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195672

NEWPORT FL (Port Leon) Wakulla County Florida Panhandle FOUNDED 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890160378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1843  * Newport, Wakulla County, Florida founded Page 3 has an article: "A New Town in Florida" which reports on a new town being created called Newport, made up of inhabits of Port Leon which was destroyed by a hurricane. There are actually two towns in Florida called Newport, this one is in Wakulla County. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:09

$38.00
195666

GUTTENBERG (Prairie La Porte) IA Clayton County Iowa FOUNDED 1844 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893449013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Oct. 1, 1844  * Guttenberg, Clayton County, Iowa founded A page 3 article headed: "Prairie LaPorte" reports: "Two hundred or upwards of German families from Hamilton county, Ohio, have made a purchase of Prairie LaPorte, where they are now laying out a city. Prairie LaPorte is in Clayton County, Iowa, on the Mississippi. The site is said to be an excellent one, and the city will be the most northerly one in Iowa..." plus mention there are plans to establish vineyards and cultivate grapes. Note: Upon settlement by the Germans the name of this community was eventually changed to Guttenberg. Four pages, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:00

$38.00
195656

SEA SERPENT Dragon Monster Appearance ? Cape Cod Massachusetts 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393889983337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 1843  * Sea serpent - monster * Cape Cod, Massachusetts Page 3 has an article: "The Sea Serpent" which reports its sighting near Cape Cod. Very descriptive, noting in part: "...Its form was that of an eel...The head was somewhat smaller than the body...judged the body to have been from 90 to 120 feet long..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 10:33

$28.00
195633

Very Early TEN-PINS BOWLING Balls Alley Several Strikes Mention 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393884382176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 1843  * Very early bowling mention * Ten-Pins - target sport Page 3 has a rather brief yet very early report of bowling, headed: "Ten Pins". It notes: "...of man in that city who made eight ten strikes, and a seven strike with nine successive balls, and that, too, over alleys ninety feet long. His antagonist put on his coat and left him to finish his game by himself." This is the earliest newspaper report we have found of the sport of bowling in America. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:38

$46.00
195631

President ZACHARY TAYLOR "Old Rough and Ready" Annual Address 1849 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393881848006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849  * President Zachary Taylor * State of the Union Address * Best publication to be had ? Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy. Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the union address, signed in type: Z. Taylor. The very lengthy report is a report on the events of the year 1849 including some talk on the Gold Rush and the events ending the Mexican War, plus so much more. Included also are detailed reports from the Secretaries of the Navy, War, ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2022 08:02

$81.00
195540

CHIEF BLACK HAWK Sauk People Indians Warrior Leader re. Capture 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869606001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 25, 1833  * Chief Black Hawk * Sauk Indians * The Prophet The top of page 3 has: "Indian Hostages - Official" which notes: "The distinguished Indian warriors, ...Black Hawk....have arrived at the seat of government from Jefferson Barracks. They were conducted thither...We understand that these celebrated Chiefs of the Sac and Fox Tribes are held as 'hostages for the future good conduct of the late hostile bands'..." with more. Four pages, minor loss to a blank corner, very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:11

$29.00
195424

DESERTERS of the United States Army THOMAS JEFFERSON Pardons 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373851095395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson pardons * United States Army deserters The ftpg. has much on the continued High Treason trial of Aaron Burr & 2 others. Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning those: "...who have deserted from the army of the United States...has become sensible of their offense & are desirous of returning to their duty, a full pardon is hereby proclaimed...as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer..." signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some period stray ink marks, nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:22

$29.00
195673

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Kirtland Ohio w/ Leader Joseph Smith 1831 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393890162002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 6, 1831  * Among the earliest of reports to be had * Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio headquarters * Mormons - Latter Day Saints movement * Mormonism leader Joseph Smith Page 2 has an exceedingly early report concerning the Mormons, headed: "The March Of Mormonitism". Based on our database of previous sales, this is the earliest national newspaper we havae encountered withi Mormon content. Five earlier issues are all smaller, regional (and religious) titles. We also have sold the Niles Register but it's report is ten days later than this. As was the case with early Mormon reports, it is highly biased. A few portions--taken from the 'Lockport Balance' newspaper article head... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 12:10

$399.99
195083

JOHN C. CALHOUN Famous Senate Speech re. Annexation of Mexico 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833909152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1848 * John C. Calhoun speech * Annexation of Mexico ? When it comes to "famous utterances" of the 19th century, this issue has one. Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Speech of Mr. Calhoun, of South Carolina, In the Senate of the United States, January 4, 1848." This is a very notable speech by Calhoun, many website devoted to this.   Calhoun, senator from South Carolina and future spokesman for southern secession, delivered this speech to Congress on January 4, 1848.  At the time, U.S. and Mexican diplomats were in the midst of negotiating a peace treaty to determine how much of Mexico would be incorporated into the U.S. Calhoun argued for limiting territoria... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:35

$78.00
194985

SEA SERPENT Dragon Monster Appearance ? off Nahant Massachusetts 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393794398392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 24, 1839   * Sea serpent - monster * Nahant, Massachusetts Of interest are not one but two articles on "The Sea Serpent", the first on page 1, noting in part: "...when off Nahant, he...had a fair view of the Sea Serpent. The appearance of this marine monster was such as has been often before described...the Sea Serpent was only about twice the length of the vessel distant from them...he sunk down in two the water and disappeared." The other report is on page 3, also headed: "The Sea Serpent" which is lengthier and more descriptive. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2022 15:12

$46.00
194924

BILLY BOWLEGS Seminoles Alligator Chief INDIANS Tampa Florida 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791989137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1849  * Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief" * Seminoles - Indians Page 3 has: "The Seminole Indians" "The Late Council--Surrender of the Murderers--Talk About Emigration" which includes a speech by one of the chiefs, Assunwha. It begins: "...When you began this new (removal) matter I felt as if you had shot me. I would rather be shot. I am old, and I will not leave my country. Gen. Worth said he spoke for your president, too; that he was authorized to make peace & leave us quiet in our country...". The article mentions Billy Bowlegs and includes a description of him. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:00

$31.00
194844

POINT JUDITH LIGHTHOUSE Thomas Jefferson Approves Construction 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775227685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 17, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * Port Judith Lighthouse * United States Navy The entire first column is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by: Th. Jefferson. The first is "An Act Making Appropriations for the Support o the Navy of the United States during the year 1808." The bkpg. is mostly taken up with two more Acts, again each signed by Jefferson. One is "An Act to Erect a Light-House on Point Judith in the state of Rhode Island." Page 3 has  a small & unrelated letter to the Congress signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:17

$46.00
194692

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393751308118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807  * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details. All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $2000 eac... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:28

$425.00
194246

TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Emigration Westward 1832 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373784909589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 1832  * Trail of Tears reporting * Native Americans - Indians Page 3 has an article on the Trail of Tears, with a small heading: "The Emigrating Indians" which has some details on their journey. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:06

$34.00
193896

WOMEN'S RIGHTS "MOB" CONVENTION New York City Woman's Suffrage 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641711287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1853  * "Mob Convention" - Woman's suffrage Page 2 has a report concerning: "The Women's Rights Convention" held in New York. A few bits note in part: "...Among the speakers in defence of the rights of women were Lucretia Mott...and Mr. R. C. Burleigh. The latter was loudly hissed, whereupon he remarked that he was afraid there were some persons there who were  carrying women's rights too far, as they allowed no one but a woman to speak without being hissed & insulted...the uproar became terrific; shouting, screaming, laughing...and the Convention broke up...amid the wildest uproar." This is followed by a brief item concerning Lucy Stone. This has been ref... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:26

$57.00
193711

CHESAPEAKE-LEOPARD AFFAIR Norfolk Virginia Naval Engagement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623929205

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1807  * Chesapeake-Leopard affair * Naval engagement off Virginia Page 3 has content concerning the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair with the British, including a lengthy letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur, Jr. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:48

$33.00
193710

BILLY BOWLEGS Seminoles Alligator Chief INDIANS & Sea Serpent 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753049952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1849  * Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief" * Seminoles - Indians The top of page 3 has a report from New Orleans noting: "...brings advices that...received a white flag, understood to be from Billy Bowlegs, the Seminole chief, expressing a desire for peace & proposing to hold a council at the next full moon..." with a bit more. Page 2 also has a report beginning: "The sea serpent continues to exhibit himself off Nahant..." with various detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:48

$37.00
193684

California Constitutional MONTEREY CONVENTION for Statehood ? 1849 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752920482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1849 * Monterey Convention * California Statehood ?  Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". A great wealth of reporting on creating a constitution. Page 3 has a brief article: "Returning Californians" which notes: "...The discouraging reports brought by the California's passengers, with the more undeniable evidence in the haggard looks & wasted frames of many unfortunates, has induced many on the Isthmus to take the back track...". Four pages, archivally... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:54

$56.00
193670

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752905294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page three has "Gold" which begins: "We notice that many person doubt the reports of finding lumps, or pieces of pure gold, in California, of several pounds weight. We are assured... a lump of pure gold weighing thirty-two pounds, was discovered in a vein or seam of a rock in the Dutch island of Aruba..." The front page has two articles "From the Isthmus of Panama" and "For California", both which are reporting on different ships and the number of passengers being carried and some of the associated cost. Also in the California report is of the cost and length of a land trip. Four pages slightly irregular at th... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:39

$37.00
193263

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Heading to San Francisco 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731718130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1848  * California gold rush fever The front page has: "The Gold Mania" which includes: "...intelligence received from the gold region in California has completely taken possession of the minds of a number of persons...Meetings have been held, companies are forming...on an extensive scale to go & look after the precious metals (which are said to be as plentiful as blackberries) on the mountains & in the rivers of the Pacific..." with more. Page 3 has; "The Gold Mines Of California" which includes a lengthy & descriptive letter, followed by another report: "California and Its Gold"  taking three-quarters of a column. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:00

$68.00
193217

1848 THE RIGHTS OF JEWS Jewish Judaica Land in Warsaw, Poland 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585419177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they may even purchase ground to build on..." with more detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:16

$55.00
193153

General ANDREW JACKSON Presidential ELECTION Victory 1833 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373723630445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 1833  * President Andrew Jackson election Page 3 has a notable report on the results of the: "Presidential Election" noting in part: "The hour of one having arrived,  the Senate  attended...the President of the senate...proceed to open the votes of the electors in the several states for President and Vice President of the United States..." with a bit more and a chart showing the votes by state. Then: "...Whereupon the President of the joint meeting proclaimed that ANDREW JACKSON of Tennessee, having a majority of the whole number o votes, was elected President...". Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:58

$56.00
193127

TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Emigration 1831 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722475488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1831  * Trail of Tears * Native Americans The ftpg. has a bit concerning the Trail of Tears with a small head: "The Emigrating Indians". The bkpg. begins with a small ad supporting: "For President of the United States, Henry Clay...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:33

$29.00
192765

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393535977880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1848  * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. Plus page 3 has additional coverage from the House of Representatives which includes Lincoln's name under the "Nays" list of those who voted against an motion (see). 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 through March, 1849, so Congressional re... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:30

$64.00
192426

THOMAS JEFFERSON Note re. Military & Aaron Burr 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393504260155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 has a letter from the "Washington County Militia" or Pennsylvanian concerning troops raised for the militia, followed by a note of thanks from the President, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Pages 2 & 3 contain a very lengthy: "Portrait Of Aaron Burr, No. 1" of what must have been a series. Extremely detailed and taking nearly 4 columns of text. Four pages, some period notations to page 3, good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:23

$29.00
192399

SIAMESE TWINS Chang and Eng Bunker Conjoined Early Advertisement 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502209044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 1832  * Chang and Eng Bunker * Siamese twins Near the middle of page 2 is an advertisement for the: "Siamese Twins at Washington" with various detail on their "exhibition" for 25 cents each. This was Chang & Eng Bunker, the original Siamese twins. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:47

$28.00
192282

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497412945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807  * Lewis and Clark expedition Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. The entire ftpg. is taken up the continued Circuit Court of the U.S. report on the motion to commit Aaron Burr & 2 others for High Treason,. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: this same notice for printing the Lewis & Clark book recently... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:55

$475.00
192279

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Mining Miners & MORMONS Mormonism SLC 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678457552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 1849  * California gold rush - 49ers * Mormons at Salt Lake City Page 3 begins with a nearly half column article headed; "Sixteen Days Later From California" which begins: "The news from the mines is of a quite glowing character: the yield of gold was steady & though there was, as a matter of course, much disappointment among individuals, the general result was highly satisfactory..." with more on what is happening at the gold fields. Page 2 also has: "The city of the Mormons, and its vicinity near Salt Lake, have 20,000 inhabitants...surrounded on three sides by tall ranges of mountains...The city is laid off in half-mile squares, without timber...". Four pag... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:53

$57.00
191957

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Heading to San Francisco 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373664682930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 1848  * California gold rush fever The top of the back page has a column head: "Further Of The Gold Mines" which is an early report on the California Gold Rush. It is primary a lengthy letter datelined "Monterey, California, August 29, 1848". A few bits include: "The gold discoveries still continue--every day brings some new deposits to light. It has been found in large quantities...At present the people are running over the country & picking it out of the earth here and there, just as a thousand hogs let loose in a forest would root up ground-nuts...The whole country is now moving on the mines..." and so much more. Truly a terrific gold rush letter, and early as the ... See More  

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Ends August 29, 2021 09:32

$68.00
191590

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (2) Acts of Congress 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373650826979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 20, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson The first column of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, archival repair at the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:37

$29.00
191589

DANIEL WEBSTER Massachusetts Senator Slavery in Southern States 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373650826111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 27, 1833  The top of page 3 has: "Slavery In The United States" which is a state signed in type: Daniel Webster, in which he states his views on the issue. It includes in part: "...In my opinion the domestic slavery of the Southern States is a subject within the exclusive control of the States themselves...Congress has no authority to interfere in the emancipation of slaves, or in the treatment of them in any of the States..." with much more. The front page has a string of 5 runaway slave ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:36

$44.00
190934

WAGON TRAINS Heading West during Califonria Gold Rush & Indians 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 8, 1849  * Wagon trains heading West * California gold rush era Page 3 has a terrific report headed: "From the Western Plains" which provides a sense of the romance, at least in hindsight, of the wagon trains heading west. But the truth was much more dangerous. A few bits include: "...advices from the Plains have been received...left Fort Kearny...were meet & surrounded by a band of Cheyennes and Sioux...robbed them of almost every thing...down in the Pawnee country...Luckily for the Pawnees they were all out upon a hunt & thereby saved their scalps for that time...the Captain thinks that they will flog the Cheyennes & their allies...no epidemic among the emigrants ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:05

$85.00
190654

Official GOLD DISCOVERY Discovered in California Territory Mining 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373602565935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1848  * Gold discovered in California * Official government report * Pre 49ers- Forty-Niners Beginning on the front page and taking all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 is the: "President's Annual Message" to the nation, in which is a rather lengthy & detailed report on the discovery of gold in California. Although there were earlier newspaper reports of gold discovery, this was the first "official" announcement by the government and did much to cause many to head west and be among the "49ers" who would create the great gold rush in the subsequent months & years. At one point on pg. 2 in the address is: "...The accounts of the abundance of gold in that territory [Califor... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2021 07:02

$325.00
190232

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579903330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 31, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War * General Zachary Taylor Page 3 has some fine reporting on the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory in a battle against a larger Mexican army. "Glorious But Dear-Bought Victory", then a letter from New Orleans with detail. Also: "Battle of Buena Vista--Four Thousand Mexicans Killed and only Seven Hundred Americans" "Mexican Account of the Battle" "Additional Particulars" and: "Further From Tampico and the Brasos". Even more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:10

$43.00
190227

Colonel AARON BURR CONSPIRACY Treasonous Cabal 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579900646

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1807  * Colonel Aaron Burr Over half of the front page is "An Act" of Congress concerning circuit & district courts in North Carolina. Page 2 has a note to Congress concerning a situation with France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Both pages 2 & 3 has various letters concerning the Burr Conspiracy. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:08

$29.00
190115

TREATY OF CUSSETA Signed Creek Nation INDIANS Lewis Cass 1832 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576576249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1832  * Treaty of Cusseta * Creek Nation - Indians The ftpg. begins with over a column headed: "Treaty With The Creek Indians - Articles Of A Treaty" which begins: "The Creek tribe of Indians cede to the United States all their land East of the Mississippi River...". This was the Treaty of Cusseta between the United States government and the Creek Nation signed March 24, 1832. The treaty ceded all Creek claims east of the Mississippi River to the United States.   Once the treaty went into effect, many of the new Creek landowners, not being aware of the value of land, were quickly taken advantage of by settlers who often purchased the treaty-promised land for a pittan... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:00

$39.00
188675

MORMONS Latter Day Saints UK IMMIGRATION Crossing the Plains 1857 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186389545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism - immigration Page 3 has an article: "The Mormons Again" which is a report on the immigrants from Great Britain. Some interesting details. Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:37

$53.00
188008

Democrat PRESTON BROOKS Pro-Slavery Advocate Death FUNERAL 1857 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134720849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857  * Death of Preston Brooks - funeral * South Carolina Congressman Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous. Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to death. Brooks beat Sumner with a cane on the floor of the U.S. Senate in retaliation for an anti-slavery speech in which Sumner verbally attacked Brooks's second cousin. Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$29.00
188007

TAOS REVOLT New Mexico Populist Insurrection Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134719809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 18, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico"  which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos". This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupation of present-day northern New Mexico during the Mexican–American War. Also some reports on the Mexican War: "Late & Interesting From Mexico". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$48.00
188002

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Funeral JOHN TYLER Takes Oath 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841  * John Tyler takes oath of office * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Page 3 has: "Arrangements For the Interment of the Late President" which includes a diagram showing the funeral procession and the position of "the corpse" with pall bearers, etc. Also: "The New President" which includes the oath of office as recited by John Tyler, & signed by him in type.  Great to have this report from the city where he died. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$120.00
187818

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126080920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has half a column headed: "The California Emigration" which begins: "The emigration to California from the Atlantic States is still going on steadily...In some places new associations are forming for the gold regions..." with more. Included is a nice chart noting the vessel, the master's name, port from which they sailed, and the date of departure. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:28

$54.00
187403

CALIFORNIA REPUBLIC Statehood Talks - To Join the Union ? 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440392766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 1849  * California Republic for statehood ? The top of page 3 has a column headed: "California" which includes talk of their efforts to gain statehood.  Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:25

$37.00
187338

President JOHN TYLER Special Session Message to U.S. Congress 1841 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436541109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 2, 1841  * President John Tyler * Special session message to Congress Most of page 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message" to Congress. Typically the President gives a state-of-the-union address near the end of the year, but given the recent death of President Wm. H. Harrison (died April 4 after just one month in office), this is a special address to both houses of Congress. The lengthy text begins by acknowledging the death of Harrison, then evolves into a more typical state-of-the-union address touching upon foreign relations, taxing situations, the state of the Treasury, the health of the nation, the state of the military, etc.  The address is signed by him... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:13

$89.00
187335

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105164543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War * General Zachary Taylor Page 3 has much on the Mexican War including: "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "Vera Cruz" "The Battle of Buena Vista" "Investment of Vera Cruz" and a letter from Sacrificio, near Vera Cruz. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:12

$39.00
186520

Colonel AARON BURR CONSPIRACY Treasonous Cabal 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058058254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 1807  * Colonel Aaron Burr The ftpg. has a notable Proclamation signed by William Claiborne, gov. of the Louisiana Territory, concerning the Burr Conspiracy. It begins: "Whereas I have received information that certain persons are combining & confederating in a traitorous project to subvert the authority of the government of the United States over a portion of the territories thereof...". Page 3 has even better & lengthier content on the Burr Conspiracy, including a letter to Congress from the President noting information received from Gen. Wilkinson, signed: Th. Jefferson. Then a letter signed by: A. Burr, then very lengthy & informative letter signed by: James Wilkin... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:16

$55.00
186510

Best TREASURY BUILDING in Washington, D.C. Arsonist FIRE Disaster 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058041012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1833  * Treasury Building (Washington, D.C.) * Arson fire disaster Most of page 2 and even a vbit of page 3 are taken up with a wealth of reporting and details on this burning of the Treasury Building. Included is: "Note of the President Directing an Investigation in Relation to the Fire" signed in type: Andrew Jackson. The Treasury Building was totally destroyed save for the fireproof vaults, the act of an arsonist hoping to destroy incriminating evidence against him. Great to have this report in this famous paper from the nation's capital. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:56

$56.00
186508

NATURAL BRIDGE Arch Rockbridge County of Virginia For Sale ? 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393643785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 1849  * Natural Bridge (Virginia) An interesting article noting that the Circuit Superior Court in Virginia decreed that the: "...famous property known to the world as the Natural Bridge of Virginia..." would be offered for sale. Much detail. At this time the Natural Bridge was quite the tourist attraction, a "must see" for visitors from Europe. It would eventually become a state park. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:55

$33.00
186426

Tyrant BRIGHAM YOUNG Utah Terrirory Mormons Mormonism is LEADER 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373386997940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young Page 3 has a report headed: "Affairs In Utah Territory" which includes in part: "...Brigham Young, the Governor of Utah Territory, is the acknowledged head of he 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head, the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for the law by which they are to be governed; therefore, no law of Congress is by them considered binding in any manner..." with much more. This article takes three-quarters of a column. Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:06

$67.00
186127

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037709541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841  * President William Henry Harrison * Eve of his inauguration - inaugural * From the city where it happened - rare A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the following day. The first 1 1/2 columns are taken up with: "The Inauguration - Order of Procession" "Programme" "Regulations" "Line of March" and: "The Inauguration". The considerable detail of the proceedings is not surprising in a newspaper from the nation's capital, and likely not to be found in any other city's newspaper. He would hold office for just one month. Four pa... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:50

$54.00
185963

Early NEBRASKA TERRITORY Description Pre Statehood Emigration 1857 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028669853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1857  * Westward expansion Page 3 has: "Nebraska Territory" which is a letter from Fort Calhoun which begins: "This most interesting Territory is rapidly settling up. No part of our great country presents such attracting inducements to the emigrant..." with more. Also inside: "The Reported Treaty With Mexico" "The Incoming Administration" lists the Cabinet members; and: "The Florida Indians". Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$34.00
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