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Historic: UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Created in 1787 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659229787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 18, 1787 * First announcement that the Constitution of the United States has been finalized * In regards to historic announcements in U.S. history, this is rivaled only by the announcement that the Declaration of Independence had been signed * The opening bid price for this item has been marked down by more than 50% off the original price of $62,500! A singularly historic newspaper and the first time this issue has been offered in recent memory. As collectors know the very first newspaper to print the United States Constitution was this title of the next day, September 19, 1787. As such it has an auction record in exce... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:15

$31,250.00
170966

18th Century American 1788 PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372608006075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Aug. 2, 1788 * 18th century America Page 2 has an items concerning the frustration of Rhode Island concerning the Constitution, beginning: "...cannot help lamenting the neglect which the virtuous & oppressed minority of Rhode Island now experience from the federalists of the other states...". An interesting article: "Anticipation" reports presumed news from the "future" with a dateline of January 6, 1790 (see). Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, minor loss at the top margin of the back leaf.

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$43.00
169361

Historic CONSTITUTION CONVENTION BEGINS w/ George Washington 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196345916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 1787 * Constitutional Convention begins * George Washington elected 1st president An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held. As such, this is likely the first newspaper to report this event, which significantly includes the election of George Washington as its President. From Philadelphia is a report of various arrivals by boat, and a note: "...General Pinkeney and major Butler, we hear, are delegates to the convention. Friday, at the state house in this city, seven states were fully represented in con... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:54

$3,675.00
166430

Rare Post Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Philadelphia PA Penn. 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392121765953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Dec. 21, 1782 * Closing events - post Revolutionary War Note the very ornate lettering in the masthead. The top of the front page has a "Proclamation" by the Philadelphia sheriff. Pages 2 & 3 contains a letter from South Carolina concerning: "...a minute detail of barbarities exercised in this state by his Britannic Majesty's forces...". Other news items and ads from this interesting period at the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the federal government. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, various small tears & very minor chipping at the margins wit small archival mends here.

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:58

$158.00
163116

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA w/ Nice Masthead Print 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022046482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1771 * Nice Colonial Pa issue for display * Tea tensions build w/ England I have always contended that this title had one of the more beautiful mastheads of the 18th century, with very ornate lettering and a rather large engraving of a sailing ship (see photos). The front page is mostly taken up with ads while page 2 has reports from Petersburgh, London, Providence, Newport, New York and Philadelphia. Items include: "We are told that the American Tea Bill will be repealed. It is certainly not worth while for England to quarrel with her colonies for so trifling a revenue as is raised in consequence of that act." and other items. The back lea... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:09

$220.00
158807

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Paul Jones & More 1780 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921884033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, May 30, 1780 * Revolutionary War * Great masthead On the front page under "London" is part of a letter from Amsterdam stating: "...that several English gentlemen have been in company with the celebrated Paul Jones, who relate that he is proud & haughty, and can talk nothing of sea affairs; however, he has the good manners not to speak disrespectfully of the English; the only reflection he made worthy of committing to paper was this: 'he never did, nor...would accept...a command...for his private advantage...he would be cut to pieces rather than shuffle with his employers to enrich himself, at the expence of his honor.' ". The front page also has a l... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:37

$435.00
158317

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania w/ United States Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114652009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 7, 1790 * Early United States Congress Page 3 has a lengthy letter concerning the character of America & the new federal government (see). There are also reports from the "House of Representatives of the United States". Four pages, a few small archival mends at inside margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:07

$40.00
145680

United States House of Representatives CONGRESS Elections 1788 Philly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391494169416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 27, 1788 * United States House of Representatives elections Page 2 has a lengthy: "Account of the Pelew Islands", now the Palau Islands, in the Western Pacific. Page 3 has an item from New Hampshire: "...our fellow citizens are to assemble for the choice of 3 suitable persons to serve as representatives from this state in the Congress of the United States..." with more. Also mention of "Humphries and Mendoza", the famous boxers. Four pages, a few archival mends inside, nice condition.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:42

$42.00
144023

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371619663702

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 16, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report concerning the Shays' Rebellion with: "...hear from Berkshire county that the spirit of opposition to government is far from being subdued in that quarter; that the insurgents are frequently collecting in small parties & making prisoners...plundering their houses..." and more (see),. Another report from Pittsfield includes: "The invaders flushed with success, are instead returning to your state...moved directly for Great Barrington...the insurgents bent their course to Sheffield...about 80 men attacked them..." and more. Other items on the Shays' Rebellion as ... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:25

$53.00
142471

18th Century PHILADELPHIA LAND Ground Lots For Sale 1787 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409622801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1787 * Early Philadelphia land sale Page 2 has a lengthy item concerning chartering a bank in Pennsylvania. Page 2 also has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the General Assembly". The back page has a very lengthy list of: "Lots of Ground, to Be Sold" in Philadelphia between Frankford road and the Delaware River. Four pages, some ink stains to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:15

$42.00
142287

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Government ? & John Wesley 1788 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407301531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 * Anglican minister John Wesley * Government to be in Philly ? Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see). The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...". Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 08:16

$48.00
140943

Pre United States Constitution & Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377358496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1785 * Government close * Post war era Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Page 2 includes letters written from Boston and Virginia. Page 3 has three ads for runaways & the back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see hyperlink). Four pages, minor loss at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:02

$46.00
137857

Great REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391311731458

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 8, 1779 * Great masthead engraving for display * Rare Revolutionary War title The front page has an "Act" and "A Supplement to an Act", passed by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, each signed in type: John Bayard & John Morris. Page 2 has three letters that appeared in London papers, each discussing in various ways the situation in America. The letters are respectively signed in type: Julian, A Consistant Whig & Thousands. "From the Virginia Gazette" is a lengthy letter criticizing a previous letter that was written by Carter Braxton (a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The letter is signed in type: A Virgin... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:53

$310.00
137758

Great 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ Negro Ad 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476161095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia February 1, 1783 * Nice masthead * Rare title The front page is entirely taken up with ads including an: "Eight Dollars Reward" ad for "...a likely Negro Wench..." with details, and a "Ten Dollars Reward" for a runaway "...Negro Man named Adam...". Page 2 has a small bit noting: "From the known principles of the premier, respecting the American contest...from the unhappy loyalists it may naturally be concluded that the colonial war will not yet be terminated." The balance of the issue is taken up with other news of the day and more advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, ornate lettering in the masthead, some water staining near the top, even foxing t... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:49

$120.00
137197

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294795082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 11, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 contains reports on the Shays' Rebellion, including: "...that most of the leaders in the rebellion who fled into Canada have returned to Vermont..." plus a letter to Daniel Shays & others (see), and also a report from Worcester concerning the trial against several of the members. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:56

$46.00
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