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180011

KKK Ku Klux Klan & Anarchy in Southern Illinois Williamson County 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740833579

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: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 27, 1875 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan outrages * Anarchy in Southern Illinois Page 4 has an article headed: "ANARCHY IN ILLINOIS" "Further Particulars of the Rout and Capture of the Ku Klux" "A Chapter of Outrages Upon Men and Women" "The People Arming" and more. Text takes up just over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:27

$33.00
180010

CHIEF SPOTTED TAIL Brule Lakota Sioux Indians Nebraska Agency 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740833168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 28, 1875 * Chief Spotted Tail - Agency * Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians Page 4 has an article headed: "SPOTTED TAIL AND HIS PEOPLE" "Visit of the Indian Commissioners to the Agency" "Condition of the Brule Sioux--Characteristics of Their Chief" and more. Lengthy text takes up 3 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:26

$35.00
180008

MICHELANGELO Italian Sculptor Painter Poet Celebration Biography 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740832196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 12, 1875 * Michelangelo biography - celebration * Italian sculptor, painter, architect & poet Page 9(5) has an article headed: "MICHAEL ANGELO" "Quadro-Centennial of the Great Genius" "The Painter, Patriot And Poet" "A Grand Life, but Full of Checks and Sorrows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 4 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:25

$33.00
180007

TORPEDOES WARFARE Newport RI Naval Station Experiments Development1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740831884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1875 * Early Torpedoes development experiments * Naval Torpedo Station at Newport, Rhode Island * Naval Undersea Warfare Center - Goat Island Page 4 has an article headed: "TORPEDOES" "Boom! Boom! Slap, Bang!" "Experiments with the Infernal Machines at Newport" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:25

$33.00
180004

MOODY AND SANKEY Ira D. & Dwight Lyman Evangelists Northfield MA 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740829037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1875 * Ira D. Sankey & Dwight Lyman Moody * Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts * Evangelist - Evangelism - sermon Page 6 has an article with headings: "MOODY AND SANKEY" "The Great Revivalists Begin Their Work at Northfield, Mass." "Mr. Moody's Address" and more. (see) Text takes up over 3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:23

$37.00
179981

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392739088309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, June 3, 1873 * Rare Old West title A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300. The ftpg. has some reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "...Surrender of Modocs--Approaching Wind up of Captain Jack". Page 3 has a report on a: "Dash To Julian", east of San Diego in the mountains. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:26

$37.00
179949

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President PRISON Release Fort Monroe 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000124865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis released * Horace Greeley bails him out Page 2 has one column headings: "Jefferson Davis and the [Blacks]" "He Receives a Large Number of Visitors at his Hotel" "Davis En Route For New York" and more. (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:31

$33.00
179937

WIMBLEDON CUP Rifle Marksmanship Contest w/ Target Diagrams 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000119905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1875 * Wimbledon Cup marksmanship contest w/ target diagrams * National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom Page 3 has a great group of target diagrams with headline: "THE LORDS AND COMMONS RIFLE MATCH" and more. Also one column headings that include: "WIMBELDON" "Lords and Commons Trying Their Skill with the Rifle" "A Brilliant Gathering to Witness the Match" "Princess Louise A Spectator" and more. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:24

$42.00
179936

BLACK HILLS GOLD RUSH Harney Peak South Dakota Territory Miners 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000119659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1875 * Black Hills gold rush * Black Elk Peak (Harney) Page 4 has an article with headings: "THE BLACK HILLS" "An Unsuccessful Attempt to Ascend Harney's Peak" "Plenty of Gold 'Over Yonder,' but No Pay Streak Discovered "The Power OLf The Sioux" and more. Text text up almost 2 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:24

$33.00
179935

MONTICELLO Sullivan County NY New York HANGING Execution Murder 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000119441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1875 * Monticello, Sullivan County, New York execution * Hanging of Mark Brown for murder Page 6 has an article with headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Hanging of Mark Brown for the Murder of Sylvester Carr" "Sad Parting Between the Condemned and His Wife and Child" and more. Text text up over a full column. Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:23

$33.00
179934

Terrific INDIANS Native Americans Tribes Way of Life & Much more 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737961888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1875 * Indians - Native Americans * Great detailed description Pages 6 & 7 have an article with headings: "THE INDIANS" "An Inside Picture of Aboriginal Life" "How Outrage Leads to Massacre" "'Sitting Crow' Addresses the Herald Upon his Wrongs" and more with a few related prints. Lengthy text takes up all six columns of page 6 and over two columns of page 7. See images for portion. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:23

$42.00
179933

CROTON RESERVOIR Lake New York City Water Supply System Filth 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000118339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1875 * Croton water supply system for New York City Page 10 has an article: "THE WATER WE DRINK" "Croton Lake a Summer Reservoir of Filth" "A Remedy Wanted" and more. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:21

$33.00
179873

HALIFAX COUNTY North Carolina Executions Hangings for Murder 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995379089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1869 * African Americans Executions - hangings * Halifax County, North Carolina Page 5 has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Two [Blacks] in North Carolina" "Scenes And Incidents At The Gallows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:43

$33.00
179871

INDIANS Native Americans Massacres Swedish Settlement in Kansas 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733946461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 4, 1869 * Swedish settlement attacked by Indians Page 7 has a brief article headed: "Kansas" "The Last Indian Massacres--Fiendish Mutilation of the Dead--Indian Medicine". (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:43

$33.00
179870

EARLY BOXING Heavyweight Bareknuckle Championship Title Fight 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733946153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1869 * Early boxing - Pugilism - pugilists * Heavyweight championship of America * Tom Allen vs. Mike McCoole Page 10 has an article headed: "PUGILISM" "Prize Fight Between McCoole and Allen" "Nine Rounds Fought in Twenty Minutes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Allen lost to what many consider his most skilled opponent, Mike McCoole in an early career battle on 15 July 1869 at Foster's Island near St. Louis, for the heavyweight championship of America in a ninth round foul. Allen appeared to be nearly the equal of McCoole, the better known boxer, but lost the battle when the foul ... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:42

$52.00
179869

HENRY JARVIS RAYMOND New York Times Co-Founder & Journalist 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995377957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869 * Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report) * New York Times co-founder - journalist * "Godfather of the Republican Party" Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Allen lost to what many consider his most skilled opponent, Mike McCoole in an early career battle on 15 July 1869 at Foster's Island near St. Louis, for the heavyweight championship of America in a ninth round foul. Allen appeared to be nearly the equal of McCoole, the better known boxer, but lost the battle when the foul occurred. In the ninth... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:41

$38.00
179868

CYPRESS HILLS CEMETERY Civil War Soldiers Memorial Celebration1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995377528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1869 * Cypress Hills Cemetery - New York City * American Civil War soldiers memorial Page 10 has an article headed: "THE UNION DEAD" "Memorial Ceremonies in New York and Brooklyn Yesterday" "Decoration of the Graves of Union Soldiers at Cypress Hills Cemetery" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A portion of the northwest area of the cemetery was designated as the Cypress Hills National Cemetery[3] in 1862 as a military burial ground for soldiers of the American Civil War. A total of 3,425 Union soldiers were buried there, in addition to 478 Confederate soldiers who died while prisoners of war.[4] In 1941 it received the bo... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:41

$33.00
179867

REPUBLIC OF CUBA Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Elected President 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733945854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1869 * Carlos Manuel de Céspedes * Republic of Cuba president * Ten Years' War reporting Page 3 has an article headed: "THE NEW REPUBLIC" "The Government of Cuba Definitely Organized" "Carlos Manuel Cespedes Elected President" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:41

$33.00
179866

EIGHT HOURS WORKDAY Proclaimed w/ Ulysses S. Grant Proclamation 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995376042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1869 * Eight-hour workday (government employees) * President Ulysses S. Grant proclamation Page 3 has an article headed: "WASHINGTON" "The Eight Hour Law Proclamation" "More Colored Office-Holders" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:40

$33.00
179830

AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE East Coast Suppression & Sultan of Muscat 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994275779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1872 * African Slave Trade * Suppression continues * Sultan of Muscat Page 3 has an article headed: "The African Slave Trade" "America Moving to its Suppression" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:16

$33.00
179829

CATTLE RUSTLING Mexicans Raiding Southern Texas Rio Grande River 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994275680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 28, 1872 * Cattle rustling - raiding * Rio Grande river - Texas * Juan Cortina - Mexicans Page 4 has an article headed: "UP THE RIO GRANDE" "Notes from Brownsville to Rio Grande City" "Cattle Crossed Under the Eyes of United States Commissioners" "Murders And Outrages" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:16

$33.00
179828

Wealthy BENJAMIN NATHAN Billy Forester Murder by Gaslight TRIAL 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732837634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1872 * Benjamin Nathan murder * Billy Forrester the accused * Murder by gaslight trial Page 4 has an article headed: "FORRESTER" "History of Hi Wanderings from the Time the Nathan Murder Was Committed Up to His Arrest in Washington" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns, mostly trial testimony. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:15

$33.00
179827

CONCERT SALOONS & Alcoholism Prostitution Crime Depredations 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732837154

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug.. 11, 1872 * Criminality of Concert Saloons * Alcoholism and crime Page 5 has an article headed: "CONCERT SALOONS" "The Interiors of the Dens and How They Are Conducted" "Terrible Depravity in the Heart of a Great City" and more. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:14

$33.00
179826

Early TRANSATLANTIC TRAVEL Ships Sufferings Peril Misery Torment 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732836827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1872 * Hardships of Transatlantic travel (steerage) * Grief misery peril torment suffering Page 3 has an article headed: "Sufferings In The Struggle" "Fifteen Hundred Passengers Packed and Thrown Together on the Decks" "Death Looked For As A Relief" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up about 3 1/2 total columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:14

$33.00
179807

JEWISH VIEW OF JESUS Judaica Jews Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Lecture 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392731702747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 26, 1871 * Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews * Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "The Origin Of Christianity" "Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, on the Apostle Paul--The Religion of Jesus from a Jewish Point of View" beginning: "The last of an interesting series of lectures by Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, an eminent Jewish rabbi, on the origin of Christianity..." with much more. The text of the presentation offers some cynical & defensive comments concerning Jesus and his role on earth. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:33

$82.00
179800

CHEROKEE NATION Cherokees Native Americans Indians & Government 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392731699010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 16, 1872 * The Cherokee Nation * Cherokees - Indians * Native Americans Page 10 has an article headed: "THE CHEROKEES" "The 'Civilized' Nation as Seen by the Government Sub-Committee" and more. (See) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:30

$33.00
179744

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990992259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok biography * American old West folk hero Page 2 has perhaps the finest obituaries we have seen on the death of Western legend Wild Bill Hickok. Fully 1 1/2 columns contain all the details, with the top of a column headed: "WILD BILL" "A Tribune to the Memory of James B. Hickock" "Reminiscences of the Life of a Noted Frontiersman" "A Man Who Never 'Drew' Except to Kill" "His Heroic Defense of a Boy Who Had 'Killed His Man' " "How He Was Frightened by a Pretty Ohio Girl". The report has a tremendous amount on is life, career and his disposition. A few bits include: "...Bill to regard him as one of the best examples of the best class of our Western frontiersmen..... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:21

$575.00
179742

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990991620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America - capture * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred from the ink but is readable (see). What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world ... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:20

$56.00
179741

KKK Ku Klux Klan Desperado Crimes Murder Rape HANGING Execution 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729272044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 10, 1872 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * North Carolina execution The back page (page 10) has an article headed: "A KU KLUX HANGED" "New Chandler, a North Carolina Desperado, Executed" "Murders, Robberies, Gambling and Outraging Female Chastity" "How He Became a Ku Klux and Learned the Grips and Signs" and more. (see) Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:35

$33.00
179740

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Frank Kearney MO Missouri Mother's Home RAID 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729271734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1875 * Jesse & Frank James boys * Outlaws - deperadoes * Raid on family home The front page has an interesting--yet false--report headed: "The Capture of The James Boys" which has various subheads including: "Statement of The Mother...She Declares the Boys Were Not in the House at the Time--Marks of A Desperate Fight" (see). Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shot up the James family home in Kearney, Missouri. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mother of Frank and Jesse. Ten pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, shoul... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:35

$78.00
179738

NATIVE AMERICANS Indians Outrages in Texas & SPOTTED TAIL Visit 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989962747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1872. * Native Americans - Indians * Outrages in Texas - Spotted Tail Page 5 has an article headed: "THE INDIANS" " Horrible Outrages by Red Devils in Texas" "Spotted Tail On An Eastern Tour" and more. (see) Ten pages, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:34

$33.00
179736

THE DIAMOND HOAX Little Colorado River Precious Stones Fields ? 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729270269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1872. * Diamond Hoax of 1872 * Little Colorado River fields ? Page 3 has an article headed: "California Diamond Excitement" "Alleged Discovery of an Almost Endless Quantity of Diamonds and Other Precious Stones" (see) Ten pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:32

$33.00
179725

DAVID LIVINGSTONE Henry Morton Stanley AFRICA Exploration 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989949236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1872 * re. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Page 5 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "Important Despatches from the Explorer for England" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:24

$34.00
178883

WHIPPING OF A BLACK GIRL Phillis Ruffin by a North Carolina Mob 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372951784277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 21, 1867 * Whipping of a black girl in North Carolina * Phillis Ruffin attacked by mob - flogging Page 4 has an article headed: "Outrageous Whipping Case near Plymouth, N.C.-A [Black] Girl Beaten..." (see) A print of this event was featured on the front page of the Sept. 14, 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends April 13, 2020 09:25

$38.00
179636

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination William T. Sherman Returns CIVIL WAR1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Black mourning borders * William T. Sherman returns All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender". Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff Davis" with more on the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$72.00
179635

ANDREW JOHNSON State of the Union Anuual Address RECONSTRUCTION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 3, 1867 * Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address * Post civil war reconstruction era Almost the entirety of page 3 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES" which was the annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. Not surprisingly there is much devoted to Reconstruction efforts. Signed in type at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$38.00
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179481

General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716971649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Merced, California, July 8, 1876 * General George Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Massacre by Indians This issue has a nice page 4 report providing all the details and particulars on the famous Custer Massacre at Little Big Horn. In the middle of the report is mention that several members of the Custer family were killed in the battle. Note that it also reports: "The Indians poured in a murderous fire from all directions...". It also states that during the attack on Reno's command, "...The seventh fought like tigers, [but] were overcome by mere brute force...". Near the end of the report it mentions a few more details about the battle: "The Indians got all the arms of the killed soldier... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:47

$265.00
179477

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716970367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:45

$188.00
179476

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716969878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871 * Very rare title A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874. Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canada Alamosa Indians on the War-Path..." which includes a 2 dispatches from Camp Bowie, A.T. Also: "Indian Ring Scheme" "Territorial District Court" "Camp Grant Indian Thieves" and more. Complete in 4 pages, measures 12 by 18 inches, some small archival mends at margins, generally very nice condition..

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:44

$300.00
179475

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * Speech given by President Lincoln An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause...". Also inside: "The Death ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$225.00
179469

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716957984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 * Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri Train robbery The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that the notorious Missouri bandits, the James and Younger boys, were engaged in the robbery." History would prove them correct as Jesse & Frank James, and Cole, Bob & Jim Younger, among others, robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad on July 7. The front page also has a report of a revolt among African-Americans in Georgia, headed: "The Disturbance at Hamburg" "Six Negroes ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:33

$95.00
179467

Rare 28TH INDIANA INFANTRY REGIMENT Colored Black Troops 1866 Military Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716956824

A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866. "Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry." This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes this "U.S. Colored Infantry" unit was commanded by "Capt. Adelbert C. Sherman, about whom I can find nothing. But research seems to indicate this is the "28th Indiana Infantry Regiment (Colored)", about which much information can be found online (copies are supplied with this document). The document opens to measure 10 3/4 by 19 inches and folds close to measure 3 1/2 by 9 3/4 inches. Minimal wear at folds & edg... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:32

$148.00
179297

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scottish African Explorer Missionary DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392706103380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1874 * David Livingstone death * African explorer (1st report) The top of the front page has an article headed: "Latest New By Cable" "Death Of Dr. Livingstone" "He Dies In The Interior Of Africa--His Body Being Brought Home" (see) Eight pages, light toning, some margin wear, partially loose at the spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 28, 2020 08:32

$44.00
179250

ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Execution 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704512789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1865 * Execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia Column heads on the ftpg: "Execution Of Henry Wirz" "How the Condemned Met His Death" "Review of His Life and Character" "Singular Statement" "A Scheme to Take Poison" "The Charges and Specifications" "Efforts of Mr. Schade in the Prisoner's Behalf" "Gratitude of Wirz--His Last Letter". Henry Wirz was the "demon" commandant of the notorious Andersonville Prison. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 08:59

$59.00
179191

KIRBY SMITH Surrenders Civil War Ends & Trial of the CONSPIRATORS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965649894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * Abraham Lincoln murder trial * Last battles of the Civil War Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Unconditional Release of Persons Connected with Ford's Theatre" "The Trial Drawing To a Close" "END OF THE REBELLION" "The Last Rebel Army Disbands" "Kirby Smith Surrenders the Land & Naval forces Under His Command" "The Confederate flag Disappears from the Continent" "The Era of Peace Begins" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:01

$66.00
179188

SEWARD'S FOLLY Purchase of ALASKA Russian-America William Seward 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701564206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 2, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia The front page has a one column heading: "Russian-American Treaty" See photo for brief text on the current negotiations. Eight pages, irregular along the spine, some staining along folds, generally nice.

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:59

$32.00
179186

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701562687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline. What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sparsely inhabited country permitted robbers to escape undete... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:56

$70.00
179120

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here). A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: "A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs". Included also is the "Supplement" issue which features a full page Nast cartoon: The Good-For-Nothing in Miss Columbia's Public School". The complete issue, some wear at margins, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:43

$74.00
179116

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696264721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Springfield, Illinois funeral train All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He Leaves Charlotte, N.C. on the 25th" "Stoneman Close On His Heels" and also on the ftpg: "The Harris Trial" "Evidence Against the Accused" "He Advises Rebel Soldiers Not to Take the Oath" and more. Inside pages have various items concerning the Lincoln funeral, including: "Our Dead President" "Chicago to Springfield" "Andy Johnson & the Black Race" "The Closing Scenes at Springfield" "A Homeste... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:41

$72.00
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