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198055

WAR OF 1812 WITH ENGLAND ? Declaration of Independence Printing 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085342496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 2, 1812 * Declaration of Independence anniversary * War with England imminent ? On the ftpg. under "The Patriotism Of Our Fathers" is: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. By The Representatives Of The U. States Of America In Congress Assembled:  A Declaration" (see photos below). Hereafter is the text of the Declaration of Independence, signed in type: John Hancock & Charles Thompson. Also on the ftpg. under "Indian News" is a letter from Governor W. H. Harrison, at Vincennes,  which discusses Indian affairs and is signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison. Also a report from Savannah headed "Florida Expedition" and ToThe Heroes of Tippecanoe". Other various bits of news, plus ads for the "Harvard Colle... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:11

$98.00
198039

INDIAN CAPTIVE Native Amercian Writes Song Lyrics Prior Execution 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374084082648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1797   * Indian captive writes song before execution The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, By a Captive Indian, while his conquerors were preparing for his Death. Written by the Lady of Mr. John Hunter." The front page has: "Tennessee Eloquence". Also a notice for an exhibit of "The Elephant" & two ads for "Playing Cards" offering "Harry the Eighth" & "Mary Andrew Playing Cards". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:23

$38.00
197814

TRAIL OF TEARS Samuel Houston & North Carolina GOLD Discoveries 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062159955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829  * Trail of Tears  * Samuel Houston  * North Carolina gold Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennessee--but abandoned the state, and for ever!"   Of course in a few years he would earn some acclaim for his efforts in Texas. An article: "The Creek Indians" includes: "...directed to remove his agency west of the Mississippi to the country allotted to the emigrating Indians..." which is concerning the infamous Trail of Tears. Among other articles in this issue are: "Th... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:44

$41.00
197753

Choctaw Chief Hummingbird & DeWitt Clinton DEATHS - Railroading 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059598388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1828  * Death report of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird * Death report of New York Governor DeWitt Clinton * B & O Railroad expands to include Pittsburgh, PA Page 7 has a report of the death of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird, also known as General Hummingbird: "Died, on the 23d December, at his residence near the Choctaw agency, general Hummingbird, a Choctaw chief, a the advanced age of 75... a great friend to the United States, and has fought many battles with the red people in behalf of our government... This noted war chief received a commission and silver medal from general Washington, which were interred in the coffin with his remains at the request of his friends." The sudden dea... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:54

$39.00
197631

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion 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 May 28, 2022 10:07

$377.00
197624

FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049928954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1866.   * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Laramie On page 4 under "Terrible Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers and Ninety Soldiers Surrounded and Butchered" is a rather inconspicuous report reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, of the Eighteenth Infantry, with 90 enlisted men of the Second Cavalry and Eighteenth Infantry, were surrounded by Indians, and every officer and man killed" This was one of the more deadly massacres of American soldiers during the Indian wars of the Old West. Unfortunate for the small, discrete article here but still a first report in this famous NYC title. Other ne... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:01

$62.00
198116

General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374087337701

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July 8, 1876   * General George Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Massacre by Indians In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds.   Page 2 has: "The Indian Fiasco" which is a very lengthy editorial, written not long after the Custer Massacre. Page 3 has: "The Indian Battle - The Losses" which reports on news from the Custer's Massacre, the reports taking nearly two-thirds of a column with much detail. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2022 09:15

$159.99
198109

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Jews Religious Freedom Commence 1818 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394082606594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 19, 1818  * Maryland Jew Bill Initiated Inside has a brief yet notable item with a small head: "Maryland Legislature" which includes in part: "...A committee was appointed to bring in a bill to extend the same civil privileges to persons professing the Jewish religion as are enjoyed by those of any other religious sect...". This would ultimately come to pass, known as the Maryland Jew Bill. As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution safely protected "...all persons professing the Christian religion..." yet said nothing at all for those of other beliefs. It was a fact not widely known among other Americans that in the State of Maryland, and in Maryland alone, a citizen ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 08:23

$34.99
198106

JOHN RODGERS William Henry Harrison & Oliver Hazard Perry 1813 Balt. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394082589448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 27, 1813  Nearly a page is taken up with: "Commodore Rodgers" which is a: "...sketch of the character of commodore Rodgers...". This is followed by "Events of the War" which is 3 1/2 pages of the latest news of the War of 1812 including subheads: "Torpedoes" "A Proclamation" signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison, concerning an armistice between the U.S. and various Indian tribes. This is followed by another: "A Proclamation" signed in type by both: Wm. H. Harrison & Oliver H. Perry; "British Officials" "Military"; a letter dated: "Camp at Ten Islands" signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Naval" "American Prizes" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, even toning, good condition. As noted... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 08:05

$32.99
198105

Colonial AUGUSTA COUNTY Virginia Native Americans INDIANS Warpath 1764 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374087243132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1764  * Colonial Augusta County, Virginia * Indians on the warpath there Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" containing various news reports of the day, including one reading in part: "Advices from the back settlements of Virginia and the colonies are...distressing, the Indians killing...the inhabitants more now than ever. On the frontiers of Augusta county 40 have been killed; in the Narrow Passage five or six families; at Side's Creek one or two; at Woodstock four...words cannot describe the fright, terror, and misery of the back inhabitants...", plus word that some of the tribes had the small pox. Says the Indians might begin to sue for peace because they believed the Engl... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 07:58

$44.99
198072

VAN BUREN Crawford Co. Arkansas Choctaw Indian Hanging Execution 1870 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394081512419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1870 * Choctaw Indian execution by hanging * Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "THE GALLOWS" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 26, 2022 10:06

$26.99
198046

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Prelude - Black Hills South Dakota INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394081373463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 30, 1876 * Battle of Little Bighorn close * Prelude to Custer's massacre The front page has a small one column heading: "Gen. Crook's Operations" (see) This was a little more than three weeks prior to the Battle of Little Bighorn. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2022 07:32

$26.99
197455

USS PUEBLO Incident Navy Ship Captured & APOLLO 5 Lunar Module 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394039228776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, California, January 23, 1968  * USS Pueblo incident (1st report)  * Apollo 5 - 1st Lunar Module flight The front page features reporting of the Pueblo Incident with banner headline: "Red Koreans Board, Capture U.S. Ship" with subhead and map. Nice for display. Also a banner heading at the very top of the front page announces: "Space Shot Performs Gracefully" with subhead. This was Apollo 5, the first unmanned flight of the Apollo Lunar Module which would eventually lead to the 1st man on the moon. Complete first section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the central fold, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2022 13:43

$62.00
197417

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Poem w/ Electric Lightning Rod Mention 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036395976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  * A poem to Benjamin Franklin * Mention of his lightning rod Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753". At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the effect of thunder and lightning is prevented." and the other: "The steeple and organ of St. Philip's church at Charles Town [Charleston] have been twice damaged by lightning." Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including an item under "Plantat... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:14

$88.00
197365

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Black Hills Gold Silver Expedition DAKOTA 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032498829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 24, 1874 * General George Armstrong Custer * Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition The top of the front page one column headings that include: "IN THE BLACK HILLS" "Gen. Custer's Exploring Expedition" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Other news of the day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, light crease along the central fold, generally nice.

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Ends May 15, 2022 08:48

$57.00
197182

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux Indians PRINTS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007985867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1876  * The Custer Massacre * Chief Sitting Bull * Prints - illustrations The entire front page is a nice political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "The Democratic (Deformed) Tiger 'Fixed' ". Within this issue is over a full column article headed: "The Montana Slaughter", which in addition to follow up work by General Crook also gives an account of the Custer Massacre of June 25. This same page features a half page map captioned: "The Gold Regions of the Black Hills, Showing The Scene of the Massacre of General Custer's Troops & the Indian Reservations & Military Posts in the Western Portion of the United States."  Additionally there is a full page with 5 prints ... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:25

$124.00
197140

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394018159825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 4, 1863  * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians The bkpg. has a rather small report headed: "Defeat of Indians by Kit Carson" with the report from Albuquerque, New Mexico, giving the details of a victorious battle over the Navape [sic Navajo] Indians. See photo for details. Rarely is the famed explorer & scout Kit Carson ever mentioned in period newspapers. Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:31

$29.00
197102

SS MOHAWK Ward Line Ocean Liner Collision SHIPWRECK Disaster 1935 Old Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012277991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935.   * SS Mohawk shipwreck * Ward Line ocean liner * New Jersey coast collision * 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: "WARD LINER SINKS IN CRASH WITH FREIGHTER OFF JERSEY; ALL ABROAD BELIEVED SAVED" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photos and list of the passengers. Very early coverage here as the report suggests all were saved when in fact 47 would go down with the ship. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The front page also has a three column headline: "HA... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:41

$52.00
196996

Rare POND CREEK Grant County OKLAHOMA Territory Cherokee Outlet 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394008610077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POND CREEK TRIBUNE, Oklahoma Territory, Feb. 22, 1894  * 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 & loose at the spine minor tears at the central fold juncture. Quite fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends April 29, 2022 12:15

$84.00
196983

Rare 18th Century GREAT MASTHEAD Engravings Post Boy 1719 London OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003349012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, January 31, 1719  * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original One of the more decorative 18th century issues with two ornate engravings in the masthead, and the first letter on the ftpg. very embellished. The front page has several items including a report from Frankfort: "A great Fire in the Jews Street hath consumed here about a hundred and ten of their Houses, but none of the Christians." also: "...This hath greatly alarm'd the rich Mississippians, and no less rejoiced the Persons unconcern'd." and also: "There is in the Downs his Majesty's ship the Shoreham; as also seven East Indian ships, two for Guinea, seventeen for Virginia...and the Wihgham, Capt. Mackcane, all three for Vi... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:26

$51.00
196960

HEBREW CITY Jews Jewish Niagara River Grand Island NY CREATION 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003336751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825  * Hebrew city to be established * Grand Island, New York * Jews - Jewish - Judaica One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mouth of the great canal." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States to reach national prominence. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Naval Court Martial" which is the case of Commodore Stewart (another article on this as well); "Capitol of the Unite... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:13

$47.00
196833

Early Southern CHEROKEES Native Americans Indians Education 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996967696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 11, 1767  * Early Native Americans * Cherokees - Indians Inside has reports from Boston and Charleston headed: "America" with reports datelined Boston and Charleston, the latter noting: "Mr. Hammerer, who came over from England with intent to civilize and convert the Cherokee Indians, has met with more success than some persons seemed to expect...have elected him head man over them all. Some of the principal Indians have given him their children to educate...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:37

$32.00
196816

JOHN BROWN'S Raid on Harpers Ferry WV NEGROES Insurrection 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996957828

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1859 * John Brown's Negro insurrection * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia  Inside has an article headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" which takes over 2 1/2 columns with subheads including: "Personal Portraits--Hon. Andrew Hunter--Charles D. Harding--Judge Parker--Affairs at Charlestown--John Brown's Early History--The Expulsion of Mr. Hoyt From Charleston".  Another page has an interesting article: "The Navajo Indians Again At Work, datelined from Rio Pecos, New-Mexico. Eight pages, a few discrete archival mends at the top, a piece form the spine margin does not affect any mentioned articles.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:26

$40.00
196787

BATTLE OF BLACKBURN'S FORD Bull Run Creek Virginia Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373981526761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1861   * A Confederate victory The front page includes a detailed one column illustration headed: "Plan of The Battle of Blackburn's Ford" with related text. Also nice ftpg. one column war heads: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Gen. Wool Goes to Fortress Monroe" "Assassination of Pickets" "The Rebels Fortifying Matthias Point:" "Secession at Work In Maryland" Washington to Be Cut Off" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:45

$43.00
196784

STATE OF DESERET CONSTITUTION Mormons & Great Seal of California 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393991113123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1849  * State of Deseret Constitution * Mormons - Mormonism - Utah * Great Seal of California adopted The front page has an article which includes a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Seal of the State of California" and a related article which begins: "The Convention yesterday adopted the above design of a Great Seal for the new state of California. The credit of its invention is mainly due to Major R. S. Garnett of the Army..." with more text. Save for a very very minor alterations this is the same seal used by California today, and their website notes its various portions: "Under the gaze of Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, a miner works near the Sacramento River. A gr... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:42

$420.00
196652

CHIEF BLACK HAWK Sauk People Indians Warrior Leader War & Creeks 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976030204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1833  * Chief Black Hawk * Sauk Indians * The Prophet The top of the front page has more than half a column headed: "Black Hawk And His Companions" provides much detail on the situation. Page 2 has three-quarters of a column headed: "A Day Among The Creeks" which has some fascinating content. Four pages, a front page crease does not affect mentioned text, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:25

$29.00
196565

Pre-Civil War COOPERSTOWN NY Otsego County New York 1855 BANK CHECK w/ Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393978901450

An Oct. 29th, 1855 check drawn in the "Otsego County Bank" in Cooperstown, New York. A very handsome item which features an engraving of an Indian at the left side. Printed on maroon ink with 1 circular "Paid" stamp. About 2 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches and in nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2022 10:12

$17.00
196430

BATTLE OF FORT OSWEGO New York - French and Indian War Seven Years 1756 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393969974991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756  * Battle of Fort Oswego, New York * French and Indian War * Louis-Joseph de Montcalm The primary content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle. Historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body of Canadeans and savages crossed the river...in order to invest & attack the fort on the side of the woods...this bold action...forced the enemy to hang out a white flag....By Virtue of the capitulation the garrison surrendered prisoners of war and the French immediately took possession of Oswego and fort George, which they entirely destroyed...", and mor... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2022 08:56

$98.00
196352

BATTLE OF THE CLEARWATER Idaho Oliver Otis Howard vs Chief Jospeh 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393959268358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 15, 1877 * Battle of the Clearwater * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass * General Oliver Otis Howard This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 7 has an article headed: "Fierce Fighting" "Howard's Troops Rout the Redskins in Idaho" and more. (see) 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 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2022 11:10

$34.00
196265

BATTLE OF COTTONWOOD Nez Perce War IDAHO Looking Glass S. Whipple 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373944686328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 6, 1877  * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple The front page has over two-thirds of a column taken up with accounts of: "The Indian War" "Latest News from the Front--Another Fight--The Killed and Wounded in the Previous Massacre and Fight". These are reports concerning the Nez Perce War. Four pages, a bit fragile but in good condition.

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:45

$38.00
196194

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393942438909

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

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Ends March 17, 2022 10:47

$57.00
196115

AFRICAN AMERICAN COLONIZATION Thomas Jefferson Letter Signed 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393936197191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 19, 1817  * President Thomas Jefferson * African American colonization The most interesting article is: "African Colonization" which is introduced by: "The following is an extract of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson..." datelined at Monticello, Jan. 21, 1811, and signed by him in type: Thomas Jefferson. Other items are: "Life of Fulton", being Robert Fulton; nearly half a page on: "The Shakers" "Cherokee Warriors" "Franklin's Correspondence" and much more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, foxing, otherwise in nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politic... See More  

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Ends March 14, 2022 11:20

$33.00
195597

MASONIC Freemasons Freemasonry & Essex-Merrimack River Bridge 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373875124792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793  * Original Chain Bridge (Massachusetts) * Newburyport - Merrimack River Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published  by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. One of the best aspects of this issue is that the full page plate is still present, being: "Newbury Bridge over Merrimack River" which is accompanied by a nearly full page: "Description of the Plate" (see). Only rarely are plates of American scenes still found in such magazines. Typically they were removed years ago. The plate is in very nice condition with some foxing in the ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2022 12:02

$177.00
195540

CHIEF BLACK HAWK Sauk People Indians Warrior Leader re. Capture 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869606001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 25, 1833  * Chief Black Hawk * Sauk Indians * The Prophet The top of page 3 has: "Indian Hostages - Official" which notes: "The distinguished Indian warriors, ...Black Hawk....have arrived at the seat of government from Jefferson Barracks. They were conducted thither...We understand that these celebrated Chiefs of the Sac and Fox Tribes are held as 'hostages for the future good conduct of the late hostile bands'..." with more. Four pages, minor loss to a blank corner, very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:11

$29.00
195330

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834730006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861  * Very rare Confederate publication This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories in Virginia" is concerning Bull Run; and "Admission of Missouri as a Member of the Southern Confederacy" includes the bill to admit Missouri as a Confederate state (see); plus "The News From Missouri" and a letter from Camp Holmes in Virginia with some interesting war-related reports.  The bkpg. is almost entirely taken up with ads. Some minor... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:53

$225.00
195325

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE & Apache Indians in Arizona War Peace ? 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834725132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Oct. 14, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Apaches Indians & peace ? The front page has some content concerning the Great Chicago Fire, including: "Appeal From Chicago" "Prospects Brightening" and more. Also: "Arizona" "The Peace with the Apaches--All Received on Reservations--Their Friendly Reception of Vincent Collyer--His Version of the Apache Business". Four pages, large folio size, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:51

$31.00
194583

PUEBLO COLORADO Arkansas & Fountain Rivers Storm FLOOD Disaster 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809190877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 5, 1921 * Pueblo, Colorado flood disaster The top of the front page has a four column headline: "FLOOD DEAD ESTIMATED 500 PUEBLO, COL., A SEA OF MUD PROPERTY DAMAGE $10,000,000" with subheads. (see) First section only with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 29, 2022 08:50

$40.00
195089

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833913009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874   * Wild Old West  * Uncommon publication From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:39

$55.00
195088

Rare OKLAHOMA BOOMERS SOONERS Caldwell KS Sumner County Kansas 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833912798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: OKLAHOMA WAR-CHIEF, Caldwell, Kansas, May 27, 1886 * Very rare Oklahoma Boomers publication  An interesting newspaper with a fascinating history. This newspaper was first published by the Oklahoma Boomer Movement to agitate for the opening of the unassigned lands in the Indian Territory to homesteading. The paper was first published at Wichita, Kansas, in 1883, and after several moves to towns along Kansas's southern border the publisher moved the printing press to Rock Falls in the Indian Territory in 1884 despite prohibitions of printing a newspaper in the Cherokee Strip. The U.S. Army arrested the colonists and confiscated the press. The "boomers" bought a new press and continued publishing the Oklahoma War-Ch... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:39

$225.00
195046

BLACK HAWK WAR Illinois Governor Settlers Call To Arms vs INDIANS 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393800430198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1832   * Black Hawk War Page 2 has a report on the Black Hawk War, a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk Indian leader. This was the war in which Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois militia soldier, although he saw no combat.  About half a column has several reports, bits including: "...from Genereal Atkinson...The swamp occupied by the main body of Indians had been penetrated, and Black Hawk and his warriors, with women & children, had fled..." and a bit more. Then: "Defeat of Black Hawk" has: "...announce the gratifying intelligence of the defeat of Black Hawk and his warriors...". Another report is datelined f... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:15

$41.00
194924

BILLY BOWLEGS Seminoles Alligator Chief INDIANS Tampa Florida 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791989137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1849  * Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief" * Seminoles - Indians Page 3 has: "The Seminole Indians" "The Late Council--Surrender of the Murderers--Talk About Emigration" which includes a speech by one of the chiefs, Assunwha. It begins: "...When you began this new (removal) matter I felt as if you had shot me. I would rather be shot. I am old, and I will not leave my country. Gen. Worth said he spoke for your president, too; that he was authorized to make peace & leave us quiet in our country...". The article mentions Billy Bowlegs and includes a description of him. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:00

$31.00
194549

BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Virginia 1st Major Conflict 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744113281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia * 1st major battle of the American Civil War The front page is filled with advertisements. Page 5 has some nice column heads--and a wealth of text--on this historic Battle of Bull Run: "The Engagement at Bull's Run" "Gallant Conduct of Our Troops" "Details of the Contest" "No Decisive Result" "Names of Killed & Wounded" 'Our Loss Very Small" and more. Much other war-related content including: "The War For The Union" "The Suppression of the Rebellion" "Fugitive Slaves Not to be Harbored" "From Gen. McClellan's Column" "Another Victory" "Kentuckians Against Virginians" "The Virginians Put on the Run Again" with more. Eight pages, sligh... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 07:57

$42.00
194518

FORT APACHE John Wayne Western Film Movie Opening ADVERTISEMENT 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373802256491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1948 * Original "Fort Apache" premiere ad * American Western film - movie * Opening day showing in New York City * John Wayne - Shirley Temple - Henry Fonda * John Ford's first of the "cavalry trilogy" Page 29 has a 9 x 8 inch advertisement for the opening day of "Fort Apache" in New York City. (see) Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 08:00

$48.00
194430

GRATTAN MASSACRE Fort Laramie Nebraska Terr. Lakota Sioux INDIANS 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393708084458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 11, 1854  * Grattan Massacre (1st report) * United States Army * Lakota Sioux Indians The front page has an article headed: "Important from Fort Laramie--An Entire Detachment of United States Troops Massacred by the Indians" Early, 1st report coverage on what was known as the "Grattan Massacre". This was the opening engagement of the First Sioux War, fought between United States Army and Lakota Sioux warriors in August 1854. It occurred east of Fort Laramie, Nebraska Territory, in present-day Goshen County, Wyoming. Complete in eight pages, a little light foxing, untrimmed, generally nice.

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Ends December 18, 2021 10:23

$57.00
194405

ROYAL INDIAN NAVY MUTINY Bombay British India Mahatma Gandhi 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706557979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1946 * Royal Indian Navy mutiny * Bombay, India - Mahatma Gandhi The to of the front page has a three column headline: "BOMBAY FIGHTING RENEWED AT NIGHT, DEATH TOLL SOARS; MOST OF CITY UNEASILY CALM" with subheads. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:31

$40.00
194338

Rare MOORE OKLAHOMA Indian Territory Pre-STATEHOOD Sooners 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393702886815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, Feb. 6, 1903  * Pre-statehood This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two). A volume 1 issue of a paper which apparently only lasted a year, with no institutional holdings outside of Oklahoma. A small folio-size newspaper of 12 pages with local & national news, and a page 2 column headed: "Territory Topics". Very nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2021 15:15

$48.00
194246

TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Emigration Westward 1832 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373784909589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 1832  * Trail of Tears reporting * Native Americans - Indians Page 3 has an article on the Trail of Tears, with a small heading: "The Emigrating Indians" which has some details on their journey. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:06

$34.00
194184

BATTLE OF FORT FRONTENAC Ends w/ UK Capture French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781439745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758  * Fort Frontenac captured * French and Indian War The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario. The report begins: "I landed with the troops within a mile of fort Frontenac without opposition the 25th: the garrison surrendered prisoner of war the 27th...It was a square fort of 100 yards the exterior side and had in it 110 men..." with more. This event was led by English Col. John Bradstreet. Included also is the list of... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:22

$85.00
194116

TOM HORN Old West Scout & Outlaw in Custody at Cheyenne Wymoning 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393668821438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1903 * Tom Horn execution by hanging close * Old West scout, lawman, gunman, outlaw The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GATLING GUNS AWAIT COWBOYS" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 02, 2021 11:02

$40.00
194087

BATTLE OF LIGHTNING CREEK Sioux Last Indians Fight in Wyoming 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373776614606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 3, 1903 * The Battle of Lightning Creek * Last Indian battle o Wyoming * Sioux - Native Americans The front page has a one column heading: "ARMED COWBOYS PURSUE INDIANS" 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, small library stamps within the masthead, small archival mend at the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:06

$39.00
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