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175853

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472313545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 15, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * General Thomas Gage "First Shots of War" proclamation This newspaper was published by Dixon and Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Over half of the front page is a: "...Letter from General Lee to General Burgoyne, Upon his Arrival in Boston" dated at Philadelphia, June 7, 1775. It is a te... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$11,400.00
175749

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797380388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation * Historic report This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812. Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed by James Madison, declaring that a state of war exists between the United States & England, marking the official beginning of the War of 1812. Inside has a nice editorial: "War Against England" which takes close to 2 pages and includes near the end: "War is Declared--Great Britain is the Enemy..." and at the very end: "...and e... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:57

$139.00
175748

JAMES MADISON President Proclamation of Day of Fasting and Prayer 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797379999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812 * President James Madison proclamation * Day of fasting and prayer The front page features: "A Proclamation" by the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer...to offer, at one and the same time, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God...of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that in the present season of calamity and war...care and protection...hasten a restoration of the blessings of peace." This is signed in type: JAMES MADISON. Also within are: "Law of the United States" beginning: "To prohibit American vessels from proceeding to, or trading with, the enemies of the United States..."; "North-Carolina" which is a call to ar... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:56

$62.00
175726

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN George Washington & 18th Century SLAVERY 1789 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468481671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1789 * President George Washington * Benjamin Franklin * Early slavery One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Pages 1 & 2 have the "Address of the Governor & Council of North Carolina to his excellency General Washington with his "Answer" signed in type: G. Washington. Other items in this issue include: "Account of the Climate of Pennsylvania" "...Respecting the Fortifications in the Western Country" "Account of the Society of Dunkards in Pennsylvania" "Account of the Effects of Electricity in Paralytic Cases. In a Letter to Dr. Pringle from Dr. Franklin" which is signed in type: B. Franklin, from Dec. 21, 1757; "On The Manumission of Slaves" One of t... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:36

$185.00
175723

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797126418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 introduction of his Excellenc... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:34

$965.00
175667

Rare 18th Century 1795 BOSTON by "Other Thomas Paine" w/ Nice Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458092558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 12, 1795 * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles from Boston with various news reports on pages 1, 2 & 3. The back page is filled with ads. Was edited by Thomas Paine (but not THE Thomas Paine). Four pages, interesting engraving in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$44.00
175660

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458082726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 27, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter to the House of Rep. signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning France. Page 3 has mention of the birthday of George Washington. Much reporting from Congress. Four pages, ornate masthead, light rubbing & toning at the top quadrant, good condition. Bit close-trimmed at right margin of front leaf shaves some letters.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:16

$34.00
175559

(2) President JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress Signed in Script 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449631740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1797 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in in type by the President, John Adams, one in script type & the other in block type. Page 2 begins with a third Act signed in script type by John Adams. Four pages, various foxing, slightly irregular at the spine.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:53

$54.00
175483

JOHN ADAMS President & Founding Father 67th BIRTHDAY Celebration 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1802 * President John Adams * Celebrating 67th birthday The front page has over a full column of text concerning the birthday of John Adams. Headed: "Tribute of Gratitude", it begins: "Saturday last being the Birth Day of the Hon. JOHN ADAMS, late President of the United States, the same was celebrated at Quincy...". Included is an address to him, to which he responded, signed in type: John Adams. Various; toasts, etc. Four pages, a few minor archival mends near margins, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$28.00
175481

GEORGE WASHINGTON Honored at Congress Hall & John Adams Address 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443861969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, London, Jan. 25, 1799 * President George Washington * Honored in United States Congress * re. John Adams' State of the Union Address Page 3 begins with a report from New York: "When General Washington came into Congress Hall to hear the President's Speech, the members of both Houses rose to him--an honour never before paid to any but the President himself." What follows is the Senate's response to President John Adams concerning his recent state of the union address, followed by his: "Reply signed in type: John Adams. Then the House of Representatives' answer to Adams' address, and gin followed by his "Reply" signed: John Adams. Four pages, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$38.00
175476

Historic DEPARTMENT OF STATE George Washington John Adams CREATED 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443857585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789 * Department of State creation Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. Holding true to this statement, page 3 contains the first newspaper printing of the Act of Congress which created the State Department, titled: "An Act for Establishing an Executive Department to be Denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs". This was the first executive department created by Congress. A bit later the name would be changed... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$715.00
175425

BEST Inauguration of ANDREW ANDY JACKSON Inaugural 1833 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780647323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833 * President Andrew "Andy" Jackson * Second inauguration - inaugural address * Best title to be had - rare as such Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representatives' Hall in the Capitol...a great concourse of ladies & citizens, each took the oath of office which was administered to them by the Chief Justice of the United States...". The next column is headed: "Inaugural Address of the President of the United States" which takes most of the column. Terrific to have these reports in this newspaper from the nati... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:03

$190.00
175420

Best DOLLEY MADISON President James Wife & First Lady DEATH 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392441629722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 14, 1849 * Death of Dolley Madison * First Lady of the United States * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 3 has a black-bordered report noting: "It is with saddened hearts that we announce to our readers the decease of Mrs. Madison, Widow of James Madison, Ex-President of the United States..." with particulars. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital, where she died. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 09:00

$76.00
175888

1790 President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392479977577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 20, 1791 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of the front page is taken up with Washington's second state-of-the-union address to Congress, headed: "Congress, Wednesday, December 8, 1790. The Speech of George Washington, Esq. President of Congress on Opening the Session..." followed by the complete text of Washington's address--only the 2nd annual state-of-the-union address to be given. Washington talks about a wide range of issues of importance to the newly-formed government. The address is signed in type: George Washington. Near the back is a letter from Philadelphia beginning: "Ever since the election of General Washington to be President of the Unit... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2019 08:54

$154.99
175337

CAUSES AND NESCISSITY OF TAKING UP ARMS Revolutionary War Start 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1775 * Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms * Second Continental Congress resolution * re. American Revolutionary War An inside page has a letter which makes reference to Ben Franklin and the American situation, including: "...but whether Mr.Burke may deserve chastisement or not should Dr. Franklin & the Americans be scourged on Mr. Burke's back with so much severity?...I shall at present only mention the four following: 1st, That men are by nature all free, equal and independent & no man can be put out of this estate without his own consent..." with more (see for portions). There is more American content further on including reports from Charleston with: "...the Governor h... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$345.00
175332

ANDREW JACKSON Square New Orelans Equestrian STATUE Unveil Print 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 1, 1856 * Andrew Jackson statue unveiling * Jackson Square, New Orleans * Battle of New Orleans equestrian hero Ftpg. shows: "Inauguration of the Jackson Statue, New Orleans--Procession Passing Into Jackson Square, Opposite the Old Cathedral". Prints inside include: "View of Malta & Fortifications..." "English Mail Steamer Entering the Port of Malta"; three prints of "Social Life in Hayti" with text; "Gordon's New Card Press" "Hospital at Scutari, Near Constantinople" for soldiers of the Crimean War. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:45

$37.00
175781

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392470208582

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 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. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not produce happiness..." with much more. Page 2 has news from C... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2019 08:05

$599.99
162942

2nd INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Hartford Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017878919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 16, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 3 has: "Inaugural Address" introduced with: "Delivered by Gen. Andrew Jackson, on being sworn into office as President of the United States, on the 4th of March, 1829." followed by the text of the historic address. Page 2 has: "Negro Stealing" which begins: "A man has been convicted of stealing negroes in Tennessee, and under a law...has been sentenced to be hung..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 11, 2019 14:51

$38.00
175115

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Political Aphorisms Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418467349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, good condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text certainly has the flavor of his whit and wisdom.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:41

$127.00
175105

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes General & Commander-in-Chief Again 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418461376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Sept. 3, 1798 * George Washington commissioned by John Adams * Lieutenant general & Commander-in-chief once again The front page begins with an introductory letter to the Senate signed by the President: John Adams, in which he is pleased with a letter: "...from General Washington...on this great event, the General's acceptance of his appointment as Lt. General & Commander in Chief of the Army." What followed is the lengthy letter signed in type: Go. Washington, dated at Mount Vernon, July 13, 1798. He accepts the position and served as the senior officer of the U.S. Army from July 13, 1798 until his death seventeen months later. He participated in the planning for a provisional army t... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:33

$63.00
175011

Gen. GEORGE WASHINGTON DEATH Honoring His Life w/ Services & More 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 1, 1800 * re. George Washington's death * Funerals - honoring his life The front page has content relating to the recent death of George Washington, but it also includes a letter signed in type by: G. Washington dated 1792, a offering thanks for a gift. Also on the ftpg: "Virtues and Services of the Late Gen. George Washington, at Wiscasset" and then: "...At Woburn" and "...At Concord" and "...At Lexington". There is also on: "Extract form an Eulogy Pronounced at Methuen, by Mr. D. A. White". Page 3 has various reports on the actions of Napoleon Buonaparte plus there is a brief item: "It is a moot point whom Buonaparte in his conduct most resembles, Julius Caesar--or Oliver Cromwe... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:21

$76.00
174979

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399900282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1852 * Daniel Webster death All columns on pages 2 and 3 are black-bordered for the death of Daniel Webster. Page 3 has an article headed: "Death of Daniel Webster" which begins: "The death of this eminent citizen, which took place on Sunday morning last, will occasion a profound sensation throughout our own country and the world. He died at an advanced age--in the 71st year of his life--and in the full possession of his faculties...". The article takes over a full column. Page 3 has: "Honors to Mr. Webster". Great to have this report of the death of this famed politician in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:12

$67.00
174970

BENJAMIN HARRISON Presidential Election Elected Republican WIN 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399897294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 7, 1888 * Presidential election The top of the front page has column heads announcing the election of Benjamin Harrison as President of the United States: "HARRISON ELECTED" "Democrats Concede It Unreservedly" "Some Votes To Spare" "Indiana Returns More Favorable for Republicans" "Michigan Still I Line" and more. Similar heads begin page 2 and 12: "HARRISON ELECTED" "Republican Victory in New York" 'Doubt About the Result In A Few States" and more., with vote returns taking most of pages 2 & 3. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$47.00
174755

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739414339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 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, considered the very first politic... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:45

$15,000.00
174747

Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Williamsburg Gunpowder Incident 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383788558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, April 21, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * Gunpowder Incident - Affair This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Certainly the most notable content is a terrific report on the historic Gunpowder Incident which is found in the four page "Supplement" attached to the issue. The Gunpowder Incident was a conflict early in the Revolutionary War between Lord Dunmore, the governor of Virginia, and militia led by Patrick Henry. On April 20, one day after the Batt... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$9,700.00
174662

RICHARD HENRY LEE American Founding Father & Statesman Retirement 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 27, 1792 * Richard Henry Lee retires * Statesman - Founding Father The front page features 26 illustrated ship advertisements. Page 3 has an item from the Virginia legislature concerning: "...communicate to Richard Henry Lee the high sense entertained by his country of the services rendered by him through the course of a long life...express the regret felt by this house at hearing that he is compelled by the infirmities of age to retire from public life..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$42.00
174526

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON Death Threat & William Wirt 1834 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731859179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 22, 1834 * President Andrew Jackson * William Wirt Inside contains: "Anonymous Letters!" which contains several concerning the assassination plot against President Jackson, one beginning: "This is to inform you that I, one of a number of young men of this city who have conspired your death, unknown to my colleagues, write this to warm you of this plot..." and another includes: "I am very sorry tin inform you that if the deposits are not replaced & the bank of the United States is not rechartered, by the 4th of March next you will be a dead man..." and yet another: "...feels it his duty to apprize you that it is seriously contemplated by a few individuals in this city to adopt meas... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:14

$26.00
174510

First 1st MARYLAND JEWS ELECTED Jewish Judaica & Andrew Jackson 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729275673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826 * First Jews elected in Maryland * Judaica - Jewish * Andrew Jackson One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to office in Maryland, being until lately denied the rights of citizens by the constitution of the state..." with just a bit more. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Army of the United States"; a letter signed: Andrew Jackson, with a dateline of "Hermitage" taking most ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:24

$88.00
174476

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 * President George Washington Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$60.00
174468

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Address 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 16, 1798 * 18th century America * John Adams address Pages 2 & 3 have an address to the President from the: "Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." with his response to them signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day. Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:17

$48.00
174467

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365009534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Nice coat-of-arms in the masthead makes this colonial issue displayable. Page 2 has a note: "...has been frequently reported that Paoli intended to settle in Switzerland, we can now assure the public...that that illustrious Chief is actually on his way to England. 'Tis imagined that General Paoli will be promoted to a considerable rank in the army soon after his arrival in this country." with more on Paoli further on. A full page is taken up with the list of lottery numbers drawn in the "York, Heidelberg and Lebanon Church Lottery". Various other news of the day. Complete in 8 pag... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:16

$142.00
174341

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Moving to England ? Post Rev. War 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392356984826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 * General George Washington * To move his residence to England ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the rights of citizenship ; & the Senate have published their reasons in opposition to the Assembly, who formed a bill to preclude them from those rights..." (see). Page 3 has a brief item: "A report prevails, that General Washington, late Commander in Chief of the American army, has actually hired a house at Walworth in Surrey for the purpose of his residence." Ei... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:36

$48.00
174227

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Southern Tour South Carolina Visit 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720255403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1791 * President George Washington * Southern tour - South Carolina Page two contains a report headed: "Tour of the President" through the South, with reports of his visits to Charleston & Georgetown, South Carolina. Page 3 has a report headed: "The late Duel" with details. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:27

$52.00
174221

President BENJAMIN HARRISON Inaugural Address Inauguration 1889 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352597433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 5, 1889 * President Benjamin Harrison The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "The Inaugural Address" "Opinions on President Harrison's First Official Paper" which has a bit on how it was received in England. Page 2 has much more lengthy coverage o the details of: "President Harrison's Inauguration" with subheads: "The Inaugural Ball" and "Inauguration of Lincoln Recalled". Irregular at the blank spine, some older mends inside, a few archival mends.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$27.00
174216

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Retired Military Pensions 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720253180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1796 * Act of Congress re. pensioners * Retired military men * President George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Authorizing & Directing the Secretary at War to Place Certain Persons therein named on the Pension List", with a huge list of names (great for genealogical purposes). It completes at the top of page 2 where it is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:21

$78.00
174002

MONTAUK POINT LIGHTHOUSE Long Island New York Begin Construction 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707148281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 13, 1795 * Montauk Point Light * Long Island lighthouse * Construction to begin soon The front page has a series of letters under: "American Vindicated" which include 3 letters signed by the Vice President: John Adams, and also a letter from the Mass. governor: Samuel Adams. Most of a column of the back page is taken up with a document from the Treasury Department: "Proposals will be...For Building a Light House, on Long Island, at Montaak [Montauk] Point in the county of Suffolk and State of New York, of the following Materials, Dimensions and Description." and what follows is the very detailed listing of just how the lighthouse is to be constructed. This is a very historic lighthouse... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:21

$62.00
173992

Rare Politcal Presidental CAMPAIGN Andrew Jackson 1828 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, March 21, 1828 * Rare campaign periodical * Andrew Jackson This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor." which could be taken literally as during the publication of the "Extra", Green got involved in a fist-fight in the Capitol. Included is a letter from Jackson from the War of 1812, also: "The Private Integrity of Mr. Adams" & "Mr. Adams Political Integrity - Why Did John Q. Adams Turn Democrat?" Six... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:15

$32.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
173982

NULLIFICATION CRISIS re. South Carolina w/ Andrew Jackson Message 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392329503844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson message * Nullification Crisis re. South Carolina An interesting single sheet printed on tissue paper quality newsprint; very thin. Save for a few ads on the back side the entire issue is taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress, transmitting copies of the Ordinance & Other Documents & his Proclamation in Relation to South Carolina", signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. A quite historic document on the Nullification Crisis, which was a political crisis in 1832–33 which involved a confrontation between South Carolina and the federal government. It ensued aft... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:31

$455.00
173928

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON Inauguration Inaugural Address1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392326555783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE OR MONTHLY MUSEUM, Boston, May, 1789 * President George Washington * Inauguration - inaugural address Rarely are we able to offer an American imprint with a period report of Washington's inauguration and inaugural address. Great to have this text in this famous magazine published by perhaps the most renowned printer of the 18th century, Isaiah Thomas, whose private collection become the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society, the country's largest repository of pre-1876 printed Americana. The reporting of this signal event in American history is terrific. The text includes: "On the 30th of April the great and illustrious WASHINGTON, the favorite son of liberty, and deliver of his co... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:05

$4,875.00
173736

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Killed ? re. Battle of the Nile & Lord Nelson 1799 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 6, 1799 * President John Adams * Napoleon Bonaparte killed ? * Lord Nelson - re. Battle of the Nile The front page begins with a notice: "To Delinquent Customers" signed by the famed publisher: Isaiah Thomas (see). Also on the ftpg. is an address from Congress to President John Adams, with his response carrying over to page 2 & signed: John Adams. Page 3 has an interesting article from Egypt: "Massacre of Bonaparte & his Officers!" taking a full column. Four pages, two wear holes at front leaf folds, scattered foxing & minor wear.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:42

$33.00
173573

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. See for more. The piece on m... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:52

$210.00
173516

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689349723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, March 26, 1789 * 18th century America This issue is from the month before Washington's election and inauguration in this city. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 3 has a report concerning: "...the following terms, conditions & regulations for licensing a certain number of ferry boats to ply between this city and Brooklyn on Nassau or Long Island..." with much detail (see). The back page has a full column taken up with: "A Law to Regulate the Public Markets in this City". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:17

$49.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:51

$36.00
173245

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Message to Congress 1798 Worcester MA Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304428801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 23, 1798 * President John Adams The front page has: "Message of the President to Congress" which is brief & signed in type: John Adams. This is followed by two other documents relating to France, carrying over to page 2. Page 2 has: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" which includes mention that: "...the House again went into a committee of the whole on the bill for authorizing the President of the United States to raise a provisional army..." (see). Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the spine margin, small rubbing hole in the top quadrant.

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Ends June 27, 2019 15:00

$37.00
173222

WILLIAM FRANKLIN Non-Importation Agreement 1769 COLONIAL Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679412439

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 18, 1769 * Benjamin Franklin's son - William * Non-importation agreement An item from Providence includes: "At a meeting of the merchants & traders of this town...convened in consequence of a letter form the committee of merchants at Boston recommending our extending the non-importation agreement until all the American revenue acts are repealed..." with more. Half of the back page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" which relates to fishing & related issues in the Delaware River, signed in type by the governor of New Jersey: William Franklin (Ben's son). Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, some browning near the margins, handsome coat-of-arms eng... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:39

$176.00
173191

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ G. Washington's Army 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302409562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, June 10, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * General George Washington's army Page 2 has some good content relating to the Revolutionary War including much from the "House of Commons" on the examination of Sir William Howe and his actions in America. One item begins: "...then touched upon the conduct of Sir William Howe in landing at the Chesapeak & promised to prove that general Washington had no more than 3000 men to oppose his landing in the Delaware...That America was at this present time under the control of congress his lordship would not dispute, though the accounts of the strength of the rebel force had been much exaggerated..." and much more. Some fine reading... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:32

$58.00
172833

AMERICAN INDEPENEDENCE is Recognized by England Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667729463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Jan. 9, 1783 * Late Revolutionary War w/ Benedict Arnold * American Independence - UK recognition An issue from at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War and before final details of the treaty of peace were announced in American newspapers. The front page has some war-related content from London with mention of George Washington. A pg. 2 letter from Philadelphia includes: "...that Congress have received official dispatches from France...advising that Great Britain have granted our Independence & that her commissioners were now fully empowered to treat with the thirteen Independent States..." with more (see). Another report includes: "...that the treaty was signed on the 7th of Oc... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:18

$475.00
172623

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 7, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Rarely found today. All of the front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 contains a report headed: "From Rebel Papers, Charlestown, South Carolina, Oct. 7" and one with a Boston dateline which includes: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., President of the American Congress & first Major-General of the militia of this State...his arrival was ma... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:01

$395.00
172542

Rare COLONIAL VIRGINIA w/ Battle of Bunker Hill 1775 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659229276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 13, 1775 * The Battle of Bunker Hill * American Revolutionary War * Very rare Colonial Virginia title This newspaper was published by John Pinkney, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Pinkney continued this title which previously was published by Virginia's first woman printer, Clementina Rind, A rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Certainly the prime content is the page 3 report of the Battle of Bunker Hill, from a letter: "...from Mr. Isaac Lathrop, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown, to Major General Davis Wooster..." with the letter ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$10,500.00
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