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195516

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination - Preparing for FUNERAL Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373866836708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * The hunt for John Wilkes Booth Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funereal of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked" "Arrest of the Assassin of Secretary Seward" "Four of His Female Accomplices Caught" "The Capture of Booth Hourly Expected" "The Detectives On His Trail" and more. The entire ftpg. is taken up with coverage of the funeral plans, including a crude diagram of: "The Funeral Cortege" showing the position of the hearse. Addition... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2022 09:42

$225.00
195651

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373892836282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865  * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 08:08

$29.99
195218

Abraham Lincoln Fires BENJAMIN BUTLER Farewell Address 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820570450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, Jan. 14, 1865 * Gen. Benjamin Butler removed * Final months of the war 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 ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest reports from: "The Campaign in Virginia" & "The Western Campaign" and "Western Virginia". Among the other articles in this issue are: "Experiences With the Rebel Army" "A Simple Precaution Against Desertion" "The Removal of General Butler", "Farewell Orders of Major-General Butler" and more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/3 inches, nice eagle in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:57

$29.00
195158

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG Virginia Burnside vs. Lee 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393818286325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 16, 1862. * Battle of Fredericksburg - Virginia * General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee 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" "Shells Thrown in the City by the Rebels" 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. Small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:18

$30.00
195073

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspper a


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833906054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again on the grand round..." and includes a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee noting: "On the 14th instant Colonel Mosby struck the Baltimore and Ohio railroad at Duffield & destroyed a U.S. mail train consisting of a locomotive and 10 cars & securing 20 prisoners and 15 horses. Among the prisoners are 2 paymasters with $168,000 in government funds." Fu... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:30

$168.00
194824

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775198450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis" "Everything Well, and Booth Bossing the Job" "Howell Cobb in Favor of Hanging 'Old Abe' "Dr. Mudd Shoots a Slave by Way of Discipline" & more. The related text takes almost the entire front page. Page 5 has content concerning Jeff Davis including: "Jeff. Davis & Breckinridge Indicted For High Treason" & more (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wear at the central fold,... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:04

$44.00
194674

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Re-Election & Jefferson Davis Speech 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811708030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's re-election * Jefferson Davis message  More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with the actual message being prefaced with some editorial comments. Also on the front is Abraham Lincoln's victory speech shortly after he won his second election as President of the United States with headlines: "Congratulating The President" "A Serenade by the Clubs, and a Speech by Mr. Lincoln" with the text of his speech printed here. Also within this issue are some incoming election results... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:13

$56.00
194500

SOUTHERN SECESSION Pre Civil War Tensions Abraham Lincoln Elect Era 1860 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718703192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 8, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect era * Southern secession from the Union * Pre Civil War tensions over slavery Among pg. 2 column heads on the Civil War: "THE CRISIS" "Progress of the Secession Movement in the South" "A Dissolution of the Union Apparently Inevitable" "Large Meeting in Vicksburg, Miss." "Separate State Secession Repudiated". Just a wealth of reporting from the Southern states concerning thoughts on leaving the Union, too much to note here. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:41

$34.00
194399

PEACE CONFERENCE & 13th Amendment Abolishing Slavery 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795162662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865  * Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln * 13th Amendment abolishing slavery Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals..." "The Constitutional Amendment" reports that New York has ratified the 13th amendment prohibiting slavery. Much more as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:27

$47.00
194287

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393696785765

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... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:26

$48.00
194275

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Leaves Springfield, Illinois for His INAUGURATION 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788242750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois * Starts his journey for Washington D.C. The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Mr. Lincoln's Departure From Springfield" "Parting Address To His Fellow-Townsmen" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important Speech by the President Elect" "Departure Of The Secession Troops" and more. Much text concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield towards Washington, D.C. and his inauguration the following month. Eight pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine, printing creases on page 4 to the "News Of The Day" article id distracting, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:17

$72.00
194015

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Election & Jefferson Davis 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393654023113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864   * Abraham Lincoln election results * Jefferson Davis message Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Eight Thousand" plus it continues with some election results from six other states as well, some quite brief. The results from New York show a county by county tally, showing Lincoln as the winner: 65,309 against 56,103 for McClellan. Over half of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis's Message--A Review of the Situation of the Confederacy--Arming Negroes Condemned--Atlanta & Richmond not Vital Points" with the lengthy address signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Following this repor... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:06

$45.00
194007

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373772053648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "The Negroes entitled to a Voice in Adopting a New Constitution" & much more. The bkpg. has: "THE TRIAL" "Important Evidence Involving the Rebel Leaders in the Plot" "Examination & Identification of Booth's Remains" "Accumulation of Evidence Against Jeff Davis" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimm... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:01

$36.00
194005

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373772053033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865  * Civil War ending events * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Trial of the conspirators The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has: "THE TRIAL" "A Witness for the Prosecution Charged with Corrupt Motives" "More Testimony About Dr. Mudd's Movements" "The Trial Drawing to an End" "The Evidence on Tuesday" plus many subheads concerning various testimonies (see for portions). A portion of the report includes: "...were two or three witnesses he desire to examine still in defence of Mrs. Surratt, but that if they did not appear before... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:00

$33.00
193893

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763877520

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 Abe 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:24

$205.00
193850

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ Abraham Lincoln Negro Troops 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638350038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Regiments Rejected" Complete as a single sheet issue, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:54

$73.00
193563

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747972919

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * From our nation's capital Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city where the assassination happened. A notable--and very uncommon--graphic on the front page is the black-bordered cameo print of Abraham Lincoln, with all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered in memory of Lincoln. The first column on the ftpg. has heads on the funeral ceremonies with the more significant & historic headlines found on pages 2 & 7 including: "THE ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT" "The Terrible Details" "When, W... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2021 14:28

$2,150.00
193227

SECOND BATTLE OF CORINTH Mississippi & Abraham Lincoln 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728548628

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862  * Second Battle of Corinth, Mississippi * Abraham Lincoln visits Frederick, Maryland * Bardstown, Kentucky - Guerrilla John Morgan Among the front page  column heads on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "A Great Battle Fought at Corinth on Saturday" "A Great National Victory" "The Enemy in Full Flight, and Our Forces in Full Pursuit" "The Losses Heavy" "The President In Frederick" which includes a short speech by him; "IMPORTANT FROM KENTUCKY" "Evacuation of Bardstown by the Enemy" "Defeat of the Guerrilla John Morgan" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:37

$34.00
193224

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585447854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads. Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Worn Veterans Make a Splendid Appearance" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:36

$32.00
192754

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373700246358

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. Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:22

$44.00
192692

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Abraham Lincoln 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533667044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1864  * Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War A wealth of Civil War reporting from this Confederate stronghold with column heads including: "Summary of Northern Intelligence" "Lincoln Re-nominated by the Baltimore Republican Convention" "Grant Besieging Richmond by Parallel Approaches" "Forrest's Operations in the West" "The Campaign in North Georgia" "The Enemy's Dash on Petersburg" "The Confederate Congress" "Casualties in the 20th Reg. S.C.V. Near Gaines' Farm" which takes a full column. Single sheet, full banner masthead, various damp staining & some foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:25

$74.00
192670

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ General Abraham Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533646355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Virginia, March 26, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * General Abraham Lincoln The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from General H. Marshall concerning travel & communication in the Cumberland Mountains, noting in part: "...The country is infested with spies. Unless a man now comes from Kentucky to join the army & to assist to defend his country & to secure the independence of the South, he had better remain at home..." with more. Other war items as well. Page 2 begins with an interesting editorial: "Generalisimo Lincoln" the text beginning: "We had never supposed that Abraham Lincoln was such an immeasurable ass as to aspire to be actually the commander-in-chie... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:06

$78.00
192557

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518514370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862  * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the bottom half of the second column and takes the top half of  the third column and is signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Just before the Proclamation is a very nice editorial piece on the Emancipation Proclamation and includes portions of the it, including: "...That on the first day of January next all persons held as slaves within any... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:52

$950.00
192554

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518510464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Page 5 has the actual reporting of the famous story of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, which he did. Unusual to find this in a period newspaper. The text with this report is seen in the photos, reading: "...Mr. Lincoln took occasion to state that during the campaign 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 whiskers grow, and that, as he had acted upon that piece of advice, he would now be glad to welcome his fair correspondent, if she was among the crowd...a lassie made h... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:50

$205.00
192440

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Springfield Illinois Funeral BURIAL 1865 Hometown Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373686747638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial * The very best title to be had * An extremely rare opportunity here Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried. Although the front page has a few tidbits regarding closing events of the Civil War & the conspiracy trials in Washington, page 2 is where the Lincoln content is found. The top of page 2 has: "Obsequies of President Lincoln" "Military Display" "Vast concourse of People" and more, with the text including: "Yesterday was a marked and eventful day; a solemn landmark in the history of... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2021 08:37

$350.00
191862

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Order for the Draft & Williamsport WV Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393467618779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Williamsport WV - Strawberry Plains TN The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTING IN WESTERN VIRGINIA. Scene of the Recent Contest in Gen. Kelley's Dept." Column heads on the war include: "Call for Half a Million of Men" "The President's Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "Sharp Contest in the Vicinity of Williamsport, Hardy County, Va." "Hasty Retreat of Longstreet's Forces" and more. Eight pages, dirtiness to the top quadrant of the ftpg., small library stamp in the masthead, otherwise good.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:16

$40.00
191233

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393417727402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Conspirators - assassins The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Official Version of the Suppressed Testimony" "A Letter From Jeff. Davis" "The Trial On Monday" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 15:28

$38.00
190472

CONFEDERATE P.G.T. Beauregard Extolled for BULL RUN 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373592277759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861  * P.G.T. Beauregard praised * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People". This includes an interesting bit: "...Yes, in the eyes of God & man, morally, constitutionally, Abraham Lincoln is a perjurer and murderer. This is no figurative exaggeration. It is not the coloring of prejudice, but the sober judgment of truth, founded upon facts & principles which admit of no controversy..." and more. Also: "Lincoln's War Measures" "G... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2021 11:07

$127.00
189673

EDWIN BOOTH Did It ? Abraham Lincoln Assassins Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551626784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865  * Trial of the conspirators * Edwin Booth ? The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more. Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in the South" "The Southern Press On His Prospects" "The Suffrage Question" "Objects of the National Freedman's Relief Association" "The Maryland Apprentice System". Eight pages, nice condition

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:01

$35.00
189574

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393252489584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861  * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey. One of the subheads: "The Re... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 15:18

$114.00
189127

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226826868

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, bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:42

$41.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050980404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred. As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 3 or 4 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. This is a Sunday issue so the reportin... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$2,400.00
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