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166029

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Jay Treaty of Amity Commerce LETTERS 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104097889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Sept. 3, 1795 * President George Washington letters * re. Jay Treaty of Amity - commerce Page 2 contains two letters signed in type by: Geo. Washington, one each to the Boston Chamber of Commerce and the New York Chamber of Commerce, relating to concerns for the Jay Treaty of Amity with England. Page 3 has: "The Peace With the Indians" sand "Voyage of Discovery - New Holland" (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$84.00
165944

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402342732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 16, 1796 * President George Washington * 2 Acts of Congress signed Nearly half of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for: "...making further appropriations for the year 1796.", each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Quite displayable. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:36

$120.00
165801

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097738548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from February, 1779 when he returned to the Hawaiian Islands after his search for a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Death of Captain Cook--Capt. Clerke's Departure from Owhyhee--Arrival at Atooi--Final Departure from the Sandwich Islands--Description of the Natives--Treatment of Their Women-... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:48

$177.00
165647

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392094470556

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Page 3 has a full column which includes: "Mendoza's Letter in Vindication of his Behaviour at the late Contest Between Him and Humphries" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. 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 first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. This letter is followed by a report from a doctor as to Mendoza's injuries, and then by: "Humphries' Answer", signed by him: Rich. Humph... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:34

$54.00
165523

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Young Men of Philadelphia Addresss Response 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091885208

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 16, 1798 * President John Adams Pages 2 & 3 have an address to the President from the: "Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." with his response to them signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day. Four pages, some archival mends inside & rubbing at folds with a small hole at a fold juncture.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:35

$31.00
165522

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Fairfax County New York Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372386201953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 16, 1793 * President George Washington The front page has an address from the people of Fairfax County (N.Y.) supporting the President's policy of neutrality, and his polite reply, signed in type: G. Washington. A page 3 report says: "The President...has arrived at Germantown, about four miles from Philadelphia; where he has taken his residence." Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, irregular at the bottom margin but no loss, mild wear to other margins.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:34

$63.00
166073

MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY Royal Navy Captain William Bligh 1790 British Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372408227073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which begins: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see). A fine, period ... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2018 08:18

$249.99
166072

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392106537734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2018 08:14

$224.99
165491

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372383093544

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

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:17

$43.00
165490

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392090285509

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

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:16

$38.00
165386

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. United States Military 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088671860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796 * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This was one of very few newspapers which used script type when printing documents or letters from President Washington, making this a displayable issue given its front page presentation. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:30

$98.00
165385

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams ACT & Paul Revere Church Bells 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088671496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1796 * President George Washington * Paul Revere - bell foundry The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. One Act is for providing a loan to the city of Washington. The top of the back page has an ad for "Church Bells" by Paul Revere, with various details (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:29

$134.00
166026

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372404248730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1796 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The ftpg. contains two Acts of Congress with each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One takes over a full column and is: "An Act for Establishing Trading Houses with the Indian Tribes" (see for the beginning). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 13:30

$89.99
165976

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Heraldic EAGLE Masthead Engraving 1785 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392103131659

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, June 23, 1785 * Rare 18th century American title * Nice herald eagle masthead engraving The dominant feature is the beautiful masthead, featuring a great engraving of a heraldic eagle with U.S. shield. A great masthead for display. The ftpg. is part of the continued "History of America" by William Robertson. Page 3 has a report noting those from Mass. who were elected to represent the state in the federal Congress, John Hancock being among them. Four pages, very nice condition. The subscriber's name is penned above the masthead.

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Ends August 22, 2018 08:39

$69.99
165967

SLAVERY CRUELITIES Slaves In Virginia & Revolutionary War Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392103113943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Sept. 25, 1783 Page 2 begins with: "Remarks On The Slave Trade" which takes over a full column. It relates a story of a very cruel slave-owner in Virginia. Also on ptg. 2: "Preliminary Articles of Peace between his Majesty the King of Great Britain, & their High Mightinesses the States General of the United Provinces". Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2018 07:54

$34.99
165236

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas Pacific Third Voyage w/ PRINT 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084828575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), September, 1784 * Captain James Cook * South Seas w/ print This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from November, 1777 thru February, 1778 when in the South Seas. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, subheads include: "Arrival at Ulietea--Desertion from the Ships--Conspiracy to Seize the Captains Cook and Clerke--Christmas Island and the Sandwich Islands Discovered--Intercourse with the Natives of Atooi [Polynesia]" and much more (see), with the very detailed text taking 10 pages. Of signi... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:37

$148.00
165082

Year of the UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention1787 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372364739438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 22, 1787 * Year of the United States Constitution Pg. 2 begins with: "A Sketch of the Life & Confession of Isaac Coombs", recently executed at Salem for the murder of his wife. A fascinating story. Page 3 has a report of the terrible fire in Richmond. The ftpg. is filled with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:21

$42.00
165081

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Creek Indians Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080699658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 27, 1795 * Uncommon title Various reports include: "The English Navy" "The Daughter of Louis XVI" "The Creek Indians" "The Medusa Frigate" "France National Convention" and more. The ftpg. has the: "French Account of the Late Naval Action off Belisle". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:20

$44.00
164978

1st BALLOONING PRINT Jean-Pierre Blanchard & Peter the Wild Boy 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * 1st English Channel crossing print * "Peter the Wild Boy" Perhaps the most notable content is the foldout plate with various images, the largest of which is a terrific engraving of: "The Flight of M. Blanchard and Dr. Jeffries from Dover Castle" to France, as noted at the bottom of the title/contents page. This was the very first crossing of the English Channel by balloon, and could well be the earliest image of any balloon flight to appear in any periodical. A related article with much detail on the flight is found in the January issue. Included is an article which references the first American Episcopal bishop... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:23

$128.00
164960

WOLFGANG AMADEDUS MOZART Austrian Classical Music Composer DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358984259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1792 * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Austrian classical music era composer * Piano and violin prodigy Inside under the "Deaths" column is a brief albeit historic report: "In his 36th year, the celebrated John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophillus Mozart, Mastro di Cappela to the Imperial Court of Vienna; whose very early and uncommon musical talents are described by the Hon Daines Barrington, in the "Philosophical Transactions", vol. LX. He was born at Saltzbourg, Jan. 17 1756." Note: a much more brief report of his death appears in the December, 1791 Gentleman's Magazine. Also within is "East India Intelligence" which be... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:00

$290.00
164959

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Indians Attack Family 18th Century 1792 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077821200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1792 * Early Native Americans - Indians Near the back is three-quarters of a page of news headed: "America" mostly taken up with a very detailed and exciting account of a family attacked by Indians, noting how the mother and children were able to fend off the invaders not once but twice (see). A few other bits as well. Included are all 3 plates called for, one of which shows both sides of 3 coins. Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:59

$34.00
164919

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signed Act of Congress DUTIES 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356283526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 8, 1795 * President George Washington Half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "An Act to Alter & Amend the Act titled 'An Act Laying Certain Duties Upon Snuff and Refined Sugar' " which carries over to pg. 2 where it is signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a report of the Mass. "State Election" showing Samuel Adams as the victor for the governorship. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:39

$76.00
164918

ST. CLAIR'S DEFEAT Battle of the Wabash River Ohio INDIANS Victory1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076541058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1791 * St. Clair's Defeat - Northwest Territory * Battle of the Wabash River * Native American victory Page 2 has a significant report which includes: "The Western Expedition--and its issue--occupy all our thoughts...The Indians charged our troops, tomahawk in hand, and must have suffered considerably from the bayonets of our troops--though their loss cannot be ascertained. It is said Gen. Scott with 5000 Kentucky volunteers has reached Fort Jefferson & has marched immediately in quest of the Indians--in hopes to overtake them...Colonel Gibson and Major Butler are said to be dead of their wounds. Gen. St. Clair's tent was surrounded by the Indians--but ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:38

$93.00
164917

FRANCIS HOPKINSON & Benjamin Harrison V - Founding Fathers DEATH 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356282340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1791 * Francis Hopkinson & Benjamin Harrison V deaths * Declaration of Independence signers - Founding Fathers Listed under "Died" on pg. 3 is: "...In Virginia; Hon. Benjamin Harrison, Esq. formerly Govenour of that State..." and "...At Philadelphia, Hon. Francis Hopkinson, Esq. District Judge of the United States, for the State of Pennsylvania. The interests of science and patriotism will long deplore the loss of this valuable citizen..." (see photos). Both of these men were signers of the Declaration of Independence. Page 2 has an interesting item on the derivation of the term "Yankee", as well as a letter headed "Mr. Paine, in his reply to Mr. Burke... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:37

$64.00
164914

Rare PAUL REVERE Filth in Boston Streets NOTICE Signed in Type 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076539570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, May 13, 1799 * Rare Paul Revere notice A single sheet supplement issue with most of the front page taken up with a huge chart of "Prices Current at Boston" which is interesting to peruse. The balance of the issue is taken up with advertisements, the most intriguing of which is on the back page: "Take Notice - Whereas a quantity of filth and manure has been taken up in Boston Streets & deposited in Milk Street near the Common...if the same is not removed the owners...will be considered a nuisance..." and a bit more, signed in type: Paul Revere, President, of the Board of Health. Folio size, single sheet, very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:35

$55.00
164913

CAPITOL BUILDINGS Designs in D.C. & President George Washington 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356280253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 17, 1792 * President George Washington * Designing District of Columbia * Federal buildings - Capitol Most of the bkpg. is taken up with: "An Act for Raising a Farther Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, and for Other Purposes therein mentioned." which is signed in type by the President: G. Washington. Also a great ad headed: "Washington, in the Territory of Columbia - A Premium" noting: "Of a lot in this city to be designated by impartial judges and 500 dollars...by the commissioners of the Federal Buildings, to the person who, before the 15th day of July, 1792 shall produce to them the most approved plan...for a Capitol to be erected in ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:33

$166.00
164911

GEORGE WASHINGTON Commander-in-Chief & John Adams Letter Signed 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356279592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 11, 1798 * George Washington again as Commander-in-Chief * President John Adams letter signed in type Page 2 has the letter from the: "...President of the United States...approved & signed the act authorizing the defence of merchant vessels against French depredations..." signed in type: John Adams. All of the front page & half of page 2 are taken up with continued reports on: "The Envoys to Citizen Talleyrand". Page 3 has: "American Independence!" with a long list of various toasts to the anniversary of the country (see for portions). There is also a notice headed: "Appointments" which states: "George Washington, of Virginia, Lieut... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:32

$79.00
164871

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hometown Death FUNERAL Reporting 1790 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089440

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin funeral * Report from his hometown A report on page 3 headed: "The Immortal Franklin" begins: "This great and good man, whose death we announced in the last Centinel, was aged 85 years--and was interred with every mark of the esteem and veneration of his fellow citizens. His last illness lasted 16 days. At his funeral the following was the order of Procession." It then lists the order of the Procession...". There are a few more particulars (see) plus word that: "The Supreme Executive of Pennsylvania have agreed to wear mourning for one month, in memory of Dr. Franklin..." Small tear at the spine is archivally repaired, oth... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 14:59

$247.00
164826

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071972176

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

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:29

$47.00
164748

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343298525

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

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:06

$125.00
164632

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065579855

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

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:44

$52.00
164507

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062817724

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

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:33

$78.00
164466

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372329291104

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

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:22

$45.00
163798

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305822012

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

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:37

$147.00
163752

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Inauguration En Route Travels 1789 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392041844347

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

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:20

$866.00
163562

Rare 1796 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ Congress Reports & Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372296490600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, March 21, 1796 * Rare 18th century American title Almost all of pages 1, 2 & 3 are taken up with continued discussions in the: "Congress o the United States - House Of Representatives". The bkpg. is taken up with advertisements including 12 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2018 14:28

$41.00
163495

PHILADELPHIA YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033806977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Oct. 24, 1798 * Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic Page 4 has reports headed: "America" concerning the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia, noting: "...During the last week the deaths averaged about 20 persons per day. The inhabitants are quitting it in every direction..." with more. Eight pages, 9 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:13

$28.00
163454

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033129145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:30

$40.00
163276

JAMES WILSON Elected Professor at University of Pennsylvania 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286173095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 1, 1790 * James Wilson, signer of the Declaration of Independence Page 3 has a report that reads in full: "The Hon. James Wilson, Esq. Associate Judge of the Supreme Judicial Court of the United States, is elected Professor of Law in the College of Philadelphia." Wilson was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, and the first law professor at the College of Philadelphia, now the Univ. of Pennsylvania. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:25

$52.00
163241

SIEGE OF ACRE Ottoman Empire Jezzar Pasha vs. Napoleon Bonaparte 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283575017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 22, 1799 * Siege of Acre - Ottoman Empire * Jezzar Pasha victory vs. Napoleon Pages 2 & 3 have much reporting on the war in Europe. A pg. 3 item notes: "The Intelligence...reporting General Buonaparte's defeat by Chezar Pacha near St. John d'Acre is fully confirmed...". Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:31

$41.00
163213

JOHN FRIES'S REBELLION Pennsylvania Dutch Farmers Revolt CAPTURED 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023661311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, April 15, 1799 * John Fries's rebellion - captured Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy chart of: "Prices Current at Boston" which a very wide variety of home goods, etc. Pg. 3 has an item: "The seat of government for the state of Pennsylvania will in future be fixed at Lancaster, a large & elegant borough town about 60 miles from Philadelphia. A new city, in the high grounds near Phila., is going to be built as a summer retreat." Also an items on the Fries Rebellion noting: "Fries, one of the principal of the Pennsylvania insurgents, & several of his rebellious associates have been taken by the cavalry & committed to the goal in Philadelphia." The ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:28

$54.00
163029

18th Century TRADE REGULATIONS w/ England re. British Parliament 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019060048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1785 The bulk of the issue is taken up with various articles on a wide variety of topics as well as much on the recent proceedings in Parliament. Near the back is half a page of: "American Intelligence" which is mostly taken up with complaints in Boston over trade regulations with England. It begins: "The petition which the principal merchants & traders of Boston presented to Congress...is worded just as one might expect in knowing something of the character of the people. It is full of opposite qualities, resentment & supplication, confidence & mistrusts, insolence & humility...". (see) Included are both plates called for, one of which is a foldout (see). ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:13

$27.00
163028

GEORGE WASHINGTON 2nd Presidential State of the Union Address 1790 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019057176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790 * President George Washington * 2nd State of the Union Address The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Account of the Moravian Settlement at Bethlehem in Pennsylvania" which takes over a full page; "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Chinese Letter" "Classical Allusions to America Considered" "On Evil Invisible Beings" "Geographical Description of Bachelor's Island" "Curious Particulars Concerning the Inhabitants of the Island of Sumatra" "Remarks on the English Language, by Noah Webster" and much more. But certainly the most nota... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:12

$285.00
163005

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277087797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 30, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The very beginning of the ftpg. has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons with the Masonic emblem, and signed in type by the Grad Master: Paul Revere. Most of the 3rd column on the back page is taken up with a: "Treasury Department....Proposals, Will be received at the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue, for building A LIGHT HOUSE, on Seguin Island, near the mouth of Kenebeck River..." with further details. The actual text begins: "The form is to be an Octagon. The foundation is to be of stone, to be sunk, if practicable, thirteen feet below the bottom of the wooden work..." with much more (see for portio... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:45

$88.00
162938

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017877214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 31, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 3 has an uncommonly lengthy account of the: "Trial & Execution of Joseph Persons, For Desertion", the report taking a full column. The back page has the: "Speech of the Secretary at War to the Chiefs & Warriors of the Poutewatamy, Ottewa, and Chippewa Nations" taking over a full column. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:48

$43.00
162705

THOMAS JEFFERSON Sec. of State Letter Reply to Philadelphia 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING HERALD, London, Oct. 18, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson The bkpg. has a letter to the the merchants of Phila. from the Secretary of State signed in type: T. Jefferson, which concerns the problems with pirating on the high seas (see). Following this is the response of the merchants of Philadelphia. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:37

$28.00
162699

Early COLONIAL New Jersey Nova Caesarea Copper Cent Coin PRINT 1787 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * Colonial New Jersey copper coin Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins, one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is. The print shows both sides, and which includes "E Pluribus Unum" on the reverse. A rare numismatic item. Complete in 68 pages, a banner heading at the top of the first page with the title, never-trimmed margins (desired), 5 1/2 by 9 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:29

$178.00
162636

(2) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263714139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 28, 1799 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress The front page has: "An Act giving eventual authority to the President of the United States to augment the army." plus another act, both signed in script type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 has: "Operations Of Bonaparte" "Armies In Italy" and more. Four pages, rubbing hole to the front leaf, some foxing, nearly close-trimmed at spots.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:41

$42.00
162634

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263712869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 13, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Much of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation With Great Britain" which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Inside has other news of the day including events from Europe. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:39

$43.00
162633

Rare WALPOLE NH New Hampshire 18th Century w/ Nice Masthead 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263712340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 29, 1799 * Heraldic eagle masthead Page 2 has an article: "Assassination of the French Deputies" which begins: "After the rivers of blood through which the prime agents of the French Revolution have waded; & the sacrifices made in the great slaughter house by the guillotine, the drownings, sucilades, etc. the world must hear with contempt & indignation their whinings at any event however bloody, cruel, or relentless...". Also on pg. 2: "Proclamation of Field Marshall Suwarrow", actually Alexander Suvorow, Russian military leader & national hero, beginning: "Nations of Italy! Take up arms; unite under banners which are fi... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:38

$44.00
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