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158221

DARTMOOR MASSACRE Devon England Prison American Prisoners War of 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909902107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, July 26, 1815 * Dartmoor Prison massacre * American prisoners The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a very detailed article: "A Description of Dartmoor" , the infamous British prison which held American prisoners of war after the conclusion of the treaty of peace (see hyperlink). One of the better reports we have seen & great to have on the front page. Four pages, some foxing, generally nice.

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:23

$52.00
158217

Historic BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL American Revolutionary War 1775 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909899352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Watertown, Massachusetts, Oct. 16, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Revolutionary War * In a Boston title The woodcut in the masthead was engraved by the famed Paul Revere, showing the Liberty figure setting the bird of peace free from its cage with the Boston skyline in the background--a strong political statement. Also noteworthy is that this "Boston" newspaper was printed in "Watertown" at the time (see masthead). Due to the stresses of the Revolutionary War the publisher, Benjamin Edes, removed the newspaper from Boston & went to Watertown with the issue of June 5, 1775. He then returned the newspaper to Boston in early November, 1776, ending a 17 m... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:18

$3,975.00
158120

THOMAS JEFFERSON Reitres Presidency & Public Life at Monticello 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908714286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 24, 1809 * President Thomas Jefferson * Retires from presidency & public life The front page has a letter from Rhode Island to Thomas Jefferson concerning his retirement as President, with his response datelined at Monticello, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:29

$29.00
158053

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908020097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 10, 1778 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy A brief item on page 2 notes: "Gen. Campbell who is sailed for Georgia with 2000 men, has the fullest assurances of being supported by a powerful body of loyalists both in that province & Carolina upon his arrival." Other items include: "Advice is said...that Admiral Byron's fleet had fallen in with the French squadron off Boston, that a general engagement ensured in which the French were totally defeated..." and "Sir Henry Clinton has sent home a...requisition...to reinforce his army with 12,000 men...". And a back page item notes: "Gov. Johnstone...declared that he firmly believed two-th... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:42

$44.00
157979

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103018798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1793 * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The first column of the front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in block type by the President: Go. Washington, as well as by John Adams and Th. Jefferson (see). One is on "...Amending an act intitled 'An Act establishing a Mint & regulating the Coins of the United States so far as respects the Coinage of Copper" noting the amount of copper in the cent and half cent. A significant numismatic item from the very beginning of the United States Mint. Page 2 contains a full column: "Speech" of the Mass. governor signed by him in type: John Hancock. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, so... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:43

$149.00
157978

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Visits John Street Theatre in NYC 1789 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905442686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 9, 1789 * President George Washington * Visits New York City Page 3 begins with an interesting item from New York: "The President has received the compliments of all ranks since his return...went to the theatre in John Street; and on his appearance, the audience rose & received him with the warmest acclamations...". Other news of the day. Four pages, two margins untrimmed, close-trimmed at the top of the ftpg. only affects some of the word "Centinel" (see), archivally rejoined at the spine.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:42

$47.00
157887

GREAT MOLASSES FLOOD Boston Storage Tank Collapse Disaster 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904110081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1919 * Great Molasses Flood disaster * Eve of prohibition ratification One column headings on page 6 note: "12 KILLED WHEN TANK OF MOLASSES EXPLODES" "Huge Sheets of Steel, Hurled Through Air, Destroy Structures on Boston Waterfront" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, typical browning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:11

$67.00
157852

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1795 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903407733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1795 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original Page 3 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with an: "Address" to the Mass. legislature by the govern, signed in type: Samuel Adams. Mention is also made of an "illumination" celebration in Boston in honor of George Washington (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:31

$54.00
157848

JAMES MONROE President-Elect Pre Inauguration Inaugural Letter 1817 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903405439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 8, 1817 * President-elect James Monroe Page 2 has an interesting letter from President-elect James Monroe informing the President of the Senate when he will take the oath of office. The letter reads, in part: "...I propose to take the oath which the Constitution prescribes to the President...before he enters on the execution of his office, on Tuesday the 4th inst. at 12 o'clock in the Chamber of the House of Representatives...", signed in type: James Monroe. Also on this page: "The Inauguration" has the "Order of the Arrangement" for the inauguration ceremonies, as well as the names of the probable cabinet members for the Monroe administration. Four ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:25

$37.00
157835

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S WILL General Israel Putnam Death - Jews 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1790 * General Israel Putnam death * re. Benjamin Franklin's will * Jews - Jewish - Judaica Pg. 2 has a brief item: "On the 29th of May last died, at Brooklyn in America, in the 73rd year of his age, Israel Putnam, Esq., Major General of the late continental army." Half of page 4 has news headed: "America" which includes a report from Boston: "The Select Men, having received from the executors of Dr. Franklin's will...The extracts are lengthy & contain many of those judicious & elegant maxims & observations for which the Doctor is so justly celebrated. They contain many legacies to the town..." with more. Page 6 has a Judaica report noting: "...r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:09

$46.00
157759

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Hancock - Boston MA 1777 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900491752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 5, 1781 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see). Most of the front page is taken up with an Act by Massachusetts worded: "An Act for Preventing all Commerce & Illegal Correspondence with the Enemies of the United States of America". Page 2 has two more documents from Mass., each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a fine & detailed account of the Battle of Cape Henry, a n... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:53

$485.00
157753

SERPENT INSTRUMENT Bass Wind Brass Cornett Advertisement w/ Print 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095731708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON MORNING POST, August 7, 1838 * Serpent (Instrument) advertisement The back page has a large number of illustrated advertisements, but perhaps the most intriguing is one which shows a serpent instrument as part of an ad promoting the wares of "Henry Prentiss", the text of which lists the many other musical instruments he offers for sale (see). Other illustrated ads are for 'Pure Sperm Oil" showing a whale, several stagecoach and steamship ads, plus others. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:46

$28.00
157688

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899256330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 19 1917 * America prohibition adopted * House approves with vote The front page has a one column heading: "PROHIBITION ISSUE NOW UP TO STATES" with subhead. (see) This is coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:17

$52.00
157624

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089757604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the hyperlink for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:03

$125.00
158253

PAUL MORPHY Chess Master World Champion Revere House Banquet 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372110860168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1859 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Revere House banquet honorable guest The front page has an article headed: "Paul Morphy In Boston" "Banquet At The Revere House" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 14:00

$29.99
158236

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


eBay Auction Item # 372110564142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, May 30, 1796 * 18th century America Page 2 has nearly 2 columns take up with the "Complete Court Register" of Massachusetts, beginning with Samuel Adams as "The Executive" followed by the name of every Representative & Senator(see). Various other news of the day and 9 illustrated front page ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition with a very decorative masthead.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:52

$44.99
157579

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088547303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 20, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." (see) Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:39

$44.00
158230

Rare 18th Century American w/ Governor JAMES BOWDOIN Death Funeral 1790 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391910276518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, November, 1790 * Rare 18th century American magazine * Governor James Bowdoin death - funeral The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Description of the Person of Christ, From Josephus" "New Account of the Patagonians" "Reflections on the Unbounded & Astonishing Scenes of Creation" "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Regulations of the Dutch Prisons" and more. Near the back is: "The Gazette" with various news reports of the day including details of the funeral of Governor James Bowdoin. Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, lacking... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:17

$47.00
158203

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACTS of Congress 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391909692277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1796 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress The front page contains not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. A very nice issue for display given these four Washington signatures on the ftpg. Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the top affects a bit at the top of the pages, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:55

$139.99
158201

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391909688836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article prefa... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:43

$99.99
157532

BABE RUTH'S 1st Home Run HR Record Breaker Boston Red Sox Pitcher 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894906776

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 9, 1919 * Babe Ruth's 1st home run record breaker * When he was a Boston Red Sox pitcher * MLB baseball The sports page (pg. 20) has a banner headline announcing: "Yanks Lose Twice And See Record Broken When Babe Ruth Gets His 26th Home Run" plus first column heads: "Ruth Knocks Out His 26th Homer" "Red Sox Pitcher, the Sensation of Baseball History, Makes New Record" "Lowers 20 Year Old Mark" "Buck Freeman's String of 25 Circuit Clouts Had Held Since 1899" and a bit more (see). A very significant sports issue as this first record-breaker for Babe Ruth thrust him into national prominence in the sports world, where he would remain. And interesting that he accomplish... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 15:25

$158.00
158147

Nice 19th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391909128763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 5, 1804 * Nice masthead engraving This newspaper has one of the more beautiful mastheads of the early 19th century making it nice for display. As an added benefit the front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson (see). Page 2 has an interesting report: "President for life!...The Feds pretend that the alteration in the Constitution was made 'to secure the re-election of Mr. Jefferson; and talk about the Democrats wanting 'a President for life.'..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends October 25, 2017 08:47

$34.99
157511

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086540243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. \Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" (see photos) providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in t... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:44

$248.00
157510

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Anna Elizabeth Dickinson 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894681954

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Feb. 12, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery Civil War era title * Anna Elizabeth Dickinson at Congress Page four has content concerning Anna Elizabeth Dickinson and her speech before Congress on January 16, 1864 being the first speech made on the floor of Congress by a woman. Three separate but related articles are present: one officially recognizes her donation of the proceeds of her lecture to the National Freedman's Relief Society of the District of Columbia; another gives details of several resolutions to recognize her for her efforts; and the third gives details concerning her lecture give a few days earlier at the Cooper Institute where she repeated the speech given befo... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:43

$159.00
158080

Rare 1ST AMERICAN CIRCUS John Bill Ricketts Advertisement 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107576074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, June 4, 1795 * 1st American circus * John Bill Ricketts Page 3 has: "Arrival of Mr. Jay" at Boston, noting: "...An immense concourse of citizens...received & conducted him amidst repeated acclamations..." along with the text of his address to them (see). Also an interesting advertisement for "J. B. Ricketts..." who created the very first American circus, with various details (see). Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:59

$39.99
158072

July 4th 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION American Independence 1876 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107548730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1876 The top of pg. 2 has column heads on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with: "1776 - 1876" "INDEPENDENCE DAY" "The Patriotic Centennial" "Eloquence and Enthusiasm" "THE CELEBRATION IN BOSTON" with nearly 3 columns of detailed text. Four pages, large folio size, several folds, good condition. Folder size note is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:12

$26.00
158071

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908445084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:06

$44.99
158032

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Track Star w/ PHOTO Pre Olympics 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907863368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 22, 1936 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star shins * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics Page 10 has a three column heading: "U.s. Pins Its Hope on College Stars at Berlin" with subhead and photo of Ownes. (see) He would shine in the Berlin Olympics later that year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2017 09:26

$34.99
158029

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Salaries SET Early Government 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106643280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 24, 1789 * Salaries for president & V.P. set * George Washington & John Adams * Early United States government Pages 2 & 3 contain an address: "To George Washington, President of the United States of America" from the Governor of Connecticut, upon Washington's visit to the state, to which he responded with an address signed by him in italic type: G. Washington (see). This is followed by an address from the Congregational Ministers of the city of New Haven to the President, to which he again responded with a letter signed in italic type: G. Washington. Also reports on the President's planned arrival at Boston. But perhaps of greater significan... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:55

$289.99
158027

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907849779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1780 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Most of an inside page is taken up with an interesting letter "To the Printer" which concerns the situation in America, with talk of what independence might mean to the colonies. Portions include: "The more the subject of American affairs is considered, the more necessary & important will the representation of the Colonies in Parliament appear...each colony would, their independence supposed, have a separate interest which must continually produce continual wars between them..." and so much more (see for the beginning). A back page report talks about tobacco having arrived i... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:43

$39.99
158020

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106607201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. And P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication (see photos). Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it (see). This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Man... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 07:54

$79.99
158016

United States CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Close & Shays' Rebellion 1787 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106589155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE, Boston, May 22, 1787 * United States Constitution Convention close * Daniel Shays' & rebellion perpetrators The front page has a great report datelines: "Philadelphia, May 9" beginning:"....that at the time approaches for opening the business of the Federal Convention, it is natural that every lover of his country should experience some anxiety for the fate of an expedient so necessary and so precarious..." with more on thoughts about the Constitutional Convention, which would begin just 3 days after the publication of this newspaper. The ftpg. also has a report concerning John Adams' "Defence of American Constitutions" (see). Page 3 has a report noting: "...... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 07:29

$57.00
157414

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 1743 * 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. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in England, Scotland and America." This 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Ver nice condition, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. I... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:10

$110.00
157407

GREEN BAY PACKERS Win NFL Football Championship Title vs Redskins 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081555805

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1936 * Green Bay Packers victorious * Boston Redskins (Washington) * NFL football championship The sport's section (page 13) has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "Packers Take Home 'Pro' Football Crown" with subhead and related photo. See image for brief text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, a few tiny binding slits along spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1936 NFL Championship Game was the 4th championship game played in the history of the National Football League. The game took place on December 13, 1936, at Polo Grounds in New York, New York. The Eastern Divis... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 10:47

$34.00
157381

STAGECOACHES Horse Drawn Covered Wagon Illustrated Advertisements 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080816696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN TRAVELLER, Boston, May 13, 1828 * Early American stagecoaches The front page has two illustrated advertisements for stagecoaches. (see) News of the day with other ads as well. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:03

$24.00
157380

INVASION OF POLAND World War II Start Close Adolph Hitler Danzig 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080816190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON HERALD, August 27, 1939 * World War II about to start * Adolph Hitler defying World * Poland attacked in 4 days The front page has a nice banner headline: "BRITAIN REJECTS HITLER TERMS" with subheads. (see) Germany would attack Poland 4 days later, starting World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:02

$38.00
157352

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079836045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 8, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "French Official Account of the Battle of the 18th" being the historic Battle of Waterloo. Much detail. Also another report with some reference to Waterloo as well. Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:50

$37.00
157334

Great UNITED STATES CAPITOL BUILDING Pre Civil War Era PRINT 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890516735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 19, 1856 * United States Capitol Building Formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but preceding it by several years. The ftpg. has an allegorical illus. of the: "State of Illinois" with an article on the state. The prime feature of the issue is a great double page centerfold of the: "National Capitol" in Washington, D.C., showing it as it will look in the future with the extensions and new dome. A related article as well. Another full pg. has 3 prints of modes of transportation in India, and another pg. has a print of: "A Southern Planter's Home In Alabama". Sixteen pages, bit of minor foxing near margins, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:12

$46.00
157296

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress Signed re. Embargo 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888654138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 19, 1809 * President Thomas Jefferson Over half of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress regarding an embargo, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 14:50

$29.00
157259

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372076687491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768 * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical membe... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:33

$135.00
157039

JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York ELECTION Victory Win 1795 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883111844

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, June, 1795 * John Jay election victory * 2nd Governor of New York The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles. Among the articles are: "Remarks on the Clergy" "On Compulsory Laws Respecting Marriages" "Of the Cathedral at Toledo" and much more. Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with the latest news from Europe and the States, including a report from Savannah concerning Indian affairs, and another item noting: "John Jay is declared Governor of the state of New York by a majority of upwards of 2000 votes." Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, small pieces from 2 margins affect just a bit ... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:43

$47.00
157038

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883109793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776 * Battle of Long Island * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry The first article is a: "Debate on the Motion for Referring the Hessian Treaty to the Committee of Supply, Concluded: "which has much great discussion on using Hessian soldiers to assist in the war against America, beginning: "The method hitherto pursued to quell the rebellion in North America has proved ineffectual, because it was mild & gentle. We are not, however, to despair; more vigorous & better planned measures will have a different effect. I think there can be little doubt that the force intended is sufficient to subdue the colonies...There has not as yet been any regular engagement... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:39

$285.00
157028

USS CONSTITUTION United States Navy Frigate SEAMEN Wanted AD 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069343586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL AND MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, June 1, 1803 * USS Constitution * Sailors wanted ad The back page has a rather small ad headed: "Wanted" reading: "For the purpose of heaving down the Frigate Constitution, Two vessels of about 100 tons burthen each. Persons willing to furnish them will apply either to Edward Preble, Esq. the Captain of the Frigate, or at Store No. 3, Central-wharf." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:20

$44.00
157026

CHARLES GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination EXECUTION 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069342202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1882 * Charles Guiteau execution (1st report) * President James Garfield murderer Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the execution of Charles Guiteau, the man who assassinated President James Garfield. First column heads include: "JUSTICE DONE" "The President's Assassin Executed" "Thrilling Scenes Witnessed During the Final Moments" "The Man's Methodical Preparations for Departure" "Incidents of the Prisoner's Last Night on Earth" and more. Various subheads throughout the front page reports. Four pages, large folio size, several folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:18

$48.00
156996

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter & Samuel Adams Acts Signed 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069010302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 9, 1795 * President George Washington * Samuel Adams Beginning on the ftpg. & concluding on pg. 2 is a letter to the Senate from the President concerning a treaty with the Creek Indians, signed in type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 are two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 07, 2017 08:43

$75.00
156937

Very Rare & Early PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881709548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "tru... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:41

$2,935.00
156928

Rare COLONIAL American Boston Massachusetts 1768 Old Original EXTRA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881698752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, Massachusetts, Jan. 7, 1768 * Rare Colonial America original This "Extraordinary" issue was printed between the newspaper's regular printing schedule (dates of Jan. 4 and Jan. 11) typically created when news arrived which needed to be known before the next scheduled edition. Most of the news is from Europe, however the back page has a note: "...from Mobile, in West Florida, that the governor of New Orleans had a length concluded a treaty of peace & friendship with the neighbouring Indians...". Complete in 4 pages, 8 1/12 by 10 1/2 inches, nice condition. A fine opportunity for a colonial imprint at a reasonable price.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:19

$98.00
156884

Pre-Bombing of PEARL HARBOR Japanese Hawaii Attack Imminent 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881646170

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 1, 1941 * Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America * Just a few days away - imminent The front page has a four column heading: "Final U. S. Warning to Japan?" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:01

$38.00
156875

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067398072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 16, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has: "Loss of the Thames Frigate" which takes over a full column. All of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Candid remarks on the treaty of amity and commerce between Great Britain and the United States of America", being the somewhat controversial "Jay Treaty" which dealt with unresolved issues from the Revolutionary War (see hyperlink). Pg. 3 has a report of commencement ceremonies at Harvard. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:53

$44.00
156874

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881640954

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 6, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front includes a print of: "The Pilgrim Hall, Plymouth, Mass." with text on it, the oldest public museum in the United States in continuous operation (see hyperlink). The bkpg. has a large print of the "National Monument to the Forefathers", dedicated a few days previous to this issue, but was not completed until 1888 (see hyperlink). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:52

$35.00
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