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183551

(3) THOMAS JEFFERSON Letters re. Controversial John Jay Treaty 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138643711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794 * Thomas Jefferson letters * re. John Jay Treaty The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is signed: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the blank spine with a small piece missing, good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:27

$47.00
183505

1793 Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137210404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 15, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 include 16 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 10:00

$39.00
183464

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. The front page has a runaway slave ad under: "Ten Dollars reward" Two more appear on the back page. (see) News of the day and other advertisements. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a little ink dirtiness to a quadrant of the front page only, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$72.00
183449

WILLIAM BONIN Freeway Serial Killer Rapist EXECUTION 1996 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133267089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 24, 1996 * William Bonin execution * American serial killer - rapist * Freeway Killer - So. California Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Freeway Killer's' Final Moments Strangely Calm" with subhead. (see) Nice to have in this Southern California publication. Complete with all section (100+ pages), nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:26

$62.00
183435

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892685432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 16, 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.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:11

$28.00
183358

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 New York City w/ Jay's Treaty Problems Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889047232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 30, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Page 2 has nearly a full column taken up with a petition to the House of Representatives on concerns with problems with the Jay Treaty with England. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:40

$40.00
183346

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Reports 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1795 * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has additional items concerning the Jay Treaty. Four pages, small piece from the bottom margin affects one word on pages 1 & 2, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:16

$40.00
183344

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy." The balance of the issue is mostly taken up with incredible detail on the Battle of St. Fernando de Omoa between the English and Spain, instigated after Spain entered the Revolutionary War on the side of America. Eight pages, 7 1/2 by 12 inches, some wear at the blank spine, rejoined at the spine... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:15

$44.00
183343

President JOHN ADAMS Letters in Rare 18th Century Baltimore MD 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128816151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 14, 1798 * President John Adams letters Page 2 has a letter from the people of Kittery, Mass. (now Maine), to the President, followed by his response to them signed: John Adams. A similar letter from the town of Cincinnati "in the North-western Territory" (now Ohio) to the President, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And a third letter from the town of Hamilton in the Northwest Territory as well. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$52.00
183342

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128815954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 22, 1794 * 18th century American publication A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. The middle of page 3 has an interesting item from Baltimore: "We have tarred & feathered the Captain of a vessel here for imprudently reversing the colours of the United States and placing the British above. It is said that the Captain has since drowned himself." Many illustrated ads on the back page. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$48.00
183341

ST. PAUL'S, COVENT GARDEN London Church Fire Restoration 1795 Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128815702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795 * St. Paul's, Covent Garden Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: "...repairs of which near 5000 pounds have...been expended was entirely destroyed by fire. The flames broke out in the cupola...". Page 3 has a report of a meeting between Indian chiefs and William Blount, governor of the Southwest Territory, present-day Tennessee. Four pages, light damp stains, good condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$42.00
183340

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Salaries SET Early Government 1793 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887894000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1793 * Salaries for the President, Vice President & others Almost half of the front page is taken up with four Acts of Congress, the first of which is: "An Act Providing Compensation to the President and Vice President of the United States".. The pay for the President will be $25,000 per year: "...with the use of the furniture & other effects belonging to the United States..." and the Vice President $5,000 per year. All fours Acts are signed by the resident, Vice President, and Secretary of State: GO. WASHINGTON, John Adams, & Th. Jefferson. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, some wear & minor tears at the margins, otherwise good condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:12

$133.00
183339

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128814690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston Dec. 21, 1795 * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common American titles from the 18th century. Page 1 has a short article: "Gen. Washington's Letters". Most of page 2 is taken up with a fascinating article: "Orthoepy". It's actually a word: the study of correct pronunciation. It begins: "In compliance with my premise I now send you the extract fro Walker's 'Principles of Pronunciation'..."with much, much more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:12

$48.00
183335

1787 1st Magazine Printing UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION George Washington HISTORIC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887892319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, September, 1787 * First magazine printing of the Constitution of the United States This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792. He was very proud of his subscription list which contained the names of the most famous men in the country, and printed commendatory letters of Washington, Dickinson, Livingston, Randolph and many others. Washington wrote in part: "I believe the American Museum has meet with extensive, I may say, with universal approbation from competent judges...eminently calculated to d... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:10

$7,350.00
183331

4 SLAVE Negroes Runaway & Sale Advertisements Rare 1798 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128812603

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 14, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 4 runaway and/or slaves for sale advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including 4 slave advertisements. Two on the front page, one on... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:08

$42.00
183330

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887890786

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 16, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 5 runaway slave ads with 3 on the front page, one on page 3 and another on the back page. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:08

$42.00
183325

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128809413

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & a... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:04

$475.00
183314

EARLY Rare 17th Century 319 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887673714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 24, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century 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 wo... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:56

$30.00
183295

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Heraldic EAGLE Masthead Engraving 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884126146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 5, 1786 * Rare 18th century American title * Nice herald eagle masthead engraving Pages 1 & 2 are mostly taken up with a printing of (a portion) of the Constitution of New Hampshire. Inside has various news items of the day. Four pages, several archival mends, a handsome coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead, various toning, wide never-trimmed margins.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:39

$62.00
183294

Early INDIANS Native Americans & George Washington's Birthday 1795 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884125838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 27, 1795 * 18th century Native Americans - Indians * President George Washington's birthday Most of page 2 is taken up with very lengthy reporting from Congress. Page 3 has a nice report from Knoxville, concerning a skirmish between the Chickasaw and Creek Indians with more as well. Page 3 also has: "The Patriot Festival" with over a column on the celebration of Washington's birthday, with a lengthy list of interesting toasts (see for portion). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting the completion of the "federal city" at Washington, D.C., where it would move in 1800.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:39

$65.00
183293

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Reports 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125537132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 5, 1795 * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, most of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:38

$50.00
183285

JAY TREATY RATIFIED President George Washington & King George III 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, March 3, 1796 * George Washington * Jay Treaty ratification Page 3 has the document on the controversial Jay Treaty headed: "Ratification of the United States" reading in part: "Now, therefore, I George Washington....declare...a treaty...between the United States...and his Britannic Majesty...by the consent of the President...with the advice and consent of the Senate...do hereby declare that the said treaty & the said additional article...and are a treaty between the United States of America & his Britannic majesty..." concluding with his signature in type: George Washington. Then another document headed: "Full Power of the United States, George Washington..." signed by him in type: Geo.... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:35

$110.00
183284

BATTLE OF PAULUS HOOK New Jersey Henry Lee III Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1779 * Battle of Paulus Hook - New Jersey * American Revolutionary War * General Henry Lee III Victory As you can see, this newspaper has one of the more beautiful mastheads of the Revolutionary War era. Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with several Resolves from the Rhode Island Convention, some relating to the war effort. Most of page 2 is taken up with a terrific account of the battle of Paulus Hook, New Jersey, from the letter signed in type by the American commander: Henry L. Lee. Better yet, the detailed account of the battle is introduced by a letter signed in type by: G. Washington. The Battle of Paulus Hook was fought on Augu... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$490.00
183282

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1665 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884123039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 22, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) * Among earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) Not only is the world's oldest, continually published English language newspaper (still publishes today) but it is also a very early issue, being #29. The front page has a report from Venice referencing the Great Plague which was ravaging Europe at the time: "The Welcome...is arrived here laden with pilchards and lead; the Sanita are something rigorous with her, coming from England because of the Plague." There are various other news reports from throughout Europe with datelines including Bristol, Dover, Falmouth, Rome, Leghorn, Genoa, Pisa, Amsterdam & elsewhere. No... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$365.00
183280

THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter re. Foreign Naval Impressment 1793 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884122532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson letter * Military impressment Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France's presence in America. Also a letter to the merchants of Hartford concerning impressment of American ships and men by foreign powers, signed in type: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few discreet archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$46.00
183277

18th Century FREE TRADE w/ America King George II Era 1738 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884121493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1738 * Pre-taxation trade with America Near the back is a letter to the King which contains a request and suggested resolutions providing for the safe passage and free trade of subjects of the King an and about the Americas. The response from the King includes: "I am sensibly touch'd with the many hardships & injuries sustained by my trading subjects in America from the cruelties & unjust depredations of the Spaniards...". Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Characters of Queen Elizabeth & King James I by a French Ambassador" "Chaucer the Father of English Poetry" "Tempting of Adam not Satan's first Sin" "A Dog Endow'd with an Extraordinary Gift" ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:32

$42.00
183276

(2) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Letters Supporting Jews Jewish Judaica 1768 U.K. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125533073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1768 * Benjamin Franklin letters * Jewish - Jews - Judaica * Pre Revolutionary War Inside has a full page letter signed: A.B., which was written by Ben Franklin with a reported title of "Subjects of Subjects". Also another letter written by Franklin signed F.S. (the web verifies both) which also relates to America, this article taking over 2 1/2 pages. In the "Historical Chronicle" is an item: "A pamphlet has lately been published at Paris in favour of the Jews, in which the author has shewn the eminent advantages which every nation reaps in its commerce from the encouragement & protection of that people. It is written with a view to obtain a religious toleration for that peopl... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:31

$139.00
183274

GEORGIA CONSTITUTION & Creating the State of Kentucky 1789 Philadelphia Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884120416

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, January, 1789 * State of Georgia constitution * Creating the State of Kentucky Among the articles are: "An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania" which takes 7 1/2 pages. Also a full page chart of the: "Moral and Physical Thermometer". Near the back is "The Chronicle" with the latest news of the day including 8 pages of report under the heading: "United States" presented state-by-state. Several states report the election of representatives to the new federal government. Also: "An Act Concerning the Erection of Kentucky into an Independent State" as well as: "The Constitution of the State of Georgia". There is even a report from the "Western Territories"... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:30

$61.00
183272

18th Century MAP OF GREECE & Pre Revolutionary War America Taxation1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884119689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1770 * Pre Revolutionary War America The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with: "Lieutenant Hutchinson's Speech to Both Houses of Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts' Bay". In it he deals with the taxation issue (see). This is followed by comments on the response from the Mass. Assembly which deals with the non-importation agreement, a part of which includes: "...the greatest difficulty that the Patriots in that country can force down their non-importation scheme upon the bulk of the people who already begin to feel the effects of their obstinacy...Newport in Rhode Island has already relinquished the confederacy... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:30

$88.00
183184

Rare 17th Century SERMON Azzizes Cathedral Church Gloucester 1681 UK Pamphlet


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879967834

A pamphlet titled: "A SERMON Preached before the Judges, etc. In the time of the Assizes in the Cathedral Church at Gloucester on Sunday Aug. 7, 1681" printed in London, 1681. A border around the title page, complete in 32 pages, 5 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches, light damp staining at the top of first five leaves, some light dirtiness & very minor margin wear.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:28

$57.00
183183

Pre American Revolutionary War Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121409239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON CHRONICLE--EXTRAORDINARY, July 28, (1768) * Pre Revolutionary War America The "extraordinary" issue was published on a date between the regular publishing date to include information important enough to warrant its publication. Almost the entire four pages are taken up with reports from London. Close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 only causes loss to the bottom line, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:27

$68.00
183182

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121408527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, June 15, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Keep in mind also that this issue is dated less than 3 weeks before the Declaration of Independence. The front page begins with an advertisement for pamphlet of a Loyalist responding to Thomas Paine's Common Sense, titled: "The True Interest of America Impartially Stated In Certain Strictures on a Pamphlet entitled COMMON SENSE, By an American" with a bit more. The ftpg. also has a great document, an appe... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:26

$625.00
183181

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121399155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778 * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page is entirely taken up with ads including a "Five Pounds Reward" ad for a runaway Negro boy. All of pg 2 is taken up with reports from London, including a lengthy: "Lord North's Speech...", prefaced with text which includes: "...A bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes on the colonies, plantations, ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:17

$310.00
183175

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879955998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Nov. 11, 1797 * Mary Wollstonecraft death * Women's rights advocate Page 3 has a brief yet notable report under the heading: "Died" reading: "Lately in England, in child-bed, Mrs. Godwin; more known as Miss Wollstonecraft, the celebrated authoress of 'The Rights of Women'." Mary Wollstonecraft was a very early & famous advocate of women's rights. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:13

$61.00
183170

EARLY Rare 17th Century 324 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1696 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121379927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 11, 1696 * 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 20, 2020 14:52

$36.00
183151

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121168730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 29, 1699 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original Page 2 has maritime reports including: "The Thomas and Jane of this port arrived here yesterday from Virginia, and the Antelope...from Jamaica. And this day came in the Benjamin and Sarah...from Jamaica, and the John...from Virginia." Nice to have 17th century mention of the "New World" in period newspapers. Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:33

$38.00
183147

John Adams Signature - George Washington - Warships West Indies 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879719590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 22, 1798 * John Adams, George Washington... * Warships headed to the West Indies... Page 2 contains an address to the President from the Senate for actions concerning the troubling relationship with France, with the President's "Reply" signed in type: John Adams. Also a letter to the Prescient concerning the General Bankruptcy Bill, with his reply signed: John Adams. Page 3 has a brief item: "Lieutenant General WASHINGTON has left Philadelphia for Mount Vernon. The arrangement of the permanent army is agreed on." Also: "Wooden Walls" mentions: "...now in the West Indies, three United States armed vessels...The United States, of 44 [guns] and the Constitution of 44, are said to be dest... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:31

$52.00
183135

SECOND BOSTON TEA PARTY Ship Fortune in Harbor - Benjamin Franklin 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1774 * The Second Boston Tea Party * Dr. Benjamin Franklin Among the articles in this issue are: "...Address & Petition presented to the King...previous to his Majesty's signing the Bill for the better Government of Quebec" "Conjectures Concerning the Phenomenon of Saturn's Ring" "A Wonderful Improvement in the Art of Healing" "New Tour in the Midland Counties of England" "Useful Observations on the Aurora Borealis" and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Included is a brief mention of bills which received the royal assent, including: "...for providing quarters for the officers and soldiers in America..." which was the h... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:23

$117.00
183134

MARIE ANTOINETTE Queen of France GUILLOTINE Beheaded Execution 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879711072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793 * Marie Antoinette beheaded * The Queen of France * Common hangman Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of the beheading of Marie Antoinette, the text beginning: "Guillotined, at Paris, in her 38th year, being born Nov. 2, 1755, Marie Antoinette, the beautiful widow of the later French King, Louis XVI....This unfortunate Princess had been condemned on the preceding day by the Revolutionary Tribunal..." with more concerning her trial as well an account of her execution, reading in part: "...As soon as the Queen left the Conciergerie, to ascend the scaffold, the multitude, w... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:23

$184.00
183132

HMS VICTORY First-Rate Ship of the Line Royal Navy LOST 1744 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the report referencing the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” The HMS Victory was a warship that had a crew of around 1,100 that died when it went underwater. The estimated treasures with gold... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:22

$74.00
183096

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117470061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 26, 1677 * Among the earliest of 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 framing & display ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:19

$47.00
183095

TURN of the 18th Century 320 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392875436741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 6, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century 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 August 16, 2020 14:19

$29.00
183034

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116576155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 20, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. Four pages, minor spine wear, a little light damp staining, generally very nice.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:52

$34.00
183033

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Rye House Plot Advertisement 1683 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, * Charles II of England - Algernon Sidney execution * Assassination plot book advertisement The reverse has an advertisement for the printing of a book about Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The ad begins: "The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Algernon Sidney, Esq. for High-Treason for conspiring the death of the King & intending to raise rebellion in this Kingdom..." with a bit more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:52

$41.00
183025

THE BOSTON MASSACRE Incident on King Street British Troops Attack 1770 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1770 * The Boston Massacre * Historic reporting Of great significance is that this magazine prints the exact text reporting the Boston Massacre as found in the Boston Gazette of March 12. The article is datelined: "Boston, March 12" and begins: "Our readers will doubtless expect a circumstantial account of the tragical affair on Monday Night last..." and a bit further on the report is introduced with: "On the evening of Monday, being the 5th current, several soldiers of the 29th Regiment were seen parading the streets with their drawn cutlasses and bayonets, abusing and wounding numbers of the inhabitants..." followed by a a wealth of detailed text on the Boston Massacre. The full t... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:47

$435.00
183024

Lord Cornwallis SURRENDER OF YORKTOWN Virginia Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, December and the Appendix issue for the year 1781 * Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown VA Virginia * Revolutionary War from the enemy Certainly the most historic report in this issue--and perhaps in any issue from the Revolutionary War--is that near the back of the issue under "American Affairs". It is an "Extract of a Letter from Sir Henry Clinton to...George Germain..." dated at New York, Nov. 13, 1781, which has: "In my last dispatch...my fears respecting the state of the army in Virginia. It now gives me the deepest concern to inform you that they were but too well founded..." with more on the introduction of the: "Letter from Lt. General Earl Cornwalli... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:46

$375.00
182985

Six 6 Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1793 Philadelphia Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115008036

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia A lot of six issues dated January 2, 8, 11, 14, 16 & 18, 1793. All are complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. Offered at nearly half the $42 per-issue price.

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$142.00
182983

Rare 18th Century COLONIAL NEW YORK Short Lived Publication 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, Feb. 1, 1753 * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived publication This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. A fine opportunity to purchase at a reasonable price a very early issue--over 265 years old--by James Parker from the colonial press of New York. American titles from the 1750's are rarely found. Four pages, 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:39

$235.00
182978

* Uncommon Title 1792 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 18th Century Old Newspaper *


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 12, 1793 * 18th century America publication Page 3 has a half column report from Pittsburgh concerning the arrival of soldiers from Virginia, which notes near the beginning: "...are sincerely happy...to inform the inhabitants of the western country that there is now a prospect of a speedy & general peace with the various Indian nations within the territory of the United States north west of the river Ohio..." with much more on this. Also a page 3 report concerning Mr. Blanchard, the balloonist. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:41

$58.00
182977

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:40

$158.00
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