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176017

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372808473581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 14, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has "Correspondence from California" which has a letter which includes: "...The news here is most flattering. Gold is abundant! Labor is worth seven to thirty dollars a day..." with much more on how high the prices are, & continuing with: "...Persons going to the mines take nothing with them but a change of clothes & tin basin to wash the gold in. They say that all the gold washers are not worth owning; nothing has proven better for washing gold than the simple tin basin or the cradle. We have all been agreeably disappointed in not hearing of any robberies or murders being committed--every man in Cali... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2019 06:50

$85.00
176016

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco Tells Hardships Encountered 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372808473243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 1849 * California gold rush hardships Page 3 has: "Items From California and Panama" which begins with a discouraging report: "Nearly all the American passengers by the Empire City are returning from the mines, disgusted with the life of extreme toil & hardship which must be endured there..." and continues on with the conditions of life in the gold region. One item notes: "...The number of women in San Francisco was increasing, but there was still a great lack of the 'last, best gift'. Gambling is carried on to an enormous extend..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2019 06:50

$59.00
176014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485640700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1847 * re. Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 3 contains a lengthy letter with details on the: "Battle Field of Buena Vista" actually fought in February. It was a signal victory for the Americans over a much larger Mexican Army. Also on page 2: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:35

$34.00
175847

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472308557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill" listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. There is a second listing of "Lincoln" among the "Yea" votes. 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... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$54.00
175844

CALIFORNIA Governing for Statehood & HAWAII Relations 1849 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799666266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 * California Republic for statehood ? * Early Hawaii relations w/ America Page 3 has: "California Matters" "The Revenue of California" and: "Close of the Convention & Signing of the Constitution" being fundamental reports on California becoming a state. Also: "Commerce of San Francisco, with all of the above taking a full column. Also on page 3 is: "Treaty With the Sandwich Islands" which would shortly result in the historic treaty of Dec. 20, 1849 which would formally create relations between Hawaii and the United States. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:14

$48.00
175555

GREAT SEAL of the State of CALIFORNIA Adopted 1849 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1849 * Great Seal of California At the bottom of page 3 is an article with a small heading: "California Coat Of Arms" which describes this early version of the state seal (some alterations since). This was the very first seal of California, actually adopted by the Calif. Constitutional Convention shortly before it became a state. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:51

$66.00
175554

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786107811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a wealth of reporting from California including: "Important From California" which takes over a full column and deals with the efforts to create a constitution so they can join the Union. One paragraph begins: "A Bill of Rights precedes the Constitution, which, as adopted in committee of the whole, embraces 20 sections of the usual character of such provisions...". Also: "The Immigration Into California" gives the latest information, and: "Advice To California Emigrants" offers thoughts on the best way to get there. One item notes: "The best route, of course, is by way of Panama, if you can secur... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:51

$76.00
174847

JOHN C. FREMONT Fourth 4th Fatal Western Expedition Colorado Snow 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 * John C. Fremont * Fatal 4th expedition The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near the end is; "...Later reports say that all of Col. Fremont's party perished except himself, and he is badly frostbitten." The ftpg. also has a brief, curious item: "A Yankee transported a couple of hogs to the 'diggins' in California to root for 'the precious ore', and obtained every night from six to eight ounces of gold from their snouts!" Four p... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$49.00
174748

BEST President JAMES BUCHANAN Annual State of the Union Address 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739412420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had - rare a such A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Within the very lengthy address Buchanan address the major issues of the year both domestic & international. Not the least of the concerns is the situation in Kansas. One bit notes: "...Should she be admitted into the Union with a constitution either maintaining or abolishing slavery, against the sentiment of the people, this could have no other e... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$245.00
174714

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381499762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - mine The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the time necessary to go by water round the cape or by the overland route..." & more. Also: "The Gold Fever" has a letter beginning: "The gold fever, which is spreading like an epidemic through the whole country...The attempt to guard the public property from gold-hunters & squatters...might lead to very serious consequences..." and much more. And then: "Late... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$72.00
173794

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696402149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1863 * Abraham Lincoln attends Ford's Theatre (day of) * Actor John Wilkes Booth performs A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Near the top of the front page is a great article headed: "Ford's New Theatre" which includes in part: "...announced for performance to-night, with J. Wilkes Booth as Raphael...In his personification of the romantic young sculptor, Mr. Booth concentrates many of his best qualities as an artist. The part is exceedingly picturesque & engaging, but Mr. Booth, by his earnestness, his vigorous grasp of genius, & his fervor of style, invests it with an intere... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:23

$845.00
172327

ABRAHAM LINCOLN as U.S. Senator Republican Candidate1858 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653722597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln * U.S. Senate candidate Page 3 has an article headed: "Politics In Illinois" which reports the election of Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, to be opposed by incumbent Stephen Douglass the Democrat. This election would be followed by the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates & would thrust Lincoln's name to national prominence & eventually the presidency. The report notes in part: "...Republican State Convention recently held...put forward its ticket...a Legislature which will have the appointment of a U.S. Senator. For the latter position the name of the Hon. Abraham Lincoln, formerly a Representative in Congress ... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:18

$88.00
170051

JOSEPH LOVELL Surgeon General of the United States Army 1820 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217810127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 27, 1820 Pg. 3 has a detailed letter from Joseph Lovell, Surgeon General U.S. Army, concerning meteorological observations made at military posts in the U.S. It includes an abstract of the observations that take about 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Arrival of the Queen In London" "Latest From France" "Debate on the Tariff Bill" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:50

$27.00
169989

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568894344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841 * President William Henry Harrison inauguration * Inaugural address - best title to be had (rare) Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital. Most of page 2 is taken up with: "THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841, On entering Upon the Duties of the office of President of the United States". Fully half of page 3 is taken up with excellent coverage of the inaugural proceedings & ceremonies. Among the column heads: "THE INAUGURATION" "The Procession" "The President Elect" "Approaching The Capito... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:50

$1,250.00
168650

Best PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY Washington D.C. Dedication 1858 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181309469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27, 1858 Page 2 contains a report headed "Cemetery Dedication" being the ceremonies of the historic Prospect Hill Cemetery at Washington (see photos). Four pages, very nice, clean condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:00

$75.00
166343

1858 Rehoboth Beach Delaware Details in Article - Decades Prior to Incorporation


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118532001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1858 * Rehoboth Beach, Delaware - detailed description * Prior to Methodist-Episcopal Camp Meeting - decades before incorporatio * Quite rare The top of the back page has an interesting article headed: "Rehoboth Beach" which takes 7 column inches. Near the beginning is: "About five miles below Cape Henlopen, on the Delaware sea-coast, is a spot of land now laid off as a town called Rehoboth. The fast land extends down to the beach, which is of hard sand, furnishing, when the tide is down, a magnificent drive for miles. The surf is excellent and safe for bathers..." with much more descriptive text of this now-famous beach community. Inter... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:27

$85.00
160896

Best JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1841 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210108224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1841 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had ? Half of the front page is taken up with the: "President's Message" which concludes on page 2 where it is signed: John Tyler. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address, a tradition which began with Washington & continues to this day. Terrific to have this speech in the newspaper which was essentially the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:15

$49.00
160263

CHESAPEAKE-LEOPARD AFFAIR Norfolk Virginia Naval Engagement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372184751563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1807 * Chesapeake-Leopard affair * Naval engagement off Virginia Page 2 has a nice report concerning the attack upon the frigate Chesapeake by the British ship Leopard, an embarrassment for the U.S. Navy which enraged the American public. It mentions in part: "...the late unprecedented outrage of Great Britain in demanding the privilege of searching a public armed vessel of the U.S.--compelling a submission to that demand by attacking the said U.S. frigate within our jurisdiction, when unprepared for resistance--wounding and murdering our fellow citizens & forcibly seizing & carrying away four of the crew of the said frigate..." (see) Ther... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:32

$48.00
147589

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561439177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 29, 1818 The middle of the front page has an interesting article: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" "Extract of a Letter dated Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River...from an Officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a Gentleman in St. Louis". The letter has some fascinating first-hand reporting on this early expedition to the West. See this hyperlink for more on this expedition. Four pages, some margin wear & a bit irregular at the right margin, scattered foxing.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:16

$39.00
140796

FRANCIS SCOTT KEY House for Sale Advertisement 1820 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374122674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., March 14, 1820 * Francis Scott Key house for sale ad * From the Nation's Capital A back page notice headed "Valuable Property For Sale" begins: "That large and commodious two story brick dwelling house near the upper end of Bridge street, lately occupied by Francis S. Key, Esq...." plus a few details (see). Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:34

$27.00
139800

MISSOURI STATEHOOD Joining the Union Admission SENATE Vote 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520109669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1820 * Missouri joining the Union * Statehood close The front page has a notice that: "The resolution for the admission of Missouri into the Union...has passed the Senate by a decisive majority...not yet been read in the House...All the indications of a speedy decision of that question...have failed..." (see). Another ftpg. report from Congress is headed: "Admission of Missouri". Page 2 has an Act of Congress concerning the sale of land in Illinois, signed in type by the President: James Monroe. The back page has a quite large "General Statement of the Bank of the United States...", the chart taking nearly half the page.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:09

$28.00
139779

JUDAICA Jewish Jews in America & NEGRO Boy for Sale Ad 1845 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520025388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1845 * Judaica - Jewish * Slave for sale ad The front page has nearly half a column headed: "The Jews On The Continent" (see ) followed by an ad: "A Private Sale, a Negro Boy 18 years old...". Much other news of the day. Four pages, some front page staining & a bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:21

$35.00
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