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177834

July 8, 1863 Confederate Newspaper - Positive Spin on Gettysburg - Richmond, VA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891536898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863 * Confederate Civil War newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Positive confederate view of the Battle of Gettysburg Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates, reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more. The front page includes: "The Defense of Richmond" "The Army Of The Pamunkey, plus some comments on: "A Correction" and a brief--and early--mention of the fall of Vicksburg: "...a man who had come through the lines that Vicksburg had fallen & that t... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:57

$725.00
177833

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891517121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed"... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$69.00
177718

African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177635

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595189927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and "The Barracoon at Key West Where the Africans Are Confined". Further on in the issue is a lengthy & very detailed article titled: "On Board A Slav... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:09

$636.00
177599

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879566890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1849 * Early Abraham Lincoln This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" in a vote concerning a "Private claim for a slave" (see). Also, page 3 has a similar mention of him in a discussion in the House, reading: "Mr. LINCOLN gave notice of a motion for leave to introduce a bill in relation to school lands which have been or may be relinquished...". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for hi... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:10

$52.00
177571

THE WANDERER Last Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Ship LANDS South 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592945519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, December 12, 1858 * The Wanderer (slave ship) lands in Georgia Page 5 has a brief, discrete but historic report with small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America (see hyperlink for corroboration). See images for reporting here. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:37

$57.00
177518

Early LIFE IN CALIFORNIA Description during GOLD RUSH ERA 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586501324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 * Early life in California Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics". This is perhaps the best description of California from such an early date. The photos show only portions. Page 2 also has: "Great Britain and the Slave Trade" taking most of a column. And page 3 has: "A Recommendation" concerning prayers for: "...the visitation of a fearful pestilence which is spreading its ravages throughout the land..." signed in type: Z. Taylo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$78.00
177516

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586500031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Aug. 31, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. This report actually includes several accounts, one item beginning: "...that an insurrection had broken out, that several families had been murdered, & that the [blacks] were embodied, requiring a considerable military force to reduce them...". Another account begins: "On Monday last in... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$177.00
177264

Historic JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier MLB Baseball Debut 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372865495295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 16, 1947 * Jackie Robinson breaks racial barrier * 1st regular season baseball game * Texas City disaster (1st report) Page 7 has the historic report of Jackie Robinson's first Major League regular season game. The brief note includes: "Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn's Negro first baseman, and the first of his race to reach the majors since 1884, failed to get a hit... but his sacrifice-error play... set up the tying and winning runs." The front page has a dramatic banner headline, "EXPLOSIONS RIP TEXAS CITY", with subheads. The front page also has a one column head: "Nazi Hanged At Osweicim" being a report of the execution of Rudolf Hoess, the commandant of A... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2020 12:19

$117.00
177173

BOTANY BAY AUSTRALIA Admiral Arthur Phillip & African Slave Trade 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862992084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia - Admiral Arthur Phillip * Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore Phillips, after supplying the ships with sea stores, means to purchase live stock of every kind the country affords & then to proceed in a direct course to the place of is destination, unless driven by stress of weather to alter it.". This report coincides with the historical record which indicates Phillips stopped off at Brazil for various supplies ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$95.00
177171

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568280311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831 * Death of Simon Bolivar * Venezuela independence leader The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to independence from Spanish colonial rule. The back page item is headed: "Death of Bolivar" which gives a nice eulogy on his live. The death report is provided by Juan De Francisco De Marin and begins: "Penetrated with the greatest grief, I am overwhelmed with sorrow. The father of our cou... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$62.00
177129

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861842608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial Much of the ftpg. is taken up with election results. Page 4 has over half a column headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Proceedings of the Court--The Case of Copeland--Trial of Cook--His Confession Read in Court--Stephens Handed Over to the Federal Authorities for Trial". Eight pages, disbinding indents at the spine cause no text loss, loss to blank margin in an upper corner.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$38.00
177122

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Fredericksburg VA Virginia Vol. 1 Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566701930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Unionist and locals forced him to shut down the paper due to his pro-Union editorials. With the arrival of Union forces in May, 1862 he resumed publication (renumbered), but with the Union evacuation in August he was again put out of business, this time for good. This issue has a wealth of fine war-related content, most significantly front page co... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$440.00
177031

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372854158320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., March 26, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Viola Liuzzo murder The front page has a three column headline: "New Englanders Join In Rights Activities" with photo. (see) Also a two column heading: "Officials Fear Renewed Violence After Slaying" (see) This was the 3rd and final try which ended in success. Complete with all 10 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2019 14:47

$58.00
176992

DRED SCOTT Famous Enslaved Afrcian American Black DEATH & Slavers 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851065886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 21, 1858 * Dred Scott death * Famed Slave * Slavers - ships Page 4 contains a very brief, yet significant, report headed: "Death of Dred Scot" with the actual text not much longer, reading: "Dred Scott died in this city on Friday night last." with a dateline of St. Louis, Sept. 20, 1858. In the same column on this page is "Later From Santa Fe" "The Slaver Echo--Yellow Fever" and "The Case of the Slave Brig Putnam". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:57

$59.00
176945

Dominion of GHANA West Africa Kwame Nkrumah 1st President IS BORN 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849881095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1957 * Dominion of Ghana, Africa is established * Kwame Nkrumah is the first president The top of the front page has a four column heading: "Negro Nation of Ghana is Born in Africa" with subhead and related photo. (see) More on p;ages 12 & 13 with photo of Kwame Nkrumah and related map. Fifty-four pages, toning and minor wear along the central fold, piece torn away at the upper right corner of the front page only, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:19

$44.00
176849

JACKIE ROBINSON DEATH Baseball Brooklyn Dodgers 1st Negro 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 25, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The front page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson to Be Buried in Brooklyn". (see) Complete in 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$44.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more. 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 is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176818

SLAVERY TRADE in District of Columbia Slaves Senate Debates 1850 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1850 * re. Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 * United States Senate debates * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly almost all of pages 1 and 2, and a portion of page 3, are taken up with verbatim "Debate in the Senate" "Slave Trade in the District of Columbia". This controversial topic would result in the abolishing of slave tr... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$63.00
176817

SLAVERY AUCTION New Orleans LA Louisiana Slaves Sale PRINT 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 * Great slave auction illustration * Pre Civil War South - rare Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a [black] can afford it, he dresses well, sometimes quietly and in good taste..." This is followed by an article: "Slaves For Sale", which includes: "The accompanying engraving represents a gang of [blacks] exhibited in the city of New Orleans previous to an auction...The men & women are well clothed in their Sunday best..." and more. Also in this issue is a full page print:... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$168.00
176724

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Sloop of War Slaver Slaves Captured 1839 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1839 * African slave trade capture The bkpg. has a report: "Slaves Captured" which notes in part: "...British sloop of war Buzzard...captured by her on the coast of Africa on suspicion of having been concerned in the slave trade, have arrived at New York...vessels...are both American built & the officers were all American..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 112 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$32.00
176530

Post SELMA to MONTGOMERY Alabama March Martin Lurther King BOYCOTT1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523203932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 29, 1965 * Post Selma to Montgomery march * Martin Luther King Jr. & Civil Rights * Call for boycott in Alabama The front page has a three column heading: "King Urges World Boycott Of Ala. to Force Reforms" with small photo of King. (see) Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:24

$52.00
176464

Worldwide SLAVERY Slaves Trade to Cease to Exist Elimiation ? 1827 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372829778158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 1, 1827 * Elimination of slavery Worldwide ? Pages 9 & 10 contain a full page article: "The Slave Trade" which has much on the slave trade as conducted by European countries and efforts to stop it. One item notes: "...Portugal for a long time refused to abandon this trade...By a late treaty of England with Brazil the final period of the Brazilian slave trade is foxed 3 years from its date...thus in 3 years the slave trade will cease to have a legal existence in any part of the world...". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2019 09:46

$28.00
176435

1ST African American Black Major City POSTERMASTER Leslie N. Shaw 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828638968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1963 * Leslie N. Shaw * 1st black postmaster The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "First [Black] in a Postmaster's Job" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Leslie N. Shaw becoming the first African American to become the postmaster of the major United States city. Complete with all 72 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:27

$52.00
176176

GEMINI 3 Manned Spaceflight Gus Grissom NASA Capsule Splashdown 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372815641847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 24, 1965 * Gemini 3 manned spaceflight - NASA * Gus Grissom & John W. Young * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPACE TWINS IN TRIPLE SUCCESS" with subheads and large photo. NIce for display. More inside. Also a one column heading: "Ala. Marchers Slosh Through Foul Weather" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gemini 3 was the first manned mission in NASA's Gemini program, the second American manned space program. On March 23, 1965, the spacecraft, nicknamed Molly Brown, performed the seventh manned US spaceflight, and... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2019 14:27

$62.00
176005

SELMA to MONTGOMERY Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485628236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass March 21, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march beginning (day of) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Troops Set to Guard Rights March Today" with subheads. Related photo on page 22. This would be the 3rd try which would end in success. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:31

$52.00
175848

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472309361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Sept. 14, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this report, headed: "Southampton Affair", this issue being the first of this title to identify the leader: "...The universal opinion is that kpart of the country, is that Nat, a slave, a preacher and a pretended prophet, was the first contriver, the... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$140.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175761

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Wins 100-Meter Sprint RECORD 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797443803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 3, 1936 * Jesse Owens 100-meter gold medal victory * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a one column heading: "OWENS BREAKS WORLD RECORD IN OLYMPICS" with subhead. First report coverage continues in section 2 (sports) with related photo. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quali... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:38

$88.00
175693

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797046057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:29

$28.00
175542

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect JOURNEY To Washington White House 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln as the president elect * His journey to Washington D.C. Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards" "The Southern Confederacy". Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for porti... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175480

JOHN ANDERSON Escaped Fugitive Slave Extradition Case w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782315506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Canada West escaped slave w/ print “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "John Anderson, the Fugitive Slave i... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$83.00
175478

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Siege of Vicksburg CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have anything to eat…Grant’s ditches are within 100 yards of our fortifications in one place, but nobody is uneasy about this…” with more. This Mississippi stronghold would fall to the Northern forces just 2 days after the publication of this newspaper... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
175384

CHARLES W. CHESNUTT African American Author & Activist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372777332567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1932 * Charles W. Chesnutt death * African American author * Post Civil War South Page 17 has a one column heading: "C. W. CHESNUTT, NEGRO AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles W. Chesnutt, African American author and political activist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 subs... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2019 07:29

$40.00
175373

Great MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing UPSET Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776381221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report) The front page of this section has a great banner headline above the masthead: "SCHMELING BATTERS JOE LOUIS TO CANVAS; KNOCKS OUT 'UNBEATABLE' NEGRO IN TWELFTH" with subheads and two nice photos, one showing the referee counting out a defeated Joe Louis laying on the canvas. (see) Nice for display. Much more on the next two pages with banner headlines and a few more photos. Probably one of the best issues we seen on this famous boxing upset. Complete sport's section only with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small bindin... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:21

$98.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861 A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading. Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon title. Inside has: "Scene in Front of the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., on the Day the Ordinance of Secession Was Passed." and a print of: "The Secession War--Scenes on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter." The back page has a political cartoon. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
175325

Very Rare 1852 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775127459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 * Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Cotton Divinity and Infidelity" "The Free Colored People's Convention" "Free Soil Convention" "Light In The South" "Second Anti-Slavery Festival" "Counterpart to Uncle Tom" &... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:41

$7,250.00
175257

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Jefferson Davis 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429799855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents to his Congress an optimistic view of the war's progress. Some war items on the bkpg. 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. A... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$84.00
175019

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401630390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 9, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * 2nd march try - failure The top of the front page has a a three column headline: "Court Orders Delay In 'Freedom March'" with subhead. (see) This was the 2nd attempt to march to Montgomery which ended up in failure. Complete with all 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:25

$47.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
174807

JACK LOVELOCK New Zealand 1500m GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 7, 1936 * Jack Lovelock wins gold medal * New Zealand 1500m track star * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "LOVELOCK RUNS AWAY FROM CUNNINGHAM IN OLYMPICS" with subheads. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$44.00
174806

ARCHIE WILLIAMS Black 400m Track GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 8, 1936 * Archie Williams wins gold medal * African American 400m victory * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "WILLIAMS WINS 400 METER RUN" with subheads and wire photo. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:53

$52.00
174778

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics BLACK Track & Field Wins GOLD MEDALS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384180356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 6, 1936 * Jesse Owens victories - 200 meter gold * Olympic games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a great wire photo of Jesse Owens crossing the finish line in the 200 meters with banner heading: "JESSE OWENS MAKES IT A GRAND SLAM!" (see) More on page 25 with heading: "[Black] Wins Sit Sourly With Nazis" and much more. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, sm... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:16

$115.00
174748

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739412420

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

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$245.00
174735

(2) RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisements 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738892142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 25, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisements A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "[black] man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2019 14:59

$34.00
174718

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738129273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862 * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Discussion on emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is the lett... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:23

$95.00
174715

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Pre Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy A wealth of Civil War reporting from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Report Surprise of Mosby's Command" which includes: "...Northern papers say...surprised the camp of Mosby near Piedmont, Va., & captures some artillery, prisoners, horses...the captured guns have been sent to this city...This is all a Yankee lie. Mosby's command has no artillery--not a single cannon. Despite this reported surprise of Mosby's camp his men seem to be hovering about..." with more. This would have been just before Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid". Much oth... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$82.00
174709

CONFEDERATES React to Abraham Lincoln's EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862 * Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction * Abraham Lincoln's famous address The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "The Rules of Civil Warfare to Be Ignored" "Important From General Lee's Army" "He is Said to Be Advancing" "Impending Battle in the Valley". Further down the column is: "The Emancipation Proclamation - President Lincoln's Proclamation Again Before the Rebel Congress" which is the response by Louisiana concerning this controversial document freeing slaves. Mu... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$42.00
174695

HELPING SLAVES Blacks Escape to the North Civil War CONFEDERATE 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381176405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864 * Helping Southern Slaves escape to the North * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Another Affair With The Enemy Around Richmond--Capture Of Important Papers And Memoranda of the Enemy" which has several subheads. Also: "Telegraphic Reports of the Press Association--From the Rapid Ann--From the Mississippi--More Fighting In Florida--From Charleston" "City Intelligence" and more. There is also a small item: "Aiding Slaves to Escape--George, slave of Dr. George Leftwitch, was arrested by officers Bibb and Chalkley, charged with aiding slaves to escape, & carrying them to the lines within t... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:46

$84.00
174533

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh North Carolina CIVIL WAR Savannah Georgia1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369844142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local And State News" with one item noting: "Negro Shot" with details. The back page has much reporting on the war with: "Sherman's Campaign" "Common Sense" "War News--Sherman" "Hood's Army" "Gen. Joseph E. Johnson" "Raiders In Mississippi" "Cheering Worlds" "Face The Difficulty" "The Army Opposed to the Arming and Freeing of Slaves" "A Republic To Let!... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:18

$167.00
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