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181195

President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS & Abolitionism - Slaves Slavery 1837 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795887237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1837 * John Quincy Adams * Slavery - abolition Beginning on the ftpg. and continuing for over 4 pages is: "Mr. Adams and the Petition From Slaves", an interesting situation about which a website is devoted. Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with detailed reports from Congress. Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:33

$32.00
181154

Historic DRED SCOTT CASE Roger B. Taney SLAVES Trial Decision 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791944675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 7, 1857 * Historic Dred Scott Decision * Famous former slave case A very historic issue as page 5 has an article headed: "The Dred Scott Case Decided". This text takes about a half a column and includes the historic ruling by the Supreme Court, which begins: "The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered by Chief Justice Taney. It was a full & elaborate statement of the views of the Court. They have decided the following all important points:..." and what followed are the four key points. The first notes: "[Blacks], whether slaves or free, that is men of the African race, are not citizens of the United States, by the Constitution..." with the other particulars as well i... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:34

$368.00
181013

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041921588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 12, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Three more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:21

$42.00
181012

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041920591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 23, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 3 has 2 runaway slave ads. Another one appears on the back page. (see) New of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:19

$72.00
180961

Abraham LINCOLN MEMORIAL TOWER Lambeth London Cornerstone Laid 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373038915919

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1874 * Lincoln Memorial Tower of London * Cornerstone laid in Lambeth * Gothic Revival architecture The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE LINCOLN TOWER" "The Memorial Stone of the Monument Laid in England" "Honor to the Memory of the Emancipation Chief" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 12:02

$33.00
180892

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Black Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782085424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny The front page has an article headed: "The Creole Captives", which concerns a slave ship upon which the slaves mutinied, a rather infamous event in American history. This article is a report from Parliament in London discussing the slave ship situation (see for portions). The Creole case was the result of an American slave revolt in November, 1841 on board the Creole, a ship involved in the United States slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the rebels ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the most successful slave revolt in U.S. history. Two persons died as a result of the ... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:37

$40.00
180887

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782081476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" - slavery - slaves Page 3 has a report with column heads: "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance of the Republican Nomination For President" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor..." and more. Also inside is: "The Slave Trade" "Another Important Capture of a Slaver wi... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:31

$90.00
180786

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC Mercury Civil War w/ Morris Island 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031601453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" " "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army" "The President In Augusta" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, 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 i... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:03

$82.00
180776

ANGLO-ASHANTI WARS Gold Cape Coast Castle West Africa MAP British 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775128018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 15, 1873 * Third Anglo-Ashanti War - 1st expedition * Cape Coast Castle - Gold Coast - Africa w/ map Page 3 has a nice map with headline: "THE AFRICAN GOLD COAST" and more. Also one column headings include: "ASHANTEE" "March of the British Army Expedition Inot the Country" "The Slave Drivers Of The Desert" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 10:59

$35.00
180435

LA AMISTAD African Slaves Slavery Ship Case Trial 1840 Baltimore Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021147381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 * African slaves * La Amistad trial Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the [blacks] who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to interpose...in their behalf in order that they may be restored to liberty..." with much more, including a responding letter with the Amistad text taking over a full column. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:12

$36.00
180382

SLAVE SHIP African Trade Slaver Captured & PONY EXPRESS Missouri 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373017254113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1860 * Slave ship - Slaver * Pony Express The top of page 7 has a report: "Capture of Another Slaver Off the Coast of Cuba" which is rather brief (see). This is followed by: "Arrival of the California Pony Express--The Express Intercepted by Indians--Failure of the Mail, etc." with a St. Joseph, Missouri dateline. Then: "News From Pike's Peak". Twelve pages, some light staining, small piece from the top of the front leaf.

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:20

$47.00
180347

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755772569

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 23, 1842 * Amistad slaver ship case * The slaves return home * African slave trade The back page begins with: "Amistad Africans" which reports of their return to Sierre Leone: "...and were well received by Dr. Ferguson, the Lieut. governor...they found there many of their Mendi countrymen & liberated Africans...The conduct of Cinque & the rest...had not been so good as the missionaries had hoped..." with a bit more. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:26

$34.00
180296

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Civil War Cooper Insitute "Black Man" Speech AD1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392754211621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862 * Frederick Douglass speech on civil war * Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event) In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image). Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6. Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:23

$57.00
180228

MORDECAI MANUEL NOAH Ararat City of Refuge at Grand Island JEWS 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373013385536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 26, 1831 * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Ararat, City of Refuge An inside page has a nice report on the ceremonies of the laying of the cornerstone of the city of Ararat. This was the project of Mordecai M. Noah, who is acknowledged to be the first American born Jew to rise to national prominence. His city of Ararat was to be a Jewish homeland in America, and was situated on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This report takes about three-quarters of a page (see for portions). Just above this report is one headed: "Domestic Slave Trade" which has a list of slaves imported into New Orleans, by port, during a mentioned week. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2020 15:19

$78.00
180172

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Passed Jews Religious Freedom 1826 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748066764

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1826 * Maryland Jew Bill becomes law Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland. The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to have an improving appearance...for the political liberation of persons held in servitude for conscience-sake, has been also passed by the house of delegates 45 to 32, so a late disgraceful part of our constitution is abolished, and Jews are freemen..." with a bit more (see photos). Included also is the list of those who voted "Year" and "Nay" for the change in the cons... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:49

$98.00
180132

BLACK SUFFRAGE in the South Politicized for Presidential Campaign 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746872992

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, July 2, 1868 * Black suffrage and the Southern States * Political campaign for president Page 6 has an editorial headed: "Universal [Black] Suffrage--The Great Issue of the Campaign" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:06

$35.00
180097

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745632176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia * A "rebel" victory * Rare Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Fredericksburg" taking most of the column & including: "...The enemy finding himself outflanked deserted his works without resistance & fled towards Chancellorsville...During Saturday Jackson continued to press the enemy's right, whilst General Lee assailed him in front..." with much more (see). This is followed by: "The Last of The Great Yankee Raid" with subheads: ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:21

$480.00
180092

JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Black Brooklyn Dodgers Wins MVP Baseball 1949 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007416207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., November 19, 1949 * Negro star Jackie Robinson * NL baseball MVP award (1st report) * 1st Black to win - Brooklyn Dodgers Page 11 has a one column heading: "Robinson Is Voted Most Valuable" (see) First report coverage on Jackie Robinson winning the NL baseball MVP award, the first black player so honored. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:18

$47.00
180033

DANIEL O'CONNELL Irish Catholic Leader Life Celebration Dublin MAP1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003456143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1875 * Daniel O'Connell centenary celebration * "The Liberator" "The Emancipator" * Irish Catholic political leader - Ireland Page 2 has a large, detailed map of Dublin, Ireland headed: "THE O'CONNELL CENTENARY" and more. (see) Page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE LIBERATOR" "An Immense Procession in Dublin" "One Hundred Thousand Irishmen Honor His Memory" and much more. Lengthy text takes up the entire page and continues on page 4. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:22

$33.00
180011

KKK Ku Klux Klan & Anarchy in Southern Illinois Williamson County 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740833579

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, August 27, 1875 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan outrages * Anarchy in Southern Illinois Page 4 has an article headed: "ANARCHY IN ILLINOIS" "Further Particulars of the Rout and Capture of the Ku Klux" "A Chapter of Outrages Upon Men and Women" "The People Arming" and more. Text takes up just over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:27

$33.00
179946

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737966215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Feb. 12, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. has literary & other items including: "Melancholy Affair" "The Gold Room in Windsor Castle" "Necessity of Suffering" "A Curiosity" and other items. Page 2 has content on the closing events of the Mexican War including; "Late & Important From Mexico" (see). Pages 3 & 4 have advertisements including ones headed: "Negro Clothing" & "Sale of Negroes" with details (see). The bkpg. also has a lengthy Act concerning the sale of land in Florida, sign... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:29

$133.00
179929

BOSTON PORT BILL American Reaction Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999938734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1774 * Boston Port Bill reaction * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Among the articles is: "The Speech of Moses Bon Saam, a Free Negro, to the Revolted Slaves in ...the West Indies" which takes nearly 1 1/2 pages. In: "Review of New Publications" is: "Thoughts on the Act for Making More Effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec" and; "Observations on the Act of Parliament Commonly Called the Boston Port Bill..." both of which are among the hated Intolerable Acts. The bkpg. has news headed: "America" which notes: "The consequences of blocking up the port of Boston become every day ore serious...at least in appearance every part of America must feel the shoc... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$63.00
179900

Great JESS WILLARD Ko's Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999801543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) * Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO" with subheads and round by round reporting, all on the front page. Nice for display. (see) Early, same day 1st report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson. FRONT LEAF ONLY (PAGES 1 & 2), light toning, some rubbing at the folds, some tape mending along the bottom margin on the front page, much more tape mending on page two at the folds... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:05

$115.00
179840

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994281626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 8, 1956 * Autherine Lucy attending University of Alabama * 1st African American student at Tuscaloosa, Alabama Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Demands Alabama U. Readmit [Black] Girl" Two related photos are on the back page. Coverage on the 1st black student to attend the University of Alabama during the civil rights era in the South. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:28

$42.00
179830

AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE East Coast Suppression & Sultan of Muscat 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994275779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1872 * African Slave Trade * Suppression continues * Sultan of Muscat Page 3 has an article headed: "The African Slave Trade" "America Moving to its Suppression" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:16

$33.00
179793

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC Mercury Civil War Darbytown Road 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993071939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 8, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War * Battle of Darbytown and New Market Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Good News from the Valley--Sheridan Retreating Before Early" "Another Victory Below Richmond" "Fort Delaware" "From Hood's Army" "Latest Northern Reports--Glorious Successes of Price'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, 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:24

$82.00
179723

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slaver Ship Captured w/ 750 Slaves 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729069985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1849 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has reports headed: "From Salt Lake" with reports on the travails of people heading West. Another item is brief: "Slavers Captured" noting: "...that a British man of war has recently taken into that port a Brazilian brig & barque, having on board in the aggregate about 750 slaves." Also on pg. 3: "The Texas Gold Hunters Returned" "An Indian Outbreak In Florida" "General Scott" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:03

$34.00
179600

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Rights Leader Sentenced 4 Months in Prison 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724080201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 26, 1960 * Martin Luther King Jr. * Sentence to 4 months * re. Atlanta sit-ins The top of page 13-C has a one column heading: "King Gets 4-Mo. Term in Georgia" (see) Complete with 70+ pages, small library stamp within masthead, minor margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. source: "The King Legacy": On January 20, MLK moves to Atlanta and becomes co-pastor, with his father, at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Lunch counter sit-ins begin on February 1 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee is founded on April 15 to coordinate student protests at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and elsewhere. MLK is the keynote speaker at... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:35

$52.00
179475

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * Speech given by President Lincoln An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause...". Also inside: "The Death ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$225.00
179474

PROVINCIAL CONGRESS MEEETING American Revolutionary War 1775 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 * Meeting of a Provincial Congress * Early Revolutionary War Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that: "...pursue every measure which the Congress may recommend to them as necessary for the preservation of these colonies at this time of imminent danger.", and noting that John Hancock is President of the Congress. Pg. 2 also have some military reports, including measures needed to protect the western frontier. Pg. 3 has some reports concerning... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$430.00
179417

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Post Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372976001848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just after Brown's execution Page 3 has over 3 columns of text headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads: "The Fugitives--Cook and Virginia In Kansas" "Further Testimony--Letter from C.P. Tidd" "John Brown and G. W. Brown" "Direct From Harper's Ferry" "Disunion Sentiment" and more. Eight pages, an inside margin close-trimmed not affecting mentioned content, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:18

$47.00
179355

Early BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia CONVICTS Penal Colony 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972456219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia * Penal Colony - Convicts * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" heading is a report reading: "By the last accounts received from the fleet from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of October last and expected to sail again about the middle of Nov. and to proceed directly for their place of destination. They were very healthy, and the convicts very orderly. The number of deaths from England to the Cape amounted to 21." This is a very early account of the use of Australia as a penal colony, and the establishment of the very first British settlement there. Two pages have considerable ... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$115.00
179199

INKSTER MICHIGAN African American Ford Motor Company Employees 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965899701

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1931 * Inkster, Wayne County, Michigan * Henry Ford Motor Company employees * African American Detroit suburb experiment * The Great Depression era The top of the front page is a two column heading: "Ford Acts to Aid Debt-Ridden Workers; Begins Rehabilitation of a Whole Village" (see) First report coverage on Henry Ford trying an experiment in Inkster, Michigan that would help Ford Motor Company employees get out of debt during the great depression. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 16:10

$48.00
179192

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Revival in the Southern States 1858 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701569101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 6, 1858 * African slave trade resumes * Southern States pass bill (Louisiana) Page 4 has an article headed: "Revival of the African Slave Trade in the Southern States". the article includes: "Some of our n****r worshiping contemporaries have started off upon a new scent. A bill has been passed by the Louisiana House...authorizing the importation into that state of voluntary [black] apprentices to labor for a term of years & this scheme is denounced by our anti-slavery philosopher as the revival of the African slave trade. But it is no such thing..." with much more, taking nearly half a column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:03

$44.00
179189

AMERICAN SLAVER SHIP African Trade Kongo Blacks Naval CAPTURE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701564396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * American Slaver ship capture The front page has an article headed: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars Relative To The Slaver William, Late Of Baltimore, At Key West" which begins: "The William left the Congo River nine days before the Wildfire, having on board 790 slaves, and arrived here [Key West] with 513; 33 died after capture on their passage here..." with more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:00

$46.00
179121

12 TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Solomon Northup Kidnapping into Slavery 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961178874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 18, 1853 * Twelve Years a Slave * Solomon Northup * Kidnapped into slavery The front page has a report "From Washington" which includes, in part, some details of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning film based on his account. Part of the subhead notes: "...Recovery of a Free [Black]...". The text reads in part: "...H.B. Northrup, Whig candidate for Congress...passed a law authorizing the Governor to take measures to restore to freedom colored citizens from that State, kidnapped into slavery...Governor Hunt issued a commission to Northrup to recover a free c... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:44

$335.00
179105

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA 16th Street Baptist Church BOMBING Kill ARREST 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961174001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., September 30, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama church bombing * Robert Chambliss & Charles Cagle arrested * African-American girls killed * Martin Luther King Jr. The front page has a two column heading: "Alabama Police Jail Two In Church Bombing Case" (see) Eight pages, small tape mend on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:34

$38.00
179097

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Pre Civil War Antebellum Mexican War 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695405814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 16, 1846 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, seven years before the Civil War. The key content in this is breaking news headlines on page 3 from the start of the Mexican War: "From The Army" "Glorious News!" "Gen. Taylor Attacked in his Entrenchments!!" "Repulse Of The Mexicans With The Loss Of Seven Hundred Men!" "Junction Of Gen. Taylor's Army With His Stores At Point Isabel". The report begins: "We stop the press to give the following information from the Army of the frontier..." & more (see). There is a related ... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:19

$93.00
179030

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958027703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, some light foxing, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his Afr... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:21

$117.00
179019

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury Civil War Siege of Petersburg 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957704727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 5, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War * Siege of Petersburg campaign - U.S. Grant Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "From Our Army In Georgia" "The Movements Above Richmond--A Victory in Western Virginia" "From Grant's Army at Petersburg" "General Hardee" 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 affects 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 nota... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:40

$64.00
179001

MISSOURI COMPROMISE & Mordecai Noah Jewish Grand Island Settlement1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957699690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820 * Missouri Compromise * Maine and Missouri become states * Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement The top of the front page has an article which announces the approval of the Missouri Compromise: "The bills for the admission of Maine and Missouri into the union have been respectively signed by the president of the United States and become laws. The latter without restriction as to slavery, but containing the provision to prevent its further extension, forever, north of 36 1/2 deg. north latitude, except within that state." (see). The front page also has a nice editorial concerning the Missouri Compromise headed: "The Slave Question", a major issue of ... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:32

$145.00
178993

Civil Rights Leader MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Nobel Peace Prize Award1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957695392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., Oct. 14, 1964 * Martin Luther King Jr. * Wins Nobel Peace Prize (1st report) The front page has a two column heading: "Nobel Peace Prize Won By Martin Luther King" (see) First report coverage on Civil Rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., winning the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the youngest person to ever win the prestigious award. Complete with all 18 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:26

$87.00
178707

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372943753725

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 23, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Page 5 has over a full column taken up with "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" and "John Brown's Last Appeal to A Court" with a subhead: "The Virginia Fright". Nice content on is involvement in the Harper's Ferry Insurrection. Eight pages, a few small margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:09

$48.00
178361

BLACK LEGION White Supremacist Ku Klux Klan Virgil Effinger Arrest1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646716153

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 NEWS, Aug. 21, 1936 * Black Legion - White supremacists * Virgil Effinger - KKK - Ku Klux Klan * re. Charles Poole murder The front page has a banner headline: "22 Black Legion Officers Are Indicted" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Another banner headline on page 2. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:39

$48.00
178357

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia BLACKS Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646712752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1859 * John Brown's black insurrection * Harper's Ferry, West Virginia Page 6 has over a full column on: "John Brown's Invasion" "The Martial Law Illegal--Reaction Against Wise" which concerns the aftermath of John Brown's insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Page 3 has: "Monument to John Brown" & "A Defense of the Memory of John Brown". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:35

$37.00
178337

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves 1842 Pre Civil War Old Newspaper w/ Cedar of Lebanon


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646327285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Oct. 20, 1842 * Anti-slavery newspaper from Boston * Much on politics and related slavery issues * Engraving of The Cedar of Lebanon A newspaper focused on freedom for slaves. Page 2 has an illustrated notice for: "James G. Birney for President..."for the Liberty ticket. Articles include: "J.G. Whittier's Letter of Acceptance" as a Liberty candidate for Congress, signed by him in type: John G. Whittier. John Greenleaf Whitter was a staunch abolitionist. Also: "To the Friends of Freedom!!" "Dr. Humphrey's Sermon on Dueling" and much more. Four pages, some foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:41

$42.00
178220

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Death - Stevie Wonder - Hair 1969 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915322029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 11, 1968 As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history. This issue has many pages and articles concerning the death & funeral of Martin Luther King. Additionally, there are 3 items concerning "Little Stevie Wonder", one noting he is dropping the "Little" now that he recently turned 18 years of age. And of special interesting is an ad for the: "Preview Tonite" HAIR" The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" off Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre. Com... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:09

$68.00
178159

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912770278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STAR OF FLORIDA, Tallahassee, Middle Florida, Oct. 20, 1841 * Rare antebellum title We have had a few titles from Florida before the Civil War, but this is more rare than the others. Various news & ads of the day. The back page has an illustrated runaway slave ad. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:09

$108.00
177971

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG in a Confederate Atlanta GA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$466.00
177867

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609849629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois Democratic Convention--Important Resolution on the Crisis" & more. Page 3 has a few war-related items as well including a report from Milledgeville noting in part: "After the passage of the ordinance of Secession, the governor...sent...a threatening resolution...seizing Fort Pulaski & requesting him to hold possession of the same until the relations between Georgia & the Federal Government ha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$34.00
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