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re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Some top British Leaders Oppose it 1783 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015235077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 23, 1782 * American Independence ? * British oppose The back page has a short bit noting: "It is said the great obstacle of peace with America is the proposition of independence. The Earl of Shelburne and Lord Ashburton are positively against it. They have already given their opinions publicly." This is followed by a letter from Amsterdam which notes: "...respect to a peace with England...the French part are against it; they have, however, no objection to a general peace...if England will acknowledge America independent...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:14

$41.00
180232

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373013386872

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

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Ends May 06, 2020 15:21

$85.00
180231

BATTLE OF DETROIT Bushy Run Fort Pitt Pontiac's Rebellion INDIANS 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392752312828

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1763 * Battles of Bushy Run & Detroit * Western Pennsylvania * Pontiac's Rebellion The prime content in this issue is: "By the King, a Proclamation" which calls for the disposition of newly acquired American territories, which does not allow English settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains, and requires all colonists already settled in those regions to return east. Any purchase of Indian land west of the Appalachians is strictly forbidden. This historic Proclamation takes 3 pages. Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Instructions for the Preservation of Health in the Navy" "Boundaries of Quebeck Government" "Of East Florida, West "Florida, and ... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2020 15:21

$155.00
180178

Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts TREASON TRIAL Revolutionary War 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748073826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779 * Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts * Treason trials - Revolutionary War The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and further on: "...he took occasion to lament the melancholy fate of those brave men who laid down their arms at Saratoga, languishing, he said, under the power of a set of men who have violated every idea of public faith..." and too much more to mention or photo here. There is an article on ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:57

$64.00
180177

Great BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia PENAL COLONY Founded 1786 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373009777512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1786 * Botany Bay * New South Wales * Australia The first 2 1/2 pages are taken up with a lengthy & detailed report on the establishment of a penal colony in Botany Bay. It begins: "While the plan for settling a colony at Botany Bay is preparing to be carried into execution..." with much more, & including a description of the country as well as the natives (Aborigines) of the area. A wealth of terrific & very early content on Australia. Also included is content concerning a medal of Queen Elizabeth including a plate of it. Near the back under: "America" is a report on the Shays' Rebellion in Massachusetts. The plate noted above has many images & is a foldout. Comple... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:56

$178.00
180171

JEW BILL Jewish Naturalisation Act Repealed in Parliament JEWS 1754 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748066542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1754 * Jewish Naturalisation Act repealed The prime content would be under the heading: "A Summary of the Proceedings in the Last Sessions of Parliament..." which reports the repeal of the famous Jew Bill of 1753. In 1753 a bill passed Parliament to allow Jews to become naturalized citizens but an uproar caused the bill to be reconsidered, as noted in this report. A portion of the report--the entirety of which can be seen in the photos--includes: "...a motion was made...for repealing an act which passed the last sessions, to permit persons professing the Jewish religion to be naturalized by parliament; but this being contrary to form...the same day a motion was made i... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:49

$145.00
179988

King LOUIS XVI OF FRANCE & Masonic Masons George Washington 1791 U.S. Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001434016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 25, 1791 * Louis XVI of France * Masonic - Masons Page 3 has a lengthy report of a Masonic celebration headed: "Festival of St. John" with much detail, including a list of 14 toasts, the first of which is: "Our brother George Washington--With the honours of Masonry." Page 2 has a report from France: "The King of the French, and Mob!" concerning a near riot when it was thought the King was leaving, followed by the: "King's Speech", then a response to the King, than another: "King's Answer" Also the: "Resignation of Gen. LaFayette". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famou... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:30

$57.00
179945

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737966040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, April 19, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 has some reports concerning the Shays' Rebellion noting in part: "...in the state of Vermont, small parties have expressed a zeal in favour of the insurgents...that Shays was in some town upon Lake Champlain endeavouring to raise a party in his favour..." and also: "...one Levi Bullock of [Lanesborough]...who has served under captain Shays was one of those who took shelter in New York state &7 assisted in plundering Stockbridge..." (see) Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:29

$49.00
179929

BOSTON PORT BILL American Reaction Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999938734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1774 * Boston Port Bill reaction * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Among the articles is: "The Speech of Moses Bon Saam, a Free Negro, to the Revolted Slaves in ...the West Indies" which takes nearly 1 1/2 pages. In: "Review of New Publications" is: "Thoughts on the Act for Making More Effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec" and; "Observations on the Act of Parliament Commonly Called the Boston Port Bill..." both of which are among the hated Intolerable Acts. The bkpg. has news headed: "America" which notes: "The consequences of blocking up the port of Boston become every day ore serious...at least in appearance every part of America must feel the shoc... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$63.00
179928

re. BURNING of Norfolk & Portsmouth by British Revolutionary War 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999938189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1779 * re. burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British Near the back are over 3 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from General Clinton to George Germain dated at New York which relates to a letter from General Mathew to General Henry Clinton dated at Portsmouth, Virginia & accompanied by a letter from Sir George Collier to Clinton, both of which relate some details on the burning of Norfolk and Portsmouth. Yet another letter on this event as well. In this historic British expedition, commanded by Adm. Sir John Collier, the raid at the Hampton Roads vicinity caused devastating effect by capturing or destroying large quantities of American ships a... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:15

$63.00
179925

18th Century SLAVES INSURRECTION Charleston SC South Carolina 1793 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999936241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, November, 1793 * 18th century slave insurrection * Charleston, South Carolina Articles within include: "On the Dress of the Indians" "Various Traits of the Africans" & much more Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with news reports including much on the French Revolution, plus: "Domestick Occurrences" which includes headings such as: "Territory South of the Ohio" "Creek Indians" "Intended Duel" "Villany" "Meditated Insurrection" which reports of a slave insurrection at Charleston (see). Lacking the plate called for. Complete in 64 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, various tears at the margins, various foxing. Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's ... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:14

$51.00
179882

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Voyage & Western Hemisphere (America) MAP 1773 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733948024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 * Captain James Cook * North America map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France & England. Notice the shape of Florida & California. This map folds out to 9 3/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition with a bit of light foxing at a fold. The article takes nearly 7 pages and begins: "The voyage abounds with so many interesting & entertaining particulars, relative to new discoveries, that in our epitome we have but slightly touched on what... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:48

$325.00
179877

PUBLIC OFFICIALS SALARIES SET Early United States Government 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995380307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 2, 1799 * Early United States government * Salaries for public officials The back page has: "An Act to Augment the Salaries of the Officers Therein Mentioned" which has a list of key positions including their salaries, signed in type by the President: John Adams. A few include: Sec. of the Treasury, $5,000; Sec. of War, $4,500, The Postmaster General, $3,000, etc. Four pages, various foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:46

$46.00
179789

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1775 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392731686834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania Almost half of the front page is taken up with an address of the people Massachusetts concerning the state of our affairs with England and our relations with them. A few bits including: "We behold, with all the horror & grief national to a free people, the fatal stab given...my a majority of the last venal Parliament, whereby...the right of election was in the most impious manner wrested from the electors...We are called upon to redouble our attention & zeal for the defence & preservation of all our constitutional rights from seeing the iron hand of oppression extended to our fellow subjects on the othe... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:21

$470.00
179734

1771 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989960437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 4, 1771 * Uncommon 18th century title Filled with various news reports from throughout England as well as Europe. Nice engraving in the masthead & a red tax stamp on the ftpg. Four pages, a tear at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:32

$28.00
179717

Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON & Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729059937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. Simply a terrific issue, containing reports on the historic Battle of Bunker Hill, Washington being named commander--in-chief of the Continental Army, and much more. The notable reports are on page 2, one datelined "Norwich, J... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:56

$10,000.00
179640

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Naval Battles Revolutionary War Era 1779 BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724158896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, May 17, 1779 This is an uncommon broadside newspaper, single sheet and printed on one side only. The focus of this issue is on naval victories off the Brittany coast of France. Measures 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:04

$74.00
179637

CORNWALLIS Surrender at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War Benedict Arnold1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724156908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 1, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * General Benedict Arnold This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Page 2 has a letter from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton, dated at Yorktown Oct. 15, 1781, noting: "Last evening the enemy carried my two advanced redoubts on the left by storm...they are at present busy in perfecting. My situation now becomes very critical. We dare not shew a gun to their old batteries and I expect their new ones will be open to-mor... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:02

$765.00
179571

Best PRINCESS LOUISA OF GREAT BRITAIN Death Funeral Burial 1768 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1768 * Princess Louisa of Great Britain * Death - funeral - burial * Best title to be had ? The entire front page appears more as a broadside, being a one column report on the funeral of: "...her late Royal Highness Princess Louisa-Anne..." who was interred in the Royal Family vault in King Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster Abbey. Included is a diagram of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers which is unusual for this newspaper. Coverage carries over to page 2. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:15

$59.00
179568

Rare COLONIAL Boston Massachusetts N.E. w/ St. Augustine Florida 1762 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON NEWS-LETTER AND NEW ENGLAND CHRONICLE, May 13, 1762 * Rare Colonial Massachusetts * St. Augustine, Florida This is a much later issue of America's first successful newspaper, founded in 1704. The top of the ftpg. has a nice recruiting advertisements to enlist soldiers to fight in the on-going French & Indian War: "For Recruiting His Majesty's Regular Forces In AMERICA" All Able-bodied volunteers above the age of 18...who are willing to engage in His Majesty's service..." with further details on what will be paid. Page 3 begins with: "A Description of Augustin" being the Florida city of St. Augustine. Then a letter beginning: "As the Spaniards have thought proper to force us into a war with them, it beh... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$625.00
179566

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a letter signed in type by: W. H... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$465.00
179554

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721924773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 22, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 3 has an item headed: "Boxing" noting in part: "The battle between Ward and Mendoza is to take place this day. The place and time of meeting were left entirely to the choice of Mendoza..." with more on the details of the boxing match. Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer (see Wikipedia for more). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:06

$27.00
179548

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721923301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 1, 1783 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting item: "Advice is said to be received that Delegates had arrived from several of the northern provinces t new York to treat with Sir Guy Carleton on terms of putting themselves under his protection, and returning to their old form of government; but the Commander in Chief was under the necessity of rejecting these overtures, having received intelligence of the American independence being granted , and of the surrender of the whole Continent into the hands of Congress." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:03

$34.00
179499

Rare & Early COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts 1st Successful U.S. 1744 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977581380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, March 17, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar). * Rare colonial periodical 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. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Various foxing is mainly at the margins, nice condition, 8 pages, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American per... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:28

$110.00
179479

Creating WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government GEORGE Proclamation 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1791 * re. Creating Washington D.C. * President George Washington Page 2 has "A Proclamation" issued by the President of the United States designating the exact location of the "permanent seat of Government". The Proclamation, which takes a full column, states in part: "...And I do hereby declare...That all that part within said four lines...which shall be in the State of Maryland and above the eastern branch, and all that part within the same four lines...which shall be in the Commonwealth of Virginia...now fixed upon ...be...accepted...for the permanent seat of Government...", signed in type: George Washington. Four pages, an archival and non-archival me... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:46

$435.00
179474

PROVINCIAL CONGRESS MEEETING American Revolutionary War 1775 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 * Meeting of a Provincial Congress * Early Revolutionary War Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that: "...pursue every measure which the Congress may recommend to them as necessary for the preservation of these colonies at this time of imminent danger.", and noting that John Hancock is President of the Congress. Pg. 2 also have some military reports, including measures needed to protect the western frontier. Pg. 3 has some reports concerning... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$430.00
179472

Rare & Early WOMAN PIRATES Piracy Book Ad 18th Century 1726 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977284788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 28, 1726 * Very rare mention of Woman pirates * Rare 18th century title The back page contains a neat advertisement (see) for a book just published, which is: "A General History of the PYRATES, from their first settlement in the island of Providence to the present time; with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two Female Pyrates Mary Read and Anne Bonny, and of the following Captains, viz. Avery, Martel, Teach, alias Blackbeard, Bonnet, England, Vane, Rackum, Davis, Roberts, Anstis, Worley, Lowther, Low, Evans, Phillips, Sprig, and Smith, alias Gow, and their several crews..." Reads like a "who's who" of infamous pirates of the period (see). Complete in 4 pages, red-inke... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:35

$165.00
179461

18th Century BALKAN PENINISULA Balkans Turkey in Europe & More MAP 1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716954003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770 This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770" (see). This map shows the Balkan peninsula and includes the region from then-Germany, to Russia, to the Mediterranean, to the Black Sea & Turkey and includes the heel of the "boot" of Italy (see). Very detailed & in uncommonly nice condition, folding out to measure 10 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches (see). There is an article: "A Review of the Present State of the War between the Russians and Turks..." which relates to this map, and also an article: "Particular... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:28

$128.00
179457

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977273648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1781 * American Revolutionary War * Early Cornwallis' surrender rpt. * General Benedict Arnold Certainly the most notable content is found near the back under the "Postscript", so noted as it contains recently-received news inserted in the issue just before being printed. It is dated November 27. The report reads in part: "We are extremely sorry to inform our reads...dispatches...dated the 29th of October, informing that on the 19th of the same month Lord Cornwallis, with the troops under his command, forming about 7000 in number and composed of the flower of the British troops in America, found himself under the necessity of capitulating to the French. The particulars of this... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:21

$320.00
179456

Creating TREATY OF PEACE Formalizing Ending of Revolutionary War 1783 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977273301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, (England), October, 1783 * Workings on the formal Treaty of Peace * American Revolutionary War ending This issue contains much great content on the work towards creating a formal treaty ending the Revolutionary War. It contains 3 treaties with other European nations involved in the war, requirements before a formal treaty could be concluded between England and America. It has the treaties between England and Holland, England and France, and England and Spain. There is other fine content concerning work towards peace, most visible in the photos. This issue is lacking a full title/contents page. Otherwise this issue is complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:20

$68.00
179381

President JOHN ADAMS Act of Congress Script Signature 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712637046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 7, 1798 * President John Adams : script signature on front page Most of the third column on the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress, signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see) concerning the prevention of trade with foreign countries. Other news of the day and ads throughout including six back page illustrated ship ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:51

$59.00
179357

(2) 18th Century MAPS Coast of France & More French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972458804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 * 2 nice 18th century maps * French and Indian War The prime feature of this issue would be the two maps included, although only one is called for. One is a very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend to Cape Finistrerr, including the Opposite Coast of the British Channel", folding out to 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches. Great condition. The second map is the one called for in this issue: "A Map of the Country Round Dresden, with the towns and fortresses..." showing a portion of present-day Germany. It folds out to 8 1/2 by 10 inches and is in very nice condition also. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:53

$167.00
179355

Early BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia CONVICTS Penal Colony 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972456219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia * Penal Colony - Convicts * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" heading is a report reading: "By the last accounts received from the fleet from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of October last and expected to sail again about the middle of Nov. and to proceed directly for their place of destination. They were very healthy, and the convicts very orderly. The number of deaths from England to the Cape amounted to 21." This is a very early account of the use of Australia as a penal colony, and the establishment of the very first British settlement there. Two pages have considerable ... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$115.00
179354

KING LOUIS XVI of France Conspiracy GUILLOTINE Execution Print 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972455442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793 * King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic) This issue contains the: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI with a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis guilty?...I hereby declare that the National Convention has found Louis Capet guilty of a conspiracy against the liberty of the Nation, and the safety of the state..." with much talk on what they should do with him including the votes of various individuals (see). Ultimately they report: "...I vote for Death! Ah! could we but as easily dispose of all Tyrants!...the pre... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$259.00
179352

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Crosses Crossing the DELWARE Rev. War 1777 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972453068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1777 * General George Washington * Crosses - crossing the Delaware The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed against a detachment of the enemy lying in Trenton, and was executed yesterday morning. The evening of the 25th I ordered the troops intended for this purpose to parade to the back of McKenky's Ferry that they might begin to pass as soon as it grew dark...but the quantity of ice made that night, impeded the passage of the boats s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:51

$470.00
179257

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967714505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 22, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty Page 3 has a letter from the county of Westmoreland to the President complaining about the terms of the Jay Treaty, followed by his response in which he notes: "...my deliberate opinion that in ratifying the treaty I had consulted the true interests of my country...". It is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:03

$72.00
179256

Nice 18th Century MASSACHUSETTS SPY Publisher Isaiah Thomas 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967714104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1799 * 18th century American title Most of pages 1 and 2 are taken up with reports from Europe, while page 3 has some reports from Winchester, Virginia; New York, and Boston. Many ads, including three illustrated house ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:02

$41.00
179255

Rare COLONIAL RHODE ISLAND Providence RI Pre. Revolutionary War 1772 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967713395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE; AND COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Feb. 22, 1772 * Rare Colonial Rhode Island The handsome masthead features an intricate engraving of the Royal cost-of-arms. Varied content within, including a report noting: "...been problematical whether tea drinking out to be encouraged among us...". A report from Williamsburg mentions creating a canal between the James and York Rivers. Another item reports the captures of ships. Other events of the period. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, mouse-chewing to a lower corner does not affect any mentioned reports, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:01

$388.00
179124

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696267968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 11, 1795 * President George Washington * 3 Acts of Congress signed in script The front page features 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, & in block type by the V.P.: John Adams. A displayable issue as such. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:46

$127.00
179122

Historic CORNWALLIS Surrenders at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War 1781 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 27, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * Historic item - 1st report This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Although the formal letter from Cornwallis announcing the surrender would appear in the next issue, that issue dated Nov. 29 was simply a more formal announcement as the "news" was in this issue of November 27. Page 4 has a report headed: "London" which includes: "We are sorry to communicate to our readers the following authentic particulars of the disast... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$2,450.00
179094

Rare PORT DE MARSEILLE France Importation of Goods Miniature 1773 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANIFESTES DE MARCHANDISES D'ENTREE DANA LE PORT DE MARSEILLE, (France), December 25, 1773 * Curious little "newspaper" * Pre revolutionary era from France This is a very curious little newspaper, loosely translated to: "Manifest of Goods Imported at the Port of Marseille". Qualifies as a periodical as the issue carries a specific date. But there is no text, instead a listing of various goods with quantities (see). Totally in the French language, four pages, 4 1/2 by 7 inches, never bound nor trimmed, staining at the center.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:17

$28.00
179090

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
179010

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957702337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 25, 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. The front page is taken up with the conclusion of the "Constitution of South Carolina". A page 2 article begins: "George Merchant, a private...rifleman from Virginia, who went to Canada with Col. Arnold last fall, was taken prisoner with 2 Indians and a New England soldier...". Another items begins: "Lord Howe is appointed commander in chief of the fleet...Lord Cornwallis is now ready to sail from Cork with 3... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:37

$577.00
179009

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1775 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692352404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 25, 1775 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America Page 2 has: "...Lord North's motion for a reconciliation with the Americans..." dated Feb. 20, 1775, which is followed by his explanation of it, in all taking most of a column. It includes: "The Tea-act also will be repealed if asked for." Page 3 has a lengthy letter signed by William Franklin, governor of New Jersey (and son of Ben Franklin. He was a Tory, much to the displeasure of his father). The letter covers many issues relating to the war & troubles between the colonies & England and also touches on independence: "...for as sentiments of independency are, by some men of present consequen... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:36

$433.00
179007

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957701731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Jan. 31, 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. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...support of my parliament in this conj... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:35

$275.00
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Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ North Carolina Report1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684754035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 28, 1767 * Early Southern America reporting (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 3 has a paragraph: "A letter from Williamsburgh, in Virginia...says 'There is scarce any history, antient or modern, which affords an account of such a rapid & sudden increase of inhabitants in a back frontier country as that of North Carolina. ...that 20 years ago there were not 20 taxable persons within the limits of the county of Orange; in which there now are 4000 taxable. The increase of the inhabitants & flourishing state o the other adjoining back countries are no less surprizing & astonishing." Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Red tax stamp on ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:36

$38.00
178788

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679922375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 13, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is over 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Leonard Litchfeld, the unive... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:46

$28.00
178655

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1783 * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congress concerning the mutinous soldiers in Washington's army, along with Washington's reply. This is followed by "A Proclamation" from Congress which begins in part: "Whereas a body of armed soldiers in the service of the United States...having mutinously renounced their obedience to their officers..." with more (see for portions). This is followed by the first portion of G... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:15

$230.00
178654

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941378885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December 3, 1793, is of too Much Importance in the Annals of Politicks to be Omitted in our Repository of Memorable Events", so it is printed in this issue in full, taking over 2 pages and signed in type at its conclusion: George Washington. (see photos for portions) Of curious interest is wha... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:14

$76.00
178593

Rare & Early SOUTHERN AMERICA Florida Gulf Coast & West Indies MAP 1762 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669088092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 * Very early Southern America map w/ West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this early magazine is the terrific & very displayable foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coast" as noted in the ornate cartouche. This map shows much of present-day Georgia & Florida to present-day Texas, with all of Central America and all of the Caribbean Ocean, plus northern South America. It includes the many islands of the Caribbean, each labeled, and is in uncommonly terrific condition. The map measures 8 by 11 3/4 inches. (map is held separately in its own acid-free partial folder). You also get the complete 48 page issue which contains a wide ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:17

$415.00
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