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157977

Very Early MISSISSIPPI & Ohio RIVERS Land for Sale 1773 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103016736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, April 3, 1773 * Early Mississippi & Ohio Rivers Filled with European news with a small bit on the back page noting: "Those gentlemen who are petitioning for lands on the Ohio and Mississippi are ordered to attend Lord Dartmouth on Thursday next, at the Plantation Office, to consider farther on their petitions." Four pages, nice engraving in the masthead, red tax stamp on the ftpg., archival mend at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:41

$32.00
157624

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089757604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the hyperlink for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:03

$125.00
156665

Re. BOSTON TEA PARTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061171491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Mar. 10, 1774 * Referencing the Boston Tea Party * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 2 has a report from the Boston Gazette which includes the governor's speech, taking about a full column. Another page has reference to the recent Boston Tea Party with: "...his Majesty upon information of the unwarrantable practices which have been lately concerted & carried on in North America & particularly of the violent & outrageous proceedings at the town & port of Boston...enable his Majesty effectually to take such measures as may be most likely to put an immediate stop to the present disorder...the just dependence of the colonies upon the crown & Parliament..." wit... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:35

$77.00
156152

HUTCHINSON LETTERS AFFAIR & Boston Tea Party 1774 Pre Rev. War America Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859180132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, May 13, 1774 * The Hutchinson Letters Affair * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * re. The Boston Tea Party The front page has a report London which relate to America and the on-going tea problems, a few bits noting: "...extracts of letters from...the several governors in America of threats & prophetic warnings to the gentlemen to whom the tea was consigned...copies of treasonable papers printed in America...are the regular official information of the different governors...As there was no outrage committed but at Boston, it would be superfluous to narrate all the incendiary scribbling & printing in the different colonies...suffice just to observe.... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:44

$477.00
155843

AMERICA DEFENSE Pre Revolutionary War Benjamin Franklin Remove 1774 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849606275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 2, 1774 * Preparing for a "vigorous resistance" * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Benjamin Franklin An inside page has an item from Boston headed "America" relates to the Post Office situation, and includes: "...The removal of Dr. Franklin from the Post office has added fresh spirit to the promoters of this salutary plan...and all the Friends of Liberty rejoice that they have now an opportunity of taking up a gentleman discarded by an unrighteous Ministry for the faithful discharge of his duty, & placing him above a dependence on their caprice, in the grateful arms of his applauding Countrymen." (see). The same page has a letter from Augusta, Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:30

$54.00
154097

SAMUEL ADAMS Selected CLERK of Boston 1772 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954738651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1772 An inside page contains a report from a Boston letter concerning political events in that town, and which mentions "...the House then made choice of Mr. Samuel Adams for their clerk...". The article goes on to report other political happenings, taking an entire column. Complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:10

$40.00
154096

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Appointed British Diplomart Agent 1771 Old London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788398701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 19, 1771 Inside has a report headed "America" from Philadelphia noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin, Esq., is appointed Agent for this province at the Court of Great Britain, for the ensuing year." Other news of the day, mostly European, plus ads as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:09

$39.00
153970

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR American Tensions Building 1774 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948111602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Over two-thirds of page four is taken up with: "An Abstract of the Bill for the better Regulating the Government of the province of Massachusetts Bay in North America", which is a great analysis of this controversial Act of Parliament. The author examines the Act clause by clause (see). Another very nice article takes half a page and begins: "The sum of the petitions with all that is advanced in favour of the Americans, amounts to this, that their love and loyalty will not survive a taxation. From thenceforward we are to expect marks of their resentment..." which would be a gross understatement. Fine reading (s... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:53

$77.00
153821

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371939372498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 10, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing with a tiny hole on the front leaf, otherwise rather nice.

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Ends June 03, 2017 07:33

$22.00
153592

EARLY WOMEN 18th Century Character Manners Actions Description 1773 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924942233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 22, 1773 The ftpg. has: "Essay on the Character, Manners, and Genius of Women in Different Ages..." and also: "Of the Great & Virtuous Actions of Women in General". There is rubbing here which affects about 8 words. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, rubbing to the ftpg. as noted above, otherwise good.

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:52

$32.00
152599

NORTHWEST PASSAGE to Pacific Ocean Exploration Captain Wilder 1772 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881157098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 1, 1772 * Northwest Passage to Pacific Ocean The back page has an extract of a letter from Capt. Wilder who commanded a group hoping to discover the Northwest Passage. Details concerning their journey which sailed as far as 69 degrees 11 min. with mention of Hudson Bay, Churchill, Cape Hope, & Wager River. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:10

$38.00
152439

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876268155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, conside... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:04

$18,500.00
151898

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Boston Massachusetts Tensions 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697039423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 27, 1774 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers & teach them to fight; that they were numerous enough to defend themselves against an enemy, but not strong enough to rebel against us." Interesting to read this comment in light if what would transpire within the next several years. Compl... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:33

$48.00
151706

QUEBEC BILL Intolerable Acts Pre Revolutionary War 1774 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853183443

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 11, 1774 * Quebec Act - Intolerable Acts * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 6 has a report from North Carolina focusing on the governor not approving a bill for the establishment of the Superior Courts (see). This is followed by other news from America. Page 7 has: "Abstract of the Quebec Bill" which points out the various particulars of it (see). The provisions of the Quebec Act were seen by the colonists as a new model for British colonial administration, which would strip the colonies of their elected assemblies and promote the Roman Catholic faith in preference to widely-held Protestant beliefs. It also limited opportunities for colonies to ex... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:12

$58.00
145870

GOVERNOR WILLIAM TRYON New Hampshire & New York Border Dispute 1772 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500176195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, England, March 14, 1772 * Governor William Tryon Nice engraving in the masthead. Page 2 has a letter from New York noting: "Gov. Tryon has issued a Proclamation setting forth the right this province has to lands heretofore granted by New Hampshire & that...Royal Order in 1764 declared the western bank of the river Connecticut..." with more on a border dispute. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:41

$42.00
144628

Rare 1773 Edinburgh Scotland Pre Revolutionary War w/ Charleston SC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371637307197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1773 * Rare 18th century title Page 2 has a report from Charleston concerning the sale of rice & Indian corn (see). Other news of the day from Europe, plus a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., light dirtiness, good condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$27.00
143029

AMERICAN LIBERTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Stephen Arnold 1774 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427756993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Mention of Thomas Jefferson's Summary View... * Stephen Arnold... William Draper... The ftpg. has an item from Providence, Rhode Island, which mentioned in part: "...advice that a mob was raised consisting of some hundreds of people who threatened, & were hourly expected to come to destroy said town of East Greenwich, in order to shew their resentment of the injury which they said had been offered to Stephen Arnold... one of the Justices of the Inferior Court of Common Please...who had been charged with industriously propagating principles unfriendly to American liberty, & had been hung in effigy by some of the... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:15

$98.00
142873

1772 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422398530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 25, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title Various news of the day with the ftpg. having a short bit: "The circumstance of making the American governors independent of their several Assemblies is generally deemed the wisest regulation that has lately taken place in government..." (see). Four pages, a printing error distorts the right side of the masthead, small piece from the spine margin affects noting. Nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:19

$29.00
142703

Rare 18th Century WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND w/ Red Stamp 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587052925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles. Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:53

$38.00
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772 * Rare title Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
141385

ROCHESTER CASTLE Kent England Plate Print & Early Eskimos Indians 1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391386501831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1772 * Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and takes over a full page. Also in the issue are: "An Historical Account of a Late Revolution in France" "Account of the Revenues of Bengal" "...Uncommon Diseases of the Ear" "Mode of Raising & Paying the Church-Money in America" and more. Included is a nice full page plate of "Rochester Castle", actually called for in the December issue ... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:42

$37.00
139768

Rare COLONIAL AMERICA w/ African Slaves Trade at Charleston SC 1773 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520017495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, Aug. 26, 1773 * African slavery trade * Southern slaves arrive * Colonial New England This newspaper was printed in Boston less than four months before the Boston Tea Party. Page 2 has a report on the number of slaves imported into Charleston, South Carolina, and noting where they were from (see). The entire front page and some of the back page are taken up with a lengthy report concerning church discipline, etc. Pages 3 and 4 are mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, scattered foxing, a bit close-trimmed at the top of pages 2 and 4, otherwise good. Coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:04

$230.00
138486

Coverting 18th Century JEWS TO CHRISTIANITY Jewish Judaica 1770 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324365119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 13, 1770 * Judaica - Jewish Inside has a poem: "The Monk and Jew. A Tale. From Poems, by Nobody." The poem begins: "To make new Converts truly blest..." and more about the attempted conversion of a Jewish person and the result. Other news from Europe throughout. About 8 1/2 by 11 inches, 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:22

$48.00
138481

CHARLESTON'S LIBERTY TREE South Carolina Meeting Non-Importation 1770 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490164540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1770 Inside under "America" is report from "Charles-Town, S.C." that says the recent meeting at the "...Liberty-tree..." resulted in an agreement to "...adhere strictly to the resolves of non-importation, and to punish...defaulters by the most severe reflections on their conduct in the publick papers..." Other news of the day from Europe. Quarto-size, 8 pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:16

$33.00
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