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157265

BATTLE OF STONO FERRY South Carolina Revolutionary War J.P. Jones 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888403694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 2, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry, South Carolina * John Paul Jones - Revolutionary War All of pages 1, 2 & most of page 3 are taken up with: "The Spanish Manifesto" "Setting forth the Motives which Induced the King of Spain to Commence Hostilities against England", continued in a future issue. Further inside is a report noting: "...learn the military exercise & to consist of tradesmen only. the late appearance of Paul Jones on our coasts has suggested this matter, and I make no doubt but it will be put in execution, as an invasion by the French might easily be effected in the Humber, as the above squadron has plainly proved, though the Ministry never befo... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:45

$77.00
157264

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888402308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 16, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The entire front page & part of page 2 are taken up with: 'The Justifying Memorial of the King of Great Britain in Answer to the Exposition of the Court of France" concluded from a previous issue, which has much concerning the American colonies. There are reports of events in Canada, as well as: "...received from an officer at New York...It is confidently spoken of here that the rebels intend an expedition against Canada this winter...", and more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:41

$45.00
157260

Was PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON a Officer in British Army ? 1795 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372076688084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795 * President George Washington * Officer in the British Army ? Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess fro the French & Indian War (see). Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging his rank during the American war, or addressing him by the title of 'Excellency' which the Congress had conferred on him..." (see). A few pages later another writer addresses the issue of whether Washington ever held a British commission, beginning: "The just... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:35

$57.00
157259

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372076687491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768 * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical membe... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:33

$135.00
157258

BATTLE OF FORT FRONTENAC Ends w/ UK Capture French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888397143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 * Fort Frontenac captured * French and Indian War The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario. The report begins: "I landed with the troops within a mile of fort Frontenac without opposition the 25th: the garrison surrendered prisoner of war the 27th...It was a square fort of 100 yards the exterior side and had in it 110 men..." with more (see). This event was led by English Col. John Bradstreet... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:32

$85.00
157256

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR ENDS w/ Peace Treaty of Paris 1763 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888394085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1763 * French & Indian War ending treaty This issue contains one of the more significant documents of the 18th century, being "The Definitive Treaty of Friendship of Peace between his Britannick Majesty, the Most Christian King, and the King of Spain, Concluded at Paris, the 10th day of Feb., 1763...". Resulting from it, France gives up Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the St. Lawrence River islands & Canada to the British. France gives to England all her territory east of the Mississippi River except New Orleans. France gets back their Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique & St. Lucia. Spain is given back Cuba in return for territory in East & West Florid... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:29

$122.00
157255

Rare 18th Century STAMFORD Lincolnshire England w/ Nice Masthead 1729 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888392109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STAMFORD MERCURY, England, March 13, 1729 * Rare 18th century title The full title also includes: "Being Historical and Political Observations on the Transactions of Europe, Together With Remarks on Trade." A very rare title, and not held by any American institution. It underwent a number of name changes, existing throughout at least 1794, the year issues of which are held by Yale University. Various news reports including many from the courts, with sentences. Also a report of ships loaded with tobacco and sugar at harbor in Havana. Eight pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, a very decorative embellishment in the masthead, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. Note the year is in the imprint at th... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:24

$166.00
157254

SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA & Benjamin Franklin 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888391386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1777 I * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * Benjamin Franklin on swimming * Fight at Kingsbridge, New York nside has: "Some of the Circumstances which Inevitably retard the Progress of a Northern Army through the uninhabited Countries of America" deals with the difficulties of Burgoyne's army in the colonies, not used to being in an environment so heavily forested. This interesting article takes nearly two pages. Further on is: "Address to the People of Massachusetts Bay by one of their most Popular Preachers" begins: "Resentment has fired the soul of every lover of his country at the disgraceful evacuation of Ticonderoga...All our accounts agree that our ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:23

$98.00
157243

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372075843238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Feb. 10, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) The front page has a "Six Pounds Reward" for four men who deserted the military, with details, plus a lengthy "Ten Pounds Reward" ad for 2 runaway indentured servants. Page 2 has a report from Williamsburg noting that: "...near a hundred of the enemy landed at Norfolk, from the men of war, under a heavy firing of canon...They had set 3 houses on fire but were soon forced to retire....Three of our men were killed by cannon shot...". This is followed by a report from Cambridge of a military encounter. Page 3 has an item from New York noting: "T... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:23

$615.00
157241

Post Revolutionary War LOYALISTS in Nova Scotia 1785 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887859950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 10, 1785 * Post Revolutionary War loyalists Page 2 includes an address: "To the honorable col. Thomas Dundas...commissioners appointed by the British legislature to examine the claims of the loyalists in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, etc." which begins: "We, his majesty's loyal and dutiful subjects, being resident chiefly in this place, and part of their attachment to their sovereign, have taken refuge in this province from the United States of America..." with the signed response of the commissioners (see). The front page features 16 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:19

$45.00
157238

U.S. COINS Early Currency Act of Congress GEORGE WASHINGTON 1793 Old Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372075829090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 1793 * President George Washington * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress re. coins * Early United States currency The front page contains a brief yet quite historic "Act of Congress relating to the change in the weight of the half cent and full sent, titled; "An Act to Amend an Act entitled, 'An Act Establishing a Mint & Regulating the Coins of the United States so far as Respects the Coinage of Copper". A very notable Act of Congress--signed in type by Geo. Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson--on the creation of our monetary system. The balance of the issue has lengthy reporting fro Congress, with the bkpg. having... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:15

$185.00
157040

VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD Swallow Sloop Account & Pre Rev. War 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069358256

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1769 The first five pages of this issue are taken up with: "A Short Account of the Voyage of the Swallow Sloop Round the World" which includes much descriptive text (see for beginning). a note on a pamphlet titled: "The true constitutional Means for Putting an end to the disputes between Great Britain & the American Colonies" notes that "This writer proposes to lay a tax upon all the lands possessed by British subjects in America..." with a bit more (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. No plates are called for in this issue however there is a print showing the "A Representation of the Apparent Posi... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:45

$44.00
157039

JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York ELECTION Victory Win 1795 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883111844

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, June, 1795 * John Jay election victory * 2nd Governor of New York The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles. Among the articles are: "Remarks on the Clergy" "On Compulsory Laws Respecting Marriages" "Of the Cathedral at Toledo" and much more. Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with the latest news from Europe and the States, including a report from Savannah concerning Indian affairs, and another item noting: "John Jay is declared Governor of the state of New York by a majority of upwards of 2000 votes." Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, small pieces from 2 margins affect just a bit ... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:43

$47.00
157038

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883109793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776 * Battle of Long Island * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry The first article is a: "Debate on the Motion for Referring the Hessian Treaty to the Committee of Supply, Concluded: "which has much great discussion on using Hessian soldiers to assist in the war against America, beginning: "The method hitherto pursued to quell the rebellion in North America has proved ineffectual, because it was mild & gentle. We are not, however, to despair; more vigorous & better planned measures will have a different effect. I think there can be little doubt that the force intended is sufficient to subdue the colonies...There has not as yet been any regular engagement... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:39

$285.00
157036

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069353560

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

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:37

$64.00
157035

GEORGE WASHINGTON Ltr. & Ill-Treated Prisoners REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883107358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1780 * Prisoners of war - atrocities * General George Washington Inside has: "...from New York represent the situation of the unhappy prisoners remaining of Gen. Burgoyne's army as truly pitiable; they are marched to the furthest extremity of the American territories under the Allegheny mountains, 400 miles from the coast, almost starved and naked, having nothing but Indian bread for their subsistence..." (see). Almost two-thirds of another are is taken up with: "American State Papers (Discovered in Mr. Laurens's Trunk)", concerning "Mr. Temple", consisting of various letters of recommendation for him who was sent to England to try to bring peace w... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:36

$63.00
157034

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069351106

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

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:32

$210.00
157033

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle Rhode Island Siege 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883104531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1778 Inside has a report from Philadelphia noting: "...account of the Trident being safe in the Delaware on the 5th of June...the part of the army which was to go by land from Philadelphia to New York were on their march in the Jersies...ready to proceed to New York with the rest of the forces, & a number of the inhabitants who had quitted that city being unwilling to remain there when it should be in the hands of the Provincials...an attack had been made on Gen. Pigot's forces on Rhode Island in which the Provincial forces were repulsed and several officers taken prisoners." Another page has a letter concerning Spain in relation to America, including: ".... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:31

$48.00
157032

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle Prisoners & Truce ? 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069349752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 26, 1778 Page 2 has that: "...a large company of Gentlemen & Ladies dined on board the Languedoc...entertainment was highly elegant. A picture of General Washington at full length, lately presented to the Count by General Hancock, was place in the center of the upper side of the room, the frame of which was covered with laurels..." with a bit more (see). Over a full column is taken up with: "A Short Account of the Island of Porto [Puerto] Rico In the West Indies", with much detail. Near the back are 2 1/2 columns of news headed: "America" from Rivington's New York Royal Gazette. This detailed text deals with the various ships which delivered the "Manifest... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:30

$47.00
157031

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle w/ Quebec Canada 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069349213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 31, 1778 Page 2 has a brief item noting: "Letters from Quebec mention...orders for repairing & augmenting the fortifications of that place & when completed it will be the strongest fortress in North America. Lord Cornwallis & Gen. Gray will set off for America in the first ships that go for that place." Another page has a nearly full column letter to a member of Parliament noting in part: "...more than probable that they received some touches from the able pen of your worthy friend Dr. Franklin during your visit to him at Passy...Sir, the American rebellion was no unexpected event; it had been in embryo many years & had been foreseen by former ministers who s... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:28

$47.00
157030

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069348517

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The front page has a letter from General Sir Henry Clinton which includes in part: "...Having ever been sensible of the importance of the posts of Stony Point and Verplanks...have conceived no hour could be better chosen to possess myself of them than when the enemy's works should be nearly completed...I have been able, with little work and few materials, to establish at this pass a post of tolerable security..." with more (see photo). This is followed by a letter of General Mathew to Sir Henry Clinton concerning military events around New Jersey (see photo). This is then followed by anoth... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:27

$66.00
156996

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter & Samuel Adams Acts Signed 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069010302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 9, 1795 * President George Washington * Samuel Adams Beginning on the ftpg. & concluding on pg. 2 is a letter to the Senate from the President concerning a treaty with the Creek Indians, signed in type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 are two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 07, 2017 08:43

$75.00
156982

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882417874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, August 17, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain The front page contains a naval report from Philadelphia, carrying over to page 2, plus a report from General Howe noting: "…the rebels had more than 100 pieces of cannon for the defense of New York…it is no wonder he has not been more successful…" and more. There is reference to Bunker Hill in another brief report. Yet another page has a letter from Staten Island which has much detail, including: "Mr. Washington's headquarters were lately removed to the City Hall…" plus other tidbits as well. But certainly the overriding significa... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:32

$12,500.00
156978

Situation at CHARLESTON SC Gen. Lafayette Revolutionary War 1780 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882414041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1780 * Charleston, South Carolina * General Marquis de La Fayette * Revolutionary War original Page 2 notes: "...that the French army was acting with that of Washington against New York after leaving a small detachment of French & some American militia in Rhode Island; that a body of continental troops were assembling at Cohsass (near the head of Connecticut River...) which the Marquis de la Fayette was to lead into Canada..." with more detail. This is followed by a letter from Charleston which is an interesting soldier's letter which begins: "At length being in quiet possession of this place I hope for a little ease after so many weeks fatigue...".... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:25

$48.00
156967

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT Circuit Courts 1792 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068378314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 28, 1792 * President George Washington On the front page under an engraving of the Seal of the United States is: "An Act for altering the times of holding the Circuit Courts in certain districts of the United States, and for other purposes" signed in type: John Adams and George Washington. Other news of the day with a few ads. Four pages with a slight discoloration in the right margin, minor foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:11

$94.00
156948

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 288 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068006147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 2, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete issue with 4 pages, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends October 06, 2017 07:09

$24.00
156943

Great (2) KING GEORGE III Assassination Attempt Margaret Nicholson 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067476421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1786 * King George III murder attempt * Margaret Nicholson This is the complete, genuine issue of this magazine, never bound nor trimmed, and still containing the two full page plates called for in the title/index page (see). One of the plates is a terrific image captioned: "Margaret Nicholson attempting to assassinate the King.", the plate showing just that (see). The first article in this magazine is headed: "Authentic Particulars of the Attempt of Margaret Nicholson to assassinate the King", which includes the first public report of it as printed in the "London Gazette Extraordinary" of August 2, 1786 (see). This is followed by "Pa... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:51

$355.00
156937

Very Rare & Early PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881709548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "tru... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:41

$2,935.00
156928

Rare COLONIAL American Boston Massachusetts 1768 Old Original EXTRA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881698752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, Massachusetts, Jan. 7, 1768 * Rare Colonial America original This "Extraordinary" issue was printed between the newspaper's regular printing schedule (dates of Jan. 4 and Jan. 11) typically created when news arrived which needed to be known before the next scheduled edition. Most of the news is from Europe, however the back page has a note: "...from Mobile, in West Florida, that the governor of New Orleans had a length concluded a treaty of peace & friendship with the neighbouring Indians...". Complete in 4 pages, 8 1/12 by 10 1/2 inches, nice condition. A fine opportunity for a colonial imprint at a reasonable price.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:19

$98.00
156877

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1706-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067399038

Shown is a set of original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:56

$99.00
156875

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067398072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 16, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has: "Loss of the Thames Frigate" which takes over a full column. All of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Candid remarks on the treaty of amity and commerce between Great Britain and the United States of America", being the somewhat controversial "Jay Treaty" which dealt with unresolved issues from the Revolutionary War (see hyperlink). Pg. 3 has a report of commencement ceremonies at Harvard. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:53

$44.00
156871

ACTION OF 17 JUNE 1778 Belle Poule & Arethusa Rev. War Naval Battle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881639649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23-27, 1778 * Fight of Belle Poule and Arethusa * British and French frigates - 1st naval battle * Action of 17 June 1778 A very notable issue reporting a significant naval event in the Revolutionary War. The front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with letters headed: "Victory, at Sea" which give details of the naval battle between the Belle Poule and Arethusa, being the first naval battle between the British and new American allies the French, in the Revolutionary War (see hyperlink). Significant not only to have this report in a British newspaper, but on the front page. Complete in 16 pages although mostly taken up with legal notices & Parlia... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:50

$125.00
156826

GREAT & Early 18th Century CRICKET Sports Article 1743 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878747930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1743 * Great & early article on cricket * Letters (2) regarding the Battle of Dettington Within this issue is a very early and interesting article titled: "Of Publick Cricket Matches" concerning the sport of cricket, with much detail (see). The text includes: "Cricket is certainly a very innocent & wholesome exercise, yet it may be abused if either great or little people make it their business. It is grossly abused when it is made the subject of publick advertisements to draw together great crowds of people who ought all of them to be somewhere else..." with much more. This article takes about 1 3/4 columns. Present are two... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:17

$160.00
156823

TREATY OF PEACE Rev. War Ends John Adams & Benjamin Franklin Signs 1783 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878745980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1783 * The Treaty Of Peace (partial) * John Adams and Ben Franklin (block) signatures * Reports from New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston Included is a portion of text headed: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3rd day of Sept. 1783" the text being just the beginning & ending of the Treaty, not the complete text (see photos). It ends with Article X and includes the signatures (in type) of John Adams, B. Franklin, and John Jay (see photos for this complete report). Further on is a section headed: "American Intelligence" which includes a report concerning finances, signed in type:... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:14

$145.00
156720

Calling for the ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION Pre Federal Constitution 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877945270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 25, 1786 * Annapolis Convention called for * Pre Constitutional Convention The front page contains a very historic report, headed: "America - From the Virginia Gazette" with a Richmond, Januaryh 26 dateline. It provides the details of what would become known as the Annapolis Convention, beginning: "In the House of Delegatee, Jan. 21, 1786, resolved, that Edmund Randolph, James Madison, Water Jones...and George Mason, Esqrs. be appointed Commissioners who...shall meet such commissioners...by the other States in union...to take into consideration the trade of the United States..." with much more (see). History tells us that it was on this date of Januar... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:22

$165.00
156717

FRENCH and INDIAN WAR American Forts Diagrams w/ Description 1755 Old Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (discounted price) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755 * Diagrams of three American forts * The French & Indian War A 4 page article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America." This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contending nations of England & France & the troubles which brewed between them. It takes over 4 pages. Subheads at the top of the pages are: "New History of Hudson's Bay" and "Discovery & Settlement of Newfoundland and "French & English Contend for i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:18

$75.00
156716

FORT STANWIX Sir John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War 1779 Old British Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin..." (see image). Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." (see). Another rep... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:16

$65.00
156715

Customs Informer TARRED AND & FEATHERED Described In America 1769 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 9, 1769 * Tarred and Feathered in America The front page has a report from Philadelphia headed: "America" which has a great account of a customs informer, who: "...The informer was this day seen for the first time since he informed; they seized him, bound him, tarred him from head to foot, feathered him, , led him through the streets, huzzaed him at every Custom house Officer's door, & made a great parade at the Collector's. They then set the poor wretch in the pillory for a quarter of an hour, afterwards carted him, after which they washed the tarry wretch in the mud of one of our docks & then dismissed him." (see) The back page has a report from Bosto... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:14

$48.00
156690

Letter to George Washington re: Owning Slaves Thomas Paine 1797 London Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1797 * Letter to Thomas Paine * Letter to George Washington regarding his keeping of slaves Among the many articles under "Review of New Publications" is: "A Letter to the Infamous Tom Paine, in Answer to His Letter to Gen. Washington, by Peter Porcupine." this is followed by: "Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on His Continuing to be a Proprietor of Slaves, by Edward Rushton". Near the back is news headed: "America, West Indies, etc." with much from the Caribbean, but also a report from Philadelphia concerning the spread of the Yellow Fever (see photos). Lacking all three plates called for. Complete ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:20

$55.00
156665

Re. BOSTON TEA PARTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 British Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Mar. 10, 1774 * Referencing the Boston Tea Party * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 2 has a report from the Boston Gazette which includes the governor's speech, taking about a full column. Another page has reference to the recent Boston Tea Party with: "...his Majesty upon information of the unwarrantable practices which have been lately concerted & carried on in North America & particularly of the violent & outrageous proceedings at the town & port of Boston...enable his Majesty effectually to take such measures as may be most likely to put an immediate stop to the present disorder...the just dependence of the colonies upon the crown & Parliament..." wit... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:35

$77.00
156640

INCREASE SUMNER Day of Thanksgiving Prayer Massachusetts Governor 1799 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 6, 1799 * Governor of Massachusetts issue Proclamation * A day of Fasting, Humiliation, & Prayer Page two has a proclamation by Increase Sumner, the Governor of Massachusetts, for a Day of Solemn Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer, signed by him in script type. Nice to have in a Massachusetts paper. Other news of the day with period advertising is found throughout. Four pages, loose at the spine, typical wear, overall good (see images).

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:04

$60.00
156612

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old periodical, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find an issue containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $50,000 or more in nice condition, here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. The title/contents page of this issue, with a decorative engraving, includes: "Declaration of American Independency 361" referencing the p... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 07:54

$3,995.00
156466

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 28, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, Grand Master (see). The back page has a detailed "20 Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway soldier (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 17, 2017 15:09

$56.00
156343

CAPTAIN THOMAS TRUXTON United States Navy USS Constellation RESIGNS 1799 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864685027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 21, 1799 * Captain Thomas Truxton resigns * United States Navy Page 3 has a report noting: "Captain Truxton, of the Constellation frigate, has resigned his commission in the navy..." with the reason, then further: "...Captain Barron...we learn, will be appointed to the Constellation...". Four pages, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:46

$47.00
156342

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Original Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War The ftpg. is filled with ads including ten illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has a report from Boston concerning the Shays' Rebellion including: "We hear...that the leaders of the mob, to the number of about 40, had a meeting...at Barre...was determined to ...forward to his excellency...that farrago of nonsense & stupidity called 'The Petition of a committee from several towns in the county of Worcester..." with more (see). Four pages, great condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:44

$44.00
156332

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes General & Commander-in-Chief Again 1798 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Aug. 20, 1798 * George Washington commissioned by John Adams * Lieutenant general & Commander-in-chief once again The front page has several reports from England, one makes a mention that: "...the sincere desire of the Executive Directory to avert, by every means, the commencement of hostilities between France and America..." with a bit more. Another item reports: "...accounts from America, dated at New York...We are happy to find that the American journals of that date confirm the appointment of General Washington as Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America. The greatest preparations are making for war th... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:29

$55.00
156330

MOTHER BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH 1st African American Cornerstone Laid 1793 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 13, 1793 * Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church cornerstone laid Nearly half of the back page is taken up with the: "Last Will and Testament of Louis the XVI, written by Himself" and signed at its conclusion: Louis. This is followed by a report headed: "African Church" which notes: "...the Corner Stone of the African Church was laid in Fifth St., between Walnut and Spruce Streets, by four of the members of the church..." with more. This was the first African-American Episcopal church in the United States, as well as the first independent African Church in America. The back page also has: "Guillotine" which begins: "The following is a description of the fatal m... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:26

$165.00
156328

Vice President JOHN ADAMS Character & General John Burgoyne DEATH 1792 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1792 * General John Burgoyne death * V.P. John Adams' character Most of the ftpg is taken up with: "General Post Office" with a huge listing of the various post roads from town to town. Page 3 has a small item on the character of Vice President John Adams. Another items begins: "It gives us great pleasures...to find that the patriotic Jefferson has become the object of censure..." and a brief mention that Lt. General John Burgoyne has died in England, he being one of the principle British military commanders during the Revolutionary War. The back page has 3 notices from the: "Treasury Department" and one from the "War Department". Fou... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:24

$42.00
156302

CAPE HATTERAS LIGHTHOUSE Construction & Samuel Fraunces's Tavern 1795 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, August 7, 1795 * Cape Hatteras Lighthouse construction & more In the middle of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Pages 2 & 3 contain: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation with Great Britain, No. XI" more commonly known as the controversial Jay Treaty. The back page has much of a column headed: "Treasury Department...Proposals will be Received...for Building a Light House on the head land of Cape Hatteras on the Coast of North Carolina of th... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:27

$58.00
156211

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION State of Maryland Ratification Ratify 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372040989077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 8, 1788 * United States Constitution * Maryland's ratification Most of page 2 is taken up with an excellent and very detailed report of the Maryland convention which was called to consider the proposed federal constitution for ratification. Included is not only the report that the state formally ratified: "...and called for the question that 'the convention assent to and ratify the proposed plan of federal government for the United States?' Which was carried in the affirmative by 63 to 11. The vote of ratification having thus passed, Mr. Paca again arose & laid before the convention his propositions for amending the constitution thus... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2017 15:40

$186.00
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