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166796

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Trip to White House Pre Inauguration & Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127775196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 23, 1861 * President-Elect Abraham Lincoln heads to Washington D.C. Page 4 has 2 1/2 columns headed: "Movements Of Mr. Lincoln" "Ceremonies At Philadelphia" "From Philadelphia to Harrisburg"' Reception by the Legislature of the Keystone State" "Speech Of Mr. Lincoln" "Our Correspondent's Account of the Trip". The speech by Lincoln at Harrisburg takes about half a column. A fine issue on Lincoln's triumphal advance to Washington for his inauguration. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few discrete archival mends inside, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:22

$39.00
166780

EDDIE PLANK Philadelphia Athletics Hall of Fame Pitcher DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443041666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., Feb. 25, 1926 * Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death * Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics Page 5 has a one column heading: "EDDIE PLANK DEAD AFTER 3 DAYS ILLNESS" (see) Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:10

$39.00
166644

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126046134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAPH, Philadelphia, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 4 has a great editorial concerning the recent (killed 2 days prior) death of Jesse James which includes: "It is somewhat of a shock to the moral sense...to ear the frank statement of the Governor of Missouri that the deliberate murder of the outlaw James was the result of an understanding between the murderer and himself...The revelations of eternity alone will show the magnitude of the criminal career of the dead bandit & the direful effects of his accursed example...He would kill a man or a dozen men with as little ado as he would a reptile...He could not be taken alive...The account of the shooting ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:28

$157.00
166634

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON American Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439876791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 5, 1783 * General George Washington to retire ? * American Revolutionary War ending The ftpg. has some American news including: "...letters were received from Sir Guy Carleton at New York...left Philadelphia the 20th of April. She brings the assent of Congress to the Provisional Articles of Peace & some new instructions to the American commissioners at Paris for forming a Commercial Treaty with England...General Washington was with the American army at Head Quarters near New York...but by his own request he had obtained permission of Congress to retire to his former private station in life immediately after the evacuation of New York; at which tie also t... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:20

$73.00
166589

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124180476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Canada campaign * John Hancock & George Washington This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Declaration of Independence in the July 13 issue. Pages 2 & 3 have much content concerning the Revolutionary War including an item from Williamsburg which begins: "The heavy cannonade from our lines in Gloucester...obliged Lord Dunmore to withdraw his troops & shipping from Gwyn's island..." with more. An item from... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:49

$855.00
166438

Very 1st NIGHT Baseball Game in AL MLB Major League Baseball 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432717690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1939 * Very 1st American League night game * Cleveland Indians vs. Philadelphia Athletics * MLB - Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 30) has a lone column heading: "INDIANS CAPTURE NIGHT DEBUT, 8-3" with subheads that include: "Five in Tenth Top Athletics in American League's First Game Under Floodlights" and more with box scores. (see) This was the very first night game played under electric lights in the American League. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2018 15:34

$55.00
166430

Rare Post Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Philadelphia PA Penn. 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392121765953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Dec. 21, 1782 * Closing events - post Revolutionary War Note the very ornate lettering in the masthead. The top of the front page has a "Proclamation" by the Philadelphia sheriff. Pages 2 & 3 contains a letter from South Carolina concerning: "...a minute detail of barbarities exercised in this state by his Britannic Majesty's forces...". Other news items and ads from this interesting period at the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the federal government. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, various small tears & very minor chipping at the margins wit small archival mends here.

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:58

$158.00
166301

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENNSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118254455

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, minor rubbing, scattered foxing, bit of trimming to the right margin.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:34

$162.00
166295

DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Morals of CHESS (Game) & George Washington 1787 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426689408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1787 * Benjamin Franklin - morals of chess * re. U.S. Constitution - George Washington Within is an interesting article titled: "The Morals Of Chess, By Dr. Franklin of Philadelphia" which takes nearly two pages (see). The article begins: "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life are to be acquired & strengthened by it..." with much, much more An interesting & uncommon item by Ben Franklin & rare to find Franklin articles from during his lifetime. Relating to this is an article on the game of chess & how it is strategically played, found near the back of this... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:28

$149.00
166241

British GENERAL THOMAS GAGE Boston Revolutionary War Letter 1775 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112512079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1775 * General Thomas Gage Boston letter * Revolutionary War from the enemy The issue begins with: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" includes much talk on America and takes 5 pages of text (see for portions). "Proceedings of the American Colonies" reports on the attack on the fort at St. John, Canada, & so much more taking four pages with portions reading: "The ports of America being all shut up there is now no channel of intelligence open from that continent...beginning of September the rebels, who had surprized the post of Ticonderoga & had before made incursions into the province of Quebec, again invaded that country..." with much ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$98.00
166217

Life & Adventures of MARTIN CHUZZLEWITT Charles Dickens BOZ 1843 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112457142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER& NATIONAL GAZETTE, from Philadelphia, October 31, 1843. * Martin Chuzzlewit * Boz - Charles Dickens The front page has the continuation of: "A New Story By Boz." "The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit His Relatives, Friends, & Enemies" by Charles Dickens. Text takes up over three columns on the front page. Complete in four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:52

$28.00
166766

1929 WORLD SERIES Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics Game 1 Newspaper MLB


eBay Auction Item # 372442721825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1929 * 1929 World Series (game 1) * Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics * Major league baseball MLB The front page has a one column heading: "ATHLETICS WIN, 3-1; EHMKE FANS 13 CUBS IN SERIES OPENER" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 25) with headlines, photos and box scores. (see) First report coverage on game 1 of the 1929 World Series. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 09:51

$37.00
166167

(8) American CIVIL WAR RECONSTRUCTION Philadelphia Inquirer 1865 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, a lot of 8 issues from August & September, 1865, just after the conclusion of the Civil War. A wealth of war-related content & front page column heads. All issues complete in 8 pages, some foxing & mild wear at folds, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:41

$49.00
166702

NEW YORK GIANTS Win Baseball 1888 World Series vs. St. Louis Browns in Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372441503092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 1888 * 1888 World Series of Baseball * New York Giants vs. St. Louis Browns Page 7 has a nice account of the baseball World Series championship with column heads: "THE WORLD'S CHAMPIONS" "New York Secures the Title by Again Defeating the St. Louis Brown" "The World Series" with the baseball reporting taking 3/4 of a column, with box score. This is from the "pre-modern era" of the World Series which began in 1903. Eight pages, nice condition but a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 26, 2018 07:44

$59.99
166604

GREAT TRAIN WRECK Camp Hill Disaster Whitemarsh Township PA 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372439666122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 19, 1856 * Great Train Wreck of 1856 * Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania * The Camp Hill Disaster The front page has an article headed: "THE DISASTER ON THE NORTH PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD" "Further Particulars" "Sixty Lives Supposed to be Lost" and more with list of the killed. (see) Text takes up over 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Great Train Wreck of 1856 occurred in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, between Camp Hill Station and Fort Washington Station, on July 17, 1856. Two trains, traveling on the same track in converging directions, collided, killing between 59 and 67, and injuring over 100. T... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2018 11:51

$29.99
166113

SHAYS' REBELLION Springfield Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408672959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 23, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Henry Knox Page 2 has a letter from Springfield, Mass., concerning the Shays' Rebellion noting in part: "The insurgents who came in town last week to obstruct the sitting of the court amounted to about 250...The leaders of the insurgents, the two Days, and Grover, were invited to dine at the tavern..." and more (see). Page 3 has a nice letter signed by General: H. Knox, presenting a ceremonial sword to William Pierce, an officer of the Revolutionary War and member of the Continental Congress.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:23

$57.00
166096

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106703505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game The sport's section (page 24) has a banner headline: "Eagles Battle, Browns Coast to Pro Grid Crowns" with subheads, 2 related photos and stats. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:08

$57.00
166094

Best ROY HALLADAY'S Postseason No-Hitter Philadelphia Phillies 2010 Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106703245

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, October 7, 2010 * Roy Halladay's no-hitter * Postseason debut * Best title to be had The front page has a headline: "Unhittable" with subhead: "Halladay silences Reds to make history in his playoff debut" and photo. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a headline: "Docs of Ages" with subheads and 2 related photos. Much more on the following pages. Great to have in this famous Philadelphia title. Complete 1st and sport's section totaling 36 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:07

$40.00
166057

PITTSBURGH STEELERS & Philadelphia Eagles NFL Football Franchises 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104818052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 9, 1933 * Pittsburgh Steelers * Philadelphia Eagles * Joins NFL football Near the bottom of page 6 of this section has a small one column heading: "10 Clubs In Pro Football" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles being awarded franchises by the National Football League at its annual owners' meeting in Chicago. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:27

$46.00
166031

NAPOLEONIC WARS France French Empire vs. United Kingdom BEGINS 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 4, 1803 * Napoleonic Wars begins * England vs. France The top of page 3 has a "news flash" headed: "WAR DECLARED" noting: "An express from New York arrived...the following is an extract from a letter received..." which states: "I beg leave to acquaint you, that WAR was declared between France and England on the 25th of March...". This was the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. Four pages, an archival mend in this notice and more behind it on page 4 causing no loss of readability. Otherwise nice.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:43

$39.00
165875

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti -British 1768 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397979318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 4, 1769 * Rare Colonial title A notable title from the colonial period, that has an ornate royal coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead. Content includes a lengthy ftpg. letter addressed "To the Printer" that is signed in type: Atticus. Pages 2 & 3 has news and other content from "London", while page 4 has a lengthy letter from a "committee of merchants in Philadelphia, to the committee of merchants in London" discussing the differences between the two groups of merchants, particularly the imposition of duties on items such as "...glass, paper, &c...". The letter concludes on pg. 5 (see). There is also news from "Charles... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$155.00
165694

JOSPEH STALIN DEATH Soviet Union Premier MOSCOW KREMLIN Russia 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372392977030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 6, 1953 * Joseph Stalin death * Premier of the Soviet Union * 1950's era original The front page features a nice banner headline: "STALIN IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Complete 1st section only with pages 1-32, light toning and a little wear at the central fold, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends September 05, 2018 09:41

$50.00
165558

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death re. Aaron Burr DUEL Conspiracy ? 1804 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387128721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1804 * re. Alexander Hamilton - Aaron Burr duel The first column of a page is headed: “AMERICA & THE WEST INDIES” reporting: “By the New York papers, we learn, that the Coroner’s Inquest, held on the late Gen. Hamilton, have brought in a verdict of ‘Willful murder against A’ Burr, esq. Vice President of the United States... It is also stated, that Mr. Burr was attacked with dropsy in his head, and was lying extremely ill near Philadelphia.” Both full page plates called for are present (see). Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John&rsquo... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:56

$75.00
165523

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Young Men of Philadelphia Addresss Response 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091885208

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 16, 1798 * President John Adams Pages 2 & 3 have an address to the President from the: "Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." with his response to them signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day. Four pages, some archival mends inside & rubbing at folds with a small hole at a fold juncture.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:35

$31.00
165522

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Fairfax County New York Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372386201953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 16, 1793 * President George Washington The front page has an address from the people of Fairfax County (N.Y.) supporting the President's policy of neutrality, and his polite reply, signed in type: G. Washington. A page 3 report says: "The President...has arrived at Germantown, about four miles from Philadelphia; where he has taken his residence." Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, irregular at the bottom margin but no loss, mild wear to other margins.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:34

$63.00
165490

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1792 Old Newspaper w/ Runaway SLAVE AD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392090285509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 29, 1792 * Runaway slave ad Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with discussion in Congress on: "A Bill to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy Throughout the United States". Inside haves have more reporting from "Congress of the United States" as well as notable reports from Europe as well. Among the many bkpg. ads is a: "Six Pence Reward" for a runaway Negro girl named Phebus Julius, with details (see). Four pages, spotted foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:16

$38.00
165388

WILLIAM FRANKLIN Non-Importation Agreement 1769 COLONIAL Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088672117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 18, 1769 * Benjamin Franklin's son - William * Non-importation agreement An item from Providence includes: "At a meeting of the merchants & traders of this town...convened in consequence of a letter from the committee of merchants at Boston recommending our extending the non-importation agreement until all the American revenue acts are repealed..." with more. Half of the back page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" which relates to fishing & related issues in the Delaware River, signed in type by the governor of New Jersey: William Franklin (Ben's son). Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, han... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:31

$176.00
165387

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti -British 1768 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380317117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 29, 1768 * Rare Colonial title Inside has a report from London noting in part: "Mr. Grenville's enmity against the Colonies still continues as violent as ever...he tired even his friends with a tedious harangue against America..." with more (see). Various other news reports of the day and a great wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated. Also an article which includes the ground plan of a four room house (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to a large single sheet, a stain at the left side does not deter any readability, engraving of a coat-of-arms in the masthead, nice condition. This n... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:31

$130.00
165239

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372108959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 23, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Inside has over two-thirds of a page headed: "America" with datelines from Charleston, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Louisbourg, Niagara & Newport. Included is an account of Colonel Montgomery with the Cherokees; mention that: "From Pittsburg we have advices...that Major Gladwin, with 400 men was arrived at Presque Isle...& that our forces from Fort Pitt..." also: "...have advice that our army at Crown Point is very healthy, in fine order & ready to march at a minute's notice...Indians were at Oswego...". Many more reports concerning the French & Indian War. Elsewhere is a ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:39

$38.00
165182

TREATY OF WASHINGTON II Cherokee Nation Indians Native Americans 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084223531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, June 7, 1828 * Treaty of Washington II * Cherokee Nation - Indians * John Quincy Adams Page 2 begins with over two columns taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Nation of Indians, signed in type by President John Quincy Adams & several Indian chiefs (with their X mark). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:40

$29.00
165082

Year of the UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention1787 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372364739438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 22, 1787 * Year of the United States Constitution Pg. 2 begins with: "A Sketch of the Life & Confession of Isaac Coombs", recently executed at Salem for the murder of his wife. A fascinating story. Page 3 has a report of the terrible fire in Richmond. The ftpg. is filled with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:21

$42.00
165045

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080122499

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

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:38

$820.00
165032

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Trial for Battle of MINORCA Failure 1757 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363669269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1757 * Admiral John Byng trial * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure The first four pages have extensive coverage headed: "Abstract of the Trial of the Hon. Admiral John Byng..." for failing to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Relating to this is another article, 7 pages: "Account of the Siege of St. Philip's Fort in the Island of Minorca" continued from a previous issue. Also within: "Account of the British Plantations in America" which examines New Jersey and Pennsylvania in much detail. Also: "An Essay of the Jews, by M. de Voltaire". Near the back is ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:20

$54.00
164977

Historic LIBERTY BELL Erected in Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1753 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July 1753 * The Liberty Bell is erected in Philadelphia (historic) * Water color bird print Near the back of this issue is a terrific--yet inconspicuous--report which is part of various news items under the heading: "America" and dateline of "Philadelphia, May 10" reading: "Last week was raised and fixed, in the State-House Steeple, the great bell, weighing 2080 lb. cast here, with this inscription, 'Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, to the inhabitants thereof'". This is how they reported the installation of which would become known as the Liberty Bell. Terrific item from long before it would become a treasured piece of American history! Addition... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:22

$215.00
164917

FRANCIS HOPKINSON & Benjamin Harrison V - Founding Fathers DEATH 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356282340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1791 * Francis Hopkinson & Benjamin Harrison V deaths * Declaration of Independence signers - Founding Fathers Listed under "Died" on pg. 3 is: "...In Virginia; Hon. Benjamin Harrison, Esq. formerly Govenour of that State..." and "...At Philadelphia, Hon. Francis Hopkinson, Esq. District Judge of the United States, for the State of Pennsylvania. The interests of science and patriotism will long deplore the loss of this valuable citizen..." (see photos). Both of these men were signers of the Declaration of Independence. Page 2 has an interesting item on the derivation of the term "Yankee", as well as a letter headed "Mr. Paine, in his reply to Mr. Burke... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:37

$64.00
164913

CAPITOL BUILDINGS Designs in D.C. & President George Washington 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356280253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 17, 1792 * President George Washington * Designing District of Columbia * Federal buildings - Capitol Most of the bkpg. is taken up with: "An Act for Raising a Farther Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, and for Other Purposes therein mentioned." which is signed in type by the President: G. Washington. Also a great ad headed: "Washington, in the Territory of Columbia - A Premium" noting: "Of a lot in this city to be designated by impartial judges and 500 dollars...by the commissioners of the Federal Buildings, to the person who, before the 15th day of July, 1792 shall produce to them the most approved plan...for a Capitol to be erected in ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:33

$166.00
164825

WAR OF 1812 Start Close Editorial UNITED STATES GAZETTE 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347578202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 11, 1812 * Start of War of 1812 close Reports include: "War With Great Britain"; an interesting editorial beginning: "The silly talk of war is still continued at Washington by as ridiculous and infatuated a set of hopeless boasters as ever outraged credulity & common sense...". Another letter begins: "We are determined to declare war before we adjourn & we are determined to adjourn in a few weeks..." which would prove true, as war against England would be declared in June. Nearly half of the back page is taken up with: "A Bill Concerning Merchant Vessels Armed for Defence". Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, minor spine we... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:28

$32.00
164824

BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS Ontario 1st major War of 1812 Fight Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071971372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Nov. 2, 1812 * Battle of Queenston Heights * American Revolutionary War The front page has several: "Official Arguments" which relate to the War of 1812 (see). Inside has over a column on: "Battle of Queenstown". "Niagara Taken" "Army of the United States" "Latest From Halifax" "War Events" Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:27

$31.00
164748

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343298525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1791 * Creating the District of Columbia * Early United States government * President George Washington The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "The Power of Beauty" "Description of Cape Cod & the County of Barnstable" "A Curious & Picturesque Description of the Icebergs, or Glaciers, of the Frozen Ocean" "Picture of Jamaica" "The Absurdities of Genius" "Description of the Grotto at Swatara" near Philadelphia, and much more. Near the back is: "Abstract of the Proceedings of Congress" at Philadelphia, which mentions in part: "...that they have passed a bi... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:06

$125.00
164507

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA 1784 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062817724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1784 * Rare Colonial America title * Great masthead engraving The ftpg. has an Act of the Penna. General Assembly: "A Supplement to the Act entitled 'An Act to Encourage the Speedy Apprehending & Bringing to Justice, divers Robbers, Burglars and Felons." Perhaps the finest feature of this issue is the beautiful masthead dominated by a quite large engraving with an Indian and angel (see) making this a very displayable newspaper from less than a year after the Revolutionary War formally ended. Four pages, archival strengthening at the irregular spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:33

$78.00
164466

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372329291104

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 2, 1798 * 18th century America * John Adams address The back page has an: "Address to the President" from the merchants & traders of Philadelphia, with his response signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, minor loss to a lower corner on the back leaf affects only an ad, good condition.

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:22

$45.00
164380

Early DICKINSON COLLEGE Carlisle PA Pennsylvania Admission NOTICE 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059703568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, January 28, 1803 * Very early Dickinson College * Advertisement for admission The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained here as in any other college on the continent..." and noting: "...those who offer themselves for admission...if found deficient in classical learning must spend such time ass may be necessary in the grammar school..." with more, (see). Dickinson College, Carlisle, ... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:16

$42.00
164255

TELSTAR 1st Communication Satellite Live TELEVISION Ocean Signal 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320169158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 24, 1962 * Telstar communication satellite * Very 1st Transatlantic live television The front page has a four column heading: "TV Links Old World and New" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st publicly live transatlantic television signal via satellite. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Telstar 1 relayed its first, and non-public, television pictures—a flag outside Andover Earth Station—to Pleumeur-Bodou on July 11, 1962. Almost two weeks later, on July 23, at 3:00 p.m. EDT, it relayed the first publicly available live transatlantic television signal... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:27

$46.00
164229

EARLY BASEBALL Championship Series w/ Box Scores New York Phila. 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054657650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, September 18, 1872 * Early baseball (game 8) * Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York * Championship series The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Again Victorious--They Defeat the Athletics Easily After a Fine Game--Score 10 to 3" with box scores (see photos). Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:46

$28.00
164003

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372311871543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Feb. 10, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) The front page has a "Six Pounds Reward" for four men who deserted the military, with details, plus a lengthy "Ten Pounds Reward" ad for 2 runaway indentured servants. Page 2 has a report from Williamsburg noting that: "...near a hundred of the enemy landed at Norfolk, from the men of war, under a heavy firing of canon...They had set 3 houses on fire but were soon forced to retire....Three of our men were killed by cannon shot...". This is followed by a report from Cambridge of a military encounter. Page 3 has an item from New York noting: "The town is in the greatest confusion. The Congress have recommended fo... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2018 08:50

$615.00
163919

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Baltimore Murder Plot Jefferson Davis Inauguration1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046175559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, February 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Baltimore murder plot * Jefferson Davis inauguration Perhaps the most significant content is on page 5 which has very extensive coverage of the travels of Abraham Lincoln to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration. The top of the page has heads: "The Presidential Progress" "Great Turnout of the Philadelphians to Witness the Ceremony" "Mr. Lincoln's Speech on the Occasion" "The Journey From Phila. to Harrisburg", "Disgraceful Conduct of the Mob" "Anticipated Trouble at Baltimore". It's the latter head which has taken on significance in history as there were thoughts of an assassination attempt on Lincoln during his journey... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:15

$114.00
163752

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Inauguration En Route Travels 1789 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392041844347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM MERCURY, Massachusetts, May 5, 1789 * President George Washington A terrific issue from the beginning days of the United States, with page 2 reporting on the formal reception of Washington to Philadelphia en-route to his inauguration in New York a few days later. Then page 3 begins with the very detailed account of his arrival in New York City, beginning: "This day, at about half after 2 o'clock, the PRESIDENT of the United States landed at Murray's Wharf..." with much, much more (see). It even describes the clothes he was wearing. But perhaps the most notable content--and the first we have seen this in any newspaper--is the detailed report on how the inaugural ceremonies are to... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:20

$866.00
163495

PHILADELPHIA YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033806977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Oct. 24, 1798 * Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic Page 4 has reports headed: "America" concerning the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia, noting: "...During the last week the deaths averaged about 20 persons per day. The inhabitants are quitting it in every direction..." with more. Eight pages, 9 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:13

$28.00
163348

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Begins w/ Creating Army & King Accepts 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287835717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * Creating the Continental Army * King George III recognizes start The front page has "Advices From America" with a dateline of "Philadelphia, July 26, 1775, In Congress, July 18, 1775" which begins with a call to arms and nothing less than the creation of the colonial army: "Resolved, That it be recommended to the inhabitants of all the united English colonies in North America, that all able-bodied effective men, between 16 and 50 years of age in each colony, immediately form themselves into regular companies of militia...That each soldier be furnished with a good musket that will carry an ounce ball; with a bayonet... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:25

$290.00
163276

JAMES WILSON Elected Professor at University of Pennsylvania 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286173095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 1, 1790 * James Wilson, signer of the Declaration of Independence Page 3 has a report that reads in full: "The Hon. James Wilson, Esq. Associate Judge of the Supreme Judicial Court of the United States, is elected Professor of Law in the College of Philadelphia." Wilson was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, and the first law professor at the College of Philadelphia, now the Univ. of Pennsylvania. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:25

$52.00
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