Surprised at Daylight on the 10th Instant" "He Disguises Himself in His Wife's Clothing, and, Like His Accomplice Booth, Takes to the Woods" "He is Pursued & Forced to a Stand" "He Shows Fight & Flourishes a Dagger in the Style of the Assassin of the President" and more. The details of this historic report take up fully half of the front page. The balance of pg. 1 is taken up with other end-of-war items. Most of an inside page is taken up with testimony of the trial of the con... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2022 15:25

$75.00
202384

Trial of the Conspirators Abraham Lincoln Assassination Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394355807617

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - traitors Among the front page column heads on the trial of the Lincoln conspirators: "THE REBEL LEADERS" "Their Complicity in the Assassination" "Very Important Suppressed Testimony" "The Murder of Our Principal Men Arranged in Canada" "The Murderers to Receive Commissions from Richmond" 'Booth Specially Authorized" "A Scheme to Cut the Croton Dam" "Another to Poison our Reservoirs" "Astounding Revelations". There is a wealth of end-of-war reports as well including: "Reported Offer of Surrender by Gen. Hood" "Surrenders of Kirby Smith & Dick Taylor" and much more. Eight pages, untrimmed and uncut, light creasing at the folds,... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2022 10:19

$37.00
202374

Tragedy in Havana Cuban Medical Students Executions Riots Arrests 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374379366739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 4, 1871 * Tragedy in Havana, Cuba * Medical students - executions * Mob rule - riots - arrests - imprisoned * Tomb of loyalist hero Gonzalo Castañón The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "THE HAVANA TRAGEDY" Results of Students' Freaks in the Local Cemetery" "How the Death Sentence was Proclaimed and Executed" and more. Lengthy text takes up almost 2 full columns. Complete with 8 pages, some spine wear with a little unrelated text, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 29, 2022 10:14

$24.00
202337

Northwood Murderer New Hampshire Franklin B. Evans Execution Hang 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394346191911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 18, 1874  * Northwood, New Hampshire murderer * The "Monster" Franklin B. Evans execution The top of page34 has one column headings: "EVANS HANGED" "Just Doom of a Barbarous Old Man" "Terrible Confessions" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 22, 2022 14:48

$42.00
202335

Kidder Fight Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374368611290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 15, 1867 * Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * Pawnee Killer - Cheyenne Sioux Indians * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 6 has an article headed: "The Indian War" and more. (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2022 14:47

$44.00
202192

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster 1871 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374358038956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 26 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The front page has several reports on the Chicago Fire of 2 weeks previous, with various subheads as shown in the photos. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2022 09:23

$29.00
202163

Rare Winnemucca NV Nevada Humboldt County City of Paved Streets 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394335525850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SILVER STATE, Winnemucca, Nevada, Oct. 12, 1877   * Very rare title from the Old West * Chief Joseph & the New Perce Indians surrender Page 2 has a report on the end of the Nez Perce Indian War: "Surrender Of the New Perces!" "The Hostiles, Hostile to the Last". The report begins: "The capture of the entire band of New Perces occurred on afternoon of Oct. 5. The savages gave up their guns and ammunition, accepted an unconditional surrender, and the troops occupied the Indian entrenchments..." with more.  Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:33

$63.00
202152

Rare San Diego Old West Southern California w/ Chief Sitting Bull 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394335522595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 17, 1877  * Rare & early from Southern California * Chief Sitting Bull Among the front page articles are: "Sitting Bull" "He Seeks Shelter in the British Possessions and Boasts of His Many Victories" "A Conference Held with the Wily Chief" and more. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:26

$38.00
202151

Great Pittsburgh Railrioad Strike of 1877 Riots & Montana Indian War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374356116809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 22, 1877  Nearly  three columns of the front page are taken up with a fine account of the Pittsburgh Railroad Strike of 1877, part of the larger Great Railroad Strike which resulted in over 100 deaths including women & children. The incidents followed repeated reductions in wages and sometimes increases in workload by railroad companies, during a period of economic recession following the Panic of 1873. Also on the ftpg: "The Indian War" "Latest From the Front--the Hostiles in Hot Retreat for Montana--They Will be Intercepted by Gen. Crook or Gen. Miles". Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:26

$46.00
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Woodhull, Claflin & Co. 1st Women's Wall Street Brokerage Ad 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032497206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 22, 1870  * "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." advertisement * First Women's Wall Street brokerage The financial page (pg. 6) has an intriguing, somewhat inconspicuous advertisement of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first". The advertisement is for the very first women's brokerage firm to open on male-dominated Wall Street. It is headed: "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." and notes: "Mrs. V. C. Woodhull, Mrs. T.C. Claflin, Bankers and Brokers. No. 44 Broad St., New York..." with some text on the focus of their business. As the website "Bumped" notes, Cornelius Vanderbilt helped Victoria and Tennessee *(Tennie) with the finances needed for them to open Woodhull, Claflin, & Co., the first for-wo... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2022 07:46

$38.00
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