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183181

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121399155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778 * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page is entirely taken up with ads including a "Five Pounds Reward" ad for a runaway Negro boy. All of pg 2 is taken up with reports from London, including a lengthy: "Lord North's Speech...", prefaced with text which includes: "...A bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes on the colonies, plantations, ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:17

$310.00
183155

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Cook & Coppic Execution (EVE) 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 15, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic (eve) The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "STATE OF THE UNION" "The Presidential Campaign of 1860" "The Harper's Ferry Raid" "Approaching Execution of Cook, Coppie, Green and Copeland" and more. The text takes a full column and carries over to page 2, where also are found: "The Executions To-Morrow" "The Approaching Execution at Charlestown" "The Harper's Ferry Affair". Eight pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$38.00
183101

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392875439949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 13, 1958 * Cooper v. Aaron * Supreme Court decision * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The top of the front page has a banner headline: "FAUBUS DEFIES COURT, CLOSES HIGH SCHOOLS" with subheads. Nice for display. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with 22 pages, small library stamp with masthead, some small binding and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:23

$72.00
183041

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA 16th Street Baptist Church BOMBING Murders 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116580454

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 18, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama church bombing * African-American girls killed - funerals The front page has a three column heading: "Birmingham Negroes Pray For Their City at Funeral" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Complete with all 42 pages, library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:57

$57.00
183040

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874203316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Sept. 13, 1958 * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Tension In Little Rock As Faubus Commands High Schools To Close" with subhead and related photo. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:56

$40.00
183009

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negroes Students Central High School AR TENSIONS 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116114099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 26, 1957 * Little Rock Nine * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Calmest Day at Central School" with subheads. (see) Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Little Rock Nine were a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower, is consi... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 07:19

$39.00
183008

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Indians Pitcher Makes 1ST MLB Baseball START 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116114015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1948 * Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start * Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 26) has a three column heading: "Indians Win and Lead League" with subheads: "PAIGE AS STARTER GETS FIRST VICTORY" "Gives 7 Hits Before Retiring for Pinch Hitter in 7th--Indians Top Senators, 5-3" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on Satchel Paige's very 1st official start in the Major Leagues. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage ... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 07:19

$48.00
182922

CSS MANASSAS 1st Ironclad Ship of Confederacy w/ Print 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109886515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance Upon Yorktown" and much more. Page 6 has a print of: "Hollins's Gunboat the 'Manassas' or 'Turtle' " with very descriptive text. This was the first ironclad built for the Confederacy. More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$37.00
182913

ROSEWOOD MASSACRE Florida BLACKS Race War RIOTS Levy County 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109865358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923. * Rosewood, Florida black massacre * Florida race war The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see) Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Fourteen pages, light toning, a little margin wear, loose along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Rosewood was a small community of nearly 350 people, mostly black, in Levy County in central Florida, USA. Today, it is remembered for the Rosewood Massacre of January 1923, in which over several days, white mobs at... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:02

$44.00
182907

WENDELL SCOTT Becomes Only African American to Win NASCAR Race 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867663846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963 * Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race * 1st and only African American to do so * Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief report here is due to the fact that NASCAR wasn't that popular back then, in fact the New York Times didn't even report it. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Scott began his racing career in local circuits and attained his NASCAR license in around 1953, making him the first... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:59

$67.00
182810

KINSTON NC Battle of Wyse Fork North Carolina CIVIL WAR Nears End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 13, 1865 * Final month of the Civil War * Kinston NC North Carolina (Wyse Fork) * Confederacy down to their last hope Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From North Carolina" "A Battle Reported Near Kinston on Wednesday" "A Victory Claimed Over Our Forces" "The Gallantry of the Union Troops Acknowledged" "Reports of Scouts" "Rumored Union Victories in South Carolina" "Cheatham & Johnston Get 'Awfully Whipped' " "General Sherman at Cheraw" "The Slave-Arming Question..." and more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:22

$35.00
182803

HENRIETTA WOOD Woman Slavery Reparations Restitution Verdict 1878 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865528782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1878 * Enslaved Woman Henrietta Wood * Awarded slavery reparations verdict The front page has a notable report concerning the fascinating case of Henrietta Wood. The Article is headed: "The Good Old Times" "The Suite of Henrietta Wood, of Cincinnati--Heavy; Damages Granted by the Jury". In 1853, Wood was a free black woman living and laboring as a domestic worker in Cincinnati when she was lured across the Ohio River and into the slave state of Kentucky by a white man named Zebulon Ward. Ward sold her to slave traders, who took her to Mississippi. A cotton planter bought her there and later took her to Texas, where she remained enslaved through the Civil War. Wood eventually returned to Cin... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:19

$125.00
182785

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 22, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement * Thomas Burling, furniture & cabinet maker * Slavery - slaves - Negroes advertisements Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be cons... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:43

$68.00
182777

SLAVER African Slave Trade Ship CAPTURED Atlantic Ocean 1860 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107085869

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856 * Pre Civil War slavery * African slave trade Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the slave ship. Also: "From Fort Kearny" has a report on a skirmish with Cheyenne Indians. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:37

$47.00
182774

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865266831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - John E. Cook The top of the front page has some nice content on the John Brown raid upon Harper's Ferry, column heads including; "The Harper's ferry Conspiracy - The Confession of John E. Cooke" "The Confession" with a wealth of text concerning the event taking nearly 3 columns. A wealth of fine reporting on this notable event, and great to have in this newspaper from the nation's capital, and close to Harper's Ferry. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds, various foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:34

$45.00
182749

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War John Bell Hood 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865255467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper-flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprisin... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:21

$67.00
182700

Rare 18th Century GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES Philadelphia PA 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863978181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 10, 1795 The ftpg. is filled with ads including one for: "A Negro Man" in jail presumed to be a runaway; and one for a lottery: "For the Improvement of the Federal City". Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting the completion of the "federal city" at Washington, D.C., where it would move in 1800.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:57

$98.00
182694

THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships Captures from Sierra Leone 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863976286

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, Maine, Jan. 24, 1846 * The African slavery trade - slaves Although primarily a literature paper, there is an article: "Late From Sierra Leone" which reports on the slave trade. Portions include: "...during the period between the 1st of April 1844 to the 17th May, 1845 sixty vessels were captured, on board of which nearly 5000 slaves were found...Among the slavers captured was the Africano..." with much more on t... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:52

$57.00
177978

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Enters National Stage w/ Bus Boycott GUILTY1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900917570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 23, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Pushed into the national spotlight The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old and considered the leader of this campaign. It was his eventual arrest and guilty verdict that pushed him into the national spotlight. The front page of this issue has the report of this event with a nice banner headline: "MINISTER GUILTY IN BOYCOTT" with subheads and small photo of MLK. (see) A significant issue in the early stages of the Civil Rights movement. Because th... See More  

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Ends August 03, 2020 13:38

$327.00
182676

1874 NYC Old Newspaper Culpeper County Virginia NEGRO Lynching Hanging Hanged


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859737870

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1874 * Culpeper County, Virginia * Negro hanging - detailed account The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "A NEGRO HANGED" with subheads. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:36

$33.00
182630

AUTHERINE LUCY University of Alabama 1st BLACK Student Enrollee 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101149771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY WORKER, New York, February 9, 1956 * University of Alabama breaks the color barrier * Autherine Lucy becoming 1st black student to enroll The front page has a nice headline "World Backs Negro Coed, But Ike Just Waits" Also a one column heading: "Alabama U. Editor His Shameful Riot" and photo of Lucy. (see) Coverage on the demonstrations at the University of Alabama as Autherine Lucy prepares to become the first African American to attend classes at the university. The issue is complete in 8 pages, tabloid size, some spine wear with small tear at the central fold, otherwise quite nice. Note: The Daily Worker was a newspaper published in New York City by the Communist Party USA - the publication ending in the m... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:40

$60.00
182628

JAMES WEBSTER SMITH 1st Black Cadet West Point Military Academy 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858690426

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1870 * James Webster Smith's mistreatment * 1st African American appointed to cadetship * West Point - United States Military Academy Page 8 has a letter from James Webster Smith headed: "The Colored Cadet" "Hardships of the Hartford Darky at West Point--His Letter Home--A Pretty Hard Case" This letter is signed in type: J. W. Smith. Henry Ossian Flipper is more known because he was the first African Ameri... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:39

$37.00
182619

Rare RUNAWAY SLAVES & Illustrtated Ships Ads 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100854499

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 13, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 14 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Three more slave ads are on page 3. And one more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$42.00
182521

WOLF-HEINRICH GRAF VON HELLDORF Anti-Semite Berlin Police Chief 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099174644

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1935 * Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorf * New Anti-Semite chief in Berlin, Germany * Reuben Stacey Negro lynching * Fort Lauderdale, Florida The front page has a two column headline: "NEW ANTI-SEMITE NAMED CHIEF TO 'PURGE' BERLIN OF JEWS AND COMMUNISTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 4 with photo. The back page has one column headings: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MOB IN FLORIDA" "100 Masked Men Take Alleged ... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:01

$48.00
182510

CHICAGO Illinois RACE RIOT Red Summer NEGROES Murder Looting Arson1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857186801

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1919 * Chicago race riot * Red Summer of 1919 The front page has a nice banner headline: "6,000 TROOPS CALLED OUT IN CHICAGO TO CHECK NEW RIOTS; NEGROES FIRE AT SOLDIERS, ATTACK PASSING TRAINS; FOUR MORE LEAGUE OPPONENTS SEE WILSON ON CHANGES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 28 pages, light to... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$57.00
182405

Rare CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee Becomes Commander Chief 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851907914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee becomes commander in chief * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital & slave state Not just a nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, but one from near the end of the Civil War. The front page has: "The War News" with various items & including near the end: "...that Lincoln was in a 'gleeful spirits' on Saturday as he expected momentarily to receive the best of news from Sherman on the war path after Hardee...". Also on the ftpg. City Intelligence" "The Second-Glass Militia of Richmond" being a lengthy letter talking over a full column (see for beginning). The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial--always interesting reading in this newspape... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:23

$117.00
182315

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1797 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708821

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 1, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * 4 slave advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads including one for a runaway slave. The back page has 3 more slave ads. News of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding slits along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:39

$72.00
182312

Illustrtated SHIPS & Runaway Slave Ads Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850286186

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 4, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave advertisement The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 18 illustrated ship ads. One runaway slave ad is on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:37

$42.00
182304

Runaway Slave Ads & Illustrtated SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850283238

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Three Slave ads The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Two more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$42.00
182252

THE AMISTAD Africans Slaver Ship Trade Case - SLAVES Return Home 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848223494

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 12, 1842 * Amistad slaver ship case * The slaves return home * African slave trade The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief item noting: "Arrival of the Amistad Africans at Sierra Leone. Accounts have been received at Salem that the barque Gentleman, arrived at Sierra Leone in January, having on board the Amistad Africans." This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a n... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$28.00
182249

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222195

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The front page has two reports concerning the latest ruling on the Amistad slave case. Most of a page 3 column is headed: "Further Particulars In The Case of The Amistad". The article provides the latest information from Hartford concerning the Amistad slaves as the court trial was to begin that day (Sept. 19), mentioning seven lib... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:12

$66.00
182097

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison EMANCIPATION ? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Hunter's emancipation order This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation" controversy, in which he issued an emancipation proclamation for selected states without authority. The proclamation is printed here & signed in type: David Hunter, Major General Commanding. This issue includes the document signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, negating Hunter's proclamation. There is also a lengthy editorial on this s... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:22

$150.00
182051

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084195070

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * New York Yacht Club bans her Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Wanderer And The New York Yacht Club" (see) Other news of the day. Eight pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:47

$28.00
182048

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084193453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 19, 1797 * Rare 18th century American publication * 4 runaway slave advertisements (lightly inked) This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:44

$67.00
182010

JACK JOHNSON Black Champion Boxer Flees U.S. re. Mann Act Arrest 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084129138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1913 * Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ * 1st African American to hold title (1910) * Flees U.S. w/ Lucille Cameron to avoid jail The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CONVICTED NEGRO PUGILIST MAKES GOOD ESCAPE TO CANADA" with subheads. (see) Complete with 18 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, irregular along the spine, tape mend near bottom margin, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:31

$45.00
181904

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824868862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emancipation Proclamation, headed: "The Proclamation of Emancipation" signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln announced the freeing of all slaves on September 22, 1862, to take effect January 1, 1863, this printing formally documenting the freedom of slaves is now the law of the land. This is one of the more historically significant ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:12

$455.00
181781

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373070917960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 20, 1797 * Rare 18th century American publication * 3 runaway slave advertisements This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:22

$67.00
181713

CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee & Jospeh E. Johnston Letters 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 3, 1864 * Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee & Joseph E. Johnston The front page has: "The War News" which includes a letter signed in type: R. E. Lee, General, which has an introductory paragraph as well. Other front page items include a letter signed in type: J. E. Johnston, and items headed: "Officers Retired From the Army" "General Lee's Army" from near Cold Harbor, taking over half a column; "From General Lee's Army--The Latest--Glorious News!" which includes: "This morning the enemy were found to have abandoned the front of A. P. Hill's corps, stretching from Atlee's nearly around to the Mechanicsville pike...". Also subheads: "The Negro Troops on the Southside" "The Vandalism o... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:08

$83.00
181702

WINSLOW HOMER Illustration Print & John Brown 1859 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066451160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1859 * American painter Winslow Homer print * re. John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry Arguable the most desired print is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Fall Games--The Apple Bee". Other prints within include: 'En Route for Harper's Ferry' with just a brief bit of text; a half page: "The Royal Road to Learning - The Prince of Wales at Oxford"; a full page: "The Fall Games - The Elephant". The back page has: "A Premature Movement" showing John Brown talking to a Black man. This issue also has a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit of foxing & minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:04

$116.00
181694

DENMARK VESEY Charleston SC Slaves Blacks Revolt EXECUTIONS 1822 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815359185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1822 * Denmark Vesey slave revolt * Executions of slaves - blacks * Charleston, South Carolina Page 2 has a report about the execution of some of the individuals involved in the famous plot for a massive slave insurrection organized by Denmark Vesey. States in part that: "...twenty-two culprits, were executed here for attempts to excite the late insurrection in this city and State. Six other Slaves were found guilty...and sentenced to be hung on the 30th inst...". A notable report relating to what might be considered the second most famous slave insurrection other than Nat Turners Rebellion, despite the fact that the Vesey insurrection never came to pass. Four pag... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:00

$145.00
181622

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War South Carolina 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813864934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "News From the North" which includes a dispatch signed by Benjamin Butler, concerning anger over the Confederates employing captured colored soldiers in digging trenches, with his similar retaliation (see). "Mrs. Lucy Williams--Morgan's Betrayer" "Sharp Fighting in the Valley" "Latest News From Hood's Army" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, wi... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:20

$70.00
181618

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065174419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862 * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the bottom half of the second column and takes the top half of the third column and is signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Just before the Proclamation is a very nice editorial piece on the Emancipation Proclamation and includes portions of the it, including: "...That on the first day of January next all persons held as slaves within any... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:17

$775.00
181572

JESSE OWENS Black Star Suspended re. Pro & BERLIN OLYMPICS Ends 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062016894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 17, 1936 * Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended * Berlin Olympic games come to an end The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "OWENS IS BARRED BY A.A.U.; READY TO BECOME A PRO" with subhead. (see) Also a two column heading: "Olympic Games End With Dramatic Flag Ceremony" (see) Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. A few sma... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:25

$44.00
181543

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Albany GA Arrest & Jailed CIVIL RIGHTS 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061755589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 28, 1962 * Albany Georgia civil rights rally - prayer * Martin Luther King Jr. arrest and put in jail The top of page 5 has a one column photo of Martin Luther King Jr. with heading: "Dixie Jails Rev. King, 27 Others" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Albany Movement was a desegregation coalition formed in Albany, Georgia in November, 1961. In December King and the SCLC became involved. The movement mobilized thousands of citizens for a broad-front nonviolent attack on every aspect of segreg... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:14

$62.00
181525

Great 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ Slave Ads 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807477783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1783 * Nice masthead * Rare publication The front page is entirely taken up with ads including an: "Eight Dollars Reward" ad for "...a likely [Black] Wench..." with details, and a "Ten Dollars Reward" for a runaway "...[Black]Man named Adam...". Page 2 has a small bit noting: "From the known principles of the premier, respecting the American contest...from the unhappy loyalists it may naturally be concluded that the colonial war will not yet be terminated." The balance of the issue is taken up with other news of the day and more advertisements. Four pages, ornate lettering in the masthead, some water staining near the top, even foxing throughout.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:54

$120.00
181489

SLAVER African Slave Trade Ship CAPTURED Atlantic Ocean 1860 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060757603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1860 * Pre Civil War slavery Among the page 4 column heads are; "The Captured Africans and the Slave Trade" with the article noting in part: "...where one slave vessel is detected by the government with its cargo of Africans, ten succeed in landing the [blacks] and distributing them over the South...". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:38

$38.00
181477

FORT SUMTER Charleston SC Diagram Pre Civil War Tensions CRISIS 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806389867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 31, 1860 * Fort Sumter diagram * Charleston, South Carolina * Southern tensions The front page features a nice map headed: "THE CHARLESTON FORTIFICATIONS. Topographical Sketch of Fort Sumpter". The first column has related headlines including: "The Revolutionary Crisis" "Important From the South" "Special Message of the President on the Action of South Carolina" "Another John Brown Excitement in Virginia" "The Charleston Fortifications" and more. Eight pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, one interior leaf close-trimmed at the right margin, generally good condition.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:52

$40.00
181345

1948 LARRY DOBY 1st African American to Hit HOME RUN in World Series of Baseball


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053612966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 10, 1948 * Larry Doby becomes 1st African American * Home run in World Series history w/ photos * Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "Gromek's Seven-Hitter Beats Sain, 2-1" with subheads, box scores and five related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run and another showing him celebrating after the game. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic. Complete with all 50+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:14

$72.00
181233

Lot of (9) HARPER'S WEEKLY Pre Civil War Illustrations PRINTS 1859 NY Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797827416

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York A lot of 9 complete issues with dates: July 30; August 6; Sept. 10, 17; Oct. 8, 29; Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 31, all in 1859. All issues are mostly loose at the spine and have a bit of irregularity at the margin as they were never bound nor trimmed. Even toning and perhaps some stray tears. Actually nicer than a "2nd rate" lot as prints within are generally nice. A wealth of fine items here including issues with John Brown & Harper's Ferry content, with the retail value (in nice condition) totaling $515. See our website as all are listed, priced, with a full inventory of prints. We offer this lot at a dramatically discounted price.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:09

$165.00
181226

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797114611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The entire front page is taken up with ads, one of which is for the printing of: "Common Sense". Page 2 has numerous reports which relate to the Revolutionary War, bits including: "...the enemy's ships went up Rappahannock River & took a French ship with 4 or 500 hogsheads of tobacco..." and a report from Congress, now located in at Lancaster, Penna: "...that the invasion of the state of Pennsylvania by... See More  

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:34

$275.00
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