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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394139258269

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

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:05

$42.00
198670

Historic George Washington Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374133850795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1783  * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army Certainly the most notable content is a full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It reads in part: "A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never be forgotten--The singular interpositions of Providenc... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2022 08:58

$696.00
197885

WEST POINT Military Academy LAND - Seat of Government Decision 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374068175134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 30, 1790  * West Point Military Academy land bought * Seat of Government decision Part of page 1 & half of pg. 2 are taken up with a continuing discussion in the House of Representatives on "Mr. Gerry's motion on the assumption of the state debt..." from the Revolutionary War, a controversial discussion at the time. Pages 2 & 3 continue with reports from Congress. The back page has the beginning portion of: "The New Constitution of the State of South Carolina" including Sections 1 through 7. Noteworthy is a page 3 report: "We hear that the bill to determine the permanent & temporary seat of government of the United States had a second reading...when New York... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:11

$127.00
197672

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER West Point Military Academy GRADUATION 1915 Army Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055546667

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, June 5, 1915  * Dwight D. Eisenhower graduation * West Point Military Academy * Future General and President The masthead notes this is the "Gazette Of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such contains all things military. Of special note is a complete list of the West Point Military Academy list of graduates for 1915 and within the list is the unassuming listing: "Eisenhower, Dwight D., 201 E. S 4th St., Abilene, Dickinson Co., Kas." One of the thrills of collecting old newspapers is discovering little tidbits concerning a notable's life long before they would become a household name. Complete with 20+ pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:50

$78.00
195050

WEST POINT United States Military Academy ESTABLISHED Creation 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830681738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 10, 1802  * United States Military Academy established * West Point, Orange County, New York Over half of the front page is taken up with the historic printing of: "An Act Fixing the Military Peace Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Th. Jefferson, and in block type by Aaron Burr & Nathaniel Macon. Of particular significance is the text contained in "section 27" which creates the West Point Military Academy, reading: "...that the said corps, when so organized, shall be stationed at West Point in the state of New York & shall constitute a military academy; and the engineers, assistant engineers & cadets of the said corps shall be subject... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:18

$263.00
194404

ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point vs. Annapolis 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706557402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, December 1, 1935 * The Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of the front page of this section has a five column headline: "ARMY DEFEATS NAVY, 28-6'" with subheads, two nice related photos and lineups. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:31

$40.00
193280

1784 GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address & British Evacuate New York in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731750802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 2, 1784  * re. George Washington's Farewell Address * British Troops evacuation of New York The ftpg. has a report from New York noting: "General Thomas Mifflin is chosen resident of Congress for the ensuing year, in the room of Elias Boudinot...His Excellency General Washington, by proclamation bearing the date the 4th instant, and in compliance with a resolve of Congress...has discharged all the troops in the service of the United States..." with more relating to this. Then, and still on the front page, is the: "...Letter and Address were Presented to his Excellency General Washington..." with a dateline of West Point, Nov. 15, 1782. This is the response of the military offic... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:30

$172.00
193261

1917 ELMER OLIPHANT West Point Army Cadets College Football PHOTO 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393591348387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 19, 1917 * Elmer Oliphant - Army Cadets college football photo Page 14 has a two column action photo of Elmer Oliphant with heading: "Oliphant Captain of Army Eleven" with brief text. (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. Rare as such. Complete with 16 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Elmer Quillen "Catchy" or "Ollie" Oliphant (July 9, 1892 – July 3, 1975) was an American football, basketball and track player and coach. He is one of the great scorers in college football history, credited with a total of 435 points i... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 07:58

$40.00
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ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point National Title 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533656759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1914 * Early Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis * 1st National title (unclaimed) The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "ARMY OVERWHELMING NAVY IN ANNUAL GRIDIRON CLASSIC" with subheads. (see) This was Army's last game of the 1914 season and then be selected as 1 of the 3 teams recognized as national champions. 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. Rare as such. Complete with 12 pages, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:16

$62.00
190508

WEST POINT United States Military Academy Centennial 100th Anniversary 1902 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393357318586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 9, 1902 * West Point centennial - 100th anniversary * United States Military Academy (USMA) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WEST POINT CELEBRATING" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 26, 2021 07:51

$40.00
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ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point vs. Annapolis 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105153924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1903 * Early Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ANNAPOLIS MADE A POOR SHOWING" with subheads that include: "Army Defeated Navy in Football by a Score of 40 to 5" and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:04

$38.00
187014

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 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 is the volume 1, #16 issue. The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a letter from Phila. which: "...confirms the account of the defeat of the British troops near Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina..." with a bit more. Page 2 has a brief bit about the celebration over the defeat of the enemy at Charleston. Also an item from Pot au Prince noting: "The French are making great captures & daily bringing them t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:48

$380.00
186589

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons & Winslow Homer PRINTS 1859 Harper's Weekly Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064885941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 * Brigham Young - Mormons * Winslow Homer - West Point Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City". Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smaller illustrations: "The Amphtheatre" and "The Ward".   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$138.00
182984

Very Early ULYSSES S. GRANT West Point Military Academy Entree 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...". He would graduate from West Point in 1843, ranking 21st in a class of 39. At the academy, he established a reputation as a fearless and expert horseman. Great to have such an early mention of Grant long before he would become a household name in American history, and also great to have on the front page. T... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$98.00
179248

FALL OF ATLANTA Georgia William T. Sherman Captures 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704512243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1864 * The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia * General William T. Sherman Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF ATLANTA" "Sherman's Official Account' "He Breaks Up the West Point Road" "Hood Attempts to Hold Jonesboro" "Our Army Divide the Rebel Army" "The Battle At Jonesboro" "Hood Blows Up His Magazines" "He Leaves Atlanta in the Night" "Slocum takes Possession" "Atlanta Ours, and Fairly Won". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 08:58

$110.00
163307

ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point vs. Annapolis 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286958136

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 29, 1936 * The Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of the front page of this section has a banner headline: "102,000 SEE NAVY BEAT ARMY IN LAST 3 MINUTES, 7-0" with subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues inside with more photos, headings and stats. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:24

$39.00
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ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point vs. Annapolis 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943878761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 4, 1932 * The Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY DEFEATS NAVY BY 20 TO 0 AS 79,000 THRILL TO SPECTACLE" with subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues inside with more photos, headings and stats. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:08

$34.00
158422

ARMY CADETS Richard Brinsley Sheridan Jr. College Football DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116266478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1931 * Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr. * West Point Army Cadet death (1st report) * College football game vs. Yale (broken neck) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Sheridan, Army End, Dies of Football Injury; Mother at Bedside After Fast Trip by Motor" (see) First report coverage on the death of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Jr., who broke his neck during a Army vs. Yale college football game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:12

$38.00
148550

BILL THE GOAT Navy Midshipman Football Mascot KIDNAPPING by Army 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595789004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1953 * Bill The Goat mascot kidnapping * United States Naval Academy * Navy Midshipman Near the bottom of page 40 is a two column heading: "Army, Caught on Horns of Navy's Goat, Returns Purloined Mascot to Annapolis" (see) Plus reporting on the upcoming game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The first recorded kidnapping of Bill in modern times was accomplished one week before the Army-Navy football game in the fall of 1953. A group of cadets from the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point sneaked onto the Annapolis grounds with the help of a West Po... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2016 13:45

$42.00
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