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185367

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392994752883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, Dec. 30, 1871 * Rare Old west title This is from 5 years before the city would be incorporated. Located in Northern California, there is much news of the day both local & national. May advertisements as well. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2020 14:26

$37.00
185335

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President & Fugitive CAPTURE 1865 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993654670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY NAVY JOURNAL, New York, May 20, 1865  * Capture of Jefferson Davis The front page has an article headed "The Military Situation" and beginning: "The pursuit & capture of Jeff. Davis, the surrender of Taylor, and the concentration of the National Armies around Washington, are...the three principal military events worthy of consideration...". Within is another article: "The Capture of Davis" begins: "The capture of the great Conspirator has followed very swiftly upon the fall of the Rebellion he was so prominent in inaugurating. Six short weeks before this wretched fugitive ruled with a rod of iron..." with more (see for portions) taking two-thirds of a page & detailing how he was caught in woman's clothes. Sixte... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:21

$67.00
185274

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Journey SPRINGFIELD 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298291899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train headed for Springfield Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Baltimore" "The Obsequies in the Monumental City" "The Whole Route Draped in Black & the Entire Country in Mourning" "The Obsequies in the Army" "The Grand Preparations for the Funeral in the Metropolis" and much more. More on the inside as well including: "THE ASSASSINS" "Booth Not Yet Caught" "Two of His Alleged Accomplices Under Arrest" and much more. All columns on all 8 pages have black mournin... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:04

$72.00
185273

Rare GOLD HILL Storey County Nevada GHOST TOWN Comstock Lode Fame 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298290746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 14, 1877  * Rare Ghost town publication * From the Comstock Lode era A fascinating newspaper from this town just outside of Virginia City, at one point a booming mining town with a population of 8,000. Today it is all but a ghost town with just 191 residents. It was prosperous during the 1870's by mining the famous Comstock Lode. Not surprisingly a fair amount of mining-related news, but also page 3 has: "Progress of the Indian War in Idaho" with details. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:04

$76.00
185175

Nice ABRAHAM LINCOLN Lying in State at Capitol re. Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 21, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Lying in State at the Capitol * Hunt for the assassins continue Graphically this a very appealing issue, as all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, plus at the very top above the masthead is a black-bordered banner: "The Nation Mourns Its Loss." Half of the first column is taken up with funeral-related heads including: "THE REMAINS of PRESIDENT LINCOLN ! " "They Are Lying in State at the Capitol" "Thousands of People Viewing The Corpse" "A Great National Sorrowing!" "The Silent Homage of a Weeping People!" "The Remains Leave To-morrow for Baltimore" "The Capture of an Assassin!" "Atzeroth Taken in Maryland!" "The Soldiers Want to Lynch H... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$163.00
185134

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 AZ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284490686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA WEEKLY MINER, Prescott, July 7, 1876  * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Rare Old West publication Page 2 has not one but three reports concerning the Custer Massacre in Montana. The earliest report notes: "...General Custar [sic] with five companies of the 7th Cavalry mete about 2,000 Sioux Indians at Stillwater, Montana...and a fight ensued. General Custar's whole command was either killed or wounded, including himself, two brothers, and a brother-in-law and a nephew. The only trace of the command left is the dead & about 30 wounded...". Further one is a more detailed account datelined July 6, which takes about one-third of a column with the details. An... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:52

$230.00
185121

Hunt for DAVID LIVINGSTONE New York Herald AFRICA Expedition 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284475893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1871  * Search for David Livingstone * New York Herald expedition Half of the first column of page 3 is taken up with a very nice stack of headlines concerning the search for the African explored Dr. Livingstone. Among the heads: "DR. LIVINGSTONE" "The Expedition of the New York Herald in Quest of the Great African Traveler" "Description of the Undertaking" "Personnel of the Enterprise & the Forces Composing It" and much more. The text takes most of the page. Given this expedition was a project in part financed by the N.Y. Herald, this newspaper had excellent coverage. Complete in 12 pages, there are various older tape mends on several pages but fortunately not affecting the mentioned arti... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:41

$46.00
185118

TRANSCONTINENTAL RR Union Pacific Railroad W. B. Odgen Completion 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284473620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869   * Union Pacific Railroad * re. Transcontinental RR Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed. "The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:39

$28.00
185111

WOODHULL, CLAFLIN & CO. 1st Women's Wall Street Brokerage AD 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985000902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 12, 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-w... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:36

$38.00
185083

DEMOCRATIC PARTY Democrats Pro-Segregation Racists Platform PRINTS1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980308716

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: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869  * The Democratic Party platform * Democrats are racists - anti-black * 19th century illustration - print The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls D... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:14

$88.00
185029

Rare COFFIN NOTICES PRINTS Molly Maguires Pennsylvania Miners 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272099440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1874  * Molly Maguires - threats * Rare "Coffin Notices" prints Page 3 beings with some nice column heads on Stanley's exploration in Africa: "AFRICA" "Mr. Henry M. Stanley's Present Expedition" "The Slave Trader' 'The Great Work of  the Sultan of Zanzibar" "Exploring the Refiji". This is a two column letter signed in type by: Henry M. Stanley. Page 3 also has a full column article concerning the work of the Molly Maguires in the mines of the Scranton, Pa. area. Included are several engravings. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:35

$37.00
185025

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272065251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 5, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada Pages 2 and 3 have coverage of the Battle of Ridgeway, heads: "Fenian Recruits" "Habeas Corpus Writ Served" "Reported Murder of Prisoners" "Latest from Buffalo" and: "The Fenian Invasion". This battle was fought in the vicinity of Fort Erie across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, on June 2, 1866, between Canadian troops and an irregular army of Irish-American invaders, the Fenians. It was the largest engagement of the Fenian Raids, the first modern industrial-era battle to be fought by Canadians and the first to be fought only by Canadian troops and led exclusively by Canadian offi... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:09

$37.00
184984

SPIRITS GHOSTS PHOTOGRPAHY Specter William H. Mumler Fraud Trial 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977218028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1869 * Spirit photography - ghosts * William H. Mumler fraud trial Page 7 has an article with much testimony headed: "SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY" "The Tombs Opened" "Spirits Avaunt--Ghostly Developments" and more. (See) Text takes up over 3 1/2 columns. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:51

$36.00
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
184904

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Found Guilty Illegal VOTING Women's Woman Vote 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259988127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1873  * Susan B. Anthony found guilty of voting (1st report) * Women's suffrage - Woman's rights advocate The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE WOMAN WHO DARED" "Close of the Trial of Susan B. Anthony" "The Fourteenth Amendment Gives No Right to a Woman to Vote" "A Verdict Of Guilty" (see). The reporting takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the folds, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$182.00
184884

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators DEATH Sentence Surratt 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln conspirators guilty * Mary Surratt & others - death sentence A significant issue on the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln, as the first column has the historic report:" THE ASSASSINATION" "All the Prisoners Found Guilty" "Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-Day" "Dr. Mudd, Arnold and O'Laughlin to be Imprisoned for Life" "How the Assassins Received the News" "Mrs. Surratt Begs for More Time" with a bit more, with the text on these reports taking about a full column. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with other reports concerning the end of the Civil War, with  "From Texas--Galveston Occupied by Colored Troops--Dreariness & Desol... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:16

$155.00
185442

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392996942949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, April 12, 1871  * Wild Old West * Rare publication Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has various news, ads and notices on the front page, with much news on page 2. Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles  south of Reno. It originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864. Four pages, small folio size, small ad clipped from the back leaf, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2020 13:18

$24.99
184842

(9) STOCKTON CA San Joaquin County Northern California OLD WEST 1872 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392969316421

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: STOCKTON INDEPENDENT SUPPLEMENT, California  * Uncommon Old West publication A lot of nine single sheet "Supplement" issues of this newspaper, not dated but they are from Sept. thru November, 1872. All in very nice, clean condition with a wide variety of news items and other reports.

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:13

$45.00
184813

PANIC OF 1873 Newspaper Wall Street Financial Crisis JAY COOKE & Company - More


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968994846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 26, 1873  * Wall Street - stock market failure The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "RETURNING ORDER" with subheads. (see) Text takes up more than 3 columns. Coverage of "The Panic of 1873", brought on in part by the failure of Jay Cooke & Company. Great to have this NYC publication. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:47

$34.00
184812

South Carolina KU KLUX KLAN Ulysses S. Grant Declares War On 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968994580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 18, 1871  * Ku Klux Klan * Ulysses S. Grant The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE KU KLUX REBELLION" "President Grant Suspends the Writ of Habeas Corpus in the Ku Klux Counties of South Carolina" "A Vigorous Prosecution of the War on the Ku Klux" (see) Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:46

$40.00
184805

Very Rare PLAQUEMINE Iberville Parish Louisiana Baton Rouge LA 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968986227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY IBERVILLE SOUTH, Plaquemine, Louisiana, Dec. 8, 1866  * Rare publication from the deep South Uncommon newspaper from this town just south of Baton Rouge and from shortly after the end of the Civil War. "Union List of Newspapers" notes just 4 institutions having any holdings of this title, and none have issues of this early date. This is a bi-lingual newspaper, as the front leaf is entirely in English, and the back leaf, with its own masthead: "Le Sud d'Iberville", is mostly in French. Four pages in total, large folio size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:40

$82.00
184794

General GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Post Massacre Letter Described 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373255786655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 28, 1876  * Post George Armstrong Custer massacre Page 2 has nearly half a column article: "The Sort of A Soldier That Custer Was" which is essentially a lengthy letter of congratulations signed by: G. A. Custer from April 9, 1865 to his soldiers of the 3rd Cavalry at Appomattox Court  House, the day of  Lee's surrender. It's a wonderful letter. Four pages, large size, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:33

$29.00
184793

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Slaves Auction Print 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968973912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 26, 1865  * Rare anti-slavery title This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Much of the issue is taken up with reports from the: "American Anti-Slavery Society". Other bits relating to slavery from just at the end of the Civil War including: "The Arrest of Jeff. Davis". The bkpg. has an interesting bit: "Strange Story of Mr. Lincoln" concerning a prediction he would not live out his second term. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:33

$70.00
184792

INDIANOLA TX Texas Ghost Town Matagorda Bay HURRICANE Disaster 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968973235

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 22, 1875 * Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster * Ghost town - Matagorda Bay Page 5 has a four column map headed: "THE STORM ON THE MEXICAN GULF" Also one column headings that include: "A CITY DESTROYED" "Terrible Effects of the Recent Cyclone in the Gulf" "Indianola Swept Away" "Awful Destruction of Life and Property" and more. Lengthy text. Complete with all 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:33

$48.00
184789

BRIGHAM YOUNG & Polygamy Mormonism MORMONS Salt Lake City UTAH 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968971410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 30, 1871 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young * Polygamy The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "UTAH" "The Latter Day Reign of Terror Overthrown--at Last!" "The Clutches of the Law Closing on the Bloodstained Saints" "Brigham and Joseph Young and Orson Hyde Fugitives from Justice" "Excitement At Fever Heart" and more. Text takes up more than two full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:31

$52.00
185381

(6) ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction 1865 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 373304430488

Offered are original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865. Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:21

$49.99
185353

MARIAS MASSACRE Wyoming Piegan Blackfeet Indians EUGENE BAKER 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373302330546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 11, 1870 * Marias Massacre * Piegan Blackfeet Indians * Colonel Eugene Baker The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Pigean Massacre" with subheads. See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2020 07:57

$27.99
185293

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1877 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392992574713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Jan. 11, 1877  * Rare high class community publication An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. Half of the ftpg. is taken up with local advertisements. Inside has a report on: "The Wrecked Ship Circassian" "She Goes To Pieces" "28 Men Drowned" "All the Bodies Recovered" and more. Also: "Aid For the Shinnecocks" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends November 02, 2020 12:31

$29.99
185288

Best PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Financial Crisis JAY COOKE & Company NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392992502223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1873  * Wall Street - stock market failure * Panic of 1873 beginning * Jay Cooke & Company * Best title to be had ? This issue has fine coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company. There are several reports with column heads including; "The Suspension of Henry D. Cooke & Co. and the First National Bank" "A Bolt From the Blue" "Washingtonians Aghast at the Downfall of the Great House" "Great Excitement in the Stock Market" "Failure of Jay Cooke & Co." "Other Failures Reported--Runs on Banks" "COOKE'S CRASH" "A Financial Hurricane in Wall St. Yesterday" "The Great National Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co. Su... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2020 10:48

$144.99
185264

Rare SAN DIEGO Southern California w/ CHICAGO FIRE Disaster 1871 S.D. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373298189332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 12, 1871  * Rare & early from Southern California Not just a very early newspaper from San Diego (a vol. 2 issue) but with nice content as well, as the front page has column-wide heads: "CHICAGO" "The Latest News--Extent of the Burnt District--The Entire Northern Division Swept Clean--The People Camped on the Prairie". Inside has a related article/editorial headed: "The Chicago Fire" and then: "Relief for Chicago". The ftpg. also has: "Later From Arizona" "The Infamous Colyer--His Sayings and  Doings--A Black-Hearted Villain--His Outrages Upon the Citizens". Although Vincent Colyer is primarily known as a famous artist who did much work in Arizona, he was also Peace Commission... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2020 08:45

$74.99
184748

CHINESE MASSACRE Chinatown Los Angeles CA California MOB Hangings 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963777584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 26, 1871 * Anti- Chinese riot massacre * Chinatown hangings * Los Angeles, California The top of page 7: "The California Vigilants" "Bloody Chinese Riot in Los Angeles" "Sixteen Chinese Hung by a Mob--One Woman and Three Men Shot" (see) First report coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2020 11:09

$57.00
184747

COLORED CONVENTION Columbia SC South Carolina NEGROES Blacks 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963777327

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, Oct. 25, 1871  * Southern Colored Convention * Post Civil War Negroes - blacks Page 3 has a one column heading: "COLORED NATIONAL CONVENTION" with subheads. (see) Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2020 11:08

$34.00
184691

FINAL DAYS of the American Civil War Lee's Surrender Close 3/30/1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961818478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 30, 1865 * Final day s of the American Civil War * Surrender of Robert E. Lee close Page 4 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here. Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:04

$28.00
184627

Plot of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S ASSASSINATION w/ John Wilkes Booth 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373231278837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with much more fascinating text. This is followed by yet another intriguing article: "The Would-Be Assassin--His Arrival in Washington--Personal Appearance" which related to an advertisement which appeared in the "Selma Advertiser" the previous year which was essentially an ad offering $1000 to someone to: "...cause the lives of Abrah... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 15:29

$52.00
184537

Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & KILLED 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952340745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 27, 1865  * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 has an early report on the death of John Wilkes Booth as most newspaper reported the event on the 28th. A page 2 column is headed with: "IMPORTANT NEWS!" "The Assassin Booth and an Accomplice Driven From their Hiding Place!" "Booth Shot And Killed!" "His Accomplice Captured!" and other items relating to the later events of the Civil War. Some content also on the Lincoln funeral. Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:00

$118.00
184535

HENRYVILLE Clark County Indiana PARK Family Murders Slaughter 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952339803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 16, 1871 * Henryville, Clark County, Indiana * Slaughter of the Park family - murders The top of page 8 has one column headings: "FRIGHTFUL MURDER IN INDIANA" "A Whole Family Butchered" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some margin wear with some tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:58

$34.00
184519

MEDICINE LODGE TREATY Kansas Plains Indians & Government PRINTS 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952219279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867  * Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Council on Medicine Lodge Creek", "The Peace Commissioners & Indians Going to the Great Council Grounds..." and: "Chiefs of Comanche and Kiowas Signing the Final Peace Treaty". There is a related article as well. Other prints of interesting include: "Laying the Nicolson Pavement in St. Louis" "The Dike...Bergen Hill, New Jersey" "View from East Newark, N.J..." "... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 08:48

$77.00
184518

DAVID LIVINGSTONE FOUND Henry Morton Stanley AFRICA Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373225883109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa and no surprise as well that the Herald would be the first newspaper to announce the finding of Livingstone. Page 7 begins with column heads: "LIVINGSTONE SAFETY" "Herald Special Re[port From London" "First... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 08:48

$52.00
184457

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Brigham Young & John D. Lee TRIAL 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392944338501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1875 * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Mormons - Mormonism trial * John D. Lee - Brigham Young Page 7 has a brief article headed: "The Mountain Meadow Massacre" with subhead. See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 15:09

$42.00
184438

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral New York City PROCESSION 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214727051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession * New York City - Black mourning borders Nearly three-quarters of the first column on page one is taken up with related headlines, including: "OUR TRIBUTE" "Obsequies To Abraham Lincoln" "Scenes In City Hall" "The Procession" "One of the Most Imposing Displays the World Ever Saw" "The Dead March" "The Funeral Car" "The Multitude Uncover as It Passes Along the Route" and much more. The very extensive reporting carries to the inside and back pages. All columns are black bordered with "mourning rules" in memory of Lincoln. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$137.00
184385

Early PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL GAME w/ Most Lopsided Score 38-1 in 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938246727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1874 * Early professional baseball game * One of the most lopsided scores ever The top of page 3 has one column headings: "The National Game" "The Worst Muffing Affair on Record-The Great Chicago Club Beaten, 38 to 1" with box scores. (see) Described in one baseball reference book as one of the poorest games of baseball played between two professional clubs. Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Playing without suspended pitcher George Zettlein, the Chicagos are humiliated by Mutual 38-1. The Mutuals collect 33 hits, but are outdone by Chicago defensive miscues as they commit 36 errors in the game.

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Ends October 11, 2020 13:40

$35.00
184384

RAID ON THE ARAPAHI Wyoming Indians Native Americans Massacre 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938246519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1870 * Raid on the Arapaho * Indians - Native Americans Page 7 has a somewhat brief report under the small headings: "The Redskins" "Fight with the Wyoming Indians..." (see) Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 11, 2020 13:40

$33.00
184379

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania James Jones Murder Trial 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938245407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1876 * Molly Maguires murder trial * Mauch Chunk - Pennsylvania The top of page 3 has small one column headings: "The Molly Maguires" "The Jones Murder...." (see) Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 11, 2020 13:37

$35.00
184354

WHALING FLEET Disaster Bowhead Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373202813949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 14, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam Page 5 has an article headed: "The Destruction Of The Arctic Whaling Fleet" "Twelve Hundred Seamen Wrecked--Great Loss OF Life...." and list of the ships lost. Text takes up just over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Whaling Disaster of 1871 was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet of 33 American whaling ships were trapped in the Arctic ice in late 1871 and subsequently abandoned. It dealt a serious blow to the American whaling industry, already in decline.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:55

$44.00
184333

1873 VIENNA WORLD'S FAIR Austria-Hungary History Exposition OPENS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373202796190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1873 * 1873 Vienna World's Fair opens * Austria-Hungary capital exposition The top of page 3 has many one column headings: "VIENNA" "Grand Opening of the World's Fair" "A May-Day Greeting from the Old World" "Science The Master Of The World" "Louise Muhlbach's Account" "OUR VIENNA VICTORY" and more. Lengthy text. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:45

$35.00
184306

NEW YORK ZOO HOAX Central Park Dangerous Animals Escape 1874 NY Herald Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200592611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1874  * The New York Zoo hoax * The Great Central Park Zoo Escape Page 3 has a stack of horrific headlines which include: "AWFUL CALAMITY" "The Wild Animals Broken Loose from Central Park" "Terrible Scene of Mutilation" "A Shocking Sabbath Carnival of Death" "Savage Brutes At Large" "The Killed and Wounded" "Bravery & Panic" and more. This full page article--with considerable detail--reports that all the animals had escaped their cages & were roaming free in the park, leaving dozens of people "...mutilated, trampled, and injured..." not to mention killed. It wasn't true of course; at the very end the writer admits it's a completely made up version of what might happen if conditions in the zoo... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:30

$110.00
184297

WICKENBURG MASSACRE Stagecoach Murders La Paz Road Arizona AZ 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936130428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 17, 1871 * Wickenburg massacre, Arizona Territory Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "The Arizona Stage Tragedy" (see) wikipedia notes: The Wickenburg Massacre was the November 5, 1871, murder of six stagecoach passengers en route from Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, westbound for San Bernardino, California, on the La Paz road. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:19

$34.00
184295

DIXON ILLINOIS Baptism Ceremony Truesdell Bridge COLLAPSE Disaster1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936129787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1873 * Dixon, Illinois * Truesdell Bridge collapse * Baptism ceremony disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "FEARFUL LOSS OF LIFE" "A Bridge Over Rock River, Illinois, Falls with Two Hundred Persons" "Wild And Terrible Scene" "Fifty-one Dead Bodies Taken from the Stream" and more and partial list of the dead. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:18

$35.00
184293

15th AMENDMENT Colored Blacks Right VOTE Becoming Law of the Land 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936129473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1870 * 15th Fifteenth Amendment taking effect * Voting rights for blacks in America Page 5 has reporting concerning the recent enacting of the 15th Amendment with heading: "WASHINGTON" "Bill to Enforce the Fifteenth Amendment" (see) Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:17

$33.00
184291

MORMONS Mormonisn Outrages in Salt Lake City Utah vs. Gentiles 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200572869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 8, 1870 * Mormonism - Mormons - Gentiles * Unrest in Salt Lake City, Utah The top of page 8 has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "Excitement in Salt Lake City-Mormon Outrages on Persons and Property..." (see) Text takes up just over one full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:16

$37.00
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