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152895

Rare & Early 18th Century NEWCASTLE England UK 1745 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371893471868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWCASTLE JOURNAL, England, Nov. 9, 1745 * Rare 18th century title Both the front page & inside pages have content on various military events in Europe at the time. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:10

$39.00
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
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
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
149455

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786729164

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

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Ends December 11, 2016 11:16

$520.00
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
146592

REVOLUTIONARY WAR re. Battle of Bunker Hill & Patrick Henry 1775 USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697064565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Dec. 6, 1775 * re. Battle of Bunker Hill * American Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry The front page has a report from Cambridge noting in part: "...a detachment of the American army, now investing the town of Boston, broke ground on Cobble (or rather Miller's) hill....most exposed to the enemy of any we are possessed of...not a shot has been fired from Bunker's hill, or which it is within point blank shot...Our troops are now well secured in this advanced posts..." and more carrying over to pg. 2 where is also another letter from Cambridge (see). One bit begins: "Colonel Henry received an express yesterday morning with the following intelligence that Lo... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:29

$560.00
146343

Rare & Early COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts 1st Successful U.S. 1743 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391513855586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 30, 1743 * Rare colonial periodical This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, measures 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. Included is a photocopy of the volume's t... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2016 15:06

$110.00
146220

RULES FOR THE MILITARY Established American Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371687868600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1775 A terrific issue on the creation of the rules which govern those in the military, as nearly half of the front page and over a column on pg. 4 are taken up with: "Articles of Association, in Pennsylvania. We the officers and soldiers engaged in the present Association for the defence of American liberty...do voluntarily & freely...adopt...the rules by which we agree & resolve to be governed in all our military concerns & operations..." followed by a list of the 32 rules, each detailed (see for portions). Pages 2 and 3 have various war-related content including a letter from Ticonderoga which notes: "...that Col. Allen, with 400 men, had cut off t... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:39

$680.00
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
144226

Rare COLONIAL Salem Essex County Massachusetts w/ Nice MASTHEAD 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455927137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ESSEX GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, May 28, 1771 * Rare Colonial title A handsome colonial issue with an ornate coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead which features two Indians. Page 3 has over a column of news from America with datelines from Quebec, Williamsburg, New York, Hartford, Newport, Providence, and Boston. Various reports from England as well. The bkpg. is filled with ads including an interesting illustrated ad for a runaway slave (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:18

$247.00
143407

Rare NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Pre Revolutionary War America Tensions 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436648484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWCASTLE COURANT, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, Feb. 4, 1775 * Rare British title * Pre Revolutionary War tensions The banner headline at the top of the front page proclaims: "GENERAL HUE AND CRY" with the reports ov various crimes, etc. The back page has bits from the colonies including: "New York is the only place on the continent of America where there is any appearance of a spirit of moderation...by committing their opinions to press which have been published in two pamphlets in favour of conciliating measures. Once of these pamphlets was so full of disagreeable truths that the printer narrowly escaped being tarred & feathered as an enemy to America...", plus some reports from Bost... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:48

$38.00
143031

Very Rare & Early PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427760100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "t... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:17

$2,935.00
142986

Rare COLONIAL American Boston Massachusetts 1768 Old Original EXTRA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371593304039

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 May 05, 2016 15:21

$98.00
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
139775

Rare COLONIAL Boston Massachusetts w/ SLAVES Wanted Advertisement 1773 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520021121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON EVENING-POST, July 5, 1773 * Rare Colonial title Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with various political reports, plus a column of ads, one of which is headed: "Slaves" and reading: "Any persons who have healthy Slaves to dispose of, Male or Female, that have been some years in the country, of 25 years of age or under, may be informed of a purchaser by applying to the printers." (see) Other news reports on pages 2 and 3 with half of page 3 taken up with ads. The entire back page is taken up with ads. Slightly close-trimmed at the top of page 4, minor mend to the bottom, blank margin of page 1, bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:14

$188.00
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
139767

Pre REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tensions Colonial PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352259192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1775 * Colonial America * Pre Revolutionary War tensions This is dated exactly 2 months before the battle of Lexington & Concord and is an early issue of this newspaper, being volume one, issue 12. The back page has an interesting letter concerning relations with England, which mentions in part: "...we can assure you, from the knowledge we have of the sentiments of the inhabitants, that they have not in the least changed their opinions with respect to the important subject of (the) dispute between the Mother Country and the British Colonies in America & are as well disposed to make a virtuous stand against tyranny and oppression..." with ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:03

$310.00
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