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153081

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION North Carolina Ratification Talks 1788 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391735858224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 11, 1788 * United States Constitution * North Carolina ratification ? Page 2 has a column taken up with: "Patriotism--the Principle which Will Insure Greatness & Happiness to Our Country". Pg. 2 also has an addressed "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, the Humble Address of the Agents for the American Loyalists". And another item from North Carolina notes: "The Convention of this state broke up last Monday after deliberating, arguing & laboriously debating for 15 days without either rejecting or adopting the proposed Constitution...". Other items relating to the federal government as well. Four pages, various light damp staining but causing no ... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:44

$47.00
152932

JOHN BURGOYNE British General Death & King Louis XVI of France 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729780537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 22, 1792 * King Louis XVI of France * General John Burgoyne death Front page has: "Proclamation, By The King Of The Frenchmen, Upon The Dangers Of The Country", signed in type: Louis. Page 2 has a Proclamation signed in type: Louis. Listed among the deaths on pg. 3 is: "In London, Lieut.-Gen. Burgoyne". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famous First Facts", Flagg was the "first native-born American" dentist. Four pages, foxing, an archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:29

$47.00
152697

18th century 1752 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885879373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Act of Parliament, London, 1752 * 18th century original document Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:52

$43.00
152693

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722642365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 23, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Inside has two-thirds of a column taken up with a nice account of a boxing match headed: "Boxing - Ward and Mendoza". 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, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. The report includes: "Yesterday being the day appointed for deciding the bets on the match between Ward and Mendoza...that the battle would be fought there...then proposed that they sho... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:46

$38.00
152642

1778 BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey NJ - John Burgoyne Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884295928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth - New Jersey * General John Burgoyne's defeat * Revolutionary War The very first article is: "Debates In Parliament" which includes much talk on the Revolutionary War, and includes in part: "...was in hope...that the lamentable fate of General Burgoyne & his army, as it was an evil of the first magnitude, might...have been productive of some good..." and a bit further on: "...The Americans have humbled themselves even to meanness before their haughty task masters, and what has their abject submission produced? The most contemptuous insolence; the most mortifying neglect. And will the American again submit to a similar trea... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:29

$89.00
152605

British Surrender at Saratoga New York JOHN BURGOYNE Letter 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718945436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Nov. 26, 1779 * General John Burgoyne letter * Surrender at Saratoga, New York Most of the front page is taken up with: "A Reply to Lieut. General Burgoyne's Letter to his Constituents" which begins: "After your surrender to the American army...you expressed your 'confidence' in the justice of the King...to support the general they had thought proper...Sensible of having lost an army, of having depressed the hopes of your country, or having elated the spirit of her enemies..." with much more concerning his historic surrender at Saratoga (see for portions). There is a stain in this report which affects about 15 words (see). Elsewhere is a note: "...that ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:18

$54.00
152603

Rare 17th Century ENGLAND 1647 Newsbook During English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881160122

Shown is an original & historic old newsbook, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS, London, March 15-22, 1647 [1648 by today's calendar]. * Very rare mid-17th century periodical * English Civil War - Charles I of England An exceedingly rare newsbook (predecessor of today's newspapers) from during the English Civil War. This is the very first issue of this title we have been able to offer. The full title as seen in the photo is: "MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS. Communicating the unparallell'd proceedings at Westminster, the Head-quarters, and other Places, discovering their Designes, reproving their Crimes, and advising the Kingdome." Information as provided on the internet notes this title was published by Sir George Wharton, who took the pen name George Nawo... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:15

$1,265.00
152601

ANDREW JACKSON Farewell Address & King George IV Coronation ADAMS 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718942339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1821 * Farewell address of Andrew Jackson * England's King George IV is coronated An inside page has a report headed: "Gen. Jackson's Address to the Army" datelined from his headquarters, Montpelier, & signed in type: Andrew Jackson, Major General, commanding the division of the South. This report takes close to a full column and is his official farewell address to his soldiers, the text beginning: "This day, officers and soldiers, closes my military functions, and consequently, dissolves the military connection which has hitherto existed between you and myself..." with much more (see). Also of interest is over six pages taken up with: "Corona... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:12

$27.00
152571

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880433589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * 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 allegi... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:40

$475.00
152562

Outlaws JESSE JAMES & Younger Brothers - GHOSTS Spirit Katie King 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880426205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 17, 1875 * Jesse James & Younger Brothers gang * Ghosts - spectres - apparition - spirits Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Jameses And Youngers" "A Plea for Mercy from a Union Soldier and a Republican". Page 2 has: "Dayton's Spook--A Butcher's Daughters Are Roughly Treated by the Uncivil Ghost" being an interesting articles on ghostly spirits, with reference to the famous spirit Katie King (see). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:27

$45.00
152126

Rare KELSO SCOTLAND King George III Proclamations & Red Tax Stamp 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867400945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BRITISH CHRONICLE OR UNION GAZETTE, Kelso, Scotland, June 1, 1792 * Rare 18th century title * King George III This is the first newspaper we have ever offered from this Scottish town. Page 3 has two "Proclamation" documents from the King of England. Other news of the day. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice red tax stamp on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:31

$38.00
152122

CAPE HENRY LIGHTHOUSE Virginia Beach VA Construction Proposal 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704867759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 13, 1790 * Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach) The front page has an advertisement by the "Treasury Department" for: "...proposals...for the building of a Light House...upon the lot of land on Cape Henry...state of Virginia..." and what follows is considerable details as to how the lighthouse is to be constructed (see for portions). Among the other news items in this issues are those headed "Foreign Intelligence" "Miscellany" "The King of Sweden" "Justice of Philip IV" "Federal Representatives" "Women" "Further of War" and more. Four pages, minor loss to the lower left not affecting any mentioned content, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:23

$67.00
152048

EARLY GAME OF CHESS 18th Century Description & GEORGIA Settlers 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863585900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1733 * Early article on playing the game of Chess * Settlers off to the colony of Georgia A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Debate in the House of Lords upon the Mutiny Bill" "Quotations from Gulliver's Voyages" "The Rights of the King and People" "Proposals to Refrain Infidelity" "Address to the Protestant Dissente... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:35

$78.00
152046

Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701563219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:30

$1,250.00
152032

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863562442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 27, 1746 The front page has a nice report: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" concerning the on-going Jacobite Rebellion, with the writers' show of support for the current King, a few bits noting: "...Sentiments of Gratitude & zeal to acknowledge your Majesty's tender & fatherly care of our country in sending down his Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland & to congratulate the success of your Majesty's army under his command over the Pretender's son & his rebellious adherents. We lament this unnatural rebellion, begun & chiefly carried on by our countrymen; we detest such as would exchange your majesty's mild & lawful government for a merciless despoti... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:04

$43.00
151902

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION Complaint Pre Revolutionary War 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860059502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1769 * Re. Taxation without representation Within this issue is a lengthy address of the New York General Assembly to the King of England, complaining about inequities. Included: "...the greatest concern at certain laws lately enacted by the parliament of Great Britain, manifestly tending to divest your majesty's subjects of this colony...Among these laws...with the greatest deference to the injustice & wisdom of a British Parliament, to paraticularize the late acts imposing duties on the colonies with the sole view and for the express purpose, of raising a revenue as utterly subversive of their constitutional rights because as they...be represented in th... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:39

$49.00
151900

Rare & Early 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era w/ Judaica Jews 1669 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860055896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1669 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * King William III of England era * Early Judaica - Jewish - Jews The back page has an early Judaica mention noting: "...preparing to give another general assault to the forts Sabionera, St. Andre, and Santo Spirito...to be drawn up in three bodies against the respective places, and to make their way the more easie, had from several batteries played for many days upon the town & especially upon the Jews Quarters, upon which they had done some execution." (see) Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, a bit of soiling near folds to the ftpg., nice condition. This is the world's oldest continually ... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:36

$68.00
151527

Queen MARIE ANTOINETTE & King Louis XVI of France Declarations 1791 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685281622

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, July, 1791 * Louis XVI of France * Marie Antoinette Under "Proceedings of the National Assembly in France" is the "Declaration of the King" which notes: "...I am desirous of complying with the wishes of the National Assembly & I shall never decline publishing the motives of my conduct. The motives for my journey were the outrages & the threats offered to my family & to myself..." with more, signed by him in type: Louis. This is followed by the: "Declaration of the Queen" which begins: "I declare that the King being desirous of quitting Paris with his children nothing in nature could have dissuaded me from following him..." which is signed by her in type: Ma... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:25

$42.00
151167

KALAKAUA "The Merrie Monarch" Elected King of Hawaiian Islands 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673581847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1874 * Kalakaua elected king of Hawaiian Islands * "The Merrie Monarch" - last reigning king The front page has an article headed: "The Sandwich Islands" "Kalakaua Elected King...." (see) Another related report on page 4. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:24

$28.00
151153

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pre Battle of Saratoga w/ John Burgoyne Letter 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836286390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 1, 1777 * Pre-Battle of Saratoga * Revolutionary War Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Letter III" of the series taken from the Nova Scotia Gazette titled: "On the American Rebellion". The beginning of this installment is a comparison to the situation in America and that in The Netherlands under Philip II. Bits include: "Therefore, that manifesto issued forth by the Continental Congress the 4th of July 1776, is the source whence I will get most of my materials for the parallel between the government of George III over America, and that of Philip II over the Netherlands..." and: "...the contest, which at the beginning had been betwe... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:05

$89.00
151031

TREATY OF ALLIANCE With France 13 Articles re. Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832467905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 11, 1779 * Treaty of Alliance with France * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germaine concerning the Revolutionary War (see), but the prime content is certainly the text of the treaty of alliance between the American colonies and France, the support so important to the American cause in winning the war. It takes two-thirds of a page headed at the top: "America" "Treaty of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between his Most Christian Majesty Louis the Sixteenth, King of FRANCE and Navarre, and the THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." It is signed at its conclusion by C. A. Garard, B. Franklin, Silas Deane, ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:01

$345.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1769 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition to the late measures..." with much more (see). Other articles in this issue include: "Observations on the Putrid Sore Throat in America" which takes over 2 pages; "Curious Account of the late Eruption at Vesuvius" which includes a plate folding out to ten inches showing 4 prints of it (see), and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
150991

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901448

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, July, 1695 * 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 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." (see photo). 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. One ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:52

$78.00
150957

TAXATION Taxes in America Pre Revolutionary War 1765 London Chronicle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830791673

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1765 * Taxation in America - taxes * Pre Revolutionary War The front page has a column taken up with a report concerning taxation of the colonists, including: "...resolutions of the Assembly of Pennsylvania asserting...that the only legal representatives of the inhabitants of this province are the persons they annually elect...that the taxation of the people of this province by any other persons whomsoever, other than such representatives in Assembly, is unconstitutional..." Further on: "...In the 20th section of the Royal Charter of Penna. granted by Charles II...in 1682, a power is given...to raise taxes within that province, and the King engages not ... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:46

$56.00
150693

BATTLE OF FORT CHARLOTTE Mobile, Alabama & more Revolutionary War 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659144794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1780 * Battle of Fort Charlotte - Mobile, Alabama * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina to British The front page includes a "Copy of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters Charles-Town [Charleston] South Carolina, June 3, 1780" signed by him in type: H. Clinton, and what follows is a lengthy: "Hand-Bill issued after the Surrender of Charles-town". This is followed by three more Proclamations concerning the fall of Charleston, carrying over to pgs. 2 & 3, as well as the "Articles of Capitulation...." for the surrender of Fort Moultrie in Charleston harbor, and an address to the inhabitants of Charleston whic... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:01

$135.00
149566

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer & John C. Heenan vs. Sayers PRINTS in 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789131574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 19, 1860 * Daniel Mendoza - Jewish boxer * Tom Sayers vs. John C. Heenan * Rare boxing prints Most of the front page is taken up with a nice--and early--print captioned: "The Arrival of the U.S. Steamer Conveying the Japanese Embassy at Honolulu, Sandwich Islands [Hawaii]". Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: Great Flood at Marietta, Ohio" and "View In Front Street, Marietta, Ohio on the Morning of the Flood" and: "Another view of Marietta During the Flood...". Inside has a great full page print: "Prize Fight in the Olden Time--Boxing Match Between Richard Humphreys and Daniel Mendoza at Oldham, in Hampshire [England]". Daniel ... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 08:10

$238.00
149560

1776 Old Newspaper NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622925535

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, November 20, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale * Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame By far the most significant content is found on page 3 as it contains an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" w... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:47

$535.00
149551

BENEDICT ARNOLD John Andre Defection Plot Known 1780 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789102389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Nov. 22, 1780 * General Benedict Arnold * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has two reports concerning the infamous Benedict Arnold/John Andre conspiracy plot to give West Point to the British forces. Portions include: "...Unfortunately for us, the affair transpired, and Arnold, at a critical minute, escaped in a ten-oared boat, pursued by two twelves, to our advanced guard-ship the day before yesterday. This defection of so actie & confidential a General...must greatly embarrass the Pandemonium councils...Arnold, whose uniform is finished, is to be announced to-morrow as Brigadier General in the British service." with more. This is followed by anothe... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:22

$295.00
149548

1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789096178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 23, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne captures * Revolutionary War Pages 2 and 3 have much reporting on the Revolutionary War under the heading: "America", a few bits of which include: "...on the 25th ...his Excellency General Sir William Howe marched out of Amboy...fell in with a body of about 3000 of the rebel army near Bonham-town..." and: "...We hear from Peek's kill, & several other parts of the country, that Gen. Burgoyne has landed his army in three divisions, at or about Ticonderoga...Major Grant with the New York volunteers went from King's bridge upon a foraging excursion towards White Plains: In their way they ... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:12

$220.00
149513

Soldier NATHAN HALE Hanging Execution - British 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620885657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, December 2, 1776 * Nathan Hale - Continental Army soldier * American Revolutionary War * Hanging - execution The front page has an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan Hale although not mentioned by name. Hale was, indeed, a spy for ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:24

$688.00
149508

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786845909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, March 1, 1815 * Treaty of Ghent * End of War of 1812 The front page of this issue has the: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America." The treaty contains a preface that begins: "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 United States, all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powe... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:13

$215.00
149489

RHODE ISLAND SIEGE Revolutionary War Print & Treaty of Alliance 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786814825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 * Great siege of Rhode Island print... * Revolutionary War original... This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in prosecuting the war against them..." with other items as well. Certainly the best content in this issue is the terrific fold-out plate titled: "The Siege Of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's House, on the 25th of August, 1778." A rare ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 13:22

$385.00
149323

KING GEORGE III Renounced in Revolutionary War OATH of Allegiance1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784205195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 29, 1777 * Renouncing King George III - Oath in America * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Half of the front page is taken up with an interesting item which is prefaced with: "When the question of Independence was agitated in the American Congress, it was opposed by the Quakers & Proprietary Parties & by all the moderate people: However...the violent faction prevailed & the ruling party in the Congress have ever since looked with an evil eye on the Quakers...In order to ruin their party & to get possession of their effects the assembly of Pennsylvania have passed the following act." and the text of the Act reads: "An ACT obliging the male w... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 08:57

$64.00
149301

Extremely RARE 17th Century ORANGE Gazette London England OLD UK 1689 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391617456515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORANGE GAZETTE, London, February 5, 1688/9 (issue #9 of 18) * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had An exceedingly rare newspaper which lasted but 18 issues about which very little is known. Crane & Kaye notes only two institutions have any issues of this title, and neither have all 18. This newspaper logically was created in celebration of the arrival of the Prince of Orange to the throne, to be King William III when he would be coronated several months later. (London Gazette notes his arrival in London in its Dec. 24, 1688 issue, and his coronation in its April 15, 1689 issue) The back page has a report noting: "...the Lord Mayor's Hall...by directions of the Lord Dartmouth are... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2016 15:39

$1,590.00
149254

Rare BRITISH 17th Century London England KING JAMES II ERA 1688 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781088851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLICK OCCURRENCES TRULY STATED, London, Aug. 14, 1688 * Rare 17th century title In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers, we have only once encountered this title. Only 34 issues of this newspaper were ever published. A single sheet issue, 7 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches; nice, untrimmed margins. A very rare opportunity for a very rare newspaper.

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:24

$265.00
149118

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778362503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Nov. 14, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 5 has much reporting from Charleston, portions including: "...the barracks in this town, then occupied by only about 50 or 60 men, were putting in a condition to receive at least a regiment...orders were received...to withdraw all the King's troops from the outposts & to embark with his whole command for New York...the companies stationed at...New Providence & 15 companies from West Florida were ordered to be removed to St. Augustine..." & more. This is followed by reports from North Carolina, as well as a letter from Philadelphia concerning military orders (see) and noting: "...in petitioning the King, ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:56

$168.00
148800

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601944474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 27, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front page has prints of: "Charles XV, the New King of Sweden" with text on him. Also: "Whitehall, South & Staten Island Ferries, & Revenue Barge Office, New York" with text. Among inside page prints is: "Toronto Boat Club Coming Into the Harbor" Eight pages, water stain at the bottom, good condition

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Ends November 20, 2016 13:42

$26.00
148423

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391592161906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 7, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "An American Anecdote" taking two-thirds of a column, concerning the French & Indian War (see). Page 2 has several reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "...an account of Sir Guy Carleton having passed over the lakes on the ice & taking possession of that [Ticonderoga] post, which on his approach had been abandoned by Col. Waine the rebel commander..." and further on: "It is expected that the King's troops in Canada...will soon get into the American provinces..." and "...The rebels at Providence, some time ago made appearance as if they intended to attack us...they report that the for... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:17

$60.00
148397

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Battle of Bunker Hill - Lexington & Concord 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371759041999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 14, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War The front page has an ominous report from London noting in part: "We are well assured that the most effectual & vigorous measures will be pursued with the provinces of New England, both on account of their own signal demerits, and as an example to the other colonies. The Parliament is to meet...motion will be made for a bill of general forfeiture of the lands of all such as shall not surrender themselves on or before the first of February, 1776...". Further on is another report from Plymouth: "...the late news from Boston has watered many a cheek here, the officers of mari... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2016 13:15

$568.00
148291

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755292423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a London magazine The first article in the issue is: "A Summary of the Arguments Against Repealing the Stamp Act", which was such a divisive issue both in England and the American colonies. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and contains some interesting read (see for portions). As an interesting response to the above, by far the most significant content in this issue is found near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" which gives nearly day-by-day account of various news. Under the dateline of: "Wednesday 19" is the historic report of the King signing the bill which repealed the hated Stamp Act, reading: "His Majest... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:08

$345.00
147975

Provisional ARTICLES OF PEACE Revolutionary War Ends AMERICA 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747159408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, February 25, 1783 * Provisional Articles of Peace * Ending the Revolutionary War * America declared independent Certainly the most notable content in this issue is the very historic speech by the King of England to his Parliament, dated Dec. 5, 1782, which takes most of page 2, declaring that the Americans are free & independent people. Most of the text can be seen in the photos but some of the more important portions include: "...I lost no time giving the necessary orders to prohibit the further prosecution of offensive war upon the continent of North America...I did not hesitate to go the full length of the powers vested in me & o... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:43

$1,275.00
147485

JOHN GAFFNEY Major League Baseball "KING OF UMPIRES" Pioneer 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732440052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1888 Page 5 has a notable article: "The League Umpires" "President Young to Stand by His Staff--Gaffney's System Endorsed". John Gaffney was nicknamed the "King of Umpires", being baseball's first great umpire. He played a pioneering role in the use of Multiple umpires in baseball games. (see the hyperlink) Six pages, very large folio size, minor margin tears, a bit loose at the spine. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:28

$57.00
146902

BATTLES OF SARATOGA John Burgoyne SURRENDERS 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533759133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 13, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga * General John Burgoyne surrenders * Battle of Germantown Pages 1 and 2 have various reports concerning ships to and from America, and some reports of ship captures within a document signed in type by: Howe. Page 3 has some reports concerning the Revolutionary War including items on Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. Some items include: "We are informed, that notwithstanding the present unpromising aspect of our affairs in America, administration are determined to prosecute the war with greater vigour than ever for which purpose 25,000 additional troops are to be sent over in the spring...Letters from Philadelphia m... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:13

$138.00
146638

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON King William III Era Scotland 1690 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699665468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, August 2, 1690 * Very rare 17th century title * Short lived publication * William III of England era A very rare title which lasted only from 1689 thru 1690. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has any issues of this title. This issue is almost entirely taken with: "An Act for Visitation of Universities, Colleges and Schools" done at Edinburgh, July 4. This Act requires: "..from this time forth, no professors, principals, regents, masters, or others...be either admitted or allowed to continue in the exercise of their sad functions but such as do acknowledge and profess, and shall subscribe t... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:16

$160.00
145913

ENGLAND Declares War w/ France SEVEN YEARS'S WAR & Early America 1756 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675461929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1756 * England declaration of war w/ France The first page has interesting text on "Consideration towards a General Plan of Measures for the English Provinces" which begins: "The plan of the French measures in building a line of forts round the English settlements...is, first, to cut the English off from all communication of alliance or trade with the Indians..." and what follows are the reasons stated for building forts, including: "The Scheme of building the Fort at Niagara" and "The Design of building the Fort Cannanistigoyan on the Lake Superior", and also text which includes: "The Summons of surrender sent by the French officer to the English ... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:07

$166.00
145845

1st BALLOONING Jean-Pierre BLANCARD English Channel Crossing 1785 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371671701879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * French ballooning pioneer * 1st English Channel crossing Inside has an article: "Antiquities & Present State of the City of Bolgari" which includes a full page plate of some ruins, etc. (see). Other items include: "Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King of Spain" dated at Jamaica, 1503. Also: "A Sketch of the Life of the Late Capt. Cook" takes over 3 pages . Under "Foreign Intelligence" are reports headed: "American News" which includes some detail of the abolition of slavery in Pennsylvania, noting in part: "...It is not, they say, for them to enquire why, in the creation of mankind the inhabitants of the s... See More  

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Ends July 31, 2016 15:19

$73.00
145622

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391492047509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present, it is in relative nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is not. There are a few small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, not distracting. There is off-setting in the margins from having been folded wit... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:13

$195.00
145514

INVASION OF QUEBEC Rebels Evacuate Guy Carleton Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371663420074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1776 * Invasion of Quebec * Guy Carleton counteroffensive All of the front page is taken up with a satirical political debate headed: "Orator Puff and John, his Friend, over a bottle of Madeira". Page 2 has an item from London noting: "The last dispatches from Gen. Howe contained pressing demands for regular supplies of provisions from England or Ireland." and another item: "The troops that will serve in America this campaign will be divided as follows: Under Gen. Howe 34,614. Gen. Carlton, 13,377. Gen. Clinton, 3,397. Total of the King's troops to act in America this campaign, 51,388....we are informed that in the province of Pennsyl... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:27

$578.00
144145

MERCURIUS AULICUS (2 issues - Oxford & London) English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454104332

Shown is an original & historic old set of newsbooks (early newspapers), offered to enhance your collectible interest: * A top-end collectible set for the distinguished collector * The mouthpiece for King Charles I from during the English Civil War * Both the Oxford and the smuggled "underground" London editions of the same date I don't believe we have ever offered a pair of issues of the rare British newsbooks, but this very special situation almost require that these two issue remain together. Offered is a pair of issues of the MERCURIUS AULICUS newsbook, both of the same date, "The five and thirtieth Weeke" of 1643 (year not printed but is verifiable), one the "regular" Oxford edition, the other the secretly-printed and exceedingly rare London edition. This newsbook was c... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:12

$4,300.00
143560

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ? George Washington Inpregnable ? 1778 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439976296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1778 Page 6 has war related content (1 1/2 columns) which includes an extract from a letter to a gentleman in Williamsburgh which mentions that the governor has received correspondence indicating that Spain, Portugal, Prussia, and France were united in declaring the independence of America (see). Additional reports mention conciliatory bills from the King to be published in New York newspapers which includes in part: "His majesty having seen with great concern the calamitous consequences of the dispute with the colonies... and willing to hope that even those who have been most forward in bringing... misfortunes... are convinced of the fatal tendency of ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:55

$155.00
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