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180640

YELLOW FEVER Jack Memphis Tennesse TN Mississippi River EPIDEMIC 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770667343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 27, 1873 * Yellow fever - jack outbreak * Memphis, Tennessee epidemic The top of page 4 has one column heading: "MEMPHIS" "Welcome Jack Frost Conquering Yellow Jack" "The City To Be Placed in a Proper Sanitary Condition" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:14

$34.00
180637

VIRGINIUS AFFAIR Ship Captured Near Cuba Prisoners PIRATES ? 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027538929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1873 * Virginius Affair - capture * Diplomatic dispute - Cuba The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE STEAMSHIP VIRGINIUS" "Capture of the Vessel by a Spanish Gunboat" "The Chase, Capture And Prisoners" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:12

$33.00
180635

JOHN C. HEENAN Benicia Boy Bare Knuckle Boxing Death FUNERAL 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027538603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1873 * John C. Heenan death funeral * Bare Knuckle boxing - boxer Page 8 has an article headed: "The Heenan Obsequies" "Funeral Ceremonies of America's Favorite Boxer..." (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:12

$33.00
180634

Writer Poet WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Bard of Avon Death Mask Finding ? 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027538469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1873 * William Shakespeare - English writer - poet * Bard of Avon death mask found ? The top of page 3 has one column headings: "SHAKESPEARE" "Discovery of the Mask of the Bard of Avon and Its Effect in th Shakesperian World" and more. (see) Teat takes up over 3 columns. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180626

PEACE Kirby Smith Surrenders & Jefferson Davis Capture 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027536858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * re. Jefferson Davis capture * Last battles of the Civil War The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Official Copy of His Indictment" "He is Described as a 'Yeoman' " "His Crime--The Invasion of the County of Washington' with 20,000 Insurgents" "He Levies War Against the United State of America" "The Ex-President In Confinement" "His Desire To Be Shot" and other end-of-war items as well. With Kirby Smith's surrender all organized resistance in the Civil War has now come to an end... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:07

$47.00
180625

WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME Civil War Soldiers Washington DC 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027536387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1865 * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * Civil War soldiers welcome home The top of the first column on the ftpg. has a nice graphic of an eagle on the U.S. shield, plus: "REVIEW ! " "150,000 Veterans" "The Pageant On Wednesday" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "The Tattered Ensigns of the Republic" "The Boys who 'Marched Down to the Sea' ". A nice ftpg. account of a triumphant parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Other end-of-war items on the inside pages as well, including: "What Shall Be Done With The Negroes?" Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:07

$42.00
180618

POLARIS EXPEDITION North Pole Exploration Hardships Told w/ MAP 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027534162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1873 * Polaris expedition to North Pole (hardships) Page 5 has large map with headline: "THE ROADWAY TO THE POLE" and more. Also many one column headings include: "THE POLARIS" "Detailed Accounts of the Rescue of Buddington's Party" "Thrilling Narrative of Two Years of Peril by an Old Salt" "What Followed The Death Of Hall" and more. Lengthy text continues on the next page. Complete with 16 pages, light, even toning to the inside pages, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:02

$37.00
180617

RED RIVER REBELLION ENDING w/ Manitoba Act President Louis Riel 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770652572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1870 * Red River Rebellion ending * Manitoba Act negotiations * Louis Riel - Metis leader The top of page 8 has one column headings: "RED RIVER" "The War Terminated" "Official Acceptance of the Manitoba Act" "Sketches of President Riel and His Cabinet" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:02

$38.00
180615

SIR JOHN FRANKLIN'S Lost Expedition Northwest Passage Revisited 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027533191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1873 * British Royal Navy explorer Sir John Franklin * Northwest Passage lost expedition revisited The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SIR JOHN FRANKLIN" "Trials, Troubles and Tribulations of the Pioneer Expedition" "The True Story of Franklin and His Adventurers" and more. (see)Text takes over a full column. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:01

$33.00
180614

TOLLESTON INDIANA Bare Knuckle Boxing Fight w/ Police Breakup 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770651547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1873 * Tolleston (Gary), Indiana * 19th century boxing match * Boxer Billy Madden - pugilist The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE WESTERN RING" "Fight Between Billy Madden and James Taylor at Tolleston, Ind." "Fifty-five Rounds Fought..." (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:00

$33.00
180612

YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Outbreak Shreveport LA Memphis Viral Disease1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770651216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 22, 1873 * Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873 * Shreveport, Louisiana LA & Memphis The top of page 6 has one column headings: "YELLOW FEVER" "No Marked Improvement in Shreveport" "Condition Of Memphis" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:00

$33.00
180611

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial Crisis 1873 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770651054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 2, 1873 * Panic of 1873 - financial crisis * Wall Street - stock market The top of page 5 has one column headings: "A Quiet Day In wall Street" "The Excitement Subsided" "Prices at a Point Which Invites Investment and Many Sales for Cash" and more. (see) Page 10 has more with: "WALL STREET" "Rest and Patience Working a Rapid Curve" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 14:59

$33.00
180560

The GREAT REVERE TRAIN WRECK Massachusetts Railroad Disaster of 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765607261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1871 * Great Revere train wreck of 1871 - Massachusetts * Eastern Railroad's Portland Express accident The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SLAUGHTER" "The Massachusetts Railroad Horror" "Thrilling Account Of the Disaster" "Sickening Sight at the Deadhouse" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:27

$37.00
180559

MOUNT RUANG Volcano Eruption & Tagulandang Tidal Wave Disaster 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765606629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1871 * Mount Ruang volcano eruption - Sangihi Islands * Island of Tagulandang tidal wave disaster - Indonesia The top of page 5 has one column headings: "FIGHTFUL CALAMITY" "Terrible Loss of Life by a Volcano Eruption in the Malay Archipelago" "All Beings and Habitations Swept Off the Island" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:26

$33.00
180558

EMIGRATION TO WEST COAST Traveling Over the Midwest Migration 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023410524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1871 * Westward migration of Americans * Emigration to the West Coast (San Francisco) * Hardships of 19th century travel The top of page 7 has one column headings: "AFTER THE SETTING SUN" "From The Narrows To The Golden Gate" "Over the Three Great Mountain Ranges" "A Flying Visit To The Mormons" and more with many smaller subheads. Text takes up over 3 full columns. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:26

$33.00
180557

KENNEBECASIS RIVER New Brunswick BOAT Race St. John vs Tyne Crews 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023410216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1871 * New Brunswick, Canada * Kennebecasis River boat race * St. John vs. Tyne, Newcastle crews The top of page 3 has a three column map titled: "THE GREAT AQUATIC CONTEST" and more. Also one column headings: "THE ST. JOHN RACE" "The Crews In Tip-Top Condition" "About the Betting and Its Changes" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, pages are out of order, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:25

$33.00
180549

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765603220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth This newspaper had already set their front page Civil War reports when the news of Lincoln's assassination came in causing them to report the tragic news on an inside page. The photos show the page four column heads stating that President Lincoln had been shot. Included are twelve dispatches which chronicle the events and provides various particulars based on the best reports available. At press time this newspaper still reports Lincoln being alive. The first dispatch, dated "Friday, April 14, 1865", simply states: "The President was shot in a theatre tonight, and perhaps mortally wounded." Each subs... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:21

$878.00
180548

America SLAVERY ABOLISHED 13th Thirteenth Amendment RATIFICATION 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023408253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1865 * Slavery abolished in America (historic) * 13th Thirteenth Amendment ratification The top of page 7 has first column heads announcing the very historic report that the 13th Amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, became the law of the land when the required number of states ratified the amendment on December 6. The heads include: "THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT" "It Is Adopted by Georgia" "The Twenty-Seventh State" "Freedmen To Be Protected" with the report being relatively brief, including two dispatches from the capital of Georgia announcing its passage by the state legislature. A very notable and timely report as ratification happened just the day prior. Complete in 12... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:20

$269.00
180541

Unique JEFFERSON DAVIS CAPTURED Confederate President 1865 Miniature BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023203003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 * Very rare miniature broadside * Capture of Jefferson Davis * President of the Confederacy A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines. The three headlines announce: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT ! " "Capture of Jeff. Davis and His Staff" "Col. Pritchard, of Mich., His Captor". The report includes the dispatch from Maj.-Gen. Wilson to General U.S. Grant & the Secretary of War which notes in part: "I have the honor to report that at day-light on the 10th inst. Col. Pritchard...captured Jeff. Davis and family, with R... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:47

$2,300.00
180476

SURRENDER OF LEE'S ARMY at Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War ENDS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762542356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee surrenders * Battle of Appomattox Court House An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox. The report concludes with: "The surrender of Lee, with his whole army, is a fitting conclusion of the masterly generalship of Grant and the splendid fighting of his noble army." Interesting to find this report in a scientific journal, but it reflects the great significance of this event that it would be reported in this title. Sixteen pages, a few archival mends at edges, good condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:29

$57.00
180475

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762542167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York" as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:28

$58.00
180468

KKK Ku Klux Klan - Estill County KENTUCKY Outrages Violence 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762539514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1871 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * Kentucky outrages Page 5 has an article headed: "KU KLUX IN KENTUCKY" "A Full Exposure of the Kentucky Ku Kluxes" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:25

$33.00
180467

LAURA FAIR American Woman Murderer About to be Hanged ? 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762539192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1871 * Laura Fair interview * Woman Murderer Page 6 has an article headed: "LAURA D. FAIR" "She Tells the Story of Her Past Life" "Her Appeal to the Press to be Let Alone" (see) Takes takes up over a full column. He murder sentence would be overturned and cause a big uproar. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:25

$33.00
180464

ORANGE RIOTS Irish Protestants vs. Catholics - Manhattan Violence 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021155371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1871 * Orange Riots of 1871 - Manhattan NYC * Irish Protestants "Orangemen" vs. Irish Catholics Page 3 has many one column headings that include: "TO-DAY'S RUCTION" "The Military in Readiness to Aid the Police and Preserve Order" "Five Thousand of the National Guard Ready in Brooklyn" and much more. Lengthy text. Complete with 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:23

$33.00
180462

CAMP GRANT MASSACRE Arizona Pinal & Aravaipa Apaches Indians 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762537682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1871 * Camp Grant massacre * Apaches - Indians The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE INDIANS" "Massacre of Apache Indians at Camp Grant" and more. (see) Complete with 10 pages, thin printing flaw within headings, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:23

$44.00
180461

UNIVERSITY RACE Intercollegiate Regatta Rowing Saratoga Lake 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762537541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1875 * Intercollegiate Regatta w/ map * Cornell University Big Red (Freshmen) * Boat - rowing - Saratoga Lake The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE COLLEGIATE REGATTA" "Cornell University Wins The Freshmen Race" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up most of the front page and continues inside. Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:22

$39.00
180450

Early STREETS Road Surface & Pavement Repairs in New York City 1869 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762535009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 31, 1869 * Streets of New York City * Pavement - road surface The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "STREETS OF NEW YORK" "Present Condition of the Pavement in Different Parts of the City" "How Repairs Are Conducted" and more. Text takes up just over 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:18

$33.00
180448

Rare JACK HELM Dewitt County, Texas Cowboy Gunfighter Mention 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762534438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1869 * Jack Helm, lawman, cowboy, gunfighter * Sutton-Taylor feud - Dewitt County, Texas fame Page 7 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "Texas" "Fight Between Outlaws and Troops Near San Patricio" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:17

$33.00
180447

ROSH HASHANAH Jewish New Year Begins High Holy Days Jews Judaica 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021151750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869 * Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days * Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica Page 8 has an article headed: "Rosh-Hoshono" "Opening of the Festive Season of the Jews..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:17

$33.00
180446

The AVONDALE MINE DISASTER Coal Colliery Fire Luzerne County PA 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762533948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 8, 1869 * Avondale Mine coal colliery fire disaster * Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE COAL MINE HORROR" "The Shaft Cleared and Air Pumped Into the Mine" "Several Descents Made Without Results" "Hope Abandoned of Any Lives Being Saved" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:16

$33.00
180445

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT Central Park Bust Monument Dedication 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021149434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept.15, 1869 * Alexander von Humboldt birth anniversary * Prussian polymath, naturalist, explorer, science * Central Park bust monument dedication The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "HUMBOLDT" "Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Birth of the Great Philosopher" "Imposing Tribute To Genius" "Unveiling Of The Bust In The Park" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:16

$33.00
180444

PROMONTORY SUMMIT Point Utah Transcontinental Railroad Last Spike 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762532598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 24, 1869 * Promontory Summit - Point - Utah * How the area has grown since "Last Spike" * re. Transcontinental Railroad The top of page 9 has small headings: "The Great West" "Promontory Summit--The Changes in Railroad Towns--The Moral and Physical Elements of the Town...". (see) The famous "last spike" was driven in just a few months earlier. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:16

$33.00
180443

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER Hinsdale NH New Hampshire 1869 Decorative Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021148899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER, Hinsdale, New Hampshire, December, 1869 * Great & uncommon title Several cartoon illustrations in its 8 pages, with literary content, some news items, and a wealth of ads. Very decorative masthead. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:15

$47.00
180439

JACKSONVILLE Oregon Old West Historic GOLD Mining Landmark Town 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021148011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: OREGON SENTINEL, Jacksonville, Nov. 1, 1876 * Rare Old West publication * Historic gold mining town A quaint & historic small town in Southern Oregon designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966, the site of the first placer gold claims in the area. The content is typical for the day, with a blend of local & regional news items and a wealth of advertisements, many with a "Wild West" flavor. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:14

$48.00
180438

Rare PHRENOLOGY Science BRAIN Skull Functions - Civil War Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762530719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, & LIFE ILLUSTRATED, New York, February, 1865 * Uncommon title Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it. The ftpg. has prints of: "Great Surgeons of the World" with a phrenological analysis of them. Several more inside as well as noted in the photos. The issue is complete in 32 pages, 9 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:13

$43.00
180432

Conspirator SAMUEL ARNOLD LETTER Abraham Lincoln's Assassination 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762529338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1869 * Samuel Arnold letter to his mother * Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator The top of page 11 has small headings: "The Wilkes Booth Conspiracy" "Letter from Arnold to His Mother" and is signed in type: Samuel B. Arnold. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:11

$37.00
180431

BUCKNELL University of Lewisburg PA Pennsylvania Commencement 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021146403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1869 * University of Lewisburg - Pennsylvania * 17 Years before changing name to Bucknell Page 7 has an article with small headings: "Lewisburg University" "Commencement Exercises--Large Attendance--Students Graduated..." (See) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:11

$33.00
180430

August 7, 1869 SOLAR ECLIPSE Moon Passes Between Earth & Sun 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021146181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1869 * 1869 Solar Eclipse (day of) * Moon - Sun - Earth Page 6 has an article headed: "THE SOLAR ECLIPSE" "What It Is and Where It Will be Seen" "The Velocity of Its March Across the Continent" and more with related illustration and time table. Text takes up about 2 1/2 column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:10

$37.00
180429

Great INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE Harvard vs. Oxford University Rowing1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762528801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869 * The great international boat race * Harvard vs. Oxford University * The River Thames - London w/ map Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE" and more. Also one column headings: "THE RACE" "The International Pull at the Oar" "The College Boys of Harvard (American) and Oxford (English) in a Friendly Struggle" "The Course" "The Origin Of The Challenge" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up rest of the page and concludes on page 10. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:10

$42.00
180428

BLACK FRIDAY Wall Street Financial Panic GOLD PRICE COLLAPSE 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021145803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sat., Sept. 25, 1869 * "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) - 1st report ** * New York Wall Street financial crisis * Stock Market & gold Panic begins The top of page 3 has one column headings: "WALL STREET" "Great Excitement" "The Bulls and Bears and Sharks and Sharpers Biting and Tearing Each Other" "BEdlam In Teh Gold Room" and more. Text takes up 3 columns. Great to have in a NYC publication. This is a report on the great gold panic of 1869 when wealthy financiers Fisk and Gould caused a financial panic by attempting to corner the gold market. It was one of several scandals that rocked the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant (see hyperlink). Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irreg... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:10

$92.00
180380

Early BASEBALL "National Game" (5) Contests Reports w/ Box Scores 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392757119987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1876 * Early baseball games w/ box scores Page 10 has three-quarters of a column taken up with baseball reports, & nice that it is headed: "The National Game". There are reports on five games, with box scores for each. Then there are: "Base Ball Notes". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:19

$38.00
180354

Rare COCKFIGHTNG Roosters Gamecocks Illegal Blood Sport w/ Scores 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016464688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869 * Cockfighting - illegal blood sport * Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit * Unusually lengthy & uncommon article Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:30

$58.00
180353

Early Game of BASEBALL State of New York Constitutional Rules 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016463595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1869 * Post Civil War baseball meetings & more * Early rules and regulations (New York) Page 3 has an headed: "The National Game" "Amendments to the Constitution of the State Association" "Base Ball Notes" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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180351

NEW KENT COUNTY Virginia Black Execution HANGING Lengthy Report 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016462883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1870 * New Kent County, Virginia * Black hanging - execution * Very detailed report The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of a [Black] Murderer in Virginia" "Scenes at the Gallows--Wretched Bungling of the Executioner" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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180350

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755773843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, nice condition.

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180325

DAVID FARRAGUT United States Navy Civil War Era Admiral DEATH 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755383779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870 * David Farragut death (1st report) * United States Navy flag officer * 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral * Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame The top of page has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, United States Navy" Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, printing flaw on the front page (see), a little spine wear, generally nice.

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$37.00
180324

HMS CAPTAIN Royal Navy Turret Warship Capsized SINKING Disaster 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755382526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 10, 1870 * HMS Captain sinking disaster * Royal Navy warship Page 7 has a brief and early report headed: "Five Hundred Persons Perished" "Loss of Her Majesty's Ship Captain--'All Hands' Perished" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: HMS Captain was an unsuccessful warship built for the Royal Navy due to public pressure. She was a masted turret ship, designed and built by a private contractor against the wishes of the Controller's department. The Captain was completed in April 1870 and capsized in September 1870 with the loss of nearly 500 lives because of design and construction errors that led to inadequate stability.

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180323

SIEGE OF METZ France Germans Begins Franco-Pruissian War w/ MAP 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755381536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 16, 1870 * Siege of Metz, France beginning w/ map * Franco-Prussian War - Germans Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "MAP OF THE BATTLE GROUNDS IN FRANCE" (see) Also one column headings: "THE WAR" "The Battle of Metz Reported by the French and Prussians" "Napoleon and King William in Royal Claim of Victory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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180321

THE DRINKER'S FARM TRAGEDY MURDER - James Jeter Phillips Hanging 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755380192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1870 * The Drinker's Farm Tragedy * James Jeter Phillips hanging * Murder of his wife - Richmond The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of James Jeter Phillips at Richmond, Va." and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, light toning with small hold at the central fold, generally very nice.

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180320

GHOSTS STORY Spectres Phenomena Apparitions HAUNTED HOUSE 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755379799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 26, 1870 * Ghosts - spectre - apparition Page 11 has has an article headed: "A Ghost Story" "An Uneasy Grocer of Cleveland Leaves His Grave and Returns to His Home--Blue Lights, Table Tipping and Davenport Mysteries" (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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