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156466

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372049272830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 28, 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, Grand Master (see). The back page has a detailed "20 Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway soldier (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 17, 2017 15:09

$56.00
156332

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864676224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Aug. 20, 1798 * George Washington commissioned by John Adams * Lieutenant general & Commander-in-chief once again The front page has several reports from England, one makes a mention that: "...the sincere desire of the Executive Directory to avert, by every means, the commencement of hostilities between France and America..." with a bit more. Another item reports: "...accounts from America, dated at New York...We are happy to find that the American journals of that date confirm the appointment of General Washington as Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America. The greatest preparations are making for war th... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:29

$55.00
156331

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864675329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1795 * 18th century America Over half of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "Features of Mr. Jay's Treaty", known as the Jay Treaty (see hyperlink), continued in a future issue. This treaty of commerce is credited with averting war with England, clarifying some unresolved issues with the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War. Page 2 has two letters to Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury. Pg. also has a: "Statement of the Coins at the Mint of the United States" noting the quantities of each denomination (see). Also an item from Savannah noting: "The Negroes are very troublesome here...the country mil... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:28

$47.00
156328

Vice President JOHN ADAMS Character & General John Burgoyne DEATH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864672190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1792 * General John Burgoyne death * V.P. John Adams' character Most of the ftpg is taken up with: "General Post Office" with a huge listing of the various post roads from town to town. Page 3 has a small item on the character of Vice President John Adams. Another items begins: "It gives us great pleasures...to find that the patriotic Jefferson has become the object of censure..." and a brief mention that Lt. General John Burgoyne has died in England, he being one of the principle British military commanders during the Revolutionary War. The back page has 3 notices from the: "Treasury Department" and one from the "War Department". Fou... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:24

$42.00
156319

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death vs. Aaron Burr DUEL Early 1st Report 1804 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372045998615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1804 * Alexander Hamilton death * Aaron Burr duel * Early 1st report All columns on pages 2 and 3 are black-bordered for the death of the celebrated Alexander Hamilton, killed in a duel with Aaron Burr on July 11. This is an early report as a page 2 item datelined "July 12" announces: "The universal anxiety which agitates all classes of people in this city for the fate of General Hamilton renders it proper that we should state that at the time of putting this paper to press he was alive..." with more. But then, a few inches below is a report reading: "We stop the press to announce the melancholy tidings that GENERAL HAMILTON IS DEAD!" The next column under a Ju... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:09

$398.00
156212

JEWISH Conversion Jews Judaica & INDIANA Statehood 1816 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372040991346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 14, 1816 * Indiana Statehood * Converting the Jews One of the more notable items in this issue is the back page item with a small heading: "The Jews" with the text including: "...about $500,000 have been assessed on the public in one form or other for the last five yeas & expended---with what result? The conversion, real or supposed, of five Jews. This is at the rate of $100,000 per Jew..." with just a bit more, and ending with: "...what is it to us in this land of civil and religious liberty?" (see). Page 255 and 256, under "Congress", has the details regarding Indiana Statehood: "... the resolution for admitting the state of Indiana into the u... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2017 15:43

$55.00
156211

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION State of Maryland Ratification Ratify 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372040989077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 8, 1788 * United States Constitution * Maryland's ratification Most of page 2 is taken up with an excellent and very detailed report of the Maryland convention which was called to consider the proposed federal constitution for ratification. Included is not only the report that the state formally ratified: "...and called for the question that 'the convention assent to and ratify the proposed plan of federal government for the United States?' Which was carried in the affirmative by 63 to 11. The vote of ratification having thus passed, Mr. Paca again arose & laid before the convention his propositions for amending the constitution thus... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2017 15:40

$186.00
156154

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859181995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Oct. 19, 1864 * Very rare Civil War title * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:46

$240.00
156152

HUTCHINSON LETTERS AFFAIR & Boston Tea Party 1774 Pre Rev. War America Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859180132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, May 13, 1774 * The Hutchinson Letters Affair * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * re. The Boston Tea Party The front page has a report London which relate to America and the on-going tea problems, a few bits noting: "...extracts of letters from...the several governors in America of threats & prophetic warnings to the gentlemen to whom the tea was consigned...copies of treasonable papers printed in America...are the regular official information of the different governors...As there was no outrage committed but at Boston, it would be superfluous to narrate all the incendiary scribbling & printing in the different colonies...suffice just to observe.... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:44

$477.00
156147

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Response re. the Jay Treaty 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859175607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 3, 1796 * President George Washington * re. the Jay Treaty The ftpg. features an address "To the President of the United States" concerning the Jay Treaty, with his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Pg. 2 report from "The Mint" reports on the quantities of various coins minted. The back page has a commercial ad: "By Thomas & John Hancock". Four pages, slightly irregular at some margins, good condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:37

$78.00
156140

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039008966

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: "The 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 (w... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:28

$28.00
156107

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037927940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 1743 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in England, Scotland and America." This 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Ver nice condition, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. ... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:16

$110.00
156105

Rare LYNCHBURG VA Virgina Pre Civil War 1826 Old Original Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037920257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VIRGINIAN, Lynchburg, Nov. 20, 1826 * Rare antebellum title Page 2 has a nice letter written by: Andrew Jackson from the "Hermitage" concerning a visit to the Harrodsburg Springs, which would be "...necessary in the restoration of Mrs. J's health..." (see) There was an exclusive spa in this Kentucky town from 1820 - 1853. Four pages, some loss at the spine not effecting the mentioned text, nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:06

$32.00
156017

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Colonel Ethan Allen & Benjamin Franklin Letter 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032821566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778 * Benjamin Franklin letter * Ethan Allen The first item is: "Debate in the House of Commons" which takes 7 pages and does include discussion on the Revolutionary War, a few of the items including: "...stated the causes that led to the American war...that neither France or Spain would take up arms in favour of the Rebels...the conduct of Ld. Howe, who, in his dangerous passage up the Elk river...conducted a large fleet up Chesapeake bay...General Burgoyne's letters attest that the provincials...were the first that fired upon his troops...one happy opportunity of putting a stop to the effusion of blood when after the battles of Lexington, Concord, a... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:06

$61.00
156015

Rare SS GEORGE WASHINGTON President Woodrow Wilson's Ship 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032819586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HATCHET, "Published On The High Seas", February 23, 1919 * Printed on board the ship that transported the President * Rare Woodward Wilson related item This is an interesting little newspaper printed on board the U.S.S. "George Washington". As noted at the top of page 2: "A Daily Newspaper With The President Homeward Bound ", this ship carried President Woodrow Wilson across the Atlantic four times, twice eastbound to participate in World War I peace negotiations and twice westbound, returning him to the United States. It was the first major overseas trip by any American head of state. Wilson's first trip on George Washington began at New York on December 4th. The transport's nine-da... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:04

$38.00
155876

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter to Congress 1808 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026487921

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson * From our nation's capital Pages 2 and 3 have much reporting from Congress & includes a letter to Congress, signed by the President: Th. Jefferson, introducing some document concerning relations between the U.S. and England & France. Nice to have in this newspaper which was the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:21

$28.00
155843

AMERICA DEFENSE Pre Revolutionary War Benjamin Franklin Remove 1774 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849606275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 2, 1774 * Preparing for a "vigorous resistance" * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Benjamin Franklin An inside page has an item from Boston headed "America" relates to the Post Office situation, and includes: "...The removal of Dr. Franklin from the Post office has added fresh spirit to the promoters of this salutary plan...and all the Friends of Liberty rejoice that they have now an opportunity of taking up a gentleman discarded by an unrighteous Ministry for the faithful discharge of his duty, & placing him above a dependence on their caprice, in the grateful arms of his applauding Countrymen." (see). The same page has a letter from Augusta, Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:30

$54.00
155798

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848452476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 20, 1767 * Rare Colonial title Page 3 has a report: "We learn from Boston, in New-England, that the present dispute between the government & assembly chiefly relates to the quartering of soldiers, the latter having flatly refused to provide for the maintenance of the troops...We hear strict orders are sent over to his Majesty's American Governors to prohibit the holding any further Congress of the different colonies as was lately done in the case of the Stamp-act." Other items & news of the day but not relating to the growing tensions with England. Four ages, an intricate engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms in the mast... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:35

$188.00
156373

TREATY OF PEACE Rev. War Ends John Adams & Benjamin Franklin Signs 1783 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391865927335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1783 * The Treaty Of Peace (partial) * John Adams and Ben Franklin (block) signatures * Reports from New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston Included is a portion of text headed: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3rd day of Sept. 1783" the text being just the beginning & ending of the Treaty, not the complete text (see photos). It ends with Article X and includes the signatures (in type) of John Adams, B. Franklin, and John Jay (see photos for this complete report). Further on is a section headed: "American Intelligence" which includes a report concerning finances, signed in type:... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 07:29

$134.99
156270

Calling for the ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION Pre Federal Constitution 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391863675906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 25, 1786 * Annapolis Convention called for * Pre Constitutional Convention The front page contains a very historic report, headed: "America - From the Virginia Gazette" with a Richmond, Januaryh 26 dateline. It provides the details of what would become known as the Annapolis Convention, beginning: "In the House of Delegatee, Jan. 21, 1786, resolved, that Edmund Randolph, James Madison, Water Jones...and George Mason, Esqrs. be appointed Commissioners who...shall meet such commissioners...by the other States in union...to take into consideration the trade of the United States..." with much more (see). History tells us that it was on this date of Januar... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2017 08:11

$149.99
156266

FORT STANWIX Sir John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War 1779 Old British Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372044621306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin..." (see image). Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." (see). Another rep... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2017 07:40

$59.99
155697

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Carriage Travel Tax 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845077318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1796 * President George Washington Taking half the front page & concluding on pg. 2 is the: "Act Laying Duties on Carriages for the Conveyance of Persons..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:33

$75.00
155641

Jew & Christianity - ANDREW JACKSON State of the Union Address 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017932268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON RECORDER, Dec. 14, 1831 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address * Jews & Christianity relation The front page has about half a column headed: "The Jews--Their Relation to Christianity". Pages 2 and 3 contain the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:37

$35.00
155633

INTOLERBALE ACTS (Coersive) Petition for Repeal to King 1775 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017921415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 31, 1775 * The Intolerable Acts * Petition for repeal * Revolutionary war prelude The entire front page and much of page 2 are taken up with the petition to the King of England from the First Continental Congress asking for a repeal of the hated Coercive Acts (see the hyperlink for more on this & the full texts). Certainly one of the more historic documents which would lead to the Revolutionary War, it delineates the list of grievances with England, notes the reasons for attention, and offers concluding thoughts which restate the ultimate goal of the petition while reaffirming the colonies' loyalty to the British monarchy. The petition is headed:... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:22

$366.00
155581

Historic TREATY OF PARIS American Revolutionary War ENDS w/ Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842489484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 30, 1783 * Historic Treaty of Paris (peace) * End of the Revolutionary War Taking all of the front page & most of page two is perhaps the most significant document of the Revolutionary War era, being the complete text of the Treaty of Paris ending the war, formally headed at the top of the first column: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3d Day of September, 1783". This document formally ended the Revolutionary War & is inclusive of all ten Articles with the signatures in type of John Adams, B. Franklin, David Hartley and John Jay (see). Following this historic document are two additional do... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:18

$1,950.00
155579

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Death FUNERAL Doctor James Craik 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842488048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, Jan. 8, 1800 * George Washington funeral The ftpg. has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affection of the upper part of the wind pipe..." with much more, giving the details of his affliction, the treatments they applied, and the account of his death, which includes: "...speaking, which was painful from the beginning, how became almost impracticable; respiration grew more & more contracted and imperfect, till half after 11 on Saturday night retaining t... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:16

$665.00
155412

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Rare Revolutionary War Era 1777 Edinburgh Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838209098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 20, 1777 * General George Washington * Rare Revolutionary War title There are a few mentions of Revolutionary War reports on the front page. Page 2 has more, including: "...just received of the total defeat on the 17th of July of the detachment mentioned by General Burgoyne, to be coming by Lake George, in the following manner:..." followed by the details (see). Further on is: "...news is come from Philadelphia that our troops are in possession of the place; and that 3000 armed Quakers assembled against the rebels to prevent their burning the town...". Following this half of page 2 is taken up with additional reports on the Revolutionary War, to... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:53

$73.00
155392

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1791 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010686822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 3, 1791 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Over half of page 2 & a small part of pg. 3 are taken up with what was the third annual state-of-the-union address of the President, signed by him in type: G. Washington. This very historic message begins: "I meet you upon the present occasion with the feelings which are naturally inspired by a strong impression of the prosperous situation of our common country...". After its conclusion in the postscript is a note: "The President, then retired, and the members returned to their hall where the speaker laid before them a copy of the speech which was read by the clerk." ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:50

$484.00
155208

1ST BALLOONING FLIGHT First in America by Jean-Pierre Blanchard 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829056933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 19, 1793 * 1st ballooning flight in America * Jean-Pierre Blanchard Jean-Pierre Blanchard was a famous French balloonist, having made his first flight in Paris in 1784, just 3 1/2 months after the very first successful manned balloon flight. He later toured Europe with his balloon, and then ventured to America where his flight of January 9, 1793 was the very first manned balloon flight in North America. This newspaper reports that flight, with a page 2 article headed: "M. Blanchard" and beginning: "The celebrated aerenaut made his 45th voyage in a magnificent balloon from...city of Philadelphia, the 9th inst., amidst the acclamations of an immense concour... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:38

$166.00
155203

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1835 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829050652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address The prime content is the very lengthy annual state-of-the-union address of the President, taking eight pages and signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. A very detailed review of the events of 1835. Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter signed by: James Madison in 1811; another document signed by: Andrew Jackson; and a lengthy "Treasury Department" report. Complete in 24 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As note... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:28

$28.00
155144

BATTLES OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 AMERICAN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996192050

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Aug. 12, 1775 * Battle of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War beginning Certainly the most notable content is found on page 3, being a report from the London Gazette detailing the historic battle of Lexington & Concord. The report, which includes the list of soldiers killed & wounded, is signed in type by: Thomas Gage, and takes over a full column. Portions include: "...brought letters from General Gage...containing the following particulars of what passed on the 19th of April last between a detachment of the King's troops...and several parties of rebel provincials..." and what followed are nice details concerning the battle, including: "General Gage,... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:20

$5,150.00
154930

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986991935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Oct. 25, 1852 * Daniel Webster death A fascinating issue as pages 1 thru 5 (of 8) are taken up with reports on the death of Daniel Webster, the noted American statesman (see hyperlink). The ftpg. begins: "DEATH OF DANIEL WEBSTER" "Sketch of His Life & Public Career". Other articles inside are headed: "Daniel Webster" "Death Of Mr. Webster" "Rapid Progress Of His Disease" "Deathbed Scenes" "Preparations For the Funeral" and a bit more. Eight pages, all pages have wide, black mourning rules, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:31

$48.00
154804

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980921603

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 25, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe * American Revolutionary War original The front page has an item mentioning: "It is said General Lee was taken...crossing a ferry to Virginia & that Lord Dunmore, who had information of his route...sent a frigate to watch it, who took him and 30 rifle barrel men..." [must be untrue as he was not captured until December]. Another item makes an interesting observation: "...we as yet turned the tables on ourselves during the American war; for...instead of raising taxes on the Americans (the object of the war) we have been obliged o tax ourselves and that so enormously, t... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:50

$677.00
154798

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (3) Acts of Congress & Proclamation 1806 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980916724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, May 12, 1806 * President Thomas Jefferson The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Also on the ftpg. is: "A Proclamation" concerning bringing Henry Whitby to justice, concluded on pg. 2 where it is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:42

$29.00
154760

(5) President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Samuel Adams ACTS & Letter 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979958287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 29, 1796 * President George Washington * Samuel Adams Most of the front page is taken up with five "Acts", three of which are federal Acts of Congress with each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. The other two are Mass. Acts each signed in script type by their governor: Samuel Adams. A very displayable front page. Page 2 has a letter signed in type: Go. Washington concerning the people of New Bern, North Carolina, and their thoughts on the Jay Treaty. Other news of the day as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:31

$144.00
154751

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Love-Maxims Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979949102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 13, 1759 * "Love Maxims", by Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 4 has "Love Maxims", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin. An identical issue was listed at Bonhams in 2009 with the attribution: Ford 605 (see the Bonhams' listing). At the time, it was listed for an estimate of $300-$500. We offer this item many years later for less than half their low estimate. Other news of the day including multiple reports from American are included. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site mu... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:17

$145.00
154747

GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Signed & Fort Lafayette Pitt. 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813871928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, June 2, 1792 * President George Washington * Act of Congress signed * Fort Lafayette - Pittsburgh Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Law Of The Union - An Act...for Making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type: Geo. Washington, President of the United States. Pg. 2 also has an item headed "Pittsburgh" which begins: "The fort begun last winter at this place stands on the Alleghany river within 100 yards of the bank, on a beautiful rising ground, about one quarter of a mile higher up than the old garrison of Fort Pitt..." with more descriptive text. The back page has an ad for "Benjamin Gomez", the first Jewis... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:11

$86.00
154627

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Post Death Letter & More 1790 Boston Massachusetts Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809258765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Description of the Bridge over Mystick River" lacking the plate called for; "Biblical Criticism" "Account of the Introduction of the Coffee Plant into the West Indies" "On Early Marriage: An Original Letter from Dr. Franklin to John Alleyne, Esquire" which is signed in type: B. F.; "Character of Mahomet" "Remarks on the English Language, by Noah Webster" is continued from a previous issue. At the back is: "The Gazette" with the latest news reports of the day from Europe & the States, th... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 08:04

$56.00
154626

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1752 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975846625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1752 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod An inside page has an extremely significant article titled: "A Cut and Description of a Machine, easily constructed, for making the Experiment by which Franklin's new Theory of Thunder is demonstrated" with descriptive text showing how this experiment works. Each piece of the illustration is identified as well. A great and early contemporary piece on Franklin's experiments with electricity. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Also included in this issue is a full page print of seashells, as well as a full page print: "L... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:59

$255.00
154625

BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL General Thomas Gage Revolutionary War1775 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809256680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill * General Thomas Gage * Revolutionary War A very historic issue as it contains the first report on the battle of Bunker Hill, which is signed in type: Thomas Gage. This report takes nearly an entire page and begins: "I am to acquaint your Lordship of an action that happened on the 17th of June instant between his Majesty's troops and a large body of the rebel forces. An alarm was given at break of day on the 17th...The loss the rebels sustained must have been considerable from the great numbers they carried off during the time of action & buried in holes..." with much further particulars (see). Also in this issue are: "Fri... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:58

$335.00
154624

1787 1st Magazine Printing UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION George Washington HISTORIC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975845395

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, September, 1787 * First magazine printing of the Constitution of the United States This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792. He was very proud of his subscription list which contained the names of the most famous men in the country, and printed commendatory letters of Washington, Dickinson, Livingston, Randolph and many others. Washington wrote in part: "I believe the American Museum has meet with extensive, I may say, with universal approbation from competent judg... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:56

$7,350.00
154616

PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE Furniture Tax Act of Congress Signed 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809253273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 21, 1815 * President James Monroe Over half of pg. 2 is taken up with: "Furniture Tax - An Act" of Congress, signed in type by the President: James Madison. Four pages, some light dirtiness inside.

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:46

$27.00
154608

Very RARE Pro American Independence Pre Rev. War CRISIS 1775 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809249860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, London, England, October 21, 1775 * Very rare title In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers We have rarely had the great fortune to encounter issues of this title. This extraordinary paper is one of the most bitter political sheets to be found, issued in London both in defense of American liberty and their cause for independence, as well as to attack the policies of the King of England. One scholar noted: "This title, which is of great rarity, contains a remarkable collection of papers attacking the Ministry & the British Government in terms of the greatest severity. Indeed, one can hardly believe that in time of war a publication of such character would be tolerated."... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:36

$830.00
154396

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967963523

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

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:07

$59.00
154386

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967955438

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

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:50

$93.00
154337

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371962787897

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

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Ends June 25, 2017 10:31

$44.00
154335

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371962786205

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

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Ends June 25, 2017 10:29

$830.00
154280

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Creation Thomas Jefferson Signed Letter 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391794727172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, December 15, 1821 * Thomas Jefferson on founding the University of Virginia Perhaps the best item in this issue is the nice & lengthy letter under the heading: "University of Virginia", signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson, as Rector of the University of Virginia. It was this letter that sets out the founding of this institution by Jefferson & others. A significant letter on the creation of the University of Virginia (see photos for portions). This letter takes nearly a full page. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Annual Treasury Report" "Kentucky" "Affairs at Pensacola" and "Commerce with Sweden" This issue is complete in 16 page... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2017 07:44

$55.00
154275

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1775 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960846782

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

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:28

$533.00
154272

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960843264

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

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:24

$42.00
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