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President JOHN ADAMS Letters in Rare 18th Century Baltimore MD 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128816151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 14, 1798 * President John Adams letters Page 2 has a letter from the people of Kittery, Mass. (now Maine), to the President, followed by his response to them signed: John Adams. A similar letter from the town of Cincinnati "in the North-western Territory" (now Ohio) to the President, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And a third letter from the town of Hamilton in the Northwest Territory as well. Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:13

$52.00
182817

ALBANY EXECUTION James Hamiton Murder Benjamin Birdsall HANGING 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818 The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for the murder of Major Birdsall last summer...his fate excited much sympathy, and his execution was witnessed by more than 1000 people...". Shortly before his execution Hamilton wrote his final words of thanks to many for how he was treated, printed here (see). It is signed in type: James Hamilton. The first attempt at the hanging failed, so he had to ascend the scaffold and submit himself to a second hanging. Four pages, some damp staining, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:30

$29.00
182709

LOUISIANA Territory PURCHASE Controversy re. France 1803 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105953536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 19, 1803 * Debating the Louisiana Purchase Pg. 2 has a list of 4th of July toasts, including to: "Alexander Hamilton, and the Constitution". Page 3 has an interesting letter criticizing the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, noting: "When the news was first announced that Louisiana had been ceded to the United States...declared that the intelligence had arisen from ignorance..." with some detail on the reason, including: "The U.S. stand in no present need of the immense countries of Louisiana. It would be injurious to our prosperity to possess Louisiana in full sovereignty...it would diminish the price of our lands...it would diminish & disperse our populati... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 08:02

$47.00
180372

NORTHWEST INDIAN WAR Fort Hamilton Ohio Chief Blue Jacket Indians 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373017250609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 6, 1795 * Northwest Indian War * Fort Hamilton - Ohio * Chief Blue Jacket Page 3 has 3 reports concerning affairs with Indians near Fort Hamilton (see). Various other news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:14

$41.00
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Commander ALEXANDER HAMILTON Founding Father during Quasi-War 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605062804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 9, 1799 * Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War Page 3 has a report concerning the construction of a light house at Shell Castle and at Cape Hatteras (see). Also reports from New York, Pittsfield, Worcester, Boston and Lexington. The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:32

$55.00
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