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179988

King LOUIS XVI OF FRANCE & Masonic Masons George Washington 1791 U.S. Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001434016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 25, 1791 * Louis XVI of France * Masonic - Masons Page 3 has a lengthy report of a Masonic celebration headed: "Festival of St. John" with much detail, including a list of 14 toasts, the first of which is: "Our brother George Washington--With the honours of Masonry." Page 2 has a report from France: "The King of the French, and Mob!" concerning a near riot when it was thought the King was leaving, followed by the: "King's Speech", then a response to the King, than another: "King's Answer" Also the: "Resignation of Gen. LaFayette". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famou... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:30

$57.00
179987

President JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson (2) Acts of Congress 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392739092369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 3, 1799 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson The front page contains two lengthy Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson. A very displayable front page. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:29

$49.00
179931

UNITED STATES NAVY Napoleon Bonaparte War of 1812 Andrew Jackson 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737781336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 3, 1815 * United States Navy * Napoleon Bonaparte Inside has an article: "Navy of the United States" which includes a half page chart of the ships of the United States, columns for "Rate" "Name of Vessels" "Commanders" "Stations, etc.". This is followed by a smaller chart with text headed: "List for 1812--Before the War". There is over a full page of: "War Events: Or Things Incidental to the Late War" and a letter signed in type: Napoleon, plus "Trial of Gen. Jackson" which takes 3 1/2 pages and ends mid-sentence, continuing in the next issue. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated m... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$45.00
179877

PUBLIC OFFICIALS SALARIES SET Early United States Government 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995380307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 2, 1799 * Early United States government * Salaries for public officials The back page has: "An Act to Augment the Salaries of the Officers Therein Mentioned" which has a list of key positions including their salaries, signed in type by the President: John Adams. A few include: Sec. of the Treasury, $5,000; Sec. of War, $4,500, The Postmaster General, $3,000, etc. Four pages, various foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:46

$46.00
179717

Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON & Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729059937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication 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, as any experienced collector is aware. Simply a terrific issue, containing reports on the historic Battle of Bunker Hill, Washington being named commander--in-chief of the Continental Army, and much more. The notable reports are on page 2, one datelined "Norwich, J... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:56

$10,000.00
179570

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981891359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Oct. 28, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. So it is not surprising that this issue has much content on the book and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The great content takes almost the entire back page, being a concluded series of letters between Harriet Beecher Stow and Rev. Joel Parker. Th... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:14

$136.00
179567

ALIEN & SEDITION ACTS re. France Quasi-War President John Adams 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981888719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 15, 1798 * Alien and Sedition Act * President John Adams Most of the ftpg. first column is "The Sedition Act" signed in type by the President: John Adams. This was part of the collective Alien and Sedition Acts, four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists during an undeclared naval war with France, known as the "Quasi-War". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$138.00
179551

President GEORGE WASHINGTON John & Samuel Adams Act of Congress 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981880776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1795 * President George Washington * John and Samuel Adams * Acts of Congress & Massachusetts The middle of the front page has an Act of Congress which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. This is followed by an Act from Massachusetts which is signed in script type by the Governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, even foxing, good condition. A displayable issue with these two found fathers on the front page.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:04

$125.00
179547

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON to Visit France ? & Vermont Statehood ? 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721922504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 13, 1783 * General George Washington to visit France ? * Vermont statehood ? Page 4 has a brief item from Paris: "General Washington certainly visits this city, though he is not yet arrived; Dr. Franklin returns soon to Philadelphia. As his hotel is not given up, it is supposed Mr. Washington will reside there during his stay in France...". Half of page 7 has a document from the "state of Vermont" to the President of Congress concerning their admission to the Union. Vermont would join the Union in 1791 as the 14th state. Also: "Particular Instance of Gratitude in an Indian". The back page has a report: "...that Congress had at last entered fully into the business of the Loyali... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:02

$54.00
179499

Rare & Early COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts 1st Successful U.S. 1744 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977581380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, March 17, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar). * Rare colonial periodical 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. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Various foxing is mainly at the margins, nice condition, 8 pages, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American per... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:28

$110.00
179479

Creating WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government GEORGE Proclamation 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1791 * re. Creating Washington D.C. * President George Washington Page 2 has "A Proclamation" issued by the President of the United States designating the exact location of the "permanent seat of Government". The Proclamation, which takes a full column, states in part: "...And I do hereby declare...That all that part within said four lines...which shall be in the State of Maryland and above the eastern branch, and all that part within the same four lines...which shall be in the Commonwealth of Virginia...now fixed upon ...be...accepted...for the permanent seat of Government...", signed in type: George Washington. Four pages, an archival and non-archival me... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:46

$435.00
179474

PROVINCIAL CONGRESS MEEETING American Revolutionary War 1775 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716967399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 * Meeting of a Provincial Congress * Early Revolutionary War Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that: "...pursue every measure which the Congress may recommend to them as necessary for the preservation of these colonies at this time of imminent danger.", and noting that John Hancock is President of the Congress. Pg. 2 also have some military reports, including measures needed to protect the western frontier. Pg. 3 has some reports concerning... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:41

$430.00
179460

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison - TECUMSEH & Indians 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977276558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 28, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Perhaps the prime content in this issue is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "Battle On The Wabash" and prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians..." with the complete text taking nearly 4 pages. (see photos for portions), including the note signed in type: James Madison, and the detailed battle report signed: William Henry Harrison. There is also another report datelined "Vincennes, 4th Dec. 1811" on the battle, signed: William Henry Harrison. Included also are the census reports for Georgia, North Ca... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:27

$68.00
179381

President JOHN ADAMS Act of Congress Script Signature 1799 Old USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712637046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 7, 1798 * President John Adams : script signature on front page Most of the third column on the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress, signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see) concerning the prevention of trade with foreign countries. Other news of the day and ads throughout including six back page illustrated ship ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:51

$59.00
179356

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Annual Address 1796 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392711050013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1796 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Certainly the most notable content is the: "Interesting Intelligence from the American States" which takes over 3 pages of text. Over 2 pages of this text is taken up with George Washington's state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is dated at Philadelphia, Dec. 8 & is prefaced with: "This day, the President met both Houses of the Legislature of the United States at the Congress Hall, and delivered the following Speech:..." with the text beginning: "Fellow citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives, I trust I do not deceive myself while I indulge the persuasion that I have never met you at any period..." ... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:53

$78.00
179355

Early BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia CONVICTS Penal Colony 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972456219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia * Penal Colony - Convicts * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" heading is a report reading: "By the last accounts received from the fleet from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of October last and expected to sail again about the middle of Nov. and to proceed directly for their place of destination. They were very healthy, and the convicts very orderly. The number of deaths from England to the Cape amounted to 21." This is a very early account of the use of Australia as a penal colony, and the establishment of the very first British settlement there. Two pages have considerable ... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$115.00
179352

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Crosses Crossing the DELWARE Rev. War 1777 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972453068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1777 * General George Washington * Crosses - crossing the Delaware The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed against a detachment of the enemy lying in Trenton, and was executed yesterday morning. The evening of the 25th I ordered the troops intended for this purpose to parade to the back of McKenky's Ferry that they might begin to pass as soon as it grew dark...but the quantity of ice made that night, impeded the passage of the boats s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:51

$470.00
179998

FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392740079212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne's official report * Gen. George Washington The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners. One letter is signed: G. Washington, and 3 are signed by: W. Howe. This fascinating text if followed by a: "Proclamation, by John Burgoyne" dated June 29, 1777, taking a full page and includes: "...The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown..." with much more. Near the back is more American news including a report begi... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 12:22

$114.99
179992

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention & Franklin Stove Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392739993791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1781 * Naval events in the Chesapeake Bay * Rare John Paul Jones mention * Benjamin Franklin stove illustration "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" has some nice talk concerning America & the Revolutionary War, including in part: "...that a treaty was entered into between the city of Amsterdam and America...For instance, if the independence of the Colonies should be declared, it might in that case be ratified..." with more on the Dutch alliance. Further on is: "...their suffering Paul Jones, a Scotchman and a pirate acting under no legal authority to bring British shops into their ports & to refit his own...". Near the back are some items concerning the Revol... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 11:38

$99.99
179257

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967714505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 22, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty Page 3 has a letter from the county of Westmoreland to the President complaining about the terms of the Jay Treaty, followed by his response in which he notes: "...my deliberate opinion that in ratifying the treaty I had consulted the true interests of my country...". It is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:03

$72.00
179124

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696267968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 11, 1795 * President George Washington * 3 Acts of Congress signed in script The front page features 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, & in block type by the V.P.: John Adams. A displayable issue as such. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:46

$127.00
179107

Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1822 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961174377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 14, 1822 The bottom of the front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:35

$18.00
179090

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
179009

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1775 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692352404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 some men of present consequen... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:36

$433.00
178800

JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address & Siege of Fort Meigs 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679931003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, June 1, 1813 * President of James Madison * State of the Union Address * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * War of 1812 The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message" which is signed in type: James Madison. This is his annual state-of-the-union address, with wealth of information on the War of 1812 and other concerns. Other articles within: "the North-Western Army" which is a fine letter on the siege of Fort Meigs, signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. Also: "General Orders which takes over one-third of a page & is signed: John O'Fallon; "Interesting Particulars" "Surrender of Mobile" "From Canada" "Com. Decatur's Squadron" "Impressed American" and more. Four pages,... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:52

$44.00
178657

JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address w/ War of 1812 Prelude 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670841777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1811 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address * War of 1812 prelude Beginning on the front page is the: "President's Message" which carries over to take all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 where it is signed in type: James Madison. This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address in which he addresses the significant issues of the year and thoughts on 1812, particularly noteworthy since the War of 1812 would begin in less than 7 months. The balance of the issue has other news of the day & political reports from Congress, etc. Included are two 8 page supplements, consequently 32 pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:16

$29.00
178655

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941379681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1783 * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congress concerning the mutinous soldiers in Washington's army, along with Washington's reply. This is followed by "A Proclamation" from Congress which begins in part: "Whereas a body of armed soldiers in the service of the United States...having mutinously renounced their obedience to their officers..." with more (see for portions). This is followed by the first portion of G... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:15

$230.00
178654

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941378885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December 3, 1793, is of too Much Importance in the Annals of Politicks to be Omitted in our Repository of Memorable Events", so it is printed in this issue in full, taking over 2 pages and signed in type at its conclusion: George Washington. (see photos for portions) Of curious interest is wha... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:14

$76.00
178412

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON 1st President & General DEATH 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649317152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, Dec. 30, 1799 * George Washington death (1st report) * Historic & Highly sought item Reports on the death of Washington remain among the more desired, and scarce, newspapers of the post-Revolutionary War era. Rarely have we been able to offer a first report: this is one. Page 3 has a report taking over half a column with a black border at the top which begins: "On Wednesday last, we received the melancholy intelligence of the sudden death of our much beloved, and universally lamented fellow citizen, General George Washington. The circumstances of a similar report being current during the last year which proved unfounded, kept the spark, of hope that t... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:32

$1,150.00
178403

JOHN JAY Letter re. British Confiscation of American Ships 1794 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649308501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 1, 1794 * John Jay letter * Conflicts at sea Most of the first column is taken up with a letter signed in type by: John Jay, such letters rarely found in period newspaper. It concerns the problem with British impressment of American sailors and the seizure of ships. Various news of the day inside. Four pages, light damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:27

$46.00
178363

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921424481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * General George Washington * Captain James Cook Inside includes: "...letter from Sir Henry Clinton...very full...& explicit on our affairs in America...account of Sir Henry's several times reconnoitering Washington's lines & he has given it as his opinion they are so strong & judiciously formed that unless he alters his position it would be hazardous to attack them. He has tried several manoeuvres to draw Washington out but all without effect...the grand American army has never made an attempt to act in any other than on the defensive." Another page has nearly a column of news from America, including a bit noting: "...that the rebels in ... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:40

$57.00
178332

JOHN ADAMS Ulster County Address & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 10, 1798 * President John Adams * Ulster County, New York Page 2 has and: "Address" prefaced with: "Among the numerous addresses presented to the President few, if any, have been better expressed than the following." signed: James Oliver. This is followed by the President's reply signed: John Adams. Four pages, minor loss at spine does not affect noted content, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:39

$48.00
178283

Historic Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election Elected WIN 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916555779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 21, 1789 * George Washington's presidential election victory An inside page has a very historic report, noting the election of George Washington as the very first President of the United States. The full report can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "A letter from New York...says, 'That the Federal Congress was convened...was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with very few dissidents, Vice President of the United States. These appointments...had diffused the most universal transports of joy, & that the immediate adoption of such measures as should secure unanimity at home & respectability abroad, was expected..." ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:22

$385.00
178282

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Congress Response 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916554193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1795 * President George Washington reply * State of the Union Address response The ftpg. has: "Congressional Summary - Congress of the United States" with prefacing remarks noting: "...members of the House...waited on the President of the United States at his own house, where the Speaker delivered the following 'ADDRESS' In answer to The President's Speech to both Houses..." which was Washington's state-of-the-union address. Following this is: "To which the President made the following reply:..." which is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, minor foxing, a few small margin tears.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:21

$78.00
178228

REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Gen. George Washington Enemy LONDON England 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915328824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * George Washington & Quebec The ftpg. has an item: "...letter from Philadelphia...says that as soon as a reconciliation takes place between them and the Mother Country, the Congress intend to publish a proclamation ordering all their people home who are in the service of France, Spain, or any of the enemies of Great Britain..." and also: "...letters from Quebec speak of the state of that garrison as being in perfect security...correspondence had been detected...with some leading rebels in New England...that an attack was designed to be made in the spring by Washington and the French forces...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice c... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:15

$42.00
178166

Early SEA SERPENT Monster - Andrew Jackson - Black Hawk Indian War1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637453418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson * Black Hawk Indian War * Sea Serpent monster The front page has a small article noting in part: "The Sea Serpent has been seen again upon our boast...confident he say one hundred feet of the monster...we tender our thanks to his Serpentship for making his appearance once more...may we be there to see!" and more. Also on the ftpg. are two article on: "The Assault Upon the President" with much detail. This was the first attempt to do bodily harm to any President. Andrew Jackson had ordered the dismissal of Robert Randolph from the Navy for embezzlement. Randolph appeared at Alexandria, Virginia, and assaulted Jackson, then fled the scene... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:13

$38.00
177991

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919550

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

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$600.00
177990

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Canada Revolutionary War w/ John Hancock 1776 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Canada campaign * John Hancock & George Washington 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. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Declaration of Independence in the July 13 issue. Pages 2 & 3 have much content concerning the Revolutionary War including an item from Williamsburg which begins: "The heavy cannonade from our lines in Gloucester...obliged Lord Dunmore to withdraw his troops & shipping from Gwyn's island..." with more. An item from Hartford note: "Last week ab... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$720.00
177985

PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903795010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 21, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingt... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$30.00
177848

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 1st American Diplomat FRANCE French Minister 1782 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1782 * Benjamin Franklin * 1st American diplomat to France Most notable is the article which is prefaced with: "The following is said to be the Substance of a Conversation Lately Held by Dr. Franklyn [Franklin] with the French Minister on the Subject of American Affairs; supposed to Contain the Real Sentiments of the American Congress" which takes over a full column. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. One item begins: "Among the calamities that have attended the American war, none are more to be lamented than the untimely deaths of many brave men, cut off, not in battle or in any honourable service, but by treachery or in the... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:49

$50.00
177846

SIEGE OF FORT MEIGS William Henry Harrison vs. Tecumseh War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892618889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1813 * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison The first two pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type: James Madison, in which he discusses much about the War of 1812. Over 4 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which includes a letter signed by: Wm. Henry Harrison concerning the Battle of Fort Meigs against Tecumseh. Several other reports on Fort Meigs as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice 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 the period."

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:48

$34.00
177833

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891517121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed"... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$69.00
177822

MILITARY SUPPORT Appropriations & More Acts President JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1799 * Military support act * President John Adams The front page has: "An ACT making appropriations for the support of the military establishment, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine...", signed in script type: John Adams. There is also: "An ACT vesting the power of retaliation, in certain cases, in the President of the United States...", also signed in script type: John Adams. Page 2 has an interesting report: "Gen. Dearborn of Massachusetts, arrived a few days ago at Shell Castle, with the frames of the Light-House, which the care of the Federal Government has undertaken to direct Cape Hatteras, and the Beacon which was to be placed at Shell-Castle..." with ... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:15

$56.00
177820

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND NYC & Benjamin Franklin Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 7, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * Benjamin Franklin & John Hancock * American Revolutionary War 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. One-third of the front page & nearly half of page 2 are taken up with An ORDINANCE for the Appointment of Justices of the Peace for the State of Pennsylvania" which is signed in type by its President: B. Franklin. This is followed by a document from Congress concerning the purchase of gun powder, signed in type by its President: John Hancock. Page 2 also has two depositions concerning a battle with the C... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:14

$775.00
177818

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 * Pre American Revolutionary War tensions Under reports from London is: "...Letters from Boston, New England, mention that the late public spirit for establishing new manufactures was greatly subsided, the adventurers having met with nothing but disappointments in procuring materials, scarcity of money, & high price of wages." Elsewhere is: "...some dispatches said to be of importance were sent away...to be put on board the packet boat bond for New York, for Major General Gage, commander in chief of his Majesty's forces in North America...Letters from Boston & Philadelphia mention that house rent had fallen in those cities...occasioned by the decay of trade & great scarci... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$197.00
177779

Commander ALEXANDER HAMILTON Founding Father during Quasi-War 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605062804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 9, 1799 * Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War Page 3 has a report concerning the construction of a light house at Shell Castle and at Cape Hatteras (see). Also reports from New York, Pittsfield, Worcester, Boston and Lexington. The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:32

$55.00
177774

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605051193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 21, 1744 * 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. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, 8 pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. Included is a photocopy o... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$110.00
177723

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Visits New York City from Mount Vernon1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598209259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 27, 1796 * President George Washington Page 3 has a report: "The PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES has just arrived from Mount Vernon. Whether on a visit to this City, or on his sway to the northward, we cannot tell------Thank GOD he can ride in a carriage which is not bullet proof." Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:09

$43.00
177720

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598208420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 18, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Geor... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:08

$26.00
177689

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596701535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find an issue containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $50,000 or more in nice condition, here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. The title/contents page of this issue, with a decorative engraving, includes: "Declaration of American Independency 361" referencing the page with the actual printing ... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:10

$3,995.00
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