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MOLLY MAGUIRES Pottsville Hazleton PA Penn. COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926022626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, June 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Molly Maguires" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 27 x 20 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:51

$39.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
158385

July 4th 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION American Independence 1876 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913245471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1876 The top of pg. 2 has column heads on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with: "1776 - 1876" "INDEPENDENCE DAY" "The Patriotic Centennial" "Eloquence and Enthusiasm" "THE CELEBRATION IN BOSTON" with nearly 3 columns of detailed text. Four pages, large folio size, several folds, good condition. Folder size note is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:14

$28.00
158383

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116208195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 26, 1865 * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 2 & 3 have some nice items relating to the end of the Civil War with: "The Distinguished Traitors" 'Kirby Smith in a Tight Place" "More Testimony Against Dr. Mudd" "Preparations for Blowing Up Libby Prison" "More Evidence Against Mrs. Surratt" "Malignity of the Rebels in Canada" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:11

$28.00
157895

HABEAS CORPUS Restored in North Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101052661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1865. * Post civil War reconstruction * Habeas Corpus restored Front page has: "WASHINGTON" Proclamation By The President" "Restoration of the Privileges of the Habeas CorpusWrit in the Loyal States" and more.(see) Proclamation in signed in type: Andrew Johnson Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Slaughter" "Terrible Disaster on the Orange and Alexandria Road" and more. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:27

$30.00
157762

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900500964

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

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:10

$34.00
157614

Yankee Union Civil War General GEORGE H. THOMAS Death 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896817843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1870 * General George Henry Thomas The front page has an article headed: "Death of Major-General George H. Thomas in California" "Gen. Thomas" and more. (see) More inside. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:31

$37.00
157377

EDGAR ALLAN POE Memorial Grave Monument Baltimore MD Unveiling 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080814214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1875 * Poet Edgar Allan Poe * Memorial grave unveiling * Baltimore, Maryland The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE MEMORY OF POE" with subheads. (see). First report coverage continues on the following page taking up 2 full columns of text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear at the spine, somewhat fragile and should be handled with care.

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Ends October 19, 2017 14:58

$92.00
157336

BLACK HILLS South Dakota Exploration & Ealry Baseball 1875 St. Louis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079809357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 30, 1875 * Black Hills - South Dakota * Early baseball The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "THE BLACK HILLS" "The First White Men Who Ever Penetrated Their Center" "Magnificent Scenery of the Rugged & Untrod Peaks" "The Wonders of This Wild & Mysterious Region" "Evidence that the Hills Are Not Frequented by Indians" "The Existence of Gold No Longer a Mythical Story" plus a wealth of subheads. A terrific article on early explorations of the Black Hills. Inside has a wealth of baseball reporting with: "BALL AND BAT" The Washington's Again Taken Into Camp by the Brown Stockings" "Blong Secedes From the Reds to the Stars, or Covington" "Manag... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:15

$43.00
157257

Very Rare MORMONS Latter-Day Saints Periodical from 1875 Copenhagen DENMARK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888396243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SKANDINAVIENS STJERNE, "Organ for de Sidste-Dages Hellige", Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1875 The subtitle above translates to: "Organ for the Body of Latter-Day Saints", meaning this is a quite rare Mormon periodical for the Mormon community in Denmark. American Mormon missionaries were sent to Denmark in 1850 and made significant inroads in converting many Scandinavians to the body of Mormons. This is the first Latter-Day Saints periodical we have seen published outside of America or England. Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by8 1/2 inches, disbound, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:31

$177.00
156660

(2) JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons 1877 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061158818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, a pair of issues dated March 23 and 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre The March 23 issue has a small, inconspicuous item near the bottom of the front page: "John D. Lee, the Mormons who is to be executed to-day for the murder of emigrants at Mountain Meadows in 1857, has made a full confession, acknowledging his guilt." The March 24 issue has near the top of the front page an item head:: "John D. Lee Shot for the Mountain Meadow Massacre" with the text including in part: "...was shot at the scene of the Mountain Meadow massacre...Before being executed he made a speech denouncing Brigham Young, declaring himself a scapegoat f... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:15

$79.00
156292

Early MARDI GRAS Mystic Krew of Comus Carnival Description 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044986991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, February 25, 1873 * Early Mardi Gras description This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "Mardi Gras" and more. See images for text here. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:07

$27.00
155870

PITHOLE PA Pennsylvania Ghost Town OIL & More 1865 Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026480290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 * Pithole, Pennsylvania & more The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The Irish Republic Recognized" "Texas" "The Freedmen And The Bureau" and a baseball game report (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:13

$35.00
155696

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Robert E. Lee Election 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FROM RICHMOND!" "Restoration of Civil Rule Not Advisable Just Now" "Secession Agitations to be Forever Silenced" "The Result of the Rebellion" "Life to the Nation, Death to Slavery" "R. E. Lee's Election to the Presidency of Washington College" "Granting of Special Pardons" "Trial of the Rebel Hyena, Wertz" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:32

$27.00
155209

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION 1st Rpt. Civil War Final Weeks 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829057614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, March 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day under the heading "News Items", which begins: "The inauguration of President Lincoln for a second term of office took place on the portico of the Capitol last Saturday, before an immense assemblage of people. The morning had been dark and rainy...just as the President appeared on the portico to take the oath of office, the sun burst forth & lighted up the scene with a flood of splendor..." with ... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:40

$53.00
155170

ICE BOATING on Hudson River & More Scientific Americna PRINTS 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828331429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872 Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:47

$29.00
155141

(30) 19TH CENTURY Post Civil War Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1868-69 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996083606

Shown is an original & historic lot of old newspapers (30 in all), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, 1868-1869 * Reconstruction era newspapers at an incredibly low price A lot of thirty issues of this nice daily newspaper from Philly filled with various news of the day. Each complete in 8 pages, generally very nice condition but a few might be a bit 2nd rate with some stains and/or tears, or partially loose at the spine. A nice lot with a wealth of content from shortly after the Civil War.

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Ends July 28, 2017 12:26

$68.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
155023

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822872411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "Affairs in the Coal Regions" Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:01

$27.00
154762

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813886528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" "He Adds Theft To His Greater Crimes" "Further Details of the Rebel Slaughter Pen" and more. Also: "The Great Base Ball Match" "A Signal Victory for the Philadelphians" "Handsome Treatment of the Visiting Club". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to an upper quadrant & the two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:34

$33.00
154745

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979943779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1871 * Great Chicago fire The front page first column has nice heads on the Great Chicago Fire, including: "THE CITY OF CHICAGO" "A Quiet & Peaceful Sabbath Yesterday" "How the Citizens Observed the Day" "Rapid Growth of the Temporary Dwellings & Stores" "Interesting Resume of the Effects of the Great Fire" "Scenes &I Incidents Among the Ruins" (see). The text takes over half of the front page. Eight pages, a printing crease in the first column causes no loss of readability, otherwise in great condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:09

$54.00
154672

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mahanoy City PA & More COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976787547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Coal miners * Pennsylvania One of the more successful of the early California newspapers. The ftpg. includes: "Mollies of Pennsylvania--A Secret Religious Organization on the War Path--They Commit Murder & Other Deeds of Violence in the Coal Regions" "Bonds Not Gold" "The New Mint" & much more. Four pages, very large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, mild margin & fold wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:51

$38.00
154459

PARIS OPERA HOUSE Theatre Salle Le Peletier FIRE Disaster 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968271956

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1873 * Paris Opera fire * Salle Le Peletier Page 3 has an article headed: "THE BURNED OPERA-HOUSE" "The Destruction Of The French Academie De Musique" Text takes up over a full column here. Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:19

$34.00
153660

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931356715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their Misery" "His Boasts About His Barbarous Exploits" "Horrors of the Dead Line "2933 Men Die in One Month" "The Report Admits that Bloodhounds Were used" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, some water staining & a bit of foxing.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:03

$34.00
153522

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazleton Pottsville COAL PA Pennsylvania Arson 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920224925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "Mining Outrages-Buildings Repeatedly Fired" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:51

$28.00
153146

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Interview 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737279435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Interview With Captain Jack & Others" as well as: "Execution In Kentucky" "Destructive Fire in Cincinnati" and more. Four pages, large folio size, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:25

$29.00
153144

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Stillwater MN re Northfield Capture 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737275211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Jan. 29, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang * Stillwater, Minnesota Page 5 has a nice article: "COLE YOUNGER - Painting Pails In the Minnesota State Prison--The Transgressor's Road" which begins: "This is the home of the Younger brothers. Naturally the Northfield trio were the much sought after of the convicts yesterday..." with more interesting reading (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:15

$43.00
153143

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Distribution of the REWARD MONEY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371901803078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 24, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "The Younger Boys" "How The Reward For Their Capture Was Divided--The Question Decided in the Courts". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:13

$32.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
152925

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152323

JEFFERSON DAVIS & Henry Wirz Andersonville Prison TRIALS 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873497957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Andersonville Prison * Jefferson Davis Among the front page column heads on the events ending the Civil War are: "DAVIS AND WIRZ" "Jeff's Repudiation of the Andersonville Jailer" "The Story Said to be Unfounded in Truth" "The Andersonville Prison Records Missing" "Description of Wirz" "Andy Johnson's Home" "A Visit to Greenville, East Tennessee" "Recollections of the President When a Tailor" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:36

$28.00
152117

MERIDIAN MS Mississippi Freedmen RACE RIOT Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378747

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). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan The front page has an article headed: "A Judge Killed In Court" "Bloody Riot at Jackson, Miss--A Long Roll of Killed and wounded" First report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:14

$37.00
151518

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685263572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876 * Rare Old west title An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:05

$54.00
151486

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL BEGINS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682895607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia * Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report) Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge were Maltreated" "Exposed & I Starved, Willfully Shot, Poisoned by Foul Vaccine Mater & Torn to Pieces by Dogs" "Horrible Catalogue of Crimes..." with more. This is the opening day of this historic trial which lasted over two months. Eight pages nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:36

$44.00
151409

BATTLE OF COTTONWOOD Nez Perce War IDAHO Looking Glass S. Whipple 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681054162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 8, 1877 * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "THE RED REBELS" "Col. Whipple Smashes Looking Glass at Clear Creek" and more. (see) 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. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:23

$34.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
151006

UNION STATION Worcester Massachusetts Railroad Train Station PRINT 1876 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669319352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876 The front page features a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot, Worcester, Massachusetts" with related text. Other prints include: "Hat-Molding & shaping Machinery" "Mathewson's Steam Horse for Street Railways" "Seymour's Cotton Planter" "The Imperial Gardens at Schonbrunn, Austria" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:16

$29.00
150768

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825197270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads; "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his James-Younger Gang, although this report was too new for them to have known who the robbers were. Near the end: "...the robbers were only 25 minutes ahead of the pursuers & almost sure to be overtaken...many believing them to be the same gang heretofore operating in Missouri and Kansas." Four pages, some wear at the mar... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:29

$82.00
150679

Very Rare CIVIL WAR General Ulysses S. Grant Siege of Petersburg 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821036285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 * Extremely rare military title * General Ulysses S. Grant * The Siege of Petersburg ending * Civil War coming to an end An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsin Volunteers and the 8th Michigan Veteran Volunteers. As the title suggests, its purpose was to report the closing days of the Confederacy as Grant's Army of the Potomac was advancing upon Petersburg and Richmond. The content is simply terrific. The editorial near the top of page 1 begins: "Never has this vetera... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 11:55

$5,350.00
150528

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
150523

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654022422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The Brave" and much more (see). Page 5 has: "JEFF DAVIS", "The True Story of Jeff. Davis' Disguise", "He is Captured in His Wife's Morning Wrapper, Hooded & Veiled, with a Pail On His Army", "His Wife Calls Him Her 'Poor Old Mother'", "The Soldiers Make a Search for Booty & Find Jeff.'s Calfskins", "When Discovered He Rails at His Captors in Impotent ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:29

$44.00
150306

DIXON ILLINOIS Baptism Ceremony Truesdell Bridge COLLAPSE Disaster1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648301098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, May 6, 1873 * Dixon, Illinois * Truesdell Bridge collapse * Baptism ceremony disaster This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Dixon Disaster" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. 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. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:36

$27.00
150049

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803878880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1870 * Orange Riots ( 1st of two) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BLOODY RIOT" "The Feud Between the Orangemen and the Catholics Renewed" "Terrible Fight At elm Park" "A Picnic Party of Protestant Irishmen Assailed" and more. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:23

$27.00
149764

LONE PINE EARTHQUAKE Inyo County Owens Valley California 1872 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371792959743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1872 * Lone Pine earthquake * California The front page has small one column headings: "Earthquake In California" "Goods Shaken from Shelves and Walls Cracked--Duration Twenty Seconds" First report on the Lone Pine, California earthquake. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light foxing spots, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:13

$32.00
149688

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791086171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 7, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam The front page has a very brief article headed with small heading: "The Whaling Fleet Disaster" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. 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 December 16, 2016 15:19

$27.00
149438

Rare PETALUMA Sonoma County California OLD WEST 1873 Original Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620052678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PETALUMA EVENING ARGUS, California, April 28, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Sonoma County This town is in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. Various news items from the locality as well as worldwide, with a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Some margin tears, irregular at the bottom of the back leaf not affecting any text, generally good.

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:32

$38.00
148944

WILLIAMSPORT PA Lycoming Co. Susquehanna River Lumber Boom FIRE 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773727491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 13, 1874 * Williamsport PA Pennsylvania * Susquehanna lumber industry boom * Lycoming County fire disaster Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "Mills And Lumber Burned At Williamsport" Text includes: "...It destroyed all the lumber, amounting to about 20,000,000 feet..." (see) This was during the Susquehanna Boom in Lycoming County. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:43

$23.00
148018

FORT SMITH ARKANSAS Hangings Executions Judge Isaac Parker 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748060329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 4, 1875 * Fort Smith, Arkansas * Hangings - executions (6) * Judge Isaac Parker Page 2 has a very brief and discrete report under "Latest General News" that reads in full: "Three white men, two Cherokee Indians and one negro were hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas, yesterday" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:25

$28.00
147812

Rare QUINCY Plumas County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568173053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PLUMAS COUNTY BULLETIN, Quincy, Plumas County, California, Dec. 24, 1891 * Rare title Quincy is a town of less than 2000. It started as a Gold Rush community just outside of Elizabethtown in Northern California. Elizabethtown started in 1852 and slowly dissolved and moved a mile away into American Valley to form Quincy after 1858. Quincy is named after the city of Quincy, Illinois, named in turn after John Quincy Adams. The front page begins with: "A Moqui Snake Dance - Indians Dancing With Rattlers In Their Mouths - A Horrible Spectacle That White Men are Rarely Allowed to Witness...". Much more local news. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness to folds at the upper quad... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:31

$43.00
147805

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742541616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. The back page has: "The Assassins - Arrest of a Supposed Accomplice of J. Wilkes Booth--Interesting Details" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:15

$37.00
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