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160485

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Presidential Election Win w/ Levi P. Morton 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197403417

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED CHRISTIAN WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 17, 1888 * Benjamin Harrison elected * Levi P. Morton The full ftpg. shows: "The President and Vice President Elect", being Benjamin Harrison and Levi Morton, with an article on them on pg. 2. Inside has several prints of Ephesus, plus more. Sixteen pages, great condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:55

$29.00
160455

THOMAS JEFFERSON & John Adams Act of Congress Signed 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196583201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Sept. 10, 1798 * Post Revolutionary War refugees * Thomas Jefferson & John Adams Most of the first column is taken up with: "An ACT for the Relief of the Refugees from the British Provinces of Canada & Nova Scotia" who were Loyalists leaving America after the Revolutionary War, signed in type by Th. Jefferson, John Adams, and others (see). Pg. 2 has a report from Savannah concerning the pirating of two ships. Pg.3 mentions the arrival of the frigate Constitution at Newport. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:22

$47.00
160380

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Battle of Fort Freeland Warrior Run PA 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192408690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, August 26, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Battle of Fort Freeland - Central Pennsylvania A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see). The ftpg. is taken up with a fine account of the Battle of Grenada from during the Revolutionary War, between the British & the French fleets. It would later be described as: "the most disastrous ... that the British Navy had encountered since Beachy Head, in 1690." The reporting carries over to pg. 2 where is also: "Ad... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:45

$620.00
160358

SAMUEL ADAMS Founding Father & Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959840444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 * Samuel Adams death * Governor of Massachusetts The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition and bodily pain natural to the infirmities of age. He had reached his 81st year." Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:25

$74.00
160354

Rare & Very Famous BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Pennsylvania Gazette Imprint 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959831085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, January 3, 1765 * Most famous of newspapers * Benjamin Franklin (rare) This is perhaps one of the most famous newspapers of the colonial era, almost entirely because it was printed by the partnership of Franklin & Hall as indicated by the imprint at the bottom of the back page which lists him by name, and identifies him as the Postmaster as well: "Printed by B. FRANKLIN, Post-Master, and D. HALL, at the New-Printing-Office, near the Market." (see) Franklin's imprint only appeared in the Pennsylvania Gazette through 1765. Among page 2 reports from London: "Yesterday morning 42 convicts, men and women, were carried from Newgate, and put on board a lighter at Black-fry... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:10

$2,950.00
160353

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ John Hancock Speech Signed 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191492981

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 29, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * John Hancock speech I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (see). A decorative issue for display. Page 2 contains a speech to the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Other news of the date from shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War. There are two somewhat large old tape stain which do disfigure (see), covered on the inside with arc... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:08

$63.00
160348

THOMAS JEFFERSON Financial Troubles Bankruptcy 1826 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959826238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 18, 1826 * Thomas Jefferson's financial troubles The top of the ftpg. has a report with thoughts that the state of Virginia to come to the aid of Thomas Jefferson: "...out to force upon him, as a free gift, a sum of money sufficient to relieve him from pecuniary embarrassment..." who was in dire financial trouble during the closing months of his life. Four pages, some foxing, two folds, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:01

$47.00
160289

JOHN ADAMS Minting Coins in United States Notice Proclamation 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188600789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 21, 1797 * President John Adams proclamation 7 * Notice of Commencement of Minting U.S. Coins Page 2 has a very historic "Proclamation" signed in script type by the President in which he proclaims that now that the United States Mint is fully operating all foreign coins (Spanish milled dollars excepted): "...will cease to pass current as money within the United States...". The United States now has its own functioning coinage system. This is followed by a very brief yet notable sentence: "Between the hours of twelve and one, wind and weather permitting, a third attempt will be made to launch the CONSTITUTION Frigate." Four pages, never-trimmed margins,... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:24

$96.00
160264

DESERTERS of the United States Army THOMAS JEFFERSON Pardons 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372184752610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 23, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson pardon * United States Army deserters Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning those: "...who have deserted from the army of the United States...has become sensible of their offense & are desirous of returning to their duty, a full pardon is hereby proclaimed...as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer..." signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Page 3 also has some news concerning the frigate Chesapeake (see). Page 2 has a report beginning: "Fellow citizens of the southern states...be upon your guard! Thirty Convict Negroes from Jamaica have been brought into this... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:33

$33.00
160260

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Pittsburgh Letter Reply 1808 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372184745519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 & 3 contain a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, being an: "Answer of the President of the United States to the Young Republicans of Pittsburgh and Its Vicinity" regarding those who step forward: "...to support them with your lives and fortunes & of the disregard of inconveniences which must be encountered in resisting insult & aggression are...encouraging to your country...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:24

$28.00
160216

PAUL REVERE Board of Health President Report & Notice 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183702303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, July 1, 1799 * Paul Revere * Board of Health Page 2 has a near full column report headed: "Board of Heath" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere. And the top of the bkpg. as a notice headed "Board of Heath" also signed in type: Paul Revere, President. Four pages, scattered foxing, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:42

$55.00
160214

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress Signed re. Embargo 1808 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955225376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson Most of the ftpg. middle column has: "An Act" of Congress relating to the Embargo, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:40

$34.00
160210

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183695781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 18, 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 February 02, 2018 15:33

$58.00
160189

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955117626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, March 9, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The following rules for establishing a Society for Relieving the Distresses of Prisoners...". Page 2 has reports from Williamsburg, Worcester, New York, and Montreal with the latest reports concerning the Revolutionary War (see). Over half of page 3 is taken up with a very lengthy work: "To the People of Pennsylvania, Letter I" s... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:14

$645.00
160663

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH John C. Calhoun in 1849 New Orleans Louisiana LA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372202945359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, July 23, 1849 * California gold rush * Rare Antebellum title Page 6 has an article: "Law and Order at the California Mines" relates to the on-going Gold rush of 1849. Pages 4 & 5 are almost entirely taken up with a lengthy address signed by: J. C. Calhoun concerning his differences with Col. Benton. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 30, 2018 14:50

$34.99
160614

CREATING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Seat of Government Washington D.C. 1791 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391966543434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "Thoughts on the Decay of States" "Character of the Virginians" "Description of Gray's Gardens, Pennsylvania" "Shorts Account of the Life & Character of Thomas Hutchins, late Geographer General of the U.S." "The Extravagant Wife: An American Tale" "Preservatives Against the Fatal Effects of Drinking Cold Water in Warm Weather" & much more. Near the back are: "Proceedings of the State Legislature" which includes an address to the Mass. Congress signed in type: John Ha... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2018 08:48

$69.99
160612

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Howe - Benjamin Franklin Electricity Experiments 1778 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372201726901

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 * Revolutionary War - Jonathan Trumbull * Benjamin Franklin - electricity experiments The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the British troops, who were at this day perhaps the bravest in the world...General Washington's force was 15,000, not speaking of the militia; General Howe's numbers were but 13,000 rank & file, yet he defeated the Continental troops...As to the practicability of reducing our rebellious subjects in America by force of arms...he began ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2018 08:36

$74.99
160603

Very RARE 1863 Confederate Illustrated Newspaper Gen. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CHEATHAM


eBay Auction Item # 372201697589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Jan. 10, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Benjamin Franklin Cheatham A very rare publication from the Confederacy, only a few issues of which having come into our inventory over the past 35 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page features a nice print of: "Gen. Benj. Franklin Cheatham" with much of the balance of the ftpg. taken up with a lengthy biography of him. Page 2 has most of a column taken up with: "The Times" which reports on the latest events in the Civil War. A few items include: "Everything remains quiet at Fredericksburg. The Yankees are, however, still... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2018 07:35

$349.99
160094

THOMAS JEFFERSON President State of the Union Address 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372177477672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 20, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * Early 19th century original Nearly two pages are taken up with the state-of-the-union address of the President headed: "President's Message", signed in type: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe t... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2018 15:23

$49.00
160092

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372177470232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, December 9, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, G. Master (see). News and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, a little close cut along the right margin of the 1st leaf but no text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 26, 2018 15:18

$62.00
160013

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
159982

Very Early GEORGE WASHINGTON Colonel in French & Indian War 1754 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171537277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1754 * Very early George Washington (age 22) Among the early reports on the French & Indian War, is a very rare mention of colonel George Washington when he was just 22 years old. The report is a continued one, headed: "Account of Our Affairs in America" and the text includes: "...On the other side the French have this season reaped a crop of corn from the lands on the borders of the Ohio which will be sufficient to subsist the troops with which they are carrying on their invasions till the next year. Col. Washington with 400 men having encamped in a wood at the great meadows on the Ohio, & defeated a party of French that had been dispatched to inter... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:40

$285.00
159961

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ re. End of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948554500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 5, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * Jewish financier Isaac Franks Page 2 has a note that there were still serious concerns about possible alliances with England, with: "...the state of Virginia...earnestly recommended to all the good citizens of that commonwealth 'That in all future elections of representatives & officers of trust & power, caution be used that no foreigner or native who may give cause of sucpicion that he is attached to the interesting of Great Britain....& that they be guardedly careful to elect..decided & unequivocal proofs of his attachment to te cause of America (a... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:49

$230.00
159956

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159785

BATTLE OF QUEENSTON HEIGHTS Ontario 1st major Fight War of 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165806731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Nov. 7, 1812 * Battle of Queenston Heights * War of 1812 - 1st major battle * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The entire front page & some of pg. 2 are taken up with a letter from Gen. Van Rensselaer to Gen. Henry Dearborn datelined from "Head-Quarters, Lewiston". In this famous battle, which happened just the day before the letter was written, Van Rensselaer led his forces across the Niagara River to capture Queenston Heights, Ontario. British General Isaac Brock was killed but the Americans were ultimately defeated (photos show portions). Pg. 2 also has: "Another Naval Victory" which is concerning the Wasp capturing the British ship Frolic. Pag... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:05

$39.00
159714

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163987731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 11, 1789 * 18th century America A nice newspaper from what was the nation's capital at the time, in fact Washington would be inaugurated in this city in less than 3 months. Pages 1, 3 & 4 are mostly filled with ads, with news reports on page 2, most of the page taken up with the conclusion of an article: "An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:33

$47.00
159675

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential State of the Union Address Signed 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942179378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUGH'S CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 22, 1792 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of page 3 is taken up with Washington's state of the union address for the year 1792 with a prefacing report which includes: "...The members of the house accordingly repaired to the senate chamber where at twelve o'clock the president of the United States arrived...when he delivered the following Speech to both Houses of Congress..." and what follows is the full text of the state of the union message, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Just beneath his signature in type is "United States, Nov. 6, 1791" which would seem to be a typesetting error as it should be 1792 (see for... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:42

$440.00
159670

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161604759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Oct. 2, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * Post Declaration of Independence Most of the front page is taken up with several correspondences among Lord Drummon (with proposals for a peace treaty) and George Washington, and the Continental Congress. It begins with a letter from Drummond dated Aug. 17, 1776 beginning: "Being deeply interested in the welfare of America, I think it my duty to communicate a matter of intelligence...may be rendered conducive to the restoration of a desirable peace...request....permission...to lay the same before the General Congress..." and more, signed: Drummond. This is followed by Washington's s... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:27

$1,350.00
159667

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Winning the Presidential Election vs. Jackson 1824 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942162632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK OBSERVER, Dec. 4, 1824 * Controversial election of 1824 * John Quincy Adams vs. Andrew Jackson Page 3 has lengthy text and two charts concerning the results of the: "Presidential Election" with considerably explanation on how the numbers were determined. The bottom-line is that J.Q. Adams is leading in the numbers. Indeed, he would win the election and be inaugurated in March, 1825. Four pages, a bit of light foxing, good condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:19

$28.00
159638

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941916963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 mentions from Boston that: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons, the Hon. JOHN HANCOCK, Esq., President of the American CONGRESS, and first Major-General of the militia of this state...his arrival was made known by ringing the bells, the discharge of 13 cannon...He re... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:47

$378.00
159636

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report John Adams 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161301144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington's death * Historic 1st report (rare) The front page begins with a nice letter from "The Senate...To the President of the United States" noting that they wish: "...to express to you their deep regret for the loss their country sustains in the death of General George Washington..." with much more. This is followed by the: "President's Answer" to the Senate, signed in type: John Adams. Then a report from the House of Representatives discussing: "...a suitable mode of commemorating the death of General Washington..." Also another letter concerning the death of Washington. But certainly the great content is on page two where... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:44

$1,875.00
159635

ROBERT MORRIS United States Superintendent of Finance Resignation 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941915747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, April 29, 1783 * Robert Morris to resign * U.S. Superintendent of Finance The front page has a nice report from "America" concerning the resignation of the famed patriot Robert Morris from the position of Superintendent of Finance for the fledgling federal government. Included is a letter from him in which he says he will resign on May 1 (see). Page 3 mentions that Congress has granted: "...a very large tract of country in Carolina to the Marquis de la Fayette." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:43

$48.00
159633

JOHN ADAMS Invited to Plymouth Colony MA Pilgrims Landing Anniv. 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941914100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803 The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:39

$29.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
159589

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941314971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781 * Revolutionary War * Cornwallis' surrender * Gen. Benedict Arnold Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London, Connecticut, known as the Battle of Groton Heights. Also included is a letter from George Washington to Congress which prefaces another letter from Gen. Gist concerning the safe arrival in the Chesapeake of Adm. De Grasse & his 28 French ships. It was this bit of... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:16

$215.00
159588

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Benjamin Franklin 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160490095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 9, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Benjamin Franklin This colonial newspaper is taken up with a variety of articles including: "An Account of the Family of Douglas" "The Use of Turnips & Method of Laying them up in Winter" "Method of Curing Cattle that are Swelled or Hoved" and a "Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to his Friend in London" (see). There are many advertisements as well. The four page "Supplement" issue has a report from Charleston noting: "Both house of assembly in Georgia have appointed Benjamin Franklin, Esq. to be their agent in Great Britain". This is followed by some reports from London on t... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:15

$180.00
159525

BATTLE OF PRINCETON & Washington Crossing the Delaware 1777 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158861019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1777 * Battle of Princeton - New Jersey * George Washington crossing the Delaware * American Revolutionary War Inside has: "Advices From America" has very nice content, beginning: "Many thousands from the province of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Penna. have already come in & claimed the benefit of the late proclamation for his Majesty's free pardon...The congress have put a public affront on Mr. Washington by stating their whole dependence upon Mr. Lee, who they intended to have made their commander in chief..." with more. This is followed by a fine letter with an historic report beginning: "Several skirmishes between the King's troop... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:28

$270.00
159523

Historic CENSUS ACT President George Washington 1st Printing 1790 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158855678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, March 10, 1790 * 1st printing of the First United States Census Act * Historic report in early American government This famous newspaper was the mouthpiece of the federal government so almost without exception the first utterances from Congress appeared in this newspaper before any other. The nation's capital was in New York City at this time. So it is of great significance that close to half of the front page is taken up with the very first printing of: "An ACT Providing for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the United States". This was the Census Act, creating the very first national census, an event which would happen every ten years to this da... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:25

$530.00
159522

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress Signed & Leonard Bleecker 1792 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940214863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 19, 1792 * President George Washington * Act of Congress signed in type Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy Act of Congress titled: "An ACT for Raising a Further Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, & for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned" which is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed in type by the President: George Washington. Inside has lengthy debates in "Congress", as well as a report beginning: "The President of the United States arrived at Baltimore lst Sturdy...he pursued his route on Monday following." The bkpg. has a: "Stock Brokers Office" ad signed by: Leonard Bleecker, the former milita... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:24

$110.00
159518

Board of Health President PAUL REVERE Letter 1801 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158840951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 17, 1799 Page 2 has a letter headed: "The Board of Health, To Their Constituents" signed at its conclusion by the President of the Board: Paul Revere. Other news & ads of the day. Four pages, minor chip from a blank right column, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:16

$47.00
159326

President JOHN ADAMS Script Signatures Acts of Congress 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150846824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 30, 1799 * President John Adams : script signature on front page The front page has an Act of Congress under: "Laws of the United States" which includes the text of sections 16 through 26 of "An ACT for the better organizing of the Troops of the United States; and for other purpose, dated March 3, 1799" which is signed in script type: John Adams President. This is followed by a Senate Resolve and is also signed in script: John Adams. Pg. 2 has an item: "This Day, the President of the United States enters the 64th year of his age..." with a bit more (see). The back page has a nice ad headed: "Playing Cards" for Columbian, Harry the Eighth, and Merry And... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:21

$73.00
159289

FLOYD COLLINS Mammoth Cave Kentucky Explorer Found DEAD 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935100555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1925 * William Floyd Collins... Cave explorer * Trapped - found dead (1st report) * Mammoth Cave, Kentucky The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FIND FLOYD COLLINS DEAD IN CAVE TRAP ON 18TH DAY; LIFELESS AT LEAST 24 HOURS; FOOT MUST BE AMPUTATED TO GET BODY OUT" with many subheads including: "Discovery Is A Surprise", "Bayonets Guard Shaft" and more. A related ftpg. photo as well. Much more on page 2 with a nice pictorial. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The reports about efforts to save him became a nationwide newspaper sensation and among the first major news stories to become a ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:30

$88.00
159231

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address Annual Message 1816 NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930635505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Dec. 11, 1816 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The ftpg. has 1 1/2 columns taken up with the: "President's Message" which carries over to take more than half of pg. 2, being the President's annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type James Madison. One item mentions: "...The Indian tribes without our limits appear also disposed to remain at peace..." with more on this. A nice reflection on the events of 1816. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:18

$29.00
159013

5 Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1829 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135348444

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1829 A lot of five issues, each containing on the back page a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:30

$30.00
158935

Early HOT AIR BALLOON Flight & Revolutionary War Peace Treaty 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131371431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, Sept. 13, 1783 * Very early hot air balloon flight * Revolutionary War peace treaty * Williamsburg, Virginia as capital ? Page 2 has a report headed: "The Areostatic Sphere" with details, from a letter from Paris dated Aug. 29, of a very early flight (preceding other reports) which happened on August 27. It begins: "A flying globe of near 13 get diameter, weighting between 25 and 30 pounds, committed to the winds in the Champ de Mars, the 27th of August, 1783, at five o'clock in the evening, in rainy weather. It is constructed of...." with much detail on it, and further on: "...It is the invention of Mr. Montgolfier d' Anonai en Vivaray, executed by Mr. R... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:27

$74.00
158833

Alexandria MASOIC LODGE NO. 22 President George Washington Acts 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922741897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 29, 1797 * President George Washington acts * Alexandra-Washington Masonic Lodge On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are three "Acts", each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also, on the front page under "Masonic", is an address from Lodge, No. 22, of the Ancient York Masons, at Alexandria, to the President, delivered during a meeting attended by Washington, and signed in type by James Gillis, the lodge Master. The President's gracious reply follows, signed in type: Go. Washington. According to two sources, Washington was a member of this lodge, in addition to being a member of a Fredericksburg, Va., lodge that he joined in 1753. ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:04

$177.00
158752

SECOND BARBARY WAR ENDS w/ Stephen Decatur, Jr. TREATY Signing 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128687475

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 13, 1816 All of page 1 & a bit of page 2 are taken up with: "The Algerine Treaty" ending the Second Barbary War, signed by the two who did the negotiations: Stephen Decatur & William Shaler. But this would not truly be the end (see hyperlink). Also inside is: "t''he British Treaty" dealing with some issues from the War of 1812, as well as: "Indian Treaties" with the Sioux, signed by James Madison & many chiefs with their "X" marks. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, some foxing, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. Wikipedia notes: "Niles...Register ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:29

$28.00
158734

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128473360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, August 17, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain The front page contains a naval report from Philadelphia, carrying over to page 2, plus a report from General Howe noting: "…the rebels had more than 100 pieces of cannon for the defense of New York…it is no wonder he has not been more successful…" and more. There is reference to Bunker Hill in another brief report. Yet another page has a letter from Staten Island which has much detail, including: "Mr. Washington's headquarters were lately removed to the City Hall…" plus other tidbits as well. But certainly the overriding significanc... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 10:31

$12,500.00
158628

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Inauguration Inaugural Editorial 1805 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917397030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S MUSEUM, Walpole, New Hampshire, March 30, 1805 * President Thomas Jefferson * Inauguration editorial The front page has over a full column taken up with: "President Jefferson's Inaugural Speech" which is essentially an editorial on the speech with commentary on various extractions from it (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:31

$28.00
158612

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:10

$39.00
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