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188109

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465691048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Nov. 19, 1863  * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey This was the day Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. It can be interesting to read what others were reading when something exceedingly historic was in the process of happening. And this issue has a neat item relating to Gettysburg, with a back page heading: "Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication - Departure of the President and Party for Gettysburg". The report notes the various dignitaries attending, and also notes that: "The special excursion train of the governors left at half past......Gettysburg [printing error here]. Among the principal dignitaries were Governors Curtin, Seymour, Pierpont..."... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:57

$79.00
188108

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S State of the Union Address SIGNED 1862 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465690902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address From the midst of the Civil War with front page column heads including: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "An Amnesty to the Southern People, with Conditions, Proposed" "A Significant Proclamation" "The State of the Nation Reviewed" "Reports of Secretaries of the Navy and Interior, and the Postmaster-General" "All About Our Iron-Clad Fleet". Most of the front page is taken up with Lincoln's state-of-the-union address & is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This is followed by: "The following Proclamation is appended to the Message:" which has the complete text of the: 'Proclamation" signed: Abraham Lincoln, in which Lincoln make... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:57

$49.00
188107

ABRHAM LINCOLN Virginia Legislature Proclamation 1863 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138986315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 25, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The South" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in The Virginia Legislature" "What is Thought of It In Richmond" "General Averill's Operations in Western Virginia "Army of the Potomac" "A Retrograde Movement Not Improbable" "Chances Which May Provoke Battle" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:54

$28.00
188106

EVE of the GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Governor Curtin Procl. 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465688852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 18, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM CHATTANOOGA" "Junction of Gen. Sherman's Corps with the Army Under General Grant!" "The Rebel Battery at Work on Lookout Mountain" "Bragg Receiving Reinforcements" "Army of the Potomac Again Advancing" "A Battle Expected Within Four Day" & more. Also on the ftpg. is: "The National Cemetery at Gettysburg--Proclamation by Governor Curtin", which would be dedicated the following day & where Lincoln would give his historic speech. Eight pages, light damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:54

$29.00
188105

BATTLE OF WAUHATCHIE Tennessee & Tuscumbia Alabama 1863 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138985951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 5, 1863  * Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee * Tuscumbia, Alabama Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Department" "The Fight Near Wauhatchie" "Particulars of Gen. Hooker's Operations" "Probable Severe Fight Near Tuscumbia" "Gen. Sherman's Forces in Possession" "Rout of Hawkin's Gueerrillas" & more, with war news inside as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:53

$28.00
188104

BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Detailed Official Acct. Civil War MAP 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138984634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1861  * Detailed battle of Bull Run map (official, after the fact) The front page features a great & very detailed map headed: "Very Curious Rebel Semi-Official Pictorial View of the Battle of Bull Run". Among the many first column heads are: "THE REBELLION" "The Advanced Positions of the Union Army of the Potomac" "Disinclination of the Rebels for Battle" "Particulars of the Recent Engagement at Hatteras Inlet" "Military Operations in Western Virginia" "Another Defeat of Lee's Rebels by Gen. Reynolds" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:51

$53.00
188103

Great ROSENBERGS EXECUTED Julius & Ethel Electirc Chair w/ Photos 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138983180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DENVER POST, Extra, June 20, 1953  * Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed * Russian spies - Atomic bomb * Electric chair - Sing Sing prison in New York A bold & dramatic banner headline above the masthead announces: "ROSENBERGS DIE IN ELECTRIC CHAIR" with subheads and three related photos. (see) Nice for display. Incomplete issue containing 14 of the 20 pages of the 1st section only, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:50

$88.00
188102

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. Retirement 1797 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465686902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 22, 1797  * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. Page 3 has an article: "Marquis De La Fayette" which is a report on him. This is followed by an: "Address of the Legislature of the State of North Carolina to his Excellency George Washington, President of the United States" concerning his retirement as President. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:49

$89.00
188101

CHARLES K. HAMILTON Crazy Man of the Air AIRPLANE Record Attempt 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465686695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 25, 1910 * Aviator Charles K. Hamilton * "Crazy man of the air" * Airplane altitude record attempt The top of the front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "AVIATOR HAMILTON TO FLY OVER CITY PARK" with subheads and related illustration. Coverage continues on the back page with two related photos. (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, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Charles Keeney Hamilton was an American pioneer aviator nicknamed the "crazy ... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:49

$46.00
188100

LAUREL CREEK MURDERS Buchanan Co. Virginia JUSTUS Family Penalty 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138981106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 11, 1910 * Laurel Creek murders * Justus family tragedy * Buchanan County, Virginia * Howard Little execution The front page has a two column heading: "SLAYER OF FAMILY OF 6 EXECUTED AT RICHMOND" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Charles Keeney Hamilton was an American pioneer aviator nicknamed the "crazy man of the air". He was, in the words of the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission, "known for his ... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:49

$38.00
188099

PHILADELPIA GENERAL STRIKE Trolley Transit Workers Labor Riots 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138976975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 23, 1910 * Philadelphia general strike (1910) * Trolley workers labor strike & riot The front page has a nice banner headline: "3 DEAD, 2 DYING, 1000 INJURED AS RESULT OF RIOTS IN PHILADELPHIA" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The General Strike of 1910 was a labor strike by trolley workers of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company that grew to a citywide riot and general strike in Philadelphia, Penn... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:45

$38.00
188098

1910 ROGERS PASS AVALANCHE Selkirk Mountains British Columbia Disaster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465682790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 5, 1910 * Rogers Pass avalanche disaster * Selkirk Mountain - British Columbia The front page has a nice banner headline: "SNOWSLIDE IN CANADA KILLS 62 MEN" 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 12 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1910 Rogers Pass Avalanche killed 62 men clearing a railroad line just out side of Rebelstok in Rogers Pass through the Selkirk Mountains in British Columbia on March 4, 1910. It is Canada's worst avalanche di... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:44

$40.00
188097

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138976306

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

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:44

$38.00
188096

PRIMERO Las Animas Co. Colorado Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138976149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 1, 1910 * Primero coal mine mining explosion disaster * Las Animas County, Colorado ghost town The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SEVENTY-NINE DEAD IN MINE EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends along bottom margin, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:44

$40.00
188095

Aviator ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flights in France 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138975344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 11, 1908 * Early airplane flights * Orville Wright - Brothers The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Orville Wright is Hailed As Conqueror of the Air" with subheads and photo of Orville Wright. (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, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:42

$98.00
188094

JOSEPH GURNEY CANNON Speaker of the House Absolute Power REVOLT 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138975028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 18, 1910 * Joseph Gurney Cannon's power revolt * Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIGHT TO OVERTHROW CANNON RESULTS IN A DRAWN BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, tape mend along the bottom margin, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On March 17, 1910, after two failed attempts to curb Cannon's absolute power in the House, Nebraska Representative George Nor... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:42

$40.00
188093

GREEN MOUNTAIN TRAIN WRECK Rock Island Railroad Disaster Iowa 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138974714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 21, 1910 * Green Mountain train wreck disaster * Rock Island Line railroad * Tama County, Iowa The front page has a great banner headline: "45 PERSONS ARE KILLED IN WRECK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:41

$48.00
188092

1st U.S. AIR SHOW Meet Airplanes Los Angeles w/ Glenn Curtis Photo1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465680870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 12, 1910 * 1910 Los Angeles, California * International Air Meet at Dominguez Field * Aviator Glenn Curtiss - airplanes - airships The front page has a nice banner headline: "AVIATORS DEFY DEATH IN FLIGHTS" with subheads and two related photos, one showing Glenn Curtiss flying his airplane at the air show. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:41

$88.00
188091

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393138973168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 17, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Repulsed" "Missouri From An Eye-Witness--The Military Thraldom Over the State--Outrages & Tyranny of the Enemy--Horrible Treatment of Our Prisoners--A Dark Picture of Wrongs & Long Suffering". Also: "Attack On Port Hudson--The Enemy Open on Port Hudson--Desperate engagement--The Yankee Fleet Badly Disabled & Driven Off" and several smaller items as well as advertisements. (printing crease near the top affects the text & distracts but does not cause any loss of words or readability) The back page has a great editorial which includes in part: "...The South has the best of omens to enc... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:40

$72.00
188067

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135675194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861  * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more. Also: "Norther Reports from Western Virginia" "Later From Richmond" "Gen. Buckner's Address to the People of Kentucky" & "Gen. Floyd's Engagement with Rosencranz". More war items on pages 2 & 3 along with many ads, and the bkpg. is filled with ads included one headed: "Sale of Negroes" with details. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral F... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 16:22

$105.00
188063

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (5) Acts of Congress 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463126418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 13, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson Half of the front page is taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One is for the erection of light houses, and another for surveying the coasts of the U.S. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:42

$31.00
188061

NORTHWEST TERRITORY Land for Auction Sale Oliver Walcott Jr. 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135472605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 6, 1796  The back page has two notices concerning: "Lands of the United States" from the Northwest Territory which will be sold at auction, with the details including a very lengthy chart noting the acres, number of lots, etc. Each is signed in type by the Secretary of the Treasury: Oliver Wolcott. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:41

$41.00
188060

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463125993

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

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:41

$98.00
188059

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina Southern 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463125893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 24, 1864  (year noted on bkpg.) * Rare Confederate publication * Nearing the end of the Civil War A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”. The front page has "Maj. Gen. John H. Gordon" "How Hood Was Received" and other items. Also wealth of ads including at least two concerning slaves. The back has has a wealth of news including: "The Battle of Franklin - An Authentic Description" which is lengthy. Also: "The War News" "Legislature of South Carolina "Why Gen. Buell Resigned which includes a lengthy letter signed by him: D. C. Buell. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins. A very small library stamp above... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:40

$110.00
188058

Rare GOLD HILL Storey County Nevada GHOST TOWN Comstock Lode Fame 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135467419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 25, 1877  * Rare Ghost town publication * From the Comstock Lode era A fascinating newspaper from this town just outside of Virginia City, at one point a booming mining town with a population of 8,000. Today it is all but a ghost town with just 191 residents. It was prosperous during the 1870's by mining the famous Comstock Lode. Not surprisingly a fair amount of mining-related news including a page 3 column headed: "THE COMSTOCK" "Latest Official Mining News" and more. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:40

$76.00
188057

RHODE ISLAND & the United States Constitution & Tristam Dalton 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135465279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 3, 1790  * re. United States Constitution Business from the House of Representatives begins on the front page and on page 2 is mention that: "...A Message was received from the President of the United States, with a copy of an Act of the Legislature of the State of Rhode Island, for ratifying certain articles of amendment to the Constitution of the United States...". A page 3 report says that George Cabot was chosen by the Massachusetts legislature to take the Senate seat of Tristram Dalton, when Dalton's term expires. The back page has a portion of the: "New Constitution of the State of South Carolina". Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, light foxing,... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:40

$58.00
188056

18th Century 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ John Adams Letter Response


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463124890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 4, 1798  Page 2 contains an address of the field officers from Baltimore County to the President, as we as an address of the grand jury of Dutchess County in New York, with the response signed in type by the President: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:39

$46.00
188055

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463124552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1798  * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a report noting: "...confirms the account in our paper...of the total defeat of Buonaparte's fleet. One of the editors  is gone to the Roads for the official account which the captain omitted to bring from on board--as soon as he returns it shall be laid before our readers..." and a bit more. Four pages, handsome masthead, ink smear in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:38

$41.00
188054

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Annual Address 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135453724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 16, 1795  * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "Mr. Hamilton's Explanation" which is signed by him in type: Alexander Hamilton. The controversy seems to relate to expenses for the President. Also on the ftpg. are: "Quarterly Statements of the Account for compensation of the President of the United States..." from 1789. Page 3 includes the historic annual state-of-the-union address of President George Washington to Congress which takes half of the page (not signed by him). The "Speech" as it is headed, is prefaced with: "This day, precisely at 12 o'clock, The President of the United S... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:38

$355.00
188051

GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER Phillies Baseball Pitcher Rookie PHOTO 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135434800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 23, 1911 * Grover Cleveland Alexander photo * Philadelphia Phillies MLB baseball rookie The top of page 10 has a two column photo with heading: "Phillies' Young Twirler Who Is Pitching Find Of Season" with brief text. (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 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:35

$38.00
188050

DAVID LIVINGSTONE Henry Morton Stanley AFRICAN Exploration 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463122424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa and no surprise as well that the Herald would be the first newspaper to announce the finding of Livingstone. Page 5 begins with column heads: "LIVINGSTON" "The Herald Search Expedition Commander at Aden fro... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:35

$38.00
188049

Aviator Pioneer JOHN MOISANT Airplane Fight Across English Channel1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135426084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 17, 1910 * John Moisant flies the English Channel * 1st airplane flight with passengers The front page has a two column headline: "AVIATOR FLIES OVER ENGLISH CHANNEL ON HIS WAY TO LONDON" 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 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: John Bevins Moisant known as the "King of Aviators," was an American aviator, aeronautical engineer, flight instructor, businessman, and revolutionary. On August 17, 1910, he flew the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:34

$44.00
188048

Historic Very 1st INDIANAPOLIS 500 Automobile Race w/ Ray Harroun 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135408174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 31, 1911 * Indianapolis 500 inaugural race (1st report) * American racecar driver Ray Harroun wins The front page has a one column heading: "SIX INJURED IN BOG AUTO RACE RECOVERING" 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 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first "500" was held at the Speedway in 1911 on Decoration Day, May 30, (as it was known from its inception in 1868 to 1967, when federal law made "Memorial Day" the official name), run to a 600-cubic-inc... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:32

$88.00
188047

CORNELL UNIVERSITY Track Star John Paul Jones Set MILE Run Record 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135405406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 5, 1911 * Cornell University track and field photo * John Paul Jones breaks mile run record The top of page 8 has a photo with heading: "Cornell's Wonderful Runner Breaking World' Amateur Record for Mile Which Stood for 16 Years" with brief text. (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 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:31

$40.00
188046

CORONATION OF GEORGE V AND MARY King & Queen of England w/ Photos 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135402152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 22, 1911 * Coronation of George V and Mary w/ photos * King and Queen of the United Kingdom The front page has a nice banner headline: "KING GEORGE AND QUEEN MARY CROWNED TODAY" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:31

$52.00
188016

SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI w/ First President George Washington 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134725558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1795  * Society of the Cincinnati * George Washington Page 2 contains very lengthy reporting concerning the creation of the Society of Cincinnati in the United States, and which includes a quite lengthy "Circular" headed: "To the State Society of the Cincinnati", likely written in 1783, signed in type by its first president: Go. Washington. Page 2 has a lengthy ad for a lottery: "For the Improvement of the Federal City" then under construction. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting the completion of the "federal city" at Washington, D.C., where it would move in 1800.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:38

$98.00
188015

TENSIONS WITH FRANCE President John Adams Letter Signed in Type 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134725183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, April 23, 1798  * President John Adams * Tensions w/ France The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 3 has an: "Address, to the President of the United States" from the politicians of Philadelphia, concerning the troubling relations with France at that time. This is followed by the: "Answer" signed in type: John Adams. The back page has a notice headed: "Treasury Department" seeking bids for supplying rations to the various military posts in the United States, as listed. And over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress". Four pages, wide never-trimmed... See More  

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188014

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Rpts. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 8, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Three-quarters of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a document which also expresses concerns about the Jay Treaty, carrying over to page 3. Four pages, foxing, loss at the right margin causes some text loss to ads on the back leaf.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:37

$34.00
188013

Admiral Lord HORATIO NELSON Letter re. Naval Navy Events 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events. The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer". Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$47.00
188012

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462341932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1869  * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Last spike driven at Promontory Point Page 7 has very nice reporting on the historic joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, with the ceremonies of the driving in of the final, golden spike signifying the completion of joining the East & West.  The headlines include: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Ceremonies At The Completion" "The First Invoice of Japan Tea Shipped from San Francisco" "The Overland Mails Transferred to the Railroad". This reporting takes about three-quarters of a column and contains much detail, with the entire text seen in the photos below. A portion includes: "...presen... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$159.00
188010

START OF CIVIL WAR ? "Star of the West" Steamship Fired Upon 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134722845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 10, 1861  * "Star of the West" steamship attack * Start of the American Civil War ? With the ftpg. taken up with ads, page 5 has various column heads relating to the early events of the Civil War: "The Star of the West Fired Into" "She is Obliged to Put to Sea" "A Flag of Truce from Fort Sumter and more. The 'Star of the West' was an American civilian steamship that was hired by the government of the United States to transport military supplies and reinforcements to the U.S. military garrison of Fort Sumter. A battery on Morris Island, South Carolina manned by cadets from the South Carolina Military Academy (now The Citadel) fired upon the ship, effectively the first shots fired in the American ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:35

$43.00
188009

GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT Assumes Command of Armies 1864 CIVIL WAR Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134721556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, March 26, 1864  * General Ulysses S. Grant  * Officially becomes commander * President Abraham Lincoln As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation, carrying over to take all of pg. 2. Other items in this issue include: "The Grog Ration" "List of Prizes" takes half a page listing captures by the U.S. Navy, "Army & Navy Personal" "General Grant & the Army of the Potomac" "Lieut. Gen. Grant Assumes Command" which includes the official order of the President, signed: Abraham Lincoln, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:35

$35.00
188008

Democrat PRESTON BROOKS Pro-Slavery Advocate Death FUNERAL 1857 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134720849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857  * Death of Preston Brooks - funeral * South Carolina Congressman Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous. Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to death. Brooks beat Sumner with a cane on the floor of the U.S. Senate in retaliation for an anti-slavery speech in which Sumner verbally attacked Brooks's second cousin. Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$29.00
188007

TAOS REVOLT New Mexico Populist Insurrection Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134719809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 18, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico"  which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos". This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupation of present-day northern New Mexico during the Mexican–American War. Also some reports on the Mexican War: "Late & Interesting From Mexico". Four pages, very nice condition.

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$48.00
188006

OHIO Supreme Court SLAVE CASE Anderson v Poindexter - Freedom 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462338770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  * John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court. Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Anderson to purchase his freedom. Once in Ohio, Poindexter and the cosigners refused to pay Anderson the amount of the notes, and Poindexter declared his freedom because Ohio was a free state. Anderson filed suit in Ohio to regain his slave. In 1856, the Supreme Court of Ohio found that Henry Poindexter was a f... See More  

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$54.00
188005

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462337168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A report from Paris begins: "Thursday last Dr. Franklin had an interview with Lord Stormont; the conversation lasted three hours..." and a bit further down is mention that "...an American privateer bound to Boston...had a packet of letters on board from Dr. Franklin for the Congress. These letters are said to contain assurances that the Court of France are no ways in a temper to break with Great Britain...". The back page has mention of trouble with Indians, and mention: "...that Gen. Carleton is within 45 miles of Ticonderoga. The garrison at that place is commanded by Gen. Wayne." Also: "...that Sir Willi... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:32

$59.00
188004

CHEROKEE NATION Indians & North Carolina Boundary Line Argument 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462337013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 17, 1766  * Cherokee Nation - Indians An inside page has reports datelined from Charleston, Philadelphia and Annapolis, dealing with various unrelated items. An additional report from Charleston notes: "...the boundary line between this Province & the Cherokee Indians has been lately run...the Indians express great uneasiness at the limits between their lands & those of North Carolina & Virginia remaining unsettled; & if measures are not speedily taken to give them the reasonable satisfaction they request, it is apprehended bad consequences may ensue."  Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$35.00
188003

LUCIUS CRASSUS Alexander Hamilton's Pen Name re. Thomas Jefferson 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, March 9, 1802  * re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address * Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IX" signed in type: Lucius Crassus. Although not signed this work was written by Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$83.00
188002

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Funeral JOHN TYLER Takes Oath 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841  * John Tyler takes oath of office * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Page 3 has: "Arrangements For the Interment of the Late President" which includes a diagram showing the funeral procession and the position of "the corpse" with pall bearers, etc. Also: "The New President" which includes the oath of office as recited by John Tyler, & signed by him in type.  Great to have this report from the city where he died. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$120.00
188001

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - "Curfew" Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, May 14, 1807  * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "CURFEW: or, The Danish Bandit", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Bertrand". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$48.00
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