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199984

2 Slaves Slavery related Ads from Nation's Capital 1817 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211413894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 15, 1817  * (2) slaves - slavery related advertisements * From our nation's capital Page 3 has an ad: "Wanted - A Colored female servant to attend a lady & family on a journey for two or three months...". Page 4 has an ad: "50 Dollars Reward" for a runaway mulatto, with details. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:44

$33.00
199827

Beat California Joins the Union for Statehood 1850 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202899860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1850  * California joins the Union (statehood) * From the nation's capital Not only does page 3 contain the official Act of Congress creating California as a state, the report is in the newspaper which was the unofficial voice of the government in any matters political. Page 3 has: "An Act for the Admission of the State of California into the Union" noting that it was approved September 9. Additionally, there are two other very notable Acts which were part of the historic Compromises of 1850: "An Act Proposing the State of Texas the establishment of her northern and western boundaries..." with a bit more, approved September 9. Also: "An Act to Establish a Territor... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 08:05

$650.00
199819

Compromise of 1850 Debated Slave of Free States re. California 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202890411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1850 Fully half of the front page is taken up with: "Debate In The Senate - The Compromise Bill" This would be the "Compromise of 1850" championed by Henry Clay, which would determine whether new territories gained in the Mexican War would be slave or free. Ultimately the compromise would only delay civil war by ten years. The back page has an editorial on: "The Compromise Bill" as well as a terrific report "From Fort Laramie" on the emigrants from the East heading to the gold fields in California passing thru Laramie. It reports the horrors & devastation including: "...History presents no parallel. Thirty-five thousand persons have already passed this point & there are some ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:57

$67.00
199782

Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Book Advertisement 1852 Wash. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201595246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 29, 1852 * Uncle Tom's Cabin Of interest is the page 2 advertisement for: "Uncle Tom's Cabin -- 50,000 copies in eight weeks!" which has some nice text including: "A sale unprecedented in the history of book-selling in America...Editors of newspapers...have vied with each other in their eulogistic notices...the greatest book of its kind every issued from the American press..." with more. Four pages, toning at the margins, some minor margin chipping, generally good.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:16

$38.00
199932

Chief Black Hawk Sauk People Indians Warrior Leader Surrendered 1833 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394197541204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1833  * Chief Black Hawk surrender * Sauk Indians * The Prophet The top of the ftpg. has: "Black Hawk At the Palace" which begins: "Black Hawk and his son, the Prophet and his son, and the  other Indian hostages surrendered under the late treaty, waited on the President yesterday to receive his orders. The President met them kindly..." with more on this, including a description: "...Black Hawk is not an ill-looking man--his countenance is intelligent and not savage..." with more. The top of page 2 also has more concerning Black Hawk. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2022 08:44

$29.99
199284

Battle of Monterrey Zachary Taylor Victory Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394162109919

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 8, 1847  * Battle of Monterrey - Nuevo León * General Zachary Taylor victory Page 3 begins with a lengthy article headed: "The Capitulation of Monterey" with much detail on the battles there. This report takes over a full column. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:26

$38.00
199281

Mormons Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah California Emigration 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394162109486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 1849  * Mormons - Mormonism Page 3 has a nice letter from a Mormon newspaper: "From The Valley of the Salt Lake" which includes: "News from the Valley is quite encouraging.  The crickets entirely disappear where fowls & swine are permitted to range...The health of the citizens there was good...About 12,000 or 15,000 California emigrants passed through the alley...Many of the Californians had been baptized...No difficulty occurred between our people & the California emigrants & the Indians are all friendly..." with much more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:25

$57.00
199135

Mormons Mormonism Brigham Young Indians Native Americans Tensions 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374167215799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1857  This issue has multiple reports regarding the Mormon tensions of mid-late 1857. Page 2 begins with a full column article headed: "A Reply to Brigham Young" which kicks off with Young's detailed letter on how to handle the Indians, followed by the response of J.W. Denver, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Both letters detail the strained relationship among the Mormons, Indians, and the federal government. Also of interest is the more than half a column article on page 3: "The Mormon Outrage" which reports an attack by the Mormons upon a wagon train of military supplies destined for U.S. force in Utah.  Although much was destroyed, no lives were lost. Not shown in... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2022 15:31

$125.00
198642

Very Early Portland Oregon Pacific Northwest Town Description 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374131998282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1849 * Very early Portland, Oregon description Page 2 has a great article headed: "Letter From the Farthest West" which takes two-thirds of a column, being very descriptive of the "Town of Portland" and the vicinity. Other subheads: "The Lumber Trade" Wages of Seamen & Laborers" "Enterprise of the American". Page 3 has: "Navigation of the Mississippi" which has some fine content as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:19

$48.00
198552

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection w/ John E. Cook 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123322336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 22, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - John E. Cook The front page has some nice coverage of the Harper's Ferry insurrection led by John Brown. Column heads include: "New Trial for Brown Refused" "Harper's Ferry Alarms & Rumors" "Special to the Alexandria Sentinel" "Movement of Troops to Charlestown". In addition well over half of the back page is taken up with: "The Harper's Ferry Conspiracy" which is a lengthy: "Argument of Hon. Daniel W. Voorhees...Delivered at Charlestown, Virginia, Nov. 8, 1859, Upon the Trial of John E. Cook." Four pages, never bound nor  trimmed, foxing at some folds, generally good condition. Fo... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:58

$41.00
198532

ANTONIO LOPEZ DE SANTA ANNA is Provisional President of Mexico 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109852491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 1847  * Antonio López de Santa Anna The top of page 3 has a column headed: "President Santa Anna" which includes a letter from him announcing his acceptance of the Provisional Presidency. Some interesting editorial commentary as well. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:50

$35.00
198517

NAUVOO EXPOSITOR Illinois Newspaper Destroyed by Joseph Smith LDS 1844 Mormons


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109844631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1844  * Destruction of the "Nauvoo Expositor" * Prelude to Joseph Smith's murder * Mormons - Mormonism The front page has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later. Printed here is a letter which says in part: "...the following communication from J. A. Sutter, the Alcalde of the new town of New Helvetia, on the river Sacramento, one of the branches of the San Francisco. All parties by land from the Oregon, or from the United States to California, touch at this establishment first; and most of the emigrants on land from the States since 1840 have settled near Mr. Sutter...". And what follows is... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:41

$244.00
198516

Mormons NAUVOO TEMPLE Illinois Description re. Joseph Smith Death 1844 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123312584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1844  * Nauvoo Temple description * re. Joseph Smith's death * Mormons - Mormonism The front page article is headed: "The Mormon Difficulties" which begins: "The St. Louis New Era thinks the Mormon war at an end...the Mormons are deeply wounded at the death of their leader and look for vengeance in some form..." with a bit more.  The article continues with a description of Nauvoo, Illinois, which begins: "They have built up a considerable town in a very brief period. They claim a population in the city of about 15,0000...The buildings are scattered over a wide space..." with more.   At the bottom of page 3 is an article headed: "The Mormon Temple" which is very de... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:39

$144.00
198380

UTAH WAR Mormons Mormonism to Resist U.S. Government Authority 1857 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374112398128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Utah War - resist government Page 3 has: "A MORMON WAR", which includes in part: "Each fresh arrival of intelligence from Utah confirms the reports of preparations by the Mormons to resist the entrance of the United States troops into their Territory, and gives consistency to the opinion that we are on the verge of a Mormon war." The coverage takes three paragraphs and refers to the Mormons as those who are "inspired by a blind religious fanaticism...". See images for details. An unrelated article on the same page takes nearly a full column and provides details concerning the "California Gold Mines". Yet another article of interest... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:50

$75.00
198326

JOHN MURRELL Land Pirate Mississippi River Bandit Outlaw DEATH 1844 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394099096649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Nov. 29, 1844  * John Murrell death - "land pirate" * Mississippi River outlaw A front page report about the "Death Of Murrell" says: "The Chattanooga Gazette of the 16th announces the death, at Pikeville, Tennessee, of the notorious John A. Morrell, whose name as 'land pirate' figured so frequently in the press...and who was recently discharged from the penitentiary. He died of consumption, and denied to the last moment...that he was guilty of the...charges against him." The front page has a small article from Louisiana claiming fraud had occurred in the Presidential election. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding,  nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:20

$45.00
198130

4 JOHN C. FREMONT Western Expedition Rocky Mountains Exploration 1845 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374087588553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a set of four issues dated August 19, 21, 26 & 28, 1845 containing the text of: "Captain Fremont's Second Exploring 'Expedition" to the West. * John C. Fremont * Western expedition During the years of 1842–54 Fremont personally led and directed five western expeditions. This set of issues details his lengthy report on the second expedition (1843-4), to the interior of the Rockies and the Pacific Coast including northern, southern, central, and eastern Utah as well. Great to have this extremely lengthy & detailed report in this famous title from the nation's capital. Each complete in 4 pages, the issue of the 28th has an irregular bottom margin not affecting any text,... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:24

$76.00
197689

AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE & American Government Pre-Civil War 1858 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053760391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1858  Page 2 has an article taking fully 1 1/2 columns headed: "Constitutionality of the Laws Against the African Slave Trade". Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed since 1808. Page 3 has: "Liberia and the Slave Trade". Four pages, light damp stain at the top, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:02

$46.00
196863

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Home Safe Return 1806 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373988137146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 4, 1806  * Lewis and Clark Expedition * Safe return - homeward bound Page 7 has a nice report concerning the Lewis & Clark Expedition noting their safe return, with some accounting of their experiences. It is prefaced with: "The National Intelligencer announces the arrival of the captains Lewis and Clarke, with their exploring party, at St. Louis, having lost but one man. They also bring with them the great Mandan chief, who is on a visit to Washington." What follows is a report responding to the inquiry: "Do you learn any particulars of their expedition?", offering much detail (see the photos). Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, various light foxing, gene... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:44

$365.00
196837

JOHN C. FREMONT Court-martial Mutiny Trial - Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373986548525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1847  Page 2 has nearly two columns taken up with reports concerning the court martial of John Fremont for mutiny & other charges, including a letter signed in type: J. C. Fremont. Pages 2 & 3 have much on the Mexican War headed: "The President's Message--No. III".  And the back page has more on the: "Army Court Martial" of John Fremont which includes five letters signed; J.C. Fremont. Within these letters is one: "To Brig. Gen.S W. Kearny" which mentions in part: "The witness continued. Col. Fremont left me, to go to Gen. Kearny's quarters, desiring me, as soon as I had copied the letter, to send it to him by Mr. Carson. I copied it and gave it to Mr. Carson to carry...Did ... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:40

$35.00
196835

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996969180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1848  * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes text of discussion, with each speaker's name noted in capital letters. "Mr. Lincoln" spoke twice (see photos). Additionally, page 4 has continued reporting from Congress including the votes on a certain bill with "Lincoln" noted among the "Yeas" who voted. 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... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:39

$42.00
196652

CHIEF BLACK HAWK Sauk People Indians Warrior Leader War & Creeks 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976030204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1833  * Chief Black Hawk * Sauk Indians * The Prophet The top of the front page has more than half a column headed: "Black Hawk And His Companions" provides much detail on the situation. Page 2 has three-quarters of a column headed: "A Day Among The Creeks" which has some fascinating content. Four pages, a front page crease does not affect mentioned text, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:25

$29.00
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
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
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
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
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
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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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$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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$29.00
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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$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
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
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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
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