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183589

BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA Fort William Prsion Dungeon in India 1757 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900995317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1757 * Black Hole of Calcutta * Fort William prison - dungeon Most of the front page is taken up with: "An Extract from a Letter Received by the India Ships...containing a particular Account of the unfortunate Affair at Bengal." In this report which deals with the capture of Fort William in India, mention is made that: "...The whole number left in the Fort being 250 effective men, we held out till the 20th in the evening...a flag of truce was hung out...The same night 170 of us were crammed into a Hole not large enough for 50 of us to breathe in; the effect of it was that only 16 were alive the next morning..." with a bit more including: "Europeans who were in Calcutta when it ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:02

$79.00
183583

Very Rare 18th Century HYP-DOCTOR London England Robert Walpole 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140629797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, April 24, 1733 * Very rare 18th century publication The title is an archaic phrase for a "hodgepodge of nonsense". This curious paper published from 1730-1741, a pro-Walpole (first Prime Minister of Great Britain) newspaper created to oppose another British title "The Craftsman". The focus is noted in the masthead: "No Bugbears, or the Merits of the Cause, a Cool Examination of the Bonfires and Petitions of London, Nottingham, and Coventry." A single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, 9 by 14 1/4 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:57

$83.00
183344

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817072

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

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:15

$44.00
183325

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128809413

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

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:04

$475.00
183314

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887673714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 24, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this wo... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:56

$30.00
183282

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884123039

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

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$365.00
183277

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884121493

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

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:32

$42.00
183276

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125533073

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

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:31

$139.00
183272

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884119689

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

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:30

$88.00
183184

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879967834

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

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:28

$57.00
183151

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121168730

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

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:33

$38.00
183134

MARIE ANTOINETTE Queen of France GUILLOTINE Beheaded Execution 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879711072

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

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:23

$184.00
183132

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162153

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

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:22

$74.00
183096

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117470061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 26, 1677 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:19

$47.00
183095

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392875436741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 6, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this wou... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:19

$29.00
183033

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116575308

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

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:52

$41.00
183025

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874197784

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

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:47

$435.00
183024

Lord Cornwallis SURRENDER OF YORKTOWN Virginia Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874197650

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

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:46

$375.00
183562

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373139268175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 28, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has some news items including: "...That Philadelphia is too strong to be attempted on any side. That Mr. Washington has removed from Morristown to Bound Brook...Mr. Washington is, by his new position, between 8 and 9 miles nearer to New York. That Lord Cornwallis is acting upon the defensive in Jersey..." with more. One-quarter of page 3 is taken up with a fine letter critical off the British in America, a few bits including: "The situation of this country becomes every day more & more critical...and the American war, instead of opening to us in its progress, any prospect of success any prospect of succ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 08:12

$49.99
183527

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


eBay Auction Item # 373138274117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22, 1699 * New governor in Leeward Islands * Caribbean Sea Page 2 has a report noting: "His Majesty has been pleased to constitute Christopher Codrington Esq., Captain-General and Governor in Chief of His Majesty's Leeward Caribee islands in America, in the room of his father Colonel Cadrington deceased...". Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition with wide margins.

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Ends August 12, 2020 08:36

$44.99
183512

BURNING of Norfolk & Portsmouth by British Revolutionary War 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373137337283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 22, 1779 * Burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British The entire front page, and most of page 2, are taken up with reports on this historic taking of Portsmouth & Norfolk, Virginia, by the British. There is a prefacing note at the top of the front page concerning the lengthier report, followed by a letter from Major General Mathew to General Henry Clinton which includes some details on his successes, including: "...Having taken possession of the fort...I encamped in two lines, right to the fort...On the 12th the guards marched at night to Suffolk..." with more. And what follows this is a very lengthy & detailed account of the action in a letter from Sir George Collier to General ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2020 12:23

$74.99
183511

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392897647392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Aug. 25, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory "Extraordinary" issues were printed when notable reports were received outside the normal publishing schedule, created to get the news to the public as quickly as possible. This issue was printed to report the taking of Ticonderoga by General Burgoyne. Pages 1, 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with the very lengthy & detailed letter signed in type by: J. Burgoyne in which he gives significant detail on his taking of Ticonderoga from American General Arthur St. Clair. His letter begins: "I have the honour to acquaint your Lordship that the enemy were dislodged from Ticonderoga & Mou... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2020 12:17

$339.99
183510

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373137305206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 4, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Almost the entirety of the front page is taken up with a letter from General Howe to Lord G. Germaine dated at "York Island, Sept. 21, 1776". It begins with an historic report: "I have the satisfaction to inform your Lordship of his Majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels' abandoning their lines at Brooklyn, the King's army moved from Bedford..." and then much more detail on the British victory at New York City. The report is signed in type: W. Howe, and is followed by two more dispatches signed by Howe dated Sept. 23 and Sep... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2020 11:47

$424.99
183509

RECRUTING AMERICANS General William Howe - Revolutionary War 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373137303120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1776 * Recruiting Americans for British allegiance * General William Howe (great year to have) The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with several letters & documents, most signed in type by Lord Viscount Howe, concerning offering pardon to those Americans who would swear their allegiance to the King of England. Interesting content. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2020 11:43

$59.99
183490

Very Rare 18th Century APPLEBEE'S London England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1733 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373137192130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: APPLEBEE'S ORIGINAL WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, August 25, 1733 * Very rare 18th century publication * w/ red tax stamp A quite rare title which existed from 1720-1737 with most of the news reports on pages 2 and 3. The news is almost entirely of British interest and consists more of brief, wide-ranging news items rather than lengthy articles. The bkpg. is taken up with advertisements. Four pages, 9 1/4 by 14 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2020 09:24

$69.99
183471

Post Revolutionary War LOYALIST HANGING in America 1783 London England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373136152311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 28, 1783 Page 5 has a letter noting: "...trade of this port is at a very low ebb...nor do I expect it will revive until the States of America obtain a more settled government, which...seems to be at a very considerable distance...the state of Virginia...is under the control of a governor & council..." and more. Another small item has: "One Stinson, who during the war was suspected of being a Loyalists & sent out of the state of New Hampshire...on hearing that the war was over & peace settled, returned...soon as he was landed he was dragged into prison...condemned, and hanged the next day." Page 7 has "A Proclamation" which relates in part to trade with the American colonies, then a report... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2020 08:05

$33.99
183469

Rare POPISH PLOT re. Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1679 London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373136141617

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 * Popish Plot The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II. A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has been published...appointing a reward...to any person that shall...apprehend any Popish Dignitary or Jesuit..." with more. But the more notable report is a report from Whitehall dated April 9 concerning the 'trial of the five Catholic Lords', listing them by name and noting: "...prisoners in the Tower...articles of impeachment of High Treason & other high crimes & offences against the said Lords...many years last past been contrived and carried on by P... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2020 07:50

$269.99
183468

YEAR OF THE STAMP ACT British America Colonies Duty 1765 Old London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373136139652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 29, 1765 * Year of the Stamp Act Page 2 has most of the first column taken up with reports headed "America" with datelines from Niagara, Portsmouth, Newport and Boston. Page 6 has more news headed "America" with a report that a mint will be established in New York, and an item from Boston which makes reference to the coming Stamp Act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor foxing at margin, generally nice.

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Ends August 10, 2020 07:47

$29.99
182920

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 10, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has one-third of a column headed: "America" which includes news items from Newport, Boston, and Virginia. One item notes in part: "that the pension granted to his Honour the L.G. to be paid out of the revenue now raising in America but virtue of the Acts of Parliament so much complained of in every colony...". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:10

$37.00
182906

Best King JAMES II OF ENGLAND Death 1st Report 1701 London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109841754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701 * James II of England death The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France. The report from Paris dated Sept. 17 reads: "The late King fell into a lethargy on the 14th instant, and was thought to be dead, he continued in the same till yesterday, and died between three and four that afternoon." Great to have this content in a London newspaper. The back page also has a maritime report of ships from America: "The King William Galley from Scanderoon, the Leonera from New England, and the Amity from Virginia, are ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:58

$315.00
182904

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109836422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1777 * Revolutionary War * Fort Ticonderoga * From The Enemy Inside pages have some content on the Revolutionary War, including items containing: "...the King's arm were near Crown Point; the rebels abandoned the Fort of Ticonderoga & brought their stores over the Lake George...every rebel they found obliged the drivers & every rebel they found to take the oath of allegiance to his Majesty...rebels found the loyalists had abandoned the mountain..." with more. A back page report from Hartford includes: "Gov. Tryon having collected a gang of starved wretches from among the British troops & tories, came over from Long Island..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:57

$58.00
182903

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy Newspaper General John Burgoyne BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109819838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 11, 1777 * Great ftpg. Rev. War content * General John Burgoyne * Benjamin Franklin Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific item headed: "An Appeal to the Unprejudiced or a Vindication of the Measures of Government with Respect to America" which is a great statement on the need for the Revolutionary War. A nice issue for display as such, as one can get a sense for the feelings of the day from just the front page. Elsewhere is a report from Paris that: "...with respect to the arrival of Dr. Franklin in that city...the King has forbidden his ministers from having any thing to do with the Doctor either directly or indirectly...on pain of disgrace & the King's indigna... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:53

$71.00
182899

Great DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 1st Reported in England 1776 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109802076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 10, 1776 * Declaration of Independence * First reported in England * New York campaign Of very special significance is the brief--yet significantly historic report: "...informed that the Continental Congress have declared the United Colonies free and independent states." Front page content doesn't get much better than this. Almost all of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the Battle for New York, with over a column being: "Extracts of two letters from...General Howe to Lord George Germain dated Staten Island the 7th & 8th of July..." which contains the latest information on the British invasion of New York, with portions including: "...the fullest information of the state of th... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:51

$775.00
182781

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 30, 1782 * Vermont to fight for British ? * Southern events - Georgia & more * American Revolutionary War Page two has several reports of military events in the South with mention: "...that all apprehension for the loss of Georgia were now entirely unnecessary...the enemy to relinquish all thoughts of attacking it. General Greene had re-crossed the Edisto & taken post at Dorchester...a severe action having taken place near Charlestown between the British...& the army under General Greene...". Also an interesting item stating: "That Commissioners from Vermont had met...and offered to become subject to the Crown of Great Britain upon the following terms..." with those terms listed.... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:41

$57.00
182780

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes Commander in Chief Revolutionary War 1775 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107087817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 5, 1775 * George Washington becomes commander-in-chief * Continental Army - American Revolutionary War Page 2 has an: "Extract of a Letter dated Philadelphia, June 20" which notes that Congress intends to make two proposals: "First, that they will submit to an absolute restriction of their trade for the benefit of Great Britain upon condition that nothing further shall be required of them...Or, Second that it shall be agreed between Great Britain & the colonies that the latter shall raise her full, equal, and just proportion of revenue for the support of the whole empire in a similar manner as the assessment is upon Scotland...On this system the Colonies cannot be taxed one farthing... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:41

$167.00
182778

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Wants to Resign from Public Service to Congress 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107087160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 22, 1783 * Benjamin Franklin wants to resign Page 3 has a brief item: "Dr. Franklin has written to Congress requesting permission to resign his public employment, 'the business being too weighty for his old shoulders'. Such was the Doctor's expression." Page 7 is mostly taken up with: "American News" which talks of ships leaving the colonies, concerns of New Yorkers with paying their taxes, the capture of various ships, a report of an expedition up the Mohawk River to "...surprize and reduce the British post at Oswego..." with more on this. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/14 inches, very nice condition.

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182758

18th Century LONDON Pre Revolutionary War Era Colonial America Rpt1757 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865261028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 3, 1757 Page 6 has a report headed America" which includes datelines from Charleston and Boston. The former reports a meeting of Indian chiefs with the governor of South Carolina. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:26

$29.00
182756

Very Rare & Early 18th Century POST BOY re. Treaty of Utrecht 1713 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107079872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PAX, PAX; OR, A PACIFICK POST BOY, London, February 3, 1712/13 A very rare, variant title of the "Post-Boy" newspaper, the change in title [Peace, Peace] due to the Treaty of Utrecht just agreed upon. The Treaty of Utrecht was essentially a series of treaties involving various European countries which put an end to the War of Spanish Succession. The agreement noted in this issue was between England & The Netherlands. Dated at The Hague, is a report beginning: "Since my last we have been certainly informed that the occasion of the British Plenipotentiaries ...is to bringn back as soon as possible, her Britannick Majesty's ratification of the New Treaty of Barrier and Succession wash was sign'd by their High Mightinesses Ministe... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:24

$430.00
182747

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107078228

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 10, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this wou... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:20

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182740

BATTLE OF QUEBEC the Plains of Abraham Canada - Seven Years' War 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865251199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1759 * Battle of the Plains of Abraham * Capture of Quebec, Canada This issue contains a terrific & very detailed account of the Battle of Quebec, headed "Operations of the Army Before Quebec" and "Authentic Accounts of the Proceedings Before Quebec", taking seven pages of text and includes the "Articles of Capitulation Agreed on Between Gen. Townshend & M. DeRamzay, commander of Quebec" (see for portions). Also within: "Instructions for Making Wine in America", which is an extremely early report on wine making in the colonies (see photos for a portion of the text). The full page plate titled: "A Map of the Island of Orleans with the Environs of Quebec" i... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:14

$98.00
182708

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Benjamin Harrison & George Washington Th. Gage 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863980363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONDON CHRONICLE, Sept. 21, 1775 * Revolutionary War original * General Thomas Gage & George Washington * Benjamin Harrison (signer) The front page has an: "Extract of a Letter from the Hon. Lieut. Gen. Gage, to the Earl of Dartmouth" regarding a letter from "Mr. Washington" and his concern about "Rebel prisoners". Hereafter is Washington's letter to Gen. Gage, signed in type: G. Washington, followed by Gage's reply, which concludes on pg. 2, signed in type: Thomas Gage. Taking most of an inside pg. is a letter from Benjamin Harrison of Virginia (a Declaration signer) to General Washington, plus one from John Adams to his wife Abigail, and another letter from Adams to Col. Warren, all intercepted by the British. ... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:02

$72.00
182697

1st DUKE OF MONMOUTH Becomes Chancellor of Cambridge University 1874 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 20, 1674 * James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth * Becomes chancellor of Cambridge University The front page begins with a report concerning the famous Duke of Monmouth, some eleven years before he would be beheaded for treason in 1685. This is a more pleasant report, datelines from "Cambridge" noting: "This day the Senate of this University, in a full Assembly, unanimously elected his Grace the Duke of Monmouth to be their Chancellour..." with a bit more. Single sheet, 7 by 11 inches, bit of foxing at folds, nice condition.

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$73.00
182695

SLAVES Slavery Trade SHIP Sinks w Negroes on Board 1789 English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105948655

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALISBURY & WINCHESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 12, 1789 * Sinking of a slave ship * Slavery trade The ftpg. has a report off the sinking of what was likely a slave ship: "...The brig Bell, of Glasgow, from Jamaica to Georgia...was struck with lightning which instantly killed 11 of the crew...few hours after the accident the vessel, with 150 negroes, went down..." with a bit more. Page 3 has an interesting report of crimes & punis... See More  

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$34.00
182684

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102244741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From England Pg. 2 has a bit noting: "...an officer is arrived there from America & has brought some disagreeable news...that there is a revolution in some of the colonies, & that dispatches are also brought from the Congress to Dr. Franklin complaining of the bad behaviour of some of the French troops in America..." and more. Then a letter includes: "...the Americans in general seem impatient for and expect a speedy peace with England; but he adds, I do not know an idea existing among them short of independence..." and more (see). The bkpg. has an item: "...that every thing in the provinces of New Hampshire & Connecticut were in th... See More  

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182673

(3) EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Early Rare 1674-87-99 Old London Gazettes


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102236254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 8, 1674, July 28, 1687 & Aug. 10, 1699 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * 3 issues from the last 3 decades of the 17th century This publication is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And these are very early, genuine issues. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, these are complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. Each issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even include... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:35

$105.00
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BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858457734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." with much more (see for portion... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$172.00
182620

ISLAND OF TOBAGO MAP Caribbean 1778 Revolutionary War Colonies PEACE ? Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858457585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, For the Year 1778 * Map of the Caribbean island of Tobago * American Revolutionary War era A very nice "Supplement" issue published at the end of the year, & from the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of the Island of TOBAGO, Drawn from an Actual Survey by Thos. Bowen 1779". The map is quite detailed and measures 8 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches & is in very nice condition. Also included in the issue is: "Narrative of the Negotiation in America" concerning the "...commissioners empowered by his Majesty to quiet the disorders & restore peace in the American Colonies...", which takes over nine pages. Part of this lengthy re... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$110.00
182615

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858455123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:02

$56.00
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(4) Rare 18th Century BRISTOL London England UNICORN Masthead 1798 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100843862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England A lot of four issues dated Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 1798 * Rare 18th century title * Unicorn masthead engraving Each has a nice engraving in the masthead, has never-trimmed margins, various foxing throughout but not affecting any readability. News of the day with many ads as well, several of which are illustrated. The back page of each has a red-inked tax stamp. Generally good condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:59

$43.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
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