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167348

BATTLE OF WILD CAT CREEK Samuel Hopkins Ambush by Indians War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144083901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, Dec. 28, 1812 * Battle of Wild Cat Creek * Indians ambush Samuel Hopkins Infantry The front page begins with a letter from Buffalo, signed by: Peter B. Porter, refuting the account of his failure to invade Canada as reported by General Smyth. This is a fascinating incident, as Wikipedia notes: "...After the failed attack on Canada, Smyth was insulted by Brigadier General Peter B. Porter, who accused Smyth of cowardice. Smyth challenged Porter to a duel, but both men went unscathed...". Note that in this report is: "...In ascribing...the late disgrace on this frontier to the cowardice of general Smyth...", the accusation of cowardice. The ftpg. also has a letter from an officer in the N.W. Army, nea... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:46

$39.00
167089

HARTFORD CONVENTION Federalist Party Meeting re. War of 1812 Old 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455224736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1815 The first 5 1/2 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the "New England Convention", also known as the Hartford Convention, at which grievances were discussed concerning the on-going War of 1812. Also in this issue: "Major-General Proctor" and "Events of the War" which has some nice content concerning New Orleans. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, minor foxing, good condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:28

$28.00
166904

Early 19th Century HARTFORD CT Connecticut War of 1812 Lake Erie 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447523098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 1, 1814 Page 2 has several War of 1812 items under headings: "Events Of The War" "On Lake Erie" "Niagara Frontier". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:49

$29.00
166838

USS UNITED STATES Captures HMS Macedonian Naval Battle War of 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392128437069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1812 * USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian Reports include: "Extract of a Letter from Sacket's Harbor" "Protection to Commerce" "Copy of a Letter from Captain Jones, late of the U.S. Sloop of war the Wasp, to the Secretary of the Navy" in which he reports the capture of his ship, signed in type: Jas. Jones. Also: "General Porter's Letter" datelined at Buffalo, plus full column headed: "Another Brilliant & Successful Action" between the frigate United States & the Macedonian (see); "Events of the War" "General Orders" "Army of the Right" "Northern Army" plus even more. Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2018 15:15

$37.00
166792

Best ROGER GRISWOLD Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1812 Hartford MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443048723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Nov. 3, 1812 * Governor Roger Griswold death * Best title to be had ? A page 3 report is headed:" Death Of Governor Griswold" of Connecticut. Various details about the funeral & procession which includes an engraving of the casket. Also a resolution relative to his death and the "General Orders" of the militia. All columns on all pages are black-bordered to commemorate the death of Roger Griswold. Great to have from Connecticut's capital, rare as such. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:19

$39.00
166385

Pre Battle of New Orleans WAR OF 1812 Nearing the End 1815 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372428242186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1815 Much of the issue is taken up with the "Hartford Convention" which concerned grievances with the on-going War of 1812. Near the back is: "Events of the War" which has over 2 pages on the latest reports from New Orleans, and includes: "General Orders, to the Citizens of New Orleans" signed in type: Thos. L. Butler. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an imp... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:52

$29.00
165654

RECRUITMENT Recruiting Troops Men for WAR OF 1812 in 1813 Old Salem MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372390249182

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, November 6, 1813 * Recruiting troops for the War of 1812 Although there is various content on the War of 1812, the most intriguing item in this issue is the very nice recruitment advertisement headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle and beginning: "ATTENTION ! All Patriotic Men..." with more, including: "The atrocious conduct of the enemy towards the defenseless citizens who have been exposed to their power...What nobler object can a generous American have than the protection of our most populous cities from threatened destruction?..." with more (see). A $16 bounty is offered as well as 160 acres at the end of the war. This appears on the back page... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:40

$29.00
165418

SIEGE OF FORT DETROIT Fall & Surrender by William Hull WAR OF 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372381501968

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Oct. 3, 1812 * Siege of Detroit - surrender * Battle of Fort Detroit * William Hull The front page is almost entirely taken up with two letters which related to the further details of General Wm. Hull's surrender of the post at Detroit to the British General Brock. Each of the 3 letters are signed in type: Wm. Hull. Other content includes: "Indian Depredations" "Skirmishing on the Lines" "Marine Memoranda" "Admiral Warren's Squadron", plus the back page has 4 letters each signed in type: D. Porter, and another letter signed: T. L. P. Laugharne. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:35

$38.00
165417

Rare WAR OF 1812 Military United States U.S. ARMY Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372381500359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, April 5, 1814 * Printed exclusively to report on the War of 1812 The entire front page is taken up with the continued report on explaining the causes of the failure of the U.S. military on the northern frontier, including letters signed by General Wade Hampton and John Armstrong. This text carries over to take most of pg. 2 as well. Other items within: "Impressment" which hs a nice letter signed by: Stephen Decatur to the Sec. of the Navy; "The Navy" "Indian Affairs" "Brilliant Achievement" "Highly Important" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:34

$37.00
165240

Rare HENRY DEARBORN & John Rodgers Letters War of 1812 1814 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372109394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 8, 1814 The entire front page is taken up with various "Documents" explaining the causes of the failure of the American on the Northern Frontier and which accompanied the report of the Secretary of War. Included are 6 letters signed in type: H. Dearborn. Much reporting on the War of 1812 continues on page 2 (see for portions), and page 2 is mostly taken up with: "Rodgers' Cruise" being his letter to the Secretary of the Navy, signed: John Rodgers. Also within: Military Movements" "British Conspiracy" "Floating Batteries" "Army and Militia" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-liv... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:40

$38.00
164824

BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS Ontario 1st major War of 1812 Fight Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071971372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Nov. 2, 1812 * Battle of Queenston Heights * American Revolutionary War The front page has several: "Official Arguments" which relate to the War of 1812 (see). Inside has over a column on: "Battle of Queenstown". "Niagara Taken" "Army of the United States" "Latest From Halifax" "War Events" Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:27

$31.00
164216

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Lake Erie & Eastport, Maine Capture in War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054205389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 23, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * Lake Erie - War of 1812 * Fort Sullivan, Eastport, Maine The ftpg. has : "Events of the War - Letter form Com. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy" dated at Sackett's Harbor & concerning events at Presque Isle. Also a bit on: "Squadron in the Chesapeake". Inside has; "Battle at Chippawa" "More Detached Militia" "Capture of Eastport" and another article also headed: "The Battle of Chippewa" and more on the War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:32

$37.00
163809

WAR OF 1812 Peace Discussions James Madison USS Wasp v. Reindeer 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392043980945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Oct. 28, 1814 * Discussing peace terms * USS Wasp vs. HMS Reindeer The entire front page is taken up with: "THE INSTRUCTIONS" from the President to the foreign ministers on negotiating a peace with England to end the War of 1812. This lengthy text carries over to pages 2 and 4 where are included 7 documents each signed in type: James Monroe. Other war content includes: "Capture of The Reindeer" being the "Official Account" by Capt. J. Blakely of the U.S.S. Wasp. Also: "Late from New Orleans" "Latest from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock" and more. Four pages, damp staining to the left side, generally good condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:50

$42.00
163610

USS UNITED STATES vs. HMS Macedonian Wasp vs. Frolic 1812 War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372299603330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Dec. 12, 1812 * USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian * USS Wasp vs. HMS Frolic Over half of the front page is taken up with a: "...letter from Capt. Jones, late of the U.S. Sloop of War the Wasp, to the Sec. of the Navy..." signed by him in type: Jas. Jones. This report details its capture by the Poictiers after being damaged in a battle with the British ship Frolic. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up: "Brief Sketch of the Seat of War" with many War of 1812 reports. More war reports inside including: "Court Martial" "Employment of the Indians" "Louisiana" "War, Recommenced" "Another Brilliant Naval Victory" concerns the capture of the Macedonian by the U.S. frigate U... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:46

$43.00
163278

WAR OF 1812 Atlantic Coast Blockade Proclamation w/ James Madison 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286174329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1814 * War of 1812 blockade Page 2 has: "President of the U. States of America. A PROCLAMATION" concerning the blockade on the Atlantic coast, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "From the Montreal Papers" "Halifax Papers" " 'Reported Peace Prospect" "Abolition of the Slave Trade" and other tidbits. Four pages, some light damp staining, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:26

$29.00
162937

War of 1812 ARMY DESERTERS James Madison Pardon Proclamation 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372275690138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 1812 * War of 1812 deserters * James Madison pardon Inside has: "A Proclamation" by the President offering: "...A full pardon...to each & all such individual as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer of any military post..." signed in type: James Madison. The back page has a letter beginning: "We have just received intelligence here that gen. Harrison has left the North Western Army & proceeded with the mounted men to his own territory..." with more. Also: "General Orders" dated at "Head Quarters, Fort Wayne", with more war-related items. Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good c... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:47

$33.00
162582

BATTLE OF FORT OSWEGO Lake Ontario British Account War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392008887216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, May 31, 1814 * Battle of Fort Oswego * Lake Ontario, New York All of the front page and half of pg. 2 are taken up with a continuation of the "Documents" concerning the failure of the U.S. military on the northern Frontier. Includes are letters signed in type by: Wm. H. Harrison, Geo McClure, and John Armstrong. Also inside: "Attack On Oswego - American Official Account" which is on the Battle of Fort Oswego, plus: "British Official Account" "The British Official Account" of the attack on Oswego; "Gun-Boat Battle" "From Lake Ontario" "From Lake Champlain" "From Canada" and "General Summary" of various war reports. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:17

$43.00
162244

HMS FROLIC CAPTURED War of 1812 Sloop-of-War USS Wasp NAVAL Battle Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001564025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Nov. 28, 1812 * Capture of HMS Frolic * Sloop-of-war USS Wasp * War of 1812 naval battle The entire front page & half of pg. 2 are taken up with: "Affairs With Great Britain". Page 3 has a nice account of the naval battle between the: "Wasp And Frolic", a victory for the Americans (see the web for more). Over half of the back page is taken up with a very detailed letter datelined: "Sackett's Harbor", signed in type: Isaac Chauncey. Also a shorter letter from Sackett's Harbor (see). Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of repor... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:27

$38.00
161508

(5) Original SALEM Essex County Massachusetts WAR OF 1812 Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229318883

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, 1813 A lot of five issues from January & February, 1813, from the midst of the War of 1812. Each issue has War of 1812 reporting. Four pages each, various foxing generally good condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:37

$37.00
161134

BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS & DeWitt Clinton to Win ? War of 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977904468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Oct. 29, 1812 * Battle of Queenston Heights * War of 1812 - 1st major battle * DeWitt Clinton winning election Reports include: "Our Navy" "Hull's Campaign" in Canada; "On Peace, Liberty, and Independence"; war reports from Buffalo, Ordensburgh, Plattsburgh and Detroit; "Presidential Election" gives a state-by-state chart of the results thus far showing DeWitt Clinton in the lead with 111, & a note mentioning: "One hundred and ten votes are a majority of the whole so that Mr. Clinton seems to have a sufficiency without any of the doubtful votes...". Also a nice report headed: "The Battle of Queenstown" and also: "North Western Army" being a letter... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:38

$34.00
160943

AMERICAN EMBARGO ACT James Madison & British Ships War of 1812 Salem Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211122942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 7, 1812 Page 3 has an atypically large head: "Another EMBARGO" and a brief report confirming the imposition of another embargo. Says the message reached Boston in 76 hours from Washington. Originally a 60-day embargo that was proposed by President Madison, it was changed to a 90-day embargo by moderate members of Congress who believed a peaceful settlement with Great Britain was still possible. The embargo was especially unpopular in New England (and in some Southern states) where shipping was an important industry. In addition to opposing the commercial restrictions created by the embargo, the New England states also opposed war with Great Britain, eve... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:27

$62.00
160941

(3) Presidents JAMES MONROE William Henry Harrison JAMES MADISON 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211120696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 8, 1814 Inside has: "General Smyth's Petition" "The Embargo Question" "To Independence"; letters signed in type by James Monroe and James Madison. There are also 7 pages under the heading: "Events of the War". Among its subheads & reports are: "The Enemy" "The Friends of Peace" "From General Proctor to General Harrison"; a very lengthy letter: "From General Harrison to General Vincent" signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison; plus so much more on the War of 1812. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, great condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wi... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:24

$29.00
160013

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
159824

Rare WAR OF 1812 Military United States U.S. ARMY Original 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945834298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 29, 1814 * Printed exclusively to report on the War of 1812 The entire front page is taken up with a continuation of "Documents" explaining the causes of the failure of the American military on the northern frontier. Included are documents signed by: Isaac Shelby, W. Hampton, & John; Armstrong. These reports carry over to page 2. Other reports within include: "Grand Naval Challenge" which takes nearly a; full page and include letters signed: S. Decatur and Thos. M. Hardy. Also "Rattlesnake and Enterprize" "which is a very detailed account it their 8 week cruise; "Now For the Tug of War!" "From Bermuda" "General Court-Martial" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:38

$38.00
159785

BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS Ontario 1st major Fight War of 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165806731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Nov. 7, 1812 * Battle of Queenston Heights * War of 1812 - 1st major battle * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The entire front page & some of pg. 2 are taken up with a letter from Gen. Van Rensselaer to Gen. Henry Dearborn datelined from "Head-Quarters, Lewiston". In this famous battle, which happened just the day before the letter was written, Van Rensselaer led his forces across the Niagara River to capture Queenston Heights, Ontario. British General Isaac Brock was killed but the Americans were ultimately defeated (photos show portions). Pg. 2 also has: "Another Naval Victory" which is concerning the Wasp capturing the British ship Frolic. Pag... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:05

$39.00
159716

TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA General William Hull Proclamation War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163989541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1812 * General William Hull proclamation * To the inhabitants of Canada Page 2 begins with "OFFICIAL - By William Hull...A Proclamation" to the inhabitants of Canada which includes near the beginning: "After 30 years of peace & prosperity the United States have been driven to arms...left them no alternative but manly resistance or unconditional submission. The army under my command has invaded your country & the standard of Union now waves over the territory of Canada...it brings neither danger nor difficulty. I come to find enemies, not to make them. I come to protect, not to injure you...". This takes nearly half of the page. This is followed by "General Orders"... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:36

$39.00
159587

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Ontario w/ General Jacob Brown Victory War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160489290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * General Jacob Brown victory Within this issue are 5 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown" "Gen. Izard" "Naval" "General Orders" concerning the British landing on the Niagara frontier; and further details on the: "Battle of Chippewa--British Account" plus; "The enemy in the Chesapeake" and "American Prizes" and more. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, great condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political ne... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:14

$32.00
159324

Original WAR OF 1812 Newburyport Massachusetts w/ William Hull 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935584497

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, May 3, 1814 Inside has: "Frontier Accounts" with items from Detroit and Sackett's Harbor; "On the Rumoured Armistice". An item reads: "The report to-day is that Gen. Hull has been adjudged to be shot; but that his reprieve has come on." Another column has various War of 1812 reports. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:18

$28.00
157506

TREATY OF GHENT Signed Belgium War of 1812 Officially ENDS Peace 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086536880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815 * Treaty of Ghent signed * War of 1812 officially over The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous of termination the war...between the countries, and of restoring, peace...have, for that purpose, appointed their respective plenipotentiaries...", plus details about the representatives appointed by the King and those by the President of the U.S., all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full pow... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:37

$200.00
154609

USS UNITED STATES vs. HMS Macedonian - Naval Battle 1812 War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809250364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1812 * USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian A section headed "Events of the War" has much on the War of 1812 taking over 8 pages and including: "General Orders" "American Prizes" "Our Little Navy" "Proceedings of Congress" "Newman's Expedition" "Military" "To the Men of the Counties of Ontario and Genesee" signed: Peter B. Porter; and more. One of the items is headed: "Naval--Glorious Naval Victory" being a report of the victory of the ship United States over the British ship Macedonian, with various details (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:37

$47.00
153862

War of 1812 ARMY DESERTERS James Madison Pardon Proclamation 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391775945516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Oct. 19, 1812 * War of 1812 deserters * James Madison pardon Page 2 has several items on the War of 1812 including a report on the Essex frigate with Capt. Porter; a note that the President has: "...issued his Proclamation...offering a free pardon to all deserters from the army who shall surrender themselves to any officer...within four months...". Also: "British Naval Movement" "British Forces on the Lines" "Affairs of Our Frontiers" and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2017 14:01

$32.00
152703

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON John Armstrong Jr. Document War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722649024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 22, 1814 The front page has various "Documents" including item signed in type by John Armstrong and William. H. Harrison, all relating to the war. They carry over to take most of pg. 2 as well. Other content within includes four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison (see). Also: "Ogdensburgh" "Summary" "From Canada", a letter from the captain of the Constellation, "President & Plantagenet" and other items. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). Whe... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:01

$38.00
152547

1814 BATTLE OF CHIPPAWA Niagara Falls River Ontario Canada War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718045759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1814 * Battle of Chippawa * Invasion of Upper Canada * Niagara Falls - Ontario * War of 1812 The front page begins with a full column: "Dispatch From Major-General Brown to the Secretary of War" which is his official report on the Battle of Chippawa Falls near Niagara. This was a notable victory for the Americans despite being outnumbered by the British. Page 2 has a report headed: "Capture of Eastport" plus there are other tidbits on the War of 1812 inside as well. Four pages, an archival repair at the spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:00

$43.00
152545

American YOUTH & the United States Military Seduction & Criticism 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880409742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815 Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without the consent of either parent...Forward then, my brave lads..." with more, followed by criticism for such a practice (see). A few other tidbits relating to the War of 1812 as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:57

$38.00
151719

Rare JOHN ARMSTRONG JR. & Winfield Scott War of 1812 in Old 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691184157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 15, 1814 * War of 1812 original reading * John Armstrong Jr. & Winfield Scott Most of the front page is taken up with: "Documents...Correspondence between the Secretary of War & Brig. General Boyd" all datelined Fort George & includes letters signed by John Armstrong and W. Scott. Similar content carries over to pg. 2 with 4 letters signed by John Armstrong. Also: "British Veracity" "Summary" and "Marine Memoranda" among other items. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:41

$33.00
150509

BATTLE OF LUNDY'S LANE Bridgewater Niagara Falls Ontario War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653995906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 6, 1814 * Battle of Lundy's Lane The front page has an interesting yet brief item on: "The Insolvent Buonaparte" noting: "...that Buonaparte owes private debts to the immense amount of two milliards...". The ftpg. also has a full column: "War in the Chesapeake" which is just prior to the battles at Baltimore & Washington. Page 2 includes: 'War Events Near Niagara" "Particulars of the Battle of Bridgewater" "Further Particulars..." "Other Particulars" "Affair at Lewiston" "Fort Michilimackinac" and more. Four pages, archival repair at the spine, some spine loss not affecting text.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:00

$39.00
149696

WILLIAM SITGREAVES COX USS Chesapeake Court-Martialed War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391625178893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, June 28, 1814 * William Sitgreaves Cox * court-martial of dereliction of duty Beginning on the ftpg. and taking most of pg. 2 is: "Naval Court Martial" being the details of the court martial of William Sitgreaves Cox against whom four charges were set: cowardice, disobedience of orders, desertion from his quarters & neglect of duty, and unofficer-like conduct, for his involvement in the battle of the Chesapeake & Shannon. Included are the sentences for each charge (see for portions). Also in this issue: "Depredations of the Enemy" 'From the Mobile" "British Account of Their Loss at Sandy Creek" "American Prisoners" "The American frigate President Equal to a British 74 ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:34

$47.00
149606

Early 19th Century War of 1812 Original 1813 Old Boston Massachusetts NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789432546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1813 The front page has a lengthy letter from the "British Parliament" headed: "War With America". Articles on pg. 2 include: "Magnanimity" "Blockading Squadron Increasing" "East Florida" "President and Congress" concerning these two ships; "News From Newport". Four pages, various wear with tears at the margins, some dirtiness, mild wear at the two folds, an archival mend on the ftpg.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:37

$28.00
148931

U.S. NAVY Naval Events w/ John Rodgers vs. British Ships WAR OF 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773715830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Sept. 18, 1812 * United States Navy * War of 1812 Naval battles Page 2 has an item headed: "Alarming Intelligence" with news on the War of 1812, followed by: "In Addition To The Above". Also more than a column is taken up with two letters: "From Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the Navy" from the frigate President, in which he provides updates on the naval events of the war. Also: "General Hull" and "The War". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:23

$33.00
147228

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Ontario General Winfield Scott Victory War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546520712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Aug. 2, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * General Winfield Scott victory The front page has: "Correspondence Accompanying Capt. Porter's Official Letter" as well as: "American Official Account of the Battle of Chippewa" which takes a full column on pg. 1 & carries over to take most of pg. 2 (see for portions). During this historic battle near Lake Erie the outnumbered American forces under General Winfield Scott inflict a decisive defeat on the British forces led by Gen. Ball. Other articles on the inside & back pgs. are headed: "Interesting Particulars" "British Account" Obituary & Biographical" "State of New York--General Orders" "Capture of Eastport" "Defence of... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:48

$41.00
145677

Loss of the USS FROLIC Captured by HMS Orpheus Cuba War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371667639558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1814 * Loss of the USS Frolic (1813) The front page has: "A Proclamation" by Vice Admiral Alexander Cochrane, concerning a blockade of ports on the East Coast. Page 2 has: "Military Report" which takes a full column on the Napoleonic War; "Loss of the Frolick" "Blockade" and a letter signed by William Hull: "To the People of the U. States". Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 has minor loss; water staining, mostly good.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:38

$27.00
145250

1812 Salem MA Newspaper GEORGE CLINTON Vice President DEATH w/ Black Borders


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371656579286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Mass., April 29, 1812 * VP George Clinton death Page 2 is highlighted by a black-bordered report headed: "Death of the Vice-President" which includes a report to the Senate beginning: "Upon me devolves the painful duty of announcing to the Senate the death of our venerable fellow citizen George Clinton, Vice President of the United States..." with further details. Included also is the: "Order of Procession" of his funeral (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:37

$42.00
142767

BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS Victory & Treaty of Peace GHENT Ratified 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587371404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1815 * Battle of New Orleans is won by Andy Jackson * The War of 1812 is over - Treaty of Peace Near the back under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a report headed: "America" which begins: "Dispatches from Major General Lambert have related the total defeat of the British Army before New Orleans..." with a bit more detail, then: "...The Treaty of Peace, concluded at Ghent..;on the 24th of December last, was ratified at Washington, Feb. 17, at 11 p.m." Nice to have these two notable reports in a British publication. It is curious that the Battle of New Orleans was actually fought a month after the treaty of peace was signed. Complete in 98 pa... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:38

$54.00
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