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18th century 1756 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372807738778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1756 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for reviving & continuing an Act for the Relief of Debtors with respect to the Imprisonment of their persons...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Four pages, 11 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:33

$35.00
175979

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806636634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 17, 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 November 16, 2019 14:20

$44.00
175965

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806614915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 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. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not produce happiness..." with much more. Page 2 has news from C... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:45

$665.00
175963

PHOENIX RISES FROM THE ASHES Flames Engraving Masthead 1796 Windham CT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806614352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHENIX; OR, WINDHAM HERALD, Windham, Connecticut, May 19, 1797 * Uncommon title with nice masthead A very uncommon title that has an engraving in the masthead of the legendary phenix (or phoenix) consumed in fire and rising from the ashes. Notable content on the front page includes: "French Executive Directory" "New Decree against the United States." On page 2 under "Hartford" are names of the gentlemen elected in the "Annual Election" of the state of Connecticut, followed by the speech of Governor Walcott to the Legislature. Page 3 has news from Charleston, New York, Portsmouth & Boston. Four pages, a back page mend near the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:44

$118.00
175949

RARE & Early 18th Century 1720 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806604935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, May 21, 1720 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly lightly-inked impression. Various news items from Europe. Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:32

$45.00
175854

BATTLE OF ALAMANCE War of the Regulation Colonial North Carolina 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799671571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 11, 1771 * Battle of Alamance * War of the Regulation * Colonial North Carolina This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. A terrific issue on the trouble with the Regulators of North Carolina, as more than half of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine letter signed by: James Hunter, the leader of the outlaws in which he states the reason for their rebellion against the governor.. The Regulators were a large group of North Carolina colonists who opposed the taxation and fee system imposed by colonial officials in the late 1760s. This political argument led to a battle... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$354.00
175853

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472313545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 15, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * General Thomas Gage "First Shots of War" proclamation This newspaper was published by Dixon and Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Over half of the front page is a: "...Letter from General Lee to General Burgoyne, Upon his Arrival in Boston" dated at Philadelphia, June 7, 1775. It is a te... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$11,400.00
175846

Early BALLOONING Experiments Montgolfier BALLOONS Demonstrations 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799667795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Dec. 25, 1783 * Early ballooning * Montgolfier brothers Page 2 has a report concerning Montgolfier being honored for his aerial accomplishments: "As a reward for their new discovery, young Mr. De Montgolfier has been by the King gratified with the insignia of the Order of St. Michal...The other aerial traveler, Major D'Orlande, was by the King himself." Then page 4 has: "Tuesday last the inhabitants of Manchester were gratified with a sight of one of the so much famed Balloons...about 25 minutes past twelve it was let go...it did ot remain above a minute in sight. The balloon was taken up by a person four miles from Croniford in Derbyshire, 45 miles distant from Manchester...An A... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:15

$29.00
175845

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472307812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 28, 1795 A very decorative masthead which includes an engraving of Canterbury Cathedral. Page 2 has: "American Treaty - Extract of a Letter form a Merchant in Philadelphia to His Son in London" which has comments on the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on pg. 3, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:15

$29.00
175843

EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472306129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 31, 1677 * 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 November 09, 2019 14:14

$47.00
175840

Rare 1746 AMSTERDAM Netherlands Dutch in French Langauge 1746 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799664954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LES ETATS DE HOLLANDE [The States of Holland], Amsterdam, June 10, 1746 * Rare 18th century title * Nice masthead An interesting, little newspaper from this Dutch city, printed in French, featuring an engraving in the middle of the masthead. At the back is the: "Suite Des Nouvelles d' Amsterdam" which would seem to be a supplemental sheet. Measures 6 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, never-trimmed margins, 6 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:11

$33.00
175820

MUNGO PARK West African Scottish Explorer Niger River Timbuktu 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470690839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1798 * Mungo Park * West African explorer * Niger River - Timbuktu Page 3 has an article beginning: "Mungo Parke, the gentleman employed by the members of the African Association, to explore the interior of Africa, arrived in London some few days ago..." with more detail on his explorations. Park was a very early explorer of Africa. Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:09

$27.00
175818

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1669 * 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. The back page has a report noting: "...the arrival there of a Spanish ship from the West Indies, affirming that 7 French men of war and 23 merchant ships well armed had sailed to Honduras where they landed some men and plundered a little town wherein they found much wealth..." with a bit more detail. Single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$48.00
175772

JACOBITE Risings REBELLION The Pretender TREASON Arrest 1746 Edinburgh Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470170052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 10, 1746 * Jacobite Rebellion conspirators The front page begins with a report noting: "The house of Lords having this day appointed William Ear of Kilmarnock to be try'd on Monday the 28th of July next...upon the bill of indictment for High Treason found against him, and George Earl of Cromartie..." as well, and Arthur Lord Balmerino also to be tried on the same day. These were the principal ring leaders of the failed Jacobite Rebellion and they would be found guilty. Balmerino and Kilmarnock would be executed, Cromartie would be given a pardon in 1748. Page 2 has more on the Jacobite Rebellion as well including reference to the historic Battle of Culloden (see). Four pages... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:27

$44.00
175771

18th Century PLIGHT OF JEWS Jewish Judaica from Warsaw Poland 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470168989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 2, 1782 * Early Jews - Jewish - Judaica The back page has a notable Jewish item from Warsaw concerning the situation of the Jews in Poland and their application for relief to the Crown. It begins: "Upwards of 10,000 Jewish families settled in this kingdom have received from our Kings some considerable concessions, diminished & altered at different periods of time; being totally excluded from the culture of lands, they are reduced to trade in the most trifling articles & to the keeping of public houses in country places..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:27

$63.00
175770

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470164212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 21, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has the latest news concerning the controversial Huddy/Asgill Affair: "...Capt. Lippencot, who caused the execution of Capt. Huddy, had been sent on te 4th of June from the British lines...to the American army; and it was supposed that he would be executed on the 21st..." with more on this. Page 5 has a letter from a "gentleman of character well versed in American Politicks" from New York noting in part: "Nothing is doing on either side of the lines in a military way...there is...a full suspension of hostilities. The Congress & their adherents wish to continue toe war & assist the French until a grand pacifi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:24

$48.00
175767

Announcing TREATY OF PARIS American Revolutionary War ENDS Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 9-11, 1783 * Treaty of Paris (peace) announcement * End of the Revolutionary War An extremely historic issue, as the front page begins with a report taken from the London Gazette of the day prior announcing the signing of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, formally ending the Revolutionary War. It reads in part: "On Saturday night last, capt. Warner arrived with the Preliminary Articles between his Majesty and the States General, signed at Paris on the 2d instant; as also the Definitive Treaties of Peace between his Majesty and the Most Christian and Catholic Kings, signed at Versailles on the 3d instant...The Definitive Treaty with the United States of America was also signed a... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:41

$670.00
175753

1780 WEST FLORIDA Surrender to Spanish Revolutionary War London UK Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797381231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780 * West Florida surrendered to Spanish * Revolutionary War from the enemy The issue begins with 5 pages of the "Summary of the Debates in Parliament" which includes some discussion of the American situation, one bit noting: "...could see no difference in point of turpitude between an endeavour to detach France from America and an attempt to recover America from France...remained totally silent respecting America; from whence an inference had been drawn as if the American war was to be abandoned...that if the King's confidential servants had thought it advisable...to have given America independence, the nation needed not now to have had a foreign war to struggle with...if such... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:58

$53.00
175734

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468496249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 1, 1795 * Uncommon title The ftpg. has two items on the Yellow Fever which was ravaging the East Coast at the time. Inside has: "Peace Between France & Spain" and another item begins: "There has a general and (apparently) sincere peace just taken place between the Creeks and the United States..." with some detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:40

$44.00
175726

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN George Washington & 18th Century SLAVERY 1789 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468481671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1789 * President George Washington * Benjamin Franklin * Early slavery One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Pages 1 & 2 have the "Address of the Governor & Council of North Carolina to his excellency General Washington with his "Answer" signed in type: G. Washington. Other items in this issue include: "Account of the Climate of Pennsylvania" "...Respecting the Fortifications in the Western Country" "Account of the Society of Dunkards in Pennsylvania" "Account of the Effects of Electricity in Paralytic Cases. In a Letter to Dr. Pringle from Dr. Franklin" which is signed in type: B. Franklin, from Dec. 21, 1757; "On The Manumission of Slaves" One of t... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:36

$185.00
175723

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON First 1st Inauguration as President 1789 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797126418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 * President George Washington * First inauguration (historic) Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon. Here is a nice report of this significant event found on page 2, datelined: "Extract of a Letter from New York, dated May 1" with the text giving more details on the inauguration than is found in many American newspapers. See the photos below for the complete report, with portions reading: "Yesterday took place...a ceremony of the introduction of his Excellenc... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:34

$965.00
175668

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1641 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458093433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LA PRISE DE CINQ VAISSEAUX..., Paris, France, April 12, 1641 * Earliest newspaper in your collection? (date at bottom of back page). This is a "supplement" issue which was produced for a specific news report, in this case (translated): "THE CATCH, From Five Vessels, Two Galleries & One Polacre, on the Spaniards." Totally in French. Complete in 4 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 inches, wide margins, great condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$95.00
175667

Rare 18th Century 1795 BOSTON by "Other Thomas Paine" w/ Nice Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458092558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 12, 1795 * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles from Boston with various news reports on pages 1, 2 & 3. The back page is filled with ads. Was edited by Thomas Paine (but not THE Thomas Paine). Four pages, interesting engraving in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$44.00
175660

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458082726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 27, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter to the House of Rep. signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning France. Page 3 has mention of the birthday of George Washington. Much reporting from Congress. Four pages, ornate masthead, light rubbing & toning at the top quadrant, good condition. Bit close-trimmed at right margin of front leaf shaves some letters.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:16

$34.00
175595

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786399419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26, 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 singlesheet issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends October 27, 2019 15:15

$25.00
175560

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 27, 1791 * Washington D.C. land lots for sale * Early United States government era The front page is filled with ads, and certainly the most intriguing is the one with a dateline of "George-Town, Sept. 9, 1791" with the text including: "The sales of the lots in the Federal City will commence on Monday the 17th...commissioners finding they may engage materials & workmen for the Public Buildings to any desirable extent..." with a bit more. Complete in four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:54

$45.00
175559

(2) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449631740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1797 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in in type by the President, John Adams, one in script type & the other in block type. Page 2 begins with a third Act signed in script type by John Adams. Four pages, various foxing, slightly irregular at the spine.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:53

$54.00
175544

EARLY Rare 1668 Newspaper 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786103809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 8, 1668 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had The front page begins with a report noting in part that a ship: "...laden with wines for a market...bound for the Barbado's. The Elizabeth of Dover bound for Burdeaux, and the Welcom of London from New England, homewards bound with her lading of tobacco, sugars, and beaver." This is followed by another report beginning: "Here is lately arrived a small ship from Virginia, without any other information then of the thriving condition of that Plantation...". Very early newspaper mention of the New World. Single sheet, 6 1/2 by 11 1/4, some rubbing, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:45

$75.00
175476

Historic DEPARTMENT OF STATE George Washington John Adams CREATED 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443857585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789 * Department of State creation Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. Holding true to this statement, page 3 contains the first newspaper printing of the Act of Congress which created the State Department, titled: "An Act for Establishing an Executive Department to be Denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs". This was the first executive department created by Congress. A bit later the name would be changed... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$715.00
175470

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1775 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443834282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 20, 1775 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is entirely taken up with a continued speech which has some references to the situation in America, with "...the military coercion of America will be impracticable...what has been the fate of your famous bills...the Boston port bill and the bill for altering the charter of Massachusetts Bay. America...(has) already grappled with those two serpents sent for her destruction..." and "...the American alledge that what they now contend for is that reasonable portion of liberty with which they were chartered as their birthright..." and more. Page 3 has a report noting the troops of General Gage be... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:13

$545.00
175989

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392485114341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Sept. 26, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 08:42

$49.99
175986

1697 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 392485055828

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 21, 1697 * Among the 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 would be a nice newspa... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 07:46

$19.99
175985

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


eBay Auction Item # 392485047266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 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 nice newspaper for framing & dis... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 07:36

$37.99
175419

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE BAD ? Post Revolutionary War 1783 Whitehall UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441629005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Oct. 14, 1783 * American Independence not so good ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 3contains an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Boston, to his Friend in Aberdeen". It includes: "This country now begins to eel the effects of their independence very sensible; their taxes are so enormous as to distress them beyond imagination...They have disbanded the army without paying them a shilling during the war...The highest libertine among them begins now to wish for the old times again..." and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 08:59

$47.00
175888

1790 President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392479977577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 20, 1791 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of the front page is taken up with Washington's second state-of-the-union address to Congress, headed: "Congress, Wednesday, December 8, 1790. The Speech of George Washington, Esq. President of Congress on Opening the Session..." followed by the complete text of Washington's address--only the 2nd annual state-of-the-union address to be given. Washington talks about a wide range of issues of importance to the newly-formed government. The address is signed in type: George Washington. Near the back is a letter from Philadelphia beginning: "Ever since the election of General Washington to be President of the Unit... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2019 08:54

$154.99
175389

Rare YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC New York City Single Sheet 1799 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372777333928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Oct. 5, 1799 * Yellow Fever in New York City An uncommon single sheet issue, likely due to an epidemic which seemed to have been plaguing New York at the time as several dispatches report recent deaths & burials. Also an article begins: "Will not our cities be annually visited by pestilence?...There is not a spot on the globe where pestilence rages annually. Our cities & country will often escape pestilence. But When?..." with much more. Single sheet, folio size, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2019 07:31

$37.00
175380

** Rare Early 18th Century LONDON England British Apollo 1708 Old Newspaper **


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776386092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BRITISH APOLLO, OR CURIOUS AMUSEMENTS FOR THE INGENIOUS and subtitled: "To Which are Added the Most Material Occurrences Foreign and Domestick". Published in London, and "Perform'd by a Society of Gentlemen" as noted in the masthead, the date is June 18, 1708. * Uncommon Title * Short-lived newspaper This newspaper existed for less than 4 years. Readers were invited to send in questions on any subject whatsoever, and the editors would contrive to provide answers, which took most of the first half of each issue. The balance of the issue was devoted to poetry, snippets of news, announcements of new books, and various advertisements. An interesting & curious title for a newspaper, complete in 4 pages, measuring 12 1/... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:28

$34.00
175338

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA w/ War of the Regulation NC Regulators 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101569

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 18, 1771 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * North Carolina regulators * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. A terrific issue on the trouble with the Regulators of North Carolina, as page 2 contains a petition to the governor concerning the War of Regulation, followed by the governor's response in which he calls for the Regulators to put down their arms and surrender, etc. One paragraph begins: "Benjamin Merrill, you have been indicted & found guilty by your country of high treason...", he being among the leaders of the Regulators. ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:48

$235.00
175337

CAUSES AND NESCISSITY OF TAKING UP ARMS Revolutionary War Start 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1775 * Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms * Second Continental Congress resolution * re. American Revolutionary War An inside page has a letter which makes reference to Ben Franklin and the American situation, including: "...but whether Mr.Burke may deserve chastisement or not should Dr. Franklin & the Americans be scourged on Mr. Burke's back with so much severity?...I shall at present only mention the four following: 1st, That men are by nature all free, equal and independent & no man can be put out of this estate without his own consent..." with more (see for portions). There is more American content further on including reports from Charleston with: "...the Governor h... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$345.00
175336

1677 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 16, 1677 * Among the 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 would be a nice newspa... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$47.00
175329

Great 18th Century EUROPEAN MAP - French and Indian War OSWEGO 1756 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 * Great & quite large map of Europe * Oswego - French & Indian War * Judaica - Jewish content The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, and parts of the Middle East including Jerusalem, Joppa, Cairo, & Cyprus. This map measures 13 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, margins being sufficiently wide. There is some off-setting of ink in the two right corners, from having been folded into itself for over 250 years. Otherwise in excellent condition. Under the heading near the back: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$190.00
175874

MAKING PEACE W/ ENGLAND ? Revolutionary War Ending Event 1782 American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372801441640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 8, 1782 * Making peace with England ? * Revolutionary War ending A very handsome issue with ornate lettering in the masthead makes is nice for display. Most of pages 1 and 2 and half of page 4 are taken up with reports from the House of Commons, with much of the discussion focused on the situation in American and how to negotiate a peace. A few bits include: "...the articles which the present ministry subscribed to...which were five..The five articles were:..." and they are listed, the first noting: "That the independency of America should be made the basis of all negociation for a peace." and then the others. And then also: "...That independence to t... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 08:08

$149.99
175296

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles ASGILL AFFAIR Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War The back page has a nice report on the famous case of Capt. Joshua Huddy, a captured American patriot who was hanged by Loyalists. Huddy's death became a motive force behind one of the first international incidents of the fledgling United States when the Continental army planned to execute a young British officer in retaliation in what became known as the "Asgill Affair". The report mentions: "...then taken on shore under pretence of being exchanged, but was in fact forced to the first tree that could be found on which he was hung till he was dead, without any trial, or charge made against him. Upon this being related to General Washington, he imm... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$83.00
175295

Benedict Arnold & Peace ? REVOLUTIONARY WAR Original Enemy 1782 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431507418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 21, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * General Benedict Arnold The back page has a report from London which notes in part: "General Arnold was in the gallery of the House of Commons...a noble Lord...to move the House to clear the gallery for the purpose of removing the officer, whose presence at Court when the Commons addressed the King, he had before complained of as particularly obnoxious to him and every friend to peace with America..." and a bit more. All of pg. 4 is a terrific letter from an officer who served under the command of Lord Cornwallis, with some criticisms as to his efforts in America. One bit notes: "His first charge against Lord Cornwallis is neglecting the loy... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$45.00
175294

CHARLESTON SC South Carolina French and Indian War Naval 1760 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 16, 1760 * Charleston, South Carolina * French and Indian War The front page begins with a half-column article under the heading: "America" which has an "Extract of a Letter from Charles-Town, in South Carolina" reporting on the French & Indian War (see). The back page contains an: "Extract of a Letter from South Carolina" which has a naval report. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$32.00
175283

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773855528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. This is issue number 22. T... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:33

$1,740.00
175202

ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Poem & Early Hawaiian Islands Inhabitants 1791 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372767140589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1791 * Early Hawaiian Islands * Anti-slavery poem Among the articles are: "Some Account of the Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands" which is Hawaii; "Animated Portrait of African Servitude" "On the Power of Money" & much more. Of note is a poem titled: "Monimba: A True Story", an anti-slavery poem which depicts a fictional, pregnant Igbo slave who committed suicide on a slave ship destined for Jamaica. The poem is an example of the stereotype of Igbo slaves in the Americas. The plate called for is present, titled: "The Old Soldier" (heavily foxed as usual) with an accompanying article. Near the back is: "Domestick Chronicle" which has the latest news items from Ge... See More  

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Ends October 11, 2019 12:09

$93.00
175201

re. BURNING of Norfolk & Portsmouth by British Revolutionary War 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372767140462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1779 * re. burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British Near the back are over 3 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from General Clinton to George Germain dated at New York which relates to a letter from General Mathew to General Henry Clinton dated at Portsmouth, Virginia & accompanied by a letter from Sir George Collier to Clinton, both of which relate some details on the burning of Norfolk and Portsmouth. Yet another letter on this event as well. In this historic British expedition, commanded by Adm. Sir John Collier, the raid at the Hampton Roads vicinity caused devastating effect by capturing or destroying large quantities of American ships a... See More  

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Ends October 11, 2019 12:09

$63.00
175199

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372767140001

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 October 11, 2019 12:08

$88.00
175143

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764748222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 29, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the ftpg. is taken up with an essay which explores this history of England's relationship with the American colonies, and what led to war. One bit mentions: "...The Rubicon was already passed; and the Colonies had dared to commit their cause to the events of war. Perhaps there is room to hope that a sense of common interest may still prevail...". Pg. 2 has a letter from Phila. mentioning the capture of flags taken from Cornwallis's army, & presented at the State House. Also a letter to the People of Exeter, England, from Cornwallis noting: "...The severe blow which the British arms have sustained in America,... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:57

$56.00
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