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199979

Abraham Lincoln Speech at Sanitary Fair in Baltimore 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211407675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864  * President Abraham Lincoln - Lecture on Liberty * Address at Sanitary Fair in Baltimore. Maryland The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading: "The Baltimore Fair" which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of Washington during his presidency - particularly noteworthy in that it was just a few years earlier a plot to assassinate him had been organized in the very same city, and Union troops had been attacked while passing through the region. The text includes in part: "With one man liberty implied to work for himself and do as he pleased with the proceeds of ... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:41

$230.00
199778

Abraham Lincoln Assassination John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201584997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Not only this event, but this title remains one of the most desired by collectors; a very significant event in American history reported by one of the most respected newspapers in the country. The first column heads tell it all: "AWFUL EVENT" "President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin" "The Deed Done at Ford's Theatre Last Night" "The Act Of A Desperate Rebel" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Rumored Attempt on the Life of Mr. Stanton" "Details of the Dreadful Tragedy". One can only imagine the horror of finding this report in the morning paper at a time when the nation should have been in celebr... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:10

$3,950.00
199706

U.S. President Abraham Lincoln First Election Victory Win ! 1st 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374198619708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, Nov. 10, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st) Page 3 has a wonderful & lengthy account of the election returns coming into Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln was, with reporting on the high level of excitement as the news was received. There are several charts showing election results at various locations. Page 2 has a report: "New For the Union" which begins with the historic announcement: "Abraham Lincoln is President elect of the United States..." with more detail as shown in the photos. The front page has a graphic captioned: "Cleveland Wide Awake Regiment" and then: "Grand Jubilee!" and the "Order of the Line, Cleveland Regiment". The graphic is an interesting print whi... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:32

$277.00
199626

Abraham Lincoln Day of Prayer Proclamation Civil War Slavery 1864 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374192833210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL  INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1864   * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Slavery in America Page 2 begins with: "OFFICIAL, By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" noting: "...hereby appoint the first Thursday of August next to be observed by the people of the United States as a day of National humiliation and prayer..." signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Page 3 begins with: "Repeal of Laws Recognizing Slavery". There is also a wealth or Civil War reporting as well. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine due to disbinding, good condition.

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:06

$57.00
199584

Historic Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln's Speech 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180282856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863   * President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech * Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in all newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address remains one of the more desired issues by collectors. Page 2 contains an article headed "Consecration Of The Gettysburg Cemetery" giving considerable detail on the events. Edward Everett was the featured speaker and his lengthy speech is printed here in full. Almost as an afterthought, Lincoln closed out the ceremonies with his brief-... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:07

$2,275.00
199581

Abraham Lincoln Visits Ulysses S. Grant & Petersburg VA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180278629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 2, 1864   * Abraham Lincoln visits Grant in the field Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "The late Attack Unsuccessful" "Our Men Driven From the Breach" "The Loss on Our Side About 4,000" "The President Visits Gen. Grant" "The Raid Into Pennsylvania" "From Gen. Sherman's Army" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:03

$28.00
199454

John Wilkes Booth Found & Killed Abraham Lincoln Murder Funeral 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394172762542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 13, 1865 * John Wilkes Booth killed * Abraham Lincoln's funeral  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has American content from the end of the Civil War. Page 2 has an article: "Death of Booth" which mentions in part: "The death of President Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, is announced...Booth--whose leg had been broken by a fall from horseback but which had been set by...Mudd, who has since been arrested--and an accomplice, named Harold, were discovered to have taken refuge in a swamp...were pursued...barricaded themselves in a barn & refused to surrender...set fire to the barn...Booth was shot through the head..." and more. This is followe... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2022 11:29

$55.00
199349

Very Early Abraham Lincoln Springfield Illinois Politics Meeting 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394170313527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22 1843   * Very early Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois convention The top of page 2 has a report headed: "Advice From Illinois" being an account of activities in the state Whig Convention in Springfield, mentioning in part: "...The following gentlemen constitute the Electoral ticket: Electors at Large--ABRAHAM LINCOLN of Sangamon County: S. LISLE SMITH of Cook..." with more detail. Also mentioned is: "...The gentlemen selected as Electors are men of high character and standing, and the best stump speakers in the State, and are devoted heart and soul to the election of Henry Clay...". This is an early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 34 years old and very far fro... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:34

$183.00
199906

Abraham Lincoln Assassination John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374208773412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth This issue would rank among the most famous of all Lincoln assassination newspapers, as almost all issues found on the market today are one of the many reprints which have turned up for decades, disappointing the many owners who presumed they had the genuine issue. This is the genuine issue. And better yet it is the "3:00 a.m. Special Edition" as identified by the Library of Congress: 3:00 a.m. Special edition. 8 pages. The first, second, and third columns on page one are the same as the 2:00 a.m. edition. In the fourth column the caption, "The State Capital," has been replaced by "The Latest News" an... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2022 08:56

$4,499.99
199904

Rare Racist Pro White Supremacy w/ Abraham Lincoln Inauguration 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394196228553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, March 4, 1865  * Rare pro-white publication * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. This issue has much reporting and editorializing on Lincoln's inauguration, both with a strong bias against Lincoln. Some articles area headed: "An Inauguration Scene "The Fourth of March" "Opinion Must Govern" "Drunkenness in Washington" "Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural" "The Vice President 'Incoherent' "A Disgraceful Scene" and so much more. Included within the reports is the full text of Lincoln's inaugural address including the famous phrase: "...With malice towards none, with charity ... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2022 08:43

$399.99
199208

Confederate John S. Mosby Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374172487662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Rare Confederate title This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: "...Mosby made a most audacious & successful attack upon the westward bound railway express train...The engine was thrown from the track & two paymasters & several other officers were captured, with over two hundred thousand dollars in Government funds. The passengers were robbed of their money & valuables..." with more (see). Also, the front page has... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:44

$215.00
199047

Rare Confederate Memphis TN Tennessee Abraham Lincoln Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158363809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 6, 1861 * Very rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln on the current war This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Among the war reports are: "War Intelligence" "Affairs At Pensacola" "How The Southern Climate Affects the Yankee Troops" "East Tennessee" "From Virginia" "The Way Northern Soldiers Are Treated" and more. Of significance is the complete printing of the lengthy: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE, Delivered to the Extra Session of the Federal Congress" on July 5. It is signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln. Between the fall of Fort Sumter on April 13, 1861, and July of that same year, President Lincoln took a n... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:07

$220.00
199028

President Abraham Widow Mary Todd Lincoln Declared Insane1875 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158347366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Penn. May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has somewhat inconspicuous report that begins with: "Mrs. Lincoln, widow of President Lincoln, has been adjudged insane by the County Court at Chicago..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2022 10:52

$48.00
198994

Abraham Lincoln Last Proclamation Prior Assassination 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374157157031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865    * Civil War is over speech * Abraham Lincoln's last public speech * Presidential proclamation 128 * Just 2 days before his assassination This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech. The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compliment to Gen. Grant & His Officers & Soldiers" and more. The speech datelined April 11 begins: "We meet this evening not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surrender of the principal insurgent army... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:08

$355.00
198859

Abraham Lincoln Proclamation Call for more Soldiers 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374146536410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Oct. 19, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Proclamation for more soldiers The back page begins with: "News From Washington - A Call for Three Hundred Thousand Men" with the full text of the Proclamation signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Page 2 has a nice editorial on the Proclamation: "Three Hundred Thousand More--Volunteer or be Drafted" which is an interesting perspective on Lincoln's need for more soldiers. There is much Civil War reporting including: "A Letter from Admiral Farragut - False And Malicious Charges Against Him" signed in type: D. G. Farragut.  Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:10

$58.00
198856

Rare Abraham Stephen Lincoln Douglas Debates 7th Alton Illinois 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374146530782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1858   * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 (last one) * Alton, Madison County, Illinois Keeping in mind that this was from the period of the Lincoln/Douglas debates, page 4 has a report from Springfield headed: "Illinois Politics" which talks of Stephen Douglas. Taking over a full column is a fine report on the last of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates, this one at Alton, Illinois.  A few excerpts from the report include: "The last great debate between Douglass and Lincoln took place today in our city...No political flags or mottoes were allowed...Douglass was speaking...His manner was excited and animating...the latter referring specially to every personal ... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:08

$722.00
198810

Historic Abraham Lincoln assassination Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394128371951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCHENECTADY REPUBLICAN, New York, April 22, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of the Lincoln assassination, and given it was printed 7 days after his death is includes much more information than typically found in an April 15 issue. Page 2 has nice column heads including: "Assassination of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He Is Shot Through The Head" "HIS ASSASSIN ESCAPES" "Sec. Seward Stabbed" "The Murderers Are Known!" "THE GREAT CRIME!" "THE PRESIDENT IS DEAD!" "Traces of the Assassin of President Lincoln!" "Supposed to be John Wilkes Booth!" "Andrew Johnson Sworn In". The text is considerable, taking all of page 2, and... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2022 10:13

$635.00
198678

Rare Anti Slavery by William Lloyd Garrison w/ Abraham Lincoln 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374133860620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 29, 1864  * Rare anti-slavery publication * President Abraham Lincoln * American Civil War era A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. Among the reports: "Greeley Vs. Lincoln" "Radicalism" "Two Schools of Lincoln Men" "Slavery Must Perish". Inside includes: "No More Slave-Hunting" "Help For the Freedmen" "General Banks--Colored Soldiers and Freedmen" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Folder size noted i... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2022 09:05

$125.00
198533

Pro Confederate ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Procl. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394109852598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 27, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln call for troops * Pro Confederate publication Among the articles on the ftpg. are: "President Lincoln Figuring on the Peace Question!--The Negro Only in the Way!" "Correspondence the Peace Proposition" includes letters signed by Horace Greeley and one by Abraham Lincoln. Articles within: "An Infamous Proclamation" "War News of the Week" and: "President's Proclamation--500,000 Men called For" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, various foxing, and loss at the blank spine fortunately does not affect any text. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:51

$57.00
198257

ABRAHAM LINCOLN America's 1st THANKSGIVING Proclaimed 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374099543212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation * America's national day of Thanksgiving begins Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be celebrated the fourth Thursday of every year and making it a national holiday. On page 4 is the complete text headed: "The National Thanksgiving Day" "A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. There are numerous websites giving the complete text of this Proclamation--identical to wha... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2022 09:48

$545.00
198132

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374087595635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AUBURN DAILY ADVERTISER & UNION, New York, April 15, 1865   * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth An exciting issue reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, as inside pages have various dispatches as the news was received at the printing office. Page 2 begins with a report from the editor headed: "Assassination of President Lincoln" beginning: "We are overwhelmed with range shocking intelligence of the assassination of President Lincoln...Discovered documents indicate that it was a conspiracy intended to have been executed on the fourth of March...We can imply no words at all adequate to express either our indignation at the instigators and perpetrators of this foul d... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:30

$395.00
198028

GEORGIA SECESSSION from Union Abraham Lincoln as President Elect 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374084079989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * The Civil War about to begin * Georgia secedes from the Union The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort Pickens, Pensacola" "The Responsibility of Civil War Thrown on the Lincoln Administration" "Secession of George From The Union" "Call for a State Convention in Missouri" "Interesting Reports from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia" and more. Page 4 has a report headed: "The New Administration" "The Scramble at Springfield for the Spoils" with a b... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:18

$37.00
197783

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058186648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, March 8, 1861  * President Abraham Lincoln * Inauguration - inaugural address Over half of page 2 of this large-size newspaper has reporting concerning the inauguration of Lincoln for his first term as President. Page 2 begins with an editorial: "The Inaugural", followed by the: "Inaugural Address of President Lincoln" which is signed at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. Also included are: "Inauguration Day At Washington" with the details of the ceremonies, then: "Opinions of the Press". Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:10

$277.00
197782

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058185989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 19, 1863 * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey  Page 3 has a seemingly inconspicuous and innocuous report, but one which would have much more meaning in American history than anyone on that date could possibly imagine. Headed: "The National Cemetery Dedication - A Large Attendance Expected". The report tells of the plans for the dedication of the Gettysburg Cemetery noting the various special guests to attend, with Lincoln mentioned almost as an afterthought: "...The train was to connect with the president's company at Hanover Junction, where the president was to be received with appropriate honors & the whole party would then proceed to... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:09

$68.00
197634

Rare THANKSGIVI NG DAY PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln 1863 Anti-Slavery Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374046387457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863  * President Abraham - Abe Lincoln * Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic) * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. A notable issue as page 3 has: "A National Thanksgiving, by the President of the United States, A Proclamation" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This was the creation of the very first national Thanksgiving Day, still celebrated ... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:11

$480.00
197605

Historic GETTYSBURG ADDRESS Abraham Lincoln's Speech 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374043080636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1863   * President Abraham Lincoln * Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery Page 3 contains a report headed: "The Gettysburg Ceremonies" "Description of the Battle-Field and Consecration Exercises" as well as one of the most memorable speeches ever given by a President. The article takes nearly two columns and contains much reporting on the ceremonies in Gettysburg, less than 5 months after the pivotal battle fought there. Included also is the speech which is prefaced with: "The dedicatory remarks were then delivered by the President, as follows:..." and what follows is the complete text of what we now know as the Gettysburg Address, beginning: "Four score and seven years ago our ... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2022 14:53

$1,700.00
197530

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination TRIAL of the Conspirators Dr. Mudd 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394041985634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Trial of the conspirators * Dr. Samuel Mudd and more The front page has  nice one column heads including: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial on Tuesday" "The Case of Dr. Mudd" "Attempt to Invalidate the Evidence of Thomas" "The Suppressed Testimony" "The Character of the Witnesses" and more, with the text taking about 2 1/2 columns on the front page. Also on the front page is: "From the Southwest" "Cotton--Troops Going to Texas--Surrender of the Rebel Gen. Wood" "Jeff Davis's Ironing & Why it was Done" "Mrs. Jeff Davis at Savannah--She is very Desirous of Going to Europe" and more. Complete in 8 pages, uncut and untrimmed, light creasing, minor ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2022 11:17

$45.00
197456

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination w/ Acceptance 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374032500095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln nomination * 2nd term as president * Civil War reporting Page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous--yet historically significant--report. Under "Miscellaneous News" is a report beginning: "President Lincoln has formally accepted the renomination for the Presidency of the Baltimore Convention...The President says that 'the nomination is gratefully accepted', and that the platform is 'heartily approved'..." with a bit more. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election in November, which he won, only to be assassinated the month after his inauguration. Also on page 4 is an interesting article: "President Lincoln and H... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2022 13:44

$64.00
197109

Terrific ABRAHAM LINCOLN John Wilkes Booth Assassination PRINTS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012279940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021 The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside articles are headed: "Abraham Lincoln" "President Johnson" "Mr. Seward" "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is present also.  Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:44

$655.00
197062

OUR AMERICAN COUSIN Abraham Lincoln Assassaination Connection AD 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373998804948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1858  * Theatrical connection to the Lincoln assassination * Debut of the play "Our American Cousin" * Three days until opening night The play President Abraham Lincoln attended on the night he was shot was "Our American Cousin". Its "world" premiere was actually in New York City on October 18, 1858. This issue contains on page 7 a very brief and discrete advertisement for the play, noting: "Laura Keene's New Theatre...Monday-Tom Taylor's new comedy, Our American Cousin". This brief mention was three days prior to opening night. In another curious connection, Laura Keene, the actress for whom this New York Theatre was named, was the star in the Ford's Theatre production the evening Lincol... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:57

$33.00
196835

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996969180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1848  * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes text of discussion, with each speaker's name noted in capital letters. "Mr. Lincoln" spoke twice (see photos). Additionally, page 4 has continued reporting from Congress including the votes on a certain bill with "Lincoln" noted among the "Yeas" who voted. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:39

$42.00
196832

LEE'S SURRENDER Confederate Army Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996966690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 1865  * General Robert E. Lee * Confederate Army of Northern Virginia * Surrender at Appomattox Court House Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time.  This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with an article headed: "The Campaign In Virginia" which begins: "The campaign in Virginia is ended...". One of the inside pages has a wealth of detail, including many correspondences between U.S. Grant and General R. E. Lee--signed in type by each--headed: "The Surrender of Lee" (see photos), which give a fine, detailed account ... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:36

$320.00
196705

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1864 Election Address Original Manuscript FOUND 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989161287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1936 * Abraham Lincoln original manuscript found * Speech from his re-election of 1864 Page 14 has a one column heading: "LOST MANUSCRIPT OF LINCOLN IS FOUND" with subhead and large photostat of the original manuscript of Lincoln's speech on November 10, 1864. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:35

$52.00
196660

17th U.S. President ANDREW JOHNSON Abraham Lincoln's VP DEATH 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393986105057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 31, 1875 * President Andrew Johnson * Death (1st report) Page 2 has a very brief item headed: "Death of Andrew Johnson" which is datelined "July 31" & reads: "Ex-President Andrew Johnson died very suddenly at Chattanooga, Tenn., at 2:30 o'clock this morning of paralysis." This is immediately followed by a lengthier report headed: "Obituary - Andrew Johnson" which takes over half a column (see). This is a same day report, rarely found as such. Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:30

$43.00
196487

CONFEDERATE Abraham Lincoln REBELS Mockery CIVIL WAR Richmond VA 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393971658817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 11, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln mockery  * King George III comparison  * From the rebel capital Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and half with news & other items including: "The Case of Brownlow" "Mr. Thomas' Plan for the Reorganization of the Virginia Forces" "There's Life in the Old Land Yet" "Scraps For War Times" and a few other smaller items. Page two includes the always interesting editorial which focuses in part on a comparison of King George III of England and Abraham Lincoln, one part noting: "George III is dead and gone. He was probably a bad man, as he certainly was a mistaken one; but it is a gross insult to his memory to compare such a person as Lincoln ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2022 10:39

$82.00
196486

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Funeral Train Arrives in New York City 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373960737386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession to the City Hall" "Scene of Sadness & Sorrow" "Incidents of the Obsequies" & much more. Further reporting on the funeral on pages 4, 5 and 8 including: "The Assassins" "The President's Murder Organized in Canada & Approved at Richmond: "SHERMAN" "Capture of Macon, Ga." "Honors to the M... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2022 10:38

$117.00
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
196050

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393926465743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861  * Civil War beginning * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Rare Confederate publication Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Neighboring South Carolina... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 13:00

$210.00
195835

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Coastal March & Abraham Lincoln PEACE Meeting 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393909281474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln peace meeting * William T. Sherman victory march Among the front page items concerning the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S NEW CAMPAIGN" "His Army on the March for Eight Days" "Charleston, Augusta, Branchville" "Rebel Solicitude & Speculations as to the Campaign" "The Peace Conference" "Interview of the Union & Rebel Authorities at Fortress Monroe" "News From Rebel Sources" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2022 15:15

$33.00
195816

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373912221726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865  * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2022 14:28

$33.00
195516

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination - Preparing for FUNERAL Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373866836708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * The hunt for John Wilkes Booth Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funereal of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked" "Arrest of the Assassin of Secretary Seward" "Four of His Female Accomplices Caught" "The Capture of Booth Hourly Expected" "The Detectives On His Trail" and more. The entire ftpg. is taken up with coverage of the funeral plans, including a crude diagram of: "The Funeral Cortege" showing the position of the hearse. Addition... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2022 09:42

$225.00
195218

Abraham Lincoln Fires BENJAMIN BUTLER Farewell Address 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820570450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, Jan. 14, 1865 * Gen. Benjamin Butler removed * Final months of the war 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 ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest reports from: "The Campaign in Virginia" & "The Western Campaign" and "Western Virginia". Among the other articles in this issue are: "Experiences With the Rebel Army" "A Simple Precaution Against Desertion" "The Removal of General Butler", "Farewell Orders of Major-General Butler" and more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/3 inches, nice eagle in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:57

$29.00
195073

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspper a


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833906054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again on the grand round..." and includes a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee noting: "On the 14th instant Colonel Mosby struck the Baltimore and Ohio railroad at Duffield & destroyed a U.S. mail train consisting of a locomotive and 10 cars & securing 20 prisoners and 15 horses. Among the prisoners are 2 paymasters with $168,000 in government funds." Fu... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:30

$168.00
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
194928

Rare ANTI YANKEE Pro Confederate Columbus Ohio Civil War LINCOLN 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791991477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864  * Anti-Union publication Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reasons in these arbitrary military arrests...". Also: "The Editor or the N.Y. World to President Lincoln" "War News of the Week" "The Hoax--The Abolition Cloven Foot  Again--Arbitrary Arrests & Lincolnism Extraordinary" "The Lincoln Government Succumbs..." "The Woman's Covenant" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, foxing and... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:02

$38.00
194824

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775198450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis" "Everything Well, and Booth Bossing the Job" "Howell Cobb in Favor of Hanging 'Old Abe' "Dr. Mudd Shoots a Slave by Way of Discipline" & more. The related text takes almost the entire front page. Page 5 has content concerning Jeff Davis including: "Jeff. Davis & Breckinridge Indicted For High Treason" & more (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wear at the central fold,... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:04

$44.00
194674

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Re-Election & Jefferson Davis Speech 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811708030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's re-election * Jefferson Davis message  More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with the actual message being prefaced with some editorial comments. Also on the front is Abraham Lincoln's victory speech shortly after he won his second election as President of the United States with headlines: "Congratulating The President" "A Serenade by the Clubs, and a Speech by Mr. Lincoln" with the text of his speech printed here. Also within this issue are some incoming election results... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:13

$56.00
194500

SOUTHERN SECESSION Pre Civil War Tensions Abraham Lincoln Elect Era 1860 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718703192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 8, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect era * Southern secession from the Union * Pre Civil War tensions over slavery Among pg. 2 column heads on the Civil War: "THE CRISIS" "Progress of the Secession Movement in the South" "A Dissolution of the Union Apparently Inevitable" "Large Meeting in Vicksburg, Miss." "Separate State Secession Repudiated". Just a wealth of reporting from the Southern states concerning thoughts on leaving the Union, too much to note here. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:41

$34.00
194399

PEACE CONFERENCE & 13th Amendment Abolishing Slavery 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795162662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865  * Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln * 13th Amendment abolishing slavery Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals..." "The Constitutional Amendment" reports that New York has ratified the 13th amendment prohibiting slavery. Much more as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:27

$47.00
194395

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706546340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864 * Rare rebel publication Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in Maryland--Capture of Martinsburg, Harper's Ferry and Hagerstown by Our Forces" "The Situation in Georgia--The Falling Back of Johnston" "A Chapter of Yankee Outrages and a few other smaller items. The back page has more war reporting including much editorial comment, one beginning: "President Lincoln calls for another half million of soldiers; and the Federal Congress having ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:20

$64.00
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