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Rare Velasco TX pre Freeport Brazoria County Texas Map 1892 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394355798195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, March 31, 1892  * Rare Southwestern title * Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note) A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early history is closely tied with the Battle of Velasco and the Texas Revolution. Velasco was an important entry point for American settlers in Texas. In 1836 following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto, Velasco was named a temporary capital of the Republic of Texas by the interim President David G. Burnet. In 1837, the final actions of the Battl... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2022 10:14

$47.00
199789

Smithsonian Institution Creation Texas War of Independence Start 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201603082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1836  * Smithsonian Institution creation * Texas War of Independence begins The front page includes a report prefaced in part by: "...A provisional government has been completely organized & a bill of rights adopted which will be found below..." and what follows is the: "Declaration of the People of Texas in General Convention Assembled" followed by the 8 posts of the Bill of Rights, including: "That they do not  acknowledge that the present authorities of the nominal Mexican republic have the right to govern within the limits of Texas." and more.  This is followed--still on the front page--with a report beginning: "There has been some fighting...". Also of much interest is a... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:21

$45.00
195822

TREATY OF VELASCO Texas Revolution Ending w/ General Santa Anna 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393909277979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1836 * Treaty of Velasco * General Santa Anna * Texas Revolution ending Inside has "Latest From Texas and Mexico" which includes a significant letter signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana in which he agrees to the treaty between Texas and Mexico, known as the Treaty of Velasco. This is followed by the "Articles of the treaty concluded between his excellency Don Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana...president of the Mexican republic...and his excellency Don David Burnet, President of the republic of Texas" which includes all ten articles and the various signatures at the end. Bit close-trimmed to portions of these reports but no word loss. This document is noted as May 4th... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2022 15:10

$56.00
195578

MIRABEAU B. LAMAR Texas President Orders Free Blacks to Leave 1840 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869605280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 22, 1840   * Mirabeau B. Lamar - President of Texas * Orders all free African Americans to leave An inside page has a brief yet notable item headed: "Texas" reading: "President Lamar has issued a proclamation commanding all free persons of color, now in the republic of Texas to remove therefrom before the 1st day of January, 1842." This is followed by a brief item: "Independence of Texas" noting in part: "...English minster has addressed...that if within a certain time Texas is not recognised, Great Britain will acknowledge its independence...". Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-cir... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:29

$50.00
192773

United States To Buy TEXAS Mexico Purchase General Nicolas Bravo 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393543161580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830 * on the purchase of Texas from Mexico One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our country...He affirms that the U. States have for a long time desired the acquisition of that large portion of the Mexican republic..." with much more, taking almost an entire column. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Chief Justice Marshall's Speech", much reporting from Congress, "Indians in Georgia", much on the "Navy Department", "Letter of Bolivar"... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:04

$40.00
185542

NIXON V. HERNDON Blacks Voting Votes in Texas Supreme Court Decision 1927 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373318196945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1927 * United States Supreme Court decision * Nixon v. Herndon re. 1923 Texas law * Blacks voting in Democratic Party primary The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS PRIMARY LAW BARRING NEGRO VOID" with subheads. See below for information. Complete with all 42 pages, heavy foxing along the central fold, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition. wikipedia notes: Nixon v. Herndon, (1927), was a United States Supreme Court decision which struck down a 1923 Texas law forbidding blacks from voting in the Texas Democratic Party primary. Due to the limited amount of Republican Party activity in Texas at the time following the suppression of black voting ... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:04

$62.00
182323

Great Gulf of Mexico TEXAS & Mexican COAST Civil War Era MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850291453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 * Gulf of Mexico coast map * Texas - Mexico An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, French and Spanish Expedition." with the map showing much details. There is an inset showing Cerro Gordo, Mexico City, Tampico, Castle of San Juan De Ulua, and a diagram of the city of Vera Cruz. In additional to showing the Mexican coastline the map extends to the cost of Texas and Louisiana as well, showing New Orleans, Sabine City, Galveston, Houston, P... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:45

$83.00
179718

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events & Terms of Surrender Debate 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989750222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War * Negotiation terms for surrender Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a wealth of reporting on the Mexican War, headed: "Late and Important From Mexico" "The Capture of the City of Mexico--The Peace Propositions of Mr. Trist and the Counter Propositions of the Mexicans". Included is a letter signed in type by: Winfield Scott to Santa Anna, with his response signed in type: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. A wealth of additional correspondence on the war as well. Page 3 continues with much war reporting, most of the focus being on the terms to be negotiated for the surrender the first point being: "The independence of Texas s... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:58

$48.00
179012

MEXICAN WAR ENDS Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo MEXICO Texas - Polk 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692353065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1848 * Mexican War ends * Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo * Mexico - United States - Texas The top of page 2 has the very historic report of the official end of the Mexican War, beginning with: "A Proclamation" "Whereas a treaty of peace, friendship, limits, & settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican republic was concluded and signed at the city of Guadalupe Hidalgo..." followed by the balance of the text of the Proclamation by the President. This is then followed by the text of the actual Treaty, which takes 3 columns and includes all 23 articles with the signatures (in type) of 4 Mexican officials as well as the President: James K. Polk. Following t... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:38

$295.00
155870

PITHOLE PA Pennsylvania Ghost Town OIL & More 1865 Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026480290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 * Pithole, Pennsylvania & more The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The Irish Republic Recognized" "Texas" "The Freedmen And The Bureau" and a baseball game report (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:13

$35.00
154606

Last AAFC Football Charity Game CLEVELAND BROWNS vs. All-Stars 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809244273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., sport's section only, December 18, 1949 * All-America Football Conference All-Star game * Shamrock Bowl - Cleveland Browns * Last ever AAFC game The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ALL-STAR GRIDDERS DEFEAT CLEVELAND IN CHARITY BATTLE" with subhead. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The All-America Football Conference (AAFC) All-Star Game or Shamrock Bowl was an American football game played in Houston's old Rice Field on December 17, 1949, between the Cleveland Browns (the 1949 AAFC Champions) and an all-star selection ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:24

$39.00
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