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197938

JAMES K. POLK Presidential Inauguration & FLORIDA Statehood 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394073371965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1845  * President James K. Polk * Inauguration - inaugural address * Florida statehood - joins the union The front page begins with a report headed: "Inauguration of President Polk" noting in part: "...The arrangements were admirable...The ceremony at the Capitol was very imposing...President Polk, quitting the Capitol after the Inauguration, drove rapidly by an indirect route to the White House, where he received during the afternoon, the congratulations of his fellow citizens. In the evening he and his lady attended both of the balls...". Also on the front page is: "Inaugural Address" which continues inside taking nearly 2 pages. Also of note is a report from Congress: "F... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:49

$55.00
197814

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062159955

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

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:44

$41.00
197812

General LAFAYETTE DEATH New Jewish Synagogue Constructed JUDAICA 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061340795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  June 21, 1834  * General LaFayette death * Jewish Synagogue An inside page has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. the papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  The following page has a report that: "The Synagogue belonging to the congregation of Sherath-Israel, just finished in Crosby Street, New York, was...consecrated with the most imposing & interesting ceremonies, which were closed by an oration by M.M. Noah..." with a bit more. This was only the second home of ... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:43

$75.00
197796

Pioneer Wilson Price HUNT John Jacob Astor EXPEDTIION to Oregon 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061334783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1813  * Wilson Price Hunt - Astor expedition Pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating article headed "American Enterprize" which is a detailed report on a journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri. This notable event is commonly referred to as the Astor Expedition. An associate of John-Jacob Astor, Wilson Price Hunt was commissioned by Astor to lead an overland expedition to the mouth of the Columbia River where Astor waned to establish a fur-trading colony. The text provides fascinating detail of the journey including the route and the expedition, making comparisons to Lewis & Clark's journal. This is one of the earliest references to the expedition's retur... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:31

$127.00
197795

CAPTURE OF SANTA ANNA Battle of San Jacinto Texas Revolution 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061334526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1836  * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Capture of Santa Anna * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence An inside pg. has "Capture Of Santa Ana" which includes three letters from him with one that begins: "Having yesterday had an unfortunate encounter, I have resolved to remain a prisoner of war in the hands of the enemy...". Signed in type: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana. Following this is are two more letters signed by Santa Ana concerning disposition of his troops and the command to: "...order the military command at Goliad to put all the prisoners made at Copana at liberty...". There is also a letter which begins: "Tell our friends...that we have beaten the enemy....General... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:30

$93.00
197753

Choctaw Chief Hummingbird & DeWitt Clinton DEATHS - Railroading 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059598388

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

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:54

$39.00
197169

PIRATE JEAN LAFITTE Galveston Texas TX Gulf of Mexico Piracy 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007974686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 27, 1817 * Pirate Jean Lafitte * Galveston, Texas * Gulf of Mexico Certainly the best report in this issue is headed "Of Galveston" which is concerning, among other items about Galveston, Texas,  the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous characters who happened to be then at Galveston were many of the notorious offenders against our laws...among whom the Lafittes may be classed foremost & most actively engaged in the Galvezton trade..." with more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches and in very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:15

$76.00
197137

General LAFAYETTE DEATH New Jewish Synagogue Constructed JUDAICA 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394018159116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  * General LaFayette death * Jewish Synagogue Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  More details would be reported in the following 4 issues of this newspaper. The following page has a report that: "The Synagogue belonging to the congregation of Sherath-Israel, just finished in Crosby Street, New York, was...consecrated with the most imposing & interesting ceremonies, which were closed by an orati... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:30

$75.00
197051

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Mention in Report 1835 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373998801664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1835  * Rare Davy Crockett report The front page includes: "The emigration to Arkansas is very great--'with large droves of negroes'...exclusive of those who are about to join the people of Texas. Col. Crocket has left Little Rock, with his followers, for Texas. Many others had the same destination."  Just over 2 months later he would die at the Alamo. Among other news reports within the issue are: "From Liberia" "New College at Buffalo" with details; "the Jesuits" "Presidential Nominations" "Daniel Webster & Anti-Masonry" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 10 inches, some foxing, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circula... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:51

$78.00
196982

General LAFAYETTE DEATH New Jewish Synagogue Constructed JUDAICA 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003347645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  * General LaFayette death * Jewish Synagogue Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & the present--the man of two worlds."  More details would be reported in the following 4 issues of this newspaper. The following page has a report that: "The Synagogue belonging to the congregation of Sherath-Israel, just finished in Crosby Street, New York, was...consecrated with the most imposing & interesting ceremonies, which were closed by an orati... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:24

$75.00
196960

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003336751

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

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:13

$47.00
196655

THE JEW BILL Equal Rights Jewish Judaica Henry Marie Brackenridge 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976031983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1819  * The Jew Bill - Jewish - Judaica * Equal rights for Jews - voting * Henry Marie Brackenridge speech This notable issue contains the full text of the speech presented by  H.M. Brackenridge in the Maryland House of Delegates when the Jew Bill was under consideration. The text of Brackenridge's speech is headed: "Religious Liberty" and has a prefacing paragraph before the full text carries on to take over six pages. As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution safely protected "...all persons professing the Christian religion..." yet said nothing at all for those of other beliefs. It was a fact not widely known among other Americans that in the State of Maryla... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:28

$5,750.00
196529

JEWISH CITY CREATION Jews Grand Island Niagara River New York 1825 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393977160261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  * Jewish city creation * Grand Island, New York * Niagara River One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may be compared with that of a certain general to the 'men of New York', during the late war. We have not time to notice it further at present." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States t... See More  

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Ends April 08, 2022 08:59

$84.00
196428

JEWISH CITY CREATION Jews Grand Island Niagara River New York 1825 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373958665810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  * Jewish city creation * Grand Island, New York * Niagara River One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may be compared with that of a certain general to the 'men of New York', during the late war. We have not time to notice it further at present." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States to r... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2022 08:55

$84.00
196115

AFRICAN AMERICAN COLONIZATION Thomas Jefferson Letter Signed 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393936197191

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

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Ends March 14, 2022 11:20

$33.00
196081

(2) issues set of ALABAMA CONSTITUTION State Adopted Statehood 1819 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373926786033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  * New state of Alabama Constitution Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution. Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2, 1819" with this text taking 4 full pages of the Sept. 18 issue and the first five pages of the Sept. 25 issue. Included also is the list of members of the convention.  A few months later Alabama would be accepted into the union. You get both issues still attached, each complete in 16 pages 6 1/4 by 9 3/... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2022 09:55

$48.00
195822

TREATY OF VELASCO Texas Revolution Ending w/ General Santa Anna 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393909277979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1836 * Treaty of Velasco * General Santa Anna * Texas Revolution ending Inside has "Latest From Texas and Mexico" which includes a significant letter signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana in which he agrees to the treaty between Texas and Mexico, known as the Treaty of Velasco. This is followed by the "Articles of the treaty concluded between his excellency Don Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana...president of the Mexican republic...and his excellency Don David Burnet, President of the republic of Texas" which includes all ten articles and the various signatures at the end. Bit close-trimmed to portions of these reports but no word loss. This document is noted as May 4th... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2022 15:10

$56.00
195820

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373912261256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1832  * Very early report on the Mormons * Detailed 1830 census report Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 also had joined at Lynn. Certain of these converts have cast considerable sums of money into the stock, and all were about to depart for the 'promised land', in Jackson county, Missouri--the precious spot having been lately discovered." This is one of the earliest mentions of the Mormons we have seen in a newspaper, and quite rare as such. Among other report... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2022 15:09

$88.00
195742

Exploration YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION American Frontier Explored 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373902747819

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820  * Yellowstone expedition - American frontier Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops composing the Missouri & Mississippi Expedition in the course of the year 1819". Among other reports are: "The Spanish Treaty" "Domestic Industry" and various reports from Congress including a note signed in type: James Monroe. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2022 11:36

$33.00
195741

Early ROBERT E. LEE as a Cadet at WEST POINT Military Academy 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393899227012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829  * Cadet Robert E. Lee * West Point military academy It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name. Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and listed in the "First Class" is a young Robert E. Lee from Virginia, second in this freshman class,  22 years of age at the time.  It would be another 30+ years before his name would be known to most in the country. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in ... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2022 11:35

$42.00
195578

MIRABEAU B. LAMAR Texas President Orders Free Blacks to Leave 1840 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869605280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 22, 1840   * Mirabeau B. Lamar - President of Texas * Orders all free African Americans to leave An inside page has a brief yet notable item headed: "Texas" reading: "President Lamar has issued a proclamation commanding all free persons of color, now in the republic of Texas to remove therefrom before the 1st day of January, 1842." This is followed by a brief item: "Independence of Texas" noting in part: "...English minster has addressed...that if within a certain time Texas is not recognised, Great Britain will acknowledge its independence...". Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-cir... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:29

$50.00
195037

(2) State CONSTITUTION OF MAINE 1820 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830675346

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, September 9 and 16, 1820  * Constitution of Maine : pair of issues A pair of issues within which is the complete text of the: "Constitution of Maine" which begins in the Sept. 9 issue & includes the Preamble and articles 1 thru X on nearly 7 pages, with the balance of the Constitution found in the Sept. 16 issue, beginning on the front page and carrying over to take 3 pages. A significant pair of issues from the year Maine joined the Union. Both issues are complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:12

$32.00
194942

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393792000155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Sept. 22, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, several folds with a little wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:14

$28.00
194856

2 MARYLAND JEWS BILL Jewish Religion Rights for Public Office 1819-25 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393777719027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1819 and March 5, 1825 * Maryland Jew Bill w/ passage * Jewish religion rights * Jews to hold public office (MD) A fine pair of issues on the passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill". May 29, 1819 issue: Certainly the best content is full text of the speech presented by of H.M. Brackenridge in the Maryland House of Delegates when the Jew Bill was under consideration. The text of Brackenridge's speech is headed: "Religious Liberty" and has a prefacing paragraph (see) before the full text carries on to take over six pages. As a bit of history, In 1776 Maryland's constitution safely protected "...all persons professing the Christian religion..." yet said nothing at all for those o... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2022 08:56

$375.00
194276

1840 WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON 9th United States President Election WIN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393696769572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1840  * William Henry Harrison * 1840 election victory Page 2 has a report headed: "Presidential Election" which begins: "Sufficient returns are received to place the result beyond all question. It is now certain that William Henry Harrison will be elected president, and John Tyler, vice president of the United States..." with more, including a state-by-state chart of the electoral votes, etc. Related reports take the remainder of the page as well as over half of page 3. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, a bit irregular at the spine due to disbinding, good condition.

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:18

$38.00
194187

Commodore STEPHEN DECATUR United States Navy GUN DUEL Death 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679193824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820   * Stephen Decatur killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...They fought at 8 paces with pistols---at the first fire both were wounded--com. Decatur through the abdomen of which he died..." with more. Further in the issue is another report with a small head: "Com. Decatur" with has a bit more detail concerning the funeral, etc.  Among other reports in this issue are: "Relations with Spain" which includes a report s... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:25

$32.00
194180

Historic MORMON CHURCH Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints CREATION 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781435831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 * Formation of the Mormon Church * Historic issue Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism". The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensions and assert a gift to work miracles ....Their great prophet Jo, has selected a part of Geanuga Co., Ohio, and pronounced it to be the promised land....The chiefs of those people... exempt themselves from labor...probably, the grand object for which they have established this religion." ... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:16

$390.00
194176

CONSTITUTION OF INDIANA & Battle of Paoli Massacre MONUMENT 1817 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781432451

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 4, 1817  * Constitution of Indiana * Battle of Paoli monument Inside has what appears to be the entire text of the Constitution of the State of Indiana taking over 8 pages. The front page has an interesting broadside-like graph and text concerning public expenditures in Great Britain, Ireland and the United States. Such graphics in this title are quite rare. Also included is a resolution for the construction of a monument to be placed in Paoli, Pennsylvania, in honor of those who died in the Paoli massacre at the hands of the British. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magaz... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:10

$55.00
193809

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761669313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829  * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important s... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:56

$30.00
193589

SAMUEL HOUSTON Call to Arms re. Texans Texas against Mexico 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373748785180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842  * Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens * Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immediate preparation for defensive war. All who are subject to military duty are commanded to be in readiness to repair quipped to the scene of action at the call of the authorities of the country..." signed in type: Sam. Houston. This is followed by a: "Letter of President Houston" dated at Galveston, March 11, 1842, concerning the troubles with Mexico. It notes: ".... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:43

$50.00
193585

THOMAS McKEAN Signer of Declaration of Independence LETTERS 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617168997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817  * Thomas McKean death * Signer of the Declaration of Independence The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean", a signer of the Declaration of Independence who recently died. Other items within include: "Defeat of Sir Peter Parker" "the Locust" "Domestic Manufactures" and much on the: 'President's Tour" Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an impor... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:41

$28.00
193583

CHARLES CARROLL DEATH Andrew Jackson Presidential Election 1832 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617167481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832 * Andrew Jackson re-elected President * Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins: "The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin Van Buren, of New York', be elected vice president of the United States--if they shall live until the meeting of the electoral colleges in December next..." with more. Page 2 contains a report on the death of Charles Carroll, which begins: "Charles Carroll, of Carrollton, the last survivor of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, has departed. He ... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:40

$48.00
193522

First State CONSTITUTION OF MISSOURI Complete Printing w/ SLAVERY 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393614377785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 23, 1820  * The Missouri Constitution Within is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is from the year Missouri became a state. One portion of the constitution includes: "The general assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the Emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners..." with more. The constitution is signed in type by the president of the convention: David Barton. Following the Constitution is: "An Ordinance" introduced with: "Declaring the assent of the people of the sta... See More  

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$35.00
193456

INDIANS Southern Native Americans Removal West of Mississippi 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393605472854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1830  * Southern Native Americans - Indians * Removal to lands West of Mississippi River Inside has: "Removal of the Indians" beginning: "The following is a copy of the bill providing for the removal of the Indians, as it was passed by the senate recently..." followed by all 8 sections of the bill. This very controversial Indian Removal Act would be signed by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830 authorizing the President to negotiate with southern Indian tribes for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their lands. It would lead to the "Trail of Tears" some years later. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, very nice condition. ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:43

$35.00
193109

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Duke of Wellington & Andrew Jackson Murdered ? 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574180482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 19, 1815  * Battle of Waterloo - Wellington * General Andrew Jackson murdered ? Certainly the prime  content in this issue is a French version of the Battle of Waterloo. An inside page has a dispatch from the Duke of Wellington which recaps some of the events of the war and the follow-up movements. This is followed by a report from the French on the historic battle, which was a significant defeat for Napoleon Buonaparte. This report carries on to take over a full page. But it includes with an optimistic note: "...This, after ending the battle & repairing the errors of the day, with an assurance of the greatest success on the morrow...". The back page has a curious item on: "Ge... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:24

$44.00
192773

United States To Buy TEXAS Mexico Purchase General Nicolas Bravo 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393543161580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830 * on the purchase of Texas from Mexico One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our country...He affirms that the U. States have for a long time desired the acquisition of that large portion of the Mexican republic..." with much more, taking almost an entire column. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Chief Justice Marshall's Speech", much reporting from Congress, "Indians in Georgia", much on the "Navy Department", "Letter of Bolivar"... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 08:04

$40.00
192281

MISSOURI COMPROMISE & Mordecai Noah Jewish Grand Island Settlement1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497412517

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 September 10, 2021 07:54

$145.00
191847

Rare 1837 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Very Early Mention & MORMONS Joe Smith 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393467613374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  * Very early mention of Abraham Lincoln * Early Mormon & Joseph Smith mention An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution (see). This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 28 years old and very far from the national celebrity he would become in another 20+ years. This is one of the very earliest mentions of him in a newspaper we have yet been able to discover. A significant addition to any collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Also of interest is ... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:09

$210.00
191667

MISSOURI STATEHOOD Admission to the Union President James Monroe 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452246440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 24, 1821  * President James Monroe * Missouri statehood "Laws of the U. States" on an inside page has a "Resolution, Providing for the Admission of Missouri into the Union on a Certain Condition" beginning: "Resolved...That Missouri shall be admitted into the union on an equal footing with the original states... upon the fundamental condition...that no law shall be passed...by which no citizen shall be excluded...", signed in type: James Monroe. Missouri would formally be admitted on August 10. There are two other Acts of Congress as well. Also inside are: "Imprisonment for Debt" and "Punishment of Piracy", the latter taking over a full page. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inc... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:59

$32.00
191665

ANDREW JACKSON Proposes Indian Removal Act re. "Trail of Tears" 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452245938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1829  * President Andrew Jackson * Indian Removal Act - "Trail of Tears" Certainly the prime feature is the full printing of  the State of the Union Address given by President & signed by him in type at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. In it he announces his controversial plan concerning the Native Americans which would be spelled out in the Indian Removal Act of 1830: "...I suggest...the propriety of setting apart an ample district west of the Mississippi, & without the limits of any state...to be guaranteed to the Indian tribes as long as they shall occupy it...This emigration should be voluntary; for it would be as cruel as unjust to compel the aborigines to abandon the gr... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:58

$64.00
190605

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE WH Harrison & New Madrid Missouri Earthquake 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373071348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1812 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison * New Madrid earthquake Near the back is an early item concerning the disastrous New Madrid earthquake before it was known as such. The report includes: "Several shocks by earthquakes have been felt in various parts of the southern and western states...It seems probable that some dreadful calamity may have been experienced in a distant part of the world--probably South America; judging from the violence of the sensations felt in different parts of the union..." with a bit more. See the web for more on the New Madrid earthquake. Pages 1 & 2 contain reports from the: "Indiana Territorial Legislature" which includes a "Speech" a... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:15

$33.00
190411

JOHN JAY American Statesman Death - Pirates Hanged - Slave Ships 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393343361609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 * John Jay death * Pirates & slave ships Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States. Also an article: "Slave Trade" which mentions the capture of ships containing 450 slaves, with much more. Also: "Pirates In A Fair Way" mentions: "...have at last caught some of the pirates...they will be hanged..." with other details. And near the back: "Creek Indians In Georgia" takes half a page. Sixteen page... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2021 09:11

$40.00
189902

Early ERIE CANAL Hudson River to Lake Ontario & Erie PLANNING 1814 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393291789833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 14, 1814  * Early Erie Canal planning The first 3 pages have a detailed report: "Internal Navigation - The Advantages of the Proposed Canal from Lake Erie to Hudson's River..." which would be the famed Erie Canal. It is signed in type by: Robert Fulton.  Inside has almost 8 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" which includes a wealth of reporting on the War of 1812. Included are the "Minutes of a Council of War Holden at Sackett's Harbor signed in type by Morgan Lewis, Isaac Chauncey, R. Swartwout and Jac. Brown. Most of the other war reports are of naval events. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, some light foxing, generally in good condition. This small size newsp... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2021 15:22

$45.00
189763

THE ERIE CANAL Historic Grand Opening Hudson River New York 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273835656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Oct. 18, 1823  * The Grand Opening of the Erie Canal Perhaps the best item in this issue is the rather lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to detail the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes nearly half the issue.   Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, and is in very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:17

$46.00
189760

NULLIFICATION CRISIS South Carolina & U.S. Government Andrew Jackson 1833 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373557537974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1833  * Nullification Crisis w/ Andrew Jackson On November 26, 1832, South  Carolina passed The Ordinance of Nullification which declared the Tariff of 1828 and 1832 null and void within its borders. This issue contains President Andrew Jackson's message of January 16, 1833 in which he threatened to send in federal troops to enforce compliance, it taking 6 pages & signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson.  In the end a comprise was reached where South Carolina agreed to repeal the ordinance and Congress lowered the tariff. While a constitutional crisis was averted this set the stage for future conflict between the North and South, as most southerners believed decisions mad... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:16

$45.00
189293

LITTLE BELT AFFAIR Arthur Bingham USS President Pre War of 1812 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373530191976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811  * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812. Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends May 06, 2021 09:27

$46.00
186926

JEFFERSON CITY Becomes Missouri Capital & Rev. War Veterans $$$ 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085330642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822  * Jefferson City, Missouri becomes capital * American Revolutionary War veterans Inside has a report headed: "Mexico" which begins: "The direct news from Mexico...is that the whole kingdom has declared independence & sworn to maintain it...A provisional government is in operation & in the latter part of the month of December delegates to a general convention were appointed in all provinces to meet in Mexico to form a constitution..." with more. The front page has an article headed: "Thomas Jefferson" carrying over to page 2 where is a letter signed by him: Th. Jefferson, datelined from Monticello, Jan. 26, 1822. Includes a: "Law of the United States" is: "An act to... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:18

$36.00
186846

Early Lake ERIE CANAL First Ship Steam Boat Travel in New York 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417651108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1825  * Early Erie Canal * 1st boat - ship journey Perhaps the most notable event reported is headed: "FROM BUFFALO" which tells of the first vessel--The Seneca Chief--to traverse the new Erie Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic. Other news found within include an early American execution, cannibalism, a mention of German-Jews, a letter from John Quincy Adams, The Morris Canal, and more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends February 04, 2021 14:59

$60.00
186753

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410150305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830  * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address The prime feature would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Other items within this issue include: "Georgia & the Indians" "Mr. Madison's Pamphlet" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...co... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:42

$29.00
186698

ANDREW JACKSON President & War of 1812 General DEATH Funeral 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068701149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1845  * President Andrew Jackson death Near the back are several pages on the death & funeral of President Andrew Jackson, including: "Honors to Ex-President Jackson" which begins: "At the city of Washington the funeral ceremonies were observed on the 27th...". Also: "Mr. Webster's Remarks" and "Account of Gen. Jackson's Last Moments From His Family Physician" which is very detailed and includes his last words, and his last breath. This is followed by over two pages on: "The Funeral Oration" by Hon. B. F. Butler. Also: "British Substitute For Slavery in Her Colonies" takes over a full page. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:37

$46.00
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