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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
171163

Best WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON President Inauguration 1841 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392250259916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841 * President William Henry Harrison * Day 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 day this newspaper was printed. The first column is taken up with: "Arrangements For the Inauguration of the President Elect, on the Fourth of March, 1841: with considerable detail. Columns 2 and 3 are nearly taken up with: "THE INAUGURATION" "Order of Procession" along with subheads: "Programme" "Regulations" "Line of March". And also a heading: "Arrangements For the Day". The... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:23

$177.00
170879

INDIANA TERRITORY to Join the Union Statehood (EVE) John Adams 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243215222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 1816 * Indiana will become a state (eve) Page 3 has reports of discussions from Congress, one report headed: "Indiana State" which includes: "...proceeded to the order of the day on the resolution recognizing the republicanism & conformity to constitution and law of the constitution of the new State of Indiana...and ordered to a third readying. It was accordingly read a third time and passed unanimously." It would be presented to the President for signature the day after this printing and Indiana officially became the 19th state of the Union on December 11. The top of page 3 has an ad for the historic: "Union Tavern, Georgetown". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2019 16:55

$37.00
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
144631

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371637311643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 3, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican War Good reporting on the Mexican War with the ftpg. having; "Investment of Vera Cruz" "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "The Battle of Buena Vista". Inside has: "Official--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which has 3 letters signed in type: Z. Taylor, and one by: Ant. Lopez de Santa Anna. Another article on: "The Battle of Buena Vista" and "Our Loss At Buena Vista" "From California" "Vera Cruz" and even more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:33

$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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