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181784

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373070919267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 include 15 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:24

$39.00
181782

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1798 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821888606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 25, 1798 * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. News of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:23

$42.00
181781

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373070917960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 20, 1797 * Rare 18th century American publication * 3 runaway slave advertisements This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:22

$67.00
181780

Runaway SLAVES Blacks Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821886975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 9, 1795 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway Slave advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the back page for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:20

$42.00
181767

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373068300789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 8, 1796 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2020 13:42

$42.00
181714

RHODE ISLAND Refusing to Accept the United States Constitution 1790 US Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815366240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March, 1790 * United States Constitution * Rhode Island refusing to accept Included is an unusual illustration (rarely found in 18th century magazines) of a chamber lamp, within the descriptive text. Other items include: "Character of General Lee" "Female Heroism: or Magnanimity of the Whig Lades in Charleston when that City was in the Hands of the British" "On Comets" & much more. Near the back is: "The Chronicle" with the latest news of the day including much on the French Revolution, with a section headed: "United States" with American news from Bennington, Vt.; New York, Richmond, Columbia, S.C.; & Philadelphia. A report from Newport, R.I. discusses that state's intransigen... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:09

$72.00
181710

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. U.S. Military 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815365251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 22, 1795 * President George Washington * U.S. Military act signed in script Taking over half of the front page is: "An Act for Continuing & Regulating the Military Establishment of the United States..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$98.00
181709

Rare 18th Century NEW YORK CITY w/ Native Americans Indians Rpt. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 28, 1795 * Native Americans - Indians Page 2 has an items concerning John Adams as ambassador to The Netherlands. Page 3 has two nice articles concerning relations with Indians, one beginning: "The Western Posts, which have so long been a bone of contention between the U.S. and Great Britain and which are to be delivered up to the American arms in June, 1796, are four in number: Oswego..." with details, and then details also on Niagara, Detroit, and Michillmackinac. The other items concerns a treaty with the Cherokees, with talk of war involving the Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, etc. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$43.00
181657

Runaway SLAVES Blacks Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814178348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 22, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, untrimmed and very nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:12

$44.00
181650

Lot of (9) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1790's Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065387584

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: 18th CENTURY LOT - a group of 9 American newspapers, all different titles, from the 1700's, all with damage. All dates are from the 1790's save for one from 1788.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:08

$69.00
181601

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065167538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 3, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 3 runaway slave ads. One more slave ad on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:05

$42.00
181538

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808740712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 29, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. ]Four pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:03

$39.00
181526

LORD NORTH British Prime Minister of England RESIGNS 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807478300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 3, 1782 * Great Britain Prime Minister * Lord Frederick North resigns * Revolutionary War era The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with "Interesting Conversation on the late Change of Ministers" from the Houses of Lords. This was when Lord North, bowing to the growing pro-peace sentiment in Parliament, was replaced by Lord Rockingham as Prime Minister of England. The back page reporting includes: "...Having boldly defended the measures, his Lordship again adverted to American independency and reminded the House that he had formerly used some marked expressions on the subject. He had said, the sum of Great Britain was set, when the independency of America was a... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:54

$170.00
181525

Great 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ Slave Ads 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807477783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1783 * Nice masthead * Rare publication The front page is entirely taken up with ads including an: "Eight Dollars Reward" ad for "...a likely [Black] Wench..." with details, and a "Ten Dollars Reward" for a runaway "...[Black]Man named Adam...". Page 2 has a small bit noting: "From the known principles of the premier, respecting the American contest...from the unhappy loyalists it may naturally be concluded that the colonial war will not yet be terminated." The balance of the issue is taken up with other news of the day and more advertisements. Four pages, ornate lettering in the masthead, some water staining near the top, even foxing throughout.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:54

$120.00
181516

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Jay Reply 1798 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807474687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 29, 1798 * 18th century America Page 2 has a: "Reply" which is signed in type: John Jay. The back page has an Act of the Mass. legislature. Four pages, various foxing throughout, otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:50

$38.00
181475

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806386676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 13, 1798 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, some various light foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:50

$42.00
181357

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392800789507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 29, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, an old stain, nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:19

$67.00
181310

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392799337469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 30, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. One more on page 3 and another on page 4. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 14, 2020 10:00

$42.00
181244

BATTLE OF COWPENS South Carolina American Revolutionary War 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797831442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 10, 1781 * Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina * General Daniel Morgan victory * American Revolutionary War The front page begins with a letter: "To the Virtuous American Yeomanry", which is supportive of the cause to support the American effort. Bits include: "...You cannot...expect such an effect as the present crisis demands unless one and all of you take up the cause with spirit--the many who says, or even thinks, he hath done enough & will leave the future to others is destroying his country..." with much more and ending: "...Remember that good and evil are set before you, that the world may see which you will choose." The best content is what takes o... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$550.00
181243

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797831320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1786 * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Various news reports of the day. The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$40.00
181242

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Closing Moments George Washington 1782 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050979211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 12, 1782 * American Revolutionary War closing events * George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The inside pages have various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, including: "...nothing but the utter destruction of the Carolinas was talked of by the ministry & their creatures; but since the French have blocked up the Chesapeake & landed 8000 troops, they can condescend to think it very well if Lord Cornwallis should be lucky enough to effect his escape back to New York." Further on: "The important dispatches that are hourly expected to arrive from Lord Cornwallis will, no doubt, enable government to form a decisive opinion as to the probability or improb... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$465.00
181239

DEATH OF NEWSPAPER EDITOR w/ Black Borders 1790 18th Century American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797830430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 7, 1790 * 18th century American publication * Death of it's newspaper editor All four pages are bordered in wide "mourning" rules for the recent death of this newspaper's editor, John Nourse. Page 3 has a black-bordered report beginning: "On Saturday last, died at Salem, of a lingering illness, Mr. JOHN NOURSE, aged 28, junior Editor of the Independent Chronicle and one of the printers to the Hon. General Court..." with more detail. Four pages, a very handsome masthead, archival strengthening at the spine, five notebook-type binding holes at the blank spine, a discrete archival mend inside. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:15

$68.00
181236

NIce 18th Century AMERICAN TITLE w/ John Adams Address & Letter 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797829825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 21, 1798 * 18th century American publication * President John Adams address & letter * Nice masthead for display The front page begins with an address to the President by the Convention of Congregational ministers, with the President's response signed: John Adams. And also a letter from the President to the commander-in chief and other officers of the state of New Jersey, signed: John Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, several stains, good condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:13

$57.00
181225

Historic GREAT FIRE OF NEW YORK American Revolutionary War 1776 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797114460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 9, 1776 * Great Fire of New York (1776) * 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. The front page has a report noting in part: "During the time that General Howe lay at Turtle bay he dispatched several sloops to New York, Staten Island, etc. to reconnoitre the situation of the American forces in those parts...informed him that General Putnam lay at New York entrenched with a body of 12,000 men..." with more. Page 2 has a note: "It is said the American provinces have not only declared themselves independent but that they ha... See More  

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:34

$665.00
181197

18th Century INDIANS Native Americans Cherokees Nation & More 1765 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795888053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1765 * Early Native Americans - Indians - Cherokees Page 7 has a report headed "America" which has: "Letters from the Cherokee country...that Salloue or the Young Warrior of Estatoe, who set out with a party in pursuit of some Northward Indians, who had scalped & taken 8 Cherokees, was returned with success." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor foxing, generally nice.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:34

$29.00
181182

Rare 1781 State of Connecticut REVOLUTIONARY WAR Military Soldier PAY DOCUMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049234700

A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated Dec. 1, 1781. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, is dated December 26, 1781 and is written out for "Two Pounds" Measurement is approx. 4 by 6 inches. A few areas of light staining, otherwise nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated just after Cornwallis' surrender. Very rare !

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:24

$115.00
181162

1ST DAY OF THANKSGIVING President George Washington Proclamation 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795433245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, October, 1789 * President George Washington * 1st Day of Thanksgiving proclamation The issue begins with a continuation of the "History of the American War" which takes 8 pages & continues in a future issue. Other articles include: "Memoirs of the Bastille" "A short Description of the country between North River and Morristown, near New Windsor, New Jersey" lacking the noted plate. Near the back is the "Chronicle" with the latest news reports including much on the French Revolution. News from the "United States" includes a letter from the "Western Territory" from the "Rapids of the Ohio" which begins: "Our affairs in this quarter bear...a very gloomy aspect. The Indians are da... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:38

$133.00
181136

HENRY KNOX Document for Pension Benefits Revolutionary War Victims1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791938209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 22, 1793 * American Revolutionary War victims * Henry Knox document re. pension benefits Page 3 has a letter from Fort St. Clair concerning the recent raid on that fort, part of the Northwest Indian War. The back page has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:26

$64.00
181133

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791936606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 13, 1795 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, a bit of foxing, period stray writing above the masthead, generally nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:24

$42.00
181801

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373070955193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, Sept. 9, 1795 * 18th century American publication Published by Isaiah Thomas, perhaps the most famous printer of the 18th century, and whose collection became the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. Handsome masthead makes this a displayable newspaper. Four pages, a little light damp staining at upper right portion, generally very nice.

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Ends June 08, 2020 09:19

$29.99
181072

MONTAUK POINT LIGHTHOUSE Long Island New York Begin Construction 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788607330

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

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:03

$54.00
181736

Rare 18th Century NEW YORK CITY w/ John Adams & Thomas Jefferson 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373068016910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 27, 1797 * Uncommon 18th century American publication Page 3 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a speech prefaced with: "Yesterday...the senate...waited on the President...at his house, when the Vice-President presented the following answer to his address to both houses, at the opening of the session:" The address begins: "Sir, The senate of the United States request you to accept their acknowledgements for the comprehensive & interesting detail you have given in your speech to both houses of congress on the existing state of the Union..." with much more. It is signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, Vice President. And this is followed by the President's reply signed in type: ... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2020 07:30

$39.99
181013

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041921588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 12, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Three more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:21

$42.00
181012

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041920591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 23, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 3 has 2 runaway slave ads. Another one appears on the back page. (see) New of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:19

$72.00
181640

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392814139718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 11, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Two more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 02, 2020 14:31

$37.99
181595

Lot of (9) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1790's Original Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392813825369

Offered are 8 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: 18th CENTURY LOT - a group of 8 American newspapers, comprised of 5 different titles from the 1700's, all with damage. All dates are from the 1790's save for one from 1788.

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Ends June 02, 2020 08:42

$57.99
180978

GOLD & SILVER FOR COINS Early United States Congress Treasury 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039017161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, Aug. 31, 1786 (year in Roman numerals) * Early United States Congress * Gold and Silver for coins * General George Washington One page has "American Intelligence" which praises the attributes of Alexandria, and another page notes: "...Our Academy flourishes: about 100 scholars, twenty of which are educated on the Bounty of General WASHINGTON, are already received into it, although it has not been opened more than six months..." followed by a report from Pittsburgh concerning trouble with Indians. But certainly the prime content would be the back page "Resolve" from Congress dated August 8, 1786, establishing the standard of money to be created by the United States, ... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:46

$555.00
180871

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA w/ GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373035792080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1797 * Rare 18th century American publication * President George Washington letter A scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. The front page has a letter to George Washington offering congratulations for his public service (concluded in a future issue). Page 3 has a letter signed in type by: Go. Washington, concerning relations with France. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:10

$140.00
180870

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373035791812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, June 10, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #13 issue. The front page has a report noting in part: "...a proposal is talked of among the southern gentlemen in case he enemy should not soon evacuate Georgia, of manumitting a number of the black & forming them into regiments, who upon their good behaviour during the continuance of the war, are to have their freedom every after; for which...that their masters should have a consideration made them by the public...". Most of page 2 is taken up... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2020 15:10

$765.00
180844

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778741766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, March 9, 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. Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The following rules for establishing a Society for Relieving the Distresses of Prisoners...". Page 2 has reports from Williamsburg, Worcester, New York, and Montreal with the latest reports concerning the Revolutionary War. Over half of page 3 is taken up with a very lengthy work: "To the People of Pennsylvania, Letter I" signed in type: Cato. It begins: "The... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:16

$555.00
180801

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031722283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 7, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. The front page has a runaway slave ad under: "Twenty Dollars reward" Two more appear on page 3. (see) New of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a little ink dirtiness to a quadrant of the front page only, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:45

$72.00
180785

(4) SAMUEL ADAMS ACTS Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031601337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 16, 1795 * Nice 18th century masthead Nearly half of the front page is taken up with four Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. One Act is: "...for granting to the United States of America the Light-House situate at the entrance of the Harbor of Nantucket." Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:02

$69.00
180784

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Signed Acts of Congress 1794 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775132440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 31, 1794 * U.S. presidents sign acts of Congress Page 2 begins with two Acts of the U.S. Congress, each signed in type by the President: Go. Washington, and the Vice President: John Adams. The back page has a notice headed: "War Department" concerning applying for pension for those injured from the Revolutionary War, signed in type by the Secretary of War: H. Knox. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:02

$105.00
180772

USS PRESIDENT (1800) U.S. United States Navy Frigate Construction 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775125804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 4, 1795 * USS President (1800) construction to begin * Very early United States Navy frigate The back page has a rather rare mention of the progress of construction in the first frigates ordered to be constructed for the U.S. Navy by the Navy Act of 1794. "The Federal Frigates" "Will soon exhibit marks of forwardness. Since our last, another vessel, with live oak, has arrived here from Georgia--another was dismasted in the late storm, and has got into Rhode Island--the timber safe." This is reference to the frigate President, constructed in New York City. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 10:57

$47.00
180771

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Governor Acts of Legislature SIGNED 1790 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775125493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 20, 1790 * John Hancock acts signed * Massachusetts governor An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper. Half of the front page is taken up with 3 Acts of the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Half of the bkpg. is taken up with ads including five large illustrated house for sale ads. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 10:56

$62.00
180730

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ John Paul Jones 1781 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029596939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 24, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication The front page has an interesting report from London on the lack of reinforcements coming from England to help with the situation in New York: "The gross deceptions by which the people of this county are practiced upon to continue the ruinous war with America can only be equaled by the shameful manner in which our brave troops at New York are deceived into the expectation & belief of strong reinforcements to assist them to carry on the war..." followed by a report of the ships planned to sail to New York. And then: "What must these brave, neglected men think when they find that the whole of this flatteri... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:30

$458.00
180707

Rare CLOSING EVENTS Months of the American Revolutionary War 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029574989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 30, 1781 * American Revolutionary War * Closing months - nice masthead Most of the reports are European, with page 2 have some news from the Caribbean. Also an item noting: "We are assured that the revolted troops of the Pennsylvania line have returned to their duty." Four pages, decorative lettering in the masthead, a rounded lower corner causes loss to a few words, some foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:17

$140.00
180706

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Salaries SET Early Government 1789 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392773064834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 22, 1789 * Salaries for the President, Vice President & others Over half of the front page is taken up with an address "To the President of the United States" by the corporation of visitors & governours & faculty of Washington College in Maryland, to which: "The President's Answer" follows, signed by him in type: George Washington. Also on the ftpg. & carrying over to pg. 2 are: "Proceedings In The Legislature of the Union" from the early weeks of the new federal government. Of very special interesting is a report from New York, found on page 3, with: "Congress, this day, agreed upon the compensations viz. to: THE PRESIDENT, 25,000 dollars per ann.; The Vice President, 50... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:17

$165.00
180644

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN New York City 1793 Original Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770669124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DIARY; OR LOUDON'S REGISTER, New York, July 25, 1793 * Uncommon 18th century American publication Page 2 has a report headed: "Pittsburgh" being a letter from a man on his way to a treaty with Indians, 36 miles above Niagara. Other news reports from America and Europe as well. One of the less common 18th century American titles. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:17

$51.00
180643

French Frigate EMBUSCADE vs. The BOSTON Naval Battle & Slave Ad 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770668527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, Aug. 7, 1793 * Action of 31 July 1793 * Frigates HMS Boston vs. Embuscade * French Revolutionary Wars The ftpg. is filled with ads, several of which are illustrated including one for a runaway "...Negro man named Cull..." with descriptive details. Page 3 has most of a column taken up with a detailed article on the naval battle between the Ambuscade and the Boston frigates. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:16

$43.00
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