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154169

THOMAS JEFFERSON or Aaron Burr President of U.S. ? 1801 Portsmouth NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958634828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, Feb. 10, 1801 * Aaron Burr & Thomas Jefferson * President of the United States Page 3 has an interesting item headed: "The Great Question" noting; "Will be determined in Congress too-morrow, who shall preside as president and Vice President of the United States for the next four years; it is a well known fact that Mr. Jefferson and Mr. Burr are the candidates, it only remains to be determined which shall preside as President." Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:56

$24.00
154109

GEORGE WASHINGTON Morristown NJ South Carolina Revolutionary War 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789032862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1780 * General George Washington's army * Morristown, New Jersey * South Carolina events The first article has "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes discussion of the situation in America. Near the back the "Historical Chronicle" has several items from America concerning the Revolutionary War, including a letter from New York which has: "...since Gen. Clinton's departure from hence...the longest & most severe winter that was ever remembered...horses with heavy carriages could go over the ice into the Jerseys...The rebels though to avail themselves of this easy communication & threaten an attack upon Staten Island...For this ... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:36

$74.00
154106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789028795

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 14, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * General George Washington * From The Enemy The back page has an item noting: "...that Admiral Byron was still at Newport in Rhode Island, not knowing which way to direct his course in order to find out Mons. d'Estaing...that every thing was quiet in the neighbourhood of New York; that General Washington had left his army in winter quarters in the Jerseys & was gone to the South with a few select officers, probably with a view to put himself at the head of the troops that had been raised in Georgia & the Carolinas to make head against Brigadier-general Campbell; that the destination of General Campbell's expedition h... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:31

$49.00
154105

General ANDREW JACKSON Presidential ELECTION Victory 1833 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789026571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson election An inside page has a report from the "House of Representatives" has a nice account of the formal election of Andrew Jackson as President, noting: "The hour of one having arrived, the senate attended in the hall of the house of representatives...in the presence of the two houses proceeded to open the votes of the electors in the several states for president and vice president of the United States..." and what follows is a detailed chart by state (see). Another page has a "Military Order" signed in type by: Andrew Jackson. The front page has some nice content on "Gold" produced in North Carolina (see).... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:27

$30.00
154104

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Creation & Texas War of Independence START1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955403971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1836 * Smithsonian Institution creation * Texas War of Independence begins The front page includes a report prefaced in part by: "...A provisional government has been completely organized & a bill of rights adopted which will be found below..." and what follows is the: "Declaration of the People of Texas in General Convention Assembled" followed by the 8 posts of the Bill of Rights, including: "That they do not acknowledge that the present authorities of the nominal Mexican republic have the right to govern within the limits of Texas." and more (see). This is followed--still on the front page--with a report beginning: "There has been some fightin... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:25

$48.00
154099

Early & Rare WASHINGTON D.C. 18th Century MAP & Paul Revere 1792 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954741650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1792 * 18th century Washington D.C. map Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. Content includes "The Pleasures of Poverty" "An Oration on Genius" "Funeral Rites of the Aboriginals" "Happiness of an American Farmer" and more. Near the back is a: "Collection of Publick Acts, Papers, etc." from the federal government including: "An ACT for the Relief of Certain Widows, Orphans, Invalids & other Persons" and "An ACT for Making Farther & more Effectual Provision for ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:15

$240.00
154097

SAMUEL ADAMS Selected CLERK of Boston 1772 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954738651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1772 An inside page contains a report from a Boston letter concerning political events in that town, and which mentions "...the House then made choice of Mr. Samuel Adams for their clerk...". The article goes on to report other political happenings, taking an entire column. Complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:10

$40.00
154096

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Appointed British Diplomart Agent 1771 Old London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788398701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 19, 1771 Inside has a report headed "America" from Philadelphia noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin, Esq., is appointed Agent for this province at the Court of Great Britain, for the ensuing year." Other news of the day, mostly European, plus ads as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:09

$39.00
154083

JAY TREATY RATIFICATION Benjamin Franklin & Captain James Cook 1795 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788320558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1795 * Jay Treaty ratification * Captain James Cook * Benjamin Franklin Included are two correspondences concerning the conflicting information on whether Ben Franklin requested that Capt. Cook, in his naval adventures, not be taken by American naval forces during the Revolutionary War (see). Near the back are a few bits of: "American News" with datelines from Quebec and New York, the latter noting: "The Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between Great Britain & the United States of America, was ratified on the 24th by the Senate of the United States. It is understood that this is the final decision of the United States on the subject...". T... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 13:58

$57.00
153983

BATTLE OF PENSACOLA Andrew Jackson Capture Occupation War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948129277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Dec. 30, 1814 * Battle of Pensacola * American occupation * War of 1812 Page 2 has a half column article: "Capture Of Pensacola" which is a letter signed in type by: Andrew Jackson. Other items include: "From the Northern Frontier" "Enemy in the Chesapeake" "The Wasp Again" "Temper of Maryland" "From Lake Ontario" "From Canada" and more. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:15

$29.00
153908

Early PLAYING CARDS King "Harry" VIII Advertismeent & JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946388818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799 * Two President John Adams script signatures * Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards * Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital * Moses Gill proclamation and script signature The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for regulating: "...trade with Indian tribes & to preserve peace on the frontiers." and the other to authorize the President: "...to fill certain vacancies in the army & navy.". Page three has a rare ad for "King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards," which is not a misprint. Some suggest the use of "King Harry VIII" ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:28

$125.00
153870

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Long Island New York MAP Benjamin Franklin Ltr. 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371940833278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778 * Rare Revolutionary War New York map * Benjamin Franklin letter * Ethan Allen Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long island to Lake Ontario (see), with considerable detail. This map measures 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches and is in very nice condition. The first item is: "Debate in the House of Commons" which takes 7 pages and does include discussion on the Revolutionary War, a few of the items including: "...stated the causes that led to the American war...that neither France or Spain would take u... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2017 15:16

$358.00
153864

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts SAMUEL ADAMS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391775946412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, June 29, 1795 * Document signed in type by Sam Adams The front page has: "French Expedition to the S. Sea". Page 3 has a document "By the Governor" signed in type: Samuel Adams (see). Other news of the day & ads. Four pages, irregular at the spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2017 14:04

$40.00
153862

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391775945516

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

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Ends June 04, 2017 14:01

$32.00
154159

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371958349891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, June 5, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon Page 5 has a very notable report under the heading: "Obituary" reading: "DIED, at Mount Vernon, on Saturday evening, the 22nd ultimo, Mrs. Martha Washington, widow of the late illustrious general George Washington..." with a bit more (see). Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 29, 2017 09:11

$87.00
154154

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter & Samuel Adams Acts Signed 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371958333922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 9, 1795 * President George Washington * Samuel Adams Beginning on the ftpg. & concluding on pg. 2 is a letter to the Senate from the President concerning a treaty with the Creek Indians, signed in type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 are two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 29, 2017 08:44

$69.99
154147

SAMUEL ADAMS Act & USS United States Navy Frigate Construction 1796 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371958302022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796 * USS United States construction * Samuel Adams act The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada". Also a brief yet notable report from Philadelphia: "The building of the United States Frigate, now constructing in Southwark, goes on rapidly. Some progress has already been made in planking her." (see). Four pages, a bit of light foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends May 29, 2017 07:53

$49.99
153680

1796 SAMUEL ADAMS ACT Acuishnet River New Bedford MA BRIDGE 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932109233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1796 * Samuel Adams act The front page has "An ACT for incorporating certain persons for the purpose of building a Bridge over the Acuishnet River in the town of New-Bedford." signed in type by the Mass. governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:19

$45.00
153658

JOHN JAY CHAPMAN American Author Poet Writer DEATH 1933 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931355074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1933 * John Jay Chapman death * American poet - writer The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "JOHN J. CHAPMAN, AUTHOR, POET, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American author, John Jay Chapman. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:00

$37.00
154072

re. JOHN ADAMS State of the Union Address SENATE Response 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371954296898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 13, 1797 * President John Adams Nearly half of the front page is taken up with the response of the Senate to President John Adams' state-of-the-union address, followed by his acknowledgement signed: John Adams. Page 2 has Adams's response to the House of Representatives, signed; John Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2017 07:26

$39.99
154071

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371954292757

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 11, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe * American Revolutionary War original Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a Resolve from Congress which provides for those soldiers injured in the course of duty, signed in type by the President of Congress: John Hancock. Much of the balance of the front page is taken up with a letter by William Falconer concerning the plight of the soldiers who have been trapped on Long Island in South Carolina. Page 2 begins with a report from Williamsburg, followed by a letter providing some details on the historic Battle of Long Island. Yet another report notes in pa... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2017 07:18

$799.99
154067

BATTLE OF HORSESHOE BEND Andrew Jackson Alabama WIN War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391786704453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, May 5, 1814 * Battle of Horseshoe Bend - Alabama * General Andrew Jackson victory Most of the front page is taken up with various correspondences between John Armstrong and James Wilkinson concerning the War of 1812 (see for portions). Inside has more such letters, but the most notable content is: "Jackson's Victory" being Andy Jackson's famous Battle of Horseshoe Bend, (see hyperlink) which mentions: "...This bend resembles, in its curvature, that of a horseshoe, and is thence called by that name among the whites..." (with more). Elsewhere: "Lady of the Lake, off Sacket's Harbor" "Summary" "Of An Armistice" with much reporting on the War of 1812 on the back page as w... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2017 13:05

$42.00
154065

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391786605936

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 23, 1789 * 18th century America Most of page 2 is taken up with much reporting from the New York legislature while all of pages 1, 3 & 4 are taken up with advertisements. The back page features 14 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 24, 2017 12:07

$37.00
154060

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1775 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371953265626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 25, 1775 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America Page 2 has: "...Lord North's motion for a reconciliation with the Americans..." dated Feb. 20, 1775, which is followed by his explanation of it, in all taking most of a column. It includes: "The Tea-act also will be repealed if asked for." Page 3 has a lengthy letter signed by William Franklin, governor of New Jersey (and son of Ben Franklin. He was a Tory, much to the displeasure of his father). The letter covers many issues relating to the war & troubles between the colonies & England and also touches on independence: "...for as sentiments of independency are, by... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2017 07:25

$499.99
154059

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress 1807 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391786291174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 24, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson * From our nation's capital Most of the front page first column is taken up with: "AN ACT Authorizing a detachment from the militia of the United States." with all 8 sections, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Nice to have this in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some period notations inside, nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2017 07:18

$27.00
153621

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759461532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831 * Death of Simon Bolivar * Venezuela independence leader The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to independence from Spanish colonial rule. The back page item is headed: "Death of Bolivar" which gives a nice eulogy on his live. The death report is provided by Juan De Francisco De Marin and begins: "Penetrated with the greatest grief, I am overwhelmed with so... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:04

$62.00
153611

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759455922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775 * American Revolutionary War at the beginning * Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley * General George Washington bounty Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River in the present Wyoming Valley, and settlers from Pennsylvania, who claimed the same lands (see hyperlink for more). This report carries over to the bkpg. Page 2 has a fascinating letter from an officer of the British army stationed in Boston, in which he criticizes the British efforts in America... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:50

$600.00
153600

GEORGE WASHINGTON General to President of U.S. ? 1788 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924953813

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 17, 1788 * General George Washington Page 3 has an item from Baltimore concerning the election of members to represent the town in the General Assembly, followed by a list of toast that were drank to the occasion, including "The Constitution of the United States of America" & "George Washington, the wished-for President" and more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:09

$43.00
153580

TREATMENT OF PRISONERS During Revolutionary War George Washington 1795 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758739354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1795 * Re. revolutionary War prisoners * George Washington & Thomas Gage Included is: "General Gage's Answer to General Washington" dated at Boston, Aug. 13, 1775, which is in response to Washington's complaint that American prisoners were being treated very poorly. Gage does in part: "...Britons, ever per-eminent in mercy...over-looked the criminal in the captive...your prisoners, whose lives by the laws of the land are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care & kindness..." with more, signed in type: Thomas Gage. And this is followed by Washington's response, taking most of a page & signed in type: G. Washington. Near the b... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:22

$43.00
153579

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report in a 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924923410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 * President George Washington's death Near the back of this issue under the section headed: "Obituary, with Anecdotes, of Remarkable Persons" is the very historic report of the death of George Washington. Beginning with the date of his death, the 14th, the obituary reads in part: ".... At his seat at Mount Vernon, in America, in his 68th year, after a short illness of about 24 hours, the illustrious General George Washington. His disorder was an inflammatory sore throat, which proceeded from a cold, of which he made but little complaint on the 13th..." with much more (see). It is interesting reading this obituary in a publication from England ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:20

$155.00
153513

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE & War of 1812 Events w/ James Madison Message Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754112615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1812 The front page begins with a "Message from the President to Congress, signed: James Madison. Inside includes; "West Florida" "Russia & Spain" "Privateering" "Important Discovery" being perpetual motion; "The Slave Trade" and more. Near the back is over a full page on: "Events of the War" concerning the War of 1812. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:32

$28.00
153506

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391753595238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 3, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report * Andrew Jackson An inside page has a fascinating item extolling the oratory abilities of Colonel Davy Crockett in Congress, reading in part: "...And so the debate run on, as water runs down a hill, or the fountain flows in front of the capitol--but there was not much in it--till col. Crockett arose. Now every pen was dropped--every head was aroused--every eye was fixed--every whisper was hushed! None but orators can throw such a calm over the stormy waters--and, therefore, the colonel must be an orator; Friends & enemies rallied around..." with more (see). Other items in this issue include: "Steamboat Law", much ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:10

$40.00
153479

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1844 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371918541029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Sept. 28, 1844 * Rare high class community title * Pre Civil War era An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. Page 3 has an ad supporting: "For President, Henry Clay, of Kentucky". Four pages, various foxing throughout, ever bound nor trimmed.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:55

$36.00
153339

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Samuel Adams Documents 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371912184164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1796 * President George Washington * Samuel Adams The front page begins with a document: "Official By the President of the United States" concerning building codes for houses in the new city of Washington, D.C. IT is signed in script type: Go. Washington. Taking half of the ftpg. is: "An Act for Establishing a Turnpike Gate on such Roads..." signed by the governor of Massachusetts: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has a letter of "thanks" from the mayor of Fredericksburg, Va. to the President, followed by his replay signed in type: Geo. Washington (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:32

$98.00
153307

JOHN DICKINSON Pennsylvania Farmer Plea & John Hancock Troubles 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911377096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769 * John Dickinson * John Hancock Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 pages; "...Letter from General Paoli to an English Gentleman" "Account of the late Abdication in Sweden" Noteworthy is: "An Address to the Americans by the Author of the Farmer's Letters", being John Dickinson. This takes 1 1/2 pages and includes: "In the great & important question now before us, my countrymen, a question on wh... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:20

$59.00
153224

MLB Pitcher WALTER JOHNSON Rappahanock River Silver Dollar THROW 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906253210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1936 * Retired baseball Pitcher Walter Johnson * Silver dollar throw - Rappahannock River * President George Washington legend The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Johnson Twice Throws a Dollar Across the Turbid Rappahannock" with subhead. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On George Washington's 204th birthday, retired baseball legend Walter Johnson replicated a feat attributed to Washington by throwing a silver dollar across the Rappahannock River. Though it remained in dispute whe... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 15:29

$35.00
152930

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Southern Tour State of Georgia 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729779099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 27, 1791 * President George Washington * Southern tour - Georgia visit Page 3 has an extract of a letter from Charleston, which says Washington spent several days there and was about to leave for Georgia, mentioning in part that: "Never did man meet with a more cordial reception than he has in this place...his speedy... departure, spreads a gloom...that (as a city) this is the last time we shall have an opportunity of seeing...the great Defender of the Rights of Man." (see). Other news of the day and several interesting ads as well. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:22

$47.00
152921

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON First 1st Inauguration as President 1789 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729758421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 * President George Washington * First inauguration (historic) Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon. Here is a nice report of this significant event found on page 2, datelined: "Extract of a Letter from New York, dated May 1" with the text giving more details on the inauguration than is found in many American newspapers. See the photos below for the complete report, with portions reading: "Yesterday took place...a ceremony of the i... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:02

$965.00
152894

Kentucky & the ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS President John Adams 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729225704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London Feb. 10, 1799 * re. Alien & Sedition Acts * Kentucky opposes Page 2 contains a report headed: "America" with a "Legislature of Kentucky" dateline, noting: "The Governor of Kentucky...profess a strong attachment to the Federal Constitution, have nevertheless assumed the posture of opposition to the government & declared several laws...unconstitutional. These laws are what are called the Alien and Sedition Acts, and an Act to punish frauds committed on the Bank of the United States..." and a bit more (see). Also a report from the "Legislature of Virginia". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:08

$28.00
152703

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722649024

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

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:01

$38.00
152702

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885888667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:59

$610.00
152644

JOHN HANCOCK American Revolution Patriot Statesman Governor DEATH 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721736276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793 * John Hancock death (1st report) * American revolution patriot * Declaration of Independence fame Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that the death of this notable person, who had been such a thorn in the side of England during the years immediately preceding and during the Revolutionary War would be given such trivial notice in this magazine. The report comes under the heading: "Deaths" and reads, amongst many others, "At Boston, in New England,... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:35

$58.00
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
152546

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718045172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Oct. 28, 1814 * Discussing peace terms * USS Wasp vs. HMS Reindeer The entire front page is taken up with: "THE INSTRUCTIONS" from the President to the foreign ministers on negotiating a peace with England to end the War of 1812. This lengthy text carries over to pages 2 and 4 where are included 7 documents each signed in type: James Monroe. Other war content includes: "Capture of The Reindeer" being the "Official Account" by Capt. J. Blakely of the U.S.S. Wasp. Also: "Late from New Orleans" "Latest from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some ink smudges, good condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:59

$47.00
152517

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879600400

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 9, 1795 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The ftpg. features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the president: George Washington. One of the Acts is for trading with the Indians. The ftpg. also has a detailed ad: "30 Dollars Reward" for deserters from the military. Four pages, various scattered foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:43

$118.00
152443

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876274258

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 21, 1789 * 18th century America Over half of page 2 is taken up with some great discussion in the New York General Assembly concerning a call for another convention to debate the Constitution, and choosing delegates to represent New York in the new federal congress, etc. Fine reading from this very early period in the creation of the federal government, which would not sit for the first time for another five weeks. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:15

$48.00
152439

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876268155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, conside... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:04

$18,500.00
152165

JOHN HANCOCK Elected President to Congress of the Confederation 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868228010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1785 * John Hancock elected president * Congress of the Confederation Page 3 has a brief but notable item: "The new Congress met to day, and made choice of Mr. Hancock for president. This repeated mark of federal approbation is highly honorary; it is more so, as the choice was unanimous." In fact Hancock never attended due to poor health & a lack of interest in the position. He formally resigned in 1786. There is also a brief item from Charleston concerning a motion to prohibit the importation of slaves, but it was defeated. The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (th... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:25

$53.00
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
151807

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856255816

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 25, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with any of them. Sam... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:44

$58.00
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