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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
164675

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340307943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 26, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Page 2 has a letter from General Paoli dated at Corsica, March 20, 1769. Much of page 6 is some good content concerning non-importation, portions including: "...the parliament remain fixed in their resolution not to repeal the duty acts this session...They hope the people here will remain as fixed in their resolution of industry & frugality till those acts are repealed. And if they could be sure of that, they should almost wish them never to be repealed..." and more (see). Also an address from the Mass. Assembly to the governor, taking issue with the go... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:44

$155.00
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
164500

JOSPEH STALIN DEATH Soviet Union Premier MOSCOW KREMLIN Russia 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332246509

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 July 11, 2018 15:18

$40.00
164467

JOHN FRIES'S REBELLION Trial in Rare 1799 Walpole NH New Hampshire Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060913051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, June 3, 1799 * John Fries's rebellion * Uncommon title Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia concerning a new trial for John Fries, who led an armed tax revolt in Pennsylvania (see hyperlink for more). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:26

$40.00
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
164737

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


eBay Auction Item # 372343005625

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 June 28, 2018 08:08

$149.99
164735

18th Century MASSACHUSETTS SPY George Washington's Death Nears 1799 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392069209436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 20, 1799 * 18th century American title This issue was printed less than a month before the death of George Washington. The ftpg. & pg. 2 have the "Speech" of Governor Tichenor of Vermont, as well as reports from Worcester, Philadelphia, Lexington, Kentucky, New York, Trenton, Boston, & Europe. Four pages, small rubbing hold to the front leaf not close to noted content, foxing near the top..

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:55

$34.99
164734

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


eBay Auction Item # 392069207288

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 June 28, 2018 07:48

$59.99
164174

PRESIDENT GEOEGE WASHINGTON New York & Philadelphia Capitals 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392053961461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 4, 1790 * President George Washington * U.S. capital in transition Page 3 has a nice report: "Departure of the President" concerning his leaving the nation's capital at New York and to reside at Mount Vernon until the temporary capital of Phila. is ready for him. Mention of the honors paid to him as well. Four pages, small piece from near the spine of the front leaf, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:46

$44.00
164707

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA - Trade Tensions Pre Revolutionary War 1768 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392068570322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 28, 1768 * Rare colonial title * Trade tensions w/ England * Pre Revolutionary War Just a few years previous this newspaper was owned by Ben Franklin, who purchased it in the late 1720's. Almost the entire front page is taken up with an historical account of the trade relations between England and America, prefaced with: "As the cause of the present ill humour in America & of the resolutions taken there to purchase less of our manufactures, does not seem to be generally understood, it may afford some satisfaction to your readers if you give them the following short historical state of facts." but the report is far from "short" (see for beginnin... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2018 09:05

$234.99
164706

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


eBay Auction Item # 392068567933

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 June 27, 2018 09:00

$149.99
164645

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson 5 Acts of Congress 1798 Phladelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372339975190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 25, 1801 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * (5) Acts of Congress Page 2 contains five Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by President John Adams, and Vice President Thomas Jefferson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2018 08:47

$27.00
164643

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


eBay Auction Item # 392067202442

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 June 25, 2018 08:36

$27.00
164642

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


eBay Auction Item # 392067200342

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 June 25, 2018 08:33

$29.99
164109

Rare 18th Century w/ NICE MASTHEAD London England British 1771 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050149131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BINGLEY'S JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, London, June 1, 1771 * Rare 18th century title Mostly news from England & elsewhere in Europe but he bkpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, Philadelphia, and Quebec (see). Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:48

$28.00
164105

GEORGE WASHINGTON President-Elect En Route to Inauguration Phila. 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050145943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1789 * George Washington as president-elect * En route to inauguration - Philadelphia The best content is news headed: "America" which reports from Philadelphia: "...his Excellency George Washington, the President Elect of the United States, arrived in this city...His Excellency rode o horseback in front of the procession. The number of spectators who filled the doors, windows, and streets which he passed was greater than on any other occasion we ever remember...Every countenance seemed to say, 'Long, long live George Washington, the Father of the People!'...At 3 o'clock his Excellency sat down to an elegant entertainment of 250 at City Tavern...This Ex... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:41

$54.00
164045

(2) PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Responses 1791 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048634599

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 16, 1791 * President George Washington Pages 2 and 3 contains two address to the President of the United States, with his response to each, both signed by him in type: George Washington (see). Much other news of the day and a great wealth of ads as well. Four pages, folio size, truly excellent condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:12

$79.00
164036

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048628846

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 June 20, 2018 15:00

$173.00
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
163816

(3) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1801 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044430456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 30, 1801 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a huge chart of "Prices Current" for various goods. Page 2 contains three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by President John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:28

$28.00
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
163634

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038846396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Have of page 2 is taken up with various reports on the Revolutionary War, too much to list here (see photos) but a few bits include: "...dispatches from Sir William Howe, brings advice of Fort Edward being in possession of General Burgoyne but...brought no intelligence of the taking of Philadelphia..." and "...the late successful proceedings of General Burgoyne will be the most effectual means to crush the American power; as upon his junction with Sir William Howe, at least one half of that vast continent will be in the sold possession of the British troops & such of the inhabitants...who have been cruelly oppr... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2018 13:51

$68.00
163611

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ? Rare Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038097947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EXTRA SUPPLEMENT TO THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, (Philadelphia), March 5, 1778 * American Independence debate The entire front page is taken up with reports from the House of Lords in London, with some discussion of the Revolutionary War & events in America. Bits include: "...We have the fullest confidence of success, from the number, discipline, and intrepidity of our troops & the ability of our Generals; when therefore we shall be victorious will be the proper time..." with more. And a bit further on is: "...that a cessation of hostilities should take place...will abandon a project totally unattended with the most distant prospect of success; for there the great basis for entering into any neg... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:46

$180.00
163605

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ JUDAICA Jewish


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372299599462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 5, 1783 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display One of the most displayable newspaper of the Revolutionary War era given the large & decorative engraving in the masthead (see). The front page is a detailed advertisement by "Isaac Franks", a notable Jewish financier who served under Washington during the war. The back page has an ad by: "Haym Salomons" a leading Jewish financier of the day who did much to secure the finances of the nation during the war. Page 3 has news from Charleston which includes: "...Saturday the 8th inst. intelligence was received that a party of tories under the command ... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:40

$210.00
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
163422

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292299010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Inside has a letter from Charleston, South Carolina, which has near the beginning: "...we received the resolutions of the Congress on the letters from the Commissioners from restoring peace, etc. our Assembly immediately met, resolved on the propriety of the said resolutions, and sent an express to Congress..." with more (see). The back page includes: "...Sir Henry Clinton was got no further than Mount Holly in the Jerseys; which is only 15 miles from Philadelphia. General Washington was very strong & getting his army over the river with all possible dispatch & expected to make a... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:55

$50.00
163417

DIAGRAM re. Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War Beginning 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292292476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill diagram * John Hancock & George Washington A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, June 17, 1775" with some text on the illustration as well. A great graphic relating to the Battle of Bunker Hill (see). Also in the issue is an article: "An Intercepted letter from Benjamin Harrison to General Washington" which contains much on events of the ... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:49

$325.00
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
163213

JOHN FRIES'S REBELLION Pennsylvania Dutch Farmers Revolt CAPTURED 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023661311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, April 15, 1799 * John Fries's rebellion - captured Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy chart of: "Prices Current at Boston" which a very wide variety of home goods, etc. Pg. 3 has an item: "The seat of government for the state of Pennsylvania will in future be fixed at Lancaster, a large & elegant borough town about 60 miles from Philadelphia. A new city, in the high grounds near Phila., is going to be built as a summer retreat." Also an items on the Fries Rebellion noting: "Fries, one of the principal of the Pennsylvania insurgents, & several of his rebellious associates have been taken by the cavalry & committed to the goal in Philadelphia." The ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:28

$54.00
163116

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA w/ Nice Masthead Print 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022046482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1771 * Nice Colonial Pa issue for display * Tea tensions build w/ England I have always contended that this title had one of the more beautiful mastheads of the 18th century, with very ornate lettering and a rather large engraving of a sailing ship (see photos). The front page is mostly taken up with ads while page 2 has reports from Petersburgh, London, Providence, Newport, New York and Philadelphia. Items include: "We are told that the American Tea Bill will be repealed. It is certainly not worth while for England to quarrel with her colonies for so trifling a revenue as is raised in consequence of that act." and other items. The back lea... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:09

$220.00
163095

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA 1771 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021226931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 28, 1773 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Great masthead for display This newspaper from this period had one of the more beautiful & decorative of the colonial era (see). The entire front page is taken up with "Proceedings in the House of Commons on East India Affairs". Inside has reports from London, Charleston, Boston, New York & Philadelphia including much detail (including the graduates) on the "...commencement held in the college of this city before a very crowded & splendid assembly...", likely being the University of Pennsylvania. Also a detail "Twelve Dollars Reward" ad for a runway mulatto (see). Four pages, sli... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:26

$265.00
163080

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372279845677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 25, 1926 * Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death * Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics One column headings on page 21 announce: "Eddie Plank Dies; Was Noted Pitcher" "Star Left-hander of Connie Mack's Champion Athletics Succumbs to Paralytic Stroke" "To Be Buried Near Matty" "Passed Away 4 Months After Death of Famous Right-hander--Funeral Services Same Day of Week" (see) Complete with all 48 pages, light even toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:04

$44.00
162960

Early 19th Century MEMBERS OF CONGRESS Senate & House Roster 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017888207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, May 29, 1809 * Members of Congress in the early 19th century A full column is taken up with: "List of Members Composing The Senate of the U. States" followed by: "List of Members of the House Of Representatives", each listed by state. Many notable names here (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:11

$28.00
162959

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Letter re. Europe 1802 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017887859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, July 30, 1802 * President John Adams letter Pages 2 & 3 contain a very lengthy letter signed in type by: John Adams, dated "New York October 18, 1790" concerning the powers in Europe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:10

$27.00
162944

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017879488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 14, 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. Much war-related content on page 2 including an item from Williamsburg: "We hear that...some of the enemy's ships went up Rappahannock river & took a French ship..." and an item dated at "York-Town, Jan. 8, 1778" which is from the 9 month period that the nation's capital had removed from Phila. to... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:52

$318.00
162937

War of 1812 ARMY DESERTERS James Madison Pardon Proclamation 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372275690138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 1812 * War of 1812 deserters * James Madison pardon Inside has: "A Proclamation" by the President offering: "...A full pardon...to each & all such individual as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer of any military post..." signed in type: James Madison. The back page has a letter beginning: "We have just received intelligence here that gen. Harrison has left the North Western Army & proceeded with the mounted men to his own territory..." with more. Also: "General Orders" dated at "Head Quarters, Fort Wayne", with more war-related items. Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good c... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:47

$33.00
162740

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392013322598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, 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 front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a six column heading: "Dove of Peace Flutters Over Philly" with tiny subhead: "Eagles to Get $1,540 and They Earned It" and related photo. (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 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2018 15:07

$40.00
162705

THOMAS JEFFERSON Sec. of State Letter Reply to Philadelphia 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING HERALD, London, Oct. 18, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson The bkpg. has a letter to the the merchants of Phila. from the Secretary of State signed in type: T. Jefferson, which concerns the problems with pirating on the high seas (see). Following this is the response of the merchants of Philadelphia. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:37

$28.00
162632

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ George Washington Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010138379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 22, 1793 * President George Washington letter The ftpg. features 14 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" thanking him for maintaining a neutral position concerning the countries at war in Europe. He response to them with a letter signed in type: George Washington (see). Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:37

$74.00
162611

NATION'S CAPITAL New York to Philadelphia Move ? & Nootka Sound 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263049321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 31, 1790 * Nation's capital to Philadelphia ? * Nootka Sound - Vancouver Island A front page article headed: "Residence" seems to be insight on the decision to move the nation's capital to Philadelphia from New York (see for portions). Pg. 2 has an article on: "Nootka Sound" which is on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Pg. 2 also has a report on Col. McGillivrary and various Indian tribes (see). Pg. 3 has yet another article titled: "Nootka Sound". Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:19

$52.00
162610

TEA IMPORTATION Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Colonial Penn. Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263047772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 11, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Tea importation An interesting variety of news reports from both Europe and America. One bit from Boston notes: "...that many of the soldiers who had deserted from two regiments quartered in this town have lately returned to their colours...They have all received their pardon." Another item notes: "It is reported as an absolute truth...That the Bostonians have raised tea very considerably, notwithstanding the most solemn agreement to the contrary; and have given orders to their agents for buying up all the tea they can in this place, who it is said, have actually bought & shippe... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:19

$155.00
162584

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pardon for Troops Who Return Ranks 1778 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372262027555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, May 2, 1778 * Pardon for deserters ? * Revolutionary War This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. This issue is from the last month of its existence, rarely found today. The front page is entirely taken up with ads, including a notice of a meeting of the Library Company of Philadelphia, which was founded by Ben Franklin. Pg. 2 has a Resolve from Congress reading in part: "Whereas persuasion & influence...have induced some of the subjects of these states to join...the British forces in America & who, tho... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:18

$325.00
162299

Historic Revolutionary War ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION 1778 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252892737

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 11, 1778 * The Articles of Confederation (historic) * American Revolutionary War This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. There are only a handful of documents in American history which can be considered cornerstones in the creation of our national government, which would include the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution among a few others as well. This issue contains on the front page and page 2 the complete printing of one of these, headed at the top of the middle column on the front ... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:49

$12,500.00
162246

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander DEATH Poverty ? 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001565080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - poverty ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" This issue begins with a letter from Benjamin Rush concerning the academy at Bordentown, New Jersey, with a lengthy response. Also inside is the continued: "History Of the American Revolution" which takes 7 pages; "Capture of a Fort by a Drunken Sailor" "On The Indian War" & more. There are 12 pages taken up with much detail on: "Proceedings of Congress" . There two letters each signed in type by La Fayette. Near the back is "The Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day. Included is: "The celebrated Paul J... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:29

$76.00
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