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ADMIRAL MARIOT ARBUTHNOT Revolutionary War Naval Fleet vs. French 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372246631381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 18, 1781 * Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot This issue has just a brief item concerning the Revolutionary War, noting: "...with Admiral Arbouthnot's fleet on board of which were 7000 land forces for the Chesapeak. During the action between Arbuthnot & the French fleet the enemy suffered much, particularly in two of their line of battle ships, which were scarcely able to reach Rhode Island." (see). Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, never trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:33

$31.00
162019

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title George Washington 1776 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243329151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * General George Washington * 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. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not prod... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:07

$775.00
161980

(5) 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1773 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242992062

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 19, 1757, July 7, 1763, June 30, 1767, June 29, 1769, & Dec. 23 1773. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends April 07, 2018 08:34

$43.00
161938

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Norton Sound Alaska w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241019056

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Bering Sea - 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 after August, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Return to the So... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:09

$146.00
161932

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Battle of Emsdorf - Seven Years' War 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994733829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE: EXTRAORDINARY, England, August 9, 1760 Quite a rare broadside "Extra" edition of this newspaper, with the entire front page taken up with a report on the battle of Kalle, part of the larger Battle of Emsdorf which was part of the Seven Years' War in Europe. See the photos for the complete text of this report. The entire back side is blank. Measures 7 by 11 inches, water staining causing no loss of readability, and a small piece from the upper right corner not close to any text.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:05

$65.00
161930

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Battle of Torgau - Seven Years' War 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241016088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 13, 1760 A quite rare broadside issue (single sheet, printed on front side only). This is an "extra" report on the Battle of Torgau, so early that many details were not known at the time of printing. This was a costly victory for the Prussians over the Austrians (see the web for more). A single sheet, 7 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches (wider than the typical London Gazette), wide margins, great condition.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:03

$77.00
161929

QUASI-WAR United States vs. French Republic France NAVAL 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241015472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Feb. 10, 1798 Pg. 3 has a report of the treatment of Americans overseas: "...that they are left destitute and no business but privateering going on; many of them are obliged to enter into that service against their own countrymen--that the American flag is treated contemptuously--and Americans insulted in the streets." This relates to the Quasi War (see the web for more on the Quasi War). Also an article: "Conjectures on the Origin of Sneezing". Four pages, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, various foxing.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:02

$34.00
161928

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241014605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 16, 1775 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy debate in Parliament concerning the amout of Land Tax for 1776 with mention of the cost of a war with America. Also mentioned: "...in expectation that a revenue was to be obtained in America as a means of alleviating the burthens of this country, which were almost become intolerable, but finding that object abandoned...". Page 2 has a few items relating to Canada & America, with page 6 containing a great "Address of the Gentleman & principal Inhabitants of the Town of Boston to his Excellency Governor Gage", actually a kind 'farewell' letter upon Gage... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:01

$48.00
161927

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN New York City - Short Lived 1799 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994731572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE, AND AMERICAN REVIEW, (New York), May, 1799 We find it quite difficult to find any 18th century American magazines, let alone once this scarce, which lasted from just April, 1799 (making this vol. 1 #2) to December, 1800 for a total of just 21 issues published. Among the articles within are: "On Almanacks" "Description of the Cityi of Morocco" and more. There are reviews of recent books including; "New Views of the Origin of the Tribes & Nations of America" "Description of the Settlement of the Genesee Country in the State of New York" "Skirmishes, Battles & Other Military Events during the American War" and much ore. Near the back is: "Miscellaneous Articles of Literary & ... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 11:59

$68.00
161896

Rare 1781 State of Connecticut REVOLUTIONARY WAR Military Soldier PAY DOCUMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240313538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut in the year of 1781. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, is dated December 26, 1781 and is written out for "Six Pounds" Measurement is approx. 4 by 6 inches. Minor wear, nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated just before Cornwallis' surrender. Very rare !

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:47

$120.00
161792

Pre CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Clsoing Events & Isaac Hayne 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991780966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1782 * re. Isaac Hayne's execution * Closing events of Rev. War The entire ftpg. is a terrific letter: "To the People of Great Britain" concerning the closing moments of the Revolutionary War, beginning: "You have already seen the flighty & wretched policy of our Southern General...I shall freely examine his subsequent conduct to the disagreeable surrender of his brave army at York and Gloucester..." with a great account of the final two months near Yorktown, with mention of Washington & others (see for portions). Inside has a report that: "Yesterday Gen. Arnold, with his Lady, arrived in town from America." plus a report concerning Cornwallis' ret... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 16:09

$64.00
161736

1765 Bound Volume w/ America STAMP ACT Tax on Colonists & Many Plates Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235642641

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1765 This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual Supplement issue as well. This is a great year for American-related content with much on the historic & hated Stamp Act. Some of the content includes: "General Gage's Account of the Reduction of the Indians" "Reasons Against Extending Excise Laws", "Account of the Number of Acres in Maryland" with a nice chart. A "Proclamation" by George Johnstone, governor of West Florida, which begins: "His Majesty having been...pleased to give to me instructions for the speedy & effectual settling of the province of West Florida..." which gives a descriptive account of it. Reports from Parliament and the King has a dateline of "Friday, 22" beginning: "Lord Mansfield, as speaker, an... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 14:47

$390.00
161690

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234904667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, October 10, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A somewhat short-lived colonial newspaper by a publisher with Loyalist leanings. The entire front page is taken up with: "Description of the Anaconda, a monstrous species of Serpent...". Page 3 has: "A Letter from Mr. Voltaire..." signed by him in type. Another page has a report from Charleston which begins: "The outrageous opposition lately offered to the civil authority near Marr's Bluff on Peedee River being at present a general subject of conversation & by many attributed to the people called Regulators..." with more (see). An item from Philadelphia includes: "...the General Assembly of this province br... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2018 16:07

$158.00
161578

Rare & Early BRITISH 18th Century Weekly June 17, 1741 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231066102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON & COUNTRY JOURNAL: WITH THE HISTORY OF THE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT, London, June 17, 1741 * Rare 18th century title A very nice newspaper and quite uncommon, with the ftpg. having reports from elsewhere in Europe & pgs. 2 & 3 taken up with reports from London. This is perhaps the first time we've offered this title. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:15

$56.00
161576

(2) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Letters Supporting Jews Jewish Judaica 1768 U.K. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231065414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1768 * Benjamin Franklin letters * Jewish - Jews - Judaica * Pre Revolutionary War Inside has a letter which takes about a full page & is signed: A.B., which was written by Ben Franklin (see hyperlink for verification) with a reported title of "Subjects of Subjects" (see). and a few pages letter is another letter written by Franklin signed F.S. (see hyperlink for verification) which also relates to America, this article taking over 2 1/2 pages. In the "Historical Chronicle" near the back is an item: "A pamphlet has lately been published at Paris in favour of the Jews, in which the author has shewn the eminent advantages which every nation reaps i... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:13

$139.00
161572

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont Wanting Statehood w/ Ira Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231064299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1782 All of page 4 is taken up with some great letters and documents concerning the Haldimand Affair (see the web for more), two of the documents signed by Ira Allen, a leading figure in the declaration of the Vermont Republic in 1777. He and his brother Ethan were involved in the Haldimand Affair suggesting Vermont might join the British. An alternate explanation is that they used the Haldimand negotiations to both stave off a British invasion of Vermont from Canada and to prod the Continental Congress into recognizing Vermont as an entity separate from New York and New Hampshire and admitting it to the United States. Page 5 has a letter from New York be... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:11

$59.00
161468

Rare 18th Century EXAMINER Editor Jonathan Swift - Queen Anne Era 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228288028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXAMINER, London, May 25, 1713 This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), and was created by the Tories to counter the press of the Whig government. Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches, text is a bit lopsided, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:37

$47.00
161289

BRITISH Military Presence in Boston Annoys the Americans Citizens 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 15, 1769 * British troops in Boston * Americans bothered Page 6 has a report from Philadelphia concerning an Act, followed by a lengthy report from Massachusetts Assembly complaining of actions by England, including: "...that an armament by sea & land investing this metropolis [Boston], and a military guard with cannon pointed at the very door of the State House where this Assembly is held, is inconsistent with that dignity as well as that freedom with which we have a right to deliberate, consult and determine...that the military power is ever dangerous & subversive to a free constitution..." with more. This is followed by two letters of response by the governor, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:40

$45.00
161286

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Native Americans 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981327958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, April 18, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Native Americans - Indians Inside has a column headed: "America" with reports from Charleston providing news from the Southern part of the colonies, and that: "...Brig. General Haldimand had withdrawn the garrison of Tombrige-Fort & intended to establish another more advantageous post on Lake Pontchartrain; That the Creek & Chactau Indians continued the war against each other with unabating vigour...That the French & Spaniards still remained together at New Orleans..." and also that: "...the settlement & population of East Florida goes on with amazing rapidity..." (see). A report from Philadelphia repo... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:38

$185.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
161256

USS MERRIMACK Newburyport Mass. Launching & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980684545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 17, 1798 * USS Merrimack launching * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a very nice account of the launch of the ship Merrimack (see). The ftpg. has: "Buonaparte's Expedition". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:49

$48.00
161222

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980066895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796 * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, very nice condition. Some ink smears on pg. 3 only.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:37

$89.00
161217

VANCOUVER EXPEDITION HMS Discovery at Hawaiian Islands Letter 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980065042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, March 6, 1795 Page 3 has: "Extract of a Letter from an Officer on Board his Majesty's Ship Discovery, dated Owhyhee [Hawaii], February 2, 1794", including: "...This island swarms with inhabitants, the fair part of it are not the most lively in their person, or captivating in their manners...". Four pages, handsome masthead includes an engraving of Canterbury Cathedral.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:32

$39.00
161215

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980064123

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, 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 March 14, 2018 16:31

$99.00
161138

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Ltr. 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977905181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Benjamin Franklin & William Howe 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. The front page has an: "Order of His Excellency Sir William Howe....General and Commander in Chief" for the return of oil "...on pain of forfeiture...". This is followed by a great item headed: "By Order of His Excellency the Commander in Chief" which reads: "All... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:42

$455.00
161132

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977904020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. Signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington (see). A significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, inside has two very discrete archival mends, very nice condition..

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:36

$168.00
161024

1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper - America Colonies - JEWISH Jews - re. Jew Bill


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214609278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 18, 1777 * Revloutionary War from the enemy * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 2 has a nice letter on board a British ship to a friend, datelined from New York, Jan. 4, 1777, which is mostly about shipping issues and includes: "...the 14th took a french snow loaded with wine, sugar & field pieces for the Rebels; she sailed from Hispaniola for Philadelphia...a brig from Hispaniola to Philadelphia loaded with gunpowder, molasses & dry goods for the use of the Rebel army..." (see photos). A Jewish-related item as well reads: "The Annuity Bill has already obtained the appellation of the Jew Bill & with good reason, as it is to restrain the extortio... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:01

$85.00
161021

THE STAMP ACT Direct Tax on Colonies BEGINS London England 1765 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214603977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1765 * The Stamp Act at it's beginning * Legitimized by the British Certainly the most notable content is the report: "By the act for laying a stamp duty on printed news papers, deeds, and parchments in America, the respective duties on each are the same as in Great Britain, the monies arising therefrom to be applied towards the necessary defense of the colonies." which was the British justification of the hated Stamp Act (see). Other articles in this issue include: "The Fish Act: Effects of it" "Letter of Queen Christiana of Sweden" "Description of the Field and Mole Crickets" "Winkleman's Account of Herculaneum" "Description of a Wheel Barometer... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:53

$83.00
161020

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214603384

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776 The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776". It measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning ... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:52

$388.00
160955

Rare Short Lived 18th Century STAFFORDSHIRE London England 1737 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211690508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, March 30, 1737 * Early 18th century * Rare title This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring 8 or 9 issues and is quite rare as such, not to mention an early date. Records show this title only lasted from late 1737 to mid-1739. Pages 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with various reports from "London". A four page newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches. The tax stamp which was on this issue was cut off causing loss to the lower right corner of the front leaf only, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:37

$42.00
160953

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant NEGRO Poet Poems 1774 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974015014

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May 1773 * Phillis Wheatley * Famous "Negro" servant turned poet Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the great article: "Some Account of Phillis, a Learned Negro Girl" which is a letter to the publisher stating: "Proposals have just been published for printing by subscription, some poems written by Phillis, a negro servant of Mr. Wheatley, of Boston, in New England, the following account has been received from her master...". Hereafter is an account of Phillis Wheatley, reading, in part: "Phillis was brought from Africa to America in the year 1761...she in sixteen months time...attained the English language....As to her writing, her own curiosi... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:32

$285.00
160942

BATTLE & CAPTURE OF QUEBEC Canada James Wolfe French & Indian War 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211121801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 20, 1759 * Battle & capture of Quebec, Canada * French and Indian War * General James Wolfe Page 6 has the: "Abridgment of the Placart Published by Gen. Wolfe...on His Arrival in the River St. Lawrence, 1759" containing in part: "The King justly exasperated against France, has set on foot a considerable armament by land and sea, to bring down the naughtiness of that Crown... The Canadians cannot be ignorant of their situation... The utmost exertion of their valour will be entirely useless, and will only serve to deprive them of their advantages that they might enjoy by their neutrality... they will only have their own selves to blame when they shall groa... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:25

$270.00
160938

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973665142

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 This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:18

$535.00
160934

Rare 18th Century Post Revolutionary War OXFORD England 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211111390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OLLA PODRIDA, Oxford, England, April 14, 1787 * Rare title Although having a Spanish name (translates to "any miscellaneous collector or assortment") this newspaper is in English. The content is essentially a lengthy editorial on a topic, this issue dealing with "knowledge of the world". Complete in six pages, 7 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:12

$28.00
160933

Rare 18th Century EDINBURGH SCOTLAND Body Snatcher to be Whipped 1739 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211102110

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 10, 1739 * Rare 18th century title * Grave robber sentenced Page 3 has an item: "Yesterday the magistrates past sentence on the fellow, who was last week convicted of raising the dead bodies, & condemned him to be publickly whipt on the 20th inst. by the hands of the common hangman...". Four pages, 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, nice full red tax stamp on the ftpg., wide never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:03

$53.00
160862

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972290165

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 29, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Over two-thirds of the ftpg is taken up with a review of: "Essays on the History of Mankind in Rude & Cultivated Ages...", which quite succinctly details the situation between America & England in a few paragraphs. A few points include: "The discovery of America has opened an immense field to the ambition of the state of Europe...But between countries so widely separated, a political union subsists with difficulty...But when colonies are regard in the light of subordinate provinces...& not entitled to the same privileges & immunities with the parent state, the lovers of civil liberty will ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:17

$56.00
160845

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hostilities Coming to an End 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208758635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 4, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Hostilities coming to an end ? Page 3 has: "American News" which includes: "...Lt. Col. Lee, from the Southern Army...& informs that General Greene, with the main body of the army, continued in a position North of Pon Pon River within four miles of Jacksonburgh...that the British army remained in their fortified camp...hat Brig. General Marian...was on the North side of Cooper River...that the operating force of the two armies were nearly equal...that General Wayne had confined the British forces in the state of Georgia to the town of Savannah..." and more (see). ]The bkpg. has an item: "...that soon after the acc... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:32

$52.00
160839

CREATING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Seat of Government Washington D.C. 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971628243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government 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: "Thoughts on the Decay of States" "Character of the Virginians" "Description of Gray's Gardens, Pennsylvania" "Shorts Account of the Life & Character of Thomas Hutchins, late Geographer General of the U.S." "The Extravagant Wife: An American Tale" "Preservatives Against the Fatal Effects of Drinking Cold Water in Warm Weather" & much more. Near the back are: "Proceedings of the State Legislature" which includes an address to the Mass. Congress signed in type: John Ha... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:55

$74.00
160753

Early America & Greenland 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969037528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1767 * Early America Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & its Inhabitants...", continued in future issues. Page 2 has half column of news items headed "America", as well as: "An Extract from Obilby's Account of America" which is about South America. Another page has nearly a full column of news from America (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:31

$26.00
160655

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391967463518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 6, 1795 * Uncommon title Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation with Great Britain". Pages 2 & 3 have some content concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2018 13:49

$42.00
160491

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197410214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1767 * Early America Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia and New York (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:05

$26.00
160489

SIEGE OF LILLE War of the Spanish Succession in France 1708 BROADSIDE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197407580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a very rare broadside on the siege of Lisle (or Lille) in 1708, with the heading reading: "Earlly this Morning Came in a Mail from Holland, which brought the following Advices." above which would be the dateline, reading "Whitehall, September 25, 1708" however over half of this is trimmed off (see). This was a pivotal battle in the 1708 campaign of the War of Spanish Succession. Verifying the date is the issue of "The London Gazette" dated September 23 - 27, 1708 which was attached to this broadside and is offered separately. It was typical that such "extra" editions were published between the dates of the regular editions. Both the newspaper and the broadside have datelined reports afte... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:02

$165.00
160458

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196586183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 10, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion Page 3 has content on the Shays' Rebellion with: "I am exceeding sorry to hear of the confused state you are involved in at present in Mass. and, for my part, much fear the consequences. I saw your hero, Shays, in Canada, with a number of his attendants. I hope...he and they will meet the just rewards of their demerit. I think they are treated with suitable contempt in Canada...". Then another report mentions: "...accounts from the counties of Hampshire & Berkshire...there is yet remaining a number of sneaking rebels whose chief glory consists in assassinating, or destroying their neighbours property, thems... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:26

$57.00
160455

THOMAS JEFFERSON & John Adams Act of Congress Signed 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196583201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Sept. 10, 1798 * Post Revolutionary War refugees * Thomas Jefferson & John Adams Most of the first column is taken up with: "An ACT for the Relief of the Refugees from the British Provinces of Canada & Nova Scotia" who were Loyalists leaving America after the Revolutionary War, signed in type by Th. Jefferson, John Adams, and others (see). Pg. 2 has a report from Savannah concerning the pirating of two ships. Pg.3 mentions the arrival of the frigate Constitution at Newport. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:22

$47.00
160447

GENERAL WILLAM HOWE Replaces Thomas Gage 1775 Revolutionary War U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196569845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 4, 1775 * General William Howe takes over command Pages 1, 2, and 3 contains a series of letters to and from Governor Thomas Gage, who had recently been recalled to England, giving up his command of British forces in America to Gen. Howe. Each is signed by him in type, and one--which appears on the front page--gives a warning to his people with his closing remark: "...hope that the people will recover from their delusion, and discover, before it is too late, that the government they want to subvert is the surest guardian of their lives, property, and freedom." Pg. 3 report tells of the British forces burning the town of Falmouth,... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:05

$440.00
160354

Rare & Very Famous BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Pennsylvania Gazette Imprint 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959831085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, January 3, 1765 * Most famous of newspapers * Benjamin Franklin (rare) This is perhaps one of the most famous newspapers of the colonial era, almost entirely because it was printed by the partnership of Franklin & Hall as indicated by the imprint at the bottom of the back page which lists him by name, and identifies him as the Postmaster as well: "Printed by B. FRANKLIN, Post-Master, and D. HALL, at the New-Printing-Office, near the Market." (see) Franklin's imprint only appeared in the Pennsylvania Gazette through 1765. Among page 2 reports from London: "Yesterday morning 42 convicts, men and women, were carried from Newgate, and put on board a lighter at Black-fry... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:10

$2,950.00
160352

Rare 18th Century EARLY AMERICAN GOVENRMENT ERA w/ Nice Masthead 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959829192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HERALD OF FREEDOM & THE FEDERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 23, 1790 * Rare 18th American title * Early federal government era One of the more unusual, and decorative, mastheads of the 18th century (see) which lasted less than 3 years from Sept., 1788 to July, 1791. Starting on the front page & taking all of pg. 2 are: "Proceedings in the Congress of the United States" which has interesting content from the beginning years of the federal government. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a minor archival mend at the bottom of pg.. 2, wide margins, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:06

$86.00
160307

BANK NOTES Paper Money Currency Cutting 1/2 ROBBERY Prevention in 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958554217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Cutting paper money in half * Prevention of mail robberies This issue has a quite unusual print on page 3, prefaced with a bit of text headed: "TO PREVENT MAIL ROBBERIES" and with the text reading: "It is recommended to all persons, at present uninformed, who may have occasion to send BANK NOTES by the post, to cut them in two parts, according to the following specimen where it is marked with a blank line, and send them by different posts, first writing the name, date, and year at the end of the note & the letter and number at the other end. By this means each part will contain a sufficient specification of the whole & prevent any kind o... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:48

$34.00
160305

REVOLUTIONARY WAR (Fagg's) Frog's Point Camp Keowee 1776 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372189446412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, October 15, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Great year to have (1776) The front page is a continuation of a dialogue concerning Pennsylvania creating a new form of government. Page 3 has a report from Harlem which includes: "Yesterday morning about 4000 of the enemy landed at Fagg's or Frog's point, about six miles above us. A detachment was immediately sent to oppose them; the enemy got possession of the point...had made no farther progress...the main body of Howe's army must be there..." & more. Also a letter from "Camp Keowee, South Carolina", which has much on military events in that part of the country--great reading. G... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:42

$620.00
160282

Forts Ontario & Oswego Plans & Early American Map - 1757 British Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957928463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages (see photos for portions). This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville" & "Col. Armstrong's Success against Kittanning". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario and Oswego with Part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario", including a key to the noted points on the map (see photos). The more significant item in this issue is the... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:41

$540.00
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