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166592

Rare 18th Century 1765 EDINBURGH Scotland Newspaper w/ Early Charleston Jamaica


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124181597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1765 * Rare 18th century title Page 6 has over half a column with reports headed "America" from Jamaica and Charleston, none relating to the Stamp Act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a bit irregular at the right margins, generally good.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:52

$27.00
166553

Rare 1716 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436315781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, April 3, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news from Europe with front page datelines from Edinburgh, Rome, Hamburgh & Warsaw. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 08:34

$36.00
164875

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355279281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:03

$465.00
164429

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328856181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 * Very rare 17th century title The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day. This is issue #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. Much of the front page is taken up with: "The Act for the Levying Horse for the Security of the Kingdom" datelined at Edinburgh. Various reports carry over to the back page, including: "...the Viscount of Dundee having fled to the North parts of this Kingdom with about 80 horse, a strong detachm... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 07:36

$178.00
159525

BATTLE OF PRINCETON & Washington Crossing the Delaware 1777 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158861019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1777 * Battle of Princeton - New Jersey * George Washington crossing the Delaware * American Revolutionary War Inside has: "Advices From America" has very nice content, beginning: "Many thousands from the province of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Penna. have already come in & claimed the benefit of the late proclamation for his Majesty's free pardon...The congress have put a public affront on Mr. Washington by stating their whole dependence upon Mr. Lee, who they intended to have made their commander in chief..." with more. This is followed by a fine letter with an historic report beginning: "Several skirmishes between the King's troop... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:28

$270.00
158613

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 2, 1780 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, a few items including: "...that Monsieur de Ternay sailed from France with 6000 troops but that so many died on their passage that when he came to effect a landing on Rhode Island he did not disembark more than 4000. That Washington was making a show of forming magazines & had collected as large a body of forces as possible, but that his army was made up of men of all ages & conditions & was but little to be depended upon. That Gen. Clinton had taken with him 10,000 men & after having embarked them and proceeded...to the extreme point of Long Island..." ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:11

$57.00
158091

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908507632

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 November 16, 2017 09:00

$280.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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