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184627

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373231278837

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

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Ends October 23, 2020 15:29

$52.00
184593

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373230651681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 18, 1864  * Rare rebel publication The back page has an interesting editorial which begins: "Recent transactions warrant the declaration that the enemy have ceased to fight as well as they did in the 2nd and 3rd years of the war. They have been defeated in Florida with a force on our part of but one to three. They were routed in Mississippi..." and more. The editorial takes over a full column. Also on the back page: "Additional From The North" "The Finances of the North--Alarming Accumulation of Debt" "Address of the Governor of Louisiana to the People of New Orleans" "An Interview Between General Lee and General McClellan" "Lincoln's Jokes" and other items. Complete as a singl... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 08:58

$82.00
184561

ABRAHAM LINCOLN General War Orders 1, 2 & 3 Type Signed 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373228322096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 20, 1862  * President Abraham Lincoln * General War Orders No. 1, 2 & 3 Included is an article titled: "Late News - The President's War Orders", which includes the text of 3 orders (General Orders 1, 2, and 3), each signed in block type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black Scholar" which is quite lengthy. A tabloid 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 as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. Complete in 4 pages, 11 1/2 x 17 inches. ... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:29

$42.00
184537

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952340745

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

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:00

$118.00
184520

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952282305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with the bulk of the front page taken up with a lengthy list of Acts of the Confederate Congress, many relating to the Civil War. The back page includes: "The War In The North--The Yankee Capital in Council on the War--Addresses of President Lincoln, General Shields...--Three Cheers For the Hanging of Mumford, etc." and other items relating to the war. There are several "General Or... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:25

$74.00
184438

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral New York City PROCESSION 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373214727051

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

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:02

$137.00
184359

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Visits Army of the Potomac 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937127552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln * Visits Army of the Potomac A wealth of fine ftpg. content on the Civil War, plus there is a small one column map showing the Lake Palourde and Atchafalaya River vicinity. Among the column heads: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON" "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "The Union Forces Landed at Stono" "The President Among The Soldiers" "Mr. Lincoln's Visit to the Army of the Potomac" "Discipline Among Regulars & Volunteers as Viewed by an Executive Light" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:58

$32.00
184224

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Second Election Victory WIN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198465799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Original American Civil War reporting Page 5 is mostly taken up with details on the election results, with nice first column heads reading in part: "THE RESULT" "Additional Election Returns from All Parts of the Country" "New Jersey, Kentucky and Delaware for McClellan" "All the Others for the Administration" "About 225,000 Majority of the Popular Vote and 192 of the Electoral Vote for Lincoln" with various charts showing results.  Various war-related reports throughout with the back page having much from the Confederacy. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:58

$92.00
184223

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198465706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this City" and more. But perhaps the most notable content is on the back page with: "Inauguration of Jefferson Davis" datelines from Montgomery, Feb. 18. The report has the text of his inaugural address. Also on the bkpg: "Reception of Mr. Lincoln in the Metropolis" "Vice President Hamlin" "Mr. Lincoln's Reception in Philadelphia" a... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:57

$84.00
184616

Great 1864 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Emancipation Proclamation Mounted Albumen PHOTOGRAPH


eBay Auction Item # 373230878414

Abraham Lincoln: Emancipation Proclamation Mounted Albumen dated 1864. This is a 13 by 18 1/2 inch albumen photograph affixed to a larger 21 by 27 inch mount. It is a photograph of a calligraphy "Done entirely with Steel Pens and Ordinary Writing Ink, by J. E. Paine, Brooklyn, N.Y." depicting Abraham Lincoln, a Union soldier, flag, cannon, Liberty tree inscribed 1620/1776/1863, and text of the Emancipation Proclamation. The subtitle reads: "Original Given to the Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, Feb. 22, 1864, and By a Subscription of $500 Bought of the Fair and Presented to Abraham Lincoln, President of the U.S." The photograph is by M. Stadfeld and was published by Joseph Paine in New York in 1864, possibly during the presidential campaign. Of the many souvenir printings of the Emancipa... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2020 11:16

$999.99
184614

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


eBay Auction Item # 392955766182

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

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Ends September 30, 2020 09:39

$64.99
183918

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL & John Wilkes Booth Letter 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918908183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * John Wilkes Booth letter re. plot This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page (see), beginning with: "THE RITES" "OBSEQUIES to the LAMENTED DEAD" and also including: "Solemn Scenes at the White House" "The Funeral Cortege" "Ceremonies In New York" "Outpouring OF The People" "The Remains of the Late President to Pass Through New York" plus there is also: "Booth Discovered" "He is Seen on a Train Near Reading, but Escapes" "Important Letter from the Assassin" "The ... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:13

$188.00
183800

Abraham LINCOLN TOMB Oak Ridge Cemetery Springfield IL Dedication 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153541103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1874 * Abraham Lincoln's Tomb dedication * Oak Ridge Cemetery - Springfield, Illinois * Designer - Larkin Goldsmith Mead The top of the front page has one column headings: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "The Unveiling Of the Monument To Him At Springfield, Ill" and more. Lengthy text continues on page 2. Eight pages, light toning and some wear at the with a few tears, loose along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:29

$42.00
183780

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S First 1st State of the Union Address 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392911759506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st State of the Union Address * American Civil War original Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War. Civil War headlines on the inside pages include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Attempt to Capture 2,000 Rebel Cavalry" "Gen. McClellan and Fugitive Slaves" and more. Eight pages, good condition. The ftpg. is filled with ads.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:09

$57.00
183778

GRACE BEDELL Tells Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard "Whiskers" 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152440788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old be Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buffalo" "Accident to Major Hunter" "The Speech in Buffalo". Perhaps the best content is the famous story (pg. 5, col. 4) of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, reading: "...he had received a letter from a young girl of this place in which he was kindly admonished to do certain things, and among others to let his w... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:08

$182.00
183774

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation for Troops & Charleston County 1864 War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152439531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Proclamation for more troops As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also on the ftpg: "The Military Situation" and "The New Call for Troops". Other items in this issue include: "The Affair at Legareville, S.C." "A Plan of Harbor Defence" "General Pope's Campaign in Virginia" "The Cleanliness of Troops" "Comparative Strength of the North and South" "the Future of Our Navy" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, nice co... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:06

$39.00
183701

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146610656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 4, 1862 * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln * Rare Southern California title Quite rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Los Angeles, which at the time had a population of less than 5,000. But the content is not just typical war-related reports. Page 2 begins with: "The President's Proclamation" which doesn't just have the full text of his historic document, but is prefaced with a quite lengthy editorial beginning: "Below, we give the proclamation lately issued by the President, declaring the slaves of the South free after the 1st of January next..." and so much more. Following this is the actual text of the Proclamation, which includes: "...That on the ... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:07

$490.00
183670

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on page 10: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "Approval of the Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Names & Antecedents of the Emancipation Commissioners" and more. The document is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The front pag has considerable reporting from Congress debating the bill for abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia. It is followed by: "The President's Policy Explained" which carries... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$115.00
183586

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Takes Over as President Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900994623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * New administration takes over * Pre-Civil War tensions escalate A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition. Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: "The agony is over, and Lincoln's Cabinet is formed..." with much more. Also: "The Inauguration" "President Lincoln's Inaugural--Opinions of the Press" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Reception of the Inauguration" is a lengthy account of the comments from various cities throughout the country. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:01

$82.00
183585

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidetial Election Troops Votes Return1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140633004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Election among the troops Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond" "the Soldiers' Vote in the Army of the James" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority 2,904" "SHENANDOAH" "Important Movement of the Rebel Forces" "Attempt to Flank Sheridan & Invade Maryland and Pennsylvania" "Our Army in Fine Condition & Ready to Meet the Enemy" "Mr. Lincoln the Choice of the Troops" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:00

$33.00
183533

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Jewish Synagogues Services 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898661074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue," and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black. It is quite unusual to find front page mentions of Lincoln memorial services held at synagogues. Among the additional one column headlines on the front page are: "IN STATE," "THE DEAD BODY IN THE CAPITAL," "THE GUARD OF HONOR," "An Immense Number of Citizens View the Remains," "The Pr... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:58

$825.00
183450

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Virginia Battles 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133267504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 6, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:27

$35.00
183359

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373129814146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes held by libraries. As such, this date is arguably more scarce than the issue of April 15. And when it comes to graphic appeal, I would suggest that this edition of the 16th surpasses that of the 15th. All columns on all 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Almost the entire first column of the front page is taken up with headlines on the assassination and the reaction of the nation, including: "OUR LOSS" "The Great National Calamity" "DEATH of the PRESIDENT" "Sad Details of the Terrible Event" "T... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:41

$1,765.00
183345

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Pacific Railway Act w/ Abraham Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862 * Pacific Railway Acts * Transcontinental Railroad * President Abraham Lincoln * American Civil War era Most of the ftpg. and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the very historic; "Pacific Railroad Bill", actually the first of two (the 2nd in 1864) which would provide federal subsidies in land and loans for the construction of a transcontinental railroad across the United States. This first Pacific Railway Act (July 1, 1862) authorized the building of the railroad and granted rights of way to the Union Pacific to build westward from Omaha, Neb., and to the Central Pacific to build eastward from Sacramento, California. It has a great wealth of detail & is signed in... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:16

$68.00
183228

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123540748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events he ftpg. has a nice stack of column heads on the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, with: "The Conspiracy" "Progress of the Secret Trials at Washington" "Reverdy Johnson Said to Have Agreed to Defend Mrs. Surratt" "Interesting Story of the Arrest of Louis Payne the Assailant of Secretary Seward" "How the N.Y. Detectives Succeeded in Tracking Him" "Scene In Mrs. Surratt's House" "An Unpublished Chapter in the History of the Conspiracy" and even more. The lengthy coverage carries over to the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:03

$29.00
183187

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Election Victory Win Rpt. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122203833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Original Civil War reporting The ftpg. has some reports on the election, headed: "The Election - A Great Union Triumph" which includes: "Our returns s we write are fragmentary & incomplete, but there is no doubt of the result...The stream of Union gains is unremitting...Pennsylvania, without which McClellan had not the ghost of a chance of success, has gone for the Union..." with more on some results by state. There is then a lengthy chart of the: "Maryland Election" with voting results for Lincoln and for McClellan. There are many reports on the latest events in the Civil War. Four pages, large folio size, archivall... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:30

$45.00
183141

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121163977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Not only this event but this title remain among the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country. The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin" "The Deed Done at Ford's Theatre Last Night" "The Act Of A Desperate Rebel" "Details Of the Dreadful Tragedy". One can only imagine the horror of finding this report in the morning paper at a time when the nation should have been in celebration of the end of the Civil War. The report has much detail with various timed dispatches... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:26

$2,450.00
182924

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route White House w/ Speeches 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109889800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House w/ speeches The top of page 4 has some interesting column heads: "No Compromise!" "No Concessions To Traitors!" "The Constitution as it is." plus the printing of the "Mottoes For The Day" signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln. Page 5 has: "The President Elect En route" with two columns of text on his route through Philadelphia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Baltimore. Included are several speeches made by Lincoln. There is also: "Departure of Vice-President Hamlin". Page 6 has: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "What Will the Compromisers Recommend?--What Will Mr. Lincoln's Administration Do?--Anxieties and Uncertaintie... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$54.00
182910

GEORGE A. CUSTER Fort Abraham Lincoln North Dakota SIOUX Indians 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867665078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1874 * Pre Black Hills expedition * General George A. Custer * Sioux Indians - Native Americans Page 7 has a brief report from Fort Abraham Lincoln in North Dakota with the small headings: "Sioux On The War Path" "Custer Preparing to Move Against Them-Friendly Indians Eager for Blood and Scalps" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$33.00
182783

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088544

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

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:42

$359.00
182760

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG About to Start & Hartsville TN 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107081026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 12, 1862. * Burnside captures major Virginia city * Battle of Fredericksburg close * General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee * Battle of Hartsville - Tennessee This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Army Of The Potomac" "Capture Of Fredericksburg By Gen. Burnside" "Terrific Bombardment of the City""A Battle Expected To-day" "The War In Tennessee" "The War In Arkansas" and more. (see) Complete in eight pages. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:27

$38.00
182705

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863979352

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

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:00

$75.00
182635

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Conspirators Galveston 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858695198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1865. * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * Galveston, Texas surrenders This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON FRIDAY" "THE REBELS IN CANADA" "A PLEA FOR ARNOLD" "LATER FROM TEXAS" "Official Announcement of the Surrender of Galveston" "All The Texan Ports In Our Possession" "END OF THE BLOCKADE" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:47

$62.00
182634

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Conspirators Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858695027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1865. * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - conspirators This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON MONDAY" "ARGUMENT OF REVERDY JOHNSON" "MR. STONE'S DEFENSE OF HARROLD" "A Plea for Arnold and O'Laughlin" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:46

$52.00
182610

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina Final Months CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858453906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from not long before surrendering. The front page has: "Tribute to the Memory of Major Generals Rodes and Ramseur" which includes 2 letters; also: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury". The back page has: "Northern News--Lincoln Re-Elected" "The Georgia Legislature & the War" "The President & the Press" and more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper which is typical for late-war issues from the South as most... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:00

$167.00
182453

LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Posthumous) w/ Famous Print & Charleston 1865 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853022426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 * Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous) Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Lincoln at Home" [which is the same illustration found on the front cover of Harper's Weekly of May 6, 1865 -- him with his son, Tad]; and other articles and stories. Under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is the news of the surrender of Johnston's army and the charging of the persons for the assassination of President Lincoln. This is co... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:36

$80.00
182405

Rare CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee Becomes Commander Chief 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851907914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee becomes commander in chief * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital & slave state Not just a nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, but one from near the end of the Civil War. The front page has: "The War News" with various items & including near the end: "...that Lincoln was in a 'gleeful spirits' on Saturday as he expected momentarily to receive the best of news from Sherman on the war path after Hardee...". Also on the ftpg. City Intelligence" "The Second-Glass Militia of Richmond" being a lengthy letter talking over a full column (see for beginning). The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial--always interesting reading in this newspape... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:23

$117.00
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Rare CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln & P.G.T. Beauregard Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092712985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 6, 1864 * From the origin of the American Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's amnesty proclamation This was one of the few newspapers from the Confederacy which printed: "Confederate States of America" within its dateline. The front page is almost entirely filled with reports concerning the Civil War, with items headed: "From Richmond--Great Rise in the River--Later Northern News" "From Dalton--News From the Front" "Five Dollar Confederate Notes" "Soldier's Enquiry" "Charleston & Its History" "Letter From Gen. Beauregard" which is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard; A Bold Speech in the Federal Congress on the War--Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation Even Laughed At" and ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:46

$117.00
182097

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison EMANCIPATION ? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Hunter's emancipation order This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation" controversy, in which he issued an emancipation proclamation for selected states without authority. The proclamation is printed here & signed in type: David Hunter, Major General Commanding. This issue includes the document signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, negating Hunter's proclamation. There is also a lengthy editorial on this s... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:22

$150.00
182079

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839410218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1865 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor at Ford's Theatre * Only weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. The front page has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which includes: "Benefit of Mr. John McCullogh, This Saturday Evening March 18, 1865 Mr. John Wilkes Booth has kindly volunteered his valuable services..." to play the role of Pescara in the play "The Apostate". Relating to this page 3 has an report headed: "Theatrical Matters" noting in part: "......There will be a real treat also at Ford's Mr. McCullogh has a benef... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:07

$475.00
182075

Assassination of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Conspirators & Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839408804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's conspirators * Kirby Smith continues rebellion The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Continuation of the Secret Military Trial at Washington" "How the Prisoners Are Confined" "Description of the Cells in Which They are Placed" and more. This is the trial of those who conspired to assassination President Lincoln and others. Also on the ftpg: "Kirby Smith Don't Want to Give Up" "He Denounces Lee's Surrender" Eight page, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:05

$31.00
182053

ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address Criticized 1861 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839347247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address criticized * General P. G. T. Beauregard letter Among the articles are a lengthy ftpg. report: "The President's Message" which is commentary on Lincoln's recent state-of-the-union address. Most of pg. 2 has: "Report of the Secretary of War". Other items include: "Horrors of Civil War in Missouri" "Brother Against Brother" "A Declaration of Independence - Cabal Against the President" "Criticisms of Republican Papers on President Lincoln's Message" "Curious Letter from Gen. Beauregard" is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing, nice condition. Described as "The Ho... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:49

$37.00
181997

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President Elect & Jeffersaon Davis Wins Election 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839181513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected president of the South * Abraham Lincoln as president elect The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "Important From Washington" "The Report of the Conspiracy Committee" "No Evidence Found of a Design to Attack the Capital" "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural And the Crisis" and more. Among the subheads on the front page are: "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural Address" "The Struggle For Power Under the Lincoln Regime" "Movements of the President of the Southern Confederacy"... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:20

$77.00
181904

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824868862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emancipation Proclamation, headed: "The Proclamation of Emancipation" signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln announced the freeing of all slaves on September 22, 1862, to take effect January 1, 1863, this printing formally documenting the freedom of slaves is now the law of the land. This is one of the more historically significant ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:12

$455.00
181903

CONFEDERATE Richmond Virginia w/ Abraham Lincoln Bill 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824868474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 19, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy * President Abraham Lincoln bill signed * Compensation for states ending slavery Among the ftpg. reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "The President's Bill to Compensate Any State Which May Abolish Slavery" which is prefaced with a note signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also: "Richmond the Citadel of the Rebellion--Everything for Richmond" "Interesting Narrative of an Escaped Confederate Prisoner" & much more. The back page has a wealth of war reporting as well. Single sheet, slightly irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:12

$87.00
181858

CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln Signed Documents1863 Civil War Richmond Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 28, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * President Abraham Lincoln documents The front page has: "From Fredericksburg" "Thew Situation in Tennessee" "From North Carolina" "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with many subheads including: "Butler at Home--A Public Reception Given Him--Butler Makes a Speech--History of the Peninsula Campaign--Another Important Letter from President Lincoln to General McClellan..." which includes the letter, signed by him in type: A. Lincoln. This letter is very critical of McClellan movements in Virginia. This is followed by McClellan response, signed by him: Geo. B. McClellan. Also on the front page is: "The President's Specia... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:32

$89.00
181857

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Funeral Train Arrives in New York City 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession to the City Hall" "Scene of Sadness & Sorrow" "Incidents of the Obsequies" & much more. Further reporting on the funeral on pages 4, 5 and 8 including: "The Assassins" "The President's Murder Organized in Canada & Approved at Richmond: "SHERMAN" "Capture of Macon, Ga." "Honors to the Mart... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:31

$110.00
181713

CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee & Jospeh E. Johnston Letters 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 3, 1864 * Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee & Joseph E. Johnston The front page has: "The War News" which includes a letter signed in type: R. E. Lee, General, which has an introductory paragraph as well. Other front page items include a letter signed in type: J. E. Johnston, and items headed: "Officers Retired From the Army" "General Lee's Army" from near Cold Harbor, taking over half a column; "From General Lee's Army--The Latest--Glorious News!" which includes: "This morning the enemy were found to have abandoned the front of A. P. Hill's corps, stretching from Atlee's nearly around to the Mechanicsville pike...". Also subheads: "The Negro Troops on the Southside" "The Vandalism o... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:08

$83.00
181695

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Macbeth Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066447952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 28, 1862 * Actor John Wilkes Booth play advertisement * 3 years prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination * American Civil War reporting The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "And Last Night but One of the appearance of J. WILKES BOOTH, Who will impersonate his great character of MACBETH..." with just a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would b... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:01

$67.00
181625

Grant's GENERAL ORDER NO. 11 Expelling JEWS Abraham Lincoln Voids 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065176046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 5, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln rescinds * General Order No. 11 (1862) * Expelling all Jews - Jewish * Issued by Ulysses S. Grant Certainly the most notable content is the rather inconspicuous item on page 5 wherein President Lincoln rescinded Grant's General Order 11 to expel all Jews from his military district of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi. This Grant directive, issued on Dec. 11, 1862, is regarded as one of the most blatant anti-Semitic actions of the 19th century. This page 5 report notes the order was revoked, mentioning: "The action of Gen. Grant, in ordering all Israelites out of his Department, was too-day reversed by Gen. Halleck at the instance of the President. The 'Jewish persu... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:21

$670.00
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