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THOMAS JEFFERSON State of the Union Address - Louisiana Purchase 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston Oct. 26, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * re. Louisiana Purchase Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE" of Thomas Jefferson to Congress, being his annual state-of-the-union address signed by him in italic type: Th. Jefferson. Not surprisingly, most of Jefferson's address is concerning the Louisiana Purchase, a timely event near the end of 1803. One bit includes: "Should the acquisition of Louisiana be constitutionally confirmed & carried into effect, a sum of nearly thirteen millions of dollars will then be added to our public debt..." with more. The purchase would be ratified the following month. Four pages, a bit irreg... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$68.00
182709

LOUISIANA Territory PURCHASE Controversy re. France 1803 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105953536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 19, 1803 * Debating the Louisiana Purchase Pg. 2 has a list of 4th of July toasts, including to: "Alexander Hamilton, and the Constitution". Page 3 has an interesting letter criticizing the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, noting: "When the news was first announced that Louisiana had been ceded to the United States...declared that the intelligence had arisen from ignorance..." with some detail on the reason, including: "The U.S. stand in no present need of the immense countries of Louisiana. It would be injurious to our prosperity to possess Louisiana in full sovereignty...it would diminish the price of our lands...it would diminish & disperse our populati... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:02

$47.00
179001

MISSOURI COMPROMISE & Mordecai Noah Jewish Grand Island Settlement1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957699690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820 * Missouri Compromise * Maine and Missouri become states * Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement The top of the front page has an article which announces the approval of the Missouri Compromise: "The bills for the admission of Maine and Missouri into the union have been respectively signed by the president of the United States and become laws. The latter without restriction as to slavery, but containing the provision to prevent its further extension, forever, north of 36 1/2 deg. north latitude, except within that state." (see). The front page also has a nice editorial concerning the Missouri Compromise headed: "The Slave Question", a major issue of ... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:32

$145.00
177124

LOUISIANA PURCHASE TREATY France & United States Ministers SIGNED 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, July 14, 1803 * The Louisiana Purchase Treaty * Signed by U.S. & France ministers A page 3 report headed: "Official" reports: "The Executive has received official information, that a Treaty was signed on the 30th April, between the Ministers...of the United States and the Ministers...of the French Government; by which the United States have obtained the full right to and sovereignty over New Orleans, and the whole of Louisiana, as Spain possessed the same." History tells us the date was actually 2 days later on May 2 when the American envoys signed the treaty of cession in Paris. The treaty would be approved by the Senate on October 20. Also on pg. 3 is an item: "James Monr... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$138.00
174779

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1st Speech as Member of Congress 1848 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739654168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1847 * Early mention of Abraham Lincoln in Congress Page 5 contains an inconspicuous report from the House of Representatives, yet is very significant as a very early report of Abraham Lincoln speaking in Congress. The report is datelined "Wednesday, Dec. 22" and notes: "Mr. Lincoln, of Illinois, submitted a series of resolutions calling upon the president to inform congress whether the spot on which the first blood was shed in the beginning of the war with Mexico, is or is not on the soil of the United States; whether said spot was or was not ceded to the United States by France in the Louisiana purchase; and whether said spot was or was not ceded by the United States to Spa... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:17

$142.00
169663

Rare 19th Century PORTLAND ME Cumberland County Maine 1806 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555543616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTERN ARGUS, Portland, Sept. 25, 1806 * Rare 19th century title * Thomas Jefferson This was actually part of Massachusetts at the time as Maine did not become a state until 1820. A very early Maine newspaper 14 years before statehood. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with An Act" of Congress relating to claims of land in the territory of Orleans, part of the recent Louisiana Purchase. It is signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, scattered foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:43

$32.00
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