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174098

NATURAL BORN CITIZENS Aliens Omitted from President & Congress 1799 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709993699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 16, 1799 * re. Aliens omitted for the presidency - Congress * United States Constitution in the Carolinas Page 3 has an interesting item that reports: "The Legislatures of North Carolina and South Carolina...have both rejected the amendment proposed by the Legislature of this State, to the Constitution of the United States, for excluding Aliens from the Presidency, and from Congress". Other news of the day includes: "Ireland" "Naval Affairs" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$40.00
174097

SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis to George Washington1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335905675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 28, 1782 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * General George Washington * Surrender at Yorktown Certainly the most notable content in this issue are the items concerning the surrender of Cornwallis to General Washington at Yorktown, which includes a letter from Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton dated at Yorktown 4 days before his surrender which includes: "...the enemy carried my two advanced redoubts on the left by storm...My situation now becomes very critical. We dare not show a gun to their old batteries...in a bad position and with weakened numbers. The safety of the place is therefore so precarious I cannot recommend that the fleet & army should run any risque in endeavouring to save u... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:55

$533.00
174066

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1682 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708321083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 22, 1682 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:59

$42.00
174033

STAMP ACT Taxing America Debate Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS 1774 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332402057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 26, 1774 * Re. Stamp Act * Taxing in America * Pre Revolutionary War An inside page has some discussion concerning America, bits including: "...next object was to shew the falsehood & futility of that assertion, that the repeal of the stamp act had produced the disturbances in America...He shewed that America had been inflamed by taxes, quieted by their repeal, and inflamed again by being taxed again. He proved by facts that whenever we have given way on the point immediately in litigation, America has, on her side, had no retrospect nor disputed...the payment of any old standing taxes. But when we have imposed new taxes, she has constantly disputed the old..." with more. The bkp... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:15

$46.00
174029

BENJAMIN WEST History Painter in Rare 18th Century American 1795 Boston Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332400672

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1795 * History painter Benjamin West The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. The issue begins with a detailed article titled: "Some Account of Benjamin West", the famous artist, and which includes a list of his paintings from 1765 thru 1794 (plate of him is lacking). Other articles include: "Observations on Dancing, as an Imitative Art" "Reflections on America" and more. This issue is lacking the back leaf which carried some news of the day. Also lacking the plate called for. Contains 62 of 64 pages, full title/contents page, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, save for the loss of the back leaf in good condition. Ei... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:13

$32.00
174028

REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ New York City Reports GREAT YEAR 1776 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332400083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 24, 1776 * Revolutionary War Era * Great year to have (1776) * New York City reporting * From The Enemy Page 2 has a: "...Letter from Philadelphia, July 5" which includes in part: "...In contradiction to every report relative to the capture of New York, the public may rest assured that no advices were...received...of any engagement having happened between the Regulars and the Provincials at New York. It is said that the Congress have given orders to the provincial troops in case the British forces should be likely to prove victorious at New York to set fire to that city...The forces under Lord Cornwallis & Gen. Clinton consist of about 3000 men..." with more. An inside page has ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:12

$77.00
174027

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707393096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War An inside page contains an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" which begins: "We are at length in possession of this city, and I suppose upwards of 5000 inhabitants have remained in it who all behave themselves as yet as become good subjects..." with more (see). This is followed by a "Declaration" to the people of America signed in type by William Howe concerning giving up the cause of independence, with portions reading: "...whether it be more consistent with their honour & happiness to offer up their lives as a sacrifice to the unjust & precarious cause in which they are e... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:12

$117.00
174025

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707392779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Oct. 21, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading fo... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:11

$290.00
174002

MONTAUK POINT LIGHTHOUSE Long Island New York Begin Construction 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707148281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 13, 1795 * Montauk Point Light * Long Island lighthouse * Construction to begin soon The front page has a series of letters under: "American Vindicated" which include 3 letters signed by the Vice President: John Adams, and also a letter from the Mass. governor: Samuel Adams. Most of a column of the back page is taken up with a document from the Treasury Department: "Proposals will be...For Building a Light House, on Long Island, at Montaak [Montauk] Point in the county of Suffolk and State of New York, of the following Materials, Dimensions and Description." and what follows is the very detailed listing of just how the lighthouse is to be constructed. This is a very historic lighthouse... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:21

$62.00
174001

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Henry Knox Secretary of War LETTERS 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707147965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1791 * President George Washington & more Page 3 has a letter from the President to the Mayor & others in Petersburg, apparently in response to a complimentary letter sent to him, signed in type: G. Washington. Page 2 has a letter of endorsement signed in type: H. Knox. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:21

$84.00
173997

Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT MERCURY London 1682 Newspaper w/ Virginia Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707146456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, June 14, 1682 * Very rare title from the 17th century A quite rare title with only 3 or 4 having come into our inventory in the last few decades. This is the last we have at the moment. This is Crane & Kaye #895, and although they list just 4 American institutions having any issues of this title, only one has this specific date we offer. Various news reports from Europe with datelines from Paris, Hague, Cologne, Frankfort and London. One item mentions the colonies: "Letters from Virginia say that the planters in that country have been in an uproar, and in several places have destroyed one another's crops of tobacco by reason the same is scarce of any value, that through the scarcit... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:18

$285.00
173996

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1796 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707145433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 20, 1796 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements The full ftpg. is taken up with ads including 22 illustrated ship ads. The bkpg. has several runaway slave ads. Page 2 has over a full column of reports from the "Congress of the United States". Four pages, purple-tinted staining but causing no loss of readability, otherwise good.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:17

$43.00
173990

Very Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Non-Consumption Agreements 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, August 25, 1774 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * 18th century Woman publisher This was one of three separate newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Of very special note is this newspaper was: "Printed By Clementina Rind" as noted in the masthead, she being one of just a few 18th century female newspaper publishers. As an additional treat the front page begins with a letter signed in type by her: Clementina Rind, concerning the operation of this newspaper. She would die the following month, so issues with her imprint are both rare & desired. The ftpg. also has an interesting letter from a woman concerning the poten... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$5,695.00
173988

JOHN PAUL JONES & Thomas Paine American Revolutionary War 1780 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1780 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Just for all of us is an article: "On The Advantages & Amusement Derived from Newspapers" which takes nearly 2 pages. Also a great article on the famous naval hero John Paul Jones: "Anecdotes Of Paul Jones" . There are several pages of "Parliamentary History" which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War. One bit includes: "...The people of America...had never thought of independence in the beginning of the contest; they were driven to it by haughty treatment & arbitrary measures...There they had indeed insisted on the exclusive right to tax themselves..." with more. Near the back is: "American Affairs" with news from the Pennsylva... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$56.00
173987

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Defeats HMS SERAPIS and Battle of Stono Ferry


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332102271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Revolutionary War naval * Battle of Stono Ferry - SC Included is a terrific & detailed letter reporting the famous battle involving John Paul Jones and his ship the Bonhomme Richard, prefaced with: "A Letter from Capt. Pearson of His Majesty's ship Serapis..." datelined Oct. 6, 1779 with the letter taking nearly two pages and containing a great amount of detail on this battle. One portion notes: "...when we found her to be an American ship of war called the Bon Homme Richard, of Capt. Paul Jones...on my going on board the Bon Homme Richard I found her in the greatest distress...she was also on fire in two places...they were o... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$148.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
173985

MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY Royal Navy Captain William Bligh 1790 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue (starting on page 463) is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which begins: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see images for details). A f... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:10

$285.00
173984

BATTLE OF SPRINGFIELD Township New Jersey Revolutionary War 1780 Enemy Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332101999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, September, 1780 * General George Washington letter * Battle of Springfield, New Jersey * General Nathanael Greene victory Near the back is "Advices Received from America" which includes a letter signed in type by: George Washington, datelined at Morristown, with much praise for the Marquis de LaFayette (see), followed by a letter of thanks signed in type: La Fayette. Another report begins: "His Excellency Gen. Washington is appointed lieut. general of his Most Christian Majesty's troops in America, and vice-admiral of the white flag." (French troops). Also: "On the 9th of June martial law was proclaimed throughout the whole province of Pennsylvania for the purpose of supplying the army... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:10

$78.00
173938

FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702257023

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne's official report * Gen. George Washington The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners. One letter is signed: G. Washington, and 3 are signed by: W. Howe. This fascinating text if followed by a: "Proclamation, by John Burgoyne" dated June 29, 1777, taking a full page and includes: "...The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown..." with much more. Near the back is more American news including a report begi... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:10

$115.00
173937

General JOHN BURGOYNE Surrender at Saratoga Revolutionary War 1778 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702256426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, December, 1778 * General John Burgoyne * Revolutionary War - Saratoga The first article, taking fully six pages, is debate on the: "...motion for the Instructions to Gen. Burgoyne..." , obviously relating to his defeat at Saratoga, with some reports including: "...convinced that the gallant Burgoyne had done all that man could do...Many of the Provincials whom Gen. Burgoyne thought well-affected betrayed him; some of the troops, though truly brave, did not, on every occasion, exert themselves alike..." with much more, and evolving into other issues on the war. Another page notes: "...the various operations of the army in America after the arrival of the troops--their being cooped up in B... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:09

$74.00
173936

Siege of NEWPORT RI Battle of Rhode Island 1778 Revolutionary War UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702255914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1778 * Newport RI Rhode Island A full page is devoted to a: "Description Of The Colony of Rhode Island and The Adjacent Counties", of interest at that time due to the actions of war occurring there (the map called for is lacking). Also a review of a book: "Considerations on the Mode and Terms of a Treaty of Peace With America". Of special significance is a very lengthy & detailed letter from Major-General Pigot to General Clinton reporting on the historic Battle of Rhode Island, in addition to the actions just preceding it (see). There are additional reports from the Revolutionary War including some items concerning events near Martha's Vineyard. Complete in 48 pages, full ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:09

$75.00
173928

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON Inauguration Inaugural Address1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392326555783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE OR MONTHLY MUSEUM, Boston, May, 1789 * President George Washington * Inauguration - inaugural address Rarely are we able to offer an American imprint with a period report of Washington's inauguration and inaugural address. Great to have this text in this famous magazine published by perhaps the most renowned printer of the 18th century, Isaiah Thomas, whose private collection become the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society, the country's largest repository of pre-1876 printed Americana. The reporting of this signal event in American history is terrific. The text includes: "On the 30th of April the great and illustrious WASHINGTON, the favorite son of liberty, and deliver of his co... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:05

$4,875.00
173821

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 290 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372697744315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 23, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is over 290 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends July 27, 2019 09:27

$25.00
173800

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319924191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Page 3 has a full column which includes: "Mendoza's Letter in Vindication of his Behaviour at the late Contest Between Him and Humphries" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. This letter is followed by a report from a doctor as to Mendoza's injuries, and then by: "Humphries' Answer", signed by him: Rich. Humphries. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:27

$49.00
173788

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 338 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319921410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 19, 1681 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:20

$42.00
173769

PLIGHT OF THE LOYALISTS in Post Revolutionary War America 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696148632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 8, 1783 Beginning on page 1 & concluding on page 2 is a nice report concerning the plight of the Loyalists in America: "The American Loyalists, resident in the metropolis, held a meeting...to consult upon a proper measure for obtaining redress...was at last agreed that delegates should be selected to represent the several provinces that felt themselves particularly aggrieved..." and then more on the various lands where they might settle. (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:31

$38.00
173767

WASHINGTON D.C. Land Sale Early American Government 1791 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319419535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAPS AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 18, 1791 * Washington D.C. land sale * Early U.S. government The front page has a nice ad concerning the sale of a "Number of Lots in the Federal City." Mentions that the President of the United States approved the "...Sites for the Public Buildings pursuant to the Act passed by Congress ...for establishing the temporary and permanent Seat of Government...". Includes details about the sale of the lots described as being "...in the best Situations in the Federal City." Might be the earliest notice (?) for building lots in the future capital, especially since it appeared in a newspaper from what was then the temporary seat of government of the United... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2019 15:36

$72.00
173739

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317903441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, April 4, 1780 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:43

$29.00
173738

Rare 1691 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317903266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Dec. 12, 1691 * Rare 17th century title This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old. This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:42

$45.00
173737

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old Post Great Plague Era RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693998936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 19, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:42

$47.00
173736

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Killed ? re. Battle of the Nile & Lord Nelson 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317902929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 6, 1799 * President John Adams * Napoleon Bonaparte killed ? * Lord Nelson - re. Battle of the Nile The front page begins with a notice: "To Delinquent Customers" signed by the famed publisher: Isaiah Thomas (see). Also on the ftpg. is an address from Congress to President John Adams, with his response carrying over to page 2 & signed: John Adams. Page 3 has an interesting article from Egypt: "Massacre of Bonaparte & his Officers!" taking a full column. Four pages, two wear holes at front leaf folds, scattered foxing & minor wear.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:42

$33.00
173700

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy LONDON Chronicle GREAT YEAR Staten Island 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317723951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 22, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy The entire front page and a portion of page 2 are taken up with: "...Doctor Shebbeare's thoughts on Civil Liberty...his Sentiments on the Question, 'Whether the War with America be Justified by the Principles of the Constitution?' " (see for the beginning). Page 2 has an item "from an officer at Staten Island" noting: "We arrived here safe & are very agreeably situated. The number we have is about 8000 men...some other transports of Fraser's have been taken by the rebels; and we are sorry to learn the men were sent through their towns as a show, amidst the insults of the populace." This is follow... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:35

$89.00
173699

BURNING OF NEW YORK CITY George Washington Revolutionary War 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693768513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1776 * Revolutionary War reporting * The Burning of New York City * Great year to have (1776) Page 2 has some Revolutionary War-related items including: "...rebels came to a place called Pointe aux Fers...to see if we were ready for going over to them. Gen. Carleton ordered Lt. Scott...with 4 savages as spies...fired several shot at them...an engagement ensured in which 15 rebels were killed...Gen. Burgoyne has passed the Lakes in the interior parts of America & at this time must be within a few days march of New York...Accounts are received that Gen. Washington had written to the Provincial Congress, that 3 regiments...had left the army in a body upon the landing of the King's tr... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:34

$140.00
173698

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317723475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." ... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:34

$43.00
173697

PRELIMINARY PEACE TREATY Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317723215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 3, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Preliminary peace treaty * Battle of the Black River The bkpg. begins with a very notable "Postscript" announcing the latest: "...that a messenger is this moment arrived from Paris with an account of a provisional article having been signed the 30th of November by his Majesty's commissioners and the commissioners of the United States of America to be inserted in & constitute a Treaty of Peace which is to be concluded when terms of peace should be agreed upon between Great Britain and France...". This proved true, as Nov. 30 was the historic date when a preliminary peace treaty was signed in Paris. All of pages 1 and 2 are taken up with surren... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:33

$76.00
173696

Break NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENT People of New York Import Goods 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693768087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1769 * Breaking the Non-Importation agreement Page 2 has a report from New York concerning some people who imported goods contrary to the non-importation agreement, and the four points on how such situations are going to be dealt with. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:33

$48.00
173695

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR w/ Charleston SC & Cherokee Indians 1760 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 6, 1760 * French and Indian War * Cherokee War One-third of the front page has: "America" with datelines from Charleston and New York with some reports concerning the on-going French & Indian War. Additional news from Charleston is on page 6 mentioning: "...money for cloathing the Catawba Indians & building a fort for them; also for repairing the barracks in Charles Town..." and a dateline of: "Virginia Camp ata Sawyer's" mentions: "...a negociation for a peace with the Cherokees; the terms proposed are..." with the details. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:33

$31.00
173690

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Portsmouth NH New Hampshire 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693766691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Portsmouth, April 27, 1782 * Rare title during Revolutionary War The front page includes an address: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" from the planters & merchants of England which includes: "...the unhappy disunion which happened between Great Britain and the colonies of North America had no sooner broken out...When the colonies of North America entered into an alliance with the ancient enemies of this kingdom, the fears of your petitioners considerably increased..." and more concerning the troubles in the West Indies islands. Page 2 has an item from Philadelphia which includes: "The cruelties & depredations of the British army in the late travels of Lord Cornwall... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$420.00
173649

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1670 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316710554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 30, 1670 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:04

$52.00
173648

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692762866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 20, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is over 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Leonard Litchfeld, the unive... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:04

$28.00
173628

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS in Moravia 18th Century 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692155490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 3, 1774 * Early 18th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews An inside page has a report from Moravia which notes: "...some days before Easter, a Jew persuaded a woman to come into his house under pretense of selling her a quantity of clothes; a few moments after she went in the neighbours were alarmed by her cries, which brought them to the Jew's house, who opened the door & let in every body that chose it, but he made his escape...woman found with 10 stabs of a knife in her body...citizens & peasants assembled & pillaged the houses of all the Jews...example was followed by the country people who have likewise pillaged the houses of all the Jews there..." (see photos for the complete ... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:36

$74.00
173623

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692152470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force.... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$43.00
173573

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. See for more. The piece on m... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:52

$210.00
173572

Nice MASTHEAD Engraving 18th Century London England SATIRE 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314026264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, London, England, May 31, 1753 This is an interesting six page newspaper which only lasted for four years, devoted to satirizing the vices and follies of the fashionable world rather than reporting the news of the day. Nice woodcut in the masthead of a man writing in a book while looking at a globe. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:51

$29.00
173571

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:51

$57.00
173560

EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314023566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 1, 1699 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:45

$37.00
173529

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313455877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 4, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fram... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:25

$52.00
173519

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1714 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689351278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, England, June 1, 1714 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The front of the issue has a dateline Petersburg in which they were experienced such a sudden thaw that earlier in the day, they crossed the Nerva by carriages but by evening they crossed by boat. From Hague, "...the Court was under a great Consternation, because that Prince is the only Male Child of the Czar's Family... That it was expected every Moment, that the Hereditary Prince's Consort would rejoice the Czar, by bringing a young Prince into the World. Mean while, her Reckoning being some time ago elaps'd...So that Time alone can determine which of these different Sentiments of the Physicians is the best gro... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:20

$48.00
173517

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689350133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 19, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Two columns on pages 1 & 2 are taken up with: "Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America in the Years 1766, 1767, and 17678. By J. Carver..." which has some interesting reading. One item notes: "...many obstructions would arise to my scheme from the want of good maps and charts; for the French, whilst they retained their power in North America, had taken every artful method to keep all others nations, particularly the English, in ignorance of the concerns of the interior parts of it: and to accomplish this design with the greater certainty they had published inaccurate maps & false accounts, calling the different nations of t... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:18

$59.00
173516

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689349723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, March 26, 1789 * 18th century America This issue is from the month before Washington's election and inauguration in this city. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 3 has a report concerning: "...the following terms, conditions & regulations for licensing a certain number of ferry boats to ply between this city and Brooklyn on Nassau or Long Island..." with much detail (see). The back page has a full column taken up with: "A Law to Regulate the Public Markets in this City". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:17

$49.00
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