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143786

Early NORTH CAROLINA re. Boundary - U.S. Congress Bill 1792 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445251874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 5, 1792 Page 3 has a report from "Congress of the United States" concerning discussion of: "The bill for determining the northern boundary of the territory ceded to the United States by North Carolina...". Much other news of the day and a wealth of ads, including a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway apprentice boy with much detail (see). The back page has 26 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:20

$41.00
142711

Rare 18th Century LONDON England Nice Masthead Uncommon 1791 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418742306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORACLE, London, Aug. 12, 1791 * Uncommon title * Nice masthead * 18th century original A typical newspaper of the day formatted much like the famous "Times". Four pages, various wear at margins and partially loose at the spine, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends May 28, 2016 07:13

$17.00
143651

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Shipping to Europe Restrictions Eased 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442307065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 27, 1783 Page 2 has an item from Lisbon reading: "Since the Declaration of American Independence on the part of Great Britain, the court of Lisbon have thought proper to withdraw their prohibitions against the entry of American vessels into their harbours & to publish an ordinance...'As the independence of the United States of American puts an end to the motives which occasioned the Royal Decree of the 4th of July, 1776..." with more detail (see). Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:30

$42.00
143611

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 6, 1799 * 18th century American title The front page has a Message from the President to Congress forwarding various letters relative to the affairs with France, signed in type: John Adams. Includes letters signed in type by Timothy Pickering & E. Gerry. Also on the ftpg. is a notice concerning changes to the newspaper, signed in type by the famous publisher: Isaiah Thomas. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:43

$41.00
143604

NORTHWEST INDIAN WAR Ohio River & John Armstrong Attacked 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391440232097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWPORT HERALD, Rhode Island, May 28, 1791 * Northwest Indian War * John Armstrong This is a title we very rarely have the opportunity to offer. Page 3 has a report from Danville, Kentucky, noting: "...Capt. Armstrong & about 30 men were going up the river Ohio & were attacked by a body of Indians...about 20 of Armstrong's men were killed...the Indians have done more mischief latterly than they have for many years past; they seem very much disposed for war...". Another report from Pittsburgh reports an encounter with Indians (see). Four pages, some damp staining, minimal spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:32

$147.00
143602

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England CRICKET 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607174828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 24, 1790 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, while the bottom of the ftpg. has a nice & very unusual illustration headed: "Cricket" showing a match being played (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:30

$28.00
143560

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ? George Washington Inpregnable ? 1778 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439976296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1778 Page 6 has war related content (1 1/2 columns) which includes an extract from a letter to a gentleman in Williamsburgh which mentions that the governor has received correspondence indicating that Spain, Portugal, Prussia, and France were united in declaring the independence of America (see). Additional reports mention conciliatory bills from the King to be published in New York newspapers which includes in part: "His majesty having seen with great concern the calamitous consequences of the dispute with the colonies... and willing to hope that even those who have been most forward in bringing... misfortunes... are convinced of the fatal tendency of ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:55

$155.00
143555

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Philadelphia Statue & Richard Henry Lee 1792 Concord Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606893082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, May 16, 1792 * Benjamin Franklin as Noble Roman (Statue) Page 3 has a report about the inscription to be engraved on the statue of Benjamin Franklin. A brief item says that the Vice President obtained a leave of absence from the Senate due to a "bad state of health". Another item notes: "The Hon. Richard Henry Lee, Esq. is appointed President, pro tempore, of the Senate...". Two small engravings within the masthead as well. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:40

$47.00
143406

Early SOUTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE Charleston Plantations 1766 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604022457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, Nov. 8, 1766 * Early South Carolina The back page has: "Plantation News" with a Charleston dateline, reporting on the bad grain crop in South Carolina, but noting that: "...those that have planted hemp have in general succeeded so well that it is certain a very great quantity will be brought to market for exportation..." with more. Four pages, untrimmed margins, red tax stamp on pg. 3, very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:47

$29.00
143336

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600604945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 22, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Is the cause worth the effort ? This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with the text of two Bills being considered in Parliament relating to America. The first is a: "DRAUGHT of a BILL for declaring the Intentions of the Parliament...concerning the Exercise of the Right of Imposing Taxes within His Majesty's Colonies..." and the other is a: "DRAUGHT of a BILL to enabl... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:30

$430.00
143334

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & John Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, August 13, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty debated At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a very lengthy letter which debates the controversial Jay Treaty (see for beginning), and also includes a letter from John Jay written from London. The back page has much of a column headed: "Treasury Department...Proposals will be Received...for Building a Light House on the head land of Cape Hatteras on the Coast of North Carolina ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:27

$52.00
143226

Very Rare & Early 18th Century POST BOY re. Treaty of Utrecht 1713 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598822174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PAX, PAX; OR, A PACIFICK POST BOY, London, February 3, 1712/13 A very rare, variant title of the "Post-Boy" newspaper, the change in title [Peace, Peace] due to the Treaty of Utrecht just agreed upon. The Treaty of Utrecht was essentially a series of treaties involving various European countries which put an end to the War of Spanish Succession. The agreement noted in this issue was between England & The Netherlands. Dated at The Hague, is a report beginning: "Since my last we have been certainly informed that the occasion of the British Plenipotentiaries ...is to bringn back as soon as possible, her Britannick Majesty's ratification of the New Treaty of Barrier and Succession wash was sign'd by t... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:46

$430.00
143029

AMERICAN LIBERTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Stephen Arnold 1774 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427756993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Mention of Thomas Jefferson's Summary View... * Stephen Arnold... William Draper... The ftpg. has an item from Providence, Rhode Island, which mentioned in part: "...advice that a mob was raised consisting of some hundreds of people who threatened, & were hourly expected to come to destroy said town of East Greenwich, in order to shew their resentment of the injury which they said had been offered to Stephen Arnold... one of the Justices of the Inferior Court of Common Please...who had been charged with industriously propagating principles unfriendly to American liberty, & had been hung in effigy by some of the... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:15

$98.00
142873

1772 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422398530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 25, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title Various news of the day with the ftpg. having a short bit: "The circumstance of making the American governors independent of their several Assemblies is generally deemed the wisest regulation that has lately taken place in government..." (see). Four pages, a printing error distorts the right side of the masthead, small piece from the spine margin affects noting. Nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:19

$29.00
142755

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Documents Signed in Type 1798 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587361413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1798 * John Adams signed documents * 18th century American original The first column has a brief document signed by the President: John Adams, as an introduction to a lengthy document regarding France. Page 2 has yet another related document signed by: John Adams. Page 3 has a black-bordered announcement of the death of Esther Russell, wife of the newspaper's publisher. Four pages, irregular at the spine margin, bit close-trimmed near the bottom of pg. 1 but not affecting text.

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:20

$46.00
142753

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH Masthead Engravings PIRATES 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587357788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 6, 1728 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Simply a beautiful issue of this handsome newspaper, with both engravings in the masthead apparently being early strikes as they are very sharp & clean (see), along with the engraving of the first letter of the text. The ftpg. has an item noting in part: "The peace between this Republick and the Algerines was a very knotty piece of work; the inhabitants of that pyratical place being almost to a man against it, & complaining to the government that since their last peace with Holland, they had hardly taken a prize so they must of course be impoverished..." (see). The back page has an interesting... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:17

$57.00
142710

Rare 18th Century GLASGOW SCOTLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1799 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799 * Uncommon title * Red tax stamp (partial) * 18th century original A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142703

Rare 18th Century WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND w/ Red Stamp 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587052925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles. Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:53

$38.00
142679

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York Albany Speech 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586526034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 10, 1798 * Governor John Jay The front page has over a full column taken up with: "Speech Of His Excellency John Jay, Esq. Governor of the State of New York..." to his General Assembly at Albany, signed in type: John Jay. Jay would was the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court before becoming governor of New York. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:19

$40.00
142471

18th Century PHILADELPHIA LAND Ground Lots For Sale 1787 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409622801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1787 * Early Philadelphia land sale Page 2 has a lengthy item concerning chartering a bank in Pennsylvania. Page 2 also has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the General Assembly". The back page has a very lengthy list of: "Lots of Ground, to Be Sold" in Philadelphia between Frankford road and the Delaware River. Four pages, some ink stains to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:15

$42.00
142470

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1776 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409622164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, October 24, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Great year to have (1776) All of the front page & over half of page 2 are taken up with a continuation of a satirical political dialogue "...between Orator Puff and Peter Easy on the Proposed Plan or Frame of Government". Page 3 has a report which notes: "Two ships of war are now passing our quarter and standing along shore to the southward. We suppose they are bound to the capes. A fleet of 64 sail now lies at Sandy Hook, inward bound." Page 3 also has much on a plan for a new government for Pennsylvania. The back page is entirely taken up with ads including a detailed ad fo... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:13

$515.00
142332

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Ratification Celebration Incident 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407520890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Aug. 27, 1788 * United States Constitution Page 3 has a brief item. "...These two unfortunate men were wounded at the rejoicing on account of the ratification of the new Constitution by the accidental discharge of a gun which had been improperly loaded." Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor repair to the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:44

$39.00
142287

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Government ? & John Wesley 1788 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407301531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 * Anglican minister John Wesley * Government to be in Philly ? Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see). The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...". Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 08:16

$48.00
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772 * Rare title Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
142007

Early 18th Century Rare 1711 POST BOY Ornate Masthead ENGRAVING Newspaper PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398573166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Aug. 16, 1711 * Displayable masthead * Early 18th century One of the earlier issues of this title we have offered, having two handsome engravings in the masthead, both showing much detail. The front page is mostly taken up with reports of the various wars in Europe with over half of pg. 2 taken up with "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:32

$49.00
142003

NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY General George Washington & Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398569671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1783 * Newburgh Conspiracy re. military payment * General George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with a notable letter from George Washington to Congress, dated at his Newburgh, New York, headquarters, dated March 18. This letter is concerning the Newburgh Conspiracy, in which the military officers were to meet concerning actions relating to the anger that Congress had not provided back pay promised, and other issues. Washington had what was described as an emotional meeting with the officers on March 15 appealing to their faith in Congress, and in this letter to the Continental Congress dated March 18, Washington wrote to assure th... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:28

$420.00
141902

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson (2) Acts of Congress & Letters 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565046554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 16, 1798 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * (2) Acts of Congress Most of the last column on the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. One is for erecting light houses and the other is for purchasing ships. The front page also notes that John Adams was elected president of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. Page 2 has two letters signed in type by John Adams, in response to letters to him from the towns of Wells and Concord, Mass. Four pages, some light staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:15

$58.00
141837

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Act re. Gunpowder Transport 1792 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395808152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 14, 1792 * 18th century American original * John Hancock act Page 3 includes from the state of Massachusetts "An Act" concerning the transporting of gunpowder through the streets of town, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock (see). Other news of the day & many ads, several illustrated. Four pages, wide, untrimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:13

$50.00
141835

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1776 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395806489

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.... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:09

$620.00
141833

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395804444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MISTS 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). ... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:05

$165.00
141636

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391390927814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Jan. 22, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the middle of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports on the "Proceedings of the Court Martial on the Tryal of Admiral Keppel". Complete in 8 pages plus the single sheet "Supplement" issue, measures 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light wear to folds, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2016 12:43

$29.00
141387

EARLY LOUISIANA River Travel Description & French and Indians War 1761 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391386504075

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1761 * Early Louisiana An inside page has over a full column taking up with "Importance of Louisiana" seen in its entirety in the photos. The text includes: "...while the French remain possessed of Louisiana as its communication by sea is always open, the climate mild & the country inviting, they will always have it in their power to pour in men & as the source of its rivers are not far distant from those of Virginia, North and South Carolina and Georgia...these valuable provinces of ours will be exposed to fresh incursions & the dreadful massacres..." and much more (see). There is a very lengthy 9 page article titled "Account of Negociation bet... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:44

$48.00
141386

Early CERNE ABBAS GIANT Chalk Figure in Dorset England w/ PLATE 1764 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555457647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1764 * Cerne Abbas Giant * Very early description Among the articles within are: "An Account of the Discoveries of Columbus" "An Account of Kamtechatka and its Inhabitants..." which is a peninsula in the eastern portion of Russia; "A Description of Gaspee Island, in the Gulph of St. Lawrence" "Description of Syracuse, Palermo, and Enna" "The Annual Exhortation of the Quakers" "Reasons Against Tolerating Popery" and much more. There are also various details on the: "...giant, cut out on the side of a very steep hill near Cerne in Dorsetshire. This monstrous figure viewed from the opposite hill, appears almost erect..." (see), with a chart of the variou... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:43

$38.00
141385

ROCHESTER CASTLE Kent England Plate Print & Early Eskimos Indians 1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391386501831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1772 * Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and takes over a full page. Also in the issue are: "An Historical Account of a Late Revolution in France" "Account of the Revenues of Bengal" "...Uncommon Diseases of the Ear" "Mode of Raising & Paying the Church-Money in America" and more. Included is a nice full page plate of "Rochester Castle", actually called for in the December issue ... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:42

$37.00
141359

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Gazette England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391385979675

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 26, 1780 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century America * From The Enemy The front page has a report from Vice-Admiral Arbuthnot, commander of British ships in America, listing the: "...Captures & Recaptures made by the Squadron under his Command..." which carries over to page 2. The list dated at New York, Aug. 24, 1779. Also on the ftpg. is mention of: "An Act to allow the Trade between Ireland & the British Colonies & Plantations in America...". Eight pages, 7 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2016 13:44

$46.00
141276

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA 1787 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371552456742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, April 5, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter from Pelham, Mass., which is in support of Shays' & his infamous rebellion, noting in part: "...a party of Lincoln's troops marched through Pelham...fire off their guns soon after they left our house...rejoicing over their dead bodies signifying that they had gained some victory. So heathenish was these inhuman wretches as to fire at general Shays's house, so that the bullets lay thick on the floor...Pray write to me. Here is a health to general Shays, general Shays, general Shays. There is such a talk that general Shays has had a present sent him..." and a bit more (see). ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2016 15:10

$54.00
141235

BATTLES OF SARATOGA w/ John Burgoyne Surrender 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga- New York * John Burgoyne's surrender The front page has an interesting article which includes: "Those worthy friends of this country, the Patriots, were, I find, quite cock-a-hoop upon the news of the surrender of Burgoyne's army. Nothing but public misfortunes can give them a chance of feeding upon the spoils of the nation, and therefore, like Cornish wreck-watchers, they look out with eagerness for a storm..." and near the end: "...who have prostituted themselves by espousing the cause of New England. If they want places, let them sue to the Congress, and implore the influence of Benedict Arnold in their favour." ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

$140.00
141234

CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
140948

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546180693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 20, 1789 * 18th century America Almost the entire page 2 is taken up with: "Proceedings of the Legislature" of New York. All of pages 1, 3 and 34 are taken up with advertisements including 15 illustrated ship ads on the back page. Four pages, great condition. A nice newspaper from the nation's capital at the time, where Washington would be inaugurated in April, 1789.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:09

$43.00
140945

NATURAL BORN CITIZENS re. President & United States Constitution 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377359718

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 16, 1799 * re. Aliens omitted for the presidency - Congress * United States Constitution in the Carolinas Page 3 has an interesting item that reports: "The Legislatures of North Carolina and South Carolina...have both rejected the amendment proposed by the Legislature of this State, to the Constitution of the United States, for excluding Aliens from the Presidency, and from Congress". Other news of the day includes: "Ireland" "Naval Affairs" and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:04

$40.00
140943

Pre United States Constitution & Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377358496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1785 * Government close * Post war era Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Page 2 includes letters written from Boston and Virginia. Page 3 has three ads for runaways & the back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see hyperlink). Four pages, minor loss at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:02

$46.00
140919

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Ended w/ America Independence 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546083682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 6, 1783 This issue is from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, with a page 3 item noting in part: "...when the King of Sweden heard first of the independence of America being acknowledged by Great Britain...proposed a commercial treaty with the new republic..." and: "The Americans are busily employed in settling the form of legislation for their infant state..." with more (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:12

$48.00
140837

Rare BIRMINGHAM West Midlands England Uncommon w/ Red Tax Stamp 1743 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374366991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE OR THE GENERAL CORRESPONDENT, England, Feb. 7, 1743 * Uncommon title * 18th century original A wealth of European news with datelines from Italy, Russia, Germany, London, Scotland, Holland, Spain, France & elsewhere. Nice full red tax stamp on the front page. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:46

$41.00
140836

VERY Rare Title 1735 London England Prostestant OLD Newspaper w/ Red TAX Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542866560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OLD WHIG OR THE CONSISTENT PROTESTANT, London, October 30, 1735 * Very rare title * Early 18th century British original This is a very rare title, and early as well for a folio-size newspaper (9 1/2 by 14 1/2 in). This title only published for 4 years. Page 2 has an account of a murder, and the back page has an account of a highway robbery by a "highwayman" noting in part: "...the highwayman pull'd Sir William off his horse & dragged him out of the road & robbed him of his money, watch, and snuff-box..." with more. (see) A full red-inked tax stamp appears on the front page. Complete in four pages, margins were never trimmed and is in nice condition. A rare opportunity to add a sca... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:44

$62.00
140736

KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION in 1761 Great Britain Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page has: "America" with reports from Boston concerning whaling, and North Carolina concerning flooding (see). The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet very historic announcement: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed in the Abbey church at Westminster." Much of the balance of page 2 has various accounts concerning the coronation of King George III and the related celebrations. He would be king of England during the Revolutionary War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
140735

Early BALLOONING Jean-Pierre Blanchard at Amiens France 1784 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391373702603

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE YORK CHRONICLE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, England, Sept. 3, 1784 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early ballooning The front page has a note that: "The Americans even when they have ready money in their hand, prefer the port of London to any others..." with more. Also an early item regarding Mr. Blanchard and his balloon. Pg. 2 has a bit noting: "...proposals for constructing a Grand Naval Air Balloon furnished with an apparatus corresponding to that of sails, oars, and rudder...". Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg. 2 folds, generally good.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:33

$28.00
140353

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1734 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535190696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, April 13, 1734 * Rare title A very uncommon & early title we have only seen once in our 39+ years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus letters and some advertisements, the latter taking up the entire back page. Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, printed on a thick-stock newsprint, various damp staining throughout, otherwise good.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:08

$55.00
140251

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364554579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 25, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page has a brief item from Boston noting that at a meeting of freeholders, "...the Hon. John Hancock, Esq. was chosen Moderator & the following persons were chosen a Committee of Correspondence, Inspection and Safety..." followed by the list. Also a letter datelined: "Camp, Valley Forge, March 27, 1778" which primarily concerns the transport of supplies in the war eff... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2016 08:04

$440.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
139891

Rare 1796 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ Jay Treaty & Great Britain SHIP ADS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353916101

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 12, 1796 * Rare title All of page 2 and a bit of pg. 3 are taken up with a report from Congress: "On the Motion for making Provision for Carrying into Effect the Treaty with Great Britain", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Other news & ads of the day. Four pages, a purple-tinted stain, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:49

$40.00
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