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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
200662

Battle of the Wilderness Lee vs. Grant w/ Virginia Map 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394239925570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1864  * Battle of the Wilderness w/ map * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA. The Army of the Potomac Across the Rapidan--Scene of the Impending Conflict Between Generals Grant and Lee." The first column has related Civil War headlines relating to the Battle of the Wilderness, with the entire front page taken up with war-related news. War reporting on some inside pages as well. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends October 12, 2022 12:34

$52.00
200660

Battle of Cold Harbor Piedmont Virginia Ulyyses S. Grant Civil War1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394239924667

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1864  * Battle of Cold Harbor * Battle of Piedmont * Mechanicsville, Virginia Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "The Fighting On Sunday" "Attack on Our Lines by the Rebels" "Our Success" "Midnight Assault on Burnside's Corps on Monday" "Another Repulse of the Enemy" and more. Eight pages, toned, kiss ti a kiwi cribber if rte first leaf causes text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends October 12, 2022 12:33

$28.00
200603

Best Fall Confederate Capital Richmond Virginia Occupation 1865 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374247832343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING WHIG, Richmond, April 5, 1865  * The fall of Richmond from the Confederate capital * Extremely rare as such (historic) It's always nice to get reports of famous events in newspapers from where the event occurred. Here is a terrific opportunity. This is a very rare Union occupation newspaper, as Richmond had just fallen to the Yankee forces on April 3. The issue of April 4 was the first produced by the Yankees. This is just the second. The newness of the transition is evidenced with a report noting: "We hope, in the course of a few days, to secure the services of one of the most brilliant and vigorous writers in Virginia who will take charge of the editorial conduct of the paper...Until his arrival, we will ... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:46

$2,320.00
200601

Great Battle of Bunker Hill George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374247830915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, July 5, 1775  * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * Siege of Boston, Massachusetts * George Washington named commander * American Revolutionary War * Terrific issue w/ many reports Nice engraving in the masthead of a post boy on horseback. The front page has a letter from an officer in General Gage's regiment heading for Boston, which details his reason for wanting to retire, noting: "...As I cannot, without reproach from my own conscience, consent to bear arms against my fellow subjects in America, in what to my discernment is not a clear cause...". Also on the ftpg. is a letter signed by Charles Lee, declining an offer from the British Secretary of War for a... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:45

$4,825.00
200316

Great Boston Red Stockings Sox Baseball Champs Illustration Print 1874 Harper's


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232512739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 27, 1874  * Great baseball illustration print * Boston Red Stockings - champions Within this complete issue is a great full page print captioned: "International Baseball--The Boston Champions" showing the entire team in uniform. The name of each player is captioned beneath, the list including Al Spaulding and James O'Rourke among others. A related article as well. A great companion issue to join the 2004 Boston champions--130 years later. This print is in terrific condition. Other prints within include: "The New York Yacht Club Regatta", a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Horse & His Rider", "The New Ocean Cable" and 4 prints relating to: "The First African Church, Richmond, Virg... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2022 09:55

$200.00
200306

Rare Reno NV Washoe County Nevada Gambling Gambler Mecca 1879 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232508791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, Oct. 10, 1877 * Wild old West * Rare publication An early issue from this famous gambling city in Northern Nevada near Lake Tahoe. Gold was discovered in nearby Virginia City in 1850 and a modest mining community developed, but the discovery of silver in 1859 at the Comstock Lode led to a mining rush, and thousands of emigrants left their homes bound for the West, hoping to find a fortune. Various news of the day with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2022 09:50

$43.00
200236

Rare Confederate Richmond VA Virginia General John Hunt Morgan 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394212813264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 1, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Affairs on the Rappahannock--Depredations of the Enemy--The Approaching Conflict" "Affairs in North Carolina" "Vandalism in Memphis" "Dashing Cavalry Exploit in Mississippi--A Fighting Parson" "A Picture of New England Society Which is Not At All Flattering" "Affairs at Vicksburg--Address of General Van Dorn" "Morgan's Proclamation at Lebanon" is signed in type: J. H. Morgan, and even more. Complete as a single sheet, barely close-trimmed at the upper left, good condition.

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Ends September 24, 2022 08:13

$78.00
195685

MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young to Move to Hawaii Settlement ? 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890179759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, June 5, 1871 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young to Hawaii ? Page 2 has an article: "The Mormons and the Sandwich Islands" which begins: "Brigham Young finds himself so hemmed in by Gentiles and Gentile influences, and subjected to so many trials and tribulations in consequence of the influx into his dominions of so many antagonistic elements, that it is said he contemplates removing his people to the Sandwich Islands...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2022 13:17

$51.00
200122

Historic Cornwallis Surrenders at Yorktown Revolutionary War 1781 USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394206133634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, December 14, 1781   * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * American Revolutionary War ending This issue contains one of the most historically significant letters from the Revolutionary War, being Cornwallis' official announcement of his surrender to Washington at the Battle of Yorktown. The report consumes all of page 3, prefaced with: "I am directed to send you the enclosed letter from Lieutenant General Earl Cornwallis, to his Excellency the commander in chief, which you are desired to publish in your next Gazette." The letter is datelined: "York-Town, in Virginia, October 20, 1781"and begins with the very famous first sentence: "I have the mortification to inform your excellenc... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2022 13:24

$4,650.00
199981

Fall of Richmond Virginia Final Days of Civil War Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394198856736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 6, 1865 * Confederate capital occupied * Last days of the Civil War * Jefferson Davis fleeing  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Official News of the Pursuit of the Rebel Forces" "Sheridan Calls on Meade to Assist in Capturing or Dispersing Lee's Army" "Grant at Hotaway, C.H." "Jeff Davis Receives Lee's Dispatch in Church" "Davis Already Packed Up & Ready to Leave" "The City on Fire" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:42

$34.00
199980

Rare Capital of the Confederacy Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211408178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 12, 1863  * Rare rebel publication Among the many front page items on the war--from a Confederate perspective--are: "From Fredericksburg" "Rumors From the West" "The Yankees and Their Ditches" "The Yankee Army About Vicksburg" "Every Man to His Post" "Notes On the War--From Vicksburg--The Canal--The Designs of the Enemy" "The North and The South--A Parallel Between the Two Presidents--Which is the Representative Government of the Constitution" and other smaller items. A wealth of fine reading. The back page has a lengthy editorial on the war which reflects, in part, upon the troubled Confederate currency. There is also lengthy reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" taking ov... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:42

$75.00
199970

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211403104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * From capital of Confederacy Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From Gloucester Point" "From Yorktown" "From Norfolk" "Affairs about Williamsburg" "From Logan County" "From the Kanawha Valley" and more. The war coverage carries over to pages 2 & 3 as well with: "The Great Victory" which comments on the Battle of Manassas; "Newspapers & Fault-Finders" "Mr. Crittenden, Kentucky & the South" "Necessity of Vigilance" "The Retreat From Laurel Hill" "Wants a Rebel Cent"; a letter fr... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:37

$166.00
199961

Capital of Confederacy John Hunt Morgan in Richmond 1864 VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211397770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 9, 1864  * From the capital of the Confederacy * General John Hunt Morgan in Richmond Among the front page items are: "The War News" "Congress" "Navigation of the Mississippi" "Kentucky" 'The Habeas Corpus" "Crimes Against the United States" "City Intelligence" with subhead: "General John H. Morgan In Richmond--His Formal Reception by the Authorities Yesterday" which is lengthy. Much of the back page is taken up by the always interesting editorial, which includes in part: "...The enemy's newspapers frequently cant about 'despotism' in the South, but have not enough truth for foundation to make the lie effective even among the ignorant of their own land...". Further on the edi... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:28

$74.00
199946

Very Rare Colonial Virginia Gazette w/ Election of Patrick Henry 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394197726162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE (with Supplement), Williamsburg, Mar. 17, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia publication * Election of Patrick Henry This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. The entire front page is a terrific letter: "To the Gentlemen of the Provincial Congress of Virginia" relating the treasonous action of the "...eleven polluted members of the Assembly of New York..." whose efforts are contrary to the patriotic zeal of the other colonies. This letter is a warning to Virginia to resist the work of New York--who's governor is in London with the King--and puni... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2022 12:02

$6,800.00
199864

Great Cimarron Epic Western Movie Film Opening Day Advertisement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207609976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 5, 1931 * Cimarron opening day (eve) advertisement * pre-Code epic Western film - movie * First to win Academy Award for Best Picture * Richard Dix and Irene Dunne Pages 10 & 11 has a terrific duo tone advertisement for the movie "Cimarron" for it's opening day (eve). A printing flaw somewhat affects this ad. (see) This film was the first of 3 Westerns to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Great for display. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine as well as the printing flaw. wikipedia notes: At the 1931 Academy Awards ceremony at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Cimarron was the first film to receive more than s... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:04

$88.00
199822

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394190758936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1864  * Rare rebel publication Among the front page reports are: "The War News" which has several reports; also: "Averill Prisoners" "The War Tax In Virginia" "The Anti-Substitute Law "The Blockade--The Cotton Question Again" 'The Courts" 'The Mortality in the Yankee Armies" "The Material Resources of the Confederacy" "City Intelligence" "From the Rapid Ann" and more. The back page has the always interesting editorial as well has much reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" and "From East Tennessee" which includes: "...Burnside is still in possession of Knoxville but has he has not opened his communication by rail with Chattanooga...deprived of the food necessary to sustain... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:59

$77.00
199807

Rare American Revolutionary War Portsmouth NH New Hampshire 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202869682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE and GENERAL ADVERTISER, Portsmouth, Feb. 23, 1782 * Rare publication during Revolutionary War  This is certainly one of the less common titles from the Revolutionary War era. Page 2 has a letter that notes in part: "...the Americans might yet be brought back to a constitutional subordination to this country!...". Also: "The troops destined for the American reinforcement for the campaign of 1782 are not yet finally determined on; but it is agreed on all hands that it is meant to be a very considerable one; some say 20, but none estimate it at less than 15,000." Pages 2 and 3 contain the King's speech to Parliament dated Nov. 27, 1781 which reflects much upon the dire situation in America. A ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:41

$640.00
199779

Adolph Sutro Mayor of San Francisco Comestock Lode Fame Print 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201585373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POLITICAL RECORD, San Francisco, California, Oct. 31, 1894  * Adolph Sutro - mayor of San Francisco * Virginia City, Nevada Comstock Lode fame True to its title, this issue is filled with political reports including images of 19 politicians. Also of interest is a back page print captioned: "Our Sutro", being Adolph Sutro who was running for mayor of San Francisco. He would win. Born a German Jew, Sutro moved to Virginia City, Nevada and made a fortune at the Comstock Lode. Several places in San Francisco bear his name in remembrance of his life and contributions to the city. Four pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:11

$59.00
199731

Rare Capital of the Confederacy Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374199891348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1863  * Rare rebel publication A nice single sheet issue (typical late in the war) with a full masthead, with front page reports headed: "The Yankees Across the Rappahannock" "Appointments In the Department" "The Nautical Jeffreys" "Our Military Resources with several subheads: "Latest News From the North with subheads including: "The Capture of Arkansas Post--The Fight at Vicksburg--Federal Loss--Affairs in the Southwest--The Yankee Congress...". Also a full column headed: "Latest News From the North--Active Operations Resumed at Fredericksburg--Advance of Burnside's Army--the Yankees Recross the River...". Plus small heads: "Confederate States Prison Items" "More Aid for t... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2022 09:08

$78.00
199628

Battle of the Wilderness Lee vs. Grant w/ Virginia Maps 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394181483039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1864  * Battle of the Wilderness w/ maps * Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant The front page is dominated by a quite large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS ON JAMES RIVER. Major General Butler's Landing on the South Side of the River---The Approaches to the Rebel Capital." There is much related text & column headlines concerning this, the Battle of the Wilderness, including: "ONWARD TO RICHMOND!" "Complete Surprise of the Rebels  by Major General Butler" "Splendid Success of the Operation" "The Reported Battle of the Wilderness" "Success of Gen. Grant in His Operations" and much more. Additionally, the back page features a nice map headed: "THE BATTLE OF THE WILDE... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:14

$98.00
199627

Battle of Cold Harbor Mechanicsville Virginia Lee Grant Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374192833373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 11, 1864   * Battle of Cold Harbor * Mechanicsville, Virginia * Grant vs. Lee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Burial of the Dead" "Grant Moving Down His Left" "Both Armies Close Together" "Hunter's Victory in West Virginia" "Their Stories About Sherman" "Demonstration on Secessionville" "A Rebel Regiment Annihilated" "No Troops to Spare for Beauregard" and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:07

$29.00
199583

Siege of Petersburg VA Virginia Campaign Civil War Battles 1864 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374191638295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1864  * Siege of Petersburg, Virginia beginning Among the first column Civil War heads on the front page are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Rebels Attempt to Drive Back the 18th Corps" "Our Losses Insignificant" "Hoke's Rebel Brigade Used Up" "Rebel News to Thursday morning" "The Victories They Claim" "Hunter's Devastation in Western Virginia" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:07

$30.00
199578

Orville Wright Brothers 1st Airplane 1 Hour Flight Fort Myer VA 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180276874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1908   * 1st ever airplane flight for over 1 hour * Orville Wright - Brothers * Fort Meyer, Virginia Page 4 begins with column heads: "NEW WORLD RECORD IN AEROPLANE FLIGHTS" "Orville Wright Circled Above Parade Ground at Fort Meyer, Va. - Remained in the Air 57 Minutes...Smashing All Previous Records...". Twelve pages, tears at the margins, loose at the spine, older tape stains at the spine margin. Fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:00

$67.00
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