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JAMES MADISON President Proclamation of Day of Fasting and Prayer 1812 Newspaper

eBay Fixed Price Item # 393273835296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812  * President James Madison proclamation * Day of fasting and prayer The front page features: "A Proclamation" by the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer...to offer, at one and the same time, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God...of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that in the present season of calamity and war...care and protection...hasten a restoration of the blessings of peace."  This is signed in type: JAMES MADISON. Also within are: "Law of the United States" beginning: "To prohibit American vessels from proceeding to, or trading with, the enemies of the United States..."; "North-Carolina" which is a call to ar... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2021 08:17


Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper

eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989482658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 13, 1799  * 18th century American title The front page has an appeal: "To Delinquent Customers" signed in type by the famed publisher: Isaiah Thomas. Also: "A Proclamation" for a day of fasting, humiliation & prayer, by the governor. And also an "...Answer of the President to the General Assembly of Maryland..." signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, some foxing, small rubbing hole to the front leaf, good condition.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:17


CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis & Fort Donelson Capture CIVIL WAR 1862 Old Newspaper

eBay Fixed Price Item # 373114178309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862 * Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements and notices. The inside pages are rich in war-related reports including: "The Fall of Fort Donelson" "The Tennessee Panic" "The Northern Congress" "Re-Organization of the Cabinet" "Substitutes in the Army" "The New Army--The Pike" "The Confederate Congress" "The War Upon Whiskey" "Legislature of Virginia" "Telegraphic News" and more. Also a very nice & patriotic editorial, a few bits including: "...that the war must endure for years... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:43


CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis Day of Thanksgiving PROCL. Civil War 1865 Newspaper

eBay Fixed Price Item # 392780053969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865 * Jefferson David proclamation * Confederate Day of Thanksgiving Has mostly religious-related content on the ftpg. save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war. Also has: "Prison Life At Elmira, N.Y." being a Confederate soldier's account about his experience in a "Yankee military prison". And fittingly enough (relative to the title) there is also a "Proclamation By The President" scheduling a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving", signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Presumably complete as a single sheet which is what most Confe... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:22


Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper

eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

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