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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
154980

GEORGE WASHINGTON First 1st State of the Union Address Response 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988080268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Jan. 27, 1790 * President George Washington * 1st State of the Union Address response The front page begins with the response of the Senate to Washington first state-of-the-union address to the Congress, signed in type: John Adams as Vice President & President of the Senate. This is acknowledged by a short response signed; G. Washington. Also the "Address of the House of Representatives to the President of the United States" as well, signed by the Speaker: Frederick A. Muhlenberg, and again responded to by the President signed: G. Washington. Filling out the ftpg. is a "Summary View of the Report of the Secretary of the Treasury..." concerning public c... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:09

$368.00
154956

George WASHINGTON COUNTY in Ohio Founded 1788 Old Massachusetts Spy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371987210063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS' MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 6, 1788 * Washington County, Ohio founded The entire front page is taken up with a detailed financial report taken from the: "Extract from the Journal of Congress" of the new federal govt. Page 3 has a document signed: A. St. Clair, commander in chief of the Northwest Territory, in which he defines the newly-created county of Washington in present-day Ohio. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, irregular at margins with no text loss, some damp staining.

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:34

$47.00
154953

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371987207349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, July 13, 1795 * Four documents signed in type by Sam Adams Almost half of the front page is taken up with four Acts of Congress from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type; by the governor: Samuel Adams. One Act is to prohibit the taking of salmon from the Merrimack River during the months of Dec., Jan. and Feb. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:30

$49.00
154935

EMBARGO ACT President Thomas Jefferson Signs Into Law Shipping 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820960832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1807 * Embargo Act of 1807 signed into law * President Thomas Jefferson Pg. 2 has the full ext of the historic Embargo Act, headed: "EMBARGO" "An Act Laying an EMBARGO on all Ships and Vessels in the ports & harbours of the United States", signed in type by the President: TH: Jefferson. This controversial act that essentially banned trade with foreign countries such that no foreign ships were permitted to carry cargo out of American ports. This was widely protested by the New England states because of the effect on their economy. Four pages, archivally repaired at the blank spine but not remotely close to the Embargo content, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:38

$78.00
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
155080

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1791 American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391824097344

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 June 30, 2017 08:22

$449.99
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
154390

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800446274

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

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:58

$75.00
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
155071

LORD CHARLES CORNWALLIS Gen. George Washington 1781 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391824067848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, July, 1781 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * George Washington * Revolutionary War The "Historical Chronicle" begins with: "Plan for Putting an End to the American War & for Laying the Foundation of a Permanent Peace with the Thirteen Colonies". Another report has some good talk on military affairs in America including: "...Lord Cornwallis has entered Virginia; that a reinforcement has entered Chesapeak...on receiving intelligence of the arrival there of Gen. Cornwallis...two intercepted letters from Gen. Washington to la Fayette, the first dated New Windsor & Acquaints the marquis with the sailing of reinforcement of 1500 men mentioned in Gen. Clinton's letter... an... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:23

$69.99
155065

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


eBay Auction Item # 391823593132

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 no... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 14:13

$26.00
155058

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


eBay Auction Item # 371989682160

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 conco... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 08:24

$149.99
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
154310

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391795119617

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

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Ends June 24, 2017 14:52

$29.00
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
154270

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391794149092

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

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:21

$46.00
154109

GEORGE WASHINGTON Morristown NJ South Carolina Revolutionary War 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789032862

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

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:36

$74.00
154106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789028795

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

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:31

$49.00
154105

General ANDREW JACKSON Presidential ELECTION Victory 1833 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391789026571

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

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:27

$30.00
154104

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Creation & Texas War of Independence START1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955403971

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

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:25

$48.00
154099

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954741650

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

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:15

$240.00
154097

SAMUEL ADAMS Selected CLERK of Boston 1772 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954738651

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

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:10

$40.00
154096

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Appointed British Diplomart Agent 1771 Old London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788398701

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

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:09

$39.00
154083

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788320558

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

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Ends June 17, 2017 13:58

$57.00
153908

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


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

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:28

$125.00
153870

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371940833278

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

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Ends June 04, 2017 15:16

$358.00
153862

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


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

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Ends June 04, 2017 14:01

$32.00
153680

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932109233

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

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:19

$45.00
153658

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931355074

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

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:00

$37.00
153621

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759461532

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

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:04

$62.00
153611

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


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

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:50

$600.00
153600

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


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

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:09

$43.00
153580

TREATMENT OF PRISONERS During Revolutionary War George Washington 1795 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758739354

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

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:22

$43.00
153506

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391753595238

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

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:10

$40.00
153479

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


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

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:55

$36.00
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