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JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372093779803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 12, 1746 * Rare title A very nice issue for the Jacobite Rebellion as most of the front page is take up with reports of it, plus much on the inside pages as well. Nice to have this content in a Scottish newspaper. Four pages, 8 by 10 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 14:55

$47.00
157438

Rare 18th Century Era EDINBURGH SCOTLAND Original 1761 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081824943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 26, 1761 Nearly one-third of the ftpg. has an article concerning the fishing rights off North America around Cape Breton, in particular the exclusion of the French (see). Four pages, nice red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:31

$27.00
157261

TREATY OF UNION England & Scotland to be United Agreement 1706 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888399888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, England, Oct. 15, 1706 * "Treaty of Union" agreement * England & Scotland to be united This is a very significant issue on the history of the United Kingdom as the front page has a report datelined "Edinburgh, Oct. 4" which begins: "Yesterday the Parliament met with the usual solemnity & his Grace, the Lord High Commissioner's Commission being read, her Majesty's letter to the Parliament was also read, containing in substance, 'That since their last meeting, She had nominated Commissioners to treat of an UNION between Scotland and England, who, by their great Care and Diligence, had concluded a Treaty, and laid the same before Her Majesty; that She had called t... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:36

$280.00
157036

Rare 18th Century EDINBURGH SCOTLAND 1726 Old Newspaper w/ Red Tax Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069353560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CALEDONIAN MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 28, 1726 * Rare & early title My notes show this is the earliest of this title we have offered. Content is entirely European, mostly war-related. A handsome issue and a great "type" issue for any collection as the margins were never trimmed, it has a very nice red ink tax stamp on page 3, various foxing at folds, some rubbing. Four pages, 8 by 9 1/2 inches.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:37

$64.00
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
155846

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War William Howe 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849611399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 21, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe Page 2 has a letter from New York to his friend in Savannah, Georgia, noting in part: "With a body of 12,000 men we do---nothing! The rebels are the only active people here. Such are the blessed effects of the 3 years campaigns under the Howes...We have changed our chief, it is true, but I cannot say for the better..." with more critical comments (see). Page 5 has reports including: "...that Count D'Estaing had put into Chesapeak Bay...It was thought prudent to evacuate Rhode Island & the garrison was safe arrived at New York...certain accounts had been received of violent dissentions betw... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:38

$43.00
155149

Rare BRITISH 18th Century 1731 Old London England Newspaper w/ Red Tax Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996211268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, January 19, 1731 * Rare 18th century title * Red number tax stamp The front page has news items with datelines from Vienna, Hague, Falmouth, Liverpool (mention of a ship arrived from Virginia), Bristol, Edinburgh, London & elsewhere. The back page is taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet issue, 10 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, red tax stamp in an upper corner, very nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:44

$34.00
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
153577

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ACKNOWLEDGED ? Revolutionary War 1780 Edinburgh Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924921399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 25, 1780 * American Revolutionary War Page 3 includes: "The principal hope that the remains with respect to the reduction of America is briefly this: if Washington's army are completely beaten, Congress will at least accept, if not offer terms; without this there is but little shadow of an agreement with America short of independence." Elsewhere is: "take this opportunity of congratulating your Majesty on the late successes of your arms in North America, particularly in the reduction of the capital & province of South Carolina...the rebellion in America, that these deluded people may now be induced to return to their duty & allegiance & gratefully fee... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:17

$62.00
153036

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Taxes for Defense 1775 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898179626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 25, 1775 * Paying taxes to support their own defence * Pre Revolutionary War tensions mounting Page 2 includes a letter from London, reporting from the House of Commons, which cuts to the heart of the troubles between America and England, noting: "...following motion was made...That it is the opinion of the Committee that when the governor...of any of his Majesty's provinces or colonies in America shall propose to make provision, according to the condition, circumstances & situation of such province or colony, for contributing their proportion to the common defence...and shall engage to make provision also for the support of the civil government & a... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:45

$45.00
152605

British Surrender at Saratoga New York JOHN BURGOYNE Letter 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718945436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Nov. 26, 1779 * General John Burgoyne letter * Surrender at Saratoga, New York Most of the front page is taken up with: "A Reply to Lieut. General Burgoyne's Letter to his Constituents" which begins: "After your surrender to the American army...you expressed your 'confidence' in the justice of the King...to support the general they had thought proper...Sensible of having lost an army, of having depressed the hopes of your country, or having elated the spirit of her enemies..." with much more concerning his historic surrender at Saratoga (see for portions). There is a stain in this report which affects about 15 words (see). Elsewhere is a note: "...that ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:18

$54.00
151531

Repeal of Stamp Act Celebration Sons of Liberty in America 1766 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685285942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 27, 1766 * Celebration re:the repeal of the Stamp Act * Original 18th century Scotland Newspaper Inside has over a full column of reports headed: "America", from New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, one paragraph noting: "...freeholders & other inhabitants of the town of Boston met at Faneuil hall when they were well pleased with the accounts which had been received from home in regard to the progress of the repeal of the stamp-act; whereupon they voted the methods to exhibit their joy when the account shall arrive of the bill for a repeal having passed the whole legislature..." followed by more on the plans for celebration (see). Elsewhere are a f... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:32

$62.00
151294

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in America Colonies 1769 Edinburgh SCT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676371769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 22, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * American colonies Page 2 has reports headed: "America" from a letter from Boston, including in part: "...an anonymous letter...to Gov. Bernard...speaks highly of Gov. Bernard but contains the most malignant insinuations against some respectable gentlemen in this town...speaks of deep & dark designs...an alliance to be formed between Holland & some of the colonists in order to throw off the dependence of the latter upon Great Britain..." with more (see). Another smaller item notes: "...from Philadelphia...The merchants are about signing articles not to import any more English goods...and there is no doubt ... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:09

$47.00
150862

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Treay of PEACE ? David Hartley France Talks 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826875434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Nov. 11, 1780 * Revolutionary War peace ? Page 3 has discussions in the House of Commons which includes: "...that there was a disposition in the congress to admit an opening for a treaty without the concurrence of France; and much as that for the benefit of this country to overcome the obstacle by treating with them for a truce of ten years under the temporary acknowledgment. This was an opportunity which ought to have been embraced...It was certainly true that he had authority from a person intrusted by the Congress to declare that they would have no objection to entering into a treaty with this country for a truce for ten years during all which time... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:02

$52.00
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
148301

CAPTAIN JOHN DONNELLAN Landmark Murder Case Trial John Hunter 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755308218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RUDDIMAN'S WEEKLY MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 11, 1781 * Poison or Apoplexy? The Chirurgeon’s Verdict * Captain John Donnellan guilty & hanged All of pages 1, 2, 3 & most of pg. 4 are taken up with details of the landmark case in medical jurisprudence, the trial of John Donnellan for the murder of his brother-in-law. In brief, the case is noteworthy because of the involvement of John Hunter, the famous Scottish anatomist, who was called to give expert testimony. To the fury of the judge, and in marked contrast to the other expert witnesses, all of whom stated definitively that Donellan was guilty, Hunter was reserved, offering other explanations and pointing out that the scien... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:30

$97.00
148219

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371753654215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, November 30, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Although from during the midst of the Revolutionary War I find no American-related content as all reports seem to be European in nature. Yet a fine example of what was happening in Europe during the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2016 14:53

$27.00
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
146638

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON King William III Era Scotland 1690 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699665468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, August 2, 1690 * Very rare 17th century title * Short lived publication * William III of England era A very rare title which lasted only from 1689 thru 1690. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has any issues of this title. This issue is almost entirely taken with: "An Act for Visitation of Universities, Colleges and Schools" done at Edinburgh, July 4. This Act requires: "..from this time forth, no professors, principals, regents, masters, or others...be either admitted or allowed to continue in the exercise of their sad functions but such as do acknowledge and profess, and shall subscribe t... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:16

$160.00
146228

LORD CHARLES CORNWALLIS Adds Regiments to Army Revolutionary War 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511276003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 28, 1780 * Charles Cornwallis' Army strengthens * American Revolutionary War The entire front page is taken up with a huge list: "A Complete List of the New House of Commons". Page 2 has a note: "...that Sir Henry Clinton has dispatched five regiments of foot for the encouragement & support of Lord Cornwallis...Sir Henry Clinton expressed the sincerest joy on the news of the laurels gained by Cornwallis..." with more (see). Also on page 2 are additional reports from America including: "...there were at New York 15,000 effective regular troops...Washington has not 5000 Continental troops & according to the rebel accounts...his numbers had not... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:50

$48.00
145460

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371662500218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, April 21, 1780 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2016 14:06

$29.00
144628

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371637307197

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

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$27.00
142217

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
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

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

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
141636

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391390927814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Jan. 22, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the middle of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports on the "Proceedings of the Court Martial on the Tryal of Admiral Keppel". Complete in 8 pages plus the single sheet "Supplement" issue, measures 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light wear to folds, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2016 12:43

$29.00
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
141234

CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
140736

KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION in 1761 Great Britain Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page has: "America" with reports from Boston concerning whaling, and North Carolina concerning flooding (see). The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet very historic announcement: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed in the Abbey church at Westminster." Much of the balance of page 2 has various accounts concerning the coronation of King George III and the related celebrations. He would be king of England during the Revolutionary War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
139189

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Events in Southern States 1780 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371508424762

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 23, 1780 * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from the South Carolina Gazette noting in part: "...a considerable body of Col. Wigfall's & Col. Ball's regiments of militia, crossed the Santee at Egan's ferry, on the day following encamped within 8 miles of this town..." with a bit more (see). Page 3 has an item from Camden, S.C. which includes: "...There are already two divisions of the army ...under the immediate command of Lords Cornwallis and Rawdon...It is conjectured our route will be by Salisbury...there is not any doubt but we will subdue North Carolina and Virginia in the course of this winter..." and a bit more (see). Four ... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 06:16

$52.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
137938

CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA & Loyalty to King of England ? 1780 UK Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371481457759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 18, 1780 * Citizens of Virginia * Loyalty to the king ? * Benjamin Franklin The front page has a letter from Paris with some American news: "Tis reported at Versailles that the Virginians have renounced Congressional authority, set up the English royal standard, confided several of the principal gentlemen attached to Congress, & petitioned to be under the King's protection. Another account says the loyalists of Virginia have seized the governor...taken up arms in defence of King George, & wrote to General Clinton for pardon, assistance, & protection....Letters from Paris advise that Dr. Franklin was moving heaven & earth to prevent Spain from offering... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 08:19

$40.00
137139

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391293767352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Extracts from a Pamphlet...the History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which includes much concerning the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that the most formidable foes of Great Britain were nursed in her own bosom. These, under the masque of patriotism, fomented rebellion her Colonies & by exposing her pretended weakness, have created a combination of powerful states not only against her interest, but her very existence as a great & independent kingdom..." and further on: "...that when the American Congress avowed independence, &... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:04

$46.00
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