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202450

Rare Pond Creek Grant County Oklahoma Territory Cherokee Outlet 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394358521483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POND CREEK TRIBUNE, Oklahoma Territory, Nov. 30, 1893  * Very rare publication A very rare weekly title which lasted but 4 years from 1893 to 1896. Outside of our few holdings the Oklahoma Historical Society is the only institution which records having any issues of this title. Four pages, typical news reports of the day with a wealth of ads. Irregular at the spine with some blank spine loss, partially loose at the spine. Various tears at margins, some archival mends. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:38

$89.00
202404

Battle of Richmond KY Kentucky & Abraham Lincoln Letter 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394355954423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3, 1862  * Battle of Richmond, Kentucky * Horace Greeley & Abraham Lincoln Articles include: "The Indian Massacres in Minnesota" "The Case of General Stone" "Mr. Lincoln's Scheme of Emancipation & Colonization" "War News of the Week" "Battle of Chattanooga" "Terrible Battle Near Richmond, Kentucky" "Severe Battle In Kentucky" "Horace Greeley Writes Another Letter to President Lincoln", this taking most of a column. So much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, loss at a lower corner affects type but not of any mentioned reports. Otherwise very nice. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2022 12:43

$38.00
202335

Kidder Fight Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374368611290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 15, 1867 * Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * Pawnee Killer - Cheyenne Sioux Indians * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 6 has an article headed: "The Indian War" and more. (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2022 14:47

$44.00
202241

Chief Speckled Snake Creek Nation Inidans Trail of Tears Speech 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394339939958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1829  Inside is a terrific letter headed: "The Creek Indians". It is the text of a speech of a chief of the Creek Tribe, Specled Snake, at the beginning of the forced removal of native American's to west of the Mississippi, known as the Trail of Tears. In his speech the chief recounts the failed promises of the "great father" through the ages, a few bits including: "...our great father ...is very kind, he says he loves his red children...When he first dame over the wide waters he was but a little man & wore a red coat....smoked with him the pipe of peace...Muscogees gave the white man land & kindled him a fire...With one foot he pushed the red man over the Oconee & with the other h... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:00

$40.00
202240

Battle of Fort Oswego Lake Ontario New York French & Indians War Map 1757 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374361496360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757  * Forts Oswego and Ontario * French and Indian war with map Inside has is a quite lengthy article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages. This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario and Oswego with Part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario", including a key to the noted points on the map. Only a portion of the text is shown in the photos. Includes the full page plate called for but lacking the foldout map. C... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:00

$156.00
202163

Rare Winnemucca NV Nevada Humboldt County City of Paved Streets 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394335525850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SILVER STATE, Winnemucca, Nevada, Oct. 12, 1877   * Very rare title from the Old West * Chief Joseph & the New Perce Indians surrender Page 2 has a report on the end of the Nez Perce Indian War: "Surrender Of the New Perces!" "The Hostiles, Hostile to the Last". The report begins: "The capture of the entire band of New Perces occurred on afternoon of Oct. 5. The savages gave up their guns and ammunition, accepted an unconditional surrender, and the troops occupied the Indian entrenchments..." with more.  Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:33

$63.00
202152

Rare San Diego Old West Southern California w/ Chief Sitting Bull 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394335522595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 17, 1877  * Rare & early from Southern California * Chief Sitting Bull Among the front page articles are: "Sitting Bull" "He Seeks Shelter in the British Possessions and Boasts of His Many Victories" "A Conference Held with the Wily Chief" and more. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:26

$38.00
202151

Great Pittsburgh Railrioad Strike of 1877 Riots & Montana Indian War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374356116809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 22, 1877  Nearly  three columns of the front page are taken up with a fine account of the Pittsburgh Railroad Strike of 1877, part of the larger Great Railroad Strike which resulted in over 100 deaths including women & children. The incidents followed repeated reductions in wages and sometimes increases in workload by railroad companies, during a period of economic recession following the Panic of 1873. Also on the ftpg: "The Indian War" "Latest From the Front--the Hostiles in Hot Retreat for Montana--They Will be Intercepted by Gen. Crook or Gen. Miles". Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:26

$46.00
202541

Early Lexington KY Fayette County Kentucky Horse Capital of World 1824 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394364447417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEXINGTON PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Kentucky, Feb. 7, 1824 * Early & rare publication  Inside has: "Shocking Indian Murders" from Little Rock, plus two letters signed by: John Quincy Adams, an article headed: "Mr. Clay" and more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, several tape mends used to flatten creases, small piece from the bottom, blank spine.

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Ends December 12, 2022 09:54

$49.99
202117

Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Biologist Physicist Scientist Death 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374349882356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1937 *  death * Indian polymath - scientist * Biologist, physicist, botanist The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "SIR JAGADISH BOSE, SCIENTIST, 78, DIES" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: Jagadish Chandra Bose (30 November 1858 – 23 November 1937) was an Indian polymath: a physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. He... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2022 12:51

$48.00
202507

Muscogee Indians Creek Nation Native Americans South Carolina 1772 old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394358601671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1772  * Creek Nation * Muscogee Indians An inside page has a small item from Charleston headed "America" noting: "...from the country of the Creeks inform us that those Indians are at present very turbulent, they have killed a Trader named Inman, beat & otherwise maltreated several other traders in their towns, and threaten to commit further outrages." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 08, 2022 08:33

$26.99
202426

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374379659224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 8, 1862   * Capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the Confederacy, and from the capital of the Confederacy as well.  Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus there is: "From The South Carolina Coast" "Lincoln's Message In Europe--Opinions of the English Press--The Position of England on the Issues Between the North and the South" and "A Chapter of Yankee Frauds". Page two has a lengthy editorial concerning the war, bits including: "...To all eyes abroad our energies seem to have been palsied by a fatal paralysis...nothing has retrieved our reputation for vigour & capacity by the boldness of our soldiers & the success of our generals in active engagement...... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2022 14:32

$69.99
202422

The Stamp Act Direct Tax on Colonies Begins London England 1765 Old UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374379596324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1765 * The Stamp Act begins *  Very historic Near the back are several pages with reports from Parliament and the King, including a dateline of "Friday, 22" which begins: "Lord Mansfield, as speaker, and the Earls Gower and Marchmont, by virtue of a commission from his majesty gave the royal assent to the following bills:..." and about 9 are listed, one of which reads: "...for laying a stamp duty in the British colonies in America." Although a brief & somewhat inconspicuous report, it is an exceedingly historic one as this is the official notice--in a British publication no less--of the King's approval of the Stamp Act. Schlesinger in his "Almanac Of American Hi... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2022 13:32

$109.99
201878

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314804976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 5, 1862  * Capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Grand Yankee Army" "Interesting & Valuable Statistics" "Report of the Sanitary Commission" "Condition of the Army--State of the Camps--How the Soldier is Used & How He Uses Himself--Sickness & Mortality..." which takes nearly three pages. Part of this is the: "Sanitary History of Bull Run". Page 2 has a lengthy editorial beginning: "The North is about to put the strength of the Federal Union to the test...The tax-gatherer is about to be sent out among the faithful people & the experimentum crucis is now to be applied to th... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:44

$78.00
201874

Prelude Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Virginia Nears 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314802516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1861   * Battle of Bull Run nears * 1st major battle of the Civil War Among the front page first column heads are those relating to fights just prior to Bull Run: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "Rumored Evacuation of Fairfax Court House by the Rebels" "Gen. Johnston in Full Retreat for Winchester" "Number of Troops in the Vicinity of the Rebel Capital" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:39

$28.00
201873

First Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Virginia Rebel Win 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314802259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1861   * Battle of Bull Run # 1 * Manassas VA Virginia * 1st major battle of the Civil War * Confederate victory Page 4 has some nice column heads on the battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Incidents of Heroism" "The Battle Decisively Won" "The Enemy Attempt to Pursue" "Praiseworthy Conduct of the Eight" and more. The text of the battle takes 2 columns on pg. 4 and almost the entirety of pg. 5, with some subheads including: "Secession Account of the Battle" " Rebel Account of Bull's Run Fight" "Extravagant Tales" "Another Account of the Retreat" and more. Plus pg. 6 has heads: "The War For The Union" "National Disaster At Bull's Run" ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:39

$82.00
201820

Benjamin Franklin Founding Father Polymath Will & Testament 1792 Boston Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394308850104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, January, 1792 * Benjamin Franklin's will The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. The issue begins with: "Extracts from Dr. Franklin's Will" which takes over a full page and provides many details on various beneficiaries. Also within: "Thoughts on Dueling" "The Child Trained up for the Gallows" "A Description of the Dismal Swamp in Virginia" "The Distresses of a Frontier Inhabitant" "Fourteen Causes which Enrich a Country" "On the Climate of South Carolina" and much more. Near the back is a: "Collection of Publick Acts Papers, etc." including 3 Acts of Congress, each noted as: "Approved by the President...... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2022 07:57

$98.00
201817

Nice 19th Century American Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1804 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374325799157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 26, 1804 * Nice masthead engraving This title has one of the nicest mastheads from the early 19th century, featuring an engraving that has a variation of the Great Seal and an Indian plus a banner inscribed with the Massachusetts state motto: "Ense Petit Placidam Sub Liberate Quietem" ('By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty'). In the dateline is: "'Peace, Commerce, and honest Friendship, with all Nations--entangling Alliances, with none.'---Jefferson", being a line from Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2022 07:55

$30.00
201717

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Earp Holliday Clanton Tombstone AZ 1883 old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394304436608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883  * Tombstone, Arizona * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of Southern Arizona" "Pasqual, the Yuma Chief" "Yuma Indians At Home" a distant view of "Tombstone", a full-figure print of: "Ed Schieffelin", an Indian scout and prospector who discovered silver in the Arizona Territory which led to the founding of Tombstone; "Mission Church of San Xavier Del Bac near Tucson" "Apache Prisoners at Camp Lowell" "Street View In Tucson" and more... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2022 09:33

$155.00
201708

Rare Eureka Humboldt County Co. Old West Northern California 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374321021057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEST COAST SIGNAL, Eureka, California, May 14, 1873  * Rare Old West publication From this town in Northern California just south of the Oregon border. It was once a lumbering town & today the entire city is a state historic landmark with its many Victorian homes, etc. A typical newspaper of the day with varied news reports & a great wealth of advertisements. Page 2 has a report beginning: "We have news of the unconditional surrender of the Apache Indians to Col. Crook at Camp Verde, Arizona...very gratifying news indeed..." with further details. Four pages, somewhat large size, never bound nor trimmed, some margin tears at the wide margins, good condition.

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Ends November 25, 2022 09:27

$57.00
201636

French Second Siege of Quebec City New France Seven Years' War 1760 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374314044534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1760  * Second siege of Quebec - Seven Years' War Included is a detailed article: "Observations Upon the North Sea..." which is quite detailed and takes two pages. The accompanying map called for is lacking.  Also in this issue are: "Act for Better Supplying the City with Fish" "Case of a Paralytic Patient Cured by Electricity" "New Method of Discovering the Longitude" "Transit of Venus over the Sun, the 2nd since the Creation" which includes a print of it; "An Approved Remedy for Contraction in the Joints" "Effects of the Miseries of Human Life" "The Aurora Borealis in its Various Appearances" "Disposition of His Majesty's Forces and Fleet" which includes much detail. Near the ba... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2022 12:20

$35.00
201562

1st Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Civil War Confederate 1861 Richmond Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394294929553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 23, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * From capital of Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Certainly the key content in this issue is on page 3 with a heading: "The Great Battle At Stone Bridge" "The President's Official Dispatch". This was the battle of Bull Run, or Manassas, the first major battle of the Civil War. The report begins: "The city was intensely excited yesterday & a deep anxiety to learn further particulars of the battle fought on Sunday last near Manassas Junction...About midday it was ascertained that the President had officially communicated the news of the victory to th... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2022 06:28

$186.00
201537

4 Acts of U.S. Congress Signed by President Thomas Jefferson 18092 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394293766748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 27, 1802   * (4) acts of United States Congress * Signed by President Thomas Jefferson Two columns on page 3 are taken up with four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.  One is for the regulating the use of foreign coins in the U.S., and another relates to establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2022 11:53

$29.00
201513

Riots at Lewistown Mifflin County PA Pennsylvania & re. Indians 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374309085840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 8, 1791  * Riots at Lewistown, Pennsylvania Page 2 has a poem "On the Death of Marcus C. Knox, Son of Major-General Knox--Aged 9 Years". Also a report of the Indian troubles along the Wabash. There is also a lengthy: "Report of the Riot At Lewistown, in the county of Mifflin", Penna. Other bits include: "Yesterday his Excellency the Vice President of the United States & Lady set out from Braintree for the seat of Federal Government" and: "Several members of Congress have passed through this town since out last, on their way to Philadelphia." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2022 09:11

$55.00
201456

1st Year George Washington & John Adams Thomas Jefferson Letters 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394287989307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Dec. 16, 1789  * 1st year of George Washington's administration * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson letters The back page includes a letter signed by John Adams from when he was in Amsterdam in 1780, followed by a letter from Thomas Jefferson to the mayor & aldermen of Norfolk, Virginia, signed in type: Thomas Jefferson. The back page also includes reports from the "Proceedings of Congress" from July 1-18, 1789, an historically significant period of the beginning of the federal government. Included is discussion of the passage of several Cabinet posts. The back page has an "Anecdote" concerning George Washington's visit to "...Lexington, viewing the field where the first blood was s... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2022 07:36

$168.00
201385

Federal City Buildings Under Construction Washington D.C. Infancy 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394284693624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 14, 1793  * The Building of Washington D.C. Page 2 has a report: "We...inform the public, that the buildings in the new Federal City are rapidly advancing: The Presidents house is built one story high; the Capitol and Hotel are in a considerable state of forwardness, and there are...fifty houses finished, among which are a number of capital brick buildings. There are upwards of 820 of the best artists and mechanics in the world now employed in the construction of that city." The front page has a report concerning Indian troubles relating to a disputed boundary: "...The Indians...insisted upon the Ohio as the boundary between them & the United States...". French Revolution con... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2022 07:51

$88.00
201263

President James Madison Death & Second Seminole War Florida 1836 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293778983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836  * President James Madison death * Battle of Micanopy - Florida A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patriots are gratitude and honor more justly due, than that of James Madison..." The report concludes: "...He retired from the presidential chair on the 4th of March, 1817, and has since resided in philosophic ease at Montpelier, Orange county, Virginia.". Other news of the day includes: "The Creek War... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:58

$45.00
201260

18th Century Caribbean Islands Map & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394275688867

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. 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 page 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 Romas has been satisfied... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:57

$340.00
201170

Early Westward Expansion Native Americans Indians Red Cloud Black Hawk 1867 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394271296630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 4, 1867   * Native Americans - Indians The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue. The front page has: "The Indian War" taking one-third of a column, beginning: "The Montana Rangers, under Gen. Been, expected to move against the Indians in a short time..." with other bits included: "...All the hostile tribes around Fort Phil Kearney are under the leadership of Red Cloud and are bent on war. Black Hawk...favors peace..." with so much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2022 15:02

$32.00
201154

Rare Watseka Iroquois County Eastern Illinois 1876 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394271284535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: IROQUOIS COUNTY TIMES, Watseka, Illinois, Sept. 9, 1876  * Rare publication from the Midwest From a somewhat small town (pop. 5,200) in Eastern Illinois. Various news and ads of the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at margins & fold, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2022 14:55

$39.00
201068

Extraordinary Paul Revere Join or Die Snake Woodcut Masthead 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374279010589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774   * Extremely rare publication w/ Paul Revere * "Join or Die" snake issue masthead It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead. In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is commonly used in history books--typically the photo with a smiling Harry Truman waving it--so too is this famous newspaper when images of a revolutionary theme are needed. What image could better portray within its masthead the revolutionary spirit? In our 46 years in this ... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:58

$18,500.00
201008

Post George A. Custer Massacre Battle of Little Bighorn Montana 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394259936438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, July 18, 1876   * Post Battle of the Little Bighorn * Great Sioux War of 1876 The front page has a letter signed by General: Geo. F. Crook to General Sherman concerning the situation with the Indians with mention of the camp on the Little Horn.  Page 2 has: "The Black Hills Prospects--Troops & Supplies for Terry". Four pages, large folio size, the folder size noted is for the issue folded in half. Good condition.

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Ends October 26, 2022 11:37

$38.00
201007

United States Constitution Going Into effect & New York Capital 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394259936223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 20, 1788 * United States Constitution into effect * New York City as nation's capital  The top of the front page has an article signed by: "A Federalist" which is very supportive of the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the various states. It notes in part: "...The game that is now playing by the antifederalists is their last chance--Under the fallacious guise of being advocates for what they modestly stile 'amendments' to the new Constitution...The Constitution, as it came from the venerable Continental Convention approves itself to be unprejudiced understanding of every real friend to America...". Page 2 has a letter beginning; "The celebrated writer ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2022 11:37

$385.00
200969

John James Audubon Naturalist Ornithologist Gold Rush Indians 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374270581246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849   * John James Audubon * American ornithologist Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more. Also on page 3 is a letter from Rio Janeiro beginning: "The slave trade is carried on to a very great extent here..." with more detail. Also: "The Comanche Indians" as well as: "Late & Interesting From California" which includes a letter related to the gold rush. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2022 10:54

$56.00
200881

1855 Castle Garden Fort Clinton pre Ellis Island Immigration Station Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394252888587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 4, 1855  The front page has nearly two columns taken up with: "Castle Garden - How Emigrants Are Treated on Landing". Castle Garden with the point of entry into the United States prior to Ellis Island. It had just opened to immigrants the year of this article, on the eve of a dramatic wave of European immigration. During the next 35 years, more than 8 million people passed through Castle Garden, especially from Germany and Ireland, and later from Italy and Eastern Europe. Page 3 has over a full page taken up with: "The Kansas Troubles" "Gov. Reeder's Alleged Speculations in Indian Lands". It would soon ben a hotbed for trouble on its way to statehood. Eight pages, some disbinding evidence at th... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2022 10:29

$47.00
200816

Very Rare 1664 w/ Fort Christina Wilmington Delaware Report Newbook Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374262722303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWES, Published For Satisfaction and Information of the People, With Privilege, London, July 7, 1664  * Extremely rare 17th century publication * Fort Christina - Wilmington, Delaware Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers) with a terrific report from the "new world" in America. Pages 5 & 6 contain an item with a Stockholm dateline noting: "Here are great compleynts against the West-Indian company of Holland, for their violent dispossession the Suedes in the year 1655, of a Colony which they had planted South of Florida in America, being driven by the Hollanders out of the sayd Plantation, which they had not only purchased of the Natives, and Proprietors of the place, but had peac... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2022 09:22

$945.00
200753

Metacomet 1st American King Philip's War N.E. Colonists Indians 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374255666400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 19, 1675  * King Philip's War - Metacomet * New England Colonists vs. Indians * First war in America (historic) The significance of what is known as "King Philip's War" is lost with most Americans, but the event cannot be over-stated. This was America's first war, and the only newspaper in existence to report is was this title. As Wikipedia notes, this was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day New England and English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675–78. The war is named after the main leader of the Native American side, Metacomet, known to the English as "King Philip". The war was the single greatest calamity to occur in 17th century... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:53

$9,950.00
200752

Jim Thorpe 1912 Olympics Trophies Medals Carlisle Indians Restored1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374255665745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 14, 1982 * Jim Thorpe Olympic medals reinstatement * Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania The front page has a one column heading: "Final Triumph Was 69 Years in the Making" with lead-in: "Jim Thorpe Ruling" and photo. First report coverage on the IOC reinstating Thorpe posthumously. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:52

$67.00
200745

Jim Thorpe Carlisle Indians Olympics Wins Decathlon Gold Medal 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394244217908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 16, 1912  * Jim Thorpe - Carlisle Indians star athlete * 1912 Summer Olympic games - decathlon The top of the front page has one column headings regarding the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm: "Uncle Sam Leads All" "Track Games At An End" "Thorp Great All-Round Man" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Great to have this report on the front page. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:40

$68.00
200744

2nd Second Battle of Bull Run #2 Manassas 1862 Civil War Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394244217760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862  * 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abundant & favorable...As Stated we have no doubt of the triumph of our arms nor have we any doubt that our triumph has been signal and glorious...". Also on the ftpg: "Evacuation of Fredericksburg" "From Norfolk" "Latest From the North" which has over 3 columns with tremendous detail the historic Second Battle of Manassas, with some subheads including: "... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:39

$148.00
200618

Early Indian Magic in India of Strength Cobra Snake & more Fake ? 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394235987219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 8, 1900 * Indian magic - India - fake ? The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "CURIOUS INDIAN MAGIC QUEER FEATS OF FAKIRS" 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 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:55

$34.00
200546

Early King Harry VIII Playing Cards Advertisement & John Adams 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394232807550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799  * Two President John Adams script signatures * Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards * Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital * Moses Gill proclamation and script signature The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for regulating: "...trade with Indian tribes & to preserve peace on the frontiers." and the other to authorize the President: "...to fill certain vacancies in the army & navy.". Page three has a rare ad for "King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards" which is not a misprint. Some suggest the use of "King Harry VIII" was an intentional affront to King ... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2022 12:47

$76.00
200507

Post Texas Revolution War of Independence Troubles w/ Sam Houston 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374243499701

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1836  * Post Texas Revolution tensions Most of an inside page is taken up with reports headed: "Texas" which includes several letters, one beginning: "I am sorry to inform you of our situation. We are detained here for nothing but to keep you ignorant of the enemy's intention; they will soon be down on you in great numbers...". Included also is a letter from "Near Sabine, July 9, 1836" to General Dunlap signed in type by: Sam. Houston, which has near the beginning: "...I regret  so much delay will necessarily result before you can reach us, we will need your aid & that speedily, the enemy in large numbers are reported to be in Texas..." with more. Also a document signed in ty... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2022 13:28

$42.00
200385

Apache Indians Tucson Arizona Territory Massacre 1877 San Diego CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374234295127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 7, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "The Massacre of Settlers in the Sonoita by Apaches--Special Message in the Territorial Legislature by Gov. Safford--The Recent Military Administration Sharply Criticized--Immediate Action Necessary". This is followed by: "Sonora" "General Mariscal Establishing His Authority--Pesqueira Whipped in a Late Battle". Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 30, 2022 14:41

$38.00
197631

Rare 1st First Transcontinental Railroad Train Promontory Point 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049937774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#8) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 8, published at Promontory Point, the first issue printed on the train's return trip to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the w... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2022 10:07

$377.00
200270

William Drummer's Father Rale's War Northern New England Maine 1725 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394214699009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 30 to Jan. 1, 1725(6) * Dummer's War - Northern New England * Uncommon publication, nice for display  This early title typically has little if any American content, but this issue is an exception, and a notable one at that. The back page has a speech signed in type by William Dummer, the Lt. Governor of Massachusetts Bay. This speech is concerning events what is known as "Dummer's War" with the local Indians, with mention that he is hopeful of peace negotiations with the Indians. A few bits note in part: "...what I have to say to you is chiefly concerning the Indian War and the present circumstances of our affairs with them...I have...improved the Indians inclinations to peace, and have..... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2022 13:17

$345.00
200162

Chief Black Hawk Sauk People Indians Warrior Leader Surrendered 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394207368857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1833  * Chief Black Hawk surrender * Sauk Indians * The Prophet The top of the ftpg. has: "Black Hawk At the Palace" which begins: "Black Hawk and his son, the Prophet and his son, and the  other Indian hostages surrendered under the late treaty, waited on the President yesterday to receive his orders. The President met them kindly..." with more on this, including a description: "...Black Hawk is not an ill-looking man--his countenance is intelligent and not savage..." with more. The top of page 2 also has more concerning Black Hawk. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2022 11:22

$32.00
200048

President George Washington Act of Congress & 2 Resloves Signed 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374215892202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 2, 1794  * President George Washington The front page begins with one Act of Congress and two "Resolves", each signed in script type by the President; Go. Washington. They take the entire first column. Page 2 has a declaration by the Indian chief Cornplanter, as well as two more reports concerning the Indians, one a letter from Pittsburgh. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:24

$144.00
200038

19th Century Corry Erie County Pennsylvania Post Civil War Prints 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374215889028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 27, 1867  The double page centerfold features  6 illustrations concerning the small town of Corry, Pennsylvania. Th best is an expansive view of: "The City of Corry, Pennsylvania" being a great town overview. The other prints are of: "W. H. L. Smith, First Mayor of Corry" "Public School House at Corry, Pa." "Indian Skull Found at Corry" "View of First Avenue, Corry, Penn." and: "View of Main Street, Corry, Penn." There is a detailed article on the town as well, headed: "The City of Corry, Pennsylvania" and which begins: "The city of Corry is one of the most remarkable instances of rapid growth that this country affords..." which was a city larger then than it is today. Comple... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:18

$48.00
199970

Great 1st Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Civil War Confederate VA 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211403104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * From capital of Confederacy Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From Gloucester Point" "From Yorktown" "From Norfolk" "Affairs about Williamsburg" "From Logan County" "From the Kanawha Valley" and more. The war coverage carries over to pages 2 & 3 as well with: "The Great Victory" which comments on the Battle of Manassas; "Newspapers & Fault-Finders" "Mr. Crittenden, Kentucky & the South" "Necessity of Vigilance" "The Retreat From Laurel Hill" "Wants a Rebel Cent"; a letter fr... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:37

$166.00
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