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188454

MARCH TO THE SEA Offical Report & TRIAL of the Conspirators 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172249556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 21, 1865  * Sherman's official report * March to the Sea * Trial of the conspirators Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an excellent & very detailed report headed: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta To Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the History of the War", signed in type: W. T. Sherman, Major-General. Also on the front page: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Tuesday" "Argument In Defense OF Spangler" "Payne's to be Presented To-Day". Eight pages, uncut, untrimmed, generally nice.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:40

$38.00
188411

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer Chicago MURDER CASTLE Trial 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373483077809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 31, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial * Chicago murder castle The top of page 2 has one column headings: "MRS. PITEZEL'S STORY" "The Widow of Holmes' Alleged Victim on the Stand" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage at the end of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place. Complete with 4 pages, light toning, a little wear at the margins, a few small archival mends at the upper right corners on the inside pages, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 03, 2021 13:44

$50.00
188341

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165051353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1865  * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Most of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Preliminaries Settled & Witnesses Called" "He is Abundantly Supplied With Able Counsel" "Full Report of the Testimony Taken Yesterday" and more. This text actually takes over two-thirds of the front page, with considerable detail of the trial. Also on the front page are related heads including: "Return of the Andersonville Burial Party" "Their Report Upon the Condition of that Earthly Hell" "The Graves of 13,000 M... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:30

$29.00
188221

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473600141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1883  * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "PROVING AN ALIBI" "The Defense in the James Case Outlines Its Work" "Testimony Adduced that Frank was Not at Winston" "Gen. Joe Shelby Creates a Scene in the Witness Box" "Breaking the Links Forged by the Prosecution--A Host of Witnesses on the Stand". This is fine & detailed coverage of the trial of Frank James, outlaw brother of Jesse, with the text taking 3 columns on the ftpg. and over a column on pg. 2. Ten pages, a few minor creases, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:51

$78.00
188211

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal DEATH ROW HARM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473595268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Fish Again Slashes Himself In His Cell" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen cont... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:42

$44.00
188199

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1766 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153190341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766  Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial. Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:32

$28.00
188154

CHARLES EVANS HUGHES Sworn In Supreme Court of the United States 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373471182537

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 10, 1910 * Charles Evans Hughes sworn in * Supreme Court of the United States The front page has a two column heading: "HUGHES IS SWORN IN AS MEMBER SUPREME COURT" 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 10 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 22, 2021 09:08

$52.00
188060

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY w/ Philadelphia Quakers Ad 1693 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463125993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 14, 1693 * Rare 17th century publication * Philadelphia Quakers trial book ad This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics done in question/answer format. Published at a time when there were no newspapers printing in the American colonies. The back page has a nice ad for a book: "The JUDGMENT given forth by 28 Quakers on George Keith and his Friends, with Answers to the said Judgment, declaring those 28 Quakers to be No Christians: As also an Appeal (for which several were Imprisoned) by the said George Keith, etc. to the Yearly Meeting, 1692. With a full account of the said Yearly ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:41

$98.00
188006

OHIO Supreme Court SLAVE CASE Anderson v Poindexter - Freedom 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462338770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  * John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court. Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Anderson to purchase his freedom. Once in Ohio, Poindexter and the cosigners refused to pay Anderson the amount of the notes, and Poindexter declared his freedom because Ohio was a free state. Anderson filed suit in Ohio to regain his slave. In 1856, the Supreme Court of Ohio found that Henry Poindexter was a f... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$54.00
187951

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT v. American Tobacco Co. Case DECISION 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458229871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 29, 1911 * United States Supreme Court case decision * United States v. American Tobacco Co. The front page has a banner headline: "DECISION OF SUPREME COURT IS AGAINST THE TOBACCO TRUST" 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 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$68.00
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187901

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence". Andersonville prison camp was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. The chief causes of death were scurvy, diarrhea, and dysentery. Eight pages, never b... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:35

$37.00
188463

Jonas Salk POLIO VACCINE Experimental Medical TRIAL Begins 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373484415254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 26, 1954  * Jonas Salk * Polio vaccine Page 8 has a historic report on beginning of the polio vaccine trial with a one column heading: "VACCINE OKAYED FOR POLIO TESTS" with subhead. (see) Complete with 52 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2021 09:49

$39.99
188461

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373484409461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2021 09:36

$47.99
187778

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125694700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$39.00
187713

Public SCHOOL PRAYER & Bible Reading Ruled Voted Unconstitutional 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393120647200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, June 17, 1963 * School prayer & Bible reading * Banned by the Supreme Court  * Early, same day first report The top of the front page announces a significant Supreme Court ruling which would change the way daily activities in public schools across the country would be conducted. The seven column headline announces: "REQUIRED BIBLE READING IN SCHOOL HELD ILLEGAL" with a subhead: "Lord's Prayer Also Out". Present are pages 1,2,5,6, 11, 12, 13, 14 of a 48 page issue. Nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:25

$67.00
187664

1908 STANDARD OIL CO. (Indiana) Kenesaw Mountain Landis CASE 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448691058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 22, 1908 * Standard Oil co. (Indiana) court case * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis The front page has a nice banner headline: "BIG STANDARD OIL CASE IS REVERSED" with subheads and photo of Landis. (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 library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes, generally nice.

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Ends March 03, 2021 07:26

$40.00
187644

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448010417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 5, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Much on court testimony The front page has a nice banner headline: "'HAUPTMANN DID IT'--LINDY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more on pages 6 & 7 with court testimony and a related photo. Loads of text here. More photos are on the back page. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:08

$56.00
187497

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111579077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1925  * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning  * Dayton, Tennessee  * William Jennings Bryan  * Clarence Darrow The front page has much content on the historic "monkey trial" at Dayton, Tennessee, with a front page photo of the: "First Picture of the Scopes Jury" and headlines: "Fight Over Expert Witnesses Looms" "Lawyers Expect To Settle That Question Today" "Prosecution in Scopes' Case Sees No Need for Calling Scientists in Trial of High School Teacher" and more. Twelve pages, some minor margin chipping, generally good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:14

$47.00
187441

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440778125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 15:00

$36.00
187395

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110009167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:20

$32.00
187381

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393109229735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:38

$38.00
187327

JOHN DILLINGER Crown Point Indiana Courtroom PHOTOS 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105161288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1934 * John Dillinger back to jail * Crown Point, Indiana photos * Post-Tuscon Arizona capture The back page has a 3 photo pictorial of John Dillinger in a Crown Point, Indiana courtroom. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "MURDER TRIAL OF DILLINGER IS SET FOR MARCH 12" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would make his infamous escape from the Crown Point jail a few weeks later with a fake gun. Nice to have in this famous Chicago publication, the city where Dillinger would ultimately be taken out.  Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:09

$62.00
187181

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey". The Andersonville Prison was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$37.00
187045

HARRY KENDALL THAW 1st Insanity NOT GUILTY Stanford White Murder 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093804808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., February 1, 1908  * 1st successful use of insanity plea in court  * Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Harry K. Thaw Acquitted Today Of Murder Of Stanford White" with subheads. (see) Ten pages, light toning, piece torn away at the bottom right corner which causes a little text loss to the Thaw report, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There were two trials. At the first, the jury was deadlocked: at the second, pleading insanity, Evelyn testified. Thaw's mother told Evelyn that if she would testify that Stanford White abused her and that Harry only tried to protect her, she'd receive a divorce from Ha... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:20

$48.00
186916

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865  * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Troops" "Trial of the Conspirators" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$29.00
186914

WILLIAM V. NORTH CAROLINA Supreme Court Decision NEVADA DIVORCE 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419588855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1942  * Nevada divorce becomes legal (1st report) * Williams v. North Carolina decision * United States Supreme Court The front page has a one column heading: "NEVADA DIVORCES VALID OVER NATION" with subheads. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from any state in the United States. Complete in 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high-quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:11

$40.00
186700

McLAURIN V. OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS Racial Segregation in Colleges 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404510780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1950  * Colleges not permitted to discriminate based on race * McLaurin vs. Oklahoma State Regents * United States Supreme Court decision The front page has a 3 column head: "SUPREME COURT RULINGS BAR SEGREGATION IN 2 COLLEGES, ALSO VOID BIAS IN RAIL DINERS" with subheads: "Bench Unanimous" "But It Stops Short of Saying if Separation of Races Is Illegal" "Precedents Are Set Up" and more. The text begins: "In three unanimous opinions dealing with racial discrimination, the Supreme Court...struck down today barriers separating Negroes in railroad dining cars and in two educational institutions..." the latter being the G. W. McLaurin case with the Univ. of Oklahoma, and the Herman Marion Sweatt c... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:37

$98.00
186604

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064892728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, July 27, 1925  * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame A bold banner headline announces: "WILLIAM J. BRYAN DIS SUDDENLY" "with subheads: " 'Commoner' Was Known Over The Civilized World" "Victim Of Apoplexy; Found Dead After Nap; Whole World Shocked" with a photos him as well. Bryan was a famous attorney, politician, and orator who has just completed arguing the famous "Scopes Monkey Trial" of evolution versus creation. Six pages, various margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:15

$48.00
186590

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government Pays the Piper". The text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "North Carolina" "Assembling of the Constitutional Convention" "Passage of the Ordinance Abolishing Slavery" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$38.00
186504

George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Eulogy - Ann Eliza & Brigham Young Trial 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393636395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING DAILY INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 21, 1876  * re. Custer's Massacre * Brigham Young - Mormons Page 3 has a column headed: "Custar's Attack on the Sioux" which reads much like a eulogy. Bits include: "on the banks of the Little Big Horn...sleep to-day the flower of the American army...Custar [sic] in his brave but disastrous charge..." with much more, taking over one-third of a column. The ftpg. has: "Ann Eliza vs. Brigham" (misspelling here) concerning a woman who claimed to be Brigham Young's wife, but he said not his legal wife. Also: "Death of Sitting Bull Confirmed--Other Notable Chiefs Also Killed", which was a false report. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:49

$48.00
186385

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373384747318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "Charm Book Throws Light On 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 09, 2021 13:30

$40.00
186196

First JEWISH SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Louis Brandeis Judaica Jews 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373374206927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1916  * Louis D. Brandeis takes office * 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice The middle of the front page has a one column head: "Brandeis Wins; Vote 47 to 22" "Senate, Divided On Party Lines, Confirms Appointment as Justice." A significant event noting the first Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, being confirmed by the Senate. The article takes 8 inches of text on the ftpg. & carries over to page 3. Complete in 16 pages, bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 01, 2021 15:03

$157.00
186158

SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR 1st Woman United States Supreme Court SWORN IN1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037805150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUN-TIMES, Chicago, Sept. 26, 1981 * Sandra Day O'Connor sworn in * United States Supreme Court - 1st woman Justice The front page has a photos showing O'Connor with President Reagan with heading: "A great day for women's equality". (see) Page 3 has a banner heading: "O'Connor takes seat on high court" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Ronald Reagan appointing the first Woman to the United States Supreme Court. Complete with all 76 pages, tabloid size, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:12

$77.00
186131

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial WEIRD ACTS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372529241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FISH'S WEIRD ACTS TOLD BY CHILDREN" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:54

$52.00
186055

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Fires General McClellan Civil War 1862 Lawrence Kansas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365423039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 20, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln fires General McClellan The ftpg. has a report on the: "Ericsson Battery" noting in part: "The iron-clad steamer Monitor went on another trial trip...to test her steering qualities...Her steering qualities are all that could be desired...The guns were fired to test...whether the concussion within the turret would not be so great as to injure seriously the ears of the men...This is the same vessel that recently bored a hole through the audacious iron-sided rebel, the Merrimac and sent him whizzing back to his nest." Page 2 has the directive signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln removing General McClellan as commander-in-chief. Four pages, good conditi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:53

$38.00
185945

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Hauptmann LADDER Evidence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028641501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann & the ladder traced to him ? * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EXPERT TRACES TOOL MARKS ON LADDER TO HAUPTMANN, PART OF WOOD TO HIS ATTIC" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:48

$42.00
185881

KKK Ku Klux Klan w/ Gary Thomas Rowe VIOLA LIUZZO Murder Trial 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346176766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, Mass. May 5, 1965 * Informant Gary Thomas Rowe * re. Viola Liuzzo murder * Ku Klux Klan crimes * re. Civil Rights March at Selma The front page has a nice banner headline: "FBI Spy Picks Klansman As Slayer in Liuzzo Trial" with subheads and small photo of Rowe. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have from the hometown of Liuzzo, rare as such. Complete with all 52 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:05

$57.00
185879

SPIRITS GHOSTS PHOTOGRPAHY Specter William H. Mumler Fraud Trial 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020905912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1869 * Spirit photography - ghosts * William H. Mumler fraud trial Page 7 has an article with much testimony headed: "SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY" "Marshal Tooker's Ghostly Raid" "Prospero Mumler and His Gentile Ariel in Court" and more. (See) Text takes up almost 3 full columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:04

$40.00
185621

RUTH BADER GINSBURG United States Supreme Court NOMINATION Clinton1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005332793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 15, 1993 * Ruth Bader Ginsburg nominated * United States Supreme Court nomination * Appointed by President Bill Clinton The top of the front page has a nice headline: "Clinton Picks Moderate Judge Ruth Ginsburg for High Court" with various subheads and color photo showing Ginsburg with Bill Clinton. Lengthy first reports continue inside. Eighty plus pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 12:57

$139.00
185590

(6) ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction 1865 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320334053

Offered are original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31, Sept. 8, 20; Oct. 4, 6 & 7, 1865. Each complete in 8 pages, some minor foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:03

$59.00
185542

NIXON V. HERNDON Blacks Voting Votes in Texas Supreme Court Decision 1927 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373318196945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1927 * United States Supreme Court decision * Nixon v. Herndon re. 1923 Texas law * Blacks voting in Democratic Party primary The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS PRIMARY LAW BARRING NEGRO VOID" with subheads. See below for information. Complete with all 42 pages, heavy foxing along the central fold, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition. wikipedia notes: Nixon v. Herndon, (1927), was a United States Supreme Court decision which struck down a 1923 Texas law forbidding blacks from voting in the Texas Democratic Party primary. Due to the limited amount of Republican Party activity in Texas at the time following the suppression of black voting ... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:04

$62.00
185490

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania NEWPORT RI 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313486222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777  * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page 3 are taken up with: "The Trial of the Dutchess of Kingston". Page 3 has a report concerning the war, including: "The Tories at Newport, in general, fair little better than the friends to our cause. I am very certain almost every one of them have soldiers quartered at their houses, are insulted, and abused...they had been inviting, soliciting & petitioning Mr. Howe to take possession of the island..." and a bit further on is: "...since the Resolve of Congress that prayers for t... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:16

$357.00
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
185027

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272097279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1842  * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the intriguing murder case of John Colt, who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Of special interest is the incredible graphic on page 5, with a very rare & huge banner headline: "TRIAL OF JOHN C. COLT, FOR THE MURDER OF SAMUEL ADAMS" "Together With the Charge of Judge Kent'. Beneath this is a portrait of Colt, and the building where Adams was murdered, and then a diagram of the 2nd floors. The balance of page 5 is taken up with related text along with all of pages 6, 7 and 8. Eight pages, ... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$67.00
185022

Rare FULL PAGE Civil War MAP & Monitor vs. Merrimack Ironclads 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978318214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862  * Rare full front page civil war map * Battle of Hampton Roads * Monitor vs. Merrimack Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia." This map is very detailed and shows from Baltimore to Newport News, to Charlottesville and everywhere in between. Of added significance is the page two report on the Monitor versus Merrimac with heads: "Iron Clad Ships" "Their Great Value as Vessels-of-War" "The Great Trial Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac" "The Great Trial Battle" followed by a great... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:08

$138.00
184945

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973011541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virginia". Page 3 has a column headed; "New Excitement at Charlestown, Va." which has additional news concerning the Harper's Ferry raid. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor rubbing at folds includes the beginning portion of the noted article, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:26

$39.00
184905

JEFFERSON DAVIS Fourteenth Amendment TREASON Trial Start ? 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259988375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868 * Double jeopardy The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$35.00
184884

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators DEATH Sentence Surratt 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln conspirators guilty * Mary Surratt & others - death sentence A significant issue on the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln, as the first column has the historic report:" THE ASSASSINATION" "All the Prisoners Found Guilty" "Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-Day" "Dr. Mudd, Arnold and O'Laughlin to be Imprisoned for Life" "How the Assassins Received the News" "Mrs. Surratt Begs for More Time" with a bit more, with the text on these reports taking about a full column. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with other reports concerning the end of the Civil War, with  "From Texas--Galveston Occupied by Colored Troops--Dreariness & Desol... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:16

$155.00
184733

RUTH BADER GINSBURG RBG United States Supreme Court CONFIRMATION 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373245193929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 4, 1993 * Ruth Bader Ginsburg confirmation * United States Supreme Court nomination * Appointed by President Bill Clinton The front page has a two column heading: "Ginsburg Confirmed as 2nd Woman on Supreme Court" (see) Complete 1sqt section only with all 18 pages, light purple toning along the right side due to the paper roll coming to an end, very nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:19

$77.00
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