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161463

1ST ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1st Person Murderer WILLIAM KEMMLER 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228284575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, August 8, 1890 * William Francis Kemmler * 1st electric chair execution * From the city where he is from Front page coverage on William Kemmler, who had the dubious distinction of being the first person to die by the electric chair. One column headings: "ELECTRICAL EXECUTION" "Physicians And Electricians On The Subject" and more. (see) Text takes up just over a full column. He would be executed on this day. Nice to have in a Philadelphia paper, his hometown. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, large issue measuring 29 x 21 inches, some margin wear with small tears, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:33

$57.00
161292

Rare CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Miners Mining Hut Print 1853 Old Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222631027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS. New York, Feb. 19, 1853 * Rare Californian miner print * Gold Rush The front page shows: "Burning of the Steamer at St. Louis". Prints within include a nice one-third pg: "Hut of a California Miner" . Also prints of: "John Banvard" "Sponge Fisheries in Cuba" "Fairmount Waterworks, Philadelphia" "House of Refuge, Randall's Island" "Mission House to be Erected on the site of the Old Brewery, New York" and more. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication (see photos). Sixteen pages, some binding residue at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:43

$53.00
161291

Much on BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Post Death Letters & More in Rare 1790 Phila. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222630508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1790 * A scarce American magazine title * Much on Benjamin Franklin post death Given that Ben Franklin died in April, it is not surprising that this issue has much on him. Among the articles within are: "Letter from Dr. Franklin to Michael Hillegas, Respecting covering Houses with Copper" signed in type: B. Franklin (see). Followed by: "Letter from the same to Samuel Rhoads on the same Subject" dated 1770, signed: B. Franklin. Also: "Information to Europeans who are Disposed to migrate to the United States..." takes over 7 pages. And "Letter on the Effects of lead upon the Human Body. From Dr. Franklin to a Friend" datelined "Philadelphia, July 31, 1... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:42

$145.00
161289

BRITISH Military Presence in Boston Annoys the Americans Citizens 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 15, 1769 * British troops in Boston * Americans bothered Page 6 has a report from Philadelphia concerning an Act, followed by a lengthy report from Massachusetts Assembly complaining of actions by England, including: "...that an armament by sea & land investing this metropolis [Boston], and a military guard with cannon pointed at the very door of the State House where this Assembly is held, is inconsistent with that dignity as well as that freedom with which we have a right to deliberate, consult and determine...that the military power is ever dangerous & subversive to a free constitution..." with more. This is followed by two letters of response by the governor, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:40

$45.00
161286

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Native Americans 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981327958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, April 18, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Native Americans - Indians Inside has a column headed: "America" with reports from Charleston providing news from the Southern part of the colonies, and that: "...Brig. General Haldimand had withdrawn the garrison of Tombrige-Fort & intended to establish another more advantageous post on Lake Pontchartrain; That the Creek & Chactau Indians continued the war against each other with unabating vigour...That the French & Spaniards still remained together at New Orleans..." and also that: "...the settlement & population of East Florida goes on with amazing rapidity..." (see). A report from Philadelphia repo... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:38

$185.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
161251

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Post Benjamin Franklin 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980682357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 20, 1769 * Famous 18th century title An excellent example of one of the most famous and successful American newspapers of the 18th century. Until four years previous, the imprint of Benjamin Franklin appeared on this newspaper. A nice engraving of the former Penna. coat-of-arms appears in the masthead. Page 2 has much news under the "London" dateline. One news bits notes: "It is said that the Tax of which the Americans so loudly complain, after deducting all expences attending the collection of it, amounts to no more than about four hundred fifty pounds per annum." and also: "The part of a late speech which respects the affairs of America has t... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:44

$290.00
161224

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison - TECUMSEH & Indians 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980067462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 16, (1812) * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Over half of the back page is taken upu with a letter datelined "Vincennes, Dec. 13, 1811" and signed in type by: William H. Harrison, with his statement concerning the Battle of Tippecanoe and the events which surrounded it. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:38

$62.00
161167

PITTSBURGH STEELERS & Philadelphia Eagles NFL Football Franchises 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372218238211

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 March 11, 2018 16:12

$42.00
161139

COMMON SENSE by Thomas Paine Revolutionary War 1776 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977906093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 13, 1776 * American Independence sought * Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The top of the front page has an ad for the printing of a work taking the opposite stance of Paine's famous Common Sense, titled: "Additions to Plain Truth: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America Containing further Remarks on a late Pamphlet entitled COMMON SENSE: Wherein are clearly & fully shewn that American Independence is as illusory, ruinous, and impractica... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:45

$760.00
161138

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Ltr. 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977905181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Benjamin Franklin & William Howe 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. The front page has an: "Order of His Excellency Sir William Howe....General and Commander in Chief" for the return of oil "...on pain of forfeiture...". This is followed by a great item headed: "By Order of His Excellency the Commander in Chief" which reads: "All... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:42

$455.00
161134

BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS & DeWitt Clinton to Win ? War of 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977904468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Oct. 29, 1812 * Battle of Queenston Heights * War of 1812 - 1st major battle * DeWitt Clinton winning election Reports include: "Our Navy" "Hull's Campaign" in Canada; "On Peace, Liberty, and Independence"; war reports from Buffalo, Ordensburgh, Plattsburgh and Detroit; "Presidential Election" gives a state-by-state chart of the results thus far showing DeWitt Clinton in the lead with 111, & a note mentioning: "One hundred and ten votes are a majority of the whole so that Mr. Clinton seems to have a sufficiency without any of the doubtful votes...". Also a nice report headed: "The Battle of Queenstown" and also: "North Western Army" being a letter... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:38

$34.00
161121

WALL STREET PANIC & Jefferson Davis Treason Trial 1865 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 16, 1865 * New York City Wall Street * Post civil war stock market * Jefferson Davis treason trial Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York" "The Suspension & Failure of Several Houses" "Immense Fraudulent Over-Issue of Gold Checks" which is on the Wall St. panic of 1865. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, some staining inside.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:57

$34.00
161067

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Museam Menagerie Advertisement & Illustration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372215674455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1873 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:24

$45.00
161024

1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper - America Colonies - JEWISH Jews - re. Jew Bill


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214609278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 18, 1777 * Revloutionary War from the enemy * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 2 has a nice letter on board a British ship to a friend, datelined from New York, Jan. 4, 1777, which is mostly about shipping issues and includes: "...the 14th took a french snow loaded with wine, sugar & field pieces for the Rebels; she sailed from Hispaniola for Philadelphia...a brig from Hispaniola to Philadelphia loaded with gunpowder, molasses & dry goods for the use of the Rebel army..." (see photos). A Jewish-related item as well reads: "The Annuity Bill has already obtained the appellation of the Jew Bill & with good reason, as it is to restrain the extortio... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:01

$85.00
161019

Nice JAPAN SURRENDERS V-J Day World War II WWII Over PEACE in 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975666921

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1945 * World War II ends * V-J day See the photos for the great & bold banner headline proclaiming: "PEACE" with banner subhead and photo of General MacArthur. (see) Many related photos on the following pages. First section only with 16 pages, some wear and separation at the central fold, loose along the spine with a little text loss, nice for display as such.

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:49

$52.00
161445

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985121964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, October 10, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A somewhat short-lived colonial newspaper by a publisher with Loyalist leanings. The entire front page is taken up with: "Description of the Anaconda, a monstrous species of Serpent...". Page 3 has: "A Letter from Mr. Voltaire..." signed by him in type. Another page has a report from Charleston which begins: "The outrageous opposition lately offered to the civil authority near Marr's Bluff on Peedee River being at present a general subject of conversation & by many attributed to the people called Regulators..." with more (see). An item from Philadelphia includes: "...the General Assembly of this province br... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2018 09:58

$144.99
161433

18th Century American 1788 PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Auction Item # 391985071094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, August 28, 1788 * 18th century America An issue of this famous newspaper which was the very first newspaper to print the Constitution. The front page & back page are filled with ads with news reports from the United States & Europe are inside. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2018 08:09

$34.99
160761

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969046997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 * William Thomas Smedley * Golfing illustrations The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with men golfers in the backround (see). Elsewhere in the issue: full pg. of illus. of "The Sixteenth International Convention of the Societies of Christian Endeavor, at San Francisco, July 7-12." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Mr. Frederick Macmonnies's Group for Prospect Park, Brooklyn." 1/2 pg... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:45

$75.00
160491

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197410214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1767 * Early America Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia and New York (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:05

$26.00
160458

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196586183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 10, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion Page 3 has content on the Shays' Rebellion with: "I am exceeding sorry to hear of the confused state you are involved in at present in Mass. and, for my part, much fear the consequences. I saw your hero, Shays, in Canada, with a number of his attendants. I hope...he and they will meet the just rewards of their demerit. I think they are treated with suitable contempt in Canada...". Then another report mentions: "...accounts from the counties of Hampshire & Berkshire...there is yet remaining a number of sneaking rebels whose chief glory consists in assassinating, or destroying their neighbours property, thems... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:26

$57.00
160447

GENERAL WILLAM HOWE Replaces Thomas Gage 1775 Revolutionary War U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196569845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 4, 1775 * General William Howe takes over command Pages 1, 2, and 3 contains a series of letters to and from Governor Thomas Gage, who had recently been recalled to England, giving up his command of British forces in America to Gen. Howe. Each is signed by him in type, and one--which appears on the front page--gives a warning to his people with his closing remark: "...hope that the people will recover from their delusion, and discover, before it is too late, that the government they want to subvert is the surest guardian of their lives, property, and freedom." Pg. 3 report tells of the British forces burning the town of Falmouth,... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:05

$440.00
160430

Large Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 24"x18" Archival Quality Great for Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962292904

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 24"x18" Archival & Acid-Free (holds from 10-20 documents/newspapers/etc.) This is the appropriate Presentation Case to hold "timhu's" issues calling for a $12 (Large-Size) folder. Black semi flexible cover. Convenient inside pocket. One inch black multi-ring mechanism. Nylon zipper enclosure for added protection. Spine-mounted handle allows pages to hang downward to avoid wrinkling. Includes 10 archival polyester pages with black inter leaf for display of two newspapers per page. Binder sizes determined by the size of the archival pages (Actual binders are slightly larger). This listing is for an acid-free storage binder (presentation case) which is designed to hold material up to 24" by 18" - the size neede... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 15:11

$136.00
160382

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINS United States Navy vs. Spain 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960356488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 23, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins Nice ftpg. reporting on the very beginning of the Spanish-American War including heads: "FIRST NAVAL BATTLE OF THE WAR FOUGHT" "A Monitor Has an Engagement With a Spanish Gunboat Off Florida" "THE NASHVILLE MAKES A CAPTURE" "Sampson's Fleet Has Sailed For Cuba" and much more including a graphic of: "The Gunboat Nashville". Eight pages, as little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:47

$75.00
160357

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959839522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 2, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe Page 2 contains a nice account of the historic Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "INDIAN BATTLE!' with various details (see). Page 3 has an editorial headed: "A Most Distressing Disaster" beginning: "The rumour received yesterday by the way of Pittsburgh of the defeat of our troops by the Indians under the Prophet, unfortunately turns out to be too true. Our little army has been dreadfully defeated..." with more. Actually this editorial is quite inaccurate (see hyperlink). Four pages plus the single sheet Supplement, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:23

$57.00
160354

Rare & Very Famous BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Pennsylvania Gazette Imprint 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959831085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, January 3, 1765 * Most famous of newspapers * Benjamin Franklin (rare) This is perhaps one of the most famous newspapers of the colonial era, almost entirely because it was printed by the partnership of Franklin & Hall as indicated by the imprint at the bottom of the back page which lists him by name, and identifies him as the Postmaster as well: "Printed by B. FRANKLIN, Post-Master, and D. HALL, at the New-Printing-Office, near the Market." (see) Franklin's imprint only appeared in the Pennsylvania Gazette through 1765. Among page 2 reports from London: "Yesterday morning 42 convicts, men and women, were carried from Newgate, and put on board a lighter at Black-fry... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:10

$2,950.00
160353

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ John Hancock Speech Signed 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191492981

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 29, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * John Hancock speech I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (see). A decorative issue for display. Page 2 contains a speech to the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Other news of the date from shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War. There are two somewhat large old tape stain which do disfigure (see), covered on the inside with arc... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:08

$63.00
160305

REVOLUTIONARY WAR (Fagg's) Frog's Point Camp Keowee 1776 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372189446412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, October 15, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Great year to have (1776) The front page is a continuation of a dialogue concerning Pennsylvania creating a new form of government. Page 3 has a report from Harlem which includes: "Yesterday morning about 4000 of the enemy landed at Fagg's or Frog's point, about six miles above us. A detachment was immediately sent to oppose them; the enemy got possession of the point...had made no farther progress...the main body of Howe's army must be there..." & more. Also a letter from "Camp Keowee, South Carolina", which has much on military events in that part of the country--great reading. G... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:42

$620.00
160199

Early DICKINSON COLLEGE Carlisle PA Pennsylvania Admission NOTICE 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955130586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 8, 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, Penns... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:35

$46.00
160189

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955117626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, March 9, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The following rules for establishing a Society for Relieving the Distresses of Prisoners...". Page 2 has reports from Williamsburg, Worcester, New York, and Montreal with the latest reports concerning the Revolutionary War (see). Over half of page 3 is taken up with a very lengthy work: "To the People of Pennsylvania, Letter I" s... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:14

$645.00
160098

PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON RESIGNS Philadelphia Daily News w/ PHOTOS 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951732571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, August 9, 1974 * President Richard Nixon The front page says it all with: "It's Over" with photo. (see) Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages. Tabloid-size, complete in 84 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2018 15:28

$38.00
159966

1929 WORLD SERIES Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics Game 3 Newspaper MLB


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948558158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1929 * 1929 World Series (game 3) * Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics * Major league baseball MLB The front page has one column headings: "CUBS TRIUMPH, 3-1, IN 3D SERIES GAME BEFORE 30,000 FANS" "Aroused Chicago Team Scores First Victory Over Athletics in the 1929 Classic" "Hit By Cuyler Decides It" and more. (see) Much more in the sport's section (pages 12 & 13) with headlines, photos and lineups. (see) First report coverage on game 3 of the 1929 World Series Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:58

$38.00
159961

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ re. End of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948554500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 5, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * Jewish financier Isaac Franks Page 2 has a note that there were still serious concerns about possible alliances with England, with: "...the state of Virginia...earnestly recommended to all the good citizens of that commonwealth 'That in all future elections of representatives & officers of trust & power, caution be used that no foreigner or native who may give cause of sucpicion that he is attached to the interesting of Great Britain....& that they be guardedly careful to elect..decided & unequivocal proofs of his attachment to te cause of America (a... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:49

$230.00
159956

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159832

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167221561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, December 2, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame The front page has an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan Hale although not mentioned by ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:58

$620.00
159790

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944949862

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, a few small pen notations in the mastheads, very nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:12

$39.00
159742

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165560582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe The ftpg. has a letter datelined: "Camp Battle Ground, One mile from the Prophet's Village, Nov. 8". This has a report of the famous Battle of Tippecanoe, beginning: "We were attacked at half past 4 o'clock on the morning of the 7th inst. by the prophet's party, consisting, as is supposed, of 600 warriors..." with much detail (see). This is followed by another account which includes: "...The troops under gov. Harrison left the prophet's town for Vincennes on the 9th & arrived without molestation from the enemy..." with more. Nice to have this content on the front page. Four pages, very nice, clean c... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:39

$66.00
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
159632

RICHARD PENN Lieutenant Governor Province of Pennsylvania DEATH 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161297807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, July 29, 1811 The back page has a very nice, black-bordered report of the death of Richard Penn, who was governor of the province of Pennsylvania from 1771-1773. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:37

$27.00
159532

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940221119

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, generally good condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:37

$173.00
159522

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress Signed & Leonard Bleecker 1792 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940214863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 19, 1792 * President George Washington * Act of Congress signed in type Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy Act of Congress titled: "An ACT for Raising a Further Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, & for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned" which is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed in type by the President: George Washington. Inside has lengthy debates in "Congress", as well as a report beginning: "The President of the United States arrived at Baltimore lst Sturdy...he pursued his route on Monday following." The bkpg. has a: "Stock Brokers Office" ad signed by: Leonard Bleecker, the former milita... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:24

$110.00
159517

America RELATIONS WITH PANAMA w/ John Quincy Adams Letter 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158839563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, March 24, 1829 Most of pg. 2 is taken up with a document concerning relations with Panama (continued in a future issue) which is prefaced with a letter from the President, signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Four pages, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:15

$29.00
159487

WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government CREATION District of Columbia 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372157729773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792 * Creating Washington D.C. * Nation's capital planning A terrific issue on the creation of the nation's capital. Beginning on page 2 & taking half of page 3 is a great article titled: "New City Of Washington" which has as a subtitle: "Plan of the City intended for the permanent seat of the Government of the United States, projected agreeably to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an Act of Congress...establishing the permanent seat on the banks of the Potowmack, by Charles L'Enfant". The text is great and very descriptive. It begins: "The positions for the different grand edifices & for the several gra... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:40

$478.00
159345

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA Newspaper w/ Battle of Eutaw Springs SC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935772584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 29, 1781 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (see). A decorative issue for display. Inside has a letter from St. Augustine noting: "...We are very apprehensive that the Spaniards mean to pay us a visit in the spring, but if we had 4 or 500 men more here it would not be an easy matter to take this place...". Another news report notes: "...An embarkation of 2 or 3000 me... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:49

$560.00
159343

Rare Early 19th Century VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 Philadelphia PA 1801 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151084539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, Jan. 3, 1801 * Volume 1 Number 1 issue (rare) Edited by Joseph Dennie under the pseudonym "Oliver Oldschool" and Asbury Dickins, it espoused republican values and was the first important political & literary journal in the United States. This is the volume one, number one issue. The ftpg. has the first of the series of "Journal of a Tour Through Selesia" written by John Quincy Adams. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches, minor margin wear & bit close-trimmed at the margin of 2 leaves effects some letters, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:47

$47.00
159297

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Irish College Football Coach SIDELINED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150153183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1929 * Knute Rockne sidelined with leg problems * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach * World Series of baseball The sport's section page 39 has a two column heading: "Rockne Ill at Home as Notre Dame Team Leaves for Navy; Has Nebraska as Guest". Was this the beginning of his leg problem which lead to him coaching his final year in a wheel chair ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series games between the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Athletics. Complete in 64 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:41

$42.00
159240

ULYSSES S. GRANT Disloyal Citizens Sent South & ATLANTA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930642680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 15, 1864 * Ulysses S. Grant First column heads on the Civil War include: "Letters From Generals Grant & Sherman" "Call on the North For Troops" "Sherman Orders Atlanta to be Cleared" "The Disloyal Sent to Dixie's Land" "Grant Sends All Disloyal Persons South of His Lines" & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:36

$28.00
159115

RUNAWAY SLAVE ADVERTISEMENT Native Amercian Indians 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137487632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1788 Page 3 has an interesting item concerning the use of violence against the Indians (see). Pg. 3 has a nice: "Thirty Dollars Reward" ad beginning: "Ran-away from the subscriber, some time in January last, a NEGRO SLAVE called NATHAN: he is about 36 years old..." with further details (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:41

$44.00
159022

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison - TECUMSEH & Indians 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926021804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov. 28, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Page 2 has two nice, detailed letters each signed in type by: Wm. H. Harrison, concerning his involvement with the Indians just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe. This is followed immediately by a more recent report datelined "Pittsburg, Nov. 18" headed: "Indian Hostilities!" which would be a very early report of the Battle of Tippecanoe with very few details. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:48

$48.00
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