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197814

TRAIL OF TEARS Samuel Houston & North Carolina GOLD Discoveries 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062159955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1829  * Trail of Tears  * Samuel Houston  * North Carolina gold Page 3 has an article with a small head: "Gen. Houston" which has some speculation on why this former governor of Tennessee is leaving, ending with: "...They relate to domestic misfortunes. He has not only resigned the governor's chair of Tennessee--but abandoned the state, and for ever!"   Of course in a few years he would earn some acclaim for his efforts in Texas. An article: "The Creek Indians" includes: "...directed to remove his agency west of the Mississippi to the country allotted to the emigrating Indians..." which is concerning the infamous Trail of Tears. Among other articles in this issue are: "Th... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:44

$41.00
197630

BATTLE OF SEVEN PINES Hanover Court House Civil War Virginia MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049935432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1862  * Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks * Battle of Hanover Court House The prime feature may well be the back page Civil War map headed: "The Late Victory Near Hanover Court House, Virginia" which shows much details, and has a key for strategic locations. Among the front page column heads on the war are: "The Great Victory" "Full Details of the Second Day's Fight" which is the historic Battle of Cold Harbor; "How the Battle was Fought & How the Battle Was Won" "The Rebels Driven Back at Every Point with Great Slaughter" "1200 of Their Dead Left on the Field". Also: "Civil Rule in North Carolina" "The Colored Schools Broken Up" "Slaves Sent Back--Consternation Among the Fugitives--The Slaveho... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:05

$46.00
197987

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination SHOT Charles J. Guiteau 1881 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394077498543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 8, 1881   * President James A. Garfield shot (1st report) * Charles J. Guiteau - assassin The last column of the front page has heads: "ASSASSIN'S WORK" "President Garfield Shot" "Two Balls Enter His Person" "Dangerously Wounded" "Balls Not Yet Extracted" "May Possibly Recover" with the text taking the entire column. Additional reports inside as well including an editorial: "The Voice of Lamentation". Four pages, very discrete archival strengthening at the interior central fold, very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2022 12:17

$59.99
197956

ISAAC HAYNES British Execution American Revolutionary War 1782 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394073601924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Jan. 19, 1782 * re. Isaac Haynes execution * American Revolutionary War The front page has reports headed "America" which includes a report from Charleston noting: "...detail of the important success that has attended the loyal and animated exertions of our friends in North Carolina, who...entered Hillsborough...after a forced march of 45 miles, attacked the troops stationed there, killed Col. Litterel & 15 men..." with more on the military action. Of significance is the page 2 content concerning the fate of Colonel Isaac Haynes who was hanged by the British under controversial charges. It includes a "Proclamation" signed by General Nathaniel Green concerning retaliation for the han... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2022 12:43

$59.99
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
197217

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1853 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394021052687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 12, 1853   * Rare antebellum publication This early Southern publication has news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 07, 2022 12:49

$29.00
196978

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of Murfreesboro 1863 Civil War VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992312012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 12, 1863  * Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee * From the capital of the Confederacy There is much war reporting here, from the Confederate perspective, including front page items with small heads: "Treatment of Negroes in the Government Service" "Yankee Army Coming" "Raising A Company" "Catching Deserters" "Latest From the North--The Battle of Murfreesboro in the North--The Yankee Claim a 'Glorious Victory'--Official Dispatch from Rosecranz" includes 2 dispatches on this historic battle signed by him in type: W. S. Rosecranz[s]. "The Yankee Secretary of War in Exultation Over the News" "The Enemy's Loss--Some of their Killed & Wounded" "The Enemy Acknowledge A Great Defeat At Vicks... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:23

$145.00
196196

MIRACLE IN THE ANDES Flight 571 Airplane Rugby Team Crash RESCUE 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393942439285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 24, 1972  * Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571  * Miracle in the Andes rescue in progress * Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive"  The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "8 More Rescued from the Andes" (see) This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazing feats of survival in aviation history. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 17, 2022 10:48

$44.00
196078

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratification NO BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373926781304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (bi-weekly), North Carolina, January 20, 1919  * Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The top of the front page has a one column heading: "America First Nation To Legislate Liquor Out" with subheads. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition. Complete with 8 pages, light, even toning, a few tiny binding holes along the spine/1st column causing minimal text loss, generally in good condition.

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Ends March 11, 2022 09:52

$62.00
196050

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393926465743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 19, 1861  * Civil War beginning * Jefferson Davis proclamation * Rare Confederate publication Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. Neighboring South Carolina... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 13:00

$210.00
196044

COLOGNE Germany RAF Bombers Raid & FIRE DESTRUCTION 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925447398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 1, 1942 * Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid * Operation Millennium - World War II This 8 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "COLOGNE, GERMAN INDUSTRIAL CENTER, LAID WASTE BY MASSIVE BRITISH RAID; THREE-QUARTERS OF CITY LEFT AFLAME" with subheads (see images). This tells of the famous 1,000 bomber raid on Cologne Germany by the RAF during World War II. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on WWII. Complete in 8 pages, slightly rough at the left spine with a bit of minor staining, a few non-archival mends on inconsequential pages, but otherwise good. Note: The first 1,000 bomber raid by the RAF was codenamed O... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:57

$48.00
196039

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393926460682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 17, 1861  * Rare Confederate publication This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Order Of Battle Accompaniment to Gen. McDowell's Report" "The Sick & Wounded" "Difficulty of Getting Troops" "Holmes' Brigade" "How They Return Our Kindness" and more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:52

$68.00
196004

AFFIRMED Wins Triple Crown HORSE Racing LARRY HOLMES Champion 1978 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373923662302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, June 11, 1978 * Affirmed wins triple crown * Belmont Stakes - horse racing The front page has a three column photo with caption: "Affirmed--by a nose" with text. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has banner headline: "It's Affirmed again (by a nose)" with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Affirmed winning the Belmont Stakes and becoming the 11th and most recent winner the United States Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Sixty + pages, various worm holing throughout but does not affect the "Affirmed" reporting, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends March 09, 2022 15:10

$58.00
194235

First THOMAS SELFRIDGE w/ Orville Wright 1st Airplane DEATH 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688690602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908  * Orville Wright Injured * Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed * 1st powered airplane fatality Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where the experiments were made". The article goes on to list Lieutenant Selfridge as the one who died in the crash, making him the first to die in an airplane crash. Complete in twelve pages, loose along the spine with (typical) binding holes, a few small archival mends, and quite brittle. Average fragility for the era. Page 5 has been placed on the top for ... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2022 14:59

$62.00
195896

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight LOST Pacific Ocean Search 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393912194730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.   * Amelia Earhart famous disappearance * Searching the Pacific Ocean The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see) Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 03, 2022 14:03

$52.00
195827

KKK Ku Klux Klan Desperado Crimes Murder Rape HANGINGS Executions 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373912263054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 19, 1872 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * North Carolina executions Page 8 has lengthy coverage headed: "KU KLUX MURDERERS HANGED" "Massacre Of The Weston Family" "Arrest, Trial Conviction and Confession of the Culprits" and more. (see) Text takes up over 3 full columns. Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2022 15:12

$38.00
193218

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1863 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728543790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863  * Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War The ftpg. contains a first column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England. This is following by a related document headed; "Letters Patent -- Revoking Exequator of George Moore, Her Britannic Majesty's Consul at Richmond" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis, and J. P. Benjamin, Secretary of State. The ftpg. also has some nice Civil War reports with heads: "Very Latest from Vicksburg--Highly Interesting & Reliable Particulars of the Assaults" which takes nearly a full column... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2022 14:30

$172.00
195445

MICHAEL JORDAN #23 Chicago Bulls NBA Basketball # 3 DRAFT PICK 1984 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373852572058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, June 20, 1984 * Michael Jordan's NBA draft * Chicago Bulls professional basketball * One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born The front page of the sport's has reporting on the 1984 NBA draft which shows a small photo of Akeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie, the first two picks. Within the report is mention of the first 5 picks with  text that includes: "...North Carolina forward Michael Jordan (Chicago)..." Page 3 of this section has a nice list of the first 24 picks, all having photos of the players selected including Jordan. (see) Also a team-by-team draft selections list. And page 9 has a list of all ten rounds of the draft. I expect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to sa... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2022 14:35

$117.00
195330

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834730006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861  * Very rare Confederate publication This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories in Virginia" is concerning Bull Run; and "Admission of Missouri as a Member of the Southern Confederacy" includes the bill to admit Missouri as a Confederate state (see); plus "The News From Missouri" and a letter from Camp Holmes in Virginia with some interesting war-related reports.  The bkpg. is almost entirely taken up with ads. Some minor... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:53

$225.00
195162

KENT STATE SHOOTINGS Ohio Massacre National Guard STUDENTS Protest1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393818293450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 6, 1970  * Kent State shootings - massacre * Invasion of Cambodia protest The front page has a four column headline: "Peaceful Protests Mark Slaying of 4" with 2 related photos. Coverage on the Kent State shootings by the Ohio National Guard upon protesting students. Complete in 42 pages, a few small bindings holes along spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:21

$38.00
195125

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster 1871 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393815474423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 26 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The front page has several reports on the Chicago Fire of 2 weeks previous, with various subheads as shown in the photos. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2022 08:57

$29.00
195053

RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner GERMAN Attack 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830683126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, May 10, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report) * Cunard Line ocean liner The front page headline of this bi-weekly newspaper announces: "GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS VESSEL AND TAKES TOLL OF 1,198 LIVES" with subheads: "LUSITANIA ATTACKED AND SENT TO BOTTOM OF SEA WITHOUT WARNING" "Greatest Crime Yet Committed During Progress of the European War Startles the World' "Many Helpless Women & Children Among the Passengers Who Were Drowned Like Rates--Grave Situation Confronts United States". The text has much detail. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:20

$128.00
195052

Great WORLD WAR I ENDS First Armistice at Compeigne Forest Sign 1918 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393800443805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 11, 1918  * First Armistice at Compeigne * Forest of Compiegne, France * World War I fighting ends The Bold banner headline announces: "THE CRUEL WAR IS ENDED" with the lengthy subhead beginning: "Kaiser Abdicates and Leaves Immediately for Dutch Border..." and much more. Eight pages, 5 small binding holes at the blank sine, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:20

$92.00
194497

HELEN CLEVENGER Asheville North Carolina College Student MURDER 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373802240269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1936 * Helen Clevenger murder * American college student * Asheville, North Carolina The front page has a one column heading: "SUSPECT IS HUNTED IN CO-ED'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with photo of Clevenger. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:40

$44.00
194460

BATTLE OF KURSK Operation Citadel Nazis Soviet TANKS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373797584264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 7, 1943 * Battle of Kursk begins * Largest ever tank battle * Operation Citadel * World War II - WWII The front page has a three column heading: "Big German Offensive Smashes Into 2 Sectors Near Belgorod" with subheads. (see) Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally nice.

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Ends December 19, 2021 10:43

$40.00
194288

SS ATHENIA 1st British Ship Sunk World War II Beginning 1939 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788254202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Sept. 4, 1939  * SS Athenia sinking (1st report) * 1st British ship sunk by Germany * World War II at the beginning * Britain and France entering the war The front page banner headline announces: "SHIP IS TORPEDOED" with subheads: "Declare War On Nazis" "Britain & France Put Mighty Forces Into Action When Hitler Spurns Plea"  "Nazis In savage Attack on Poland" and more. Also: "246 Americans Were on Board" the British liner Athenia. Also a ftpg. photo of: "President Roosevelt Calls Nation To Work For Peace and Unity". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:26

$40.00
194217

USS REUBEN JAMES Destroyer 1st WWII U.S. Warship Sunk Nazi Torpedo1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373784694781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, October 31, 1941  * USS Reuben James sunk (Early 1st report)  * 1st American warship casualty in WWII  The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK" with subhead, photo and related map. First report coverage on the sinking of the USS Reuben James, the 1st U.S. warship casualty of World War II. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 08, 2021 10:14

$47.00
193799

1918 WOODROW WILSON World War I Peace THANKSGIVING Proclamation 1918 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761667009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1918 * President Woodrow Wilson * Thanksgiving proclamation * World War I Peace - WWI The top of the front page has a one column heading: "President Bids Nation Return Thanks For Peace" with subheads and complete text of the proclamation which is signed in type: Woodrow Wilson. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:50

$40.00
193566

1861 Civil War MAP Newspaper Battle of HATTERAS INLET Batteries North Carolina


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747975032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861  * Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumors From the South", "Effect of the Victory at Hatteras Inlet", "The Rebels Panic Stricken" and more. Eight pages, some archival mends to inside pages (no loss), otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2021 14:31

$45.00
192858

President RONALD REAGAN Inauguration & Iran Hostage Crisis ENDS 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393547879537

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section) * Ronald Reagan inauguration * Iran hostage crisis ends The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, including a dramatic centerfold spread (pgs. 10A and 11A) regarding the inauguration. nice condition.

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:33

$48.00
192675

JENNY LIND Swedish Nightingale OPERA Soprano Singer DEATH 1887 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533648696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 1887 * Jenny Lind death * Swedish Nightingale * Opera singer The top of the front page has: "The Death of Jenny Lind" "A Brief Life Sketch of the World-Famed Songstress" which includes an illustration of her. Also on the ftpg: "THE FIGHTING INDIANS" "A Brief Skirmish And A Dead Sword-Bearer" "The Indians Refuse to Submit to Arrest & Fire Upon the Advancing Troops. The Volley is Returned and the Young Rebel Chieftain Falls", this article taking three-quarters of a column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:08

$38.00
192655

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES vs. California Bears Rose Bowl Football Win 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529865055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950  * Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears  * Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats  * Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers  * Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels  The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats California in Rose Bowl" with subhead. (see) The top of page 16 has a two column headline: "Buckeyes Down Bears In Rose Bowl Thriller" with subheads, photo and stats. (see) Also reports on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:58

$62.00
192515

Rare CONFEDERATE Petersburg VA Virginia 1863 Original Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514481731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863  * Rare Confederate publication Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortly thereafter. This is an uncommon Confederate newspaper from Petersburg, with much front page war content including items headed: "From North Carolina" "The Raid against Weldon, N.C. through Hertford & Northampton Counties--Gen. M. W. Ransom Gallantly & Successfully Repulses the Enemy at Boon's Mill--The Enemy very Successful at Thef... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:09

$165.00
192512

Rare 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper w/ William T. Sherman's Georgia March to Sea


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514480971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864  * General William T. Sherman  * March to the sea - Georgia * In a rare Confederate title 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 a nearly full column listing of the: "North Carolina Legislature--Session 1864". There is also coverage of the "Legislative Proceedings" of both the Senate & House of Commons. There is nearly half a column headed: "A Scout's Adventure" from the Civil War, concerning a soldier in General A.P. Hill's regiment captu... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:08

$167.00
192408

BATTLE OF GUILFORD COURTHOUSE General Greene Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373682414788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 24, 1781  * Battle of Guilford Courthouse * Greensboro, North Carolina * General Charles Cornwallis loss Page 2 has some nice war content. The 2nd column begins with: "By accounts from General Greene's army as late as the 24th ultimo, we learn that Lord Cornwallis is retreating towards Cross Creek and that our army was in pursuit of him." There is also some nice talk about the historic Battle of Guilford Court House fought on March 15, a report dated March 16 beginning: "The event of the action yesterday, though unfortunate, is by no means decisive; the gallant behavior of the corps...the firm opposition made by the Virginia militia...the good order main... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:52

$530.00
192266

President ZACHARY TAYLOR "Old Rough and Ready" DEATH Report 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678453770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 13, 1850 * President Zachary Taylor death * "Old Rough and Ready" All columns on page 3 are black-bordered due to the report headed: "Death Of Gen. Taylor" which announces: "The sad & melancholy news of the death of President Taylor has just reached us...He died at the Presidential Mansion on Tuesday night the 9th..." with more detail. Taylor was the second (of eventually 8) Presidents who died in office. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:47

$48.00
192043

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479672576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 30, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy All of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with letters from General Clinton to Germain giving his military reports on events in the New York vicinity as well as events in the South, plus two letters from General Earl Cornwallis in Charleston with his views of events in his theatre or war--terrific reading! The first letter begins: "I had the honor in inform...of my arrival from Charles Town & of the position in which I had placed the troops four miles in front of King's bridge defences...".  Another has: "...A corps of near 2,000 rebels under their Generals Wayne, Irving and Proctor...made an attack upon them on ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:03

$63.00
191658

Entering PROHIBITION 18th Amendment NO BEER LIQUOR Going Dry 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393452241544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 3, 1919  * Headed towards prohibition * Liquor - beer to be abolished The top of the first column reports on the progress towards Prohibition: "PLAN TO STOP SALE OF STRONG BEER" "Congress And Department Of Justice After 2 3/4 Per Cent Article" with the details taking over half a column. Nationwide Prohibition would formally begin in January, 1920. Complete in 8 pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:54

$32.00
191508

Early United States Army Aviators Aviation AIRPLANE CRASH Deaths 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373647334596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 24, 1913 * Early airplane crash - deaths * United States Army aviators The top of the front page has a banner headline: "TWO ARMY AVIATORS ARE KILLED IN SHORT FALL" 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 18 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Eric Ellington (May 15, 1889 – November 24, 1913) was a United States Naval and later Army officer. He was one of the first U. S. servicemen to be killed in an airplane crash. A United States Naval Academy graduate, his nickname at the Academy wa... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2021 15:09

$44.00
191221

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632086131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 1861 * Rare Confederate publication This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content including: "The Utley Gun" "Demoralization of the 'Grand Army' " "In A Bad Fix"  and a great & lengthy letter from "Camp of the 1st Regiment, N.C. S. TR." at Richmond, with some great first-person commentary on the war. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:29

$82.00
191002

(7) PITTSBURGH PIRATES vs Washington Senators GAMES 1925 World Series Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373622490031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GERENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina  A complete set of nine issues reporting on all 7 games of  the 1925 Major League Baseball World Series, issues dated October 8 thru 16, 1925. * Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators  * World Series of baseball (all 7 games) Most have front page reports with considerable reporting on the sports pages, including the report of the final game which has ftpg. column heads: "PIRATES TAKE WORLD BASEBALL SUPREMACY BY SLUGGING JOHNSON" with various subheads. A fine opportunity for the entire World Series with considerable reporting. All issues are complete, issues still bound together, some minor tears at margins, generally nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2021 09:30

$148.00
190887

WORLD WAR I OFFICIALLY ENDING Germany & the Treaty of Versallies 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393394000553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, June 30, 1919  * World War I officially ends * Treaty of Versailles signing The top of the first column has a report of the formal end of World War I with heads: "THE PEACE TREATY SIGNED IN THE HALL OF MIRRORS" This Formally Ends The World War of Nearly Five Years Duration". The dateline is from Versailles, France, June 28. The report takes three-quarters of the first column. Eight pages, small binding stab holes at the left side cause no loss of readability. In nice condition but a bit pulpish so should be handled carefully.

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:06

$45.00
190814

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVE. POST England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393388229603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 14, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The back page has some: "American News" taken from the Boston Evening Post, including: "...that Congress have nearly accomplished the important measure for establishing the credit of our currency...that there is now no naval force at Rhode Island except two gallies." Also a report from North Carolina: "...that after the small advantage gained by the enemy t an action with Gen. Ash...the governor himself turned out at the head of the militia...which marched with great spirit upon the occasion...impatient to meet the enemy & drive them from their country. Many in the same spirit were on their march from Vi... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2021 09:52

$46.00
190475

ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate General COMMANDER Death 1870 South Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393346660549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 1870  * Robert E. Lee death * Confederate leader All columns on pages 2 & 3 have black mourning rules for the death of Robert E. Lee. Among the articles inside are " Dead" which has near the beginning: "...with the mournful intelligence that Robt. E. Lee is no more. This sad announcement will wring a wail of grief from millions of hearts..." with the balance taking half a column. Another article is headed: "Death of General Lee--Public Meeting". On a different topic but equally as interesting is: "How Shocking" about Jefferson Davis being considered as president of N.C. State University, and the strong feelings against it. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2021 11:09

$188.00
190474

HAYMARKET AFFAIR RIOT MASSACRE Anarchists Hangings Executions 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373592278149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 17, 1887 * re. Haymarket Affair riot massacre * Anarchists hanged - executed The front page has a detailed account of the hanging of the 4 anarchists of the Haymarket Riot, Spies, Fischer, Parsons, and Engel. Included are prints of each, as well as a print: "Preparing the Gallows". The column heads: "THE DROP FALLS" "Spies, Parsons, Fischer and Engel Swung Into Eternity" "Unmoved To The Last" "As The Drop Fell Engel Cries, 'Hurrah for Anarchy!' " "Last Scenes Fully Described" and more. The Haymarket Riot, or Haymarket Affair, was the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago. It began as a peaceful rall... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2021 11:07

$68.00
190472

CONFEDERATE P.G.T. Beauregard Extolled for BULL RUN 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373592277759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 7, 1861  * P.G.T. Beauregard praised * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some very good war content including a lengthy item: "Notes, Facts and Queries for the People". This includes an interesting bit: "...Yes, in the eyes of God & man, morally, constitutionally, Abraham Lincoln is a perjurer and murderer. This is no figurative exaggeration. It is not the coloring of prejudice, but the sober judgment of truth, founded upon facts & principles which admit of no controversy..." and more. Also: "Lincoln's War Measures" "G... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2021 11:07

$127.00
190227

Colonel AARON BURR CONSPIRACY Treasonous Cabal 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579900646

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1807  * Colonel Aaron Burr Over half of the front page is "An Act" of Congress concerning circuit & district courts in North Carolina. Page 2 has a note to Congress concerning a situation with France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Both pages 2 & 3 has various letters concerning the Burr Conspiracy. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:08

$29.00
190212

GOLDSBORO NC North Carolina Captured Civil War Nearing the End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579890227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1865. * Confederates falling apart * Nearing the end of war * Goldsboro NC North Carolina * General William T. Sherman Among the one column headings on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Reported Junction Between Sherman and Schofield" "Goldsboro Occupied Without Fighting" "Army of the Potomac"and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 09:53

$32.00
189985

William BUFFALO BILL Cody Wild West Showman Fame DEATH 1917 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373568857435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 11, 1917  * Buffalo Bill death * William Cody The top of a front page column has reports datelined from Denver: "Buffalo Bill's Life Like The Hour Glass" with the text beginning: "Colonel William F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) is dying in Denver tonight..." with more. But this report is followed by an update: "Buffalo Bill Died Yesterday" which begins: "Colonel William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill), soldier, hunter and scout, died at 12:05 P.M., here today at the home of his sister..." with more. Eight pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 05, 2021 15:32

$82.00
189884

Humorist WILL ROGERS & Aviator Wiley Post Airplane Crash DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373562283565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Aug. 19, 1935  * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The banner headline announces: "Will Rogers And Wiley Post Die In Crash" with subhead: "Both Crushed to Death When Plane Dives Into River In Desolate Spot". Featured also are photos of the two together, and one of Will Rogers by himself. Eight pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:20

$62.00
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