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190886

EVERETTVILLE Monongalia County West Virginia Coal Mine EXPLOSION 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373614792862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1927 * Everettville, West Virginia * Federal No. 3 coal mine disaster The front page has a one column heading: "FIRE NOW MENACES 77 TRAPPED MINERS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Federal No. 3 Coal Mine explosion in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, toning along the central fold and spine, small address stamp within the masthead, generally good.

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:06

$44.00
190815

President George Mother MARY BALL WASHINGTON Fredericksburg Death 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388229799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789  * Mary Ball Washington death * President's G.W.'s mother Pgs. 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government.  Pg. 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Washington, mother of the President of the United States." Also discussion on: "...the business of a permanent residence...there is a majority against moving from New York...the North East banks of the Susquehanna be the spot for the permanent seat of the General Government...The Virginia & some other southern members were earnest for the banks of the Potowmack...". ... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:53

$190.00
190556

MONUMENTS DEDICATION Civil War Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373594524251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1865  * Battle of Bull Run monuments * Manassas, Virginia dedication Front page first column heads include: "Bull Run" "The Final Victory on the First Battle Field of the Rebellion" "The Dead Heroes of Manassas" "Interesting Ceremonies of Dedicating the Monuments Marking the Resting Place of Our Braves" "The Herald's Special Report of the Proceedings" "The Rush From Washington to the Battle Field" "Rev. Mr. Pierpont's Dedicatory Poem". Fine coverage on the memorial dedications at the historic Bull Run battlefield. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a crease at the central fold, good condition.

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Ends June 27, 2021 10:36

$27.00
190220

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Evening Post England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579898449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 13, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of page 2 is taken up with content relating to America including: "A Proclamation" by the king of England, beginning: "Whereas we have received intelligence that preparations are making by our enemies to invade this our kingdom...". Also a letter from General Henry Clinton to Lord G. Germaine concerning his recent offensive efforts in upstate New York, along the Hudson, including his captures Verplanck’s Point and the still uncompleted fort at Stony Point. This is followed by a letter from General Mathews concerning his efforts in the raid on Norfolk, Virginia. Plus there is a great wealth of reporting o... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:03

$67.00
189719

Rare 1723 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393271949474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Oct. 8, 1723  * Rare publication w/ nice masthead A handsome single sheet newspaper as the masthead features two very ornate & detailed engravings. The ftpg. has a bit of American news with a report of a fire in Boston, and noting: "...escaped by jumping out of the window; but two of his apprentices are among those unhappy persons that perish'd in the flames." Also 5 front page notices concerning ships to or from Virginia & Maryland. Measures 8 by 14 1/4 inches, partial red tax stamp on the bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2021 08:50

$49.00
189666

CONFEDERATE Richmond w/ Battle of Kernstown Virginia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393258594558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy * First Battle of Kernstown - Virginia A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Notes Of The War" with many subheads including: "The Lincolnites In East Tennessee" "A Capture & a Release" "A Gallant Exploit" "The Bombardment of Island No. 10" "The Battle In Arkansas" and even more. Page 2 has lengthy articles on: "The Battle of Kernstown" and "The Battle In Arkansas" plus reporting from the: "Confederate Congress" & other war-related reports. War content on pgs. 3 & 4 as well. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2021 10:58

$78.00
189555

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373547412344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 24, 1864  * Rare rebel publication The front page has: "The War News" beginning: "There is nothing new from Petersburg...The enemy are still upon the Weldon railroad...The battle of last Sunday was not half the battle we at one time thought it...". Also: "The Situation at Mobile" with subheads: "A Naval Skirmish" and "Fort Morgan". Also: "From Georgia" which begins: "There was heavy artillery firing on the centre last night..." and much more. There is also: "From Petersburg" and a: "List of Casualties" from the fight near Petersburg. The back page has the always interesting and vitriolic editorial, taking two columns, with one bit noting: "...Every good man was gratified lately on read... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:53

$87.00
189551

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame FOUND NOT GUILTY 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373547321147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 21, 1921 * Sid Hatfield & others not guilty * Battle of Matewan WV fame Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Matewan Battle Defendants Freed" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the acquittal of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, and others in West Virginia. He would be killed in a shootout later that year. His name is not mentioned here. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, close cut along the right margin, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:36

$40.00
189501

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers - Early AIRPLANE Flights at Fort Myer VA 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393247151050

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 22, 1909 * Early airplane flights * Orville Wright - Brothers * Fort Meyer, Virginia * U.S. government contract ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AVIATOR FACES STRONG TESTS AT FT. MEYER" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 15, 2021 07:34

$52.00
189186

Rare PIRATES EXPLOITS OFF VIRGINIA COAST King William III Era 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522576576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1700  * From the turn of the 18th century * Great pirates account reporting Certainly the most notable content is the report of a pirate capturing a ship off the coast of Virginia, but the King's ship Shoreham came to the rescue--commanded by he Governor, Nicholson-- and after a 10 hour fight overtook the pirate. See the photos for the detailed report. This is a documented event from the pirate era of America. The back story, as provided by virginiaplaces.org, fills in many of the details of this event: "In 1700, the pirate Lewis Guittar captured a fast merchant vessel, the La Paix (Peace) in Barbados, converted it int... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:18

$545.00
189139

VIRGINIA CITY NV Nevada Storey County Comstock Lode FIRE Disaster 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519790037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, October 28, 1875 * Virginia City NV Nevada * The great fire disaster * Comstock Lode fame The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Virginia City" "Aspect After The Fire" "Hundred of Families Camping Out, Cold and Hungry" "Scenes of Horror During the Fire" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:26

$33.00
189136

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON for President & John Tyler for VP Notice 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519789463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLAS, Boston, December 18, 1839 * William Henry Harrison for president The masthead includes a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle. Page 2 has graphic embellishment which heads: "For President, WM. HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, of Virginia. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:26

$30.00
188948

TENNESSEE Battle of Missionary Ridge & Lookout Mountain 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373511975958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 28, 1863  * Battles of Missionary Ridge & Lookout Mountain Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "A Battle & a Victory South of the Rapidan" "Gen. Meade Reported Successful at All Points: "CHATTANOOGA" "The Enemy Totally Routed & Flying in Panic" "Bragg Attempts a Stand at Chickamauga & is Beaten Back" "Longstreet Cut Off from a Junction With Bragg" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin due to disbinding, good condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:55

$32.00
188945

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus Georgia w/ Battle of Antietam 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218184181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 8, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "To the Citizens of Columbus" "From Knoxville--News from Gen. Smith's Army--Kentucky Fully Aroused" "Progress & Events of the War" "An Appeal for the Soldier" "From the Army" "The Army of Northern Virginia" "The Counterfeit 100s" "Independent Rifles" and more. The key report is on page 3 taking nearly a full column: "Battle of Sharpsburg--13th Georgia Regiment--Col. Douglass--Interesting Incidents". This is also kno... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:54

$135.00
188448

BATTLE OF WILLIAMSBURG VA Camden NC North Carolina 1862 Civil War Newspaper MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172247733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1862  * Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia * Camden NC North Carolina The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia". There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "From General McClellan's Army" "THE REBELS OVERTAKEN" "The Rebels Driven Through Williamsburg" "Savage Hand-to-Hand Fighting" "Shocking Barbarity of the Enemy" and more. Plus, the back page has two more Civil War maps headed: "The Battle of Camden, North Carolina" and "Fort Macon and Vicinity". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing at the fold, good condition.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:38

$55.00
188346

CONFEDERATE PGT Beauregard BULL RUN'S Official Report 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165063905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, February 4, 1862  * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The War--Its Movements! Official Report of Gen. Beauregard Of The Battle of Manassas" which has tremendous detail. At the end it notes: "To be concluded to-morrow." Page 22 has an editorial item headed "Gen. George B. Crittenden" which is supportive of him when others were critical concerning his involvement in a recent battle. Also inside: "From Norfolk" 'From Suffolk", "The Military Bill"; a brief dispatch to General McCook signed: John H. Morgan; "The Gas Question", "Contributions For So... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:45

$177.00
188237

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battles of Secessionville & Port Republic 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473608181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, June 21, 1862  * Battle of Secessionville * Battle of Port Republic Among the reports are: "Exploits of the Mackerel Brigade - Triumph of Naval Architecture" "The Battle Near  Charleston" "The Lines" "The Battle Near Port Republic" "The Steamers Virginia & Mississippi..." "Army of Richmond" and much more. Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:04

$86.00
188161

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393147449303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 20, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy  A very nice newspaper not only from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederates States. Among the front page items are: "The Campaign In Mississippi", "A Rough Diamond", "From Hooker's Army", "Latest From the North" and nearly 3 columns on: "Act & Resolutions of the Congress of the Confederates States...An Act to Lay Taxes for the Common Defense & carry on the Government of the Confederates States", plus other smaller items. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one beginning; "What is the meaning of this cuckoo cry of the North that they are waging war to save the 'life of the nation'? Is there no life... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2021 09:17

$86.00
188067

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135675194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861  * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more. Also: "Norther Reports from Western Virginia" "Later From Richmond" "Gen. Buckner's Address to the People of Kentucky" & "Gen. Floyd's Engagement with Rosencranz". More war items on pages 2 & 3 along with many ads, and the bkpg. is filled with ads included one headed: "Sale of Negroes" with details. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral F... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 16:22

$105.00
187545

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443796014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 17, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page includes: "From The Army Of Northern Virginia" "From Western Virginia" "Latest From the North" "Telegraphic News--From Kentucky--From Tennessee--From Florida" "Effects of the War in Europe--Great Suffering & Destitution for the Want of Cotton" and much from the: "Virginia Legislature" as well as several smaller items. The ftpg. also has: "Executor's Sale of Land and Negroes". The back page has the always-interesting editorial, this one focusing on the railway system through the South, including: "...The chief highway ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2021 09:18

$78.00
187543

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War First 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393113889049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress. The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...". The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" and "The Atlantic Sea-Coast" the latter beginning: "Since the capture of Fort Hatteras by an immense Federal fleet, the subject of our coast defenses is beginning ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2021 09:17

$79.00
187542

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443795562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrible death of Confederate Prisoners" "The Yankee Settlements on the South Carolina Coast--Yankee Cabins Looming Up--Appearance of Hilton Head & Beaufort--Drilling of the Negro Regiments" "Additional From the North" "From Cairo--Arrival of Confederate Prisoners" and much more. The back page has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "It is difficult to decide whet... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2021 09:17

$69.00
187539

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES Virginia General George B. McClellan Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393113888263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1862  * Seven Days' Battles * George. B. McClellan Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Rebel Account of Monday's Fighting" "A Most Terrible Conflict" "The Rebel Loss Immense" "They are Finally Obliged to Retire" "Cheering Along the Whole Yankee Line" "The Rebels Acknowledge a Loss of 3,000 in One Division on Friday" "The Enemy Again Badly Beaten" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2021 09:15

$30.00
187535

ELK RIVER BRIDGE COLLAPSE Charleston WV West Virginia Disaster 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443793919

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 15, 1904 * Elk river bridge collapse disaster * Charleston WV West Virginia The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CROWDED BRIDGE GOES INTO RIVER" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 28, 2021 09:14

$38.00
187129

SURRENDER OF ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Court House Sign 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender * Appomattox Court House signing Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by Grant. Details will be presented as speedily as possible." This is followed by Grant's official dispatch reading: "GEN LEE SURRENDERED THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA THIS AFTERNOON, Upon the terms proposed by myself. The accompanying additional correspondence will show the conditions fully." signed in type: U.S. Grant. What follows are the many dispatches be... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$340.00
186858

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with subheads: "The Great Impending Battle at Vicksburg--The Strength of the two Armies--The Plan of Attack--The Chances of Success". Also: "Notes Of The War with subheads: "Discontent & Disaffection in the Federal Army in Louisiana--Movements of the Enemy About Vicksburg--The Defences of Savannah" and more. One of the subheads is: "General M... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:25

$79.00
186856

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Cedar Mountain 1862 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417679084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, August 22, 1862  * Battle of Cedar Mountain (Slaughter) * A General Stonewall Jackson victory * From the origin of the Civil War start This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline & at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. The ftpg. includes: "From Hardeeville, S.C.--A Gallant Dash on St. Helena Island--Capture of 36 Prisoners--A Yankee Lieut. Colonel Killed" "From Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Barhamsville, Tenn., In Possession of the Confederates--Capture of the Federal General Logan" "From Grenada, Miss--Northern News" "The Forts at Port Royal" "Benefits of the Blockade" & a few other smaller items. The best content would be the bkpg. r... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:25

$92.00
186631

GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Battle of Malvern Hill Virginia 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401704553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1862  * Gen. George B. McClellan * Post Seven Days Battles * Battle of Malvern Hill Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Victory on the Mississippi" "Capture of Vicksburg" "The City Greatly Damaged" "It is to Be Utterly Destroyed" "From General McClellan's Army" "His Address to His Troops" with the full text printed here; "the Great Fight of Tuesday" "24 Rebel Guns Captured" "Rebel Reports of the Battles" and more. Inside page war reports as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:28

$30.00
186508

NATURAL BRIDGE Arch Rockbridge County of Virginia For Sale ? 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393643785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 1849  * Natural Bridge (Virginia) An interesting article noting that the Circuit Superior Court in Virginia decreed that the: "...famous property known to the world as the Natural Bridge of Virginia..." would be offered for sale. Much detail. At this time the Natural Bridge was quite the tourist attraction, a "must see" for visitors from Europe. It would eventually become a state park. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:55

$33.00
186221

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON French & Indian War Gov. Robert Dinwiddie 1755 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393040323368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755  * Early George Washington * Governor Robert Dinwiddie There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of  "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent..." and others. There is also a report reading in part: "The poor men who suffered at the meadows with colonel Washington recommend to your favour as they were disabled in the service of their country...".  This is very early & rather rare mention of George Washington, when he was just 23 years old. The very fir... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 10:54

$220.00
185942

SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS Yorktown Siege PRELUDE Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361168054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 9, 1781  * Surrender of Cornwallis nears * Siege of Yorktown prelude * Revolutionary War ending close The entire front page and a column on page 2 are taken up with: "A Memorial to their High Mightinesses, the States-General of the United Provinces of the Low Countries". It is signed in type by John Adams who was the American ambassador to the Netherlands, and being: "The subscriber has the honor to propose...concerning a treaty of amity and commerce..." that would give aid to the American cause, and acknowledge the independence of America by the Dutch. Page 2 includes a report from Annapolis: "...that the Count de Grasse is returned to his former statio... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:46

$550.00
185814

USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015712625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855  * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame * Battle of Hampton Roads fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:13

$38.00
185696

FREDERICKSBURG VA Virginia Civil War MAP Battle of Lee's Mill 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373331242245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1862  * Fredericksburg Virginia map * Siege of Yorktown * Battle of Lee's Mill The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Movement Of Gen. McDowell Against Fredericksburgh." Plus there are various one column heads: "Old Point & Yorktown" "Another Unpleasant Storm  on the Peninsula" "The Capture of Apalachicola" "Action of the Government Relative to Mr. Cameron's Arrest" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:05

$49.00
185481

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond w/ Battle of Fort Henry Tennessee Civil War 1862 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000033262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  * Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee * In a Confederate - rebel title Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "An Abolition Story--Negro Officers in the Southern Army" "The Cost of the War" and more. Over two columns on pg. 2 are taken up with the editorial, followed by: "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Grand Union Army--The Yankees Blowing Their Trumpets" "The Sinews of the War--Trouble... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:09

$88.00
185333

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Nearing End 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300789239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864  * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "From Georgia" "Later from the North" has: "...reports that Beauregard was marching against the city with a large force from Corinth..."; "Congressional" and a short bit: "From Richmond" which notes: "It is reported there was a fight at Strawberry Plains today & three hundred negroes killed. No official news." There is a lengthy list of the: "North C... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:20

$168.00
185332

FLAG SALUTE & Pledge of Allegiance Ruled Unconstitutional 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300789098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1943  * West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette * United States Supreme Court decision * Pledge of Allegiance - flag salute unconstitutional * Johovah's Witnesses & public schools The front page has a one column heading: "SUPREME COURT ENDS COMPULSION OF FLAG SALUTE" with subheads. This historic ruling stated that reciting the Pledge of Allegiance was not mandatory in schools, driven by a challenge by the Jehovah's Witnesses. Complete in 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:20

$55.00
185054

Ocean Liner Steamship SS VESTRIS SINKS Virginia Coast PHOTOS 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373275796576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 15, 1928 * Ocean Liner S.S. Vestris sinks The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALL CHILDREN ON SHIP LOST" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following pages with a few related photos, lengthy text. And a dramatic full page photo on the back showing passengers trying to escape just before the ship sank. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. Minor spine wear.

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:45

$42.00
184520

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952282305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with the bulk of the front page taken up with a lengthy list of Acts of the Confederate Congress, many relating to the Civil War. The back page includes: "The War In The North--The Yankee Capital in Council on the War--Addresses of President Lincoln, General Shields...--Three Cheers For the Hanging of Mumford, etc." and other items relating to the war. There are several "General Or... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:25

$74.00
184357

Rare SIEGE Battle OF YORKTOWN Virginia Full Page Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937127178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1862  * Siege of Yorktown, Virginia * Rare full page Civil War map The front page has a great full page map headed:  "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN, The Rebel Fortifications, Earthworks and Rifle Pits Around Yorktown and Across the Peninsula--The Work Before general McClellan and the Army of the Potomac". Also a page 3 map titled: "THE ADVANCE OF GENERAL McDOWELL, Fredericksburg, Falmouth and Vicinity...". Among the column headlines on the war are: "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN" "Camp Life and Its Many Incidents" "Rebel Preparations" "The Advance Upon Fredericksburg" "Destruction Of Property" and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition. A great display issue.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:57

$135.00
184253

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198504175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 2, 1781  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Most of the front page is taken up with reports and correspondence concerning the case of Col. Isaac Haynes, the American officer hanged by the British for a controversial charge. One series of letters is prefaced with: "The following are authentic copies of sundry papers which Col. Isaac Hayne, two days before his execution, delivered to a friend with an injunction to transmit them to the delegates  of South Carolina at Philadelphia to be laid before Congress & published to the world." Page 2 begins with a report concerning events near Cape Henry, Virginia. Also a report from Amsterdam that: "Yesterday... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$475.00
183892

United States MARINE CORPS WAR MEMORIAL Iwo Jima Dedication Photo 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916047548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 11, 1954 * United States Marine Corps War Memorial dedication * Battle of Iwo Jima - Mount Suribachi flag raising * Arlington Park Ridge, Virginia Page 6 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with one column heading: "Capital Dedicates Marine Memorial" (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183805

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Jefferson Davis & Shiloh Civil War 1862 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153544418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrating every regiment they can command on two points--Corinth and Richmond--and hope to decide the war by two stunning blows..." with much more. Other items include a letter signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, "The Fort Donelson Prisoners in the North--List of Killed, Wounded & Sick" which takes 1 1/2 columns; "The Official Report of Flag Officer Buch... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:31

$112.00
183774

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation for Troops & Charleston County 1864 War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152439531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Proclamation for more troops As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also on the ftpg: "The Military Situation" and "The New Call for Troops". Other items in this issue include: "The Affair at Legareville, S.C." "A Plan of Harbor Defence" "General Pope's Campaign in Virginia" "The Cleanliness of Troops" "Comparative Strength of the North and South" "the Future of Our Navy" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, nice co... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:06

$39.00
183024

Lord Cornwallis SURRENDER OF YORKTOWN Virginia Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874197650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, December and the Appendix issue for the year 1781 * Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown VA Virginia * Revolutionary War from the enemy Certainly the most historic report in this issue--and perhaps in any issue from the Revolutionary War--is that near the back of the issue under "American Affairs". It is an "Extract of a Letter from Sir Henry Clinton to...George Germain..." dated at New York, Nov. 13, 1781, which has: "In my last dispatch...my fears respecting the state of the army in Virginia. It now gives me the deepest concern to inform you that they were but too well founded..." with more on the introduction of the: "Letter from Lt. General Earl Cornwalli... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:46

$375.00
182981

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373114178309

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

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:43

$90.00
182906

Best King JAMES II OF ENGLAND Death 1st Report 1701 London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109841754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701 * James II of England death The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France. The report from Paris dated Sept. 17 reads: "The late King fell into a lethargy on the 14th instant, and was thought to be dead, he continued in the same till yesterday, and died between three and four that afternoon." Great to have this content in a London newspaper. The back page also has a maritime report of ships from America: "The King William Galley from Scanderoon, the Leonera from New England, and the Amity from Virginia, are ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:58

$315.00
182798

BATTLE OF GREEN SPRINGS Virginia Cornwallis Revolutionary War 1781 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 14, 1781 * Battle of Green Spring * James County, Virginia * Revolutionary War The front page has news from captured correspondence including: "The revolt of the Pennsylvania line & Jersey brigade...are certainly events of very great importance, & must have very extensive effects both in reducing Washington's present force & preventing its being recruited by new levies..." and: "...I flatter myself the southern provinces will be recovered to his Majesty obedience before the long promised succors, none of which are yet sailed, can arrive from France, & Mr. Washington, unable to draw subsistence for his troops from the west side of the Hudson's river, be c... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:48

$460.00
182771

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865265471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSSVirginia) * Civil War ironclads clash A significant issue reporting one of the most famous naval battles of the 19th century: the Monitor vs. the Merrimac. It ushered in "modern" naval engineering with the use of iron-clad vessels. One column heads on the back page include: "THE GREAT NAVAL FIGHT" "Official Report Of The Affair" "The Maiden Cruise Of The Monitor" "Rebel Accounts of their Losses and Damages" with the text taking 3 1/2 columns with considerable detail. Included is an official report received by the Navy Department about the Rebel attacks at Newport News, mentioning in part: "...I arrived o... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:32

$159.00
182701

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105950396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1862 * From the Confederate capital A wealth of reporting from the Confederate capital, some articles headed: "the Movement of Morgan in Kentucky" "The Richmond Battles in England" "The War--The President & the Border States..." "Yankee Account of the Arkansas" "the Raids of Morgan..." "Skirmish at Malvern Hill" "No So Anxious to Fight" and so much more. Four pages, a few inked "X" marks in margins (possibly the editor's copy), otherwise good condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:58

$78.00
182639

Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101884358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 4, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * In a Confederate title Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Coin Of The Confederate States" "A Virginia Mother's Appeal To the Soldiers" which is stirring (see images). Also much reporting headed: "The Battle In Kentucky" "Interesting Account of the Battle" "Desperate Charge Of Our Forces" "Unparalleled Heroism & Valour" "Terrific Fire Of The Enemy" "The Retreat of Our Army" "Great Suffering Among Our Troops" with the report carrying over to page 2. Inside has the always-interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The Burnside expedition is a c... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:25

$85.00
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