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178371

Very RARE Early French & Indian War Era ANNAPOLIS MD Maryland 1755 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921426698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MARYLAND GAZETTE, Annapolis, May 1, 1755 * Very rare & early American title Not only is this a "Southern" title, but also an issue from the French & Indian War. While most of the news items are European reports, page 2 has a bit of war-related content in a letter from Pennsylvania noting: "We are like to have hot work with the French next summer, for their camp is but 250 miles from the city of Philadelphia, so that probably my future letters may furnish you with this history of a bloody campaign...The French will soon be so strongly fortified on the Ohio that no force can lead to that country will be able, perhaps, to dislodge them. A trifle of men & money wold have dislodged them when they first settled at Crow... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:43

$2,650.00
178332

JOHN ADAMS Ulster County Address & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 10, 1798 * President John Adams * Ulster County, New York Page 2 has and: "Address" prefaced with: "Among the numerous addresses presented to the President few, if any, have been better expressed than the following." signed: James Oliver. This is followed by the President's reply signed: John Adams. Four pages, minor loss at spine does not affect noted content, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:39

$48.00
178282

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Congress Response 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916554193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1795 * President George Washington reply * State of the Union Address response The ftpg. has: "Congressional Summary - Congress of the United States" with prefacing remarks noting: "...members of the House...waited on the President of the United States at his own house, where the Speaker delivered the following 'ADDRESS' In answer to The President's Speech to both Houses..." which was Washington's state-of-the-union address. Following this is: "To which the President made the following reply:..." which is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, minor foxing, a few small margin tears.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:21

$78.00
178234

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, April 26, 1753 * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived title This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. This issue has several random themes, with a page 2 paragraph beginning; "The love of Liberty is natural to our species & an affection for posterity, interwoven with the human frame...Do you not then think yourselves free? Our laws, our Assemblies, the guardianship of our Mother Country, the mildest & the best of Kings do they not convince you that hitherto you know not what is servitude?...". A fine opportun... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$235.00
178072

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630507168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 27, 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. Page 2 has a report from Wilmington, North Carolina noting: "In consequence of intelligence of the Regulators being beat, the inhabitants of this town & neighbourhood, assembled themselves together...to embody a company of men to assist his Excellency the Governor against the Regulators, and for defraying the expenses..." and also an agreement: "Whereas the people who style themselves Regulators, have daringly presumed to giv... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$220.00
177991

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775 * American Revolutionary War at the beginning * Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley * General George Washington bounty Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River in the present Wyoming Valley, and settlers from Pennsylvania, who claimed the same lands). This report carries over to the bkpg. Page 2 has a fascinating letter from an officer of the British army stationed in Boston, in which he criticizes the British efforts in America. Bits include: "...even at that time irksome & disagr... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$600.00
177990

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 Hartford note: "Last week ab... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$720.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177827

GEORGE WASHINGTION Jean-Antoine Houdon STATUE Richmond VA Arrival 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608538785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 14, 1796 * French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon * Famous George Washington statue arrival * Virginia State Capital - Richmond The most notable content is a rather inconspicuous report of the arrival of the very famous Jean-Antoine Houdon statue of George Washington for the capitol building at Richmond. The report from Richmond reads: "The elegant statue of the President of the U. States, which was ordered from Paris some time ago, by the Legislature of Virginia, arrived here a few days since...It is said to be a masterly piece of workmanship of its kind and we understand is to be placed in the Capitol in this city." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:19

$71.00
177822

MILITARY SUPPORT Appropriations & More Acts President JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1799 * Military support act * President John Adams The front page has: "An ACT making appropriations for the support of the military establishment, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine...", signed in script type: John Adams. There is also: "An ACT vesting the power of retaliation, in certain cases, in the President of the United States...", also signed in script type: John Adams. Page 2 has an interesting report: "Gen. Dearborn of Massachusetts, arrived a few days ago at Shell Castle, with the frames of the Light-House, which the care of the Federal Government has undertaken to direct Cape Hatteras, and the Beacon which was to be placed at Shell-Castle..." with ... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:15

$56.00
177820

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536597

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 C... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:14

$775.00
177818

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 * Pre American Revolutionary War tensions Under reports from London is: "...Letters from Boston, New England, mention that the late public spirit for establishing new manufactures was greatly subsided, the adventurers having met with nothing but disappointments in procuring materials, scarcity of money, & high price of wages." Elsewhere is: "...some dispatches said to be of importance were sent away...to be put on board the packet boat bond for New York, for Major General Gage, commander in chief of his Majesty's forces in North America...Letters from Boston & Philadelphia mention that house rent had fallen in those cities...occasioned by the decay of trade & great scarci... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$197.00
177779

Commander ALEXANDER HAMILTON Founding Father during Quasi-War 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605062804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 9, 1799 * Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War Page 3 has a report concerning the construction of a light house at Shell Castle and at Cape Hatteras (see). Also reports from New York, Pittsfield, Worcester, Boston and Lexington. The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:32

$55.00
177778

ALIEN & SEDITION ACTS re. France Quasi-War President John Adams 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605060754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 15, 1798 * Alien and Sedition Act * President John Adams Most of the ftpg. first column is "The Sedition Act" signed in type by the President: John Adams. This was part of the collective Alien and Sedition Acts, four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists during an undeclared naval war with France, known as the "Quasi-War". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:31

$138.00
177777

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889084616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, Sept. 1, 1785 * Rare 18th century American title * Nice herald eagle masthead engraving * Death of this publication's publisher Page 3 has a black-bordered notice of the death of Captain John Gill, who founded this newspaper and until about 4 months previous was still the publisher. Four pages, an ink stain at the very top, archival strengthening at the spine, generally good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:31

$225.00
177776

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605056543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 19, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Page 2 has a: "Letter from Edmund Randolph to the President of the United States". A page 3 item begins: "We have authentic information that in consequence of the expected treaty between Great Britain and America, the garrison's at the Western Posts expected to leave them according to stipulation..." with more on this. The reference is to the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:31

$44.00
177774

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605051193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 21, 1744 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, 8 pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. Included is a photocopy o... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$110.00
177771

Rare COLONIAL Boston Massachusetts N.E. w/ St. Augustine Florida 1762 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889080743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON NEWS-LETTER AND NEW ENGLAND CHRONICLE, May 13, 1762 * Rare Colonial Massachusetts * St. Augustine, Florida This is a much later issue of America's first successful newspaper, founded in 1704. The top of the ftpg. has a nice recruiting advertisements to enlist soldiers to fight in the on-going French & Indian War: "For Recruiting His Majesty's Regular Forces In AMERICA" All Able-bodied volunteers above the age of 18...who are willing to engage in His Majesty's service..." with further details on what will be paid. Page 3 begins with: "A Description of Augustin" being the Florida city of St. Augustine. Then a letter beginning: "As the Spaniards have thought proper to force us into a war with them, it beh... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:24

$625.00
177723

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Visits New York City from Mount Vernon1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598209259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 27, 1796 * President George Washington Page 3 has a report: "The PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES has just arrived from Mount Vernon. Whether on a visit to this City, or on his sway to the northward, we cannot tell------Thank GOD he can ride in a carriage which is not bullet proof." Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:09

$43.00
177691

RULES FOR THE MILITARY Established American Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882419664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1775 A terrific issue on the creation of the rules which govern those in the military, as nearly half of the front page and over a column on pg. 4 are taken up with: "Articles of Association, in Pennsylvania. We the officers and soldiers engaged in the present Association for the defence of American liberty...do voluntarily & freely...adopt...the rules by which we agree & resolve to be governed in all our military concerns & operations..." followed by a list of the 32 rules, each detailed (see for portions). Pages 2 and 3 have various war-related content including a letter from Ticonderoga which notes: "...that Col. Allen, with 400 men, had cut off the communication between St. J... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:11

$635.00
177473

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Johnb Adams Election Win 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874802917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793 * President George Washington * Historic 2nd election victory Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President. History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of 1792. A page 3 column begins: "The votes for President and Vice President of the United States, as ascertained by the two Houses of Congress, are as follows: GEORGE WASHINGTON, 132; JOHN ADAMS, 77; George Clinton, 50; Thomas Jefferson, 4; Aaron Burr, 1. And the two former have been proclaimed President and Vice-President for four yea... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$930.00
177121

GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signed Act & Jewish Hebrew Comedy AD 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861837947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 11, 1795 * George Washington script signature on the front page * Ad for "The JEW: Or, Benevolent Hebrew" The front page has an act to amend the act entitled: "An Act to establish the post office and post-roads within the United States," signed in script type by the President: Geo. Washington. Also included is an ad for the comedy: "The JEW: Or, Benevolent Hebrew". News and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:09

$97.00
177120

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress re. Courts Signed 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861837736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 16, 1796 * George Washington & Samuel Adams The front page features two Acts of Congress concerning courts, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Page 2 has a chart of the latest count for the election of Mass. governor, showing Judge Sumner leading over Gov. Sam Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:09

$125.00
176922

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 28, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a letter beginning: "There is hope yet for America!...". Page 3 has: "Confirmation" which notes: "...most complete assurance of the defeat of the fleet of Buonaparte by Admiral Nelson..." with more on the Battle of the Nile. Also: "The President" concerning his arrival at New York. Four pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:26

$43.00
176882

Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed to include the colonies of Pen... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$940.00
176305

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506732017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 18, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The first column of the front page has a "Proclamation" issued by General Howe that includes in part: "It being necessary, that a plentiful supply of...fresh provisions...be provided for the use of his Majesty's army...and the inhabitants of...Philadelphia...I... encourage his Majesty's faithful subjects...to exert themselves in raising the... supplies to issue this Proclamation, assuring them of all possible protection..." & more, signed in type:... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:07

$355.00
176302

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Brunswick County Virginia JAY TREATY 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372821355403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1795 * President George Washington * Brunswick County, Virginia Page 2 has the: "Answer Of the President to the Brunswick, Virginia, Proceedings" relating to the Jay Treaty, which is signed by him in type: G. Washington. Four pages, bit of foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:05

$68.00
176066

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372811989517

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 November 21, 2019 11:14

$166.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
174755

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739414339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first politic... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:45

$15,000.00
174753

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION & War of the Regulation NC Ends 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383790421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, August 15, 1771 * re. Taxation without representation * War of the Regulation ends This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a letter from the Mass. House of Representatives to their British agent concerning taxation. Near the beginning is: "We cannot think the doctrine of the right of Parliament to tax us is given up while an act remains in force for that purpose, and is daily put in execution; and the longer it remains, the more danger there is of the people's becoming so accustomed to arbitrary & unconstitutional taxes, as to pay th... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:44

$240.00
174692

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Campaign Oreint EGYPT Battles Signed Report 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737948889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 30, 1799 * French campaign in Egypt * Napoleon Bonaparte The bkpg. has most of a column taken up with a great & detailed article headed: 'Uniform For the Army of the United States" with the dress described for each of the various ranks beginning with the commander in chief. This article is signed in type by the Secretary of War: James M'Henry. Page 2 has a lengthy report signed in type: Buonaparte, concerning his battles in Egypt. This if followed by yet another lengthy letter signed: Buonaparte, which datelines from "Head quarters, Cairo, Aug. 19". Four pages, small wear hole at a fold juncture, some scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:01

$57.00
174476

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 * President George Washington Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$60.00
174468

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Address 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 16, 1798 * 18th century America * John Adams address Pages 2 & 3 have an address to the President from the: "Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." with his response to them signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day. Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:17

$48.00
174335

SIEGE OF ACRE Ottoman Empire Jezzar Pasha vs. Napoleon Bonaparte 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722369738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 22, 1799 * Siege of Acre - Ottoman Empire * Jezzar Pasha victory vs. Napoleon Pages 2 & 3 have much reporting on the war in Europe. A pg. 3 item notes: "The Intelligence...reporting General Buonaparte's defeat by Chezar Pacha near St. John d'Acre is fully confirmed...". Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2019 15:25

$41.00
174297

Early BALLOONING Aeronaut Jean-Pierre Blanchard Aerial Flights 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354604158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1795 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early ballooning The ftpg. begins with an ad for: "Mr. Blanchard's 46th Ascension" for raising funds for: "...a magnificent ascension to the clouds by the Aeronaut Blanchard..." with considerable detail including: "Description of the Operations". Jean-Pierre Blanchard was an early pioneer in balloon flights (see the web for more on hin). Half of the ftpg. is on: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted" being the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:33

$48.00
174227

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Southern Tour South Carolina Visit 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720255403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1791 * President George Washington * Southern tour - South Carolina Page two contains a report headed: "Tour of the President" through the South, with reports of his visits to Charleston & Georgetown, South Carolina. Page 3 has a report headed: "The late Duel" with details. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:27

$52.00
174216

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Retired Military Pensions 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720253180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1796 * Act of Congress re. pensioners * Retired military men * President George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Authorizing & Directing the Secretary at War to Place Certain Persons therein named on the Pension List", with a huge list of names (great for genealogical purposes). It completes at the top of page 2 where it is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:21

$78.00
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