Newspapers from Moments in American History
<img src="/images/cathead_moments.gif" alt="Newspapers from Moments in American History" />
Web Results (43168) Listings on eBay (44768)
  

Sort:

674366

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #674366

June 09, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819  This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer.

The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" signed in type by the President: James Monroe.

Complete... See More  

No Longer Available

674355

Earliest Lincoln letter to appear in a newspaper?

Item #674355

July 08, 1848

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 8, 1848  Page 3 has a fascinating item, the likes of which we have not found before.

Under the heading: "The Boundary of Texas--Letter from Hon. Abraham Lincoln of Ill." The letter, datelined at Washington, June 27, 1848, is addressed to: "Friend Greeley" and is signed in type: A. Lincoln.

The letter concerns a question on the boundary of Te... See More  

No Longer Available

674341
Item #674341

July 06, 1847

NEW YORK TRIBUNE.  If we get a volume from July, 1847 look for this very early reference to Abe Lincoln:



There is even a newly discovered Lincoln speech. On July 6, 1847, Lincoln delivered his very first national address, at a major political gathering known as the River and Harbor Convention in Chicago. Lincoln spoke before a crowd of more than 10,000 distracted people, calling for more f... See More  

No Longer Available

674340

Abraham Lincoln submits a resolution in Congress...

Item #674340

January 01, 1848

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1848  Of interest is the somewhat inconspicuous report from Congress headed: "The War with Mexico" which begins with: "Mr. Lincoln of Illinois submitted the following preamble and resolution to the House of Representatives...".

This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois.

In 1846 Lincoln r... See More  

No Longer Available

674339

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...

Item #674339

February 17, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1861  Page 5 has the actual reporting of the famous story of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, which he did. Unusual to find this in a period newspaper.

The text with this report is seen in the photos, reading: "...Mr. Lincoln took occasion to state that during the campaign he had received a letter from a young girl of this p... See More  

No Longer Available

674337

From the capital of Illinois at that time...

Item #674337

January 28, 1835

ILLINOIS ADVOCATE & STATE REGISTER, Vandalia, Jan. 28, 1835  At this time Vandalia was the capital of Illinois. A typical newspaper of the day, but rather rarely found, and this is just the second issue from this city we have offered.

Four pages, various tape mends inside, some foxing, some rubbing at the folds.

No Longer Available

674336

President-Elect Lincoln enroute... Departs from Springfield...

Item #674336

February 12, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861  The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION" "Mr. Lincoln's Departure From Springfield" "Parting Address To His Fellow-Townsmen" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "Important Speech by the President Elect" "Departure Of The Secession Troops" and more.

Much text conc... See More  

No Longer Available

674330

Lincoln steps upon the national stage... The Cooper Union speech...

Item #674330

February 28, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1860  Over two-thirds of the front page are devoted to coverage of this famous speech which is headed: "Republicans At Cooper Institute" "Address by Hon. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois". This was the now famous Cooper Union speech by Lincoln.

At this point Lincoln had not declared himself a presidential candidate, and this was his first opportun... See More  

No Longer Available

674322

A premiere newspaper in Mormon history...

Item #674322

September 26, 1890

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 26, 1890 This newspaper contains one of the more noteworthy events in Mormon history, that being the printing of the "1890 Manifesto", a statement which officially ceased the practice of plural marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Signed by church president Wilford Woodruff in September, 1890, the Manifesto wa... See More  

No Longer Available

674310

Rare St. Augustine, Florida.... The successful Creole slave revolt...

Item #674310

July 06, 1839

THE NEWS, St. Augustine, (E.F.) [East Florida], March 12, 1842  A very early date from Florida and only the second issue of this title we have offered. Gregory notes only one institution has this issue.

Pagae 2 has a letter signed in type by: Samuel Colt, defending the quality of: "Colt's Patent Repeating Carbines"

Almost the entire front page is taken up with detailed reporti... See More  

No Longer Available

674297

Five nice Boston issues from 1800...

Item #674297

October 06, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June - November, 1800  A lot of five issues with never-trimmed magazine, all in nice condition save for being a bit irregular at the blank spine, perhaps a few partially loose at spine.

No Longer Available

674286

Automatic Photographic Printing...

Item #674286

August 17, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 17, 1895  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day including: AUTOMATIC PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTING- THE EXPOSING APPARATUS, and IMPROVED COMPOUND EVERSING ENGINES. 

There are also two illustrations of the "Great Dam of the Peryar, India" and several advertisements on the back page.

Complete... See More  

No Longer Available

674285

Early Manufacture of Lead pencils...

Item #674285

January 18, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 18, 1879  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day including: THE MANUFACTURE OF LEAD PENCILS, A FEW NOVELTIES, PIANO-EARLY ENGLISH STYLE, and several advertisements of the day.

Complete in 16 pages. Good condition with a slight centerfold.

No Longer Available

674283

The new Library of Congress...

Item #674283

November 14, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 14, 1896  This paper has a front page print and article of: THE NEW CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY which shows the this magnificent building that would become one of the center pieces of our capital. There is also an internal print and article of GIANT TRICYCLE. Other topics of interest include: "The  Strong Balanced Locomotive", A Papuan Village&... See More  

No Longer Available

674282

Steam Engines and a New Steam Car... Light in photography...

Item #674282

July 26, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1879  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day. The front page has a large illustration: "PHOTOGRAPHS BY ELECTRIC LIGHT". Inside pages have the following articles of interest: "The Exeter Steam Engine", "New Steam Car", and "Aswail, or Sloth Bear". There are al... See More  

No Longer Available

674281

Early oil industry...

Item #674281

February 27, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 27, 1892  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day. The front page has two half-page illustrations: "MAPS OF THE OIL FIELD" and "GENERAL VIEW OF CENTRAL REFINERY AT CLEVELAND". The inside has several illustrations and descriptions including: "An improved Wood Bending Machine&... See More  

No Longer Available

674280

Official patents list... Submarine drilling machine...

Item #674280

June 19, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 19, 1869  An inside pg. has the "Official List of Patents Issued by the United States Patent Office" which a includes: "90,646.--Electrographic Vote Recorder.--Tho. A. Edison (assignor to himself and Dewitt C. Roberts), Boston Mass." This device allowed a legislator to register a "yes" or "no" vote by turning a switch... See More  

No Longer Available

674279

Child toy hoop...

Item #674279

December 21, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 21, 1867  This  issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: STEAM GENERATOR AND ENGINE - PILOT HOOP - CARPET STRETCHER - TOOL REST & much more.

Also present are the patents and claims as well as advertisements.

Complete in 16 pages. Slight centerfold but otherwise good condition.... See More  

No Longer Available

674278

Brewing Ale in the 1870's...

Item #674278

March 15, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1879  The front page has 3 illus: "The Brewing Of Ale", the largest shows "Racking Off Vats", plus an article about P. Ballantine & Sons Brewery (Albany N.Y.), which continues inside and has another illus: "The Mash Tub And Malting Kilns".

Other articles and illustrations of interest include: "Palmer's Washer... See More  

No Longer Available

674276

Marias Massacre...

Item #674276

March 11, 1870

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 11, 1870



* Marias Massacre

* Piegan Blackfeet Indians

* Colonel Eugene Baker




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "The Pigean Massacre" with subheads. See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

Available Now

$32.00
674275

The Brother Jonathan disaster... The Atlantic Cable...

Item #674275

August 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, NY, August 28, 1865  The front page has a wonderful graphic of the Atlantic Cable showing the proposed terminus, and more. Also included are additional front page details regarding the Brother Jonathan disaster. Headlines include: "THE CABLE" "Further Particulars of the Loss" "Mr. Russell's Journal" "A Trip to Newfoundland" "T... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
674272

Early oil powered tricycle...

Item #674272

February 14, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 14, 1891  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day including: THE PETROLEUM MOTOR TRICYCLE IN OPERATION, PORTABLE PARLOR FOUNTAIN AND FLOWER STAND, and much more! There are also several interesting advertisements present. 

Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

No Longer Available

674271

Thomas Edison Electricity From Fuel...

Item #674271

August 27, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN August 27, 1887. This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: EDISON'S ELECTRICAL DISCOVERIES - HORSE COLLAR - ODOMETER - WATER WHEEL & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well. 

Complete in 16 pages, archivally repaired at... See More  

No Longer Available

674270

Early typewriter device...

Item #674270

May 11, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 11, 1889  The front page features The Grand Scenery of Oregon. This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: INKING RIBBON SPOOL FOR TYPE WRITERS - VEHICLE STEP - OPERA GLASSES - CULTIVATOR and much more. 

Complete in 16 pages with a few minor edge tears, otherwise is in good condition.... See More  

No Longer Available

674269

Early typewriter device...

Item #674269

May 11, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 11, 1889  The front page features The Grand Scenery of Oregon. This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: INKING RIBBON SPOOL FOR TYPE WRITERS - VEHICLE STEP - OPERA GLASSES - CULTIVATOR and much more. 

Complete in 16 pages with a few minor edge tears, otherwise is in good condition.... See More  

No Longer Available

674268

Mc'Donald's Adjustable Bicycle...

Item #674268

April 24, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 24, 1869  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day including: THE ROPER IMPROVED CALORIC ENGINE, FARMER'S HAND DUMPING BARROW, MC'DONALDS ADJUSTABLE BICYCLE and more. This issue also contains several advertisements.

Complete in 16 pages, centerfold and slight staining on the front page. See pho... See More  

No Longer Available

674267

The Early Bicycle...

Item #674267

February 20, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, February 20, 1869. This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: STEAM PUMPS - BYCYCLE - BRICK PRESS - WRENCH & Much More. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today were just being invented.

Complete in 16 pages, good condition with a very slight centerfold.... See More  

No Longer Available

674266

Unusual Velocipedes...

Item #674266

March 06, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, March 6, 1869. This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PULPING MACHINE - HEADSTALL - UNICYCLE - VELOCIPEDES - PRESSURE BLOWER - PORTABLE FENCE & Much More. There are also several interesting advertisements. 

Complete in 16 pages. good condition with a few tears throughout. See photos for details on conditi... See More  

No Longer Available

674265

The Paris International Exhibition...

Item #674265

July 13, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 13, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.  The front page shows an illustration of "THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION- THE SOUTH AMERICAN PAVILIION. Inside has several illustrations and descriptions found at the exhibition including: TANK LOCOMOTIVE, STONE-DRESSING MACH... See More  

No Longer Available

674264

Early Fire Escape...

Item #674264

October 11, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN October 11, 1879. This issue  contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: ROSSET'S CLOCK - DRAG SAW - FIRE ESCAPE LADDER - WEIGHING SCALES & Much More. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today were just being invented. The 1870's was consider... See More  

No Longer Available

674263

Beer Cooler From 1875...The Printing Telegraph

Item #674263

September 04, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  September 4, 1875  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions from inventions of the day including: POWER PUNCH AND SHEARING MACHINE, CIRCULAR COMPASS, BOHART'S BEER COOLER and much more! 

Other articles of interest are: "EDWARD DAVID HUGHES", patents and interesting advertisements. 

Complete in 16 pages, good cond... See More  

No Longer Available

674262

Bicycle Brake...Steam Boiler...

Item #674262

May 01, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN May 1, 1869. This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: STEAM BOILER - KEROSENE LAMP - BRAKE BICYCLE & Much More. Very interesting advertisements as well.

Complete in 16 pages, good condition with a slight centerfold.

No Longer Available

674260

Short-lived title from a Texas town with a rich history...

Item #674260

February 26, 1892

VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Feb. 26, 1892 



* Rare Southwestern title

* Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note)



A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early histo... See More  

Available Now

$52.00
674258

Mrs. Poe in a lead role... Edgar Allan Poe's mother...

Item #674258

October 05, 1807

BOSTON GAZETTE, Oct. 5, 1807.
 
* Edgar Allan Poe's father & mother theater ad
 
On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "KING LEAR, And His Three Daughters", with Mrs. Poe as "Cordelia" (misprinted as Cornelia, the youngest daughter of King Lear. This was the mother of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and
... See More  

Available Now

$52.00
674256

Carnegie Music Hall...

Item #674256

April 09, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N.Y., April 9, 1892 This issue has a front page full photo titled "APPARATUS USE FOR ILLISTRATING "A TRIP TO THE MOON," CARNEGIE MUSIC HALL, NEW YORK" Other illustrations and articles of interest regard inventions of the day include: THE LOVEL DIAMOND SAFETY BIKE, ROPE TRACTION WHEEL, and many advertisements. 

Complete in 16 pages, some foxing and mar... See More  

No Longer Available

674255

Cigar Making...

Item #674255

November 30, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1872  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of inventions of the day including: CIGAR MAKING, HAY STACKING APPARATUS and more. 

Other illustrations and articles of interest include: "THE AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, DC.", "TRANSMISSION OF MOTION" and several advertisements. 

Complete in 16... See More  

No Longer Available

674252
Item #674252

June 12, 1880

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 12, 1880  The front page of this issue contains a full page illustration with the following head: "THE NORWALK IRON WORKS COMPANY, MANUFACTURERS OF AIR COMPRESSORS, STEAM PUMPS AND ENGINES" This issue also contains several illustrations and articles from the inventions of the day including: Electric Light Apparatus, Binocular Telescope, Steam Engi... See More  

No Longer Available

674250

The Nicaragua Canal...

Item #674250

February 18, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 18, 1899  This issue has several articles and descriptions from inventions of the day including the following: THE PROPOSED NICARAGUA CANAL, THE TINKHAM GASOLINE MOTOR TRICYCLE, and more. Other articles of interest include: "Bird's Eye View of the Proposed Nicaragua Canal", "Repairing the Keel of a Battleship" and many advertisem... See More  

No Longer Available

674249

East River Bridge in New York...

Item #674249

September 12, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 12, 1896  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the inventions of the day including the following: NEW EAST RIVER BRIDGE CONNECTING NEW YOURK AND BROOKLYN, A NEW SWISS BICYLE, STEAM ENGINE, PORTABLE ELECTRIC RAIL SAWING MACHINE, and more! 

Other articles of interest include: "Steamer Concordia injured by collision wit... See More  

No Longer Available

674248

Hudson River tunnel...

Item #674248

June 04, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 4, 1881  This issue contains the following illustrations and descriptions of  the things we use today on a regular basis that were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "THE HUDSON RIVER TUNNEL - SHOWING PILOT TUNNEL AND BRACING". Inside the issue has the following inventions: NOVEL BELT CLASP, HAND CAR, ... See More  

No Longer Available

674247

The distilling stern...The owl parrot...

Item #674247

March 18, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 18, 1876  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the following inventions of the day: DAYTON'S MACHINE, DISTILLING STERN, CLOTH-FOLDING MACHINE, THE OWL PARROT, and more. There are also several advertisements for items we use today that were just being invented.

Complete in 16 pages. The front page has a centerfold and other sta... See More  

No Longer Available

674246

The Dumping cart...Wood Worker...

Item #674246

February 19, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 19, 1876  This issue contains illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: Dumping Cart - Variety Wood Worker - Bolt Cutter - Sewer Ga Trap & Much More (see). Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today were just being invented.

C... See More  

No Longer Available

674245

Early fire escape ladder...Railroad car brake...

Item #674245

July 14, 1860

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 14, 1860  This issue contains illustrations and/or photos of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: THE IMPROVED FIRE ESCAPE, HOT AIR BATH, RAILROAD CAR BRAKE, and more! Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today were just being invented.

Complete in 16 pages. Some... See More  

No Longer Available

674244

Printing press...Suspension bridge...

Item #674244

December 07, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 7, 1867  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: SUSPENSION BRIDGE - PRINTING PRESS - HAY RAKE - CANE STRIPPER - LETTER SCALE. Accompanied by several illustrations including an impressive front page photo of the suspension bridge across the Niagara.

Complete in 16 pages, good condition.... See More  

No Longer Available

674243

Life saving raft...Patents...

Item #674243

September 17, 1859

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 17, 1859  This issues contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Mack's Life-Saving RaftParce's Hoisting Crane, Hooper's Improved Steam Boiler,  Horn's Improved Sugar-Cane Crusher. Hunter's Broadcast Seeding Machine. 

It also contains a lengthy article with the head "Patent Claims"

Compl... See More  

No Longer Available

674241

Fire escape... Speed indicator...

Item #674241

October 27, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 27, 1877  This contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: AUTOMATIC FIRE ESCAPE - DREDGING APPARATUS - SPEED INDICATOR - ELECTRICAL MACHINES & more, including related text.

Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

No Longer Available

674224

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #674224

June 12, 1805

(5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: United States' Gazette, Dec. 7, 1809; Massachusetts Spy, May 25, 1808; Boston Gazette, May 2, 1805; Independent Chronicle, Nov. 16, 1807; and New York Herald, Dec. 3, 1803. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

No Longer Available

674219

Preparing for the Statue of Liberty... Oklahoma Boomers...

Item #674219

May 16, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page is a montage of prints concerning the trial of Richard Short for the assault on Capt. Phelan.

Inside has a very dramatic print of: "The Tenement House Fire...A Father's Desperate Resort--Four Children Thrown from a 3rd Story Window". Another fullpg. shows a reunion of Union & Confederates solders in ... See More  

No Longer Available

674216

United States Post Office...

Item #674216

April 18, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 18, 1896  The ftpg. shows: "Letter Canceling Machines in the U.S. Post Office, New York City" with a related article as well. 

Page 3 has a report on the 1896 Olympic Games, the first held after being abolished 15 centuries ago. Various prints of: "Gas Machine for Industrial & Domestic Uses" and various other prints &... See More  

No Longer Available

674179

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #674179

April 26, 1851

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, April 26, 1851



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

Available Now

$35.00
If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.
[ RSS Feed ]