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163240

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024448089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 17, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has discussion of Article VII of the controversial Jay Treaty with England. And pg. 2 has an editorial letter on it as well: "An Examination of the Pending Treaty with Great Britain - To the President of the United States of America". Plus pg. 3 has a letter from the President concerning the Jay Treaty, signed in type: GEO. WASHINGTON. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:29

$76.00
163238

Rare 18th Century New York City Letter to George Washington 1795 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024446781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, July 20, 1793 * Letter to President George Washington Page 2 has a letter signed "an old soldier" from the Revolutionary War to President Washington concerning America's position of neutrality in the troubles in Europe. Other news of the day inside. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some wormholes in top, blank margin, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:28

$49.00
163213

JOHN FRIES'S REBELLION Pennsylvania Dutch Farmers Revolt CAPTURED 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023661311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, April 15, 1799 * John Fries's rebellion - captured Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy chart of: "Prices Current at Boston" which a very wide variety of home goods, etc. Pg. 3 has an item: "The seat of government for the state of Pennsylvania will in future be fixed at Lancaster, a large & elegant borough town about 60 miles from Philadelphia. A new city, in the high grounds near Phila., is going to be built as a summer retreat." Also an items on the Fries Rebellion noting: "Fries, one of the principal of the Pennsylvania insurgents, & several of his rebellious associates have been taken by the cavalry & committed to the goal in Philadelphia." The ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:28

$54.00
163162

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022738500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, and although a portion of the text is lightly inked, it is in overall nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the t... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:23

$115.00
163130

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022058181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 20, 1796 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The front page features not one but three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One relates to building codes for new construction in Washington, D.C. and another is for: "...making Appropriations for the Support of the Military & Naval Establishments...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:27

$115.00
163028

GEORGE WASHINGTON 2nd Presidential State of the Union Address 1790 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019057176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790 * President George Washington * 2nd State of the Union Address 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: "Account of the Moravian Settlement at Bethlehem in Pennsylvania" which takes over a full page; "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Chinese Letter" "Classical Allusions to America Considered" "On Evil Invisible Beings" "Geographical Description of Bachelor's Island" "Curious Particulars Concerning the Inhabitants of the Island of Sumatra" "Remarks on the English Language, by Noah Webster" and much more. But certainly the most nota... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:12

$285.00
163027

WILLIAM FRANKLIN New Jersey Governor Son of Benjamin ADDRESS 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277102012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 14, 1769 * Governor William Franklin * Son of Benjamin Franklin Half of page 5 is taken up with a nice address of William Franklin, governor of New Jersey (and son of Benjamin), to the General Assembly, in which he touches upon several concerns. Following it is the response of the General Assembly to Franklin, then yet another address of the Assembly which carries over to page 6 (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:10

$36.00
163025

BATTLE OF LONGWOODS Ontario Canada & Creek Indians War of 1812 - 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019051704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, April 26, 1814 * Battle of Longwoods * War of 1812 The front page has: "Repeal of the Embargo Law - An Act" which is signed in type by the President: James Madison. The balance of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with: "Official Account of the Battle Near Detroit" which is the Battle of Longwoods. Beginning on the ftpg. & concluding on pg. 2 is: "British Account" of the Battle of Longwoods with a list of killed, wounded & missing. Other content within includes: "Great Victory Over the Creeks" which includes a letter signed: Andrew Jackson and one by: Thomas Pickney. Also: A letter from Maj. Gen. Wilkinson to the sec. of War" from Lower Canada. "British Official Account--G... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:07

$41.00
163005

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277087797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 30, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The very beginning of the ftpg. has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons with the Masonic emblem, and signed in type by the Grad Master: Paul Revere. Most of the 3rd column on the back page is taken up with a: "Treasury Department....Proposals, Will be received at the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue, for building A LIGHT HOUSE, on Seguin Island, near the mouth of Kenebeck River..." with further details. The actual text begins: "The form is to be an Octagon. The foundation is to be of stone, to be sunk, if practicable, thirteen feet below the bottom of the wooden work..." with much more (see for portio... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:45

$88.00
162959

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Letter re. Europe 1802 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017887859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, July 30, 1802 * President John Adams letter Pages 2 & 3 contain a very lengthy letter signed in type by: John Adams, dated "New York October 18, 1790" concerning the powers in Europe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:10

$27.00
162956

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Leon County Pre Civil War Antebellum 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017886347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 24, 1846 * Rare antebellum title A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day, being complete in four pages with various local and national news reports in addition to many advertisements. This issue is among the we have in our inventory. Page 2 has "The Late Mexican News" concerning the Mexican War, and also: "Later From Texas" "Santa Anna and Mexico" "The Late Duel near Bladensburg" "The Rejection of Arbitration" "Our Right to Oregon" "Anecdote of Daniel Webster" "Bartering For Peace" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some m... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:07

$155.00
162942

First INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Hartford Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017878919

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

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:51

$38.00
162937

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372275690138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 1812 * War of 1812 deserters * James Madison pardon Inside has: "A Proclamation" by the President offering: "...A full pardon...to each & all such individual as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer of any military post..." signed in type: James Madison. The back page has a letter beginning: "We have just received intelligence here that gen. Harrison has left the North Western Army & proceeded with the mounted men to his own territory..." with more. Also: "General Orders" dated at "Head Quarters, Fort Wayne", with more war-related items. Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good c... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:47

$33.00
162791

1775 Pre REVOLUTIONARY WAR Colonial Tensions PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269983122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1775 * Colonial America - tensions * Eve of the Revolutionary War - 1775 There is much fine content concerning the troubles between England and the American colonies throughout this issue, most of which we will show in the photos rather than exhaust much space to detail here. But some items include: "...that America would make the oppressions of one colony a general cause. The Continental Congress have met in spite of every entreaty & threat. They have resolved upon measures necessary to be pursued in the present lamentable disputes with the Mother Country...". Also: "All our disputes with America, I have repeatedly declared, have arisen only from t... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:24

$377.00
162705

THOMAS JEFFERSON Sec. of State Letter Reply to Philadelphia 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING HERALD, London, Oct. 18, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson The bkpg. has a letter to the the merchants of Phila. from the Secretary of State signed in type: T. Jefferson, which concerns the problems with pirating on the high seas (see). Following this is the response of the merchants of Philadelphia. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:37

$28.00
162702

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1770 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012745047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 5, 1770 * Rare Colonial title Page 2 has a report from Plymouth on the 150th anniversary of the landing of their ancestors at that place in 1620 (see). Page 3 has a report from Boston on: "...a meeting of the merchants...to consider of the conduct of several who have broke through the non-importation agreement & to determine on some legal measures...some who broke through the non-importation agreement had been exposed to the public scorn...The meeting was very numerous..."with more (see). This is followed by a report from Philadelphia concerning: "...a Resolution not to purchase any article of cloathing for his family, of... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:34

$225.00
162700

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012742453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expe... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:30

$129.00
162641

President JOHN ADAMS Annual State of the Union Address 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010142000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, February, 1800 * President John Adams * State of the Union Address Near the back under the heading; "Congress Of The United States of America" is a report from the House of Representatives which includes President John Adams annual state-of-the-union address, the last of the 18th century. The address takes over 2 pages & is signed by him in type: John Adams. Complete in 80 pages, includes all 3 full page plates called for, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:46

$39.00
162636

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263714139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 28, 1799 * President John Adams * Acts of Congress The front page has: "An Act giving eventual authority to the President of the United States to augment the army." plus another act, both signed in script type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 has: "Operations Of Bonaparte" "Armies In Italy" and more. Four pages, rubbing hole to the front leaf, some foxing, nearly close-trimmed at spots.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:41

$42.00
162632

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ George Washington Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010138379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 22, 1793 * President George Washington letter The ftpg. features 14 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has: "The Address of the Baltimore Mechanical Society to George Washington, President of the United States" thanking him for maintaining a neutral position concerning the countries at war in Europe. He response to them with a letter signed in type: George Washington (see). Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:37

$74.00
162610

TEA IMPORTATION Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Colonial Penn. Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263047772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 11, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Tea importation An interesting variety of news reports from both Europe and America. One bit from Boston notes: "...that many of the soldiers who had deserted from two regiments quartered in this town have lately returned to their colours...They have all received their pardon." Another item notes: "It is reported as an absolute truth...That the Bostonians have raised tea very considerably, notwithstanding the most solemn agreement to the contrary; and have given orders to their agents for buying up all the tea they can in this place, who it is said, have actually bought & shippe... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:19

$155.00
162584

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pardon for Troops Who Return Ranks 1778 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372262027555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, May 2, 1778 * Pardon for deserters ? * Revolutionary War This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. This issue is from the last month of its existence, rarely found today. The front page is entirely taken up with ads, including a notice of a meeting of the Library Company of Philadelphia, which was founded by Ben Franklin. Pg. 2 has a Resolve from Congress reading in part: "Whereas persuasion & influence...have induced some of the subjects of these states to join...the British forces in America & who, tho... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:18

$325.00
163233

DIAGRAM re. Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War Beginning 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372283424526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill diagram * John Hancock & George Washington A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, June 17, 1775" with some text on the illustration as well. A great graphic relating to the Battle of Bunker Hill (see). Also in the issue is an article: "An Intercepted letter from Benjamin Harrison to General Washington" which contains much on events of the ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 12:07

$299.99
163232

GOVERNOR JOHN PENN of Pennsylvania Messages re. Supply Bill 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372283413091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1764 * Governor John Penn * Pre Revolutionary War The ftpg. has much of a column taken up with news items headed: "America" (see). Pages 6, 7 & 8 contain various correspondences from the governor of Pennsylvania to the assembly concerning the "Supply Bill", one of the messages signed in type by: John Penn (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2018 11:49

$26.00
163226

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


eBay Auction Item # 392024189376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 24, 1789 * 18th century America Nice to have an issue from the nation's capital just weeks before Washington would be inaugurated here. Page 2 is mostly taken up with discussions in the New York Legislature, some focus on electing representatives for the new Federal Congress. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends April 27, 2018 08:34

$39.99
163194

FLOYD COLLINS Mammoth Cave Kentucky Explorer Found DEAD 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392023490960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., February 17, 1925 * William Floyd Collins... Cave explorer * Trapped - found dead * Mammoth Cave, Kentucky The top of the front page has a nice five column: "COLLINS' BODY TO BE LEFT IN CAVE; FUNERAL SERVICES FOR VICTIM TODAY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 26, 2018 11:17

$39.99
163182

(2) PAUL REVERE SON Joseph Warren Copper Company Bell Foundry ADS 1822 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372282410340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 12, 1822 * Paul Revere's son Near the bottom of the front page is 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. Close to it is another add: "Copper" for sale by J.W. Revere, at the same address. Nice to have these 2 Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends April 26, 2018 08:13

$24.99
163180

ANDREW JACKSON President & War of 1812 General DEATH Funeral 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392023368976

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1845 * President Andrew Jackson death Near the back are several pages on the death & funeral of President Andrew Jackson, including: "Honors to Ex-President Jackson" which begins: "At the city of Washington the funeral ceremonies were observed on the 27th...". Also: "Mr. Webster's Remarks" and "Account of Gen. Jackson's Last Moments From His Family Physician" which is very detailed and includes his last words, and his last breath. This is followed by over two pages on: "The Funeral Oration" by Hon. B. F. Butler. Also: "British Substitute For Slavery in Her Colonies" takes over a full page. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 26, 2018 08:02

$39.99
163177

BATTLES OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372282384223

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1775 * Battles of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War begins Page 2 has a great & very historic report concerning the battle of Lexington & Concord, in the form of a letter from an officer in the army at Boston to his friend in London, dated Apr. 20, 1775. See the photos below for the complete text, but portions include: "General Gage detached a party of the troops...to destroy a magazine of military stores which the provincials had formed at Concord...we were soon discovered upon our march & the country raised an alarm..." the latter statement being a reference to Paul Revere's ride. Included are some nice details on this first, historic battle o... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2018 07:34

$749.99
162295

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252889598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 6, 1789 * 18th century America A nice newspaper from what was the nation's capital at the time, in fact Washington would be inaugurated in this city in less than 3 months. Pages 1, 3 & 4 are filled with ads, with news reports on page 2 including discussion in the New York legislature on the manner for electing federal legislators. Four pages, very nice condition. Small paper-making hole at the top margin effects very little.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:46

$45.00
162246

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander DEATH Poverty ? 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001565080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - poverty ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" This issue begins with a letter from Benjamin Rush concerning the academy at Bordentown, New Jersey, with a lengthy response. Also inside is the continued: "History Of the American Revolution" which takes 7 pages; "Capture of a Fort by a Drunken Sailor" "On The Indian War" & more. There are 12 pages taken up with much detail on: "Proceedings of Congress" . There two letters each signed in type by La Fayette. Near the back is "The Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day. Included is: "The celebrated Paul J... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:29

$76.00
162243

GENERAL WILLIAM HULL Sentenced to Death & James Madison Pardoned 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250190356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, May 17, 1814 * General William Hull death sentence * Cowardice and neglect of duty * Pardoned by James Madison The front page includes: "Convention For the Exchange of Prisoners" 'Proclamation of Blockade" which takes most of a column & is signed: Alexander Cochrane; "Trial, Sentence, and Pardon of General Hull" for his surrendering of Detroit to the British, which includes: "Sentence - The said brig gen. Wm. Hull to be SHOT to death..." but he was pardoned by the President, signed in type: James Madison (see). Also "Gen. Hull's Address" which carries over to pg. 2 & is signed: William Hull. Other war reports include; "Another Naval Victory" "The Peacock Arrived at Sa... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:26

$46.00
162203

TEXAS REVOLUTION Begins w. Battle of Gonzales & Samuel Houston 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392000824578

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1835 * Texas War for Independence begins * Battle of Gonzales TX Inside has 2 1/2 pages of news under the heading: "Texas" concerning events from the beginning of their war for independence. The reports seem to be a result of the Battle of Gonzales (first battle of the Texas war for independence) but there is no direct reference to it. Included are: "....It was confidently asserted at Vera Cruz that the government was determined to put down the insurrectionary movements in Texas..." and "Whereas, the rights & liberties of our fellow countrymen of the neighboring province of Texas are endangered by the violent & despotic course of general Santa Anna... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2018 15:31

$44.00
162131

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Salaries SET Early Government 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999877095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 24, 1789 * Salaries for president & V.P. set * George Washington & John Adams * Early United States government Pages 2 & 3 contain an address: "To George Washington, President of the United States of America" from the Governor of Connecticut, upon Washington's visit to the state, to which he responded with an address signed by him in italic type: G. Washington (see). This is followed by an address from the Congregational Ministers of the city of New Haven to the President, to which he again responded with a letter signed in italic type: G. Washington. Also reports on the President's planned arrival at Boston. But perhaps of greater significan... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:29

$320.00
162019

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title George Washington 1776 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243329151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 6, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * General George Washington * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Half of the front page is a letter signed by: A Settled Citizen" which relates to England and mentions in part: "...the late remarkable event of the British troops evacuating Boston...If, my countrymen, the general happiness of America is the object we aim at, the thought of a reasonable reconciliation cannot be driven from us. Independence will not prod... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:07

$775.00
162018

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243328881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, May 25, 1829 * John Jay death The top of pg. 3 has: "Obituary" of the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, introduced as: "Died, on Sunday, the 17th inst. at Bedford in West Chester County, (N.Y.), the Honourable and Venerable JOHN JAY, at the advanced age of 84 years..." with much more, taking most of the column. Two very small wear holes hear cause loss of 3 words. Four pages, some minor foxing, generally good.

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:06

$31.00
161937

MARIE ANTOINETTE re. Execution Death & President George Washington 1794 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241018533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1794 * re. Marie Antoinette beheading * President George Washington Although there is a wide range of interesting content in this issue, the prime content is likely a report headed: "The Execution of the Queen", which has in the first paragraph: "...informed the Convention that the trial of Marie Antoinette had lasted three days--that, being found guilty, she had been condemned to death, and had been executed an hour ago...". The balance of the report concerns the two defense attorneys who were detained presuming Marie Antoinette had disclosed some "...secrets of importance" to them, but their testimony was they received nothing of substance from h... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:08

$57.00
161888

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240302362

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, September 9, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, G. Master (see). News and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, small hole which affects the Revere ad (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:33

$40.00
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Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report in a 1800 British Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 * President George Washington's death Near the back is a report noting; "By letters received...we are much concerned to learn the death of that great and good character, General Washington, who died of an inflammation in his throat on the 14th of the same month, at his seat at Mount Vernon, in the 68th year of his age, after an illness of only 23 hours..." with more on this, including an acknowledgement from the House of Rep., signed in type: John Adams. Plus there is the notable & famous letter form Washington's long-time secretary, signed: Tobias Lear, in which he offers details in his letter datelines 'Mount Vernon, ,Dec. 15, 1799' & beginning:... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:06

$155.00
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President THOMAS JEFFERSON & James Callender Controversy Pardon ? 1804 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JENKS' PORTLAND GAZETTE, Maine, Oct. 8, 1804 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Published in Maine 16 years before it became a state. Over half of the ftpg. is filled with content on the James Callender/Thomas Jefferson controversy, the former considered a bit of a "scandalmonger" at the time. An article begins: "The proceedings of Mr. Jefferson's first Congress having been considered, the next act we shall notice is his pardon to Callender & restoration of a fine..." Another letter begins: "These documents present us the following facts: that Mr. Jefferson, as early as the 12th day of his presidency, pardoned an unprincipled libeller who had been justly sentenced to imp... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:04

$37.00
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(2) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Letters Supporting Jews Jewish Judaica 1768 U.K. Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1768 * Benjamin Franklin letters * Jewish - Jews - Judaica * Pre Revolutionary War Inside has a letter which takes about a full page & is signed: A.B., which was written by Ben Franklin (see hyperlink for verification) with a reported title of "Subjects of Subjects" (see). and a few pages letter is another letter written by Franklin signed F.S. (see hyperlink for verification) which also relates to America, this article taking over 2 1/2 pages. In the "Historical Chronicle" near the back is an item: "A pamphlet has lately been published at Paris in favour of the Jews, in which the author has shewn the eminent advantages which every nation reaps i... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:13

$139.00
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THOMAS JEFFERSON'S 1st Inaugural Address Criticized 1801 Philadelphia Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, May 16, 1801 * President Thomas Jefferson Nearly a full page is taken up with: "A Criticism Upon Mr. Jefferson's inaugural Speech" which has interesting reading. Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/4 inches, bit irregular at the blank spine, various foxing.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:52

$29.00
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BENJAMIN HARRISON Presidential Election Win w/ Levi P. Morton 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197403417

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

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Ends March 18, 2018 08:55

$29.00
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President General ANDREW JACKSON DEATH & Slave ad 1845 Louisville KY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982069068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY DEMOCRAT, Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 1845 * President Andrew Jackson death * Rare title w/ runaway slave ad The front page is filled with hundreds of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Inside pages have various news of the day including: "Death of Gen. Jackson--Reception of the News". Another bit on this on page 3. Pg. 2 also has: "Something New In Thieving" and an illustrated reward ad for a runaway negro boy (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:23

$52.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
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President THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress 1807 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress to expand military * From our nation's capital The ftpg. begins with an uncommonly detailed "Fifty Dollars Reward" ad for the runaway "Negro John" slave (see). Most of a pg. 2 column has; "An Act" of Congress: "Authorizing the President of the United States to accept the Service of a Number of Volunteer Companies not Exceeding Thirty thousand men." signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Pg. 3 also has a "$20 Reward" for a man who deserted the Navy. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:27

$33.00
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THOMAS JEFFERSON Dividing Louisiana into Two Territories ACT 1804 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1804 * Thomas Jefferson act of Congress * Louisiana Erected into Two Territories * Temporary Government Established Most of page 3 is taken up with: "AN ACT Erecting Louisiana into Two Territories & Providing for the Temporary Government Thereof." signed at its conclusion by the President: Th. Jefferson. By this Act of Congress the Louisiana Purchase was divided into the Territory of Orleans, and the District of Louisiana. Four pages, minor foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:54

$38.00
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COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Post Benjamin Franklin 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980682357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 20, 1769 * Famous 18th century title An excellent example of one of the most famous and successful American newspapers of the 18th century. Until four years previous, the imprint of Benjamin Franklin appeared on this newspaper. A nice engraving of the former Penna. coat-of-arms appears in the masthead. Page 2 has much news under the "London" dateline. One news bits notes: "It is said that the Tax of which the Americans so loudly complain, after deducting all expences attending the collection of it, amounts to no more than about four hundred fifty pounds per annum." and also: "The part of a late speech which respects the affairs of America has t... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:44

$290.00
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GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980066895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796 * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, very nice condition. Some ink smears on pg. 3 only.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:37

$89.00
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COMMON SENSE by Thomas Paine Revolutionary War 1776 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, April 13, 1776 * American Independence sought * Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" * Great year to have (1776) * 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. The top of the front page has an ad for the printing of a work taking the opposite stance of Paine's famous Common Sense, titled: "Additions to Plain Truth: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America Containing further Remarks on a late Pamphlet entitled COMMON SENSE: Wherein are clearly & fully shewn that American Independence is as illusory, ruinous, and impractica... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:45

$760.00
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