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158092

REVEREND SAMSON OCCOM Mohegan Indian Presbyterian Cleric 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107628146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1767 * The Reverend Samson Occom * Mohegan nation - Presbyterian cleric The last page contains a report on Reverend Samson Occom who had traveled to England to raise subscriptions (funds) for the Indian Charity School in Oneida. Occum, of the Mohegan tribe near New London, Connecticut, was the first Native-American to publish his writings in English (see Wikipedia or web-search for more). This contains the address that the chief speaker of the Indians to him, including: "...very glad you have come among us with God's news...We will, by the help of God, endeavour to keep the fire which you brought & kindled among us..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 b... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:02

$60.00
158011

1767 BOUND VOLUME 18th Century Gentleman's Magazine w/ Many Plates Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103909763

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1767 This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual Supplement issue as well. Some of the content includes: "Advantages for Gentlemen of Small Fortune to Settle in East Florida" "An Account of Greenland with a Description of the Manners, Customs, religious notions, etc." includes a plate showing an Eskimo(?) in a boat. "American News" "A Journey up the River Savannah in Georgia" which takes 3 pages; "Protest Against Repealing the Stamp Act" "The Examination of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Relative to the Repeal of the American Stamp Act in 1767" which takes over 4 pages and is in question & answer format. A report of a murderous gang of criminals in South Carolina. An item on a trial of a lady for torturing her servant girls which has a... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2017 12:11

$340.00
158231

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372110551128

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 3 has over half a column headed: "America" with news reports from Charleston & Philadelphia concerning the French & Indian War. A few bits include: "...an express...from Major Thompson of the Rangers...no disturbance from the Indians of whom he saw several parties who scampered off...That they have met with many difficulties since Col. Montgomery's retreat which rendered it impossible for them to oppose the whole body of Cherokees..." and much more. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:25

$34.99
158102

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Love-Maxims Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107837948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 13, 1759 * "Love Maxims", by Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 4 has "Love Maxims", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin. An identical issue was listed at Bonhams in 2009 with the attribution: Ford 605. At the time, it was listed for an estimate of $300-$500. We offer this item many years later for less than half their low estimate. Other news of the day including multiple reports from American are included. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text ce... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:29

$139.99
157438

Rare 18th Century Era EDINBURGH SCOTLAND Original 1761 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081824943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 26, 1761 Nearly one-third of the ftpg. has an article concerning the fishing rights off North America around Cape Breton, in particular the exclusion of the French (see). Four pages, nice red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:31

$27.00
157259

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372076687491

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

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:33

$135.00
157258

BATTLE OF FORT FRONTENAC Ends w/ UK Capture French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888397143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 * Fort Frontenac captured * French and Indian War The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario. The report begins: "I landed with the troops within a mile of fort Frontenac without opposition the 25th: the garrison surrendered prisoner of war the 27th...It was a square fort of 100 yards the exterior side and had in it 110 men..." with more (see). This event was led by English Col. John Bradstreet... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:32

$85.00
157256

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR ENDS w/ Peace Treaty of Paris 1763 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888394085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1763 * French & Indian War ending treaty This issue contains one of the more significant documents of the 18th century, being "The Definitive Treaty of Friendship of Peace between his Britannick Majesty, the Most Christian King, and the King of Spain, Concluded at Paris, the 10th day of Feb., 1763...". Resulting from it, France gives up Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the St. Lawrence River islands & Canada to the British. France gives to England all her territory east of the Mississippi River except New Orleans. France gets back their Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique & St. Lucia. Spain is given back Cuba in return for territory in East & West Florid... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:29

$122.00
157040

VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD Swallow Sloop Account & Pre Rev. War 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069358256

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1769 The first five pages of this issue are taken up with: "A Short Account of the Voyage of the Swallow Sloop Round the World" which includes much descriptive text (see for beginning). a note on a pamphlet titled: "The true constitutional Means for Putting an end to the disputes between Great Britain & the American Colonies" notes that "This writer proposes to lay a tax upon all the lands possessed by British subjects in America..." with a bit more (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. No plates are called for in this issue however there is a print showing the "A Representation of the Apparent Posi... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:45

$44.00
156928

Rare COLONIAL American Boston Massachusetts 1768 Old Original EXTRA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881698752

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

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:19

$98.00
156717

FRENCH and INDIAN WAR American Forts Diagrams w/ Description 1755 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877942275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (discounted price) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755 * Diagrams of three American forts * The French & Indian War A 4 page article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America." This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contending nations of England & France & the troubles which brewed between them. It takes over 4 pages. Subheads at the top of the pages are: "New History of Hudson's Bay" and "Discovery & Settlement of Newfoundland and "French & English Contend for i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:18

$75.00
156715

Customs Informer TARRED AND & FEATHERED Described In America 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877939725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 9, 1769 * Tarred and Feathered in America The front page has a report from Philadelphia headed: "America" which has a great account of a customs informer, who: "...The informer was this day seen for the first time since he informed; they seized him, bound him, tarred him from head to foot, feathered him, , led him through the streets, huzzaed him at every Custom house Officer's door, & made a great parade at the Collector's. They then set the poor wretch in the pillory for a quarter of an hour, afterwards carted him, after which they washed the tarry wretch in the mud of one of our docks & then dismissed him." (see) The back page has a report from Bosto... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:14

$48.00
156028

Nice MASTHEAD Engraving 18th Century London England SATIRE 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032844531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, England, Feb. 15, 1753 This is an interesting six page newspaper which only lasted for four years, devoted to satirizing the vices and follies of the fashionable world rather than reporting the news of the day. Nice woodcut in the masthead of a man writing in a book while looking at a globe. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:20

$28.00
155887

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026521114

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1767 * Early America Page 6 has most of a column with news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Philadelphia (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:44

$25.00
155844

HUDSON BAY Northwest Passage Henry Ellis Voyage - Early ESKIMOS 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025328798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1765 * Explorer Henry Elllis * Hudson Bay voyage * Early Eskimos description Page 5 has most of a column headed: "Extract from Mr. Ellis's Voyage to Hudson's Bay" which begins: "The Eskimaux Indians or the natives of the land adjoining to Hudson's Bay, when sober, are very courteous and compassionate..." with much more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, foxing & minor wear at the margins, a few very discrete archival mends, generally good.

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:33

$30.00
155798

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848452476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 20, 1767 * Rare Colonial title Page 3 has a report: "We learn from Boston, in New-England, that the present dispute between the government & assembly chiefly relates to the quartering of soldiers, the latter having flatly refused to provide for the maintenance of the troops...We hear strict orders are sent over to his Majesty's American Governors to prohibit the holding any further Congress of the different colonies as was lately done in the case of the Stamp-act." Other items & news of the day but not relating to the growing tensions with England. Four ages, an intricate engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms in the mast... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:35

$188.00
155635

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG DEATH Royal Navy & Early Electricity Study 1757 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017924517

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1757 * Early regarding electricity * Much on the death of Admiral John Byng The first article is: "State of our African Settlements" taking over a full page. Other articles include: "Utility of a Tax Upon Dogs" "Remarks on the Expected Comet" "New Properties of Electricity" "Circumstantial Account of the Death of Admiral Byng" which takes over 2 pages; and many other items. There are a few brief items from or about America but nothing of significance. Included is a plate called for which is a foldout (see). Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches with a full title/contents page which includes an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition. A ve... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:27

$54.00
155408

Early AMERICA SOUTH Cowee NC New Orelans LA 1767 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011024403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 28, 1767 * Early American South Inside has half a column of report taken: "From the South Carolina Gazette" with a Charleston dateline, beginning: "The animosity between the French & Spaniards at New Orleans has risen to great heights..." & another item mentions: "...seven traders from Virginia who were carrying goods into the Cherokee country were found murdered near Cowee..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:47

$28.00
155397

(3) 18th Century MAPS North America & More French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010690932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 * 3 nice 18th century maps * French and Indian War The prime feature of this issue would be the three maps included, although only one is called for (other two meant for the Supplement). One is a very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Map of the New Continent According to its Greatest Diametrical length from the River la Plata to beyond the Lake of the Assimiboils" (see). This map shows both North and South America. North America is somewhat crudely done, particularly the West, obviously due to limited familiarity of that part of the world (see). This map measures 8 1/2 by 10 inches and is in great condition. The second map is... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:56

$225.00
155205

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829053125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1767 * Early America An inside page has half a column headed: "America" with reports from New York & Philadelphia (see). The balance of the issue is taken up with various reports from Europe from just 8 years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Many advertisements as well. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:34

$26.00
155136

BOSTON Massachusetts Pre Revolutionary War Military Tensions 1769 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827593839

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Boston citizens to arm ? There is a full page headed "American News" including reports several reports from Boston, including: "...There is much talk...the most malignant insinuations...& speaks of deep & dark designs...of 30,000 men ready to take up arms...and of a design to throw off the dependence of the colonies on the mother country..." with more. Also reports from Hartford and New York, the latter containing: "...people here are in the utmost consternation at what we hear from Britain...that the Ministry want to make them slaves or beggars. The spirit of discontent is universal..." (see). Another lengthy... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:55

$48.00
154626

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1752 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975846625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1752 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod An inside page has an extremely significant article titled: "A Cut and Description of a Machine, easily constructed, for making the Experiment by which Franklin's new Theory of Thunder is demonstrated" with descriptive text showing how this experiment works. Each piece of the illustration is identified as well. A great and early contemporary piece on Franklin's experiments with electricity. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Also included in this issue is a full page print of seashells, as well as a full page print: "L... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:59

$255.00
154622

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts KING RELIEF 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975844564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 8, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War Under the heading: "America" and from Philadelphia is a report which begins: "We can assure the public--that the assembly of this province so early as February last took into their consideration the act of parliament imposing a duty on paper, glass, etc. and thereupon under a sense of the oppression of that act, prepared & sent to their agents in London...instructions to unite with the agents of the other colonies...praying a repeal thereof..." and more (see). Also a report from Pensacola, Quebec, Newport, Portsmouth and Charleston. The Portsmouth report includes a letter from a Portsmouth t... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:54

$170.00
154528

CELEBRATING Repeal of the Stamp Act & Early Slave Ship SLAVER 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969255379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 16, 1767 * Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration * Early slave ship - slaver Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with datelines from New York, one item noting: "...sailed from Bristol in June 1765 on board the sloop William, for the coast of Africa...where they continued 23 months purchasing slaves for a brig and themselves, and afterwards proceeded for St. Kitt's..." then report of a murder on board, and then: "...was afterwards cast away on the Isle of May, and the slaves were sold to the Portuguese for 50 dollars a head." Another report notes that: "...from the Grenades, we hear that the rebellious Negroes who had fled to the mountains in that island were ent... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:20

$67.00
154527

AMERICAN TAXATION Taxing the Colonies Impact Question 1767 ENGLAND Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802163231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 7, 1767 * America taxation question Page 8 has a brief but interesting report from London which says in part: "We are not without fear lest the measures taken for the establishment of a tax in America, should give rise to new troubles in most of our colonies", plus more. Page 6 also has a short item headed "America" with shipping related reports from Philadelphia, including an item about a ship from Charleston was shipwrecked on her passage from Jamaica (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:12

$48.00
154230

COLONIAL Boston & New York Reports Pre Revolutionary War 1767 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391793698039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 28, 1767 * Pre Revolutionary War America reports Both the front page & an inside have have a few reports headed: "America" (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 06:51

$26.00
154229

Early THE STAMP ACT Repeal Mention 1767 OLD London England British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960300125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 12, 1767 Page 6 has most of the first column taken up with reports from the South Carolina Gazette, plus another column has letter from Maryland with some news (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 06:50

$26.00
154103

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1767 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955402678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 17, 1767 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 3 has an interesting item which notes: "It is assured, that the late extraordinary resolutions of a town meeting at Boston, New England, were the last efforts of a dying faction, that the inhabitants in general, both of that town and of the province, wholly disapprove those proceedings, and are perfectly easy & satisfied with the measures taken here." How wrong they were! This is an interesting counterpoint to the Revolutionary War which would soon follow. Another page has a report headed: "America" with reports datelined "Georgia" and "Charles-Town", the former noting: "...The affair at St. Mary's River ... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:24

$48.00
154094

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts INDEPENDENCE 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788397607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere is a report from Hartford, mentioning: "...the disturbance at Boston with the officers of the customers wa... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:07

$177.00
153811

BRITISH JEW BILL Rare Charleston SC South Carolina Engraving 1753 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371939363998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753 * Early Charleston SC church print * The British Jew Bill This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of the kind in America. The design was sent us from Charles-Town [Charleston] where it has a very advantageous situation at the upper end of a broad extensive street.". Quite rare to find prints of American architecture in this magazine. Another feature article in this issue is: "The Bill Permitting the Jews to be Naturalized by Parliament..." ... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2017 07:17

$240.00
153618

ANGLO-SPANISH WAR Great Britain War Declaration vs. Spain 1762 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371925589084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Jan. 7, 1762 * War declaration Most of page 3 is taken up with: "His Majesty's Declaration Of War Against the King of Spain" which was the Anglo-Spanish War (see hyperlink for details). Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:00

$38.00
152697

18th century 1752 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885879373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Act of Parliament, London, 1752 * 18th century original document Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:52

$43.00
152606

DECLARATORY ACT Great Britain & the American Colonies 1766 London UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718946817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1767 * The American Colonies Act * Declaratory Act - Bill * Parliament of Great Britain * re. Stamp & Sugar Acts There is a very curious full page plate which accompanies the article: "An Account of the Asiatic Animal Called Syah Ghush..." (see). A very nice article on: "Lord Ca--d-n's Speech on the Declaratory Bill of the Sovereignty of Great Britain over the Colonies" which includes: "...more & more convinced me tha the B___ P___ have no right to Tax the A____a. I shall not, therefore, consider the declaratory bill now lying on your table...the very existence of which is illegal, absolutely illegal..." with more (note some words not spelled ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:20

$43.00
152314

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873475262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the charter, or suffer judgment to go against it?" (see), and further on is: "The Speech of His Excellency William Tryon...Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina". Other politically-related reports as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:20

$167.00
151899

Early FLORIDA Louisiana Ports Taxes re. The Stamp Act 1767 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860055248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 19, 1767 * Early Florida and Louisiana * re. The Stamp Act Page 2 has a report headed "America" with a New York dateline concerning a murder trial (see). Another page has a very brief report from New York noting: "It i very sickly here; the bloody-flux rages, attended with little or no fever, and carries off, in six days time, both old & young, 14 to 15 in a day." (see) The back page has an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" noting that "...no taxes or duties whatever will be exacted upon goods at any of the ports in Florida or Louisiana...We hear...American debts have actually been paid off to our merchants in England since the repeal of the Stamp A... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:35

$36.00
151763

Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana FRENCH Government Still in Control 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692847642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 18, 1767 * French still control New Orleans, Louisiana Page 2 has a report headed "America" mentioning in part: "...a reinforcement of Spanish troops was arrived at New Orleans...many presents for the Indians was gone up the Mississippi to take possession of the territories on the western side of that river, ceded to Spain. The French government still continues at New Orleans..." (see). Another page has: "America - New York" and "Charles-Town" taking three-quarters of a column (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:03

$35.00
151531

Repeal of Stamp Act Celebration Sons of Liberty in America 1766 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685285942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 27, 1766 * Celebration re:the repeal of the Stamp Act * Original 18th century Scotland Newspaper Inside has over a full column of reports headed: "America", from New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, one paragraph noting: "...freeholders & other inhabitants of the town of Boston met at Faneuil hall when they were well pleased with the accounts which had been received from home in regard to the progress of the repeal of the stamp-act; whereupon they voted the methods to exhibit their joy when the account shall arrive of the bill for a repeal having passed the whole legislature..." followed by more on the plans for celebration (see). Elsewhere are a f... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:32

$62.00
151528

COLONIAL BOSTON Frederick Stump Indians Massacre at Middleburg PA 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685282922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, March 14, 1768 * Frederick Stump's Run Massacre * Native Americans - Indians killed * Middleburg, Snyder County, Pennsylvania Inside has a report from Providence that: "...this colony...have appointed a committee to draw up an address to his Majesty & write to the Ministry & our Agent relative to the peculiar hardships & distresses the colonies are not labouring under." (see). There is also a nice account of the Frederick Stump affair headed: "An Account of the Taking and Rescue of Frederick Stump" (see hyperlink). In January, 1768, Frederick Stump, a 22 year-old German settler in Penn's Twp., Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, methodically killed or helped to kill ten ... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:27

$160.00
151294

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in America Colonies 1769 Edinburgh SCT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676371769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 22, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * American colonies Page 2 has reports headed: "America" from a letter from Boston, including in part: "...an anonymous letter...to Gov. Bernard...speaks highly of Gov. Bernard but contains the most malignant insinuations against some respectable gentlemen in this town...speaks of deep & dark designs...an alliance to be formed between Holland & some of the colonists in order to throw off the dependence of the latter upon Great Britain..." with more (see). Another smaller item notes: "...from Philadelphia...The merchants are about signing articles not to import any more English goods...and there is no doubt ... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:09

$47.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1769 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition to the late measures..." with much more (see). Other articles in this issue include: "Observations on the Putrid Sore Throat in America" which takes over 2 pages; "Curious Account of the late Eruption at Vesuvius" which includes a plate folding out to ten inches showing 4 prints of it (see), and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
150958

BOSTON Massachusetts Pre Revolutionary War Military Tensions 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830792293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 22, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War An inside page has a report from Boston concerning the governor's statement that he has: "...no authority over his Majesty's ships in this port, or his troops within this town and...can give no orders for the removal of the same..." with the citizens commenting: "...It is then a power without any check here, & therefore it is so far absolute. An absolute power which has the sword constantly in its hand, may exercise a rigorous severity whenever it pleases..." with more. It is followed by the governor's response (see). All this text takes close to a full page. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:48

$43.00
150223

Rare 18th Century LONDON England 1755 Old Original UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808642401

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNOISSEUR "By Mr. Town [pseud.], Critic, and Censor-General", London, Dec. 11, 1755 * Rare 18th century British title A weekly paper which lasted about 2 1/2 years as a "commoner's" counterpart to "The World" [which we sell as well], a periodical of about the same time which dealt more with the interests of aristocrats. James Boswell says in his "Life of Johnson", "...I mentioned the periodical paper called 'THE CONNOISSEUR'. He said it wanted matter. — No doubt it had not the deep thinking of Johnson's writings. But surely it has just views of the surface of life, and a very sprightly manner. His opinion of 'THE WORLD' was not much higher than of 'THE CONNOISSEUR'..." The f... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:13

$36.00
149867

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631652093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767 * Rare Colonial title * American taxation Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to the very bottom & the real causes of our present situation out to be explored...To this G--v--le replied that he having endeavoured to make our Colonies in America contribute to the support of government, they had bribed them to be quiet by a total repeal of that law, and that it was very strange they would not do tha... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:27

$188.00
149256

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781091839

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes..." (see). This map folds out to measure 8 1/2 by 14 inches and is in very nice, clean condition with several folds and one crease, neither distracting. This map is rarely found within the issue; more typically removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm", by M. de Romas, being an experi... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:30

$340.00
149253

Early 18th Century SOUTH CAROLINA Pre-Revolutionary War 1768 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781088410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1768 The back page has a reporter from Charleston, South Carolina, with: "A calculation having been made of the value of the produce of this Province...is reckoned to exceed half a million sterling, exclusive of some 1000 barrels of rice bought by our neighbours of Georgia...needs no other proof of the flourishing state of South Carolina, nor of its importance to Great Britain..." with more, including a bit noting:"...that no disagreeable advices have been received from North America since...resolutions of New York not to import any more goods from hence...the Colonies in general have resolved to wait quietly..." (see) Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches,... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:23

$29.00
149118

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778362503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Nov. 14, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 5 has much reporting from Charleston, portions including: "...the barracks in this town, then occupied by only about 50 or 60 men, were putting in a condition to receive at least a regiment...orders were received...to withdraw all the King's troops from the outposts & to embark with his whole command for New York...the companies stationed at...New Providence & 15 companies from West Florida were ordered to be removed to St. Augustine..." & more. This is followed by reports from North Carolina, as well as a letter from Philadelphia concerning military orders (see) and noting: "...in petitioning the King, ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:56

$168.00
148493

Great 18th Century EUROPEAN MAP - French and Indian War OSWEGO 1756 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761283246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1756 * Great & quite large map of Europe * Oswego - French & Indian War * Judaica - Jewish content The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, and parts of the Middle East including Jerusalem, Joppa, Cairo, & Cyprus. This map measures 13 by 15 inches. Some minor off-setting from having been folded into itself for over 250 years otherwise in excellent condition. Under the heading near the back: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning Oswego still continue to be contradict... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 14:22

$190.00
148291

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755292423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a London magazine The first article in the issue is: "A Summary of the Arguments Against Repealing the Stamp Act", which was such a divisive issue both in England and the American colonies. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and contains some interesting read (see for portions). As an interesting response to the above, by far the most significant content in this issue is found near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" which gives nearly day-by-day account of various news. Under the dateline of: "Wednesday 19" is the historic report of the King signing the bill which repealed the hated Stamp Act, reading: "His Majest... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:08

$345.00
147809

JOHN DICKINSON Letters From a Pennsylvania Farmer 1769 COLONIAL Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568170905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, April 3, 1769 * John Dickinson * Colonial Boston Inside has an extract of a letter from a "Gentleman in London to his friend" in Philadelphia which describes a meeting with Mr. Wilkes in the Kings Bench Prison, mentioning that Mr. Wilkes is "...an Enthusiast for American Liberty .... He inquired in a particular Manner after Mr. Dickinson: His Farmers Letters, he says, are superior to anything of the Kind that was ever published in any age of Country..." (see) Another letter says in part: "Mr. Dickinson's Farmers Letters, have carried his Name and Reputation all over the British Dominions, I was a few days ago in a large Company of Patriot... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:27

$225.00
145909

WAR OF THE REGULATION Carolina Colonies Citizens Rebellion TAXES 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675456224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 3, 1768 Inside has a report that Governor Francis Bernard of Mass. published a proclamation concerning the sale of land on the Penobscot River, which he disputes (see). This is followed by a letter from North Carolina noting in part: "Our trade, as indeed likewise that of all the British colonies in America, is at present in a deplorable condition...the back inhabitants are all in arms, determined to lose their lives by the sword rather than estates for taxes..." with more on what was known as the "War of the Regulation" in the Carolinas (see hyperlink for more). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 14:58

$46.00
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