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163242

Year of the UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention1787 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024449754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1787 * Year of the United States Constitution The ftpg. & bkpg. are taken up with ads with much of pgs. 2 & 3 containing news of the day with datelines from Salem, Boston, Baltimore, Richmond, New York, Portsmouth & Carlisle. Four pages, printed on rather thick-stock newsprint, very nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:32

$43.00
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
163240

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024448089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 17, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has discussion of Article VII of the controversial Jay Treaty with England. And pg. 2 has an editorial letter on it as well: "An Examination of the Pending Treaty with Great Britain - To the President of the United States of America". Plus pg. 3 has a letter from the President concerning the Jay Treaty, signed in type: GEO. WASHINGTON. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:29

$76.00
163238

Rare 18th Century New York City Letter to George Washington 1795 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024446781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, July 20, 1793 * Letter to President George Washington Page 2 has a letter signed "an old soldier" from the Revolutionary War to President Washington concerning America's position of neutrality in the troubles in Europe. Other news of the day inside. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some wormholes in top, blank margin, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:28

$49.00
163215

Rare 18th Century BRISTOL London England UNICORN Masthead Print 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282728016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Sept. 22, 1798 * Rare title Nice engraving in the masthead. The news reports are almost entirely from England but a few items from elsewhere in Europe. Nice red tax stamp on pg. 4. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few small bits of staining, good condition.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:33

$18.00
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
163130

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022058181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 20, 1796 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One relates to building codes for new construction in Washington, D.C. and another is for: "...making Appropriations for the Support of the Military & Naval Establishments...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:27

$115.00
163089

AGREEING TO PEACE ? American Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Old BRITISH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021222334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, July 24, 1783 * American Revolutionary War ending * Working on a agreeable peace solution The ftpg. mentions from New York: "...His Majesty's frigate the Perseverance...having proceeded up the North River as high as Dobb's Ferry with Sir Guy Carleton & his two Aids du Camp, a conference was held on board her between these gentleman and General Washington, his Aids du amp & two principal officers of the American States...negociation was carried on in the most polite & friendly manner...demonstrations of joy took place on this first public instance of returning friendship between the two countries..." with more. More related content on page 3 with reference t... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:19

$57.00
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
162632

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ George Washington Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010138379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 22, 1793 * President George Washington letter The ftpg. features 14 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" thanking him for maintaining a neutral position concerning the countries at war in Europe. He response to them with a letter signed in type: George Washington (see). Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:37

$74.00
162611

NATION'S CAPITAL New York to Philadelphia Move ? & Nootka Sound 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263049321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 31, 1790 * Nation's capital to Philadelphia ? * Nootka Sound - Vancouver Island A front page article headed: "Residence" seems to be insight on the decision to move the nation's capital to Philadelphia from New York (see for portions). Pg. 2 has an article on: "Nootka Sound" which is on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Pg. 2 also has a report on Col. McGillivrary and various Indian tribes (see). Pg. 3 has yet another article titled: "Nootka Sound". Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:19

$52.00
163226

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


eBay Auction Item # 392024189376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 24, 1789 * 18th century America Nice to have an issue from the nation's capital just weeks before Washington would be inaugurated here. Page 2 is mostly taken up with discussions in the New York Legislature, some focus on electing representatives for the new Federal Congress. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends April 27, 2018 08:34

$39.99
163053

JAMES WILSON Elected Professor at University of Pennsylvania 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392021029761

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 April 23, 2018 07:52

$47.00
163052

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372279634763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 * President George Washington Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2018 07:47

$59.99
162488

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256528748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 23, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 3 has an item headed: "Boxing" noting in part: "The long expected fight between Ward and Mendoza...was prevented by the interposition of the magistrates. The combatants arrived at Uxbridge...and informed them of the determination of the magistrates to prevent tee fight..." with more on the cancellation of this boxing match (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer (see the web). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:27

$27.00
162420

Early BALLOONING Aeronaut Jean-Pierre Blanchard Aerial Flights 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005428149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1795 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early ballooning The ftpg. begins with an ad for: "Mr. Blanchard's 46th Ascension" for raising funds for: "...a magnificent ascension to the clouds by the Aeronaut Blanchard..." with considerable detail including: "Description of the Operations". Jean-Pierre Blanchard was an early pioneer in balloon flights (see the web for more on hin). Half of the ftpg. is on: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted" being the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:14

$45.00
162295

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252889598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 6, 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 less than 3 months. Pages 1, 3 & 4 are filled with ads, with news reports on page 2 including discussion in the New York legislature on the manner for electing federal legislators. Four pages, very nice condition. Small paper-making hole at the top margin effects very little.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:46

$45.00
162246

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander DEATH Poverty ? 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001565080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - poverty ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" This issue begins with a letter from Benjamin Rush concerning the academy at Bordentown, New Jersey, with a lengthy response. Also inside is the continued: "History Of the American Revolution" which takes 7 pages; "Capture of a Fort by a Drunken Sailor" "On The Indian War" & more. There are 12 pages taken up with much detail on: "Proceedings of Congress" . There two letters each signed in type by La Fayette. Near the back is "The Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day. Included is: "The celebrated Paul J... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:29

$76.00
162131

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999877095

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 April 13, 2018 06:29

$320.00
161938

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Norton Sound Alaska w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241019056

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Bering Sea - 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 after August, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Return to the So... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:09

$146.00
161937

MARIE ANTOINETTE re. Execution Death & President George Washington 1794 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241018533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1794 * re. Marie Antoinette beheading * President George Washington Although there is a wide range of interesting content in this issue, the prime content is likely a report headed: "The Execution of the Queen", which has in the first paragraph: "...informed the Convention that the trial of Marie Antoinette had lasted three days--that, being found guilty, she had been condemned to death, and had been executed an hour ago...". The balance of the report concerns the two defense attorneys who were detained presuming Marie Antoinette had disclosed some "...secrets of importance" to them, but their testimony was they received nothing of substance from h... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:08

$57.00
161929

QUASI-WAR United States vs. French Republic France NAVAL 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241015472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Feb. 10, 1798 Pg. 3 has a report of the treatment of Americans overseas: "...that they are left destitute and no business but privateering going on; many of them are obliged to enter into that service against their own countrymen--that the American flag is treated contemptuously--and Americans insulted in the streets." This relates to the Quasi War (see the web for more on the Quasi War). Also an article: "Conjectures on the Origin of Sneezing". Four pages, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, various foxing.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:02

$34.00
161927

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN New York City - Short Lived 1799 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994731572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE, AND AMERICAN REVIEW, (New York), May, 1799 We find it quite difficult to find any 18th century American magazines, let alone once this scarce, which lasted from just April, 1799 (making this vol. 1 #2) to December, 1800 for a total of just 21 issues published. Among the articles within are: "On Almanacks" "Description of the Cityi of Morocco" and more. There are reviews of recent books including; "New Views of the Origin of the Tribes & Nations of America" "Description of the Settlement of the Genesee Country in the State of New York" "Skirmishes, Battles & Other Military Events during the American War" and much ore. Near the back is: "Miscellaneous Articles of Literary & ... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 11:59

$68.00
161890

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ JUDAICA Jewish Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240303640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 9, 1783 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display One of the most displayable newspaper of the Revolutionary War era given the large & decorative engraving in the masthead (see). The front page is filled with advertisements, including a quite lengthy one: "Thirty Dollars Reward" for two runaway Negro lads, with details (see). The back page has an ad by: "Haym Salomons" a leading Jewish financier of the day who did much to secure the finances of the nation during the war. An interesting item on page 2 notes: "As exhibited at Room's tavern the corner of the Fly Market, New York, on the 18th ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:35

$238.00
161888

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240302362

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, September 9, 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, G. Master (see). News and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, small hole which affects the Revere ad (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:33

$40.00
161873

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Goes Into Effect w/ 9th State to Ratify 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994243690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1788 * United States Constitution ratification * New Hampshire becomes 9th state to ratify The issue begins with: "A Description of Newbold's Plantation on Indian River" (lacking the plate). Other items include: "The Folly and Absurdity of Atheism" "Enquiry Whether the Discovery of America has been Useful or Hurtful to Mankind" which takes nearly 6 pages; "Extracts from Several Authors Shewing that the Natives of America are Descendants of the Ten Tribes" "Expeditious Method of Curing Wounds" & more. Included is the full page plate with a related article: "Description of a Furnace for Extracting or Smelting Lead from its Ores". Near the back i... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:06

$135.00
161867

re. BENEDICT ARNOLD'S Last Name - Prisoners of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994238601

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, July 10, 1783 * Revolutionary War prisoners * re. Benedict Arnold's last name The ftpg. has a report concerning the moment of British prisoners of war (see), and then an interesting report on a man who wants to change his last name of "Arnold" to "Trumbull", as: "...That the name of Arnold having become opprobrious and disgraceful to him & his family...will tend to bring to uneasy remembrance the traitorous, base, and infamous conduct of that fallen American." Page 2 has an address: "To those Loyal Refugees who either have already left, or who hereafter may leave their respective countries in search o other habitations." (see). Page 3 has some war-rela... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:56

$57.00
161699

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391990316456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, August 28, 1788 * 18th century America An issue of this famous newspaper which was the very first newspaper to print the Constitution. The front page & back page are filled with ads with news reports from the United States & Europe are inside. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends March 29, 2018 16:23

$38.00
161256

USS MERRIMACK Newburyport Mass. Launching & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980684545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 17, 1798 * USS Merrimack launching * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a very nice account of the launch of the ship Merrimack (see). The ftpg. has: "Buonaparte's Expedition". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:49

$48.00
161222

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980066895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796 * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, very nice condition. Some ink smears on pg. 3 only.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:37

$89.00
161217

VANCOUVER EXPEDITION HMS Discovery at Hawaiian Islands Letter 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980065042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, March 6, 1795 Page 3 has: "Extract of a Letter from an Officer on Board his Majesty's Ship Discovery, dated Owhyhee [Hawaii], February 2, 1794", including: "...This island swarms with inhabitants, the fair part of it are not the most lively in their person, or captivating in their manners...". Four pages, handsome masthead includes an engraving of Canterbury Cathedral.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:32

$39.00
161132

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977904020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. Signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington (see). A significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, inside has two very discrete archival mends, very nice condition..

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:36

$168.00
161120

THOMAS PAINE re. "Rights of Man" Book in Letter Signed in Type 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 18, 1792 * Thomas Paine letter signed in type * re. "Rights of Man" book Page 2 has an article headed: "Mr. Paine" which has a letter from him to the chairman of the Society for Constitutional Information, signed in type: Thomas Paine. Four pages, irregular at the bottom margin from the paper-making process (not damage), scattered foxing.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:56

$59.00
161119

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor RE-ELECTION Win 1796 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977315969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes." Four pages, some foxing, close-trimmed at the top of pgs. 2 & 3 cause top line loss, otherwise good.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:56

$48.00
160934

Rare 18th Century Post Revolutionary War OXFORD England 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211111390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OLLA PODRIDA, Oxford, England, April 14, 1787 * Rare title Although having a Spanish name (translates to "any miscellaneous collector or assortment") this newspaper is in English. The content is essentially a lengthy editorial on a topic, this issue dealing with "knowledge of the world". Complete in six pages, 7 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:12

$28.00
160839

CREATING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Seat of Government Washington D.C. 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971628243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government 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: "Thoughts on the Decay of States" "Character of the Virginians" "Description of Gray's Gardens, Pennsylvania" "Shorts Account of the Life & Character of Thomas Hutchins, late Geographer General of the U.S." "The Extravagant Wife: An American Tale" "Preservatives Against the Fatal Effects of Drinking Cold Water in Warm Weather" & much more. Near the back are: "Proceedings of the State Legislature" which includes an address to the Mass. Congress signed in type: John Ha... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:55

$74.00
160802

LORD HORATIO NELSON On Board the HMS Victory LETTER 1796 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372205694372

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1796 * Lord Horatio Nelson * HMS Victory Included is a nearly column long letter signed in type: Horatio Nelson, written on board his ship Victory near Toulon, mentioning in part: "I have the pleasure to inform you that the troops...troop possession of the forts & town of Puerto Ferrajo this day..." with further details. (see) Includes both plates called for, one of which is a nice view of: "Newington House, Oxfordshire..." Complete in 88 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 unti... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:19

$29.00
160655

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391967463518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 6, 1795 * Uncommon title Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation with Great Britain". Pages 2 & 3 have some content concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2018 13:49

$42.00
160458

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196586183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 10, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion Page 3 has content on the Shays' Rebellion with: "I am exceeding sorry to hear of the confused state you are involved in at present in Mass. and, for my part, much fear the consequences. I saw your hero, Shays, in Canada, with a number of his attendants. I hope...he and they will meet the just rewards of their demerit. I think they are treated with suitable contempt in Canada...". Then another report mentions: "...accounts from the counties of Hampshire & Berkshire...there is yet remaining a number of sneaking rebels whose chief glory consists in assassinating, or destroying their neighbours property, thems... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:26

$57.00
160455

THOMAS JEFFERSON & John Adams Act of Congress Signed 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196583201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Sept. 10, 1798 * Post Revolutionary War refugees * Thomas Jefferson & John Adams Most of the first column is taken up with: "An ACT for the Relief of the Refugees from the British Provinces of Canada & Nova Scotia" who were Loyalists leaving America after the Revolutionary War, signed in type by Th. Jefferson, John Adams, and others (see). Pg. 2 has a report from Savannah concerning the pirating of two ships. Pg.3 mentions the arrival of the frigate Constitution at Newport. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:22

$47.00
160352

Rare 18th Century EARLY AMERICAN GOVENRMENT ERA w/ Nice Masthead 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959829192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HERALD OF FREEDOM & THE FEDERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 23, 1790 * Rare 18th American title * Early federal government era One of the more unusual, and decorative, mastheads of the 18th century (see) which lasted less than 3 years from Sept., 1788 to July, 1791. Starting on the front page & taking all of pg. 2 are: "Proceedings in the Congress of the United States" which has interesting content from the beginning years of the federal government. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a minor archival mend at the bottom of pg.. 2, wide margins, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:06

$86.00
160216

PAUL REVERE Board of Health President Report & Notice 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183702303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, July 1, 1799 * Paul Revere * Board of Health Page 2 has a near full column report headed: "Board of Heath" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere. And the top of the bkpg. as a notice headed "Board of Heath" also signed in type: Paul Revere, President. Four pages, scattered foxing, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:42

$55.00
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