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163277

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286173629

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 * President George Washington Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:26

$66.00
163276

JAMES WILSON Elected Professor at University of Pennsylvania 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286173095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 1, 1790 * James Wilson, signer of the Declaration of Independence Page 3 has a report that reads in full: "The Hon. James Wilson, Esq. Associate Judge of the Supreme Judicial Court of the United States, is elected Professor of Law in the College of Philadelphia." Wilson was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, and the first law professor at the College of Philadelphia, now the Univ. of Pennsylvania. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:25

$52.00
163248

Rare POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Peace with France 1710 Duo Word Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024452566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, England, Jan. 26, 1709-10 * Rare title * Peace treaty The entire single sheet issue, both sides, are taken up with the peace between England and France, with a banner introductory paragraph reading in part: "Having receiv'd by the last foreign mails an authentick copy of the Project of Peace lately form'd by the Court of France, to deceive the High Allies...but the original French (which is look'd upon to be cunningly worded) will be very curious to such of our Readers as understand that language..." and what followed is the text of the document, the left column in French and the right column in English (see for portions). A significant issue in European history. M... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:36

$144.00
163247

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283578147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 8, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Almost all of page 4 is taken up with: "Letter VII To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "I am called on...to answer a number of queries, respecting the propriety & necessity o carrying on the American war..." which sets the tone for this lengthy letter. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:35

$31.00
163246

Post DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE July 1776 Revolutionary War Minutemen Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024451635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11-13, 1776 * Post Declaration of Independence * Great month & year to have (7/1776) * Rare period minutemen description Great to have a date so very close to the historic 4th of July, 1776. Page 2 has various items from America including a report of a naval engagement near Philadelphia, and "...General Lee, who is encamped near that place; his troops...are well disciplined; the General...is a very accomplished man; his regimentals are scarlet faced with green, round the collar is worked in silver "freedom to the brave" and on the cuffs "Major General of the continental army"...the town & harbour of Boston are now compleatly fortified & they h... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:35

$238.00
163242

Year of the UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention1787 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024449754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1787 * Year of the United States Constitution The ftpg. & bkpg. are taken up with ads with much of pgs. 2 & 3 containing news of the day with datelines from Salem, Boston, Baltimore, Richmond, New York, Portsmouth & Carlisle. Four pages, printed on rather thick-stock newsprint, very nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:32

$43.00
163241

SIEGE OF ACRE Ottoman Empire Jezzar Pasha vs. Napoleon Bonaparte 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283575017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 22, 1799 * Siege of Acre - Ottoman Empire * Jezzar Pasha victory vs. Napoleon Pages 2 & 3 have much reporting on the war in Europe. A pg. 3 item notes: "The Intelligence...reporting General Buonaparte's defeat by Chezar Pacha near St. John d'Acre is fully confirmed...". Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:31

$41.00
163240

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024448089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 17, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has discussion of Article VII of the controversial Jay Treaty with England. And pg. 2 has an editorial letter on it as well: "An Examination of the Pending Treaty with Great Britain - To the President of the United States of America". Plus pg. 3 has a letter from the President concerning the Jay Treaty, signed in type: GEO. WASHINGTON. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:29

$76.00
163238

Rare 18th Century New York City Letter to George Washington 1795 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024446781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, July 20, 1793 * Letter to President George Washington Page 2 has a letter signed "an old soldier" from the Revolutionary War to President Washington concerning America's position of neutrality in the troubles in Europe. Other news of the day inside. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some wormholes in top, blank margin, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:28

$49.00
163215

Rare 18th Century BRISTOL London England UNICORN Masthead Print 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282728016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Sept. 22, 1798 * Rare title Nice engraving in the masthead. The news reports are almost entirely from England but a few items from elsewhere in Europe. Nice red tax stamp on pg. 4. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few small bits of staining, good condition.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:33

$18.00
163213

JOHN FRIES'S REBELLION Pennsylvania Dutch Farmers Revolt CAPTURED 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023661311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, April 15, 1799 * John Fries's rebellion - captured Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy chart of: "Prices Current at Boston" which a very wide variety of home goods, etc. Pg. 3 has an item: "The seat of government for the state of Pennsylvania will in future be fixed at Lancaster, a large & elegant borough town about 60 miles from Philadelphia. A new city, in the high grounds near Phila., is going to be built as a summer retreat." Also an items on the Fries Rebellion noting: "Fries, one of the principal of the Pennsylvania insurgents, & several of his rebellious associates have been taken by the cavalry & committed to the goal in Philadelphia." The ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:28

$54.00
163162

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Political Aphorisms Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022738500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, and although a portion of the text is lightly inked, it is in overall nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the t... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:23

$115.00
163130

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022058181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 20, 1796 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One relates to building codes for new construction in Washington, D.C. and another is for: "...making Appropriations for the Support of the Military & Naval Establishments...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:27

$115.00
163119

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372280993318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 13, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing with at the folds, otherwise rather nice.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:12

$22.00
163116

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA w/ Nice Masthead Print 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022046482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1771 * Nice Colonial Pa issue for display * Tea tensions build w/ England I have always contended that this title had one of the more beautiful mastheads of the 18th century, with very ornate lettering and a rather large engraving of a sailing ship (see photos). The front page is mostly taken up with ads while page 2 has reports from Petersburgh, London, Providence, Newport, New York and Philadelphia. Items include: "We are told that the American Tea Bill will be repealed. It is certainly not worth while for England to quarrel with her colonies for so trifling a revenue as is raised in consequence of that act." and other items. The back lea... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:09

$220.00
163095

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA 1771 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021226931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 28, 1773 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Great masthead for display This newspaper from this period had one of the more beautiful & decorative of the colonial era (see). The entire front page is taken up with "Proceedings in the House of Commons on East India Affairs". Inside has reports from London, Charleston, Boston, New York & Philadelphia including much detail (including the graduates) on the "...commencement held in the college of this city before a very crowded & splendid assembly...", likely being the University of Pennsylvania. Also a detail "Twelve Dollars Reward" ad for a runway mulatto (see). Four pages, sli... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:26

$265.00
163089

AGREEING TO PEACE ? American Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Old BRITISH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021222334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, July 24, 1783 * American Revolutionary War ending * Working on a agreeable peace solution The ftpg. mentions from New York: "...His Majesty's frigate the Perseverance...having proceeded up the North River as high as Dobb's Ferry with Sir Guy Carleton & his two Aids du Camp, a conference was held on board her between these gentleman and General Washington, his Aids du amp & two principal officers of the American States...negociation was carried on in the most polite & friendly manner...demonstrations of joy took place on this first public instance of returning friendship between the two countries..." with more. More related content on page 3 with reference t... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:19

$57.00
163029

18th Century TRADE REGULATIONS w/ England re. British Parliament 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019060048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1785 The bulk of the issue is taken up with various articles on a wide variety of topics as well as much on the recent proceedings in Parliament. Near the back is half a page of: "American Intelligence" which is mostly taken up with complaints in Boston over trade regulations with England. It begins: "The petition which the principal merchants & traders of Boston presented to Congress...is worded just as one might expect in knowing something of the character of the people. It is full of opposite qualities, resentment & supplication, confidence & mistrusts, insolence & humility...". (see) Included are both plates called for, one of which is a foldout (see). ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:13

$27.00
163028

GEORGE WASHINGTON 2nd Presidential State of the Union Address 1790 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019057176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790 * President George Washington * 2nd State of the Union Address The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Account of the Moravian Settlement at Bethlehem in Pennsylvania" which takes over a full page; "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Chinese Letter" "Classical Allusions to America Considered" "On Evil Invisible Beings" "Geographical Description of Bachelor's Island" "Curious Particulars Concerning the Inhabitants of the Island of Sumatra" "Remarks on the English Language, by Noah Webster" and much more. But certainly the most nota... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:12

$285.00
163027

WILLIAM FRANKLIN New Jersey Governor Son of Benjamin ADDRESS 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277102012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 14, 1769 * Governor William Franklin * Son of Benjamin Franklin Half of page 5 is taken up with a nice address of William Franklin, governor of New Jersey (and son of Benjamin), to the General Assembly, in which he touches upon several concerns. Following it is the response of the General Assembly to Franklin, then yet another address of the Assembly which carries over to page 6 (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:10

$36.00
163005

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277087797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 30, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The very beginning of the ftpg. has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons with the Masonic emblem, and signed in type by the Grad Master: Paul Revere. Most of the 3rd column on the back page is taken up with a: "Treasury Department....Proposals, Will be received at the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue, for building A LIGHT HOUSE, on Seguin Island, near the mouth of Kenebeck River..." with further details. The actual text begins: "The form is to be an Octagon. The foundation is to be of stone, to be sunk, if practicable, thirteen feet below the bottom of the wooden work..." with much more (see for portio... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:45

$88.00
162945

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017880296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 30, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has numerous reports on the Revolutionary War, a few of them including: "...party of rebel light horse went to the house of Capt. Thomas Cromwell of Shrewsbury in New Jersey...robbed him of all his cattle, sheep...they intended to return & carry off all her household furniture & dispose of her house & plantation at public sale." and: "...went to Chingoteague Bay on the coast of Maryland for the purpose of taking any of the rebel vessels..." and "...his Majesty received the agreeable news of the taking of Ticonderoga by the troops under the command of General Burgoyne..." with more on this (see). Also: ".... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:54

$57.00
162944

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017879488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America 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. Much war-related content on page 2 including an item from Williamsburg: "We hear that...some of the enemy's ships went up Rappahannock river & took a French ship..." and an item dated at "York-Town, Jan. 8, 1778" which is from the 9 month period that the nation's capital had removed from Phila. to... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:52

$318.00
162938

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017877214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 31, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 3 has an uncommonly lengthy account of the: "Trial & Execution of Joseph Persons, For Desertion", the report taking a full column. The back page has the: "Speech of the Secretary at War to the Chiefs & Warriors of the Poutewatamy, Ottewa, and Chippewa Nations" taking over a full column. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:48

$43.00
162915

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017281831

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, various rubbing, more so at the horizontal fold, generally good condition.

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Ends May 10, 2018 15:17

$146.00
162791

1775 Pre REVOLUTIONARY WAR Colonial Tensions PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269983122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1775 * Colonial America - tensions * Eve of the Revolutionary War - 1775 There is much fine content concerning the troubles between England and the American colonies throughout this issue, most of which we will show in the photos rather than exhaust much space to detail here. But some items include: "...that America would make the oppressions of one colony a general cause. The Continental Congress have met in spite of every entreaty & threat. They have resolved upon measures necessary to be pursued in the present lamentable disputes with the Mother Country...". Also: "All our disputes with America, I have repeatedly declared, have arisen only from t... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:24

$377.00
162705

THOMAS JEFFERSON Sec. of State Letter Reply to Philadelphia 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING HERALD, London, Oct. 18, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson The bkpg. has a letter to the the merchants of Phila. from the Secretary of State signed in type: T. Jefferson, which concerns the problems with pirating on the high seas (see). Following this is the response of the merchants of Philadelphia. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:37

$28.00
162702

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1770 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012745047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 5, 1770 * Rare Colonial title Page 2 has a report from Plymouth on the 150th anniversary of the landing of their ancestors at that place in 1620 (see). Page 3 has a report from Boston on: "...a meeting of the merchants...to consider of the conduct of several who have broke through the non-importation agreement & to determine on some legal measures...some who broke through the non-importation agreement had been exposed to the public scorn...The meeting was very numerous..."with more (see). This is followed by a report from Philadelphia concerning: "...a Resolution not to purchase any article of cloathing for his family, of... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:34

$225.00
162700

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012742453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expe... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:30

$129.00
162699

Early COLONIAL New Jersey Nova Caesarea Copper Cent Coin PRINT 1787 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * Colonial New Jersey copper coin Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins, one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is. The print shows both sides, and which includes "E Pluribus Unum" on the reverse. A rare numismatic item. Complete in 68 pages, a banner heading at the top of the first page with the title, never-trimmed margins (desired), 5 1/2 by 9 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:29

$178.00
162698

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741120

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Nov. 29, 1720 * Rare title The ftpg. has a letter mentioning in part: "...an English merchant in Alicant, to have a ship named the Mary admitted into that port because coming from New England with a lading of cod fish, she could not be suspected of the Plague..." with more on this. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches with 2 handsome engravings in the masthead, great condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:28

$57.00
162696

JACOBITE REBELLION Young Pretender - Prelude to Siege of Carlisle 1745 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267790648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, Nov. 2, 1745 * Jacobite Rebellion * Young Pretender An inside page has content on the Jacobite Rebellion: "Whereas a most wicked and unnatural Rebellion is raised in Scotland, in order to place a popish Pretender on the Throne of these Kingdoms...". Not less than 4 times "The Pretender" is referred to within separate addresses. Considerable details of the events leading up to the Battle of Carlisle are included as well. Twelve pages, 7 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, scattered word underlining throughout, otherwise in very good condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:24

$54.00
162695

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012738529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 21, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Captain Richard Pearson * Revolutionary War naval Inside includes: "A Proclamation" by the governor of New York concerning the hostile actions of France against England (see). But certainly the most significant content is the very early report of the naval battle between John Paul Jones and the Serapis: "...that there has lately entered the road of the Texel to of the King's ships, namely the Serapis and the Countess of Scarborough, who were attacked and taken by force by one named Paul Jones, a subject to the King, who, according to treaties & laws of war falls under the class of rebels or pir... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:24

$265.00
163323

Rare 18th Century COLONIAL NEW YORK Short Lived Publication 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372287574022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, Feb. 22, 1753 * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived title This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. The imprint appears at the bottom of the back page, noting: "New York: Printed by J. Parker at the New Printing Office in Beaver Street...". A fine opportunity to purchase at a reasonable price a very early issue--over 260 years old--by James Parker from the colonial press of New York. American titles from the 1750's are rarely found. Four pages, 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, good cond... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 07:41

$249.99
163322

PHILADELPHIA YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392028133889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Oct. 24, 1798 * Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic Page 4 has reports headed: "America" concerning the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia, noting: "...During the last week the deaths averaged about 20 persons per day. The inhabitants are quitting it in every direction..." with more. Eight pages, 9 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends May 02, 2018 07:37

$24.99
163321

Naval BATTLE OF MALAGA Spain War of the Spanish Succession 1704 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392028132292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1704 * War of the Spanish Succession The entire ftpg. is taken up with details concerning the Battle of Malaga, (see hyperlink) one of the largest naval battles of the 18th century, fought over possession of Gibraltar. Included is a detailed chart: "A List of Officers and Men Slain and Wounded in the Battel, August 13, 1704". Four pages, 7 1/4 by 12 inches, good condition.

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Ends May 02, 2018 07:33

$59.99
163249

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372285862188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2018 21:00

$37.00
163250

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1767 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372285863913

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 21, 1767 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 6 has n interesting report datelined from Boston, noting: "In debate in a very respectable assembly...an extract of an anonymous letter, said to be written in England was read...'So that if your assembly will suffer themselves to be led by that very absurd ignorant firebrand, he may bring them into a worse scrape than they can imagine.' Upon which it was resolved, 'That the words were a high insult, and a breach of privilege; and the person who wrote them was an enemy to this province.' " It would be interesting to know who that "ignorant firebrand" was. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2018 21:00

$34.99
163252

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392026543423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 8, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Almost all of page 4 is taken up with: "Letter VII To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "I am called on...to answer a number of queries, respecting the propriety & necessity o carrying on the American war..." which sets the tone for this lengthy letter. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2018 07:41

$29.99
163251

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle England GREAT YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392026542403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy Page 2 has some Revolutionary War items with bits including: "...that Lord Howe & Admiral Hotham had joined Gen. Howe at Staten Island...Col. MacLeane left Quebec on the 20th of July. Gen. Burgoyne had not penetrated beyond Chamble...were left in garrison at Quebec. They were preparing batteaux to cross the lakes...The Provincials had four armed vessels on the lakes...Lord Dunmore...is gone to George's Island in the mouth of Potomack River. Sir Peter Parker has got over Charlestown Bar. The congress has ordered 13 frigates to be built...Almost every town is fortified..." ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2018 07:36

$79.99
162640

Early 18th Century MISSISSIPPI RIVER Exploration Description 1761 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010141799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1761 * Mississippi River exploration Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a more rare title. Inside has: "An Account of the River Mississippi, with an Accurate New Map of that River, from the Sea to Bayagoulas". Nice text, but the mentioned map is missing. Early on the Mississippi River region. Full title/contents page features a terrific & very detailed engraving of the skyline of London at the time. Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:46

$28.00
162636

(2) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263714139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 28, 1799 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress The front page has: "An Act giving eventual authority to the President of the United States to augment the army." plus another act, both signed in script type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 has: "Operations Of Bonaparte" "Armies In Italy" and more. Four pages, rubbing hole to the front leaf, some foxing, nearly close-trimmed at spots.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:41

$42.00
162634

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263712869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 13, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Much of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation With Great Britain" which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Inside has other news of the day including events from Europe. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:39

$43.00
162633

Rare WALPOLE NH New Hampshire 18th Century w/ Nice Masthead 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263712340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 29, 1799 * Heraldic eagle masthead Page 2 has an article: "Assassination of the French Deputies" which begins: "After the rivers of blood through which the prime agents of the French Revolution have waded; & the sacrifices made in the great slaughter house by the guillotine, the drownings, sucilades, etc. the world must hear with contempt & indignation their whinings at any event however bloody, cruel, or relentless...". Also on pg. 2: "Proclamation of Field Marshall Suwarrow", actually Alexander Suvorow, Russian military leader & national hero, beginning: "Nations of Italy! Take up arms; unite under banners which are fi... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:38

$44.00
162632

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ George Washington Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010138379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 22, 1793 * President George Washington letter The ftpg. features 14 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" thanking him for maintaining a neutral position concerning the countries at war in Europe. He response to them with a letter signed in type: George Washington (see). Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:37

$74.00
162611

NATION'S CAPITAL New York to Philadelphia Move ? & Nootka Sound 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263049321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 31, 1790 * Nation's capital to Philadelphia ? * Nootka Sound - Vancouver Island A front page article headed: "Residence" seems to be insight on the decision to move the nation's capital to Philadelphia from New York (see for portions). Pg. 2 has an article on: "Nootka Sound" which is on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Pg. 2 also has a report on Col. McGillivrary and various Indian tribes (see). Pg. 3 has yet another article titled: "Nootka Sound". Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:19

$52.00
162610

TEA IMPORTATION Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Colonial Penn. Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263047772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 11, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Tea importation An interesting variety of news reports from both Europe and America. One bit from Boston notes: "...that many of the soldiers who had deserted from two regiments quartered in this town have lately returned to their colours...They have all received their pardon." Another item notes: "It is reported as an absolute truth...That the Bostonians have raised tea very considerably, notwithstanding the most solemn agreement to the contrary; and have given orders to their agents for buying up all the tea they can in this place, who it is said, have actually bought & shippe... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:19

$155.00
162584

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pardon for Troops Who Return Ranks 1778 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372262027555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, May 2, 1778 * Pardon for deserters ? * Revolutionary War 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. This issue is from the last month of its existence, rarely found today. The front page is entirely taken up with ads, including a notice of a meeting of the Library Company of Philadelphia, which was founded by Ben Franklin. Pg. 2 has a Resolve from Congress reading in part: "Whereas persuasion & influence...have induced some of the subjects of these states to join...the British forces in America & who, tho... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:18

$325.00
163233

DIAGRAM re. Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War Beginning 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372283424526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill diagram * John Hancock & George Washington A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, June 17, 1775" with some text on the illustration as well. A great graphic relating to the Battle of Bunker Hill (see). Also in the issue is an article: "An Intercepted letter from Benjamin Harrison to General Washington" which contains much on events of the ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 12:07

$299.99
163232

GOVERNOR JOHN PENN of Pennsylvania Messages re. Supply Bill 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372283413091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1764 * Governor John Penn * Pre Revolutionary War The ftpg. has much of a column taken up with news items headed: "America" (see). Pages 6, 7 & 8 contain various correspondences from the governor of Pennsylvania to the assembly concerning the "Supply Bill", one of the messages signed in type by: John Penn (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2018 11:49

$26.00
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