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189383

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393239276019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a five column heading: "Acquit Cann in Liggett Slaying" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 sub... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2021 08:12

$48.00
189249

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393231182601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 26, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THEODORE AND VICTORIA" "Tilton's Oft-Repeated Visits to the Woodhull Mansion" and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2021 11:07

$28.00
189186

Rare PIRATES EXPLOITS OFF VIRGINIA COAST King William III Era 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522576576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1700  * From the turn of the 18th century * Great pirates account reporting Certainly the most notable content is the report of a pirate capturing a ship off the coast of Virginia, but the King's ship Shoreham came to the rescue--commanded by he Governor, Nicholson-- and after a 10 hour fight overtook the pirate. See the photos for the detailed report. This is a documented event from the pirate era of America. The back story, as provided by virginiaplaces.org, fills in many of the details of this event: "In 1700, the pirate Lewis Guittar captured a fast merchant vessel, the La Paix (Peace) in Barbados, converted it int... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:18

$545.00
189126

Best Mobster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Case CLOSES 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226826248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1931  * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Eve of the guilty verdict * Infamous tax evasion trial * Best title to be had - very rare The front page has a one column heading: "START CLOSING ARGUMENTS IN CAPONE'S TRIAL" with subhead: "Case Expected to Go to Jury Tomorrow" Coverage continues on page 6 with another heading: "Capone Prosecutor Paints 'Picture of Guilt'; Calls on Jury to Convict Chief of the Gang" (see) Although "Scareface" Al Capone was involved in many criminal activities, it was tax evasion which ultimately put him behind bars. He would receive the guilty verdict the following day. Terrific to have this report in a Chicago newspaper. Also on the front page is a one column ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:41

$77.00
189514

HUBERT LATHAM French Aviator Aviation Aiplanes Pioneer FLIGHT Fail1909 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393247297511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1909 * Hubert Latham fails on 2nd attempt * French aviator - aviation pioneer * Airplane flight across the English Channel The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LATHAM FAILS ON 2ND TRIAL" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On 27 July, Latham made a second attempt to cross the Channel. He was within minutes of arriving in the vicinity of Dover when engine failure again forced him... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2021 09:53

$37.99
188860

OLIVE WHARRY Militant Suffragette Imprisoned - Kew Gardens Arson 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393212368235

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 7, 1913 * Militant suffragette Olive Wharry Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "SUFFRAGETTE IS SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 24 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On 7 March 1913, aged 27, Wharry and Lilian Lenton were sent to Holloway Prison for setting fire to the tea pavilion at Kew Gardens, causing £900 worth of damage. The pavilion's owners had only insured it for £500. During her trial at the Old ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2021 08:37

$40.00
188853

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal INSANITY PLEA 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373508858387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935 * Albert Fish insanity plea * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2021 08:32

$40.00
189460

EDWIN BOOTH Did It ? Abraham Lincoln Assassins Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393245655804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865  * Trial of the conspirators * Edwin Booth ? The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more. Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in the South" "The Southern Press On His Prospects" "The Suffrage Question" "Objects of the National Freedman's Relief Association" "The Maryland Apprentice System". Eight pages, nice condition

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Ends April 21, 2021 08:44

$29.99
189449

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373538676295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 14, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Conspirators - assassins The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Tuesday" "Inquiry into Payne's Alleged Insanity" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, a few small margin tears, some creasing, generally nice.

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Ends April 20, 2021 08:39

$29.99
188753

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders Case TRIAL 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373501277651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 14, 1893  * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with headings that include: "Medical Expert Testimony" "How The Blows Were Struck" and more. Lengthy text takes up over 4 1/2 columns. Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 16, 2021 15:28

$62.00
188641

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183337348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:25

$52.00
188639

Jonas Salk POLIO VACCINE Experimental Medical TRIAL Begins 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183336980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 26, 1954  * Jonas Salk * Polio vaccine Page 8 has a historic report on beginning of the polio vaccine trial with a one column heading: "VACCINE OKAYED FOR POLIO TESTS" with subhead. (see) Complete with 52 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:24

$48.00
188411

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer Chicago MURDER CASTLE Trial 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373483077809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 31, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial * Chicago murder castle The top of page 2 has one column headings: "MRS. PITEZEL'S STORY" "The Widow of Holmes' Alleged Victim on the Stand" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage at the end of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place. Complete with 4 pages, light toning, a little wear at the margins, a few small archival mends at the upper right corners on the inside pages, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 03, 2021 13:44

$50.00
188349

Very Rare SALEM WITCH TRIALS Witchcraft Book AD 1693 Old 17th Century Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373480243611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Jan. 24, 1693  * Rare Salem witch trials book advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book: "The TRYALS of several WITCHES lately Executed in New-England, and of several remarkable Curiosities therein occurring. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." This is the only periodical (similar ads appeared in multiple issues) we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a si... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:46

$355.00
188341

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165051353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1865  * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Most of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Preliminaries Settled & Witnesses Called" "He is Abundantly Supplied With Able Counsel" "Full Report of the Testimony Taken Yesterday" and more. This text actually takes over two-thirds of the front page, with considerable detail of the trial. Also on the front page are related heads including: "Return of the Andersonville Burial Party" "Their Report Upon the Condition of that Earthly Hell" "The Graves of 13,000 M... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:30

$29.00
188221

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473600141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1883  * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "PROVING AN ALIBI" "The Defense in the James Case Outlines Its Work" "Testimony Adduced that Frank was Not at Winston" "Gen. Joe Shelby Creates a Scene in the Witness Box" "Breaking the Links Forged by the Prosecution--A Host of Witnesses on the Stand". This is fine & detailed coverage of the trial of Frank James, outlaw brother of Jesse, with the text taking 3 columns on the ftpg. and over a column on pg. 2. Ten pages, a few minor creases, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:51

$78.00
188211

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal DEATH ROW HARM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473595268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Fish Again Slashes Himself In His Cell" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen cont... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:42

$44.00
188199

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1766 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153190341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766  Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial. Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:32

$28.00
188097

Magnate THOMAS H. SWOPE & Dr. Hyde Kansas City MURDER Case 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138976306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 9, 1910 * Thomas H. Swope murder case * American real estate magnate * Dr. Bennett Clark Hyde The front page has a nice banner headline: "DR. HYDE IS ACCUSED OF POISONING SWOPE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Thomas Hunton Swope was an American real estate magnate and philanthropist in Kansas City, Missouri. His death in 1909 became the focus of one of the most publicized murder trials in the earl... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:44

$38.00
188060

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY w/ Philadelphia Quakers Ad 1693 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463125993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 14, 1693 * Rare 17th century publication * Philadelphia Quakers trial book ad This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics done in question/answer format. Published at a time when there were no newspapers printing in the American colonies. The back page has a nice ad for a book: "The JUDGMENT given forth by 28 Quakers on George Keith and his Friends, with Answers to the said Judgment, declaring those 28 Quakers to be No Christians: As also an Appeal (for which several were Imprisoned) by the said George Keith, etc. to the Yearly Meeting, 1692. With a full account of the said Yearly ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:41

$98.00
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187901

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence". Andersonville prison camp was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. The chief causes of death were scurvy, diarrhea, and dysentery. Eight pages, never b... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:35

$37.00
187780

1904 Lynching of Paul Reed & Will Cato GEORGIA RACE WAR Negroes 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125696834

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 EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 17, 1904 * Lynching of Paul Reed and Will Cato - Negroes * Statesboro & Savannah - Georgia race war The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEORGIA RACE WAR HAS FAIRLY STARTED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, two small, ... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:33

$48.00
187778

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125694700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$39.00
187644

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448010417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 5, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Much on court testimony The front page has a nice banner headline: "'HAUPTMANN DID IT'--LINDY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more on pages 6 & 7 with court testimony and a related photo. Loads of text here. More photos are on the back page. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:08

$56.00
187497

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111579077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1925  * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning  * Dayton, Tennessee  * William Jennings Bryan  * Clarence Darrow The front page has much content on the historic "monkey trial" at Dayton, Tennessee, with a front page photo of the: "First Picture of the Scopes Jury" and headlines: "Fight Over Expert Witnesses Looms" "Lawyers Expect To Settle That Question Today" "Prosecution in Scopes' Case Sees No Need for Calling Scientists in Trial of High School Teacher" and more. Twelve pages, some minor margin chipping, generally good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:14

$47.00
187395

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110009167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:20

$32.00
187381

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393109229735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:38

$38.00
187327

JOHN DILLINGER Crown Point Indiana Courtroom PHOTOS 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105161288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1934 * John Dillinger back to jail * Crown Point, Indiana photos * Post-Tuscon Arizona capture The back page has a 3 photo pictorial of John Dillinger in a Crown Point, Indiana courtroom. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "MURDER TRIAL OF DILLINGER IS SET FOR MARCH 12" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would make his infamous escape from the Crown Point jail a few weeks later with a fake gun. Nice to have in this famous Chicago publication, the city where Dillinger would ultimately be taken out.  Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:09

$62.00
187181

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey". The Andersonville Prison was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$37.00
187045

HARRY KENDALL THAW 1st Insanity NOT GUILTY Stanford White Murder 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093804808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., February 1, 1908  * 1st successful use of insanity plea in court  * Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Harry K. Thaw Acquitted Today Of Murder Of Stanford White" with subheads. (see) Ten pages, light toning, piece torn away at the bottom right corner which causes a little text loss to the Thaw report, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There were two trials. At the first, the jury was deadlocked: at the second, pleading insanity, Evelyn testified. Thaw's mother told Evelyn that if she would testify that Stanford White abused her and that Harry only tried to protect her, she'd receive a divorce from Ha... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:20

$48.00
186916

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865  * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Troops" "Trial of the Conspirators" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$29.00
186604

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064892728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, July 27, 1925  * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame A bold banner headline announces: "WILLIAM J. BRYAN DIS SUDDENLY" "with subheads: " 'Commoner' Was Known Over The Civilized World" "Victim Of Apoplexy; Found Dead After Nap; Whole World Shocked" with a photos him as well. Bryan was a famous attorney, politician, and orator who has just completed arguing the famous "Scopes Monkey Trial" of evolution versus creation. Six pages, various margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:15

$48.00
186590

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government Pays the Piper". The text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "North Carolina" "Assembling of the Constitutional Convention" "Passage of the Ordinance Abolishing Slavery" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$38.00
186504

George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Eulogy - Ann Eliza & Brigham Young Trial 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393636395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING DAILY INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 21, 1876  * re. Custer's Massacre * Brigham Young - Mormons Page 3 has a column headed: "Custar's Attack on the Sioux" which reads much like a eulogy. Bits include: "on the banks of the Little Big Horn...sleep to-day the flower of the American army...Custar [sic] in his brave but disastrous charge..." with much more, taking over one-third of a column. The ftpg. has: "Ann Eliza vs. Brigham" (misspelling here) concerning a woman who claimed to be Brigham Young's wife, but he said not his legal wife. Also: "Death of Sitting Bull Confirmed--Other Notable Chiefs Also Killed", which was a false report. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:49

$48.00
186385

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373384747318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "Charm Book Throws Light On 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 09, 2021 13:30

$40.00
186131

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial WEIRD ACTS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372529241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FISH'S WEIRD ACTS TOLD BY CHILDREN" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:54

$52.00
185945

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Hauptmann LADDER Evidence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028641501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann & the ladder traced to him ? * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EXPERT TRACES TOOL MARKS ON LADDER TO HAUPTMANN, PART OF WOOD TO HIS ATTIC" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:48

$42.00
185881

KKK Ku Klux Klan w/ Gary Thomas Rowe VIOLA LIUZZO Murder Trial 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346176766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, Mass. May 5, 1965 * Informant Gary Thomas Rowe * re. Viola Liuzzo murder * Ku Klux Klan crimes * re. Civil Rights March at Selma The front page has a nice banner headline: "FBI Spy Picks Klansman As Slayer in Liuzzo Trial" with subheads and small photo of Rowe. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have from the hometown of Liuzzo, rare as such. Complete with all 52 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:05

$57.00
185879

SPIRITS GHOSTS PHOTOGRPAHY Specter William H. Mumler Fraud Trial 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020905912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1869 * Spirit photography - ghosts * William H. Mumler fraud trial Page 7 has an article with much testimony headed: "SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY" "Marshal Tooker's Ghostly Raid" "Prospero Mumler and His Gentile Ariel in Court" and more. (See) Text takes up almost 3 full columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:04

$40.00
185590

(6) ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction 1865 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320334053

Offered are original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865. Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:03

$59.00
185490

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania NEWPORT RI 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313486222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777  * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page 3 are taken up with: "The Trial of the Dutchess of Kingston". Page 3 has a report concerning the war, including: "The Tories at Newport, in general, fair little better than the friends to our cause. I am very certain almost every one of them have soldiers quartered at their houses, are insulted, and abused...they had been inviting, soliciting & petitioning Mr. Howe to take possession of the island..." and a bit further on is: "...since the Resolve of Congress that prayers for t... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:16

$357.00
185027

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272097279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1842  * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the intriguing murder case of John Colt, who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Of special interest is the incredible graphic on page 5, with a very rare & huge banner headline: "TRIAL OF JOHN C. COLT, FOR THE MURDER OF SAMUEL ADAMS" "Together With the Charge of Judge Kent'. Beneath this is a portrait of Colt, and the building where Adams was murdered, and then a diagram of the 2nd floors. The balance of page 5 is taken up with related text along with all of pages 6, 7 and 8. Eight pages, ... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$67.00
185022

Rare FULL PAGE Civil War MAP & Monitor vs. Merrimack Ironclads 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978318214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862  * Rare full front page civil war map * Battle of Hampton Roads * Monitor vs. Merrimack Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia." This map is very detailed and shows from Baltimore to Newport News, to Charlottesville and everywhere in between. Of added significance is the page two report on the Monitor versus Merrimac with heads: "Iron Clad Ships" "Their Great Value as Vessels-of-War" "The Great Trial Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac" "The Great Trial Battle" followed by a great... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:08

$138.00
184945

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973011541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virginia". Page 3 has a column headed; "New Excitement at Charlestown, Va." which has additional news concerning the Harper's Ferry raid. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor rubbing at folds includes the beginning portion of the noted article, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:26

$39.00
184905

JEFFERSON DAVIS Fourteenth Amendment TREASON Trial Start ? 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259988375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868 * Double jeopardy The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$35.00
184683

JULIUS STREICHER Antisemtic Jewish Jews Foe Nazi Party Leader CAPTURE 1945 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241349978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 24, 1945 * Julius Streicher captured * Anti Jewish - Jews leader * Nazi Party member The front page has a one column heading: "STREICHER, FOE OF JEWS, SEIZED BY JEWISH YANK" with subhead and small photo. (see) Complete with 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, small binding holes and minor wear at the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Julius Streicher was a member of the Nazi Party. He was the founder and publisher of the virulently antisemitic newspaper Der Stürmer, which became a central element of the Nazi propaganda machine. His publishing firm also released three antisemitic books for children, including the 1938 Der Giftpilz (translated ... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:00

$44.00
184538

(3) President THOMAS JEFFERSON Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952341235

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * (3) Acts of Congress signed The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:00

$30.00
184457

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Brigham Young & John D. Lee TRIAL 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392944338501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1875 * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Mormons - Mormonism trial * John D. Lee - Brigham Young Page 7 has a brief article headed: "The Mountain Meadow Massacre" with subhead. See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 15:09

$42.00
184379

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania James Jones Murder Trial 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938245407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1876 * Molly Maguires murder trial * Mauch Chunk - Pennsylvania The top of page 3 has small one column headings: "The Molly Maguires" "The Jones Murder...." (see) Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 11, 2020 13:37

$35.00
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