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193590

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617176587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862  * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Many others discuss emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is th... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:44

$98.00
193584

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617168263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America The front page has some column heads on the upcoming Civil War including: "The Surrender of Fort Sumter to be Demanded" "North Carolina Ready to Secede" and more. But perhaps better content is on page 5 with: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln and the Southern Secessionists" "The president Elect & the Southern Rebellion--Prsogramme of the Journey to Washington--A Lull--About Applications for Office...". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:40

$48.00
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
193457

BRITISH BARBARITIES Atrocities to Virginia Citizens War of 1812 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393605473241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 24, 1813  * British barbarities Over four pages are taken up with a lengthy & very detailed article: "The Monsters at Hampton" which relates the terrible treatment by the British of the people in the Hampton/Norfolk area of Virginia during  the War of 1812. It begins: "With feelings that cannot be uttered, we devote a considerable portion of the present number of the Register to publish and preserve a body of facts and evidence regarding the proceedings of the enemy at Hampton, that will forever disgrace the British name. Shuddering humanity outlaws the finished villains..." & so much more. Over 3 pages are taken up with various: "Events of the War" and then: "Annoyance of the E... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:43

$35.00
193218

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 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 October 20, 2021 15:30

$172.00
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
192757

Nice V-E DAY Germany Surrenders Nazis Quit 1945 World War II WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393535973757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVANCE, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, May 7, 1945  * Germany Surrenders * V-E day - Nazis quit This is "Victory Edition" with the banner headline proclaiming: "WAR IN EUROPE ENDED" and: "Allies Received Unconditional Surrender at Reims Sunday". The ftpg. of section 4 has a nice: "VICTORY!" above the masthead. The complete 4 section, 32 page issue, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:26

$57.00
192676

WAR OF THE WORLDS Orson Welles MARS Martians Invasion RADIO Panic 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533649085

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 31, 1938  * War of the Worlds - Orson Welles * Radio broadcast causes panic (1st report) * Mars invasion - martians The back page has an article on the infamous "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast delivered by Orson Wells. This radio adaptation of H.W. Wells' "War of the Worlds" novel was taken seriously by many listeners causing the widespread panic. The report is headed: "Broadcast Play Scares Populace" and begins: "Hysteria among radio listeners throughout the nation and actual panicky evacuations from sections of the metropolitan area resulted from a too-realistic radio broadcast last night...". Eight pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding holes alon... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:08

$113.00
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
192468

Second Battle of Fort Fisher New Hanover County North Carolina 1865 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373687012866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 25, 1865  * Second Battle of Fort Fisher victory * New Hanover County, North Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "Forts Caswell & Campbell Abandoned by the Rebels" "The Works at Smith's Island, Smithville & Reeves' Point Also Abandoned" "Heavy Fall in the Rebel Gold Market" "The Rebels Refuse the Currency at Any Odds" "Sufferings of Hood's Army" and more. Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2021 14:41

$29.00
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
192046

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373668961436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 30, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 contains a notable report, being the first report in this newspaper of the discovery of gold in California. With a small heading: "Gold Fever in California" the report includes: "The gold mania rages in California & the whole population have left off tilling the soil to engage in the search for gold on the Sacramento. Two thousand whites & as many Indians are said to be now engaged in washing the sand..." with more. Also of significance is the front page article, taking half of the page, headed: "Upper California" which is an: "Extracted form Col. Fremont's 'Geographical Memoir Upon Upper Ca... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:05

$97.00
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
191636

CHARLOTTE NC North Carolina NEGRO Execution HANGING Lengthy Rpt. 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654512044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 15, 1871 * Charlotte, North Carolina * Negro hanging - execution * Very detailed report The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Henderson Young (Negro) in North Carolina" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:40

$33.00
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
191329

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373635918520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, February 16, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition * Senate votes to repeal - 21st Amendment The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Senate Passes Repeal Bill" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the United States Senate approving the repeal of prohibition. Twelve pages, small piece torn away along the left margin (see), light even toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 02, 2021 10:23

$62.00
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
191065

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Pre Revolutionary War England Tensions 1768 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393405630575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 5, 1768 * Benjamin Franklin * Urges England to ease up * Pre Revolutionary War tensions The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. An inside part report includes a letter from Boston mentioning: "And now give me leave to ask what our mother country intends to do with us with regard to our public affairs? Is she determined to ruin us? In doing that they must hurt themselves. The present acts of parliament relating to the duty on glass, tea, etc. if continued will effectually drain us of all the cash among us in a very short time..." and ending with: "...It is said that a sermon, rather too warm on the side if... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2021 12:06

$197.00
191063

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Campaign of the Carolinas w/ Civil War MAP 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373624248154

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1865  * General William T. Sherman * Campaign of the Carolinas w/ map * Battles of Bentonville & Averasborough The front page has a nice map titled: "SHERMAN IN NORTH CAROLINA". Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "THE BATTLE IN NORTH CAROLINA" "Rebel Reports of the Fighting at Averysboro and Bentonsville on the 16th and 19th Inst." "Rebel Victories in Both Actions" "A Defeat of Sherman's Main Army by Johnston Claimed" "THE SOUTH" "Reported Rebel Successes in Florida and Louisiana" "GRANT" "The Rebels Open Fire on Our Working Places" and more. Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, bit of fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2021 12:05

$52.00
191062

FORT CASWELL Oak Island North Carolina Attacked Civil War MAP 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373624246765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1863  * Fort Caswell bombardment * Wilmington NC North Carolina * General Robert E. Lee The front page is dominated by a detailed Civil War map headed: "Operations In North Carolina - The Reported Attack on Fort Caswell--Rebel Accounts of the Movements of Union Troops." Also nice column heads on the Civil War including: "Impending Battle" "Address of General Burnside to His Troops" "General Lee In Command" "General Bragg's Address to His Army" which is signed in type: Braxton Bragg, General Commanding; and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2021 12:03

$51.00
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
189819

14TH AMENDMENT Negroes Citizenship North Carolina RATIFICATION 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393276044526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868  * 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina * President Andrew Johnson signs The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. This was one of the Reconstruction amendments which guaranteed citizenship to African-Americans, among other details. Included is the full text of President Johnson's proclamation. Also of interest inside: "South Carolina - The Legislature--Black vs. White--Demand for the Blacks--Ratification of the 14th Article..." and; "Across the Sierra Nevada - First Passenger Train from Sacramento to Over the Mountains" with much ... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2021 14:49

$78.00
189799

RMS TITANIC SINKING White Star Ocean Liner Iceberg Disaster 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393275800338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 18, 1912  * RMS Titanic sinking (1st report) We have offered a number of dramatic and displayable issues on the sinking of the Titanic. This issue is at the other end of the scale--perhaps the least dramatic reporting of the Titanic we have offered. At the top of a front page column, in rather small type, is: "Over 1,500 People Drowned" "Greatest Marine Disaster in World's History Occurred Monday". The report is rather good, taking about a full column with various details, but it appears almost inconspicuously on the front page. Given this was a weekly newspaper it is not surprising it does not have a "screaming" headline, but also, given the scope & significance of the ... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2021 10:03

$180.00
189438

FALL OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC North Carolina & More 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538599128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 20, 1865  * Fort Fisher captured * Wilmington, North Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the ftpg. reports relating to the Civil War are: "The Capture of Fort Fisher" "From Mobile "Movements in Alabama--The Rebels Non-plussed--Probable Fall of Mobile" "From the Army of the Potomac" "From Canada" "Proposed Raid Over the Border". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends May 13, 2021 07:42

$27.00
188944

JFK JOHN F. KENNEDY Assassination Murder L.H. Oswald w/ Photos 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218180922

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 1963  * John F. Kennedy assassination The banner headline announces: "KENNEDY IS ASSASSINATED; PRO-RED HELD AS SUSPECT" with two related photos. Complete in 2 sections and 22 pages, minor toning at the fold, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2021 10:54

$44.00
188731

Rare RALEIGH NC Wake Co. North Carolina Pre Civil War Antebellum 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373499638252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Jan. 11, 1837  * Rare antebellum publication Various news and advertisements of the day from well before the outbreak of the Civil War. The back page has an illustrated ad for a jailed slave, with details. Four pages, light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2021 15:12

$39.00
188650

Historic DEPARTMENT OF STATE George Washington John Adams CREATED 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183341849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789 * Department of State creation   Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. Holding true to this statement, page 3 contains the first newspaper printing of the Act of Congress which created the State Department, titled: "An Act for Establishing an Executive Department to be Denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs". This was the first executive department created by Congress. A bit later the name would be chang... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:29

$755.00
188644

SS CALIFORNIA SUNK German Submarine Torpedo Attack 1917 World War I Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183338276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 9, 1917 * SS California sunk * German submarine attack * World War I tensions rise The front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTHLESS GERMAN U-BOAT CAMPAIGN CONTINUES WITH UNABATED FEROCITY" with subheads that include: "California Remained Afloat Just None Minutes From Time Torpedo Struck Port Side Of The Steamer" and more with related illustration. (see) Nice for display. Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see), some archival mending near the lower part of the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:26

$40.00
188451

JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON Joe Confederate Civil War General SURRENDER 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484371329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 8, 1865  * Joseph E. Johnston surrenders * One of the last Confederate holdouts * Civil War closing events Among the ftpg. column heads on the closing day of the Civil War: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Graphic Accounts of the Formal Surrender of Johnston and His Army" "How the Rebel Captain Looked, and What he Said" "The Trophies of War" "Over 28,000 Men Surrendered" "The Greatest Capture of the Conflict" "Whereabouts of Jeff. Davis" "His Body-Guard & How They Escaped". Also: "The Assassination" "Lee's Surrender" "Lee's Defeat" "The End of the Rebellion". Inside pages have reports on the assassination conspiracy & more. Eight pages, a page 4 printing flaw does not affect mentioned text, good conditio... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:39

$47.00
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
188158

ISSAC LYERLY FAMILY MURDERS Salisbury Rowan County North Carolina 1906 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393147446800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 14, 1906  * Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina * Issac Lyerly family murders (1st report) * Pre-Negro lynchings The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FIVE MURDERED IN NORTH CAROLINA TOWN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 22, 2021 09:14

$44.00
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
187863

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872  * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. The one-column heads include: "THE SWAMP ANGELS" "Our Captured Correspondent with the Lowery Outlaws" "Story of His Adventures & Release" "A Trap to Captur... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:33

$86.00
187541

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393113888667

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 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 as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "Cavalry" "The Great Battle" "North Carolina Volunteers" "A Zouave's Opinion of Southern Fighting" and much more. Of special note is a great editorial headed: "The Great Battle" which begins: "With mingled feelings of joy & sorrow, with mingled smiles & tears, we read the accounts that have reached us of the first battle fought in the second War of Independence..." with much mor... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2021 09:16

$96.00
187384

AL Scarface CAPONE Guilty 11 Years Prison GANGSTER Mob Boss End 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440383148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 26, 1931. * Al 'Scarface' Capone gets 11 years * End of his criminal career The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Sentenced To 11 Year Term In Federal Prison" (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of Al Capone's reign in Chicago. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:09

$67.00
187370

Actress THELMA TODD Hollywood Film Death SUICIDE ? Accident ? 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373439773590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (weekly), North Carolina, December 23, 1935 * Actress Thelma Todd death * Suicide? - Accidental? The front page has a one column photo of Todd headed: "Film Career Ends in Death" with brief text. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:29

$44.00
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