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185399

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392995940774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818  * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cotton daily, making cotton produ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2020 13:38

$52.00
185317

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993647101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 22, 1847  * Rare pre-Civil War title * Mexican War Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, six years before the Civil War. Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from Congress including several Acts, Proclamations and Resolutions as well as "Treaties" which includes one with France. Also on the front page: "Cities & Towns Between Vera Cruz & Mexico" and "Later From Monterey" with reports on the ongoing Mexican War. Much more on the Mexican War on pgs. 2 & 3 with: "Later From Mexico--Plan of Campaign--Guerrilla War--Santa Anna..." and more. Four p... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:09

$118.00
185273

Rare GOLD HILL Storey County Nevada GHOST TOWN Comstock Lode Fame 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298290746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 14, 1877  * Rare Ghost town publication * From the Comstock Lode era A fascinating newspaper from this town just outside of Virginia City, at one point a booming mining town with a population of 8,000. Today it is all but a ghost town with just 191 residents. It was prosperous during the 1870's by mining the famous Comstock Lode. Not surprisingly a fair amount of mining-related news, but also page 3 has: "Progress of the Indian War in Idaho" with details. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:04

$76.00
185134

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 AZ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284490686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA WEEKLY MINER, Prescott, July 7, 1876  * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Rare Old West publication Page 2 has not one but three reports concerning the Custer Massacre in Montana. The earliest report notes: "...General Custar [sic] with five companies of the 7th Cavalry mete about 2,000 Sioux Indians at Stillwater, Montana...and a fight ensued. General Custar's whole command was either killed or wounded, including himself, two brothers, and a brother-in-law and a nephew. The only trace of the command left is the dead & about 30 wounded...". Further one is a more detailed account datelined July 6, which takes about one-third of a column with the details. An... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:52

$230.00
184955

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ General Santa Anna Letter 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847  * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request that Childs evacuate the city of Puebla and if he does so he would extend courtesies to his exit. The responding letter from Childs states he will have none of it--he will defend his position at Puebla. Ultimately Santa Anna would depart. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:30

$44.00
184794

General GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Post Massacre Letter Described 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373255786655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 28, 1876  * Post George Armstrong Custer massacre Page 2 has nearly half a column article: "The Sort of A Soldier That Custer Was" which is essentially a lengthy letter of congratulations signed by: G. A. Custer from April 9, 1865 to his soldiers of the 3rd Cavalry at Appomattox Court  House, the day of  Lee's surrender. It's a wonderful letter. Four pages, large size, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:33

$29.00
185344

GOLIAD MASSACRE James Fannin & Prisoners Executions Texas Revolution 1836 News


eBay Auction Item # 392994376961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 30, 1836  * Goliad Massacre - James Fannin * Post-Battle of Coleto prisoners * Texas Revolution - Texian Army An inside page contains an article headed simply: "Texas" which includes several reports on events there, including: "The southern papers bring further & disastrous advices from Texas. The contest, it will be seen, is becoming fierce & sanguinary, & on the part of the Mexicans is one of extermination...the Texian force under col. Fanning with the army of Houston...they were overpowered, compelled to capitulate, and according to the account before us, subsequently massacred." This is followed by another report stating: "On the 23d ult colonel Fanning had sent out a sco... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2020 06:49

$134.99
184544

TAOS REVOLT New Mexico Mexican-American War & MORMONS California 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226085340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War * Mormons emigrating to California Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered. Also: "The March of the Mormon Battalion" which reports on the Mormons on their way to California. It begins: "We are now about 350 miles from Santa Fe, on our way to California...We find water scarce, and prospects still worse ahead..." with much more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:03

$59.00
184474

Rare WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Female Movement Clara Bewick Colby 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373215339708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., May 18, 1895 * Rare 19th century title * Women's suffrage Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war correspondent during the Spanish-American War, the first woman to be so recognized. As would be suspected the content is primarily focused on women's rights and suffrage including a front page continuation of "The Woman's Bible" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Four pages, tabloid size, a few small binding holes along the blank spine, a little stray w... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 15:16

$46.00
184252

CAPTURE OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934964947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1847  * Capture of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Most of a font page column is taken up with: "Battle of Molino De Rey - Report of Major General Scott" signed by him in type: Winfield Scott. This is followed by a lengthier: "Report of Brevet Major General Worth" on the latest Mexican War events. But the most historic content is on page 2, headed: "Battles of Mexico--Capture of the City" "Report of Major General Scott". This report, signed by him in type: Winfield Scott, takes 3 columns and has tremendous detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:20

$69.00
184208

BATTLE OF DRY Sorass LAKE Calif. Modoc Indians War Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198459629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1873  * Battle of Dry Lake * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE RED ENEMY" "Details of the Fight at Sorass Lake" "General Jack In Command" "A Victory At Last" "Rout of the Modocs, with the Loss of Horses and Ammunition" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:49

$44.00
184179

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373190332943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1873  * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Post Second Battle of the Stronghold This issue has much reporting on the Modoc Indian War among others. Coverage can be found on pages 5, 7 & 9 with headings that include: "BLANKET INDIANS" "Modoc Jack And His Brethren" "THE RED MEN" "No Hope of Capturing Captain Jack or His Band" "THE MODOCS" "Savage Fortifications" "The Indians Alleged to Have Burned Their Dead" and much more. Lengthy text. Complete with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 04, 2020 07:26

$44.00
183843

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913965914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 3 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with perhaps the best detailed description of the battle of Buena Vista we have encountered. It is headed: "Buena Vista: Another Account of The Battle". Also on page 3: "A Battle In New Mexico" which reports a victory at Santa Fe. Also confirms: "...The news of the assassination of Governor Bent is full confirmed. Twenty-five other Americans fell at the same time..." being the Taos Revolt. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:07

$59.00
183801

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ General Santa Anna Letter 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153541504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1847 * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War There is some fine reporting on the progress of the Mexican War, as page 3 has: "Official News From The Army" "News From Mexico" which includes a lengthy & detailed letter from the "U.S. Squadron off Anton Lizardo" which has much on Santa Anna. Also: "Latest From The Brasos" and a letter from: "The General-in-Chief of the Army of Operations of the North to His Subordinates" which is signed in type: Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna. One paragraph includes: "Soldiers! Hurry forth in defense of your country. The cause we sustain is a holy one...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:29

$41.00
183776

BATTLE OF PALO ALTO Zachary Taylor Victory Mexican-American War 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152440369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 30, 1846 * Battle of Palo Alto * 1st major battle * Gen. Zachary Taylor * Mexican-American War Page 3 has some lengthy coverage of the Mexican War with reports headed: "Important from the Seat of War!" "The Mexicans Twice Routed" "With the Loss of Several Hundred Men!" "Return of Gen. Taylor to Fort Taylor" "Death of Majors Ringgold and Brown" "Capture of the Mexican General Vega" "Two Days Later from the Army" "Official Dispatches from the Army" and more. Included are several dispatches signed in type: Z. Taylor. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:08

$38.00
183625

MEXICAN WAR Battles of Contreras & Churubusco MEXICO 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144207866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of the Mexican War. This is followed by another very lengthy letter, taking a column on the ftpg and most of 2 columns on page 2. More war items inside with: "Dispatches From Gen. Scott" and "Army Court Martial" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$38.00
183587

BATTLE OF THE ROSEBUD Creek Montana George Crook vs SIOUX Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140634632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1876 * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Custer Massacre a few days away Page 3 has some very fine reports with one column heads on the fate of the soldiers in the Sioux Indian campaign: "BATTLE OF ROSEBUD CREEK" "First Fight of the Campaign Against the Sioux" "The Attack & Retreat Described" "A Terrible Slaughter of the Sioux Warriors" "The Scalping of United States Skirmishers Told by an Eye Witness" and more, with the text taking nearly 3 columns. Also, page 4 has a lengthy article taking 1 1/2 columns with much detail, headed: "Details of General Crook's Battle With the Sioux". These reports are dated from June 20, five days before the Custer massacre. Te... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:01

$62.00
183313

James JIM BOWIE Texas Folk Hero Alamo Fame & the SANDBAR FIGHT 1827 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887672590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1827 * James - Jim Bowie * Texas folk hero * The Sandbar fight * Battle of the Alamo fame A hero of the Battle of the Alamo some nine years later first drew national attention for his involvement in the Sandbar fight in Mississippi. The Sandbar Fight was a Sept. 19 brawl featuring Jim Bowie which first showcased his knife, which later became known as the Bowie knife. The brawl occurred at the conclusion of a duel, and resulted in Bowie being seriously injured. Bowie was nonetheless the victor. The various details of the bight take almost half a page with the subhead: "Terrible Rencontre" and makes specific mention of the knife which would give him fame: "...they both adva... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:55

$98.00
183209

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Pre Civil War Antebellum Mexican War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880966526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 13, 1847 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War An early and uncommon title from the capital of the "Sunshine State", from two years after she became a state, and 14 years before the Civil War. Mexican War reports on page 2: "Victory!!" "Latest from Vera Cruz and city Of Mexico. Prospects of Peace". Page 3 has a notice issued by the President concerning the sale of public lands in Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:48

$97.00
183176

Pre Gold Rush CALIFORNIA Positive Description Climate Soil Etc. 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121397578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, July 29, 1847 * The future is bright for California ? Inside has reports from the Mexican War with: "The Prisoners of Encarnacion" "Deeply Interesting Narrative of the Capture, Adventures, and Sufferings of Majors Gaines and Borland's Party in Mexico" which takes over 2 1/2 columns. Perhaps most interesting is: "California" which includes: "...This country presents many attractions. Its harbors are amongst the most spacious in the world. Its soil is productive; and its climate is so pure & healthy...". Also: "Mills's Route to the Pacific" is great reading on Westward expansion as well. Four pages, some light damp staining, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:14

$73.00
183047

RE. General GEORGE A. CUSTER Arrest & Suspension Fort Leavenworth 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116584149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1867 * General George Armstrong Custer The middle of the ftpg. has a small report headed: "The Trial of Major-Gen. Custar [sic]" which includes: "...Custar has been ordered to Fort Leavenworth for trial...on his return to Fort Wallace...Custar...left his command at Wallace & proceeded to Harker as fast as jaded horse-flesh would bear him. The charge against him is for leaving his command...". Page 2 & 3 have baseball reports: "Base Ball-Picked Nine Match--New York vs. Brooklyn" with various detail and the box score. Minor loss here affects about 3 letters. Eight pages, minor disbinding indents at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:04

$37.00
182910

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867665078

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

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$33.00
182898

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109797511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on pages 2 & 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Memorial of Chicago Convention" showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law practice. Quite ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:51

$42.00
182829

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Hunt for General Santa Anna 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847 * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, according to your directions, to get round Santa Anna, but it is all no use. He's as slippery as an eel, and has as many lives as a cat. Trist and I together can't hold him U Scott and Taylor can't kill him off...he slips through our fingers..." with much more. Another report is headed: "Santa Anna's Purposes". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:36

$43.00
182789

Rare MEXICAN-AMERICAN MAP Near the Start w/ Rio Grande Brownsville1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865275529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1846 * Rare Mexican-American map * Near the beginning of conflict Page 2 has a very nice two column map headed: "Correct Map Of The Seat Of War on the Rio Grande" showing the Corpus Christi area down to Matamoros, and present-day Brownsville and Padre Island, and more. There are also nice column heads on the Mexican war such as: "Latest From the Arm on the Rio Grande" "Position of Point Isabel" "Condition of the Camp" & "The War With Mexico" . Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some spotted stain, very light damp stains

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:45

$67.00
182703

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Demoted by Ulysses S. Grant Pre-Massacre 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863978548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * President Ulysses S. Grant Some five weeks before he would meet disaster, page 4 has over half a column taken up with: "Grant and Custer" which begins: "General Grant's friends are coming slowly to his defense concerning the removal of Custer..." General Terry would be the military commander of the Dakota Territory during this time. Ten pages, great condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:58

$38.00
182689

MEXICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE Ends w/ Victory over Spanish Empire 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105947509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' CABINET, Amherst, New Hampshire, Jan. 5, 1822 * Mexican War of Independence ends w/ Spain Page 2 has a very historic report announcing the independence of Mexico: "MEXICO INDEPENDENCE" with the report noting in part: "...the following article from a letter dated 'Mexico, Sept. 28, 1821. The general (Iturbide) entered this city yesterday at the head of 2,000 men. The provisional junta is now assembled & a regency will be formed in the course of a few days. Every thing is perfectly quiet...It has been a most extraordinary revolution effected without bloodshed..." and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light foxing.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:49

$68.00
182516

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Chief Sitting Bull


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099155019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Aug. 28, 1876 * Post Custer massacre The front has one column heads: "The Sioux War" "Practical Failure and Close of the Campaign" "The Indians Divide, One Band Moving North and the Other South" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:59

$34.00
182475

CHEYENNES INDIANS on the Warpath North Dakota George A. Custer 1874 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853033910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 6, 1874 * Cheyenne Indians - Native Americans * On the warpath in North Dakota * General George A. Custer in pursuit The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "The Reds On The Warpath" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:58

$33.00
182415

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851911772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on pages 1, 2 & 3 reports from the "House of Representatives". The front page has a report concerning the "Civil and Diplomatic Appropriations". In this discussion is: "Mr. Lincoln delivered a speech on the subject of internal improvements, in the course of which he argued in opposition to doctrines advanced on this subject in the President's veto message." Pages 2 & 3 have voting results from the House of Representatives & within two of the "Yeas" lists are the votes "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. Quite rare to find m... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:30

$59.00
182320

OCCUPATION OF MATAMOROS Tamaulipas Mexico Mexican-American War 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092710318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, June 6, 1846 * Occupation of Matamoros - Mexico * Mexican-American War The ftpg. has nice column heads on the Mexican War with: "WAR NEWS" "Matamoras taken, without Opposition--The Mexican Soldiers deserting in great numbers--Additional Particulars of the Actions on the 8th & 9th of May--Emigrants attacked by Comanche Indians". More war-related reporting on page 3. Four pages, some printing errors on page 2, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:44

$36.00
182003

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Mexico Military Campaign 1847 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839186521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIAN, Philadelphia, Dec. 7, 1847 "Mexican War Gleanings" "Army Incidents in Mexico" "Views of General Quitman" "From Vera Cruz" containing nice reports on the Mexican-American War. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:26

$34.00
181509

GEORGETOWN South Carolina RACE WAR & George Custer Indians Fight 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 20, 1874 * Georgetown, South Carolina * Race war - riots - blacks * General George A. Custer * Black Hills expedition (fight) Page 5 has an article under: "The Colored War In South Carolina" with subhead. (see) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "Custer Attacked" and more. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:47

$40.00
181359

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux INDIANS July 11, 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053619684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, July 11, 1876 * General George A. Custer's massacre * Battle of Little Bighorn - Sitting bull * Native Americans era original The ftpg. has a middle column taken up with details reports headed: "CUSTER JUSTIFIED" "A Letter From An Officer in the Seventh Cavalry" "The Command Under General Custer Expecting to Attack Alone". Also on the ftpg: "The Indian War" "Unconfirmed Report of Another Disaster" "Custer's Comrades" "A Kentucky Tribute to Custer". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:20

$92.00
181188

TABASCO MEXICO CAPTURED Mexican-American War Matthew C. Perry 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049237016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1847 * Tabasco, Mexico captured * Mexican-American War * Matthew C. Perry Fine content on the Mexican War with page 2 having 1 1/2 columns taken up with a lengthy & detailed report headed: "The Capture of Tabasco" "Extract of a Letter from an Officer on Board the U.S. Steamer Spitfire at Tabasco". Page 3 has: "From Mexico" with reports on the Mexican War, and then followed by nearly a half column headed: "California" concerning the habitability of the territory, talking of its farmland, etc. One bit notes: "...As it is now almost beyond a doubt that Monterey, on account of its good harbor & central position, will be the capital of California, building lots..... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:29

$38.00
180973

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Black Hills Gold Silver Expedition DAKOTA 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392783840906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 23, 1874 * General George Armstrong Custer * Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE NEW ELDORADO" "A Wonderful Region Discovered in the Black Hills" "Custer's Official Report" "Food For The New Gold Fever" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type at the end: G. A. Custer. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:44

$52.00
180972

BATTLE OF BIRCH CREEK Bannock War Indians Pendleton Oregon 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039013846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE (Semi-Weekly), July 12 , 1878 * Battle of Birch Creek * Near Pendleton, Oregon * Bannock War - Indians Page 7 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Howard's Fight" "His Men Charge Up Steep Ridges And Drive The Indians Three Times..." (see) Complete with 16 pages, tabloid size, generally very nice.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:44

$34.00
180964

INDIANS ON THE WARPATH Native Americans on the Great Plains 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373038916702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1874 * Sioux Indians & more - Native Amercians * Generals Sherman, Sheridan and Custer Page 5 has a lengthy article on the current situation in the Great Plains that takes up just over 2 fulls columns with headings: "THE TURBULANT INDIANS" "General Sherman on the 'Pampered Redskins'" "Sheridan's Report of the Fight with the Sioux" "Strength Of The War Parties" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 12:03

$35.00
180800

19th Century WHEELING Ohio and Marshall County WEST VIRGINIA WV 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775282241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, W.V., Aug. 5, 1876 * Uncommon publication This 4 page newspaper has a news of the day with several interesting advertisements. From a period shortly after the Custer massacre. Complete and in nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:45

$28.00
180290

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015239460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:21

$38.00
179981

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392739088309

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

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:26

$37.00
179946

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737966215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Feb. 12, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. has literary & other items including: "Melancholy Affair" "The Gold Room in Windsor Castle" "Necessity of Suffering" "A Curiosity" and other items. Page 2 has content on the closing events of the Mexican War including; "Late & Important From Mexico" (see). Pages 3 & 4 have advertisements including ones headed: "Negro Clothing" & "Sale of Negroes" with details (see). The bkpg. also has a lengthy Act concerning the sale of land in Florida, sign... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:29

$133.00
179791

Post Mexican-American War States of CALIFORNIA & NEW MEXICO 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993070823

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1849 Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Administration and California" which has much discussion on how California and New Mexico--recently won in the Mexican-American War--are to be administered. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:22

$29.00
179718

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events & Terms of Surrender Debate 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989750222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War * Negotiation terms for surrender Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of reporting on the Mexican War, headed: "Late and Important From Mexico" "The Capture of the City of Mexico--The Peace Propositions of Mr. Trist and the Counter Propositions of the Mexicans". Included is a letter signed in type by: Winfield Scott to Santa Anna, with his response signed in type: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. A wealth of additional correspondence on the war as well. Page 3 continues with much war reporting, most of the focus being on the terms to be negotiated for the surrender the first point being: "The independence of Texas s... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:58

$48.00
179572

OCCUPATION OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1847 * Occupation of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 3 has a a full column letter concerning the Mexican War. Also, most of a column is taken up with some fine reports on the war in a letter prefaced in part with: "...from a high source of military information...that every word of it may be implicitly relied upon...Besides recapitulating the victories obtained by Gen. Scott on his way from Puebla to the city of Mexico, it gives the amount of force with which he commenced his march & the number of lives lost on both sides during the insurrection which followed the entrance of our army into the capital:" and what follows is the d... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$41.00
179481

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716971649

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

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:47

$265.00
179097

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Pre Civil War Antebellum Mexican War 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695405814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 16, 1846 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, seven years before the Civil War. The key content in this is breaking news headlines on page 3 from the start of the Mexican War: "From The Army" "Glorious News!" "Gen. Taylor Attacked in his Entrenchments!!" "Repulse Of The Mexicans With The Loss Of Seven Hundred Men!" "Junction Of Gen. Taylor's Army With His Stores At Point Isabel". The report begins: "We stop the press to give the following information from the Army of the frontier..." & more (see). There is a related ... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:19

$93.00
179020

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Origin of the Beginning & more 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692355560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1847 * Looking back at the origin of the Mexican War Half of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy article: "On The Origin of the War", referring to the on-going Mexican-American War. Much reporting from the war is on page 3 with: "Unwelcome News From Mexico" "Correspondence of the Mobile Herald" and: "Correspondence of the Vera Cruz Sun". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:41

$38.00
179012

MEXICAN WAR ENDS Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo MEXICO Texas - Polk 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692353065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1848 * Mexican War ends * Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo * Mexico - United States - Texas The top of page 2 has the very historic report of the official end of the Mexican War, beginning with: "A Proclamation" "Whereas a treaty of peace, friendship, limits, & settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican republic was concluded and signed at the city of Guadalupe Hidalgo..." followed by the balance of the text of the Proclamation by the President. This is then followed by the text of the actual Treaty, which takes 3 columns and includes all 23 articles with the signatures (in type) of 4 Mexican officials as well as the President: James K. Polk. Following t... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:38

$295.00
179011

Best MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Treaty of Peace Ratification ENDS 1848 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692352862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1848 * Mexican-American War ends * General William Orlando Butler * Treaty of Peace ratification The top of the first column of the front page has the heading every collector wants from this period: "The Mexican War Ended ! " with related text taking the entire column. Also on the front page is: "Exchange of the Ratifications of the Treaty of Peace With Mexico" with the detailed text taking 2 1/2 columns. This is followed by: "The Army Returning Home". Not only great to have this historic content on the front page, but having it in this newspaper from the nation's capital, as the "National Intelligencer" served as the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four p... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:37

$235.00
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