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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
180350

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755773843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:28

$31.00
180289

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015239206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:20

$425.00
180208

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373010702767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has one column headings: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial On Saturday" "Evidence Closed On Both Sides" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:46

$33.00
180178

Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts TREASON TRIAL Revolutionary War 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748073826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779 * Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts * Treason trials - Revolutionary War The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and further on: "...he took occasion to lament the melancholy fate of those brave men who laid down their arms at Saratoga, languishing, he said, under the power of a set of men who have violated every idea of public faith..." and too much more to mention or photo here. There is an article on ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:57

$64.00
180151

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746918805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 28, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "How The Prisoner Fares" "A Letter To His Wife" with more (see). Eight pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minor light staining, generally very nice.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:31

$33.00
180150

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008723295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The back page has nearly two columns of reporting headed: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "More Witnesses for the Defense Demanded" "Passage at Arms Between Counsel" "Evidence of Major-Gen. Wilson". (See) Eight pages, uncut and never bound (uncommon), nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:31

$30.00
180149

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008722399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has one column headings: "Andersonville" "The Trial of Wirz" "Dr. Bates Testimony Resumed" "Evidence of a Loyal Physician" "Sickening Details of Rebel Barbarities" "A Prisoner Killed by a Bloodhound" "Wirz Knocks a Man Down & Stamps on Him". Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), minimal wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:30

$33.00
180115

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746573984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Most of page 3 is taken up with reporting on the President Andrew Johnson impeachment trial headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors" "The Impeachment Articles Argued Down on Every Point" and more. Text takes up over 5 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 10:19

$33.00
180039

Sandersville & More GA GEORGIA BLACKS UPRISING Insurrection Trial 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003459145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1875 * Blacks uprising - insurrection * Sandersville & more, Georgia Page 3 has an article with headings: "THE [BLACK] IN GEORGIA" "The Interior History of the Insurrection" "A Band of Brothers to 'Cill the Wites" and more. (See) Text takes up 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:27

$33.00
180036

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination NEW TRIAL ? 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003458030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 23, 1868 * New John H. Surratt trial ? * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 4 has an article headed: "The Trial Of John H. Surratt" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:25

$33.00
179931

UNITED STATES NAVY Napoleon Bonaparte War of 1812 Andrew Jackson 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737781336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1815 * United States Navy * Napoleon Bonaparte Inside has an article: "Navy of the United States" which includes a half page chart of the ships of the United States, columns for "Rate" "Name of Vessels" "Commanders" "Stations, etc.". This is followed by a smaller chart with text headed: "List for 1812--Before the War". There is over a full page of: "War Events: Or Things Incidental to the Late War" and a letter signed in type: Napoleon, plus "Trial of Gen. Jackson" which takes 3 1/2 pages and ends mid-sentence, continuing in the next issue. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated m... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$45.00
179906

LEO FRANK Mary Phagan Murder Case JEWISH Sentence Commuted MOB 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737649291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1915 * Leo Frank's death sentence commuted * Mob starts to form The Leo Frank case has become well known in American history for several reasons, not the least of which being the several film and television depictions of the trial, but also because Frank was a Jewish-American businessman, his case turning the spotlight on antisemitism in the United States and led to the founding of the Anti-Defamation League. There was also the element of Frank being cast as a representative of Yankee capitalism, a rich northern Jew lording it over vulnerable working women in the South. Leo Frank was the superintendent of the National Pencil Company in Atlanta, convicted on Aug. 26, 1913 of the murder of... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:09

$90.00
179834

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot Treason Trial GUILTY 1683 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994277862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot Page 2 contains a report from Westminster reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the King's Bench Bar, where sentence of Death was passed upon him as in cases of High Treason." He would be beheaded in a few days. Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in the Rye House Plot. Single sheet issue, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:21

$92.00
179828

Wealthy BENJAMIN NATHAN Billy Forester Murder by Gaslight TRIAL 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732837634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 11, 1872 * Benjamin Nathan murder * Billy Forrester the accused * Murder by gaslight trial Page 4 has an article headed: "FORRESTER" "History of Hi Wanderings from the Time the Nathan Murder Was Committed Up to His Arrest in Washington" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns, mostly trial testimony. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:15

$33.00
179636

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination William T. Sherman Returns CIVIL WAR1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Black mourning borders * William T. Sherman returns All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender". Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff Davis" with more on the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$72.00
179610

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial REMORSEFUL? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984528296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 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 22 has a one column heading: "FISH CONFESSED FEELING OF GUILT" 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 44 pages, light toning at the margin, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$48.00
179557

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL w/ Dick Liddil Gallatin Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981884908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 26, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "Giving Away The Gang" "Dick Liddell [Liddil] on the Witness Stand at Gallatin" "Full Details of His Connection with the James Boys" "How the Winston Train Robbery was Planned & Executed" and more. Three columns of text with a fine & very detailed account of the murder trial of Frank James, brother of outlaw Jesse James. The report begins: "The hearing of testimony in the case of the state vs. Frank James, charged with the murder in the first degree, was resumed..." with much, much more. Some of the subheads include: "How Liddell Looks" "Counsel For the State" "Opinion of The Cou... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:09

$54.00
179376

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal TRIAL ENDS 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712634852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial ends * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "FISH CASE WILL GO TO THE JURY TODAY" 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 became infamous after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:49

$42.00
179354

KING LOUIS XVI of France Conspiracy GUILLOTINE Execution Print 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972455442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793 * King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic) This issue contains the: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI with a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis guilty?...I hereby declare that the National Convention has found Louis Capet guilty of a conspiracy against the liberty of the Nation, and the safety of the state..." with much talk on what they should do with him including the votes of various individuals (see). Ultimately they report: "...I vote for Death! Ah! could we but as easily dispose of all Tyrants!...the pre... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$259.00
179191

KIRBY SMITH Surrenders Civil War Ends & Trial of the CONSPIRATORS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965649894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1865 * Edmund Kirby Smith surrenders * Abraham Lincoln murder trial * Last battles of the Civil War Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Unconditional Release of Persons Connected with Ford's Theatre" "The Trial Drawing To a Close" "END OF THE REBELLION" "The Last Rebel Army Disbands" "Kirby Smith Surrenders the Land & Naval forces Under His Command" "The Confederate flag Disappears from the Continent" "The Era of Peace Begins" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 10:01

$66.00
179185

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial IS INSANE ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965646531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1935 * Albert Fish trial - declared insane * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH HELD INSANE BY THREE EXPERTS" 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. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:54

$45.00
179159

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Tax Evasion Trial Beginning 1935 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700301253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1935 * New York City gangster Dutch Schultz * Tax evasion trial beginning The front page has one column headings: "SCHULTZ BEER RULE AND LINK TO GANGS PORTRAYED TO JURY" "Detectives Tell of His Speakeasy Activities After the Murder of Noe" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:25

$39.00
179116

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696264721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Springfield, Illinois funeral train All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He Leaves Charlotte, N.C. on the 25th" "Stoneman Close On His Heels" and also on the ftpg: "The Harris Trial" "Evidence Against the Accused" "He Advises Rebel Soldiers Not to Take the Oath" and more. Inside pages have various items concerning the Lincoln funeral, including: "Our Dead President" "Chicago to Springfield" "Andy Johnson & the Black Race" "The Closing Scenes at Springfield" "A Homeste... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:41

$72.00
179039

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958031472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WOMAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MURDER OF A MOVIE DIRECTOR" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Sixteen pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: William Desmond Taylor (April 26, 1872 – February 1, 1922) was an Irish-born American actor, successful film director of silent movies and a popular figure in the growing Hollywood film colony of the 1910s and early 1920s. His murder on February 1, 1922, along wi... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:28

$52.00
179026

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692770770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The front page has an article headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Specifications Against the President Presented to the Senate" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:19

$34.00
178807

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679935766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 5, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 4 has nearly a full column of text headed: "Battling For The Bandit" "Mr. Phillips' Appeal to the Jury on Behalf of Frank James" "Why He Appears as Counsel for Defendant--Mr. Glover's Address--The Arguments to Close Today". This was the noted trial of the outlaw Frank James, brother to Jesse James. Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:56

$36.00
178491

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination TRIAL 1867 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652940547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 * John H. Surratt trial * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:35

$33.00
178464

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925947900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty (1st report) * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Will Try to Re-organize Firm" with subhead: "Accused Cleared Of Fraud Charges" (see) Four pages, a few larger size binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz.... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:24

$38.00
178370

LEO FRANK Mary Phagan MURDER Case Trial 1914 Atlanta GA Newspaper JEWISH Jews


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646720535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 7, 1914 * Leo Frank murder case * Mary Phagan murder The front page has a one column head: "MORE AFFIDAVITS FOR FRANK MOTION" with subhead "Reported That large Number of New Documents Will Form Part of Extraordinary Petition". This is pertaining to the affidavits which the lawyers for Leo Frank had recently came into possession. Great tom have this in a Atlanta publication, rare as such. Another front page article has reports pertaining to the battles taking place in Mexico in the search for Pancho Villa. Complete in 18 pages with a slightly irregular at the spine, otherwise in good condition. Should be handled with some care.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:42

$48.00
178264

Nathan LEOPOLD and Richard LOEB Bobby Franks Murder Trial Begins 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916540510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., July 22, 1924 * Bobby Franks murder trial begins * Nathan Leopold and Richard Leob The top of the front page has three column headline: "THE MOST DRAMATIC CRIMINAL TRIAL OF DECADE OPENS TODAY" with subhead. (see) Complete with 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:09

$44.00
178075

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630512138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $2000 each. Four pages, some stray i... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:04

$425.00
178071

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630505731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 4, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 2 has nearly a full column headed: "Criminal Calendar" "Instructions of the Judge in the Frank James Trial" "Stage Robbers Hanged--Shot by an Ex-Convict--Outraged and Killed--Other Criminal News". This reports the closing events of the notable Frank James robbery/murder trial. He would be acquitted. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$46.00
177843

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892617326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page has a three column headline on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DARROW SCORES IGNORANCE AND BIGOTRY, SEEKING TO QUASH SCOPES INDICTMENT; STATE ARGUES FOR ITS POLICE POWER" with many subheads. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. Complete with 44 pages, light even toning, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:45

$45.00
177764

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. Here is an issue of the pro-Confederate "Courier". The front page includes: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders from St. Louis" "Letter from Thos. H. Hays to Capt. J. G. Gorsuch" "Trouble Brewing" "Adams Express and Arms West" "Letter From Frankfort--Gen. Anderson in Frankfort--The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Ou... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177715

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 29, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "In The Last Ditch" "A Dark Day for the Defense in the Trial at Gallatin" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated by Unimpeachable Witnesses" "Statement of the Blacksmith Who Shod the Bandit's Horse" "The Bolton Family Detail the Killing of Wood Hite--The Midnight Burial--Testimony in Full". This is concerning the murder trial of Frank James, for killing a passenger during a train robbery. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:05

$53.00
177368

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872129349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 23, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to Overthrow the Radicals" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, foxing to an upper quadrant, generally good.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:56

$29.00
177228

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864489341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:28

$48.00
177203

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Voting Vote Trial Guilty 1873 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570593030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873 * re. The Susan B. Anthony trial The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended" which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:32

$27.00
177178

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862996384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Ro... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$340.00
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
176850

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning his involvement in Winston Railroad robbery This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$32.00
176616

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530508858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress & what terms the colonies they represented, were to be offered..." with more, and further on: "...that Gen. Carleton had assured the Loyalists that when the business he was upon was happily brought to a conclusion, they would be safe in their persons & their property; that letters are daily passing to & from him to General Washington & express... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:21

$49.00
176482

JOHN T. SCOPES Dayton Ohio Arrest Indictment Pre Monkey Trial 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372830035876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1925 * John T. Scopes indicted * Scopes monkey trial indictment The front page has a one column heading: "INDICT SCOPES FOR TEACHINGS EVOLUTION LAW" with subhead and small photo of Scopes. This arrest was the prelude of one of the most famous trials in American history. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 42 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 05, 2019 14:54

$62.00
176122

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392494508870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Page 3 has proceedings on President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial, with first column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Subsidence Of The Excitement" "Preliminary Preparations for the Trial of the President" and more. Eight pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$33.00
175954

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806608761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN TAKES STAND, SWEARS HE WAS AT HOME NIGHT RANSOM WAS PAID" 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, 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 & inst... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:38

$38.00
175913

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Court Testimony 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480445266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1934 * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann on the stand * Court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN ON THE STAND SHOUTS DENIAL OF MURDER; HE AND WIFE OFFER ALIBI" with subheads. (see) More inside with testimony. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:16

$38.00
175851

Best CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL Trial1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial * Best title to be had ? rare as such As the infamous Black Sox scandal comes to its conclusion (final arguments in the trial were the day before), the ftpg. of the sports section has an interesting article headed: "Asks Conviction Of 'Black Sox' On Their Own Story" "Confessions Only Evidence Needed, State Says". The text begins: "Confessions made by Eddie Cicotte, 'Lefty' Williams, and Joe Jackson that they had plotted to throw games in the 1919 world's series were held up yesterday by the state as the most convincing proof the defendants in the 'Black Sox' trial should be sent to the penitentiary..." with ... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:18

$190.00
175709

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL 1921 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468409637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial begins The front page has reporting concerning the infamous "Black Sox" baseball scandal, with a one column heading at the top: "BURNS TELLS STORY OF PLOT TO THROW 1919 WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy a\rticle continues on page 3. Complete in 32 pages, light even toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:37

$78.00
174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
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