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181404

CAPITULATION TREATY Lord Cornwallis & George Washington 1782 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805026231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 8, 1781 * Treaty of Peace * Lord Cornwallis capitulation * General George Washington * Revolutionary War closing events The front page has an: "Account of the number of British & German troops, and of ships of war, surrendered at Yorktown...". But then the great document is on page 2 which prints the: "ARTICLES of CAPITULATION entered into between his Excellency Gen. Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Armies of America and France....and the Right Hon. Earl Cornwallis, Lt.-General of the Forces of his Britannic Majesty...in York River, in Virginia...". What follows are all 14 Articles of the treaty by which Cornwallis surrendered his entire army to the French & Amer... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:23

$560.00
181242

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Closing Moments George Washington 1782 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050979211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 12, 1782 * American Revolutionary War closing events * George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The inside pages have various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, including: "...nothing but the utter destruction of the Carolinas was talked of by the ministry & their creatures; but since the French have blocked up the Chesapeake & landed 8000 troops, they can condescend to think it very well if Lord Cornwallis should be lucky enough to effect his escape back to New York." Further on: "The important dispatches that are hourly expected to arrive from Lord Cornwallis will, no doubt, enable government to form a decisive opinion as to the probability or improb... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$465.00
181241

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Post England 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797830990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 1, 1778 * Revolutionary War * George Washington The front page report from London includes: "...14 officers part of General Burgoyne's arm, are arrived in Ireland...were not liberated on consequence of the convention at Saratoga, but redeemed themselves from the American by paying 100 pounds each, giving their parole not to serve in America during the present war...". A few other items regarding the Revolutionary Wars on the ftpg. Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with "Advices from America" and includes a letter from General Washington to Congress dated at Fishkill, and several documents concerning prisoner, etc. Included as well is: "General Washington we hear is throwing ... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$39.00
181240

Very Rare PLYMOUTH SOUND England Revolutionary War Era MAP 1779 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050978940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 24, 1779 * Revolutionary War era * Plymouth Sound, England map The prime feature of this issue has to be the very rare map of Plymouth Sound in England headed: "The following is an exact View and Plan of the Harbour & Neighbouring High Lands near Plymouth, with the Situation of the Enemies Fleet as they bore on Tuesday the 17th Instant--taken on the Spot." There is also a key noting the various points in the map. Maps in newspapers from this era are exceedingly rare. Accompanying this are several articles on page concerning the military events in the Plymouth vicinity. There is also American news on page 3 with much reporting on the military events concerning General Lincoln... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:15

$86.00
181238

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON POST England 1778 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050978578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, April 19, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The front page has brief mention of General Clinton leaving soon for America. Page 3 has a letter from Connecticut which mentions: "...that the governor had received a letter...from General Parson which gave an account that General Howe disarmed a whole brigade of foreign troops and sent them to New York, prisoners, for refusing to fight." Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on page 3, nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:15

$38.00
181226

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797114611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The entire front page is taken up with ads, one of which is for the printing of: "Common Sense". Page 2 has numerous reports which relate to the Revolutionary War, bits including: "...the enemy's ships went up Rappahannock River & took a French ship with 4 or 500 hogsheads of tobacco..." and a report from Congress, now located in at Lancaster, Penna: "...that the invasion of the state of Pennsylvania by... See More  

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:34

$275.00
181225

Historic GREAT FIRE OF NEW YORK American Revolutionary War 1776 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797114460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 9, 1776 * Great Fire of New York (1776) * American Revolutionary War This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page has a report noting in part: "During the time that General Howe lay at Turtle bay he dispatched several sloops to New York, Staten Island, etc. to reconnoitre the situation of the American forces in those parts...informed him that General Putnam lay at New York entrenched with a body of 12,000 men..." with more. Page 2 has a note: "It is said the American provinces have not only declared themselves independent but that they ha... See More  

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:34

$665.00
181194

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S ARMY Plans Revolutionary War 1782 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049239117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * George Washington's Army Pages 2 & 3 have a letter New York noting in part: "...the garrison, fearing an attack would be made on that city by Gen. Washington, were busily employed in fortifying the island & taking every preparation to resist the enemy...there being no commercial intercourse whatever between the garrison & the Americans. Gen. Washington's army, about 11,000 men, were posted in the Jerseys..." and another letter mentions: "...been debated in Congress whether, in case the French persisted in their present plan of keeping possession of Virginia, overtures should not be made to the Commander in Chief in New York to join the American... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:33

$45.00
180787

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031601576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 19, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The front page has: "The news from America...is that there has been an action between the King's troops and the Provincials in the Jerseys...General Howe is advancing forward with 10,000 men...that should there be 20,000 they could not succeed against Philadelphia...so many advantageous posts that they can embarrass General Howe, the whole campaign." Page 3 has a few items, and the back page has a letter to Lord North which is pessimistic on the war, one item noting: "...with an immense fleet, a very large army...Great Britain occupies of American land a bare extent of about 30 miles after having destroyed in par... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:03

$54.00
180781

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Quebec Canada Campaign Revolutionary War 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775130108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * Captain George Forster The front page begins with a letter from General Carleton at Quebec mentioning: "...account from Capt. Forster that he, with a detachment of the 8th Regiment, some Canadians, and a number of Indians, had taken...a fort at the Cedars, 2 pieces of cannon and 390 rebels prisoners...day following a party of 120 rebels crossed from the island of Montreal to Kinchin; those were attacked by mess. Lorimer and Mongtiny , defeated & taken..." with more. This was the famous Battle of the Cedars, resulting in the surrender of the post held by American general Benedict Arnold. The ftpg. also has an addition... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:01

$58.00
180778

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Defeats Pearson's HMS SERAPIS 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031598151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 12, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Captain Richard Pearson * Revolutionary War naval A terrific issue on the famous naval battle between the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis, the former commanded by none other than John Paul Jones. The entire front page is taken up with a letter prefaced with: "A letter from Captain Pearson of his Majesty's ship Serapis, to Mr. Stephens, of which the following is a copy, was yesterday received at this office." What follows is the personal account of this famous naval battle which continues on to page 2 where it is signed in type: R. Pearson. The text contains much detail, and includes: "...The first Lieutenant and myself w... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:00

$385.00
180730

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ John Paul Jones 1781 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373029596939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 24, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication The front page has an interesting report from London on the lack of reinforcements coming from England to help with the situation in New York: "The gross deceptions by which the people of this county are practiced upon to continue the ruinous war with America can only be equaled by the shameful manner in which our brave troops at New York are deceived into the expectation & belief of strong reinforcements to assist them to carry on the war..." followed by a report of the ships planned to sail to New York. And then: "What must these brave, neglected men think when they find that the whole of this flatteri... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2020 15:30

$458.00
180620

SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis w/ Famous Letter 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027535068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 26, 1782 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown The most historic content is on page 3 which begins with a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated October 19, 1781. It contains in part: "...sailed from Sandy Hook on the 16th instant and arrived off Cape Charles the 24th, when we had the mortification to hear that Lord Cornwallis had proposed terms of capitulation on the 17th...Comparing...the intelligence given by those people & several others...with the purport of Lord Cornwallis's letter, a copy of which I have the honor to enclose...we cannot entertain the least doubt of his Lordship's having capitulated and that we are unf... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:05

$590.00
180540

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023202895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, October 21, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 32. Page 2 has: "By the King. A Proclamation" which begins: "Whereas we have received intelligence that preparations are making by our enemies to invade this our kingdom...". Also on pg. 2 are various reports from Charleston, one item concerning: "...return of General Mackintosh from the northward into Georgia, a military force is collecting in the interior part of that country...", then a report concerning British ships in port at Beau... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:47

$1,150.00
180527

Pre CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Revolutionary War w/ Benedict Arnold 1781 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373023178502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Sept. 11, 1781 The ftpg. has letter signed by: George Germain, followed by a response to the: "Commissioners for Restoring Peace" which begins: "All propositions from Great Britain for a restitution of peace, from Lord North's conciliatory plan to the above extraordinary declaration, have been a series of treacherous arts & designed ambiguity...". Page 2 has some news received from: "Major Andrew Brown, having in a surprizing manner made his escape from prison in New York...." including: "That the troop & inhabitants of New York expect every moment to be attacked by General Washington---That the inhabitants of Long Island, Staten Island, etc. are every man obliged... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:17

$495.00
180480

NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY General George Washington & Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021160362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1783 * Newburgh Conspiracy re. military payment * General George Washington letter Over half of the front page is taken up with a notable letter from George Washington to Congress, dated at his Newburgh, New York, headquarters, dated March 18. This letter is concerning the Newburgh Conspiracy, in which the military officers were to meet concerning actions relating to the anger that Congress had not provided back pay promised, and other issues. Washington had what was described as an emotional meeting with the officers on March 15 appealing to their faith in Congress, and in this letter to the Continental Congress dated March 18, Washington wrote to assure the body that the unrest ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:30

$377.00
180470

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021158034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 17, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication The front page has several letters from British Lt. Col. Balfour, most dealing with discussion for an exchange of prisoners with General Greene. This discussion carries over to page 2 where is found a letter datelined: "Torbay prison ship, Charlestown harbour, May 19, 1781" concerning men on the prison ship. Then yet another letter from on board the prison ship. Page 2 also has a nice: "Proclamation - By His Excellency George Washington, Esq. General and Commander in Chief of the Allied Army" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Page 3 has more on the war including a letter from General Greene... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:26

$485.00
180379

Historic CORNWALLIS Surrenders at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War 1781 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392757119420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 29, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * American Revolutionary War ending * Historic item w/ Articles of Capitulation This is a terrifically historic issue, reporting the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and his British army to Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. The front page has a report which includes: "...when we had the mortification to hear that Lord Cornwallis had proposed terms of capitulation to the enemy on the 17th. This intelligence was brought us...other persons who came off from the shore & said they had made their escape from York on the 18th...Comparing therefore the intelligence given by these people & several others...... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:19

$865.00
179928

re. BURNING of Norfolk & Portsmouth by British Revolutionary War 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999938189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1779 * re. burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British Near the back are over 3 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from General Clinton to George Germain dated at New York which relates to a letter from General Mathew to General Henry Clinton dated at Portsmouth, Virginia & accompanied by a letter from Sir George Collier to Clinton, both of which relate some details on the burning of Norfolk and Portsmouth. Yet another letter on this event as well. In this historic British expedition, commanded by Adm. Sir John Collier, the raid at the Hampton Roads vicinity caused devastating effect by capturing or destroying large quantities of American ships a... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:15

$63.00
179717

Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON & Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729059937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. Simply a terrific issue, containing reports on the historic Battle of Bunker Hill, Washington being named commander--in-chief of the Continental Army, and much more. The notable reports are on page 2, one datelined "Norwich, J... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:56

$10,000.00
179637

CORNWALLIS Surrender at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War Benedict Arnold1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724156908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 1, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * General Benedict Arnold This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Page 2 has a letter from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton, dated at Yorktown Oct. 15, 1781, noting: "Last evening the enemy carried my two advanced redoubts on the left by storm...they are at present busy in perfecting. My situation now becomes very critical. We dare not shew a gun to their old batteries and I expect their new ones will be open to-mor... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:02

$765.00
179566

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a letter signed in type by: W. H... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$465.00
179465

Revolutionary War FATE OF LOYALISTST America & New York British 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716956039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 1, 1783 * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Page 2 has: "Orders" to Loyalists dated at Headquarters, New York, May 26, 1783 noting: "All persons desirous to leave New York are to give in their names at the Adj. General's Office before the 7th of June next with a list of their families, expressing the place of their former residence, and where they wish to be removed to." Also: "It appears by the American papers that several towns have entered into resolutions not to admit any of the Loyalists to resettle among them...". Another item from South Carolina notes: "...that many of the Loyalists are withdrawing themselves from that colony as they find that they are become obnoxious to ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:31

$49.00
179457

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977273648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1781 * American Revolutionary War * Early Cornwallis' surrender rpt. * General Benedict Arnold Certainly the most notable content is found near the back under the "Postscript", so noted as it contains recently-received news inserted in the issue just before being printed. It is dated November 27. The report reads in part: "We are extremely sorry to inform our reads...dispatches...dated the 29th of October, informing that on the 19th of the same month Lord Cornwallis, with the troops under his command, forming about 7000 in number and composed of the flower of the British troops in America, found himself under the necessity of capitulating to the French. The particulars of this... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:21

$320.00
179352

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Crosses Crossing the DELWARE Rev. War 1777 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972453068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1777 * General George Washington * Crosses - crossing the Delaware The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed against a detachment of the enemy lying in Trenton, and was executed yesterday morning. The evening of the 25th I ordered the troops intended for this purpose to parade to the back of McKenky's Ferry that they might begin to pass as soon as it grew dark...but the quantity of ice made that night, impeded the passage of the boats s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:51

$470.00
179123

BENEDICT ARNOLD Major John Andre TREASON Revolutionary War Defect 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696267046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 14, 1780 * Benedict Arnold defects * Major John Andre treason * Revolutionary War All of the front page is taken up with reports on the Revolutionary War including most of the first column being a letter datelined: "New York, Oct. 12" and signed in type: H. Clinton. This letter deals with the Andre/Arnold treason plot and includes in part: "...I had the honour of informing your Lordship that the American Major General Arnold had quitted the rebel service, and joined the King's standard; and I at the same time gave your Lordship a circumstantial detail of the reason that induced him to take this step, as well as of the unfortunate failure of a plan, which...if carried into execution... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$430.00
179122

Historic CORNWALLIS Surrenders at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War 1781 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 27, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * Historic item - 1st report This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Although the formal letter from Cornwallis announcing the surrender would appear in the next issue, that issue dated Nov. 29 was simply a more formal announcement as the "news" was in this issue of November 27. Page 4 has a report headed: "London" which includes: "We are sorry to communicate to our readers the following authentic particulars of the disast... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$2,450.00
179014

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Gazette England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957703050

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, Aug. 23, 1777 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy This is a terrific issue. The entire front page is taken up with text headed: "...Letter from Hon. General Wm. Howe to Lord G. Germain, New York, July 5, 1777" signed by him in type: W. Howe, & another from "…Howe to George Germaine dated July 15, 1777". Page 2 has a letter from General Burgoyne to Sir William Howe dated at Ticonderoga July 2, 1777, plus a report from General Howe to Lord G. Germain dated at New York, July 15, 1777, and also a lengthy report: "...from G. Collier to Mr. Stephens, Halifax, July 12, 1777" with great text on naval events. Four pages, full red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:38

$55.00
179010

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957702337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 25, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page is taken up with the conclusion of the "Constitution of South Carolina". A page 2 article begins: "George Merchant, a private...rifleman from Virginia, who went to Canada with Col. Arnold last fall, was taken prisoner with 2 Indians and a New England soldier...". Another items begins: "Lord Howe is appointed commander in chief of the fleet...Lord Cornwallis is now ready to sail from Cork with 3... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:37

$577.00
179009

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1775 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692352404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 some men of present consequen... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:36

$433.00
178797

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING EVENTS American Independence ? 1782 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679927916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 12, 1782 * Revolutionary War ending events The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "Peculiar Customs at Nantucket". Page 7 has: "American News" which includes an address to Sir Guy Carleton, commander of British forces, from a "committee" of the Loyalists at New York concerning their stressful situation given possible terms for a general peace. Bits include: "The Loyal inhabitants & refugees within the British lines at New York beg leave...for the...communication you were pleased to obligingly make to them of the contents of the letter sent by your Excellencies to General Washington respecting the negociations for a general peace...at Paris...and the proposal directed to be be made by his M... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:50

$57.00
178655

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941379681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1783 * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congress concerning the mutinous soldiers in Washington's army, along with Washington's reply. This is followed by "A Proclamation" from Congress which begins in part: "Whereas a body of armed soldiers in the service of the United States...having mutinously renounced their obedience to their officers..." with more (see for portions). This is followed by the first portion of G... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:15

$230.00
178363

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921424481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * General George Washington * Captain James Cook Inside includes: "...letter from Sir Henry Clinton...very full...& explicit on our affairs in America...account of Sir Henry's several times reconnoitering Washington's lines & he has given it as his opinion they are so strong & judiciously formed that unless he alters his position it would be hazardous to attack them. He has tried several manoeuvres to draw Washington out but all without effect...the grand American army has never made an attempt to act in any other than on the defensive." Another page has nearly a column of news from America, including a bit noting: "...that the rebels in ... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:40

$57.00
178284

NEW YORK CITY British Captured Revolutionary War GENERAL HOWE 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916558301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Nov. 5, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * New York City captured * General William Howe This is a very significant issue, as most of the front page is taken up with reports on the historic capture of New York City by the British, beginning with the report from the noted: "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of Nov. 4 which includes the lengthy & detailed report from General William Howe on his success in the capture of the city. His report is datelined "Head Quarters York Island, Sept. 21, 1776" and begins: "I have the satisfaction to inform your lordship of his majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels abandoning their lines at Brooklyn..." followed... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:23

$325.00
178228

REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Gen. George Washington Enemy LONDON England 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915328824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * George Washington & Quebec The ftpg. has an item: "...letter from Philadelphia...says that as soon as a reconciliation takes place between them and the Mother Country, the Congress intend to publish a proclamation ordering all their people home who are in the service of France, Spain, or any of the enemies of Great Britain..." and also: "...letters from Quebec speak of the state of that garrison as being in perfect security...correspondence had been detected...with some leading rebels in New England...that an attack was designed to be made in the spring by Washington and the French forces...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice c... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:15

$42.00
178073

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND & Riding the Rail Torture 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906570316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 10, 1776 * Battle of Long Island * American Revolutionary War * Riding the Rail torture Page 3 has a nearly half column letter from Chamblee with reports on events in the Crown Point & Lake Champlain vicinity (see photos). An inside pg. has reports concerning the British in New York, including: "...that they had done their utmost endeavours with the Congress to bring about a reconciliation but in vain, & therefore they were preparing to attack New York...that the army was then preparing for action but that it would take up many days before they could begin...no time would be lost in proceeding upon the operations of the campaign..." with a bit more. But by far the most historic re... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:03

$162.00
177991

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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). 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. Bits include: "...even at that time irksome & disagr... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$600.00
177990

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Canada Revolutionary War w/ John Hancock 1776 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Canada campaign * John Hancock & George Washington This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Declaration of Independence in the July 13 issue. Pages 2 & 3 have much content concerning the Revolutionary War including an item from Williamsburg which begins: "The heavy cannonade from our lines in Gloucester...obliged Lord Dunmore to withdraw his troops & shipping from Gwyn's island..." with more. An item from Hartford note: "Last week ab... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$720.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177336

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 4, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has a short yet notable bit: "On Monday, & not before, his Excellency Sir Guy Carleton set out from his apartment in Duke Street, Grosvenor square, for Portsmouth, to embark immediately on his expedition to New York to take upon him the chief command of his Majesty's forces in America...". The top of the bkpg. has an item: "...from a friend at Boston which says, 'Every day increases our hopes that we shall soon enter into a negociation for a reconciliation with our mother country. the Congress is heartily tired of the arbitrary proceedings of the French, and are much displeased with the conduct of General Washing... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$54.00
177174

BENEDICT ARNOLD Major John Andre TRAITOR Revolutionary War Defects 1780 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1780 * Benedict Arnold defects * Major John Andre treason * Revolutionary War Within the "Historical Chronicle" near the back of the issue is a portion which notes: "...These gentlemen were reply'd to by others in opposition, who in thee accumstom'd style execrated the American war & denounced vengeance on those who had been the cause of it...all the evils with which we are not threatened, & the loss of our transmarine possessions; the independency of the colonies; their accession to the power of our natural enemies; & their possession as essential to the very being of Great Britain as a great nation, was all foreseen & foretold before the tyranny of administration had... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:46

$133.00
176973

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:31

$485.00
176761

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536448401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778 (see). One-third o... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$57.00
176617

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Oct. 15, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe * Rare Benedict Arnold mention Included is a noted that: "This Day were Published" various maps of the American colonies as noted. "London" on page 6 reports that: "…on the 8th New York was attacked by our men of war, etc." and that: "…Gen. Howe had gone to the King's Bridge to cut off the retreat of the rebels…" It also mentions an: "…evacuation of New York by the Rebels…" and that "…Gen. Washington was gone to Philadelphia to consult with the Congress what further steps were…to be taken for the security of the colony, and Putnam was to have the command in his abs... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:22

$215.00
176616

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress & what terms the colonies they represented, were to be offered..." with more, and further on: "...that Gen. Carleton had assured the Loyalists that when the business he was upon was happily brought to a conclusion, they would be safe in their persons & their property; that letters are daily passing to & from him to General Washington & express... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:21

$49.00
176305

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506732017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 18, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The first column of the front page has a "Proclamation" issued by General Howe that includes in part: "It being necessary, that a plentiful supply of...fresh provisions...be provided for the use of his Majesty's army...and the inhabitants of...Philadelphia...I... encourage his Majesty's faithful subjects...to exert themselves in raising the... supplies to issue this Proclamation, assuring them of all possible protection..." & more, signed in type:... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:07

$355.00
175965

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806614915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not produce happiness..." with much more. Page 2 has news from C... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:45

$665.00
175099

MAKING PEACE W/ AMERICA ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Old British Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 16, 1782 * Making peace with America ? Most of a column on pg. 4 is taken up with: "PEACE WITH AMERICA - A BILL Presented to the House of Commons...to enable His Majesty to conclude a PEACE, or TRUCE, with the Revolted Colonies in North America." (see for full text). This was the first step towards ending the Revolutionary War. Page 5 has very lengthy discussions from the House of Commons which includes much reflection on the Revolutionary War, its cause, and what was done wrong. One bit notes: "...it remained only to enquire into the causes of our failure of success. In his opinion, one great cause was the countenance that had been given in that House to the American rebellion. Ge... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:29

$78.00
174513

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE DEBATE to be Recognized ? Revolutionary War 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392366246958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1782 * American Independence debate * Post Revolutionary War Near the beginning are 9 pages of "Summary of Proceedings in the Second Session of the Present Parliament". Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day and includes under: "American News" an "Extract of a Letter from a Loyalist of Distinction at New York, Aug. 14" and which has: "You were not sensible of the proceedings...when you wrote ...and did not know that orders were given to Mr. Grenville to offer the independency of the 13 provinces at the negociation at Paris. This distressing piece of intelligence was communicated to us by Sir Guy Carleton...they transmitted it i... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:26

$55.00
174341

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Moving to England ? Post Rev. War 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392356984826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 * General George Washington * To move his residence to England ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the rights of citizenship ; & the Senate have published their reasons in opposition to the Assembly, who formed a bill to preclude them from those rights..." (see). Page 3 has a brief item: "A report prevails, that General Washington, late Commander in Chief of the American army, has actually hired a house at Walworth in Surrey for the purpose of his residence." Ei... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:36

$48.00
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