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181715

AMERICAN COLONISTS Mistreatment Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1770 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1770 * Ill treatment of New Yorkers by British Parliament * Pre-American Revolutionary War tensions Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative. Of great interest are 2 1/2 pages with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the harsh treatment of the colonists by the British Parliament. It begins: "In a day when the minions of Tyranny & Despotism in the Mother Country & the Colonies are indefatigable in laying every snare that their malevolent & corrupt hears can suggest to enslave a ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:10

$65.00
181714

RHODE ISLAND Refusing to Accept the United States Constitution 1790 US Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815366240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March, 1790 * United States Constitution * Rhode Island refusing to accept Included is an unusual illustration (rarely found in 18th century magazines) of a chamber lamp, within the descriptive text. Other items include: "Character of General Lee" "Female Heroism: or Magnanimity of the Whig Lades in Charleston when that City was in the Hands of the British" "On Comets" & much more. Near the back is: "The Chronicle" with the latest news of the day including much on the French Revolution, with a section headed: "United States" with American news from Bennington, Vt.; New York, Richmond, Columbia, S.C.; & Philadelphia. A report from Newport, R.I. discusses that state's intransigen... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:09

$72.00
181710

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. U.S. Military 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815365251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 22, 1795 * President George Washington * U.S. Military act signed in script Taking over half of the front page is: "An Act for Continuing & Regulating the Military Establishment of the United States..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$98.00
181709

Rare 18th Century NEW YORK CITY w/ Native Americans Indians Rpt. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 28, 1795 * Native Americans - Indians Page 2 has an items concerning John Adams as ambassador to The Netherlands. Page 3 has two nice articles concerning relations with Indians, one beginning: "The Western Posts, which have so long been a bone of contention between the U.S. and Great Britain and which are to be delivered up to the American arms in June, 1796, are four in number: Oswego..." with details, and then details also on Niagara, Detroit, and Michillmackinac. The other items concerns a treaty with the Cherokees, with talk of war involving the Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, etc. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$43.00
181708

LITTLE TURTLE Miami People Indians Visit w/ George Washington 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS MERCURY, Boston, Jan. 12, 1798 * Chief Little Turtle * Miami People Page 3 has a report from Pittsburgh noting: "...that tranquility reigned on the frontier...there was reason to expect the Natchez would be soon surrendered by the Spaniards. A celebrated Miami Chief accompanied him...who is to proceed on to visit 'his Father', (as he calls him) the President of the United States." Four pages, never trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:07

$43.00
181657

Runaway SLAVES Blacks Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814178348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 22, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, untrimmed and very nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:12

$44.00
181650

Lot of (9) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1790's Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065387584

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: 18th CENTURY LOT - a group of 9 American newspapers, all different titles, from the 1700's, all with damage. All dates are from the 1790's save for one from 1788.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:08

$69.00
181619

King JAMES II OF ENGLAND Premature Death Report 1701 London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813863049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 8, 1701 * James II of England death ? The back page has what would seem to be an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France. The report from Paris dated Sept. 14 reads: "The late King James having been ill for some time, died this morning at St. Germains." But he would actually not die until the 16th. A report on the 17th mention that the king: "...fell into a lethargy on the 14th..." and it was presumed that he died. But he did not. Complete as a single sheet, foxing, good condition

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:18

$54.00
181603

Early BALLOONING Experiments Montgolfier BALLOONS Demonstration 1784 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813853412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1784 * Early ballooning * Montgolfier brothers Inside contains a full page article with heading: "Success of a Journey by Way of Experiment in a Balloon" which happened at France (see), and this is followed by another article which begins: "No sooner was the extraordinary discovery of M. Montgolfier known here about a month ago than a similar experiment was attempted..." with details (see). Also in this issue are: "New Biographical Anecdotes of the Celebrated Voltaire" "Historical Description of Guy's Hospital" "Handel's Jubilee, History of, Continued" and lengthy: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament". Near the back are a few brief item under: "Advices... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:07

$72.00
181601

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065167538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 3, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 3 runaway slave ads. One more slave ad on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:05

$42.00
181583

Very Early HOT AIR BALLOONING 18th Century Flight MONTGOLFIER 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392809113760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Oct. 28, 1784 * Very early hot air ballooning Page 2 has over half a column headed: "Aerostatic" which concerning early ballooning. It has a chronological list of the: "...accurate account of the different aerostatic voyages which have been made since Mr. Montgolfier's discovery. We present them with the following correct catalogue:..." and what follows is a list of dates & events on the very beginning of ballooning. Page 3 begins with: "An ACT for Establishing certain Free Ports in the State of New Jersey, and for the Encouragement of Commerce Therein" which takes almost a full column. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:32

$34.00
181580

Rare 18th Century RAMBLER Samuel Johnson 1750 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392809112185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RAMBLER, London, Dec. 11, 1750 * Rare 18th century title * Samuel Johnson An uncommon periodical done by the Samuel Johnson. Johnson was one of the most important English writers of the eighteenth century. It's long been traditional to refer to the second half of the eighteenth century as "the age of Johnson". While working on the Dictionary, for which he is perhaps most famous, he published a series of periodical essays -- the closest modern equivalent of the genre would probably be something like a magazine or newspaper column -- called The Rambler, which appeared twice a week from 1750 to 1752. Measures about 12"x7" with six pages, a little stray period writing, small piece torn away at upper right corner, gene... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:31

$32.00
181538

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808740712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 29, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. ]Four pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:03

$39.00
181526

LORD NORTH British Prime Minister of England RESIGNS 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807478300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 3, 1782 * Great Britain Prime Minister * Lord Frederick North resigns * Revolutionary War era The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with "Interesting Conversation on the late Change of Ministers" from the Houses of Lords. This was when Lord North, bowing to the growing pro-peace sentiment in Parliament, was replaced by Lord Rockingham as Prime Minister of England. The back page reporting includes: "...Having boldly defended the measures, his Lordship again adverted to American independency and reminded the House that he had formerly used some marked expressions on the subject. He had said, the sum of Great Britain was set, when the independency of America was a... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:54

$170.00
181525

Great 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ Slave Ads 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807477783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1783 * Nice masthead * Rare publication The front page is entirely taken up with ads including an: "Eight Dollars Reward" ad for "...a likely [Black] Wench..." with details, and a "Ten Dollars Reward" for a runaway "...[Black]Man named Adam...". Page 2 has a small bit noting: "From the known principles of the premier, respecting the American contest...from the unhappy loyalists it may naturally be concluded that the colonial war will not yet be terminated." The balance of the issue is taken up with other news of the day and more advertisements. Four pages, ornate lettering in the masthead, some water staining near the top, even foxing throughout.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:54

$120.00
181516

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Jay Reply 1798 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807474687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 29, 1798 * 18th century America Page 2 has a: "Reply" which is signed in type: John Jay. The back page has an Act of the Mass. legislature. Four pages, various foxing throughout, otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:50

$38.00
181511

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion ending ? The back page has a report on the Shays' Rebellion noting: "...that Gen. Lincoln was continuing to disperse the insurgents in the state of Massachusetts, that Shays was said to be nearly deserted by all his followers;...that he has still 1500 men with him...issued a proclamation offering a reward for apprehending D. Shays, Luke Day, Adam Wheeler, and Eli Parson as principal abettors & supporters of a rebellion against the dignity, authority & government of the commonwealth of Massachusetts." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:48

$43.00
181478

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain London Chron. DEATH 1760 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806390198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1760 * George II of Great Britain death * Early, same day report (rare) Only to be had in a London newspaper is this very rare, same-day report of the death of the king. At the top of the back page is a heading: "Postscript" with news recently received, the text noting: "This morning about seven o'clock, departed this life, at his palace at Kensington, his Sacred Majesty our most gracious Sovereign; a Prince endowed with all royal virtues. The grief and consternation which this unexpected event has occasioned, is legible in every countenance, and will be deeply felt by all his subjects, who regarded him as their common father." This was the report of the death of King George II... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:52

$172.00
181475

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806386676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 13, 1798 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, some various light foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:50

$42.00
181404

CAPITULATION TREATY Lord Cornwallis & George Washington 1782 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805026231

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

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:23

$560.00
181357

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392800789507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 29, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, an old stain, nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:19

$67.00
181338

EARLY Rare 17th Century 319 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392800780796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 29, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:07

$27.00
181310

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392799337469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 30, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. One more on page 3 and another on page 4. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 14, 2020 10:00

$42.00
181244

BATTLE OF COWPENS South Carolina American Revolutionary War 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797831442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, July 10, 1781 * Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina * General Daniel Morgan victory * American Revolutionary War The front page begins with a letter: "To the Virtuous American Yeomanry", which is supportive of the cause to support the American effort. Bits include: "...You cannot...expect such an effect as the present crisis demands unless one and all of you take up the cause with spirit--the many who says, or even thinks, he hath done enough & will leave the future to others is destroying his country..." with much more and ending: "...Remember that good and evil are set before you, that the world may see which you will choose." The best content is what takes o... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$550.00
181243

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797831320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1786 * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Various news reports of the day. The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:17

$40.00
181242

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050979211

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

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$465.00
181241

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Post England 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797830990

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

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:16

$39.00
181240

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050978940

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

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:15

$86.00
181239

DEATH OF NEWSPAPER EDITOR w/ Black Borders 1790 18th Century American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797830430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 7, 1790 * 18th century American publication * Death of it's newspaper editor All four pages are bordered in wide "mourning" rules for the recent death of this newspaper's editor, John Nourse. Page 3 has a black-bordered report beginning: "On Saturday last, died at Salem, of a lingering illness, Mr. JOHN NOURSE, aged 28, junior Editor of the Independent Chronicle and one of the printers to the Hon. General Court..." with more detail. Four pages, a very handsome masthead, archival strengthening at the spine, five notebook-type binding holes at the blank spine, a discrete archival mend inside. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:15

$68.00
181238

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON POST England 1778 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050978578

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

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:15

$38.00
181236

NIce 18th Century AMERICAN TITLE w/ John Adams Address & Letter 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797829825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 21, 1798 * 18th century American publication * President John Adams address & letter * Nice masthead for display The front page begins with an address to the President by the Convention of Congregational ministers, with the President's response signed: John Adams. And also a letter from the President to the commander-in chief and other officers of the state of New Jersey, signed: John Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, several stains, good condition.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:13

$57.00
181226

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797114611

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

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:34

$275.00
181225

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797114460

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

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:34

$665.00
181197

18th Century INDIANS Native Americans Cherokees Nation & More 1765 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795888053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1765 * Early Native Americans - Indians - Cherokees Page 7 has a report headed "America" which has: "Letters from the Cherokee country...that Salloue or the Young Warrior of Estatoe, who set out with a party in pursuit of some Northward Indians, who had scalped & taken 8 Cherokees, was returned with success." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor foxing, generally nice.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:34

$29.00
181194

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049239117

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

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:33

$45.00
181190

Post Revolutionary War TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049238204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Over one-third of page 4 is taken up with the: "Short Abstract of Bill for the Provisional Establishment & Regulation of Trade and Intercourse Between the Subjects of Great Britain, and those of the United States of North America." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:31

$32.00
181182

Rare 1781 State of Connecticut REVOLUTIONARY WAR Military Soldier PAY DOCUMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049234700

A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut dated Dec. 1, 1781. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, is dated December 26, 1781 and is written out for "Two Pounds" Measurement is approx. 4 by 6 inches. A few areas of light staining, otherwise nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated just after Cornwallis' surrender. Very rare !

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:24

$115.00
181163

MONGOLFIER BROTHERS Balloons Ballooning & Waterspouts Print 1783 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795433377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1783 * From the end of the Revolutionary War * Mongolfier Brothers & others in their balloons The first article is a report on the balloon flight of Charles and Robert headed: "Mr. Charles's Narrative of his Memorable Aerial Voyage" which takes 2 1/2 pages (see for portions). Further on is nearly a full page on a report from Paris concerning Mr. Mongolfier's balloon flight. Other interesting articles as noted in the table of contents include: "New Mode of Execution Described" with a related plate, "Plan for Observing Meteors and Fireballs" "Curious Particulars of Cardinal Wolsey" and more. The full back page is a chart headed: "Each Day's Price of Stocks in November, 178... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:39

$57.00
181162

1ST DAY OF THANKSGIVING President George Washington Proclamation 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795433245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, October, 1789 * President George Washington * 1st Day of Thanksgiving proclamation The issue begins with a continuation of the "History of the American War" which takes 8 pages & continues in a future issue. Other articles include: "Memoirs of the Bastille" "A short Description of the country between North River and Morristown, near New Windsor, New Jersey" lacking the noted plate. Near the back is the "Chronicle" with the latest news reports including much on the French Revolution. News from the "United States" includes a letter from the "Western Territory" from the "Rapids of the Ohio" which begins: "Our affairs in this quarter bear...a very gloomy aspect. The Indians are da... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 08:38

$133.00
181148

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette 291 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791941982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 291 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, light foxing, generally in very nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:32

$25.00
181136

HENRY KNOX Document for Pension Benefits Revolutionary War Victims1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791938209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 22, 1793 * American Revolutionary War victims * Henry Knox document re. pension benefits Page 3 has a letter from Fort St. Clair concerning the recent raid on that fort, part of the Northwest Indian War. The back page has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:26

$64.00
181133

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791936606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 13, 1795 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, a bit of foxing, period stray writing above the masthead, generally nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:24

$42.00
181072

MONTAUK POINT LIGHTHOUSE Long Island New York Begin Construction 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788607330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 13, 1795 * Montauk Point Light * Long Island lighthouse * Construction to begin soon The front page has a series of letters under: "American Vindicated" which include 3 letters signed by the Vice President: John Adams, and also a letter from the Mass. governor: Samuel Adams. Most of a column of the back page is taken up with a document from the Treasury Department: "Proposals will be...For Building a Light House, on Long Island, at Montaak [Montauk] Point in the county of Suffolk and State of New York, of the following Materials, Dimensions and Description." and what follows is the very detailed listing of just how the lighthouse is to be constructed. This is a very historic lighthou... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:03

$54.00
181756

18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1767 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373068120408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 29, 1767 This is a great example of this famous and very successful newspaper from during the troubling years just before the American Revolution, when the relationship between England and the American colonies was growing more and more strained. Virtually all of the content is European in nature, but this issue presents a nice example of the political & cultural temper of the time. Complete in 8 pages, many advertisements in addition to the news reports, measures 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 09:55

$19.99
181746

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ North Carolina Report1767 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373068049044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 19, 1768 * Early Southern America reporting Page 3 has a brief item noting: "The King has been pleased to appoint George Mercer, Esq., to be Lieutenant Governor of his Majesty's province of North Carolina in America." Then a letter from Ireland beginning: "We are not in a less rebellious state here than the people in America...You drain us of our troops to send them to America to quell the tumults there; but I wish you may not have occasion to recall them for a similar purpose here..." and more. Four pages, very handsome masthead, great condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 08:26

$29.99
181743

EARLY INDIANS Native Americans Fort Pitt (Pennsylvania) Military 1764 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392817935383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 27, 1764 * Early Native Americans - Indians * Fort Pitt (Pennsylvania) An inside page begins with a half column report headed: "America", one item noting: "...Col. Reid marched from hence with a large convoy for Fort Pitt; and we hear he arrived at Stony Creek the 23rd..." Also a details report of Reid's convoy being intercepted by Indians near the "...foot of the Allegheny Mountain, they saw some Indians who fired on them...saw Isaac Stimble, killed & scalped on the road neaer Ourray Bridge & perceived the tracks of savages..." with more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 08:13

$27.99
181736

Rare 18th Century NEW YORK CITY w/ John Adams & Thomas Jefferson 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373068016910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 27, 1797 * Uncommon 18th century American publication Page 3 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a speech prefaced with: "Yesterday...the senate...waited on the President...at his house, when the Vice-President presented the following answer to his address to both houses, at the opening of the session:" The address begins: "Sir, The senate of the United States request you to accept their acknowledgements for the comprehensive & interesting detail you have given in your speech to both houses of congress on the existing state of the Union..." with much more. It is signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, Vice President. And this is followed by the President's reply signed in type: ... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2020 07:30

$39.99
181013

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041921588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 12, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Three more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:21

$42.00
181012

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041920591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 23, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 3 has 2 runaway slave ads. Another one appears on the back page. (see) New of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:19

$72.00
181682

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392814937472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, Nov. 18, 1796 * 18th century American publication Published by Isaiah Thomas, perhaps the most famous printer of the 18th century, and whose collection became the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. Handsome masthead makes this a displayable newspaper. Four pages, very small hole along a fold, a little light foxing, generally very nice.

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Ends June 03, 2020 08:15

$29.99
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