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165310

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1792 Old Newspaper w/ Runaway SLAVE AD


eBay Auction Item # 372375037224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 29, 1792 * Runaway slave ad Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with discussion in Congress on: "A Bill to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy Throughout the United States". Inside haves have more reporting from "Congress of the United States" as well as notable reports from Europe as well. Among the many bkpg. ads is a: "Six Pence Reward" for a runaway Negro girl named Phebus Julius, with details (see). Four pages, spotted foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends July 27, 2018 07:52

$34.99
165309

BATTLE OF CAMPERDOWN Holland British North Sea Fleet Navy Victory 1797 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372375032569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 20, 1797 * Battle of Camperdown - Holland * British North Sea Fleet victory * Admiral Adam Duncan - Navy Page 3 has some interesting information gleaned from the nation's first census (see). Pg. 3 also has considerable reporting on the Battle of Camperdown, a major naval action fought on October 11 between the British North Sea Fleet under Admiral Adam Duncan and a Dutch Navy fleet under Vice-Admiral Jan de Winter. The battle was the most significant action between British and Dutch forces during the French Revolutionary Wars and resulted in a complete victory for the British, who captured eleven Dutch ships without losing any of their own. Four pages, neve... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2018 07:47

$39.99
165276

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


eBay Auction Item # 392085406983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, April 5, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news from Europe with front page datelines from Edinburgh, Rome, Hamburgh & Warsaw. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:49

$33.00
164827

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
164826

23rd Declaration of Independence Anniversary 4TH OF JULY Worcester1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071972176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 17, 1799 * Declaration of Independence * 23rd anniversary of America * 4th of July celebration The front page has: "Celebration of the Fourth of July" at Worcester, followed by the celebrations at New Salem, Lancaster & Petersham. The back page has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military (see). Also two "Once Cent Reward" ads for runaways. Four pages, nice co... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:29

$47.00
164823

Rare Short Lived 18th Century SIR HEISTER RYLEY London England 1710 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347569153

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, Feb. 19, 1710 * Early 18th century * Rare title Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely adverse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous material which was datelined: "From my House in St. James Square". The newspaper lasted through only eighty issues, being quite rare as such. Four pages, 5 1/4 by 7 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:25

$44.00
164754

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Mortally Wounded ? Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392069436824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1777 * General George Washington Page 2 has: "Towards the end of May, General Washington having detached General Putnam with 5000 men to attack the town of Brunswick in which were 3000 British under the command of General Lord Cornwallis, General Putnam met with the most unexpected success in that enterprize having taken the town; the garrison of which, after a vigorous resistance & considerable loss, were made prisoners by the Americans who, on their side, had 1700 killed in the action...adds that as soon as General Washington was informed...he assembled his forces & attacked General Howe at Amboy on the 120th of June who was entirely defeated a... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:11

$72.00
164748

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343298525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1791 * Creating the District of Columbia * Early United States government * President George Washington The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "The Power of Beauty" "Description of Cape Cod & the County of Barnstable" "A Curious & Picturesque Description of the Icebergs, or Glaciers, of the Frozen Ocean" "Picture of Jamaica" "The Absurdities of Genius" "Description of the Grotto at Swatara" near Philadelphia, and much more. Near the back is: "Abstract of the Proceedings of Congress" at Philadelphia, which mentions in part: "...that they have passed a bi... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:06

$125.00
164675

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340307943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 26, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Page 2 has a letter from General Paoli dated at Corsica, March 20, 1769. Much of page 6 is some good content concerning non-importation, portions including: "...the parliament remain fixed in their resolution not to repeal the duty acts this session...They hope the people here will remain as fixed in their resolution of industry & frugality till those acts are repealed. And if they could be sure of that, they should almost wish them never to be repealed..." and more (see). Also an address from the Mass. Assembly to the governor, taking issue with the go... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:44

$155.00
164661

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340303481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy * George Washington Page 4 has a letter from New York noting: "Washington has endeavoured to recruit his army but in vain, for there is no encouragement from the Congress for young men to enter & they get neither clothing nor pay. They look upon Washington with a jealous eye, they think him too closely connected with the French & therefore as his army is not so strong as he wanted it..." and a bit further on: "....The Congress seem to grow more tyrannical so that we should all be glad to change our Masters..." with more concerning hopes for peace with England (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, ver... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:36

$42.00
164634

Captain JAMES COOK Voyage Discoveries w/ MAP Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336940060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776 * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage on Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$380.00
164632

JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress & Thomas Truxton Resignation 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065579855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1799 * President John Adams * Thomas Truxton The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams, one concerning "...distillers of Geneva" and the other: "An Act to regulate the Medical Establishment". The ftpg. also has: "Capt. Truxton's Resignation" which carries over to pg. 2 (see). Four pages, some dark staining, wear at the margins, irregular & partially loose at the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:44

$52.00
164630

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 25, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 2 has nearly a column of reporting headed: "America" with datelines from Boston and Crown Point containing nice reports on the French & Indian War, a few bits including: "...an English sloop had demolished a small French fort...We hear that the Indians behaved well...& carry on trade very peaceably...from the army at Oswego...that General Monckton, from Fort Pittsbourg [Pittsburgh] had joined General Amherst at Oswego...to proceed on the intended expedition against Montreal..." and so much more (see). But the best content would be the terrific and very detailed account o... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$64.00
164629

PATNA MASSACRE Indian & Johnson Hall Native Americans Indians 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 16, 1764 An inside page has a letter: "...from Ispamahad" in India, which mentions the Patna Massacre. The same page has: "...a letter from Johnson Hall, America..." which concerns trouble with Indians, including: "I have now upon service 400 friendly Indians who will be able to free your province from the incursions of the Delawares. The Senecas have been so greatly alarmed at the bodies of Indians sent out...". Also another letter datelined "New York" concerning a skirmish with Indians (see). There is also a report from the New York Mercury containing a letter which references the Treaty of Peace of Feb. 10, 1764 (see). Another page has: "Letters from New Yor... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$43.00
164507

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA 1784 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062817724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1784 * Rare Colonial America title * Great masthead engraving The ftpg. has an Act of the Penna. General Assembly: "A Supplement to the Act entitled 'An Act to Encourage the Speedy Apprehending & Bringing to Justice, divers Robbers, Burglars and Felons." Perhaps the finest feature of this issue is the beautiful masthead dominated by a quite large engraving with an Indian and angel (see) making this a very displayable newspaper from less than a year after the Revolutionary War formally ended. Four pages, archival strengthening at the irregular spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:33

$78.00
164467

JOHN FRIES'S REBELLION Trial in Rare 1799 Walpole NH New Hampshire Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060913051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, June 3, 1799 * John Fries's rebellion * Uncommon title Page 2 has a report from Philadelphia concerning a new trial for John Fries, who led an armed tax revolt in Pennsylvania (see hyperlink for more). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:26

$40.00
164466

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Address 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372329291104

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 2, 1798 * 18th century America * John Adams address The back page has an: "Address to the President" from the merchants & traders of Philadelphia, with his response signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, minor loss to a lower corner on the back leaf affects only an ad, good condition.

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:22

$45.00
164389

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Magazine Peace Restored ? British General WILLIAM HOWE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326994010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1777 * General William Howe * Revolutionary War * Restoring peace Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Debate in the House of Lords...Relative to the American War" which obviously has much concerning the Revolution, including reference to America declaring itself independent. Another page has a "Proclamation" signed in type by William Howe, from New York, on "...Restoring peace to the colonies..." which is good reading. Near the back is a great & detailed: "Extract of a letter from Howe to Germaine" from New York, talking of battles at Danbury Bound Brook, plus other affairs in the vicinity, taking a full page (see). This is followed by a let... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:31

$73.00
164388

BATTLE OF FONTENOY War of the Austrian Succession - France Victory 1745 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326993674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1745 There is a half page headed: "Plantation News" with reports from Boston, New York, and Jamaica. The New York report notes offer of a reward: "...to all privateers who shall take or destroy any enemy's privateer on their coast between Cape Henlopen and the east end of Long Island...". Among many articles in this issue are: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards & French" which takes nearly two pages and has mention of action off the coast of America; "On the late Battle at Fontenoy" "Bravery of the Duke of Cumberland at Tournay" "Of the Victory Obtained by the Prussians in Silesia" "Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets Overturn'd" "A Farther Account of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:30

$42.00
164387

BATTLE OF QUEBEC the Plains of Abraham Canada - Seven Years' War 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326990035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1759 * Battle of the Plains of Abraham * Capture of Quebec, Canada This issue contains a terrific & very detailed account of the Battle of Quebec, headed: "Operations of the Army Before Quebec" and "Authentic Accounts of the Proceedings Before Quebec", taking seven pages of text and includes the "Articles of Capitulation Agreed on Between Gen. Townshend & M. DeRamzay, commander of Quebec" (see photos for portions). But the prime item is the very nice & rather rare full page plate titled: "A Map of the Island of Orleans with the Environs of Quebec" which shows much detail (see). The map measures 5 by 8 inches and is in great condition. T... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:26

$210.00
164323

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Boston Massachusetts Tensions 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322162320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1774 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers & teach them to fight; that they were numerous enough to defend themselves against an enemy, but not strong enough to rebel against us." Interesting to read this comment in light if what would transpire within the next several years. Complete... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:24

$49.00
164261

Queen Charlotte & King George III Marriage & Coronation - 1761 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320175166

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1761 (a two issue set) * Princess Charlotte Of Mecklemberg & King George III * Marriage & Coronation in an authentic British publication * Charlotte becomes 1st Black Royal (?) - see note below The August issue has: details, songs, and plates related to the marriage and Coronation of William III and Charlotte, Princess Mecklemberg. Also included is a detailed historical account (taking nearly 8 pages) of the Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary, from 1685, which mentions their Coronation being used as the precedent for the coming Coronation. Articles included welcome the soon to be Queen, and mention of her pending arrival. Plates c... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:36

$225.00
164215

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Execution on HMS Monarch for MINORCA Failure 1757 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054203466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1757 * Admiral John Byng execution * Battle of Minorca failure Inside has a continuation of the article: "Voltaire's Essay on the Jews" which takes over 4 pages. Also a detailed article on the defense of Admiral Byng in his court martial case of having failed to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Near the back is: "Admiral Byng Executed". Lacking the two plates called for. Complete in 48 pages, full title/contents page which features a great engraving of the skyline of London at the time, 5 by 8 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:29

$57.00
164214

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319365474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 20, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with an installment of: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation with Great Britain" which was the controversial Jay Treaty. Pg. 3 has an item mentioning: "...our country will be involved in difficulties. Some say an embargo will take place." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:28

$44.00
164212

Rare BRITISH TITLE w/ Events Leading to the Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054202062

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, March 2, 1775 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Rare 18th century British title The ftpg. has a bit beginning: "The pamphlet entitled 'The Present Crisis With Respect to America Considered' was taken up, it seems, by Charles Fox, in the House of Commons...conceiving the work as a fabrication...". Over half of pg. 2 has news from America, most concerning the growing tensions that would lead to war. One item mentions: "...in the House of Commons...holds forth the olive branch to the deluded Americans upon terms honourable to the crown & Great in Britain...if not prevented by the rebellious machinations of the fanatical desperadoes; men o... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:26

$49.00
164207

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054199405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Jan. 3, 1720 * Rare title The top of the bkpg. has news on ship arrivals & departures including: "...and the Anne Galley, both from Virginia; the Mary from Jamaica; and the Lawrence from New-England." Also a report: "Thomas Tickell Esq., is appointed Secretary of Virginia, in the room of William Cock Esq., deceas'd." Single sheet, nice red tax stamp on the bkpg., three handsome engravings on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:21

$49.00
164178

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Benjamin Franklin 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392053962554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 9, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Benjamin Franklin This colonial newspaper is taken up with a variety of articles including: "An Account of the Family of Douglas "The Use of Turnips & Method of Laying them up in Winter" "Method of Curing Cattle that are Swelled or Hoved" and a "Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to his Friend in London" & more. The four page "Supplement" has a report from Charleston noting: "Both house of assembly in Georgia have appointed Benjamin Franklin, Esq. to be their agent in Great Britain". This is followed by some reports from London on the situation in the colonies. A very early re... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:50

$168.00
164177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Treaty of Amity & Commerce - JAY TREATY 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319091447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795 * George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce, Between Great Britain & the United States of America", which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a letter signed by: Geo. Washington, dated June 2, 1783. One paragraph begins: "Your congratulations on the happy prospect of peace and independent security...I receive with great satisfaction..." (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:49

$63.00
164174

PRESIDENT GEOEGE WASHINGTON New York & Philadelphia Capitals 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392053961461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 4, 1790 * President George Washington * U.S. capital in transition Page 3 has a nice report: "Departure of the President" concerning his leaving the nation's capital at New York and to reside at Mount Vernon until the temporary capital of Phila. is ready for him. Mention of the honors paid to him as well. Four pages, small piece from near the spine of the front leaf, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:46

$44.00
164110

Rare 18th Century IPSWICH East Anglia Suffolk England 1797 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313917354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IPSWICH JOURNAL, England, Oct. 14, 1797 * Rare title * 18th century Various reports from Europe, a wealth of ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:49

$25.00
164108

Rare 1773 MIDDLESEX London England United Kingdom British Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313914433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, Nov. 12, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title The back page has a: "...letter form an Officer of the 59th Regiment of foot, dated at Halifax in Nova Scotia..." which has some reference to America (see). Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:44

$28.00
164106

HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050146823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable report in this issue is the report of 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:43

$52.00
164105

GEORGE WASHINGTON President-Elect En Route to Inauguration Phila. 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050145943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1789 * George Washington as president-elect * En route to inauguration - Philadelphia The best content is news headed: "America" which reports from Philadelphia: "...his Excellency George Washington, the President Elect of the United States, arrived in this city...His Excellency rode o horseback in front of the procession. The number of spectators who filled the doors, windows, and streets which he passed was greater than on any other occasion we ever remember...Every countenance seemed to say, 'Long, long live George Washington, the Father of the People!'...At 3 o'clock his Excellency sat down to an elegant entertainment of 250 at City Tavern...This Ex... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:41

$54.00
164098

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1723 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313907656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Sept. 30, 1723 * Early 18th century A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial, with much on politics. Half of the back page includes various "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet, wide margins, various dirtiness to the ftpg., partial red tax stamp to the bkpg.partial red tax stamp on the back page very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:32

$39.00
164045

(2) PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Responses 1791 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048634599

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 16, 1791 * President George Washington Pages 2 and 3 contains two address to the President of the United States, with his response to each, both signed by him in type: George Washington (see). Much other news of the day and a great wealth of ads as well. Four pages, folio size, truly excellent condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:12

$79.00
164036

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048628846

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

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:00

$173.00
164003

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372311871543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Feb. 10, 1776 * 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: "The town is in the greatest confusion. The Congress have recommended fo... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2018 08:50

$615.00
163980

ATTAKULLAKULLA Little Carpenter Cherokees French and Indian War 1758 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309730116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 8, 1758 * Attakullakulla - Cherokee leader * French and Indian War Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from New Hork, Charleston, and Winchester, Virginia. Bits include: "...The Little Carpenter is come to town & had his first audience this day; he has brought both scalps and prisoners, & seems well disposed...Several Considerable parties of Catawaba & Cherokee Indians set out...for the northward to join the English in their operations against the French & their Indians." Eight pages, 8 13 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:07

$39.00
163972

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR TITLE from New Haven CT Connecticut 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309723280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Dec. 22, 1779 * American Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a report from London which includes: "...a captain of a regiment was examined...charged with holding a traitorous correspondence with the Americans...". Page 2 has an item noting: "...have an account from New York that 4000 troops lately embarked there, a second time, & were upon the point of sailing for Carolina or Georgia...". Page 3 has a brief item: "...that part of our prisoners in Canada are lately sent off, 'tis said to England; those remaining officers & soldiers are ordered to close confinement. Our enemies begin to doubt the fidelity of the Canadians." The back page has two items fro... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 14:57

$244.00
163922

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046177612

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Complet... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:18

$129.00
163921

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372308682118

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. Se... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:17

$190.00
163855

Rare COLONIAL American Boston Massachusetts 1768 Old Original EXTRA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306733819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Sept. 29 (1768) * Rare Colonial America original This "extraordinary" issue was printed between the normal weekly printing schedule when news was received which warranted this special edition. The year is not in the dateline but is at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. Page 2 has an item reading: "We hear that the Privy Council have been lately greatly divided on the measures proper to be pursued with respect to America, but that at present they are all agreed...than an order is actually signed for two regiments to embark, but from the smallness of the number, & the many resolute spirits on the other side, it is hoped that no great violence is intended to be used... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:12

$148.00
163818

THOMAS JEFFERSON France George Rogers Clark New Orleans Expedition 1794 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306406520

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, March, 1794 * Thomas Jefferson * George Rogers Clark The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "Description of the Great Pyramid in Egypt" "Customs & Opinions of the Moors" "Voluntary Sacrifice of an Indian Warrior for his Son" "Thoughts on War" and so much more. Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette' with the latest news reports of the day & which includes: "A report has been in circulation lately that Gen. Clark has gone down the Mississippi with 2000 men on an expedition against New Orleans..." and also: "A List of American Vessels Captured by the Algernines in Oc... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:29

$49.00
163817

ADAM SMITH The Theory of Moral Sentiments BOOK on Slavery 1764 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044430748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1764 Inside has half a page review of a book: "An Essay in Vindication of the Continental Colonies of America, from a Censure of Mr. Adam Smith in his 'Theory of Moral Sentiments' With some Reflections on Slavery in General". It begins: "The passage in Mr. Smith's book, which has given offence to this American, is as follows: There is not a negroe from the coast of Africa who does not...possess a degree of magnanimity which the soul of his sordid master is scarce capable of conceiving..." with more thoughts on slavery. Also an interesting item: "...In that part of America which we speak of the bisons (an animal resembling our ox) are perhaps more numerous ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:28

$34.00
163812

Early NATIVE AMERICANS 18th Century Indians PEACE Friendship ? 1763 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392043982999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1763 * Early Native Americans - Indians Page 4 has reports headed: "America" with: "The governors of South & North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and the southern district, have received orders from his Majesty to hold a congress with the headmen of the Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, and Catawba Indians & their confederates at Augusta, in the province of Georgia..." with more (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:54

$36.00
163802

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305825883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text certainly has the flavor of his whit and wisdom.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:43

$127.00
163798

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Prince William Sound w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305822012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), November, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from May, 1778 when they were exploring the Northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest Passage. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, topics include: "Progress Along the Coast of North America--Arrival at Prince William's Sound--Visited by the Natives--Their Attempt to Plunder the Discovery--Departure from the Sound..." and a bit more (see), ... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:37

$147.00
163752

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Inauguration En Route Travels 1789 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392041844347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM MERCURY, Massachusetts, May 5, 1789 * President George Washington A terrific issue from the beginning days of the United States, with page 2 reporting on the formal reception of Washington to Philadelphia en-route to his inauguration in New York a few days later. Then page 3 begins with the very detailed account of his arrival in New York City, beginning: "This day, at about half after 2 o'clock, the PRESIDENT of the United States landed at Murray's Wharf..." with much, much more (see). It even describes the clothes he was wearing. But perhaps the most notable content--and the first we have seen this in any newspaper--is the detailed report on how the inaugural ceremonies are to... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:20

$866.00
163722

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392040951167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". Four pages, scattered foxing throughout, n... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:30

$115.00
163634

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038846396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Have of page 2 is taken up with various reports on the Revolutionary War, too much to list here (see photos) but a few bits include: "...dispatches from Sir William Howe, brings advice of Fort Edward being in possession of General Burgoyne but...brought no intelligence of the taking of Philadelphia..." and "...the late successful proceedings of General Burgoyne will be the most effectual means to crush the American power; as upon his junction with Sir William Howe, at least one half of that vast continent will be in the sold possession of the British troops & such of the inhabitants...who have been cruelly oppr... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2018 13:51

$68.00
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