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179383

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War First Battle of BULL RUN Manassas 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372973783090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 24, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:52

$33.00
179357

(2) 18th Century MAPS Coast of France & More French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972458804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 * 2 nice 18th century maps * French and Indian War The prime feature of this issue would be the two maps included, although only one is called for. One is a very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend to Cape Finistrerr, including the Opposite Coast of the British Channel", folding out to 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches. Great condition. The second map is the one called for in this issue: "A Map of the Country Round Dresden, with the towns and fortresses..." showing a portion of present-day Germany. It folds out to 8 1/2 by 10 inches and is in very nice condition also. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:53

$167.00
179292

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392706101843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1935 * SS Mohawk shipwreck * Ward Line ocean liner * New Jersey coast collision The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO INQUIRIES OPENED IN MOHAWK DISATER; OFFICERS ARE WITNESSES" with subheads. Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2020 08:31

$40.00
179200

NAVAJO CODE TALKERS Windtalkers United States Marines WWII Islands1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965899996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1945 * Navajo Code Talkers (Windtalkers) * United States Marines * World War II - WWII Page 9 has one column headings: "NAVAJO CODE TALK KEPT FOE GUESSING" "Indians With Marines, Using Rare Native Tongue, Insured Secrecy of Messages" Rare coverage on the use of this secret code in the Pacific Theater during world War II. This is the only mention of these Island Indians during this time in the New York Times. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 16:10

$47.00
179090

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
178992

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957694174

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, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:26

$57.00
178911

1860 WIYOT MASSACRE White Settlers Murder INDIANS Isle Eureka CA 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684751080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1860 * 1860 Wiyot massacre (1st report) * Indian Island - Eureka, California The front page has: "From the Pacific Coast" "Horrible Massacre of Indians in Oregon" "Later By Telegraph To Fresno City" (see). Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:33

$44.00
178776

Very Rare KIT CARSON Frontiersman & Indian Fighter Portrait PRINT 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679914943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867 * Kit Carson - frontiersman In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: "Christopher Carson, the Indian Agent". Note: this issue is missing half of the inside pages, so only 8 of 16 pages are present. But fortunately both pages relating to Kit Carson are present. Some dirtiness to the ftpg., some edge wear. A nice display issue.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:36

$65.00
178774

KIDDER FIGHT Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679913252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867 * re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:35

$33.00
178739

AMERICAN INDIAN WARS Native Americans Outbreak in Great Plains 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944771597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 28, 1867 * American Indian Wars * Native Americans outbreak * Eyewitness account from the Plains The back page has a article headed: "OUR INDIAN TROUBLES" "CAUSES OF THE OUTBREAK" "The Whites as Much to Blame as the Redskins" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2020 09:13

$33.00
178730

Mahatma Gandhi SALT MARCH Satagraha BEGINNING India Indian 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392675004999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 13, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Salt march (salt satyagraha) beginning The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MANY INJURED IN CLASH NEAR BOMBAY TODAY" "GANDHI'S STUNT" and more. Coverage on the beginning of Mahatma Gandhi's salt march. Fourteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 07, 2020 08:57

$42.00
178705

FORT WALLACE Kansas U.S. 7th Cavalry Massacre Cheyennes Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392673997535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1867 * Battle of Fort Wallace (Massacre) * United States 7th Cavalry * Cheyennes - Indians Page 4 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Attack on Fort Wallace, Kansas--Thirteen Soldiers of the Garrison Killed" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:08

$33.00
178588

SIOUX FALL South Dakota Powder House EXPLOSION Botched Robbery 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669082924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1937 * Sioux Falls, South Dakota * Powder house explosion * Robbery gone awry Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Girl, Shot by Gang, Sees It Execute Member By Dynamite Which Rocks Sioux Falls, S.D." (see) First report coverage of the Sioux Falls, South Dakota powder house blast. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little spine residue from disbinding, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:15

$40.00
178290

HENRY MORTON STANLEY Heart of African Nile Exploration w/ MAP 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916567981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1876 * Henry Morton Stanley * Africa exploration w/ map Page 2 is consumed by a very large map and descriptive text on Stanley's exploration of Africa, the map headed: "THE SOURCES OF THE NILE. New Map Showing Stanley's Explorations..." plus the first column has heads: "STANLEY" "His Last Letter form the Heart of Africa" "Inhospitable Natives" Thwarted in His Plans by the Kishakka" "Paralyzed By Famine" and more. This article takes the vast majority of the page. Another page has most of a column on "The Indian War". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:29

$55.00
178281

PRELUDE to Battle of Tippecanoe INDIANS on Wabash River 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641613508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Oct. 8, 1811 * Prelude to the Battle of Tippecanoe * Indian - Native Americans on Wabash River Page 3 has a note concerning the arrival: "...500 troops...proceeded on towards Vincennes...to join the regulars; and thence to proceed up the Wabash to the Prophet's town and intend building a fort; and if the Indians make the least resistance no doubt but there will be an engagement...". This was just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe... Then a letter from Franklin, Pa., concerning Indians as well (see). Also an item concerning the Little Belt affair. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:21

$32.00
178235

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$150.00
178162

CAPTURE OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912771745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1847 * Capture of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 2 has: "Chippewa Treaties" as well as a lengthy letter: "On The Origin of the War", being the Mexican War. Page 3 has a notable report headed: "The Capital taken by General Scott--Our Flag Flying over the Halls of the Montezumas!" with details of the capture of the city. Also: "The War News", and a letter headed: "General Taylor" from Monterey & signed in type: Z. Taylor. This is followed by 5 additional letters on the Mexican War. Much more on the terms of surrender, too much to detail here. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:10

$47.00
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
177522

Early STEAM FIRE ENGINE Horse Pulled Truck Firefighting PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586503649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 * Great pre-Civil War fire engine print For the collector of fire-fighting memorabilia, this is a terrific issue. The entire front page is taken up with a very detailed & terrific print titled: "The New Steam Fire Engine" which was called the "Neptune", manufactured by Silsby, Mynderse & Company in Seneca Falls, N.Y. The description begins at the bottom of the ftpg. & carries over to page 2. A terrific issue for display. Much other invention-related content within but it pales in comparison to the front page print. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:26

$115.00
177515

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Diggings Miners Mining 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875018483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California" including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at work washing out gold...one man has a hole sunk 14 ft. below the bank..,.he makes from five ounces to a pound every day. Plus there are other accounts of gold mining: "I have earned today only $12, and the prospects among the workies are rather disheartening..." and much more. Page 3 also has: "The Late Indian Murder in Florida". Four pages, very nice... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:22

$58.00
177511

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Run Sooners Boomers Cherokee Strip Begins 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875017180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 23, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush beginning * Boomers and Sooners * Town of Guthrie riot The front page has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "Settlers Admitted to the New Territory at Noon Yesterday" "A Mad Rush for Land All Along the Line" "The City of Guthrie Settled & Organized With Incredible Rapidity" "Disappointed Boomers Form a Plan to Seize the Cherokee Strip" with the text taking over 3 1/2 columns. Eight pages, bit of front page fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:19

$86.00
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
176991

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Bull Run Civil War 1861 New Bern NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "Two Men Killed" "The Dover Meeting" & other reports, however certainly the most notable content is the reporting on the first major battle of the Civil War: "Battle Opened at Manassas" "The Lincolnites Attempt to Cross at Bull's Run!" "They are Three Times Repulsed ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176953

MEEKER MASSACRE Battle of Milk Creek White River Utes Indians 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849884101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., October 6, 1879 * Meeker Massacre (early report) * Battle of Milk Creek * United States Army * White River Utes - Indians Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "The Indian Troubles" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:23

$38.00
176884

Rare RAPID CITY SD Pennington South Dakota Territory BLACK HILLS 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848372020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BLACK HILLS JOURNAL, Rapid City, Dakota Territory, June 22, 1883 * Very rare Old West title * Pennington County From six years before South Dakota would become a state. Much concerning mining, including: "Custer's Peak - And the Country Surrounding--Silver & Copper Ore Discoveries" 'Valentine and Rapid City" "A New Milling Process" & other items. Page 2 has an article beginning: "Crook went to Mexico in pursuit of the Apaches. He overtook & conquered them...". Four pages, some holes at folds, a 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch piece clipped from the front leaf, various archival mends at margins.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:10

$88.00
176265

GERONIMO SURRENDERS Chiricahua Apaches Indians Chief Fort Rucker 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505008978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 29, 1879 * Geronimo surrenders * Chiricahua Apache chief Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous yet notable report: "Geronimo, an Apache chief, and 83 of his band, have surrendered to the military at Camp Rucker & will be sent to the San Carlos reservation. These Indians have been depredating for months, and their surrender, it is said, 'virtually wipes out all the renegade Indians in Arizona and on the border.' " Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:20

$54.00
176058

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame ARRESTED Mohawk 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492444818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1921 * Sid Hatfield arrested (1st report) * Battle of Matewan WV fame Page 3 has small one column headings: "Sid Hatfield Arrested For Another Shooting", "Ex-Chief of Police of Matawan Is Now Accused of Part in Attack on Village of Mohawk". (see) First report coverage on the arrest of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, West Virginia. He would be killed in a shootout a few days later. Twenty-four pages, light toning, some margin wear with small tears, must be handled with care.

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Ends November 21, 2019 11:10

$42.00
175967

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Run Sooners Boomers Cherokee Strip Beginning 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806615416

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 19, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush beginning * Boomers and Sooners The top of the front page has column heads including: "ON TO OKLAHOMA" "The Boomers Allowed to Cross the Cherokee Strip" "And Align Themselves on the Border of the Promised Land" "Final Arrangements Completed for the Opening on Monday" "Several Lives Lost in Affrays Between the Settlers" with the article taking 1 2/3 columns. A great account formalizing the Oklahoma Land Rush which would commence 3 days later. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, in uncommonly nice condition for a newspaper of this vintage.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:46

$86.00
175817

CUSTER MASSACRE Jesse James Northfield Bank Robbery Lady Liberty 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre * Northfield Bank robbery * Jesse James gang * Statue of Liberty Several interesting items in this issue including a page 5 item, although brief: "The Northfield Robbers - Reported Fight With the Escaping Bank Raiders" who were the Younger Brothers. Also on page 5: "THE INDIAN WAR", "Crook Striking In For the Black Hills" "Sheridan's Arrangements Upset" "Sitting Bull's Invitation to the Tribes in Wisconsin" "Story of a White Man Who Witnessed the Custer Massacre" with the text taking over a full column. One of the subheads is: "The Custer Massacre--What an Eye-Witness of the Slaughter Tells--Thrilling If True". And page 3 has: "The Statue Of Liberty" noting the vi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$93.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

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

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175734

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468496249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 1, 1795 * Uncommon title The ftpg. has two items on the Yellow Fever which was ravaging the East Coast at the time. Inside has: "Peace Between France & Spain" and another item begins: "There has a general and (apparently) sincere peace just taken place between the Creeks and the United States..." with some detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:40

$44.00
175557

President GROVER CLEVELAND State of the Union Address 1888 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTSON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 3, 1888 * President Grover Cleveland * State of the Union Address the front page has a nice stack of column headlines: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "Unjust & Useless Taxation" "Suspension of Silver Coinage Recommended" "Our Foreign Relations" "he Pacific Railroads" "Our Indian Wards" and more. Then begins the very lengthy state-of-the-union address which completes the column and carries over to take almost all of page 7. Eight pages, some tears at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$39.00
175335

RENO GANG Outlaw Brothers Train Robbers Seymour Indiana LYNCHINGS 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433100002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 * Reno Gang brothers lynchings * Train robbers - outlaws On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robbers, John, Frank and Simon Reno, and Charles Anderson, who were immediately seized upon and all four were hung..." There is a second account that has additional details of the lynching, mentioning that Frank & William Reno were hung on the same pillar and that Simon was hung from the ceiling. The... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$66.00
175329

Great 18th Century EUROPEAN MAP - French and Indian War OSWEGO 1756 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 * Great & quite large map of Europe * Oswego - French & Indian War * Judaica - Jewish content The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, and parts of the Middle East including Jerusalem, Joppa, Cairo, & Cyprus. This map measures 13 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, margins being sufficiently wide. There is some off-setting of ink in the two right corners, from having been folded into itself for over 250 years. Otherwise in excellent condition. Under the heading near the back: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$190.00
175286

PARTITION OF Union of INDIA Dominion of Pakistan Independence 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773856509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 15, 1947 * Partition of India (1st report) The front page has a one column heading: "MOUNTBATTEN NEW GOVERNOR OF HINDU INDIA" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Related photo on the back page. First report coverage on the partition of the British Indian Empire into the Dominion of Pakistan and the Union of India. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:34

$82.00
174977

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormoism Leader DEATH & Sitting Bull 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399899928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877 * Brigham Young death (1st report) * Mormons - Mormonism * Chief Sitting Bull The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions during the lat forty-eight hours..." and more. Beneath it is a small item: "Sitting Bull" noting: "...estimates Sitting Bull's strength at 1000 Sioux..." with more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$65.00
174848

Tribal Chief COCHISE Chiricahua Apaches Indians DEATH 1st Report 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doctor administer to his wants..." with much more on him & his life. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$57.00
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
174755

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739414339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first politic... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:45

$15,000.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174654

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Seneca Falls NY EQUAL RIGHTS Amend. Convention 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375809870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923 * Historic Women's Suffrage item * Seneca Falls, New York convention * Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848. The one column headlines read: "WOMEN ADOPT FORM FOR EQUAL RIGHTS" "National Party Accepts Proposed Wording of Amendment to Constitution" "Called World Movement" "New York State Branch of the Party Elects Mrs. Clarence M. Smith President". This was the beginning of a 49 year struggle to get the amendment passed, introduced in every session of Congress since 1923 until it was approved... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:50

$245.00
174512

BELLEVILLE ILLINOIS Native Americans Indians Pre Black Hawk War 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729276000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831 Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War (see). Several follow-up reports as well. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:25

$29.00
174339

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722963542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: "...The robbers were six in nu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:35

$179.00
174235

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Battle of Bull Run CONFEDERATE 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720258233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Very rare Confederate title A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday last...". with much more, taking about a full column of text. Other content includes: "A Conductor a Traitor" "The Black Horse Cavalry" "From Manassas--Our Army" "Interesting From Pensacola" "The Enemy's Blunders" "The Naval Fight" "Proposed Increase of the Army" "Confederate Loan" "A Visit to Arlington Heights" and more. Folio-size, single sheet, very nice condi... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$530.00
174223

"WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman MURDER 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero Few events are more legendary from the Old West than the murder of Wild Bill Hickok while playing cards in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. And unfortunately, not many newspapers of the day reported the event. But here is one. A brief and inconspicuous report on page 7 is headed: "Murder In The Black Hills" with the report reading: "James B. Hickok, alias Wild Bill, known in Kansas and the Territories as a scout of some prominence in former years, was killed in a saloon at Deadwood on the 2nd inst. by one Bill Sutherland, who, in justification of the act, alleges that Hickok killed Sutherland's brother at Fort H... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:25

$455.00
174222

CUSTER MASSACRE Chief Sitting Bull & Jesse James Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1876 * The Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Chief Sitting Bull autobiography * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Otterville, Missouri train robbery (1st report) This is a great issue on the General Custer massacre, with very nice page 3 column headlines including: "THE SIOUX WAR" "General Terry's Official Report on Custer's Gallant March to Death" "Gibbon's Rescue of Reno" "Danger Threatening from Defection of Friendly Indians" "White Outlaws Lead the Reds" "General Sheridan Thinks the Army Strong Enough to Crush Sitting Bull's Band" and more, along with the official: "General Terry's Report". A great wealth of fine content. Plus more related reports on Custer: "The Results of the Bat... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
174099

CONFEDERATE Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA R.E. Lee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709994001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one week before the Battle of Antietam in Maryland. The front page also has: "The Northern Press on the Late Battles" being the Second Battle of Bull Run (see photos). There is also: 'The Excitement in the North" "Additional From the North" "The Yankee Account of the Evacuation of Fredericksburg--Destruction of Property--Escape of Negroes..." "The Revolut... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$117.00
173787

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Although much of the front page is taken up with various reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" (see photos for full report), reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...". The front page has the endorsement of President Abraham Lincoln's famous rally letter, which defended his Emancipation Proclamation, by the members of the Syracuse Convention. This letter was read at the convention held the day prior in Springfield, Missouri. Eight pages, minima... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:19

$42.00
173600

OPERATION REDWING 1st Airbourne Nuclear Atomic Bomb Bikini Atoll 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372691626834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 21, 1956 * Operation Redwing - Cherokee nuclear weapon * 1st U.S. air delivered thermonuclear device * Bikini Atoll - Marshall Islands The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. PLANE DROPS FIRST H-BOMB" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:26

$40.00
173450

Rare French and Indian War AMERICA MAP w/ Forts Oswego & Ontario 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312289873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 (see photos). Only a small portion of the text is shown in the photos. The more significant item in this issue is the great a... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:56

$455.00
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