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173623

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692152470

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

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$43.00
173517

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689350133

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

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:18

$59.00
173452

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original 1779 Enemy MIDDLESEX London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, June 19, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * 18th century - from The Enemy Over a full column on the back page has a "Protest" entered in the House of Lords concerning the dire situation in America. A few bits include: "...The formal surrender of all right to tax North America...the whole power of Great Britain under their conduct was unable to effectuate a reasonable dependency of its own Colonies..." and also: "...If the whole force of Great Britain...assisted by 30,000 Germans...has failed in 3 campaigns against the unprepared provinces of North America...have totally failed in the single contest with the Colonies...in addition to the successful resistance of North Ameri... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:57

$48.00
173451

AMERICAN FLAG Desecration British Sailors Post Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Dec. 25, 1783 * American flag desecration * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 has an item noting: "...of a disagreeable fray having happened at New York by an American ship coming into the harbour with an affected display of the thirteen stripes, which so enraged the English Tars [sailors] that they boarded the American, tore down her colours, and trampled them under their feet giving some abuse to the crew; as soon as Admiral Digby heard of the affair, he with General Carleton issued out an order for apprehending the delinquents...This trifling matter has been greatly exaggerated by the Americans, & the insult doubly returned on some English ships in the different harbours of the United Sta... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:56

$48.00
173578

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


eBay Auction Item # 372691463115

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

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Ends June 24, 2019 08:14

$34.99
173192

SIR GUY CARLETON Proclamation re. Americans & British Relations 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676949656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Dec. 18, 1783 * Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester proclamation * Revolutionary War - American & British relations The front page has a report from late in the Revolutionary War, noting Sir Guy Carleton's concern for the lack of friendship between the Americans and departing British. Included is: "A Proclamation" which notes in part: "...that an outrage has lately been committed upon an American vessel...by seizing & destroying her colours in a riotous and disorderly manner, which...has a mischievous tendency too prolong the animosities...to warn all persons whatever from offering any insult to the colours of any foreign nation within this harbour under penalty of being severely punished... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$48.00
173191

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ G. Washington's Army 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302409562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, June 10, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * General George Washington's army Page 2 has some good content relating to the Revolutionary War including much from the "House of Commons" on the examination of Sir William Howe and his actions in America. One item begins: "...then touched upon the conduct of Sir William Howe in landing at the Chesapeak & promised to prove that general Washington had no more than 3000 men to oppose his landing in the Delaware...That America was at this present time under the control of congress his lordship would not dispute, though the accounts of the strength of the rebel force had been much exaggerated..." and much more. Some fine reading... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:32

$58.00
173117

Three (3) REVOLUTIONARY WAR Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Original Old UK Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675552115

Offered are 3 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland. A trio of issues from during the Revolutionary War dated April 15 & 19, 1780; Feb. 12, 1781. Each issue is from the midst of the Revolutionary War however I find little or no content relating to the war. Much news from Great Britain and elsewhere. Four pages, folio size, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:18

$48.00
173535

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689803151

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

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Ends June 21, 2019 07:57

$27.00
173508

(12) REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING ERA London Chronicle 1783 Old British Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392313370867

Offered are 12 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a lot of twelve issues all from 1783 from the period at the end of the Revolutionary War but I see no (or very little) American content. All issues complete in 8 pages and in very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2019 11:25

$44.99
173498

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Portsmouth NH New Hampshire 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313296092

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

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Ends June 20, 2019 08:37

$399.99
173491

PRELIMINARY PEACE TREATY Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689148460

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

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:54

$69.99
173490

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313277567

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

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:42

$39.99
173489

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


eBay Auction Item # 372689098883

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

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:39

$124.99
173488

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy LONDON Chronicle GREAT YEAR Staten Island 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313275800

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

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:33

$79.99
172931

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296825699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, April 13, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title A newspaper from the middle of the Revolutionary War but I find only a few brief references to the war. Most of the content is European in theme. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:13

$28.00
172835

ETHAN ALLEN American Patriot CAPTURED Revolutionary War 1775 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294602681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, Cambridge, Nov. 24, 1775 * Ethan Allen captured * American Revolutionary War The front page has a bit noting: "...letter from General Burgoyne at Boston wherein he says that 20,000 men would be a feeble reinforcement to the army there, in their present situation." Page 2 has various tidbits relating to the war, a few including: "...that should the American war continue but for 3 years the very expense of the naval & military force necessary to complete the reduction of that continent will amount to at least ten millions sterling..." and: "...The plan proposed...with respect to America...the King's forces are to take Rhode Island..." with more on this very curious plan (see); also... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:20

$580.00
172834

GENERAL JOHN BURGOYNE Resignation Revolutionary War 1780 Hartford CT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667729626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 18, 1780 * General John Burgoyne resignation * re. Surrender at Saratoga - New York The entire front page, two-thirds of page 2, and half of page 3 are taken up with: "...the various letters that passed between the late and present secretary at War and Lieutenant General Burgoyne, previous to that officer's resignation of his military employments.", with various references to his defeat & surrender at Saratoga. Page 3 includes a letter from Edenton, North Carolina, noting; "...that the enemy had erected a battery on James Island and had tryed their metal...but their shot fell short of the town...". Also a bit noting: "...a large fleet sailed from New ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:19

$488.00
172785

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293194465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 12, 1776 * 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. The front page has a legal notice concerning a naval court case brought by John Barre, commander of the brigantine Lexington, against: "...James & Joshua, Negro slaves, lately taken on board the prize sloop called the Edward..." (see). The ftpg. also has a full column report from the Admiralty office in London concerning a wide variety of naval news reports from America (see). Also a brief item noting: "...His Majesty was pleased to say much in favour of his conduct at Bunke... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:38

$540.00
172781

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York William Howe Revolutionary War MAP 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666604575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, for the year 1776 * Battle of Long Island w/ map * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe victory A very nice "Supplement" issue to this popular magazine from during the Revolutionary War. This 28 page magazine features a great & lengthy account of the Battle of New York signed in type by: W. Howe which takes over 4 pages, only a few portions of which are shown in the photos. Included is the list of soldiers killed, wounded & missing in the battle and the ordinance & stores taken, taking close to 2 pages as well. But certainly the prime piece in this issue, very much related to the New York battle report, is the great foldout map titled: "Map Of the Progress of... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:36

$505.00
172625

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392287735752

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 May 30, 2019 15:02

$485.00
172623

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 7, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America 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. Rarely found today. All of the front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 contains a report headed: "From Rebel Papers, Charlestown, South Carolina, Oct. 7" and one with a Boston dateline which includes: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., President of the American Congress & first Major-General of the militia of this State...his arrival was ma... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:01

$395.00
172542

Rare COLONIAL VIRGINIA w/ Battle of Bunker Hill 1775 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659229276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 13, 1775 * The Battle of Bunker Hill * American Revolutionary War * Very rare Colonial Virginia title This newspaper was published by John Pinkney, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Pinkney continued this title which previously was published by Virginia's first woman printer, Clementina Rind, A rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Certainly the prime content is the page 3 report of the Battle of Bunker Hill, from a letter: "...from Mr. Isaac Lathrop, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown, to Major General Davis Wooster..." with the letter ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$10,500.00
172541

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284199910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 10, 1775 * John Hancock and the Massachusetts Bay colonists - calls for a Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to Almighty God * Rare mention of the non-Negro slave trade * Georgia agreement - the Continental Association * Virginia troops commended This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, 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. Part of the front page has a report on the ship St. Stephen, noting in part: "...This vessel has long been employed in the Guinea trade in a new way...He trades in gold dust..... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$6,950.00
172533

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Southern Events 1779 Providence RI Rhode Island Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284185884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Nov. 6, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * Southern events - Georgia & more Most of the first column is taken up with the details of a non-exportation act by the state of Rhode Island, similar to that enacted by Massachusetts & Connecticut. Included are the penalties for those found guilty. Also an act for: "...the Preservation of the Public Buildings in this State erected or improved for the Use of the Army...". More acts on page 2. Page 2 has a letter from Charleston noting: "...we hear that almost every man in that place & all the troops that could be collected, had gone to Georgia to co-operate with count d'Estaing in the reduction of that state; that a num... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$615.00
172516

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier Spy 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, November 20, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War soldier & spy * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame By far the most significant content is found on page 3 as it contains an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:54

$535.00
172331

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653725102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 23, 1783 * Loyalists escaping America Inside has: "A letter from New York...says that many of the Loyalists, on a supposition that the city is to be evacuated by the King's troops, had packed up all their best effects that they might embark with their goods when the troops did & sail under their convey till they could procure a passage to England...". The back page has a similar report: "...from South Carolina the beginning of last month, about which period it was evacuated by his Majesty's troops...In these ships most of the inhabitants who had shewn particular attachment to his Majesty's cause, embarked--some few of them proceeded to New York; many more to St. Augustine & the Britis... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:21

$29.00
172240

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650303785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1782 * American Revolutionary War Era * General George Washington & more The ftpg. has a report noting: "Intelligence is received that the investment of New York by General Washington will be one of the first operations of the ensuing campaign...great preparations being making for sending a fleet to America early in the year...". Page 7 has an item from the House of Lords notes: "...that he had been that day informed that Sir Guy Carleton had been appointed to the office of Commander in Chief in America...if it were true, one of the best officers had been appointed to one of the worst services that had ever existed in this or any other state." And the bkpg. notes: "A plan of a... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:49

$41.00
171797

Lord Cornwallis SURRENDER OF YORKTOWN Virginia Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392265705609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 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 the "Historical Chronicle". It begins with an editorial comment: "Gen. Washington's letter to the President of Congress on the surrender of the British army under Lord Cornwallis is truly characteristic. The whole substance is comprised in the few words that follow: " and what follows is the historic letter datelined "York, Oct. 19, 1781" which begins with the famous sentence: "I have the honour to inform Congress... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2019 07:30

$396.00
171701

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263036247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1770 * The Boston Massacre * Historic reporting Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the report on the Boston Massacre. The entirety of page 2 is taken up with an excellent & historic report of the Boston Massacre, headed: "AMERICAN AFFAIRS" and the article prefaced with: "The following Report of the Committee of the Town of Boston, transmitted to Governor Pownal, is the most authentic Account of the late Tumult there." This detailed account gives all the particulars (see) with comments including: "...a quarrel arose between some of the soldiers of the 29th & the ropemakers journeymen...a party of 7 or 8 soldiers...by orders fired upon the inhabitants, promiscuously,... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:13

$435.00
171698

SIEGE OF SAVANNAH Georgia Benjamin Lincoln - Captain James Cook 1780 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780 * Siege of Savannah - Georgia * Benjamin Lincoln letter * Captain James Cook - South Seas Near the back is a section headed: "Advices Received from America" which includes: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This letter concerns the battle for Savannah & takes nearly a full page, signed in type: B. Lincoln, and includes mention of the death of Count Pulaski. Also of great interest is a nice article headed: "Some Account of New Zealand. Capt. Cook in Great Danger". Included with this article is the referenced full page plate captioned: "View of an Arched Rock on the Coast o... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:11

$165.00
171665

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 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. The front page has an ad for the desertion of two soldiers from military service, with details (see). Page 2 begins with a report noting: "General Lee writes from Purrysburg...that he is going to break up East Florida. President Rutledge...writes that the South Carolinians had destroyed five Indian towns...". Also a list of: "Enemies to the American States, commonly called Tories, gone & going to Staten Isl... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:20

$740.00
171660

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE COMPLETE ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631671776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 14, 1782 * American Independence complete ? * Revolutionary War ending All of page 6 and a portion of page 7 are taken up with various reports from the House of Lords, which include several discussions concerning the granting of independence to American colonies (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:17

$39.00
171595

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ William Howe 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259697660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, April 10, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * British General William Howe Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with a continuation of: "A Vote of Censure on Administration for Not Sending Out a Reinforcement Earlier Last Year to Lord Howe at New York". Photos show portions of the interesting argument. Page 3 has: "Advice has been received that the Spaniards have lately strengthened two forts at the entrance of the Mississippi, which...entirely command the navigation of that river, and great part of the Gulph of Mexico." Another item notes: "...was reported that some dispatches were brought from New York that an engagement had happened between a detachment of the Kin... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:39

$62.00
170908

Post CORNWALLIS Yorktown Surrender Revolutionary War End Events 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243973239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Feb. 14, 1782 * Post Cornwallis surrender at Yorktown * Closing events of the Revolutionary War An article on pgs. 1 & 2 reports some changes in position with the British leaders including the resignation of George Germaine as secretary of state, and that: "...Lord Cornwallis, who, it is said, is immediately after that event had taken place to return to America with more extensive powers..." with more (see). The back page has a letter from New York beginning: "Lord Cornwallis's disaster has indeed deranged our affairs much; but this was done by the French. The rebellion is still languid & the Kin's friends in America are as numerous as ever ir not more so...we are informed that the French are i... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2019 15:37

$45.00
170317

SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA & George Washington 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392225380274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Sept., 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General George Washington * American Revolutionary War Over 2 1/2 pages are taken up with: "Letter from Gen. Washington to Gen. Sir William Howe" from Middlebrook, June 10, 1777, signed by him in type: Geo. Washington. This is followed by another letter from Washington to Howe, which begins: "The fortune of war having thrown Major-General Prescot in our hands, I beg leave to propose his exchange for Major-General Lee..." signed in type: G. Washington. Further on is: "Letters from Gen. Washington to the Congress on the Removal of the King's Troops from the Jerseys" is actually several letters, one of which begins: "I have the honour & pleasure ... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:11

$360.00
169868

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE COMPLETE ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564703194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Dec. 19, 1782 * American Independence complete ? * Revolutionary War ending Page 2 has some interesting reports from the House of Lords concerning the issue of independence for America, including: "...The nation...was at a loss how to reconcile what, on a former day, had been asserted with respect to the Independence of America...when compared with an assertion of one of his colleagues...there appeared an ambiguity...he should request the noble Lord to inform the House whether the treaty signed with the Americans was a full unequivocal & irrevocable acknowledgement of their independence & a formal renunciation of all authority of the Mother Country?..." with more (see). The back page al... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:36

$53.00
169829

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND NYC & Benjamin Franklin Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563052407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 7, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * Benjamin Franklin & John Hancock * American Revolutionary War 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. One-third of the front page & nearly half of page 2 are taken up with An ORDINANCE for the Appointment of Justices of the Peace for the State of Pennsylvania" which is signed in type by its President: B. Franklin. This is followed by a document from Congress concerning the purchase of gun powder, signed in type by its President: John Hancock. Page 2 also has two depositions concerning a battle with the ... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:50

$970.00
169698

Capture of SAINT EUSTATIUS in Caribbean Islands Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207073407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1781 * Islands of the Caribbean * Revolutionary War era The back 3 pages have various correspondence concerning the capture of St. Eustatius, when the British seized the Dutch-owned island in the Caribbean. The two plates called for are lacking. Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, a bit close-trimmed at the right margin of the title/contents page only, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engraving of the skyline of London.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:30

$32.00
169316

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196124418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, Feb. 20, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Page 3 has a letter dated at Boston noting in part: "...Captain Pyne mentions in his letter that the Americans are determined never to submit to Great Britain". and further on: "...Letters have been received...who have made their escape from Brest whither they were some time since taken prisoners by Paul Jones. They are both arrived at Cork & reports that upwards of 280 English seamen are confined on board Jones's vessel, the Ranger, and that an old French frigate is fitting out for him at Brest & is to sail under American colours." This latter item is a rare reference to the French ship Duc de Duras which was renamed the B... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:33

$78.00
169180

MAKING PEACE W/ AMERICA ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192703071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 16, 1782 * Making peace with America ? Most of a column on pg. 4 is taken up with: "PEACE WITH AMERICA - A BILL Presented to the House of Commons...to enable His Majesty to conclude a PEACE, or TRUCE, with the Revolted Colonies in North America." (see for full text). This was the first step towards ending the Revolutionary War. Page 5 has very lengthy discussions from the House of Commons which includes much reflection on the Revolutionary War, its cause, and what was done wrong. One bit notes: "...it remained only to enquire into the causes of our failure of success. In his opinion, one great cause was the countenance that had been given in that House to the American rebellion. Gen... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 06:56

$75.00
168981

BENEDICT ARNOLD General Promotion William Howe Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187892861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia May 6, 1777 * Benedict Arnold promoted * General William Howe * General George Washington The front page has some war-related items including a note from Fishkill which includes: "...a number of armed Tories marched in open day through Walkhill & Little Britain on their way to join Howe's army. They were pursued by parties of the militia...". The ftpg. also has an: "Extract of a Letter from General Washington to Congress" (see photos). And also a report from Congress which tells of issues on how to pay the troops (see photos). Another brief yet significant item reads: "The Honorable the Congress have promoted Brigadier Gen. Arnold to the rank of Major General." Pg. 2 has a... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:36

$465.00
168757

PENNSYLVANIA LINE MUTINY Continental Army Soldiers Want Higher Pay 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516876929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, February, 1781 The last 3 pages have nice reports & correspondences on what is known as the Pennsylvania Line Mutiny. This was a mutiny of continental army soldiers who demanded higher pay and better housing conditions. It ended with a negotiated settlement on January 8, 1781. The mutiny was the most successful and important insurrection of continental army soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Complete in 56 pages, 5 by 8 inches, nearly close-trimmed at the right margin of the front leaf only. One of the two plates called for is present being: "The Lady of Loretto" (see). Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engravi... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:33

$59.00
168588

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING EVENTS w/ John Dickinson December 30, 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176986965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1783 Page 2 has several reports headed: "America" including a report that John Dickinson was elected President of the Pennsylvania Assembly, & more. Also: "...Before she sailed all the King's troops and refugees had evacuated New York & the Americans had taken possession of the same...what with the number of people brought there by curiosity to see the place evacuated, and others to behold the celebration of the peace, the city appeared as full of inhabitants as when the troops were there...The remainder of theirs troops have been dismissed, almost naked, and without their arrears being paid to enable them to provide for their families..." and more. Further on: "...from Wilmington, in No... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:41

$56.00
168529

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176358520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) Nearly two-thirds of the front page are taken up with a terrific consideration of the troubles between England & the colonies titled: "Extracts from the Sentiments of a Foreigner on the Disputes of Greaet Britain & America". A few bits include: "...Can they so far betray those rights which are so dear to them as to aim at reducing their brethren & their children to slavery?...let them revolve in their thoughts all the benefits which they derive from their original country...Let their love of the parent country however be attended with a certain jealousy respecting their own Liberty...they know also that reduced to the dire alternatives... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 15:14

$685.00
167967

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486790951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our masters..." with more. Then some talk on the situation at Charleston, then: "...that Mr. Washington's next attempt is to be directed against New York, & with a view of collecting the largest force he can..." with more. Page 7 has most of a column with news from: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:32

$46.00
166969

AMERICAN IN CHAOS ? Post Revolutionary War - Rare Title 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449540488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Oct. 9, 1783 * Post Revolutionary War * America in turmoil ? The ftpg. has a letter from the Bay of Fundy in Canada concerning the arrival of Loyalists (see). Page 2 has a letter from New York which paints a dismal scenario there: "...There is in fact no government in this country, all is anarchy and confusion. The Congress have lost their influence & town meetings, committees & other tumultuous associations govern without control. Every paper is filled with Resolves against the Loyalists & nothing but vengeance is denounced..." and even more. The bkpg. has a few America-related items as well. Four pages, folio size, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:04

$58.00
166635

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783 * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to al... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:21

$740.00
166589

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Canada Revolutionary War w/ John Hancock 1776 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124180476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Canada campaign * John Hancock & George Washington 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. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Declaration of Independence in the July 13 issue. Pages 2 & 3 have much content concerning the Revolutionary War including an item from Williamsburg which begins: "The heavy cannonade from our lines in Gloucester...obliged Lord Dunmore to withdraw his troops & shipping from Gwyn's island..." with more. An item from... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:49

$855.00
166430

Rare Post Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Philadelphia PA Penn. 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392121765953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Dec. 21, 1782 * Closing events - post Revolutionary War Note the very ornate lettering in the masthead. The top of the front page has a "Proclamation" by the Philadelphia sheriff. Pages 2 & 3 contains a letter from South Carolina concerning: "...a minute detail of barbarities exercised in this state by his Britannic Majesty's forces...". Other news items and ads from this interesting period at the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the federal government. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, various small tears & very minor chipping at the margins wit small archival mends here.

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:58

$158.00
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