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SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA & Benjamin Franklin 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888391386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1777 I * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * Benjamin Franklin on swimming * Fight at Kingsbridge, New York nside has: "Some of the Circumstances which Inevitably retard the Progress of a Northern Army through the uninhabited Countries of America" deals with the difficulties of Burgoyne's army in the colonies, not used to being in an environment so heavily forested. This interesting article takes nearly two pages. Further on is: "Address to the People of Massachusetts Bay by one of their most Popular Preachers" begins: "Resentment has fired the soul of every lover of his country at the disgraceful evacuation of Ticonderoga...All our accounts agree that our ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:23

$98.00
156155

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859182783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 18, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "...is said to be on the consideration of some proposals for accommodating matters with the Americans, said to be received from the Congress by General Howe through the means of General Lee. Among the conditions talked of there is to be a free pardon for Messrs. Hancock and Adams." and: "...by the last mail...packet of letters ...from Dr. Franklin for the Congress...to contain assurances that the court of France are no ways in a temper to break with Great Britain..." and "...Great numbers of the rebels fell in the different skirmishes..." and "The subalterns in the army at New York...are actually ob... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:48

$51.00
154171

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792135953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 24, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title One-third of the front page and over one-third of page 2 are taken up with: "On the American Rebellion - Letter 1" of which is a series which concerns: "...that unnatural rebellion which now does so much mischief in America..." and which concerns: "...two points; the Pretensions of America, and her Complaints...The Pretensions of American, just before the Congress had hit upon that bold expedient of dethroning their lawful sovereign & of releasing his subjects with a papistical authority from their oath of allegiance to him, were all comprised in this: Absolute independency from the British parliament..." wi... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:58

$59.00
151123

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1777 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391672828033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 6, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America Most of the front page is taken up with a report from congress dated Aug. 28, 1777, concerning the contrary intents of the Quakers in Philadelphia concerning the war, noting in part: "...people commonly called Quakers, render it certain & notorious that those persons are, with much rancour & bitterness, disaffected to the American cause....will have it in their power, so there is no doubt it will be their inclination, to communicate intelligence to the enemy & in various other ways to injure the councils & arms of America. That when the enemy, in the month of December, 1776, were bending t... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:44

$358.00
148423

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391592161906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 7, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "An American Anecdote" taking two-thirds of a column, concerning the French & Indian War (see). Page 2 has several reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "...an account of Sir Guy Carleton having passed over the lakes on the ice & taking possession of that [Ticonderoga] post, which on his approach had been abandoned by Col. Waine the rebel commander..." and further on: "It is expected that the King's troops in Canada...will soon get into the American provinces..." and "...The rebels at Providence, some time ago made appearance as if they intended to attack us...they report that the for... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:17

$60.00
146902

BATTLES OF SARATOGA John Burgoyne SURRENDERS 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533759133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 13, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga * General John Burgoyne surrenders * Battle of Germantown Pages 1 and 2 have various reports concerning ships to and from America, and some reports of ship captures within a document signed in type by: Howe. Page 3 has some reports concerning the Revolutionary War including items on Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. Some items include: "We are informed, that notwithstanding the present unpromising aspect of our affairs in America, administration are determined to prosecute the war with greater vigour than ever for which purpose 25,000 additional troops are to be sent over in the spring...Letters from Philadelphia m... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:13

$138.00
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SURRENDER OF GENERAL BURGOYNE Battles of Saratoga NY 1777 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571813116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 8, 1777 * Surrender of General John Burgoyne * Battles of Saratoga - New York * American Revolutionary War Certainly the most significant content is the page 2 report on the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga, a very much-needed victory for the American cause. Some of the reporting includes: "...arrived in town express...we are sorry to say that Government have received the melancholy accounts that General Burgoyne and his army have been obliged to surrender themselves prisoners of war. The particulars cannot as yet be exactly ascertained; by the substance of this disagreeable piece of intelligence, so far as we have been able to collect, is as fol... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:40

$360.00
141235

BATTLES OF SARATOGA w/ John Burgoyne Surrender 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga- New York * John Burgoyne's surrender The front page has an interesting article which includes: "Those worthy friends of this country, the Patriots, were, I find, quite cock-a-hoop upon the news of the surrender of Burgoyne's army. Nothing but public misfortunes can give them a chance of feeding upon the spoils of the nation, and therefore, like Cornish wreck-watchers, they look out with eagerness for a storm..." and near the end: "...who have prostituted themselves by espousing the cause of New England. If they want places, let them sue to the Congress, and implore the influence of Benedict Arnold in their favour." ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

$140.00
138820

BENEDICT ARNOLD General Promotion William Howe Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333181521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia May 6, 1777 * Benedict Arnold promoted * General William Howe * General George Washington The front page has some war-related items including a note from Fishkill which includes: "...a number of armed Tories marched in open day through Walkhill & Little Britain on their way to join Howe's army. They were pursued by parties of the militia...". The ftpg. also has an: "Extract of a Letter from General Washington to Congress" (see photos). And also a report from Congress which tells of issues on how to pay the troops (see photos). Another brief yet significant item reads: "The Honorable the Congress have promoted Brigadier Gen. Arnold to the rank of ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:21

$465.00
138738

GEORGE GERMAIN, 1st Viscount Sackville Revolutionary War UK WIN 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330241630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 17, 1777 * Germaine states his reasons why the British will win * Revolutionary War from the enemy The back page has a full column concerning the situation in America, with text including: "Lord George Germaine delivered himself in a very manly, sensible, clear & candid manner respecting the present situation of the American war...that there was a great prospect that the ensuring campaign there would be successful...because our army under Gen. Howe was at present stronger than it was last year & would be soon further augmented...because the rebel army was considerably diminished; for by the latest advices from America he had been informed that deserters i... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:07

$68.00
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