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183580

Early "Buffalo" BALLOONING Pioneer Samuel Archer King Voyage 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900990218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1873 * Samuel Archer King * Ballooning voyage The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE BUFFALO BALLOON" with subheads. (see) See images for text. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:55

$33.00
183395

CHARLES GOODRICH Lizzie Lloyd King Brooklyn New York MURDER 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131359957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder solved ? * Lizzie Lloyd King (Kate Stoddard) The top of page 3 has one column headings: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Goodrich Murder Mystery Solved" "Confession Of Kate Stoddard" "The Story of a Discarded Woman" and more. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:32

$33.00
183344

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128817072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy." The balance of the issue is mostly taken up with incredible detail on the Battle of St. Fernando de Omoa between the English and Spain, instigated after Spain entered the Revolutionary War on the side of America. Eight pages, 7 1/2 by 12 inches, some wear at the blank spine, rejoined at the spine... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:15

$44.00
183325

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128809413

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & a... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:04

$475.00
183285

JAY TREATY RATIFIED President George Washington & King George III 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, March 3, 1796 * George Washington * Jay Treaty ratification Page 3 has the document on the controversial Jay Treaty headed: "Ratification of the United States" reading in part: "Now, therefore, I George Washington....declare...a treaty...between the United States...and his Britannic Majesty...by the consent of the President...with the advice and consent of the Senate...do hereby declare that the said treaty & the said additional article...and are a treaty between the United States of America & his Britannic majesty..." concluding with his signature in type: George Washington. Then another document headed: "Full Power of the United States, George Washington..." signed by him in type: Geo.... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:35

$110.00
183277

18th Century FREE TRADE w/ America King George II Era 1738 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884121493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1738 * Pre-taxation trade with America Near the back is a letter to the King which contains a request and suggested resolutions providing for the safe passage and free trade of subjects of the King an and about the Americas. The response from the King includes: "I am sensibly touch'd with the many hardships & injuries sustained by my trading subjects in America from the cruelties & unjust depredations of the Spaniards...". Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Characters of Queen Elizabeth & King James I by a French Ambassador" "Chaucer the Father of English Poetry" "Tempting of Adam not Satan's first Sin" "A Dog Endow'd with an Extraordinary Gift" ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:32

$42.00
183135

SECOND BOSTON TEA PARTY Ship Fortune in Harbor - Benjamin Franklin 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1774 * The Second Boston Tea Party * Dr. Benjamin Franklin Among the articles in this issue are: "...Address & Petition presented to the King...previous to his Majesty's signing the Bill for the better Government of Quebec" "Conjectures Concerning the Phenomenon of Saturn's Ring" "A Wonderful Improvement in the Art of Healing" "New Tour in the Midland Counties of England" "Useful Observations on the Aurora Borealis" and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Included is a brief mention of bills which received the royal assent, including: "...for providing quarters for the officers and soldiers in America..." which was the h... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:23

$117.00
183134

MARIE ANTOINETTE Queen of France GUILLOTINE Beheaded Execution 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879711072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793 * Marie Antoinette beheaded * The Queen of France * Common hangman Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of the beheading of Marie Antoinette, the text beginning: "Guillotined, at Paris, in her 38th year, being born Nov. 2, 1755, Marie Antoinette, the beautiful widow of the later French King, Louis XVI....This unfortunate Princess had been condemned on the preceding day by the Revolutionary Tribunal..." with more concerning her trial as well an account of her execution, reading in part: "...As soon as the Queen left the Conciergerie, to ascend the scaffold, the multitude, w... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:23

$184.00
183033

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Rye House Plot Advertisement 1683 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116575308

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, * Charles II of England - Algernon Sidney execution * Assassination plot book advertisement The reverse has an advertisement for the printing of a book about Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The ad begins: "The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Algernon Sidney, Esq. for High-Treason for conspiring the death of the King & intending to raise rebellion in this Kingdom..." with a bit more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:52

$41.00
183025

THE BOSTON MASSACRE Incident on King Street British Troops Attack 1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874197784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1770 * The Boston Massacre * Historic reporting Of great significance is that this magazine prints the exact text reporting the Boston Massacre as found in the Boston Gazette of March 12. The article is datelined: "Boston, March 12" and begins: "Our readers will doubtless expect a circumstantial account of the tragical affair on Monday Night last..." and a bit further on the report is introduced with: "On the evening of Monday, being the 5th current, several soldiers of the 29th Regiment were seen parading the streets with their drawn cutlasses and bayonets, abusing and wounding numbers of the inhabitants..." followed by a a wealth of detailed text on the Boston Massacre. The full t... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:47

$435.00
183510

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373137305206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 4, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Almost the entirety of the front page is taken up with a letter from General Howe to Lord G. Germaine dated at "York Island, Sept. 21, 1776". It begins with an historic report: "I have the satisfaction to inform your Lordship of his Majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels' abandoning their lines at Brooklyn, the King's army moved from Bedford..." and then much more detail on the British victory at New York City. The report is signed in type: W. Howe, and is followed by two more dispatches signed by Howe dated Sept. 23 and Sep... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2020 11:47

$424.99
183509

RECRUTING AMERICANS General William Howe - Revolutionary War 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373137303120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1776 * Recruiting Americans for British allegiance * General William Howe (great year to have) The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with several letters & documents, most signed in type by Lord Viscount Howe, concerning offering pardon to those Americans who would swear their allegiance to the King of England. Interesting content. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2020 11:43

$59.99
183469

Rare POPISH PLOT re. Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1679 London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373136141617

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 * Popish Plot The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II. A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has been published...appointing a reward...to any person that shall...apprehend any Popish Dignitary or Jesuit..." with more. But the more notable report is a report from Whitehall dated April 9 concerning the 'trial of the five Catholic Lords', listing them by name and noting: "...prisoners in the Tower...articles of impeachment of High Treason & other high crimes & offences against the said Lords...many years last past been contrived and carried on by P... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2020 07:50

$269.99
182906

Best King JAMES II OF ENGLAND Death 1st Report 1701 London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109841754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701 * James II of England death The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France. The report from Paris dated Sept. 17 reads: "The late King fell into a lethargy on the 14th instant, and was thought to be dead, he continued in the same till yesterday, and died between three and four that afternoon." Great to have this content in a London newspaper. The back page also has a maritime report of ships from America: "The King William Galley from Scanderoon, the Leonera from New England, and the Amity from Virginia, are ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:58

$315.00
182904

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109836422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1777 * Revolutionary War * Fort Ticonderoga * From The Enemy Inside pages have some content on the Revolutionary War, including items containing: "...the King's arm were near Crown Point; the rebels abandoned the Fort of Ticonderoga & brought their stores over the Lake George...every rebel they found obliged the drivers & every rebel they found to take the oath of allegiance to his Majesty...rebels found the loyalists had abandoned the mountain..." with more. A back page report from Hartford includes: "Gov. Tryon having collected a gang of starved wretches from among the British troops & tories, came over from Long Island..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:57

$58.00
182903

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy Newspaper General John Burgoyne BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109819838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 11, 1777 * Great ftpg. Rev. War content * General John Burgoyne * Benjamin Franklin Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific item headed: "An Appeal to the Unprejudiced or a Vindication of the Measures of Government with Respect to America" which is a great statement on the need for the Revolutionary War. A nice issue for display as such, as one can get a sense for the feelings of the day from just the front page. Elsewhere is a report from Paris that: "...with respect to the arrival of Dr. Franklin in that city...the King has forbidden his ministers from having any thing to do with the Doctor either directly or indirectly...on pain of disgrace & the King's indigna... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:53

$71.00
182828

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE & King George III Stubborn Speech 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 12, 1782 * George III of the United Kingdom * American independence in question A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on page 2 are taken up with: "Common Sense on the King of England's Speech" in which the king stubbornly refuses to admit defeat with the situation in America. This commentary provides some great content criticizing the king, one bit noting: "Altho' the situation of America, superior to every effort to enslave her....her fancy to see the speech of a man who had proudly threatened to bring her to his feet, was visibly marked with that tranquil confidence which cared nothing about its contents. It was inquired after with a smile, read wi... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:36

$385.00
182769

BENEDICT ARNOLD & Judas Isacariot Revolutionary War South Events 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865265005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, August 21, 1781 * Benedict Arnold compared to Judas Iscariot * American Revolutionary War events in the South The front page has a report concerning Benedict Arnold, with one item noting: "Judas Iscariot betrayed his master for 30 pieces of silver, but repenting of his guilt returned the money into the treasury & went & hanged himself. Judas Arnold received 5,000 pds. sterling for his treachery & we find has lodged the money in the British funds, but he has not spirit enough to pursue the character in the only part worthy of imitation." More ftpg. war-related content in a letter signed in type: George Germain. Page 2 has a great wealth of fine war-relat... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:31

$399.99
182766

KALAKAUA "The Merrie Monarch" King of Hawaiian Islands DEATH 1891 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107082185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 20, 1891 * Kalakaua death - king of Hawaiian Islands * "The Merrie Monarch" - last reigning king The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "KING KALAKAUA DEAD" "The Hawaiian Ruler Passes Away at 2:30 This Afternoon" which includes a one column illustration of him as well. Nice to have in this West Coast publication. Eight pages, wear at the spine margin and the central fold with a small hole not affecting the mentioned article.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:30

$59.00
182688

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Captures Papal States of Rome Pope Pius VII 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863974910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Aug. 14, 1809 * Napoleon Bonaparte captures * Pope Pius VII - Papal States Page 3 has: "Annihilation of the Pope's Temporal Power" which is a report from Rome concerning Napoleon capturing the papal states, noting: "...has been published...a decrees of his majesty the emperour & king, which unites the states of the Pope to the French empire..." and which includes a document signed in type by: Napoleon, listing seven Decrees beginning with "The States of the Pope are reunited to the French empire." Also: "By the President of the U. States of America, A Proclamation" signed in italic type: James Madison. Another item notes; "Last Monday departed this life...his Exc... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:49

$47.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
182413

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Colonial America 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373094132328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 3, 1768 * Colonial America reporting (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "...arrived here from Fort Pitt & informs us that the garrison were very healthy about a fortnight ago...has been exploring the heads of the Mississippi, the Scioto, and Lake Superior...went 1500 miles to the westward of Michillimackinac & traveled 1100 miles on Lake Superior..." and more. Then reports from the Virginia Gazette. Page 3 has a petition from Massachusetts to tie King complaining about the conduct of the Royal Governor Francis Bernard, noting in part: "...who has betrayed an arbitrary disposition...he has...treated the representative body with cont... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:28

$56.00
182396

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1694 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373094040300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1694 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc.". Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From England" w... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 12:39

$73.00
182332

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Closing Events w/ King George III more 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850294100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 19, 1782 * re. Lord Charles Cornwallis' surrender * King George III speech criticized Half of the front page is taken up with: "An Anecdote - American Patriotism and Fortitude Exemplified" which gives a story concerning General Burgoyne's actions in New England. Half of page 2 is taken up with the conclusion of a letter from: "Common Sense" which is a response too the King of England's recent letter in which he stubbornly refuses to grant independence. Page 3 has a report noting: "His Excellency Count Rochambeau hath detached from the troops under his command in Virginia, 500 infantry & 300 cavalry, to reinforce our army in South Carolina." And then ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:50

$340.00
182251

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 3, 1783 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has several items concerning prisoners from the war and an agreement made concerning Loyalists: "A negociation has been held between the American Congress & the King's officers relative to such persons as intended to stay, to dispose of their effects after the King's garrison were withdrawn..." Also: "...Left New York near 5000 of the British prisoners of war had arrived at New York from Philadelphia...the numbers stood 5826 out of which there were but 806 Germans, and 326 belonging to provincial corps which last the Americans were determined should not stay among them...". Also a report concerning: "The u... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$48.00
182058

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 4, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of the Tragedy". Near the beginning is: "This section was thrown into a high state of excitement yesterday afternoon over the report that Jesse James, one of the notorious outlaws, had been shot & killed by a former comrade, named Geo. Shephard..." with much more, carrying over to page 2. But this was all untrue. Jesse James would b... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:52

$76.00
181999

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ North Carolina Report1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084125906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 19, 1768 * Early Southern America reporting Page 3 has a brief item noting: "The King has been pleased to appoint George Mercer, Esq., to be Lieutenant Governor of his Majesty's province of North Carolina in America." Then a letter from Ireland beginning: "We are not in a less rebellious state here than the people in America...You drain us of our troops to send them to America to quell the tumults there; but I wish you may not have occasion to recall them for a similar purpose here..." and more. Four pages, very handsome masthead, great condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:22

$32.00
181861

18th century 1728 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392823662372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1728 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine." A decorative document given the displayable title page. Eighty-two pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:40

$45.00
181522

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY London w/ Nice Optician Ad 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 19, 1692 * Rare 17th century publication * Early optician, John Marshall ad One of just four advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses, telescopes, microscopes, single and double, reading glasses, large concave glasses..." with much more. In the world of eye glasses, John Marshall was an early pioneer, having devised a method of grinding batches of identical, good quality, lenses of a specified focal length. For this he received a commendation by the Royal Society. He was also the o... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:53

$250.00
181478

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain London Chron. DEATH 1760 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806390198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1760 * George II of Great Britain death * Early, same day report (rare) Only to be had in a London newspaper is this very rare, same-day report of the death of the king. At the top of the back page is a heading: "Postscript" with news recently received, the text noting: "This morning about seven o'clock, departed this life, at his palace at Kensington, his Sacred Majesty our most gracious Sovereign; a Prince endowed with all royal virtues. The grief and consternation which this unexpected event has occasioned, is legible in every countenance, and will be deeply felt by all his subjects, who regarded him as their common father." This was the report of the death of King George II... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:52

$172.00
181406

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot BEHEADED for Treason 1683 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805027757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 10, 1683 * Algernon Sydney beheaded for treason * King Charles II murder plot The back page has a brief yet quite historic report from London reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the place appointed for his execution on Tower-Hill, where he was beheaded on a scaffold erected for that purpose." Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in the Rye House Plot. Complete as a single newspaper, 6 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:24

$137.00
181150

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373046230616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. The back page contains a report of a Proclamation by the King asking residents to bring in surveys of their property concerning their losses from the Great Fire, for compensation. The text reads in part: "His Majesty having been graciously pleased by h... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:33

$1,350.00
180841

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778740556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 12, 1684 (1685 by today's calendar) * Charles II of England death * Best title to be had ? A nice issue concerning the death of King Charles II, who just died a few days earlier on Feb. 6. This is the first issue of this title published after the Feb. 9 announcement of the king's death. About half of the ftpg. is taken up with a report which begins: "For as much as it hath pleased Almighty God lately to call unto his infinite Mercy the most High and Mighty Prince, Charles the Second of most Blessed Memory..." with much more. This is followed by an item from the Duke of Norfolk concerning mourning for the late King, beginning: "Whereas His Majesty hath been pleased to command me to ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:15

$95.00
180787

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031601576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 19, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The front page has: "The news from America...is that there has been an action between the King's troops and the Provincials in the Jerseys...General Howe is advancing forward with 10,000 men...that should there be 20,000 they could not succeed against Philadelphia...so many advantageous posts that they can embarrass General Howe, the whole campaign." Page 3 has a few items, and the back page has a letter to Lord North which is pessimistic on the war, one item noting: "...with an immense fleet, a very large army...Great Britain occupies of American land a bare extent of about 30 miles after having destroyed in par... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:03

$54.00
180620

SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis w/ Famous Letter 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027535068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 26, 1782 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown The most historic content is on page 3 which begins with a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated October 19, 1781. It contains in part: "...sailed from Sandy Hook on the 16th instant and arrived off Cape Charles the 24th, when we had the mortification to hear that Lord Cornwallis had proposed terms of capitulation on the 17th...Comparing...the intelligence given by those people & several others...with the purport of Lord Cornwallis's letter, a copy of which I have the honor to enclose...we cannot entertain the least doubt of his Lordship's having capitulated and that we are unf... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:05

$590.00
180540

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, October 21, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 32. Page 2 has: "By the King. A Proclamation" which begins: "Whereas we have received intelligence that preparations are making by our enemies to invade this our kingdom...". Also on pg. 2 are various reports from Charleston, one item concerning: "...return of General Mackintosh from the northward into Georgia, a military force is collecting in the interior part of that country...", then a report concerning British ships in port at Beau... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:47

$1,150.00
180323

SIEGE OF METZ France Germans Begins Franco-Pruissian War w/ MAP 1870 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 16, 1870 * Siege of Metz, France beginning w/ map * Franco-Prussian War - Germans Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "MAP OF THE BATTLE GROUNDS IN FRANCE" (see) Also one column headings: "THE WAR" "The Battle of Metz Reported by the French and Prussians" "Napoleon and King William in Royal Claim of Victory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:44

$33.00
180231

BATTLE OF DETROIT Bushy Run Fort Pitt Pontiac's Rebellion INDIANS 1763 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1763 * Battles of Bushy Run & Detroit * Western Pennsylvania * Pontiac's Rebellion The prime content in this issue is: "By the King, a Proclamation" which calls for the disposition of newly acquired American territories, which does not allow English settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains, and requires all colonists already settled in those regions to return east. Any purchase of Indian land west of the Appalachians is strictly forbidden. This historic Proclamation takes 3 pages. Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Instructions for the Preservation of Health in the Navy" "Boundaries of Quebeck Government" "Of East Florida, West "Florida, and ... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2020 15:21

$155.00
180137

ANGLO-ASHANTI WARS Gold Cape Coast Castle West Africa British 1874 NYC Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 8, 1874 * Third Anglo-Ashanti War - 1st expedition * Cape Coast Castle - Gold Coast - Africa Page 3 has an article headed: "THE ASHANTEE WAR" "Letter from the Special Herald Correspondent at Cape Coast Castle" "Full Description of the King, His Army, People and Customs" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 4 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:25

$33.00
180097

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia * A "rebel" victory * Rare Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Fredericksburg" taking most of the column & including: "...The enemy finding himself outflanked deserted his works without resistance & fled towards Chancellorsville...During Saturday Jackson continued to press the enemy's right, whilst General Lee assailed him in front..." with much more (see). This is followed by: "The Last of The Great Yankee Raid" with subheads: ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:21

$480.00
179838

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH 1684 Old British Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1684 (note: by today's calendar this is 1685) * Charles II of England death * Best title to be had ? The front page has a report from Edinburgh mentioning the arrival of: "...the most sorrowful news of the death of our late Gracious Sovereign..." and also on the front page is a document beginning: "For as much as it hath pleased the Almighty God to call CHARLES the Second...from a Temporary Crown to inherit an Eternal in the Heavens..." and mention of the succession of James Seventh (actually James II). Pages 2, 3 and 4 are filled with letters concerning the death of Charles II including a letter from the "...merchants, traders & planters of...His Majesties Province of Maryland.... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:27

$195.00
179834

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot Treason Trial GUILTY 1683 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot Page 2 contains a report from Westminster reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the King's Bench Bar, where sentence of Death was passed upon him as in cases of High Treason." He would be beheaded in a few days. Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in the Rye House Plot. Single sheet issue, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:21

$92.00
179789

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1775 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania Almost half of the front page is taken up with an address of the people Massachusetts concerning the state of our affairs with England and our relations with them. A few bits including: "We behold, with all the horror & grief national to a free people, the fatal stab given...my a majority of the last venal Parliament, whereby...the right of election was in the most impious manner wrested from the electors...We are called upon to redouble our attention & zeal for the defence & preservation of all our constitutional rights from seeing the iron hand of oppression extended to our fellow subjects on the othe... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:21

$470.00
179615

THE GREAT LONDON FIRE Charles II of England Forms Building Codes 1666 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 17, 1666 * The Great London Fire disaster * Charles II of England creates safety codes Certainly one of the more notable events in London history was the Great Fire which began on September 2. Very shortly thereafter, in an effort to rebuild London in a safe manner, the King issue various directives as to how the city would be rebuilt. This text takes nearly half of the back page with a few portions including: "In the first place, upon the desires of the Lord Mayor...He is pleased to prohibit the hasty building of any edifices till such speedy care be taken for the re-edification of the city as may best secure it from the like accidents, & raise it to a greater beauty and comeli... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:44

$1,565.00
179571

Best PRINCESS LOUISA OF GREAT BRITAIN Death Funeral Burial 1768 London Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1768 * Princess Louisa of Great Britain * Death - funeral - burial * Best title to be had ? The entire front page appears more as a broadside, being a one column report on the funeral of: "...her late Royal Highness Princess Louisa-Anne..." who was interred in the Royal Family vault in King Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster Abbey. Included is a diagram of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers which is unusual for this newspaper. Coverage carries over to page 2. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:15

$59.00
179416

Rare BATTLESHIP Gleason's Pictorial Ornate Masthead PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 11, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead The front page has illustration of: "Victor Emmanuel, King of Sardinia" and a nice print: "View Of A Fleet of United States Men-of-War". Prints inside include: "Sheep Shearing in Australia" "Transport of Wool From the Blue Mountains, Australia" and two others. Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embellishments in the margins, good condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:17

$36.00
179354

KING LOUIS XVI of France Conspiracy GUILLOTINE Execution Print 1793 Old Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793 * King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic) This issue contains the: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI with a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis guilty?...I hereby declare that the National Convention has found Louis Capet guilty of a conspiracy against the liberty of the Nation, and the safety of the state..." with much talk on what they should do with him including the votes of various individuals (see). Ultimately they report: "...I vote for Death! Ah! could we but as easily dispose of all Tyrants!...the pre... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$259.00
179122

Historic CORNWALLIS Surrenders at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War 1781 U.K. Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 27, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * Historic item - 1st report This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Although the formal letter from Cornwallis announcing the surrender would appear in the next issue, that issue dated Nov. 29 was simply a more formal announcement as the "news" was in this issue of November 27. Page 4 has a report headed: "London" which includes: "We are sorry to communicate to our readers the following authentic particulars of the disast... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$2,450.00
178988

KAMEHAMEHA III King of Hawaiian Islands Monarch DEATH 1855 NYC Tribune Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1855 * Death of Kamehameha III * King of Hawaii - Sandwich Islands Page 5 has one column headings: "Death Of King Kamehameha" "Sandwich Islands" "Death Of King Kamehameha III" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, damp staining to the left portion of the issue, otherwise good.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:24

$52.00
178728

FRANZ JOSEPH I OF AUSTRIA Emperor & King of Hungary CORONATION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392675002988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1867 * Franz Joseph I of Austria * King of Hungary coronation The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE HUNGARIAN CORONATION" "Hungary Receiving Her King" "Francis Joseph and the Empress of Austria as King and Queen" and more. Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2020 08:56

$33.00
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