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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
192873

SPIRIT LAKE MASSACRE Iowa Sioux Indians & Slaver Ship Captured 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373707716803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1857  * Spirit Lake Massacre - Sioux Indians - Iowa Page 3 has nearly a full column article on the infamous Spirit Lake Massacre. The article is headed: "The Late Indian Massacre at Spirit Lake and contains a great wealth of detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 03, 2021 10:45

$39.00
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
193079

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


eBay Auction Item # 373721268793

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 September 21, 2021 09:14

$59.99
193057

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


eBay Auction Item # 393569926922

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 September 20, 2021 11:54

$49.99
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
188063

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (5) Acts of Congress 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463126418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 13, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson Half of the front page is taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One is for the erection of light houses, and another for surveying the coasts of the U.S. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:42

$31.00
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
188006

OHIO Supreme Court SLAVE CASE Anderson v Poindexter - Freedom 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462338770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  * John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court. Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Anderson to purchase his freedom. Once in Ohio, Poindexter and the cosigners refused to pay Anderson the amount of the notes, and Poindexter declared his freedom because Ohio was a free state. Anderson filed suit in Ohio to regain his slave. In 1856, the Supreme Court of Ohio found that Henry Poindexter was a f... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$54.00
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
185962

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361212741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican War Page 2 has close to two very detailed columns concerning the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory over a larger Mexican force. The two reports are headed: "Battle of Buena Vista" and then: "Santa Anna--His Position--The Consequences of the Battle of Buena Vista". Page 3 has more on the war with: "From California" "On the Events of the War" "From Vera Cruz" and a few other items. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$48.00
185877

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346169979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has: "California Items" which has various news items which relate to the California Gold Rush. Much concerning transportation plans for the West. Page 2 has: "The Astor Place Rioters". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:02

$34.00
185789

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337027326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1847  * Occupation of Mexico City ? * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 3 has news from the Mexican War under the heading: "From The Rio Grande". This report focuses on whether General Winfield Scott had entered Mexico City, on letter noting: "It is rumored here for a week past that Gen. Scott had arrived in the city of Mexico...it is not possible that he could have entered he city of Mexico in time for the news to reach Matamoros a week previous..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:18

$35.00
185020

Tyrant BRIGHAM YOUNG Utah Terrirory Law Mormons Mormonism LAW 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978317411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Utah Terrirtory law The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory. A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory; the only law known, or obeyed in the law of the church, and that is the will of Brigham Young, who most clearly is the most brutal tyrant now on earth...". 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 November 13, 2020 14:07

$77.00
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
184949

WISCONSIN STATEHOOD Admitted 30th State Joins Union 1848 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373261989716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1848  * Wisconsin gains statehood The back page has: "An Act for the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union" which takes over half a column of text (see for portions). At the bottom it notes the Act was "Approved, May 29, 1848" which is the recorded date of Wisconsin joining the Union. Great to have this official report in this Washington, D.C. newspaper, the mouthpiece of the federal government.  Four pages, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:28

$79.00
184945

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973011541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virginia". Page 3 has a column headed; "New Excitement at Charlestown, Va." which has additional news concerning the Harper's Ferry raid. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor rubbing at folds includes the beginning portion of the noted article, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:26

$39.00
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
184543

ALFRED CUMMING Appointed Governor Brigham Young MORMONS Utah War 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952346070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857  * Utah War - Expedition - Campaign * Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally mentioned that  Brigham Young claims a title to all the lands in the Territory, and has never recognized the United States surveys..." with more. Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$56.00
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
183842

MORMONS Mormonism & Gentiles Salt Lake City Utah Brigham Young 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154646065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1857 Page 3 has Mormon content headed: "Additional From Utah" which notes in part: "...in company with a large number of 'Gentiles' who found the Mormon country had become too hot to hold them any longer..." with some items on the travels of Brigham Young (see). Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:06

$47.00
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
183707

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906317012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more. An early report on the California Gold Rush. Four pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$67.00
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
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
182819

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Mention in Report 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer denies the authenticity of the book lately published, purporting to be his memoirs, and says that he is now writing his own life & adventures, which will probably be in print before the termination of the present session of Congress." Four pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:31

$38.00
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