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202333

Rare American Revolutionary War w/ Patrick Henry Letter 1779 Philly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394346190418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 9, 1779  * Patrick Henry letter signed in type * Much on the Revolutionary War Pages 2 and 3 contain a wealth of reporting on the Revolutionary War including a letter from Charleston noting in part: "The campaign in George and the Southern part of this state between the royal army commanded by Brigadier General Provosts, and ours commanded by ...Major General Lincoln, seems to be opening fast..." with various details. This report takes nearly a full column (about 9 words lost due to a repair). This is followed by a letter from Georgetown with some war-related activity. Than a report datelined from Williamsburg which notes in part: "...that Mr. Hamilton, th... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2022 14:47

$650.00
202256

Rare Confederate Richmond VA Civil War w/ Free States Humor ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394339946205

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865  * Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states" * Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital * Finals months of the American Civil War The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all slaves free from that moment; and the Northern papers inform us that thereupon 'Free Maryland extends her congratulations on 'the occasion of Free Missouri'. It may be considered a rather poor joke that the two quondam states, now military governments, which are precisely the two that have most completely lost every vestig... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:08

$88.00
202220

Early Southern Cherokees Choctaw Creeks Native Americans Indians 1772 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394337459953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 1, 1772   * Early Native Americans * Choctaw & Cherokees - Indians An inside page has reports from Charleston including: "...that the Chactaw Indians have obtained a very considerable advantage over their enemies the Creeks & have carried off a great number of their scalps. They write from Georgia that a number of emigrants from Virginia were lately killed in their way to the Mississippi by some Indians, said to be Cherokees...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, minor ftpg. rubbing, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2022 15:14

$29.00
202219

Abraham Lincoln Fires Benjamin Butler Farewell Address 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394337459530

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 December 16, 2022 15:13

$30.00
202165

John Brown Slaves Insurrection Post Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394335526037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7 1859   * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just after Brown's execution Page 4 has: "Old Brown's Fate" "The Slanderer of John Brown" and pages 6 and 7 have a wealth of reporting headed: "John Brown's Invasion" worth carious subheads including; "A Revival of Wrath" "The Humors of the Local Press" "Brown & His Friends" "A Letter From John Brown" which is signed in type: John Brown. Then: "The Crazed Old Man" and: "G. W. Brown vs. John Brown". Eight pages, irregular at the spine with some minor loss and some tears near the spine affects some text.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:34

$37.00
202162

Original Pre Revolutionary War America Politics & More 1772 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374356123047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 11, 1772  * Pre Revolutionary War America Page 2 has a report from Boston concerning: "...a suitable grant for the support of his Majesty's Governor of the Province...your Excellency was not pleased the last year to give your consent to a Bill...for granting the sum of thirteen hundred pounds for the support of your Excellency..." with more on the controversy concerning the colony raising funds for the support of the governor. Another report begins: "The project of establishing a new Colony in the back parts of North America has proved a bone of contention among the Ministry...". The back page has a letter from Jamestown, Virginia. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:32

$32.00
202066

Revolutionary War Era Original Enemy London Evening Post England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394326957627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 10, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 3 has a bit of news concerning the war in America, including: "...Two French frigates accompanied the Dean to the coast of America & were to cruise in concert together on the coasts of Virginia & North & South Carolina. The Pennsylvania quota of men had joined Washington & that of Maryland had arched into Virginia against the British army at Norfolk...Washington's head quarters for the summer was to be at Brunswick or Elizabeth Town in the Jerseys. The people in general were suffering for want of cloathing..." and more. Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the front page, ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:06

$37.00
202064

Battle of Gettysburg Pennsylvania Confederate Account 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394326956916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863  * Battle of Gettysburg - Pennsylvania * Great reporting from rebel eyewitness (soldier) * The turning point of the Civil War Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the prime front page content is the report headed: "The Invasion of Pennsylvania--The Battle Of Gettysburg--The Retreat To Hagerstown"  which features an eye-witness account of the retreat, prefaced with: "...the only connected, intelligent and intelligible account that has yet been giv... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:06

$2,130.00
202023

Rare Full Page Civil War Peninsula Campaign Richmond Virginia Map 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394325335288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1862  * Rare full page Civil War map & more * Peninsula campaign - George McClellan The entire front page is taken up with a huge and very detailed Civil War map with a banner heading: "THE IMPORTANT STRATEGIC MOVEMENTS IN VIRGINIA" along with: "Scene Of Operations in Front of Richmond, in the Valley & on the Line of the Upper Potomac--The Threatened Offensive Movements of the Rebels." Certainly a terrific display item with this huge map. As if this was not sufficient, page 3 also has a rather large map headed: "Richmond And Its Surroundings", with various one column heads on the Civil War. Much war reporting on page 2 & elsewhere as well. Twelve pages, some toning at some margins, good ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2022 10:43

$137.00
202003

Rare Fall of Richmond VA Virginia Final Week of Civil War 1865 old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394323668319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, April 8, 1865  * The fall of Richmond, the Confederate capital * Rare anti-union Northern publication A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers. Not surprisingly, the report of the Yankee capture of the Confederate capital is relegated to page five: "Evacuation of Richmond" "Three Days' Fighting" "Capture of Artillery and Prisoners" "Confederate Iron-Clads Blown Up" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Partial Details of the Fighting". Also an interesting editorial: "The Evacuation of Richmond". Eight pages, good condition... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2022 09:44

$187.00
202001

American Revolutionary War Original Enemy w/ George Washington 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374342086644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, March 2, 1782 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Over one-quarter of the front page is taken up with reports from the New York Gazette headed: "America" with a few bits including: "Mr. Washington has issued a Proclamation requiring all officers on furlough too join their respective corps by the 10th of April...with all the troops from North Carolina; Savannah was re-enforced...General Leslie...finds himself at the head of about 8000 men; the rebel General Greene was within 24 miles from Charles-Town...was captured by the French fleet on the surrender of York-Town, Virginia, in October last; after which she was sent to this port with a flag of truce...& delivered up tw... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2022 09:43

$54.00
201943

Best North Carolina Secession from U.S. Wilmington NC Confederate 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374335811682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 22, 1861  * North Carolina secession * American Civil War Certainly the most notable report is the pg. 2 news headed: "Secession Of North Carolina!" "One of The Confederates States" "North Carolina Free--Lincoln's Military Despotism Repudiated" which also includes the two "Ordinance" reports for secession and for ratifying the Confederate Constitution. Relating to this page 2 also has: "The passage of the secession ordinance by the Convention of the state of North Carolina was celebrated here yesterday by the firing of 11 guns...At 12 o'clock the official report of the passage of the ordinance of secession, and also the ordinance adopting the Confederate Constitution ... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2022 11:13

$5,250.00
201915

Battles of Cross Keys & Port Republic Stonewall Jackson 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394317808554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1862   * Battle of Cross Keys * Battle of Port Republic * Rockingham County, Virginia Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY" "JACKSON BEING HARD PUSHED" "IMPORTANT FROM SOUTH CAROLINA" "The National Forces Investing Charleston" "Landing of Troops on Battery and John Islands" "THE BATTLE OF FAIR OAKS" "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Beauregard Supposed to be Pushing for Columbus, Miss." much more. Eight pages, reattached at the spine. nice condition.

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Ends December 03, 2022 07:16

$36.00
201913

Historic Battle of Antietam Sharpsburg MD Maryland Civil War Map 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394317748665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 20, 1862  * Battle of Antietam w/ map * Sharpsburg, Maryland * Bloodiest single-day battle Not only does this issue have almost the entire front page taken up with reports on the historic & bloody Battle of Antietam, but it also features not one, but two battle maps for Antietam, headed: "The Great Battle Of Sharpsburg". Among the heads at the top of the first column are: "The Invasion of Maryland" "Retreat Of the Rebels Into Virginia" "They Run Away in the Night gain" "Our Cavalry in Pursuit" "The Rebels Leave their Dead and Wounded" "Stonewall Jackson Dead Again" [you have to love that one] "Diagrams Of The Great Battle-Field" and more. More reporting inside. Complete in 12 pages, n... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2022 06:32

$220.00
201882

Fall of Richmond VA Virginia Close - Final Weeks of the Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374331992496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1865  * Fall of Richmond nears * Final weeks of the Civil War The front page has some rather large & bold one column heads including: "THE SOUTH" "Great Excitement in the Rebel Capital" "The Abandonment of Richmond" "The Removal of Guns and Military Stores in Progress" "Consternation of the Citizens" "Unseemly Fight of Rebel Congressmen--Congress Reduced to a Mere Skeleton" "The Fall of Richmond the Fall of the Confederacy" "CHARLESTON" "The Extent & Importance of Our Captures" "Destination of Hardee's Army" "Rebel Apprehensions for Its Safety" "A Portion of Hood's Army Said to be in Front of Sherman" and more. Eight pages nice condition. A very fine issue from the closing weeks of the Civil W... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:45

$35.00
201878

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314804976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 5, 1862  * Capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Grand Yankee Army" "Interesting & Valuable Statistics" "Report of the Sanitary Commission" "Condition of the Army--State of the Camps--How the Soldier is Used & How He Uses Himself--Sickness & Mortality..." which takes nearly three pages. Part of this is the: "Sanitary History of Bull Run". Page 2 has a lengthy editorial beginning: "The North is about to put the strength of the Federal Union to the test...The tax-gatherer is about to be sent out among the faithful people & the experimentum crucis is now to be applied to th... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:44

$78.00
201875

Rare Capital of the Confederacy Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314802672

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1864   * Rare rebel publication The front page has over half a column of: "The War News" with reports from the Shenandoah Valley, Georgia, and Petersburg. Also on the ftpg. is: "Confession of the Condemned (small hole here: see) & other smaller items. The back page has the always interesting editorial still showing some glimmer of optimism with: "...On the other hand, the Southern people are at one time confident that the enemy has made his final effort & been foiled; independence is won...A sudden change takes place, our armies are forced to retreat, a fort is captured, the Kaleidoscope changes & all is impenetrable gloom where but a moment before the colours were those of radian... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:40

$46.00
201874

Prelude Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Virginia Nears 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314802516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1861   * Battle of Bull Run nears * 1st major battle of the Civil War Among the front page first column heads are those relating to fights just prior to Bull Run: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "Rumored Evacuation of Fairfax Court House by the Rebels" "Gen. Johnston in Full Retreat for Winchester" "Number of Troops in the Vicinity of the Rebel Capital" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:39

$28.00
201873

First Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Virginia Rebel Win 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394314802259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1861   * Battle of Bull Run # 1 * Manassas VA Virginia * 1st major battle of the Civil War * Confederate victory Page 4 has some nice column heads on the battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Incidents of Heroism" "The Battle Decisively Won" "The Enemy Attempt to Pursue" "Praiseworthy Conduct of the Eight" and more. The text of the battle takes 2 columns on pg. 4 and almost the entirety of pg. 5, with some subheads including: "Secession Account of the Battle" " Rebel Account of Bull's Run Fight" "Extravagant Tales" "Another Account of the Retreat" and more. Plus pg. 6 has heads: "The War For The Union" "National Disaster At Bull's Run" ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2022 11:39

$82.00
202315

Battle of Fredericksburg Robert E. Lee vs. Burnisde 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374368214164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1862   * Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia begins * Robert E. Lee vs. Ambrose E. Burnside Among the column headlines on the Civil War are: "A GREAT BATTLE" "Commencement of the Struggle at Fredericksburgh" "The Action Begun at 9:15 A.M. Yesterday" "A Heavy Fire of Artillery Opened by the Rebels" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2022 09:16

$47.99
202313

Battles of Iuka Mississippi Antietam & Harpers Ferry WV 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374368202580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1862  * Battle of Iuka, Mississippi * Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg * Harper's Ferry, West Virginia Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT WAR NEWS" "The Battle Of Iuka" "Victory of Gen. Rosecrans over Gen. Price" "Capture of Four Cannon from the Rebels" "The Rebels Met in Heavy Force" "Our Troops Forced to Retire Across the River" "Reoccupation of Harper's Ferry" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2022 09:03

$26.99
202312

Battle of Spotsylvania Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374368189157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "The Situation In Virginia" "Advices from General Grant to Monday Morning" "Hostilities Suspended by Impassable Roads" "The Troops In Fine Spirits" "Lee Fortifying His Position Strongly" "General Butler Laying Siege to Fort Darling" "Cheering News from General Sherman" "The Rebels Abandon Resaca and Retreat". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends November 29, 2022 08:57

$26.99
202287

Burning of Hampton Virginia 1861 Civil War Confederate Capital Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394344125750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861    * Burning of Hampton, Virginia * Confederate publication Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Local Matters" and other items. War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Hospitals Crowded" "Tories in East Tennessee" "From Norfolk" "From Western Virginia" "The Hospital at Charlottesville" "The burning of Hampton" "Good Place for a Hospital" "The Army of the Northwest" "Letter from an Irish Prisoner" "March of Our Troops Down the Peninsula and & the Burning of Hampton" "Late News--Northern Acco... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2022 09:05

$74.99
201822

Historic Battle of Bunker Hill Charlestown Rare 1775 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394308851160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STORY & HUMPHREYS'S PENNSYLVANIA MERCURY & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, October 6, 1775  * Battle of Bunker Hill * Revolutionary War * Very rare publication Certainly one of the more scarce titles from during the Revolutionary War. This is the volume 1 number 27 issue of a newspaper that existed only from April 7 to December 22, 1775, publishing a total of just 38 issues. Brigham notes that only two American institutions have this date. The interesting engraving in the masthead shows Britain and America represented by two figures, facing each other & in the act of shaking hands, beneath which is: "Affection and Interest Dictate the Union". Ultimately the printing house & all printing materials were destroyed b... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2022 07:58

$4,375.00
201820

Benjamin Franklin Founding Father Polymath Will & Testament 1792 Boston Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394308850104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, January, 1792 * Benjamin Franklin's will The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. The issue begins with: "Extracts from Dr. Franklin's Will" which takes over a full page and provides many details on various beneficiaries. Also within: "Thoughts on Dueling" "The Child Trained up for the Gallows" "A Description of the Dismal Swamp in Virginia" "The Distresses of a Frontier Inhabitant" "Fourteen Causes which Enrich a Country" "On the Climate of South Carolina" and much more. Near the back is a: "Collection of Publick Acts Papers, etc." including 3 Acts of Congress, each noted as: "Approved by the President...... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2022 07:57

$98.00
201565

Revolutionary War era Original Enemy London Chronicle England old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394294931466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 23, 1783  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 3 has: "...There is a confirmation...of Gen. Washington being gone to Virginia to assist in forming the legislation of that province. The Congress had removed to Trenton, and it was expected as soon as he English evacuated New York they would remove to that city, which will be made the seat of the American government in future." This was in error: the capital removed to Princeton, nor Trenton. Half a page is taken up with: "Observations on the Commerce of the American States". The bkpg. has a nice item concerning ships from many nations in the harbor of Philadelphia. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very ... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2022 06:30

$38.00
201562

1st Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Civil War Confederate 1861 Richmond Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394294929553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 23, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * From capital of Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Certainly the key content in this issue is on page 3 with a heading: "The Great Battle At Stone Bridge" "The President's Official Dispatch". This was the battle of Bull Run, or Manassas, the first major battle of the Civil War. The report begins: "The city was intensely excited yesterday & a deep anxiety to learn further particulars of the battle fought on Sunday last near Manassas Junction...About midday it was ascertained that the President had officially communicated the news of the victory to th... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2022 06:28

$186.00
201548

President John Quincy Adams State of the Union Annual Address Sign1827 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374310927402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Dec. 6, 1827   * President John Quincy Adams * State of the Union Address Taking over half of page 2 & a portion of page 3 is the: "Message" to Congress signed in type: John Quincy Adams. This was Adams' state-of-the-union address in which he reflects upon the events of the year and issues for the future. Four pages, a bit close-trimmed at the right margin not affecting any mentioned content, genially good condition.

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Ends November 18, 2022 11:59

$34.00
201532

Great Confederate Maryland Invasion Civil War Map Frederick MD 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374310916411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1862 * Large front page Civil War map * Maryland & Virginia * Frederick MD & more  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map--taking two-thirds of the page, headed: "MAP OF THE SEAT OF WAR IN MARYLAND". Among the front page column heads: "The Invasion Of Maryland' "Evacuation of Frederick by the Rebels" "Occupation By Our Troops" "The Rebels Gone Toward Hagerstown" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 18, 2022 11:49

$78.00
201456

1st Year George Washington & John Adams Thomas Jefferson Letters 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394287989307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Dec. 16, 1789  * 1st year of George Washington's administration * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson letters The back page includes a letter signed by John Adams from when he was in Amsterdam in 1780, followed by a letter from Thomas Jefferson to the mayor & aldermen of Norfolk, Virginia, signed in type: Thomas Jefferson. The back page also includes reports from the "Proceedings of Congress" from July 1-18, 1789, an historically significant period of the beginning of the federal government. Included is discussion of the passage of several Cabinet posts. The back page has an "Anecdote" concerning George Washington's visit to "...Lexington, viewing the field where the first blood was s... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2022 07:36

$168.00
201370

Cornwallis Surrender General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394284630372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781  * Revolutionary War * Cornwallis' surrender * Gen. Benedict Arnold * Battle of Groton Heights Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London, Connecticut, known as the Battle of Groton Heights. Also included is a letter from George Washington to Congress which prefaces another letter from Gen. Gist concerning the safe arrival in the Chesapeake of Adm. De Grasse & his 28 French ships. It was this bit of ... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2022 06:39

$325.00
201263

President James Madison Death & Second Seminole War Florida 1836 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293778983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836  * President James Madison death * Battle of Micanopy - Florida A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patriots are gratitude and honor more justly due, than that of James Madison..." The report concludes: "...He retired from the presidential chair on the 4th of March, 1817, and has since resided in philosophic ease at Montpelier, Orange county, Virginia.". Other news of the day includes: "The Creek War... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:58

$45.00
201257

Northern Virginia Campaign John Pope Operations Map 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293772531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862  * General John Pope vs. Robert E. Lee * Northern Virginia Campaign map The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Gen. Pope's Operations". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Return of a Flag of Truce with Sick & Wounded" "Shocking Treatment of Union Prisoners" "Brilliant Cavalry Exploit" "Our Troops Go Within 40 Miles of Richmond" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:46

$48.00
201191

Dublin Ireland Irish Rare Publication 1758 Original United Kingdom UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374290232333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: W. SLEATER'S PUBLIC GAZETTEER, Dublin, Ireland, Dec. 26, 1758  * Uncommon publication * 18th century Irish original It is rare for us to find any Irish newspapers from the 18th century let alone one from the 1750's. Inside hs a report noting: "...letter by the Lilly...from Virginia, mentions the taking of Fort DuQuesne by General Forbes..." with more. Much other news of the day & a wealth of ads, several illustrated. Eight pages, 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, the first letter on the front page having an ornate engraving, great condition.

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Ends November 04, 2022 08:41

$98.00
201105

Very Rare Alexandria Potomac River Commenwealth of Virginia VA 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394265648108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALEXANDRIA DAILY GAZETTE COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL, Virginia, July 13, 1812   * Very rare 19th century American publication A very scarce title, in fact we believe this is the first we have encountered it. There are no issues of this date recorded in Brigham outside of the American Antiquarian Society. The masthead features an engraving of George Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:32

$225.00
201091

Abolitionist John Brown Execution Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374281528478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1859   * John Brown's execution * Raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia A great issue concerning the John Brown/Harper's Ferry affair, with over half of page 5 taken up with related content. The top of a column has: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads including: "John Brown's Remains" "The Execution of Capt. Brown" with details; "The Execution on Friday Last" "Incidents Connected with the Execution" and "Arrival of Mrs. Brown". Related content carries over to the back page with subheads: "Letters From John Brown" "Affairs at Charlestown" "The Martyr's Death & The Martyr's Triumph" "The Execution" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:19

$98.00
201071

Rare Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Vicksburg MS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374279011281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 16, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy From the capital of the Confederacy. Front page reports are headed: "The Impudence & Insolence of Perfidy" "The Yankee Failure at Vicksburg" "Yankee Deserters" "Cavalry Dash at Front Royal" "Departure of Prisoners of War" "Baseness of Our Enemies" & more. Complete as a single sheet issue, folio size, full banner masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:59

$72.00
201054

Rare Pro Confederate Louisville KY Kentucky 1861 Civil War in 1st Year Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394262986854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, April 27, 1861 * Rare pro-Confederate title * 1st year of the Civil War Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper. The front page has: "The Burning & Destruction of Gosport Navy Yard by Lincoln's Troops!" with many subheads. Also: "Signing of the Virginia Ordinance of Secession" "Letter From Shelbyville" "Arming in the Counties--Burning of Boats" "Affairs at Perryville" "To the Peo... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:48

$87.00
201053

Battle of Antietam Sharpsburg MD Maryland Civil War w/ ftpg. Map 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394262985970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1862  * Battle of Antietam w/ map * Sharpsburg, Maryland * "Bloodiest battle in U.S. history" A nice issue on this historic Battle of Antietam, with a nice map headed: "THE BATTLE FIELD OF ANTIETAM, Wednesday, September 17th, 1862". This was the bloodiest day of the Civil War with both sides loosing over 10,000 men in killed & wounded. The front page has many one column heads including: "The War For The Union!" "Our Victory In Maryland" "Escape of the Rebels Across the Potomac" "Occupation of the Virginia Side by Gen. Morrell's Corps" "No More Troops To Start For Harrisburg" "The Battle Of Antietam" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed with original, wide margins... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2022 09:47

$188.00
200941

Rare Confederate Capital w/ re. McClellan as President 1864 Richmond Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394254641463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 7, 1864  * From the capital of the Confederacy * re. George B. McClellan as president ? The front page has: "The War News" which is a reflection upon the latest reports as received & includes as subheads "The Repulse of the Enemy on the Darbytown Road Last Saturday" and "Later From Sheridan". Also on the ftpg. are: "The Virginia Cadets" which notes calling upon all the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute over age 17; and "An Important Order --Revocation of Details" "City Intelligence" "From Charleston" and other items. The back page has the always interesting editorial which includes: "One month of spirit & energy now, & the campaign is over, and the war is over...Let who will b... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2022 12:59

$73.00
200886

Alexander Hamilton Founding Father Statesman Documents Signed 1791 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374266747164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Nov. 28, 1791  Mot of the front page is taken up with the French Revolution with a lengthy letter signed: Louis. Most of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress, including a brief note to the House concerning expenses for the year signed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton. This is followed by another letter signed: Alexander Hamilton with a chart of other expenses: "For compensation to the president, vice-president, chief justice, and associate judges" as well as Cabinet posts. Page 3 mentions: "Col. Henry Lee is elected Governor of Virginia bye the Legislature of that state." Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, printed on thick stock paper, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2022 10:32

$155.00
200878

Rare Davenport IA Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394252887157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 19, 1861 * Rare publication from the Civil War * Battle of Bolivar Heights - West Virginia This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2022 10:28

$28.00
200814

Post Offices Est. in American Colonies by Queen Anne of England 1710 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394249867426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 29, 1710 * Establishment of post offices in American colonies * Anne, Queen of Great Britain The back page contains considerable detail on what is likely a very significant event in the creation of a formal postal system between England and the American colonies. The report includes: "Whereas Her Majesty has been pleased to direct, that a monthly correspondence be established between this kingdom and her dominions on the continent of America by packet boats to pass to and from Bristol and New York, between which last place and the several provinces, colonies and settlements of New-England, East and West Jersey, Pennsylvania Carolina, Rhode Island, regular inland posts are already sett... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2022 09:21

$175.00
200744

2nd Second Battle of Bull Run #2 Manassas 1862 Civil War Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394244217760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862  * 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abundant & favorable...As Stated we have no doubt of the triumph of our arms nor have we any doubt that our triumph has been signal and glorious...". Also on the ftpg: "Evacuation of Fredericksburg" "From Norfolk" "Latest From the North" which has over 3 columns with tremendous detail the historic Second Battle of Manassas, with some subheads including: "... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:39

$148.00
200743

Confederate Battle of Chancellorsville Victory Richmond Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394244217252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 25, 1863  * Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia * From the capital of the Confederacy * General Joseph Hooker loss A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From  Mississippi" "Fighting Joe Hooker at Chancellorsville" "Latest From the West--The Enemy Repulsed at Vicksburg--Reported Capture of Helena, Arkansas by General Price--Reinforcements at Vicksburg" "Arrest of an Alleged Spy" and more. The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning: "All that can be considered as certain in the confused jargon of the telegram from Jackson is that two point of the land defense at Vicksburg have been assaulted & that the assaults were repulsed....Only... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:38

$73.00
200742

Rare Capital of the Confederacy Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394244217042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 13, 1864  * Rare rebel publication The ftpg. includes: "The War News" "Meat Supplies" "Congress--The General Appropriations" "the Heroine of Tennessee" (small wear hole here) "Arrival in Richmond of Captain Hines of General Morgan's Command--An Interesting Narrative of His Re-Capture & Subsequent Successful Escape" being interesting reading. The back page features the always interesting editorial, taking a full column. It begins: "Unity of will is absolutely essential to the successful command of an army...While no sensible observer will contest that our condition is most serious & that very great dangers environ the path of the republic through the next summer..." and much more ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2022 09:38

$62.00
200712

Siege of Petersburg Richmond Virginia Civil War Map Mobile Alabama1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394242589344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 17, 1864 * Siege of Petersburg, Virginia map * Union General Ulysses S. Grant * Battle of Mobile Bay - Alabama  Over half of the front page is taken up with a very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE COUNTRY BETWEEN RICHMOND AND PETERSBURG". Among the various ftpg. column heads on the war are: "From Grant's Army" "A Grand Strategic Movement" "The Victory At Mobile" "Two Forts Captured" "Investment of Fort Darling" "The Army Investing Fort Morgan" and more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:56

$67.00
200711

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Virginia w/ Nice Civil War Map 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374253992046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1864   * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Virginia * Generals Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Terrific full page Civil War map of campaign Although the front page has over half a column of stacked heads on the Civil War, beginning with: "GRANT ! " with much more, the prime content would be the single sheet Supplement" issue attached, the front page for which is entirely taken up with a huge & very detailed map with a banner headline: "GRANT'S BRILLIANT CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA. Scene of Lieutenant General Grant's Seven Days' Operations...". Additionally, page 5 has a map headed: "General Kautz's Cavalry. The Scene of the Brilliant Expedition to the South of Petersburg..." with nice colum... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2022 08:56

$95.00
200664

Battle of Bolivar Heights Harpers Ferry West Virginia Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394239926163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1861   * Battle of Bolivar Heights * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Brilliant Engagement Near Harper's Ferry" "Three Thousand Rebels Repulsed by Four Hundred Union Troops" "The River Commanded by the Rebel Batteries" "Brilliant Action Near Harper's Ferry" "A Victory Over The Rebels" and more.  Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 12, 2022 12:35

$32.00
200663

1864 General George G. Meade Eve of Battle of the Wilderness Civil War Address


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374251761609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1864  * General George G. Meade * Address to his troops signed * Pre Battle of the Wilderness (eve) * Spotsylvania County, Virginia Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Advance of  the Army of the Potomac" "Stirring Address of General Meade to His Soldiers" signed in type: George G. Meade. "Decisive Order Relative to Malcontents" "Mutinous Conduct to be Punished with Instant Death" "The Impending Battle" "The Red and Mississippi Rivers" and much more. Included as well is the single sheet "Supplement". Complete in 10 pages, great condition.

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Ends October 12, 2022 12:34

$31.00
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