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182671

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859736210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, April 8, 1795 * 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 minor wear, generally very nice.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:34

$35.00
182621

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858457734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." with much more (see for portion... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$172.00
182620

ISLAND OF TOBAGO MAP Caribbean 1778 Revolutionary War Colonies PEACE ? Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858457585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, For the Year 1778 * Map of the Caribbean island of Tobago * American Revolutionary War era A very nice "Supplement" issue published at the end of the year, & from the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of the Island of TOBAGO, Drawn from an Actual Survey by Thos. Bowen 1779". The map is quite detailed and measures 8 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches & is in very nice condition. Also included in the issue is: "Narrative of the Negotiation in America" concerning the "...commissioners empowered by his Majesty to quiet the disorders & restore peace in the American Colonies...", which takes over nine pages. Part of this lengthy re... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$110.00
182619

Rare RUNAWAY SLAVES & Illustrtated Ships Ads 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100854499

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 13, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 14 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Three more slave ads are on page 3. And one more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$42.00
182615

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858455123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:02

$56.00
182614

HENRY KNOX Document for Pension Benefits Revolutionary War Victims1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100846948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 16, 1793 * American Revolutionary War victims * Henry Knox document re. pension benefits The front 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, great condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:01

$64.00
182609

(4) Rare 18th Century BRISTOL London England UNICORN Masthead 1798 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100843862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England A lot of four issues dated Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 1798 * Rare 18th century title * Unicorn masthead engraving Each has a nice engraving in the masthead, has never-trimmed margins, various foxing throughout but not affecting any readability. News of the day with many ads as well, several of which are illustrated. The back page of each has a red-inked tax stamp. Generally good condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:59

$43.00
182607

DR. BENJMAIN FRANKLIN & Slaves Slavery - Quakers 1783 Salem Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100839872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1783 * Dr. Benjamin Franklin * Slaves - Slavery - Negroes This issue has a variety of news items concerning the end of the Revolutionary War. The front page of this issue features a report noting: "Dr. Franklin writes to a friend, that he has reason to suspect the Americans have no friends in Europe; for the same caution that now aims at restraining their trade, will eventually control their power." The back page features a Petition of the People called Quakers: "...having solemnly engaged considered the state of the enslaved Negroes...entitled to the natural rights of mankind, are held as personal property in cruel bondage;... your petitioners, deeply affected with a con... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:58

$125.00
182600

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON New York to Philadelphia Capital Move 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100835236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Sept. 6, 1790 * President George Washington * New York to Philadelphia On page 3 under "New-York" is a report headed "Departure of the President" that begins: "Yesterday morning the President of the United States, with his family set off from this city for his seat at Mt. Vernon, in Virginia, where...he will reside, till his presence is necessary at Philadelphia." More about the "parting scene" described as "solemn and affecting". Some small loss in the upper left corner, archival mends to two spine tears, large area of heavy of damp staining.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:53

$47.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
182529

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857202149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Nov. 11, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page begins with a letter: "To the Merchants, Manufacturers, & Others Affected by the American War" which is a plea to end the war. It contains: "To petition our superiors for redress, or to reason with them is in vain. They are only to be influenced by their fears...I do not mean to excite to arms or insurrections, but I would advise you every where to instruct your representatives to join in an address to the throne for peace with America..." and more. Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on page 3, good condition.

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:06

$48.00
182515

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099151265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 24, 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 small hole on the front page, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:58

$23.00
182513

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099138980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 17, 1781 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Newspapers from England during the time of the Revolutionary War are always interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War in this issue, however there is much on events in Europe. Contains literary items, as well as politics, and perhaps a passing reference to the situation in America, etc. his iss... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:57

$25.00
182511

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099133894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$177.00
182413

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Colonial America 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373094132328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 3, 1768 * Colonial America reporting (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "...arrived here from Fort Pitt & informs us that the garrison were very healthy about a fortnight ago...has been exploring the heads of the Mississippi, the Scioto, and Lake Superior...went 1500 miles to the westward of Michillimackinac & traveled 1100 miles on Lake Superior..." and more. Then reports from the Virginia Gazette. Page 3 has a petition from Massachusetts to tie King complaining about the conduct of the Royal Governor Francis Bernard, noting in part: "...who has betrayed an arbitrary disposition...he has...treated the representative body with cont... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:28

$56.00
182412

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851910920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 4, 1777 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy A page 2 item from Philadelphia headed "America" is concerning supplies for the army, noting: "...sundry inhabitants of these United States to keep supplies from the army or promote their own interest have purchased considerable quantities of clothing & refuse to dispose of the same unless upon extravagant or unreasonable terms..." followed by a "Resolve" to take "...such suitable measures for obtaining, for the use of the army, such necessary articles...& that laws be provided in each of the states for effectually preventing monopolies of necessaries for the army...". Another report notes the arrival of Dr. Franklin fro... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:28

$125.00
182410

Rare 1776 REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ American Independence ? Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851909297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) * American Independence ? Nearly two-thirds of the front page are taken up with a terrific consideration of the troubles between England & the colonies titled: "Extracts from the Sentiments of a Foreigner on the Disputes of Great Britain & America". A few bits include: "...Can they so far betray those rights which are so dear to them as to aim at reducing their brethren & their children to slavery?...let them revolve in their thoughts all the benefits which they derive from their original country...Let their love of the parent country however be attended with a certain jealousy respecting their own Liberty...they know also tha... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:26

$580.00
182409

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851908948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 28, 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. Only to be found in a Loyalist newspaper, the entire front page is taken up with text and many charts headed: "Estimate of Expences Arising from America to Great Britain since the Accession of the House of Hanover". The text begins: "The Congress having repeatedly declared against the government of Britain as incompetent...... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:25

$310.00
182388

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851804485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March, 1790 * United States Constitution * Rhode Island refusing 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 intransigence in rati... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 12:22

$46.00
182332

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Closing Events w/ King George III more 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850294100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 19, 1782 * re. Lord Charles Cornwallis' surrender * King George III speech criticized Half of the front page is taken up with: "An Anecdote - American Patriotism and Fortitude Exemplified" which gives a story concerning General Burgoyne's actions in New England. Half of page 2 is taken up with the conclusion of a letter from: "Common Sense" which is a response too the King of England's recent letter in which he stubbornly refuses to grant independence. Page 3 has a report noting: "His Excellency Count Rochambeau hath detached from the troops under his command in Virginia, 500 infantry & 300 cavalry, to reinforce our army in South Carolina." And then ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:50

$340.00
182331

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092715212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 12, 1778 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Nearly 2 front page columns are taken up with the: "Protest Of the House of Lords on Refusing the Motion to Express the Displeasure of this House at the Manifesto published in America." This Manifesto concerns the document by 3 commissioners from England appointed to negotiate with Congress in order to deter an alliance between the colonies and France. The document promised pardon to those withdrawing from the war by November 11. Page 3 continues with discussion in the House of Commons with some talk of the American situation, one bit noting: "...a principal reason was to discover if we meant to send any more ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:50

$37.00
182330

ISRAEL PUTNAM DEATH George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092715134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, N.Y., June 12, 1790 * First 3 presidents of the United States * Israel Putnam "Old Put" death * Battle of Bunker Hill fame A page 2 report announces the death of: " ...that justly celebrated hero, Patriot and Philanthropist, ISRAEL PUTNAM...", plus some details about the funeral. The top of page 3 has a Congressional Resolve headed with ornate letter and an engraving of a heraldic eagle, signed in type by: George Washington, President, John Adams, Vice President, and Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State. Page 3 has a report on the return of the President: "....from Sandy Hook and the fishing banks, where he has been for the benefit of the sea air, and to amuse himself in the...recrea... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$136.00
182329

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington - Lord Grenville & War 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. Taking all of the front page and a bit of page 2 in the July 9, concluding in the issue of the 13th taking all of the ftpg. and a bit of pg. 2 where it is signed in type by Grenville and John Jay. Of significance also is page 2 of the July 13 issue also contains the report of the: "Conditional Ratification, on the Part of the United States", datelined from the Senate, June 24, 1795. Although the Treaty of Paris ended the Americ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$425.00
182328

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Message re. Embargo to Congress 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 3, 1794 * President George Washington * Message to Congress re. Embargo Page 2 contains a message from the President to the Congress concerning the Embargo, signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:48

$70.00
182318

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850288597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 3, 1743,4 (double-dated year depending on which calendar was used at the time) * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion more Particularly...", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, measures 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an Ame... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:41

$110.00
182315

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1797 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708821

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 1, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * 4 slave advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads including one for a runaway slave. The back page has 3 more slave ads. News of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding slits along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:39

$72.00
182314

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, May 10, 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, a little various light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:38

$42.00
182313

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1798 * Rare 18th century American publication Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:37

$37.00
182312

Illustrtated SHIPS & Runaway Slave Ads Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850286186

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 4, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave advertisement The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 18 illustrated ship ads. One runaway slave ad is on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:37

$42.00
182305

WASHINGTON D.C. Land Sale Early American Government 1791 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092706260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 23, 1791 * Washington D.C. land lots for sale * Early United States government era The front page is filled with ads, and certainly the most intriguing is the one with a dateline of "George-Town, Sept. 9, 1791" with the text including: "The sales of the lots in the Federal City will commence on Monday the 17th...commissioners finding they may engage materials & workmen for the Public Buildings to any desirable extent..." with a bit more. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$45.00
182304

Runaway Slave Ads & Illustrtated SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850283238

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Three Slave ads The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Two more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$42.00
182298

THE ADVENTURER John Hawkesworth 18th Century Samuel Johnson 1752 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850279208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Dec. 30, 1752 * Rare 18th century title * Over 267 years old An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson. A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:24

$30.00
182296

Early JAMES OGLETHORPE & GEORGIA and 18th Century Netherlands MAP 1744 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849552226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1744 * Early James Oglethorpe & Georgia * 18th Century Netherlands map An inside page has a report which includes: "...had a commission to be engineer with a salary of 15s a day, given him by Gen. James Oglethorpe who also conferred upon him many other favours having under pretence of sickness, left Georgia when the Spaniards came up to invade the same with a fleet and army of between 4 and 5,000 men, whilst Gen. Oglethorpe was doing his duty under great difficulty, upon his arrival in England, filed against him 19 articles & summoned many officers and soldiers from Georgia for witnesses..." with more. An early item on the troubles of Oglethorpe. Among various other ... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:12

$93.00
182295

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Execution on HMS Monarch & Early NORTH POLE MAP 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849551799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1757 * Admiral John Byng execution * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure * Early North Pole map The prime feature of this issue is a large foldout map titled: "A Physical Planisphere wherein are represented all the known Lands & seas in the Great Chains of Mountains which traverse the Globe from the North Pole...". It is a map of the world from the perspective of the North Pole. Typically this map is missing from the issue due to its desirability so we are pleased to be able to offer it along with the issue. It folds out to measures 12 by 14 inches. There is a related article as well. The issue begins with over four pages taken up with the: "Trial of the late Ad... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:12

$190.00
182294

FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392849551227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne's official report * Gen. George Washington The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners. One letter is signed: G. Washington, and 3 are signed by: W. Howe. This fascinating text if followed by a: "Proclamation, by John Burgoyne" dated June 29, 1777, taking a full page and includes: "...The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown..." with much more. Near the back is more American news including a report begi... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2020 15:11

$132.00
182257

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848225158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 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, light dirtiness to the top half of the front page, a very small rubbing hole to the front leaf, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:17

$36.00
182256

YEAR OF THE STAMP ACT British America Colonies Duty 1765 Old London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1765 * Year of the Stamp Act Page 2 has half a column headed: "America" with a report from Boston noting in part: "Our trade is in a most deplorable situation...Our cash almost gone before the Stamp and Post Office acts are to operate..."and other items. Page 6 has more news headed "America" with content concerning relations with the Spaniards, as well as news from New York concerning the Indians. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:16

$30.00
182254

PEACE TREATY THOUGHTS & American Independence on it's Way ? 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 15, 1782 * Possible peace treaty ? * American Independence ? The entire ftpg. (and one-third of pg. 2) are taken up with a lengthy letter concerning the situation with America and the terms for a peace treaty, with much thought on independence (see for beginning). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:15

$48.00
182251

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 3, 1783 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has several items concerning prisoners from the war and an agreement made concerning Loyalists: "A negociation has been held between the American Congress & the King's officers relative to such persons as intended to stay, to dispose of their effects after the King's garrison were withdrawn..." Also: "...Left New York near 5000 of the British prisoners of war had arrived at New York from Philadelphia...the numbers stood 5826 out of which there were but 806 Germans, and 326 belonging to provincial corps which last the Americans were determined should not stay among them...". Also a report concerning: "The u... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$48.00
182975

1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Auction Item # 373114158104

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 3 inches, minimal wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 14:15

$164.99
182968

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer DEATH 1797 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373114004159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Nov. 11, 1797 * Mary Wollstonecraft death * Women's rights advocate Page 3 has a brief yet notable report under the heading: "Died" reading: "Lately in England, in child-bed, Mrs. Godwin; more known as Miss Wollstonecraft, the celebrated authoress of 'The Rights of Women'." Mary Wollstonecraft was a very early & famous advocate of women's rights. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 10:53

$54.99
182962

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392871598643

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778 * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting 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 front page is entirely taken up with ads including a "Five Pounds Reward" ad for a runaway Negro boy. All of pg 2 is taken up with reports from London, including a lengthy: "Lord North's Speech...", prefaced with text which includes: "...A bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes on the colonies, plantations, ... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2020 09:17

$299.99
182961

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392871592097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, June 15, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) 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. Keep in mind also that this issue is dated less than 3 weeks before the Declaration of Independence. The front page begins with an advertisement for pamphlet of a Loyalist responding to Thomas Paine's Common Sense, titled: "The True Interest of America Impartially Stated In Certain Strictures on a Pamphlet entitled COMMON SENSE, By an American" with a bit more. The ftpg. also has a great document, an appe... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2020 09:11

$599.99
182960

Pre American Revolutionary War Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392871587335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON CHRONICLE--EXTRAORDINARY, July 28, (1768) * Pre Revolutionary War America The "extraordinary" issue was published on a date between the regular publishing date to include information important enough to warrant its publication. Almost the entire four pages are taken up with reports from London. Close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 only causes loss to the bottom line, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2020 09:05

$59.99
182941

John Adams Signature - George Washington - Warships West Indies 1798 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392868394155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 22, 1798 * John Adams, George Washington... * Warships headed to the West Indies... Page 2 contains an address to the President from the Senate for actions concerning the troubling relationship with France, with the President's "Reply" signed in type: John Adams. Also a letter to the Prescient concerning the General Bankruptcy Bill, with his reply signed: John Adams. Page 3 has a brief item: "Lieutenant General WASHINGTON has left Philadelphia for Mount Vernon. The arrangement of the permanent army is agreed on." Also: "Wooden Walls" mentions: "...now in the West Indies, three United States armed vessels...The United States, of 44 [guns] and the Constitution of 44, are said to be dest... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2020 09:15

$47.99
182931

HMS VICTORY First-Rate Ship of the Line Royal Navy LOST 1744 British Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392868325945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the report referencing the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” The HMS Victory was a warship that had a crew of around 1,100 that died when it went underwater. The estimated treasures with gold... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2020 08:05

$69.99
182929

MARIE ANTOINETTE Queen of France GUILLOTINE Beheaded Execution 1793 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392868314128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793 * Marie Antoinette beheaded * The Queen of France * Common hangman Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of the beheading of Marie Antoinette, the text beginning: "Guillotined, at Paris, in her 38th year, being born Nov. 2, 1755, Marie Antoinette, the beautiful widow of the later French King, Louis XVI....This unfortunate Princess had been condemned on the preceding day by the Revolutionary Tribunal..." with more concerning her trial as well an account of her execution, reading in part: "...As soon as the Queen left the Conciergerie, to ascend the scaffold, the multitude, w... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2020 07:52

$174.99
182928

SECOND BOSTON TEA PARTY Ship Fortune in Harbor - Benjamin Franklin 1774 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392868309737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1774 * The Second Boston Tea Party * Dr. Benjamin Franklin Among the articles in this issue are: "...Address & Petition presented to the King...previous to his Majesty's signing the Bill for the better Government of Quebec" "Conjectures Concerning the Phenomenon of Saturn's Ring" "A Wonderful Improvement in the Art of Healing" "New Tour in the Midland Counties of England" "Useful Observations on the Aurora Borealis" and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Included is a brief mention of bills which received the royal assent, including: "...for providing quarters for the officers and soldiers in America..." which was the h... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2020 07:47

$99.99
182872

TURN of the 18th Century 320 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867304943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 6, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century 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 wou... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 08:19

$24.99
182104

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084269691

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Another slave ads is on page 3. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:26

$42.00
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