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Rare 18th Century BOLD TYPE John Hancock Signed Letter 1792 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352257687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 10, 1792 * 18th century America See the photos for the page three letter from John Hancock which is signed by him in large, bold type: JOHN HANCOCK. Page 3 also has the "Federal Register". Various other news of the day and a wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated. Very uncommon to find a period newspaper with a bold (block type) signature of Hancock. Complete in four pages and in excellent condition.

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:59

$58.00
139756

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352252704

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

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:49

$435.00
139294

Rare 18th Century GREENLEAF'S NEW YORK JOURNAL 1795 Original Old Newspaper EXTRA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343680169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GREENLEAF'S NEW YORK JOURNAL, EXTRA, April 22, 1795 "Electioneering" content takes up most this single sheet "Extra" with a few ads on the reverse. Nice condition, untrimmed.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:51

$27.00
139292

Rare 18th Century CONCORD NH Merrimack County New Hampshire 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343678478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, August 31, 1790 On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the business of the House of Representatives. Page 3 has an extract of a letter from New York that begins: "The...government, by this time, I should think, might be convinced of the folly and absurdity of Indian treaties...". A volume I issue (number 34) of this early title from New Hampshire. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:44

$65.00
139285

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ re. End of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509933229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War The photo shows one of the more decorative and larger engravings to be found in an 18th century American newspaper, making this a very nice issue for display. The front page has a few bits with oblique references to the end of the Revolutionary War. Page 3 has a document from London concerning an Act of Parliament on trade with America (see). Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, a few period notations in margins, generally very nice. A very handsome display issue.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:33

$255.00
139176

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & Naval 1795 America's Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342199832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 19, 1795 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 report headed: "Important Naval Action" concerning the schooner Martha and 14 English ships (see). This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, period writing in the upper left corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:50

$44.00
139172

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371508409508

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

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:37

$440.00
138821

DR. BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE Using to Tobacco as Medicine Medical Cure1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498846137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1790 * Tobacco as medicine ? Page 3 has a report about the annual meeting of the "Middlesex Medical Association", with mention that Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse spoke about the internal use of Tobacco in the cure of "Dropsies & Dysurias". The back page has a poem about "Newport". Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:24

$37.00
138820

BENEDICT ARNOLD General Promotion William Howe Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333181521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia May 6, 1777 * Benedict Arnold promoted * General William Howe * General George Washington The front page has some war-related items including a note from Fishkill which includes: "...a number of armed Tories marched in open day through Walkhill & Little Britain on their way to join Howe's army. They were pursued by parties of the militia...". The ftpg. also has an: "Extract of a Letter from General Washington to Congress" (see photos). And also a report from Congress which tells of issues on how to pay the troops (see photos). Another brief yet significant item reads: "The Honorable the Congress have promoted Brigadier Gen. Arnold to the rank of ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:21

$465.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
138738

GEORGE GERMAIN, 1st Viscount Sackville Revolutionary War UK WIN 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330241630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 17, 1777 * Germaine states his reasons why the British will win * Revolutionary War from the enemy The back page has a full column concerning the situation in America, with text including: "Lord George Germaine delivered himself in a very manly, sensible, clear & candid manner respecting the present situation of the American war...that there was a great prospect that the ensuring campaign there would be successful...because our army under Gen. Howe was at present stronger than it was last year & would be soon further augmented...because the rebel army was considerably diminished; for by the latest advices from America he had been informed that deserters i... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:07

$68.00
138736

CLEMENCY FOR CITIZENS Charleston South Carolina 1780 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495857680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1780 * re. Siege and surrender of Charleston * Clemency for the citizens * General Henry Clinton Pg. 3 has an address: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" which concerns clemency for the citizens of Charleston during the recent surrender, noting in part: "...offer our hearty congratulations to your Majesty on the late glorious & important successes of your arms in South Carolina. Your Majesty's royal clemency, so liberally offered to your deluded subjects in the Colonies...afford the most just & powerful encouragements to returning loyalty & obedience & leave no excuse to those who still persevere in resistance..." with more (see). The bkpg. h... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:04

$59.00
138692

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329086321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, June 3, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" "Ward and Mendoza" which is a report on the planned match between these two boxers, but it was stopped before it happened by the local magistrates. This was also very early in the charging of admission to attend and nice to have mention of this: "...there being no convenient situation near--that is, no enclosed place where the door money could be collected, for that was the grand object--they did not fight." (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deservi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:31

$59.00
138486

Coverting 18th Century JEWS TO CHRISTIANITY Jewish Judaica 1770 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324365119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 13, 1770 * Judaica - Jewish Inside has a poem: "The Monk and Jew. A Tale. From Poems, by Nobody." The poem begins: "To make new Converts truly blest..." and more about the attempted conversion of a Jewish person and the result. Other news from Europe throughout. About 8 1/2 by 11 inches, 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:22

$48.00
138483

JOHN WATTS Indians Native Americans OHIO Wm. Blount Concord NH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324362314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 14, 1792 * Uncommon title * John Watts On page 3 under "Virginia" is news from the "New River" in the territory south of the Ohio stating that the Indians "...with the noted John Watts at their head..." had started a march against the "frontier settlements" but returned to their "towns" because "...Gov. Blount...detached 300 militia men...to meet them; and the Indians...precipitately retreated." Four pages, two small engravings in the masthead, a bit of rubbing, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:18

$48.00
138482

JEAN-PIERRE BLANCHARD Hot Air Balloon PARACHUTE 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324361604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, June 27, 1793 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early parachute experiment On page 3 under "Philadelphia" is an interesting report about the successful testing of a parachute by Mr. Blanchard, the famous balloonist. It includes: " ...a dog, a cat and a squirrel were carried up with the Parachute by a balloon." It also states that a match was placed "to burn" at a certain height and sever the connection between the two, which it did, "...the belloon then ascended with redoubled velocity, and the parachute descended...in the shape of an umbrella...[and] brought the travellers safely to the ground near Bushhill, from the height of about one mile." Four pages, two smal... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:17

$70.00
138481

CHARLESTON'S LIBERTY TREE South Carolina Meeting Non-Importation 1770 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490164540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1770 Inside under "America" is report from "Charles-Town, S.C." that says the recent meeting at the "...Liberty-tree..." resulted in an agreement to "...adhere strictly to the resolves of non-importation, and to punish...defaulters by the most severe reflections on their conduct in the publick papers..." Other news of the day from Europe. Quarto-size, 8 pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:16

$33.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
138375

President-Elect GEORGE WASHINGTON New York Arrival INAUGURATION 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488846721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 16, 1789 * President-elect George Washington * Arrival for inauguration Page 2 under: "Proceedings of Congress" is some nice reporting on the work being done to prepare for the arrival of George Washington to the city of New York for his inauguration, including: "That Mr. Osgood, the proprietor of the house lately occupied by the President of congress, be requested to put the same, & the furniture therein, in proper condition for the residence and use of the President of the United States...at the expence of the United States, to provide for his temporary accommodation...that a committee of three members of the Senate & five from the House of Representa... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:40

$74.00
138373

JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. Military & more 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488845491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 23, 1798 The back page has most of a column taken up with two Acts of Congress, headed by a engraving of a heraldic eagle, one to: "enable the President...to Procure Cannon, Arms and Ammunition..." and the other: "To Authorize the President...to procure to be purchased or built, a number of small vessels to be equipped as gallies or otherwise." each signed in type by the President: John Adams, & by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:38

$57.00
138363

THE BATTLE OF THE KEGS British Fleet in Philadelphia 1778 Old Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488839840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1778 * The Battle of the Kegs * British Fleet in Philadelphia 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 entirely taken up with ads & notices, the very first being: "By Order of his Excellency the Commander in Chief" to all deserters from the American army: "...who wish to go to Europe are to give in their names & places of abode...in order that a passage free from expence may be provided for them.... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:25

$490.00
138300

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488253382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 9, 1789 * 18th century America This was the capital of the federal government at the time, and in less than 3 months George Washington would be inaugurated in the city. Page. 2 has some reports from Congress which mention men being elected to Congress, and also that Charles Pinckney was elected governor of South Carolina. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor wear at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:26

$43.00
138286

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322162863

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

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:10

$67.00
138285

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York LETTER Response 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488237102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 20, 1798 * Governor John Jay The back page has the "Answer of the Senate of the State of New York to the Speech of...John Jay, Governor..." which is followed by his response, signed in type: John Jay. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:09

$41.00
137938

CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA & Loyalty to King of England ? 1780 UK Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371481457759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 18, 1780 * Citizens of Virginia * Loyalty to the king ? * Benjamin Franklin The front page has a letter from Paris with some American news: "Tis reported at Versailles that the Virginians have renounced Congressional authority, set up the English royal standard, confided several of the principal gentlemen attached to Congress, & petitioned to be under the King's protection. Another account says the loyalists of Virginia have seized the governor...taken up arms in defence of King George, & wrote to General Clinton for pardon, assistance, & protection....Letters from Paris advise that Dr. Franklin was moving heaven & earth to prevent Spain from offering... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 08:19

$40.00
137857

Great REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391311731458

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 8, 1779 * Great masthead engraving for display * Rare Revolutionary War title The front page has an "Act" and "A Supplement to an Act", passed by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, each signed in type: John Bayard & John Morris. Page 2 has three letters that appeared in London papers, each discussing in various ways the situation in America. The letters are respectively signed in type: Julian, A Consistant Whig & Thousands. "From the Virginia Gazette" is a lengthy letter criticizing a previous letter that was written by Carter Braxton (a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The letter is signed in type: A Virgin... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:53

$310.00
137760

LORD NORTH British Prime Minister of England RESIGNS 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476162158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 3, 1782 * Great Britain Prime Minister * Lord Frederick North resigns * Revolutionary War era The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with "Interesting Conversation on the late Change of Ministers" from the Houses of Lords. This was when Lord North, bowing to the growing pro-peace sentiment in Parliament, was replaced by Lord Rockingham as Prime Minister of England. The back page reporting includes: "...Having boldly defended the measures, his Lordship again adverted to American independency and reminded the House that he had formerly used some marked expressions on the subject. He had said, the sum of Great Britain was set, when the... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:51

$170.00
137758

Great 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ Negro Ad 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476161095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia February 1, 1783 * Nice masthead * Rare title The front page is entirely taken up with ads including an: "Eight Dollars Reward" ad for "...a likely Negro Wench..." with details, and a "Ten Dollars Reward" for a runaway "...Negro Man named Adam...". Page 2 has a small bit noting: "From the known principles of the premier, respecting the American contest...from the unhappy loyalists it may naturally be concluded that the colonial war will not yet be terminated." The balance of the issue is taken up with other news of the day and more advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, ornate lettering in the masthead, some water staining near the top, even foxing t... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:49

$120.00
137723

Rare NIAGARA FALLS View Print - Charleston SC South Carolina 1751 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307543843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1751 * Rare engraving of Niagara Falls * Charleston, South Carolina The prime feature of this issue is the very nice full page plate captioned: "A View of the Fall of Niagara" (see) which is accompanied by an article taking over 2 pages on Niagara Falls (see for portions). There is another full page allegorical plate. There are engravings of several fish and a two-headed snake, and a half page engraving of two "Rice Birds" with a related article on the devastation they cause in South Carolina (see). Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Drunkenness & Gaming" "Account of the Burial of K. Charles I and Oliv... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 10:56

$195.00
137719

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476132758

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

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Ends November 29, 2015 10:51

$57.00
137617

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Long Island Sound Original 1796 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305645375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Nov. 2, 1796 * Rare 18th century American title Most of the content is from Europe although page 2 has a report headed: "American Claims In the High Court of Admiralty". The back page has a very nice illustrated bell ad (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very small bit from the blank spine margin, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:43

$42.00
137615

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474410971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 28, 1797 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century making it very nice for display. Among the ftpg. items are: "Peace Negociation" "Bank of England" "Suppression of the Fleet Mutiny" and "Yellow Fever". Pg. 2 has a very lengthy letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Four pages, various foxing throughout, a bit heavier at the folds, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:41

$47.00
137604

United States SUPREME COURT SEAL Established 1790 Original Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305111948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston Feb. 13, 1790 * Seal of the U.S. Supreme Court established On page 3 under "New-York--Feb. 6, 1790" is the recent business conducted by the Supreme Court, beginning with: "Wednesday last the Supreme Court of the United States, met...An order was read, appointing John Tucker, Esq. [late clerk to the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts] their Clerk --who was accordingly qualified..." There is a second, more historic order that was read concerning the creation of the Seal of the Supreme court: "It was ordered, that the Seals of the Supreme and District Courts, should be the Arms of the United States--The former of Steel, size of a Dollar--the... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:39

$145.00
137200

United States PROVISIONAL ARMY President John Adams Approval ? 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294798866

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 30, 1798 * President John Adams * Provisional Army ? The front page is taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France". Page 2 has reports from Congress concerning: "...into a committee of the whole on the bill...authorising the President to raise a provisional army...proposing to authorise the calling out of 20,000 of the militia...". Four pages, some foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:03

$42.00
137197

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294795082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 11, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 contains reports on the Shays' Rebellion, including: "...that most of the leaders in the rebellion who fled into Canada have returned to Vermont..." plus a letter to Daniel Shays & others (see), and also a report from Worcester concerning the trial against several of the members. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:56

$46.00
137139

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391293767352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Extracts from a Pamphlet...the History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which includes much concerning the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that the most formidable foes of Great Britain were nursed in her own bosom. These, under the masque of patriotism, fomented rebellion her Colonies & by exposing her pretended weakness, have created a combination of powerful states not only against her interest, but her very existence as a great & independent kingdom..." and further on: "...that when the American Congress avowed independence, &... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:04

$46.00
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