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188354

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Macbeth Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165066931

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 April 01, 2021 10:48

$67.00
188234

GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT Assumes Command of Armies 1864 CIVIL WAR Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153215078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 18, 1864  * General Ulysses S. Grant  * Officially becomes commander * President Abraham Lincoln Among the front page heads on the Civil War are: "Important Military Movements" "General Grant's Order Assuming Command of the Union Armies". The brief report notes Grant's departure for Washington to assume command, plus the names of the members of his staff. What follows is the Presidential order appointing U.S. Grant commander of the armies of the United States, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. General Grant's statement assuming the command follows and is signed in type: U.S. Grant. Other Civil War related news throughout. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:03

$89.00
188223

LINCOLN re. EMANCIPATION 2nd Battle of Rappahannock Station 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153209928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 12, 1863  * Second Battle of Rappahannock Station * George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee * Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flags to General Meade" which includes: "A Congratulatory Order" signed in type: Major-Gen. Meade. Page 2 has a letter from Lincoln concerning the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type:  A. Lincoln. Also: "The Pay of Colored Troops". Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:56

$37.00
188201

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination w/ 1st Plot (1861) to Assassinate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153191339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865  * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 6 and 7 have some good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861. Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Idea of Immortal Fame". Page 7 has: "Additional Testimony in Regard to the Assassination" with much interesting content taking over a full column. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the blank spine, minor fold rubbing & foxing

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:33

$49.00
188109

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465691048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Nov. 19, 1863  * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey This was the day Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. It can be interesting to read what others were reading when something exceedingly historic was in the process of happening. And this issue has a neat item relating to Gettysburg, with a back page heading: "Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication - Departure of the President and Party for Gettysburg". The report notes the various dignitaries attending, and also notes that: "The special excursion train of the governors left at half past......Gettysburg [printing error here]. Among the principal dignitaries were Governors Curtin, Seymour, Pierpont..."... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:57

$79.00
188108

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S State of the Union Address SIGNED 1862 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465690902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "An Amnesty to the Southern People, with Conditions, Proposed" "A Significant Proclamation" "The State of the Nation Reviewed" "Reports of Secretaries of the Navy and Interior, and the Postmaster-General" "All About Our Iron-Clad Fleet". Most of the front page is taken up with Lincoln's state-of-the-union address & is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This is followed by: "The following Proclamation is appended to the Message:" which has the complete text of the: 'Proclamation" signed: Abraham Lincoln, in which Lincoln make... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:57

$49.00
188107

ABRHAM LINCOLN Virginia Legislature Proclamation 1863 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138986315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 25, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The South" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in The Virginia Legislature" "What is Thought of It In Richmond" "General Averill's Operations in Western Virginia "Army of the Potomac" "A Retrograde Movement Not Improbable" "Chances Which May Provoke Battle" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:54

$28.00
188106

EVE of the GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Governor Curtin Procl. 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465688852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 18, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM CHATTANOOGA" "Junction of Gen. Sherman's Corps with the Army Under General Grant!" "The Rebel Battery at Work on Lookout Mountain" "Bragg Receiving Reinforcements" "Army of the Potomac Again Advancing" "A Battle Expected Within Four Day" & more. Also on the ftpg. is: "The National Cemetery at Gettysburg--Proclamation by Governor Curtin", which would be dedicated the following day & where Lincoln would give his historic speech. Eight pages, light damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:54

$29.00
188009

GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT Assumes Command of Armies 1864 CIVIL WAR Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134721556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, March 26, 1864  * General Ulysses S. Grant  * Officially becomes commander * President Abraham Lincoln 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 entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation, carrying over to take all of pg. 2. Other items in this issue include: "The Grog Ration" "List of Prizes" takes half a page listing captures by the U.S. Navy, "Army & Navy Personal" "General Grant & the Army of the Potomac" "Lieut. Gen. Grant Assumes Command" which includes the official order of the President, signed: Abraham Lincoln, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:35

$35.00
188492

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Slavery & Lincoln Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393174839826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862  * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians..." "The Indian War". Among articles inside: "What the Army Threatens to Do With Abolitionism" "The Present Administration of the Country--Its Promises--Its Doings--Its Chances" "War News of the Week" "McClellan's Report of the Battles of South Mountain and Antietam" "Official Confirmation of the Capture of Munfordsville" and so much more. Eight pages, good condit... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 08:11

$34.99
187821

RABBI CHAPLAINS Jewish Jews & Civil War Serve in Army Controversy 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453781966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 21, 1861  * Rabbi-Chaplains & the Army * Jews - Jewish - Judaica - Judaism Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns with much related to The Chaplaincy Controversy of 1861, a noteworthy event in Jewish American History. Until this time, only Christian clergymen were permitted to serve as U.S. Chaplains. The article is headed: "An Israelite's Opinions of American Constitutional Law and the Rights of Conscience". One bit notes: "...The Jew and Gentile were equally invited to citizenship and equality of rights, and neither laws nor proclamations can alter the result, in peace or in war..." with much more. Further on in the text is a letter from Secretary of War Simon Cameron to a rabbi of a Jewish sy... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:30

$335.00
187777

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453400400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of Custer's Expedition to Fort Lincoln" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$35.00
187698

CAPITAL OF CONFEDERACY w/ Black Man Equality 1864 Richmond Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449143487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1864  * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page has: "The War News--Another Victory In Florida" "City Intelligence" "Another Escapade of Yankee Prisoners" "The Re-Enlistment in the Army--The 'Bitter End' and the 'Last Round' " and other items, including many ads. The back page has a lengthy editorial, this one focused on the currency problem and the speculation in Confederate bonds. Also on the back page: "Additional From The North--Negro Equality--Black Man Good As A White Man" "Corruption of Lincoln's Administration" "Slavery in the Yankee Congress--The North Shows Her Hand" "Telegraphic" news from Charleston, Sherman's Corps and the Rapidan," and more. Complete as ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:13

$77.00
186922

Rare 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper w/ William T. Sherman's Georgia March to Sea


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085320957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  * General William T. Sherman  * March to the sea - Georgia * In a rare Confederate title 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 the latter months of the Civil War. The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional" and smaller items: "The London Times on the Seizure of the Florida" "From Richmond" plus a full list of the "North Carolina Legislature--Session 1864". The back page has much on the war, with over 3 columns on: "From Georgia--Sherman's Movements--Preparation... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:14

$215.00
186916

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865  * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Troops" "Trial of the Conspirators" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$29.00
186913

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 21, 1862  * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see). The front page includes: "From Richmond--Norther Reports of the Capture of  Murfreesboro--The Effect on the Stock Market in New  York "Union Meeting In New York" "Largest Northern News" "From Grenada, Miss.--Information of Curtis' Movements" "News From  Vicksburg--A Fight or Skeedaddle Expected--The Arkansas Getting Ready for Action" "Latest from Vicksburg" "Our Sick & Wounded Soldiers" "Charleston Battalion" "The Field" and a few other items. Page 2 has: 'Northern Intelligence" which has many subheads. Page 3 is taken up ... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:11

$98.00
186784

MARY TODD LINCOLN Suicide Attempt OSCEOLA MILLS Pennsylvania FIRE 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075050626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1875 * Osceola Mills PA Pennsylvania fire disaster * Mary Todd Lincoln's suicide attempt The front page has one column headings: "DESTRUCTION OF A TOWN" "Osceola, Penn., Swept Over By Forest Fires" and more. Page 7 has a small heading: "Mrs. Lincoln" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light toning a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:14

$47.00
186630

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Response Type Signed 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401703568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln letter signed in type Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$34.00
186593

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre-Election Springfield Illinois Personal Habits 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064886812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1860  * Pre-election Abraham Lincoln * Personal description - Springfield Page 5 has: "Our Springfield Correspondent" "Chroniclers of Glorious Deeds Around Lincoln--No Sensation Item to be Found--Sergeant-at-Arms Refuses to Pursue Lincoln--His Personal Habits--Style of his House--His Ability--Thurlow Weed's Pilgrimage to Springfield--Manufacturing Canes out of Honest Abe's Rails-- Pennsylvania Editor in Search of a Sensation Item--Rail Splitting his Only Qualification, &c." Quite detailed taking 3/4 of a column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:09

$73.00
186556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect at Springfield, Illinois 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373396555282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case" . Four pages, various foxing & some damp staining, otherwise good.

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Ends January 18, 2021 06:44

$37.00
186523

Terrific ABRAHAM LINCOLN John Wilkes Booth Assassination PRINTS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058058827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "Assassination of President Lincoln in His Private Box at Ford's Theatre, Washington, April 14" with front page text as well, headed: "The Martyr President". The centerfold is another dramatic print captioned: "The Dying Moments of President Lincoln At Washington..." which is quite displayable. The back page has a nice p... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:18

$730.00
186401

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Pre Abraham Lincoln Murder THEATER Theatre AD 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393050976494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth & his brothers: together for this one time * Assassin of President Lincoln in advertisement Although the front page and pages within contain various reports on the Civil War and other events across the country and the world, perhaps the most intriguing item in this newspaper is an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical performance at Mary Provost's Theatre on page 7. A one night performance was set for March 31st for "...In his great masterpiece, RICHARD III..." A very curious advertisement featuring a famous name before he would become famous (or infamous). Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:53

$57.00
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 January 05, 2021 07:58

$825.00
186139

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Leaves Springfield, Illinois for His INAUGURATION 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372551573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 12, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois * Starts his journey for Washington D.C. Page 5 has a nice stack of column headlines and reports on Abraham Lincoln's trip from his home in Illinois to Washington. Heads include: "THE PRESIDENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "His Farewell to His Neighbors" with the text included here; "Receptions On the Route" "His Letter to Gov. Morgan" "Important Speech at Indianapolis" "The Preservation of The Union". The great text takes over 1 1/2 columns, only portions shown in the photos. Eight pages, a bit of damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:15

$77.00
186129

Printing of CONFEDERATE CONSTITUTION Southern Government Creation 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037712621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 28, 1861  * Confederate Constitution * Pro-South publication This issue has some nice items from just before the outbreak of the Civil War including ftpg: "Veto of President Davis" "Presidential Appointments" "Sad State of Things at Washington" "The Hour of our Trouble is Upon us in all its Fearful Proportions" "Affairs at Charleston" and other items. But certainly the most significant item is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of the Confederate States of America" which takes almost all of page 3.  And on page 5 is an editorial titled: "Constitution of the Confederate States of America" which takes over half a column. Very historic and significant content to have in this... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:53

$267.00
186055

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Fires General McClellan Civil War 1862 Lawrence Kansas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365423039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 20, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln fires General McClellan The ftpg. has a report on the: "Ericsson Battery" noting in part: "The iron-clad steamer Monitor went on another trial trip...to test her steering qualities...Her steering qualities are all that could be desired...The guns were fired to test...whether the concussion within the turret would not be so great as to injure seriously the ears of the men...This is the same vessel that recently bored a hole through the audacious iron-sided rebel, the Merrimac and sent him whizzing back to his nest." Page 2 has the directive signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln removing General McClellan as commander-in-chief. Four pages, good conditi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:53

$38.00
186054

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393031314871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 7, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * Inauguration - inaugural address The top of page 2 has a article headed: "The Inauguration" with reports on the festivities of Lincoln's first inaugural ceremonies. This is followed by: "...we give a carefully corrected copy of the Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln copied from the Leavenworth Times" and what follows, taking 2 1/2 columns, is the full text of Lincoln's inaugural address. Four pages, a few minor stains near the top, irregular at the top margin of the back leaf causing no text loss.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:52

$244.00
185883

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of State DEATH 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346178417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1872 * William H. Seward death * U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln The front page has a few reports regarding the death of William H. Seward under the headings: "Mr. Seward's Death" "A Tribute To The Dead Statesman" "Honors At Syracuse" "Preparing For the Funeral?" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:06

$26.00
185846

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373345511179

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 December 17, 2020 08:31

$205.00
185774

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373336989134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Mass., February 20, 1866  * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The top of page 2 has one column headings: "Veto By The President" "No Signature For The Freedmen's Bureau Bill" "Able And Powerful Argument" and more. (see) Message takes up about 2 1/2 columns and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 11:57

$57.00
185481

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond w/ Battle of Fort Henry Tennessee Civil War 1862 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000033262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  * Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee * In a Confederate - rebel title Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "An Abolition Story--Negro Officers in the Southern Army" "The Cost of the War" and more. Over two columns on pg. 2 are taken up with the editorial, followed by: "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Grand Union Army--The Yankees Blowing Their Trumpets" "The Sinews of the War--Trouble... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:09

$88.00
185464

re. ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Assassination Assassins Plot Letter 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999750087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, July 18, 1867  * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 3 has a report headed: "The Assassination  Plot" which comments on a letter signed by Booth, Payne, Harold, and Atzerodt, ending with: "...The moment has now arrived when I must change my plans. Many will blame me for what I am about to do; but posterity, I am sure, will justify me; men who love their country better than gold or life." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:53

$35.00
185333

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Nearing End 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300789239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 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 the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "From Georgia" "Later from the North" has: "...reports that Beauregard was marching against the city with a large force from Corinth..."; "Congressional" and a short bit: "From Richmond" which notes: "It is reported there was a fight at Strawberry Plains today & three hundred negroes killed. No official news." There is a lengthy list of the: "North C... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:20

$168.00
185330

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Petersburg Siege 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300788868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 17, 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, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:19

$37.00
185175

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620685

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

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$163.00
185115

Very Rare CONFEDERATE West Baton Rouge LA Louisiana CIVIL WAR 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284470238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 31, 1861  * Very rare Confederate title Here is an uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports inside are: "Keep on Giving" "The Truth" which includes a bit: "...Mr. Lincoln has unwittingly been a benefactor to the South. He has taught us the inestimable blessings of self-reliance and independence. He has compelled us to look to ourselves..." with more (see); "A Word to Subscribers" "Suppressing the Tribune & News" "The Army McCulloch Has Beaten" and more. Four pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$370.00
184908

(10) ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President & Hamlin 1860 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259990564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, October, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln for President notices A lot of ten issues of an obviously Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The front page also has a bit stating: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Four pages, large folio size, cleanly cut at the spine. Somewhat fragile and should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:05

$92.00
184884

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators DEATH Sentence Surratt 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172398

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

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:16

$155.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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