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199516

Robert E. Lee Monument Avenue Richmond Virginia Statue Dedication 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394177422513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvannia, May 30, 1890 * Robert E. Lee monument - statue dedication * Confederate Civil War General - commander * Monument Avenue - Richmond, Virginia The top-middle of the front page has a one column heading: "THE LEE MONUMENT" with subheads that include: "Its Unveiling at Richmond, Virginia Yesterday" and more. This is the statue that Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam, had ordered taken down. Six pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally in good condition. Somewhat fragile, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 25, 2022 12:54

$92.00
199469

Rare Confederate w/ Battle of Lookout Mountain Bragg 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374185551056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 26, 1863  * Battle of Lookout Mountain - Braxton Bragg * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has some advertisements but is dominated by various news reports, including items headed: "The News" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Battle at Lookout Mountain" which is a short dispatched signed in type by: Braxton Bragg, followed by yet another brief dispatch signed by him as well. Also: "Affairs At Chattanooga" "Capture of Yankees by Mosby" "From Charleston" and other smaller items. The back page has much news reporting as well as the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The result of Gene... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:37

$77.00
199280

3 President George Washington Type Signed Documents Neutrality 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374175217626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 2, 1793  * (3) George Washington documents Page 2 has an address of the people of Alexandria, Virginia, to the President supporting him in his Proclamation of Neutrality over the conflict between England & France. This is followed by the answer of the President, signed in type: G. Washington. Then page 2 also has two more document, relating to France, which are each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, irregular at the top and bottom margins, minor ftpg. archival mend, generally very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2022 15:25

$74.00
199218

Virginia Map Siege of Yorktown & Battle of Lee's Mill 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394158451268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862  * Virginia Civil War map * Siege of Yorktown * Battle of Lee's Mill The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs" "Slight Engagement with the enemy" "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN" "Fight Near Lee's Mills" "Attack on the Enemy's Rifle Pits" and  more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:49

$52.00
199213

Rare Atlanta GA Georgia Confederate Memphis TN Civil War 1864 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394158447553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 12, 1864  * A very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run - a Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta * Three General Orders and more If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing. Among the front page reports are: "Northern & Western Items" "Banished From Vicksburg", a 'Proclamation' from Galveston", a letter from Port Lavaca, and another "Letter From Matamoros" "Speech of Senator Johnson of Arkansas" "Designs on Mobile" "Letter From Richmond" and much reporting from the: "Confederate States Congress" among other smaller ite... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:46

$235.00
199208

Confederate John S. Mosby Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374172487662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, October 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Rare Confederate title This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a back page account with heads: "From the Valley--Capture Of A Railroad Train" which includes in part: "...Mosby made a most audacious & successful attack upon the westward bound railway express train...The engine was thrown from the track & two paymasters & several other officers were captured, with over two hundred thousand dollars in Government funds. The passengers were robbed of their money & valuables..." with more (see). Also, the front page has... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:44

$215.00
199204

Uriah P. Levy 1st Jewish U.S. Navy Commodore Death Jews 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394158442600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862  * Uriah P. Levy death (1st report) * 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy * American Civil War - Jews The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, war of 1812 war hero, and credited as to having abolished the disciplinary procedure of flogging. The front page has a map titled: "WHAT GENERAL BURNSIDE HAS ACCOMPLISHED, Scene of Operations of the Coast of North Carolina from Elizabeth City to Beaufort". Also a smaller page 3 map titled: "THE BATTLE IN THE VIRGINIA VALLEY". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "OPERATIONS ON THE COAST" "What The N... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:42

$137.00
199133

Best Richmond Virginia Falls Heraldic Eagle Print1865 Civil War Finale Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374167213842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1865 * Best Richmond falls * Great for display This is one of the more graphic issues of the Times from the entire Civil War, obviously celebrating the triumphant report of General U.S. Grant capturing the capital of the Confederacy. With this event the end of the Civil War was but days away. The dominating feature of the front page is the great engraving of an eagle with a banner reading "Richmond ! " in its talons. And the first column headlines have some of the largest type used by the Times, with: "GRANT" "RICHMOND and VICTORY ! " "The Union Army In the Rebel Capital" "Rout & Flight of the Great Rebel Army from Richmond" "Jeff. Davis and His Crew Driven Out" "Grant in Close Pursuit of Lee'... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2022 15:30

$785.00
199112

1862 Confederate Benjamin Beast Butler Richmond Virginia VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165982558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 14, 1863  * General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital Perhaps  the most interesting item is the front page article: "Butler's Rule In New Orleans", "Full Exposure of Butler's Rule--Unparalleled Villainy--How the People Were Fleeced--Reply Of The Citizens to General Butler's Farewell Address To Them--How Banks Is Acting" with the text taking close to three columns. One of the subheads within the text is: "Reply of the Citizens of New Orleans to General Butler's Farewell Address to Them--A Review of His "Administration". Also on the front page are: "From Fredericksburg", "A Brilliant Cavalry Skirmish and Chase Near Williamsburg--The Y... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:35

$73.00
199076

Christopher Wren London England 18th Century Masthead Engravings 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144383330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716  * British architect Christopher Wren * Rare publication w/ nice masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notable buildi... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:05

$240.00
199068

Battle of Blair Mountain Mingo Co. West Virginia Civil Uprising 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144379115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 27, 1921 * Battle of Blair Mountain * Logan County, West Virginia The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "MINERS TURN TOWARD HOME IN WEST VIRGINIA" (see) Coverage on the Battle of Blair Mountain in the coal regions of West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and a some wear at the margins, mainly along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:01

$44.00
199055

George Washington Inauguration Jean Antoine Famous Marble Sculptue 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160449412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, March, 1793 * George Washington's inauguration * Jean-Antoine Houdon's sculpture  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back leaf contains news items of the day. Among the news reports is a notable one from Philadelphia: "Houdon, the famous French sculptor, who paid a visit to this country a few years ago to procure a likeness of the President, and who was employed by the state of Virginia to secure a marble statue of that American Hero and Statesman, had completed the same by the end of November last. It may, therefore, soon be expected." This is about the very famous sculpture by the famed Jean-Antoine Houdon, considered one of the... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:52

$144.00
199047

Rare Confederate Memphis TN Tennessee Abraham Lincoln Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158363809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 6, 1861 * Very rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln on the current war This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Among the war reports are: "War Intelligence" "Affairs At Pensacola" "How The Southern Climate Affects the Yankee Troops" "East Tennessee" "From Virginia" "The Way Northern Soldiers Are Treated" and more. Of significance is the complete printing of the lengthy: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE, Delivered to the Extra Session of the Federal Congress" on July 5. It is signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln. Between the fall of Fort Sumter on April 13, 1861, and July of that same year, President Lincoln took a n... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:07

$220.00
199045

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394141152209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 24, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great publication to have Not only a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Given the date, it is not surprising that the content on pages 2 & 3 contain much on the historic Battle of Bull Run, the first major conflict of the Civil War. The Confederate reporting tells of an overwhelming Southern victory, with column heads including: "The Great Victory" "Increasing Excitement" "Action of the Confederate Congress" "Account From Washington" "We have Met the Enemy & They are Ours! " "The Federals Acknowledge Their Defeat!" "Awful Slaughter of Troops!" "Ellsworth's 'Pet Lambs' Cut To... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:06

$167.00
199024

The Capital of the Confederacy 1864 Confederate Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394141138021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 31, 1864  * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports are: "The Dept. of Henrico" "The Conscription of the Militia Forces of Virginia" "Latest from the North" "From the Southwest". Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy editorial concerning the, from the Confederate perspective. . Also: "The Capture of Richmond" which begins: "We have repeatedly attempted to show that the great object of the Yankees in the spring campaign would be the capture of Richmond...". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing & toning, small bit from the blank, lower margin.

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Ends July 30, 2022 10:49

$83.00
198994

Abraham Lincoln Last Proclamation Prior Assassination 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374157157031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865    * Civil War is over speech * Abraham Lincoln's last public speech * Presidential proclamation 128 * Just 2 days before his assassination This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech. The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compliment to Gen. Grant & His Officers & Soldiers" and more. The speech datelined April 11 begins: "We meet this evening not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surrender of the principal insurgent army... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:08

$355.00
198992

Early Robert E. Lee as a Cadet at West Point Military Academy 1829 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394139258269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829 * Cadet Robert E. Lee * West Point military academy It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name. Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and listed in the "First Class" is a young Robert E. Lee from Virginia, second in this freshman class,  22 years of age at the time.  It would be another 30+ years before his name would be known to most in the country. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in t... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:05

$42.00
198954

British Indians Barbarities towards Americans Prisoners War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154957377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 14, 1813  * War of 1812 * British barbarities Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "Barbarities of the Enemy" with some gruesome detail including a listing which has: "Compulsory service of impressed American seamen on board of British ships of war...Massacre and burning of American prisoners surrendered to officers of Great Britain by Indians in the British service...Outrages at Hampton, in Virginia..." and more. Over 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which includes a letter from Fort George; "Descent on Plattsburg" 'Copy of a letter from Major-General Harrison to the Secretary of War" dated at Seneca-Town & signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. There is also a nice "Na... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:13

$32.00
198858

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394129832289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA". Most of the first column is a long stack of Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Comes Up With Lee's Rear Guard" "Hancock's Great Achievement" "No Retreat For Lee That Way" "His Army Nearly Hemmed In" "Lee Himself in Richmond Wounded" "Occupation of Dalton by Our Forces" and much more. Civil War reports inside as well. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:10

$67.00
198857

Rare Confederate Capital of the Confederacy 1861 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374146533782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1862  * From the Confederate capital Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "From the Rappahannock" "McClellan's Departure" "Federal Enrolling Citizens of Norfolk" "Confederate States Congress" "From the South" "Letter from Capt. Brown of the Arkansas" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, minor flaking at the bottom margin, generally good.

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:09

$69.00
198712

Battle of Chancellorsville Joseph Hooker Confederate Victory Civil War 1863 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394119877740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1863  * Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Hooker's Army" "Rumors of a Battle & a Victory" "The Rappahannock Crossed Both Above & Below Fredericksburgh" "Important From the Mississippi" "Gen. Grant's Army to Motion with Six Days' Rations" "Skirmishing Near New Bern and Little Washington" "Defeat of the Rebels & Capture of Prisoners" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2022 12:33

$29.00
198710

Battle of Piedmont Augusta County Virginia Civil War w/ Map 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394119874809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1864  * Battle of Piedmont, Augusta County, Virginia The front page is dominated by a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "SCENE OF HUNTER'S OPERATIONS. The Splendid Movement in the Shenandoah Valley Leading to the Capture of Staunton."  Among the many front page heads are: "HUNTER" "Account of the Engagements at North River, Near Mount Crawford & at Port Republic" " GRANT ! " "News from Meade, Sherman, Butler, Hunter, Burbridge & Canby" "The Rebel Raid Into Kentucky" "Reported Occupation of Frankfort" "Morgan Retreating from the State" & more. Civil War reporting inside as well. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends July 17, 2022 12:28

$45.00
198671

Revolutionary War Fate of Loyalists America & New York British 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394118358937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 8, 1783  * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Page 5 has several reports concerning the Loyalists including: "...appears...that the preparations for the evacuation of New York approach every day to a greater degree of maturity, & that nothing is wanting for the actual execution of this long-talked-of event...A board has been appointed to superintend the embarkation of all the Loyalists that intend to avail themselves of British protection...". Also: "We are extremely happy to understand...from New York, that the unfortunate Loyalists have received an unexpected invitation to an asylum from the inhabitants on the Gulph of St. Lawrence...". A brief item mentions: "...that the Virgini... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2022 08:59

$54.00
198646

Harry Powers Lonely Hearts Ad Serial Killer Gets Death Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394116985430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 11, 1931 * Harry Powers death sentence * Murders discovered at his house * "Lonely Hearts" ad serial killer * Moundsville, West Virginia The front page has a two column heading: "Powers Found Guilty; Must Die on Gallows" with subhead. (see) Complete with 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:26

$42.00
198519

WILLOW ISLAND DISASTER Cooling Tower Power Plant Scaffold COLLAPSE1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123313347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 27, 1978 * Willow Island disaster * Cooling tower - power plant * Scaffolding collapse The front has a banner headline: "51 Plunge to Death; Workmen Fall 170 Feet as Tower Scaffold Collapses" with subhead and related photo (see). First report coverage on the Willow Island disaster in West Virginia. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:41

$52.00
198438

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1732 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374117095521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 13, 1732 * Rare 18th century publication An early and uncommon title from England. Although the news is mostly European there are two bits from America: "Col. Phipps, a native of, and resident in New England, is appointed Lieutenant Governor of the province of the Massachusetts Bay..." with the decease of Jonathan Belcher. Also: "There is advice from Virginia...." concerning several ship arrivals. Perhaps the best item is a ftpg. letter that's much like a "Dear Abby" item, reading in part: "I am really passionately in love with a young lade, whose fortune being greatly inferior to what my estate will allow me to pretend to...I am, as to my person not deform'd, as to... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:42

$64.00
198430

THE BOAT RACE Oxford vs. Cambridge University ROWING River Thames 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374117090367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, April 9, 1881  * The Boat Race * Oxford vs. Cambridge Universities * Rowing - River Thames The top of the ftpg. under: "Sporting" is a report on the famous Oxford-Cambridge rowing competition, headed: "the Oxford Crew Handsomely Beats the Cambridge Boys" "Annual University Race on the Thames Yesterday--Coming Aquatic contests...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:35

$25.00
198332

1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War Old Newspaper NEGRO SOLDIERS Richmond VA Confederacy


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374108681568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 3, 1864  * Negro soldiers A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "The Raids Around Richmond--Surprise Of the Enemy's Camp at Atlee--Retreat of the Yankees Across the Pamunkey--Incidents, etc." which takes two columns. Also: "From The Peninsula" "Allowance of Rations to Commissioned Officers--Purchase of Clothing, etc. The back page has a lengthy editorial, as well as: "Yankee Protection To Negro Soldiers--A 'Retaliation' Correspondence" which takes nearly a column. Also reports from: "The Virginia Legislature" and "Foreign Opinions of the War" and two Acts from the Confederate Congress. Complete as a single sheet newsp... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:24

$86.00
198331

Horseback FEMALE SPY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War CONFEDERATE 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374108681228

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper:  DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 15, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. is taken up with ads plus news reports from Europe including: "The Mason-Slidell Affair" and the "Funeral of Prince Albert". Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which discusses several topics including how the winter has slowed the Yankee forces, and also: "The Condition of the Federal Treasury". Also on pg. 2: "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War--Important From Cairo--Forward Movement--Nashville the Destination--Washington City Unhealthy--A Strange Story--A Female Spy on Horseback--Drunkenness in the Federal Army" and more. Other articles include: "The Department of Missouri" "The Evacuation ... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:23

$74.00
198315

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War IRONCLADS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374106966908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY GLOBE, Washington, D.C., March 10, 1862  * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Monitor vs. Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads - warships Under the various Civil War reports on page 3 is an item concerning the famous naval battle of the ironclads, the Monitor vs. the Merrimac, including: "...the rebel iron-clad steamer Merrimac...engaged the United States fleet in Hampton Roads, captured & burnt the frigate Congress...Early on Sunday morning the Ericsson iron-clad steamer Monitor engaged the Merrimac...and after a five hours' fight drove them off & the Merrimac was towed towards Norfolk, whether injured or not is not known...". This very historic battle, as indecisive as it was, ushered in the "... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:17

$84.00
198298

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374106956525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1791 * Creating the District of Columbia * Early United States government * President George Washington Over 3 1/2 pages are taken up with a: "Description of Cape Cod & the Country of Barnstable", continued in a future issue. Also: "Picture of Jamaica" which curiously begins: "Jamaica is the dunghill of the universe; the refuse of the whole creation...a shapeless pile of rubbish...", then it gets worse, taking 1 1/2 pages. Near the back over 5 pages are taken up with "Abstract of the Proceedings of Congress" which includes some interesting discussion on who would replace the President & Vice President. Other interest discussion as the federal government structure was stil... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:07

$280.00
198267

EDITH MAXWELL Pound VA Wise County Virginia Appalachia MURDER Case1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394092814427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 20, 1925 * Edith Maxwell murder case (father) * Appalachia - Pound, Virginia The front page has a nice banner headline: "PRISON FOR MOUNTAIN GIRL" with subheads. Photo of Maxwell is on the back page (see) Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 27, 2022 10:57

$48.00
198194

OSAGE Morgantown West Virginia Coal Mine Explosion Disaster 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374095936862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 13, 1942 * Osage, West Virginia * Near Morgantown * Coal mine explosion disaster Page 2 has a one column heading: "Deaths Mounts to 56 In West Virginia Pit" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the Christopher Coal company mine explosion near Morgantown, West Virginia. Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:55

$40.00
198028

GEORGIA SECESSSION from Union Abraham Lincoln as President Elect 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374084079989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * The Civil War about to begin * Georgia secedes from the Union The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort Pickens, Pensacola" "The Responsibility of Civil War Thrown on the Lincoln Administration" "Secession of George From The Union" "Call for a State Convention in Missouri" "Interesting Reports from South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia" and more. Page 4 has a report headed: "The New Administration" "The Scramble at Springfield for the Spoils" with a b... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:18

$37.00
197943

CAPE HENRY LIGHTHOUSE Virginia Beach Established & Funding ACT of 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394073374120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 29, 1790  * Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach) * Funding Act of 1790 The front page has a short item signed: H. Knox, Secretary of War, concerning payments to wounded veterans of the Revolutionary War. The front page also has a notable item headed: "Treasury Department" concerning the historic Funding Act of 1790, whereby the new federal government assumed the debts of the individual states incurred during the Revolutionary War. Page 3 has an: "Address to the King by Mons. de la Fayette..." with the reply of the king. Also on pg. 3 is a very descriptive document from the "Treasury Department" for construction of a light house at Cape Henry, Virginia, wi... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:51

$125.00
197937

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA General Ulysses S. Grant QUOTE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374073473368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania VA Virginia * General Robert E. Lee * Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's famous quote The front page has nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Grant Says the Result is So Far Much in Our Favor" "Heavy Fighting on Wednesday" "Lee Sends In a Flag of Truce" "Gen. Grant Refuses An Armistice" "Grant Pushing on to Find Them" "Our Cavalry in Lee's Rear". Another  of the heads is one of the more famous utterances of the Civil War, as Grant expressed his frustration in the progress of wearing down Robert E. Lee in the battle of the Wilderness: "He Will 'Fight it Out if it Takes All Summer.". This famous quote--in its more complete form--is... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2022 07:48

$89.00
197886

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Combat Ending Events 1782 Hartford CT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374068175278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 14, 1782  * Rare Revolutionary War publication The front page has mention from London that: "The measures which injured the King's affairs the most in Virginia was the news arriving there that Lord Dunmore was to be their governor again...it arrested the activity of every man inclined to loyalty & quickened with exasperated force the enmity of the rebels...". Page 2 has several items strongly urging the end to the war in America. One item from council to London states: "...impelled to implore this Honourable House to interpose in such manner as to their wisdom shall seem most effectual for preventing the continuance of the unfortunate war with America." and ... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:12

$345.00
197816

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES BEGINNING w/ George B. McClellan 1862 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062161783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 26, 1862  * Seven Days Battles beginning * Robert E. Lee vs. McClellan * Richmond VA Virginia Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "A Sharp Skirmish wit the Enemy" 'Heintzelman's Corps Engaged" "Gallant Conduct of Hooker's Division" "The Enemy Driven Out of Their Camps" and also: "Important From Western Virginia" "Entrenching Bolivar Heights" "Reported Advance of Ewell" "Jackson Checked" "Fremont, Banks and Shields Unite to Pursue Him" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:45

$29.00
197797

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062153423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776   * Battle of Long Island w/ map * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & Long Island Sound. Th... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:33

$565.00
197673

Battles of Topopotomoy Creek & COLD HARBOR Civil War MAP R.E. Lee 1864 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1864   * Battle of Totopotomoy Creek * Cold Harbor - Hanover County, Virginia * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * American Civil War map Dominating the front page is the nice Civil War map headed: "IN FRONT OF RICHMOND, The Battles on the Topopatomoy and at Coal Harbor". First column heads on the Civil War include: "GRANT!" "Details of the Battle of Topopatomoy on Monday" "Cavalry Engagement at Coal Harbor on Tuesday" "BUTLER" "Important Order from General Butler" "Engagement in James River" "A Sharp Artillery Duel" and much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:51

$53.00
197417

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Poem w/ Electric Lightning Rod Mention 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036395976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  * A poem to Benjamin Franklin * Mention of his lightning rod Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753". At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the effect of thunder and lightning is prevented." and the other: "The steeple and organ of St. Philip's church at Charles Town [Charleston] have been twice damaged by lightning." Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including an item under "Plantat... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:14

$88.00
197376

Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Williamsburg Gunpowder Incident 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), April 28, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * Gunpowder Incident - Affair 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. This issue was printed 9 days after the battle of Lexington and Concord, however the news of that historic beginning of the Revolutionary War had yet to reach Williamsburg. Half of the front page is a report from London which has much on the American situation, including: "...acquainted the House that he had a bill...which he proposed to submit...The title of it was read and is as follows:... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:50

$9,975.00
197299

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374019747942

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, May 7, 1779  * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 8. Inside has a report from Charleston beginning: "Five deserters who came last week to Purysburgh [Purryisburg] informed that the British troops were moving down the country to Savannah...a body of them  was to go to Port Royal...also mention there having been a mutiny among the soldiers...". Another item notes: "...arrived in Hampton Roads, Virginia, with a flag of truce from New York. They bring clothing, baggage...for the use of the off... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2022 07:54

$1,200.00
197063

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Braxton Bragg Report Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394009990457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 30, 1863   * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "The enemy's Account of The Attack on Port Hudson" "Latest News From the North" "Fatal Accident from Fire Arms" "Latest From the North" "Morgan's Late Fight" "Another 'Raid' In Tennessee--Capture of 800 Prisoners" which is a report signed in type by: Braxton Bragg. The back page has an interesting editorial, plus reports from: "The Confederate Congress" and an item on: "The Confederate Tax Bill" and the "Virginia Legislature". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, some light damp staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:57

$79.00
196983

Rare 18th Century GREAT MASTHEAD Engravings Post Boy 1719 London OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003349012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, January 31, 1719  * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original One of the more decorative 18th century issues with two ornate engravings in the masthead, and the first letter on the ftpg. very embellished. The front page has several items including a report from Frankfort: "A great Fire in the Jews Street hath consumed here about a hundred and ten of their Houses, but none of the Christians." also: "...This hath greatly alarm'd the rich Mississippians, and no less rejoiced the Persons unconcern'd." and also: "There is in the Downs his Majesty's ship the Shoreham; as also seven East Indian ships, two for Guinea, seventeen for Virginia...and the Wihgham, Capt. Mackcane, all three for Vi... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:26

$51.00
196870

SAM SNEAD Masters Golf Tournament WIN and Marion SD Church BLAST 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393999011247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1949 * Sam Snead wins Masters Golf Tournament * Marion, South Dakota church explosion The front page has a two column photo with heading: "65 Die, 50 Injured in Church Razed by Palm Sunday Blast" (see) First report coverage on the fatal explosion of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion, South Carolina. The top of page 31 has a banner headline: "Snead, Displaying Brilliant Putting, Annexes Masters Golf With Card of 282" with subheads that include: "W. VIRGINIAN FIRST BY THREE STROKES" and more with related photo and score card (see). First report coverage on Sam Snead winning the 1949 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:47

$57.00
196862

Very RARE Yankee Occupation Volume 1 RICHMOND VA Post Confederate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373988136586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RICHMOND TIMES, May 12, 1865  * Very rare Yankee occupation issue * Post capital of the Confederacy A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 19 issue. The content has much on end-of-war and Reconstruction reports. The front page has: "Proclamation From the President" "Reconstruction In Virginia" "Gov. Pierpont to be Sustained" "Confiscation of Property!" Inside includes: "Scene at Johnston's Surrender - Interview With Generals Johnston and Hardee" & much more. Eight pages, 12 by 18 1/2 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing at the folds, generally very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:43

$315.00
196836

BATTLES OFLEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 AMERICAN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996969595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR THE ESSEX GAZETTE, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 18-25, 1775   * Battle of Lexington & Concord * Eyewitnesses accounts (very rare) * Revolutionary War beginning I'm not sure one could want a more notable front page--all consuming--than the content found on page one of this issue. It is entirely taken up with eleven very detailed eye-witness accounts of the historic Battle of Lexington & Concord (the latter two carrying over to page 2). These accounts are headed: "Affidavits and Depositions Relative to the Commencement of the late Hostilities in the Province of Massachusetts Bay...". The accounts are simply terrific, but are too voluminous for us to describe so we provide photos of thei... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:39

$8,750.00
196832

LEE'S SURRENDER Confederate Army Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996966690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 1865  * General Robert E. Lee * Confederate Army of Northern Virginia * Surrender at Appomattox Court House Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time.  This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The ftpg. is entirely taken up with an article headed: "The Campaign In Virginia" which begins: "The campaign in Virginia is ended...". One of the inside pages has a wealth of detail, including many correspondences between U.S. Grant and General R. E. Lee--signed in type by each--headed: "The Surrender of Lee" (see photos), which give a fine, detailed account ... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:36

$320.00
196513

FALL OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana LA in Confederate Civil War 1862 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393975894190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862  * Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana * Admiral David Farragut * From the capital of the Confederacy A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 column headed: "Telegraphic News" "The Surrender of New Orleans--Correspondence Between the Federal Commander & Mayor Monroe" Included is the full text of the letter signed in type, D. G. Farragut, to the mayor of New Orleans, signed, John Monroe (see for portions). Many other reports on the Civil War within but the pale in comparison to the... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:06

$165.00
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