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159116

MATTHEW LYON Vermont Congressman Trial for Sedition 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137488721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Oct. 22, 1798 * Matthew Lyon trial for sedition Page 3 has an account headed: "Trial of Matthew Lyon For Sedition", the details of which are mentioned in the article which takes over a full column. Lyon was a Vermont member of Congress & had a tumultuous career, brawling with another Congressman & jailed following the charge of sedition. He would win reelection to Congress from his jail cell. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:43

$44.00
159115

RUNAWAY SLAVE ADVERTISEMENT Native Amercian Indians 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137487632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1788 Page 3 has an interesting item concerning the use of violence against the Indians (see). Pg. 3 has a nice: "Thirty Dollars Reward" ad beginning: "Ran-away from the subscriber, some time in January last, a NEGRO SLAVE called NATHAN: he is about 36 years old..." with further details (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:41

$44.00
159070

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer BOOK 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136456217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Winchester, England, April 21, 1795 * Mary Wollstonecraft * Women's rights advocate This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a brief item mentioned Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the earliest woman's rights advocates, with mention of her most famous book: "The author of the Rights of Women, Mrs. Woolstonecraft, is arrived from France in this country..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:39

$59.00
159068

Very Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICAN PLANTATIONS Nice Masthead Prints 1728 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136454484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, May 23, 1728 * Convicts to American plantations The front page is a terrific item noting: "The government are about contracting with the proper undertakes for transporting the felons, convicts, being about 80 in number, to his Majesty's Plantations in America."." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:36

$225.00
159012

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1706-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135347422

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:29

$99.00
158987

EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1695 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132451623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 13, 1695 * 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 b... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:52

$32.00
158936

American Patriot PATRICK HENRY DEATH 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923395407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 * Patrick Henry death * 18th century original On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic". The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of Bray.'" Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:28

$125.00
158935

Early HOT AIR BALLOON Flight & Revolutionary War Peace Treaty 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131371431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, Sept. 13, 1783 * Very early hot air balloon flight * Revolutionary War peace treaty * Williamsburg, Virginia as capital ? Page 2 has a report headed: "The Areostatic Sphere" with details, from a letter from Paris dated Aug. 29, of a very early flight (preceding other reports) which happened on August 27. It begins: "A flying globe of near 13 get diameter, weighting between 25 and 30 pounds, committed to the winds in the Champ de Mars, the 27th of August, 1783, at five o'clock in the evening, in rainy weather. It is constructed of...." with much detail on it, and further on: "...It is the invention of Mr. Montgolfier d' Anonai en Vivaray, executed by Mr. R... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:27

$74.00
158924

1674 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131359512

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 3, 1674 * 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... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:12

$47.00
158923

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1674 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131358967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 14, 1674 * 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 b... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:11

$47.00
158922

EARLY Rare 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923382176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1669 * 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 nic... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:10

$52.00
158921

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923371376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, May 29, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) The entire front page is taken up with considerable detail on the court martial trial of Col. Roger Enos. In the summer of 1775 Enos took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill and other activities around Boston and then joined Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec as commander of the rear guard. In October of 1775 Enos and the soldiers under his command left the struggling expedition because of a shortage of food and supplies. After marching his troops through the Maine wilderness and home to Connecticut, Enos was called a traitor and a coward, and court-martialed for "quitting without lea... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:52

$615.00
158919

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131339521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 16, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty * Commencement ceremonies at Harvard The ftpg. has: "Loss of the Thames Frigate" which takes over a full column. All of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Candid remarks on the treaty of amity and commerce between Great Britain and the United States of America", being the somewhat controversial "Jay Treaty" which dealt with unresolved issues from the Revolutionary War (see Wikipedia for more). Pg. 3 has a report of commencement ceremonies at Harvard. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:47

$44.00
158917

ACTION OF 17 JUNE 1778 Belle Poule & Arethusa Rev. War Naval Battle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923366154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23-27, 1778 * Fight of Belle Poule and Arethusa * British and French frigates - 1st naval battle * Action of 17 June 1778 A very notable issue reporting a significant naval event in the Revolutionary War. The front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with letters headed: "Victory, at Sea" which give details of the naval battle between the Belle Poule and Arethusa, being the first naval battle between the British and new American allies the French, in the Revolutionary War (see hyperlink). Significant not only to have this report in a British newspaper, but on the front page. Complete in 16 pages although mostly taken up with legal notices & Parliame... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:44

$125.00
158905

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923336989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 23, 1786 * Shays' Rebellion Inside has some nice content on the Shays' Rebellion (see Wikipedia) under the heading of; "American News" including: "...a mob, consisting of near 1500 men, 500 of whom were under arms & headed by a Captain of Militia, assembled there with the treasonable intention of forcibly preventing the sitting of that court..." and another report from Worcester: "...this town was visited by a body of men under arms...who surrounded & took possession of the Court House...were soon joined by a number of others..." with more. Other American reports include Indian troubles near Nashville, a report on the need of retaining West Point as a mil... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 13:53

$33.00
158901

KING GEORGE'S WAR North America & Jacobite Rebellion in Scotland 1746 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923312626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1746 * King George's War * Jacobite Rebellion Page 2 begins with: "On Tuesday...to empower the Right Hon. Lord Cornwallis, Constable of the Tower of London, to deliver up the bodies of the Earl of Kilmarnock and Lord Balmerino to the Sheriffs of London in order for their execution on Monday morning next...". They were two of the 3 prime (and highly ranked) leaders of the Jacobite Rebellion. Following this is a speech from the King to Parliament in which he offers his sincere thanks for their support of: "...my government; for suppressing the late Rebellion; and for bringing the guilty to justice..." referring to the Jacobite Rebellion. Add... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:54

$45.00
158895

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the Wikipedia for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations..... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
158891

Early 1706 Virginia mention THE REHEARSAL London Charles Leslie 1706 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923275391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REHEARSAL, London, Oct. 9, 1706 * Rare 18th century title * Quite early mention of Virginia A fine single sheet newspaper which lasted only 6 years. It was published by Charles Leslie, considered a violent controversialist who was virtually inextinguishable. Another source notes: "...in August 1704, he had started, in opposition to the ‘Observator’ and Defoe's ‘Review,’ a periodical entitled ‘The Rehearsal.’ It was published...beginning with 10 April 1706. In form ‘The Rehearsal’ was a lively dialogue between Rehearsal and Observator or Countryman, and, though largely occupied with matters of merely ephemeral interest, afforded Les... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:47

$47.00
158885

BATTLE OF QUEBEC Benedict Arnold & ETHAN ALLEN 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923194942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 22, 1776 * Battle of Quebec - Canada * General Benedict Arnold report * Ethan Allen in captivity * American Revolutionary War The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & that several of the officers who are absent have sent letters to acquaint their officers that they shall not join their regiments to be sent upon so unusual a war, to shed the blood of their countrymen." with more related content. There are additional reports relating to the Revolutionary War on the front page, includin... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:11

$890.00
158881

TRICORNE HAT ADVERTISEMENT Philadelphia PA Post Revolutionary War 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131126189

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 14, 1785 * Colonial tricorne hat advertisement The ftpg. is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads (see). Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Pg. 3 has an item from Charleston noting: "We are informed that Congress have sent a body of troops to take possession of the frontier posts, pursuant to the treaty, & to insist upon their being immediately delivered up...". Some reports from Congress. The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see Wikipedia).... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:45

$45.00
158868

(2) SAMUEL CHIFNEY Prince of Wales ESCAPE Horse Racing Scandal 1791 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131087099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791 Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the scandal happened, providing much detail of the event (see hyperlink for much more). The Nov. 15 issue has follow-up information concerning the scandal (see). As a result of this controversy he would die in debtors' prison in London. Each issue is 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:45

$59.00
158839

ALLEGIANCE W/ ENGLAND Denounced Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922746153

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1785 Page 3 includes a bill: "...for restoring to the rights of citizenship, certain persons therein specified, at present disbarred therefrom by the operation of the TEST LAWS..." with the details of the bill, including the oath which includes: "I, A.B., do swear, (or solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm) that I renounce and refuses all allegiance to George the third, king of Great Britain, his heirs and successors; and that I will be faithful & bear true allegiance to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a free and independent state..." with more (see). The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:12

$47.00
158833

Alexandria MASOIC LODGE NO. 22 President George Washington Acts 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922741897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 29, 1797 * President George Washington acts * Alexandra-Washington Masonic Lodge On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are three "Acts", each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also, on the front page under "Masonic", is an address from Lodge, No. 22, of the Ancient York Masons, at Alexandria, to the President, delivered during a meeting attended by Washington, and signed in type by James Gillis, the lodge Master. The President's gracious reply follows, signed in type: Go. Washington. According to two sources, Washington was a member of this lodge, in addition to being a member of a Fredericksburg, Va., lodge that he joined in 1753. ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:04

$177.00
158807

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Paul Jones & More 1780 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921884033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, May 30, 1780 * Revolutionary War * Great masthead On the front page under "London" is part of a letter from Amsterdam stating: "...that several English gentlemen have been in company with the celebrated Paul Jones, who relate that he is proud & haughty, and can talk nothing of sea affairs; however, he has the good manners not to speak disrespectfully of the English; the only reflection he made worthy of committing to paper was this: 'he never did, nor...would accept...a command...for his private advantage...he would be cut to pieces rather than shuffle with his employers to enrich himself, at the expence of his honor.' ". The front page also has a l... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:37

$435.00
158741

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1667 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128678531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 27, 1667 * 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 ni... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:13

$52.00
158734

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128473360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, August 17, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain The front page contains a naval report from Philadelphia, carrying over to page 2, plus a report from General Howe noting: "…the rebels had more than 100 pieces of cannon for the defense of New York…it is no wonder he has not been more successful…" and more. There is reference to Bunker Hill in another brief report. Yet another page has a letter from Staten Island which has much detail, including: "Mr. Washington's headquarters were lately removed to the City Hall…" plus other tidbits as well. But certainly the overriding significanc... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 10:31

$12,500.00
158674

Great Mid 18th Century SHIP of War Detailed ILLUSTRATION 1748 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124492107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 * Great ship illustration Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War", with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well as 17 other features which are listed alphabetically from A to R. A terrific plate for display for any naval history collector, measuring (with the margins), about 8 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. Other items in this issue include: "Description of the Cumberland Coast" which includes a small illustration: "V... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:50

$226.00
158671

EXTREMELY Rare 1681 London England British 336 YEARS OLD Single Sheet Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918011735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CURRANT INTELLIGENCE, London, Nov. 26, 1681 * 17th century original This is an extremely rare, single sheet newspaper which lasted for just over a year under this title. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has this issue. The back page has a few mentions of merchant ships bound to or from Barbados & Jamaica, as well as the rescue of a floundering French ship with its ungrateful sailors they rescued. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches with wide margins, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:45

$315.00
158669

RICHMOND Capture & Destroyed by BENEDICT ARNOLD 1781 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124486686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 6, 1781 * Traitor and British General Benedict Arnold * Captures and destroys Richmond, Virginia Page 2 has a letter from New York with war-related news including: "...account from Staten Island today, the revolted Jersey brigade is said to be disbanded...together with the revolt of the Pennsylvania line makes a dissolution in the continental army of about sixteen or 1700 men; a number they will scarcely be able to recruit again...Washington cannot at present command an army of more than 2000 men in all, & this will probably waste away to nothing before the 1st of May...they must have the command of hard cash, if they cannot do this, it is most... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:42

$52.00
158661

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917996081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768 * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical membe... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:32

$135.00
158613

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 2, 1780 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, a few items including: "...that Monsieur de Ternay sailed from France with 6000 troops but that so many died on their passage that when he came to effect a landing on Rhode Island he did not disembark more than 4000. That Washington was making a show of forming magazines & had collected as large a body of forces as possible, but that his army was made up of men of all ages & conditions & was but little to be depended upon. That Gen. Clinton had taken with him 10,000 men & after having embarked them and proceeded...to the extreme point of Long Island..." ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:11

$57.00
158520

Lot of (5) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1790's Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372121353423

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A lot of five American newspapers from the 1790's with 3 different titles: The Herald & Gazette for the Country; Columbian Centinel (2); and the Gazette of the United States (2). All five are in very nice, clean condition. Fine opportunity for nice 18th century newspapers as a reduced price.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:05

$115.00
158519

Rare 18th Century American w/ Governor JAMES BOWDOIN Death Funeral 1790 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915950514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, November, 1790 * Rare 18th century American magazine * Governor James Bowdoin death - funeral The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Description of the Person of Christ, From Josephus" "New Account of the Patagonians" "Reflections on the Unbounded & Astonishing Scenes of Creation" "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Regulations of the Dutch Prisons" and more. Near the back is: "The Gazette" with various news reports of the day including details of the funeral of Governor James Bowdoin. Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, lacking... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:01

$53.00
158518

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372121349032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 3 has over half a column headed: "America" with news reports from Charleston & Philadelphia concerning the French & Indian War. A few bits include: "...an express...from Major Thompson of the Rangers...no disturbance from the Indians of whom he saw several parties who scampered off...That they have met with many difficulties since Col. Montgomery's retreat which rendered it impossible for them to oppose the whole body of Cherokees..." and much more. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:00

$38.00
158517

MOROCCAN-AMERICAN TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP Sultan Muhammad III 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915949160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 20, 1787 * Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship Inside has over a column headed; "Heads of the Treaty of Peace Concluded Between the Americans and the Emperor of Morocco", which details the relationship between the two if America was ever at war with a nearby country. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 13:58

$34.00
158454

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117316266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article prefa... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:46

$115.00
158453

18th Century American 1788 PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913834051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 13, 1788 * 18th century America * Early U.S. government Page 2 begins with an interesting travelogue headed: "Sketch of a Journey from Minnisink on the Delaware, to Wyoming, upon the eastern branch of the Susquehannah, etc." which takes 1 1/2 columns & is very descriptive of the journey. Also on pg. 2: Thoughts on Reading a Newspaper". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, staining at margins, a few small archival mends.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:45

$40.00
158452

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACTS of Congress 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117314614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1796 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress The front page contains not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. A very nice issue for display given these four Washington signatures on the ftpg. Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the top affects a bit at the top of the pages, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:44

$156.00
158451

Pre United States CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION 1787 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117313723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 14, 1787 * United States Constitution Convention close All of pg. 2 & part of pg. 3 are taken up with: "Proceedings of the General Assembly" of Penna. providing nice inside on the workings of the state government even before the federal govt. was formally established. All of pages 1 & 4 are taken up with ads and notices. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:43

$43.00
158450

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Message Signed in Type re. France Relations 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913831229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 21, 1798 * John Adams signed message * 18th century American original Page 2 contains a message from the President of the United States signed in type: John Adams, concerning relations with France. Page 3 has a brief mention of the reading of a bill in the Massachusetts legislature titled: "an Act for suppressing rogues, vagabonds and other idle, disorderly and lewd persons." Four pages, decorative masthead, scattered light foxing, generally very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:41

$46.00
158418

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1711 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 4, 1718 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 1/4 inches, various foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:07

$115.00
158417

Rare CONVICTS SENT TO AMERICA Plantations 1725 Old Whitehall London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHITEHALL EVENING-POST, London, Sept. 7, 1725 * Rare 18th century title * Convicts to America This is the earliest issue of this title we have offered. The front page has a nice item: "Yesterday in the evening four young follows, order's for transportation, were brought from Reading jail to Newgate, in order to be sent with the next convicts to the American Plantations." A rare report of convicts being sent to America. Page 3 has a nice print of the: "Great Formidable Eclipse of the Moon, Oct. 10, 1725", with one-third of the page blank Three-quarters of the back page is blank. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., 8 by 10 inches, bit of minor raggednes... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:06

$144.00
158379

Rare 1ST AMERICAN CIRCUS John Bill Ricketts Advertisement 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, June 4, 1795 * 1st American circus * John Bill Ricketts Page 3 has: "Arrival of Mr. Jay" at Boston, noting: "...An immense concourse of citizens...received & conducted him amidst repeated acclamations..." along with the text of his address to them (see). Also an interesting advertisement for "J. B. Ricketts..." who created the very first American circus, with various details (see). Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:06

$43.00
158366

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Love-Maxims Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913233553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 13, 1759 * "Love Maxims", by Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 4 has "Love Maxims", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin. An identical issue was listed at Bonhams in 2009 with the attribution: Ford 605. At the time, it was listed for an estimate of $300-$500. We offer this item many years later for less than half their low estimate. Other news of the day including multiple reports from American are included. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text ce... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:45

$157.00
158365

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 318 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913232934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 25, 1699 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original 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 wou... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:43

$34.00
159162

(5) 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1758-1773 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 391928510707

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 26, 1758, Aug. 28, 1760, May 17, 1764, Aug. 1, 1765, & Oct. 28, 1773. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends November 24, 2017 07:57

$39.99
159160

President JOHN ADAMS Script Signatures Acts of Congress 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391928501321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 30, 1799 * President John Adams : script signature on front page The front page has an Act of Congress under: "Laws of the United States" which includes the text of sections 16 through 26 of "An ACT for the better organizing of the Troops of the United States; and for other purpose, dated March 3, 1799" which is signed in script type: John Adams President. This is followed by a Senate Resolve and is also signed in script: John Adams. Pg. 2 has an item: "This Day, the President of the United States enters the 64th year of his age..." with a bit more (see). The back page has a nice ad headed: "Playing Cards" for Columbian, Harry the Eighth, and Merry And... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 07:45

$67.00
159135

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 336 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138386049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 23, 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... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 11:32

$34.99
159134

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1667 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138384244

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 9, 1667 * 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... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 11:30

$39.99
158317

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania w/ United States Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114652009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 7, 1790 * Early United States Congress Page 3 has a lengthy letter concerning the character of America & the new federal government (see). There are also reports from the "House of Representatives of the United States". Four pages, a few small archival mends at inside margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:07

$40.00
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