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159668

BENEDICT ARNOLD Injured at Battle of Quebec 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942163094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1776 * Battle of Quebec - Canada * General Benedict Arnold * American Revolutionary War The front page has a curious item: "Capt. Powlet of the 59th regiment, has lost one of his legs by the cannonading of the Provincials as he sat at his breakfast." Beginning on the front page is reporting from the House of Commons, carrying over to pg. 2 where there is discussion of the situation in America, including: "...that at this rate the Americans might always reduce us to unreasonable terms by the supposed impossibility of reducing them by force..." and further on: "...Lord North made a motion...a bill to cut off all intercourse between Great Britai... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:20

$685.00
159638

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941916963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America 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 mentions from Boston that: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons, the Hon. JOHN HANCOCK, Esq., President of the American CONGRESS, and first Major-General of the militia of this state...his arrival was made known by ringing the bells, the discharge of 13 cannon...He re... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:47

$378.00
159633

JOHN ADAMS Invited to Plymouth Colony MA Pilgrims Landing Anniv. 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941914100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803 The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:39

$29.00
159588

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Benjamin Franklin 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160490095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 9, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Benjamin Franklin This colonial newspaper is taken up with a variety of articles including: "An Account of the Family of Douglas" "The Use of Turnips & Method of Laying them up in Winter" "Method of Curing Cattle that are Swelled or Hoved" and a "Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to his Friend in London" (see). There are many advertisements as well. The four page "Supplement" issue has a report from Charleston noting: "Both house of assembly in Georgia have appointed Benjamin Franklin, Esq. to be their agent in Great Britain". This is followed by some reports from London on t... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:15

$180.00
159579

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Gets 2nd Nomination for President 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160485465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, June 8, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Second nomination (1st report) Page 3 has some column heads: "Latest from Baltimore" "Mr. Lincoln Re-nominated by Acclamation" "Baltimore Union Convention". The report from the Presidential convention concerning Lincoln is a brief, one sentence: "Mr. Lincoln has been nominated by acclamation." Other details from the convention (see). The back page has more details concerning Lincoln under heads: "The Baltimore Union Convention" Permanent Organization of the Convention" (see). Much reporting from the Civil War as well, including a little diagram of: "Divisions Engaged" (see). Four pages, large folio size, minor margin tea... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:04

$48.00
159518

Board of Health President PAUL REVERE Letter 1801 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158840951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 17, 1799 Page 2 has a letter headed: "The Board of Health, To Their Constituents" signed at its conclusion by the President of the Board: Paul Revere. Other news & ads of the day. Four pages, minor chip from a blank right column, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:16

$47.00
159436

WORLD SERIES New York Yankees CHAMPIONS vs. Mil. Braves Baseball 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372154177302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 10, 1958 * 1958 World Series of baseball (final game) * New York Yankees vs. Milwaukee Braves The front page has a five column headline: "YANKEES WIN SERIES, TOPPLE BRAVES 6-2" with subheads, related photo and box scores. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 32) with loads text. \ Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The 1958 World Series was a rematch of the 1957 Series, with the New York Yankees beating the defending champion Milwaukee Braves in seven games for their eighteenth title, and their seventh in ten years. With that victory, the Yankees became only the ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2017 08:28

$57.00
159430

SURRENDER OF LEE'S ARMY at Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War ENDS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391937647426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 10, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee surrenders * Battle of Appomattox Court House * Lincoln's assassination a few days away At first I thought this was a damaged issue, lacking the back leaf, but upon examination with a "regular" 4 page edition (see our item 639616) I find this issue was printed as such. This is a single sheet edition containing the front page of the regular edition, and on the reverse is text identical to page 4 of the regular edition. So essentially here is a sheet with pages 1 and 4, obviously printed as such as typically pg. 2 would be on the reverse of the front page. The top of the back page has the report of Lee surrendering to Grant at A... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2017 08:14

$248.00
159326

President JOHN ADAMS Script Signatures Acts of Congress 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150846824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 30, 1799 * President John Adams : script signature on front page The front page has an Act of Congress under: "Laws of the United States" which includes the text of sections 16 through 26 of "An ACT for the better organizing of the Troops of the United States; and for other purpose, dated March 3, 1799" which is signed in script type: John Adams President. This is followed by a Senate Resolve and is also signed in script: John Adams. Pg. 2 has an item: "This Day, the President of the United States enters the 64th year of his age..." with a bit more (see). The back page has a nice ad headed: "Playing Cards" for Columbian, Harry the Eighth, and Merry And... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:21

$73.00
159265

GREAT GLOUCESTER NEW ENGLAND SEA SERPENT Samuel Schmid Affidavit 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935078548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1818 * The Great New England Sea Serpent The front page has a report headed and affadavit under: "More on the Sea Serpent" and is signed in type: Samuel Schmid. (see) Other news of the day with many ads. Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:47

$32.00
159263

USS LEYTE United States Navy Aircraft Carrier EXPLOSION Disaster 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935077786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, October 17, 1953 * USS Leyte explosion fire disaster * United States Navy Aircraft Carrier The front page has a three column headline: "30 KILLED AS EXPLOSION SWEEPS CARRIER LEYTE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the USS Leyte (CV-32) aircraft carrier explosion disaster in Boston, Massachusetts. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:44

$42.00
159234

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Gen. George Crook


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142528286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Aug. 24, 1876 * Post Custer massacre Page 3 has column heads: "The Indian War - Junction of Gens. Crook and Terry Confirmed" with subheads: "The Sale of Arms to Indians--The Canada Indians Peaceful--The Sioux Invite an Alliance--Threats from the Sioux". The back pg. has almost an entire column with heads: "The Indian War" and many subheads including: "The Commission to Treat with the Sioux" "Junction of Terry & Crook" "A Battle to be Forced" "Who the Hostile Indians Are" "Custer's Fight" which has a few details of this famous battle; "Statement of an Army Officer" "Demands to be Made of the Sioux" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very large size, seve... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:30

$38.00
159230

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat vs Duke of Wellington 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142516061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 12, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 contains some good accounts of the historic Battle of Waterloo, where the Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon Bonaparte. One report begins: "...have taken into consider consideration the signal & splendid victory gained by the Army under the command of the Duke of Wellington on the 18th of June instant, over the French army under the command of Bonaparte in person..." and more. Another item is headed: "Thanks to the duke of Wellington & the Army" Other accounts as well including one from: "French Papers". Some foxing & light dirtiness, generally good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:17

$39.00
159688

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Auction Item # 372163732897

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 9, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 5, 1809; Boston Gazette, April 23, 1804; The Repertory, May 29, 1807; and New England Palladium, May 11, 1802. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends December 18, 2017 09:27

$32.00
159680

Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & KILLED 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372163672881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1865 * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination This issue reports one of the more notable events in the Lincoln assassination saga, the finding and killing of Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth. The first column heads on the front page proclaim: "BOOTH KILLED" "Full Account of the Pursuit and its Result" "He is Traced into St. Mary's County, Maryland" "Harrold and Booth Discovered in a Barn" "Booth Declares He Will not be Taken Alive" "The Barn Set on Fire to Force Them Out" "Sergt. Boston Corbett Fires at Booth" "He is Shot Through the Neck and Dies in Three Hours" "His Body and Harrold Brought ... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2017 07:44

$274.99
159595

WORLD SERIES New York Yankees vs. Milwaukee Braves Baseball 1958 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391941333165

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 6, 1958 * 1958 World Series of baseball (game 4) * New York Yankees vs. Milwaukee Braves The front page has a three column heading: "Spahn Blanks Yankees, 3-0" with subheads, related photo and box scores. (see) Much more in the sport's section (pages 13 & 14) with loads text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The 1958 World Series was a rematch of the 1957 Series, with the New York Yankees beating the defending champion Milwaukee Braves in seven games for their eighteenth title, and their seventh in ten years. With that victory, the Yankees became only the second... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2017 10:02

$34.99
159017

BOSTON BRUINS Wins NHL Stanley Cup Hockey Championship Title 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135360602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1929 * Boston Bruins - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup title * vs. New York Rangers The sport's section (page 9) has a banner headline: "Boston Beats Rangers, 2-1, for Second Straight Victory and Wins Stanley Cup" with subheads and lineups (see images). First report coverage on the Boston Bruins winning the 1928-29 Stanley Cup by defeating the New York Rangers. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:37

$47.00
159548

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391940760285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1767 * Early America Page 6 has at the top: "America" with reports from Charleston, Boston, Hartford & Bridgetown, Barbados, the former including: "...his Excellency the Governor gave his assent to...an act for granting...money to be paid for a general survey of this province...". Also from Charleston: "The introduction of the silk manufacture in this province bears a promising aspect..." with much more. The item from Boston notes John Hancock & Samuel Adams being chosen for the General Assembly. Also a letter from Boston as well (see). Also a letter from the Duke of Richmond to the Mass. House of Representatives with conciliatory comments and hopes... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 11:20

$28.00
158936

American Patriot PATRICK HENRY DEATH 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923395407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 * Patrick Henry death * 18th century original On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic". The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of Bray.'" Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:28

$125.00
158921

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923371376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, May 29, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) The entire front page is taken up with considerable detail on the court martial trial of Col. Roger Enos. In the summer of 1775 Enos took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill and other activities around Boston and then joined Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec as commander of the rear guard. In October of 1775 Enos and the soldiers under his command left the struggling expedition because of a shortage of food and supplies. After marching his troops through the Maine wilderness and home to Connecticut, Enos was called a traitor and a coward, and court-martialed for "quitting without lea... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:52

$615.00
158919

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131339521

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 * Commencement ceremonies at Harvard 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 Wikipedia for more). Pg. 3 has a report of commencement ceremonies at Harvard. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:47

$44.00
158918

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131338833

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 Wikipedia for more details). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:45

$35.00
158914

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923361996

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 December 09, 2017 14:37

$28.00
158900

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923312070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Burlington, Iowa, June 30, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#11) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 11, published when the train was at Burlington, Iowa. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the way. Each issue carrie... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:53

$377.00
158897

COMMONWEALTH V. AVES Transportation of Slaves Boston Girl Case 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923310230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1836 * Commonwealth v. Aves * Boston slave girl - Med Slater * Transportation of slaves The ftpg. has an item on the interment of Aaron Burr's remains. Inside has four pages of text concerning: "The Boston Save Case", being the case of the slaver girl Med. See Wikipedia for much more on this historic case, which established a precedent in law that slavery was local & liberty general. This precedent was widely appealed to by antislavery forces in their future litigation. Terrific detail in this report. Also in this issue: "Volunteers For Texas". Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:48

$39.00
158895

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

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 Wikipedia 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 December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
158876

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176924

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 December 09, 2017 09:26

$39.00
158833

Alexandria MASOIC LODGE NO. 22 President George Washington Acts 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922741897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 29, 1797 * President George Washington acts * Alexandra-Washington Masonic Lodge On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are three "Acts", each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also, on the front page under "Masonic", is an address from Lodge, No. 22, of the Ancient York Masons, at Alexandria, to the President, delivered during a meeting attended by Washington, and signed in type by James Gillis, the lodge Master. The President's gracious reply follows, signed in type: Go. Washington. According to two sources, Washington was a member of this lodge, in addition to being a member of a Fredericksburg, Va., lodge that he joined in 1753. ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:04

$177.00
158803

JAMES LONG (Filibuster) Spanish Texas Expedition for Independence 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129616370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1819 * James Long (filibuster) * Spanish Texas expedition The most notable content is the nice ftpg. article: "Another Declaration of Independence" which is an historic letter signed: James Long, concerning this "Long Expedition" This was an 1819 attempt to take control of Spanish Texas led by James Long, which successfully established a small independent government known as the Republic of Texas (distinct from the later Republic of Texas created by the Texas Revolution). The expedition crumbled later in the year, as Spanish troops drove the invaders out. Long returned to Texas in 1820 and attempted to reestablish his control. Also on the... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:01

$58.00
158751

BABE RUTH 1st Career Grand Slam Home Run BOSTON RED SOX Baseball 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921105695

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1919 * Babe Ruth's very 1st grand slam HR * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball Near the bottom of page 18 is a report headed : "RUTH WINS FOR RED SOX" "Home Run with Bases Filled Beats Browns by 6 to 4" with box scores (see). First report coverage on Babe Ruth hitting his very 1st MLB grand slam home run while playing for the Boston Red Sox. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:28

$62.00
158661

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917996081

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 December 02, 2017 13:32

$135.00
158647

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917870491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" - 1st stage flight Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a nice four column headline that announces: "BOSTON GIRL STARTS FOR ATLANTIC HOP, REACHES HALIFAX, MAY GO ON TODAY" with subheads and photo. Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for about 2 weeks. Much more on page 2 with three more related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the ... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 09:06

$72.00
158605

AMELIA EARHART'S "20 Hrs., 40 Min." Book Published Woman Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123508482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 9, 1928 * Amelia Earhart - Woman aviator * "20 Hrs., 40 Min." book published * 1st Woman to cross Atlantic by airplane The top of page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART FINDS SEA FLIGHT STIRRING" with subheads and "Facsimile Of Miss Earhart's Log" (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: 20 Hrs. 40 Min.: Our Flight in the Friendship is a book written by pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart. It was first published in 1928 by G. P. Putnam's Sons, but has continued to be reprinted in periodic new editions. A speci... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:00

$38.00
158519

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915950514

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 November 29, 2017 14:01

$53.00
158473

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914398411

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 November 26, 2017 13:54

$37.00
158454

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117316266

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 November 25, 2017 13:46

$115.00
158452

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117314614

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 November 25, 2017 13:44

$156.00
158386

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913246620

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 November 24, 2017 13:16

$47.00
158385

July 4th 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION American Independence 1876 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913245471

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 November 24, 2017 13:14

$28.00
158379

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242291

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 November 24, 2017 13:06

$43.00
158314

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114648935

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 November 23, 2017 07:03

$86.00
158308

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912401385

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 November 23, 2017 06:53

$45.00
158305

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114640449

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 November 23, 2017 06:50

$310.00
158302

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912397503

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 November 23, 2017 06:45

$39.00
158290

BOSTON GARDEN Opens for the 1st Time in a Bruins Hockey Game 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912390387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1928 * Boston Garden grand opening * Bruins NHL Hockey (1st use) The sport's section (page 23) has one column headings: "Canadians Subdue Bruins" "Triumph, 1-0, at Opening of Boston Garden for Hockey...." (see) First report coverage on the opening of the famous arena in Boston which would be best known for hosting the Boston Celtics from 1946-1995. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:27

$45.00
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
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
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