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159116

MATTHEW LYON Vermont Congressman Trial for Sedition 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137488721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Oct. 22, 1798 * Matthew Lyon trial for sedition Page 3 has an account headed: "Trial of Matthew Lyon For Sedition", the details of which are mentioned in the article which takes over a full column. Lyon was a Vermont member of Congress & had a tumultuous career, brawling with another Congressman & jailed following the charge of sedition. He would win reelection to Congress from his jail cell. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:43

$44.00
159115

RUNAWAY SLAVE ADVERTISEMENT Native Amercian Indians 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137487632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1788 Page 3 has an interesting item concerning the use of violence against the Indians (see). Pg. 3 has a nice: "Thirty Dollars Reward" ad beginning: "Ran-away from the subscriber, some time in January last, a NEGRO SLAVE called NATHAN: he is about 36 years old..." with further details (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:41

$44.00
159070

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136456217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Winchester, England, April 21, 1795 * Mary Wollstonecraft * Women's rights advocate This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a brief item mentioned Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the earliest woman's rights advocates, with mention of her most famous book: "The author of the Rights of Women, Mrs. Woolstonecraft, is arrived from France in this country..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:39

$59.00
158936

American Patriot PATRICK HENRY DEATH 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923395407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 * Patrick Henry death * 18th century original On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic". The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of Bray.'" Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:28

$125.00
158935

Early HOT AIR BALLOON Flight & Revolutionary War Peace Treaty 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131371431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, Sept. 13, 1783 * Very early hot air balloon flight * Revolutionary War peace treaty * Williamsburg, Virginia as capital ? Page 2 has a report headed: "The Areostatic Sphere" with details, from a letter from Paris dated Aug. 29, of a very early flight (preceding other reports) which happened on August 27. It begins: "A flying globe of near 13 get diameter, weighting between 25 and 30 pounds, committed to the winds in the Champ de Mars, the 27th of August, 1783, at five o'clock in the evening, in rainy weather. It is constructed of...." with much detail on it, and further on: "...It is the invention of Mr. Montgolfier d' Anonai en Vivaray, executed by Mr. R... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:27

$74.00
158919

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131339521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 16, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty * Commencement ceremonies at Harvard The ftpg. has: "Loss of the Thames Frigate" which takes over a full column. All of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Candid remarks on the treaty of amity and commerce between Great Britain and the United States of America", being the somewhat controversial "Jay Treaty" which dealt with unresolved issues from the Revolutionary War (see Wikipedia for more). Pg. 3 has a report of commencement ceremonies at Harvard. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:47

$44.00
158905

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923336989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 23, 1786 * Shays' Rebellion Inside has some nice content on the Shays' Rebellion (see Wikipedia) under the heading of; "American News" including: "...a mob, consisting of near 1500 men, 500 of whom were under arms & headed by a Captain of Militia, assembled there with the treasonable intention of forcibly preventing the sitting of that court..." and another report from Worcester: "...this town was visited by a body of men under arms...who surrounded & took possession of the Court House...were soon joined by a number of others..." with more. Other American reports include Indian troubles near Nashville, a report on the need of retaining West Point as a mil... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 13:53

$33.00
158881

TRICORNE HAT ADVERTISEMENT Philadelphia PA Post Revolutionary War 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131126189

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 14, 1785 * Colonial tricorne hat advertisement The ftpg. is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads (see). Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Pg. 3 has an item from Charleston noting: "We are informed that Congress have sent a body of troops to take possession of the frontier posts, pursuant to the treaty, & to insist upon their being immediately delivered up...". Some reports from Congress. 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 Wikipedia).... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:45

$45.00
158868

(2) SAMUEL CHIFNEY Prince of Wales ESCAPE Horse Racing Scandal 1791 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131087099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791 Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the scandal happened, providing much detail of the event (see hyperlink for much more). The Nov. 15 issue has follow-up information concerning the scandal (see). As a result of this controversy he would die in debtors' prison in London. Each issue is 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:45

$59.00
158839

ALLEGIANCE W/ ENGLAND Denounced Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922746153

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1785 Page 3 includes a bill: "...for restoring to the rights of citizenship, certain persons therein specified, at present disbarred therefrom by the operation of the TEST LAWS..." with the details of the bill, including the oath which includes: "I, A.B., do swear, (or solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm) that I renounce and refuses all allegiance to George the third, king of Great Britain, his heirs and successors; and that I will be faithful & bear true allegiance to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a free and independent state..." with more (see). The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:12

$47.00
158833

Alexandria MASOIC LODGE NO. 22 President George Washington Acts 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922741897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 29, 1797 * President George Washington acts * Alexandra-Washington Masonic Lodge On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are three "Acts", each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also, on the front page under "Masonic", is an address from Lodge, No. 22, of the Ancient York Masons, at Alexandria, to the President, delivered during a meeting attended by Washington, and signed in type by James Gillis, the lodge Master. The President's gracious reply follows, signed in type: Go. Washington. According to two sources, Washington was a member of this lodge, in addition to being a member of a Fredericksburg, Va., lodge that he joined in 1753. ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:04

$177.00
158520

Lot of (5) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1790's Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372121353423

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A lot of five American newspapers from the 1790's with 3 different titles: The Herald & Gazette for the Country; Columbian Centinel (2); and the Gazette of the United States (2). All five are in very nice, clean condition. Fine opportunity for nice 18th century newspapers as a reduced price.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:05

$115.00
158519

Rare 18th Century American w/ Governor JAMES BOWDOIN Death Funeral 1790 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915950514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, November, 1790 * Rare 18th century American magazine * Governor James Bowdoin death - funeral 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: "Description of the Person of Christ, From Josephus" "New Account of the Patagonians" "Reflections on the Unbounded & Astonishing Scenes of Creation" "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Regulations of the Dutch Prisons" and more. Near the back is: "The Gazette" with various news reports of the day including details of the funeral of Governor James Bowdoin. Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, lacking... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:01

$53.00
158517

MOROCCAN-AMERICAN TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP Sultan Muhammad III 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915949160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 20, 1787 * Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship Inside has over a column headed; "Heads of the Treaty of Peace Concluded Between the Americans and the Emperor of Morocco", which details the relationship between the two if America was ever at war with a nearby country. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 13:58

$34.00
158454

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117316266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article prefa... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:46

$115.00
158453

18th Century American 1788 PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913834051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 13, 1788 * 18th century America * Early U.S. government Page 2 begins with an interesting travelogue headed: "Sketch of a Journey from Minnisink on the Delaware, to Wyoming, upon the eastern branch of the Susquehannah, etc." which takes 1 1/2 columns & is very descriptive of the journey. Also on pg. 2: Thoughts on Reading a Newspaper". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, staining at margins, a few small archival mends.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:45

$40.00
158452

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACTS of Congress 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117314614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1796 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress The front page contains not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. A very nice issue for display given these four Washington signatures on the ftpg. Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the top affects a bit at the top of the pages, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:44

$156.00
158451

Pre United States CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION 1787 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117313723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 14, 1787 * United States Constitution Convention close All of pg. 2 & part of pg. 3 are taken up with: "Proceedings of the General Assembly" of Penna. providing nice inside on the workings of the state government even before the federal govt. was formally established. All of pages 1 & 4 are taken up with ads and notices. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:43

$43.00
158450

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Message Signed in Type re. France Relations 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913831229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 21, 1798 * John Adams signed message * 18th century American original Page 2 contains a message from the President of the United States signed in type: John Adams, concerning relations with France. Page 3 has a brief mention of the reading of a bill in the Massachusetts legislature titled: "an Act for suppressing rogues, vagabonds and other idle, disorderly and lewd persons." Four pages, decorative masthead, scattered light foxing, generally very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:41

$46.00
158379

Rare 1ST AMERICAN CIRCUS John Bill Ricketts Advertisement 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, June 4, 1795 * 1st American circus * John Bill Ricketts Page 3 has: "Arrival of Mr. Jay" at Boston, noting: "...An immense concourse of citizens...received & conducted him amidst repeated acclamations..." along with the text of his address to them (see). Also an interesting advertisement for "J. B. Ricketts..." who created the very first American circus, with various details (see). Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:06

$43.00
159160

President JOHN ADAMS Script Signatures Acts of Congress 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391928501321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 30, 1799 * President John Adams : script signature on front page The front page has an Act of Congress under: "Laws of the United States" which includes the text of sections 16 through 26 of "An ACT for the better organizing of the Troops of the United States; and for other purpose, dated March 3, 1799" which is signed in script type: John Adams President. This is followed by a Senate Resolve and is also signed in script: John Adams. Pg. 2 has an item: "This Day, the President of the United States enters the 64th year of his age..." with a bit more (see). The back page has a nice ad headed: "Playing Cards" for Columbian, Harry the Eighth, and Merry And... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 07:45

$67.00
158317

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania w/ United States Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114652009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 7, 1790 * Early United States Congress Page 3 has a lengthy letter concerning the character of America & the new federal government (see). There are also reports from the "House of Representatives of the United States". Four pages, a few small archival mends at inside margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:07

$40.00
158307

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address SIGNED 1793 Norwich CT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912400771

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWICH PACKET, Norwich, Connecticut, Dec. 19, 1793 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address - Annual Certainly the prime content in this issue is the: "PRESIDENT'S SPEECH to Congress, being the annual state-of-the-union address of George Washington, contained on both pages 1 & 2 of this single sheet supplement issue (see photos). It is signed by him in type: Go. Washington, and at its conclusion is a note that the senate appointed the Right Reverend Dr. White as Chaplain of Congress, and that the House appointed the Reverend Dr. Green as its chaplain (see). Dr. White was the 2nd Chaplain of the United States Senate, and his home is now part of Independence National His... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:52

$366.00
158306

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ JUDAICA Jewish Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114641102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1783 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display It is possible two advertisements have more significance than the content in this issue. The back page has a rather large ad for "Haym Salomons", the noted Jewish financier. Salomon was a Jewish emigrant from Poland, imprisoned in 1778 by the British for aiding the Revolutionaries and was condemned to death, but he escaped to Philadelphia. There he started a successful brokerage business. He aided Robert Morris in obtaining loans from France and pledged his own fortune to the new government to maintain its credit. Salomon was never recompensed a... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:51

$170.00
158305

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Salaries SET Early Government 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114640449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 24, 1789 * Salaries for president & V.P. set * George Washington & John Adams * Early United States government Pages 2 & 3 contain an address: "To George Washington, President of the United States of America" from the Governor of Connecticut, upon Washington's visit to the state, to which he responded with an address signed by him in italic type: G. Washington (see). This is followed by an address from the Congregational Ministers of the city of New Haven to the President, to which he again responded with a letter signed in italic type: G. Washington. Also reports on the President's planned arrival at Boston. But perhaps of greater significan... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:50

$310.00
159095

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372137359013

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, September 5, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, Grand Master (see). The back page has a detailed "20 Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway slave. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 12:31

$49.99
159081

Rare 18th Century "USA" Charlestown MA Constitutional Convention 1787 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372137080235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN RECORDER, AND CHARLESTOWN ADVERTISER, Charlestown, Mass., Jan. 5, 1787 * Rare 18th century "USA" title * Year of U.S. Constitution creation A very uncommon title published only from December, 1785 thru May, 1787. Of particular interest is the masthead which has ornate lettering spelling: "U S A". Inside has a report from Charleston, S.C. noting: "Letter from Tugaloo...says, the spies who lately went out returned with the following intelligence, viz. That the Creeks were waiting for the army which they seemed determined to attack with a part of their force..." and more. Nice discussion in the Virginia House of Delegates including: "...Resolved therefore...that the delegates r... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2017 07:29

$199.99
159079

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


eBay Auction Item # 391927042431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 12, 1789 * 18th century America A nice newspaper from what was the nation's capital at the time, in fact Washington would be inaugurated in this city in just over 2 months. Pages 1, 3 & 4 are mostly filled with ads, with news reports on page 2 including a letter on the responsibility of elected representatives. Also a brief item concerning a truce with Indians. There is also a lengthy letter signed in type: J. Madison, as well as reporting from the New York legislature on the manner for electing federal representatives. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 07:15

$39.99
158216

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Election w/ Connecticut Votes Report 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909895641

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Dec. 12, 1796 * United States presidential election * Connecticut votes for John Adams Page 3 has a report from Connecticut noting they placed their votes for President: "On Wednesday last the electors for this state, of President and Vice President of the United States, met at the court house in this city. The votes given in were as follows: For John Adams, 9; John Jay, 5; Thomas Pinckney, 4..." with more (see). Four pages, a small tape mend at the spine, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:10

$48.00
158090

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107625703

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, July 28, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty objection to George Washington In the middle 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 Wikipedia or web-search for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 3 has a lengthy address from people of Philadelphia: "To George Washington, President of the United States", objecting to some provisions of the Jay Treaty (see images for portions). Following this is a brief item noting: "...that Mr. Jay has been burnt in effigy in Charleston, S.C. and in Norfolk..." (see). This... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:58

$47.00
157980

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103019914

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1785 * Government close * Post war era The ftpg. has a full column taken up with 13 illustrated ship ads. Inside has various news reports from Europe and America. 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, very nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:44

$40.00
157979

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103018798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1793 * George Washington * John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The first column of the front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in block type by the President: Go. Washington, as well as by John Adams and Th. Jefferson (see). One is on "...Amending an act intitled 'An Act establishing a Mint & regulating the Coins of the United States so far as respects the Coinage of Copper" noting the amount of copper in the cent and half cent. A significant numismatic item from the very beginning of the United States Mint. Page 2 contains a full column: "Speech" of the Mass. governor signed by him in type: John Hancock. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, so... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:43

$149.00
157978

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Visits John Street Theatre in NYC 1789 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905442686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 9, 1789 * President George Washington * Visits New York City Page 3 begins with an interesting item from New York: "The President has received the compliments of all ranks since his return...went to the theatre in John Street; and on his appearance, the audience rose & received him with the warmest acclamations...". Other news of the day. Four pages, two margins untrimmed, close-trimmed at the top of the ftpg. only affects some of the word "Centinel" (see), archivally rejoined at the spine.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:42

$47.00
157852

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1795 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903407733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1795 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original Page 3 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with an: "Address" to the Mass. legislature by the govern, signed in type: Samuel Adams. Mention is also made of an "illumination" celebration in Boston in honor of George Washington (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:31

$54.00
157835

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S WILL General Israel Putnam Death - Jews 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1790 * General Israel Putnam death * re. Benjamin Franklin's will * Jews - Jewish - Judaica Pg. 2 has a brief item: "On the 29th of May last died, at Brooklyn in America, in the 73rd year of his age, Israel Putnam, Esq., Major General of the late continental army." Half of page 4 has news headed: "America" which includes a report from Boston: "The Select Men, having received from the executors of Dr. Franklin's will...The extracts are lengthy & contain many of those judicious & elegant maxims & observations for which the Doctor is so justly celebrated. They contain many legacies to the town..." with more. Page 6 has a Judaica report noting: "...r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:09

$46.00
157757

SEQUIN LIGHTHOUSE Kennebec River Maine Government Proposal 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095734745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 28, 1795 * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. The back page has over a full column taken up with a document headed: "Treasury Department - Proposals Will be Received...for Building a Light House on Seguin Island near the mouth of Kennebeck River on the coast of the District of Maine, of the following Materials, dimensions and description." What follows are the specific details. Google Wikipedia for much more on this historic light house. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:51

$59.00
157727

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Very Close 1787 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094766323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER OR THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, July 25, 1787 * Year of United States Constitution Page 2 has various reports from Europe and pg. 3 has a review of Shakespeare's "The Tempest". Among pg. 3 ads is one for a book: "Three Essays On the Nature & Principles of Public Credit" printed by James Rivington. Four pages, 9 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:06

$41.00
157726

PORT JACKSON Sydney Description Botany Bay FIRST FLEET Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094765579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 18, 1789 * Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia * Botany Bay - First Fleet An early newspaper reporting on the first European settlements in Australia, a result of the historic "First Fleet" of convicts & others which arrived there in January, 1788. Page 2 has: "Governor Phillips describes Port Jackson, which is only about nine miles to the Northward of Botany Bay in South Wales, on the coast of New Holland, as one of the finest harbours in the world, in which 1000 sail of the line might ride in perfect security. Sydney-cove, named so in honour of Lord Sydney, the Governor chose in preference, which is about half a mile in length & a quarte... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:05

$98.00
157623

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896836227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, June, 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 April, 1779 when after visiting the Hawaiian Islands where Cook met his death, Captain Clerke returned once again to the Northwest in search of a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Arrival At Awatska Bay in Kamtschatka [Kamchatka, far eastern Russia]--Reception at Petropaulowski--Passage... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:02

$155.00
157620

WASHINGTON D.C. Land Sale Early American Government 1791 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089741735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 14, 1791 * Washington D.C. land sale * Early U.S. government The front page has a nice notice datelined "Georgetown, June 30, 1791", concerning the sale of a "Number of Lots in the Federal City." Mentions that the President of the United States approved the: "...Sites for the Public Buildings pursuant to the Act passed by Congress ...for establishing the temporary and permanent Seat of Government...". Includes details about the sale of the lots described as being "...in the best Situations in the Federal City." Might be the earliest notice for building lots in the future capital, especially since it appeared in a newspaper from what was ... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:38

$64.00
157539

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Invention for Shipping & Wasbash Confederacy 1786 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895297579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1786 * Wabash Confederacy - Indians * Benjamin Franklin invention Inside has over one-third of a column headed: "American News" which includes talk of Indian troubles in Virginia, and that: "...All the Indians on & about the Wabash are for war...Those on the Tenasee disturb our eastern & southern frontiers..." with more. Another item begins: "A correspondent informs that Dr. Franklin has invented a machine to prevent ships from making lee-way when close hauled upon a wind..." with more on this Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:31

$42.00
157511

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086540243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. \Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" (see photos) providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in t... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:44

$248.00
157505

WASHINGTON D.C. Created Seat of Government - District of Columbia 1791 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government * President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The entire first column on page 2 is taken up with a very historic document: "A Proclamation" in which Maryland & Virginia both offered to cede to the United States land upon which the capital would be created. The text includes in part: "...the State of Maryland...cede(d) to Congress a district of ten miles square in this State for the seat of the Government of the United States..." and also: "...General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia...An Act for the cession of ten miles square within this State to the United States in ... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:35

$545.00
157413

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081622023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:09

$98.00
157344

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania w/ United States Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079825212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 5, 1790 * Early United States Congress Much of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with lengthy & very detailed reports of discussions in the 'House of Representatives of the United States". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, pgs. 2 & 3 have archival mends across the central fold & at margins with a few small holes.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:36

$37.00
157260

Was PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON a Officer in British Army ? 1795 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372076688084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795 * President George Washington * Officer in the British Army ? Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess fro the French & Indian War (see). Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging his rank during the American war, or addressing him by the title of 'Excellency' which the Congress had conferred on him..." (see). A few pages later another writer addresses the issue of whether Washington ever held a British commission, beginning: "The just... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:35

$57.00
157241

Post Revolutionary War LOYALISTS in Nova Scotia 1785 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887859950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 10, 1785 * Post Revolutionary War loyalists Page 2 includes an address: "To the honorable col. Thomas Dundas...commissioners appointed by the British legislature to examine the claims of the loyalists in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, etc." which begins: "We, his majesty's loyal and dutiful subjects, being resident chiefly in this place, and part of their attachment to their sovereign, have taken refuge in this province from the United States of America..." with the signed response of the commissioners (see). The front page features 16 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:19

$45.00
157238

U.S. COINS Early Currency Act of Congress GEORGE WASHINGTON 1793 Old Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372075829090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 1793 * President George Washington * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress re. coins * Early United States currency The front page contains a brief yet quite historic "Act of Congress relating to the change in the weight of the half cent and full sent, titled; "An Act to Amend an Act entitled, 'An Act Establishing a Mint & Regulating the Coins of the United States so far as Respects the Coinage of Copper". A very notable Act of Congress--signed in type by Geo. Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson--on the creation of our monetary system. The balance of the issue has lengthy reporting fro Congress, with the bkpg. having... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:15

$185.00
157039

JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York ELECTION Victory Win 1795 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883111844

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, June, 1795 * John Jay election victory * 2nd Governor of New York The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles. Among the articles are: "Remarks on the Clergy" "On Compulsory Laws Respecting Marriages" "Of the Cathedral at Toledo" and much more. Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with the latest news from Europe and the States, including a report from Savannah concerning Indian affairs, and another item noting: "John Jay is declared Governor of the state of New York by a majority of upwards of 2000 votes." Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, small pieces from 2 margins affect just a bit ... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:43

$47.00
156996

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter & Samuel Adams Acts Signed 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069010302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 9, 1795 * President George Washington * Samuel Adams Beginning on the ftpg. & concluding on pg. 2 is a letter to the Senate from the President concerning a treaty with the Creek Indians, signed in type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 are two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 07, 2017 08:43

$75.00
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