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165166

Rare Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Post Corwallis Surrender 1782 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370985312

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, January 17, 1782 * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Page 2 has a curious & interesting: "List of Lies Political, in the Ministerial Prints during the Course of the last week" which includes: "Great Britain has nothing to fear from her enemies" "The French fleet in America is not in a condition to be of any service" "The patriots always love to hear of bad news." "A number of letters written by general Washington have been intercepted by the king's troops." "Fayette is taken prisoner by lord Cornwallis, his army is dispersed, and the American general are making the best terms for themselves they can, and will surrender also to the British commander." ... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:15

$193.00
164976

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." w... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:21

$172.00
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
164915

18th Century MASSACHUSETTS SPY George Washington's Death Nears 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356281751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 20, 1799 * 18th century American title This issue was printed less than a month before the death of George Washington. The ftpg. & pg. 2 have the "Speech" of Governor Tichenor of Vermont, as well as reports from Worcester, Philadelphia, Lexington, Kentucky, New York, Trenton, Boston, & Europe. Four pages, small rubbing hold to the front leaf not close to noted content, foxing near the top..

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:36

$38.00
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
164875

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355279281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:03

$465.00
164827

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
165142

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


eBay Auction Item # 372370713063

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 July 23, 2018 09:12

$124.99
165141

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


eBay Auction Item # 372370707826

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 July 23, 2018 09:05

$89.99
164754

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Mortally Wounded ? Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392069436824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1777 * General George Washington Page 2 has: "Towards the end of May, General Washington having detached General Putnam with 5000 men to attack the town of Brunswick in which were 3000 British under the command of General Lord Cornwallis, General Putnam met with the most unexpected success in that enterprize having taken the town; the garrison of which, after a vigorous resistance & considerable loss, were made prisoners by the Americans who, on their side, had 1700 killed in the action...adds that as soon as General Washington was informed...he assembled his forces & attacked General Howe at Amboy on the 120th of June who was entirely defeated a... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:11

$72.00
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
164661

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340303481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy * George Washington Page 4 has a letter from New York noting: "Washington has endeavoured to recruit his army but in vain, for there is no encouragement from the Congress for young men to enter & they get neither clothing nor pay. They look upon Washington with a jealous eye, they think him too closely connected with the French & therefore as his army is not so strong as he wanted it..." and a bit further on: "....The Congress seem to grow more tyrannical so that we should all be glad to change our Masters..." with more concerning hopes for peace with England (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, ver... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:36

$42.00
164177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Treaty of Amity & Commerce - JAY TREATY 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319091447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795 * George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce, Between Great Britain & the United States of America", which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a letter signed by: Geo. Washington, dated June 2, 1783. One paragraph begins: "Your congratulations on the happy prospect of peace and independent security...I receive with great satisfaction..." (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:49

$63.00
164174

PRESIDENT GEOEGE WASHINGTON New York & Philadelphia Capitals 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392053961461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 4, 1790 * President George Washington * U.S. capital in transition Page 3 has a nice report: "Departure of the President" concerning his leaving the nation's capital at New York and to reside at Mount Vernon until the temporary capital of Phila. is ready for him. Mention of the honors paid to him as well. Four pages, small piece from near the spine of the front leaf, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:46

$44.00
164105

GEORGE WASHINGTON President-Elect En Route to Inauguration Phila. 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050145943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1789 * George Washington as president-elect * En route to inauguration - Philadelphia The best content is news headed: "America" which reports from Philadelphia: "...his Excellency George Washington, the President Elect of the United States, arrived in this city...His Excellency rode o horseback in front of the procession. The number of spectators who filled the doors, windows, and streets which he passed was greater than on any other occasion we ever remember...Every countenance seemed to say, 'Long, long live George Washington, the Father of the People!'...At 3 o'clock his Excellency sat down to an elegant entertainment of 250 at City Tavern...This Ex... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:41

$54.00
164045

(2) PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Responses 1791 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048634599

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 16, 1791 * President George Washington Pages 2 and 3 contains two address to the President of the United States, with his response to each, both signed by him in type: George Washington (see). Much other news of the day and a great wealth of ads as well. Four pages, folio size, truly excellent condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:12

$79.00
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
163725

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302495227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon The top of page 3 has a nice, decoratively bordered report headed: "DIED, At Mount Vernon, on the 22nd last, Mrs. Martha Washington" and the text beginning: "widow of the late General George Washington. Composure & resignation were uniformly displayed during seventeen days of depredations of a severe fever..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:32

$135.00
163423

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392032105320

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 May 30, 2018 13:56

$44.00
163422

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292299010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Inside has a letter from Charleston, South Carolina, which has near the beginning: "...we received the resolutions of the Congress on the letters from the Commissioners from restoring peace, etc. our Assembly immediately met, resolved on the propriety of the said resolutions, and sent an express to Congress..." with more (see). The back page includes: "...Sir Henry Clinton was got no further than Mount Holly in the Jerseys; which is only 15 miles from Philadelphia. General Washington was very strong & getting his army over the river with all possible dispatch & expected to make a... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:55

$50.00
163417

DIAGRAM re. Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War Beginning 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292292476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill diagram * John Hancock & George Washington A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, June 17, 1775" with some text on the illustration as well. A great graphic relating to the Battle of Bunker Hill (see). Also in the issue is an article: "An Intercepted letter from Benjamin Harrison to General Washington" which contains much on events of the ... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:49

$325.00
163348

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Begins w/ Creating Army & King Accepts 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287835717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * Creating the Continental Army * King George III recognizes start The front page has "Advices From America" with a dateline of "Philadelphia, July 26, 1775, In Congress, July 18, 1775" which begins with a call to arms and nothing less than the creation of the colonial army: "Resolved, That it be recommended to the inhabitants of all the united English colonies in North America, that all able-bodied effective men, between 16 and 50 years of age in each colony, immediately form themselves into regular companies of militia...That each soldier be furnished with a good musket that will carry an ounce ball; with a bayonet... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:25

$290.00
163277

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286173629

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 May 23, 2018 15:26

$66.00
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
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
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
162944

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017879488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Much war-related content on page 2 including an item from Williamsburg: "We hear that...some of the enemy's ships went up Rappahannock river & took a French ship..." and an item dated at "York-Town, Jan. 8, 1778" which is from the 9 month period that the nation's capital had removed from Phila. to... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:52

$318.00
162700

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012742453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expe... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:30

$129.00
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
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
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
162019

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title George Washington 1776 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243329151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * General George Washington * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not prod... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:07

$775.00
161872

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report in a 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240279714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 * President George Washington's death Near the back is a report noting; "By letters received...we are much concerned to learn the death of that great and good character, General Washington, who died of an inflammation in his throat on the 14th of the same month, at his seat at Mount Vernon, in the 68th year of his age, after an illness of only 23 hours..." with more on this, including an acknowledgement from the House of Rep., signed in type: John Adams. Plus there is the notable & famous letter form Washington's long-time secretary, signed: Tobias Lear, in which he offers details in his letter datelines 'Mount Vernon, ,Dec. 15, 1799' & beginning:... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:06

$155.00
161572

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont Wanting Statehood w/ Ira Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231064299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1782 All of page 4 is taken up with some great letters and documents concerning the Haldimand Affair (see the web for more), two of the documents signed by Ira Allen, a leading figure in the declaration of the Vermont Republic in 1777. He and his brother Ethan were involved in the Haldimand Affair suggesting Vermont might join the British. An alternate explanation is that they used the Haldimand negotiations to both stave off a British invasion of Vermont from Canada and to prod the Continental Congress into recognizing Vermont as an entity separate from New York and New Hampshire and admitting it to the United States. Page 5 has a letter from New York be... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:11

$59.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
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
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
159982

Very Early GEORGE WASHINGTON Colonel in French & Indian War 1754 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171537277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1754 * Very early George Washington (age 22) Among the early reports on the French & Indian War, is a very rare mention of colonel George Washington when he was just 22 years old. The report is a continued one, headed: "Account of Our Affairs in America" and the text includes: "...On the other side the French have this season reaped a crop of corn from the lands on the borders of the Ohio which will be sufficient to subsist the troops with which they are carrying on their invasions till the next year. Col. Washington with 400 men having encamped in a wood at the great meadows on the Ohio, & defeated a party of French that had been dispatched to inter... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:40

$285.00
159961

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948554500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 5, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * Jewish financier Isaac Franks Page 2 has a note that there were still serious concerns about possible alliances with England, with: "...the state of Virginia...earnestly recommended to all the good citizens of that commonwealth 'That in all future elections of representatives & officers of trust & power, caution be used that no foreigner or native who may give cause of sucpicion that he is attached to the interesting of Great Britain....& that they be guardedly careful to elect..decided & unequivocal proofs of his attachment to te cause of America (a... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:49

$230.00
159714

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163987731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 11, 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 mostly filled with ads, with news reports on page 2, most of the page taken up with the conclusion of an article: "An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:33

$47.00
159675

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential State of the Union Address Signed 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942179378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUGH'S CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 22, 1792 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of page 3 is taken up with Washington's state of the union address for the year 1792 with a prefacing report which includes: "...The members of the house accordingly repaired to the senate chamber where at twelve o'clock the president of the United States arrived...when he delivered the following Speech to both Houses of Congress..." and what follows is the full text of the state of the union message, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Just beneath his signature in type is "United States, Nov. 6, 1791" which would seem to be a typesetting error as it should be 1792 (see for... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:42

$440.00
159670

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161604759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Oct. 2, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * Post Declaration of Independence Most of the front page is taken up with several correspondences among Lord Drummon (with proposals for a peace treaty) and George Washington, and the Continental Congress. It begins with a letter from Drummond dated Aug. 17, 1776 beginning: "Being deeply interested in the welfare of America, I think it my duty to communicate a matter of intelligence...may be rendered conducive to the restoration of a desirable peace...request....permission...to lay the same before the General Congress..." and more, signed: Drummond. This is followed by Washington's s... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:27

$1,350.00
159636

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report John Adams 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161301144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington's death * Historic 1st report (rare) The front page begins with a nice letter from "The Senate...To the President of the United States" noting that they wish: "...to express to you their deep regret for the loss their country sustains in the death of General George Washington..." with much more. This is followed by the: "President's Answer" to the Senate, signed in type: John Adams. Then a report from the House of Representatives discussing: "...a suitable mode of commemorating the death of General Washington..." Also another letter concerning the death of Washington. But certainly the great content is on page two where... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:44

$1,875.00
159525

BATTLE OF PRINCETON & Washington Crossing the Delaware 1777 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158861019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1777 * Battle of Princeton - New Jersey * George Washington crossing the Delaware * American Revolutionary War Inside has: "Advices From America" has very nice content, beginning: "Many thousands from the province of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Penna. have already come in & claimed the benefit of the late proclamation for his Majesty's free pardon...The congress have put a public affront on Mr. Washington by stating their whole dependence upon Mr. Lee, who they intended to have made their commander in chief..." with more. This is followed by a fine letter with an historic report beginning: "Several skirmishes between the King's troop... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:28

$270.00
159523

Historic CENSUS ACT President George Washington 1st Printing 1790 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158855678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, March 10, 1790 * 1st printing of the First United States Census Act * Historic report in early American government This famous newspaper was the mouthpiece of the federal government so almost without exception the first utterances from Congress appeared in this newspaper before any other. The nation's capital was in New York City at this time. So it is of great significance that close to half of the front page is taken up with the very first printing of: "An ACT Providing for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the United States". This was the Census Act, creating the very first national census, an event which would happen every ten years to this da... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:25

$530.00
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
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
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