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156108

Rare TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION Pre Revolutionary War 1768 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858358158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 22, 1768 * Taxation without representation * Pre Revolutionary War tensions An inside page item headed: "America" begins: "The last advices from the Creek country inform us that all the men in the upper towns able to bear arms were gone & going out against a body of the Chocktaws & Chickesaws..." with more (see). And a report from Charleston includes: "...that the governor at home seems more determined than ever that the revenue acts, to operate in America, shall be enforced..." (see). An excellent report from Philadelphia includes: "...duties for the sole & express purpose of raising a revenue have been lately imposed by acts of parliament...im... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:32

$245.00
156107

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037927940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 1743 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America 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. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in England, Scotland and America." This 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Ver nice condition, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. ... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:16

$110.00
156016

DICK TURPIN English Highwayman Outlaw EXECUTION Hanging & Georgia 1739 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854679417

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, April, 1739 * English Highwayman Dick Turpin * Execution (hanging) at York, England * Early Georgia - James Oglethorpe Perhaps the best content in this issue is a nice report of the execution of the infamous highwayman Dick Turpin. See the hyperlink for much more on him. The report includes: "The notorious Richard Turpin, and John Stead, were executed at York for horse stealing. Turpin behaved in an undaunted manner; as he mounted the ladder, feeling his right leg tremble, he stamped it down, and looking round about him with an unconcerned air, he spoke a few words to the topsman, then threw himself off, and expir'd in five minutes. He declared h... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:05

$68.00
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
154275

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1775 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960846782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 25, 1775 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America Page 2 has: "...Lord North's motion for a reconciliation with the Americans..." dated Feb. 20, 1775, which is followed by his explanation of it, in all taking most of a column. It includes: "The Tea-act also will be repealed if asked for." Page 3 has a lengthy letter signed by William Franklin, governor of New Jersey (and son of Ben Franklin. He was a Tory, much to the displeasure of his father). The letter covers many issues relating to the war & troubles between the colonies & England and also touches on independence: "...for as sentiments of independency are, by... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:28

$533.00
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
153611

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759455922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775 * American Revolutionary War at the beginning * Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley * General George Washington bounty Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River in the present Wyoming Valley, and settlers from Pennsylvania, who claimed the same lands (see hyperlink for more). This report carries over to the bkpg. Page 2 has a fascinating letter from an officer of the British army stationed in Boston, in which he criticizes the British efforts in America... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:50

$600.00
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
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
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
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
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